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Capacity Building Program SLAS Grade III - 2015 Batch

Explore our specialized Capacity Building Programs designed exclusively for officers of the all-island services. Rooted in the principles of targeted development, our initiatives focus on enriching specific behavioral and technical competencies essential for the dynamic nature of their roles. We recognize that the demands on officers evolve, and our programs ensure a continuous process of updating and upgrading knowledge and skills. In a world of ever-increasing challenges and rapid change, our commitment is to empower officers with the tools and expertise needed to thrive in their roles. Join us on this journey of continuous improvement, where competence meets adaptability, equipping officers to navigate and excel in an environment of constant evolution.


Sri Lanka Administrative Service - Grade III Officers





Overall Objective

Overall objective of the module is to equip participants with purposeful and rational thinking, aligned with holistic systems to ensure the organization enduring success.

Specific Objectives

By the end of the module, participants will be able to;

  • cultivate critical thinking for identifying organizational opportunities and challenges
  • enhance the capability of see the holistic picture to bolster decision-making
  • develop strategic plan for the organization

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate adoption of strategic thinking, system thinking development administration principles for effective decision making in complex contexts.

Course Content

  • Strategic Thinking
  • Systems Thinking
  • Development Administration Scenario Planning
  • Developing a Strategic Plan


Interactive lectures, case presentations and group work.

Assessment Criteria

Participants will be evaluated in their ability to identify thrust areas and to develop relevant strategies