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About TMC

Views - 499 Monday, 14 August 2017 00:03

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


Updating of membership records

Views - 505 Monday, 14 August 2017 00:02

Certain member records are incorrect at the TMC Secretariat due to many reasons. 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 have bee


Dayan Fernando to talk on ‘Seal the Deal’ on 17 August

Views - 527 Monday, 14 August 2017 00:01

TMC is proud to present one of its long standing members – Dayan Fernando to talk on ‘Seal the Deal’ on 17 August at 6 p.m. at the Hotel Galadari. Members are requested to attend together with their guests whom they wish to nomin


Glen Grant Single Malt Tasting Event

Views - 903 Monday, 31 July 2017 00:09

TMC Mt Lavinia presented the Single Malt and Rum sampling event at Margarita Blue. This was sponsored by Free Lanka Trading Company. The event was very well organised and well attended. TMC Mt Lavinia Chairman Jayantha Gunasekera addressin


When leaders are hired for talent but fired for not fitting in

Views - 922 Monday, 31 July 2017 00:09

Over and over again, organisations are unable to appoint the right leaders. According to academic estimates, the baseline for effective corporate leadership is merely 30%, while in politics, approval ratings oscillate between 25% and 40%. In Ameri


About TMC

Views - 876 Monday, 31 July 2017 00:09

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


Members Speak on 17 August: Dyan Fernando to talk on ‘Seal the Deal’

Views - 906 Monday, 31 July 2017 00:09

Dyan will speak on:   The art of communication , the language and leadership – How the managers should communicate   Everyone falls down, but its only very few who will rise up  When the


Work-life balance: A practical way forward

Views - 921 Monday, 31 July 2017 00:09

Kiron Shenoy with TMC BOM President Murali Prakash    Kiron Shenoy a senior member of TMC Colombo was the speaker at the second program in the series of Members Speak which was held on 20 July. Kiron Shenoy is an Indian b


Sri Lanka is ready for entrepót trade

Views - 1140 Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

  EDB organises the Entrepót Traders’ Forum  The EDB conducted a Forum on Entrepót Trade with the participation of a large number of traders/exporters and others engaged in the entrepót


ITC and NIOE collaborate to provide e-learning course to SMEs

Views - 1206 Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

The National Institute of Exports (NIOE), a subsidiary of the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka (NCE), conducts professional courses in the vital field of exports for the benefit of those employed in export enterprises. These courses enab


Export Development Board holds 11th Exporters’ Forum

Views - 1138 Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

The Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade in collaboration with the Export Development Board (EDB) organised the 11th Exporters Forum at the EDB Auditorium on 18 July. The session provided a platform for the exporters repres


Taj Samudra Colombo emerges winners at Bocuse d’ Or Sri Lanka 2017 with ‘Best Dilmah Tea-Inspired Di

Views - 1680 Thursday, 20 July 2017 00:02

Taj Samudra Colombo emerged victorious at the Bocuse d’ Or Sri Lanka 2017 competition held recently. The winning concoction was the ‘Best Dilmah Tea-Inspired Dish’. The two extremely talented chefs from Colombo’s most pictu


The story of a Bocuse d’Or Sri Lanka Gold Medallist: From unemployed to culinary role model in 8 mon

Views - 2435 Thursday, 20 July 2017 00:02

Every individual has inherent ability regardless of their circumstances; poverty is debilitating, but not disabling, physical disability in most cases is ability in an untypical form. When the unemployed son of a tea picker in Ratnapura u


McCormick to buy Reckitt’s food unit for more than $4 b

Views - 1405 Thursday, 20 July 2017 00:02

Reuters: McCormick & Co Inc is set to buy the food business of British consumer goods conglomerate Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc for more than $4 billion, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday, citing people close to the matter. McCormick, a


Cracking the recipe for success with Sri Lanka’s first Dairy Solutions Kitchen!

Views - 1275 Thursday, 20 July 2017 00:02

Anchor Food Professionals Head Kumar De Silva divulges how a customer-centric attitude and high quality dairy ingredients are changing the game for chefs and foodies alike Sri Lankan chefs have been delivering game-changing and delicious r


Unabated climate change would reverse hard-earned development gains in Asia

Views - 1095 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

MANILA, PHILIPPINES: Unabated climate change would bring devastating consequences to countries in Asia and the Pacific, which could severely affect their future growth, reverse current development gains, and degrade quality of life, according to


Serendib Flour Mills takes yet another step towards nurturing the environment

Views - 961 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

  Delivers its first state-of-the-art tanker silo to Diana Biscuits  ​Serendib Flour Mills (SFML) recently delivered its first state-of-the-art tanker silo to Diana Biscuits and is set to offer this efficient and


Green financing making huge strides: UN report

Views - 964 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

NEW YORK: The G20 and other countries have taken huge strides over the last year towards mobilising public resources and private capital needed to make sustainable development and climate action a reality, said a UN Environment Program (UNEP) repo


Top four ways to shrink your carbon footprint are often overlooked

Views - 746 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

AFP: Researchers in Sweden have identified the top four things people can do to reduce their carbon footprint, but warned on Tuesday these steps are rarely promoted in the public sphere. The report in the journal Environmental Research Letters d


Past President TMC/BOM appointed CEO People’s Insurance

Views - 224 Monday, 17 July 2017 00:12

The Board of Management of The Management Club, together with the members of TMC, congratulates Past President Deepal Abeysekera on his new appointment as CEO of Peoples Insurance. Deepal Abeysekera ​Closing an achievement-filled


‘Attitude’: 6th in Smart Manager Series

Views - 814 Monday, 17 July 2017 00:12

TMC in association with Russell Kerkoven held its sixth program in the Smart Manager Series on Wednesday, 5 July at the Galadari Hotel. A packed house of 60 participants attended this program and they were provided with a good insight int


Rewind for winning communication: A gap analysis!

Views - 803 Monday, 17 July 2017 00:12

By Murali Prakash Can the brain be trained?  Yes, it can. That’s neuroplasticity – the ability of the human brain to change, in response to different experiences and stimulations. It’s like a muscle, you can f


About TMC

Views - 807 Monday, 17 July 2017 00:12

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


Sri Lanka exports to rise after regaining GSP+ status: Oxford Biz Group

Views - 1710 Wednesday, 12 July 2017 09:50

  The recent decision by the EU to once again cover Sri Lanka under its tariff exemption scheme, designed to assist developing countries in achieving upper middle‐income status, should serve to boost exports and generate re


DSI partners with Star Points to launch unique loyalty program

Views - 1655 Wednesday, 12 July 2017 09:49

From left: Dialog Axiata PLC New Business Development Manager Chandana Paththinige, Dialog Axiata PLC New Business Development Head of Group Business Development Chinthana Jayasekara, Dialog Axiata PLC Mobile Telecommunications Head of Business As


Using design to reinvent Lankan leather and footwear industry

Views - 1710 Wednesday, 12 July 2017 09:49

     With all industries being pushed to reinvent and transform to meet a future that does not play by the old rules, Sri Lanka’s leather and footwear industry too, is keen for learning opportunities that can h


The world’s invisible water crisis

Views - 2734 Monday, 10 July 2017 00:12

By Madushka Balasuriya ​What is the biggest crisis facing the world today? War? Famine? Global warming? A sound case could be made for each, but in terms of immediacy and across the board impact, they all pale in comparison to the loomin


Green Energy Champion 2017 campaign launched

Views - 880 Wednesday, 5 July 2017 00:00

  Rs. 10 m for equipment and training for the best renewable energy idea in Sri Lanka Deadline for Green Energy ideas 18 August Increase the awareness for energy efficiency, become less dependent on fossil fuel


Prosperous Capital and Credit wins Green Leadership award at AREA in Thailand

Views - 437 Wednesday, 5 July 2017 00:00

Prosperous Capital and Credit Ltd. set up four years ago won a Green Leadership award for its initiative, Haritha Lowak (Green World) at the recently concluded Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards (AREA) in Thailand. The event was organised by


Biodiversity Sri Lanka, HSBC and IUCN join hands to enhance environment of Knuckles Conservation For

Views - 492 Wednesday, 5 July 2017 00:00

Biodiversity Sri Lanka together with HSBC and IUCN Sri Lanka have been working together on measures to conserve and improve the mini watershed area of the Puwakpitiya Oya in the Knuckles Conservation Forest and Environmental Protection Area. This


Today's Columnists

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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