DBN : Seeds of Change Workshop

DBN : Seeds of Change Workshop


By Shaykh Sajid Ahmed Umar and Edriss Khamissa
Date: 28th September 2013 (Saturday)
Venue: UKZN , Westville campus, T2 , (T block)
Timings: 9 AM – 6 PM
Cost: R100
*Course material and refreshments provided
Have you ever wondered….
What am I doing with my life? How can I overcome the unhappiness and dissatisfaction I feel in my life? How can I bring back the energy and Eeman that I used to have? How can I manage my responsibilities, my family, my studies, and pursue my dreams simultaneously?
I want to do so much with my life – how do I start?!Say goodbye to all those questions, doubts and frustrations as we invite you to a phenomenal event that will transform your life and kick-start your dreams and aspirations! Intend for one day to change the course of your life with the
Seeds of Change – Visioning WorkshopFind the motivation and tools to organize your thoughts, prioritize your roles, and implement your dream projects at this full-day live , interactive
Includes inspirational talks and interactive activities to:
1) Positively change your outlook of life and yourself
2) Bring your heart to the centre stage: focusing on its purification and revival
3) Motivate you to take the first step towards an inspirational future!
Separate seating for males and females
Banking details Shaaista Mahomed Absa
Branch: kingsmead
Acc no.: 9246 170905
Branch code: 632005
Email deposit slip to
Shaaista Mahomed 083 233 2504 smahomed08@gmail.com
Rookaya Vawda 083 623 1154 rookayavawda@mweb.co.za bbm pin: 23A5B8BA
Why this course is meant for YOU
Are you living by the ideal standards for your life or simply by that which you’ve become accustomed to accept for yourself? Are you moving around life aimlessly, without any focus? Are you involved in many activities with low impact? Are you failing to squeeze every second of your life to the betterment of the Hereafter?
The Prophet (peace be upon him) taught us: “Actions are judged by intentions and every man will have only what he intended.” What have you intended for your life?From this course expect to gain an insight into aspects that act as a beacon into breeding focus, productivity and excellence, in our tiresome journey to the Hereafter.

Segments of the WorkshopVISIONING
Understanding Visions, Missions and Goals
Painting a Picture
Choosing the other Half
Home with Harmony
Balancing Roles
Time Management
Prioritizer or Procrastinator?
Discovering Rocks

Re-focusing the Lens
Adopting Change
Understanding Principles

Seeds of Change
Being Positive

Me, Myself, and I
Removing the Shackles
Climbing Ladders

Information on the speakersSheikh Sajid Ahmed Umar

Sheikh Sajid Umar was born in Leicester, UK. He attended primary and secondary school and college in Harare (Zimbabwe), where he studied IT and obtained a first class degree. Having memorised the Qurʾan at the age of 18 and successfully opening an ITbussiness, he turned his attention towards Islamic studies. He travelled to Riyadh where he enrolled at ImaamMuhammedIbn Saud Islamic University completing a University Diploma in Arabic language and Islamic Sciences. He continued his studies at al-Imam University, graduating with a Bachelors degree in Sharīʿah, and a masters degree in Judiciary (Qadha) from the Higher Institute for Judiciary Studies (Maʿhad al-ʿālili’l-Qaḍā) at al-Imam University.He has spent much of his semester breaks teaching various Islamic and development programs for the youth and adults worldwide. These classes ranged from lectures in Masajid, Conferences, Radio, TV and via Online mediums. He has also spent time working on syllabus and curriculums for use in Islamic schools based in the West. He is an Imam and Khatib of the largest Masjid in Zimbabwe. He is also a Lecturer at Knowledge International University and a member of their Academic Management Team. His hobbies include building computers to customer specs, book collecting and reading.Sh. Sajid is married and has two sons, named Abdullah and Ahmed. He has a brown belt in karate, is a keen golfer, swimmer, footballer and cricketer, and has completed several articles and dissertations on the Islamic Sciences.

Sheikh Sajid is also the ‘Director of Islamic Development’ for Mercy Mission World, alKauthar and Student’s Guild Lecturer, Chief Islamic Editor for Little Explorers Magazine, and project manager for several media related programs specific to Islamic Satellite Channels.

Edris Khamissa
Edris Khamissa is a well known international educationist and trainer who has conducted workshops / seminars in South Africa,Nigeria,Zambia, Australia, United Kingdom, North America,Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. He is an excellent motivational speaker who has tremendous faith in man’s capacity to make a change. His attendees find his programmes life-changing. What permeates the workshop is his passion and commitment. His anecdotes together with his knowledge make his presentations animated and insightful. He is actively involved in empowering the communities with knowledge and skills in the following areas:
* Parenting
* Marriage
* Youth Development
* Curriculum Development
* Staff Development
* Business Training
‘Experience is not so much what happens to you but rather what you do to what happens to you’
~ A productive Muslim, A prosperous Ummah! ~

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