Islamia College conducts workshop on design thinking
Post by RK News on Thursday, September 7, 2023
Srinagar, Sep 06: In a landmark development at Islamia College, One Day workshop on Design Thinking was held in collaboration with the College Incubation, Innovation Center.
Corporate governance issues and challenges are rising in contemporary society. The workshop was first of its kind held in Islamia College that aimed to bring together various stakeholders from the startup to talk about the issues that exist in the industry as well as the potential that exist in it. The workshop focused on unlocking opportunities for the students in the areas of Industry, Innovation, Education, Skill Development & other Entrepreneurship.
The primary objective of this workshop was to have on spot discussion on the expectations of startups and other stakeholders. The participants in the college were from variety of startups, corporate leaders, and academicians who explored a wide range of challenges being faced for the creation of a viable startup ecosystem.
The workshop was moderated by Dr. Nsreen Chesti, Dean, Commerce & Management Studies. Coordinator of the College Incubation, Innovation Center, Dr. Zahoor A Chat formally introduced the theme of the workshop. The workshop was formally inaugurated by Principal of the college Professor (Dr.) Khursheed A Khan who welcomed the guest speakers and highlighted the significance of such interactions in his brief opening sermon in the present scenario.
During the course of the discussion in the workshop Dr. Muqbil Burhan, Chairman, Srinagar Campus IIM, Jammu brought up a number of different concerns, including the organizational structure of enterprises in J&K. He stated that “the enterprises may be scaled up to the national and global levels with the correct sort of interventions both financially and legally.”
He enlightened the faculty & students to evaluate their skills of problem solving. Dr. Dinesh Kumar for NIT Srinagar, gave duable tasks to the students to sharpen their skills on Design Thinking. Muzamil Farooq, Common Wealth Scholar, in his presentation briefed the detailed successful case studies to motivate the audience about the design thinking.
Shahrukh Mushtaq, Former Incubation Director, NIT Srinagar provides the platform to participants and students to discuss and understand design thinking. Habib-u-llaha Malik and Aaban Malik shared their stories of success in the design thinking with the students. Formal Vote of Thanks was presented by Prof. Sajad Sarvar, PG Department of Zoology. There was an overwhelming response from students & staff of the College.