Disability Inclusive Project Management – Air University

Muhammad Atif, Executive Director is delivering the session to Air university Students [Special Talent Exchange Program (STEP)]

Summary

STEP in collaboration with Air University, Islamabad organized a session for students of Management Sciences on Disability Inclusive Project Management. The event was attended by students and Head of Department "Management Sciences"!. Mr. Muhammad Atif, Executive Director and Ms. Abia Akram, Project Director have been delivered the lectures to the students of the University. The also sensitized the students about the rights of persons with disabilities.

My principle motivation behind the disability inclusive project management session where persons with disabilities themselves or individuals from their families start to lead the pack in the executives, arrangement of administrations and dynamic. Ensuring to include the persons with disabilities in project management because they are most vulnerable in the society. This key list highlights resources on areas such as evaluating, planning, measuring impact, measuring outcomes and using participatory methods. They sensitized the following key points:

  • The importance of participation for achieving disability rights
  • Attitudes about the value of inclusion of persons with disabilities in decision-making processes.
  • Possible advocacy strategies to advance the right of persons with disabilities to participate in decision-making, including in political and public life.
  • Described the provisions regarding participation in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
  • Linking Disability Rights and Democracy
  • Perceptions, Behaviors, and Satisfaction Related to Public Safety for Persons With Disabilities
  • How we can incorporated the above mentioned points in Disability Inclusive Project Management.
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