The World HRD Congress is an eminent body which recognizes various corporate entities through an awards scheme held annually in the HR-related field. The ‘Asia’s Training and Development Excellence Awards’ are offered to the best-performing organizations and individuals in the training and development sphere. This award is granted to an individual or corporate entity based on the following prerogatives; the significant role played in the training and development segment, the ability to envision a goal and see it to completion while being an exemplary individual who sets the pace for others to follow. The selection criteria for the said award focused on the strategic perspective of the trainer, his track-record in training and development, the effective use of training technology, training effectiveness and innovation, future orientation, integrity,ethics and thought leadership.
The astounding fact that Prassanna secured this coveted award from among 30 Asian countries andthousands of participants speaks volumes of his prowess. His outstanding achievement has carved an indelible niche in the field of training and development by placing his Motherland and his purpose-driven life in the global sphere. So far, he has trained close to 15,000 corporate participants in over 120 organizations in Sri Lanka and coached over 75 nationalities through his training company UltimmaTraining. Within a short duration UltimmaTraining has earned a reputation as a dynamic force among its varied clientele in the areas of FMCG, Banking and Finance, Insurance, IT, Apparel, Logistics, Automobile, Telecommunication and Manufacturing.
Further, the award lays claim to Prassanna’s and Ultimma’sinvaluable contribution to the training sector, locally and internationally. Customized training packages, reaching a vast spectrum of society through trilingual training capabilities, being on par with the modern trends in training, making an impact through a group of highly-acclaimed professional trainers, incorporating effective and innovative training concepts are the main contributing factors for Ultimma to win this prestigious award.
“It is a great honour to be awarded as the Training Leader of Asia among the Training and Development sector on a global scale. I, personally consider this a colossal achievement for myself and my company UltimmaTraining in the international arena. Our continuous dedication to tap the potential of our training participants and the aim we have to guide our clients to transformthem from mediocre to excellence through our cutting-edge training programs have earned us this award,” statedPrassannaPathmanathan.
Ultimma Trainingcaters to corporate needs to enhance and enrich their employees. They serve their clients in training by discovering, developing and delivering innovative training solutions through an exceptionally professional approach. Thediverse areas of training include motivation, personal self-mastery, personality development, business etiquette, business communication, presentation skills, management skills development, interpersonal skills, corporate grooming, customer servicing and selling skills.
As the Lead Trainer and FounderCEO,Prassanna’saim is to provide the optimum service to his clients through tailor-made training programs. He is also the recipient of the ‘Most Outstanding Corporate Trainer of South Asia Award for 2016’ by the South Asian Business Excellence Awards and the ‘Ten Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) of Sri Lanka for 2016’ under the category Humanitarian and Voluntary Service for his CSR initiative ‘Make it Happen’, Trainer of the year 2017 at the ‘Best Employer Brands Awards Sri Lanka’ in 2017 and ‘Top 100 Global Leaders award in Training and Development for 2017’.