On July 16, 2020, the College of Computing and Informatics at the University of Sharjah held its second advisory board meeting chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Fahim bin Sultan bin Khalid Al Qasimi, CEO of the Government Relations Department, and the presence of the members of the College's advisory board, and the presence of Prof. Dr. Mohamad Obaidat, Dean of the College of Computing and Informatics, and Prof. Dr. Ashraf Elnagar, Vice Dean and Secretary of the Board.
The Dean of the College, Prof. Mohammad Obaidat, gave an overview of the college's programs in the bachelor's, master's and doctoral stages, then talked about the indicators of evaluating the college's performance according to the strategic plan of the college and the university. He also commented on distance learning that the University of Sharjah has implemented since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. In addition, he detailed the conferences, seminars, forums and scientific workshops organized by and with the participation of the college, its faculty members and students. In addition, he briefed the board on the status of new programs expected to be accredited in the near future.
During the council's meeting, the board approved the minutes of the previous meeting, and the board's members submitted through discussions a set of proposals aimed at linking the university's programs and graduates to the labor market. The board's charter that was prepared based on a proposal at the previous meeting was presented, which aims to define the desired objectives of the advisory board besides detailing the responsibilities and roles assigned to the members of the Council, and how to serve the community by providing distinguished graduates who would help in the development and development of society. The members of the Council also suggested defining a set of performance indicators for the faculty that contribute and harmonize with the general performance indicators of the university.