UAP signs an MOU with Wadhwani Foundation
On 18 November 2019, UAP signed a skill development association MOU with USA based Wadhwani Foundation, a philanthropic career development and entrepreneurial related service provider, to improve soft skill set of UAP students and making them employment-ready for the growing economy of Bangladesh.
UAP and Wadhwani Foundation will work towards achieving superior placement, retention and progression outcomes as a result of transformational employability training and assessments of students through e-content and enhanced teacher quality through structured faculty development programme. There will be a total of 100 lessons to be completed in 2 semesters. Most of the modules are online-based to be monitored and facilitated by nominated personnel of UAP.
Air Cdre (Retd.) Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury, Director, DSW and Mr. Sunil Dahiya, Executive Vice President- Skilling, Wadhwani Foundation signed the MOU on behalf of the respective organizations while Mr. Monzoor Ahmed Chowdhury, Chairperson, BOT; National Prof. Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Vice Chancellor; Prof. Dr. M. R. Kabir, Pro Vice Chancellor were present.
The MOU signing ceremony was also attended by Prof. Dr. Mohammed Tareque Aziz, Head, Department of Business Administration; Dr. Nehreen Majed, Associate Prof., Department of Civil Engineering and Director, Office of International Affairs, and Mr. Estanul Kabir, Country Program Manager, Bangladesh, Wadhwani Foundation.