• To train members of the academic staff in ODL teaching methodologies and modern research methodologies so that the university attains high academic standards nationally and internationally.
    • To train members of the staff on department/faculty/university   administration in order to ensure they function as effective and efficient contributors for the development of the university
    • To provide training assistance to improve the work place



    • To identify the essential needs for staff development
    • To organize the training workshops in line with the identified needs
    • To provide financial needs for training workshops conducted by the SDC
    • To facilitate various staff development activities organized by other Departments/Divisions/Centers of the OUSL



    • Computer laboratory
      • Fully air-conditioned computer laboratory equipped with 35 computers with Internet facilities
      • Audio visual facilities


    • Seminar room
      • Fully air-conditioned seminar room with a seating capacity for 80 persons
      • Flexible furniture to facilitate a lecture and group work
      • Audio visual facilities