IoBM holds an Orientation program for Spring Semester 2022 students
The Orientation for the newly admitted students in the Spring Semester 2022 was held on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at the SSK Center of Excellence. The Master of Ceremony (MC) was Dr. Asima Faisal, Head of Health and Hospital Management, IoBM. The program began with the recitation of the Holy Quran by Mohsin Ali (BS-SESL) with the translation by the MC. The Orientation Programs at IoBM are organized under the inspiring guidance of Ms. Sabina Mohsin, ExecutiveExecutive Director - Human Resource, Administration, and Admissions.
During his speech, Mr. Talib Karim, President IoBM said that we need to inculcate values among students to develop future leaders and the biggest strength of this country is the youth. He said the country offers natural resources. The youth needs to explore them and make good use of them for the future He said our ancestors sacrificed greatly to earn a separate homeland; we must give respect to this country. We must not take the country and its resources for granted. He advised students to treat their parents and teachers with respect. President IoBM said that at IoBM we seek to create job creators. The Incubation Center plays a vital role in fine-tuning the students' viable business ideas into a reality.
Earlier, Acting Rector Dr. Tariq Rahim Soomro, during his Welcome Address shared with students that at IoBM "We" is used in place of "I". He added that the practical learning acquired at IoBM will help students become attuned to the concepts and processes to understand the fields of their study. He advised students to give worth to their words and be honest in personal and professional activities. He was confident that the new students will bring fresh ideas to IoBM.
Dr. Asima Faisal shared insights about the student societies and how they inculcate in students values such as teamwork, confidence, and commitment. She also mentioned the students exchange program, its viability in the long-term for the students, and its importance in learning about the various global cultural dimensions. She duly mentioned that students must respect their parents and also give due value and recognition to their grandparents for the love and compassion they spread with their presence.
While sharing the alumni experience, IoBM’s graduate, Abdul Moiz, MTO Retail Banking Bank Al-Falah said that he achieved the first milestone when he was accepted to study at IoBM. He emphasized the power of teamwork and how it will facilitate students to become successful. He shared about the student exchange program and how it inculcated in him knowledge about foreign cultures. He was confident that by joining student societies the students will play a major part in addressing the socio-economic challenges facing the country. He said that IoBMs Incubation Center, the Shahjehan S. Karim Incubation Center - named after IoBM's Founding President, is geared to provide mentorship and opportunities for investment. He said that working hard is the key to success but working hard in the wrong direction will lead you to nowhere.