Induction Week Program at Department of Business Studies
Department of Business Studies of Ibri College organized a decentralized Induction Program for a week for Fresher of Diploma 1st year. It was a joint program organized by the Business Society, Learning & Research Committee and Registration Committee of the department. The program was spread over four seminars wherein students of different sections were oriented about the Department of Business and the College of Technology. They were also oriented curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular activities for their holistic development. Each seminar of induction was divided into three sessions wherein Dr. Abdulrahman Mohammed Abdullah Al Ismaili, Head of the department and Coordinators and members of Departmental committees addressed to the students.
Learning and Resource Committee: Dr. Syeda Zubaida Hashmi, Coordinator of Learning and Resource Committee of the Business department and the LRC member Dr. Mohammed Younus focused on the significance of the E-learning portal, Outlook mail Account and Turnitin anti-plagiarism software. The students were familiarized with the usage of E-learning to retrieve study material, videos, books, URLs, quizzes, etc., for enhancing their knowledge and to accomplish academic goals. They were also educated about the importance of Outlook mail Account and were informed that their queries will be resolved within two working days from the date of forwarding mail. They were discouraged to communicate lecturers on private contact numbers, Whatsapp, Instagram and on any other social media except Outlook and eLearning. They were explained about the Academic Integrity policy with respect to plagiarism and oriented as to how to write citations and references while preparing project reports and assignments. They were discouraged to copy the intellectual property of others.
Registration Committee: Mr. Jayakumar Aswathaman, Coordinator of Registration committee and the member Mr. Abdul Naser of the department highlighted the curriculum of Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Bachelor stage and number of courses involved in each stage. They were also informed about the classification of courses at the college level, Department level and in different Specializations. They have enlightened the procedure of adding, dropping, withdrawal and grade improvement of courses. They gave a comprehensive presentation on scores, grades and cut-off scores for each course and cautioned the consequences of probations.
Business Society: Mr. Adul Majeed K. and Mr. Abdul Naser M. members of the Business society of the Business Department had shown the prominence of communication skills for the achievement of academic and career goals. Students were familiarized with various Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities conducted by Business Society and milestones achieved. Business society is a platform that provides wonderful opportunities for budding managers to add feathers in their cap by participating in different innovative programs.