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Enhances the career prospects of Undergraduates

NSBM Green University entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Citrus Leisure PLCon February 14, 2022, at the NSBM Green University Premises in Homagama. Thiscollaborative endeavour encompasses multiple objectives, such as facilitatingNSBM Business Management undergraduates studying Tourism & Hospitality forinternship placement, providing students with the training and hands-on industry exposure in the fields of Tourism and Hospitality and incorporating industry inputs for curriculum development of NSBM degree programs.
Thepartnership with Citrus Leisure PLC is one of the latest initiatives of the NSBM Industry Partnership Program, which is designed to optimise synergies among the industry partners and NSBM relating to entry-level talent acquisition (Internship/Training), employer brand building, knowledge sharing, corporate brand building, special projects, incubation/entrepreneurship development and talent acquisition of fresh graduates. Therefore, this partnership serves as a bridge that helps to horn, inculcate and develop the best qualities and capabilities of NSBM undergraduates in becoming tomorrow’s professionals to sustain in the industry and its challenges.
The MoU was signed between Prof. E. A. Weerasinghe, Vice-Chancellor of NSBM Green University and Chandana Talwatte, the CEO of Citrus Leisure PLC, in the presence of a bilateral delegation comprising Prof. Chaminda Rathnayake, Deputy Vice- Chancellor, Venura Colombage – Head / Lecturer of the Department of Marketing and Tourism, Ms. Zinia Liu – Senior Lecturer, Lasitha de Silva – Lecturer and Ms. Kalni Peiris – Lecturer as the representatives of NSBM, while Citrus Leisure PLC was represented by Thivanka Thabrew, the Group Learning & Development Manager of Citrus.

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