Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri-President, IPM Sri Lanka lighting the traditional oil lamp together with Chief Guest Prof. Sampath Amaratunga-Vice Chancellor, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Rohitha Amarapala-Immediate Past President IPM Sri Lanka, Eileen Roddy-Associate Dean International University of Salford, UKsa
IPM Sri Lanka – the nation’s leader in human resources management held its 2016 graduation ceremony recently at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo under the patronage of Chief Guest Prof. Sampath Amaratunga-Vice Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri-President, IPM Sri Lanka, Council members and members of IPM Sri Lanka and a large number of parents and invitees.
The graduation ceremony themed ‘Empowering Future Leaders” awarded over 550 graduates who have completed the IPM Professional Qualification in Human Resources Management (PQHRM) in both English and Sinhala medium and the National Diploma in Training and Human Resource Development.
“I take this opportunity to congratulate all the graduating students of IPM Sri Lanka today. As you step out into the world armed with highly recognized professional qualifications you have a significant role to play in your respective organizations as human resources professionals. The knowledge that you have gained has empowered you and will hold you in good stead while you help and support to steer your respective organizations to achieve their goals and objectives” said Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri-President, IPM Sri Lanka.
Special awards were also presented to those graduands who excelled in performance.
The Jayantha Jayaratne Gold Medal for Excellence in Performance in the PQHRM qualification was awarded to Daluwathu Mulla Gamage Oshini Chandradasa.
IPM Sri Lanka keeps pace with the new trends and concepts in HR by engaging continuously with the business community to share experiences, thoughts and insights in order to enrich and enhance the HR profession. It actively encourages and promotes members’ participation at international conferences and forums to provide exposure, build networks and conduct research into areas of interest to the HR profession in Sri Lanka.