CIPM and CA Sri Lanka, two globally renowned Sri Lanka-based professional bodies, signed an MoU to enhance HRM and Financial literacy and promote knowledge sharing between HR and Finance fraternity
– Sunday Ceylon Today: 26.03.2023
The nation’s leader in HRM in Sri Lanka- the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) and Sri Lanka Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) who has been the vanguard in developing the Accounting Profession across Sri Lanka, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 3rd February 2023, establishing a mutual corporation for the advancement of Financial Literacy, HRM literacy and relevant programmes for Knowledge Sharing with HR and Finance fraternity.
Mr Ken Vijayakumar, the President of CIPM, and Mr Sanjaya Bandara, the President of CA Sri Lanka, ceremoniously signed the MoU at a graceful event held in CA Sri Lanka- head office. Representing CIPM, Colonel Saman Jayawickrama, the Honorary Treasurer, and Mr UAC Obeyesekere, the Chief Executive Officer, joined the event. Mr Laknath Jayawickrema, the Council Member, Ms Dulani Fernando, the CEO, and Ms Niroshi Siriwansa, the Head of Business School, joined the occasion representing CA Sri Lanka.
According to the agreement, the CIPM is to conduct a tailor-made training program in HR management for a selected group of CA SL members, enabling them to develop the required HR knowledge to benefit them in their career pursuits. Furthermore, the CA SL is responsible for creating a tailor-made training program on financial management for a selected group of CIPM members to upgrade their professional skills to the level of C-suite executives in the corporate world.
CIPM and CA Sri Lanka are to provide concessionary rates for their members to participate in training programs, conferences, seminars, and workshops designed to facilitate their respective members’ professional development.
The collaboration between these world-renowned institutions, CIPM and CA Sri Lanka, with over six decades of professional excellence, will pave the way for raising the standards of professionalism in HRM and Finance in Sri Lanka.