Author: Dr. Alamelu Mangai Raman, BS Department
Students of the Department of Business Studies participated in a 2-day symposium titled “Higher Education and Industry-Bolstering Connection Towards Oman” organised by the University of Technology and Applied Sciences (UTAS)–Nizwa on 15th – 16th December 2020. More than 30 research papers were presented at the said symposium held via Google Meet.
Mr. Humaid Ali Muslem Al Mamari, Mr. Ahmed Ramadhan Mubarak Al Harrasi, and Mr. Mohammed Said Obaid Al Shahi from the Human Resource specialization of UTAS-Al Musannah presented their research work titled “The Role of Entrepreneurship Education in Fostering Entrepreneurial Attitudes and Competencies among Secondary School Students” on the second day with the theme, “Promoting Entrepreneurial Culture in HEIs”.
The student-researchers highlighted the introduction, objectives, research questions, review of literature, methodology, data analysis, and recommendations of their research work. They were applauded for their work and were given a positive and encouraging feedback by the Chairperson and members of the symposium organizing committee.
Aside from their certificate of appreciation, the students and staff of the Business Department of UTAS-Al Musannah who attended the symposium were further invited to UTAS – Nizwa to present their research work in front of the students and teaching staff.
The research work, which was prepared and completed under the guidance of Dr. Alamelu Mangai Raman, lecturer of the HRM Section of the Department of Business Studies, was published in the symposium proceedings.