0.1 INTRODUCTION TO THE ORGANIZATION
Nations Trust Bank
Nations Trust Bank was established in July 1999 when it acquired the Colombo Branch of Overseas Trust Bank Ltd. The oversubscription of the Initial Public Offering (IPO) was a significant highlight of our market entry. Since then, we have gone from strength to strength, rapidly expanding its client base with the following strategic acquisitions to its portfolio In September 2007, Fitch Ratings Lanka Ltd reaffirmed the rating assigned to the Bank of A (lka) denoting a strong credit risk relative to other issuers or issues in the country. We are one of the fastest growing banks in Sri Lanka today. Our portfolio of financial product and services catering to the varying requirements of individual, corporate or institutional clients supports its market positioning of “One Bank Many Solutions”. As a young and dynamic bank, it has immediate appeal for young and sophisticated professionals looking for a bank they can identify with. Our bank has 40 branches, 9 leasing centers, 43 ATMs, 6 personal banking centers as well as Internet Banking. Considered to be one of the most customer-centric financial institutions today, we provide a tailored service for contemporary lifestyles. Breaking with tradition, our branches are open for extended hours, compared to most other banks in the country which keep to traditional banking hours.
We offer a wide range of great value financial products ranging from tailor-made Treasury products, to retail products, from leasing to American Express credit cards. These have ensured the rapid growth of the Bank while maintaining market stability, boasting of one of the lowest NPL figures among banks and financial institutions in Sri Lanka.
Our Vision “Making life simple by being the benchmark of convenience” Our Mission
* Be Innovative in continuously developing customer centric solutions * Unleash the talent of our team to be the best in the industry. * Consistently grow market share and be the most profitable and respected Sri Lankan bank by 2015. Our Values
* Inspirational Leadership.
* Integrity in all our dealing.
* Open communication.
* Leaning focused.
* Prudent risk management.
* Respect for all.
* Innovation and continuous improvement
* Nurture relationship.
* Socially and environmentally responsible
IDP Education Pty Ltd
IDP Education Pty Ltd (IDP) is a global company offering student placement and English language testing services. Using its network of over 75 student offices in 29 countries, IDP places more international students into Australian educational institutions than any other organization. It places students into all sectors of the Australian education system, including higher education, vocational education and training (VET), English language intensive courses for overseas students (ELICOS) and schools. IDP was established by Australian universities in 1969 and has nearly 40 years’ experience in international education. It is committed to using its full resources and experience to deliver excellent results to the students and test takers who use its services. Half of IDP’s equity is owned by 38 Australian universities through their holding company IDP Education Australia Ltd. The other half is owned by SEEK Ltd; Australia’s leading online employment and training company. IDP Sri Lanka which is located in Colombo 03; currently acts as the leader of the Australian Education agencies in Sri Lanka due it’s quality service. Mr.Erath Karunarathne is the country Director and the office consists of General Manager, Senior Manager, Assistant Managers, Visa Officers, Counselors, Administration staff, Accounts department staff and IT department staff as employees who are highly motivated and work as a team to achieve the company objectives and goals.
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