The Management Club Jaffna: Championing professional growth in Northern Gem

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Nestled in the heart of Sri Lanka’s vibrant Northern Province, The Management Club Jaffna (TMC-Jaffna) has emerged as a beacon of professional development and knowledge exchange in just six months since its inception at J Hotels, on 17 June 2023. Backed by the established TMC Colombo, TMC-Jaffna has carved a unique space for seasoned professionals and aspiring minds to connect, learn, and unlock their potential.

A year of impactful initiatives

The Club’s journey in 2023 has been marked by a series of impactful events, catering to diverse professional needs and igniting intellectual curiosity. Let’s delve into some of the highlights:

Navigating the tax landscape: The year kicked off with a session on “Latest Tax Reforms” by KPMG Principal Tax and Regulatory Rifka Ziyard. This insightful session equipped members with crucial knowledge to navigate the ever-evolving tax landscape.

Demystifying Time Management:  TMC Colombo pioneer chairman and TMC-Jaffna Advisor Jude M. Joseph,, took the stage for the inaugural “Members Speak” session, titled “Time Management: Myths and Mysteries.” His practical tips and engaging anecdotes shed light on this often-daunting concept, fostering lively discussions and peer-to-peer learning.

Charting Jaffna’s future:  As testament to its commitment to the region’s growth, TMC-Jaffna partnered with the University Business Linkage of the Jaffna University (UBL-Jaffna) to host a thought-provoking discussion on “Unlocking prosperity: The visionary greater Jaffna development plan 2033.” The event featured representatives from the Northern Province Urban Development Authority, who unveiled the comprehensive plan for Jaffna’s future, now readily accessible on the club’s LinkedIn page.

Empowering the next generation: Recognising the vital role of career preparation, TMC-Jaffna organised a dynamic “Resume writing workshop for Management students and talent search” on 2 December. This interactive session, buzzing with networking opportunities and expert guidance on resume crafting, empowered budding professionals to confidently enter the job market.

Celebrating achievements, building bonds: As the year drew to a close, members gathered for a celebratory “Year-end get-together” at J Hotels, Jaffna, on 13 December. This festive event provided a platform to cherish the club’s achievements, strengthen bonds, and envision a future brimming with possibilities.

Beyond events: Fostering a supportive community

TMC-Jaffna’s impact extends beyond its events. The club has cultivated a thriving online community, offering members access to exclusive resources, mentorship opportunities, and a platform to connect with like-minded individuals. This supportive network fosters continuous learning and professional growth, even beyond the physical events.

Looking ahead: A bright future beckons

As TMC-Jaffna embarks on its next chapter, it promises to continue offering a dynamic platform for knowledge exchange, skill development, and professional networking. The club envisions itself as a catalyst for Jaffna’s professional landscape, attracting renowned speakers, collaborating with leading institutions, and providing members with valuable exposure to global best practices.

With its unwavering commitment to professional development and community building, TMC Jaffna is poised to play a pivotal role in shaping a brighter future for Jaffna’s aspiring professionals. The club’s dedication to excellence and its collaborative spirit pave the way for a new era of professional growth and prosperity in the Northern Province.