NUS Business School to conduct public programme on general management development in Sri Lanka

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The NUS Business School, part of the National University of Singapore, acknowledged as one of the finest universities in the Asia-Pacific region, will have its first ever public programme in Sri Lanka from 8 to 11 May.



This is a rare opportunity for those in senior management roles, both in the private and public sectors, to develop their general management skills and also for organisations to equip their top management with critical competencies to succeed, coupled with an international qualification.

NUS is ranked fourth in Asia and placed 34th among the world’s top 100 universities by The Times Higher Education – Quacquarelli Symonds (THE-QS) World University Rankings.

This four day programme covers the most important areas for today’s senior management: corporate strategy, corporate leadership, strategic financial management and marketing.

Day 1 focuses on corporate strategy: the importance of strategic excellence, environmental analysis and strategy making and strategy execution.  

Day 2 is on corporate leadership: leading in today’s organisations, practising collaborative leadership and a ‘whole brain’ approach to collaborative leadership.

Day 3 covers strategic financial management: financial analysis, corporate financing and capital structure, valuation basics and capital budgeting.

Day 4 is on marketing: consumer/business market segments and their buying behaviour, positioning the market offering, winning pricing strategies and building brand and customer equity.

The programme is designed, developed and delivered by the faculty of NUS Business School. They will be in Sri Lanka to conduct the sessions. The faculty members are:

Dr. Chung Yuen Kay – Adjunct Associate Professor at the NUS Business School’s Department of Management and Organisation. Dr. Nitin Pangakar – Teaches Strategy and International Business courses in the BBA, MBA and Executive MBA programmes at NUS. Dr. Cheng Peng Sim – A Senior Lecturer with the Department of Marketing at NUS. She is the Academic Director for the NUS MSc in Management CEMS Masters in International Management programmes. Dr. Ravi Jain – Senior Lecturer of Finance at NUS and teaches MBA courses in Corporate Finance and Investment Analysis.

The participants of the programme will receive a Certificate of Completion from the NUS Business School.

The programme partner in Sri Lanka is LAUGFS Australia Higher Education Services (LAHES). LAHES is the education arm of LAUGFS Holdings Limited.

“We consider it a privilege to have partnered with the NUS Business School, Singapore to bring the general management development programme to Sri Lanka. In today’s relentlessly innovating global economy, it is essential that organisations are equipped with versatile talent at the topmost level. Through this programme, the participants will be exposed to a variety of learning methodologies in essential subject areas for corporate success. LAHES is committed to bringing more executive development programmes to Sri Lanka and create diverse opportunities for intellectual and professional growth,” stated Vindhya Weeratunga, Director/Chief Executive Officer of LAHES.

For details and registration, contact 5566500-2/0777261156/lahes-nus@laugfs.lk.

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