Operations Management

BBM (Hons) in Operations Management
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DURATION 4 Year(s)
LOCATION Residential Campus
Intake March & September
Mode Of Study Full-time
Format In-person

BBM (Hons) in Operations Management

This Bachelor of Business Management degree in Operations Management combines the disciplines of quality, projects, and operations, and provides learners with the expertise necessary to manage production settings including both human capital and human-machine interfaces with modern technology. Topics in this programme include lean production techniques, production scheduling, transportation models and quality management, among others.

Industrial operations managers are responsible for materials, workforce, and mechanical and technological logistics of the production process. Areas of responsibility include production scheduling, staffing, procurement, quality control, inventory control and the coordination of production activities with other departments of the organisation.

The SLTC bachelor’s degree in operations management focuses on creating top-quality industry professionals equipped with the best academic and industry experience. Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) in Operations Management aims to empower business graduates to develop the ability to understand and analyse specific operational problems and to develop practical, effective, and implementable solutions. This requires a thorough understanding of both operations management principles and techniques, and the ability to apply this knowledge in practice.

Students who opt to study Operations Management for their bachelor’s degree will be able to acquire sound overall knowledge of Operations Management, including Operations Systems Design and Management, Production Planning and Controlling, Service Management, Total Quality Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Technology Management, and Project Management.

This is also the only four-year special degree in the discipline of Operations Management currently available in Sri Lanka. Students who pursue this study pathway will secure employment opportunities in various managerial positions related to Manufacturing, Services, Quality, Logistics, Supply Chain, and Inventory Management. During the final year of their studies, students will have the opportunity to train with acclaimed organisations in the industry as well as to engage in related research activities.


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this programme


strategic thinkers with great leadership qualities and a keen interest in the discipline

great communicators with attention to detail

Wish to advance their careers specialising in Operations and related functions


A globally recognised undergraduate degree

Opportunities to work closely with the industry

An innovative learning process that allows students to apply theory into practice

Global internship opportunities

Engage in groundbreaking research at the forefront of the discipline


Highly skilled professionals with academically sharpened real-world expertise in the discipline with a versatile skill set

Entrepreneurs and business owners

Eligible for advanced career placements in diverse industries anywhere in the world

Eligibility Criteria

General intake

Three (3) Simple passes (S) or above in any stream in one and the same sitting at the GCE A/L (Advanced Level) Examination conducted by the Department of Examinations of Sri Lanka or equivalent qualification.



This degree has been recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC)



SLTC Research University is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities



The Faculty of Business Management at SLTC Research University is a member of The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business


Frequently Asked Questions

Does SLTC provide internship opportunities for students?
Absolutely! SLTC is committed to enhancing your educational experience, and we offer internships to all our students through our dedicated Office of Industry Liaison. Our internship programs are designed to provide valuable real-world exposure, bridging the gap between academia and industry.
Are there on-campus accommodation facilities available?
Yes, we understand the importance of a comfortable and secure living environment for our students. SLTC provides both on-campus and off-campus hostel facilities. To secure your accommodation, please visit and make a reservation at your convenience.
Are there any scholarship opportunities at SLTC?
Certainly! SLTC is proud to present ENTECH, a merit-based scholarship program. This initiative aims to recognize and support exceptional students. For detailed information on eligibility criteria and application procedures, feel free to contact us at 0112 100 500. Investing in your education is an investment in your future, and we are here to help you succeed.
What is the application and admission procedure at SLTC?
To embark on your academic journey with SLTC, the process is straightforward. Simply complete the application form and submit it along with the required documents. Additionally, a registration fee is applicable to secure your admission to the chosen program. We believe in making the admission process as smooth as possible, ensuring you can focus on what matters most – your education.



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The Operations Management degree program at SLTC is a four-year undergraduate program that covers a broad range of topics in the fields of operations management.

The curriculum includes courses in Operations Management, Microeconomics, Human Resource Management, Project Management, Business Statistics, Strategic Management, and Business Process Management.

In addition to the below listed modules, the Winning Edge Undergraduate Skill Development Programme of SLTC is offered to the students with the objective of producing multitalented professionals equipped with the necessary skills and competencies on the four skills of communication:
Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening, in English medium.

The modules are conducted in four
levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum based on the competency level of the students. Completion of this full programme is a mandatory graduation requirement.

Year 1

Semester 1:
BBM1301 Management Principles
BBM1302 Microeconomics
BBM1303 Information and Communication Technology
BBM1304 Accounting for Business
BBM1305 Business Mathematics
BBM1006 Business Communication I

Semester 2:
BBM1307 Human Resource Management
BBM1308 Marketing Management
BBM1309 Macroeconomics
BBM1312 Business Statistics
BBM1310 Business Information Systems
BBM1013 Business Communication II

Year 2

Semester 1:
BBM2301 Operations Management
BBM2304 Programming Fundamentals with Python
BBM2302 Supply Chain Management
BBM2303 Business Law
BBM2306 Principles of Financial Management

Semester 2:
BBM2311 Operational Research
BBM2308 Organizational Behavior
BBM2309 Project Management
BBM2310 Business Analytics
BBM2307 Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
SHM2201 Sociology and Ethics for a Technological Society (Elective)
BBM1311 Financial Accounting (Elective)
ICH 1301 Chemistry I (Elective)
IMA1301 Mathematics I (Elective)

Year 3

Semester 1:
BOM3301 Advanced Operations Management
BOM3302 Occupational Health & Safety Management
BOM3303 Total Quality Management
BOM3304 Technology and Innovation Management
IHM1301 Human Behavior and Ethics (Elective)
IBI 1301   Biology I (Elective)
BBM2305 Management Accounting (Elective)
IPH1301 Physics I (Elective)

Semester 2:
BBM3301 Research Methodology
BBM3302 Strategic Management
BOM3305 Service Operations
BOM3306 Operations System Design and Management
BOM3307 Business Process Management
BOM3308 International Business

Year 4

Semester 1:
BOM4301 Academic Writing
BOM4402 Strategic Logistics Management
BOM4303 E-Commerce and Business Models
BOM4304 Enterprise Resource Planning
BOM4305 Industrial Engineering for Operations
BOM4306 Dissertation/Project in Operations Management

Semester 2:
BOM4306 Dissertation/Project in Operations Management
BOM4307 Internship in Operations Management


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Academic panel

Hilary Silva
Prof. Hilary Silva Dean - Faculty of Business Management
Sarasi Senadheera
Ms. Sarasi Senadheera Department Head - Industrial Management
Himaru Fernando
Mr. Himaru Fernando Lecturer
Arosha Weerathunga
Ms. Arosha Weerathunga Lecturer

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course fees

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Payment and Refund Policy

1 . Refunds – Registration Fee/ Down Payment/ Semester Payments

1.1. Students are refunded their registration fee/Down Payment in the following circumstances and all the refunds are facilitated only within a year.

a. Students who enroll pending results will be entitled to a refund of the course fee in the event such student fails to achieve the minimum requirement of 3 advanced level simple passes. Proof of A/L results will be a mandatory requirement to be eligible for a refund.

b. If a paid student is selected to follow the degree under the MOHE loan scheme within the first semester

c. A qualified Doctor’s recommendation is given to the student, that the student is unable to participate in academic activities due to mental or physical conditions.

1.2. University Semester fees are refunded only when a student fails the GCE Advanced Level examination. In all other cases, students must pay the semester fee.

1.3. If a student gets selected to MOHE after the 1st Semester completion, the university will not refund the paid amount but will allow them to continue the degree as MOHE students.

2 . Invoicing

2.1. Invoices are raised based on the time of registration, prevailing discount schemes, and timing of the payment scheme selected by the student. Further, all invoices must be settled within the specified period mentioned on the invoice.

3 . Penalties

3.1. Management may charge penalty charges based on the late payment dates and the penalty rates will be changed based on the discretion of the management.


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Account No: 204-1001-00008426

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Your future path

Internships and Training
Making our graduates industry-ready, and enhancing their capacities to integrate into evolving technological advancements, is paramount for us. Ensuring the future-readiness of our young technologists for them
to take on the industry, is at the forefront of our mission. Which is why they are trained at top-tier local and international organisations prior to their graduation.

Centre for Entrepreneurship Development
Centre for Entrepreneurship Development at SLTC Research University was established to promote a culture of entrepreneurship among our graduates and staff through entrepreneurship research, education and a start-up support system. In 2021 SLTC Launched “SLTC Ventures”, a signature programme to incubate entrepreneurship ventures of graduates and staff of SLTC.

Career Opportunities
A world of opportunities awaits the SLTC Graduate; Competent,
Confident and Charismatic. These are a few roles that our
graduates can pursue

Operations Manager
Plant Manager
Process Improvement Manager
Production Planner
Project Manager
Quality Manager
Quality Systems Auditor
Materials Manager
Operations Analyst
Operations Research Analyst
Business Operations Manager


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