EFC joins hands with AOTS-Japan for full scale MTP

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Feb 25 2021

The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon (EFC) in collaboration with the AOTS-Japan (The Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship) is conducting a Management Training Programme (MTP) on 4 and 5 March. 

The two-day programme from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Grand Monarch, Thalawathugoda will be conducted adhering to government health guidelines. “Since the lockdown last March, we have been conducting all our trainings open to the public virtually and this upcoming programme will be the first full-scale training session to be conducted physically. 

However, we are conscious of COVID safety protocols, hence the programme is restricted to a limited number of participants,” says Yashoravi Bakmiwewa, the Assistant Director General (Advisory Services)/ Head of Training, EFC.

The EFC, over the years had conducted several joint programmes with the AOTS- Japan, on various themes and this year’s MTP programme as Bakmiwewa further said and promises to be a fruitful engagement.  MTP aims at developing managers of companies who can cope with an ever-changing business environment. Since its introduction to Japan in 1945, MTP has been implemented in many leading companies in Japan for over 70 years. 

The programme content includes Basic Principles of Management (planning, directing, controlling and coordinating), Creative Problem Solving, Work Improvement Methods, Developing subordinates to enhance their competencies, Understanding human behaviour and attitudes, Role of Managerial Leadership and Role of the Manager in promoting employee engagement.

While the programme will be facilitated virtually by Yaegashi Hitoshi – Consultant, Japan Industrial Training Association and In-house sessions will be co-facilitated by Dr. K.L. Chandratilleke – Senior Consultant, Human Resource Development, EFC. The sessions are open to EFC members and non-members. 

Participants who complete the two-day programme will be awarded a certificate by AOTS-Japan.


CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Feb 25 2021

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