Wednesday, 19 February 2020 10:43

Induction program to the new staff member of Business Studies Department

Human Resource Development (HRD) Committee of Business Studies Department (BSD) has organized an induction program to the new staff member Mr. Ricardo S. Biason, Accounting Lecturer, to provide him understanding on ‘Information Management Systems (IMS)’ followed at Salalah College of Technology (SCT)

The induction program was scheduled on Tuesday, 18th February, 2020. The facilitators for the induction session were Ms. Seemab Rana, member of HRD committee, BSD, SCT, Dr. Ramanadh Kasturi, Probation Consultant, BSD, SCT, and Mr. Peeyush Dwivedi - Department Registrar, BSD, SCT.

During the first session the facilitator Ms. Seemab presented a brief introduction about Salalah College of Technology (SCT). Subsequently, the Vision, Mission, Graduate Attributes, Strategic and Operational Plans, Policies and Procedures, Hierarchy of Communication, Quality Assurance Requirements, and Staff Appraisal aspects were explained to the new staff member. Further the overview of the Business Studies Department (BSD) with regard to the number of students and the number of staff available in the department was communicated for his information. Also, for the clarity of the new staff member, the facilitator has elucidated the duties and responsibilities of staff while using the information management systems.

The second 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 third session 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.

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