Manahara Munasinghe

Mr. Manahara Munasinghe

Senior Academic Head / Senior Lecturer at CAHM since the inception, around 30 years experience in administration, Operational & training in the hospitality sector. Specialized in Food & Beverage and Culinary at both national & international level. Successfully completed the advanced diploma in hospitality management at the National institute of Tourism & Hospitality Management Colombo, F&B Management at Hague University, Netherlands, Event Management at Monash University, Training & Assessment in Australia, Training Methodology & develop training skills conducted by ILO/UNDP and  Participated for many Tourism & Hospitality trade Fairs in USA, Australia, Netherlands  & Singapore.

He was employed at the National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management in Colombo, Srilanka as the head of the department / Senior Lecturer for 14 years. He has worked as a Senior Lecturer, Lecturer, Consultant, and Trainer in various hospitality Sectors and Training institutes in Sri Lanka and Overseas.

Academic Qualifications and Achievements

  • Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management (PC) at Srilanka Institute of Tourism & Hospitality Management,
  • Certificate in Intermediate & Advanced Cookery   – SLITHM, Colombo
  • Certificate in Food & Beverage Operations    – SLITHM, Colombo
  • Certificate in Front office Operations – SLITHM, Colombo
  • Certificate in Hotel House Keeping – SLITHM, Colombo
  • Certificate in Hotel Management at Polytechnic Tafe, Colombo
  • Certificate in Human Resources Management – NIBM, Colombo
  • Certificate in Food & Beverage Management, Hotel School Hague, Netherlands
  • Certificate in Food Safety – CFT, Melbourne, Australia
  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment (TAA 40104) AIET, Melbourne, Australia
  • Certificate in Event Management at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

 

Academic Experience and Professional development /Training                                                                                          

  • Senior Academic Head / Senior Lecturer since January 2013 at CAHM, affiliated with SLIIT / William Angliss institute, Australia
  • Head of the Department / Senior Lecturer for 14 years at the National Institute of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Colombo                                                                                                                                                               
  • Consultant / Lecturer – for Various Hospitality Sectors & Training institutes
  • Part Time Trainer
    • Short Courses Centre, Monash University, Melbourne
  • Lecturer / Trainer
    • Victorian Institute of Hospitality Management (VIT), Australia
    • Infinity Institute of Melbourne   (IIM), Australia
    • Academia International institute of Hospitality Mgt. Melbourne,
    • Melbourne Institute of Tourism & Hospitality Management. Australia
  • Exposure in Training Methodology & Training skills, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Exposure in Train the Trainer conducted by ILO / UNDP
  • Food & Hotel Asia, Trade Fair / Culinary Exhibition, WTC, Singapore
  • Hospitality & Culinary Fair at Holiday Inn, Tucson, Arizona, USA
  • Exposure in Middle Eastern Cuisine in Sultanate of Oman

2019
Intakes

Hospitality Management – February / June / September
Commercial Cookery – February / June / September
Event Management – February / June / September
Patisserie – February / June / September

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