Department of Marketing organized one corporate/plant visit at the cement manufacturing plant of Seven Circle (BD) Limited at Kaliganj, Gazipur on 16th of November, 2016. The visit was organized basically for the marketing major students of BBA program. Dr. Partha Prasad Chowdhury, Associate Professor (Event Coordinator) and Mr. A.K.M. Kamrul Haque, Sr. Assistant Professor, from the Department of Marketing organized the trip in consultation with Prof. Dr. Charles C. Villanueva, Pro Vice Chancellor & Dean, Faculty of Business Administration and Dr. Khondaker Sazzadul Karim, Coordinator, Department of Marketing.
The visit was both enjoyable and informative. The insightful presentation & briefing session which was conducted by the organization contained detail information and provided students an opportunity to reduce the gap between theoretical knowledge and real life business situation in the context of cement manufacturing industry of the country. Engr. Nantu Kumar Dey, Chief Technical Officer, Md. Harun Ur Rashid, General Manager (Marketing, Sales & Distribution) along with other team members of Seven Circle (BD) Limited made the presentation on behalf of the organization. A Q & A session was included during presentation and students participated enthusiastically for clarification of different issues. The presentation session was followed by plant visit which helped students to acquire practical knowledge on the integrated value chain activities of a cement manufacturing plant.
On behalf of Department of Marketing of AIUB, Dr. Partha Prasad Chowdhury extended his profound thanks to the officials and staff of Seven Circle (BD) Limited for their support & hospitality and AIUB management for providing the administrative support to organize this successful trip. On behalf of participants (students) Ms. Rubaiya Rahman delivered vote of thanks to the management of Seven Circle (BD) Limited and highly appreciated about overall arrangement and food (snacks & lunch) they served. At the end of the program Faculty members and students handed over gift hampers to Chief Technical Officer, General Manager (Marketing, Sales & Distribution), and to other top officials of Seven Circle (BD) Limited as small token of appreciation. Seven Circle (BD) Limited also handed over gift items to all participants.