CED's Certificate Graduation Ceremony & Startup Launching ceremony

CED's Certificate Graduation Ceremony & Startup Launching ceremony

Feb 14, 2019: The evening of 14th February marked the celebration of graduation of IBA CED's 7th and 8th batch of its Certificate in Entrepreneurship under its flagship entrepreneurship development program (EDP). The historic G&T auditorium in IBA's main campus was the venue of this splendid graduation ceremony. The environment was full with happiness and joy. The graduating students, wearing the graduating gown, were enthusiastic to receive their certificates and to begin a new phase of their lives. To share the celebration and to motivate the passing out young entrepreneurs, Dr. Farrukh Iqbal, Executive Director IBA was present as the chief guest of the ceremony. Along with the executive Director, Dr. Shahid Qureshi, Program Director CED, Dr. Nasir Afghan, Dr. Imran Khan, Dr. Kamran Mumtaz and others were there also during the graduation ceremony. The guests of honor were Mr. Muhammad Rahat Hussain, Nestle, Pakistan and Syed Mahmood, Karachi Foods and Zeeshan Altaf Lohya, Founder & President, Z Group of Companies. The ceremony commenced with the recitation of Holy Quran and Naat, after which the podium was taken over by Dr. Shahid Qureshi. He formally introduced the program and the passing out entrepreneurs. He let the audience to know about the businesses they have commenced after this program. The conferment of certificates on batch 7 begin after the formal introduction. A total of 70 entrepreneurs in batch 7 were conferred with the certificates. The ceremony witnessed the launch of some of the businesses of the participants while some mementos were presented to the Dr. Farrukh Iqbal, dean and director. This presentation was followed by dramatic performance to showcase effectuation and causation mindsets. This play was written and conceptualised by Dr. Shahid Qureshi. Later, the batch 8 was conferred with the certificates and the total of 63 entrepreneurs received the certificates. Mr. Rao Israr Ahmed, Program Manager EDP introduced the graduating entrepreneurs. All the passing out entrepreneurs showed their motivation and interest to play their role in the national economic development. The ceremony ended with group photographs, the presentation of flowers and shields to all of the guests followed by the dinner.

CED's Certificate Graduation Ceremony & Startup Launching ceremony
CED's Certificate Graduation Ceremony & Startup Launching ceremony
CED's Certificate Graduation Ceremony & Startup Launching ceremony
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