Showing posts from June, 2014

Epic embarks on growth strategizing with MTI

EPIC Lanka, one of the technology leaders in providing secure electronic payment solutions and IT systems security solutions to banks and corporate organizations in Sri Lanka and the region has signed up with the international strategy consultancy MTI to enable the organization through an intensive strategizing exercise. Established in 1998, Epic Lanka is committed to innovate, develop and implement world class IT solutions in Secure Electronic Payments, Information Systems Security, Mobile Enterprise Automation and Secure Document Personalization. It also provides a seamless and prompt customer support service in maintaining the largest network of on-line real time payment processors in the country. This Strategizing project will be spearheaded by the MTI CEO Hilmy Cader and will be based on MTI’s 8S® model which will be customized to Epic Lanka specific strategic circumstances. Developed in 1999, MTI’s 8S® has continuously improved, benefiting the robust experience of  over 150 str…

Abans Group ties-up with MTI HRM Solutions

Abans Group, the diversified conglomerate and Sri Lanka's market leader in household durables has successfully tied-up with MTI HRM Solutions to meet their staffing requirements. “In pursuit to find the best qualified candidate in the market place, we identified MTI HRM Solutions as the key provider given their wide local and regional presence”, said Rusi Pestonjee, Non-Executive Chairman of Abans Finance PLC. MTI HRM Solutions client’s ranges from across the globe, industries and sectors. MTI HRM Solutions is subsidiary of MTI Consulting and offers the full suite of HR consulting and advisory services and includes - Integrated Audit & Strategy, Organizational and Job design, Recruitment & Selection, Motivation & Talent Retention, HRD/Training Need Identification, HR Capacity/Manpower planning, Performance Management and Employee Engagement/Organizational Climate Surveys & Executive Search. 

Rusi Pestonjee -Non-Executive Chairman of Abans Finance PLC

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"Middle East investors see Sri Lanka as 'fertile' for entry" MTI

The challenge is to now convert these into projects
According to MTI's 'Market Pulse', Middle East investors (particularly in the 6 Gulf States) are increasingly positive about entering and investing into Sri Lanka. MTI's 'Market Pulse' is a qualitative research initiative that 'senses' corporate, HNI and investor perceptions about investing in emerging markets. "The last 2 years has seen increasing leisure travel into Sri Lanka by Arab and Expat Corporate Executives which has triggered interest in considering Sri Lanka for business investments and setting up operations.  Rewind 4 to 5 years and this same group would not even have considered such pursuits, but today they are certainly open and positive about Sri Lanka as an attractive emerging market destination" says Hilmy Cader, CEO of Bahrain-based MTI Consulting, with a network of associates that span the MENA region. There have been several high profile Heads of State visits (which has ce…

Toyota Competency Framework launched – enabled by MTI

MTI Consulting launched the Toyota Lanka HR re-engineering and competency development assignment in September last year. The HR consulting project which is executed through the application of MTI Consulting’s Competency Integration Model was approved as the basis to holistically develop a competency framework for Toyota Lanka.  The project which examined the external environment, the key stakeholders and the HR value chain before recommending a competency map for Toyota was completed this month. Initially, MTI conducted a thorough environmental scan which identified several impacts that it had on Toyota Lanka’s three main businesses: Sales, Service & Spares. These impacts in turn were translated to implications for Toyota Competencies. Several of these implications included the need to undertake proactive selling, manage customer relationships and reduction of cost of operations. The need to nurture these competencies are more so relevant today than before with the contraction of…

Lalan Rubbers engages MTI HRM Solutions

Lalan Rubbers, who began its operations in the 1983’s, started primarily as a rubber commodity trading operation has expanded and developed with branch offices in UK and USA has collaborated with MTI HRM solutions.  “Our workforce is our biggest and greatest asset. As an employer, we understand that the present day challenges are ensuring that we have the right people in the right positions and MTI HRM Solutions effectively bridged this gap through their Executive Search function”, said Gayanthika Pathirannehe, General Manager - Human Resources & Administration of Lalan Rubbers.   ‘Job Fit’ is critical to success and has a positive impact on the bottom line of any company. Where there is a Job Fit, satisfaction increases and staff becomes more productive. Identifying this ‘Fit’ is what MTI HRM Solutions spends a lot of quality time on.  MTI HRM Solutions client’s ranges from across the globe, industries and sectors. MTI HRM Solutions is subsidiary of MTI Consulting and offers the…