CIPM Sri Lanka and Vavuniya University creates history signing pathbreaking MOU
– Ceylon Today: 05.04.2022
CIPM Sri Lanka – the nation’s leader in human resource management, created a pathbreaking milestone with the University of Vavuniya, signing of a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently.
The MoU brings together, CIPM SL as an esteemed professional organization in Sri Lanka and University of Vavuniya, as a leading center promoting excellence in knowledge advancement and dissemination collaborating to promote the prospects of human resource principles, exchange and establish linkages to advance knowledge and practice in the field.
The agreement was signed on 28 February 2022 between Mr. Jayantha Amarasinghe President, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management and Dr T. Mangeleswaran, Vice Chancellor, Vavuniya University of Sri Lanka.
Present to witness this momentous occasion were Mr. Mr. G. Weerathunga, Chief Officer/Director, Professional and Academic Affairs, Mr. Jayantha Abeyrathna, Hony. Treasurer, Col. (Retd) Saman Jayawickrama, Council Member, and Mr. Thiruchelvam Krishanth, Executive, Media and Digital Marketing from CIPM SL.
Dr Y. Nadagopan, Dean, Faculty of Business Studies, Mr. S. Harikaran, Head/Department of Human Resource and Mrs. MRF. Aqeela Ijas, Lecturer (Prob) in HRM, together with many other academic and non-academic staff members and students from the University of Vavuniya were also present.
Under the agreement pursuing common interests, CIPM and the Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) of the University, will develop mechanisms for institutional collaboration towards the advancement of human resources, where both parties will promote and develop principles, techniques and practices of Human Resource Management (HRM), while utilising and optimizing opportunities at National and International levels.
Institutional collaboration will ensure the implementation of the Advance Course in Human Resource Management (ACHRM) for undergraduates, graduates and HR Professionals. Other specific subject areas will also be facilitated to enhance institutional development ensuing sustainability in catering to all aspects of HRM and Human Resource Development at individual, institutional, national or international platforms.
The Vavuniya Campus, affiliated with the Jaffna University, was declared as a separate University by the Government on 01st August 2021 and currently offers undergraduate programmes via the Faculties of Business Studies, Applied Science and Technological Studies.
From Left to Right: Participants from CIPM, Col. Saman Jayawickrama- Council Member, Mr. G. Weerathunga – Director Professional & Academic Affairs, Mr. Jayantha Abeyrathne – Hony. Treasurer, and participants from the University of Vavuniya Dr T. Mangeleswaran, Vice-Chancellor, Dr Y. Nadagopan, Dean, Faculty of Business Studies, Mr. S. Harikaran, Head/Department of Human Resource.