SMIU organizes Faculty Training Program

KARACHI: Sindh Madressatul Islam University’s ORIC Department organized a five-day Faculty Training Program-2018 for newly appointed faculty members of the university at its Quaid-e- Azam Conference Hall.

Ms Uzma Batool, Deputy Director HRM, and focal person of the training program in her introductory speech said that it was a very important training program, especially for young faculty members. She said that development of SMIU staff is a regular feature at the university. This is why, they said, in-house training program was purely designed for faculty members.

Ms Batool said that the purpose of the training was to improve quality of teaching, research and communication skills of the faculty. Also to provide them a platform to experience different ways of learning and self-development.

During all the five days of the training program nine training sessions were conduced by different noted resource persons including Dr. Abuzar Wajidi, Dr. Shahid Qurush, Yourself Ihram, M Asif Iqbal, Mr. Samad Abbas, Dr. Stephen John, Ms Ambreen Barwani and Mr. Faheem Mustafa Maher on the subjects of Teaching Pedagogy, Emotional Intelligence, Entrepreneurship, Research software, Communication Skills, Mindfulness & Mapping Techniques and Motivational Skills.

Gulzar Ahmed Mughal, Registrar of SMIU said that the main objective of the training program was to provide ability to communicate with the language itself and create connections with a wider range as well as helpful to maintain academic integrity in employees work. Ghulam Ali Surhio, Director Finance, Shakeel Ahmed Abro, Director HRM and others also spoke on the occasion. On the completion of the training, the certificates were distributed among the participants.