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IbriCT represented by three student companies, 9 Powers, Path Cleaners and Rouh, participated in Injaz Oman Exhibition 2020 from 13 to 15 February 2020 at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Center (OCEC), Muscat. The exhibition was organised by Injaz Oman. The main aim of the exhibition was to give student companies an opportunity to promote their innovative products and services by interacting with the public. The CEO of 9 Powers Company, Abdullah Al-Ghafri, expressed his satisfaction as many visitors came to see the innovative product made by the company. Miaad Al-Farsi, the CEO of Rouh Company, commented on this event saying that “This is a great opportunity for us to interact with other student companies and exchange experiences with them, which will help us improve our products and move forward”. The CEO of Path Cleaners, Idris Al-Kalbani, said that his team is really enthusiastic to transform their idea into a reality in the near future. The three student companies qualified to the next stage of Injaz Oman competition 2020.
Mr Mohammed Al-Sakiti, an HRM lecturer and the head of IEU, participated in the 1st International Conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education from 10 to 12 February 2020 at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU). Different themes have been discussed in the conference, including active learning, learning space design, critical thinking and professional development. Mr Mohammed presented a research paper in the professional development theme titled “The Impact of Informal Learning on the Professional Development of Academics”.
Registration Committee of the Business Studies Department organized the Student Induction Programme in coordination with the Business Society, LRC (Learning Resource Committee) and CRC (Curriculum Review Committee) for the students joined in Diploma 1st Year in the AY 2019-2020, Semester 2, starting from 4th February 2020 to 6th February 2020.
The registration committee members highlighted the vision and mission of the college, organization structure, different courses offered in Business Studies Department, passing grades, assessment methods, probation status, course withdrawal, dismissal cases, and other details. Explained the role of advisors and how it helps the students in pursuing their studies especially while choosing a specialization and choosing the right combination of courses to optimize their learning. The registration committee members further advised the students to get in touch with their respective advisors constantly for further details.
The business society committee members gave the details of student clubs in the business department and motivated the students to participate in those activities for their overall personality development.
In addition, the LRC committee members also created awareness about the E- tools available in the college for an effective teaching-learning process in this programme. More than 60 students were benefits from these induction sessions.
As a Series of Business Society Activities in coordination with Entrepreneurship Committee, organized a “Workshop on Viestintä” for first-year diploma students on 4th Feb 2020 (Tuesday) at 11:00 am in Multipurpose Hall. Dr. Manjula Veerabhadrappa started the workshop with a presentation stating the importance of communication, elaborating several ways of communication, detailing the barriers of communication with a small video. After the video presentation, a group activity was conducted for 100 students dividing them into 10 students a team with a unique name. Each team was assigned an activity to explore their communication skills and personal talents. During the event, the team’s performance was closely monitored and assessed by two judges. Later, prizes were distributed to the winning team and concluded the session at 1 pm. In their conclusion ceremony, Business Society thanked Dr. Abdulrahman (HOD), Mr. Mohammed Sakiti, Mr. Manikandan, Dr. Loganathan, and Business Society Staffs & Student Members for support and cooperation towards the workshop.
The Students Research Committee (SRC) of Business Studies Department has organized a presentation on “Review of Literature and Sampling Techniques”, on 28th January 2020, between 12.00 Pm to 2.00 pm at the VIP Room. The presentation had been planned as two sessions. At the outset, Dr.M.Tamilslevan gave an introduction about the presentation theme and the resource persons. The first session was handled by Dr.Laly Antony, she demonstrated the importance of review of the literature and how the literature survey should be conducted. The second session was handled by Mr. Mohammed Faizal about Sampling Techniques. He elaborated on the importance of sampling and its methods. Around 60 students from both advanced diploma and bachelor level and 13 staff members participated in the presentation. Dr.Anasar and Dr.M.Tamilslevan – Project- Coordinators have organized and coordinated the orientation program.
The Health and Safety Committee – Department of Business Studies conducted a presentation on "Use of Fire extinguishers and Fire safety" on 14th November 2019 and 28th January 2020 for different levels of Business department students.
Mr. Enthiyaz Khan, the Coordinator of Health and safety committee of the business department gave the presentation wherein he spoke on Fire Triangle, Fire extinguishing basic principles, Classification of Fire, Types of Fire extinguishers and method of using fire extinguishers, rules of fighting fire, and first aid for fire injury. The presentation was well- organized which empowered the knowledge of students on fire safety.
The Students Research Committee (SRC) of Business Studies Department has organized “ORIENTATION FOR SENIOR PROJECT STUDENTS”, on 21st January 2020, between 12.00 Pm to 1.30 pm at the VIP Room. The purpose of the presentation is to train the project students about the project structure and how to prepare and submit a proposal to The Research Council (TRC). Dr. M.Tamilselvan Lecturer, Business Studies Department handled the session and demonstrated the project students how to undergo the project and prepare a quality report. Around 45 students and 13 staff members participated in the presentation from both advanced diploma and bachelor level project students. Dr.Anasar and Dr.M.Tamilslevan – Project- Coordinators have organized and coordinated the orientation program.
IbriCT represented by Dr Hafedh Al-Rahbi, ADAA, Dr Duhai Al-Shukaili, head of IT department, Dr Abdulrahman Al-Ismaili, head of Busienss Studies department, Mr Mohammed Al-Sakiti, head of IEU, Dr Amal Al-Abri, IT lecturer, and four engineering students, participated in the Nationaly Symposium for the National Strategy for R & D 2040. It was organised by The Resaerch Council (TRC) on Sunday, 15th December 2019, at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Center, Muscat. Delegates from various government and private institutuions participated in the sysmposium, which aimed at finalising the national strategy for research and development 2040.
The Business Studies Department organised a farewell party on Wednesday, 18th December 2019, for Mr Sandeep Kale appreciating his efforts and contributions in the last Six years. The Head of the Department, Dr Abdulrahman Al-Ismaili, gave a memento of appreciation and a certificate containing the signatures of all business staff to Mr Sandeep wishing him a successful career life.
The Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IEU), represented by three Engineering students, Husam Al-Moqbali, Issa Al-Zadjali, and Omar Al-Hinai, participated in Al Roya Youth initiative Award 2019 under “Recycling” category. Al Roya Newspaper organised an appreciation ceremony on Sunday, 15th December 2019, at Sundus Rotana Hotel, Muscat, to appreciate the first three winners in eight different categories. The students won second place and a prize of 1000 OMR in a recycling project, which aims at converting fish waste into fertilizer.