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The Entrepreneurship Committee (DBS) and Career Guidance Office, in collaboration with the SME Development Fund, organised an Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme in the VIP Room on 8 October 2018.
On behalf of the Health, Safety, and Risk Management committees, a programme on “Fire safety, use of fire extinguishers and creating awareness on evacuation procedures” was conducted by the Business Department on 15 M ay 2018 in room number 91A. The Health and safety Committee and Risk management Committee Coordinator, Mr Enthiyaz Khan, was the speaker on the topic. In his presentation, he spoke about the Fire Triangle, fire extinguishing basic principles, fire classification, types of fire extinguishers and method of using fire extinguishers, rules of fighting fire, and first aid for fire injury. The presentation was well organised and enriched the knowledge of audience.
On behalf of the Health and Safety Committee, an awareness programme on “High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Control Measures with Simple Exercises and Remedies” was conducted to staff of the Business Department 28 June 2018 in room number 91A. In this context, speaker Mr Enthiyaz Khan gave presentation on the meaning of blood pressure, blood pressure chart, the meaning of systolic and diastolic in BP measurement, stages of blood pressure and causes of high blood pressure. Then he also spoke on the meaning of cholesterol, causes for the accumulation of cholesterol in our bodies, levels and ranges of LDL, HDL and triglycerides. He also explained measures to control cholesterol, food for lowering cholesterol, a list of food for bad cholesterol, and some home remedies to reduce cholesterol. After the presentation Mr Khan showed some simple exercises to reduce body fat. After that, Mr Sandeep Kale showed some breathing exercises to get relief from tension, high blood pressure and to reduce cholesterol. The session was very interesting and enriched the knowledge of business staff.
The Health and Safety committee of Business Studies Department conducted a program on Road safety for its students on Thursday i.e., on 29th January 2018, from 10 to 10:30 a.m. in Class Room No C003 and from 2 to 2:30 p.m. in Room number C004. The aim of the program was to enhance the knowledge and awareness of the students on Road safety.
Mr. Enthiyaz Khan, coordinator of Health and Safety Committee, gave a presentation to 56 students who were present in the program. The following points were discussed at length:
• The rate of road accidents in Oman
• Types of roads accidents in Oman
• Causes for road accidents
• Primary cause for road accidents
• Difference between 2WD and 4WD
• Types of traffic accidents and collisions
• Why speed kills?
• Who is a good driver and what should be on safety list?
The session was very interesting and interactive. It empowered the knowledge of audiences on Road safety and created awareness among them about the safety precautions to be taken while on road.
On 30 May 2018 an orientation programme on “Fire safety, use of fire extinguishers and creating awareness on evacuation procedures” was conducted by the Health and Safety Committee in collaboration with the Risk Management Committee, Department of Business studies, Ibri College of Technology. The programme was conducted for different levels of Business students.
The objective of the programme was to create awareness among the students of the Business Department. In this context, Mr Enthiyaz Khan gave a presentation on the Fire Triangle, fire extinguishing basic principles, fire classification, types of fire extinguishers and method of using fire extinguishers, rules of fighting fire, and first aid for fire injury. The presentation was well organised and enriched the knowledge of audients.
As a part of its series of workshops on Bloom’s Taxonomy, the Department of Business Studies conducted the third and final workshop on 26 June 2018, from 12pm to 2pm in Room 091B. The workshop started with an introduction by Dr Tamil Selvan, welcoming the HOD, HOS HR and Accounting and staff members.
Dr Murale Venugopalan, speaker of the workshop, discussed the cognitive levels 5 and 6 - Evaluation and Creation. A case “Terror at the Taj Bombay: Customer-Centric Leadership, Multimedia Case” was discussed at length. A scenario-based simulation followed it.
Through his presentation, Dr Murale attempted to demonstrate the concept of teaching using multimedia case studies and simulation. He emphasised that teaching with technology can deepen student learning by supporting instructional objectives. The speaker then explained to the members the technologies that can be used in delivering the course for the students. All the members present there had a fruitful session, displayed active participation and contributed with their respective feedback. It marked the end of the series of workshops on Bloom’s Taxonomy that were conducted by the Department.
On 24 May 2018, an orientation programme on road safety was conducted by the Health and Safety Committee in collaboration with the Risk Management Committee- Department of Business Studies, Ibri College of Technology.
The objective of the programme was to create more awareness among the staff members of the department. It was conducted in Room 91A from 9.00am to 9.30am. Dr K. Elangovan was invited as a keynote speaker. He gave a presentation on traffic accidents on road in Oman, causes for accidents, forces acting on a car, role of speed in accidents, differences between 2WD and 4WD vehicles, types of traffic accidents and collisions.
He closed his session by explaining safety precautions drivers and passengers should observe while on the move. The session was very interesting and enriched the knowledge of staff members on road safety.
The Risk Management Committee of the Department of Business Studies organised a risk awareness programme in two sessions, for the students on Tuesday 27 March 2018, from 8:00am to 8:30am in Class Room C003 and from 2pm to 2:30pm in Room number C004. The aim of the programme was to make students aware of various risks and enrich their knowledge on Risk Management.
As a part of a series of its workshops, the Business Studies Department conducted a second workshop on Bloom’s Taxonomy on 19 June 2017 from 12pm to 2pm at Class 0091 B. The workshop started with an introduction by Dr Manjula V, welcoming the HOD, HOS HR and Accounting and staff members of the Business Studies Department. The objective of the workshop was to have an insight into how a teacher approaches and delivers different outcomes of his/her course at the Advanced Diploma Level.
Dr Tamilselvan, speaker for the day, gave a brief introduction about Blooms Taxonomy and its revised version 2001. He then gave a presentation on Analysing and Application aspects of the Cognitive Domain – Knowledge Based. The speaker explained the techniques, which can be implemented by the teachers in the delivery of course to their students. An activity was conducted in which teaching methodologies and best assessment process for the courses were discussed at length. For this, two subjects from each level were selected. All the teachers present were divided into six groups and all participated enthusiastically and made the event fruitful.
The speaker then concluded the workshop by informing the participants the third workshop of the series would be conducted soon.