Oxford College of Business, Sri Lanka’s leading higher education provider in Sri Lanka, won the Gold Award National Level in the Service – Small Category, at the Achievers Industrial Excellence Awards 2015 presented by the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI).
An acknowledgement of Industrial and Service Excellence, The CNCI Awards is one of Sri Lanka’s most celebrated corporate awards ceremonies in Sri Lanka. The awards were presented for the 14th time this year, and were based on sales growth, value addition, productivity improvement, employment statistics, corporate social responsibility, research and development and the quality of the manufacturing process.
Oxford College of Business Director and CEO Malindu Ranasinghe accepted the award on behalf of the company at a colorful ceremony held at Galadari Hotel at which the MP and former Deputy Minister of Investment Promotions and Highways Eran Wickramarathne was the Chief Guest.
Commenting on this prestigious accolade, Mr. Ranasinghe said: “We are extremely proud and hournered of being the recipient of this year’s Gold Award in the Small Business Category, and both my staff and I would like to give all glory and honor to God alone for this great achievement. The Small category in which Oxford College of Business is included comprises of some of the nation’s most famous and most evolved business entities in Sri Lanka. We are honored to be the Gold winner in this eminent group, and are encouraged to strive for further excellence as we continue to contribute to service sector in Sri Lanka.” The CNCI initiated the Achievers Awards specifically to recognize business excellence achieved by enterprises in Sri Lanka’s industrial, manufacturing and services sectors and to encourage them to achieve further heights and international standards. Achiever Awards are presented in the Extra Large, Large, Medium, Small and Micro categories.
The recipient of many accolades Oxford College of Business has won awards including National Business Excellence Bronze Awards 2013 in the small business category, 1st runner-up among all small business entities in Sri Lanka and runner-up in the educational services category and won the two silver awards at the National Business Excellence Awards 2014. 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 and 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. These milestones were achieved with many years of passion, dedication and commitment from all its employees who have underlined its success.
Furthermore 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 13 years Oxford College of Business has earned a reputation for producing some of Sri Lanka’s most respected and sought after business leaders. Established in 2003, Oxford College of Business has flourished to become a key player in Sri Lanka’s education sector, branching out to offer some of the nation’s most sought after business qualifications with strategic partnerships with some of the world’s most famous Universities, Business Schools and Professional Institutions. Oxford College of Business offers a wide variety of globally recognized business programs and offers the full suite of business programs ranging from professional courses, bachelor’s degrees, MSc and MBA programs. Oxford College of Business has been the invisible strength behind scores of Sri Lanka’s higher education sector in Sri Lanka that have directly impacted the lives of thousands of Sri Lankans,
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“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.