The 4th HEC Indigenous On-campus Training (IOT) Workshop which started from 08th September 2014 concluded on Friday, 12th September. This five-day workshop was organized by Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur in collaboration with Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, SALU chaired the concluding session while, Mr. Moeen-ud-Din Qureshi, Deputy Director, Learning & Innovation Division, HEC, Islamabad was the chief guest.
Speaking to the participants of the workshop Dr. Abidi remarked that today’s world is global village, different challenges emerged especially the enhancement of the capacity building of the staff. Keeping in view of this reality, the HEC and SALU, Khairpur has taken initiative timely to train the non-teaching staff of University because trainings play very important role in the capacity building and the improvement of the expertise. He said learning never ends. Dr. Abidi appreciated the tremendous efforts of the HEC in this regard.
Mr. Moeen-ud-Din Qureshi said the University has given me an honor to grace this event. He revealed that Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur is the first University of Pakistan where these training are being conducted to polish the skills of staff. He said that HEC is focusing on Scholarships and Training Programs to remove the deficiencies from the staff. The prime objectives of the trainings are to improve the Service Delivery, Management Skills and Exposure. He suggested the University administration to manage ISO certification for further improvement and quality enhancement of the institution to meet the international standards. The existence of HEC is associated with Universities, he added.
Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Focal Person, HRM and Course Coordinator of the workshop welcomed the guest and the resource persons. He shed light on the objectives of the training.
Prof. Dr. Mihoon Khan Leghari, Chairman, Department of Business Administration and Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaque Mahar, Director, Quality Enhancement Cell, Resource Persons also shared their views and said this training will provide the opportunity as refresher course and the such type of workshops should be organize in future for the betterment of the institution and country because Human Resource is the asset of the nation. They applauded the role of HEC and Dr. Parveen Shah for providing this opportunity for non-teaching staff.
Mr. Altaf Abro and Abdul Hameed Balouch, Trainees of the workshop shared their views and said this training remained successful and result oriented, we learnt a lot.
The workshop consists of various modules i-e Letter Drafting, Preparation of Minutes of Meetings, Office Procedure, File Management, Behavior and Stress Management, Managing E-mails, Troubleshooting, Office Management through Automation, Time Management and Office Management & Quality Assurance.
The Resource Persons of this workshops were Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Dr. Noor Ahmed Shaikh Mr. Barkatullah Qureshi, Mr. Abdul Wahid Shaikh, Mr. Shahid Hussain Danwar, and Dr. Wajid Rizvi.
At the end, the certificates and cash award Rs. 3000/= each were distributed among the 35 participants of the training. Mr. Faiz Mohammad Phulpoto, Mr. Gulshan Iqbal Shaikh, Ms. Komal Isran, Zaib-un-Nisa Phulpoto, Mr. Irfan Phulpoto, Allah Dino Mahesar, Mr. Illahi Bux Mangrio, Mr. Rahib Phulpoto, Mr. Younis Gilal and others availed the training
Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Prof. Dr. Noor Ahmed Shaikh, Dr. Abdul Manan Shaikh, Mr. Hassaamuddin Shaikh, Mr. Shahid Danwar and others attended the ceremony.