SIALKOT, OCT 28 – An exclusive one-day training session on, “Mastering the Essentials of Personal Development” was organized by Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad at University of Sialkot, Sialkot.
The training session comprised of three segments and was organized to equip the students of University of Sialkot in basic academic skills for their personal and academic development.
Mr. Tariq Khattak, Entrepreneur and Member Board of Experts, CGSS delivered training on, “Personal and Professional Success, creating a balance through taking control of Circumstances”. He gave a detailed presentation on the axioms of a successful life. He explained the attributes of a successful life and what are the circumstances that govern a successful life. He discussed that the definition of success is different for every individual and every person has their own journey for achieving it. He stated that a balance between personal and professional life is the key. One most govern the circumstances and take control of life challenges. He explained the Attributes of life: Growth, Career, Recreation, and Contribution.
Ms. Palwasha Nawaz, Project Executive, CGSS addressed the students and explained the basics of interpersonal skills in everyday life situations. She highlighted the importance of Interpersonal Skills including Verbal Communication and Non-Verbal Communication. She explained how once can excel in academic and professional domain using effective interpersonal skills. She stated that Interpersonal skills are important for communicating and working with groups and individuals in your personal and professional life. People with strong interpersonal skills tend to build good relationships and can work well with others.
Ms. Minahil Shawal Afridi, Research Executive, CGSS conducted training on the essentials of Academic writing. She explained the students regarding basics of academic writing to pursue a goal oriented life and academic career. She emphasized on the importance of reading and writing for promoting national development. Furthermore, she stated that determination and encouragement is required to enhance academic skills.
The training session was attended by 150 students, faculty members from various departments of the University of Sialkot, Sialkot. Students appreciated this initiative by CGSS and expressed that more training sessions should be organized by CGSS to help in the capacity building of youth.