Aligarh: A two-week online ‘Communication Skills Development Program’ to develop intellectual, personal and professional abilities organised under the collaboration of the Department of Computer Science, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and REsolv Corporation, Massachusetts, USA will conclude on October 16.
“Good communication skills can aid in helping you land an interview and pass the selection process. Being able to articulate well provides a significant advantages such as doing jobs effectively, discussing problems, requesting information, interacting with others, and having good human relations skills,” said AMU Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof Zaheeruddin, while inaugurating the programme on October 4.
Discussing the multi-faceted approach to career development, the Guest of Honour, Dr Arshad Siddiqui (CEO and President, Paraza Pharma, USA) stressed the need for focus, hard work and perseverance.
He added that good communication skills are essential to allow others and yourself to understand information more accurately and quickly.
The Special Guest, Prof Qazi Mazhar Ali, Dean, Faculty of Science emphasised the need for improving language skills among students.
He elaborated that the dependence of visual content on TV and OTT platforms to improve communication skills is not as useful as reading a lot of literature.
Prof Qazi pointed out that the present generation should read books to hone language skills.
The Program host, AMU alumnus, Syed Ali Rizvi, a noted philanthropist and President, REsolv Corporation, USA said that succeeding in career requires good communication skills and students need to know what they want and how they are going to attain it.
Ali Rizvi has been organising educational programs for students and teachers in AMU for quite some time.
The Co-host, Prof Rafiqul Zaman Khan (Chairman, Department of Computer Science) underlined the need for up gradation of students to face competition in present challenging times.
“I am sure that this program will be beneficial for students to secure the best jobs,” he added.
Dr Zareen Husain Farooq (Department of Business Administration) extended the vote of Thanks. Areeba Shabbir conducted the program.