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Posted on: Friday, January 27, 2017

Two-day workshop on “Building High Impact Communication Skills”

A two-day workshop on “Building High Impact Communication Skills” was organized by the Centre for Policy Studies in collaboration with the Faculty Development Academy on 23rd and 24th January, 2017. It was attended by Senior Faculty from different campuses of CIIT and other universities based in Islamabad.

The workshop was exclusively conducted by Dr. Khurram Sharif, Professor, Department of Marketing & Management, Qatar University. The Modules included:

  • The 5 i’s of conducive learning
  • Learning styles
  • Purpose of helping people learn
  • Active learning
  • Preparing to help learn

Dr. Khurram’s experimental and interactive approach created the desired impact and the participant’s understanding of knowledge creation and learning were greatly enhanced. The workshop delivered new ideas, techniques and tools for effective teaching and training.

Ambassador Fauzia Nasreen, Head, CPS and S.M. Junaid, Director, FDA gave their remarks both at the opening and closing sessions. Mr. Junaid gave an overview of the FDA, COMSATS Headquarters and CIIT emphasizing the expansion in the activities and infrastructure of CIIT within the short span of about 17 years under the guidance of Dr. S.M. Junaid Zaidi, Rector, CIIT. PreviewAmbassador Fauzia provided brief orientation on the Center for Policy Studies highlighting the Center’s outreach programs & initiatives, the workshop being one of those efforts. Certificates were awarded to the participants who greatly appreciated the opportunity provided to them and highly rated the quality of the workshop especially the method adopted and quality demonstrated by Dr. Khurram Sharif.


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