Inauguration ceremony: 6th batch of IBA CED Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Program (STEP)

6th batch of IBA CED Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Program (STEP)

November 09, 2019, IBA Center for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) has launched 6th batch of its Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Program (STEP) at IBA main campus.

The STEP is a weekend certificate program designed to help the young engineers and scientists to discover their entrepreneurial potential and leverage their innate capabilities and the learned skills and tools related to engineering and technology. During the course, participants are exposed to tools and techniques from management subjects such as Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Operations & Production Management and People Management. Multiple learning modes are used including, class lectures, case studies, group discussions, reading assignments, and games. Assessment is conducted through quizzes, assignments, and final group presentations.

The inauguration ceremony began with the recitation of Holy Quran and a national anthem followed by a welcome speech by Dr. Shahid Qureshi, Program Director IBA CED.

6th batch of IBA CED Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Program (STEP)

The current batch consists of students from 15 Universities, 02 vocational training institutes (VTIs) and some professionals from industry having engineering, science and technology backgrounds. The participants belong to University of Karachi, NEDUET, Dawood University, Sir Syed University, Usman Institute of Technology, FAST University, Indus University, Hamdard University, Sindh Madressatul Islam University, ILMA University, PAF KIET, Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Lyari and Virtual University. Some students are from Technical Training Institutes i.e. Pak Swiss Training Center and Government Polytechnic Institute Landhi.

Dr. Shaikh Mohiuddin, Associate Professor, University of Karachi; was the Guest of Honor for this ceremony. He appreciated the efforts of IBA CED in organizing STEP program for participants with technical backgrounds. The inauguration ceremony concluded with a networking tea.

6th batch of IBA CED Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Program (STEP)
6th batch of IBA CED Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Program (STEP)
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