National Entrepreneurship Program (NEP) Hyderabad delegation's visit to IBA Karachi

National Entrepreneurship Program (NEP) Hyderabad delegation's visit to IBA Karachi

IBA CED embraced the presence of 38 participants of IBA National Entrepreneurship Program (NEP) Hyderabad on 9th December 2017. They visited IBA main campus along with Dr. Arabella Bhutto (Co-Director MUISTD), Dr. Adnan Patafi (Assistant Professor) and the management staff of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (IEC) of Mehran University. Moreover, a team from Isra University Hyderabad also accompanied the delegation. The batch had a tour to AMAN CED's hatchery and incubation center in which they interacted with the entrepreneurs who were running their ventures. Azad Ahmed (Manager CED) briefed the participants about the hatchery and incubation programs of IBA CED. Dr. Osama Nasim (Assistant Professor at National Textile University, Faisalabad) was also present at CED on 8th & 9th Dec, 2017. He conducted guest speaking sessions in Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Program and CIE class.

National Entrepreneurship Program (NEP) Hyderabad delegation's visit to IBA Karachi

After visiting incubation center, the joint session of NEP Hyderabad and CIE class was held at Alumni Students' Center. Dr. Shahid Qureshi (Program Director CED) welcomed the delegation and briefed them about the activities of CED and progress of CIE. Furthermore, eight successful entrepreneurs shared their entrepreneurial journey i.e. challenges and benefits of pursuing entrepreneurship as a career. These entrepreneurs included Mr. Aftab Hussain (founder of United Dairy Feed), Omer Zaffar (founder of Subhai.com), Waqas Ajmeri (founder of Ajmeri.pk), Afshan Samad (founder of Washez), Najia Navaid (founder of Sribbles Stationery), Mohammad Nadeem & Team (founders of Irtaash), Syed Abu Faisal (founder of BROOKSMUN HYDRONICS ENGINEERING (PVT) LTD) and Sajid Katiya (co-founder of Sacha's Cake). All these entrepreneurs were the graduates of AMAN CED's certificate in entrepreneurship program. The guest speaker session was followed by networking lunch.

The event continued after lunch where each Hyderabad student presented his own business model, highlighting the progress they had made so far in launching their new business ventures. Later on, Dr. Shahid Qureshi concluded the session on behalf of Dr. Farrukh Iqbal (Dean & Director IBA) with a note of thanks to all the participants and guests.

National Entrepreneurship Program (NEP) Hyderabad delegation's visit to IBA Karachi
National Entrepreneurship Program (NEP) Hyderabad delegation's visit to IBA Karachi
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