Mangaluru: Department of Business Administration of Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management Mangaluru conducted a One Day Faculty Development Program for all the undergraduate college faculties on September 8. The session had 71 participants from 31 undergraduate colleges of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Kasargod and Shimoga districts.
The day began with the inauguration by the Chief Guest Prof. Aruna Kamath Principal SDM College of Business Management Mangalore. Dr. Vishal Samartha, Director MBA Department, welcomed the guests and participants. Prof. Kamath gave a brief highlight about Sahaydri College to the participants. Mr. Padmanabha B Coordinator introduced Prof. Aruna Kamath and Sagar A H Resource Person, who is an international educationist.
Prof. Kamath pointed out that, teachers should learn from the younger generation. She said that doctors save lives and teachers shape life. “Teachers should always face adversities and come up with better solutions”, was her message to all the participants. In his presidential remarks, Prof. S. S. Balakrishna Vice Principal complimented the MBA Department on the innovative, dynamic and mind-boggling events the department always hosts.
Prof. Girish Madla, Coordinator thanked all the dignitaries and participants for being a part of the one-day FDP Program.
Sagar A H kick-started his session on ”Philosophy and critical thinking” with an icebreaker where he said, “A genius is confused and asks a lot of questions but a person who is sure and confident will never think differently.”
He spoke about the famous theories such as ‘Chinese Room’, ‘Brain in a Vat’, ‘A Single Migration from Africa populated the world’. During the post-lunch session, Sagar A H spoke on ‘Universal Human Values & Ethics in education highlighting the Structure of Arguments and Cultural Studies’, stating that there are two India’s in India.