Faculty Development Programs at VIDYA School of Business
Conducting Faculty Development Programs regularly for the overall development of faculty members is a part of the culture of Vidya School of Business.
The following Faculty Development Programs were conducted in VSB over the years:
1. A two-day Departmental Faculty Development Program
A two-day departmental Faculty Development Program was conducted at VIDYA School of recently. Dr. Vasudha Sharma, Director, VIDYA School of Business led the program by conducting a communications and team-building exercise with the talented pool of MBA faculty members from different areas of study.
Day-1 began with a session titled ‘How to write a Research Paper and get it published?’ by Prof Shashank Goel. He discussed the structure of a Research Paper and threw some light on the publishing aspects of it. A session on ‘Critical Thinking’ together with Bloom’s Taxonomy was taken up by Prof Kalpana Yadav in the latter half of the FDP.
She took the help of a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation to acquaint the participants about the usage and application of this theory in real life. Prof Ishan Kaushik concluded Day-1 of the program with an interesting activity called ‘Test Your Brain’ which was a brainstorming session on how well can one retain the things and activities around him/her.
Day-2 began with a communications activity on ‘Picture Description Lesson Plan’ combined with ‘Thematic Apperception Test- A Research Test’ by Prof Divyaa Rana who took the help of both photographs and an exercise to discuss learning through pictures.
Dr. Vasudha Sharma concluded the FDP with a remarkable session on ‘3 good things and Herb’s law’. It was an informative plus an enjoyable interaction having different minds come together for a holistic development of the department. In the concluding session, all the faculty members were evaluated for their participation and contribution during the two-day FDP association.
2. FDP on Development & Teaching of Business Cases
A Faculty development program on Development & Teaching of Business Cases was conducted by the Industry Experts Prof. Rajat Ghera, Prof. Harjit Singh & Prof. M.C. Rashid Khan from Galgotia University, Greater Noida.
3. FDP by Prof. S. K. Bhattacharya
A Faculty development program was conducted by Prof. S. K. Bhattacharya, Ex-Director, NITTR, Chandigarh.