Orientation Ceremony of Entrepreneurship Development Program (CIE Batch XI ) at IBA CED

An Orientation Ceremony for IBA CED Flagship program- "11th Batch of Certificate in Entrepreneurship Program" held on Friday, 22nd October 2021 at AMAN CED building located at Institute of Business Administration, Main Campus-Karachi. The 11 Batch of CIE is a joint effort of IBA Center for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) and Jaffer Family Foundation- United Global Initiative along with KNOW Foundation (Karachi Needy Orphans and Women) and Haydari Benevolent Trust. These organizations have partnered to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Pakistan with a focus on youth and women empowerment. This collaboration encompass 3 months Entrepreneurship Development Program named as Community Youth Development Initiative (CYDI).

The proceedings of orientation ceremony begun with the recitation of Holy Quran by Mr. Muhammad Sarwar followed by national anthem. Program Director, IBA CED Karachi, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Shahid Qureshi, introduced the program to the participants and highlighted the salient features to be covered during the entire 3 months program. Prof. Qureshi, along with members of the IBA-CED team were present including Mr. Rao Israr Ahmed, Mr. Muhammad Asghar Azmi and other CED's team members. In the introduction, Prof. Qureshi shared IBA CED's 10 years transformational journey with the course participants.

Later, Mr. Muslim Raza Rajwani- Trustee, Haydari Benevolent Trust and Mr. Ali Asad Hemani- Trustee, KNOW Foundation (Karachi Needy Orphans and Women) also graced the occasion with their presence and highlighted the objectives of on-going projects by both trusts. Dr. Kamran Mumtaz, Chairperson and Assistant Professor, Department of Management, IBA Karachi highlighted the significance of the program with participants.

In total 75 participants have enrolled in the CIE Batch 11 with a major participation from women segment. It is worth mentioning that the women participation is funded by Jaffer Family Foundation- United Global Initiative AND KNOW (Karachi Needy Orphans and Women) and Haydari Benevolent Trust". The session ended with a group photograph followed by a networking high tea.

Orientation Ceremony of Entrepreneurship Development Program (CIE Batch XI ) at IBA CED
Orientation Ceremony of Entrepreneurship Development Program (CIE Batch XI ) at IBA CED
Orientation Ceremony of Entrepreneurship Development Program (CIE Batch XI ) at IBA CED
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