A two-day International Workshop on Togetherness for High Performance at GUB: Roles of Values and Culture begins began on Saturday at the permanent campus of Green University of Bangladesh (GUB), Purbachal American City. Green University with the lead of CETL organized the workshop with a view to strengthen the bondage among the faculty members and admin staff of GUB through developing a culture of support and togetherness.
GUB Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md Golam Samdani Fakir was the key facilitator of the workshop while Prof. Dr. Md. Abdur Razzaque, Pro-Vice Chancellor; Prof. Dr. Md. Fayzur Rahman, Treasurer; Md. Saiful Islam, Registrar (Acting); Prof. Dr. Golam Ahmed Faruqui, Dean of Faculty of Business Studies; Prof. Dr. Nitai Chandra Sutradhar, Distinguished and Chairperson of the dept. of Textile Engineering; Dr. ASM Shihavuddin, Chairperson of the dept. of EEE and Director of CETL and Dr. Jagannath Bishwas were present.
In workshop, the organizers said that The COVID 19 situation was a big challenge for the Green University of Bangladesh but the practice of togetherness along with collective leadership helped us to meet those unexpected challenges successfully. They expected to develop a greater sense of sensitivity among all employees of GUB in creating and nurturing an organizational culture of high performance where everyone will remain engaged in upholding Vision, Mission and core values of GUB through their personal attitudes, activities and behavior through this grand workshop.
Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Golam Samdani Fakir said that the pandemic situation has put forth a completely new challenge for the education sector. Here at the Green University of Bangladesh, we took prompt action right at the very beginning of the lock down phase by going completely online education system.
He said, Green University need to ensure effective utilization of core values through the behavior and practices of GUB personnel. For achieving this, Dr. Golam Samdani Fakir emphasized to have a sound organizational communication, high performing working teams, interpersonal engagement, particularly in terms of situational and transformational leadership capability.
Pro Vice Chancellor of GUB Prof. Dr Md. Abdur Razzaque mentioned the collective leadership to achieve the desired goals of the University. He said an effective academic leadership and management together with teamwork is essential for preparing a university to be a high performing organization.
In workshop, different kinds of sessions like Mobile Plenary, Plenary session on the worksheets, 5 Cs Puzzle, Tower Building, GUB Lotus and Culture event were performed by the whole faculty and staff members of Green University of Bangladesh.