Sesh Sukhdeo Engaging entrepreneurship in Bangladesh
SME Seminar Co-ordinated
Hotel Radisson/ Hotel
North South University
In association with
Bangladesh Bank, CIRDAP & DCCI
Initiated by 3D Learning Initiative of Ispahani
Event Partner CANVAS
WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?
We'll share profitable cutting edge business practices, creating a space new initiatives which
lead to growth. Every attendee will have the opportunity to contribute and engage during
our facilitated sessions.
We’ll help YOU achieve “YOUR PERSONAL & BUSINESS GOALS” better and faster than you
ever imagined and create new networking opportunities.
This is for you if:
You have a vision, or are a business owner or Leader
You're passionate about growth.
You are seeking new ways and opportunities .
You have a growing business and would like to “POWER IT UP”.
Be part of a new journey and establish a new path to success, align yourself with like-
Why? A seminar like nothing you have attended
Gain insights to what will make or break your
careers and businesses.
Hear from leading International experts.
Learn about some of the secrets which impact
Get ahead and start now!
The speakers don’t just speak, they engage!
A Powerful and Dynamic seminar
which will change the way you
Inspire the next generation of
entrepreneurs and equip them
with the necessary understanding
of the skills and knowledge to grow
Inspire new ideas, create action
plans which lead to success.
Session 1 – SNAPSHOT: Enhancing Business growth, and job
creation: further opportunities for the education sector to enhance
Session 2- OPENSPACE: Spotlight current project efforts
and successes. Review other country initiatives and assessment of
relevance. Where are we now, and where do we want to get to?
Session 3 – JOURNEY: The Entrepreneurs journey: How do we
enhance it and make it better?
Session 4 – IMPERATIVES: Partnerships and strategic positioning
opportunities, generating new enterprises, enhancing employability,
and multi stakeholder action planning for the future.
Proposed Programme – Bangladesh Saturday, 5 October 2013
Session 1 - “Powering up the 12 enabling skills which will
lead to Career Success and Business Growth”
Session 2 - Opportunities in Bangladesh – How educators can
enhance enterprise and employability opportunities.
Session 3 – Personal and Business Action Planning – The 90
Proposed Education sector
Program – Bangladesh
Sunday, 6 October 2013
H. E. G M Quader
Minister, Bangladesh Commerce
Holding a number of portfolios throughout his career,
Mr Quader has worked with a range of businesses
Dr. Atiur Rahman
Hon’ Governor, Bangladesh Bank
Dr. Atiur Rahman took the helm of the Central Bank of
Bangladesh for four year tenure on May 1, 2009 as the 10th
Governor of Bangladesh Bank, the country's monetary policy
authority, financial sector regulator and supervisor.
He has been a renowned economist in his varied roles as a
University Professor, researcher, banker
He served as Project Director / Team Leader on 22
international and 58 national projects related to socio-
economic development and participated in 75 international
and around 250 national workshops
Dr. Cecep Effendi
Dr. Cecep Effendi has fifteen years experiences
both as activist and as academician in the area
of decentralisation and democratisation.
Dr. Effendi served as partner of the Asia
Foundation in initiating a new reform for local
government, programme manager of
decentralisation of UNDP and Senior Advisor of
the German Technical Cooperation’s Advisory
Service Support for Decentralisation in the
Ministry of Home Affairs, Republic of Indonesia.
Dr. Effendi has assumed the position of Director
General of CIRDAP from 6 July 2012.
The Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) is a regional,
intergovernmental and autonomous organisation. It was established on 6 July 1979 at the initiative of
the countries of the Asia-Pacific region and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United
Nations with support from several other UN bodies and donors. The Centre came into being to meet the
felt needs of the developing countries at that time as an institution for promoting integrated rural
development in the region.
From the original six members, CIRDAP has now grown up as a Centre of 15 member countries. The
member-countries are Afghanistan, Bangladesh (Host State), Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Lao PDR,
Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam
President, Dhaka Chamber Of
Commerce & Industry
Mr. Khan is the President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce
and Industry (DCCI), the pioneer and largest Chamber in the
country, representing more than 14000 members.
A self-made Businessman, Mr. Khan started his business
career in 1990 with Daffodil Computers Limited (DCL) a
public listed company and being acknowledged by various
organizations as one of the outstanding Business Leaders of
Bangladesh Business World, who made immense and
indelible contribution in the field of Computer Education,
Human Resource Management and Development towards the
H. E. Robert Gibson
British High Commissioner
Mr Gibson has been British High Commissioner to Dhaka, since
He previously served in Saudi Arabia, UK Rep Brussels, Trinidad
and Tobago, OECD Paris and as Deputy High Commissioner Dhaka.
Since that previous posting in Bangladesh he has served as Deputy
Ambassador, Baghdad and Head of Post in Karachi. He was
appointed CMG by Her Majesty in the 2011 New Year’s Honors'
Syed Maruf Reza
Assistant prof. dept of business administration,
daffodil university; Consultant of DCCI Business
The Editor and Publisher of Marketing Review, the first ever
student journal on marketing, published from Bangladesh. This
is the only research journal which is publishing the academic
articles of the students doing business graduation major in
marketing in Bangladesh and abroad.
Rokia Afzal Rahman started her career in a commercial bank
in 1962 when very few women had entered banks universally.
She became the first woman bank manager of the country in
1964. She later became a sponsor Director in Midas Financing
Limited, Director in Reliance Insurance Ltd. Mrs. Rahman
served as a Director in the Central Bank of Bangladesh as a
member of the board for three years.
Mrs. Rokia Afzal Rahman
Known as The "Corporate Diplomat" reflecting his international
experience of working with Businesses, Governments, Presidents and
He is a established and inspiring speaker on Growth, a World Class Trainer
& Facilitator. He captivates minds, powers up your mind to make a
difference and has worked globally on capacity and capability
Ranked the top 20 Youngest Entrepreneurs in the World (2012), a title
once held by former US President, John F Kennedy.
Adviser of many different boards & trusts. Most notable former adviser to
the Malaysian Government office surrounding enterprise education.
Regular writer for Virgin.com and various publications & websites
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