On behalf of the Faculty of Commerce and Management, I have great pleasure in welcoming you all into our well organized academic stream. Our faculty is one of the prominent faculties in the Eastern University, Sri Lanka, that offers well designed programmes to make students competitive and employable in the current labour market. The primary Intended Learning outcome of these degree programmes is to brand the students to be excellent in management and business studies and practices.

In a competitive environment in general, graduates are expected to be competent with wide range of knowledge, skills and attributes. Therefore, the Faculty of Commerce and Management intends to enlighten undergraduates to be in the right endeavor by developing their distinct competencies with human values and professionalism, which lead them to be successful, globally employable and entrepreneurial graduates in the dynamic environment. It is our responsibility to ensure that all of the students have acquired the required knowledge, skills and attributes in the graduate profile of the Faculty of Commerce and Management. In this context, the faculty is very keen to extend its fullest support to students to achieve the intended learning outcomes of the study programmes of the Faculty in align with the University Vision, Mission, Goals and Objectives.

Nevertheless, students' commitment, enthusiasm and discipline are very much essential to be excellent graduates in the field of Commerce and Management education. Students are expected to involve in co-curricular activities, such as sports, cultural activities, community services etc., which can pave ways for enriching themselves with positive qualities as to be exclusive from others. Further, students are expected to pay attention in maintaining professionalism, displaying moral values and ethics. This practice will enhance their characters that lead to reach their goals.

Working hard for acquiring knowledge by students is the key instrument to achieve the learning ends. Eastern University’s motto is consistent with the same. The faculty staff and myself always welcome you all for joining with the faculty for achieving your goals. Hence, we hope you all are very keen to be committed to develop your personality to be civilized citizens as worth as professionals for our nation.

I wish you all success and expect you all to be a role model to others.

Mrs. V R Ragel,
Faculty of Commerce and Management,
Eastern University, Sri Lanka.