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The University of Kelaniya and DP Education join together to build a knowledge economy in Sri Lanka through a free online program in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

University of Kelaniya (UoK) and Dhammika & Priscilla Perera Foundation (DP Education) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the 4th of October 2022 to facilitate open online course development and delivery in certificate-level Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

The objective of this initiative is to provide opportunities to learn free of charge the required knowledge in certificate-level Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). The ERP course will be created with a special focus on SAP applications and will generate jobs in seven roles, starting from the intern to associate consultants in ERP. 

Dhammika & Priscilla Perera Foundation, through its DP Education arm, will assist the University of Kelaniya with this new initiative by providing the required funding and human resources for the creation of content.

This is the third initiative of DP Education in delivering free online university programs. The first two initiatives were with the University of Moratuwa (UoM). The first was the launch of the “Trainee-Full Stack Developer” online program where more than 135 000 students are enrolled as of today. To access the Trainee-Full Stack Developer course visit The second initiative was to facilitate open online course development and delivery in the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) level of the Project Management Institute, USA.

Dhammika & Priscilla Perera Foundation which is a philanthropic initiative of the dynamic entrepreneur Dhammika Perera and his wife Priscilla Perera, developed Sri Lanka’s largest online free learning platform, DP Education, to develop a knowledge-based economy in Sri Lanka.  

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  • From left to right: Mr. K. K K Dharmathilake – Registrar, University of Kelaniya, Dr. Sugeeth Pabendige – Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing Management, Ms. Kawshi Amarasinghe – CEO of DP Education, Dr. Naradha Fernando – Dean, Faculty of Commerce & Management Studies, Senior Prof. Nilanthi De Silva – Vice Chancellor, University of Kelaniya, Mr. Dhammika Perera – Co-founder of the DP Education, Prof. Ravi Dissanayake – Head, Department of Marketing Management, Dr. Ajith Mendis – Senior Lecturer/Coordinator – Business Design & Transformation Cube, Ms. Shanika Wijenayake – Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing Management

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