Guideline review workshop is conducted


HaramayaUniversity Office of Vice president for Community Engagement and Enterprise Development organized an internal guideline review workshop for Community Engagement, University-Industry Linkage and Entrepreneurship development at the university resource centeron February 13, 2020.

The participants of the workshop were invited from different colleges and reviewers from different colleges and places.

At the workshop opening remarks, Professor Kebede W/Tsadik, vice president for community Engagement and Enterprise Development, said that the University has not, so far, had a clear and well-structured guideline for University-Industry-Linkage and Entrepreneurship development. As professor Kebede said, the main reason why the university needs this guideline is to strengthen partnerships and collaborations between Haramaya University, and industries and other key stakeholders through staff exchange and students’ engagement. He added that enriching the guideline helps the University to create a formal, agreement based, smooth, and mutually beneficial relationship with the stakeholders.

After the prepared Guideline Document had been presented by Dr. Mitiku Eshetu, Director for University-Industry Linkage and Entrepreneurship Development, and Mr. Abdulahi Adem, Associate Director for University-Industry Linkage and Entrepreneurship Development, the reviewers presented their constructive comments on the presented document. Finally, the whole participants of the workshop vividly discussed the guideline.

It was also noted that other workshop will be arranged for external guideline review in the presence of external stakeholders.

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