‘Paradigm shift in biz edu necessary as teaching mode changing fast’

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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 2-day national level conference on ‘paradigm shift in business education’.
Speakers from different colleges and universities put their points, discussed issues and suggested solutions to these issues.
While identifying the areas that need immediate attention of the policy makers in the forthcoming education policy, Chief Rapporteur and Controller of Examination, Central University, Kashmir Dr N A Gilkar said that “We as professors need to learn things more practically by spending time in industries so that we can make student aware about how to deliver on practical ground unlike past where use to teach theoretically”.
“Such national level conferences aim to put forth suggestions for the improvement of the business management education and help the students to come up with plausible measures and suggestions to deal with the issue confronting the business education based on the discussions and deliberations,” he said adding that it helps the students to find the impact of the emerging issues of business and industry based on theoretical, conceptual, and empirical research on business education.
Registrar University of Kashmir, Prof Khurshid Ahmad Bhat while addressing the conference said “Paradigm shift in business education is necessary as the mode of teaching is changing fast, the need of the hour is to teach more practical than theoretical so the students need consistent understanding, examination, evaluation from experts, researches, think tanks, professionals.”
“Business education empowers a learner to gain understanding and exposure about the concepts and theories of business education for its practical application in their work and private life,” he added.