Social Business Plan Competition 2010 inaugurated at NSU
FOR the very first time in Bangladesh, North South University- Young Entrepreneurs Society (YES!) and Yunus Centre jointly organized 'Social Business Plan Competition 2010'. The inauguration ceremony was held at the North South University premises on 28th February 2010. It was formally inaugurated by the Chief Guest Professor Dr. S A M Khairul Bashar, Pro Vice Chancellor, NSU. There were also other distinguished guests present in the ceremony - Mr. Aftab Mahmud Khurshid, Chief Brand Officer, Banglalion Communications LTD; Ms. Lamiya Morshed, Executive Director of Yunus Centre; Professor Dr. Abdul Hannan Chowdhury, Director BBA Program and CPDS, NSU, who addressed the ceremony. Mr. Mohammad Sohail Mustafa, Core Faculty Member, School of Business and faculty advisor of YES! gave a vote of thanks to all. A total number of 32 teams from different public and private universities enlisted for the competition. The inauguration ceremony was followed by a workshop conducted by the delegates from the Yunus Centre where the participants engaged in brainstorming and asked questions which were answered by the Yunus Centre representatives. The deadline for submitting the Social Business Plan is 18th March 2010. After being judged, top 5 teams will present their plans in the grand finale which will be held in April 2010.