The SLIIT Faculty of Business student community recently hosted the Information Systems and Business Management Students Conference (ISBMSC) 2013 at the auditorium of SLIIT’s expansive Malabe campus.
The conference, now in its seventh year, focused on the theme ‘Re-shaping Tomorrow’s Destiny,’ with emphasis placed on the importance of soft skills in the workplace, considered an essential ingredient sought by employers of today’s graduates.
Chief Guest at the event was Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe – Deputy Governor of Central Bank. Guest of Honour Sujiva Dewaraja – Chairman at SLASSCOM/Executive Vice President at John Keells Group and Dr. Ravindranath delivered speeches on the conference theme.
One of Sri Lanka’s award-winning professional speakers, Danajaya Hettiarachchi, also delivered an inspirational speech at the conference.
A panel discussion on the contemporary topic ‘IT alone is not sufficient to run a business’ and a workshop on ‘Graduate Attributes and Employability’ were held afterwards with the participation of leading figures in the industry.