Inauguration Ceremony of the Induction Training Program of Sri Lanka Scientific Service Officers - 2021/22 was held at SLIDA “Sanhinda Auditorium” on January 10, 2022. Forty-seven officials, including the Director General of SLIDA, Director of Scientific Service and SLIDA Faculty & Management participated in the event.
In view of providing the necessary knowledge, skills, and values that require to perform duties and take up responsibilities as Scientists, the Induction Training would offer knowledge-based multi-dimensional learning while covering wide-ranged subject areas such as Management, Human Resource Management, Financial & Procurement Management, Law, Technological Advancements and Research Competencies which are considered as core modules. Special skills development is offered under supplementary modules.
The Induction Training Program leads to a certificate and it fulfills the requirements of Article 2 of the service minute. At the end of the training, the participating officials would acquire (i) the necessary managerial competencies to provide the services in the scientific fields, and also (ii) the ability to provide direction for the development of a thorough public service in the field of science, through the practices based on principles of moderation, impartiality, and transparency.
The training is planned to start on January 11,2022, and is expected to complete by July 15, 2022, with seventeen learning modules as in-class, online and residential.