We, the Sri Lankan Professional Association in the UAE (SLPA-UAE), are delighted to record the successful completion of the first Training Programme on “Awakening the Leader Within” which was virtually conducted on 12th, 19th, 26th March, and 2nd April 2021. The resource person, Mr Nalaka Hewmadduma, is an eminent educator, coach and author (Leader and Management Skills Development).
This programme is a practical guide to becoming an effective professional manager and a strong leader, and was held from 9:00am to 12:00pm on each day accumulating to 12 CPD hours. It includes handy tips, step-by-step instructions, and concise explanations of the ideas that matter to both one’s day-to-day success and ongoing development.
A Segment of Programme Participants 1The first session of the training programme on 12th March 2021, was commenced after the Opening Note by the Chairman of SLPA-UAE, Mr Ajantha Premarathna, and host for the session was Mr Chamil Rajapakse. The hosts for the following three sessions were Mr Priyanga De Mel, Mr Siri Parakrama Keerthirathna and Mr Damith Fonseka respectively.
The participants of the programme were ranging from young adults to senior professionals from the UAE and abroad. The programme had an overwhelming response from the participants which was mainly evidenced through the segment where the participants shared their learning outcome at the final session. All participants were provided learning materials to record their action plans for the particular skill development, and a Certificate confirming their earning of 12 CPD hours.