IBA CED conducted a workshop in UAJK

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It was acclaimed profoundly that Kashmir is a glimpse of heaven on the planet earth. The journey actually commenced from 2nd of March 2016 from Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu Kashmir. Straight after the landing in AJK, exploitation of entrepreneurial opportunities was commenced. This was done in terms of series of meetings with the entrepreneurs and local business owners. IBA CED was hosted by Mr. Mohsin Pervez Banday, Director, BIC, UAJK. The main happening was the meeting with the General Manager, Pearl Continental, Muzaffarabad, AJK. An informative and interesting insight about entrepreneurial opportunities in AJK was given by the gentleman. On Sunday, 3rd of March, our senses became mesmerized after seeing beautiful valley of Neelum. After seeing such beautiful and breathtaking sceneries we went all the way straight to the highway leading up to the occupied Kashmir. It was followed by the exploration of local entrepreneurial ventures like Agriculture, Tourism and arboriculture. With wonderful stories and effectuation principles the workshop was officially inaugurated by Dr. Shahid Qureshi, Program Director CED, IBA at UAJK Campus on 5th of March 2016. The main audience were belonging to several disciplines like Computing Sciences, engineering, Natural Sciences and others. More interestingly were the interviews of IBA CED team including Dr. Shahid Qureshi, Dr. Imran Khan and Rao Israr Ahmed on Local Radio FM 93.0 and PTV, AJK.

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Dr. Shahid introduced the IBA team, shared their success stories and accomplishments related to entrepreneurial development. It was not only just an introduction of IBA but it was more about how entrepreneurship education and practice can create opportunities in AJK. On the second day, 6th March, the flag was taken by Dr. Imran Khan, Assistant Professor IBA. Dr. Khan let the audience to understand Entrepreneurial business modelling and gave them better understanding about the business canvas. Dr. Khan kept the audience continuously engaged with the exercises and mentoring activities. On the last day, on 7th of March business pitch exercises were conducted and the findings were presented to the Vice chancellor, UAJK. In the end, IBA CED team presented a token of appreciation to the Vice Chancellor, UAJK, Prof. Dr. Khwaja Farooq Ahmad and Mr. Mohsin Banday on behalf of the whole IBA fraternity. This whole journey of entrepreneurial learning ended in a splendid ceremony of certificate distribution. IBA, CED team is heartily thankful to the wonderful hospitality showcased by the BIC, UAJK Team.

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