In continuing recognition of its excellence in business and contributions towards the economic progress of the country, Oxford College of Business was named the Silver Award Winner in the Educational Service sector at the National Business Excellence Awards 2018. In addition to this accolade, the company was felicitated once more at the awards ceremony this time around when it was also declared the Silver winner in the Overall Small Business Category. These awards are an acknowledgement of Oxford College of Business’s all-round performance in areas that include corporate governance, capacity building, performance management, global and local market reach, corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability, and business and financial results.
Ranked among some of Sri Lanka’s most excellently managed organisations
“I give all glory and honor to our savior Jesus Christ alone for this great achievement. Winning this award is a reassurance that we as a privet higher educational provider have upheld our performance across the board, meeting and perhaps even excelling benchmarks set by peers in our industry as well as in other sectors. We are honoured to be ranked among some of Sri Lanka’s most excellently managed organisations and will strive to further improve our performance in all operational areas in time to come as well. Our commitment to long-term partnerships, entrepreneurship and sustainable growth remains strong. Our desire to constantly renew our capabilities and stay relevant is obsessive, as we continuously evolve our chain of value to accelerate the Company into the future. Now, we look forward to educating business leaders who create sustainable prosperity by unleashing their potential for growth and personal development whilst setting the standards in all that we undertake to do.” stated Oxford College of Business Director/CEO Malindu Ranasinghe, when commenting on this accolade.
The National Business Excellence Awards is the flagship event of the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka, an annual awards competition which was held for the 15th consecutive year. It prides itself for its well-rounded evaluation criteria, which takes a holistic view of a company and not just parts of it. It comprises of an evaluation of an organisation’s financial stability, reach in global markets, excellence in process innovation, capital investment, institutionalization of corporate social responsibility and more. The awards aim to position Sri Lanka as a country with excellently managed organisations, thereby making it attractive for joint ventures and investments, and as a source for products and services.
No means a stranger to National Business Excellence Awards
Oxford College of Business is by no means a stranger to National Business Excellence Awards and has been recognised by the awarding body since 2013. The re-affirmation of this through its win in 2018 emphasizes the company’s consistency and drive towards maintaining and improving its overall financial performance and business processes on all organisational levels. “This is an award that recognises a company’s outstanding performance in all its operational aspects and we are truly honoured to be ranked among the country’s most excellently managed organisations and look forward to setting new and even higher benchmarks in time to come,” stated Director/CEO of Oxford College of Business, Malindu Ranasinghe.
Oxford College of Business is a leading higher education provider in Sri Lanka, providing a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional business programs to help people across different learning stages make measurable progress in their lives. Oxford College of Business delivers a truly personalised educational experience to every student.
Within a unique learning environment based on small class sizes and an accelerated three-semester-per-year timetable, industry relevant learning experiences are tailored and targeted.
A model higher education provider
In 2018, Oxford College of Business also became the only educational provider in Sri Lanka to be among the Top 25 best organizations in the “Great Place to Work,” for the 5th consecutive year by Great Place to Work Institute in partnership with The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and LMD winning ‘Laureate Status and also received the Silver Award as Best in the Small Sized Enterprise Category. Oxford College of Business emerged victorious, winning the Silver Award – Service (National Level) in the Small Category at the 2018 CNCI Achiever Industrial Excellence Awards organized by the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries. Furthermore, Oxford College of Business’s Annual Report for 2018 won the silver award under the Small and Medium Sized Entities (SME) category 54th Annual Report Awards 2018 conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accounts (CA) of Sri Lanka.