BSD Senior Project Team organized an Orientation Program for all the students enrolled in Senior / Graduation project in Semester 1 on Thursday, September 19th 2019. The objective of the program is to orient the students towards academic research. Around 70 BSD students participated in the orientation program. Session 1 was conducted by Dr Sangeetha Natarajan, BSD Project Coordinator, addressing on the process of undertaking senior project, detailing work expectations from students, disseminating the action plan for the current semester, including Guidelines, Pattern of evaluation, Marking schema, and Timelines for project work completion. Session 2 was conducted by Ms Zuwaina Rashid Al Riyami, ESS/Share Point Developer elaborated the application of Open Educational Resources in student’s research and encouraged the student’s participation in UPGRADE competition. Ms Turkiya Al Busaidi, Head of Business Studies department motivated the students to participate in Research Poster Competition cum exhibition and to have extended platforms like Publication and Presentation of their research works. The session ended with audience interaction and clarification of queries raised.