In the press
EPL Global/Sensei and UCL Sign up to Restart International Speaker Events
June 28, 2020
EPL Global, Sensei’s new global brand and Sensei Lanka, joined with Universal Collage Lanka (UCL) to restart the international speaker event in Sri Lanka on 18 August by presenting global success coach EPL Global and Sensei Founder Omar Saqib Khan. Omar will be joined by EPL Global and Sensei Lanka Partner Ranjan De Silva...
Inspired by Vision, Driven by Passion
March 06, 2019
Ranjan will be speaking at the Rotary District Conference amongst a world-class panel of speakers. The conference will take place on the 5th and 6th of April 2019, at the Galadari Hotel, Colombo.
SLRA-Sensei Lanka Conduct ‘Leadership Excellence for Retail & Allied Professionals’ Program
July 04, 2018
The Sri Lanka Retailers’ Association (SLRA) Retail Academy, in partnership with Sensei Lanka, recently conducted its second consecutive ‘Leadership Excellence for Retail and Allied Professionals’ – a four-month training program complete with pre-assessments, workshops, excursions, post coaching and assessments...
SLRA Retail Academy to Conduct ‘Leadership Excellence’ Training
May 17, 2018
"The Sri Lanka Retailers’ Association (SLRA) through is Retail Academy will conduct the annual ‘Leadership Excellence’ workshop for retail and allied professionals for the second consecutive year.
Launched in 2017, the success of last year’s event has encouraged the academy to make this an annual event with the objective of developing professionals from the retail sector and industries allied to it..."
Business/Donor Partnership: The Best Formula for Empowering the Poor – The Agora Case Study
August 13, 2012
Agora, established in 2001 with an ultimate aspiration to be the Wal-Mart of the East, is an expanding chain of retail outlets in Bangladesh, run by Rahimafrooz Superstores Ltd. Agora now operates 11 outlets, a sourcing and processing centre for commodities and a state of the art distribution centre with 680 employees and 320 suppliers. With an aggressive expansion programme in mind Agora recently migrated to an end to end ERP system powered by SAP and WINCOR NIXDORF.
Great Progress for Agora’s Supplier Capability Development Programme as well as some Useful Lessons to Pass on to BOP Producers
August 06, 2012
“It is great to hear that since the BIF Supplier Capability Development project completed its second phase in March of this year, Agora have made some really fantastic progress. All of their suppliers have now been interviewed and assessed using the Capability Assessment Tool, and the training is now in progress to support them in developing their business and technical skills. The suppliers are well on the way in their journey to improve their capabilities, enabling them to provide more opportunities for low income groups and support Agora’s growth strategy at the same time."
Agribusiness Supply Chains Conference, Bangladesh
May 31, 2012
“We’ve all got excited about things that we can implement in our organisations… thank you very much to everyone for this programme.” So said Inam Shahid Karzi, Gencom Group Director, at the end of the Agribusiness Supply Chain Conference, the first of its kind in Bangladesh.”
Inaugural CIM Future Marketers Conference a Resounding Success
March 25, 2012
"The inaugural Future Marketers Conference organized by the Student Committee 2011/2012 batch of The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Sri Lanka Region was well received with a total number of 270 participants.The event was held on Saturday 17th March 2012 at the Union Ballroom, Galadari Hotel"
CIM Future Marketers Conference on March 17
March 11, 2012
"Under the theme ‘Decipher the Future of Marketing’ the full-day event will featurekey topics that would bepresented byfour renownedand respected guest speakers.Through thought-provoking dialogue and valuable insights, the conference intends to inspire attendees to discover their potential to lead the next generation of marketing in Sri Lanka."
Employee Engagement Key to Increased Productivity at Work – Reveals the Expert
June 12, 2009
"This event was organized at Atlantis, Dubai and was attended by more than 50 heads of corporates and HR departments. The key speaker of this event, Mr. Ranjan De Silva, Partner SENSEI, addressed these high profile participants and talked about methods to train the mind and use language which can enhance positive thoughts, feeling and demeanours as these are keys to one’s success…"
Training Programme held on ”Continuous Improvement, Level – II”
September 30, 2008
"A Training Programme on “Continuous Improvement, Level – II” was held at Lake Shore Hotel and Apartments, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212 on October 26-27, 2008. Thirty-Two Executives and Officers from Head Office and Branches of Dhaka Bank Limited (DBL) participated in the Training Programme…"
Training Programme Held in Collaboration with Sensei International, Dubai
June 30, 2007
"Dhaka Bank Limited (DBL) always tries to bring radical changes in its business operation. It aims to perform at its best. To do so, it has always arranged various training and workshop programmes. Recently, to develop its leadership qualities, the Human Resources Division arranged a series of General Management Training Programme for different level of employees in collaboration with SENSEI INTERNATIONAL, Dubai. Mr. Ranjan De Silva, Partner, Senior Management Consultant, SENSEI INTERNATIONAL conducted the training session…"
June 30, 2006
By Bob Urichuck
"That night I flew to Colombo, Sri Lanka and arrived in time to do a Thursday evening session for CEO’s and then a full day session on Friday where I shared the stage with my good Sri Lankan friend Ranjan De Silva of Sensei International. It was great to be in Colombo once again, seeing some old friends and making so many new ones. Sri Lanka has to be one of the friendliest places on earth and one of the most beautiful islands you will come across…"
National Conference of Chartered Accountants
May 31, 2007
"The discussion forum on iPower will be moderated by Reyaz Mihular, Partner KPMG in Sri Lanka and Regional Executive for the Middle East and South Asia for KPMG and comprise shakta Amaratunga, President BAT Pacific Corporation and Finance Director BAT Japan Group, Ranjan De Silva, Managing Director, Sensei Lanka, Ms. C. Rajaratnam, Creative Director, JWT and Suresh Shah, CEO, Lion Brewery…"
It is Never too Late to Change
August 11, 2003
"If you think you cannot change, you will not. But if you believe you can, anything is possible. So speaks Ranjan De Silva, once a top corporate boss and now a 'transformation catalyst'. His mission: to help people change and grow. 'I’m someone who is able to help people change. And through the individual, I’m able to make organisations transform themselves,' he said…"
CIM-Sri Lanka Conducts Forum
May 17, 2003
"The outcome of the forum was summarised into 3 key strategic initiatives, viz, positioning of the professional marketer, skills and competency development and increasing awareness through strategic initiatives. The task force will be responsible to implement a plan towards achieving these strategic initiatives…"
Lankan Consultants Create ‘a New Way to Shop’ in Bangladesh
April 30, 2003
"Agora’s operating company Rahimafrooz Superstores Ltd., (Issued Capital of Taka 38 million i.e. a Rs 60 million investment) has met all cost targets and achieved targeted gross profits in its first year of operation and plans to set up more outlets in Dhaka, the company said. The project owes its initial success entirely to Sri Lankan professionals…"
Adcomm Participates in Playshop ‘Mastery of Self’
September 19, 2002
‘As Geeteara Safiya Choudhury, Chairman, Adcomm Ltd, who also participated in the play shop said, “… We are now teamed with a new-found intensified aggression to scale higher heights than ever before!” The play shop was conducted under the apt guidance of Ranjan De Silva…’