SLIM Business School (SBS) has produced world class outstanding marketers to the marketing fraternity for more than two decades.
Students qualified from SBS hold top positions in many Sri Lankan and overseas blue chip companies. SBS is also one of the pioneers in providing CIM education in Sri Lanka. SBS also conducts various other marketing courses and operates from three locations in Borella, Colpetty and Kandy for students' easy access.
SBS has produced many world and Sri Lankan prize winners over the years. In fact two more prize winners Mr.M.H. Sinhawansa and Mr. T. Ragulan are receiving their Sri Lanka prizes for the June 2008 and the December 2008 examination for Case Study as students of SLIM Business School.
SBS through the years has managed to maintain some of the highest pass rates in CIM examinations. The secret behind the success is the panel of lecturers who are dedicated, committed and well experienced personalities in the marketing fraternity, who apart from having a proven track record in lecturing are proven practitioners of marketing with extraordinary track records, holding key positions in some of the top organizations in Sri Lanka.
A key differentiator of SBS from any other leading CIM institute is the quality and diversity of its lecture panel.
SBS easily boasts the most diversely experienced and most balanced lecture panel with experience including FMCG, banking, insurance, telecommunications, hospitality/tourism, consumer durables/electronics, international marketing and consultancy etc… Therefore SBS is able to offer its students a truly unmatchable learning experience in a practical atmosphere apart from merely passing and excelling at exams.
Some of the senior lectures in the CIM lecture panel include:
Mr. Prasanna Perera
Marketing and Management Consultant and Certified Trainer
Prasanna, who is widely regarded as Sri Lanka's best marketing lecturer for CIM examinations started his marketing career in 1983 spanning a period of over 20 years, starting with Browns Group.
Thereafter, he held several senior Management appointments in Marketing at Darley Butler and Company, Singer Sri Lanka Ltd., John Keells Holdings and Tetra Pack Sri Lanka.
Prasanna is a Fellow Member and Chartered Marketer of the Chartered Institute of Marketing U.K., Director of the Canadian Institute of Marketing, Member of Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing, and Sri Lanka Institute of Directors.
He is also the Marketing consultant for several commercial organizations. He has produced many Sri Lankan and world prize winners for CIM (UK) and has been lecturing the MMIP, MMP, SMD and SMIP subjects at the SLIM Business School for CIM success for the past eight years
Mr Rienzie Martinez
Head of Marketing - HSBC Limited
Rienzie with over 26 years of experience in the fields of Marketing and Sales in consumer durable, telecommunications, and financial services sectors, started his career with Ceylon Tobacco Co., Ltd. and progressively moved into UniLever (SriLanka) Ltd., Singer (Sri Lanka) Ltd., Lanka Bell (Pvt) Ltd., Hutchison Telecom, and Lanka ORIX LEASING Co., Ltd. He is currently the Head of Marketing of HSBC.
Mr G S Sylvester
Marketing Director - Pan Audio (Pvt) Ltd.
Sylvester is currently the Marketing Director of Pan Audio Company Limited and Director/General Manager of Pan Care Pvt Limited.
He has over 27 years of sales and marketing experience, with 20 years in the senior management. Counting over 17 years of teaching experience in CIM, he has produced many Sri Lankan prize winners for the subject Marketing Fundamentals and he has a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing - CIM (UK) and is also a Fellow Member of CIM (UK), a Chartered Marketer and Member of SLIM.
Mr Dallas Joshua
Director Kaizen Plus SkD (Pvt) Ltd
Dallas holds the Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing (Dip. M) from the CIM, UK. and an MBA from the University of Sri Jayawardanepura (Postgraduate Institute of Management - PIM)
Mr Tilan Wijeyesekera
General Manager, Marketing - Lanka Milk Foods Limited
Tilan, who began his career in Finance, is a truly versatile marketer counting over 12 years experience including 9 years in Middle and Senior management in FMCG and service marketing in varying capacities and disciplines including, Strategic Planning, Marketing and Brand Management, Business development, International marketing, Sales and Financial consultancy for leading Multinational and local blue chip companies.
His impressive list of Brands handled includes, Elephant House, Lion Beer, Keells, Janashakthi, Harpic, Lysol, Lakspray, Ambewela, Ninja, Denta, Colmans etc...
Tilan also posseses a DipM CIM(UK), and is part qualified in CIMA and pending his dissertation on his MBA.