Mr. Gayan Bandara

Mr. Gayan Bandara

Assistant Lecturer

FACULTY OF BUSINESS | BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

  • Assistant Lecturer at SLIIT Business School (February 2023 – As to Date)
  • Academic Instructor at SLIIT Business School (March 2022 – January 2023)
  • Assistant Lecturer in Business Management in Project Management at the University of Vavuniya, Sri Lanka (March 2021 – February 2022)
  • Project Management Intern at the Office of the Chief Secretary – Western Provincial Council (November 2020 – June 2021)
Academic Qualifications
  • MBA (Reading) at the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Business Management in Project Management (Second Upper Class), Department of Economics and Management, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Jaffna (Vavuniya Campus), Sri Lanka – 2020
  • Completed the Certificate in Teaching Methodology in Higher Education (September 2022 – February 2023)
Honors and Awards
  • FIIB Business Review (Sage Publishing) Best Paper Award for the paper, “Effect of Social Media Influencers’ Attributes on Customer Purchasing Behavior in Sri Lankan Context (Special References to Facebook and Instagram)”
  • Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Sustainable and Digital Business 2022 (Under the track of Consumer Behavior and Marketing) at SLIIT
  • Awarded with the highest GPA of Business Management in Project Management
  • University prize for the best performance in the third year examination in Business Management in Project Management
  • University prize for the best performance in the second year examination in Business Management in Project Management
  • University prize for the best performance in the first year examination in Business Management in Project Management
Interests
  • Project Management
  • Community Development
  • Career Opportunities
  • Social Welfare
Memberships
My Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • S. Mathivathany, S. Priyadharshini, Gayan Bandara,   Risks on the Project Investment in Sri Lanka  in Vavuniya University International Research Conference 2021,  year 2021,  University of Vavuniya,  pp.95,  University of Vavuniya, Sri Lanka,    15.10.2021,
  • Gayan Bandara, Nisha Jayasuriya, Malaka Nimnajith, Nethmi Withanage, Kushani Fernando, Sandali Jayawardana   Effect of social media influencers attributes on customer purchasing behavior in Sri Lankan context (Special References to Facebook and Instagram)  in International Conference on Sustainable and Digital Business,  year 2022,  SLIIT Malabe Campus,  pp.9,  SLIIT Business School,    Gayan Bandara, Nisha Jayasuriya, Malaka Nimnajith, Nethmi Withanage, Kushani Fernando, Sandali Jayawardana,