Thomas Adewumi University Hosts Inspiring May Edition of TAU KnowledgeX Series

Thomas Adewumi University (TAU) hosted the May edition of the TAU KnowledgeX Series, focused on "Growing with Your University as a Team Player."

Thomas Adewumi University Hosts Inspiring May Edition of TAU KnowledgeX Series

Thomas Adewumi University (TAU) recently held the May edition of its TAU KnowledgeX Series, focusing on the theme "Growing with Your University as a Team Player." This event aimed to foster knowledge sharing and collaborative learning among the academic staff. Prof. Adeniyi T. Adetunji from the Department of Business Administration facilitated the session, bringing his extensive expertise in Management, Organizational Behavior, and Human Resource Management to the forefront.

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The event commenced with welcoming remarks from Dr. Farohunbi Samuel, Coordinator of Human Capacity Development. Dr. Farohunbi highlighted the importance of the TAU KnowledgeX platform in promoting synergy between the university and the broader community. Following this, Mr. Olajide Omojarabi introduced Prof. Adetunji, an internationally renowned researcher with a Ph.D. in developing professional practice in higher institutions and an M.Sc. in international management from the United Kingdom.

Prof. Adetunji began his presentation with an interactive puzzle activity, setting an engaging tone for the session. He posed reflective questions to the attendees, such as "Is your institution growing?" and "Are you part of the growing stages?" These questions spurred discussion on personal and collective contributions to the university's development. He emphasized the inevitability of change and the need to adapt, illustrating these concepts with a video clip.

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A key highlight of Prof. Adetunji's presentation was his vision for transforming the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of education at TAU. He advocated for lecturers to think like entrepreneurs, stressing the importance of diverse and innovative teaching methodologies for future educational needs. "Today's world centers on standardization, but the future will center on reformation, where 100 students will use 120 ways to learn," he remarked.

Prof. Adetunji also discussed the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the job market, reassuring attendees that while AI will replace many jobs, it cannot replicate the unique capabilities of the human brain. He highlighted the importance of creativity, independent thinking, and emotional intelligence. Concluding his presentation, he inspired the audience to be creative, constructive, interactive, innovative, independent thinkers, and to have a good heart.

The session concluded with a lively question and answer segment, allowing participants to delve deeper into the topics discussed. The May edition of the TAU KnowledgeX Series was a resounding success, leaving attendees motivated and equipped with valuable insights to contribute to the university's growth as a cohesive and dynamic team.

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Thomas Adewumi University continues to foster enriching experiences through such events, solidifying its commitment to excellence and innovation in higher education.