Views - 13 Tuesday, 21 November 2017 00:00
The Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Bryce Hutchesson today announced that 11 Sri Lankan students will be offered the Australian Government’s prestigious Australia Awards-Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships
Views - 15 Tuesday, 21 November 2017 00:00
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) recently paid tribute to four founding members of the institute
Views - 32 Friday, 17 November 2017 00:00
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has always placed Continuous Professional
Views - 13 Friday, 17 November 2017 00:00
Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) recently signed an agreement with the Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational Training to train 150 Combined Harvester Operators under the Ministry’s Employment Linked Training
Views - 55 Friday, 17 November 2017 00:00
Women in Management Sri Lanka had once again won multiple awards for the country and the organisation. They have won four international awards at the South Asian Partnership Summit and Business Awards that was held on
Views - 12 Friday, 17 November 2017 00:00
Supporting essential professional development for students and members, CIMA Sri Lanka has partnered with Hatton National Bank PLC to offer an easy payment plan program. The agreement signed in October offers
Views - 20 Wednesday, 15 November 2017 00:05
Eng. Ruwan Edirisighe, Chairman of RN Group of Companies was elected as the second President of Moratuwa Peradeniya Engineers Reunion at the AGM held recently. Eng. Ruwan Edirisinghe is the first University of
Views - 9 Wednesday, 15 November 2017 00:03
Pan Asia Bank recently held a felicitation ceremony to recognise 52 of its long standing team members who have served the bank for over 10 years.
Views - 18 Wednesday, 15 November 2017 00:01
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) in collaboration with Institute of Certified Professional Managers (CPM) and Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (CMA) will have top
Views - 9 Wednesday, 15 November 2017 00:00
IPM Sri Lanka, the nation’s leader in human resource management, will be represented by a high powered delegation comprising of IPM Sri Lanka President and APFHRM Vice President Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri, IPM Sri
Views - 249 Monday, 13 November 2017 00:00
I had the opportunity of participating in one of the largest HR conferences in the world last week. The 70th annual conference of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), UK, was held in Manchester Conventions Centre on 8 and 9 No
Views - 174 Monday, 13 November 2017 00:00
Sri Lanka boasts low unemployment rates. It seems Sri Lanka to be in a comfortable place when it comes to unemployment. If you check the statistics, unemployment has fallen YOY from 2016 to 2017 from 4.6% to 4.5%.
Views - 8 Friday, 10 November 2017 00:00
The NSBM Green University Town, pinnacle of Sri Lankan higher education, with a 26 acre state-of-the-art campus at Pitipana, Homagama offers UGC approved degree programs, as well as degrees in collaboration with
Views - 32 Friday, 10 November 2017 00:00
IPM Sri Lanka – the nation’s leader in human resource management, held its graduation ceremony on Tuesday 31 October at the BMICH in Colombo amidst a large gathering which included the Chief Guest University of Moratuwa
Views - 9 Friday, 10 November 2017 00:00
Kaushalya Nawaratne, senior Attorney-at-law who has served in the profession for over 21 years, has declared his candidature for the post of Secretary, of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) for the year 2018/2019. A well
Views - 16 Friday, 10 November 2017 00:00
A series of Tokyo Cement ‘Divi Shakthi’ training workshops, tailor-made to empower its dealer network with SME management skills were successfully conducted in the Central, Uva and North-western regions touching over 200
Views - 14 Thursday, 9 November 2017 00:00
The Global Financial Accounting Hall of Fame and the Global Management Accounting Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony was held recently, organised by the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (Australia).
Views - 42 Wednesday, 8 November 2017 00:00
Distinguished old boy of Wesley College Colombo and well-known media personality Kumar de Silva, recently delivered the inaugural ‘Shelton Wirasinha Oration’ to a well-represented gathering in the College Hall.
Views - 65 Wednesday, 8 November 2017 00:00
The President’s Awards for Scientific Publication were held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Taj Samudra Hotel in Colombo yesterday.
Views - 13 Wednesday, 8 November 2017 00:00
Malaysia’s top diplomat, Ambassador Dr. G.K. Ananda Kumaraseri, who is of Sri Lankan origin, presented the first copy of his latest book ‘Symbols & Symbolism: Embrace Multiculturalism’ to President Maithripala Sirisena at the president’s hous
Views - 13 Tuesday, 7 November 2017 13:25
The report report on gender and women’s participation compiled by the National Human Resource Council was released at the BMICH on Thursday.
Views - 5 Tuesday, 7 November 2017 00:00
The Management Club (TMC) Members Meet scheduled for 8 November has been postponed to 14 November at 6 p.m. at the VIP Lounge, Galdari Hotel. The event involves a presentation on Sri Lanka facing the geopolitical game in the Indian Ocean by Asanga Ab
Views - 76 Tuesday, 7 November 2017 00:00
Award-winning leadership coach Prof. Sudhanshu Palsule, who also forms part of the leadership faculty of PwC’s Academy, recently steered the inaugural technical sessions of the 38th National Conference of CA Sri Lanka in Colombo. Speaking on ‘Ag
Views - 19 Wednesday, 1 November 2017 00:00
Just In Time Group (JIT), a leading ICT systems and solutions company, received the award for ‘Best CSR Practices’ in the ICT sector at the Asia Pacific HRM Congress Awards 2017 held in Bangalore, India recently.
Views - 15 Wednesday, 1 November 2017 00:00
First coined in 1987 by the World Commission on Environment and Development (WECD) or the ‘Bruntland Commission’, the term ‘Sustainable Development’ was defined in its Report as: ‘Development that meets the
Views - 3 Wednesday, 1 November 2017 00:00
AFP: Xi Jinping Thought will now be taught, researched and promoted in universities across China, ensuring that the leader’s eponymous philosophy is implanted into students’ hearts and minds.
Views - 12 Wednesday, 1 November 2017 00:00
The third Annual General Meeting of the Alumni Association of Unilever Sri Lanka will be held on Saturday 25 November at Hilton Colombo Residences (Jaic Hilton Hotel) Union Place, Colombo 2, commencing at 6:30 p.m.
Views - 31 Tuesday, 31 October 2017 00:00
IPM Sri Lanka, the nation’s leader in human resource management, announced that its popular corporate HR quiz ‘IPM Great HR Quiz 2017’ will be held on Wednesday 15 November at the Cinnamon Grand. The IPM Great HR Quiz, held for the fourth cons
Views - 143 Tuesday, 31 October 2017 00:00
Deepal Sooriyaarachchi, the well-known business professional, has recently been conferred the title of Accredited Master Coach and Mentor (AMC/M) by the International Authority for Professional Coaching and Mentoring (IAPC&M). Based in the UK, IAPC&M
Views - 134 Friday, 27 October 2017 00:00
The International Association of Coaching Sri Lanka Chapter will play host and organise the conference ‘Coaching in the Cyber Physical World’ conducted by the International
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
The lengthy article by Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe PC on constitutional reform published in the newspapers recently appears to contain several errors of fact and of law
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Twenty years ago in 1998, Dr. Jayadeva Uyangoda writing in the periodical ‘Frontline’ traced our peculiar path of progress in the 50 years of independence
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Today, as a society we are noticing a historical shift from cash-based transactions to digitisation of financial transactions, and from the use of traditional banking channels to e-channels.
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
By Press Notice, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) through its Financial Intelligence Unit(FIU), has drawn the attention of the public to “Extraordinary Gazette Notification No. 2015/56 dated April 21, 2017 prescribing
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