Cipm Inaugurates Fourth Regional Centre In Gampaha


CIPM Sri Lanka its fourth, Regional Study Centre in Gampaha, strengthening access to HR Programmes and Professional Development for individuals and students residing in nearby communities. The opening was graced by Jayantha Amarasinghe, President, CIPM. The Secretary, Divisional Secretariat Gampaha, was also present as a Special Guest. CIPM was represented by Colonel Saman Jayawickrema, Chairman, Infrastructure Development; Chris Obeyesekere, CEO; G. Weerathunga, Director, Professional & Academic Affairs; Himali Dasanayake, Director of Operations, Senior Officers and staff of the Institute. In addition, well-wishers were also present.

CIPM Gampaha will be the country’s fourth Regional Centre, joining other principal locations such as Kandy, Galle and Kurunegala, offering HR skills enhancement programmes and facilities. The Gampaha Centre will provide an ideal opportunity for students, HR Practitioners, Line Managers and other individuals in multiple disciplines of management to embark on professional HR studies, enabling them to become HR professionals.

Addressing the gathering, Amarasinghe said, “As an Institute, we are sensitive to the need to advance HRM professional development in Sri Lanka and upgrade the knowledge of HR Practitioners. This will create acceptable standards to enhance the professional quality of the HRM fraternity in our country and position HRM strategically for the benefit of all industries and organisations across the nation.” He added, “CIPM will continue to work towards achieving its vision whereby the institute will be fulfilling the expectations of the powers vested in it by the Act of Incorporation No. 24 of 1976 and amendment Act No. 31 of 2018 which conferred Chartered status to the institute.”