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Continuous Professional Development Center (CPDC)

Overview

Welcome to the Continuous Professional Development Center (CPDC) at the University of Chakwal, where we are committed to support our faculty, administration, students, and society at large to go for continuous skill enhancement as it is the need of the global knowledge-based economy. Our center serves as a dynamic hub that provides diverse and innovative opportunities for individuals to enhance their skills and excel in their respective fields.
Moreover, CPDC is planning to extend hand towards the corporate world and across the faculties to have a network of support for value addition, acceleration, and incubation so that the gap between industry and academia can be minimized as much as possible.

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Mission

The mission of the Continuous Professional Development Center is to be a catalyst for personal and professional transformation. We aim to empower individuals with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for success in their careers and beyond. By offering high-quality, relevant, and accessible learning experiences, we aspire to be a driving force behind a community of lifelong learners who continuously strive for excellence and contribute positively to society.

Objectives
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning by providing a diverse array of programs and resources that cater to the evolving needs of professionals
  • Equip individuals with up-to-date knowledge and practical skills that are directly applicable to their fields, ensuring they remain competitive in their professions
  • Create opportunities for professionals to connect, share experiences, and collaborate, fostering a supportive community that enhances collective knowledge and growth
  • Provide accessible and inclusive learning opportunities, accommodating the diverse needs of individuals from different backgrounds and industries
  • Implement robust assessment mechanisms to measure the impact of our programs and continuously improve offerings based on feedback and evolving professional demands
  • Collaborate with industry partners, professional associations, and experts to enrich the learning experience and provide valuable networking opportunities for participants

Coordinator CPDC

Engr. Dr. Asim Quddus Satti

PhD Electrical Engineering (UET, Taxila)

Coordinator Continuous Professional Development Center (CPDC)

University of Chakwal, Punjab Pakistan

Email:   asim.quddus@uoc.edu.pk

Workshops Organized By CPDC

Workshop 01: Difference Between Outcome-Based Education and Traditional Education


Date: 22 July, 2022

Venue: Confrence hall, Engineering Campus, University of Chakwal

 

On July 17, 2023, the Continuous Professional Development Center (CPDC) of University of Chakwal hosted its first Capacity Building Training Workshop with the aim of enhancing the faculty's skillset. The workshop was led by Prof. Dr. Gulistan Raja, an esteemed Researcher and Trainer. The workshop's primary focus was on "Difference Between Outcome-Based Eduction and Traditional Education". 30 faculty members actively participated in this event.

Workshop 02: Teaching As a Profession and Use of ICT in Training and Education


Date: September 21, 2023

Venue: Confrence hall, Engineering Campus, University of Chakwal

 

On September 21, 2023, the Continuous Professional Development Center (CPDC) of University of Chakwal hosted its second Capacity Building Training Workshop with the aim of enhancing the faculty's skillset. The workshop was led by Dr. Fakhar-Ud-Din, an esteemed Master Trainer from HEC. The workshop's primary focus was on two essential aspects: "Professionalism in Teaching" and "Leveraging ICT for Training and Education." Impressively, 42 faculty members actively participated in this enriching event, signaling a commitment to improving their teaching abilities and embracing technology in education.

Workshop 03: Effective Communication Skills & Office Routine and Procedures


Date: November 27, 2023

Venue: Confrence hall, Engineering Campus, University of Chakwal

 

On November 27, 2023, the Continuous Professional Development Center (CPDC) of University of Chakwal hosted Two Days Capacity Building Training Workshop to enhancing the Administrative staff's skillset. The workshop was led by Prof. Dr. Sidra Aamir, an esteemed Master Trainer of PHEC. The workshop's primary focus was on two essential aspects: "Effective Communication Skills" and "Office Procedures". 50 Staff members (BPS-07 to BPS-19) actively participated in this interactive event.

Workshop 04: One Day Training Workshop on Outcome Base Education (OBE)


Date: March 28, 2024

Venue: Smart Classroom, BS Block, University of Chakwal

 

On March 28, 2024, the Continuous Professional Development Center (CPDC) of the University of Chakwal hosted a One-Day Training Workshop on Outcome-Based Education (OBE) aimed at enhancing the skillset of the teaching staff. The workshop, led by Dr. Asim Quddus, Coordinator of CPDC at UOC, focused primarily on implementing Outcome-Based Education practices in teaching methodologies and curriculum development. Through interactive sessions and practical exercises, participants gained insights into designing courses, assessing learning outcomes, and aligning instructional strategies with educational objectives. The workshop provided valuable tools and techniques to equip the teaching staff with the necessary competencies to deliver quality education in line with contemporary pedagogical standards.

Workshop 05: Grant Writing and Publishing Research


Date: 16 May, 2024

Venue: Confrence hall, Engineering Campus, University of Chakwal

 

On May 16, 2024, the Continuous Professional Development Center (CPDC) of University of Chakwal hosted its Fifth Capacity Building Training Workshop with the aim of enhancing the faculty's publication skillset. The workshop was led by Dr. Sajid Ali Yousuf Zai, an esteemed Master Trainer from NAHE-HEC. The workshop's primary focus was on two essential aspects: "Grant Writing" and "Publishing Research" Impressively, 40 faculty members actively participated in this enriching event, signaling a commitment to improving their research abilities.

Downloads

 

  • Sample Internship Recommendation Letter

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