Management

Another Partner Sponsor of TMC: Peoples Insurance

Views - 18 Monday, 25 February 2019 00:00

People’s Insurance PLC and The Management Club (TMC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 21 January at the office of People’s Insurance PLC – No. 7, Havelock Road, Colombo 5 to be TMC’s Partner Sponsor a period of three years commencing 1


Lead like a girl: How to empower women at every level

Views - 32 Monday, 25 February 2019 00:00

What does it mean to do something ‘like a girl’? A popular ad from Always tried to answer that question by asking subjects to demonstrate running, fighting, and throwing ‘like a girl’. Older subjects put on a weak performance, but when youn


TMC’s Members Speak on 21 March

Views - 13 Monday, 25 February 2019 00:00

Athula is a Founder Member of TMC, first Chairman of TMC Colombo and the Past President of Board of Management TMC.He holds an MBA and LLM and a Diploma in Bank Management. He has held senior managerial positions in the banking and finance sector. He


Participants have their say

Views - 17 Monday, 25 February 2019 00:00

Shevanthi’s talk on her NGO ‘Room to Read’ is eloquent and their work is impressive. Having been a bean counter for all my life focusing on shareholder value this talk gave me a different perspective on social capital. Being an avid reader myse


February Members Speak: ‘Building purpose to your business’ by Shevanthi Jayasuriya

Views - 17 Monday, 25 February 2019 00:00

TMC is both proud and privileged to have had Shevanthi Jayasuriya – TMC Colombo Founder Member and the Country Director of Room to Read Sri Lanka to speak at their monthly Members Speak on 21 February at Galadari Hotel. Whilst thanking the TMC for


Companies today are lucky if they surpass 15 years

Views - 85 Wednesday, 20 February 2019 00:00

Steven Swientozielskyj, the Global President of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) says CIMA is committed to deliver finance professionals who can harness the full power of technology and data to create and add organisational va


Ambidexterity: The holy grail of company strategy

Views - 81 Wednesday, 20 February 2019 00:00

By Sanda Wijeratne F. Scott Fitzgerald famously wrote that: “The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.” To succeed and to maintain that succes


SLID asks: Is your board of directors ready to lead into the digital age?

Views - 91 Thursday, 14 February 2019 01:38

The digital age is well and truly upon us, big data, cloud computing, mobile commerce, smartphone penetration and the explosion of social media and its multitude of platforms mean that the leaders of organisations, whether in the public or private se


Congratulatory comments from participants

Views - 30 Monday, 11 February 2019 00:00

Jude Joseph’s presentation on ‘Jaffna… searching for its rainbow colours’ drew a number of participants to ask so many questions for which he had relevant answers. He also stated that those who have not visited Jaffna should do so to see for


Why HR policies are prerequisites to organisational excellence

Views - 34 Monday, 11 February 2019 00:00

The Human Resource (HR) department is undeniably one of the most pivotal cogs of an organisation. It is the sole bridge that connects a company and its employees which strengthens inter-personal relationships while eliminating any discrepancies. It a


Colombomap joins The Management Club

Views - 109 Monday, 11 February 2019 00:00

Colombomap is the latest addition to TMC’s list of partners who will function as the web and digital marketing service provider for three years commencing 1 January 2019. The MOU was signed between Colombomap and The Management Club on 9 January 20


TMC welcomes Mobitel as Telecom Partner

Views - 35 Monday, 11 February 2019 00:00

TMC welcomes Mobitel Ltd. as their Telecommunication Partner for the next three years commencing February 2019. The MOU with Mobitel Ltd. was recently signed at their head office, 108, W.A.D. Ramanayake Mawatha, Colombo 02 with Mobitel CEO Nalin Pere


About TMC

Views - 25 Monday, 11 February 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


CIMA partners with TMC

Views - 67 Monday, 28 January 2019 00:39

CIMA Sri Lanka and The Management Club (TMC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently. The exchanging of the MOU took place on 18 December 2018 at the CIMA Sri Lanka premises between The Management Club President Emeritus Fayaz Saleem and


CIPM joins hands with ETD to expand ‘Play for All’

Views - 30 Monday, 28 January 2019 00:36

Yet another building block has been placed in ETD’s mission to promote social inclusion for our brethren with disabilities. The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) has provided Enable the Disabled (ETD) Foundation with its fullest s


Jaffna: Searching for its rainbow colours

Views - 37 Monday, 28 January 2019 00:36

Jude Joseph, an eloquent speaker with his very vivid and informative presentation with facts and figures well researched, had the participants wanting to know more and more as to how the rainbow could find its colours at the Members Speak held at Gal


Wurth Lanka signs up as Partner Sponsor of TMC

Views - 49 Monday, 28 January 2019 00:33

Wurth Lanka Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary of Wurth Group of Germany, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Sri Lanka’s exclusive corporate forum The Management Club (TMC) to be its Partner Sponsor for a period of three years. “We are


About TMC

Views - 22 Monday, 28 January 2019 00:32

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


Global CEOs sour on Trump policies, warn they hurt business, investment

Views - 40 Friday, 25 January 2019 00:00

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters): From centre-stage in Davos last year, President Donald Trump told the world’s corporate bosses that America is a great place to invest. It hasn’t quite turned out that way. Foreign direct investment to the United Sta


SLID continues enhancing skills of board directors

Views - 202 Friday, 25 January 2019 00:00

Recent surveys indicate that a company’s ability to attract capital at a favourable cost is a direct factor of the standard of the corporate governance employed, and exhibited, by it. There is a growing impetus to improve standards of individual d


An attractive and unique EMBA at PIM

Views - 49 Thursday, 24 January 2019 00:55

The Executive MBA (EMBA) program launched in 2016 at the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) is becoming popular, attractive and unique. The inaugural batch which was launched as a brainchild of Dr. Wickrama Weerasooria, under the guidance of


Upskilling non-finance professionals with management accounting skills – a critical need

Views - 69 Thursday, 24 January 2019 00:53

KPMG, together with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), organised an orientation session to disseminate information on a new product that was announced by the two leading brands called ‘Diploma in Performance Management’. Th


NHRDC to present proposals to manage the import of labour

Views - 164 Thursday, 24 January 2019 00:51

Sri Lanka is currently facing a shortage of skilled and unskilled labour and is struggling to deliver the skills required for the rapidly developing sectors of the economy such as construction, hospitality, services, manufacturing, education and agri


About TMC

Views - 41 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 - 53 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 - 35 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 - 35 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 - 39 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 - 50 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 - 77 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


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Friday, 19 April 2019

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Thursday, 18 April 2019

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