IBA AMAN-CED organizes an orientation session on Summer Entrepreneurship Camp (SEC)

IBA AMAN-CED organizes an orientation session on Summer Entrepreneurship Camp (SEC)

June 25, 2018: The IBA Center for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) held an orientation ceremony for its Summer Entrepreneurship Camp (SEC). The program aims to help the participants discover and unleash their hidden entrepreneurial potential. The concept behind the program evolved by identifying the need of an engaging activity for children during their summer vacations. The inculcation of entrepreneurial mindset is one of the best alternatives for the future leaders of Pakistan.

The Attendees in the orientation ceremony included Dr. Mohammad Nishat – Acting Executive Director IBA, Dr. Imran Khan – Assistant Professor CED, Mr. Imran Muhammad Khan – Manager NEP, Mr. Azad Ahmed- Manager CED, Rao Israr Ahmed – Program Manager EDP, Ms. Zarrish Afreen – Manager SEC, CED faculty and the summer school participants.

Mr. Imran Muhammad commenced the session by introducing the IBA and CED, along with its various entrepreneurial programs. Expanding on that, Dr. Imran Khan emphasized on the importance of capitalization of skills and resources and advised the students to grab this opportunity to network, support and collaborate with each other.

Furthermore, Ms. Zarrish talked about the summer camp, a 3 weeks long entrepreneurship program based on the STEM education concepts: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. It was explained that the SEC would comprise of four modules: the mindset module, technology module, hands-on activities and learning hangouts. Launched in 2015, SEC, with its current (4th) batch of 80 students, aims to provide collaborative and fun-filled activities for youngsters to help them explore their entrepreneurial potential, while utilizing in-house resources to achieve their goals.

Addressing the participants, Dr. Nishat urged the candidates to practice interactive learning and learn from each other as collective learning makes it easier and fun for everyone.

The session ended with a cake cutting ceremony followed by a group picture of the participants with the Acting Executive Director.

IBA AMAN-CED organizes an orientation session on Summer Entrepreneurship Camp (SEC)
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