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Institute of Personnel Management Sri Lanka (IPM) was founded in 1959 by a small group of professionals with the objective of developing and promoting the profession of personnel management. The Institute was subsequently incorporated by an Act of Parliament in 1976, and its name was amended by Act No. 31 of 2018 as the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM). 

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Revolutionizing the HR Profession

Sunday, 27 March 2022 / Published in News

Dynamic and Professional Leader Jayantha Amarasinghe Re-elected President CIPM Sri Lanka

 CIPM Sri Lanka announced the unanimous re-election of its incumbent President, versatile business leader and HR professional – Jayantha Amarasinghe to lead the human resource professional body into the upcoming year at the Annual General Meeting held on 26th March 2022. 

The trust and confidence of the membership in President Amarasinghe’s capabilities as a leader was reflective of the achievement of multiple successes and growth in all of CIPM Sri Lanka’s goals for the previous year and over-achievement of targets amidst the challenges and uncertainties posed by the pandemic led the members to an undoubted election of Mr. Amarasinghe.

 Along with him following officer bears and members were elected for the council:

 Vice President: Mr. Ken Vijayakumar

Honorary Secretary: Mr. Priyankara Seneviratne

Hony. Assistant Secretary: Ms. Wasanthi Vithanage

Honorary Treasurer: Mr. Priyantha Ranasinghe

Hony. Assistant Treasurer: Col.(Retd.) Saman Jayawickrama

Hony: Editor: Mr. Jayantha Abeyratne

Council Members:

Ms. Chandima Bambarenda

Dr. Neil Bogahalande

Prof. Prasadini Gamage

Mr. Namal Jayaweera

Air Cdre. Manoaj Keppetipola

Ms. Shiwanthie Wijesuriya

 Mr.Dhammika Fernando, Immediate Past President of CIPM will also serve as a council member for this council year by extending his continuous service to CIPM

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CEO’s Voice 2

CIPM - CEO's Voice 2

As the Nation’s Leader in HRM, CIPM Sri Lanka initiated CEOs’ Voice in January 2022, creating a platform for the country’s corporate leaders to contribute towards Nation-Building by way of sound advice, insights, and suggestions with a view to steering Sri Lanka emerge as a dominant force in the South Asian region.

The second episode of CEO’s Voice was conducted on 10th March 2022, by bringing in two of the leading and most respected professionals in the nation. Shiromal Cooray – Chairman & Managing Director of Jetwing Travels (Pvt) Ltd, Chairman of Jetwing Hotels Ltd & Suren Fernando – Chief Executive Officer of MAS Holdings (Pvt) Ltd to share their mastery on “Way Forward for Sri Lanka”.

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MOU with Vavuniya Campus

Vavuniya Campus, affiliated with Jaffna University, was declared a separate University by the Government from 01st  August 2021. Vavuniya University signed its first MOU with a prominent professional organization in Sri Lanka, i.e. the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management CIPM, on 28 February 2022. Vice-Chancellor Dr.  T.  Mangaleswaran, Dr. Y. Nanthagoban – Dean of Faculty of Business Studies and many other academic and non-academic staff members and students participated in this event. Honorary Treasurer and Council Member Mr. Jayantha Abeyratne, Council Member Col.  Saman Jayawikrama & Chief Officer / Director Professional and Academics G.Weerathunga represented CIPM SL. The First Vice-Chancellor of Vavuniya University is also a Corporate Members of CIPM.


The Great HR Quiz 2022

The Great HR Quiz 2022 organized by CIPM Sri Lanka is the only quiz dedicated to the Human Resource Management fraternity to uplift the knowledge and capacity of human resource professionals, concluded on a high note with Ansell Lanka (Pvt) Ltd winning the Overall CIPM Great HR Quiz 2022 Champions Trophy, Sunshine Consumer Lanka claiming the 1st Runner-up Trophy and Seylan Bank PLC winning the 2nd Runner-up Trophy.

The Great HR Quiz 2022 which was held for the Sixth time is a much looked forward event by the HR fraternity which is organized by CIPM Sri Lanka – The Nation’s Leader in Human Resource Management in its quest to building knowledge and capacity in the field of Human Resource Management and in developing globally competitive human resource professionals. The Quiz was held on Friday, 25th February at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo.

48 teams representing the public and private sector companies participated in the event which was organized as a ‘Live Table’ quiz with a unique digital response device placed on the tabletop for each team to respond to the quiz master’s questions.

Senior Professor Sampath Amaratunge graced the event as the Chief Guest. Mr. Jayantha Amarasinghe – President CIPM, Office bearers and members of the executive council of CIPM, Past Presidents of CIPM and the Senior Management and the staff of CIPM also participated in this event.

Mr. Janaka Kumarasinghe, Mr. Dhammika Fernando and Mr. Vajira Ellepola held the responsible position as the panel of judges while Professor Ajantha Dharmasiri held the Quiz Master’s position.

LOLC Life Assurance and LOLC General Insurance was the strategic Sponsor for the event where Wild Drift sponsored as the event partner.



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