SRINAGAR, Apr 28: Crafting a vision for business education in the State and for Business School, University of Kashmir, to become centre of excellence by the year 2020, Vice-Chancellor, KU, Prof Talat laid emphasis on quality research for making business education more result oriented, during an interaction with the faculty members and scholars of Business School, here today.
Stressing on the need to develop a synergised vision, Prof Talat said, “We should stress on the importance of quality research for making business education more result oriented and I advise the young faculty to take up research projects and action research that can lead to socioeconomic development of the State”.
He said the need of the hour is to align business education with the present demands of the industry in particular and the society in general and developing the employability skills of the students so that they can come up to the expectations of the corporate world.
He added that there is a need to enhance the overall personality of the students and to provide adequate exposure to the students by providing them opportunities to interact with leading corporate executive and renowned academicians and to get a first hand experience of the industry through internships and industrial visits.
He further added that these programmes will help students to think creatively and innovatively and create new enterprises that can shape the socio-economic development of the State as well as the Country.
Prof Talat appreciated the role of Director Business school, Prof Shabir A Bhat in providing a quality leadership to the Business School.
During interaction with Vice-Chancellor, Dean Academic Affairs, Prof AM Shah highlighted the milestones achieved by Business School since 1991. He also briefed the Vice-Chancellor about the various socio-economic projects taken up by the faculty of the Business school and their impact.
Addressing the participants, Director Business School stressed that both the industry and academic institutions have a strong role to play for making education more contemporary and providing the youth newer opportunities in dynamic and growing economy. He informed VC about the various initiatives of the Department for imparting training to MBA students in reputed industries across the country.