Guests at the inauguration session of International Workshop on ‘Need for change in the course curricula of Business School: Positioning, Competency of Business School in BIMESTIC Region’ began today at Daffodil International University.
To develop education quality, research, regional cooperation and other important issues, a 2 day International Workshop on ‘Need for change in the course curricula of Business School: Positioning, Competency of Business School in BIMESTIC Region’ began today on June 3, 2016 at Daffodil International University Auditorium. Department of Business Administration and Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of Daffodil International University organized this international workshop.
Ambassador Md. Waliur Rahman, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on International Crimes Tribunal (ICT-BD) in Bangladesh, Former Special Envoy of Prime Minter Sheikh Hasina and Former Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs inaugurated the workshop as the chief guest. Commander Prof. Bhushan Dewan, Former Vice President, Tata Consultancy Services, India, Dr. Mustafa K. Mujeri, Executive Director, Institute for Inclusive Finance & Development, Dhaka and Prof. Dr. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Head, Quality Assurance Unit, University Grants Commission (UGC) were present as the special guests in the opening ceremony of the workshop. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University delivered the keynote presentation while Dr. Marie-Aimee Tourres, Academic Director, MBA program, University of Strathclyde, UK addressed as the designated discussant.
Presided over by Prof. Dr. Yousuf M. Islam, Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University, the inaugural ceremony was also addressed by Prof. Dr. Mawdudur Rahman, Suffolk University, Boston, USA and President, Knowledge Globalization Institute USA, Prof. Rafiqul Islam, Dean, FBE of DIU, Professor Dr. Muhammad Mahboob Ali, Director, IQAC, DIU and Executive President , Workshop Organization Committee and Mohammed Masum Iqbal, Head, Dept. of Business Administration, DIU and Chair person ,Workshop Organizing Committee.
Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Honorable Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University handing over a memento to chief guest of the inaugural ceremony Ambassador Md. Waliur Rahman, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on International Crimes Tribunal (ICT-BD) in Bangladesh, Former Special Envoy of Prime Minter Sheikh Hasina and Former Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
50 guest speakers from all over the world joined in this international workshop. From the country more than 100 educationists, Entrepreneur, Banker, Civil Society, Alumni & student, Journalists Ambassadors, Think Tank, Policy Makers, Researchers, Foreign Analyst, Internationally renowned trainer and educationists conduct the workshop and train up the students to develop education quality, research, regional cooperation and important issues.
While addressing Chief Guest Mr. Md. Waliur Rahman, Retired Ambassador, Government of Bangladesh stressed on to include Education in BIMSTEC. But, it’s a matter of great regret thatafter19 years of its inception, no initiative regarding education has not yet been taken. He hoped that under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina can take initiative in this regard and make it fruitful. He said, if quality education is not developed in BIMSTEC Rigion, investment, infrastructural development, transport facilities, tourism industries development will not bring any result. To build skilled manpower in BIMSTEC Region, he urged to introduce higher education accreditation, indexing Journal, Cross –border education and to set up a university for higher education.
Keynote presenter Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, BoT, DIU presented on Regional Accreditation, Ranking of Universities, Journal Indexation, Research and BIMSTEC Cooperation. He mentioned very clearly that the faculty members have a key responsibility to develop adequately skilled graduate on the basis of the demand of industries. He also focused on the learning process of graduating students; he suggested that students of graduating schools should learn by doing. They should engage themselves in the society to know the pulse of the consumers.