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  • Thursday, December 7, 2023

  • CUI

  • Planning Directorate and Human Resource Development

A one-day workshop on Personality Development, Team Building, and Leadership Skills was held on November 23, 2023. The workshop took place at the SSBC, BIC Building, COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Islamabad Campus.

The objective of the workshop was to emphasize the role of personality traits in professional interactions and explore how these traits shaped communication and collaboration. The workshop also discussed individual skills for effective team leadership, addressing challenges in an academic setting.

Dr. Hammad Omer (TI), Head of the International Office and Associate Professor at the Department of Bio-Sciences, conducted the workshop. Dr Hammad Omer is a PhD graduate from Imperial College London and an accomplished bioengineering researcher, serving as the resource person, bringing a blend of academic excellence and practical insights.

The workshop began with the recitation of the Glorious Quran. The welcome address was given by Director P, D, and HRD, Dr. Tahir Naeem. The honorable Rector, Prof. Dr. Sajid Qamar, graced the opening session with his presence. Initially, the resource person delved into various personality traits, prompting participants to complete a questionnaire aimed at identifying these traits. Subsequently, group activities tailored to the identified traits were organized to foster comprehension and collaboration among participants and within subgroups. The final session of the workshop consisted of a discussion on instilling leadership skills among employees to enhance organizational performance. The workshop concluded with the distribution of certificates for the participants and a memento for the resource person.

A total of thirty-two participants from 20 different departments, including those from the Islamabad Campus and Principal seat officers, attended this comprehensive day-long workshop. The attendees expressed their gratitude for the valuable information and skills acquired during the session.

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