NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN PLANTATION MANAGEMENT (NDPM)

NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN PLANTATION MANAGEMENT (NDPM)
Starts from:Sun, June 2, 2019
Location

M.D.H. Jayawardana Mw,Athurugiriya,Sri Lanka

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Course Feature
  • Course Code ND 01
  • Medium English
  • Duration 18 months
  • Course Type Diploma
  • Venue NIPM - Athurugiriya
  • Course Fee Rs. 130,000/-
Course Description

Academic Courses particularly designed to uplift the skills of the participants and enhance their competencies. In order to award the certificates for these courses, the participants are required to maintain a satisfactory academic record and meet the obligations mentioned in the course modules which they are enrolled. The following courses are included in the category of Academic programs.

 

Superintendents, Asst. Superintendents of estates, Executives of plantation companies, private estates, Planters / Proprietors attached to tea, rubber & coconut smallholder sector / livestock development / animal husbandry, cashew, export agricultural crops / sugarcane industry & agricultural sector who have the following qualifications & experience are eligible to apply for this diploma course.

Objectives:
    • To upgrade the professional and managerial skills of plantation executives towards their career development in the plantation sector.
    • To improve productivity and quality of output in the plantation sector by enhancing technical and managerial competence
    • To prepare candidates towards obtaining B.Sc. ( External) Degree in Plantation Management conducted by Wayamba University jointly with NIPM
Methodology:

Lectures will be conducted in every first & third weekend (including Friday) in every month

Fee:

Course fee is Rs. 130,000/- per participant, payable in three (03) installments.

    • G.C.E (O/L) examination in six subjects with five (05) credit passes including English language and mathematics at not more than two (02) sittings and two (02) years’ experience in the relevant field (excluding the creeping / training period) or

 

    • Six (06) years’ experience (excluding the creeping / training period) as a Planter or an Executive in a recognized plantation or plantation organization or an Owner / Manager of a private estate / factory
     
    Subjects No. of Credits
  •   General Management
  • 3 credits
  •   Human Resource Management
  • 3 credits
  •   Strategic Management and Marketing
  • 2 credits
  •   Basic Botany and Plant Science
  • 3 Credits
  •   Agronomy and Plant Ecology
  • 3 Credits
  •   Plant protection and Fertilizer Management
  • 3 Credits
  •   Plantation Machinery and Bio-system Engineering
  • 1 Credit
  •   GIS and remote sensing
  • 2 credits
  •   Quality Management
  • 2 credits
  •   Research Methodology
  • case study 8 credits
  •   Social Development
  • 3 credits
  •   Accounting and financial management
  • 5 credits
  •   General aspects of tea and Tea agronomy
  • 4 credits
  •   Tea Technology
  • 2 credits
  •   General aspects of rubber and rubber agronomy
  • 4 credits
  •   Rubber Technology
  • 1 credit
  •   Coconut agronomy and processing
  • 3 credits
  •   Coconut processing
  • 1 credit
  •   Animal Science and Livestock Development
  • 1 credit
  •   Export Agriculture Crops
  • 2 credits
  •   Coconut processing
  • 1 credit
  •   Sugar agronomy & processing
  • 1 credit
  •   Cashew agronomy & processing
  • 1 credit
  •   Oil Palm agronomy & processing
  • 2 credits
    Total credits 60
    *The subject of Accounting and Financial Management will be exempted for those who have completed CCAFM
Instructor
  • Shashika Nishamini Illangantilake

    Mrs. Illanagnthilaka is a graduate in Bachelor of Science Agriculture degree awarded by Kuban State Agrarian University, Russia and she has completed Master of Science (hons) in Agriculture at Kuban State Agrarian University, Russia. Prior to joining NIPM...