The Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), the Nation’s Management Mentor, presented another batch of 366 extraordinary managers at its latest convocation with the apt theme “Celebrating the richness of human imagination”, held recently at the BMICH. Prof. Michael O’Donnell, Head of School of Business, University of New South Wales, Canberra, Australia, the chief guest at the convocation, delivered the convocation addressed on the theme “Human Imagination for Innovation and Creativity”.
The convocation was declared open by the Chancellor, Ven. Bellanvila Wimalratne Thero. Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri, Director of PIM read the names of the candidates. Prof. Sampath Amarthunga, Vice Chancellor of University of Sri Jayewardenepura and several deans as well as senior academics also participated in the proceedings that followed.
Among the graduands were three candidates who received the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Business Administration. Candidates who had excelled in their performances received the following Gold Medals, viz., the Prof. Uditha Liyanage Gold Medal, Dr. G. C. B. Wijeyasinghe Gold Medal, and the Dr. Saman Kelegama Gold Medal.