Oxford College of Business Named a “Great Place to Work” for the 2nd Time
Employee Survey Validates Oxford College of Business’s Commitment to Employee Success, Career Development and a Healthy Work Environment as Oxford College of Business Continues to Thrive as Sri Lanka’s best business school.
Oxford College of Business Sri Lanka’s premier business school today announced that the country’s most popular business school was one of the top 20 companies in Sri Lanka to receive the “Great Place to Work” Award 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 they were adjudged the Best in the Small Sized Enterprise Category (50-200 Employees). The awards are presented based on feedback from employees on how their companies create opportunities for development and career growth, as well as how employers demonstrate to workers that they are valued. Oxford College of Business was presented with its award at a ceremony held on the 10th of June 2015 at the Hilton Colombo Main Ballroom.
“It is a great honour that Oxford College of Business has been recognized as one of the Great Work places in Sri Lanka and I give all Glory and Honour to God alone for blessing Oxford College of Business with a world class team of highly skilled employees. Our employees have spoken – working at Oxford College of Business is a great way to get recognized for hard work, and to gain support for your personal path to success,” said Malindu Ranasinghe, Director/CEO of Oxford College of Business. “Our ‘Great Place to Work’ award tells the whole country why staff at Oxford College of Business stays with us and thrives over the long term.
We’re committed to building a rich learning environment for all our employees, and ensure they have the chance to advance. But we also focus on a healthy life-work balance, offering flexible work schedules and unlimited vacation time. It all adds up to a workforce that’s excited to team up for the long haul and drive results.
The OCB culture empowers employees to be engaged and have ownership of their jobs through clear accountability, meaningful work, coaching, feedback and positive reinforcement. Being acknowledged as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for the second consecutive time is an honor DDI is very proud to accept.”
The 2015 Great Place to Work award competition determines the Top 20 Companies in Sri Lanka via online surveys that are sent directly to employees by Great Place to Work Institute Sri Lanka. Competing against over 60 companies, representing over 14 business sectors across the country, Oxford College of Business participated in a rigorous selection process, which included an employee survey and an in-depth questionnaire about benefits programs and company practices.
Great Place to Work Institute evaluates each application using its unique methodology based on five dimensions of a great workplace: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie. In compiling the list, Great Place to Work Institute has found that employees believe they work for great organizations when they consistently trust the people they work for, have pride in what they do and enjoy the people they work with.
About Oxford College of Business
Oxford College of Business is the only higher education provider to hold dual certifications in both ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 accredited by TUV SUD South Asia (Pvt) Ltd which guarantees all its students top quality higher education that meet international quality standards. Over the past 12 years Oxford College of Business has earned a reputation for producing some of Sri Lankas most respected and sought after business leaders.
The recipient of many accolades since its inception, Oxford College of Business has won awards including National Business Excellence Bronze Awards 2013 in the small business category, rated the “Best Tuition Center” by ABE Sri Lanka 2013, Bronze award at the National Level- Small Business Category (Service Sector) 2014 by the Ceylon Chamber of Industries, listed as one of the Top 15 Best Companies to work for in 2014 by Great Place to work institute together with Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and LMD Magazine and most recently Oxford College of Business was recognized and awarded the 1st runner-up among all small business entities in Sri Lanka and runner-up in the educational services category, when we won the two silver awards at the National Business Excellence Awards 2014.
A unique learning experience
“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