ICASL, INSEAD launch leadership programme
The ICASL Business School together with INSEAD, launched the
groundbreaking four-day long Global Leadership Programme at a ceremony
held last week at the Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, in the presence of the
country's high-end corporate glitterati and a special delegation from
The launch was a prelude to the sold out four-day programme which
commenced on June 15 and concluded on June 18 also at the Cinnamon
The leadership programme will be conducted by the renowned Professor
of Leadership and organizational behaviour of INSEAD, Prof Thomas
Mannarelli from the faculty of the INSEAD Business School.
The course aimed at high-end professionals and business leaders will
see a thought provoking outline of topics covering a wide array of
areas, aimed at enhancing the leadership qualities of the country's
corporate movers and shakers.
Among the topics that would be covered in the programme are 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.
The four-day programme received an overwhelming response with
organizers having to increase the number of participants by several
folds to accommodate the high demand.
Meanwhile, the Business School of ICASL has already commenced intakes
for the second ICASL-INSEAD global leadership programme scheduled for
The ICASL has always been in the forefront, striving to provide the
country's business community the best of services and opportunities and
as the national accounting body of Sri Lanka, the ICASL has continuously
endeavoured to partner with the world's best organizations and the
four-day programme with INSEAD is one such initiative.
Prof Mannarelli, who holds a PhD from the Haas School of Business of
the University of California, Berkley and a B.S. in Business
Administration from the Indiana University, is a specialist in issues
related to creativity, innovation and leadership in organizations. He is
backed with an impressive portfolio having provided his consulting
services to top notch globally recognized organizations in the likes of
Standard Chartered Bank, Glaxo-Smith Kline, Shell, Nissan, ABN-AMRO,
Philip Morris, Visa, Singtel, Adidas, IBM and the Chartered Accountants
As one of the world's leading and largest graduate business schools,
INSEAD is a pioneer of international business education based in Europe.
With campuses in France, Asia and Abu Dhabi, and a research centre in
Israel, INSEAD's business education and research spans three continents.
Its 145 renowned faculty members from 36 countries inspire more than
1,000 participants in MBA, Executive MBA and PhD programmes, and also
executives exceeding 9,500 who participate in INSEAD's executive