CIPM Inaugurates CIPD UK Approved Center in Sri Lanka
-Daily Mirror: 03.01.2022
CIPM Sri Lanka – the Nation’s leader in human resource management, in another historic milestone in its journey to develop internationally competitive people leaders to take Sri Lanka to the next level, inaugurated Sri Lanka’s only approved Center for the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), UK recently with the signing and exchanging of the partnership agreements online. The signing ceremony was held in virtual mode at CIPM Sri Lanka Members’ Lounge in the presence of Jayantha Amarasinghe-President, CIPM Sri Lanka, Ken Vijayakumar-Vice President, CIPM, Dr. Neil Bogahalanda-Council Member and Chairman of the CIPM Professional and Academic Affairs Committee, U. A. C. Obeyesekere-Chief Executive Officer, CIPM, G. Weerathunge-Director, Professional and Academic Affairs, CIPM, and Heads of Departments of CIPM Sri Lanka and Victoria Winkler-Director Professional Development, and Charlotte Cope-Lead Center and Student Partnership Officer, of CIPD UK who joined online from London.
“This is a momentous occasion for the people management profession in Sri Lanka. Consequent to the accreditation of CIPM’s Chartered Qualification for Human Resource Management (CQHRM) by CIPD UK, the world recognized chartered HR body with over 160,000 members worldwide, we are pleased to announce that CIPM is now accredited and recognized as Sri Lanka’s only Approved Center for CIPD, UK. This collaboration between CIPM Sri Lanka and CIPD UK is global and offers a premier qualification to Sri Lanka’s people professionals. With this significant milestone, many avenues will be opened to capture the global HR market. I am happy and excited to see the results of this collaboration,” said Jayantha Amarasinghe-President CIPM Sri Lanka.
CIPM Sri Lanka and CIPD UK continuously work towards a common goal of developing the global people management profession by delivering eminent professional education while nurturing and producing prominent professionals through people development to create a community of universally trusted and valued fraternity of people professionals is exemplified by this strategic partnership
“We are delighted to establish this strategic partnership with CIPM Sri Lanka to add further value to the people professionals in Sri Lanka and the region. With the accreditation of CIPM Sri Lanka as an Approved Center of CIPD UK, the people managers in Sri Lanka and the region will be offered an additional avenue and opportunity to upgrade their skills to a higher level in line with global best practices,” said Victoria Winkler-Director Professional Development-CIPD UK.
At the end of the proceedings, the participants proceeded to the CIPM Business School Premises on the 2nd Floor of the HR House and ceremonially unveiled the CIPD Approved Centre.