The Department of Management and HRM has organized a seminar titled ‘Emotional Intelligence is the new reality in Job Sectors’ on 1st August 2018 at the Multi-Purpose Hall. The two key note speakers were Md. Mostafizur Rahman, General Manager (IT) Robi Axiata Ltd. And Mr. Sajibul Islam, Founder Dream Psychology Foundation. The Vice President, Academics and the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration Dr. Charles C. Villanueva was present at the seminar and discussed the importance of EQ for educators and students. The seminar was initiated and Executed by the senior Assistant Professor Ms. Anisa Sultana, Department of management of HRM. The Faculty members of Management Department and the Coordinator of Management and HRM Department, Ms. Samia Shabnaz were also present during the seminar.
The focus of the seminar was twofold. At first Mr. Rahman brought light into the current trend of selection process and how organizations are prioritizing the presence of Emotional Intelligence among the job candidates. He also directed the attention of the audience on how to improve EQ and well prepared for the job interview. He argues that IQ is not enough to handle business situations rather it is EQ of the employees that facilitate them to take the right decisions and solving problems. This discussion continued until Mr.Islam offered the issue of mental well-being of Employees along with EQ. Mr. Islam said without being mentally sound a job candidate or an employee is not ready for this employment generation. Therefore, Students must be rigorous to use their EQ to win the job and tackling business situations. He also conducted a mini survey on mental well-being of the AIUB students who were present at the Seminar. The Guest speakers also expressed their intention to work with AIUB regarding EQ and mental-well-being in near future .The seminar was also observed by some other senior faculty members of different departments of faculty of Business Administration.