Mock Interviews

The Department of Career Services and Corporate Relations (CS&CR) organized Mock Interview for the Final Year Students of MS Department at DHA Suffa University. The objective of Mock Interview for final year MS students was to prepare them for appearing successfully in job interviews. In order to maximize the efficiency of this session, mock Interviews were scheduled into two sessions, the first session was conducted on June 4 and the second session was conducted on June 11, 2020. These sessions were conducted online, using Zoom Video Communications.

The Interviewers for the 1st session were Uzma Hayat Khan, Head of HR at Greenstar Social Marketing and Shahryar Husain, Senior Manager HRBP at PTCL. The interviewers for the 2nd session were Sana Rehman, Deputy Manager Recruitment & Training (Talent Acquisition Lead) at Pak Suzuki and Sanaullah Munir, Group Deputy Manager HR at Binary Vibes. Reportedly, 30+ final year students of MS Department participated in Mock Interviews this semester. Muhammad Farhan, Executive Coach, Master Trainer Independent Consultant also joined the session on June 11, 2020 as a guest. He mentioned and suggested a few general HR practices which may help students in landing up on their dream jobs. The Department of CS&CR concluded each session by presenting a token of appreciation to the speakers.

Session on “Covid-19: Issues Faced by Students and Parents”

Professional Development Centre at DSU conducted a discussion on “Covid-19: Issues Faced by Students and Parents” with Mr. Ahmed Saya (Cambridge University Best Teacher Award Winner, Coach, Motivational Speaker, Trainer, Co-Founder The Bridge School).

Mr. Saya talked about the physiological issues that may arise and what can be done proactively about it. He spoke about coping mechanisms parents and students may use while facing the current limited mobility/lockdown/ economic slowdown situation. He shared from his experience, and insight being associated with the teaching profession for almost 2 decades.

The issues discussed in the session resonated with the audience which ended with an active Q&A.

Full video of the session is available below.

Virtual Info Session

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Watch our recent Virtual Info Session and find out first-hand about our robust curriculum, labs, faculty, industry-connectedness, placements and much more….

 

Online Session on “Money Matters in Challenging Times”

Professional Development Centre at DSU conducted a discussion session on “Money Matters in Challenging Times” with Mr. Naqi Azam (President Mylynx, Senior International Banker, Entrepreneur).

Mr. Naqi Azam discussed about financial aspects for individuals and households, due to job cuts, salary cuts and uncertainty. He shared from his experience, and insights developed from decades of experience working in local and international markets. He also advised people on how to save in the current economic climate.

The session ended with a live Q&A round and was attended by professionals from all walks of life.

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Online Session On “Liberation In Limitation”

It wasn’t too long ago that we were all talking about strict lockdowns, staying home, and the confinement and fear that was overwhelming us with each passing day in the DSU Learning in Lockdown Interview Series. And due to the rapid increase in cases, the responsibility is on all of us to practice social distancing and act responsibly in these times despite the lockdown being eased by the government.

Take a look at our interview series video below from the initial days of the lockdown, where Ms. Asma Mustafa Khan (Coach, TV Show Host, Head of Community Engagement – Mobilink) tells us how one can stay positive in challenging times and how many good things may come out of adversity and hardships.

1st Virtual Info Session

Complete video of our 1st Virtual Info Session held on May 12, 2020, where we talked about our Business, Engineering, and Computer Science programs offered.

 

 

Online Session on “Marketing in the Age of Corona”

Professional Development Centre at DSU conducted a discussion session on “Marketing in the Age of Corona” with Mr. Omar Abedin (Group Chief Marketing Officer Imarat Group – Imarat/ Graana/ Agency 21/ PropSure).

Mr. Omar discussed different aspects of marketing in the context of the current situation. He shared about why there is a need of marketing, and how companies need to balance between CSR spending and Mktg communication spending. He also discussed how the 4Ps of Marketing needs to evolve in the current scenario, and how it’s all the more important to be available on digital.

The conversation ended on the sensitivities in marketing messaging in the current climate and how you can build your personal brand these days. The session ended on a live Q&A round and was attended by professionals from all walks of life. Please see full video below and feel free to share.

DSU Open Day

More on DSU Open Day! DHA Suffa University held its Open Day last month which was attended by intermediate students from across Karachi. More than five-hundred students and their families visited the campus. While enjoying the clear weather and informal atmosphere, people engaged themselves in numerous enjoyable learning sessions, talks, and presentations. The attendees were also actively engaged in the project displays by DSU students and the various gaming activities. Students were also given a tour of the DSU purpose built premises where they took special interest in our state-of-the-art labs and library.

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Introductory Session on Real Estate Management

Introductory session of the course Real Estate Management was recently held at DHA Suffa University, Karachi. The course is a joint venture between DHA Suffa University and Defence and Clifton Association of Real Estate Agents (DEFCLAREA).

The chief guest of the session Justice Retd. Wajiuddin former Chief Justice Sindh High Court, while addressing the event highlighted the need to mainstream the Real Estate and the importance of the course in this regard. The session was also attended by renowned personalities including Hasan Bakshi (former Chairman ABAD), Shama Kiani and Imran Hussain, convener and deputy convener standing committee of FPCCI for Real Estate, MPA Shahzed Qureshi, President DEFCLAREA Noor Abrejo and Fahad Jafry Education Secretory DEFCLAREA and many realtors. Other speakers also highlighted the importance of the Real Estate field especially because of its connections with other industries and stressed the potential of this course in the long-term.

The 6-month certificate course has been started at DHA Suffa University with classes to be held on Saturdays at 2 pm. Further information regarding the course can be taken through email at hod.ce@dsu.edu.pk or by call at 021-35244874.

Session on Entrepreneurial Ventures

Shell Pakistan recently conducted a highly informative and engaging session on Entrepreneurial Ventures at DSU. The session was organized by our Professional Development Centre where Mr. Imran Azeem from Shell Tameer guided the young minds on how to transform business ideas into sustainable long term ventures. He also talked about how to approach the financial and investor search stage leading to increased avenues for business growth. Mr. Azeem is Manager Training & Development in Shell Pakistan and leading “Shell Tameer BSOM Cohort 2020”. Mr. Azeem also talked about preparing their “Business Models Pitch” around focused areas of Energy Solutions, Technology Innovation, Empowering Women and Sustainable Social Change.  He guides students as an entrepreneur and shared the pivotal points to keep in mind while entering this area.  The session was part of the DSU’s EPC (Enhancing Professional Competency) Sessions where we endeavor to provide our students with a real-world connection to the concepts and tools taught in our classrooms for an in-depth understanding. The session concluded with an interactive Q&A round.