Profile of our Director – Academics
Dr. Egerton Senanayake had his early education at S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia, from where he proceeded to Germany to pursue his higher studies. At the University of Bremen in Germany, he had to attain proficiency in the German language as a pre-requisite for admission to a course of undergraduate studies. He obtained his B.Sc. in economics, and subsequently M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the same field from the same university. He returned to Sri Lanka after nearly two decades in Germany where he widened his knowledge and extended his academic career through inter-disciplinary research.
Dr. Senanayake returned to Sri Lanka to impart that knowledge to the betterment of education in general and higher education in particular here in Sri Lanka.
He served as a senior lecturer at the University of Sabaragamuwa where he later attained the position of the Dean of the Faculty of Management Studies. He served the university till his retirement and joined the private sector providers of educational services as Director of Studies or as Dean. He is engaged as supervisor or examiner for MBA theses of foreign universities offered in Sri Lanka. As a visiting lecturer he has also lectured on Management, Psychology and Human behaviour at Sri Lanka Military Academy at Diyatalawa.
At the University of Colombo he has received much appreciation for his lectures on Research Writing and Research Methodology. As a lecturer and an eloquent presenter he is much sought after particularly for the wide portfolio of disciplines he commands with deep insight and competence which extends from Economics, Strategic Management, Strategic Marketing, Organisational Behaviour, Change Management,Conflict Resolution and Disaster Management Human Resources Management, Research Methodology, Research Writing, Business Communication, Organisational Behaviour, to Industrial Psychology, Education, English for Higher Studies and professionals, to name a few.
His long experience in the field of education in Europe has imbibed in him a high sense of quality that ideally conforms to the expected quality standards in education stipulated by foreign partner universities.
He is on many Boards of Studies in diverse organisations readily providing his expertise and consultancy services on education and management.
Inter alia he currently serves as a Director of Belvior College International, one of the foremost institutions for secondary education and pioneers in private international schools in the country, consistently winning the Edexcel WORLD prizes. He also is a member of internationally renowned social service organisations and professional organisations.
His holistic perception on education is laudable and his deep commitment towards it remains overwhelmingly unmatched.
Prospects Education Worldwide was established by a team of professionals with experience and exposure in the higher education sector, both locally and overseas. The company was inaugurated in february 2009
Considering the increasing number of Sri Lankan students who seek higher education overseas, and their desire for a reliable and trustworthy source of information, and guidance, we decided to form this entity, in order to be a source of accurate and up-to-date information related to higher education opportunities available overseas, as well as to provide guidance with responsibility on all aspects of overseas higher education, so that students could make a well informed decision.
It is our firm belief that students should be given the best possible choice, in terms of selecting the most appropriate course of study, University, and country, depending on their future ambitions and goals, strengths and competencies, and personal circumstances. Therefore we consider all related facts, when counseling and guiding our students. Presently we represent several highly reputed universities and colleges in countries such as UK, USA, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore and Malaysia.
Prospects Education Worldwide is a member of the Prospects Education Group, which has diverse interests in the Higher Education sector in Sri Lanka. for more details www.prospectsgroup.lk
To provide the most accurate and up-to date information related to overseas education to our clients, and to guide them in choosing the best possible overseas education solution.
To be the leading overseas education consultancy in Sri Lanka and the region.
To become a trusted name in the education consultancy services within Sri Lanka and across the world by providing exceptional client service to all our valued partners