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AGC Lanka and Everthought Australia introduce Aussie trade skills

Views - 186 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 - 54 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 - 177 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 - 50 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 - 32 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 - 54 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 - 41 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 - 39 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 - 49 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 - 197 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 - 55 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 - 54 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 - 42 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 - 34 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 - 39 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 - 62 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 - 38 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 - 63 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


Members Speak 2019

Views - 40 Monday, 12 November 2018 00:33

TMC Colombo Founder Life Member Shevanthi Jayasuriya has been a part of the corporate world for many years, including 16 years working with Capital Maharaja Organization – where she worked across Travel, Television and Radio, Mobile Communication,


About TMC

Views - 33 Monday, 12 November 2018 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


14th AGM of TMC Colombo on 28 November

Views - 32 Monday, 12 November 2018 00:31

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, 28Novemberat the VIP Lounge, Galadari Hotel, Colombo 1. Members are kindly requested to confirm your attendance on or b


6 ways the workplace will change in the next 10 years

Views - 49 Monday, 12 November 2018 00:31

For heads of HR, the ability to peer into the future will make work infinitely easier. Current trends in business and technology show that the way employees work – where, when, why and with whom – will change completely over the next decade and b


Anver Dole conferred doctorate in management

Views - 35 Monday, 12 November 2018 00:30

TMC Kalutara Chairman Anver Dole, a respected personality in management and leadership circles, was conferred with a Doctorate (Honoris Causa) by the Confederation of International Commission (CIAC), Global, at the International Leadership Summit 201


Dr. Dileepa De Silva honoured

Views - 39 Monday, 12 November 2018 00:29

Dr. Dileepa de Silva – a TMC Member of Colombo was recognised by the Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) for the contribution made by him for the development of ICT in Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) during his te


PwCs Academy Sri Lanka Driving Profitable Growth program with Prof Sawhney to kick off 2019

Views - 35 Wednesday, 7 November 2018 01:06

With disruption and innovation taking over the business world, there has become an increasing need for home grown companies and their leadership to stay ahead of the curve by driving their organisations towards profitable growth, all while taking adv


Too many SMEs fail to plan more than a year ahead

Views - 41 Wednesday, 7 November 2018 01:05

Most Small- to Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are aware of the benefits of good governance practice but, faced with limited time and resource, many still fail to put it in practice – which could be costly to long-term success. How vision and strat


Stax outlines three - step approach to effective crisis leadership

Views - 45 Wednesday, 7 November 2018 01:05

By Piyumi Kapugeekiyana Poor leadership is costliest during a crisis. When two security officers forcibly removed a passenger off an overbooked United Airlines flight last April, viral video footage of the incident led to widespread outrage and promp


Renewal of membership and contact details to be updated

Views - 26 Monday, 29 October 2018 00:00

As the end of the year gets closer TMC wishes to draw attention to the membership renewal for 2019. Kind request to ensure all 2019 subscriptions are settled early. A sincere reminder to all valued members to send in updated contact details (name, re


Annual Raffle Draw of The Management Club 2018

Views - 26 Monday, 29 October 2018 00:00

The Raffle Draw will be held at the Annual General Meeting of TMC on 28 November at Hotel Galadari Colombo from 6 p.m. onwards. This will be a fund raiser to support the activities of the CSR initiative of the TMC, Enable the Disabled, and the Manage


How to be an ethical leader: 4 tips for success

Views - 22 Monday, 29 October 2018 00:00

There is an evident difference between a leader and a boss, and the way they make those below them feel. Do they abuse their power to intimidate workers, or do they lead by example? The latter is key to managing a healthy, happy team. “In today’s


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Discipline and freedom under the reign of Gota

Saturday, 23 February 2019

There’s nothing like a well-crafted marketing slogan for a prospective Presidential candidate. Gotabaya Rajapaksa is emerging more clearly into the daylight as the Opposition’s candidate for executive president. Against a redone image in the back


The chainsaw massacre and other ‘lawful’ horror stories

Friday, 22 February 2019

Admit it. The headline hooked you. Hope you won’t be disappointed. There are no gory scenes featuring dismembered limbs here. However you might read about the long arm of the law being truncated. Perhaps a chilling scene where the mask of the murde


What went wrong with Sri Lanka?

Friday, 22 February 2019

If Sri Lanka wants to get out of the present miserable situation, it needs to make a profound change, a paradigm shift in the way it views at everything including the religious, political and economic issues. Such a change could be made only by loo


Regulating foreign workers now a top priority

Friday, 22 February 2019

Sri Lanka is today facing a domestic labour shortage in some key sectors and industries. While demographic, social attitudes, expansion of the economy and outward labour emigration are contributing to the shortfall. Generally a lack of interest in ce


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