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Group photograph at the end of the training

The Management of the Lagos Mainland Study Centre I has organised an in-house training and refresher programmes for its staff members as part of its activities towards bringing effectiveness and efficiency among members of staff.

The 1-day training programme, which took place at the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), Oshodi, Lagos State, was coordinated by the centre director, Prof. Ofe Inua with the theme: “NOUN Operations and Staff Roles to Students.”

The director commended the staffers and revealed that the training was aimed at educating and enlightening the centre staff on self-orientation, online training and materials that could develop oneself.

She stressed that members of staff should take advantage of the training to learn, re-learn and also demonstrate the importance of updating knowledge and skills on recent developments in the university to boost performance and enhance productivity on the job.

The programme, which was facilitated by the heads of units of the centre, saw them taking turns to make presentations.

The student counsellor, Mrs.Charity Ebonwu, remarked on communication skills among staff to students, and also on the management of students with special needs, sensitising them on how to tackle depression and gain wellness.

The Information Communication Technology (ICT) unit headed by Mrs. Ngozi Obi, explained extensively on how to handle NOUN websites and their uses, while Mr. Lasisi Akintayo, the head of the bursary unit gave an insightful presentation on the roles of accountants in today’s economy.

The Principal Network Administrator, Mrs. Ifeyinwa Ekeh, facilitated on how to schedule meetings via zoom application, even as Mr. Henry Nwajei of the registry unit spoke on leave matters and absenteeism in the study centre.

Also present at the event was the deputy director, Mr. Athan Onyekoro, who advised staff to do their best for effective and efficient service delivery, as well as endeavor to avail themselves in answering questions posed by students.

There was also room for suggestions and contributions from the participants.

Tope Oyewole
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