LAUNCHING OF THE 2022-2023 INTER DEPARTMENT, SECTION, STAFF COMPETITION
ECO-FRIENDLY AND GREEN OFFICE ANNOUNCED AS THE MAIN THEME OF THIS YEAR’S COMPETITION
Adhering to the management’s confidence that a healthy internal competition between the departments, sections, and staff will inspire teamwork and will encourage sharing of new ideas and innovative solutions, Dr. Mohammed Rashid Al Mamari, the Dean of the Salalah Branch of University of Technology and Applied Sciences launched this year’s Inter-Department, Section and Staff Competition.
In pursuit of common sustainability goals, the main theme of this year’s competition focuses on incorporating new and effective techniques to achieve Environment Friendly (Eco-Friendly) and Green Office in the workplace. Developing an eco-friendly workplace begins on the ground level as individuals need to believe in these values and practice eco-friendly habits in the office for the objective of greater and higher sustainability. The holistic approach to a healthy and sustainable workplace correlates to increasing the employees’ productivity and health in relation to the environment.
The Assessment Criteria and Elements in which the departments and sections shall be evaluated for the competition are as follows:
|ELEMENT 1: Main Theme (Green Office)||15%|
|ELEMENT 2: Teaching and Learning||20%|
|ELEMENT 3: Research Performance, Publications and Student Project||20%|
|ELEMENT 4: Industrial and Community Outreach Programs||15%|
|ELEMENT 5: Staff Development Programs||15%|
|ELEMENT 6: Student Development Programs||15%|
UTAS-Salalah’s management asserts the importance of fostering the staff commitment, engagement and motivation in setting-up and accomplishing the goals of the University with which the idea of conducting the annual competition was conceived to be piloted last Academic Year of 2021-2022.
The results and the winners of last academic year’s competition were announced on July 5th, 2022 during the Annual Staff Gathering of UTAS-Salalah.
|LIST OF WINNERS|
|1st INTER-DEPARTMENTAL, SECTION AND STAFF COMPETITION (2021-2022)|
|1st PLACE: ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT|
|2nd PLACE: ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTER|
|1st PLACE: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING SECTION- Engineering Department|
|2nd PLACE: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SECTION- Engineering Department|
|1st PLACE: DR. NAVANEETHA KRISHNAN, Business Department|
|2nd PLACE: DR. ALI SAID AKAAK, Business Department|
|3RD PLACE: DR. S. SIVAMANI, Engineering Department|