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  • Tuesday, October 2, 2018

  • CIIT

  • PD HR

The COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) in association with United States Education Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) organized an Information Session on U.S Higher Education Opportunities, on October 02, 2018 at the SSBC-Seminar Hall, BIC Building, Islamabad Campus.

The objective of the session was to guide the participants on the opportunities and requirements for applying at the U.S Universities. Following U.S University officials participated in the event.

Names of Institution

Names of Representative

Monmouth University

Mr. Jon William Stauff

Florida International University

Ms. Sarah Noppen

University of Missouri - Kansas City

Ms. Mary Louise Parsons

NYU- Tandon

Ms. Cory Adam Cottingim

University of Colorado Boulder

Mr. Amir Sadafi

Ohio University

Mr. Benjamin Roswell Bates

New York Institute of Technology

Mr. Freddy Cicchetti

University of Texas at Arlington

Mr. Lin Christine Larson

The session started with the recitation of the Holy Quran, followed by an introduction on USEFP by Ms. Mashal Naeem Khan (Advising Coordinators, EducationUSA, Pakistan).  The U.S university officials first gave brief introduction of their respective universities and then took general questions on U.S education system. Finally the participants were allowed one-on-one interaction with the said university officials.

A good number of participants including undergraduate, graduate and faculty/staff members attended the session. The participants also acknowledged the usefulness of the information provided at the session.

The said event was coordinated by the Directorate of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development (P, D and HRD), CUI.

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  • Friday, September 14, 2018

  • CIIT

  • PD HR

A training session for “Handling the Online Project Monitoring & Evaluation System (PMES) 2018-19” was held at COMSATS University Islamabad, on Sep. 7, 2018. The training session was organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), Government of Pakistan, Islamabad in collaboration with Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad (MPDR).

The purpose of the session was to train participants on the latest version of PMES where information related to the developmental projects are managed online. The training was conducted by Mr. Shahzad Siddique, Hardware Engineer & Mr. Arshad Munir, Data Processing Officer of the MPDR.      

The session started with a welcome note by Mr. Noman Nazir Awan, Asst. Electronics Advisor, MoST. It was followed by formal presentation of Mr. Arshad Munir who explained the PMES use and its applications. Mr. Shahzad Siddique briefed about different processes involved in updating the releases, monthly progress reports, cash and workplans, etc. The participants were provided opportunity for hands on training and update their cash/work plans in the PMES.   

A good number of participants attended the training coming from different Government organizations. Finally, Mr. Noman Nazir Awan, focal person of MoST appreciated the conduct of training session, acknowledged and thanked the COMSATS University Islamabad for providing facilitation for the training.

The training was coordinated by the Directorate of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development, COMSATS University Islamabad.

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  • Monday, May 14, 2018

  • CIIT

  • SSBC

Business Plan Development Training Program session on "Industry Analysis and Exploring your Market" by Ms. Hanniya Abid was organized on 10th May, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at SSBC ground floor hall, CUI, Islamabad.

Industry analysis is a market assessment tool used by businesses and analysts to understand the competitive dynamics of an industry. It helps them get a sense of what is happening in an industry, i.e., demand-supply statistics, degree of competition within the industry, state of competition of the industry with other emerging industries, future prospects of the industry taking into account technological changes, credit system within the industry, and the influence of external factors on the industry.

The session was attended by enrolled startups of Batch-IV.

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  • Friday, April 27, 2018

  • CIIT

  • ssbc

Business Plan Development Training Program Session on "Management Leadership and Ethics" by Dr. Saqib Yousaf was held on 27th April, 2018 at SSBC ground floor hall, CIIT, Islamabad.

The objective of the session was to instruct enrolled students about the importance of leadership. Dr. Saqib emphasized that Leadership is setting a new direction or vision for a group that they follow. He elaborated that management controls or directs people/resources in a group according to principles or values that have been established. The SSBC enrolled students of Batch IV attended the session.

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  • Friday, April 20, 2018

  • CIIT

  • ssbc

Business Plan Development Training Program session on "Smart Selling & Effective Customer Service" by Dr. Tahir Mumtaz Awan was organized on 19th April, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at SSBC ground floor hall, CIIT, Islamabad.

The session covers the following areas:Smart Seeling

  • How to consolidate sales?
  • Service is the key to selling
  • Evolve from Firm-Customer to a Friend-Friend Relationship
  • Effective Customer Service

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