Postgraduate Diploma In Business Management

Post Graduate Programme

Duration - 1 Years (Part Time)

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM) is a one-year course designed specially to provide a systematic exposition in advanced management education to managerial and supervisory level executives in private and public sectors, who wish to pursue higher studies with relevant managerial experience and graduates who wish to upgrade their academic knowledge gained during the fi¬rst degree. The primary aim of this course is to inculcate among the participants such perceptions, knowledge, skills and abilities as would enable them to become effective managers in the modern business and to assume higher levels of managerial responsibilities. Therefore the structure of this course facilitates a process through which the participants integrate their real-life work experiences with the conceptual and analytical foundations and developments in management disciplines, rather than just knowledge reproduction. The learning is problem oriented and participants have to work on specifi¬c problems themselves. Furthermore, the programme encourages multidisciplinary thinking and independent reflection using twelve modules including research report.


  1. To provide an opportunity for graduates and practitioners with relevant working experience to gain a postgraduate quali­cations in Business Management.
  2. To transmit advanced and up to date knowledge in management and related disciplines and enhance managerial capabilities of participants.
  3. To improve necessary managerial skills highly applicable to upgrade the occupational and professional competence of participants.
  4. To develop the con­dent to take on challenging situations on the job and e‑ectively play managerial roles in their respective organizations.
  5. To encourage participants to identify problems and by means of research, to suggest solutions in order to ensure sustainable development in their respective disciplines and ultimately in the organization.
  6. To enhance the capabilities of the students to proceed towards higher levels of training and education in Business.


1First Half
Module CodeModule NameNo of HoursCredits
PGD 5131Management Process and Practice453
PGD 5132Accounting for Decision Making453
PGD 5133Business Communication151
1Second Half
Module CodeModule NameNo of HoursCredits
PGD 5134Business Statistics302
PGD 5135Organizational Behavior453
PGD 5136Economics for Business302
2First Half
Module CodeModule NameNo of HoursCredits
PGDBM 5231Managing People453
PGDBM 5232Marketing Management453
PGD 5217Research Methods151
2Second Half
Module CodeModule NameNo of HoursCredits
PGDBM 5233Financial Management453
PGDBM 5234Management Information System453
PGD 5238Project Report (90 Self Study Hours)153
  • Year 1 - 250,000 LKR
  • Registration Fee - 10,000 LKR
  • Library Fee - 5,000 LKR
One Years (Part Time)
250,000 LKR
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