Building High Impact Entrepreneurial & Incubation Centers in Pakistan

Building High Impact Entrepreneurial & Incubation Centers in Pakistan

Synopsis:

The IT and Technology revolution has changed the business landscape throughout the world. With the right entrepreneurial mindset, new ventures can be created with the least amount of resources i.e. very less capital, remotely based team members, suppliers, customers and mentors.

The business incubators and the entrepreneurial centers are playing an important role in promoting this mindset and culture. Pakistan with its huge number of youth population has no option but to start an entrepreneurial revolution. The Pakistani Universities have to take a step forward and play their role in this effort. This workshop is designed to prepare and develop University based and other incubation centers to initiate this process. Various cases studies, frameworks and exercises will be conducted to clarify the concepts.

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Venue

Aman-CED building, Main Campus, IBA Karachi
Dates and Time
13, 14 March, 2017, Proposal Writing (Optional) 15 March, 2017
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Workshop Fee

Rs. 35,000/participant (This includes lunch, tea and certificate) + 15,000 for Proposal Writing

20% discount for the group of 3 or more

Registration Process

1. Fill online registration form at http://tinyurl.com/BIC-IBA
2. Deposit fees PKR 35,000/participant at any branch of UBL. Account details are:

a. Account Title:      IBA, Karachi
b. Account #:         1146-00300025
3. Email the deposit slip to azadahmed@iba.edu.pk;
4. Contact Person: Azad Ahmed Phone: 021-38104700 Ext. 2702
Cell No 0334-8533000

Facilitator: Abid Malik, Mentor/Director Indus Ventures, USA

Abid Malik has over 24 years of sales, marketing, finance, and business development experience in Silicon Valley. He serves as Foundation Council member at LUMS center for Entrepreneurship where he mentors startups on Team Building, product and service development, Marketing and Finance readiness. Since 2013 he has mentored or invested in over 300 startups. In 2012 he was named "Process Tycon" during a business conference at university of Central Missouri (USA).

Facilitator: Dr. Shahid Qureshi, Program Director, Aman-CED, IBA Karachi

Graduated as a mechanical engineer from the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore in 1990. In 1993, was awarded the Government of Holland scholarship to pursue masters in Industrial Engineering and Management at Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand. Later on, obtained an MBA degree from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). In 2006, received the German (DAAD) scholarship to pursue PhD from the Department of Marketing at the Faculty of Business Administration at the Technical University of Berlin, Germany.

Over the years entrepreneurship and strategic management became his passion. In the year 2004, Shahid teamed with one of the leading entrepreneurs of the region to develop a business school in central Punjab. The target market of the business school comprises thousands of family businesses famous for engineering, ceramics products, sports goods, surgical instruments and many other leather products. The MBA with a concentration in entrepreneurship was developed with the help of the local entrepreneurs and the business community and the chambers of commerce. The venture turned out to be a success and contributed in the development and the uplift of the region.

In 2010, Dr. Shahid joined Aman Center for Entrepreneurial Development, IBA Karachi. Since then he has been working to design and launch different academic programs related to entrepreneurship.

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