• Soft Skills

    How to Reach Out to People

    Connecting with someone on Facebook or Twitter is easy nowadays, but difficult in our actual day to day lives. In order to connect, you need to first reach out to people. Why? One of the reasons behind that is we generally have the ability to talk or have a conversation, however, we lack the ability and willingness to connect with people emotionally or mentally. In today’s world, having positive connections (popularly known as ‘contacts’) is necessary for growth and development. Please note, here I refer to the connections not on your LinkedIn page, but in your real life. 🙂 In order to connect, you need to first reach out to…

  • Announcements,  Autodesk

    Birzeit University Students Shoot up the Brilliance Level with Autodesk

    Another on-campus Tech training by Vinsys-BIMCAD saves the day! Fresh, young talent from Palestine’s number 1 University – Birzeit sets foot in the corporate world with the assistance of Vinsys International – Master Distributor Autodesk Education Program MEA and Palestine BIMCAD Company, the sole ATC in Palestine. ‘The fruit of concoction is sweet’, they say. It is 3 times sweeter when 3 institutions come together to create something that takes exceptional dexterity, zeal and well, the willingness to synchronize interest with scope. This is the story of Autodesk Academic Cooperation that is all set to unlock hundreds of young students’ potential. The Birzeit University Entrepreneurship Program started in September 2018.…

  • Project Management

    Good Practices in Project Management PRINCE2

    When it comes to good practices in Project Management, it is hard to beat PRINCE2. PRINCE2 Certification is an important qualification for you if you are a part of any project in any company of any domain. You contribute to the project, work around the processes, sip coffee and attend those retrospective meetings with your Project Manager. But have you ever asked your Project Manager, what are these “good practices” in Project Management that everyone talks about? And how do you differentiate between a set of good and bad practices? Well, maybe it never occurred to you to ask such questions. No worries! Let’s try to crack this together. I…

  • Project Management

    Project Management and its Key Courses

    About 97% of associations accept that great learning of project management by the executives is basic to hierarchical achievement. Unfortunately, barely half of the project managers are experts in their job and hold the ability to manage projects successfully. A career as a project manager is Clear, but not easy. It needs a great deal of commitment and diligent work to evaluate your existing skills, set aside a few minutes to learn for the project management certification and to continue amending yourself with the newest in the field. In all rectitude, project management certifications can enormously enable you to progress in your profession. Organizations like to select trained experts in…

  • IT Governance

    COBIT 5: A Simple IT Governance Solution

    What is COBIT 5 and why businesses need it? COBIT 5 gives you a simple formula for governance. Let us first ask ourselves, why do we need governance at all? Where there is responsibility, there is governance. At least, there should be. The right kind of IT governance in business is equal to successful: Risk Management Performance Mapping Strategy Development Value Creation and Delivery Good governance is the most important asset businesses can have in the 21st century. COBIT (Controlled Objective for Information and Related Technologies) by ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) is the sole framework in the world that is wholly dedicated to IT Governance practices. Private…

  • Project Management

    PMP® Certification Exam Changes: PMI® Update

    PMP® Certification Exam – Insights on what has changed and how to cope with the changes. Did you hear the latest PMI® news? If you have and can’t make up your mind on whether it is good or bad, we’re here to help you decide! As you know, PMP® Certification is one of the most renowned and accredited credentials in the world. Total preparations towards this certification educate on the globally implemented and widely accepted successful Project Management practices to help make the most well-informed decisions heading or managing projects. PMP® Certification Training surely is a reassuring one that improves your project management skills and the reach of your profile…

  • Soft Skills

    WHY ORGANIZATIONS MUST EMBRACE CULTURAL CHANGES

    Corporate culture is a combination of beliefs, policies, and procedures that compose a behavioral pattern which the people of the organization follow, in order to achieve business objectives. It gives an organization a personality. Every organization has a different personality and culture. Some are dynamic and flexible, open to take risks and accept changes while some are backward and rigid towards the change. Famous minds around the world support the change. John F. Kennedy once truly said, ‘Change is the law of life.’ Robert E- Quinne, the expert in positive organizational change and the author of the best-selling volume ‘Deep Change’ quoted, “Change is a reflection of inner growth and…

  • Soft Skills

    How to Achieve Excellence in Your Performance

    Actions can be controlled, but results cannot. Therefore, concentrating on improving your actions or performance is more important rather than focusing on the results. If you achieve excellence in your performance, success comes naturally. However, the challenge is – how to achieve excellence. Here are some rules that will help you achieve excellence in your performance: Rule 1: Break Convenience to Achieve Excellence While hiring employees, many organizations tend to have an average approach. To elaborate this further, we’ll take an example of a call centre project. Here, an XYZ company plans to hire staff to start up a call centre unit. For this, the board comes together for a…

  • Soft Skills

    HRD: A Strategic Business Partner

    In the year 1920, the Industrial Revolution created an urgency to develop a separate business unit for managing human resources due to the occurrence of various employee-related challenges. This department was called the personal department in those days. Since then the HR department went through several modifications and today after a century it has evolved into a strategic business partner unit that plays a crucial role in developing a high-performance organization (HPO). In the present era, the HR department handles its primary task of managing the transactional-based administrative duties which were assigned to it since the advent of the industrial revolution but in addition to this, it also now functions…