Workshop on Technological Innovation Management for Competitive Advantage


A 3-Day Workshop on "Technological Innovation Management for Competitive Advantage", customized to cater to the needs of Industrial Enterprise Executives, was organized jointly by University of Asia Pacific (UAP) and DCCI from August 25-27, 2015.

The workshop was inaugurated by UAP Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Jamilur Reza Choudhury, former BUET Vice-chancellor Prof. Dr. Iqbal Mahmud and DCCI Sr. Vice President Mr. Humayun Rashid at the seminar room of the Dept. of Business Administration.

Prof. Dr. M. Nawaz Sharif, an internationally recognized expert in the field, former Director, Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology, UN-ESCAP, currently a Principal Consultant of Myriad Solutions, Inc., Maryland, USA, lead the Workshop that was conducted as a Knowledge Exchange Forum. "Technological innovation is offering all the countries the power to boost productivity, and at the same time, generating high-quality living standards of the people", Prof. Sharif noted in his inaugural speech.

The workshop aimed at grooming the industrial enterprise executives for consolidating the competitive edge of the enterprises to be significant members of the "global value chain" through uninhibited productivity gain and technology based product development strategy. The workshop facilitated the participants with a number of frameworks, study templates, and guideline principles which will help them implement technological innovation endeavors in their organizations.

Certificates were distributed among the participants by Prof. Dr. Iqbal Mahmud at the closing ceremony. UAP Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Jamilur Reza Choudhury honored Prof. Dr. M. Nawaz Sharif with a crest and formally concluded the workshop with a vote of thanks.