Dr. Aruna S. Gamage is a Senior Lecturer of the Dept. of the Human Resource Management of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He was the former Head of the Dept. of Human Resource Management.
He obtained his First Degree in B.Sc. Management (Sp.) with a First Class Merit Pass in the year 1993 from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He was awarded the Dr. Patric Mendis Award for Leadership and Management by the University for his outstanding Performance in the year 1993. He completed his Master Degree in Business Management in the year 2001 at the same University and was able to secure the prestigious MOMBUSHO Scholarship in the same year given by Japanese government to pursue doctoral studies in Japan. He completed his doctoral studies at the Meijo University, Japan in the year 2005 and was awarded the “The Best Foreign Student of the Year Award – 2005” for his outstanding performance by the Meijo University.
He chaired the Third International Conference on Business Management in the year 2006 (ICBM- 2006). Dr. Gamage was awarded fellowships as a visiting scholar to engage in joined research and teaching by the Meijo University, Japan in 2007 and 2013. During his stay in Japan as a visiting fellow, he conducted many seminars and workshops for academic staff, postgraduate and undergraduate students of many universities in Japan.
At present, he is also working as a visiting lecturer for many Universities and institutions in Sri Lanka. He is also a popular guest lecturer to many government and private sector institutions. He also conducts motivational seminars and workshops for members of staff of private and public sector institutions, school teachers and children too. NIE, NIPM, NITM, SLILG, Mahapola Training Institute, Sri Lanka Ports Authority, and Charted Institute of Sri Lanka are some of his frequently visiting places for workshops.