ORIC Initiatives

Executive Development Center (EDC) was launched in June 2015 – a platform to enhance thinking ability and develop analytical skills for effective communication and decision making by offering capacity building programs. Trainings and workshops are launched for academicians and students to increase their knowledge and induce critical thinking skills and offer industry-specific programs for consultants and managers to enable them apply techniques and tools in their jobs/assignments. 

EDC offers capacity building programs in two dimensions, internal and external. Internally, the center strengthen faculty, staff and students of NUML through training programs. Other dimension from which the center executes its plan is external; the center offers development programs for SMEs, development, public and corporate sector.

EDC opt wide range of tactics for capacity building like Training Need Assessments (TNA), Training Design, Customized Training, Training Assessments, Apprenticing, Mentorship, Counseling and Coaching, formal education, capacity building projects and networking.

Commercial Workshops

Sr.No.

Workshop Title

 

1

Excel for Data Transformation and Analysis

2

A Week Long Certification Course of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Studies

3

Emotional Intelligence in a Workplace

4

Shanghai Cooperation Organization Studies

5

Project Financial Modeling

6

 Improve Efficiency Using Big Data Analysis Tools with "Microsoft R / Open Source and R+ Hadoop

7

The Art & Science of Winning Research Proposals

8

Quantitative Analysis Using SPSS & AMOS

9

Getting Published in Reputed International Journal

 

Non-Commercial Workshops

Sr.No

Workshop Title

 

1

NUML Staff Training and Development Program

2

Workshop on Case Study Writing

3

Case Method of Teaching

4

Research Skills for Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering

5

Teacher as a Researcher _ Faculty of English and Languages

6

Pedagogical Strategies for Teaching Languages _ Faculty of English and Languages

7

NUML Advance Training Program for Administrative and Clerical Associate

8

NUML’s Office Support Staff’s Training Program (NOSSTP)

9

Research Skills for Supervisors _ Faculty of Social Sciences and Management Sciences

10

Teaching Strategies for 21st Century _ Faculty of Social Sciences and Management Sciences

11

Five Days Workshop on Newsroom Management, Workflow and News

12

Training of Regional Directors on Governance of University and Campuses

13

Neuro Linguistic Programming Techniques to Enhance English Language Communication

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Business Incubation Center of NUML (B ICON) aims at fostering the spirit of social and technological entrepreneurship and nurturing the culture of start-ups, scale-ups and spin-offs by providing entrepreneurial eco-system to students of NUML in particular and youth in general. The Center provides platform to faculty members, students, staff and alumni of NUML and to students/alumni of other HEIs to incubate their ideas and channelize their potential to transform opportunity into success.

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National Academy of Corporate Social Responsibility (NACSR) is an academic platform to increase knowledge of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by doing research, provide CSR solutions to industry and awareness to community in this domain. The academy aims to:

  • Develop CSR Index and CSR Code of Conduct for industry.
  • Provide CSR Reporting, Auditing and Consultancy services.
  • Publish journal of CSR.
  • Do capacity building of fellows from academia and industry.
  • Promote dialogue on CSR among social activists, academicians and industrialists.
  • Develop virtual social network.

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The NUML Research Facilitation Center (NRFC) has been established under the Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization of NUML to provide auxiliary support necessary to bridge the gap between the innovative approaches to research across the disciplines of social sciences, management sciences, engineering & languages. The center is performing a number of functions which aim to assist and guide researchers both from the faculty as well as the students to conduct purposeful research. 
The research mentorship programme within the center aims to link subject experts with research scholars to guide them in mapping their research thesis. Services under NRFC offers supplementary research focused sessions and trainings to research scholars.
NUML Research Facilitation Center (NRFC) does following to facilitate faculty members:
•    Gives trainings to research scholars (during the semester).
•    Capacity building of faculty members and supervisors.
•    Develops research links with other higher education institutes.

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Industry Technology Cell – ORIC NUML (ITCON) was established in August 2016 to enhance the academic and software development skills of the students during their degrees. It also helps to transform research and ideas of students, faculty and/or staff into commercially viable products.

In ITCON, students join to learn and then develop projects / modules in variety of state-of-the-art tools and technologies. Students are encouraged to come for internship to enhance their designing and software development skills as per availability of time after classes. In collaboration with software companies, we also work for commercial projects from the software industry and other organizations. Students may avail the stipend as per development efforts in respective projects. These development skills improve the student capabilities during the degree. It enhances the opportunities for job or new own startups with business ideas.

 

Main Objectives

  • Enhance Professional Software Development Capabilities of Students
  • Transform IT based ideas of NUML faculty, staff, and students into commercially viable products
  • Facilitate NUML students, alumni, faculty and employees to support in commercial tasks and technology transfer
  • Improve Academic Courses with State-of-the-art Tools and Technologies
  • Develop the in-house and outsourced project modules by involving students
  • Reduce Industry-Academia Gap by enhancing skills on latest tools and Technologies
  • Facilitate students in getting job at Software Industry

 

Expected Benefits

  • Professional Grooming of Students and Better Job Opportunities
  • Collaboration among students of FECS, FMS, MassCom and English Departments
  • Promotes innovation and transform it into commercially viable products
  • Earning opportunities for Internees
  • Generating Income to manage Marketing Costs for our Products and Consultancy Charges

 

Software Tools:

  • Android
  • Python
  • PHP, Laravel
  • C# / ASP.net
  • Graphic Designing
  • Front-end Development (including Angular, REACT)

 

A list of prominent projects at ITCON from July 2019 – Feb 2020 are listed as follows;

 Sr#

Project

Company

1

Android Mobile based Dynamic Task Allocation System

RadarView

2

Android based Health System

AXON / CHI

3

Online Translation Requests and Online Payment System

T& I, NUML

4

Charts for Android Mobiles

AXON / CHI

5

Charts for Heath Device

AXON / CHI

6

E-Commerce Web App – Android App

FantiscoTechnologies

7

Laravel App for Backend

FantiscoTechnologies

8

3D Modeling for Objects

CGI

9

Design Flyers and Promotions

CGI

10

Android App using Retrofit

Fantisco Technologies

11

Designs of flyers and Animation of theme

Kalaam4Solution

12

Android App for Access Control and Record Management

Fantisco Technologies

13

Designs of promotional materials

Engineering for Kids

14

Logo Designs, Flyers and promos

Kalaam4Solution

15

QEC Software for Teachers’ Evaluations

NUML

16

Event Care Management System

Client

17

Publication Honorarium System

NUML

18

Evaluator Selection System

NUML

19

Development Authority’s Vehicle Management System

Client at Germany / CHI

20

Construction Projects Management

NRSoft

21

Biometric System for Offices

Client

 

Location: 

ITCON Centre: Room no 21, First floor, Salam Block, NUML, Islamabad.

Head ITCON Office: Room no 19, First floor, Salam Block, NUML, Islamabad.

 

Timings

Morning:  08:00 am - 06:45 pm

 

Contact

Phone:  92-51-9265100 ext 2039

Email:  head-itcon@oric.numl.edu.pk

Cell: 0333-5208803 (Dr. Ata Ullah, Head-ITCON)

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Vision of NUML Alumni Club (NAC) is to do following:
•    Develop and expand network of alumni.
•    Develop and strengthen sense of affiliation between alumni and the university by engaging them in social, cultural and academic activities.
•    Form a group of potential mentors for grooming and guidance of students.
•    Gaining requisite assistance and support from alumni for students to make them active and useful part of the society.
•    To foster relations with other societies and clubs of other universities.

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NUML Career Development and Placement Services (NCDPS) is a collaborative effort of ORIC and other departments where career counselors (from different departments) guide students in choosing relevant disciplines and careers. NCDPS provides counseling, trainings and placement services to the students; this unit does following: 
a)    Provides tailored career counseling against each students’ interests and future plans keeping in view his/her abilities, skills and talent. 
b)    Assists students to identify their interest and abilities to help them select a discipline/career.
c)    Provides services to assist students/graduates in solving their academic problems and social issues. 
d)    Organizes trainings, workshops and seminars on career and occupational information, study habits and personal-social traits for student’s grooming. 
e)    Identifies barriers in a student’s academic and career growth and proposes solution.
f)    Recognizes the potential of students for research, trainings and/or community services.

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NUML Writing Resource Center (NWRC) helps faculty and students of the university in research writing. Center is committed to strategize its policy in such a way that maximizes its efficiency in achieving its goals. It provides mentorship to all senior students and holds NWRC professional development events. NWRC has a fundamental obligation to
•    Register all M.Phil./Ph.D. researchers to help them utilize the facilities.
•    Facilitate all researchers at NWRC on appointment basis. 
•    Collect formats of thesis, project reports, technical reports etc. followed in different faculties and departments and makes them available at the center to facilitate researchers and to enrich NWRC resources.
 

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NUML Consulting works to apply for research funding, integrating research at all levels of the university, and translating research into public benefit by advocating commercialization activities. Unit was established to facilitate faculty members in applying and executing consultancy projects of funding agencies. 
Faculty is encouraged to initiate R&D projects in collaboration with local as well as foreign R&D organizations; projects of faculty members done for national development and technology transfer are considered for commercialization.
 

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