CMI Sri Lanka presents evening seminar on HR topic ‘Challenges in Managing Tomorrow’s Workforce’

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The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Sri Lanka branch will be organising an evening seminar on ‘Challenges in Managing Tomorrow’s Workforce’ on Wednesday, 7 December at Bouganvillea Ballroom, Galadari Hotel, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

HR managers have always tried to find solutions on how to manage their most important intangible asset – the workforce – of their companies. The challenge of meeting the demands of a changing work force, accelerated by a generation gap, has been a much-discussed subject among HR professionals. 

Various innovations in ICT has made today’s workplace entirely different. Widening the generation gap, Millennials have become a dominant group in the global workforce and have a different set of priorities than the previous generations. 

Tomorrow’s workforce, more than any other generation is looking for a sense of purpose and fulfillment from their work. To manage such a diverse 21st century workforce, that craves for innovation and prosperity, HR managers to be good leaders through communication and inspiration.

The seminar will address the important issues of the above topic and the Key Presenter is Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri, Professor in Management and Director/Chairman of the Board of Management, PIM. A panel discussion will be followed with eminent resource persons including Dinesh Weerakkody – Chairman of the National Human Resource Development Council of Sri Lanka; Suren Pinto – Founder and CEO of Global Wavenet; Rohan Jayaweera – COO of Antyra Solutions Ltd.; and Pradeepa Kekulawela – Head of HR, SriLankan Airlines. The Panel discussion will be moderated by Sunil Dissanayake – Director/CEO of BMICH and Chairman, Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management.

CMI Sri Lanka’s main goal is to be the most recognised and respected professional body in Sri Lanka, in line with the vision of its parent body – ‘Better led and managed organisations today’. CMI aims to assist managers not only to perform but also to excel.

“As per key goals of our institute we are organising programmes that can develop the skills of the Sri Lankan managers and we are indeed very happy to organise a knowledge sharing seminar on a contemporary interest area on HR this time,” said Malraj B. Kiriella, President of the Chartered Management Institute Sri Lanka Branch.

Daily FT will be partnered with the event as Print Media Partner, while ART TV will be the Official Television Channel. Interested parties would like to register could contact admin@managers.org.lk for more details.

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