Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshnagar, Pune
Permanently Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
Recognized Under 2( f) and 12 B of UGC Act, 1956
Minority Status (Linguistic)
Faculty Development Programmes At Kaveri
Awareness Programme on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
On 23 July 2019, an Orientation Programme about the Massive Open Online Courses e.g. SWAYAM, Coursera etc.was conducted for the staff members of the college. The resource persons for both the programme were Asst. Prof. Mrs. Chitra Alavani and Asst. Prof. Mrs. Pallavi Joshi from our college.
Staff Academy Committee has also been instrumental in arranging Faculty Development Programmes. A Faculty Development Programme was organised on 18September 2019 on ‘Bloom’s Taxonomy’. Dr. Lalita Vartak was the resource person for the programme. She explained that main aim of Bloom’s Taxonomy is to promote higher forms of thinking in education.She emphasized that it brings precision and accuracy in teaching methodologies. 33 staff members took advantage of the programme.
Intellectual property Rights (IPR)
To create awareness of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) and to encourage innovation across various disciplines, a FDP on Intellectual property Rights (IPR) was organized on 1 October 2019 in the college. The resource person for this FDP was Prof. Amol Sapatnekar from Symbiosis Law School, Pune. All the staff members of Kaveri College attended this FDP.
Training Programme on Education
Another Faculty Development Programme was organized at Ramakrishna Math on 9 November 2019 on the topic ‘Training Programme on Education’. On this occasion, Shrikantnanda Maharaj, President of Ramakrishna Math addressed faculty members of the college. In his speech he emphasised on student teacher relationship which is instrumental in the overall growth of the student. The second session was conducted by Dr. Shirish Limaye wherein he focused on the importance of goal setting. Buddhanand Maharaj conducted a session on moral and spiritual values in education and also focused on the need for development based education. 30 teaching and 9 non-teaching members were present for the same.
Training for Non teaching employees on Manners, Etiquettes and Personality Development
Development is an enduring process of fostering, shaping and enhancing individuals’ skills, knowledge and interests to ascertain their maximum efficacy and compliance. Development covers an assortment of activities, one of which is the knowledge of Corporate Etiquette and Personality Development. A training programme on ‘Manners, Etiquettes and Personality Development’ was held on 31 December, 2019 from 10: 30 am to 1 pm for the non-teaching employees of Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce. It was facilitated by Dr. Muckta Karamarkar, Vice Principal, Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce.
The objective of this training was to build self-confidence, enhance self-esteem and improve overall personality of the participants. The programme aimed at grooming the participants through sensitizing them about proper behaviour, socially and professionally, in formal and informal circumstances. This programme was designed to help people in organizations who wish to gain confidence and effectively perform in the professional environment. The programme involved interactive sessions, individual and group exercises, role plays, situation-handling and experience-sharing.
Learning Outcomes of the training programme:
Developing and maintaining a positive attitude and being assertive
Mastering cross cultural etiquettes
Handling difficult situations with grace, style, and professionalism
Grooming for success
Body Language, poise, and eye contact
Pronunciation, voice modulation, and diction
Serving manners, meeting and greeting
In all, 9 employees attended the training programme. Feedback was collected at the end of the session.
Innovative and Corporate Way of Training, Teaching and Mentoring by Mr. Rajeev Jain
IQAC and Staff Academy of Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce organized a Faculty Development Programme on 22 February 2020. The topic of the session was Innovative and Corporate Way of Training, Teaching and Mentoring.
IQAC Head, Dr. Jayashree Bangali welcomed the resource speaker, Mr. Rajeev Jain, Principal Dr. Ashok Agrawal, Vice Principal, Dr. Muckta Karmarkar and all the Faculty members, which was followed by the felicitation of the resource speaker at the hands of Dr. Ashok Agrawal.
Thereafter, the session began where the speaker explained the importance of one’s passion, how the teachers should play the role of a Subhedar in their students’ lives, the importance of students working for CSR, NGOs which will help them connect better with the society, the significance of creating a conductive environment for the students to make them feel free to approach their teachers to seek help. He also threw some light upon the blended learning system and discussed few ways to make students ready for the corporate world during their graduation years. The session was extremely interactive and informative. 33 Faculty members attended the session and benefited from it.