7 August 2019 – Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) held a Library Staff Development Programme (LSDP) 2019 at the Training Room, Library Complex, UTB.
About 41 participants from 17 government organisations, schools and institutions registered for the programme. Also present at the workshop was the Senior Librarian of UTB Library, Yang Mulia Dayang Hajah Pusparaini bin Hj Thani.
The programme is comprised of seven workshops that will take place between 7 until 25 September 2019. The workshops include topics on Presentation Skill, Critical Thinking, Customer Service Workshop, Stress Management, Telephone Etiquette, Team Building and Report Writing facilitated by Yang Mulia Madam Thulasimani Munohsamy, who has experience in teaching for 20 years in both Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam and currently pursuing her PhD in Education at Asia e University, Kuala Lumpur. She is also a former lecturer from UTB.
The first workshop conducted is on Presentation Skill which was designed to provide participants with skills and knowledge necessary to express themselves clearly with confidence in a variety of speaking situations in which 21 participants attended.
The programme aims to enhance the organisational and communication skills, work effectively in a team and explore self-management techniques among librarians and information workers in Brunei Darussalam.