Schedule of Orientation and Bridging Course

3 July to 31 July 2017

DateTimeDescriptionInstructor
Monday, July 109:00am-
10:00am
Introduction to Ten Sources of KnowledgeProf. Rinzin Wangdi
10:15am-
12:00pm
Controlled Substances PolicyProf. Sonam Tshering
12:15pm-
1:00pm
Life SkillsDean Sonam
1:00pm-
2:00pm
Lunch
Tuesday, July 119:00am-
10:00am
Guest Lecture: Prof. Andy Spalding, University of Richmond (USA)Prof. Andy Spalding
10:15am-
11:30am
Value EducationProf. Nwgawang Lhundrup
11:30am-
12:45pm
Life SkillsDean Sonam
1:00pm-
2:00pm
Lunch
2:00pm-
3:00pm
Communication SkillsProf. Pema Wangdi
3:00pm-
4:00pm
Team Building Exercise - Follow UpProf. Stephan Sonnenberg
Wednesday, July 129:00am-
10:00am
Origin of Legal Terminology: Choekey and TibetanProf. Rinzin Wangdi
11:30am-
1:00pm
Value Education Prof. Nwgawang Lhundrup
1:00pm-
2:00pm
Lunch
2:00pm-
4:00pm
Audience with the Honourable Chairperson of the National Council
Thursday, July 139:00am-
11:00am
Harassment PolicyProf. Stephan Sonnenberg
11:30am-
1:00pm
Introduction to Bhutanese Legal System (Guests will include students and staff from Punahou High School, Hawaii, USA)Prof. Nima Dorji
1:00pm-
2:00pm
Lunch (Guests will include students and staff from Punahou High School, Hawaii, USA)
Friday, July 149:00am-
10:00am
Basics of Human ValuesProf. Ngawang Lhundrup
10:15am-
11:15am
Introduction to the Constitution of BhutanProfs. Nima Dorji and Rinzin Wangdi
11:30am-
1:00pm
Introduction to Civic Engagement and Volunteerism AwarenessProf. Stephan Sonnenberg and Dean Sonam
1:00pm-
2:00pm
Lunch
Saturday, July 159:00am-
10:30am
Disaster PreparednessMr. Karma, Estate Manager
11:00am-
1:00pm
SUPW
Monday, July 179:00am-
10:00am
Introduction to the Institution of MonarchyProf. Nima Dorji
10:15am-
11:15am
Life SkillsDean Sonam
11:30am-
12:30pm
Further Library SkillsProf. Judy Stark
1:00pm-
2:00pm
Lunch
2:30pm-
4:30pm
Visit to the office of and address by the Honourable Prime Minister
Tuesday, July 189:00am-
10:00am
Introduction to Executive GovernmentProf. Nima Dorji
10:15am-
11:15am
Public Speaking and Communication SkillsProf. Pema Wangdi and Dean Sonam
11:30am-
1:00pm
Computer LiteracyMr. Kelden Jamtsho
1:00pm-
2:00pm
Lunch
2:30pm-
4:30pm
Visit to the National Assembly and audience with the Honourable Speaker
Wednesday, July 199:00am-
10:00am
Introduction to the LegislatureProfs. Nima Dorji and Sonam Tshering
10:15am-
11:15am
Life SkillsDean Sonam
11:30am-
1:00pm
Introduction to the Legal ProfessionProf. Michael Peil
1:00pm-
2:00pm
Lunch
2:30pm-
4:30pm
Visit to the National Council of Bhutan, audience with the Honourable ChairpersonProf. Nima Dorji
Thursday, July 209:00am-
11:00am
Study SkillsProfs. Mark Wojcik and David Austin
11:15am-
1:15pm
Introduction to Judiciary and Judicial ProcessProf. Nima Dorji
1:15pm-
2:15pm
Lunch
2:30pm-
4:30pm
Visit to the Office of the Attorney General, address by Honourable Attorney General
Friday, July 219:00am-
11:00am
Study SkillsProfs. Mark Wojcik and David Austin
11:15am-
1:00pm
Public Speaking Practicum Prof. Pema Wangdi
1:00pm-
2:00pm
Lunch
2:00pm-
3:00pm
Guest Lecture: Marc Yaggi, Waterkeepers Alliance (USA)Mr. Marc Yaggi
Saturday, July 229:00am-
11:00am
Disaster PreparednessMr. Karma, Estate Manager
1:00pm-
5:00pm
Project with Waterkeepers AllianceTBA
Monday, July 249:00am-
11:00am
Study SkillsProfs. Mark Wojcik and David Austin
11:15am-
1:00pm
Computer LiteracyMr. Kelden Jamtsho
1:00pm-
2:00pm
Lunch
2:30pm-
4:30pm
Visit to the Thimphu Dzoongkhag Court, address by Chief Judge
Tuesday, July 259:00am-
11:00am
Study SkillsProfs. Mark Wojcik and David Austin
11:15am-
1:00pm
Computer LiteracyMr. Kelden Jamtsho
1:00pm-
2:00pm
Lunch
2:30pm-
4:30pm
Visit to the High Court of Bhutan, audience with the Honourable Chief Justice of the High Court
Wednesday, July 269:00am-
11:00am
Study SkillsProfs. Mark Wojcik and David Austin
11:15am-
12:00pm
Principles of Self GovernanceProf. Michael Peil and Dean Sonam
12:15pm-
1:15pm
Hard Work is the Key to Learning and SuccessProf. Rinzin Wangdi
1:15pm-
2:15pm
Lunch
2:45pm-
4:45pm
Visit to the Supreme Court of Bhutan, audience with the Chief Justice of Bhutan
Thursday, July 27All DayHoliday: First Sermon of Lord Buddha. Initiation of First Prayer.
Friday, July 289:00am-
11:00am
Study SkillsProfs. Mark Wojcik and David Austin
11:15am-
1:00pm
Computer LiteracyMr. Kelden Jamtsho
1:00pm-
2:00pm
Lunch
2:00pm-
3:00pm
Guest Lecture: Ms. Jacquelyn MacLennan, White & Case LLC (Belgium)Ms. Jacquelyn MacLennan
Saturday, July 29All DayOpening Ceremony
Monday, July 319:00amClasses start