Management

About TMC

Views - 8 Monday, 14 January 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


Annual General Meeting – TMC Colombo

Views - 7 Monday, 14 January 2019 00:00

The Annual General Meeting of The Management Club of Colombo was held on 28 November 2018 at 6 p.m. at the VIP Lounge, Galadari Hotel with the participation of a large number of its members. Manjula Wijemanne as the Chairman welcomed the members. He


The 8 qualities all people who do great work share

Views - 7 Monday, 14 January 2019 00:00

Everyone who accomplishes the extraordinary shares these traits (and no, luck isn’t one) What qualities do all people who do great work share? Your first guess might be luck. Certainly no one who achieves greatness lets a lucky break pass them by u


Benefits for all TMC members!

Views - 8 Monday, 14 January 2019 00:00

TMC is pleased to inform its members of the benefits available to all life members and members who have renewed their memberships. Your TMC Card is the key to avail of these benefits which are applicable to all members irrespective of which Club they


Shevanthi Jayasuriya at February Members Speak

Views - 5 Monday, 14 January 2019 00:00

Shevanthi Jayasuriya will be the speaker at the February Members Speak. She will be speaking on a very interesting topic which will be notified shortly. Shevanthi is a TMC Colombo Founder Life Member and has been a part of the corporate world for ma


BDO strengthens position as leading adviser to the mid-market

Views - 23 Tuesday, 8 January 2019 00:00

BDO has announced a total combined fee income of $ 8.99 billion/€ 7.56 billion for the year ended 30 September 2018, representing a year on year growth of 10.7% in US$ and 8.3% at constant exchange rates. The global organisation’s continued and


Winning through last mile delivery excellence

Views - 48 Wednesday, 2 January 2019 00:00

The FMCG business is transforming rapidly today, with innovators and disruptors reimagining every aspect of it. Wave after wave of revolutionary products and solutions are entering the market almost daily. The entire industry is getting overhauled, w


New Year greetings!

Views - 19 Monday, 31 December 2018 09:29

I take this opportunity of wishing the Committees of the Board of Management, the Executive Committees of TMC Colombo, Mt. Lavinia, Kalutara, Negombo and our CSR Arm – Enable the Disabled together with the entire Membership of TMC and the Chartered


Board of Management 2019

Views - 9 Monday, 31 December 2018 00:21

Standing from left: ETD Chairperson Jezaayar Hassendeen, TMC Colombo Chairman Manjula Wijemanne, TMC Negombo Chairman Gehan Amarasinghe, Vice President Treasury Yoshan Fernando, TMC Mt. Lavinia Chairman Jayantha Gunasekera, TMC Kalutara Chairman Anv


About TMC

Views - 11 Monday, 31 December 2018 00:20

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


Foresight and innovation for public sector excellence

Views - 40 Monday, 17 December 2018 01:10

Recognising the vital role of a strong public sector in the achievement of Sri Lanka’s ambitious development goals, Citra, Sri Lanka’s first Social Innovation Lab, through a partnership with the Ministry of Public Administration and Law and Order


CIMA-KPMG Diploma in Performance Management: Opening up new avenues for Lankan professionals

Views - 501 Monday, 17 December 2018 01:07

KPMG Sri Lanka Managing Partner Reyaz Mihular and CIMA Regional Director MESANA Geetu Ahuja recently spoke about the new diploma launched jointly. They said that the Diploma in Performance Management will open up new avenues for Sri Lankan profession


AGC Lanka and Everthought Australia introduce Aussie trade skills

Views - 151 Monday, 17 December 2018 01:05

Tenth December was a monumental day in the history of Sri Lankan higher education as AGC Lanka and Everthought Australia announced the launch of Australian curriculum based trade skills learning programs that are aimed to provide colossal economic op


Second batch of Customs Officers begin their unique MBA at PIM

Views - 36 Thursday, 13 December 2018 00:00

The Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), the nation’s management mentor has in recent years tailor-made its MBA programs to suit the specific requirements of some State sector institutions dedicated to enforce revenue and social protection l


Pradeep Siriwardane Outstanding Sri Lankan Alumnus of the Year 2018

Views - 136 Thursday, 13 December 2018 00:00

Runit Lanka Ltd. CEO and ex-CEO/GM of Sri Lanka Convention Bureau, Ministry of Tourism Development, Pradeep Siriwardane was recognised as the ‘Outstanding UCD Sri Lankan Alumnus of the Year 2018’ by University College, Dublin, at the official pre


How to build a business

Views - 40 Thursday, 13 December 2018 00:00

For someone who has started and run four businesses, and is among India’s leading business coaches, Rajiv Talreja is extremely forthcoming about his mistakes. “In 2014 I told myself as an entrepreneur, I should probably accept that I don’t know


About TMC

Views - 24 Monday, 10 December 2018 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


Official opening of Play for All Park in Rajagiriya

Views - 47 Monday, 10 December 2018 00:00

The all-inclusive children’s park including play equipment for special children was officially opened by Enable The Disabled (ETD) supported by Local Government and Provincial Councils at the Rajagiriya Children’s Playground. An ‘Evening of Hap


TMC extends best wishes for festive season

Views - 28 Monday, 10 December 2018 00:00

The Management Club and the Board of Management extends their best wishes to TMC members and the public for the festive season and thank them for their continued support through participation in the public presentations and other events organised thr


Jude Joseph to present at next TMC Members Speak

Views - 31 Monday, 10 December 2018 00:00

Jude Joseph a founder member as well as a Past Chairman of TMC Colombo will be making a presentation at the next ‘Members Speak’ on the topic of, ‘Jaffna – Rainbow search for its colours’. He counts over 30 years of corporate level experien


TMC Board of Management AGM

Views - 37 Monday, 10 December 2018 00:00

The Board of Management of The Management Club held their Annual General Meeting on 29 November, at the Galadari Hotel, Suite 206. The following members were elected to the Board for the year 2019:


Adapt or die?

Views - 189 Wednesday, 28 November 2018 00:00

‘Psychometrics’ may sound like something out of a science fiction movie, where a white coated scientist plugs electrodes in to a person’s brain to monitor their brain waves and thoughts. Therefore, it comes as no surprise to learn that many peo


Pan Asia Bank honours its longstanding staff

Views - 42 Wednesday, 28 November 2018 00:00

Pan Asia Bank recently held a felicitation ceremony to recognise 41 of its long standing staff members who have served the bank for over 10 years. Among those who were felicitated there were 19 staff members who have completed 20 years, six staff mem


INSEE Cement Sri Lanka team among worldwide top 100 in PIM Glo-Bus program

Views - 45 Wednesday, 28 November 2018 00:00

The team from INSEE Cement Sri Lanka that participated in the internationally-recognised Glo-Bus, a business simulation course, recently was among the top 100 out of 2,656 teams in 135 colleges and universities across the world, demonstrating that th


Why are employees the most valuable intangible assets?’

Views - 36 Monday, 26 November 2018 00:50

“People are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps.” – Mary Kay Ash


Annual General Meeting of Board of Management

Views - 31 Monday, 26 November 2018 00:45

The Annual General Meeting of The Management Club – Board of Management will be held on Wednesday 28 November, commencing 6 p.m., at the Boardroom of the Management Club – Room 206, Galadari Hotel Colombo 01. Members are kindly requested to be p


14th Annual General Meeting of TMC – Colombo

Views - 33 Monday, 26 November 2018 00:45

Notice is hereby given that the 14th Annual General Meeting of The Management Club Colombo will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, 28 November at the ‘VIP Lounge’, Galadari Hotel, Colombo 1. Members are kindly requested confirm your attendance on


TMC Mt. Lavinia renews MoU with host hotel Berjaya

Views - 42 Monday, 26 November 2018 00:45

TMC Mt. Lavinia renewed its Memorandum of Understanding with Berjaya Hotel on 17 October for a further two years commencing 1 October 2018 till 30 September 2020.


About TMC

Views - 36 Monday, 26 November 2018 00:44

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


Design thinking

Views - 60 Wednesday, 14 November 2018 00:00

By Tirthankar Dash Business of education Education is a business of creating human capacity. So, schools today are manufacturing more and more human capacity. The question is – what is the capacity for? The simplest answer one gets is to go out an


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Questionable (or absurd) official report on poverty indicators

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

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Teaching the younger generation to observe professional ethics is the need of the hour

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

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