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The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit (IEU) participated in an awareness session on “Al Roya Youth Initiatives Award” on Wednesday, 18th of September 2019, from 10 AM to 12 PM at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Oman in the Governorate of Al Dhahira. The main aim of the session was to create awareness about the areas in which students can apply for “Al Roya Youth Initiatives Award 2019”. Adding to this, the owner of Khairat Al Slami for Omani Sweet, Mr Nasser Al-Sukaiti, shared his personal experiences on how he got successful in this business in the last two decades. The number of students who attended and benefitted from the session was 24.

Monday, 23 September 2019 00:00 Written by in Business Studies

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit (IEU) organised an awareness session on “Injaz Oman” program on Monday, 16th of September 2019, from 11:30 AM to 14:00 PM at the VIP room. It was delivered by Mahmood Al-Abri, a graduate of Injaz Oman 2018 and Arab Innovation Academy 2019 in Qatar. The main focus of the session was to create awareness about the eligibility criteria of the program and the stages students need to go through to establish a business. The number of students who attended the session was 40. 

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 00:00 Written by in Business Studies

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit (IEU), represented by its member, Mr Shafi Al-Shukri, participated in a workshop on “The Importance of Open Data in Innovation and its Impact on the Labour Market” from 21st to 22nd of August 2019 at Salalah Gardens Hotel. The workshop was organised by the Arab Labour Organisation (ALO). It emphasized on the importance of open data in enhancing entrepreneurship activities in the job market, the role of ALO in the field of open data, the impact of open data on the 4th Industrial Revolution and the opportunities and challenges of open data in the Arab world. It was delivered by experts from both ALO and Oman.

Tuesday, 03 September 2019 00:00 Written by in Business Studies

Health and Safety Committee of Business Studies Department conducted presentation on “Hazards of excessive use of mobile phone” for Business Studies students on 10th and 11th June 2019. 

The Committee Coordinator Mr. Enthiyaz Khan explained the students how radio frequency energy from mobile phones are harmful for human body. He also explained how to reduce the usage of mobile phones and take safety precautions while using mobile phones. The purpose of conducting this program was to enrich the knowledge of students on hazards of excessive use of mobile phones and the ways to minimize their mobile usage.


Wednesday, 10 July 2019 00:00 Written by in Business Studies

The Business Studies Department organised a get-together event on Tuesday 9th July 2019 from 13:00 pm to 14:00 pm, at the VIP room, to celebrate the end of the academic year 2018 - 2019. The head of the Business Studies Department, Mr Omar Al-Balushi, delivered a speech on the key achievements of the Department during the current academic year. He also thanked business staff members for their efforts and contributions wishing them a nice summer holiday. Then, he gave a memento of appreciation to Mr Prasad Who will be leaving the college after this summer semester and Dr Ansurl Haque for being awarded as the employee of the month in June 2019. At the end of the event, there was a lunch buffet with a variety of dishes.

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 00:00 Written by in Business Studies

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit (IEU), represented by four business students, Shihab Al Alawi, Nassr Al Mammari, Yarub Al Mamari and Shoukat Al Balushi, participated in the Leadership and Management Forum on Sunday, 30th June 2019, at Oman Convention and Exhibition Center. The forum was organised by Oman Academy for SMEs. It was delivered by Dr John Maxwell, an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold over 16 million books. Dr John Maxwell discussed some of the key topics in leadership, including how to become an influential and charismatic leader for life, how to live your life with intention and the five levels of leadership. The four students expressed their satisfaction for attending such a big event and gaining valuable learning experiences. 

Monday, 01 July 2019 00:00 Written by in Business Studies

The head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit (IEU), Mr Mohammed Al-Sakiti, participated in the 8th Student Forum for Technical Colleges held at Salalah College of Technology (SCT) from 19th to 20th June 2019. On the first day of the forum, there was an inauguration held under the auspices of Sheikh Salim bin Aufeit bin Abdullah al Shanfari, head of Dhofar Municipality. Then, four speakers delivered presentations concerning the importance of protecting innovative ideas, the use of innovative products in One-million Date Palms Project, key investments by Oman Technology Fund (OTF) and students’ innovative projects. There was also an exhibition for projects created by students from Salalah College of Technology. On the second day of the forum, SCT organised an educational trip to Salalah Free Zone to get more insights into the key facilities provided to investors in the Free Zone.

Monday, 24 June 2019 00:00 Written by in Business Studies

The workshop was conducted by Business studies department of Al Musanna College of Technology, sponsored by Sohar port freezone on 20th June 2019. Department of Business Studies of Ibri College of Technology nominated 4 members - Mr. Omar Hasan Ali Al-Balushi, Dr.Mohammed Abed Ali, Mr. Manikandan, and Dr. Mohammed Quadir Mohiuddin to attend this workshop.

The said workshop was from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m., Auditorium of ACT. The session’s resource person Dr.Hashil Al-Saadi discussed about Making the Most of Higher Education: Promoting Learner Autonomy for survival in the 21st century and Student Engagement in Learning: Critiquing Current practices and Exploring New Venues.  

The participants for this workshop were from all the COT’s. The participants of IbriCT got an opportunity to interact with all the fellow fraternity for exchange their view and ideas about the teaching and learning in the current situation. 

The participants extend their heartfelt thanks to the College Management and Department Council for nominating us for such learning environment.

Monday, 24 June 2019 00:00 Written by in Business Studies

The coordinator of Entrepreneurship Club (E-club), Mr Zaid Al-Badi, participated in the 2nd Entrepreneurship Forum organised by Higher College of Technology from 16th to 17th of June 2019 at Crown Plaza Muscat Hotel. On the first day of the forum, Dr Ahmed Al-Ghassani, CEO of the Public Authority for SME Development, delivered a presentation on the role of higher education institutions in entrepreneurship ecosystem development. Also, success stories for Omani entrepreneurs were shared for inspiring students and motivate them to become entrepreneurs. On the second day of the forum, HCT organised business ideas marathon for 18 higher education institutions. IbriCT was represented by five members of the E-club. The participants were asked to present their feasibility studies to a panel of professional entrepreneurs and were evaluated accordingly. HCT got the first-prize with an award of 1500 OMR, College of Applied Sciences – Sur got the second-prize with an award of 1000 OMR  and Sultan Qaboos University got the third-prize with an award of 500 OMR.

Monday, 24 June 2019 00:00 Written by in Business Studies


An industrial visit to Royal Oman Police Head Quarters in IBRI was conducted on 16th June 2019 for Business Department students of IBRI College. 

Lt. Zuwaina Khasib Al Karimi and Capt. Malik Bashir Al Dahmani of Royal Oman Police officials briefed the students about how ROP manages its administration, work allotment, finance management, revenue generation etc. They also briefed how technology is being used for effective office management and maintaining law and order situation in IBRI region. 

The students interacted with officials of different Ranks and Departments and were briefed how planning and administration at ROP is done.  

Dr. Vishwanath, OJT coordinator, Business studies department and Mr. Ali al Alawi IBRI college OJT coordinator have coordinated the visit.

Thursday, 20 June 2019 00:00 Written by in Business Studies