Diploma Awards Ceremony-2012 National Institute of Business Management
National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) conducted its 28th Diploma Awards Ceremony on August 28, 2012 at BMICH Assembly Hall. NIBM Diploma Awards Ceremony is an important and a colourful event for which more than 4000 Diploma Awardees and parents attended. Dullas Alahapperuma, Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development and Duminda Dissanayake, Deputy Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development graced the occasion. His Excellency Ashok Kantha, High Commissioner of India delivered the keynote address as the special guest of honour of the Diploma Awards Ceremony in the morning session while Hon. Dr. Sarath Amunugama, Senior Minister of International Monetory Cooperation delivered the keynote address as the special guest of honour of the Diploma Awards Ceremony in the evening session.
National Institute of Business Management – better known as NIBM to many – is the premier business education institute in Sri Lanka. Founded in 1968, a span over a period of 45 years of operations, NIBM constantly upgrades its programmes to suit needs of the today’s business world. The institute functions under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development. NIBM is a self–sustained public institution with a non-profit motive and always operates with great concern for the betterment of professionals in their relevant fields.
National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) has gained many special achievements in the field of education such as: ISO-9001-2008 certification for quality of service, National Quality Award (merit) Certificate, the winner of Business Excellence Award in the state sector by National Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lanka, Listed within the first best twenty most respected business entities in the country by LMD and accreditations and recognition from international universities and the list goes on.
NIBM, over its 44 years of operations has greatly contributed to develop competencies of individuals to meet the challenges of the emerging knowledge and skills based economy. It caters to the increasing competency requirements of professionals in both public and private sectors. The institute conducts around 30 Diploma programmes, in different disciplines of businesses by reflecting its diverse approach in competency development. NIBM trains more than 12,000 participants from different business sectors in a given year. NIBM adds premium value to each and every participant of these diploma programmes and enables them to effectively function in the knowledge based economy. The institution has popularized various programmes among school leavers, providing them with alternative avenues to develop their career paths and thereby giving them necessary orientation to enter the job market.
For the diploma holders, this occasion is a significant milestone in their lives. It is a proud day for them for their families, friends and of course, for the faculty of NIBM who guided them to successfully attain their Diplomas.
The mission of NIBM is: to be the best business education organization in Sri Lanka and to date, it has lived up to this mission. NIBM continuously upgrades the programmes with new and innovative areas of competency development inline with changes in the modern business world. It competes successfully with several government and private sector management education institutes. The increasing popularity of NIBM among the private sector and the public sector reflects a strong performance rating of, which the management and the faculty of NIBM who are guided by Prof. Lakshman Jayetilleke, the Chairman and Dr. E A Weerasinghe, Director General of NIBM can be proud of. The progress of NIBM has shown that the success is not just a matter of chance but a matter of choice: the choice to work hard and win over the world.
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