Computer Classes for LUMS Office Attendants
The LUMS Human Resource Department (HRD) and the LUMS Community Service Society (LCSS) organised an eight week computer course for office attendants. The computer course was conducted by students working for PULSS (Project for uplifting LUMS support staff), an initiative of LCSS, which was established two years ago to provide students with an organised platform through which they could help the underprivileged members of the society.
The purpose of PULSS is to develop the skills of support staff to help them succeed in their future career endeavours. Thirty office attendants from various LUMS departments took this course, classes for which were held on weekends, delivered by dedicated team members of PULSS.
The course taught basics of operating a computer and MS word. The participants availed the opportunity with great enthusiasm and passed the final exam with flying colors. The toppers were Sagheer Ahmed and Makhdoom Hussain, who achieved the highest marks in the final exam. A certificate distribution ceremony was held on May 11, 2012 to acknowledge the efforts of the PULSS team members and the participants who had worked very hard.
Last year HRD and PULSS successfully organised “Basic Spoken English” classes for the LUMS support staff. The classes greatly helped the support staff improve their daily operations by enhancing their communication skills.
The HRD plans to collaborate with LCSS in future to arrange more learning opportunities for the LUMS support staff.