Workshop on “Game Theory Training (GTT) Program" held at Turbat University

Posted on 21 Nov, 2022

The Office of Research, Innovation, and Commercialization (ORIC), University of Turbat (UoT) in collaboration with the Individualland (IL) Pakistan organized a three-day capacity-building workshop on “Game Theory Training (GTT) Program "from the 15th-17th November 2022 at the video conference room, UoT.

Speaking on the occasion, the resource persons of the workshop, Mr. Khoso Saifullah and Mr. Hashim Kakar from Individualland Pakistan said that Individualland Pakistan is a progressive research-based organization working in the development sector which has expertise in delivering skill and capacity building training workshops on soft and technical skills. They added that the areas of expertise include but are not limited to Media Development and Content Development, Monitoring and Evaluation of Youth Development, Peace Building and Community Resilience, and Governance Reform and Capacity Buildings.

Game Theory is basically a concept in various fields of study, especially in the field of economics that what optimal decisions to make in the backdrop of a conflict so that the results of the decision could be beneficial for all the stakeholders in one way or the other.

The training workshop was purely activity based where students were formed into groups and assigned tasks to identify a problem that a common man is facing in a particular region.  After identifying the problem, they were asked to make plans to solve the problem using the Game Theory tools and techniques in decision-making.

On this occasion, Dr. Ghulam Jan, Director ORIC thanked Mr. Khoso Saifullah and Mr. Hashim Kakar from IL for conducting such a useful training workshop for the students of UoT and engaging and training them on the practical approaches of the game theory concept which they read during their course of study.

Director ORIC extended his gratitude to the Vice-Chancellor, of the University of Turbat, Prof. Dr. Jan Muhammad for his support in arranging this training workshop for the students that will help them gain practical knowledge of their field.

While sharing their views, students said that this training workshop was very useful and informative, which will help them in developing skills in their personal and professional life.

At the end of the workshop, the certificates and shields were distributed among resource persons, organizers, and participants. 

Report by Dr. Ghulam Jan, Director ORIC, University of Turbat.