This short course will broaden both theoretical and practical knowledge and upgrade skills in involuntary resettlement operations in development projects. It is designed to meet the needs of government officials working in development project planning and implementing organizations, consultants and others interested in gaining knowledge in involuntary resettlement.

This is an action packed four- month course for the undergraduates of the OUSL to strengthen the process of Social Harmony in Sri Lanka. Those who enroll in the course will acquire the theoretical knowledge of Social Harmony and find opportunities to interact with students of different ethnic communities by way of family visits/ analyzing Art works, and performance of Multicultural Interactive Session (MIS) in the Regional Centers. The cost for the MIS will be borne by the Higher Education for Twenty-First Century Project (HETC) supported by the World Bank.

This programme will train students at basic levels in the fast-developing tourism and hotel industry. It is suitable for schools leavers who are interested in a career in tourism and hotel industry, and others who are already employed in the industry.