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Dr. Bollegala insights to ‘Changing HR Landscape in the Digital Age’ at IPM confab

Views - 18 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

Dr. Danushka Bollegala, Associate Professor in artificial intelligence (AI), University of Liverpool, UK made a presentation at the BMICH on ‘Changing Human Resource Landscape in the Digital Age’ at the recently concluded National HR Conference 2


NHRDC presents public sector revamp report to Speaker

Views - 18 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

The National Human Resource Development Council (NHRDC) and the Organisation of Professional Associations (OPA) organised a seminar on Tuesday at the OPA, to discuss a report developed by NHRDC on new ways of working in the public sector. The repor


Time for an efficient and transparent public sector: Karu

Views - 102 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

By Maleesha Sulthanagoda Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya, while addressing a seminar on “New Ways of Working in the Public Sector”, held on 12 June at the Organisation of Professional Associations (OPA), directed attention towards the lack


IPM National HR conference highlights digital revolution of HR

Views - 43 Tuesday, 12 June 2018 00:03

By Rahel Kirinde Institute of Personnel Management (IPM) on Wednesday inaugurated the annual National Human Resource Conference (NHRC) themed ‘The transformation of HR in the digital world’. The event enabled participants to showcase their work i


Dialog Awards enabled by MTI’s independent judging for 7th year

Views - 33 Tuesday, 12 June 2018 00:00

Dialog completed its seventh consecutive annual employee recognition awards with MTI Consulting as the independent facilitator and playing the lead role in the judging panel. Since the very first Dialog Awards held in 2011, Dialog has worked alongsi


Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management offers 175 scholarships

Views - 7 Monday, 11 June 2018 00:00

In a move to popularise careers in the hospitality industry among youth, the Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel


Sri Lankan student bags Gold Medal in Delhi-based South Asian University

Views - 14 Monday, 11 June 2018 00:00

Colombo: Niroshika Sanjeewani Liyana Muhandiram, the only Sri Lankan national to have graduated from the New Delhi-based


Productivity across all sectors vital to economic growth: Dr. Amunugama

Views - 90 Monday, 11 June 2018 00:00

Science, Technology, Research, Skills Development and Vocational Training Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama last week insisted that changes in policy


Seminar on ‘Exploring New Ways of Working in Public Sector’ tomorrow

Views - 28 Monday, 11 June 2018 00:00

The National Human Resources Development Council of Sri Lanka (NHRDC) together with Organization of Professional


Rohitha Amarapala wins IPM Lifetime Gold Award 2018

Views - 18 Monday, 11 June 2018 00:00

IPM Sri Lanka, the nation’s leader in human resource management, presented the prestigious IPM Lifetime Gold Award 2018


KOICA support for Sri Lankan Govt. officers through Master’s degree scholarship programs

Views - 6 Monday, 11 June 2018 00:00

Keeping in line with its long established tradition of assisting in the capacity building of Sri Lankan government officers


What good HR can do for an organisation

Views - 206 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:10

Can HR influence a company’s direction and contribute to corporate success? A 2015 study commissioned by the ILO


PIM a global force to be reckoned with: Dr. Trevor Mendis

Views - 11 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

The Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) has become a global force to be reckoned with, due to its significant


Founder of Words Worth Institute Monica Menon in Sri Lanka to explore opportunities

Views - 12 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Monica Menon is a trained educator and facilitator who crafts and delivers various English Language and Literature


Book on analytical thinking ‘How to think like Sherlock Holmes?’ now available

Views - 47 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle brought to life the character of Sherlock Holmes almost a century ago. Known as the ‘Great Detective’,


ACCA hosts a mentoring program for new members

Views - 14 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

The role of the finance professional is changing, resulting in them having to play an essential role as a contributor to an organisation’s strategy, risk management and business performance and in being a business partner focusing on value creation


Breath at work: Revolutionary and award winning program on Saturday

Views - 16 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

We all have one dream; that is to be that energetic, healthy, successful and happy person who always makes the right decision and meets with success quite often! Now the Sri Lankan audience can realise this dream, with the ‘breath@work’ workshop


AHRP ‘HR Big Bus Tour’ champions knowledge -sharing to uplift nation’s HRM standards

Views - 123 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

Regardless of the industry, the next few years are likely to bring unprecedented levels of change to Sri Lankan organisations and their HR leaders responsible for gearing them to be future-ready. This makes it even more important that creative vehic


Anticipation builds for John Mattone Live in Sri Lanka

Views - 47 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

The Sri Lankan corporate sector has commenced the countdown to the arrival of best-selling author John Mattone, the coach of legendary Apple Founder Steve Jobs, with the keenly anticipated event, organised by Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing just two


The vibrant role of women in building a modern and prosperous Sri Lanka

Views - 104 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

By Jonathan Alles Today, despite immense progress made by enterprising, socially conscious and highly-successful female leaders like social entrepreneur and philanthropist Otara Gunawardene, Ceylon Biscuits Group Managing Director Sheamalee Wickramas


Virtusa hosts panel of professionals to share knowledge on how women can overcome career challenges

Views - 17 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

As more women enter the workforce, the pressures and challenges they face only begin to increase each year. Despite these growing obstacles, many women persevered and surmounted even the most difficult barrier and reached the upper echelons of indust


South Asian University establishes landmarks with third convocation

Views - 11 Wednesday, 6 June 2018 00:00

New Delhi: The third convocation of the New Delhi-based South Asian University (SAU) to be held on 7 June will witness


Asia Pacific’s Most Innovative Universities 2018

Views - 9 Wednesday, 6 June 2018 00:00

Reuters: Every scientist hopes for a “Eureka” moment – the jolt of sudden insight when a discovery becomes clear. But great


Senior officers get authentic flavour of Japan through PIM’s international program

Views - 46 Wednesday, 6 June 2018 00:00

The Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) conducted its first international management program in Japan


University of London offers 150 scholarships to women to mark 150th anniversary

Views - 20 Wednesday, 6 June 2018 00:00

In the year the University of London celebrates the 150th Anniversary of opening up special examinations for women,


Strategies for improving workforce productivity

Views - 47 Tuesday, 5 June 2018 00:00

The National Human Resources Development Council of Sri Lanka (NHRDC) together with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CASL), Association of Human Resource Professionals (AHRP) and the International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka wil


PwC’s Academy AMP to teach how to thrive in a complex business world through mindful leadership

Views - 21 Tuesday, 5 June 2018 00:00

According to Professor Sudhanshu Palsule, for many leaders the question is no longer whether we will be disrupted, but how quickly can we adapt to constant disruption? With disruptive business models and complex technologies, leaders are tasked with


Sysco LABS joins Educate Lanka Mentorship and Skills Development Program

Views - 24 Monday, 4 June 2018 00:02

Sysco LABS has joined Educate Lanka on its Mentorship and Skills Development Program in an effort to support the next generation of Sri Lanka’s professionals.


Transformation of HR in the digital world

Views - 161 Monday, 4 June 2018 00:00

I am delighted to drive a dynamic community of diverse people in presenting a distinctly different experience at the National HR Conference 2018.


Sri Lanka to get Rs. 383 m Japanese grant to boost human resources development

Views - 8 Monday, 4 June 2018 00:00

The Government has received Cabinet approval to sign an agreement with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to obtain a grant of Japanese Yen 265 million (Rs. 383 million), in order to implement another phase of the Human Resources Devel


Today's Columnists

Strong trade agreements need 30-50 consultations

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Coming from a multinational working background, I strongly support free trade given that open competition tends to sharpen


The case of our concealed subservience to China

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

If one takes a close look at the general trend of discourse and debate that has been going on in Sri Lanka, one cannot but be


Muslim markers in Sri Lanka: Changes and challenges

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

If we exclude from our consideration the wars that owe their origin to religious hatred, or to difference in fundamental principles


A 10-point guide on bank credit facilities that suit your business best

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

As a businessman when you visit a bank seeking credit facilities you are faced with a lot of banking jargon with which you are often not conversant. You tend to learn about them only when you start utilising such facilities. Further, if are young and


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