Outgoing students learn corporate skills from industry experts at IUB
The Office of Career Guidance, Placement and Alumni Relations (CGP&AR) of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) organized a Corporate Grooming Session on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at the university auditorium. The program was organized in close collaboration with the five academic schools of IUB.
The content of the program, which was divided into two sessions, was specifically tailored to equip outgoing undergrad students with tools that would help them realize their potentials and overcome the challenges fresh graduates often face at the start of their careers. Participation at the event was made mandatory for all IUB students ready for graduation and internship.
The first session was jointly conducted by Mr. Sayeed Nasir, Executive Vice President and Head of Department, Organizational Development & Employee Relations, bKash Limited and Ms. Tasnim Zaman, Assistant Manager, Digital Employee Engagement and Branding, bKash Limited. Students were given demonstration on how to write winning CVs and cover letters and how to excel in interviews.
In the second session, Ms. Lamiya Bushra, Unit Head - Group HR, Mutual Trust Bank Ltd. and an IUB business graduate, shared real life examples and anecdotes from her career that spanned over 15 years in a range of different HR roles in multinational companies and corporate commercial banks.
While addressing the students, Professor Niaz Ahmed Khan, Ph.D, Pro-Vice Chancellor of IUB, explained the importance of determination and honesty for a successfull career. Professor Dr. Taiabur Rahman, Dean of IUB's School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, stressed on relationship and networking along side knowledge and skills. Ms. Sharmeen Islam, Assistant Director of CGP&AR, conducted the program and delivered the vote of thanks to the guests and participants.