KU Business School signs MOU with PMA-India
Srinagar, June 18: The Business School, University of Kashmir Saturday organized a workshop on “Role of Education in Creating Project Mindset” at varsity’s Gandhi Bhawan auditorium. The Business School on the occasion signed also signed an MoU with Project Management Associates (PMA) of India to launch Certificate Programme in Project Management, a recent and a job oriented course.
Abdul Gani Malik, Minister for Higher Education, was the chief guest on the inaugural event. VC, KU, Prof. Talat Ahmad presided over the function. Malik said launching a programme in the area of project management by the Business School was the step in the right direction.
The VC emphasized the need for developing academic relationships and collaborations with institutions of repute. He said new and upcoming areas should be explored in order to raise the quality of education.
Adesh Jain, Honorary President, Project Management Associates (PMA-India), who was the Guest of Honour said J&K must become one of the states where new methods of Project Management should emerge and the Kashmir University should take a leading role in that direction.
Prof Bhat stressed the need to collaborate with globally renowned institutions and explore new and upcoming areas in the field of management. “The field of project management is experiencing a phenomenal growth and the number of persons entering the field is increasing by the thousands every year,” he said.
“Since there is a dearth of graduates specializing in the field of project management and the demand of qualified professionals in the area of project management is huge, the Business School is focusing on the development of the project management skills of the management graduates in J&K,” he said. Highlighting the aims and objectives of the workshop he said the workshop shall introduce the participants to the emerging trends in Project Management and develop their skills.
Prof. Syed Fayaz Ahmad, Registrar, KU highlighted the importance of project management and the need for training youth in the field of management. He said the structure of the workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to apply what they have learned, to each individual's real-life projects.
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