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Management education can build personal foundations for leadership

/ Thursday, 13 October 2011 00:00

In order for executives to lead effectively and responsibly, it is essential that they develop their self-awareness and ability to act with courage an...


IHRA inaugurates certificate course in Entrepreneurship Management

/ Wednesday, 12 October 2011 01:44

By Devin Jayasundera The Institute of Human Resource Advancement (IHRA) of University of Colombo in collaboration with the National Chamber of Comme...


NTB Corporate Quiz 2011 kicks off on 18 October

/ Wednesday, 12 October 2011 01:33

Nations Trust Bank (NTB) presents for the fifth time the much-awaited Corporate Quiz for their corporate elite. This year, fittingly, it will run on a...


ICASL holds annual convocation

/ Friday, 7 October 2011 00:58

Institute of Chartered Accountants Sri Lanka, the premier national accounting institute in the country held its annual convocation for the graduates i...


‘Zero to Billionaire’ against all odds: Success stories of Sri Lankan business heroes

/ Friday, 7 October 2011 00:54

The Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE), the vibrant forum of the new generation entrepreneurs of Sri Lanka plans to conduct a highly intera...


NIMS University Of India launches MBA in Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 7 October 2011 00:54

NIMS University India has launched its MBA in Sri Lanka following the establishment of its Sri Lanka Campus in July 2011. It is an MBA conforming to...


Council of international Schools delegation visits SL

/ Thursday, 6 October 2011 00:01

Council of International Schools (CIS) Asia Committee consisting of some of the most prestigious universities and colleges in the US recently visited ...


SLIM inaugurates National Diploma in Sales Management

/ Thursday, 6 October 2011 00:00

The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), the national body of marketing inaugurated the First National Diploma dedicated for sales personnel of th...


Intel expands World Ahead Programme with extra 100 Classmate PCs

/ Thursday, 6 October 2011 00:00

Intel Sri Lanka together with the Ministry of Education has recently signed an Addendum for the donation of an additional 100 Classmate PCs to the Wor...


CIM Quiz Night

/ Wednesday, 5 October 2011 01:58

The CIM Quiz Night was hosted by the Chartered Institute of Marketing(CIM) recently, at the CIM Sri Lanka Region.The Networking Night is organised in ...


INSEAD Professor receives Ig Nobel Award for research on inhibition​s, impulse control

/ Wednesday, 5 October 2011 01:56

INSEAD, the leading international business school, yesterday announced that Mirjam Tuk, a visiting Professor in the field of Marketing, had received a...


Sri Lanka Design Festival 2011 new website launched

/ Monday, 3 October 2011 00:08

Sri Lanka Design Festival (SLDF) has returned for 2011 with its third edition. The much-awaited festival, added to the anticipation when it recently a...


Dismantling barriers in the private sector to drive superior performance

/ Monday, 3 October 2011 00:07

 A workshop titled the future of Employer Relations in Sri Lanka will be held on 6 October at Galadari Hotel Colombo. The workshop will deal with...


Youth Model United Nations 2011: The opportunity to make a difference

/ Monday, 3 October 2011 00:06

Political instability in the Middle East, food shortages surfacing in Africa and a debt crisis in Greece that nearly destabilised the European economy...


EDEX Expo 2012 returns for ninth outing

/ Friday, 30 September 2011 05:01

Sri Lanka’s premier higher education and careers expo is back for its ninth consecutive year, and its largest showing ever.  Edex Expo 2012...


YBSL gives wings to youth business ideas

/ Friday, 30 September 2011 04:51

The Youth Business Sri Lanka (YBSL) supports young entrepreneurs to start a business through provision of concessionary credit facilities and voluntar...


Sri Lanka to host 2012 Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship awards

/ Thursday, 29 September 2011 00:29

The Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards ceremony will be held in Sri Lanka for the first time on 12 February 2012. The Sri Lanka Malaysia Business ...


AAT holds first international conference

/ Thursday, 29 September 2011 00:28

By Dinali Goonewardene Post Graduate Institute of Management Director Professor Uditha Liyanage on Tuesday advised that when businesses get complex ...


SLID taking message of governance to Kandy

/ Thursday, 29 September 2011 00:27

In keeping with the pursuance of its vision, the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors (SLID) is taking the message of governance to the provinces. In co...


Redefining international protocol with ‘Manners in Management’

/ Tuesday, 27 September 2011 00:00

By Cassandra Mascarenhas Professional Edge Consulting, a Canadian company based in Ottawa headed by young Sri Lankan entrepreneur Praveeni Perera is...


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