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Inaugural Ceremony of International Certificate, Advanced Certificate and Diploma Courses on Supply Chain Management under Modular Learning System of ITC, Geneva

An Inaugural Ceremony of International Certificate, Advanced Certificate and Diploma Courses on Modular Learning System in Supply Chain Management (MLS-SCM (P)) was held at DCCI Auditorium, 65-66 Motijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000 on January 12, 2018. Kamrul Islam, FCA, Acting President, DCCI, Andaleeb Hasan, Director, DCCI were present along with A H M Rezaul Kabir, Secretary General, DCCI. There were 98 (ninety eight) participants, including the trainers and other distinguished guests.    

Md. Joynal Abdin, Executive Director, DBI informed the audience that the courses on International Certificate, Advanced Certificate and Diploma in “Modular Learning System in Supply Chain Management (MLS-SCM(P))”, have been conducting by DBI in cooperation with International Trade Centre (ITC), Geneva since 2004. He highlighted the importance of effective supply chain management for any business organization to become competitive both at home and abroad. All the 18 modules of the course deal with the management of the whole supply chain of a business starting from procurement of raw materials and other inputs up to Customer Relationship Management. These Modules have been developed by reputed consultants of ITC for capacity building of developing and least developed countries around the world to become competitive and face challenges of globalization. He mentioned that this course is not only beneficial for the company for improving its image, efficiency, competitiveness, profitability and growth by reducing cost of purchasing and lead time, but also for professionals for their career development. These courses are equally important for the new entrepreneurs and also enhance the employability of the job seekers.

A H M Rezaul Kabir, Secretary General, DCCI spoke on the occasion and highlighted the importance of the course and its applicability. He also emphasized on the ethical and social responsibility of the participants. He thanked the participants for rightly choosing the course and wished success of the program.

Kamrul Islam, FCA, Acting President, DCCI stated that Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) is one of the active Chambers of Bangladesh. Apart from providing traditional services to its members, it has been undertaking multifarious activities for private sector development of the country and accelerating economic growth. In order to meet the growing demand for training services of the business community, DCCI established DCCI Business Institute (DBI) in 1991 as training center and updated as DBI in 1999. It is conducting various need-based training courses to make its members and the business community more efficient, trustworthy and competitive globally.  Currently we are working to establish two new faculties namely “Entrepreneurship Development” & “Leadership Development” in DBI. DBI already received 1 piece of 1 bihga land in Purbachal but we are trying to get 1 acre to establish permanent campus of DBI. He mentioned that, Bangladesh economy has already taken off, but we have to reach up to a certain height to make it stable and forward looking. We need more qualified professionals to sustain this change. Finally, he congratulated and thanked the participants and the respective organizations for choosing this important MLS-SCM (P) course of DBI and wished them all success. Then he officially declared inauguration of the 23rd Batch of Certificate, 22nd Batch of Advanced Certificate and 21st Batch of Diploma MLS-SCM courses.