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University of Moratuwa and Dhammika & Priscilla Perera Foundation join together to build a skilled workforce in Sri Lanka

University of Moratuwa (UoM) and Dhammika & Priscilla Perera Foundation (DP Foundation) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 2nd of June 2022 to facilitate open online course development and delivery at the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) level of the Project Management Institute, USA.

The objective of this initiative is to provide opportunities to learn free of charge the required knowledge at the level of CAPM to all project participants in Sri Lanka. It comprises twelve (12) foundational modules that cover the knowledge and skills at the CAPM level.

DP Foundation, through its DP Education arm will assist the University of Moratuwa on this new initiative by providing the required funding and supportive human resources for the creation of content for the 12 online foundational modules.

The first initiative between the University of Moratuwa (UoM) and the DP Education was the launch of “Trainee-Full Stack Developer” online program offered free of charge to students who had completed their Advanced level examinations. This initiative was launched on 22 February 2022. Within the first 100 days of the launch more than 83,000 students had enrolled for this course. To access the Trainee-Full Stack Developer course visit https://open.uom.lk/ website.

DP Foundation which is a philanthropic initiative of Dhammika & Priscilla Perera, has developed Sri Lanka’s largest free online learning platform DP Education to produce a knowledge-based society and improve the skill set of every Sri Lankan. For more details on DP Education visit https://www.dpeducation.lk/

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Image 01 and 02: Left to Right – Vice-Chancellor of the University of Moratuwa – Senior Prof. N. D. Gunawardena hands over the MOU to Co-Founder of the DP Education – Mr. Dhammika Perera. 

Image 03. Left to Right – Prof. G. I. U. S. Perera – Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering University of Moratuwa, Mr. K.A.D Pushpakeerthi, Bursar, University of Moratuwa, Mrs. W.M.D.P.M Hulugalla, Registrar, University of Moratuwa, Senior Prof N.D. Gunawardena, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Moratuwa, Mr. Dhammika Perera, Co-Founder of the DP Education, and Prof. Malik Ranasinghe, Former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Moratuwa. 

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