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Dialog to set up National Innovation Centre at NIBM

After the signing of the MoU. From left: Head, Computer Science, School of Computing, NIBM, Dr. Buddhima Subasinghe,  Director, School of Computing, NIBM, Gangani Wickramasinghe, Chairman, NIBM, Rohan Prithiviraj Perera, Vice President, Group Corporate Planning and Strategy, Dialog Axiata, Munesh David and Head, Business Intelligence Analytics, Dialog Axiata, Eranda Adikari.
After the signing of the MoU. From left: Head, Computer Science, School of Computing, NIBM, Dr. Buddhima Subasinghe, Director, School of Computing, NIBM, Gangani Wickramasinghe, Chairman, NIBM, Rohan Prithiviraj Perera, Vice President, Group Corporate Planning and Strategy, Dialog Axiata, Munesh David and Head, Business Intelligence Analytics, Dialog Axiata, Eranda Adikari.

Dialog Axiata PLC and the National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a National Level Big Data Analytic Lab at the National Innovation Centre of NIBM.

The National Innovation Centre of NIBM will act as an incubator to develop the next generation of technological innovations and predict the future of major industries in Sri Lanka, while promoting the importance of Data Science to school students, undergraduates and graduates.

Director General of the National Institute of Business Management, Dr. D. M. A. Kulasooriya said, “The National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) has set the ground at The National Innovation Centre with modern facilities to launch Data Science Degrees and Masters programs to prepare its students in data science and business analytics skills to grab opportunities created in the modern world of business.

Group Chief Operating Officer, Dialog Axiata, Dr. Rainer Deutschmann said, “We aim to help educate and attract the country’s best talent and the National Innovation Centre will play an important role in this endeavour.”

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