Education Design, Delivery and Training


Throughout my career as a business professional and academic, I have been an educator sharing my knowledge and expertise. Here are some of my knowledge-sharing initiatives.

Education Design

  • Key contribution to Engineering management specialisation design for Masters of Engineering Professional Course at Deakin University (2019)
  • Managing engineering projects (SEN723)- Unit co-design for blended delivery for Masters of Engineering Professional Course, Deakin University (2022)

Educational Delivery – Invited, guest lecturers in universities

Guest lecturer (Mar 2022)
Introduction to circular design
Target Group: Engineering Design (SEM721), Master of Eng. Professional, Deakin University

Guest lecturer (Mar 2022)
Introduction to circular design
Target Group: Engineering Design (SEM721), Master of Eng. Professional, Deakin University

Guest lecturer (Mar 2022)
Designing in a circular economy
Target group: Masters of Energy Management, Open University of Sri Lanka,

Guest lecturer (Aug 2021)
Introduction to circular economy
Target group: Master of Eng. Professional, Deakin University

Guest lecturer (July 2018)
Introduction to industrial ecology and circular economy
Target group: Masters of Sustainability Leadership, University of Melbourne

Educational Delivery – Teaching in Universities

June 2018 – Dec 2021
Lecturer
Deakin University
Target Group: Master of Eng. Professional
Teaching: Engineering Project Management, Managing Engineering Projects

Feb 2018 – May 2018
Lecturer
The University of Melbourne
Target Group: Bachelor of Commerce
Teaching: Operations Management

Feb 2017 – Sep 2018
Tutor/Teaching Staff
The University of Melbourne
Target Group: Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Engineering Courses
Teaching: Product management, Supply chain management, Engineering Contracts & Procurement

 

Invited Presentations and Webinars

Certified Management Accountants, Australia-New Zealand – Webinar: Role of Management Accountants in a circular economy (2022)

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA, UK) Global Women’s Leadership Summit – “Circular economy for management accountants” (2021)

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK, Asia Pacific webinar – “Circular economy – How it affects businesses and how to get ready” (2021)

Green Building Council of Sri Lanka (2021)- Keynote address: Policy making in the construction industry: Evaluating alternatives towards a circular economy

Sustainability Victoria, Ecologiq, Department of Land, Water, Environment and Planning professionals – Research projects on measurement and enablement of alternatives towards a circular economy (2020)

Training

2010 – 2011
Lead Trainer/Trainer
Holcim Group Support Ltd. / Holcim Lanka Ltd.
Target Group: Middle and Senior Managers of companies in the Asia Pacific region
Teaching: ECOSIMTM – Economic and Business Simulation

2009 – 2010

Facilitator – Finance and management
National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka/International Olympic Solidarity
Teaching: Finance for Olympic Sports Organisations

Consulting & Advisory

Testimonials

Opportunities for a circular economy post COVID-19

Millions of face masks are being thrown away during COVID-19. Here’s how to choose the best one for the planet, The Conversation

“How do you play well when you are losing?”, Medium

Erasing babies’ environmental footprint ahead of their first steps, Medium

“Tackling Contamination in bins – Would knowing more help?” Inside Waste (Page 28-29)

Industrial ecology pays, Excellence in Leadership – CIMA Global (Page 32-36)

Chemical Leasing – A Performance-Based Business Model Towards A Circular Economy, Paint & Coatings Industry Magazine

Creating value through sustainability, Daily Financial Times

Methodology for the integrated assessment on the use of recycled concrete aggregate replacing natural aggregate in structural concrete

Financial assessment of manufacturing recycled aggregate concrete in ready-mix concrete plants

Comparative assessment of embodied energy of recycled aggregate concrete

Comparative assessment of the benefits associated with the absorption of CO2 with the use of RCA in structural concrete

Net incremental indirect external benefit of manufacturing recycled aggregate concrete

Integrated assessment of the use of recycled concrete aggregate replacing natural aggregate in structural concrete

Uncovering corporate disclosure for a circular economy: An analysis of sustainability and integrated reporting by Sri Lankan companies

Relating building space to performance outcomes – A methodology to explore the relationship

Phosphorus circular economy of disposable baby nappy waste: Quantification, assessment of recycling technologies and plan for sustainability

International Conference on Resource Sustainability: The use of recycled aggregate concrete

49th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association

Mayuri Wijayasundara, Robert Crawford, Priyan Mendis
A framework for the integrated cost-benefit analysis of the use of recycled aggregate concrete in structural applications.

A chapter on Recycled Concrete: Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials

Women’s Global Leadership Summit – 2021

Hosted by: CIMA APAC

“Circular Economy – the role of management accounts and how to get prepared.”

Workshop : SustainCore – 2021

Hosted by: University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

“Sustainable Supply Chain Management and Green Procurement.”

Webinar : Green Building Council of Sri Lanka – 2021

Hosted by: Green Building Council of Sri Lanka

“Policy decision making in the construction industry – Evaluating alternatives towards a circular economy.”

Online CIMA APAC Webinar – 2021

Hosted by: CIMA APAC

“Circular economy, how it affects business and how it can influence managerial decision making.”

Online International Conference & Exhibition: India Construction week – 2020

Hosted by: Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) India, and Indian Society for Trenchless Technology (IndSTT).

“Strategies for the construction industry post-COVID-19.”

Virtual Conference: Circular Economy Symposium – 2020

Hosted by: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)

“Opportunities for designing waste and pollution, increase in total value ration and designing distribution models to get product value back.”

Webinar: Resource Circulation and Industrial Ecology – 2020

Hosted by: Lanka Responsible Care Council in association with INSEE Ecocycle Lanka Pty Ltd.

“Global best practice case studies on implementing principles of a circular economy”

WasteQ Conference – Towoomba

“Understanding buyer needs and their behaviour in purchasing secondary products from recovered resources.”

Waste Expo – 2019

Hosted by: Waste360

“Understanding Buyer Behaviour to Encourage Purchase of Waste-Derived Products.”

Development of Regional Recycling Action Plan (RRAP) – Barwon South West – Waste and Resource Recovery Group

Stakeholder consultation representing Deakin University