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CPM 10th Evening for Managers program on 24 April

Views - 27 Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00

The Institute of Certified Professional Managers (CPM), the premier professional management body in Sri Lanka, will talk about


DFCC Bank drives leadership excellence

Views - 16 Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00

Sustaining its recognition as a knowledge partner for its stakeholders, DFCC Bank is proud to be the Exclusive Banking


IPM Sri Lanka to showcase winning HR practices at NHRC 2018

Views - 13 Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00

IPM Sri Lanka – the nation’s leader in human resource management, will be showcasing winning corporate HR practices at its popular


SLRA forum shares insights on efficient HR management

Views - 27 Thursday, 19 April 2018 00:20

The Sri Lanka Retailers’ Association (SLRA) recently organised a forum to share insights and information on efficient Human Resources (HR) management, inviting MAS Group HR Director Shakthi Ranathunga and Kapruka Founder Dulith Herath as key speake


CMA Sri Lanka empowers another batch of speech crafters

Views - 66 Thursday, 19 April 2018 00:00

The CMA Sri Lanka Toastmasters Club successfully conducted the sixth consecutive batch of speech crafters sponsored by the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka. (CMA). Twenty three members, passed finalists and final year studen


NHRDC conducts Career Fair in Galle

Views - 20 Thursday, 19 April 2018 00:00

The National Human Resources Development Council of Sri Lanka (NHRDC), in collaboration with the Galle District Secretariat, Chamber of Commerce, Department of Manpower, BOI, EFC, Sunday Observer and TVE


Munchee supports OPTIMUS ’18 by Uni of Sri J’pura bridging academia and industry gap

Views - 13 Thursday, 19 April 2018 00:00

Munchee, the flagship brand of Ceylon Biscuits Ltd. (CBL), recently supported the Association of Food Science and Technology (AFST) aligned to the Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura in a novel initiative to b


Airtel wins big at Great Managers Award 2018

Views - 24 Tuesday, 17 April 2018 00:49

In recognition of their commitment to people development, Airtel Lanka and three of its managerial staff were recognised as winners at the inaugural Great Manager Awards2017 held at The Kingsbury on Tuesday (3). The ceremony was launc


Kanrich Finance enlightens CPM EFM series in 2018 as Corporate Partner

Views - 37 Tuesday, 17 April 2018 00:00

Kanrich Finance Ltd., with over 45 year history in the Sri Lankan financial sector, has extended its support to the Institute of Certified Professional Managers (CPM) Evening For Managers (EFM) presentation series in 2018 with Corporate Partnership,


PIM trains Sri Lankan public administrators in Sydney

Views - 63 Tuesday, 17 April 2018 00:00

The Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) conducted another international management program jointly with the University of Sydney, Australia. This program revolved around ‘Strategic Management’, and was held from 27 February to 7 March.


IPM SL conducts Advanced Management Development Programme for BOC

Views - 13 Tuesday, 17 April 2018 00:00

IPM Sri Lanka – the nation’s leader in human resource management, recently inaugurated an Advanced Management Development Programme (MDP) for the senior management of Bank of Ceylon, the largest state bank in the country. This Advanced MDP which


INSEE Cement’s culture of learning strengthens its people!

Views - 14 Tuesday, 17 April 2018 00:00

INSEE Cement partnered with Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), Sri Lanka’s premier centre of excellence in management education, to successfully complete the Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) for 2017/18. INSEE Cement promote


Unique MBA from SLIIT to launch on 10 May

Views - 62 Tuesday, 10 April 2018 00:00

SLIIT, the world-class institute with UGC approved degrees in Business, Computing, Engineering, Architecture and Quantity Surveying is launching its Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programme on 10 May. This SLIIT – MBA Program conducted by


IPM geared up for largest HR conference in South Asia

Views - 37 Tuesday, 10 April 2018 00:00

The nation’s leader in human resources management, IPM Sri Lanka, last week that the much sought-after event, the IPM National Human Resources Conference (NHRC) 2018, will be held on 6 and 7 June at the BMICH in Colombo. The theme will be ‘Transf


PIM MBA in Kuwait: A Sri Lankan pride

Views - 414 Monday, 9 April 2018 00:00

It was indeed memorable to organise an inauguration of a brand new MBA batch at the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) in Kuwait City, Kuwait. It was encouraging to see the spirit of Sri Lankans in Kuwait who actively supported our endeavour


Samantha Rathnayake addresses back to back conferences at Goa Uni. on emerging trends in management

Views - 15 Monday, 9 April 2018 00:00

Samantha Rathnayake, Management Consultant from the Postgraduate Institute of Management,


NHRDC conducts workshop to discuss public sector training

Views - 39 Monday, 9 April 2018 00:00

The National Human Resources Development Council of Sri Lanka (NHRDC) conducted a half-day workshop to develop a roadmap for implementing a common competency framework for promoting a productive and ethical public service culture.


S.A. Cader made Senior Partner of Julius & Creasy

Views - 464 Friday, 6 April 2018 00:00

S.A. Cader assumed office as Senior Partner of Julius & Creasy with effect from 1 April.


Pierina David wins Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 - Western Province Award

Views - 16 Friday, 6 April 2018 00:00

Heritage Expediciones Ltd Director Pierina David was awarded the prestigious Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2017


KPMG announces appointment of new partners

Views - 1575 Friday, 6 April 2018 00:00

KPMG’s local member firm in Sri Lanka announced the appointments of M.N. Mohamed Shameel and J.M.P. Saliya


Will Sri Lankan family firms be around in three years?

Views - 69 Thursday, 5 April 2018 00:00

There are three corporate decision makers in Sri Lanka right now, says The HR Consortium Ltd., a total HR solutions provider: “First, the founder of a company, hesitant to hand over the reins of a company that took him or her years to build. His or


Franklin Covey Co. named Top 20 Leadership Training Company for 7th year in a row

Views - 14 Thursday, 5 April 2018 00:00

Franklin Covey Co., the global firm specialising in organisational performance improvement, announced in early March that it has been placed in the 2018 Top 20 Leadership Training Company List by TrainingIndustry.com. Training Industry prepares the


PIM’s Professional Manager pays tribute to an irreplaceable icon

Views - 27 Thursday, 5 April 2018 00:00

By Darshana Abayasingha Taking a break from tradition, Professional Manager, the Postgraduate Institute of Marketing’s (PIM) management journal publishes a special commemorative issue in honour of eminent Economist, the late Dr. Saman Kelegama. Thi


Labour experts call for a mechanism to facilitate informal economy

Views - 144 Thursday, 5 April 2018 00:00

Top labour experts yesterday (4 April) opined the existence of Sri Lanka’s substantial informal economy was a major concern in socio-economic development, and called for a mechanism to facilitate and enable absorbing the sector’s contribution to


Ceylon Biscuits: First workplace in SL to achieve Great Place to Work certification

Views - 39 Wednesday, 4 April 2018 00:00

Ceylon Biscuits Ltd., one of the fastest growing and largest conglomerates in Sri Lanka, recently announced that it has received the prestigious Great Place to Work certification.


EFC HR/IF Forum hears labour laws should be geared to enhance national competitiveness

Views - 26 Wednesday, 4 April 2018 00:00

Lanka Walltiles Plc Managing Director Mahendra Jayasekara, while speaking at the recent EFC HR/IF Forum,


“Invest more in your people, or face the risk of going extinct”: Oracle’s Yazad Dalal

Views - 28 Wednesday, 4 April 2018 00:00

Head of HCM Cloud Applications (Asia Pacific) at Oracle Corporation, Yazad Dalal recently warned companies and business


IPM SL Secretary Ken Vijayakumar addresses 1st Maldives HR Conference

Views - 24 Tuesday, 3 April 2018 00:09

Maldives HR – the premier body for human resources in the Republic of Maldives, invited IPM Sri Lanka Secretary Ken Vijayakumar to address the 1st Maldives HR Summit & Expo held in Dharubaaruge in Male, Maldives recently. This invitation further ac


Diversity & Inclusion: How to promote a stronger national talent pool

Views - 179 Tuesday, 3 April 2018 00:09

The Association of Human Resource Professionals hosted the Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) forum recently at Fortude Ltd. It was an opportunity for HR professionals to think about the importance of D&I and the strategic benefits it can offer busin


NHRDC - CASL seminar on ‘Good Governance for Directors of Public Enterprises’ on 10 April

Views - 64 Tuesday, 3 April 2018 00:00

A workshop on‘Good Governance for Chairmen and Directors of Public Enterprises’ will be conducted at CA Sri Lanka on 10 April, with the participation of Speaker of ParliamentKaru Jayasuriya. World Bank Country DirectorIdah Pswarayi-Riddihough wil


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Wonder Woman

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Tell me about yourself – what you do, your family, your career and so on


Separatist threat arising from indifference to environmental concerns

Saturday, 26 May 2018

The 100-day agitation against a major copper smelting plant at Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu, which led to 13 deaths in police firing earlier this week, has brought into the open the many-faceted dangers of ignoring environmental issues.


A dilemma ?

Saturday, 26 May 2018

“Everything is abnormal in our society… nobody knows how to act-not only in the most difficult situations, but even in the simplest”


It is possible to amend Muslim Marriage Law: Ash Sheik Muneer Malaffer (Naleemi)

Friday, 25 May 2018

I have written two articles heavily criticising the parties supposedly spearheaded the attacks against Muslims


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