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Link Natural Products launches Toastmasters Club

Views - 2529 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 - 2312 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 - 2590 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 - 3828 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 - 2904 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 - 2636 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 - 3175 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 - 2951 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 - 2689 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 - 2718 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 - 2082 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 - 2074 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 - 1804 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 - 1802 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 - 1636 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 - 1769 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 - 1798 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 - 1723 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 - 2021 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 - 1861 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 - 1870 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 - 1852 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


Enable The Disabled holds 10th AGM

Views - 1493 Tuesday, 15 November 2016 00:20

Enable The Disabled held their 10th AGM on 1 November. Here the Executive Committee appointed for 2016/2017 (sitting from left): Gehan Amarasinghe (Hony. Treasurer), Charmain Vanderhoeven (Immediate Past President), Chamath Soysa (President), Jaza


SLID, IFC improve corporate governance training for Sri Lankan companies

Views - 1759 Wednesday, 2 November 2016 00:01

  The Sri Lanka Institute of Directors’ (SLID) and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, partnered to organise an exclusive Corporate Governance Board Leadership Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop for SLID’s facilitator


New leadership role brings exciting changes

Views - 1426 Wednesday, 2 November 2016 00:01

By Joy Thomas There’s never been a more exciting time than now to be leading the accounting profession in Canada. It’s been just a few short years since our nation’s accounting professionals agreed to unify three designations &


CIMA Mastercourse on ‘Customs Laws & Regulations – Informed Compliance and Shared Responsibilities’

Views - 1646 Wednesday, 2 November 2016 00:01

The CIMA Mastercourse on ‘Customs Laws & Regulations – Informed Compliance and Shared Responsibilities’ was held recently.  The presentations on the subject were presented by Suresh R.I. Perera, Principal &nda


Enable The Disabled with Janasara & Punarjeeva Fund plan Children’s Christmas Party

Views - 758 Monday, 31 October 2016 00:01

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 speci


About TMC

Views - 719 Monday, 31 October 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


How to be a better leader: Four essential tips

Views - 789 Monday, 31 October 2016 00:01

For years it was taught that management has to do with forecasting, budgeting, planning and controlling. Managers were taught to manage, not to lead. New supervisors and grizzled management veterans were taught how to assign work to subordinates


TMC Colombo Annual General Meeting

Views - 727 Monday, 31 October 2016 00:01

TMC Colombo will hold their 13th Annual General Meeting on 1 November at 6:30 p.m. at the VIP Lounge of The Galadari Hotel Colombo 1. All members are welcome.


Today's Columnists

Is Sri Lanka ready for the 2025 growth agenda?

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

The other day the President and Prime Minister launched the 2025 vision for Sri Lanka which was incidentally the third policy statement of the Government since coming to power in 2015. My view is that the continuous changes to policy is important and


Venerable villainy of mercenary monks

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

The picture says it all. The ‘Silredi Sirakaruwan Mudaganime Aramudala’ was not demonstration of piety. It was a bold repudiation of the rule of law by a cabal of venerable villains, brazenly insisting that we Sinhala Buddhists submit to a rule b


Government has accepted jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice over Sri Lanka

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

At the ongoing September 2017 sessions of the UN Human Rights Council, the UK has written to the President of the Council to assert that a long standing dispute it has with the Mauritius cannot be referred to the International Court of Justice becaus


Vision 2025: Part 1: Need for moving from a wish list to a concrete plan

Monday, 18 September 2017

The Unity Government released its newest economic policy statement titled V2025 – the marketing tag for the goals it has set for realisation from 2017 to 2025 – two weeks ago.


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