Professional Development Program on Business Competencies Development for Managers, 6 – 10 November 2017

This one week program from 6 - 10 November 2017 is designed for the Managers from Commercial Bank of Ceylon Plc., Sri Lanka to develop their competencies in business. At the end of this program participants will be able to better manage their business units and effectively assess the business of their clients using sound business principles.


  • Macro Economics and Banking
  • Bank Performance Management
  • Banking Industry Analysis: Emerging Challange
  • Managing Credit Risk 
  • Strategic Management
  • Leadership in Banks and Financial Services


The pedagogy is designed to fully cover and explain the entire spectrum of banking, with its emphasis and focus on understanding the concepts and principles of competencies vital for business development.  It will combine lectures to elucidate concepts, case studies to illustrate their applications and presentations to develop participants’ skills in synthesizing and vocalizing their learning. All sessions will be supported by hands on exercise.  Computers will be provided at each desk for sharing by 2 to 3 participants to work in groups. Additional computers for individual use will be provided in the class room.

Extensive use of internet during the sessions will encourage participants to discover relevant sources of data and further readings on topics covered.

Program materials and background notes will be made available online well in advance of each session for participants to be prepared for the class.

TIMING:The training program will be held from 6 – 10  November 2017

VENUE: AIT, Thailand

CLIENT/DONOR:Commercial Bank of Ceylon Pl.c, Sri Lanka.                                   

PARTICIPANTS: This course is designed to meet the needs of middle level managers from banks.

COURSE DIRECTOR:   Dr. Sundar Venkatesh

COURSE COORDINATOR(S):   Ms. Kluaymai Thongkham and Ms. Farah Nashid Hossain