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The Business Studies Department organized an induction programme for first year Diploma students at the college’s lecture theater (Ground Floor - Engineering building) on 5 February 2018. The programme’s objective was to provide guidance to the students and help them in selecting an appropriate specialization stream for their Diploma – II level and further studies at the college.
Dr Ashok Kumar Patnaik gave an overview on the need of specialization courses and their importance in future careers. He also presented a detailed presentation related to “Marketing Specialization”, which included the courses offered in Advance Diploma, Bachelor level. The presentation also covered different industries, which provide job opportunities for marketing specialization students.
On 29 January 2018, IbriCT OJT Committee in collaboration with Entrepreneurship Committee of Department of Business Studies organised a presentation on ‘Edlal’ – the first Omani open e-learning platform launched by Omantel. The presentation was held at the Lecture Theater of IbriCT.
Edlal is a knowledge-based platform that aims to contribute in preparing young Omanis to join the workforce by equipping them with the required skills and knowledge for the market. It also plays a dynamic role in enhancing the Arabic language content on the Internet with timely and reliable information.
The Risk Management Committee of the Department of Business Studies conducted an awareness Program on Risk Management for all its staff members on Thursday 23 November 2017, from 10am to 11am in Room No:91A. The program objective was to create awareness among the staff on Risk Management.
On the job training is an important activity in the academic life of every student pursuing, his/her post foundation studies at IbriCT.
Its orientation programme was conducted for the Business Studies, Information Technology and Engineering students on 21 November 2017, from 09.00am to 11.00am in the lecture theatre in the Engineering building.
The Entrepreneurship Committee and College OJT committee organized the Exhibition on the eve of National Day of Oman Celebrations in Reception area in our college on 21st November 2017. It started at 09.00 a.m. and finished at 02.30 p.m. It was inaugurated by Mr. Ahmed Abdullah Nasser AlMarshoodi, Security officer in British Petroleum (BP),Sultanate of Oman in the presence of College Dean - Dr. Said Masoud Kashoob, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs - Mr.Younus Al Zaabi , College authorities, Teachers and Students.
The Entrepreneurship Committee, Department of Business Studies, in coordination with the college’s On the Job Training Committee, organized the inauguration program of its e-Club in the Multi-Purpose Hall, on 29 October 2017. The e-Club, formed under the auspices of Ibri College of Technology, is supported and sponsored by the SME Development Fund, Oman.
The session started at 10am with a presentation by Mr. Qais Khalifah Al-Bulushi (Trainer and entrepreneurship coach, SME Development fund, Oman). He briefed the gathering of the fundamental concepts of entrepreneurship, and the importance of e-Club and the Campus Companies in Ibri College of Technology.
The presentation was organized by the Entrepreneurship Committee, Department of Business Studies, in coordination with College OJT Committee in the Multi-Purpose Hall, on 25 October 2017. It started at 12.00 p.m.
The welcome address was given by Dr. Sanjay Saha (Hos- HR) and the session was enlightened by Mr. Sasidharan Pillai, Contract and Commercial Manager, Ibri Independent Power Project. The speaker presented his bundle of experiences to the students about the importance of keeping environment Clean and healthy while prospering in business.
This Workshop was organized by Entrepreneurship Committee – Department of Business Studies - in coordination with College OJT Committee in Multi-Purpose Hall, on 17th October 2017.
The session started at 12.00 p.m. with Dr. Sanjay Saha (Hos- HR) delivering the Welcome address and was followed by the words of wisdom from the chief guest Mr. Bader Rashid Salem Al-Alawi, Rabea Damashq Trading. He enlightened the students on the benefits of having ‘Small Business’ as one’s occupation. He also shared his experiences on challenges in small business and enlightened students on the various practical aspects of how to become an entrepreneur.
He emphasized the significance of Brand Creation and the purpose behind it. He narrated his own business life story, stressing upon the need and importance of Small Business in Oman.
The OJT committee of Business Department, IBRI college of technology has conducted a Guest lecture on “Addressing Learning Gaps through OJT” as part of its Induction Program on 8th Oct 2017 in lecture theatre from 10 AM to 12 Noon. Mr. Ismail Saif Salem Al Shmali, Director Oman Chamber of Commerce, Al-Dahira region was the chief guest of the programme. Mr. Younus Al Zaabi (Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs), Dr. Mohammed Abed (Head of Business Department), Mr. Zaid Al Badi (College level OJT coordinator) and Lecturers of Business Studies Department along with their class students were present at the event.
Adopting new technologies is one of the core objectives of this IbriCT. In line with this, the Learning Resource Committee in collaboration with Staff Research and Consultancy Committee - Department of Business studies - conducted a Workshop on ‘Turnitin’ (Software to check plagiarism) for its members on 5th October 2017.
Mr. Abdullah Al Shukaili – HOC, ETC was the chief presenter at the workshop. He enlightened the members on how to use Turnitin to check for plagiarism on students output in the form of assignment, and other materials.