Ludhiana, January 20, 2015 (Neel Kamal Sonu): Indian System of Higher Education needs to be linked with Accountability and Reward System to ensure its compatibility with the Higher Education system of the Advanced Countries. None of the Indian Journal in the field of Management and commerce is accredited by the world rating agencies of the research and Indian teachers and researchers need to work on this. These were the views presented by Dr. G.S. Shergil an Eminent Management Scientist and Professor in the School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing in the Massey University of Newzealand.
Dr. Shergil was interacting with the students of M.Com (Business Innovations) and M.Com (General) at SCD Government College Ludhiana. The lecture of Dr G.S. Shergil was dedicated to Dr. Subash Chander Davessor, Former Professor of Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar who was instrumental in designing of M.Com (Business Innovations) Course.
Dr. Shergil cautioned the Indian students aspiring to join studies abroad while selecting the course. He said that students should be cautious while dealing with the travel and educational agents for studies in abroad and advised them not follow the advice of agents and should make thorough study through internet sites before opting to any course abroad.
Dr. Shergil said that teaching system in Newzealand is based on research experience of teachers and every teacher is compulsory to take research projects along with their regular class room teaching. He said system of teaching in the Newzealand is linked to accountability, responsiveness and reward system. Every teacher has to pass through student’s evaluation for their continuation in the teaching profession.
Dr. Shergill also appreciated the steps taken by the University Grants Commission in India to make the teachers more accountable and responsive. He also talked about the opportunities for the Commerce and Management Students in the wake of advancement of Information technology. He explored the areas of Business Intelligence, Data mining and Business innovations as the areas where students can make their career. He urged to students to upgrade their skills in terms of written and oral communication, presentation skills and research skills.
Professor Programme Coordinator of M.Com (Business Innovations) Dr. Ashwani Bhalla said that M.Com (Business Innovations) course is preparing the students in tune of the basic requirements of the today’s Business Environment. The Lecture was attended by around 150 students along with teachers of the college R.K. Miglani, Dr. Ujjalbir Singh, Dr. Harblas Heera, Dr P.S Grewal, Husan Lal Basra, B.S. Wadhwa and Dr. Bhupinder Khurana. Votes of thanks were presented by Professor P.S. Grewal.