The inauguration of the HR Excellence Club of the Department of Business Administration (DBA), University of Asia Pacific (UAP) and the successful organization of its first seminar titled “HR for the 21st Century” held on 7th February 2023. The seminar emphasized on the role of HR department in the 21st century in improving organizational performance and competitiveness in the long run.
The club was inaugurated jointly by the honorable chief guest Dr. M. A. Baqui Khalily, Professor and Dean, School of Business, UAP and the honorable Head of DBA, Dr. Mahbubul Haque. Following the inaugural speech, Dr. M. A. Baqui Khalily invited the keynote speaker, Ms. Parveen S. Huda.
Ms. Parveen S. Huda, Managing Director of Consulting and Research Gateway (CnRG) is a renowned personality of Bangladesh with more than 27 years’ experience in the fields of Human Resources Management & Development, Project Management, Entrepreneurship Development and Skills & Employment as a professional as well as a consultant with leading national and international organizations.
Ms. Parveen S. Huda highlighted the challenges faced by the HR professionals in the 21st century and the significance of adoption of automation in industries. She also focused on the soft and hard skills and other competencies required to be a successful professional in the HR sector. Ms. Parveen’s speech ended with an interactive question and answer session with the enthusiast participants.
Honoring the visit to the campus, the guest was later presented with a token of appreciation on behalf of the department. The program came to an end with a vote of thanks by the honorable Head of DBA, Dr. Mahbubul Haque.