Islamia College holds conference on shift in business education

Islamia College holds conference on shift in business education
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Srinagar: With an aim to identify the emerging issues of business management studies, Islamia College of Science and Commerce, Srinagar organised a national level conference on Wednesday.
The aim of the two-day conference on ‘Paradigm shift in Business Education’ is to put forth suggestions for improvement of business management education and help students come up with measures and suggestions to deal with the issue confronting the business education.
Addressing the conference, Guest of honour, Prof Parvaiz Talib, from Management Studies, Aligarh Muslim University, said there was need to teach “more practical than theoretical” as the mode of teaching is changing fast and “consequent upon new concepts, theories and business models are emerging accordingly so the students need consistent understanding, examination, evaluation from experts, researches, think tanks, professionals”.
He said business education empowers one to gain understanding and exposure of the concepts and theories of business education for its practical application in their work and private life.
Former Director, Management Studies, Islamia College, Prof Khurshid Ahmad Mahajan told Kashmir Reader that fast changes in the business world due to globalisation and explosion of information technology, call for paradigm shift in business education “so that we can be proficient managers who can lead the organisations in this hyper competitive business environment”.
Prof. A.M Shah (Dean Faculty of Management Studies, IUST) was the chief guest on the occasion.