Management

CMA Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards 2019

Views - 76 Thursday, 4 July 2019 00:55

The Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (CMA) invites all the Sri Lankan business institutions including public quoted companies, private and state-owned enterprises, small and medium enterprises to apply for the ‘CMA Excelle


Financial, non-financial reporting frameworks share principles of transparency and accountability

Views - 46 Thursday, 4 July 2019 00:54

The world’s leading financial and non-financial corporate reporting frameworks have the same common foundations, based on the key objectives of transparency and accountability, according to a position paper published by the framework providers on 2


More than ‘just’ an exam: Positive impact of accounting technicians in Sri Lanka

Views - 30 Thursday, 4 July 2019 00:54

By Jazri Magdon Ismail and Sarah Gagnon As Sri Lanka strives to become an upper middle-income country, its professional accountancy organisations have taken important steps to strengthen the accountancy profession and meet the needs of growing busin


Induction of CMA Sri Lanka President and Council Members 2019-2021

Views - 110 Wednesday, 3 July 2019 00:00

CMA is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year in operational activities since its establishment in the year 1999 with the technical support of CMA Canada (now CPA Canada) and the financial assistance of the Canadian International Development Agen


Stax Inc. approaches a world with increasing VUCA

Views - 1833 Wednesday, 3 July 2019 00:00

Stax Inc., Sri Lanka’s leading management consulting firm, breaks free from traditional methods of developing strategies, building its new approach on the framework of ‘Run & Reinvent’. In a world that is increasingly more VUCA (Volatility, Unc


New book on ‘Transforming Next Generation of Leaders’

Views - 61 Wednesday, 3 July 2019 00:00

The Centre of Executive Education (CEE), an award-winning boutique executive development consulting with global presence, has announced the release of the book, ‘Transforming the Next Generation Leaders: Developing Future Leaders for a Disruptive,


About TMC

Views - 29 Monday, 1 July 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


Leadership and control

Views - 25 Monday, 1 July 2019 00:00

A set up where individuals from different backgrounds, educational qualifications and varied interests come together on a common platform to achieve certain objectives is called an organisation. What is leadership? The art of managing the employees


Nujjith Samarawickrema making his presentation

Views - 32 Monday, 1 July 2019 00:00

Nujjith Samarawickrema making his presentation ‘Supply Chain Management (SCM) – Key to Organisation’s Success’ at the Members Speak event held on 20 June at Galadari Hotel. Brief of his presentation will be published in the next Daily Financi


TMC signs MOU with STBC

Views - 28 Monday, 1 July 2019 00:00

The Management Club signed an MOU with the Sunday Times Business Club on 20 June at the Boardroom of TMC at the Galadari Hotel on a reciprocal basis that would create some synergy between the managers of TMC and the business executives of STBC. Both


MTI in USA for strategy imple-mentoring project

Views - 29 Monday, 1 July 2019 00:00

MTI’s international team is in Colorado, USA for a strategy imple-mentoring project with organic tea company Teatulia. Colorado-based Teatulia USA has launched ‘Tea Soda’, a breakthrough innovation that is bound to challenge the ready-to-drink


Business brainstorming session on how to survive and thrive

Views - 33 Monday, 1 July 2019 00:00

SNIPEXX, Performance and Sales Academy went beyond its usual agenda to help gather insights and inspire Sri Lankan business executives and entrepreneurs by conducting a business brainstorming session through a panel of proven entrepreneurs imparting


Rasakantha Rasiah takes over reins at SLID

Views - 82 Monday, 1 July 2019 00:00

By ChamindÀ de Silva The Sri Lanka Institute of Directors (SLID) held their Annual Membership Meeting (AMM) on 27 June with over 100 members in attendance at this momentous evening when the leadership of the Institute changed hands. Preethi Jayawa


SLID launches Women Directors Forum

Views - 205 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 - 40 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 - 72 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 - 32 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 - 24 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 - 35 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 - 27 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 - 46 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 - 32 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 - 28 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 - 128 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 - 34 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 - 40 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 - 41 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 - 226 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 - 182 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 - 40 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


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The Presidential Election: Into anarchy or out of anarchy?

Saturday, 24 August 2019

In politics there are no absolute truths, rights or wrongs: all is relative. Politics is about choices and alternatives. It is also the art of the possible. The best policy for the people is to work through the give


We need to challenge climate change doubters before it is too late

Friday, 23 August 2019

Imagine a London where the entire subterranean region is engulfed with dirty water. Crammed train carriages that once barrelled along 249 miles of track transporting busy office workers, builders, teachers, civil servants, cleaners and students now r


The Provincial Council Elections – The charade goes on

Friday, 23 August 2019

Originally the SLPP was keen to hold the Provincial Council Elections (PCE) immediately after the Local Government Election results as they felt the PCE would go in their favour. PCE were held under the Proportional Representation system. The relevan


The presidency and the dilemma of the Presidential Election

Friday, 23 August 2019

J.R. Jayewardene created a presidential system not because the parliamentary system of governance that preceded it had failed. He wanted to take over all the powers of the State and assume the status of ancient kings who ruled the country in the past


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