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The Lean Six Sigma Company launches operations in Sri Lanka

Views - 110 Monday, 1 July 2019 00:00

With the motive of supporting organisations and individuals in their ambition to continuously improve processes, The Lean Six Sigma Company, one of the world’s leading providers of Lean Six Sigma training recently commenced its operations in Sri La


First ‘Train-the-Trainers’ course certified by training standards of Association of German Chambers

Views - 57 Monday, 1 July 2019 00:00

The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka (AHK Sri Lanka) in cooperation with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH coordinated for the first time in Sri Lanka the AdA International Basic – Train-


KPMG organises ‘Imagery of the Future’ workshop facilitated by IMEI

Views - 23 Monday, 1 July 2019 00:00

When hope is gone, the courage to move on is halted. The mind would not strive to identify winning strategies and a great damage and defeat is experienced. This could be concerning personal life, corporate as an entity or as a nation! What could be t


WIM Founder wins Asia-Pacific Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Views - 57 Monday, 1 July 2019 00:00

Dr. Sulochana Segera has been recognised by the Global Entrepreneurs Council (GEC) as the Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 at the Asia-Pacific Awards held on 12 June in India. Dr. Segera is the only Sri Lankan recipient of this award. The UN Foun


AIA Insurance Platinum Sponsor of Sri Lanka’s ‘Most Admired Companies’ for 2nd consecutive year

Views - 40 Tuesday, 25 June 2019 00:06

Asia’s leading insurer AIA has partnered as Platinum Sponsor the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (ICCSL) in presenting ‘Sri Lanka’s Most Admired Companies Awards 2019’.


3-day professional training program on data analytics for business

Views - 42 Tuesday, 25 June 2019 00:06

The Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (CMA) will be organising a three-day professional hands-on training program on ‘Data Analytics for Business’ in association with Muladhara, which is an India-based skill development o


University of Colombo MBA Alumni concludes year 2018/19 on high note

Views - 98 Tuesday, 25 June 2019 00:06

The University of Colombo MBA Alumni Association President Thusitha De Silva, looking back on the year congratulated his Executive Committee for a successful year where the Association was able to take many new initiatives on the theme ‘Creating


NDB Bank: Committed towards gender parity

Views - 33 Tuesday, 25 June 2019 00:05

As the first Sri Lankan company to receive the Global Gender Equality certification from the assessment body Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (EDGE), NDB has taken massive steps to provide gender balance in the workplace, as well as to become t


US Ambassador to headline AmCham event on ‘Empowering the Female Workforce’

Views - 40 Thursday, 20 June 2019 00:00

The American Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka presents the second instalment of the ‘Modern Workplaces’ series for 2019 titled: ‘Empowering the Female Workforce’. This event will be held on Tuesday, 25 June at the Mövenpick Hotel Colombo. Am


IOM to collaborate with NHRDC

Views - 35 Thursday, 20 June 2019 00:00

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Regional Director Dr. Maria Motus on a brief visit to Sri Lanka met with the officials of the National Human Resources Council (NHRDC) of Sri Lanka to explore opportunities for greater collaboration.


PIM’s dual-ceremony on completion and commencement of EDPs for Lanka Hospitals

Views - 30 Thursday, 20 June 2019 00:00

The Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), the nation’s management mentor, strengthened its longstanding relationship with Lanka Hospitals PLC, by coupling an Award Ceremony for a previous batch of managerial personnel, and an Inauguration Cer


Standard Chartered, Great Place to Work Certified in Sri Lanka

Views - 188 Wednesday, 19 June 2019 00:04

Standard Chartered Sri Lanka became the first and only bank to be certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work in Sri Lanka. The bank earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in


hSenid introduces new HRIS module to the University of Kelaniya

Views - 334 Wednesday, 19 June 2019 00:02

hSenid Business Solutions, a leading Human Resources solutions providers in Sri Lanka, partnered with the University of Kelaniya, a prestigious state higher education institution, adding a new field of study to their business curriculum. The study o


“Corporate boards lackadaisical in recognising strategic importance of people management”: Dhammika

Views - 211 Wednesday, 19 June 2019 00:00

Q: What is CIPM’s role in the field of people management in Sri Lanka? A: CIPM has been the pioneer in people management in Sri Lanka for the last six decades. We have truly flourished like no other during this period raising the bar for the people


EFC’s HR/IR forum to deliberate on New Unified Labour Law

Views - 40 Tuesday, 18 June 2019 00:00

The second edition of the Employer Federation of Ceylon’s (EFC) HR/IF Forum for 2019, powered by Unilever Sri Lanka and Glaxosmithkline Sri Lanka will take place on 27 June at the EFC auditorium. The forum will unfold in form of a dialogue with the


HRP concludes high-level seminar on leaders’ role in national crisis

Views - 34 Tuesday, 18 June 2019 00:00

Sri Lankan human resource professionals must take the lead in developing and executing corporate polices which prioritise security while effectively balancing organisational goals with the practical needs and emotional well-being of employees in orde


Sri Lankan Gowri gets top post in Rotary International

Views - 22 Tuesday, 18 June 2019 00:00

Rotary International, the only service organisation to have a seat in the UN Assembly (Non-voting), has appointed the first female Sri Lankan Governor of Rotary Sri Lanka Gowri Rajan as the Vice Chair of the Rotary International ‘Futures Committee


BoardPAC and IronOne Technologies: Great Place to Work certified

Views - 37 Wednesday, 12 June 2019 00:00

BoardPAC, Asia’s largest and No. 1 market share board governance solution and a popular worldwide brand with multiple accolades globally, and IronOne Technologies, an export-focused innovative IT products and solutions company, operating three key


Yukthi promotes Sri Lanka at Rotary World Convention

Views - 37 Wednesday, 12 June 2019 00:00

CEO Communication Specialist and YKG Associates Managing Director and Lead Trainer Yukthi K. Gunasekera urged Rotarians from across the world to support Sri Lanka by visiting the country. Yukthi was addressing Rotary club leaders from over 200 count


CIPM Toastmasters Speechcraft Program focuses on leadership and character development

Views - 20 Wednesday, 12 June 2019 00:00

CIPM Sri Lanka – the nation’s leader in human resource management, together with the CIPM Toastmasters Club organised a Speechcraft program with the objective of enhancing the communication and leadership skills of HR professionals. The grand fin


SLT Human Capital Solutions pays tribute to employees with career advancement opportunities

Views - 153 Wednesday, 12 June 2019 00:00

SLT Human Capital Solutions Ltd. (HCS), recognised as the leading total HR solutions provider in Sri Lanka, renowned for its comprehensive portfolio of innovative HR solutions, held a special event recently to present employees with career advancing


CIPM Toastmasters Speech Craft program focuses on leadership and character development

Views - 25 Monday, 10 June 2019 00:00

CIPM Sri Lanka, the nation’s leader in human resource management, together with the CIPM Toastmasters Club organised a Speech Craft program with the objective of enhancing the communication and leadership skills of HR professionals. The grand fina


An evening of star-studded Sales Awards by Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics

Views - 29 Monday, 10 June 2019 00:00

It was a remarkable evening of sheer brilliance as 44 of the best performing Centre Staff and Sales Development Associates clinched their awards in titles of Gold, Silver and Bronze at the ‘Sales Star Awards’ hosted by Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics


MiHCM gains strong foothold at Thailand HR TECH Expo

Views - 41 Monday, 10 June 2019 00:00

The world of traditional HR is being rapidly disrupted as Cloud, Social, Mobile and Analytics continue to change the way businesses run across South East Asia. In order for companies to keep pace with these trends, it is essential to take their HR pr


John Keells Foundation launches ‘STEP UP to Careers’: soft skills workshops and career fair

Views - 30 Monday, 10 June 2019 00:00

“We had a great event with industry professionals. We got the soft skills that every employee needs for the base level of his career. I came all the way from Galle and this is the best program, a great learning experience,” commented Prabodh Bent


Restructuring the tertiary and vocational education sector in Sri Lanka

Views - 264 Thursday, 30 May 2019 00:03

The National Human Resources Development Council of Sri Lanka (NHRDC) recently held a key forum dealing with the restructuring of the tertiary and vocational education sector. It was organised in partnership with The Institute of Chartered Accounta


People’s Bank Annual Inter Branch / Department Quiz 2019

Views - 151 Wednesday, 29 May 2019 00:34

The 16th Annual Inter Branch/Department Quiz program organised by International Banking Division was successfully held at the Golden Rose, Boralesgamuwa recently with the participation of 117 teams. The objective of the quiz was to enhance the overal


CIPM Business School acquires new building to facilitate growing demand

Views - 51 Wednesday, 29 May 2019 00:33

CIPM Sri Lanka – the nation’s leader in human resource management – recently acquired a new building in close proximity to its head office in Colombo 5 to facilitate the growing demand for its programs conducted by the Business School. The new


SLT Human Capital Solutions partners Rede Solutions to provide innovative learning solutions

Views - 115 Wednesday, 29 May 2019 00:31

SLT Human Capital Solutions Ltd. (HCS), recognised as the leading total HR solutions providing company in Sri Lanka, renowned for its comprehensive portfolio of innovative HR solutions, entered into a partnership with Rede Solutions Ltd. recently to


Gender-smart solutions empowering women at the workplace

Views - 189 Wednesday, 29 May 2019 00:22

Marking its first anniversary, the IFC-led SheWorks Sri Lanka partnership, supported by the Women in Work program, launched its year-one progress report titled ‘Making Progress: Sri Lankan Businesses Advance Gender Equality at the Workplace’ rece


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Expand employer-backed childcare to close the gender gap in Sri Lanka

Friday, 19 July 2019

In Sri Lanka, women’s formal workforce participation is at only 36%, compared with 75% for men. Sri Lanka could raise its gross domestic product by as much as 20% in the long-run by closing the gender gap in the workforce, according to one estimate


Who should be our next president?

Friday, 19 July 2019

After the recent terrorist attacks and the subsequent violence unleashed against innocent Muslims by racists, Sri Lankans are searching for a leader who can save the country. Many have lost faith in the leaders, due to the breakdown in the security a


The messed-up lives

Friday, 19 July 2019

It can be seen that there is a serious mess-up not only in the State and the social system in Sri Lanka, but also in the lives of the people. People of Sri Lanka are having smiling faces, yet those who live happily are very rare. You will find that u


Reimagining our reality: the last best hope for us?

Friday, 19 July 2019

Imagination can be a powerful tool for shaping everyday reality. We use it to construct everything from the mundane to the mystic. A down-to-earth example would be our subscription to the idea of the intrinsic value and worth of every human being. I


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