CIPM signs MoU with KAATSU International University
CIPM Sri Lanka – the Nation’s leader in human resource management, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently, with the Faculty of Management of the KAATSU International University, Sri Lanka (KIU) to promote and develop principles, techniques and practices of human resource management to optimize its utilization at a national and international level by developing collaborative programs and activities.
The signing ceremony was held at the CIPM Head Office, “HR House” in Colombo. Both parties will reap significant benefits under this mutually beneficial academic-professional collaboration.
“KAATSU International University in Sri Lanka in a mutually beneficial manner, including sharing of knowledge and learning resources, conducting of collaborative research and mutual recognition of and promotion of the qualifications of the two institutions,” said Ken Vijayakumar President, CIPM Sri Lanka.
President Ken Vijayakumar, Priyankara Seneviratne Hony Secretary, Col. S. Jayawickrama (Retired) Hony Treasurer, UAC Obeysekere CEO, G Weerathunge Director Professional and Academic Affairs, Himali Dasanayake Director Operations and CIPM staff represented CIPM Sri Lanka at the ceremony while Dr. Nadeeka Ranadeeva Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Chandima Sanjeevanie Hony Dean, Faculty of Management, Nirmani Samarakoon Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Chamara Lakmal Weerathunga COO, Harshani Weerasinghe Senior Assistant Registrar, Heads of the Departments of Faculty of Management, Academic Staff and students represented the KIU.
Under the terms of the MoU, CIPM will offer a Gold Medal Award and scholarship to the most outstanding student following the Bachelor of Management Honours in HR degree programme at KIU in each batch for each year at the KIU Annual Convocation. CIPM will also offer students and academics at KIU to use its extensive library and e-facilities at no cost, invite KIU academics to participate in lectures, seminars, and conferences conducted by CIPM, and provide exemptions to graduates and undergraduates as per the exemption plan.