Deepal A.Guruge (Mr.)

MSc (Agder, Norway), BSc (Sjp, SL), MBA (Col, SL)


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Senior Lecturer 
Department of Accounting and Finance
Faculty of Management and Finance
University of Ruhuna, Matara
Sri Lanka

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Fixed Phone: +94 41 2227015
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BIOGRAPHY

Deepal A.Guruge is currently serving as a Grade I Senior Lecturer attached to the Department of Accounting and Finance at the Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka since July 2005. He obtained his B.Sc. Degree in Management from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka in 2003. He obtained his Masters Degree in Business Administration specialized in International Management at the University of Agder, Norway where he successfully completed a Diploma in International Strategy in 2008/09. Further, he completed another MBA Degree specialized in Finance from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2011. In addition to that, he completed a Diploma in International Strategy at University of Agder, Norway in the year 2009 while he successfully completed a Certificate Course in Norwegian Language in 2008. His teaching interests mainly focused in the areas of Audit and Assurance, Public Sector Accounting and Finance, Project Management while his research interests are mainly concerned on Corporate Governance, Internal Control Systems, Government Sector Accounting and Financial Management in Government Sector. As far as Mr. Deepal Guruge’s Professional Career is concerned, he could be introduced as a well-equipped person with Professional Qualifications. Mr. Deepal Guruge is an active Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lank since 2005 (MAAT). Further, he is partly qualified member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL) and the Society of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (CMASL).


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS & PRESENTATIONS

Deepal,A.G.(2018), An Investigation of Factors Affecting the Implementation of SLPSAS In Sri Lanka: A Comparative Study Between Government Universities and Divsional Secreteries in Galle District, , 15th Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 2018.
Deepal,A.G.(2017), Determinants of lower Level Adoption of Sri Lanka Public Sector Accounting Standards (SLPSAS) in Sri Lanka (With special reference to the Divisional Secretariats in Galle District), 14th Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 2017.
Deepal,A.G.(2016), Corporate Governance in Sri Lanka: An Investigation of the Corporate Governance Best Practices and Firm Performance, 13th Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 2016.
Deepal,A.G.(2014), The Impact of Being Compliant with Best Practices of Corporate Governance on the Financial Performance of Listed Companies in Sri Lanka(With special reference to the Dominant Industry Sectors), 5th International Conference on Business and Information, University of Kelaniya, 2014.
Deepal,A.G.(2013), Compliance of the Codes of Best Practices and its Impact of Directors’ Remunerations on Financial Performance of Quoted Public Companies under the Dominant Industry Sectors in Sri Lanka, 10th Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 2013.
Deepal,A.G.(2012), Compliance of the Board Structure with Best Practices of Corporate Governance and its Impact to the Financial Performance of Listed Companies in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the ninth Academic Sessions, February, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.
Deepal,A.G.(2012), Impact of Relations with Shareholders to the Corporate Financial Performance in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the ninth Academic Sessions, February, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

ACADEMIC SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

Acting Head - Department of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Management and Finance from 19th to 27th January 2012.
Member- Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka (AATSL)
Ad hoc Reviewer- Academic Sessions of University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
Reviewer- Wayamba International Conference (WinC-2014, 2016)
Reviewer - International Conference on Management and Economics (2013,2015,2016)
Faculty Coordinator- 09th Academic Sessions and 08th Vice Chancer’s Aword, University of Ruhuna (2012)
Panel Member/Discussant- International Conference on Management and Economics(2014,2015,2016)
Panel Member- 11th Academic Sessions of University of Ruhuna(2014)
Carrier Guidance Advisor – Faculty of Management and Finance (2016/17)
Student Councillor – (2006,2007, 2011, 2013)
Senior Treasurer - “Circle Of Accounting” attached to the Department of Accounting and Finance (2013/2014)
Member - Syllabus Revision Committee of PDBA/ MBA Programme, Faculty of Management and Finance (2013/2014).
Member - Syllabus Development Committee of “Diploma in Management in Local Government”, University of Ruhuna (2014/15)
Member - Syllabus Revision Committee of the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree , Faculty of Management and Finance (2011/12)
Department Coordinator - Syllabus Revision Committee of the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree , Faculty of Management and Finance in (2018/19)

OUTREACH ACTIVITIES

Resource Person- For conducting Lectures at the Investor Educational Workshops organized by Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), Sri Lanka from 2012 to date.
Auditor – Conducting Audits for all the Sudent Councils, Societies, Clubs, Associations, Unions and Circles established in the University from 2005 to date
Coordinator - “Best Entrepreneur Award- 2017” organized by the Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs, Manpower & Employment…. In Southern Provincial Council-2016.
Resource Person - in Syllabus Review Committee in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL)in 2006/07
Panel Member of the Judge Board- in “Best Entrepreneur Awards” organized by Hambantota District Chamber of Commerce (HDCC) (2010, 2011, and 2013)
Panel Member of the Judge Board- in selecting “Best Entrepreneur Award- 2016” organized by the Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs, Manpower & Employment…. In Southern Provincial Council (2016).
Treasurer - Teachers’ Union of Faculty of Management and Finance (2016/17).
Executive Committee Member - Teachers’ Union of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Faculty of Management and Finance (2010/11, 2011/2012).
Team Leader - Implementing Productivity Concept and Quality Circle Programme at the Department of Accounting and Finance (2011/12)
Resource Person - Teachers Training Programme (G.C.E. Advanced Level) for Accounting in Southern Province organized by the Department of Education- Southern Province (2014)
Resource Person - “Skill Development Program” Conducted for the Office Staff of Distance and Continuing Education Unit, University of Ruhuna ( 2014).
Resource Person - “C.V. Writing And Facing Interviews” Work Shops organized for the Undergraduate at University of Ruhuna.

CAREER PATH

2015 - To date Senior Lecturer Grade I, Department of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna, Matara
2010 - 2015 Senior Lecturer Grade II, Department of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna, Matara
2005 - 2010 Lecturer, Department of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna, Matara
2005 - 2006 Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda
2004 - 2005 Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda
2003 - 2004 Audit Trainee: Kreston M.N.S. & Co. (A correspondent firm of Grant Thornton International.), Colombo, Sri Lanka
Web Team - Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna.