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Two day Strategic Planning Workshop
Two day Strategic Planning Workshop at The University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzaffarabad
Muzaffarabad (Press Release): A two day workshop entitled “Two day Strategic Planning Workshop” was organized at the City Campus by the University of AJK in collaboration with Higher Education Commission, Islamabad form May 2-3, 2012. This workshop was attended by a large number of HOD’s, Senior Faculty members and Administrative officers.
The workshop was held with a view to bringing home, the importance of strategic planning at the institutional level, to the participants.
The inaugural ceremony was chaired by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Habib-ur-Rehman. While addressing the participants of the workshop, he asserted that the said workshop will help in achieving targets set by the departments of the University.
A former Vice Chancellor, Dr. Syed Tahir Hijazi University of Central Punjab Lahore, conducted different sessions on the process, barriers, design and dynamics of strategic planning. He brought forward that “Strategic planning is a way to set priorities, goals and monitor progress. It ensures academic quality by creating real purposeful engagement among departments, with teachers, students, and external constituencies”. He said, effective strategic planning is a tool to face the emerging challenges in an innovative way and is a structured approach for anticipating the future challenges. During interactive sessions and group activities, comprehensive strategic plans for different departments of the University were discussed and evolved. Prof. Dr. Nadeem Haider Bukhari served as the Coordinator of the said Workshop.