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Business Department Organized an Inter-section Formal Logic Quiz Bowl

The Business Department through the collaborative efforts of its Formal Logic teachers held an Inter-Section Quiz Bowl competition last March 17, 2015,Tuesday at the Business Room 15c, Business Building. The quiz bowl was organized in order to enhance critical thinking skills of the student participants and also promote teamwork. The competition was participated by a total of 42 students from IT, Engineering and Business departments who are registered in Formal Logic classes this semester ( Semester 2 AY 2014-2015 ). There were a total of 14 teams with three members in each team. The winners received certificates and prizes while all non-winners received certificates as well. Below are the list of winners:/p>

First Place

  • Haitham Said Ali Al-Zawamri – Engineering
  • Othman Khamis Jumeya Al-Rashdi - Business
  • Yousuf Sultan Saif Al Rawahi- Engineering

Second Place

  • Buthaina Salim Awadh AL-Haddadi - Engineering
  • Tafol Salim Mohammed Al-Hakmaini – Engineering
  • Tafool Said Bakheit AL-mashikya – Engineering

Third Place

  • Ibrahim Salah Salim Al-Mahri - Engineering
  • Ahmed Ali Aidroos Ba-Omar- Engineering
  • Tareq Hussain Salim Muqaibal- Engineering
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Business Studies Department organized a guest lecture for ‘ENTREPRENERUSHIP’ students

The Business Studies Department organized a guest lecture for the students of ‘Entrepreneurship’ course by Mr. Imad Al-Rawas, Head of Support and Assistance Department of Al Rafd Fund in Dhofar Governorate, on Sunday, March 8, 2015. The main purpose of this guest lecture is to enlighten the students with practical knowledge on some governmental fund opportunities available for the potential entrepreneurs.

Mr. Imad Al-Rawas started his lecture on “Al Rafd Fund” by clarifying the purpose of establishing the fund, the facilities provided, and the targeted category of the fund. He illustrated the qualifications and documents required to get a loan and the percentage to repay the loan after signing the contract. Later, he explained about the four major funding programs such as: Mawrid program, which targets those under the social security system and people with physical challenges for projects with a loan of RO 10,000; Taasess program, which targets job seekers who wish to start projects with a loan of up to RO 20,000; Araayda program, which targets entrepreneurs, craftsman, businessmen and women with loans up to RO 100,000 and Tazeez program which provides additional loans to those beneficiaries of the fund who seek to expand their ventures.

The Staff and Students of Entrepreneurship course attended this lecture. The participants raised many interesting issues such as fund eligibility criteria and payback scenarios for those fund beneficiaries who face unsuccessful ventures, which were clarified later by the presenter.

This guest lecture was arranged by Mr. Khalid Al-Shanfri, Chairman, Industrial Link committee of Salalah College Technology. Dr. Myrna, Acting HoD of Business Studies and Mr. Khalid thanked the guest speaker Mr. Imad Al-Rawas and presented a memento to him. They have also thanked Mr. Salim Kashoob, Head of Information and Public Relations section for his kind cooperation in arranging this seminar.

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