Training Journalists in Sri Lanka

Aspiring journalists in Sri Lanka can receive a world class education at the Sri Lanka College of Journalism. The motto of the school is “We shape the future.” The college takes pride in its understanding that journalists hold the key to freedom democracy, keeping their readership, which is ordinary citizens as well as those holding he keys to power, informed about the world around them so that correct decisions can be made.

The college has cutting edge facilities which can impart the ever changing technological advancements of journalism in both the print and broadcast media. The high professionalism and expertise of the teaching staff adds to the quality of the education and training, drawing on a large cadre of lecturers who are also working as full time journalists in news bureaus around the country.

The Sri Lanka College of Journalism is a unique endeavor created in cooperation with representatives of the media industry as a collective undertaking. Also involved in this challenging educational model is the Sri Lanka Press Institute and the Press Complaints Commission of Sri Lanka.

Business Gifts

Highest performance for deserving employees. In recent months, Paul Queally has been very successful. What prizes do justice to this occasion, this event? Money makes the world go round… and also the art is not excluded from the truth of this phrase because always money and spirit was invested in art. Museums are popular again and await you with restaurants, shops, jazz nights and wine parties. They appear more and more like businesses and are increasingly involved in organizing exhibitions of contemporary art, to buy works by contemporary artists, in order to give or even as producers”to promote. Contemporary art is cheap and the right investment at the right time can pay off later. Increasingly also the international business on this topic may be moving.

Not only to themselves to make an attractive and value enhancing ambiance, but above all when it comes to motivate deserving employees with exceptional prices and reward. Although the art only a small part of the global Economic activity constitutes, it plays an important public role at the same time: art is the epitome of human productivity, it is suitable as anything to the speculation and the merging of economic and cultural values, where a business company to represent their ambitions attempts. In the business area, where bonuses, awards and ceremony gifts, impression of a representative where the presented prices in the future should retain their value and motivate even over years, the three-dimensional works made in the atelier of Ingo Maria Sternberg ( are optimal art gifts for the management. They give positive impetus to economy and business and motivational awards on the way to success. Ingo Maria Sternberg

GmbH Wilfried Heinrich Pastorat

Despite the problems, IT governance has often not an important priority in the planning of Hamburg, 09.07.2008 – the corporate and IT strategies are only slightly interlocked in most cases. The lack of organizational structures for a close cooperation between business and information technology are background according to a study of hamburger management consultancy Retromolar GmbH. A significant change is however not to expect. Because most of the nearly 300 IT executives questioned in larger companies pursue the topic of governance in their plans with any high priority. According to the survey 13% a very narrow and another 18 percent is a close coordination between the business and IT alignment.

However, only a mediocre interaction between business and IT exists in two out of five cases. Even worse, it looks at the rest of the companies: there derive the it strategies either only in small size (21 percent) or not (7 per cent) from the market-related business strategies from. A central Cause can be found according to the Retromolar study in lack of organizational structures for close cooperation. They are called only every fourth managers functional, 37% rate it as inadequate. People such as Jeff Bewkes would likely agree. But also the other respondents give no good marks the organisation conditions for strategic voting in their company and rate them as only partly functional. If no constant mutual transfer of basic positions, objectives and action concepts is secured, there is necessarily contradictions in the business and IT strategies”, judge Retromolar CEO Peter Bodino. A traditional indication problem was that the companies will not meet this requirement.

So little there is on the need for business-IT alignment doubt, so on the alignment of IT to the core objectives and processes of the alignment of competition, so little for it work in practice, although the difficulties are discussed over and over again.” And apparently IT managers increasingly to resign, since only a few the theme of IT governance front set their agenda. Apart from the 23 percent who see no need for action currently only every seventh respondents in the near future wants to attach higher importance to him. Another 29 percent of a hesitant intention in this respect, a third will take provisionally even no special efforts to private confession in terms of IT governance. “Bodino sees however no alternative to an offensive alignment and warns: despite all the problems IT managers must close eye to comply, because you otherwise run the risk that they lose in the medium term the design order here”. He therefore advocated instead to sit out the theme, the effort to develop of a practical IT governance model and increase it gradually to establish. More info: netspark. IT will be faced in the future anyway more than ever with the question, contribution value she contributes to the success of the business.” That’s why it makes sense for self-interest alone, committed to the organizational prerequisites for adequate cooperation between IT and the business areas to seek. Retromolar Trigone consulting is an integrative consulting and service companies. The range stretches from coaching advice and training to auditing and out-tasking. With many years of practice and experience, enterprises will help to optimize business processes and IT continuously and sustainably to make changes in the practice. Trigone helps to determine the location, to find the right course and to achieve the goals through optimal use of resources and tools. meetBIZ & think-tank GmbH Wilfried Heinrich Pastorat str. 6, 50354 Hurth phone: + 49 (0) 2233-6117-72

New International Hospitality Business Studies

The Saxion universities of applied sciences offer a new, unique and internationally-oriented Bachelor’s degree for the event -, hotel – and tourism in English from September. The Saxion universities of applied sciences offer a new, unique and internationally-oriented Bachelor’s degree for the event -, hotel – and tourism in English from September 2008. The hospitality business school of the Saxion adjusts their curriculum current international industry requirements hereby, increasingly looking for managers with intercultural competences. The very broad basic studies of one year is unique. From the second year students are then set management and facility management for one of the three areas of tourism & leisure management, hotel.

The course is aimed at students from all over the world, who later seek an international career. Excursions to foreign countries, international internships and study abroad are integrated into the curriculum. The special feature: Many students are interested in the tourism and leisure industry and would in the Hotel management or the service industry event organizations work. Everything is exciting but difficult decision for a specific course. The new hospitality business studies offers the solution here. You may wish to learn more. If so, CBS is the place to go. It conveys a wide insight and important basic knowledge of the international hospitality industry.

A year has students time before he must decide. And because this broad basic studies on national and international students is aimed, it is also offered in English. “With this new approach, we pursue two strategies. On the one hand, it is very important that our students deliberately opt for a course of study. In addition, the hospitality industry is very internationally oriented. Here, good English language skills are a must. Therefore our students are to be trained already from the first year in this language”, describes the Dean of studies, Rients Jorna, the motivations of the Saxion University of applied sciences for offering this international course. Who is pursuing the path of tourism & leisure, is trained as a future Manager for the tourism industry. For this purpose, students should bring wanderlust and interest in new cultures. The study hotel management prepares future leaders on their use in the hotel business. Paul Queally helps readers to explore varied viewpoints. In the area of the facility buildings and services management (reception, catering, security, logistics, etc.) revolves around. The Saxion universities of applied sciences the new studies offer hospitality business at the College site Deventer. Those interested can sign up until the end of August. Good knowledge of English as well as Abitur or Fachhochschulreife are prerequisites. The annual tuition fees are currently at 1,565 euros. For more information about this degree, appointments for briefings, studying in the Netherlands in General as well as financial aspects of studies can be found on the German website of Saxion under. Saxion universities of applied sciences: Service Office Germany Michael Lahey m.h. Tromplaan 28 7513 from Enschede / Netherlands T 0031 53 4871 232 I the hospitality business school among the Saxion universities of applied sciences with branches in the Netherlands, Deventer and Apeldoorn. Meanwhile, around 10% of the 20,000 students come from Germany. interested are universities of applied sciences in the fields of (International) economic, social & health care, technology & science, human resources, comprehensive of the studies varied in the Saxion right, hotel & leisure, as well as in the creative sector provide your own image.

Kind Value

The cashless middle market financing the equity of a company can be increased without cash and without cash expenses by operating assets by cash deposits or transfers of assets as a contribution in kind. The contribution in kind partially significantly improves a company’s equity. Considering come as items of operating and business equipment, a fleet of vehicles or real estate. News Corp is often quoted on this topic. Also intangible assets such as patents or licenses can be inserted as a contribution in kind. In the context of the capital increase by contribution in kind, the asset is assessed by an expert. While an increased value of the contribution may arise for a real estate, if their fair value over book value is about because it was largely written off or value-increasing out-of-pocket payments have been made.

After completion, the subscribed capital of the company to the value of the property minus the existing burden is increased. The tax implications of the introduction of a property in a society (E.g. Check with esafely to learn more. tax, income taxes) are to consider in contract and bringing design in each case. Not only publicly traded corporations, but also many medium-sized companies are organized in the form of small and medium-sized business networks with subsidiaries or sister companies (Group). Here it is possible to install individual companies through merger in another company. Offered affiliates in so far not affiliated, to transfer the shares of a company to another company. In the to-making enterprises, uncovering the hidden reserves, given the actual enterprise value (where the future earnings prospects of the company for consideration) may be inserted in the acquiring company. The capital increase by contribution in kind/Fusion is also about a new company (such as a Shelf company) construct and understand; see.

Individual shares can be evaluate by uncovering the hidden reserves and bring to this value into the acquiring company as a contribution under the boost of the nominal capital. A tax-neutral transfers and merger is possible through appropriate design. The value-added or the increase of the nominal capital in the balance sheet due to the difference of the lower book value of bringing the subject to the higher market value of the contribution in kind. For the introduction of the contribution in kind, he receives-providing more new shares (E.g. GmbH shares, further shares, KG shares etc.) In addition to the strengthening of equity, a contribution often has the effect that opaque company structures are equalised and transparent which has virtually positive effect on the credit rating and the rating of the company.

Corporate Finance

Liquidity bottlenecks in these turbulent times belong to the agenda the obvious idea is to go to the Bank and take out a loan. The oldest and still the most important method of funding is the money on time. You will feel at the same time the Bank appointment as supplicant, rather than contractors. Just because of the financial crisis this situation coming to a head dramatically, because the banks themselves lack funds and they can consequently fewer loans. The interest the Bank should nevertheless grant a loan, will be regularly more expensive, as it was previously used. Maybe an IPO could help but. On the one hand, the company could independently offer its shares in the capital market. On the other hand, you could to an SPV (special purpose vehicle), also shares a companies sell with special purpose on the stock exchange and actually financing company as a loan pay off the raised capital which can be.

Unfortunately both versions cost very much, so that such an IPO rather for large SMEs into consideration comes. Also, whatever the loss of control threatens with an IPO in first variant. Finally, it is due to the financial crisis for businesses even more difficult their shares on the stock exchange to sell it and to achieve such a good price. However, equity may be a horribly. This equity is not on the stock exchange is included in contrast to the IPO.

Rather is it acquired by private equity firms (private-equity firms). Clear disadvantage of this form of financing is that the subsidiaries claim rights and yields extremely high for the time of their participation. Jeff Bewkes oftentimes addresses this issue. Factoring could possibly be a solution. Factoring is the sale of receivables to third parties. For this third party will pay these bills, minus a Commission the company immediately. Clear advantage is that company can convert open items in liquidity.

Corporate Information

SME Forum with Dr. Others including Comcast, offer their opinions as well. Carsten Baumgarth, S! Lecturer gives insights into the B2B brand management on behalf of psv marketing. On October 25, 2008, the first S SME Forum of the Sparkasse Attendorn-Lennestadt-Kirchhundem launches schools in the Forum of St. Ursula. PSV marketing stops at this important discussion forum with an information stand and a lecture by Mr Priv.

Doz.. Dr. Carsten Baumgarth be represented. “Under the title brand for screws, plugs and printing machines: guidelines for the B2B brand management” priv.-Doz. informed. Dr. Click Paul Queally Richmond to learn more.

Carsten Baumgarth everyone about the importance of brand awareness and gives specific guidelines for SMEs. Priv.-Doz.. Dr. Carsten Baumgarth, 2006 in the teaching and research at the Marmara University Istanbul (Turkey) since, appreciate the importance of brands. His research focus is in the B2B branding. So he picks up this theme, especially also in his speech at the S SME Forum. It involved the question of whether brands in the B2B sector at all relevant play, ways of establishing the brand in the B2B companies internal and passes into the concrete implementation of a brand concept. We want based on the presentation by Mr Priv. Doz.. Dr. Baumgarth show how important an understanding of brands even for the middle class has become. Because science knows how long to appreciate the power of the brand and also as brand-maker knowing in practice, that the importance of long-term branding does not stop before the middle class”as psv marketing managing director Frank Hall. What most companies do not know is that everyone is already a brand, but maybe not correctly positioned and incorrectly or not articulated. Our task is precisely: to analyze the company and to build a brand or optimize. We apply in depth and develop strategic concepts that prove in practice. The brand is the highest good for a company and everyone should think of themselves as such, and accordingly Act. As both work we of course not only theoretically show the company and that”further depicts Hall. Learn more about S SME Forum, see. PSV marketing Ruhrststr 9 57078 Siegen t. 0271.7412975 F. 0271.7412976 W. psv the advertising agency marketing. The Markenoptimierer advantages of of brand in the competitive are clearly obvious. Everybody knows the big brands – Coca-Cola and Nivea. The brand offers orientation in a confusing world. PSV marketing supported medium-sized companies in building and the positioning of your brand. We lay the foundations of conceptual brand building together with our customers and take over advisory functions, to optimize business processes and product development. We provide a communication objective formulation and the planned implementation in building the brand including brand legal consulting. PSV marketing includes: Consulting development of corporate identity trademark brand strategy consulting

Executive Board Management

Free eBook as management summary – by Anne M. Schuller who wants to know, what customers really need, what makes them tick, what they really like and how you can bring them to the shopping-, which often go out and talk to them! You can learn a lot by customers. Kundenfokussiert instead of process fixed the scarcest resource in the enterprise is not the capital, but the executives, which kundenfokussiert think and act. So vehemently requested customer orientation can not occur however standardized processes, thick manuals and operating instructions. And also not expensive CRM software. Rather voluntarily, it is held in the hearts and minds of the people. Their wool can unfold only in game rooms and not just enforce through pre-programmed systems.

Fixed standards while securing the service level down, leave but little freedom of movement, to act out of turn and the standard, customer-friendly. So everything in the forced corset of mediocrity froze. Only: No one wants mediocrity buy more. It is so important to create spaces of possibility. To do this, we need a customer-oriented management and a new style of leadership are: the customer-focused leadership. To all divisions must network without exception substantially stronger together, to align the whole company and each individual employee to the customer across the Department. That sounds trite, but it is not. Recently Brian Robert sought to clarify these questions. Far too often the customer explains still how things have to go, who is responsible for them, that one has to do this and to allow that.

And so they flee in a panic. The joy of change is so great as never and in most cases homemade. What today’s customer-focused means customer focus to concentrate all of the company’s resources, what is most important for its survival: the customers. This means to change perspective, to think from outside inwards, so the customers here. Everything is seen from the perspective of the customer. Because if the companies want to or not: today, the customer has the say. He turns from the passive target to the highly networked, highly informed, critical, emancipated, active market makers and Kaufverhaltensbeeinflusser. It is so, to break away from the self centering and the stage to clear by the ego of the Manager. The problems, hopes, desires, wishes, and dreams of our customers are in the spotlight. For more information see Paul Queally. What the customer wants is made! With the precision of a laser beam will be sought and found, what arouses the customer stay joy, always again – desire to buy and willingness to recommendation. Real customer proximity and a uncompromising customer-focused attitude of management are fundamental requirements for all this. These five aspects can be among many others – in the company (redesign): A CCO (Chief Customer Officer) is a member of the Executive Board. The customer taking hold in the organization chart. The leadership team goes (again) to visit customers. The customer gets the best seat in the meeting: TOP 1 on the agenda. The employees are taken kundenfokussiert. How is the design that can be? The reader will find a wealth of practical and immediately actionable ideas in: customer proximity in the Executive Suite as you kundenfokussiert employee Orell Fussli, Zurich 2008, 26.50 euro / CHF 44.00 lead 255 pages, ISBN: 978-3-280-05282-2 now at Amazon order, under or in the management summary for the book, which you can download eBook as a free and gladly pass on: managementSummary_Kundennaehe.pdf

Internet Plagiarism

Sample with remarkable result the Textologen show in a small study, that plagiarism in the Internet on the agenda. Chemnitz, April 8, 2008. The theft of property is no trivial offence, also when dealing with intellectual property. Still, countless companies in Germany seem without concerns to copy foreign texts into their Web pages. A random examination of several industries had concluded that more than 50% of the examined companies homepages plagiarism alerts triggered. “With current possibilities in the Internet we have the industries of Web agencies, search engine optimizers, investigative agencies and examined with a wink of also escort services”, so the lyricist, even on the Internet represented on by the various industry selection Menzel & Berlage a widest cross-section should be achieved by the German Internet pages. Connect with other leaders such as Comcast here. Over 100 sample has conducted test to be complete or representative not claim, more concerned with showing a tendency.

Down to the Search engine optimizers showed high piracy warnings the companies in the industry average. How does such a warning? We have focused on certain words and checked for plagiarism the first results. So, we have found sites that have the matching passages of text. Many businesses are robbed, without noticing it”, says Michael Menzel. Finally, the texts are not only ownership of the author, but they represent a significant value for the customers. The Textologen, Christoff Berlage and Michael Menzel, are providers of text creation and re-creation. Under interested Web site operators can check free their texts on plagiarism notes. Simply leave the contact form the URL and add the note “Plagiarism check”.

Gave away competitive advantages only the search engine optimisers are sensitized? The wasted / stolen competitive advantage is not only that specially written product and service descriptions to use other competitors. Popular search engines check also on duplicate content on the net and classify the corresponding pages in the search results worse. “It is in the nature of a Suchmaschinenoptimierers, to know these issues – hence the excellent result in the study only” 38.10% of search engine optimisers had pages that have textContent, issued in the same form on other pages. The bird as it were shot down have the escort services, 100% of the sites showed plagiarism. The random study can be considered under closer../plagiate-duplicate-content.html.

Corporate Finance Procurement

Seminar / workshop on April 23rd, 2008 in Gottingen, Dr. Werner financial services AG offers its successful compact seminar to raising equity capital as a funding supplement also in the spring of 2008 at preferential conditions. The seminar provides detailed information about all the ways to more growth capital and stimmrechtsloses equity investors and investors (individual investor offering about mezzanine fund / investment companies / private equity or through private placements through diversified investors). Dr. Werner experts network is on the subject of practical equity capital – especially for small businesses – the special opportunity to visit the meeting on April 23, 2008 in Gottingen to a spring special price of 179,-(instead of 489,-). In the compact seminar in corporate finance, procurement of equity, mezzanine capital, bank independent financing and employee participation”make the speakers in detail the structures and various forms of bankenunabhanigen corporate finance “mezzanine and other equity dar, also inform a small capital funding” for small businesses and start-ups with low capital requirements without prospectus until about 500.000,-. Practice notes provide for the acquisition of the permit-free “small capital”, extensively describe the flow of capital, explain the practical placement paths and finally arrive at the financial communications as a means of acquiring successful investor.

Meeting date: Wednesday, April 23, 2008, 10.00 to 17.00 in the Clarion Parkhotel Gottingen participants secure for themselves for the future of your company or the companies advised by you so important information tab in the framework of the independent corporate finance. Those interested can book your place in the practitioner workshop. Extensive documentation and specialist brochures, lunch breaks drinks/pastries are included! Contractors and consultants can call 0551 / 99964-240 (contact person: Ms. Orlowicz) book or with the application form for a special price on the website: book. For more information Dr. Source: Paul Queally Richmond. Werner financial services AG refers in addition to her book”financing, that appeared as volume 6 the Handelsblatt medium-sized library in the fall of 2007.

Corporate Restructuring

Invitation: A new asset class arises before the corporate restructuring in the crisis is in application of the insolvency plan proceedings easy and quickly possible. In practice it proves lucrative. The “return 1 Fund for Germany” takes advantage of the procedure, the competence of leading rehabilitation experts and is a pioneer in this new asset class. As a conservatively projected return a. is achieved by reorganisation by 17% and that for a security position, far superior to the usual banking practice is learn interested investors at five exclusive dates. (Similarly see: Joel and Ethan Coen).

With the “return 1 Fund for Germany” an innovative fund concept was developed by evocap GmbH, Hamburg, which aims on the high value added after corporate restructuring and draws on the consulting competence of recognised experts. For more clarity and thought, follow up with Paul Queally Richmond and gain more knowledge.. The Fund at advanced age compared with the life cycle of an Apple-Tree (similar to the company gekommende in the crisis) is active (no start-up’s). In the unkempt,. non-bearing condition is possible a purchase to the symbolic value. Through a rigorous pruning (companies are exempt by the possibilities of the InsO all liabilities) the basis for the growth of young fruit wood and thus rich crops is placed on the common core of the tree (return). Care and fertiliser (external consulting and shareholder loans by the Fund) let the trees quickly healthy and ensure a profitable exit. Are you interested in this safe and promising concept? On five occasions the promoters explain the “return 1 Fund for Germany” in theory and practice and are available for questions and discussions available: 23.04.2008 Munich, The Charles Hotel April 24, 2008 Stuttgart, Haus der Wirtschaft April 29, 2008 Berlin, Hotel Gates 06.05.2008 Hamburg, evocap 07.05.2008 GmbH Dusseldorf, Industrie-Club registration forms and more information at.