Sri Lanka: INSEE Cement launches INSEE Academy

Sri Lanka: INSEE Cement launches INSEE Academy
06 April 2017

Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd (SCCL) launched the INSEE Academy on 23 March in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

The INSEE Academy as an initiative by SCCL to accelerate the growth of 'home grown talent' to take senior roles within Sri Lanka and other group companies. The Academy’s motto is 'Inspire.Instill. Ignite', aims to 'Inspire' employees to be better, 'Instill' values and 'Ignite' a passion for excellence and is a virtual training academy with a strategic focus on five key areas. These areas include embedding INSEE DNA, building business leaders, improving functional capabilities, focus continuously on health and safety and enhancing commercial capabilities.

"We have ambitious plans for growth in Sri Lanka and we are committed to investing further for the future. Our aspirations will be brought to reality by our people and we need to accelerate developing them to do so. Hence people development will always be an integral part of our strategy", SCCL CEO, Nandana Ekanayake, said addressing the gathering.

"We are delighted to launch the INSEE Academy today to accelerate the development of all our employees. We will do so by building partnerships with leading local and international institutions as well as promoting blended learning and self-learning. And we believe that those will enable us to position INSEE cement Sri Lanka to become an exporter of talent to the group," said Organization and Human Resources Director, Prasad Piyadigama.

Programmes focusing on long-term development of employees such as signature programmes, certifications, blended learning and continuous assessment will be delivered, affiliating with leading local and global institutes, according to Ceylon Today. Some of them are the Postgraduate Institute of Management, Franklin Covey SL, Indian School of Business, National University of Singapore. Opportunities have been provided by INSEE Academy, Thailand to associate with global players in executive education such as International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Switzerland and DUKE University, USA. Further a competent set of internal trainers also have been developed, giving them the opportunity to share their knowledge effectively while improving them as individuals.

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