- Board of Investment Director General Sanjaya Mohottala is the Chief Guest
The MBA Alumni Association, University of Colombo will hold its 23rd Annual General Meeting on 25 June 2020 at 6 pm at The Balmoral, Hotel Kingsbury. Board of Investments Director General Sanjaya Mohottala would grace this event as its Chief Guest.
The Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo Senior Professor Chandrika N. Wijeyaratne, the Patron of the Association would attend as the Guests of Honour. The Dean of the Faculty of Management and Finance Dr. Pradeep Dharmadasa and the lecturers of the Faculty of Management and Finance would also be present.
The primary function at the AGM is to elect new Office Bearers and an Executive Committee for the coming year 2020/21. The current President Manohari Abeyesekera, would preside over the official functions of the AGM where she would be handing over the mantle of office to the President elect – Ranga Ratnayake, to take over as President for the year 2020/21.
For the first time in the Association’s history, the 23rd AGM would be held in a hybrid mode. Both physical and online participation has been enabled in view of the current COVID-19, in addition to opening the proceedings to overseas members of the Association.
This annual event provides an opportunity for fellowship and networking amongst the members. It is a much sought after event on the alumni’s calendar. However due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Association has limited the membership participation.
The MBA Alumni Association of University of Colombo is an active body with a membership base of around 700 plus members from diverse professional and academic fields. It carries out events of national importance bringing together the academia, corporates and the public sector.
The Annual budget seminars organized by the MBA Alumni Association have been well regarded by the corporate community in Sri Lanka. Both the last Pre and Post Budget sessions were chaired by the Minister of Finance along with the Senior Treasury Officials, corporate sector, and a wide cross section of the public.
Both the last Pre and Post Budget sessions were chaired by the Minister of Finance along with the Senior Treasury Officials, corporate sector, and a wide cross section of the public. The Association has become a vibrant entity in Sri Lanka and it seeks to build close ties with the University of Colombo, and assist it to raise the bar of the MBA program in par with the international standards.