Management

CSBM launches Diploma and Executive Diploma programs grooming next generation of corporate leaders

Views - 2869 Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

  Colombo School of Business and Management (CSBM) has launched a unique set of Diploma and Executive Diploma programs in the spheres of Leadership and Management, Business Administration, Accounting and Finance, Human Resou


Launch of standalone CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting Program in Sri Lanka

Views - 2787 Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

Standing from left: Thenu Peiris (IT Consultant, Genius School of Professional Studies), Kanchana de Silva (Group General Manager, Achievers Lanka Business School), Venkkat Ramanan (Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific – Management


PwC’s Academy takes lead in presenting Sri Lanka’s C-Suite Executives to the world class ‘Power of L

Views - 2743 Thursday, 16 March 2017 00:00

    Synonymous for offering some of the most highly reputed executive education programs in the country, PwC’s Academy Sri Lanka recently introduced C-Suite Executives to a world class leadership and strategy progra


CMA conducts expert workshop on Integrated Reporting to Build Integrated Reporting Capacity

Views - 2565 Thursday, 16 March 2017 00:00

  A half day workshop on ‘Integrated Reporting – Practical Aspects’ was conducted by the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (CMA) on 28 February at Taj Samudra. The objective of this


A guide to Business Continuity Management

Views - 2583 Thursday, 16 March 2017 00:00

By Kamran Ziauddin Let’s begin by remembering how widely the effects of a disaster can be felt. If an individual company experiences a disruption, it can be devastating for the people who work in it or rely on its products or dividends. Bu


Pioneering company secretaries Ananda Sirisena & Company launch 1st overseas office down under

Views - 2566 Tuesday, 7 March 2017 00:00

Ananda Sirisena & Company, a registered corporate secretaries and incorporator recently put Sri Lankan company secretaries on the global map by launching its first overseas office in New South Wales, Australia. The much sought after firm which


Guardian Acuity hosts discussion forum ‘Journeys in Entrepreneurship’ on business ventures

Views - 2637 Tuesday, 7 March 2017 00:00

  Creating opportunities out of challenges, rising above market crashes and having faith in the Sri Lankan people. This is a cross section of some of the insightful discussions that took place at the recently held young entre


Book launch: ‘Inward Bound for Mindful Living’ by Deepal Sooriyaarachchi

Views - 2687 Tuesday, 7 March 2017 00:00

  “Turn you attention inward. Become aware of your posture, how you sit on the chair. Notice all your body sensations, notice any tensions that may be present, gently relax those places, relax your whole body, be total


Link Natural Products launches Toastmasters Club

Views - 2535 Tuesday, 7 March 2017 00:00

  Fri, 27 January 2017 was a day that the staff of Link Natural Products Ltd., will remember for years to come, as they celebrated the Charter Installation Ceremony of their Toastmasters Club, LNP Toastmasters in an impressiv


SLID holds highly interactive forum on ‘Who and What Are Independent Directors’

Views - 2359 Monday, 6 March 2017 00:29

From left: Dr. Harsha Cabral PC (Chairman, Tokyo Cement), Dan De Silva (Forensic Accountant Matson Driscoll & Damica Ltd., Singapore), Deepthi Lokuarachchi (CEO – HNB Assurance PLC and HNB General Insurance Ltd.) and Faizal Sali


PwC economists reveal predictions for 2017, as globalisation takes a back seat

Views - 2592 Friday, 3 February 2017 00:00

  US will drive growth in the G7 Core Eurozone employment to hit all-time high, but periphery will create more jobs Indonesia set to become world’s 16th trillion dollar economy Population growth to


Top 5 CFO priorities for 2017

Views - 3841 Friday, 3 February 2017 00:00

Have the strategies that have served your finance organisation and company become an anchor weight? Or are you confident that your business has the right financial people, processes, organisational structure, and technologies to compete into the f


CA Sri Lanka joins Chartered Accountants Worldwide and strengthens international presence

Views - 2910 Thursday, 26 January 2017 00:00

  The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has become the eleventh member of international body Chartered Accountants Worldwide. CA Sri Lanka is the sixth Chartered Accountancy body to be awarded As


SLID poses question on women in the boardroom: Are men ready for it?

Views - 2639 Thursday, 26 January 2017 00:00

“The laws of economics and many studies of diversity tell us that if we tapped the entire pool of human resources and talent, our collective performance would improve … when more people get in the race, more records will be broken. An


TMC’s first businesswoman addresses Members Meet

Views - 3176 Wednesday, 14 December 2016 00:01

They say every great dream begins with a dreamer and being a successful woman is a journey and not a destination. That successful TMC’s evening presentation held on 1 December at the Galadari Hotel had a special speaker – a fe


TMC extends season’s greetings

Views - 2953 Wednesday, 14 December 2016 00:01

The Management Club and the Board of Management extend 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 t


Another project by ETD: Christmas party for God’s children

Views - 2693 Wednesday, 14 December 2016 00:01

Enable the Disabled (ETD), the CSR arm of The Management Club partnered with Janasarana, Sri Lanka’s largest poverty-fighting organisation, to organise a fun filled Christmas party for children. The event was an inclusive party whe


Beyond HR for HR’s sake

Views - 2731 Wednesday, 14 December 2016 00:01

By Navin J. Karunatilaka There is a lot of talk about HR having a seat at the table; about how important Human Resources is in today’s business environment and the vital and strategic contribution the Head of HR can bring to the o


About TMC

Views - 2084 Wednesday, 14 December 2016 00:01

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


Continuing the legacy: 3 fundamentals to be a successful family in business

Views - 2076 Tuesday, 6 December 2016 00:04

While supporting family businesses to grow, preserve, transition their wealth and ultimately be a harmonious family in business; KPMG identifies three fundamental/core elements as essential requirements: 1.Effective communication 2.Struc


CMI Sri Lanka HR Evening Seminar on ‘Challenges in Managing Tomorrow’s Workforce’

Views - 1808 Tuesday, 6 December 2016 00:03

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Sri Lanka’s Evening Seminar on ‘Challenges in Managing Tomorrow’s Workforce’ will be held on Wednesday, 7 December at Bouganvillea Ballroom, Galadari Hotel, from 5-7:30 p.m. The even


IFC and BSE launch scorecard tool to promote governance improvements

Views - 1805 Tuesday, 6 December 2016 00:02

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and BSE, Asia’s oldest exchange, have developed a unique Corporate Governance Scorecard tool.  A first-of-its-kind initiative, the tool will aid companies in identifying areas of improvement agai


The leadership vacuum: Filling the void

Views - 1640 Tuesday, 6 December 2016 00:01

By Rozaine Cooray  Everywhere we look, from the political situations across the globe to the garbage issues in our own neighbourhoods, we are surrounded by reminders of a stark gap/vacuum between ‘ought’ and ‘actual’


About TMC

Views - 1773 Monday, 28 November 2016 00:01

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


TMC’S latest service sponsor

Views - 1804 Monday, 28 November 2016 00:01

The Management Club had the pleasure of appointing M/s Theewra and Ceymondu Travel of 58, Dharmarama Road, Colombo 06 as their official photographer for the next three years on 23 November. The MOU was signed at the Management Club Colombo Boardro


Driving organisational performance through employee engagement

Views - 1728 Monday, 28 November 2016 00:01

It will come as no surprise that 2016 was not an easy ride for many Middle East employers and employees alike. The year-end financial figures might not be pleasing to a large number of shareholders. Additionally, some employees lost their


TMC Colombo holds 13th AGM

Views - 2031 Tuesday, 15 November 2016 00:25

Standing from left: Sujith Bandulahewa, Chamath Soysa, Jezaayar Hassendeen, Prabath Gunasekera, Senaka Abeykoon Seated from left: Rienzie Cooray (Treasurer), Manjula Wijemanne (Chairman), Nishnantha Delgoda (Vice Chairman) Absent: Dimanth


About TMC

Views - 1863 Tuesday, 15 November 2016 00:23

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


Lakmini, Woman Entrepreneur 2015 to speak at ‘Members Meet’

Views - 1874 Tuesday, 15 November 2016 00:22

TMC will have Lakmini Wijesundera, the ‘Woman Entrepreneur of 2015’ to speak at their monthly Members Meet event on 1 December at 6 p.m. at the VIP Room at Galadari Hotel.  Lakmini has over 20 years of experience ranging from gu


ETD invites you to be Santa’s Helper at special children’s Christmas party

Views - 1858 Tuesday, 15 November 2016 00:21

In its plans to organise an event that encompasses the objective of ETD, the Executive Committee of ETD together with Janasara and Punarjeeva Fund members have planned an evening of cheer to bring some sunshine into the lives of our special childr


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Is Iran a threat to global peace?

Saturday, 18 November 2017

The aim of this article is to explore Iran’s nuclear program and its consequences throughout the world. Iran one of the nuclear power countries in the Middle East, which has brought very grave concern to the US.


Maldives forcefully voices plight of small island states at climate change conference

Saturday, 18 November 2017

The plight of small island states was forcefully voiced by Maldivian Minister for Environment and Energy Thoriq Ibrahim at the 23rd Conference of Parties to the UN Convention on Climate Change (COP23) being held in Bonn, Germany.


The Blue Green Budget of the Unity Government

Friday, 17 November 2017

The Budget proposals of the Unity Government under the theme ‘Blue Green Budget’ for the fiscal year 2018 are expected to support the achievement of medium-term targets such as Per Capita Income of $ 5,000


Starship budgets and the “Bicycle Brigade”

Friday, 17 November 2017

One has only to read the wide and varied responses to Budget 2018 (B18) to realise how fissured our society is.


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