National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) that has an unmatched history of providing specialised training and education services for Sri Lankan youth for 44-years has now taken the initiative to offer world class higher education facilities for Sri Lanka’s future generations through its degree awarding arm, National School of Business Management (NSBM).† NSBM is a [...]

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The National School of Business Management (NSBM);

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National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) that has an unmatched history of providing specialised training and education services for Sri Lankan youth for 44-years has now taken the initiative to offer world class higher education facilities for Sri Lanka’s future generations through its degree awarding arm, National School of Business Management (NSBM).† NSBM is a fully owned subsidiary of NIBM, offering undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in the fields of management, computing and engineering.

The new School of Business that will mainly focus on producing graduate and postgraduate professionals in the fields of management, computing and engineering, has the vision of becoming the most preferred business school in the region. To achieve this ambitious goal, the school has designed international standard degree programmes combining elements such as leadership development, ethics, global thinking and core management skills with cutting edge technological innovations.

NSBM, as defined by its mission statement, is a creative and innovative school aimed at shaping future generations of Sri Lankan leaders. As such, NSBM will be driven by the theme of entrepreneurial innovation, coupled with technology and globalization, to direct the country to a knowledge based, globalized economy, after considering the needs of the 21st century in the fields of management, computing and engineering, while also creating synergies with the existing body of knowledge.

NSBM’s Approach to Higher Education
Having learned from our own experiences in the education sector of Sri Lanka and having carefully studied new trends of higher education in other parts of the world, courses at NSBM are designed to take its students through an academic and professional development process to produce employable graduates. Our graduates will be equipped with up-to-date knowledge and skills, and also the correct set of values, to conquer the world. Our process of education has been designed to provide students with many opportunities to experience and to explore the future world.

As a future oriented higher education institute, NSBM ensures compliance with the vital need to make learning relevant to industry expectations.† In this context, NSBM has forged strategic collaborations with leading universities in the world, enabling exposure for our students to global thinking, and best practices of global industries.

Academic Structure of† NSBM
NSBM consists of three schools, namely the School of Business, the School of Computing and the School of Engineering.

NSBM School of Business
The NSBM School of Business offers students a unique approach to learning. The passion for excellence drives every initiative taken at the School of Business, including teaching, learning, research, and networking with the business community. The NSBM School of Business offers a greater variety of degree options in the business field, such as Business Management, Management, Human Resource Management, Law, Accountancy and others. Its affiliations with many world renowned universities, such as the University College Dublin (UCD) of Ireland, the Limkokwing University of Malaysia and Plymouth University of UK, provides students with the opportunity† of acquiring world-class qualifications at home, as well as abroad.

Learning at the NSBM School of Business is a unique experience. Participants are given the opportunity to experience the right blend of classroom and real-world situations, enabling the practical application of academic knowledge, to real life business challenges.

NSBM School of Computing
The NSBM School of Computing is closely linked with top ranking universities of the world, such as the University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland, the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, of Malaysia and the University of Plymouth, UK, which facilitates a wide range of degree programmes for students.

The perfect blend of state-of-the-art specializations in computer sciences at the NSBM School of Computing, delivers diversified programmes at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels.

NSBM School of Engineering
The NSBM† School of Engineering is one of the three main schools functioning under NSBM and offers degree courses in computer engineering and electronics, in collaboration with world-renowned universities. The school keeps abreast with advancing technologies through research and development activities, staff training and networking with international communities.

Affiliated Universities of NSBM
NSBM has exclusive partnership agreements with three (03) leading universities in the world. These are the University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland, the University of Plymouth, UK and Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, of Malaysia.

Our approach in partnership development is unique in terms of quality of academic delivery and certification.† NSBM’s partnerships with foreign universities are based on their ranking in the world and it is always an exclusive partnership with NSBM. NSBM is unique when compared to other foreign universities operating in Sri Lanka due to professors of our partner universities conducting over 50% of the lectures.† Such direct delivery by the affiliate university is above 90% in our postgraduate degree programmes. Only research studies are exclusively conducted in Sri Lanka to ensure that local knowledge is adapted to global requirements.

University College Dublin (UCD)
University College† Dublin†† (UCD) is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities where undergraduate education, postgraduate masters and PhD training, research, innovation and community engagement, form a dynamic continuum of activity. The university was established in 1854 by John Henry Newman whose classic work The Idea of a University, is one of the most enduring texts on the value of higher education and a source of inspiration for UCD’s current educational philosophy.

Today, UCD is Ireland’s largest university with almost 25,000 students. It is the most popular destination for Irish school-leavers and actively promotes university life as a journey of academic and personal discovery through its highly innovative and flexible UCD Horizons undergraduate curriculum.† UCD is also Ireland’s leader in postgraduate education with almost 7,000 postgraduate students, representing approximately 28% of UCD’s student population, and almost 2,000 PhD students. Over 50% of UCD undergraduates progress to postgraduate studies.

UCD is home to almost 5,000 international students and, in addition, places great emphasis on the internationalisation of the Irish student experience – preparing all UCD students for future employment and life that crosses borders, boundaries and cultures.

Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Malaysia
The Limkokwing University of Creative Technology is an international university with global presence across three continents, and over 30,000 students, from more than 150 countries, studying in its 12 campuses. From inception in 1991,† the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology has been sensitive to market demands because it felt a strong responsibility to produce graduates who are able to make a smooth transition from classroom to workplace.

University of Plymouth, UK
University of Plymouth†is one of UK’s most prominent and dynamic universities with an educational history dating back to 1862. Consistently ranked as one of the top three modern universities, Plymouth has over 30,000 students and 3,000 staff with an annual income of around £160 million.

Plymouth has performed very well in all teaching reviews carried out by external bodies since 1996. The†University has a long record of high quality innovative research, as demonstrated by its achievements in the RAE. NSBM offers a greater variety of degree options varying from Business Management, Logistics Management, Human Resource Management, Accountancy, Computer Networks, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Animation and many more.
Join NSBM to experience the difference in learning and be a part of a brilliant future.




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