Nilooka Dissanayake, Business Trainer

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Nilooka Dissanayake, ACMA, MBA (Strathclyde)

About Nilooka Dissanayake

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  • Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA)
    PricewaterhouseCoopers & BDO Burah Hathy (1991-1995)
  • Corporate Planning Manager
    Brown & Company Limited (1997-1998)
    බ්‍රවුන් සහ සමාගමේ ආයතනික සැලසුම් පිලිබඳ කළමනාකාරිනී
  • Managing Director and Managing Editor of Small Business International Magazine and Athwela Business Journal, the first Sinhala business magazine for Sri Lankan small and medium enterprises (SMEs) –  (1998-2007)
    සුළු ව්‍යාපාරිකයින් දැනුවත් කළ අත්වැල ව්‍යාපාරික සඟරාවේ සහ Small Business International සඟරාවේ කළමනාකරණ සංස්කාරක  සහ කළමනාකාර අධ්‍යක්ෂ (1998-2007)
  • Online Freelancer 2009 to date.
    I have ghostwritten books, blogs, articles, website content, whitepapers and consultancy reports for clients from all over the world.
    My key clients have come from the US, Canada, UK, mainland Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, UAE and Saudi Arabia.
  • Leadership, Management and Supervisory Development Trainer,
    JASTECA Institute of Management

    • Essential Managerial Skills: Key Competencies Every Manager Must Have (English);
    • The Effective Supervisor- Attitudes, techniques and skills for result-oriented supervision (Sinhala);
    • The Effective Manager (Management development in English);
    • Use Your Mind (English);
    • Making the Best of Internet at Work (English)
  • Leadership, Management and Personal Development  Trainer
    නායකත්ව සහ කළමනාකාරීත්ව සංවර්ධන පුහුණුකරු
    (Only a few of the hundreds of workshops/clients  are listed here)
    (මෙහි දැක්වෙන්නේ පවත්වා ඇති වැඩමුළු රැසකින් කිහිපයක් පමණි)

    • Peoples Bank Branch Managers
      Four Day workshop on Management and Personal Development
      “විශිෂ්ඨාගාරය – පුද්ගල විශිෂ්ඨත්වයෙන් ආයතනික විශිෂ්ටත්වය කරා
      ස්වයං සංවර්ධන සහ කළමනාකාරිත්ව සංවර්ධන වැඩමුලු”
      (මහජන බැංකු මාණ්ඩලික අභ්‍යාස විද්‍යාලය වෙනුවෙන්)
    •  NSB Branch Managers
      Three workshops on Leadership and Management Development:
      “Creating Team Synergy”
    • Dankotuwa Porcelain
      Supervisory Development Training
      වැඩ කරගනිමු – අත්‍යවශ්‍ය සාර්තකත්ව කුසලතා
  • Change Management Workshop Design & Training of Trainers
    SANASA Campus, Kegalle
    I designed a workshop on Change Management and conducted a training of trainers (ToT) workshop for Sanasa Campus as part of the SANASA Entrepreneur Financial Expertise Centre (SEFEC) Project, a Canadian funded project.
  • Trainer and Master Trainer – Managing Personal Finances
    – පුද්ගලික මුදල් පාලනය සම්බන්ධ පුහුණුකරු

    These were CSR Projects for HSBC Sri Lanka

    • Trainer, 29 Full-day workshops for MAS Group employees, Garment sector
    • Trainer and Master  Trainer, a series of 3-hour workshops for regional garment factories with Sarvodaya Fusion (2019-2020)
  • Content Designer for Personal Finance Workshops
    (Slide Decks with Trainer Manual) for Singaporean client targeting wealthy, independent women. Multiple workshops of my design are now being delivered in Singapore and Hong Kong by my client.
  • Lecturer – Certificate in Capital Markets Course,
    Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC), 2019


  • Athwela Seminars – අත්වැල සම්මන්ත්‍රණ (1998-2007)
    • Financial Management for the Small Business – සුළු ව්‍යාපාරයේ මුල්‍ය කළමනාකරණය
    • Small Business Development Strategies – සුළු ව්‍යාපාර සංවර්ධන උපාය මාර්ග

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