Faculty of Postgraduate Studies & Professional Advancement

Established under the purview of the Ministry of Education, NSBM offers a plethora of exciting and intellectually enhancing programmes via the Faculty of Postgraduate Studies and Professional Advancement. The range of courses consists of Certificate, Advanced Certificate, and Diploma level programmes, which lead to Postgraduate Diplomas and MBA programmes approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Ministry of Higher Education.
These programmes are specially designed to create pathways for business professionals, government officials, and entrepreneurs to strengthen their professional potential while inevitably enabling their organizations to attain sustainable growth. NSBM Postgraduate and Professional Programmes are conducted during weekends, ensuring a step-by-step learning experience under two main disciplines: Business and Computing. All the programmes are facilitated by renowned academics and industry experts and delivered within a fully equipped learning environment on par with international standards.

Ensuring a 360-degree university experience, these courses guarantee the successful transition from academic to professional life since they provide the adequate know-how to empower every participant to skillfully employ his/her education and academic competency in real-life corporate contexts. These courses also ensure that their participants are fully geared to meet the opportunities and challenges of the world beyond local grounds.

Why Choose Us?

  • Excellence in Education: We are committed to providing exceptional education through rigorous programs and dedicated faculty who are passionate about teaching and research.
  • Industry-Relevant Curriculum: Our programs are designed in consultation with industry experts, ensuring that our graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge required to excel in their chosen fields. 
  • State-of-the-Art Facilities: NSBM Green University boasts modern facilities and a technologically advanced campus, providing students with a conducive environment for learning and research. 
  • Networking and Career Opportunities: We facilitate networking opportunities with industry professionals, guest lectures, and career development workshops, giving our students a competitive edge in the job market. 
  • Research and Innovation: We encourage and support research activities, fostering a culture of innovation and intellectual exploration among our students and faculty. 

Join us at the Faculty of Postgraduate Studies and Professional Advancement

At NSBM Green University, where we are committed to empowering individuals to reach their full potential and become leaders in their respective fields. Take the next step towards a successful future by choosing our esteemed faculty for your postgraduate studies and professional advancement. ​

Next Intake on 20th August

Dean's Message

As the Dean of the Faculty of Postgraduate Studies and Professional Advancement, I am delighted to welcome you to NSBM Green University. Our faculty is committed to delivering exceptional education, fostering innovation, and empowering our students to become leaders in their respective fields. We take pride in our distinguished faculty members, who are renowned experts in their domains, and our state-of-the-art facilities that create a conducive learning environment.

Whether you are seeking advanced academic qualifications or professional development opportunities, our faculty offers a range of programs to suit your aspirations and career goals. We strive to nurture your intellectual curiosity, critical thinking abilities, and practical skills, enabling you to thrive in today’s dynamic and ever-changing professional landscape.
I invite you to explore our programs and experience the transformative journey of higher education at NSBM Green University. Join us and unlock your true potential!

Warm regards,
Dr. Rasika Ranaweera
Dean, Faculty of Postgraduate Studies and Professional Advancement

Management Structure

Board of Management

Dr Rasika Ranaweera

Ms Thilini De Silva
Dean Faculty of Business

Dr Chaminda WIjesinghe,
Dean Faculty of Computing

Dr Chandana Perera
Dean Faculty of Engineering


Dr Nuwanthi Katuwawila
Dean Faculty of Science

Board of Study

Mr. Lasitha De SIlva

Dr. Mohamed Shafraz

Dr. Mohamed Shafraz

Dr Damayanhi Dahanayake

Dr Samindi Jayawickrama

Dr. Madhavi Hewadikaram

Dr. Miruna Rabindrakumar


Ms. Dinusha Sathsarani

Mr. Chamara Disanayake


Ms. Chalani Oruthotaarachchi


Mr. Prabhath Buddhika


Ms. Daupadee Gamage

Ms. Lakshani Jayasinha

Ms. Rekha Kulasekara

Mr. Praveen Ranaweera

Department of Professional Advancement

The NSBM Staff Development Center (NSDC) was established in January 2022. This unit was established under the Faculty of Postgraduate Studies and Professional Advancement. This centre conducts activities and targeted training sessions for both government organizations and private sector organizations. The are two branches of NSDC.
a) Center for Professional Development.
b) Center for Staff Development.

Department Head's Message

Career advancement is the upward trajectory of a person’s professional journey. As a professional, it is important to understand how you can better yourself within your industry.
Your ability to use your skill sets and determination to achieve new career goals and objectives will lead you to more challenging job opportunities. Envisioning your professional goals and putting them into action can lead to career advancement opportunities in your domain for a secure career.
We at NSBM Green University provide you necessary knowledge and competencies to face the future with confidence.

Lasitha De Silva
Head – Department of Professional Advancement

Our Vision

To be the best centre to deliver skills and knowledge to develop the efficiency and effectiveness of individuals so they may contribute to developing their organizations to the next level.

Our Mission

To build both individual and team effectiveness and efficiency.

Current programs under the Center for Professional Development

a) Managerial Acceleration Program. (duration 06 months)
b) Leadership Acceleration Program. (duration 01 year)

Current programs under the Center for Staff Development

a) Staff Development Programme


New Enrollments
Tel : +94 (11) 544 5000


New Enrollments
Email: inquiries@nsbm.ac.lk/ pgd@nsbm.ac.lk