The short course in Human Resource Management (HRM) aims to introduce the key concepts and theories in HRM while comparing and contrasting them with the ‘actual’ HR policies and practices as carried out by HR practitioners in local organizations.

Programme Content

      • Introduction to Management
      • Human Resource Management and its impact on Performance
      • Role of the HR Practitioner and Organization of the HR Function
      • Human Resource Planning and Recruitment  
      • Interviewing Candidates
      • Training and Developing Employees
      • Performance Management and Appraisal
      • Compensation Management
      • Coaching Career and Talent Management  
      • Ethics, Justice and Fair Treatment in HR Management  
      • Employee Safely and Health
      • Employment Law in Sri Lanka
      • Report Writing & Summary Discussion
      • Project Report



Programme Category :
Short Programme – (CERC Project)Approved by The Department of Management Studies
Conducted by :
Colombo Regional Centre
Programme Duration :
Four (4) Months (Sunday 1:30pm - 5:30pm)
Course Work – 13 weeks
Project Report-03 Weeks
Medium :
Open for anyone over 18 years of age who wants a best start for a successful career in HRM.

Applications are also welcome from people who may have been away from formal education for some time, but who have relevant experience in the field of HR
Issuing of Applications :
(Limited to 25 students)First-come, first-served basis
Closing Date for Applications :
03rd January 2018
Programme commencing date :
How to apply:

Application & Bank paying slip can be obtained from the Public Information Office (PIO) in Colombo Regional Centre (Nawala Entrance) and return the filled application & Bank paying slip(university copy) to the office of the Colombo Regional Centre. (Weekdays and Saturdays)


Course fee for a student will be Rs. 10,000/= (per head)

Expected intake is 25 students per batch.
The short programme is conducted by the Colombo Regional Centre. For more details contact the Assistant Director.
Address :
Assistant Director, Colombo Regional Centre, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.
Contact :
0112881156, 0112881464, 0112881380
Email :
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