CIPM SL triumphs with dual honours at South Asian Business Excellence Awards 2021
-Sunday Island: 30.01.2022
CIPM Sri Lanka – the nation’s leader in human resource management, triumphed with dual awards at the South Asian Business Excellence Awards 2021 held recently in recognition of its exceptional work and results gained as trailblazers in the sector, and in addition for playing a vital role, demonstrating resilience and ingenuity in supporting South Asia’s recovery from the pandemic.
CIPM Sri Lanka received two awards – for the Best Product Development – the ‘Chartered Qualification in Human Resource Management (CQHRM) programme’ and the Best Online Event 2021 in the Social Media and Digital category, organizing the ‘CIPM International Research Symposium’. Both honours recognize CIPM Sri Lanka’s continuous and unwavering commitment towards the highest standards of corporate governance and human resource education in Sri Lanka.
The Awards, organized as a gala event, was majestically held at the Monarch Imperial Hotel and graced by Former President Maithripala Sirisena, Minister Mahinda Amaraweera and Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara as Chief Guests. Based on a stringent and meticulous evaluation process, an expert panel of professionals and academics selected this year’s winners in the awards categories.
Representing CIPM at the celebrations were Mr. Jayantha Amarasinghe, President, Mr. Ken Vijayakumar, Vice President, Mr. Priyankara Seneviratne, Secretary, Prof. Prasadini Gamage, Council Member, Mr. U.A.C. Obeyesekere, CEO, Mr. G. Weerathunge, Director Professional and Academic Affairs, Mr. Anushka Earskin, Head of Business School, Mr. Indika Wijayasriwardana, Head of Shared Services, and Ms. Ruwani Senevirathne, Manager Quality Assurance and Compliance.
The South Asian Business Excellence Awards was introduced to acknowledge and reward the exceptional work and the results gained by the trailblazers of the corporate domain in the face of an ever-increasing competitive market. The 2021 Awards celebrated heroic businesses in the Covid era and individuals who have overcome unprecedented challenges through change and growth.
CIPM was founded in 1959 and was subsequently incorporated by an Act of Parliament in 1976. Chartered Qualification in HRM (CQHRM) of CIPM is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) UK. CIPM is affiliated with the Asia Pacific Foundation of Human Resource Management and the World Federation of People Management Associations.
CIPM, being a professional institute, is also a constituent member of the Organization of Professional Associations (OPA) in Sri Lanka. CIPM comprises over 1200 Professional Members who serve both public and private organizations. On the 28th of September 2018, CIPM was elevated to Chartered Status by the Parliament of Sri Lanka, amending the original Act of establishment.