Development Alternatives- Your Training and Development Partner
Prof. Hemanthi Ranasinghe
Mr. Uditha Senaratne
Lead Trainer – Lean Manufacturing
Mr. Maxwell Ranasinghe
Lead Trainer –Sales & Marketing
We provide customized training solutions mainly in, Environment ,Lean
Manufacturing Systems, Sales and Marketing
Contact us : firstname.lastname@example.org or call Maxwell on 071 4 723308
Is a firm dedicated to
train skills in people
and help grow
Launched in 2004, Development Alternatives has the simple aim
of offering an alternative to traditional training by putting
people at the heart of everything we do.
We started small and still small . We like to be small as we
have to strive hard always to beat the big….
We focus and create customize training solutions mainly in,
Environment ,Lean Management Systems, Sales and Marketing.
Who are our lead trainers
and what qualifications and
experience they have and
what they do?
BSc.( Biology) MSc.( Forestry) PhD.( Forestry and
Professor Hemanthi Ranasinghe is a Senior Professor in
Forestry and Environmental Science of the University of Sri
Jayewardenepura. She is also a Chartered Environmental
Professional Trainer, Researcher with more 200 publications
in scholarly journals.
Consultant on Environment, Natural Resource Management
and Climate Change both locally and internationally.
Consultant to SL Government, World Bank and ADB , Melsen
Canada and Government of Bangladesh
Training on Environment
Assessments, Environmental Management
Plans, Environmental Monitoring Plans,
Monitoring and Evaluation of Projects and
Programs, Forest Management and Climate
Change adaptation and mitigation.
B.Sc. & M.Sc. Polymer Science & Technology (UK), BB Six
Sigma, Adv. Dip in Marketing, HND in Pollution
More than 15 years hands on experience in designing and
implementing Lean programs in various Organizations, locally as
well as overseas. He was the chief architect of designing and
implementing the DPL operating System (DOS) during his tenure,
as the group manager Lean at Dipped Products Ltd. Qualified as a
polymer technologist, started a career as a Research Investigator
with Cookson Group PLC, UK and later served various
manufacturing and service industries, including teaching
(Stanmore College, UK), for well over three decades.
Strategic planning skills- Formulation of organizational strategies from inception
(Vision, Missions) and reviewing existing strategies. Designing KPIs and aligning
corporate objectives and KPIs across the company structure. (“Hoshin Kanri”, X matrix,)
Excellent problem-solving skill - Ability to apply creative problem-solving solutions
through. “PDCA”, “FMFA”, “Fish Born”, “Pareto”,”8D”, “5Y” & “Kaizen” / “DMAIC, work
Transforming quality control to quality assurance –“BRC” and amalgamation of
“Lean and ISO” systems.
Well-developed teaching skills- - Acquired excellent training skills in conducting &
designing training programs in lean manufacturing, team building & motivation, Green
Belts and GMPs to all levels. (“VSM”, “TPM”, “SMED”,”5S”, “Visual Factory”, “Kaizen workshops” etc.
Ability to introduce new products (NPI)
Training on lean management systems
Conducting & designing training programs in lean manufacturing, team
building & motivation, Green Belts and GMPs to all levels. (“VSM”, “TPM”,
“SMED”,”5S”, “Visual Factory”, “Kaizen workshops” etc.
Creative problem-solving solutions through. “PDCA”, “FMFA”, “Fish Born”,
“Pareto”,”8D”, “5Y” & “Kaizen” / “DMAIC, work study” projects.
MA (Interdisciplinary) BSc. ( Business Admin) CPM ( Marketing)
Attorney at Law
Visiting lecturer – SLIM ,University Kelaniya and Jayewardenepura,
Staffordshire University, UK – APIIT Campus, Northampton
University, UK- Edulink Campus
Training on Sales, Marketing and soft skills
Conducting training programs on Sales,
Customer Care, Marketing Planning,
Entrepreneurial Skills, Innovations,
Leadership, Creative Decision Making
Techniques, Motivation, Team Building, Time
Management, Business Etiquette and other
Soft Skills and Training of Trainers
What others say about us
“We had the opportunity of
obtaining services of Prof.
Hemanthi Ranasinghe for a major
infrastructure development project
in Bangladesh. Insights given by her
to safeguard the environment and
to mitigate the threats was greatly
valued and it showed the vast
knowledge that she has in the field
of environment. She is an asset to
Madava Karki- Director IUCN
“We at PE +, have been receiving the service of Uditha for
about two years, we are very pleased with the way he has
implemented the Lean & Agile manufacturing program to our
company to meet our corporate strategies such as Cost
leadership & differentiation. He clearly understood the culture
and the abilities of individuals, accordingly tailor made the
program to suit our requirements. He is Very friendly, flexible
and professional person thorough with the practical aspects of
Chief Executive Officer
PE Plus (Private) Limited
"We have obtained services of
Maxwell of Development
Alternatives to conduct programs
organized by us for corporate
clients. The feedback from
participants were very positive.
His inimitable way of presenting
facts attracts participants and
they indicate that the skills they
developed from the program
could be used from the next day
they go back to work".
Amithe Gamage- Director Quantum Leap Consultancy
How do we charge
We conduct Workshops, Training Programs and make short
We are very competitive …. But deliver better programs
than some of the big timers….
Call us Maxwell on 071 4 723 308 or your requirement to
for a quotation