AAP celebrates third anniversary
The Academy for Administrative Professionals (AAP) celebrated its
third year with a series of events. An Awards Nite was held at the Taj
Samudra Hotel recently followed by the Induction of the new members
which coincided with the International Administrative Professionals Week
celebrations. Chairman, Hatton National Bank, Rienzie Wijetilleke, was
the Chief Guest.
Fifty students who had completed their studies received certificates
and those who excelled in studies received their awards.
Sixty new members were inducted and the Contributor of the Year award
Winners were Mrs. Shyamalee Jayasekera of Ceylinco Investment and
Reality Ltd., under the General Member Category and Mrs. Shireen
Mohideen of the UAE Embassy on the Management staff category.
Executive Director of the AAP Ms Sunethra Jayaratne said that having
moved to India in their second year and added that within a short span
of another year had been successful in moving over to Dubai, the details
of which have been finalised, followed by a Residential seminar in Dubai
- planned for early June, for members only.
The AAP has also achieved excellent ratings in all its programs so
far and the AAP has a greater task ahead of bettering the excellence to
be super fantastic, she said.
The Chief Guest reiterated the importance of Administrative
Profession which carries greater responsibilities at present. A CEO
heavily depends on his Executive Assistant at a time with the
organisational structure being on par, with the management and the
Achieving the Recognised Training Centre status from the London
Chamber of Commerce (UK), is evidence of the standard and quality
maintained by the AAP in training and Skills Development Programs.
This would be an opportunity for the corporate sector to refer their
employees who needs proper training, specially in the Secretarial field.
Another noteworthy feature is AAP’s ability to secure employment for
its students who successfully complete their courses.
Wijetilleke called upon the AAP to make every endeavour to take the
Secretarial Profession to the suburbs to open avenues of employment to