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NIBM : The choice of future business leaders

For decades, the National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) has played a significant role in helping produce versatile business leaders, who lead corporates both locally and globally.
Offering a multitude of Certificate Courses, Diploma Programmes, Undergraduate Programmes, as well as Foundation Courses, NIBM is today a household name and the choice for students who hope to pursue a successful career in the business world.
Established in the year 1968, with a vision to be the best management education institute in Sri Lanka, NIBM has played a pioneering role for over 49 years, helping produce versatile professionals ranging from corporate leaders to entrepreneurs.
Incorporated as the National Institute of Business Management by an Act of Parliament in June 1976, the institute which comes under the purview of the Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational Training, NIBM takes great pride in its standing as a self-sustained organisation, which is internationally recognised, and has also received various national and international-level accolades, by winning the Merit Award of the National Quality Award (NQA), which was further boosted when it received the ISO – 9001-2008 certificate in recognition of its excellence of service inthe education world.
Boasting a massive student population hailing from across the country, NIBM is one of the country’s leading education providers, with an annual intake of 12,000 students –a majority of who are school leavers, who join NIBM after completing their GCE Advanced Level examinations.
For the benefit of its massive student population located across various parts of the country, NIBM also has several regional campuses across major cities including, Galle, Kandy, Kurunegala and Matara, while its Head Office is based on Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 07. All campuses, including the city campus and the regional campuses are equipped with state-of-the-art computer laboratories, along with modern learning facilities such as classrooms, libraries, lecture halls and a dedicated faculty and staff.
In an effort to ensure Sri Lanka has a skilled workforce, who will go on to provide leadership to multiple sectors, NIBM offers a multitude of courses, divided into four categories, and offered by the Computing, Engineering, Management and Language Faculties.
The courses comprise over 30 Programmes ranging from Foundation to Diploma, cover a wide array of subjects, including; Human Resource Management, Computer Applications, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Marketing Management, Financial and Management Accounting, Advertising & Graphic Designing, Business Management, Marketing Management, Secretarial Practice, Industrial Management, Psychological Counselling Skills, Logistical Management, Insurance, Industrial Engineering, Software Development in JAVA, Web Application, Computer Networking and Administration, among other IT Programmes as well as special courses to enhance the students’ knowledge in the international language – English.
NIBM has also been endorsed by leading international universities, such the University College of Dublin, Ireland, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom, University of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia and Limkokwing University, Malaysia with whom the institute enjoys partnerships, and provides degree Programmes for the benefit of students in Sri Lanka, who wish to pursue higher education overseas after obtaining Diplomas at NIBM.

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