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Induction program provided to New Business Studies Department Staff

Human Resource Development (HRD) Committee of Business Studies Department (BSD) has organized an induction program to provide specific information on ‘Information Management Systems (IMS)’ followed at Salalah College of Technology (SCT), to orient the new staff member Dr. Ajay Kumar Sharma, Accounting Lecturer.

The induction program was scheduled on Tuesday, 28th January, 2020. The facilitators for the induction session were Dr. Ramanadh Kasturi, Probation Consultant, BSD, SCT, Mr. Peeyush Dwivedi - Department Registrar, BSD, SCT and Ms. Seemab Rana, member of HRD committee, BSD, SCT..

During the first session facilitator, Dr. Ramanadh, presented a brief introduction of Marks Management System (MMS) and the functioning of e-Learning. The aspects discussed were as follows: ‘Student Probation’, ‘Levels of Probation’, the ‘Role of Advisor in dealing with Probation Students’, ‘Advising the Courses’ and ‘Preparation of Scenarios’. Also, the inputs on the usage of e-Learning system were discussed with the new staff member. This session had specifically demonstrated uploading of course material in e-Learning and setting the grade book to enter the marks to the students.

The second session facilitator Mr. Peeyush, presented a brief introduction about CIMS- College Information Management System. The functioning of Quick links in CIMS was explained with a focus on the following: ‘Attendance Module’, ‘Students Marks Module’, ‘My Advisees’ Module’, ‘Incidents Module’, ‘Student Datasheet Module’. In addition to this, the necessary steps to be followed while generating Advising Reports, Attendance Reports and Time-table Reports were informed to the new staff member. Also, functioning of SARS-Students’ Academic Record System was oriented to the new staff member.

The third session was on overall understanding of Salalah College of Technology, the facilitator Ms. Seemab presented a brief introduction about Salalah College of Technology (SCT). During this session the Vision, Mission, Graduate Attributes, Strategic and Operational Plans, Policies and Procedures, Hierarchy of Communication, Quality Assurance Requirements, and Staff Appraisal aspects were explained. Further the overview of the Business Studies Department (BSD) was presented. For the clarity of the new staff member, the facilitator has also elucidated the duties and responsibilities of staff while using the information management systems.

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