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Thomas Ritter, President, CIM, Mark O'Riley, U of M, Louise Doberstein, CIM // Photo courtesy of Canadian Institute of Management (CIM)

University of Manitoba receives P.R.I.M.E. award

Award recognizes U of M's leadership and management best practices

October 9, 2015 — 

The Canadian Institute of Management (CIM) awarded the University of Manitoba the Martin J. Lyons Best Business Professional Recognition for Innovation & Management Excellence (P.R.I.M.E.) Award. The award recognizes Manitoba organizations that have demonstrated leadership and management best practices.  The inscription on the award reads: “For outstanding leadership and commitment to continuous improvement, dedication to management development, social and environmental initiatives, and creating an open and honest culture based on core values.”

Louise Doberstein, Vice-President of Membership, CIM Manitoba Chapter Board of Directors, says, “We are honored to present this award to the University of Manitoba. On behalf of the board, I want to extend our congratulations!” Accepting the award on behalf of the university was Mark O’Riley, Director, Learning and Organizational Development, Human Resources.

For many years, the university has been a supporter of the CIM certificate program that is offered through the Division of Extended Education.  Since 2007, through the partnership with the Canadian Institute of Management, the university has graduated 15 University of Manitoba employees.

Greg Juliano, Associate Vice-President (Human Resources), notes, “We are proud of our hard-working and dedicated faculty and staff who continue to strive for excellence and innovation, seeking out professional development opportunities. We appreciate the partnership with the Canadian Institute of Management and the programming provided by our Division of Extended Education.”

For more information about the Division of Extended Education, please visit their website.


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