Business Open Day Program held on October 27, 2023

The Department of Business Administration organized the "Business Open Day" on October 27, 2023, which featured several events. These events included a Flash Mob, Inaugural Session, Sustainable Business Idea Competition, Lunch, a Prize Giving Ceremony for the Idea Competition, and a Cultural Program. The first round of the idea competition took place on October 26, 2023, with 11 teams from 13 departments of the World University of Bangladesh (WUB) participating with their unique and creative ideas.

During the opening ceremony, Professor Dr. Abdul Mannan Choudhury, Vice Chancellor of WUB, served as the chief guest, while SM Zahid Hasan, Executive Director of Walton Group, was the guest of honor. Other guests present at the program included Professor Dr. M. Nurul Islam, Pro-VC of WUB, Dr. Selim Ahmed, Head of World School of Business (WSB), and Md. Azim, Assistant Professor at WSB. Additionally, Professor Zaki Imam, Registrar, Md. Kamrul Hossain, Sr. Deputy Registrar, Ahsan Thouhid Milton, Sr. Deputy Registrar, and heads and faculty members from various departments of the World University of Bangladesh attended the program. Mr. SM Zahid Hasan shared that an idea could become a profitable business if it is successfully implemented through sincere efforts, and he illustrated this point by sharing the story of Walton Group.

The prize-giving ceremony had Professor Dr. Mijanur Rahman from the Department of Marketing at the University of Dhaka as the chief guest. Other guests at the prize-giving ceremony included Dr. Abdul Mannan Choudhury, Vice Chancellor of WUB, Prof. Dr. M. Nurul Islam, Pro-VC of WUB, and Morsheda Choudhury, Treasurer of WUB.

At the end of the Business Open Day, a cultural program took place, which included a Welcome Dance, Poem Recitation, Modern Song, Several Dances with Folk Song, and more.

The entire program was coordinated by the faculty members of the World School of Business, with special recognition for the relentless efforts of Dr. Selim Ahmed, Md. Azim, Abdullah Mohammad Sharif, and Ujjal Yaman Choudhury. The official programs were anchored by Md. Moniruzzaman, Assistant Professor at WSB, while the cultural program was coordinated by Priyanka Das Dona, Assistant Professor at WSB. The program received support from the core members and coordinators of the WUB Business Club and WUB Entrepreneurship Club and was partially sponsored by the “Web Kingdom”. The media partner of the program was ATN Bangla.