Professor B. Nishantha

Department of  Management & Organization Studies, Faculty of Management and Finance


Professor (Dr.) B.Nishantha has read his first degree, Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Colombo and has completed his postgraduate qualifications: Master of Business Administration (MBA)from the University of Colombo; PhD from the Ryukoku University Japan.

Professor Nishantha served as the Head of the Department of Management & Organization Studies from 2015 to 2018, and he has initiated many academic programs for Sri Lankan entrepreneurs.

Professor Nishantha has served as Program Coordinator of Master of Public Administration (MPA) at the Faculty of Graduate Studies from 2016 to 2019. He is also the Coordinator of the Diploma in Small Business Management (DSBM) program conducted at the Management & Organization Studies department.

 Prof.B.Nishantha is the co-founder of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Unit (IEDU), established at the University of Colombo in 2015 for supporting practising entrepreneurs.

Qualifications, Fellowships and Certifications

  • PhD

    Ryukoku, Japan

  • MBA

    University of Colombo

  • BCom

    University of Colombo

  • CTHE

    University of Colombo


  • Now


    University of Colombo

  • Now

    Unit Coordinator

    Postgraduate and Mid-Career Development Unit

  • Now

    Executive Committee member

    Chengdu International Sister Cities Higher Education Alliance (China)

  • Now

    Country Head

    Research Foundation of India

  • 2018 2015

    Head of the Department

    Department of Management & Organization Studies

  • 20172016


    Master in Public Administration & Management Programme

  • 20152012


    Master of Business Administration (MBA) Weekend Programme