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SLID launches Women Directors Forum

Views - 143 Friday, 21 June 2019 00:00

The Sri Lanka Institute of Directors (SLID) launched its pioneering initiative the Women Directors’ (INED) Forum recently, with the participation of senior and experienced directors from the corporate business sector. In keeping with its firm commi


EO Sri Lanka presents: Building a Winning Sales Culture

Views - 7 Friday, 21 June 2019 00:00

Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Sri Lanka continued its Signature Learning Event series of world class speakers with Jack Daly’s Building a Winning Sales Culture: Driving Towards Hyper Sales Growth. Daly is a serial entrepreneur turned Amazon be


Nurturing Leaders Workshop delivers expectations

Views - 49 Tuesday, 18 June 2019 00:00

“This workshop is significantly different from the others in that the content is rife with actual touchy-feely experiences from my corporate involvement of 47 years and my life of 68 years. It is a down-to-earth, uncomplicated program structure –


About TMC

Views - 12 Monday, 17 June 2019 00:00

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch is a forum dedicated to uplift management practices in Sri Lanka on par with the best international standards and strives to ach


TMC Exco Member Lion Errol Smith recognised as Most Outstanding District Co-ordinator

Views - 8 Monday, 17 June 2019 00:00

Lion Errol Smith member of The Management Club – Kalutara and member of the Board of Management was recognised as the most outstanding District Co-ordinator for the Lionistic year 2018/2019. Lion Errol Smith has also led his Club (Lions Club of Pa


Features of management

Views - 8 Monday, 17 June 2019 00:00

Management is an activity concerned with guiding human and physical resources such that organisational goals can be achieved. Nature of management can be highlighted as: 1.Management is goal-oriented: The success of any management activity is assesse


TMC presents ‘Leadership in Management’ program

Views - 9 Monday, 17 June 2019 00:00

TMC with the training specialist Zion Consulting organised a unique series of programs commencing in April 2019 titled ‘Leadership in Management’ which was postponed to June 2019. Leadership in Management program was held on 6 June at the Galadar


CEOs rewrite the rulebook in pursuit of growth

Views - 29 Wednesday, 12 June 2019 00:00

CEOs are faced with a stark choice. In the face of unparalleledenvironmental, economic and technological change, they are looking to grow their businesses by creating the organisational agility to disrupt existing business models and challenge long-h


India seeks to ban Deloitte, KPMG arm for alleged auditing lapses

Views - 24 Wednesday, 12 June 2019 00:00

MUMBAI (Reuters): India is seeking to ban Deloitte Haskins Sells and KPMG affiliate BSR & Associates for five years, alleging lapses in their audits of a unit of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), which the Government took control o


About TMC

Views - 19 Monday, 3 June 2019 00:00

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka branch is a forum dedicated to uplift management practices in Sri Lanka on par with the best international standards and strives to ach


Liang Thow Ming speaks at Members Meet

Views - 113 Monday, 3 June 2019 00:00

It was yet another gathering numbering over 100 participants comprising of members of the TMC, sponsors and the guests taking the opportunity of listening to Liang Thow Ming – Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of CHEC Port City Colombo Ltd., on a c


Managing your manager isn’t hard; just do these 5 things well

Views - 22 Monday, 3 June 2019 00:00

Almost everyone has a manager. And, whether you love your manager or can’t stand them, research shows they have a lot of control over both your day-to-day happiness and long-term career growth. That’s why it’s so important to manage your manage


About TMC

Views - 27 Tuesday, 21 May 2019 00:00

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch is a forum dedicated to uplift management practices in Sri Lanka on par with the best international standards and strives to ach


DFCC Bank partners The Management Club as Official Banking Partner

Views - 29 Tuesday, 21 May 2019 00:00

DFCC Bank has forged a corporate partnership with The Management Club (TMC) as Official Banking Partner for a period of three years from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2022. This strategic partnership will enable DFCC Bank to issue its credit cards to the


Key governance trends that are ever changing

Views - 205 Thursday, 16 May 2019 00:08

According to Forbes, this year will see several key development factors impacting corporate governance. Aligning your organisation and being ahead of these trends will leverage you above the rest. Let’s take a look at five of these trends that are


CMA New Membership Awarding Ceremony Chief Guest says 6000 professionals migrate annually

Views - 171 Thursday, 16 May 2019 00:00

The Vice Chancellor of the Open University of Sri Lanka Prof. S. A. Ariadurai was Chief Guest at the New Membership Awarding Ceremony of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka held on 9 March at the Taj Samudra, Colombo. In hi


Cinnamon’s Maldives Resorts recognised in Top 50 Most Talented HR Leaders in Maldives

Views - 29 Thursday, 16 May 2019 00:00

Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts Maldives Manager for Human Resources Roshan Netthasinghe was recognised as one of the ‘50 Most Talented HR Leaders in Maldives’ at the HR Summit and Expo 2019 held in Male on 27 April. This was the second consecuti


About TMC

Views - 24 Monday, 6 May 2019 00:00

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch is a forum dedicated to uplift management practices in Sri Lanka on par with the best international standards and strives to ach


Liang to speak at TMC’s Members Meet

Views - 27 Monday, 6 May 2019 00:00

TMC Board of Management announces the next ‘Members Meet’ scheduled to be held on 30 May at 5:30 p.m. at the ‘Anthurium’ Galadari Hotel. Spokesman for TMC said that they are proud and indeed privileged to have Liang Thow Ming. The Chief Sales


Can ‘thinking big’ lead to success?

Views - 33 Monday, 6 May 2019 00:00

The question is if ‘thinking big’ accomplishes so much, why doesn’t everyone think that way? The answer is simple, all of us, more than we recognise, are in the mid of a lot of negative influence every day everywhere. And no wonder, our thinkin


Congratulations to Kumar Sangakkara

Views - 29 Monday, 6 May 2019 00:00

It is with great pride that TMC congratulates our very own Kumar Sangakkara for bringing this unique honour to Sri Lanka by being named the President of MCC (Marylebone Cricket Club). Kumar becomes the very first ‘non-British’ individual to head


TMC urges members to contribute towards restoring our Island of Paradise

Views - 29 Monday, 6 May 2019 00:00

The Management Club (TMC) joins the rest of Sri Lanka and the world in mourning, following atrocious act of terrorism that devastated the country on Easter Sunday. Sri Lanka is still shaken in the aftermath of the horrific Easter attacks that has tak


About TMC

Views - 21 Monday, 8 April 2019 00:00

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch is a forum dedicated to uplift management practices in Sri Lanka on par with the best international standards and strives to ach


New early evening leadership series

Views - 32 Monday, 8 April 2019 00:00

The Management Club has developed yet another module series (over 12 months) on ‘Leadership in Management’, a distinct weakness identified by many. After a very successful ‘Smart Manager Series’, it became evident that our managers needed to


5 social media marketing trends that will dominate 2019

Views - 69 Monday, 8 April 2019 00:00

The world of social media is constantly changing, bringing new trends, ideas, and unspoken rules each year. In most cases, the changes aren’t sudden or unexpected, but rather gradual and relatively predictable – for example, who was really surpri


Asia firms spend less and save more as China economy slows

Views - 25 Monday, 8 April 2019 00:00

Bengaluru (Reuters): Corporate spending in Asia is likely fall for the first time in three years, a Reuters analysis of Refinitiv data showed, as businesses conserve cash in the face of a stalling Chinese economy, an unresolved trade dispute and Brex


Asian business sentiment lingers near three-year low as trade war drags

Views - 30 Monday, 8 April 2019 00:00

SEOUL (Reuters): Confidence among Asian companies held near three-year lows in the first quarter as a US-China trade dispute dragged on, pulling down a global economy that is already on a downward path, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey found. The Thom


KPMG Global CFO Outlook finds CFOs less optimistic on growth this year

Views - 52 Monday, 8 April 2019 00:00

The survey revealed that in contrast to 2018, CFOs are less optimistic about the prospects for growth in the economy. Only about 17% of respondents were confident about the prospects of the economy, representing a 29% decline from last year. Perceive


How strategic is your strategy?

Views - 330 Friday, 5 April 2019 00:00

The word strategy has become colloquial in usage today; as a word loosely used today, and also commonly used in places where it should not be. Often when we need to perform a task or improve something, we use the term ‘we must have a strategy’. H


BDO UK and Moore Stephens LLP UK become one firm

Views - 34 Tuesday, 2 April 2019 00:00

BDO is an international network of public accounting, tax, consulting and business advisory firms which perform professional services under the name of BDO. BDO has officers in 162 countries and employees over 80,000 people worldwide. The BDO networ


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Soaring heights of NPLs in banking

Thursday, 27 June 2019

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New Land Policy: Ideal alternate development strategy, but accompanying policies needed

Thursday, 27 June 2019

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Need for an education revolution: Future of our kids and the nation is at risk – Part II

Thursday, 27 June 2019

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Thursday, 27 June 2019

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