IBA-UNDP Entrepreneurship Faculty Development Workshop held at University of Balochistan, Quetta

IBA-UNDP Entrepreneurship Faculty Development Workshop held at University of Balochistan, Quetta

IBA Center for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) in collaboration with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Pakistan and University of Balochistan conducted a two days' faculty development workshop in Quetta. The purpose of this workshop was to develop a new breed of faculty members and professionals who are engaged or would like to engage in teaching entrepreneurship within Balochistan. The workshop received a very enthusiastic welcome from around 75 faculty members from 14 different universities, VTIs and various institutes throughout Balochistan.

The event was initiated by a welcome note from Dr. Shahid Qureshi (Program Director, IBA Center for Entrepreneurship Development) who further highlighted various other methods and aspects of teaching entrepreneurship. Furthermore, he explained the emerging Entrepreneurship model worldwide and the role of IBA AMAN CED in bringing about an entrepreneurial revolution within the country. He elaborated, "Over the years this Center has successfully developed Entrepreneurship Teaching Material, Entrepreneurship Research, an indigenous Entrepreneurship model called "E+ (Entrepreneurship Plus) Model". He further stated, "IBA AMAN CED helps people to recognize their bird-in-hand (who you are, what you know and whom you know), and how to start their businesses with the least amount of resources."

The ceremony was graced with the participation of Mr. Muhammad Khan Lehri, Provincial Minister for Education, Balochistan; Mr. Gohram Bugti, MPA Balochistan Assembly; Dr. Javed Iqbal, Vice Chancellor UoB; Dr. Saubia Ramzan, Dean Faculty of Management and Information Sciences UoB; Dr. Abdul Naeem, Director Institute of Management Sciences, UoB; Ms. Shazia Aman, Representative-UNDP Balochistan and Dr. Shahid Qureshi, Director IBA CED.

Lastly, the session concluded with closing remarks by Dr. Shahid Qureshi followed by a certificate distribution ceremony.

IBA-UNDP Entrepreneurship Faculty Development Workshop held at University of Balochistan, Quetta
IBA-UNDP Entrepreneurship Faculty Development Workshop held at University of Balochistan, Quetta
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