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Vol. 1 No. 3 29th September, 2015

                                   NSBM •	 Make a Difference- Be a global graduate, page 1•	
                                   NewsQuarterly                          Does Education serve the purpose it promises? Page 2
                                                                      •	  NSBM Open Day, page 5
                                                                          Visit by Vice Chancellor of Plymouth University page 5
309, High Level Road, Colombo 05,                                     •	  Student Achievements, page 6
                 Sri Lanka                                                Green University Progress Review, page 6
                                                                      •	  Staff News, page 7
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                                   Quarterly Newsletter of National School of Business Management

                                                                             NSBM Quarterly

                                                                          The objective of the newsletter of the National
                                                                          School of Business Management, NSBM Quarterly
                                                                          News, is to provide a medium for disseminating
                                                                          current news, information and notices about NSBM
                                                                          among students, parents, the industry and other
                                                                          interest groups. It provides a snapshot of NSBM on a
                                                                          quarterly basis. It is envisaged that NSBM Quarterly
                                                                          News will enable NSBM to interact closely with
                                                                          the different stakeholder groups for better mutual
                                                                          understanding, which in turn will improve the
                                                                          services that it offers to society.

                                                                          NSBM Quarterly News will be issued in the months
                                                                          of March, June, September and December. This
                                                                          issue, which is the third in the series, is released
                                                                          to coincide with the NSBM Convocation, 2015
                                                                          (Graduationofstudentswhofollowed theUniversity
                                                                          College Dublin, Ireland Degree Programme) which
                                                                          falls on September 2015.

                                                                          Each issue will cover news and information related
                                                                          to the preceding quarter and notices relevant to
                                                                          the coming quarter. Readers are cordially invited
                                                                          to send their comments and suggestions to the

Be a Global Graduate
                                                                      is replete with events, activities  stabilize their lead in the positive
NSBM has strongly imprinted        with a global perspective,         and programmes apart from           competition that a globalized
                                   working across international       academic tasks to engender          corporate sector creates. NSBM
its identity in the Sri Lankan     platforms with individuals from    globally conducive attitudes        graduates are pre-eminent with
higher education sector with       diverse personal, cultural and     and behaviour in students. They     a repertoire of skills qualifying
its novel approach to education    professional backgrounds and       organize events, attend training    them to cater to the innumerable
and student engagement under       using emerging technologies        programmes and workshops            and fluctuating commercial
the theme “Make a Difference,      to facilitate organizational       and make field trips for both       needs of a globalized world.
Be a Global Graduate”. The term    functions.                         curricular and extra-curricular     Traditional competencies such
Global Graduate is almost clichéd                                     purposes through which they         as team work, communication,
in local educational terminology,  The foundation to a graduate       learn to apply theory to practice   perseverance, self-awareness
yet NSBM graduates can rightly     with a global perspective is laid  while also adding on to their       and self-management addressed
claim to be globally competent,    during the undergraduate years     competencies. The character         with a global perspective
well-rounded personalities. A      of students by their engagement    traits inculcated by the very       reinforce employability of NSBM
global graduate is capable of      in various responsibilities,       special training and guidance       graduates, irrespective of their
creatively and convincingly        activities and communities.        they receive as undergraduates
solving business problems          Consequently, NSBM calendar                                            areas of subject spCecoinatlidz.aptiaong.e 8
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