A stakeholder consultation workshop on the Graduate Diploma in Leather and Footwear Management (GDLFM) for Promoting Executive Development Program held on 18 June 2022 at S. M. Nousher Ali Lecture Gallery at East West University. The workshop was organized by the Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP) and it was assisted by Barnamala Communication Limited & Viscom Communication Limited.
The chief guest of the program was Mr. Md. Ekhlasur Rahman, Additional Secretary, and Executive Project Director (EPD), Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP), Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh, and the special guest was Mr. Syed Nasim Manzur, President, Leathergoods And Footwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB). The program was chaired by Professor Dr. Tanbir Ahmed Chowdhury, Director, Executive Development Center, East West University.
Dr. Md. Sanwar Jahan Bhuiyan, Joint Secretary and Deputy Executive Project Director (DEPD) (Private-1), Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP), Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh delivered a presentation on the Executive Development Program (EDP) of the SEIP, Ministry of Finance. The Special guest also delivered a speech on the prospects of the GDLFM program and changes in future industry-academia collaborations.
The EDC-SEIP members of EWU, members of the association, stakeholders from the leather & footwear industry, and successful & potential trainees of the GDLFM program were also present in the workshop.
Executive Development Center (EDC), East West University (EWU) arranged an open discussion session on Curriculum Review Regarding 4ir, on Wednesday, 15 June 2022 at East West University.
A significant industry expert, faculties and EDC members were present during the session. All of the eminent experts provided on their valuable opinions and suggestions to upgrading contents, including new courses inclusion. Since the future works and industry operations change rapidly due to the technological advancement & automation, the experts focus on this aspect. They also emphasized on the courses that related to the global supply chain management, digital marketing, enterprise resource planning (ERP) for floor management, design and quality assurance.