09-22-2010, 01:15 PM
Human resource is the critical factor in the development and progress of modern organisations. Human beings are unique. It is very difficult to identify unique ways of employing people, developing their capacities, utilizing, maintaining and compensating their services in tune with the job and the organisation's needs. The Institute of Personnel Management Inc. (IPM), the nation's leader in HRM currently plays a vital role in this crucial development process by increasing its contribution through value addition to HR education and training in Sri Lanka.
IPM has contributed to national development and opened up novel opportunities to go into the global environment. With its provision of a wide range of professional courses, it has accomplished its primary objective of promoting and improving the most efficient and innovative HR practices, setting high standards in knowledge and competencies.
Internationally recognised qualifications
IPM was founded in 1959 and is a professional body incorporated by an Act of Parliament in 1976. It is affiliated to the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management and the World Federation of Personnel Management and therefore possesses a strong position among the international community of HR professional bodies.
Committed to a knowledge driven economy
A wide array of courses is offered by IPM in order to improve knowledge and skills in the field of HR and allied areas. IPM identifies current demand in the market and develops courses to fulfill these needs. Youngsters who aspire to become HR professionals, select IPM as their knowledge partner. Presently more than 2500 students follow courses at the institute.
* Program in Career Guidance and Development (PCGD)
*Foundation Course in Human Resource Management (FCHRM)
* Certificate Course in Human Resource Management (CCHRM)
* Professional Qualification in Human Resource Management (PQHRM)
* Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Leadership & Management [In collaboration with the Northumbria University, UK]
* Master of Business Administration in HRM [In collaboration with the Open University of Sri Lanka]
* Diploma in Industrial Relations & Industrial Law
* Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health [In collaborated with the National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health, Ministry of Labour Relations]
* Diploma in Psychology
The Business School of IPM is extremely concerned with the quality and standards of the study programs they offer. The faculty is rich with a qualified and experienced resource panel.
Once an applicant becomes a student member, he/she can have a life time partnership with IPM by upgrading membership, whilst climbing up the professional ladder. Corporate membership categories;
* Fellow - FIPM (SL)
* Member - MIPM (SL)
* Associate - AMIPM (SL)
Non-Corporate Membership Categories;
* Student Member
IPM also operates a job placement and job training scheme within its network in order to assist current and past students who need to gain experience in the HR field.