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‘The Indian Ocean: Defining our Future’ two-day conference kicks off in Colombo

Views - 688 Friday, 12 October 2018 00:00

The inaugural event of ‘The Indian Ocean: Defining our Future’ conference kicked off under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees in Colombo, yesterday. The two-day conference aims


Ranil to kick off Sri Lanka Retail Forum on 17 Oct.

Views - 188 Friday, 12 October 2018 00:00

The Sri Lanka Retailers’ Association (SLRA), with a vision of ‘Achieving Retail Excellence’ will hold the nation’s premier retail sector knowledge event – Sri Lanka Retail Forum (SLRF) 2018 ‘Towards a Dynamic and Evolving Retail Sector’


Rupee edges up; stocks down for third session

Views - 377 Friday, 12 October 2018 00:00

Reuters: The rupee ended slightly higher yesterday, easing from a record low hit in the previous session, as exporters dollar sales surpassed importer demand for the greenback in dull trade, while stocks ended weaker for a third straight session to h


Govt. to ink agreements with China and India to modernise agriculture industry

Views - 330 Friday, 12 October 2018 00:00

By Charumini de Silva In a fresh attempt to link smallholder farmers into modern agriculture value chains, the Government is planning to ink two agreements with China and India before the end of the year, a top Minister confirmed. “We are in discus


A centre for hope

Views - 83 Friday, 12 October 2018 00:00

By Dilhan C. Fernando On 1 September we inaugurated the MJF Centre East, the most ambitious combined humanitarian and environmental project that we have ever undertaken. Amongst the projects that the MJF Foundation, and its environmental equivalent


LOLC Green kicks-off island-wide Schools Tree Planting Program

Views - 143 Friday, 12 October 2018 00:00

LOLC Green recently inaugurated its island-wide Schools Tree Planting Program to promote the habit of tree planting and to raise awareness on deforestation and its impact to Sri Lanka amongst the school children. The program is part of a wider Sustai


Singer Fashion Academy helps shape dream career with innovative fashion designing program

Views - 50 Thursday, 11 October 2018 00:00

For many individuals a career in fashion design is a distant dream. The ability to transform this dream into reality is now possible through the Singer Fashion Academy’s landmark new Fashion Designing Program. Consisting of a structured three-part


About TMC

Views - 18 Monday, 1 October 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


Wish to become a member of TMC?

Views - 63 Monday, 1 October 2018 00:00

Membership is by invitation. Managers with a minimum of three years in management with academic or professional qualifications or those in management for five years with no academic or professional qualifications who wish to become members may addres


Organisational Citizenship Behaviour (OCB)

Views - 101 Monday, 1 October 2018 00:00

Most employees understand that their primary duty is to do the work that is assigned to them, stay away from behaviours that could be deemed troublesome, and deliver work that is acceptable and beneficial to the organisation.


Nadim Majeed speaks on integrity in business at Members Speak

Views - 51 Monday, 1 October 2018 00:00

Nadim Majeed provided for an engaging discussion on 20 September at the TMC Members Speak series with his presentation on Business Integrity, the emerging trends of integrity in business globally and the role of corporate Sri Lanka as a voice against


Govt. policy reforms imperative to develop stock market

Views - 46 Monday, 1 October 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka stock market is facing two major challenges; they are smaller size and lower liquidity.


Unilever and UNDP deliver PPP policy paper to President’s Secretary

Views - 52 Friday, 21 September 2018 00:00

Unilever Sri Lanka Chairman Carl Cruz and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director Jorn Sorensen recently handed over a policy action paper for the promotion of public private partnerships for sustainable development to the Secret


Climate change could severely impact Sri Lankan living standards: Experts

Views - 162 Friday, 21 September 2018 00:00

By Charumini de Silva Top experts yesterday warned that climate change could severely impact the living standards of Sri Lankans, while calling for quick uptake to avoid a loss of 7.7% GDP, or $ 50 billion, by 2050. Unveiling the World Bank Regional


AVANI Bentota Resort engages in socially responsible activities

Views - 80 Friday, 21 September 2018 00:00

AVANI Bentota Resort, owned by Serendib Leisure Management Ltd. – leisure arm of Hemas Holdings PLC, recently concluded a beach cleaning program as part of their ongoing CSR project by removing scattered debris from over 350 meters of the Bentota c


TMC Mt. Lavinia: Fun times are back again

Views - 19 Monday, 17 September 2018 00:00

TMC Mt. Lavinia will be hosting a members’ get together on 29 September at 6:30 p.m. at Berjaya Beach Hotel – Mt. Lavinia.


Updating of membership records

Views - 16 Monday, 17 September 2018 00:00

TMC is updating its membership records; hence members are advised to communicate with the TMC Secretariat by email: tmc.srilanka@gmail.com/tmcsecretariat2012@gmail.com or on 0115860000 in the event there has been any changes in their email, residenti


How to address the elephant in the room

Views - 93 Monday, 17 September 2018 00:00

We have all experienced the elephant in the room – a situation where everyone avoids a looming and important issue. Unaddressed issues of such gravity foster confusion and make everyone distracted, preoccupied, and even fearful.


October ‘Members Speak’: Changing international business environment

Views - 28 Monday, 17 September 2018 00:00

Atlas Axillia Co. Ltd. Managing Director Asitha Samaraweera – a TMC member, will speak on the rapidly changing international business environment, technological disruptions, mindset of the emerging consumers and how we must look at business differe


About TMC

Views - 17 Monday, 17 September 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


Nippon Paint appoints AYDA Council members 2019/20

Views - 41 Thursday, 13 September 2018 00:00

NIPSEA Group, known throughout Asia as Nippon Paint, has officially appointed an independent advisory panel for its maiden Asia Young Designer Awards Council 2019/20 (AYDA Council). The Council comprises nine renowned industry experts within the arch


Charting the uncharted waters of Sri Lanka’s priority banking with fintech innovations

Views - 522 Wednesday, 5 September 2018 00:00

With disruptive fintech (financial technology) entrants winning a major share of the global financial services sector, many


About TMC

Views - 21 Monday, 3 September 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


Members Speak on 18 Oct. presents ‘The changing international business environment’

Views - 25 Monday, 3 September 2018 00:00

Asitha Samaraweera, a TMC member, will talk on the rapidly changing international business environment, technological disruptions, mindset of the emerging consumers and how we must look at business differently. He will also draw on his international


Quebee Den’s Rohanthi recognised as ‘Woman Entrepreneur of the Year’

Views - 41 Wednesday, 22 August 2018 00:00

Quebee Den Founder/CEO Rohanthi Wijewickrama has won Gold in the Small Scale Enterprises category at the prestigious ‘Woman Entrepreneur of the Year’ awards.


New report brings Sri Lankan women living with disabilities out of the shadows

Views - 57 Wednesday, 22 August 2018 00:00

Researchers from the Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University, together with the Sri Lankan Law & Society


New report brings Sri Lankan women living with disabilities out of the shadows

Views - 44 Wednesday, 22 August 2018 00:00

Researchers from the Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University, together with the Sri Lankan Law & Society


Thanuja Navaratne wins ‘Most Positively Able Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2017’

Views - 71 Wednesday, 22 August 2018 00:00

Thanuja Navaratne, Attorney-at-Law, Notary Public, Company Secretary, Proprietor and Lead Consultant of Gruvyino


V and Eye Opticians wins Silver at Women Entrepreneur 2017

Views - 36 Wednesday, 22 August 2018 00:00

V and Eye Opticians, chaired by Malarvilli Anton and having been in operation for 15 consecutive years, was named the Silver


About TMC

Views - 21 Monday, 20 August 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


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Why NPP for minorities and the nation?

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

The two minority communities, Tamils and Muslims, and their ethnic political parties are once again caught up in a dilemma in choosing one or the other of the two leading presidential candidates, Sajith and Gota. The Tamil parties drew a set of 13 d


Why NPP for minorities and the nation?

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

The two minority communities, Tamils and Muslims, and their ethnic political parties are once again caught up in a dilemma in choosing one or the other of the two leading presidential candidates, Sajith and Gota. The Tamil parties drew a set of 13 d


Corporate treasurers should make more use of derivatives to hedge risks

Monday, 11 November 2019

Humans have never liked the idea of uncertainty. More so, they did not like the idea of economic uncertainty. Hence, the need to hedge this uncertainty gave rise to the evolution of derivatives. Derivatives have been used by mankind for a very long


China’s rising giants

Monday, 11 November 2019

China’s evolution into a global powerhouse with the world’s second largest economy is a familiar story. Less well-known though is the tremendous growth of the nation’s state-sponsored aviation sector, which now has a global reach. Serving the w


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