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Nishantha Hewavithana is an experienced leader, innovator, problem solver, mentor, Researcher, Lecturer and MBA Dissertation Supervisor. She has 15 years of corporate experience in Quality management in the academic setting. She received her bachelor’s degree in science and a Master’s of Business Administration in Finance (Quality Management).
NISHANTHA focuses on developing research and analytical skills for both graduate and undergraduate students. She has taught a variety of courses ranging from business statistics, strategic management, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management of Master of Business (MBus), research methodology, computer science, management information systems and operations management, Capital Markets and decisions Under Risks, Management Decision Making for MSc in Finance program and Business Intelligence, Corporate Financial Management for MBA, Capital Markets and Analysis, Applied Financial Analysis & Portfolio Management, Corporate Financing Decisions and Valuations for the undergraduate programs.
Province Coordinator at Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV), the election violence monitoring body of a collective of leading civil society organisations, including the Free Media Movement and the Centre for Policy Alternatives
She is involved in several research projects including “The Symbolic Interactionist View on Transnational Education, Managing Virtual Teams, Ethical Organisational Climate, Transformational Leadership and Emotional Intelligence and Examining the Paradoxical Relation between Socio-Technology Optimisation and Marxist Theory of Alienation. She has co-authored highly referenced scientific and business journals and has presented at both domestic and international conferences.
NISHANTHA is a professional member of the International Economics Development and Research Center (IERDC) and also a member of the evaluation panel of ‘CMA Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards organized by Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka. She takes great pride in providing wealth accumulation strategies, high quality accounting services, tax strategies and financial management solutions to small businesses and individuals as she strives to get to know her clients and become an insightful financial partner who understands their goals and challenges. She helps her clients plan their estate by setting up their wills and trusts Keen passion in pursuing investment knowledge and strategies through various instruments such as unit trusts, stocks and real estate. She has succeeded in taking businesses to the next level.
NISHANTHA’s growing reputation for excellence and results in employee and organisational development led to a string of requests for her specialised services. She has worked with many organisations to develop individual learning plans for strengthening their leadership abilities. Whatever the requirements, each organisation gets a tailor-made solution, one that works solely for them and is delivered innovatively and professionally.