Oxford College of Business honoured with Silver and Merit Awards at the National Business Excellence Awards 2015
Oxford College of Business was once again recognised for demonstrating excellence at the National Business Excellence Awards 2015, when it took away the Silver award in the small business category. This was the third consecutive year that the business school was recognised at the annual awards in favour of its exemplary business practices, which have made a significant contribution to the development of the country in terms of producing skilled business leaders and professionals. With a view to recognizing business enterprises which have demonstrated excellence in business, whilst contributing to the economic progress of the country, the awards ceremony was held on the 24th of November 2015 at the Colombo Hilton , Grand Ball Room for the twelfth consecutive time.
Commenting on this achievement, Malindu Ranasinghe, Director/CEO of Oxford College of Business, said: “Man gives you the award, but God gives you the reward! Winning the silver award in the small business category at the National Business Excellence Awards and a merit award in the educational services sector amongst a nominee list of many other leading and respected business enterprises is an honour by itself, and both I and my staff give all glory and honor to God alone for this achievement. For us, this win clearly reflects the commitment of our dynamic staff and faculty at Oxford College of Business, in developing and implementing educational services and process innovations, providing our students with innovative methods of learning for many multi disciplinary fields of business education.
“We wish to convey our appreciation and thanks to all our stakeholders and all our global partners and look forward to introducing a wider variety of educational ser- vices in the future, which will not only provide our faculty and staff with an opportunity to further display their competencies and skills but will also contribute further to develop and harness knowledge youth and business leaders of our country and boost the standards of every industry.”
In addition to the silver award in the small category, Oxford College of Business also walked away with a merit award in the educational services sector this year. Strengthening its vision as “South Asia’s largest undergraduate and postgraduate business school providing quality education using the most up to date business techniques and theories” Oxford College of Business has received many awards and accolades this year alone which includes: Gold Award National Level in the Service – Small Category, at the Achievers Industrial Excellence Awards 2015 present- ed by the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI), listed as one of the top 20 companies to work for in 2015 by Great Place to Work Institute in partnership with Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and LMD Magazine. Oxford College of Business also won the Gold Award where it was adjudged the Best in the Small Sized Enterprise Category (50-200 Employees), by Great Place to work institute and Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
Oxford College of Business has certainly revolutionized the higher education industry in this country with its unique style of teaching and dedication towards quality education. Today Oxford College of Business is the only education provider in the country to hold the triple international certification of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OSHAS 18001 which shows the Business School’s commitment and dedication to quality education delivered in an environment conducive for an optimum learning experience. At Oxford College of Business education is delivered with a view of students consistently absorbing new knowledge using the most up to date teaching techniques, enabling respective students to create value at every level of any business.
Oxford College of Business has partnered with some of the most respected universities and professional institutes in the world and backed by a caring staff, finest industry experts, business leaders and respected academics involved in imparting knowledge to our students which is what “distinguishes” Oxford College of Business from the rest of the competition says the Director/CEO of Oxford College of Business. Student success is at the heart of our dynamic approach to graduate education. Looking at business decisions in a new way, spotting trends before they are recognized as the next big thing, seeing situations from a global perspective, asking the right questions, being an innovator are some of the skills we train our students to develop. Furthermore the esteemed faculty members at Oxford College of Business are the epitome of thought leaders using their extraordinary local and global business expertise to share insight, theory and solutions with the business community are the main reasons that Oxford College of Business has produced such academic excellence over the past years, says the Head of Academic at Oxford College of Business.