Student day is held once in each year to celebrate the anniversary of the Male Business School. Year 2013, the student day preparations and tasks were part of assignment for the students who are doing operations management module. Student day, 5th April 2013 was celebrated with operations skills and creative performances by students. To carry on the tasks for student day 6 groups were established, that includes;
Marketing and sponsorship
Food and beverage
Health and safety
Expected outcome of the student day
The Student day was designed to give students an experience in operations management in reference to linear programming, critical path analysis and network planning, operational planning and control, operational outcomes and quality of the planning. It also considered the students to come out with innovative ideas to celebrate student day as a group work.
The main outcome was the focus of the student day as part of the operations management assignment.
Student Day programme
Last pre meeting before student day
The Associate professors of Male Business School met all the students before the student day in their Class. The pre meetings highlighted the progress of the task assigned group works and the team building for the final preparation of the ground where the activities will be held.
1. Wooly ends
How to play: Entangled pieces of the four colors of wool ( red,blue,yellow & green) will be kept in the centre of the ground. Each team has to pick up wool pieces corresponding to their team colors. The teams are to join the ends of the wool pieces to make a long thread. 2. String of Unity
How to play: participants are given 10 ft pole and some resources including 2 bundles of ropes. The objective is to erect the pole without touching it. 3. Caterpillar Race
How to play: Instruct team members to place hands on the shoulders of the team