USAID Delegates Visit World University of Bangladesh

A delegation team from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) visited the World University of Bangladesh to strengthen the bilateral agreement for the Integrated Supply Chain Management certificate programme.


The meeting was presided over by Honourable Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Abdul Mannan Chowdhury, and attendees included Morsheda Chowdhury, Honourable Treasurer, Prof. Zaki Imam, Registrar, and Prof. Dr. Selim Ahmed, Dean, Faculty of Business Studies. On the other hand, Mr. Justin James Lawrence, Mrs. Kaitlan Alida Havlicek, and Mrs. Parveen Sultana Huda represented USAID at the meeting.


Both teams discussed academic collaboration matters such as curriculum development for short courses, industrial visits, scholarships for female students, career fairs, marketing strategies, etc. During the meeting, USAID officials inquired about the progress of the certificate course on integrated supply chain management. They ensured that USAID will provide guidance and support to the World University of Bangladesh to continue the certificate courses in the long run.   They suggested the university to organize seminars, training, and workshops on supply chain Management regularly to increase awareness among the students. They emphasised the importance of female students engaging in the certificate course in order to improve their knowledge and abilities in supply chain management and advance their careers.