IBA CED's CIE Batch 9 Final Students Business Startups Pitches & Closing Ceremony

IBA CED's CIE Batch 9 Final Students Business Startups Pitches & Closing Ceremony

After completing the meticulous training of four months, the participants finally reached the capstone presentation of the certification program. The final rocket pitches of EDP`s ninth cycle began on 20th July, 2019 and took place throughout the two-week span. The presentations were assessed by Dr. Shahid Qureshi (Associate Director, CED), Munawar Jamal (Marketing Consultant, IBA), Jami Moiz (Assistant Professor Marketing, IBA), Imran Azeem (IBA CED Alumni serving Shell Tameer), Muhammad Adnan (IBA CED Alumni serving Shell Pakistan), Dr. Kamran Mumtaz (Chairperson, Department of Management), Imran Muhammad Khan ( Manager NEP )and Rao Israr Ahmed (Program Manager, Entrepreneurship Development Program).

The business start-ups presented were related to various sectors including food, agriculture, technology, online retailing etc. From technology upgradation to fashion designing, from roadside café`s to organic vegetable stores, all of the ventures comprised of diverse entrepreneurial offerings and the ideas were related to almost every sector of the economy. The students addressed their business models and the different challenges they faced while initiating their entrepreneurial journey`s. They also discussed how CIE program helped them overcome their internal apprehensions and provided them a vision to work for their cause of becoming an entrepreneur. According to them, CIE served as a building block to transform their raw ideas into successful business start-ups that would not only contribute to the prosperity of the country but would also play their part towards a healthy and sustainable environment. The judging panel, mentors and the faculty applauded all the prospective entrepreneurs and their ventures. It is now that the new cohort of entrepreneurs are ready to acquire their role for which they have been trained and that is to contribute for the national economic development. In the end, Mr Rao Israr Ahmed thanked all the participants and judging panel. The IBA CED team would like to wish them all the success.

IBA CED's CIE Batch 9 Final Students Business Startups Pitches & Closing Ceremony
IBA CED's CIE Batch 9 Final Students Business Startups Pitches & Closing Ceremony
IBA CED's CIE Batch 9 Final Students Business Startups Pitches & Closing Ceremony
IBA CED's CIE Batch 9 Final Students Business Startups Pitches & Closing Ceremony
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