The Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management, Faculty of Business Administration in association with Dhaka Business Institute (DBI), the training and research wing of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industries (DCCI), organized a seminar on “Career Opportunities in Supply Chain Management”, on June 19, 2019 at the AIUB Permanent Campus (Multi-Purpose Hall). The event was part of a continuous initiative by FBA to enhance industry-academia collaboration and to orient students on the various career opportunities in supply chain management. DCCI is the largest business chamber in Bangladesh and Its membership consists of industrial conglomerates, manufacturers, importers, exporters, and traders. The event was covered by media outlets such as The Daily Observer. The DCCI officials were ushered to pay a courtesy call to the Honorable Vice Chancellor, Dr. Carmen Z. Lamagna.
Prof. Dr. Charles C. Villanueva, VP, Academics, and Dean, Faculty of Business Administration inaugurated the seminar with a welcome speech. Mr. Shankar Kumar Roy, Advisor, Crown Cement Group, delivered a lecture on the keynote paper. Mr. Roy presentation informed students regarding the current landscape of various career opportunities in Supply Chain Management in the country, relevant soft and hard skills requirements and professional certification opportunities. In addition, Mr. Md. Joynal Abdin, Acting Secretary, DCCI & Executive Director, DBI and Mr. Golam Zilani, Convenor, DCCI Skills Development Standing Committee-2019 delivered brief speeches. Ms. Farheen Hassan and Mr. Ashfaque A. Mohib, Head of the Department, Operations and Supply Chain Management, AIUB briefed the audiences regarding various industry-academia initiatives undertaken by the faculty. Mr. Roomee Tareque Moudud delivered the vote of thanks. The event was concluded with a group photo session and exchange of memento between dignitaries as a gesture of goodwill between AIUB and DCCI.
The event was coordinated by Dr. Saad Hasan, Ms. Nazmun Nahar and Dr. Rashedul Hoque with active support and guidance of Mr. Ashfaque A. Mohib, Head of The Department, Operations and Supply Chain Management, AIUB.