To develop and maintain excellence in Information and Communication Systems through facilitating accessibility to information for the community in the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce and in the University of Sri Jayewardenepura at large, providing latest and advanced knowledge and highest quality of skills in computing and communication technologies, media and information literacy, using agile, innovative, reliable and secure technologies and services in support of productivity and wider accessibility to information resources, and utilizing them for educating and guiding users, and strongly dedicating to support the core activities of the faculty with passion and professional conducts.
ITRC is the main gateway for IT development among students of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce (FMSC) and the centre which fulfills most of the IT related needs of the academics of the faculty.
ITRC has comprised with 08 computer labs equipped with a total of 500 networked computers and offers its services from 8.00 am to 8.30 pm during the weekdays and from 8.00am to 6.00 pm during the weekends.
ITRC network system provides each undergraduate with a personal user account to login to the computers. These individual logins are configured with a personal storage space to store the content related to the academic studies. A separate “Take Files-out System” is in operation facilitating the students to take their workings out from the ITRC network to removable storage devices. A Password Reset System is implemented to facilitate the students to reset the passwords of their individual user accounts by themselves.
A Special computer lab consisting with 50 computers is devoted fulltime for Internet related activities of the students of FMSC. Except this lab, all the other labs are allocated for conducting lectures / practical classes according to a scheduled time table. ITRC also provides an audiovisual facility to share a specific lecture throughout all the labs.
All the computers inside the ITRC configured with the latest original licensed Microsoft products. Students are also entitled to obtain Microsoft software licensed to themselves at free of charge under the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by the university with the Microsoft Corporation.
The high-tech servers and other technological resource of the ITRC provides the technological platform for conducting online and computer based practical examinations of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, by utilizing Learning Management Systems (LMS) and the ITRC Exam Management System.
To communicate the notices to students a digital notice board is operated by ITRC. The time tables, ongoing activities of the labs on a given time schedule and the other student related information are published in this digital notice board and it is highly popular among the students of FMSC.
ITRC is staffed with 20 well-qualified members with the necessary exposure to the field of information and communication technology and is coordinated by a senior lecturer of the faculty of management studies and commerce.
We pledge ourselves to act, throughout our career, in accord with these values.
- Respect the rights, differences, and dignity of the community facilitated by the ITRC.
- Honesty and integrity in all activities.
- Diligent pursuit of excellence in one’s work.
- Accountability for actions and conducts in the workplace.
- Responsive, accessible, efficient, consolidated and reliable infrastructure and services.
- Results from leadership and collaboration.