Daily FT: 11.11.2021
CIPM Sri Lanka and NSBM Green University sign landmark MOU to promote Human Resources Management
-Partnership ensures acceptance of prior learning recognition /exemption plan for students from both Institutes-
CIPM Sri Lanka – the nation’s leader in human resource management, has signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently with the NSBM Green University, the state-of-the-art university renowned for its world-class academic offerings, with the key objective of promoting and developing principles, techniques and practices of Human Resource Management in to order to optimize the utilization of human resources at national and international levels.
The MOU was signed between Prof. E. A. Weerasinghe, Vice-Chancellor of NSBM Green University and Jayantha Amarasinghe, President CIPM. Witnessing this prestigious occasion was Mr. U.A.C Obesekera, CEO, G. Weerathunge, Director Professional and Academic Affairs, Anushka Earskin, Head of Division Business School and Vasana Rodrigo, Executive Business Development and Expansions represented CIPM. Also present were Prof. Chaminda Rathnayake, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of NSBM, Thilini De Silva, Dean, Faculty of Business, Sulkshana De Alwis, Head/Senior Lecturer, Department of Management, Bhasuri Amarathunge, Senior Lecturer, Department of Management, Chandima Gayan Yapa, Lecturer, Department of Management on behalf of the NSBM Green University.
Notably, under the terms of the MOU and ensuing partnership provides a prior learning recognition /exemption plan for students from both institutes. Significantly, CIPM students who have obtained the Professional Qualification in Human Resource Management (PQHRM) and Chartered Qualification in Human Resource Management (CQHRM) are now eligible for entry-level to NSBM’s Postgraduate qualifications.
Notably, the NSBM collaboration signifies another Sri Lankan university endorsing CIPM, adding to its high esteem and reputation.
Working behind the scenes and contributing towards the successful implementation of the MOU were several CIPM officials, including the direct involvement and participation in negotiations with NSBM of CIPM President Jayantha Amarasinghe, who tirelessly ensured the MOU was sealed in less than four weeks. Due to his dedicated engagement, CIPM students are now able to receive a maximum advantage in degree pathways and bring recognition to CIPM.
The collective effort of a host of other CIPM officials towards signing the MOU should also be recognized, including Dr. Neil Boghalnde, Dillon Gomes, Rajini Kannagara, Dr. Heather Fernando, and Council Members and Honorary Secretary Priyankara Perera.