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Ms. Navodika Karunarathna

Assistant Lecturer

Faculty of Business | Information Management

Career Summary

Navodika Karunarathna is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Information Management, Faculty of Business, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Malabe, Sri Lanka.

  • 01/09/2020 -Present -  Assistant Lecturer/Department of Information Management
  • 01/04/2019-31/08/2020  - Instructor/Department of Information Management
  • 09/2017-04/2018 - Team Member - ERP Implementation Project, Dilmah Ceylon Tea Company PLC


  • Lean Green Belt Certification (LGBC) – October, 2019 (Lean Academy Sri Lanka (LASL))
  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Management and Information Technology – January, 2019- (1st  Class, Specialization in Operations & Supply Chain Management) Department of Industrial Management, Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Professional Qualification in Human Resource Management - October, 2019 (Merit Pass) -Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Sri Lanka
  • Lean White Belt Certification (LWBC) – 2018 (Lean Academy Sri Lanka (LASL))
  • Certificate Course in Human Resource Management - 2016 - Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Sri Lanka
  • Diploma in Computer Science - 2014 - Infortec International Institute of Information Technology, Nugegoda,Sri Lanka


  • 1st Place in Best Kaizen Suggestion Competition of CIPM Quality Week -October, 2019 organized by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM)
  • 1st Runner-up in Marketing Category for “Watering Mate” (Product Design) - InCo 16', Invention Convention for Engineering Smart Systems for Industry 4.0 organized by Department of Industrial Management, Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya.
  • A winner in the CINEC Logistics Day Article Competition 2019 - 10th Logistics Day Organized by the Department of Logistics and Transport, Faculty of Management Humanities and Social Sciences, CINEC Campus.

Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Warehouse and Distribution Management
  • Quality Management /Lean 
  • Human Resource Management


  • Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) - Associate Membership No: 51485   - 08/2020 to Present
  • Chartered Institute of Human Resource Management (CIPM) - Associate Membership No:5041 09/2020 to Present
  • Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) - Student Membership No: S1325   - 2018 to 09/2020

Ongoing Research

Individual Research Project - Investigating the Critical Factors Influencing Sri Lankan Online Customers’ Preference of Cash on Delivery Method: Empirical Analysis

Comprehensive Research Project (CRP - Co-Supervison) - The effect of COVID 19 on Overall Firm Performance in Sri Lankan Apparel Companies

My Publications

Conference Proceedings

Journal Publications

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