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Aloma Jayasundera

Tutor

Aloma Jayasundera is a Tutor in Inventory and Warehouse Management and Research Methodology and Research Methods at Bahrain Polytechnic.
In 2014, Aloma was awarded the Chartered Fellow accolade CMgr FCMI (UK) from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) UK, following in-depth analysis of professional expertise and extensive leadership management knowledge. Skills and performance have been estimated as highly effective and have made a positive contribution in the professional career. In 2018, Aloma was once again awarded the Chartered Professional Manager CPM accolade from the Institute of Certified Professional Managers.

Academic Qualifications Obtained

2018Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. Specialisation: Effect of fluctuations in oil prices upon the sustainability of SMEs. Awaiting confirmation on final Dissertation.
2012Global Human Resources Management (MSc), University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. Specialisation: Cross-Border Management across a Middle Eastern perspective
2009Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Academic College of London, United Kingdom. Specialisation: Import & Export Management and Letter of Credit (LC)

Professional Certifications

2018Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning (CTTL), Bahrain Polytechnic, Bahrain
2015Creative Problem Solving and Decision Making, Spearhead Training, UAE
2015Developing Powerful Influencing Skills, Spearhead Training, Kingdom of Bahrain
2014Team Building, Spearhead Training, Kingdom of Bahrain
2013Leadership and Communications, Spearhead Training, UAE
2009Advanced Customer Relationship Management, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Inc, USA
2008Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Letter of Credit, Import and Export Management, Department of Higher Education, UAE
2007Certificate in Personnel Practice (CPP), Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, United Kingdom
2003First Certificate in English (FCE), University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
1995Consular Specialist Activities, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAIT), Canada
1987National Certificate in English (NCE), Department of Higher Education, United Kingdom

Relevant Industry Expertise

2016-2017Operations Manager, Middle East, Sysprove Consulting W.L.L. Bahrain
2008-2016Regional Business Manager, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Inc, MENA Region
2004-2008Regional Office Manager, Oman Aviation Services, Bahrain
2000-2004Office Manager-Project office, Techno Serv, Bahrain
1991-1996Consular Officer, Canadian High Commission, Sri Lanka

Publications

Jayasundera, A. & George, B. (2017). Cross-Cultural Issues in Employee Performance and Talent Management in the Middle East. Palermo Business Review, 16, 11-36.

Boards, Advisory committees, Professional organizations

Member, Enterprise Committee and compiled a Research article on Establishing a mentoring service with well-regarded Entrepreneurs in Bahrain for Bahrain Polytechnic students.

  • Fellow, Chartered Management Institute, UK 2014 onwards
  • Member, Institute of Consulting, UK, 2014 onwards
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, UK, 2007 onwards
  • Member, Bahrain Society for Training and Development (BSTD), 2007 onwards
  • Member, American Chamber of Commerce, Bahrain, 2008 onwards
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