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Panel discussion at the Insurance Day of Wayamba University

The Human Resources Subcommittee (HRSC) of the Insurance Association of Sri Lanka (IASL) continued their insurance awareness and career guidance workshops at the Sabaragamuwa University. The program targets undergraduates and provides them with valuable insights of the local insurance industry and employment opportunities within it. The program also gives valuable tips on career development to the undergraduates.

Vice Chancellor addressing the Wayamba University Undergraduates
Vice Chancellor addressing the Wayamba University Undergraduates

The workshop is part of an ongoing industry initiative to provide undergraduates with the necessary tools to develop their careers in the insurance industry.

The aim of the workshop conducted at Sabaragamuwa University was to help undergraduates enhance their soft skills and provide them with an insight into the rapidly expanding insurance sector in Sri Lanka. Undergraduates were also able to further their understanding of what is expected of them in entry-level insurance jobs, and they received the latest updates on trends and developments in the industry. The program also highlighted potential internship and training opportunities within the industry.

A total of 200 undergraduates including 90 students specializing in the fields of banking and insurance, attended the event which was presided over by Chief Guest Professor Udawatta, Vice Chancellor of Sabaragamuwa University.

The program was facilitated by senior industry specialists in the country, including CEO of ATL Life Reyez Jeffrey; AGM Training & Development, Union Assurance Suranjith Godagama, Senior Manager – Sales Training & Development, AIA Insurance Sumendra Jayaram, GM HR, Union Assurance Rohan Jayasinghe and AGM HR ,Janashakthi Insurance Rohan Wijesinghe. Head of HR, People’s Leasing Group Uresh Jayasekera, Head of HR, LOLC Group Pradeep Uluwaduge and Head of HR, HNB Assurance Thilan Perera also conducted training sessions.

Participants - Wayamba University Insurance Day
Participants – Wayamba University Insurance Day