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The Institute of CHARTERED Professional Managers of Sri Lanka (CPM Sri Lanka)

The Institute of CHARTERED Professional Managers of Sri Lanka (CPM Sri Lanka) is a Professional Body for Managers set up with the assistance of All India Management Association (AIMA) and CMA Sri Lanka.

CPM Sri Lanka provides membership to managers & executives at three levels, Associate (ACPM), Member (MCPM) and Fellow (FCPM).

It is also engaged in the conduct of professional management diploma programmes, executive management development programs, and knowledge sharing sessions, research forums, international management conferences, release of bi-annual management journals and organizing various other networking events.

CPM Sri Lanka is recognized internationally and is an active member of the Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA). AMDISA includes Management Institutes of all the SAARC Countries.

CPM Sri Lanka has signed an MOU with the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM) to facilitate professional development, knowledge exchange and capacity building in order to develop competent management professionals in Sri Lanka.

CPM Sri Lanka is also organizing Executive Management Education Programmes conducted by renowned Management Gurus from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) the Top Management School in India and Asia.


To achieve excellence in Professional Management and be the leading organization for Professional Managers in Sri Lanka.


To promote the highest standards in Professional Management through excellence in ethics, governance and innovation.


To innovate, lead and sustain quality in Professional Management through integrity and accountability.

To facilitate networking and knowledge sharing among professionals at a national and international level.

To promote the study of management and to encourage research into the best means and methods of applying the principles and techniques of management.

Prof. Lakshman R. Watawala
Message from President of Governing Council

Membership in CPM is open to individuals seeking to develop their professional skills and pursue management careers in industrial, business, service sectors or the public sector.

Prof. Lakshman R. Watawala
President - CPM Sri Lanka

Governance Council

The Governing Council is the Institute’s apex governance body and comprises 08 independent members. All Council Members serve in an independent capacity and do not receive any remuneration for their services.

The Governing Council is supported by 06 committees, which address specific areas of the Institute’s operations. The Committees facilitate the activities of the Institute and assists the Governing Council in achieving the objectives and goals of the Institute.


Patrons & Advisory Council


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