A two-day workshop for the New Middle Managers of CEA was organized by the HRD Unit on 21 & 22 June 2019 at the Colombo School of Business Management, Ward Place, Colombo 07. The workshop intended to enhance the managerial capacity & improving soft skills. The lectures were delivered on following Subjects : New trends in the field of HRM (Dr. D.U. Mohan, University of Kelaniya), How to keep the staff enthusiastic (Prof. Ranjith Bandara, Head-Colombo School of Business Mgt.), Discipline of public servants (Mr. Buddhika Weheragoda, Excise Commissioner, Admin & Logistics), New trends in procurement & auditing (Mr. Dilus Abesuriya, Former Chief Financial Officer, Min. of Mahaweli Dev. & Env.), Developing public speaking & presentation skills (Mrs. Manel Kularathne, Director, Samurdi-N’Eliya), and Adapting to organizational culture (Mr. Amitha Gamage, Consultant Trainer).