Organization and Faculty Development

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DIRECTORATE OF ORGANISATION AND FACULTY DEVELOPMENT

  • Director
  • Mission
  • Vision
  • Goals
  • Programs

Director

Dr. P. K. A. Muniswaran B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D. M.I.Ch.E
E-Mail: director.ofd@srmuniv.ac.in
Phone: 9940036020

The directorate is an ambitious initiative, established by the Vice Chancellor to focus on efficient and effective utilization of organizational structure of the university by developing its potential in more creative ways. It takes up the responsibility of providing support, guidance and opportunities to faculty and inspiring them to develop their professional capabilities.

Vision

  • We envisage a campus which is clean, green and beautiful with all necessary facilities
  • We envisage faculty who are good teachers, who regularly activate their teaching ability by seeking new approaches of instruction
  • We envisage faculty who exhibit greater involvement, participation and team work to create an environment conducive for student learning

Mission

Our mission is to provide leadership and support in the development of the organization and its subcomponents and to provide guidance and opportunities for faculty members to grow in their professional work.

Goals

  • Provide leadership across all institutions of the University for efficient organizational structure and excellence in teaching
  • Promote student learning by inspiring faculty to adopt new techniques, approaches and technologies
  • Help faculty to improve their teaching skills
    • Class room observations and One-to-one meeting with faculty
    • Internal and external expertise
    • Weekly guidelines for best teaching practice - drafting and distribution
    • Platforms for group conversations
  • Put in place a system that recognizes and rewards good performers
  • Design and implement suitable methodology that will help the individual, department and students in assessment activities
  • Help faculty who are the driving force behind the institutions, to be good teachers, scholars and persons

Programs

  • Orientation program for new faculty
  • Weekly technical seminars for faculty
  • Weekly letter to faculty
  • Short term learning program (STLP)
  • Course content in SRM university website
  • Consultation and training by faculty development experts
  • Collaboration with ISTE, IIIC, SDC and TQM cell for training faculty for skill addition
  • Faculty mentoring program
  • Faculty workshops
  • Task forces for organization development
  • Leadership workshop for HODs / Deans