The Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) is a semi-autonomous body affiliated to the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Its objectives are to promote advanced education and professionalism in management in Sri Lanka through the provision of postgraduate instruction, training, research, and development in the various branches of management and administrative studies. Today, it serves the national interests of professional management education and training on a wider scale providing challenging opportunities for learning and skills development to thousands of senior-level managers and administrators. Being the pioneer of advanced management education in Sri Lanka, PIM provides leadership to those who are in the business of innovating and disseminating management know-how as well as to those who are in search of higher learning alternatives.
PIM conducted its flagship MBA course since 1986 which is now widely recognised for high quality management education across Sri Lanka. The alumni of PIM United Arab Emirates are the members of PIM Alumni of those who residing in the United Arab Emirates. The Dubai chapter of the PIM was established in the year of 2007 and had run three years from 2007, 2008 to 2009. The membership of the PIMA-UAE is nearly hundred and runs by an Executive Committee since 2010. The very first Executive Committee of the PIMA-UAE is: