The Intended Graduate Attributes (GAs) for The Faculty of Management, Social Sciences and Humanities (FMSH)
1. Critical acquisition of an in-depth academic and professional knowledge with a clear assimilation of its practice for a lifelong autonomous learning.
Graduates of FMSH of KDU should be knowledgeable about the analytical acquisition of concepts and principles relevant to Management, Social Sciences or Strategic and Defence, and the practical use of these concepts and principles scientifically analysing their pros and cons according to their applicability in realistic situation in the modern context.
2. Effective and realistic practice of academic literacy and macro and micro communication skills with the knowledge of using the appropriate discourse to solve any cropped up issues or problems as a team.
Graduates of FMSH of KDU should have the ability to handle complex issues systematically to make sound judgements confidently and effectively applying receptive and productive skills of verbal communication with the nuances of the nonverbal communication in academic and professional setting with the ethical and social understanding to be an effective team member and a leader to find effective, efficient and sustainable solutions with novel ideas and approaches as a team for the betterment of the corporate and academic world and the social environment.
3. Entrepreneurship for the sustainability of a better social life with the practice of ethics and values inculcated through the acquisition of academic and professional knowledge.
Graduates of FMSH of KDU are capable of creating opportunities and solving problems to become self-sufficient entrepreneurs demonstrating unique academic disciplinary competencies in shouldering social, ethical and professional responsibilities with effective application of personal and intellectual autonomy as responsible citizens.
4. Enthusiastic communication with the passion for the scientific acquisition of information and logical application of such information to manage social networking in the professional, academic and corporate settings.
Graduates of FMSH of KDU have high propensity to be disciplined, competent and intensified managers or military leaders accomplished with the profound respect for different cultures and acknowledgement for wider societal beliefs to be the trendsetters for the feasibility of exercising actions with the cordial relationship with their subordinates as well as their superiors in professional establishments, academic institutes and corporate sectors with a great empathy and consciousness.
5. Clear visions for lives with adaptability and flexibility to espouse the deep-seated beliefs and conscience for preserving humane attitudes, societal values and professional expectations
Graduates of FMSH of KDU have had cumulative exposure to research and inquiry to identify wider ethical, social and professional beliefs to enhance their conscience of how to achieve academic, corporate or military goals with the application of flexible and adaptable mechanisms sharpening their visions.
6. Autonomous learning focusing on up-to-date knowledge with diachronic and synchronic analysis to accomplish the sustainable process of learning
Graduates of FMSH of KDU are capable in accomplishing the lifelong learning goals by adjusting their learning curves to acquire up-to-date knowledge and making the existing knowledge to generate new concepts relevant to unearthed knowledge and successful application of the existing theories to ground pragmatic theories to continue lifelong learning.
The Intended GAs for the FMSH should be evaluated focusing on the reliability, validity, and currency. Various mechanisms are available and, out of them, suitable mechanisms can be selected or new mechanisms can be introduced as grounded mechanisms. Further, SLQF has emphasized that having a well-established assessment process to evaluate whether the students have achieved or developed their status to match the stipulated Learning Outcomes (LOs) (Mampitiya, 2015, p. 14). Hence, GAs can be evaluated through testing the students’ achievements based on LOs.