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CMI Sri Lanka HR Evening Seminar on ‘Challenges in Managing Tomorrow’s Workforce’


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The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Sri Lanka’s Evening Seminar on ‘Challenges in Managing Tomorrow’s Workforce’ will be held on Wednesday, 7 December at Bouganvillea Ballroom, Galadari Hotel, from 5-7:30 p.m. The event is useful for all levels of management professionals including CEOs, managers and executives in general management and HR also for HR/management students.

The seminar will address the important issues of the above topic and the key presenter is Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri Professor in Management and Director/Chairman of the Board of Management, PIM. A panel discussion will be followed with eminent resource persons including Dinesh Weerakkody (Chairman National Human Resource Development Council of Sri Lanka), Suren Pinto (Founder and CEO of Global Wavenet), Rohan Jayaweera (COO of Antyra solutions Ltd.), Pradeepa Kekulawela (Head of HR, Sri Lankan Airlines) and Chiranthi Cooray, Chief Human Resources Officer/DGM HR, Hatton National Bank PLC. The panel discussion will be moderated by Sunil Dissanayake – Director/CEO of BMICH and Chairman of Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management.

HR managers have always tried to find solutions on how to manage their most important intangible asset – the workforce – of their companies. The challenge of meeting the demands of a changing work force, accelerated by a generation gap, has been a much talked of subject, among HR professionals. Various innovations in ICT have made today’s workplace entirely different. Widening the generation gap, the Millennials have become a dominant group in the global workforce and have a different set of priorities than the previous generations. Tomorrow’s workforce, more than any other generation is looking for a sense of purpose and fulfilment from their work. To manage such a diverse 21st century workforce, that craves for innovation and prosperity, HR managers to be good leaders through communication and inspiration.

CMI Sri Lanka’s main goal is to be the most recognised and respected professional body in Sri Lanka, in line with the Vision its parent body – ‘Better led and managed organisations today’. CMI aims to assist managers not only to perform but also to excel. “As per key goals of our institute we are organising programs that can develop the skills of the Sri Lankan managers and we are indeed very happy to organise a knowledge sharing seminar on a contemporary interest area on HR this time,” said Chartered Management Institute Sri Lanka Branch President Malraj B. Kiriella.

Daily FT will be partnered with the event as Print Media partner, while ART TV will be the official television channel. Interested parties would like to register could contact admin@managers.org.lk or 0710676600/0717087004 for more details. 

 


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