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BSD Entrepreneurial Week


Mr. Bakhtawar Durrani     30-04-2019 10:11:40

As a part of curricular activity, the Entrepreneurship lecturers and students organized a four day Entrepreneurship event from 10th March to 13th March 2019 in NCT campus. This event is conducted for the 5th time in the NCT campus. The event was inaugurated by the Honorable Dean Dr Ahmed Al Shahri. Dr. Ibrahim Al Aamri, Asst Dean, Academic affairs, Dr. Abdullah Al Azri, Asst Dean, Administration and Finance, Ms. Turkiya Al Busaidi, HoD - BSD and many academic, non-academic staff attended the inaugural ceremony. The event featured a Poster Competition and Product sales competition. In Poster Competition, Entrepreneurship students presented their innovative product ideas. A total of 12 groups participated in this competition and presented posters. These posters were evaluated on criteria such as Novelty of the idea, Technical feasibility, Marketing feasibility, Useful for society, Communication In Product sales competition, around 50 groups of students participated selling variety of products. These groups were evaluated on criteria such as Pricing, Promotion, Display, Packaging, Communication The aim of this activity was to encourage the students to come up with their creative ideas and develop team building, leadership, communication, negotiation, marketing and finance management skills. The groups were evaluated by a panel of esteemed judges, which included: Ms. Qualeela Al Busaidi (RAFED, Nizwa), Mr. Sulaiman Al Harthi (Head, Counselling Dept., NCT), Mr, Salah Al Fahdi (ELC, NCT), Mr. Hamood Al Shukaili (OJT, NCT), Ms. Hajar Al Nabhani (BSD, NCT) The entire event witnessed very high levels of energy and enthusiasm from the students as well as the entire teaching and nonteaching staff. In the end, the judges were thanked for spending their valuable time and sharing their valuable suggestions and feedback. The event concluded at 1.00 pm on 13th March,.2019.