Business
Awards for LIBM students for outstanding performance
By Apeksha Senadheera

Lanka Institute of Business Management (LIBM) recently held a graduation ceremony for the third consecutive year.

The students of Diploma in Business Management, Diploma of Business Communication and Information Technology, Diploma in English and Certificate courses were awarded at the occasion.

Peoples Bank Chairman Dr.P.A Kiriwandeniya, participating at the occasion urged not to use knowledge and degrees to slave others.

"Our people always target the upmarket which is very limited.Thatís why most of International and foreign banks are trying to conquer the village market, the bottom line of the market which holds 70 per cent of the whole," he said.

He requested to be creative, skilful and intelligent and try to do something for our own citizens." In this globalization a large numbers of opportunities are waiting for the correct person. The company faces difficulties to select the ideal person who can help the companyís benefit. So itís essential to be armed with theoretical, practical skills with a remarkable personality and communication skills," he said.

According to the LIBM Chief Executive Officer, Sampath Thrinavithana, 97 per cent of LIBM pass out students are employed in private the sector.

"Although there were opportunities in public sector as well as private sector a lot a graduates were unemployed. To bridge this gap we started this LIBM campus. In 2006 we have doubled our achievements not only in academic side but also in professional side," he said.

Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) Director Acadamic, Priyantha Kumarawadu said business industry is a valuable sector which can expose to different areas." Setting goals and working for that is essential to be a successful person," he said.

University of Northampton, London, Manager International Relation, Ms Swain revealed that the students who achieved Higher National Diplomas in LIBM will be getting opportunity to carry on several semesters of their degree in England universities." We hope to provide the same course here those who are not willing to go abroad, It would be better the youth go out of the country and study different languages and customs so they can live with others without problems.Studing in UK will provide you a lot of travelling opportunities to various universities," she said.

LIBM, Best student, 2005 is L.B.S.Ranmali who received gold medal in Business Management, best student of financial accounting and the Best student award in Business and law.

 

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