Industrial Visit – 2017 (2012/2013 Batch)

The Field Visit of 2012/2013 batch was held on 16th and 17th of February. The companies visited were IFS, 99X Technology, CodeGen and WSO2. All companies presented a fleeting idea of their history and how they initiated functioning in the IT industry. Some of the companies were originated in Sri Lanka and deliver technology related services to numerous European countries while some are subsidiaries of their mother companies running here. They shared their knowledge and experience on the following topics;

  • Industry 4.0
  • Information security
  • DevOps
  • Backup
  • Network engineering
  • Project management
  • Open source software etc…

The main objective of the field visit was to be aware of the IT industry and the Carrier paths they offer for fresh graduates. The companies listed their job titles and the roles played by each employer, what they expect from the graduates, the professional and academic qualifications one should have accomplished in order to join them. It was a good opportunity to meet experts from different sectors from the IT industry such as;

  • Networking
  • Project management
  • Business analysis
  • Development
  • Engineering

Sri Lanka’s first electric car named “VEGA” is being manufactured under CodeGen and it is expected to finish its production at the end of this year. The students got the opportunity to meet the Scientist and the engineers working for the project and to observe the sketch of the car thoroughly.

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