KIU, Main Campus – On 26th February 2020, Global
Human Salvage Organization (GHSO) hosted a life skills event under the theme: SMART
Goals for a Better Life.” The event was facilitated by Dr Mahmoud Zayed, the Director
of Learning and Development at Global Human Salvage Organization. Dr Zayed is
also an international sales marketing consultant.
“The purpose of this workshop was to prepare our students
for the world of work, as most of them have about two semesters to finish
school. It’s essential to make smart goals in preparation for the future and
improve all aspects of their lives like leadership. Education is both formal and
informal, and so this particular event covers the informal part,” said Prof
Chukwuemeka Jude Diji, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research, Innovation,
Consultancy and Extension (DVC - RICE).
This session was led by Dr Mahmoud Zayeed, a sales and
marketing consultant from GHSO, one of the largest database companies in the
“We are happy to have been given the invitation to share
these skills with the students, which we hope that they will implement in all
the spheres of their lives. Smart goals, soft skills, and focus are very crucial in one’s journey
to success,” stated Dr Mahmoud.
The students were also advised always to write down their
goals and share them with other people like their mentors so they can get
feedback on how they are progressing.