Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa will be the Chief Guest at the Colombo University MBA Alumni Association annual management conference titled ‘Beyond Traditional Boundaries’ on 16 March at the Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo.
This year’s focus on the conference is ‘Mastering Your Game’ and Rajapaksa, whose Ministry also includes the Urban Development, as Chief Guest is expected to share his strategy for making the moves that count in terms of ushering peace and development.
“Not all strategists are created equal, some go beyond the conventional to shift paradigms, drive economies and catalyse innovation,” the Colombo University MBA Alumni Association President Pubudu De Zoysa said. “Gotabaya Rajapaksa is one such strategist, whose great ideas, innovative solutions and business acumen have made seemingly-impossible feats look like child’s play,” she added.
According to the MBA Alumni the conference with an impressive line of speakers will explore the players behind the corporate game as well.
The conference will be keynoted by International Finance Corporation Country Manager Adam Sack whilst the other speakers are Sampath Bank Managing Director Aravinda Perera, Maliban Biscuit Manufactories CEO Sales and Marketing Ravi Jayawardena, Brown and Company CEO and Group Managing Director Murali Prakash, Prime Lands group Chairman B. Premalal and Derana TV Chairman Laksiri Wickramage.
The Daily FT along with The Sunday Times and The Daily Mirror are the print media partners for the conference. Platinum partner is DIMO. Electronic media partners are Golf, Sun FM, Derana TV, Dynamic Technologies, Sonic Ads and Ogilvy Action.