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Rave reviews for CA Sri Lanka – INSEAD Global Leadership programme third intake

The third CA Sri Lanka – INSEAD Global leadership Programme held recently has once again received positive feedback from the country’s senior level corporate sector managers who have termed the internationally acclaimed programme as an innovative and empowering initiative for business leaders.

The programme saw a thought provoking outline of topics aimed at enhancing the leadership qualities of high end executive professionals.

A cross section of business leaders from diverse sectors participated in the most recent four day global leadership programme held at the Waters Edge Battaramulla. Among them were Mr. Mahesh Fernando – Director – Operations of Premium International (Pvt) Ltd who noted that the programme was a platform which brought out the innovative thinking and leadership qualities of a professional within a limited time period.

According to the Chief Operating Officer of Brandix Lingerie (Pvt) Ltd, Mr. Wansapriya Gunaseela, “the programme was great and INSEAD delivered in detail on the topic. The programme inspired me to go beyond traditional boundaries and explore the power of empowerment in leadership.”

Deputy General Manager – Insurance of Janashakthi Insurance PLC Ms. Shanaki Ranasinghe said that the programme was extremely useful and was made interesting with the stimulation exercises. “The programme gave us a chance to interact and network with others. All in all, it was a very insightful session and the advices given by the professor was those which we can use in our day to day business activities,” she added.

Head of NIKE of MAS Active Trading (Pvt) Ltd, Mr. Ravi Tejwani, was of the opinion that the programme was a great exercise as the tools used to explain and articulate advices via video and games was perfect. “the programme also gave me the opportunity to interact with others from different business and I learnt so much from them as well as from the course. The lecturer was very engaging and was successful in keeping us interested right throughout the programme.”

Director of Wilton Metal Box Co. (Pvt) Ltd., Mr. Nissanga Warnapura termed the four day leadership programme as truly inspirational which prepares professionals to ensure the challenges of the world and of leadership.

The leadership programme was conducted by renowned Professor of Leadership and organizational behaviour of INSEAD, Prof. Thomas Mannarelli from the faculty of the INSEAD Business School.

Among the topics that were covered in the programme were; Vision and leadership transition, creative thinking outside the box, influence without authority, leading organization change, leading high performance teams, decision making under uncertainty, negotiation dynamics and influencing for change.