The National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) launched the National School of Business Management (NSBM) in Colombo last week.
Finland leads the world in the share of its economy based on the production of goods and services related to information and communication technology (ICT), recent UNCTAD statistics show.
hSenid Biz, an HRIS solutions provider hosted the CEO engagement forum for companies to focus on "Creating value and gaining competitive edge" with hSenid's People's HR SaaS based Cloud Solution held at Colombo Hilton last week.
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the national telecommunications service provider, has launched a compelling corporate campaign under the 'One Country. One Voice' proposition to mark Sri Lanka's 64th year of Independence. The SLT's mission is to deliver an innovative and exciting communications' experiences in line with the country's vision of enabling all Sri Lankans with ICT.
Etisalat hosted its Android Forum for the second time recently. Google expert Misha Seltzer helped developers, students and IT entrepreneurs.
Etisalat's Head of Value Added Services Channa Munasinghe said, "We have a special steering committee for developing Android applications because we see this as a growing sector for reaping profits and making it easier and faster to communicate".
The ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) will display several information technology projects at the Deyata Kirula 2012 Exhibition at Oyamaduwa, Anuradhapura from February 4-10. ICTA Chairman, Professor P. W. Epasinghe said that among the projects highlighted in the ICTA stall at Deyata Kirula 2012 would be Telemedicine, Lanka Gate Lanka Gate, FOSS and Career Guidance.
With the continued growth momentum in the economy and fast expansion of internet penetration, broadband coverage and overall development in the ICT and IT literacy in the country e-commerce sector has huge potential to expand, said the CEO of Redgcrest Financial Sanath Fernando. He said that there are vast opportunities for the businesses to expand while providing better and convenient service to the customers.
hSenid Biz, a global HR solutions provider signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Sri Jayewardenepura (UOJ) and donated their award wining HR information system, HRM Enterprise to the university. HRM Enterprise is a complete HR solution which covers a wide spectrum of contemporary HR needs.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL) will support the public sector in building capacity and in gaining globally recognised qualifications, said President, (ICASL), Sujeewa Mudalige at a ceremony to launch the 32nd National Conference of ICASL on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel, Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider announced the appointment of Lalith de Silva as Chief Executive Officer.
The Sri Lanka Foundation jointly with the Strategic Enterprise Management Agency (SEMA) and Price Waterhouse Coopers India will hold a forum for all local CEOs and Corporate Heads on the subject of Indian business-thinking in international context and the way forward for Sri Lankan business fraternity to arrange joint ventures and alliances.
The Examinations Department is to set up a model question bank shortly to maintain uniformity in term tests in government and semi-government schools.
Although we formulate policies and provide computer laboratories to schools in remote areas, Information Technology cannot be developed further if content matter wasn't provided said, Secretary to the President, Lalith Weeratunga the Guest of Honour at the e-Swabhimani awards ceremony recently.
The World's largest Technology Company and a leader in innovative technology and service Hewlett-Packard (HP) joined hands with Sri Lanka’s largest state insurer Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation (SLIC) to launch an insurance plan HP Advantage Plus for Notebook customers.
The youth who received skills training in Information Technology, graphic designing, customer care and the German language at the Hikkaduwa ILEAD Centre received job placements in surrounding establishments recently.
“Entrepreneurs are not born, they are made. Entrepreneurship is a skill that can be taught just like any other” This is an inspired statement made by the Chairman of Entrepreneur and Enterprise UK, Peter Jones. The week starting from tomorrow to November 21 has been nominated as the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW).
Sri Lanka’s largest higher education and careers exhibition, Edex Expo 2012 ‘ will be opened for school leavers at the BMICH from January 20-22, 2011. The exhibition will help them find suitable vocational, technical and skills development training institutes, across the world.
Etisalat held a Forum under the theme 'What can Android do for you?'.
The goal is to give the public a chance to see the limitless possibilities that will be available to them by using Android powered hand held devices.
E-Solutions Lanka, an IT solutions company celebrated 10 years of operations. The company began operations on January 1, 2001, but traces its history to 1997 when it served as the outsourced arm of its Belgian parent company, Redcorp. In 1997, Redcorp recruited three Sri Lankans Nishantha Amarasuriya, Sudesh Jayathunge, and Priyanthi Guruge who have traced their own personal career growth parallel to the growth of the company's Sri Lankan operations.
The regional recognition program for outstanding entrepreneurs across Asia, the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards has selected Internationally acclaimed KPMG Ford, Rhodes, Thornton & Co. as Audit Partner and ARTV TV the CNN Broadcaster in Sri Lanka, as the English TV Partner.
The IT/ BPO industry will surpass the $ one b income mark by 2015 said Virtusa General Manager/Vice President, Madu Ratnayake. He was addressing the launch of Virtusa EDEX careers portal recently.
Information Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) will launch the ICT Literacy Campaign next month targeting rural youth and Samurdhi beneficiaries in the country.
The University of Moratuwa's entrepreneurship initiative under Prof Ananda Jayawardane and NDB Bank in collaboration with the Young Entrepreneurs Sri Lanka (YESL) has initiated entrepreneurship training for university students for the first time in the Sri Lankan higher education system. The first session of this program is now ready to expose young venturers into real-world experiences.
Youth unemployment in Sri Lanka has dropped to four percent this year from 10 percent about 15 years ago, said Prof. Indralal de Silva, Senior Professor of Demography and Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. He was speaking at a forum discussion organised by the Sanasa Development Bank.
For the 3rd consecutive year, hSenid participated at The GITEX Technology week in Dubai, showcasing its cutting edge HRM and Mobile software solutions.