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.

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

Join us ONLINE this Sunday for an insightful session by the famous Ahmed Saya (Cambridge University Best Teacher Award Winner). The session is titled ‘Covid-19: Issues Faced by Students and Parents’.

Date: 28th June (Sunday)

Time: 4 – 5 pm

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Session on “The Undecided Student”

Attention College students: Join our short workshop for counselling and coaching, and future career guidance. To attend, register at:

Session On “HR Trends in COVID and Beyond”

Join us this Sunday evening for a discussion on ‘HR Trends in COVID and Beyond’ with Mr. Muhammad Rizwan Dalia (Chief People Officer & Company Secretary at K-Electric)

Date: 21st June (Sunday)

Time: 4 – 5 pm

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*Open to public session.

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.

Session on “Money Matters in Challenging Times”

LAST 2 DAYS TO REGISTER for an absolutely relevant discussion on “Money Matters in Challenging Times” with Mr. Naqi Azam (President Mylynx, Senior International Banker, Entrepreneur).

Date: 7th June (Sunday)

Time: 4 – 5 pm

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*Open to public session.

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.

Session on “Marketing in the Age of Corona”

Register SOON for our extremely insightful session on Sunday.

Attention businesses, marketing and communications professionals, subject matter enthusiasts and students. Join us this Sunday evening for an insightful discussion by Marketing in the Age of Corona by the dynamic Omar Abedin (Group Chief Marketing Officer Imarat Group – Imarat/ Graana/ Agency 21/ PropSure).

Date: 10th May (Sunday) Time: 10-11 pm

To attend, register at: https://forms.gle/b8u1ajdAkQKccdQ7A

*Open to public session.

Session on “Embracing Digital Transformation”

The learning goes on!

Technology. Analytics. Digital Transformation. Disruption. If these words pique your interest then join us this Sunday evening for an insightful discussion by our guest of the week Behjat Qurban (Manager Analytics & Cognitive, Deloitte UK).

Date: 3rd May (Sunday)

Time: 4-4:30 pm

To attend, register at:

https://forms.gle/y685nUtc73BvgNt3A

*Open to public session with limited spots.

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