The William Angliss Institute @ SLIIT has on many occasions hosted a number of different guest lectures from various different individuals who have worked, operated and gained significant recognition for their hard work in the field of Hospitality.
However these guest lectures will now carry more significance both in terms for the student in qualifying for consideration when it comes to picking award winners for Graduation, as well as carrying potential opportunities when they leave the campus and join the industry on working terms. The extinguished ladies and gentlemen who conduct these lectures vary from General Managers, Human Resource Executives and other highly esteemed positions.
During these lectures, these Guests pay close attention to the students who take initiative in responding to their questions and overall interaction with their presentation. For those who manage to impress these individuals, they will be scouted later for the best job positions within their respective hotel.
As of 2020, two esteemed hoteliers have conducted guest lectures at the William Angliss Institute @ SLIIT in the 1st quarter of this year (2020). Shangri-La Hotel Colombo, Human Resources Director, Ms. Madusha Pihilladeniya delivered the lecture to the students focusing on detailing life experiences as a Director of Human Resources, along with a session dedicated to explaining qualities and attributes necessary for a great workplace environment.
sharing lecture that provided an additional window for students to have a keen understanding of the local Industry and the journey they themselves will be taking in the future.