SUSL Staff Directory

Mr. DGL Rasika

Senior Lecturer

rasikadgl@mgt.sab.ac.lk

Office: +94-0452280023

Fax: +94-0452280023

Qualifications

B.Sc.Special in Insurance & Valuation (WUSL)

MBA (WUSL)

Reading M.Sc. Bus. Stat (UOM)

LIII (India)

Cert.THE (SUSL)


Profile

Mr.D. G .L. Rasika is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Accountancy & Finance of Faculty of Management Studies. His research focuses on Risk Management, Banking, Insurance, Micro Finance, Stedents Centered Learning and Spiritual Capital Development. He has held positions of Coordinator - Practical Training Unit of Faculty of Management Studies, Student Councellor, Academic Warden, Coordinator of Training and Certificate Course for Samurdhi Officers under Department of Accountancy & Finance (2013 - 2014), Coordinator for Curriculum Development and Coordinator for Accelrating Higher Education Expansion and Development. He is the present Co-chair of Curriculum Development Committee of Faculty of Management Studies.


Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Member of International Management Research & Technology Consortium - USA 

Member of Sri Lanka Economic Forum of  University Academics

Member of Sri Lanka Insurance Institute

Member of Sri Lanka Young Scientist Forum

Member of Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness

Board Member of Puttalam District Chamber of Commerce, Industries & Agri-business (2010-2015)

External Board Member of Board of Study - Diploma in Insurance (WUSL) (2012-2013)

Executuive Committee Member of Sabaragamuwa University Teachers Association (2017 - 2019)

 

Employment Records

2018 up to now Senior Lecturer - Dept. of Accoutnacy & Finance - Sabragamuwa University

2013 to 2018 - Lecturer (Prob) - Dept. of Accoutnacy & Finance - Sabragamuwa University

2012 - 2013: Branch Manager - Union Assurance PLC

2009 - 2012: Temporary Asst. Lecturer - Dept. of Insurance & Valuation - Wayamba University

2008 - 2009: Business School Manager / Project Coordinaator - Puttalam District Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture

2007 - 2009: Insurance Analysist - Ceylinco Insurance PLC 

2000 - 2001: Trainee Banking Assistant - Pepople's Bank - Chilaw Branch

2000 - 2001: Insurance Agent - Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation - Chilaw Branch   


Research Interests

1. Risk Management & Insurance

2. Micro Finance 

3. Micro Insurance

4. E-banking / Mobile Banking

5. Soft Skills Development

6. Students Centered Learning

 


Current Research Projects

1. Expectation - Performance Gap in Employability Skills in Management Education : Evidence from Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

2. Role of Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agri-business in developng SMEs in Puttalam District   

3. Determinants of Devidend Payout Policy: Evidence from Banking, Finance & Insurance Sector in Colombo Stock Exchange 


Recent Publications

Journal / Books Articles

1. Rasika D.G.L., “Analysis of factors influencing Agents’ Retention - A case study on Life Insurance Industry in Sri Lanka”, Journal of Insurance, Volume II, January 2014, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka in Journal of Insurance.

2. Amali LHI, Rasika D.G.L., “Technology Adoptability of Insurance Agents: A Case Study in Asian Alliance Insurance PLC, Contemporary Isses in Finance, Edited Collection of Research Series, Volume 1, 2016, ISBN: 978 955 044 055 3

3. Rasika D.G.L. and Madushani R.K.I. (2018). Impact of Credit Risk Management on Profitability of Licensed Finance Companies in Sri Lanka. Journal of Accounting & Finance, Volume 4 - Issue II,  ISSN 2386-1444.   

Conference Proceedings

  1. Rasika, D.G.L., Evaluation of factors affected for buying micro insurance a case study on micro insurance in Sri Lanka., 1st International Symposium - 2011., 19th April., Southe Eastern University of Sri Lanka., Oluvil, http://ir.lib.seu.ac.lk/handle/123456789/1102.
  2. Rasika Devundara, “Student Centered Curriculum A higher education case study in Sri Lankan university system”, Proceedings of International Conference on creating a sustainable lens for higher education, Sambhram School of Management, Bangalore, India, 29th to 30th July 2015.
  3. Rasika D.G.L. and Sampath H.R, “Capital Structure and Financial Performance; Evidence from Sri Lankan Banks". Proceedings of International Conference on creating a sustainable lens for higher education, Sambhram School of Management, Bangalore, India, 29th to 30th July 2015
  4. Rasika D.G.L. and Sampath H.R, “Significance of Past Beta Values to Predict Future Beta”, Proceedings of 4th International Conference, Faculty of Arts and Culture, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, December 22nd 2015.http://ir.lib.seu.ac.lk/handle/123456789/1592
  5. Rasika D.G.L. and Sampath H.R, “Impact of Credit Risk on Financial Performance of Sri Lankan Commercial Banks”, Proceedings of 4th International Conference, Faculty of Arts and Culture, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, December 22nd 2015.http://ir.lib.seu.ac.lk/handle/123456789/1561
  6. Rasika D.G.L., Sampath H.R. and Tennakoon T.M.N.M.K. , “Does Credit Risk effect on Financial performance of Sri Lankan Commercial Banks?”, Proceedings of ISER 26th International Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 14th March 2016.
  7. Hewage R.S., Wijesundara C.N.R. and Rasika D.G.L., “Do Corporate Responsibility Activities affect  Financial Performance of Financial Companies?”, Proceedings of ISER 26th International Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 14th March 2016.
  8. DGL Rasika, WS Sanjeewa, PAJT Perera, "Determinants of Retention of Insurance Agents in Life Insurance Industry in Sri Lanka", Proceedings of 1stIntradisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Innovation, Integration and Inspiration towards Sustainable Future, 10th & 12th August 2016, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  9. DGL Rasika, RMRTB Ranaweera, "Determinants of Life Insurance Policy Lapsation", Proceedings of 1stIntradisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Innovation, Integration and Inspiration towards Sustainable Future, 10th & 12th August 2016, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  10. LHI Amali, DGL Rasika, "Technology Adoptability of Insurance Agents: With Special Reference To Asian Alliance Insurance PLC", Proceedings of 1stIntradisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Innovation, Integration and Inspiration towards Sustainable Future, 10th & 12th August 2016, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  11. DGL Rasika, IP Liyanage, "Capital Structure and Financial Performance: Evidence from a Leading Listed Commercial Bank in Colombo Stock Exchange", Proceedings of 1stIntradisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Innovation, Integration and Inspiration towards Sustainable Future, 10th & 12th August 2016, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 
  12. DGL Rasika, HPAP Pathirana, PV Pathirana, "Factors Determined The User’s Acceptance of Mobile Banking: With Special Reference to Sampath Bank PLC", Proceedings of 1stIntradisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Innovation, Integration and Inspiration towards Sustainable Future, 10th & 12th August 2016, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  13. DGL Rasika, TGN Gayani, EAPS Kumara, "Factors Influencing The Adoption of Internet Banking : A case of Commercial Banks in Sri Lanka", Proceedings of 1stIntradisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Innovation, Integration and Inspiration towards Sustainable Future, 10th & 12th August 2016, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 
  14. DMM Sandaruwan, DGL Rasika, "Factors Affecting the Employee Motivation :A Case Study in Bank of Ceylon", Proceedings of 1stIntradisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Innovation, Integration and Inspiration towards Sustainable Future, 10th & 12th August 2016, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 
  15. Tharanga T M N, Rasika DGL, "Factors Influencing the Job Satisfaction of Banking Sectors’ Employees: A Case Study in Sampath Bank PLC", Proceedings of 1stIntradisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Innovation, Integration and Inspiration towards Sustainable Future, 10th & 12th August 2016, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 
  16. Pandidurai Venupriyan and DGL Rasika, "Residents Concerns and Attitudes tToward Solid Waste Management Facilities Provided by Balangoda Urban Council", Proceedings of 2nd Intradisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Empowering Sustainable Tourism, Organizational Management and Our Environment, 10th & 12th August 2017, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  17. BWCM Amarasena, GHIA De Silva ASN, Wickramasingha SAMD, Wickramasingha SPKD, Senanayake, KDUD Fernando, DGL Rasika, M. Vithya, Factors Affecting Academic Performance of the Management Undergraduates: A Case Study from Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of 2nd Intradisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Empowering Sustainable Tourism, Organizational Management and Our Environment, 10th & 12th August 2017, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  18. KADKH Kahandawala, RPDL Jayasena, HMT Kumari, "Relationship between Insurance Penetration and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka", Proceedings of 2nd Intradisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Empowering Sustainable Tourism, Organizational Management and Our Environment, 10th & 12th August 2017, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  19. SPML Jayathissa and DGL Rasika, "Impact of Corporate Governance on Financial Performance: Evidence from Listed Commercial Banks in Colombo Stock Exchange", Proceedings of 2nd Intradisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Empowering Sustainable Tourism, Organizational Management and Our Environment, 10th & 12th August 2017, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  20. DGL Rasika and R.Iroshan, "A Study on The Factors Affecting on Customer Acceptance in Mobile Banking; With Special Reference to Bank of Ceylon Agalawatta Branch", Proceedings of 2nd Intradisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Empowering Sustainable Tourism, Organizational Management and Our Environment, 10th & 12th August 2017, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  21. Devundara Gedara Lasantha Rasika, Herath Mudiyanselage Tharangani Kumari and E.A.P. Sisira Kumara, "Impact of asset and laibility management on financila performance: Evidence from listed commercial banks in Colombo Stock Exchange, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Multideciplinary Research, New Horizons in Higher Education: Synergies, Innovation and evelopment, 12th & 13th of August 2018, The Maldives National University, Male.
  22. Kumari, H.M.T., & Rasika, D.G.L. (2018). Impact of The Assets and Liability Management On Financial Performance; Evidence from Listed Commercial
    Banks in Colombo Stock Exchange. Proceeding of 3rd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers.23rd & 24th October 2018, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  23. Indrachapa, H.K.A.S. & Rasika, D.G.L. (2018). Determinants of Dividend Payout Ratio; Evidence From Colombo Stock Exchange. Proceeding of 3rd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers.23rd & 24th October 2018, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.   
  24. Kumari, T.P., & Rasika, D.G.L. (2018). The Impact of Risk Control Methods on Business Continuation: Evidence from SMEs in Kalutara District. Proceeding of 3rd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers.23rd & 24th October 2018, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
     

Other Publications

  1. Rasika D.G.L. , “Role of Insurance Industry – Life Insurance Technical Paper”, Digital Academy of Asian Alliance Insurance PLC, www.asianalliance.lk

Editorial Works

  1. Editorial Assistnat, Journal of Insurance, Volume I, January 2013, Department of Insurance & Valuation, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.
  2. "Rathavahana Badu Wedikirime Apekshiha Aramunu Ituweda?, Randiwa Newspaper, Economics Column, p 2, 8th April 2012
  3. "Mulya Aramudale Uwamanawta Janathawa Ukas Nokaramu, Randiwa Newspaper, Economics Column, p 5, 12th June 2011
  4. "Adiwegee Marga Sanbandayen Widimath Wedapiliwelak Awasyai, Randiwa Newspaper, Economics Column, p 2, 1st April 2012  

 


Undergraduate Supervision

Completed

  1. Micro Finnace Services & Women Entreprenual Success: Evidence from Gampaha Disctrict done by BDND Thialakasiri, Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.
  2. Effect of Corporate Social reponsibility on Financial Performance of Insurance Companies in Sri Lanka, NR Pattiyakumbura,  Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.  
  3. Relationship between Intelectual Capital and Financial Performance of Insurance Companies in Sri Lanka done by KDSR Premathilaka, Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme..
  4. Impact of Corporate Goveranance on Access to Finance: Evidence from License Finance Companies in Sri Lanka done by LAN Silva, Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.. 
  5. Impact of Micro & Macro Factors on Financial Performance: Evidence form Commercial Banks in Sri Lanka done by KMP Chandimal, Final year undergraduate of  Financial Management Degree Programme..
  6. Impact of Internal and External Factors on Share Price: Evidence from Manafacturing Sectr Firms in Colombo Stock Exchange done by PADD Dulanjana, Final year undergraduate of  Financial Management Degree Programme. 
  7. Determinants of Dividend Payout: Evidence from Banks, Insurance & Finance Sector in Colombo Stock Exchange done by HKAS Indrachapa, Final year undergraduate of  Financial Management Degree Programme. 
  8. Impact of Asset & Liability on Financial Performance of Commercial Banks in Sri Lanka done by HAT Kumari, Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.
  9. Impact of Liquidity on Profitability of Domestic Commercial Banks in Sri Lanka done by TGG Dilhani, Final year undergraduate of  Financial Management Degree Programme.
  10. Impact of Risk Control Methods on Business Continuation of  SME Sector: with special reference to Kalutara Secretarial Devision done by TP Kumari, Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.
  11. Factors influencing the performance of Small Scale Entreprenuers: Evidence from Kandy District done by WSWMSKGAS Wijerathna, Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.
  12. Stock Market Reaction and Stock Market Efficiency in Srilankan Stock Market: with respect to Mergers and Aquisitions Announcements done by KKI kumaranathunge, Final year undergraduate of  Financial Management Degree Programme.  
  13. Impact of Credit Risk Management on Profitability of Licensed Finance Companies in Sri Lanka done by RKI Madhushani, Final year undergraduate of  Financial Management Degree Programme.  
  14. Impact of Risk Management on Success on Construction Projects: with special refrence to Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau done by DS Dilrukshi, Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.  
  15. Facrors affecting on Customer Acceptance of Mobile Banking: with special refrence to Bank of Ceylon-Agalawatta Branch, done by R Iroshan, Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.   
  16. Factors affecting to Customer Retention in Banks: with special refrence to HNB-Nitambuwa Branch, done by NKA Sandamali, Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.   
  17. Resident Concerns and Attitudes towards Solid Waste Management: with reference to Solid Waste Management Facilitie provided by Balangoda Urban Council done by P Venupriyan, Final year undergraduate of  Eco-business Management Degree Programme.   
  18. Corporate Governance Practices and Firm Performance:  Evidence from Listed Insurance Companies in Colombo Stock Exchange done by KDK Gunarathna, Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.   
  19. Factors Determined The User’s Acceptance of Mobile Banking: With Special Reference to Sampath Bank PLC  done by HPAP Pathirana, Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.  
  20. Impact of Corporate Governance on Financial Performance: Evidence from Listed Commercial Banks in Colombo Stock Exchange done by SPML Jayathissa, Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.    
  21. Factors Affecting the Employee Motivation :A Case Study in Bank of Ceylon done by DMM Sandaruwan, Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.     
  22. Factors Influencing The Adoption of Internet Banking : A case of Commercial Banks in Sri Lank done by TGN Gayani, a Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.      
  23. Impact of Corporate Governance on Financial Performance: A coparative study between Seylan Bank PLC and Sampath bank PLC done by TC Rathnayake, a Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.       
  24. Impact of Scio Economic factors on Health Insurance Buying Behaviour: with refernce to Third Party Administrators done by R Kumara, a Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.   
  25. Analysis of the reasons behind the existence of non-performance loans: with special reference to Bank of Ceylon-Nivitigala Branch done by TKR Wasana, a Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.  
  26. Factors Affecting to Technology Adoptability of Insurance Agents: With Special Reference to Asian Alliance Insurance PLC done by LHI Amali, a Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.            
  27. Factors Affecting to Customer Adoption of Internet Banking: With Special Reference to Hatton National Bank - Kotte Branch done by TGN Gayani, a Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.   
  28. Relationship between Working Capital Management and Profitability: Evidence from Ceylon Electricity Bank done by HMA Madhusanka, a Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.  
  29. Significance of Past Estimates of Beta Value to Predict Future Betas: Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange done by MPK Fernando, a Final year undergraduate of Financial Management Degree Programme.   
  30. Determinants of Household Access to Private Banks and Informal Credits Market in Rural Area done by Wellappili a Final year undergraduate of  Banking & Insurance Degree Programme.              

Participation in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programmes/Extension Courses/Short Courses/Visiting Lectures

  1. Training Course in Poject Management at National Instutute of Business Management.
  2. Training Course in Student Counselling at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute.
  3. Training Programme in Curriculum Development conducted by Quality Assurance Unit of Faculty of Management Studies of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  4. Training Programme in Subject Evaluation Report Writing conducted by Quality Assurance Unit of Faculty of Management Studies of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  5. Training Programme on Gender Euality conducted by Gender Equity Cell of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  6. Conducting Visiting Lectures for Diploma in Management conducted by Center for Open and Distance Learning of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  7. Conducting Visiting Lectures for Traning / Certificate Course for Samurdhi Officers offered by Department of Accountancy & Finance of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.