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Dr Arimpoor holds two day faculty development program


By C. M. Paul
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Guwahati, Jan. 25. Keeping with the customary practice of holding faculty development program at the beginning of each semester, Assam Don Bosco University held a two day program under acclaimed trainer Dr Joe Arimpoor from New Delhi.

The program coordinated by Don Bosco University's Human Resource Director Ms Juhi Barua had the theme: ''A shared vision, a cohesive team, an engaging work culture.''
Some 90 faculty members of the School of Technology, and School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University's Azara campus took part in the sessions held 24-25 January 2014.

Salesian Fr Arimpoor who has been closely associated with DB University project since its inception explained the theme saying, ''one's personal vision must be aligned with that of the University, to become a shared vision, to pass on the fire through cohesive team work to form the Don Bosco University culture.''

''A team work that is not galvanized,'' Dr Arimpoor reminded the young faculty of the five year old University, ''is just an ad hoc group which won't last bad weather.''

Through several rounds of group work and team building exercises Dr Arimpoor challenged the participants to identify DB University's Hallmark beyond ''interdisciplinary excellence with social commitment.''

To help identify DB University's culture Dr Arimpoor listed 12 areas for study like: Values, beliefs, attitudes, spirit, style, pedagogical principles, customs, traditions, rules, norms, practices and special features.

Through group work, he engaged participants to name outstanding components of DB University's work culture in the above categories.

''Besides helping to create self awareness and consistency to communicate consistent and positive messages at work and beyond, the exercise helped create a connect with the brand Don Bosco,'' said lecturer Miss Usha Mary.

Dr Arimpoor also spent two hours with faculty members of the Social Work department to initiate study and discussions to identify their Hallmark
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