Ms. Nilmini Rathnayake

Ms. Nilmini Rathnayake

Lecturer

FACULTY OF BUSINESS | BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

  • Lecturer – Department of Business Management, SLIIT Business School (September 2021 to Present)
  • Assistant Lecturer  –  Department of Business Management, SLIIT Business School (September 2020 to August 2021)
  • Academic Instructor –  Department of Business Management, SLIIT Business School (April 2019 to August 2020)
  • Trainee Insurance Assistant – Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Limited, General Insurance Claim Department- Head Office (October 2018 to February 2019)
  • Management Trainee – National Water Supply & Drainage Board (March 2018 to September 2018)
  • Audit Trainee  – H.M.Karunarathna & Company Chartered Accountants. (February 2014 to February 2015)
  • Banking Trainee – National Savings Bank, Nugegoda ( September 2013 – January 2014)
Academic Qualifications
  • Master of Philosophy(MPhil) in Business Economics – October 2022

Department of Business Economics, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

  • B.Sc. Public Management (Special) degree (With a First Class and a Gold Medal) – October 2019.

Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

  • Certificate in Teaching Methodology in Higher Education – Internal Quality Assurance Unit of SLIIT. 2021.
  • Certificate in Sage Business Cloud Accounting Software – P W Holdings, Sri Lanka. 2021
  • Certificate Course in “Academic Writing” – 2017 – Business Communication Unit of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  • Completed up to the Business Level of Chartered Accountancy – 2016 – The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.
  • Certificate Course in “Information Technology for the Business Environment” – 2015 – The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.
  • Qualified in  AAT – January 2014 – The Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka.
Honors and Awards
  • Gold Medalist – “Deshamanya Professor Linus De Sliva Memorial Gold Medal” of the year 2019, Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • MIND Scholar Award – To increase awareness among young scholars on the issues of Sustainable Development, MIND grants annual scholarships to undergraduates in Sri Lankan universities in the year 2017. –  17th batch of scholars – Sept’17-Aug’18. http://mindlanka.org/past.cfm?page=a
  •   Best Paper Award for paper titled “The impact of organizational culture on use of business analytics in Sri Lankan companies” in the conference track of Business, Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the International Conference on Management and Entrepreneurship – 2022 (ICOME-2022) organized by Open university Sri Lanka. 31st of March 2022.
  • Best Paper Award for paper titled “Impact of the characteristics of social media influencer marketers on consumer engagement: a study on cosmetic consumers in Sri Lanka” in the conference track of Management, Commerce and Industry Development at the 9th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches organized by Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. 16th of December 2022.
Interests
  • Sustainable Development
  • Development Economics
  • Higher Education
  • Contemporary Issues
Memberships
  • AAT Sri Lanka
My Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • R.M.N.M.Rathnayake, W.N. Sellahewa  ” A Conceptual Framework for Tackling the Workplace Bullying and Harassments after COVID 19 Pandemic  Presentation,  at 5th Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR) 2020 organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in collaboration with academic partner, Emerald Publishing,   2020
  • R.M.N.M.Rathnayake  ” The Covid-19 Pandemic and the Performance of Academic Personnel: An Open Access Systematic Literature Review Database  Presentation,  at 2nd Annual Conference on Business Economics (ACBE) 2021 Research Center for Business Economics and Development Studies, Departmentof Business Economics, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura,   2021

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