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