19th January, 2021: Graduation Ceremony of 2nd ONLINE IBA International Entrepreneurship Winter School- 2020

IBA Center for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) successfully concluded 2nd International Entrepreneurship Winter School (IEWS- 2020/21). The 10-day rigorous entrepreneurship course was specially designed for those, who were interested in new venture creation, belong to the family business, interested in discovering their entrepreneurial potential, interested in social entrepreneurship. 

The course was attended by more than 30 participants from IBA undergraduate students belonging to different cities of Pakistan including Chitral, Lahore, Islamabad, and Karachi. The program aimed to provide the youth from different parts of Pakistan with opportunities to acquire entrepreneurial skills, develop their mindset, and start their own businesses. The 10-day program included renowned names from academia and industry, who shared insights and distinct international experiences leading participants to develop insights and understanding of entrepreneurial strategy and its various implications. Dr. Shahid Qureshi- Program Director IBA CED was the lead trainer. The Guest Speakers include, Dr. Umair Shah- University of Waterloo, Canada, Mr. Hans Guelich- Stamford University, Bangkok, Dr. Khurram Sharif- University of Qatar, Dr. David Aaker , the “Father of Modern Branding”- University of California, Berkeley, Haas School- United States, Professor James Calvin- Johns Hopkins University- United States. IBA CED specially invited Dr. Saras Sarasvathy- Paul Hammaker Professor at University of Virginia Darden School of Business to deliver a session on “Logic of Effectuation”.  

The ceremony was graced with the presence of prominent guest Ms. Bina Ul Haq- International Expansion Consultant- United Kingdom. The Ceremony started with the recitation of the Holy Quran. Next, Dr. Shahid Qureshi (Program Director - IBA CED) gave a welcome note and took the audience with a through back of 10 days activities by showing a slide show. The session was followed by an introduction to CED programs and interaction with CED team members.

At the end, IBA CED organized a networking lunch in the garden, and participants of the program were presented a scrumptious food. The ceremony ended on a group picture. 

Graduation Ceremony of 2nd ONLINE IBA International Entrepreneurship Winter School- 2020
Graduation Ceremony of 2nd ONLINE IBA International Entrepreneurship Winter School- 2020
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