Professional development program on Business Competencies Development for Managers, 2nd - 6th October 2017

This one week program is designed for the Managers from National Saving  Bank and People’s Bank Sri Lanka to develop their competencies in business.  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.


  • Macro Economics and Banking
  • Bank Performance Management
  • FinTech challenges to banks
  • Governance and Risk Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Leadership in Banks and Financial Services

PROGRAM OBJECTIVS: At the end of this program participants will be:

  • To better manage their business units.
  • To effectively assess the business of their clients using sound business principles
TIMING:The training program will be held from 2 to 6 October 2017

VENUE: AIT, Thailand

CLIENT/DONOR: National Saving Bank and People’s Bank, 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