Mr Asanga Ranasinghe was the guest speaker at the CPM (Certified Professional Managers) Regional Management Conference which was held on 4th & 5th September at the Kingsbury Hotel Colombo, while Ms Dilrukshi Kurukulasuriya was a panellist of the panel discussion on “Achieving managerial excellence through innovation practices” at the conference.
Mr Ranasinghe elaborated on ‘what is strategy’ and the difference between operational efficiency and strategy. He went on to mention that strategy is performing different activities from rivals’ or performing similar activities in different ways. He also explained key principles of strategy and how to rediscover strategy in an organization.
Ms Dilrukshi emphasised that leadership excellence is delivering business results. In todays’ context talent has become a key aspect in any organization. She also explained the importance of innovation for survival of any organization.
CPM Regional Management Conference 2018 was organised by the Institute of Certified Professional Managers of Sri Lanka (CPM Sri Lanka). The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Delivering Winnovative Business Strategies: The Quest for Managerial Excellence’. The audience of the CPM Regional Management Conference consisted of management professionals and academic researchers representing leading universities in the SAARC region, industry, commerce, banking & finance and the service sectors in South Asia. As in the past, this conference was well-patronised by business leaders and top and middle level management.