What is the Business and Leadership Development Program?

The Bangladesh – Saskatchewan Business and Leadership Development Program, 2018 International Summer Course and Symposium is comprised of representatives from the Collge of Education, the College of Arts and Science (Departments of Economics and English), and the Edwards School of Business.  Together with the Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka, this study abroad program aims to expose students to leading foreign educational institutions and facilitate interaction and networking with acadmics, business leaders, and policy makers in an international setting.  The purpose of the summer course is to provide a platform to advance knowledge sharing, research collaboration, economic development, business partnership development, and other collaboration opporuntities between our Universities and beyond.

Presenters

Chief Darcy Bear Chairman of the Board, Whitecap Development Corporation
Dr Joel Bruneau College of Arts & Science (Economics)
Ms Angie Caron Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program (SUNTEP)
Ms Jebunnessa Chapola College of Arts & Science (Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies)
Dr Mobinul Huq College of Arts & Science (Economics)
Dr Abdullah Mamun Edwards School of Business (Finance)
Ms Liz Miller College of Arts & Science (English)
Mr Rob Norris Office of the Vice-President Research
Dr David Parkinson College of Arts & Science (English)
Dr Michelle Prytula College of Education (Dean)
Dr Asit Sarkar Edwards School of Business (Management & Marketing)
Mr Jamie Valentine Saskatoon Public School Division
Dr Keith Willoughby Edwards School of Business (Dean)

Local and Corporate Hosts

University of Dhaka Professors

Ms Sabiha Farzana Moonmoon Banking & Insurance
Mr Md Nazmul Hasan Banking & Insurance
Mr Mohammad Rakib Uddin Bhuyian International Business
Dr Muhammad Shariat Ullah Organizational Strategy & Leadership
Prof Dr Anisur Rahman Marketing

BLDP 2018 Participants

Ms Sumaya Tahmeed Zafreen Organizational Strategy & Leadership
Ms Tasfia Tasnim Revu Organizational Strategy & Leadership
Ms Rubina Nazneen Rothi Tourism & Hospitality Management
Mr Choton Molla Tourism & Hospitality Management
Mr Shamsul Kibria Arnob Tourism & Hospitality Management
Mr Mohammad Atique Rafi Tourism & Hospitality Management
Ms Nusrat Jahan Ameli Banking & Insurance
Mr Leton Kabiraj Banking & Insurance
Mr Tapon Karmakar Banking & Insurance
Mr Md Mahadi Hasan Banking & Insurance
Mr Syed Maheen Jubayed Banking & Insurance
Mr Md Faysal Kayes Banking & Insurance
Mr Muhammad Abdullah Banking & Insurance
Mr Towhidul Islam Khan Banking & Insurance
Mr Mohammad Sha Suja Banking & Insurance
Mr Mohammad Mahbubul Islam Banking & Insurance
Mr Mohammad Alamgir Hossain Banking & Insurance
Mr Akhil Roy Banking & Insurance
Mr Raquibul Hassan Banking & Insurance
Mr Md Abdul Kaium International Business
Mr Kazi Nayeem Uddin International Business
Mr Md Khorshed Anwar International Business
Mr Mohammad Mostofa Hossain Farazi International Business
Mr Munshi Omar Faruk Ahmed International Business
Mr Nazrul Islam International Business
Mr Nahid Newaz International Business
Mr Safkat Ahammad Samy International Business
Mr Md Arafat Hossain International Business
Mr Rafiqul Islam International Business
Mr Md Sabuj Mia International Business
Mr Md Sadiqur Rahman Marketing
Mr Yeasir Arafat Marketing

BLDP 2018 Program

Program Objectives

The major goal of the BLDP is to provide an intensive opportunity for participants from University of Dhaka and the University of Saskatchewan to deepen their knowledge of theory, practice, and reflection, contributing to their skills as leaders of businesses, banks, and other organizations.  The activities of the BLDP will enable participants to:

  1. expose students to leading foreign educational institutions, and
  2. facilitate interaction and networking with academics, business leaders, and policy makers

BLDP 2018 Session Resources Provided

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BLDP 2018 Organizing Committee

Dr Joel Bruneau College of Arts & Science (Economics)
Dr David Burgess College of Education (Associate Dean)
Dr Donald Gilchrist College of Arts & Science (Economics)
Dr Mobinul Huq College of Arts & Science (Economics)
Dr Abdullah Mamun Edwards School of Business (Finance)
Mr Rob Norris Office of the Vice-President Research
Dr David Parkinson College of Arts & Science (English)
Ms Patricia Prowse College of Education (SELU)
Dr Michelle Prytula College of Education (Dean)
Dr Asit Sarkar Edwards School of Business (Management & Marketing)
With additional support from:  
Ms Charlene Robertson College of Education (Associate Dean's Office)
Mr Bruce Bradshaw College of Education (SELU)
Ms Cecile Laprairie College of Education (SELU)