24 teams from 11 different universities were present at the event.
The workshop was held to give the participants of Econthon an overview of the competition and teach them the tools and techniques involved in policy making.The program began at 2:30 pm with an inaugural ceremony where our facilitators were recieved with a bouquet of flowers.
An introductory speech was delivered by Ms. Farhat Tasnia Kalam Saqui, faculty moderator of UIUJEF. She was also among the speakers of the event to discuss about the techniques of policy designing and implementation.
The workshop was conducted by two other dignitaries. In the second segment , Mr. Zulfiker Hyder, Founder of RationalNudge went back to the basics of Economics and revised the sustainable development goals Agenda tying in the concept of Behavioural Economics.
The last segment was conducted by Mr. Afnan Bin Ashraf, Management Trainee at Unilever and the winner of Bizmaestro’17. He shared some tips and tricks of creating a visually appealing presentation while engaging in an interactive manner with the audience.The Dean of School of Business and Economics and the Head of Dept. of Economics, Prof Abul HMG Azam along with Manjurul Huq Khan, the Directiorate of Student Affairs and Director of Career Councelling Center graced the event with their presence. They appreciated the organizers’ initiative and shared a few words about the event and motivated the contestants for the challenge ahead.
The event concluded with the facilitators receiving a crest of appreciation