The value of employee engagement can’t be understated. It improves productivity and efficiency in the workplace. SUC’s Human Resource Department (HRD) aims to drive employee engagement by organizing various enjoyable activities.
On January 17, 2019, the HRD held a cricket match for faculty members and staff. Through this activity, SUC aims to improve employee engagement and strengthen collaboration and a sense of camaraderie among its teams.
Skyline University College, in collaboration with MSF or Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders) and Missing Maps Team, successfully organized a session of the first Mapathon in the UAE on January 13, 2019. The volunteers from SUC and other organizations added 553 building and roads in the map of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
This humanitarian project expanded SUC’s community service efforts internationally and exposed IT students to new tools. This also served as an opportunity for all volunteers to be part of a noble cause.
Dr. Sharon Mendoza-Dreisbach, a faculty member at Skyline University College, received the Dakilang Bayani (Noble Hero) 2018 award,
Over a hundred papers of researchers and academicians from 27 different countries around the world were reviewed
Skyline University College’s Centre for Continuing Learning (CCL) successfully conducted a one-day refresher course in Management with emphasis on International Business and Strategy, Data Analytics, and Financial Analysis (Pocket MBA) on December 14, 2018 at SUC campus.
The first day of the 7th International Research Symposium of the Society for Global Business and Economic Development (SGBED) concluded successfully. It’s a great learning experience to spend the day listening to researchers and academicians having in-depth discussions and communications on various topics related to the opportunities and the challenges different industries face in the digital era.
A big thank you to all who participated in today’s sessions and let’s all look forward to learn more on the second day of the symposium!
To solidify social responsibility and reinforce the spirit of volunteerism in students, Skyline University College (SUC) became an education partner in the Own an Hour Program initiated by Pakistan Association Dubai (PAD). Own an Hour Program is organized by PAD to pay tribute to the legacy of UAE’s founding father and empower the youth by teaching them technical and life skills. This program is fully aligned with the Day for Dubai Initiative, an initiative which serves as a platform for the young generation to give back to society.
Five students from SUC, along with Dr. Taleb Bilal who is the Chair of SUC’s Services Committee, received recognition certificates from CDA (Civil Development Authority) and PAD on December 11, 2018 for their volunteer work. The students completed 100 hours of training which is divided into two parts: module and practical that are composed of sessions on creative design, web design and development, film and photography, content writing, and event management.
Skyline University College’s (SUC) executives paid a courtesy call on the Ministry of Education (MOE), Abu Dhabi office, today, December 9, 2018. SUC's Founder President, Mr. Kamal Puri together with the Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council of SUC, Mr. Nitin Anand, Dean Prof. Mohammad In’airat, and Dy. Director for Public Relations, Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa met with the Advisor to the Minister of State for Higher Education, HE Saif Rashed Al Mazroui, and the advisor to the Minister, HE Shk Amar Naser Al Moualla to discuss updates on higher education, international scholarship initiatives, and the future plans of SUC including the establishment of another school.
We’re on the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, also called the Industry 4.0. In a few years from now, the rapid technological development will take robotics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to an advanced level. With this, 35% of the skills that are valued in today’s industry will change. It seems ironic, but researchers say that in that future workplace dominated by sentient robots, Emotional Intelligence (EI) will matter more than ever. The World Economic Forum's Future of Jobs Report states that emotional intelligence will be one of the top 10 job skills in the near future.
At SUC, we are aware of the importance of EI in the workplace. This skill allows higher levels of motivation in employees, leading to improved self-confidence and productivity. Hence, SUC is organizing a regular Emotional Intelligence workshop for its faculty and staff.
On December 11, 2018, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya, SUC’s Director for Outreach and Accreditation, conducted an EI workshop for the academic support employees. Dr. Upadhya discussed the EI competencies that are the core of effective workplace relationships and efficiency.
Skyline University College’s (SUC) Founder President, Mr. Kamal Puri was one of the speakers during the Sharjah FDI Forum 2018, which happened on December 10, 2018 at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre, Sharjah. His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, opened the event. Mr. Puri was a panelist in the discussion on regulations, business trends, investment cycles, best practices, and the impact of FDI on GDP and employment. SUC is an education partner in this year’s forum.
Also present at this event were Mr. Nitin Anand, Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council of SUC, Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa, Dy. Director for Public Relations, and Mr. Bilal Banat, Assistant Manager-Business Development.
Organized by Sharjah FDI Office with the support of the Ministry of Economy, Sharjah FDI Forum is a platform that showcases the emirate to the business world. With this year’s theme “Shaping the Future of Economies,” elite business leaders and economists from the different parts of the world gathered to find innovative solutions to boost sustainable investment.