The orientation session of Professional Skills Development Program (PSDP) Summer 2017 was held on 1st June, 2017 in BRACU Auditorium. Out of 135 registered students, almost all of the students were present at this program; showing a great level of enthusiasm to the revamped program.
At the beginning of the session Mr. Kazi Shahnoor Kabir, Senior Officer, OCSAR, welcomed all attending students and described the components of the PSDP which is designed to develop Professional Skills within students who are on the verge of entering into the professional world. He discussed the objectives of the program which is to equip all graduating students with the necessary skills for job search, individual portfolio development and interview preparation.
As special guest of the event Mr. Shahriar Mahmood, GM, HR Business Partner, Bkash, encouraged the students to prepare themselves for the professional world. He focused on the importance of having a good CV and how essential it is to make the first impression to the employers. He also discussed employment opportunities and job market conditions and prospects. In his speech he emphasized on developing business communication skills which will help students to climb at the top of management.
The event concluded with a vibrant interactive Q & A session in which students raised queries about different aspects of the career and professional development process.