NSBM Industry Preparation Training (IPT) 2022 – Phase 2

The second phase of NSBM Industry Preparation Training (IPT) 2022, the industry training programme for the final year students of the Faculty of Computing – NSBM Green University, was held from 22nd of August 2022 to 26th of August 2022 at the University premises. The programme was organized by Ms. Pavithra Subashini Head, Computer Science and Software Engineering Department with the support of NFORCE, other departments of the Faculty and industry partners.

This 10-day programme concluded with an Awarding Ceremony in which the certificates were awarded to the participants who successfully completed the programme. It was held with the graceful presence of Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Prof.Chaminda Rathnayake, Dean of the Faculty of Computing, Dr Rasika Ranaweera, Head of the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Ms Pavithra Subashini, fellow Academic and non-academic staff of Faculty of Computing and Manager – NFORCE, Mr Rushdi Hadhi.

IPT program is organized with the expectation of developing the technical and soft skills of final-year students to accommodate the industrial demand. During the programme, many sessions were conducted by 25+ Industry experts who have more than 10 years of Industry experience. Following are the Industry experts and the respective sessions conducted by them.

Day 6:

Mr Sampath Thrimavithana, Global HR head of Virtusa Corporation – Session on Data Science and trends in the Industry

Ms Suweda Rajarathnam, Head of Campus recruitment Virtusa – Session on CV writing

Mr Aniston Leo, Talent Acquisition Specialist & Campus Engagement partner at Virtusa – Session on Interview facing

Day 7:

Mr Ahamed Salik, Lead Consultant of Virtusa Corporation – Technical session on Mobile,Java and Cloud Application ;

Mr. Sashika Suren, Head of Systems Security & SRE, Axiata Digital Labs – Session on DevSecOps

Day 8 :

Mr Shenal Collone, Senior Director – Session on “Being the right personality -fit for organization”

Dr Jeeva Padmini, Agile expert and lecturer – Agile workshop

Day 9 :

A team of Codegen representatives: Mr Nimalka Lucas, Director – Delivery, Mr Mafaz Hassan, Director – Engineering, Mr Nuwan Asiri, Technical Team Lead, Mr Chathura Wickramanayake, QA Lead and Mr Hasantha Wijesiriwardena, QA Lead – Parallel sessions on BA/PM, DevOps, and Technical track according to the selected paths of undergraduates.

Ms Nadeesha Nanayakkara, Senior Manager of Virtusa Corporation – Session on Project Management and Business Analysis.

Mr. Asanka Hendawala, Senior Specialist, HCL Technologies – Session on Cyber Security and Career paths

Mr. Jude Myuran, SST SME operations manager, Cube Networks – Session on Network Security trends and opportunities