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Leading University of Surrey academic honoured by Sri Lankan President

/ Friday, 9 December 2016 00:01

Professor Ravi Silva, Head of the University of Surrey’s Advanced Technology Institute, has been given an award by the President of Sri Lanka...


Farill Farook to conduct two motivational seminars next week

/ Friday, 9 December 2016 00:01

‘Discover the Winner In You,’ a motivational seminar conducted by Farill Farook, Motivational Speaker and Personality Development Coa...


3 world prizes for ESOFT students at BCS graduation

/ Thursday, 8 December 2016 00:01

ESOFT students dominated this year’s British Computer Society (BCS – Chartered Institute for IT) Annual Graduation Ceremony ye...


NSBM Green University finalises Strategic Plan with MTI

/ Thursday, 8 December 2016 00:01

National School of Business Management (NSBM) Green University Town has approved the six year Strategic Plan for 2016-2021 developed with MTI Consu...


University Business Linkage Program holds national event

/ Thursday, 8 December 2016 00:01

The University Business Linkage (UBL) program held its fourth National Event at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relatio...


Commercial Bank, Dunamis Capital and Aitken Spence win big at CSE Masterminds 2016

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 00:02

Commercial Bank of Ceylon Plc won the inaugural capital market quiz organised by the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) recently.  Dunamis Capital...


Omega Line overall runner-up in Great HR Quiz 2016, secures 1st place in apparels and clothing category

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 00:01

Omega Line Ltd., a group of leading export oriented garment factories in Sri Lanka becomes the overall runner-up in the Great HR Quiz 2016 organise...


LSEG’s Shanaka Abeywickrama recognised among Most Influential Global Digital Marketing Leaders

/ Monday, 5 December 2016 00:01

Shanaka Abeywikrama receiving his award  Shanaka Abeywickrama, Head of Marketing, Corporate Communication and Sustainability ...


ACCA unveils future of global accountancy with new innovations

/ Monday, 5 December 2016 00:01

Qualification designed to shape future of global accountancy Masters customised to meet strategic challenges of disruptive economy ...


Quantum Leap presents ‘Sales Challenge 2017’ master class to take professionals to next level

/ Friday, 2 December 2016 00:01

Quantum Leap Training presents its ‘Sales Challenge 2017’ master class on Tuesday 6 December at the Taj Samudra Hotel as part of its en...


EFC’s Employers’ Symposium tables best business practices and strategies aligned with future needs

/ Friday, 2 December 2016 00:01

The annual Employers’ Symposium which was recently held at the Cinnamon Grand, organised by the Employers’ Federation of Ceylo...


Maga signs MOU with Vocational Training Authority on skills training

/ Friday, 2 December 2016 00:01

Since the ending of the civil war in year 2009, the increase in local and foreign investments in infrastructure development projects has c...


Sri Lanka winners to receive special award from Queen

/ Friday, 2 December 2016 00:01

The Queen’s Young Leaders Programme reveals that 60 young people from across the Commonwealth, including Rakitha Malewana and Senel Wanniarac...


Youth leadership, public speaking and English education sessions at American Center Colombo

/ Tuesday, 29 November 2016 00:24

‘True leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders’. It is with this in mind that Farill Farook, Motivational Speaker...


PQHRM Program of IPM receives prestigious Asia Pacific accreditation

/ Tuesday, 29 November 2016 00:23

IPM Sri Lanka’s Janaka Kumarasinghe and Rohitha Amarapala accepting the accreditation award IPM Sri Lanka recently received ...


CMA Knowledge Partner at CII-TCM Cost Congress in Chennai

/ Tuesday, 29 November 2016 00:21

The Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka signed an MOU in March this year with the Confederation of Indian Industry Total Cos...


Many world prize winners featured at ACCA Sri Lanka prize winners ceremony

/ Monday, 28 November 2016 00:01

  The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), which is the global body for professional accountants that offer busines...


Anthony Shanil Fernando appointed to CSE Board

/ Monday, 28 November 2016 00:01

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) announces the appointment of Anthony M. Shanil Fernando as a Director of the CSE Board.  Fernando, Attorney...


Bridging the learning gaps with connected education

/ Friday, 25 November 2016 00:19

By Eranga Perera Education institutions are starting to embrace technology to improve efficiency and speed. There are clear signs that informatio...


AAP on track

/ Friday, 25 November 2016 00:00

  Academy for Administrative Professionals (AAP) concluded its 12th Annual Residential seminar recently at Bay Vista Hotel Ar...


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Local elections: New mixed-member method or old PR method?

9 December 2016

  I was looking forward to voting in local elections under a new mixed member system. Wearing my ratepayer hat, I was attracted to the idea of electing somebody who would be accountable to my ‘ward’ or my neighbourhood in ...


Youth underemployment: Tragedy of a generation

9 December 2016

Out of the 7.8 million employed population, 1.2 million people are estimated to be three-wheeler drivers. This is a staggering 15.4% of the working population. As a result today many sectors of the economy today are starved of critical ma...


Governance: On the bus! Or has it missed the bus?

9 December 2016

‘ISSARAHA BAHINAWAA’ – civil society’s proclivity is bow out of a crowded bus when private interests and partisan agendas win the argument over reason and responsibility; but now, more than ever perhaps, is the tim...


Researchers and elephants – we have a problem!

8 December 2016

 John Dewey said that “every great advance in science has come from a new audacity of imagination” and these acts of imagination have to come from researchers. The numbers for Sri Lanka appear to be really worrying as the critica...


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