The Message of the Dean

As the Dean of the Faculty of Management and Finance (FMF) at the University of Colombo, it is my pleasure to extend a warm welcome to you. Congratulations on your selection to pursue the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree program at our esteemed university.

The FMF is a dynamic and well-regarded faculty within the Sri Lankan university system, having been established in the early 1990s. We take pride in being a youthful and vibrant institution, recognized for our world-class education and research in the fields of management and finance. Over the years, we have built a strong reputation for delivering comprehensive management theory, highlighting cutting-edge management practices, and fostering innovative research.

We look forward to supporting you on your academic journey and helping you thrive in the exciting and intellectually stimulating environment of the University of Colombo.

The FMF offers a multitude of programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels by keeping in line with challenges faced by the new business world, adhering to high standards of management education, and continuously improving its academic programs. Currently, it consists of seven departments which offer nine BBA programs of a four-year duration in accounting, business administration, business economics, finance, hospitality and leisure management, human resources management, international business, management & organization studies, marketing, and business administration. At the postgraduate level, the MBA program offered by the FMF is consistently ranked high and reputable across the world. Our faculty also offers a doctoral degree program in management studies.

We take pride at all times of our academics who have excelled in learning and teaching, maintaining a high level of commitment to delivering worldclass management education with an innovative pedagogy, organizing industrial training, and combining academic programs with co-curricular events. And also, by meticulously focusing on research to keep abreast with changes taking place in the modern business world. The quality of the faculty in terms of teaching excellence and research productivity has been a prime driving force of our continued success. We create among the faculty members and students a sense of excitement, commitment, and devotion.

We look forward to nurturing our undergraduates who will have the knowledge, skills, attitudes, values, and commitment required to making a better world for everyone.

May I wish you an intellectually rewarding candidature in your bachelor’s degree program.


Professor H.M. Nihal Hennayake


Faculty of Management and Finance