NUS Training for Work Ethic’s

Group photo of participants attending the training

The National University of Samoa (NUS) started last week Monday 23rd to 26th April, 2018 with its staff training programme for 2018.
In collaboration with the Samoa In-country Training Programme (SICTP), NUS hosted the Work Ethics training.
The four-day course was conducted for 17 NUS staff from the various departments of the university.
Ethics refers to well-founded standards of right and wrong that prescribe what humans ought to do, usually in terms of rights, obligations, benefits to society, fairness, or specific virtues. Ethics, for example, refers to those standards that impose the reasonable obligations to refrain from rape, stealing, murder, assault, slander, and fraud. Ethical standards also include those that enjoin virtues of honesty, compassion, and loyalty. And, ethical standards include standards relating to rights, such as the right to life, the right to freedom from injury, and the right to privacy. Such standards are adequate standards of ethics because they are supported by consistent and well-founded reasons.
The purpose of this training course was first designed and used for
Objective 1: To define and explain the purpose of Work Ethics.
Objective 2: To identify the different characters that promotes good work ethics.
Objective 3: To demonstrate how NUS benefits from good work ethics.
Objective 4: To identify budgetary saving as result of good work ethics.
Objective 5: To identify the good and bad work ethics effect for the organization and its clients.
Objective 6: Discuss how good work ethics contributes to personal and organization development..
By the end of the programme, participants were competent in the following areas
1. NUS staff will gain good return on investment through reliable and efficient/effective staff performance.
2. NUS will promote a good create and maintain its own good Organizational Image.
3. NUS staff will have a better understanding of the Good Work Ethics monetary value and savings.
The Participants were especially happy and appreciative of the opportunity to socialise and network with other NUS staff members. All participants were thankful for the opportunity.
This training was made possible through the support of the Government of Samoa (Oloamanu Centre for Professional Development & Continuing Education – NUS) and the Development Partners (NZMFAT & AUSDFAT), through the continuation of this vital Capacity Building initiative, under the Education Sector Support Programme (ESSP) 2015 – 2018 Budget Support to the Oloamanu Centre for Professional Development and Continuing Education (OCPDCE), of the National University of Samoa (N.U.S).
Mrs Lineta Tamanikaiyaroi- Manager OCPDCE – NUS was there from the outset of the programme and delivered the key note speech upon the presentation of certificates.
The trainer for the week long course was Siaosi Salesulu.

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