Mrs. M. Ranasinghe
Senior Lecturer - Grade I


Tel: 081-2387380, 0779-043001






Educational Qualifications:
  • B.Com (Pdn.)
  • MSc –PGIA
  • MDE (Canada)
  • PGDDE-( India)
Appointments (Selected) :
  • Coordinator of the Master’s Preliminary Course of Economics, Department of Economics & Commerce, 1995-1998
  • Senior Student Counselor 2002 and Voluntary Student Counselor (2003-2006)
  • Chief Examiner, Business Studies/GCE Adv. Level, 1978-2002
  • Member of the Student Request Committee 2001-2004
  • Head, Department of Management Studies, 2003-2006
  • Member of the Selection Committee for the selection of Best Performing Entrepreneurs in the Central Province (Star Awards), 2005
  • Programme Coordinator,(Faculty of Arts), B.Sc. Computation and Management Programme, 2006
  • Team Leader of the initiating team of Bachelor of Business Administration- online programme, University of Peradeniya 2006
  • Trainer online tutors and mentors for the BBA online Programme,2008 & 2009
  • Deputy Director, Centre for Distance & Continuing Education, University of Peradeniya, 2007 to 2010
Research Intersests :
  • General Management, Leadership, Corporate taxation & Auditing, Women Entrepreneurs, Distance Education in Sri Lanka
Research Publications :  
  • “Project Loan Utilization in Sri Lanka”, Research Sessions, Faculty of Arts,1997.


  • “Economics” (co-author of a Text Book published in Sinhala for GCE Advanced Level Students), Educational Publications Department, 1998.


  • “Successful Small and Medium Entrepreneurs in the Central Province: The Theory and Reality”, Postgraduate Research Symposium, Faculty of Arts, 2005.


  • An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the General Arts (External) Degree Programme, University of Peradeniya- 2007 An Outlook of Online Distance Education in Sri Lanka.


  • (A study with special reference to BBA(Online) program, University of Peradeniya)-2010.

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