Mr. R. Uthayakumar
B.Com(EUSL), MSc (Management)
Senior Lecturer in Commecrce
Department of Management
Faculty of Commerce and Management
Telephone: 94 65 2241062(Office), +94 77 6943997 (Mob)
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Full Name: Retnam Uthayakumar

Permanent Address: 325, Bar Road, Amirthakaly, Batticaloa.

Official Address : Department of Commerce, Eastern University, Chenkalady, 30350, Sri Lanka

Academic Position : Senior Lecturer Grade I

Academic Qualifications:

  • M.Sc. in Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • B. Com (Hon), Eastern University, Sri Lanka, Second Class Upper Division

Nationality : Sri Lankan

Date of Birth : 27th January 1969

Gender : Male

Civil Status : Married

  1. Uthayakumar, R. and Mujahith, M.U.M.M (2017). Impact of Dividend policy on market share price, Evidence from Financial Industries in Sri Lanka. 2nd International Conference for Accounting Researchers and Educators. (11th Jan 2017) Organized by Department of Accountancy, University of Kelaniya.
  2. Uthayakumar, R. and Opatha, H.H.D.N.P (2003). An Empirical Study on the Job attitudinal factors influencing the Job Performance of Non-academic employees in the universities in the Eastern Province. A paper presented at the 1st International Research Conference on Management & Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2003

  • Investment Environment
  • Market Efficiency Hypotheses
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Environmental Accounting
  • Qualities of Accounting
  • Management Accounting Practices
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Accounting and Finance

  • Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Reporting and Statement Analysis
  • Portfolio Investment Analysis
  • Research Methodology

  • Dean, Faculty of Commerce & Management (2014-to date)
  • Head of the Department of Commerce (2009-2014)
  • Coordinator, External Degrees Programme, FCM (2004-2010)
  • Coordinator of Discipline of Accounting and Finance (2004- to date)
  • Director & Coordinator of Postgraduate Studies Unit, FCM (2011- to date)
  • Student’s Counselor, (2007- 2008).
  • Senior Treasurer of Student Union, FCM (2009)
  • Treasurer of Senior Common Room Society, EUSL (2008 - to date)