WASANTHA PREMARATHNE BA(Econ) 1st Class (Hons), MA(Econ), MILT

 

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Senior Lecturer

Department of Management and Finance

General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) 

Ratmalana, Sri Lanka

 

Email: wasantha.kdu@gmail.com

Skype: wasantha.colombo

Web: www.wasantha.net

Tele: +94 777 852 903

 

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CURRENT APPOINTMENTS

Senior Lecturer, Department of Management and Finance, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmalana,  Sri Lanka

Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Postgraduate Studies , General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmalana,  Sri Lanka

 

TEACHING AREAS (UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE)

Managerial Economics

Transport Economics

Microeconomics

Macroeconomics

International Economics

Mathematics for Business

Business Statistics

Econometrics

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Research Methodology

Game Theory

 

SELECTED PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS

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Head, Department of Logistics and Transport, Faculty of Management, CINEC Maritime Campus, Malabe 10115, Sri Lanka

Senior Lecturer and International Degree Program Coordinator, Department of Logistics and Transport, Faculty of Management,  CINEC Maritime Campus, Malabe 10115, Sri Lanka

Visiting Lecturer, CMS, Afraid House Avenue, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Consultant, Room to Read, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Programs and Financial Officer, Society for Development and Conflict Transformation (SoDeCT), Kandy

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Lecturer in Economics, Department of Social Sciences, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

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Consultant, CARE International, Sri Lanka

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Consultant, Database of NGOs in Central Province, FLICT, Colombo

Programme Coordinator, Alliance for Peace and Integration (API)

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Computer Application Assistant, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya

 

SELECTED RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

Publications

Issues and Trends of Third Party Logistics (3PLs) Market in Sri Lanka, paper presented at the International Conference on Asian Studies (ICAS 2012), organized by the International Center for Research & Development (ICRD) and Graduate School of International Relations, International University of Japan

Optimization of Transport Costs As a Tool For Profit Maximization: A Study Based on Lion Brewery Ceylon Plc, paper presented at the Annual Symposium 2012, organized by the Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka 

Colombo Port: The Logistics Hub for Transshipment in the Region, paper to be presented at the International Research Conference, organized by the University of Sri Jayawardanapura

Soundness of Money: Credibility of CCPI(N) as a Measure of Inflation in Sri Lanka,  paper presented at the International Conference on Business Management, organized by the Faculty of Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka 

Demand for Small Cars in Sri Lanka: Application of the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), paper presented at the South Asia Regional Conference on Transport & Logistics Systems, organized by the Transportation Engineering Division, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka   

Factors Affecting the Adoption of Internet Banking in Sri Lanka, paper presented at the International Conference in Economics, Econometrics and Finance, organized by the International Journal of Economics Research   

Early Warning System: A Case Study Based on Sri Lanka, FLICT, Colombo 

Ritigala Mountain, SOBA, Ministry of Forestry and Environment, Sri Lanka 

Working Papers and Unpublished Research Studies

Role of Agriculture in Economic Development

Conflict Resolutions and Peace Studies in Sri Lanka 

An Econometric Analysis of Theory of Consumption

SAARC: Economic Integration for Development

 

SELECTED SEMINARS AND TRAININGS

Participant, three days workshop on ”Research Methodology”, organized by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, February 22-24, 2012, Centre for Banking Studies, Sri Lanka

Participant, six days workshop on ”Inter-communal dialogue and peace building”, organized by Karuna Center for Peace Building (USA) and Alliance for Peace and Integration (Colombo), January 24-29, 2003, Hotel Club Dolphin, Waikkal, Sri Lanka

Participant, Three days’workshop on “National Integration Through Human Rights”, organized by National Integration Programme Unit (NIPU), Ministry of Justice, Constitutional affairs, Ethnic Affairs and National Integration, November 28,29 and 30, 1998, Hatton, Dickoya, Sri Lanka 

Coordinator, Residential Workshop on ‘Prevention of Possible Violent Conflicts in Multi-Ethnic Societies’, December 10-12, 2003, Digana Village Hottel, Digana, Sri Lanka

Coordinator, Public Seminar on ‘Conflict Prevention for Sustainable Peace’ January 3, 2004, Hatton, Sri Lanka

Conductor, GCE (O/L) Seminars on Social Studies, High Academician’s Welfare Society (HAWS), Polpithigama

 

IT QUALIFICATIONS

Diploma in Computer Hardware Engineering with Networking- TURNKEY Computer System

Certificate Course in Computer Servicing and Upgrading, School of Electronic-Youth Training Center

Diploma in Computer Studies- IDM Computer Studies (Pvt.) Ltd.

Diploma in Computer Course- Software Development & Training Institute

Certificate in Visual Basic Programming- IDM Computer Studies (Pvt.) Ltd.

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Successfully completed the Training of Trainers (TOT), CINEC Maritime Campus, Malabe, Sri Lanka

Successfully completed the Certificate Course in Plantation Accounting and Financial Management, NIPM

 

MEMBERSHIPS

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Member, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport – International  

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Member, Alumni Association of University of Peradeniya 

Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists 2012 | 'The Global Economic Outlook and Challenges to Developing Economies'

Member, Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists

 

VOLUNTARY SERVICES

Community Student Health Service, Sri Lanka Buddhist Student Association    

President, High Academician’s Welfare Society (HAWS)

 

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Senior Prefect, Ku/Polpithigama National College, Polpithigama, Sri Lanka

District and Divisional level championships in Football, Volley Ball and Athletics

Provincial, District, Divisional level awards in Art

Leader of School “Do You Know Competition Team”

House Captain of School Inter- House sports meets

Organizer of Annual School Exhibitions

Member of School Scouts Team