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IPM Open Day for school leavers receives excellent response!

 IPM Sri Lanka, the Nation’s Leader in Human Resource Management, conducted an Open Day on Tuesday 11th September 2018 at its head office “HR House”, Colombo 5 for school leavers and those interested in pursuing HR as a career. The Open Day focusing, Foundation Course in Human Resource Management (FCHRM) attracted over 130 students and their parents.

With the advent of new technology, innovation and working methods, human resource management is gaining attraction as one of the most important aspects of management in promoting inclusive growth, motivation and development of individuals in corporate settings.

The Open Day was organized by IPM Sri Lanka with the objective of creating awareness of HR as an attractive, fulfilling and rewarding career with a clear and progressive path to senior corporate management and Board positions. IPMSL’s experienced faculty, expert counselors and academic advisors were on hand to provide information to the students and parents on the many programmes and courses offered by IPM Sri Lanka including FCHRM.

At the start of the Open Day proceedings, P.G. Tennakoon, Chief Executive Officer of IPM Sri Lanka presented an introductory overview of IPM Sri Lanka, the courses and programmes it offers, and its international affiliations with prestigious professional human resource management organizations such as the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA) and Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM).

Introductory presentation on HR and Career in HR was conducted by Gihan Suwaris, Deputy Manager - Human Resources & Administration at MAS Holdings (Private) Limited, and winner of the IPMSL HR Professional of the Year 2018, in order for the students and their parents to get a clear and uniform idea of what Human Resources is all about and what it entails. He also presented and explained the importance of Human Resource Management, career paths available in private sector companies as well as in the public sector for qualified and experienced human resource professionals. Gihan’s presentation concluded with an explanation on how IPM Sri Lanka’s courses and programmes have been specifically designed and structured towards creating a well-rounded HR professional. Incidentally, Gihan – a member of the IPM Faculty - was a student of IPM Sri Lanka and is now a professional member of IPM too.

More information on course contents and other details including fee structures, please contact Kushani or Thisari on 0112 1999 88 or visit www.ipmlk.org   

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