IPM Enriches The HR Landscape With 650 New Graduands At The 2017 Graduation Ceremony

IPM Sri Lanka – the Nation’s leader in human resource management, held its xxth graduation ceremony on Tuesday October 31st 2017 at the BMICH in Colombo amidst a large gathering which included the Chief Guest - Prof. Ananda Jayawardane-Vice Chancellor, University of Moratuwa, Guest of Honor - Dirk Pereira , Chief Executive Officer, Union Assurance PLC, President IPM Sri Lanka – Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri, Hony. Secretary IPM Sri Lanka - Ken Vijayakumar, Immediate Past President IPM Sri Lanka – Rohitha Amarapala, Chief Operations Officer, IPM Sri Lanka P. G. Tennakoon, Director of Studies IPM Sri Lanka – Arosh Yahampath, Chairman of the IPM Sri Lanka Business School Committee – Jayantha Amarasinghe,  IPM Council Members, IPM faculty, graduands and their parents/spouses, and other distinguished invitees. Over 650 graduands representing IPM’s flagship qualification PQHRM (Professional Qualification in Human Resource Management) and NDTHRD (National Diploma in Training and Human Resource Development received their graduation certificates at the ceremony.

“The objective of the IPM Business School is to produce globally competitive HR professionals, and we are proud to see another batch of talented, committed future ready HR leaders empowered with cutting edge HR competencies experiencing excellence today. You have strived to be successful, committed to be competent and devoted to be distinct, and you will truly enrich the HR landscape” said Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri-President IPM Sri Lanka congratulating the graduands.         

“In addition to qualifications, HR professionals need to develop their competencies and skills, engage in continuous professional development while maintaining a high level of ethical standards and positive attitudes in order to be successful” said Chief Guest Prof. Ananda Jayawardena addressing the audience.

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 Dinusha Dishantha Namal Dissanayake from the Kandy Regional Center.

PQHRM - IPM Sri Lanka’s flagship qualification in HRM – is accredited by the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM). IPM is also affiliated with the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA).

IPM graduates in HRM enjoy a high level of acceptance in the industry due to the all round academic, practical and value based learning ecosystem maintained at the IPM Business School. Courage, Integrity, Passion and Mastery are the cornerstones of the IPM value system from which they unleash their potential enriching the HR landscape.

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