Workshop on Corporate Governance for Young Entrepreneurs

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Event Name : Recent Events

Date : 11 February, 2006- ,

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Workshop on Corporate Governance for Young Entrepreneurs at BEI Conference Room

Bangladesh Enterprise Institute organized workshop on Corporate Governance for Young Entrepreneurs

Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) in association with Junior Chamber International (JCI) Bangladesh organized a workshop on Corporate Governance for Young Entrepreneurs on Saturday, February 11, 2006 at the BEI Conference Room  from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm.

The workshop aimed to sensitize young entrepreneurs about Corporate Governance (CG) with a focus on accounting principles, legal issues and board & management issues.

30 young entrepreneurs and professionals from various industries participated in the workshop.

Ms. Lopa Rahman, Project Coordinator, Corporate Governance Strengthening Project (CGSP), BEI opened the workshop with an introduction to CG in Bangladesh and highlighted the work done by BEI in the area of CG.

S. Rumi Saifullah, National President 2006, JCI Bangladesh said that with the chamber’s aim to train and develop young entrepreneurs in business and community development, JCI Bangladesh has built a meaningful relationship with BEI to raise awareness about corporate governance among young entrepreneurs and professionals.

The speakers included Mr. Yawer Sayeed, CEO of AIMS of Bangladesh Limited, Mr. Nurul Wahab, Partner, A. Wahab & Co. and Ms. Nihad Kabir and Ms. Sheela Rahman, senior advocates of Supreme Court of Bangladesh.

The strategic goal of BEI’s CGSP is to build the operating capacity to apply good corporate governance practices for economic and social development of Bangladesh and thus make significant contribution toward encouraging investment, strengthening the capital market, boosting economic growth and reducing corruption.

For further information, please contact Ms. Lopa Rahman, Project Coordinator, CGSP, BEI at lopa.rahman@bei-bd.org or Ms. Sherina Tabassum, Media and Communications Coordinator at tabassum@bei-bd.org.

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