A team of delegates from Zhejiang Sci-Tech University (ZSTU), China visited the BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology (BUFT) on May 27th 2019. The ZSTU delegation consisted of Mr. Wenlong ZHOU ( Vice President, ZSTU), Mr. Weiming ZHU (Associate Dean, ZSTU International Education), Mr. Xiaowei GU (Associate Director, ZSTU International Exchange) Mr. Xiaopeng WANG ( Associate Dean, ZSTU Institute of Science & Technology), and Mr. Bihua JIN (Associate Dean, ZSTU School of Law and Political Science). The ZSTU team had a fruitful meeting with honorable Chairman Mr. Muzaffar U. Siddique and exchanged pleasantries with the Chairman. The team was welcomed at BUFT by honorable acting Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Ayub Nabi Khan, honorable treasurer Professor Dr. Abu Raihan, along with other Deans and faculty members who were present in the meeting. ZSTU Vice President handed over invitations for participation in the training workshop on Processing Technology and Innovation Design of Modern Silk Products to be held in ZSTU, China in October 2019. BUFT and ZSTU have formed a splendid partnership over the past two years, and during this time 36 students from BUFT went on to complete their Masters degree at ZSTU. Another 18 students are in contention to pursue their postgraduate studies at ZSTU later this year.
During this visit, both BUFT and ZSTU have agreed on consolidating their existing partnership by commencing PhD and joint degree programs, creating research opportunities and enabling students to attend training programs at both partner institutions.
The Department of Business Administration (DBA) of BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology (BUFT) has been granted a prestigious Institutional membership of AMDISA (Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia) after it has fulfilled with all its requirements. The membership is granted exclusively for Department of Business Administration only.
Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia - is a SAARC Recognized Body. It is a network of Management Education and Management Development Institutions in South Asia. It has 285 members from the SAARC region. Its mission is to "Promote management education and management development activities in South Asia, taking into account the economic, social and cultural context of the Region, with the firm dedication to world-wide exchange of experience and ideas in the fields concerned." AMDISA is the only Association which networks management development institutions across the eight South Asian Nations through exchanging information, facilitating inter-country research initiatives, conducting regional conferences, workshops, colloquia and programs, and thereby providing a forum for interaction among academics and business leaders.
With this membership, our faculty and students can benefit from the rich and extensive resources of the organization.
A Comprehensive workshop on “Implementation of LEAN SIX SIGMA in Apparel Manufacturing” held on 23rd of May 2019 at BUFT Permanent Campus, Nishatnagar, Turag, Dhaka-1230 from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM in order to convey the implication of Lean Six sigma in apparel manufacturing. The workshop was jointly arranged by Department of Business Administration (DBA) and Center for Consultancy and Testing (CCT), BUFT.
Final Year Students from the different undergraduate programs actively participated in the day long workshop. Mr. Naijur Rahman, CEO & Chief Consultant, Mind Works Bangladesh was the chief trainer of the workshop.
Dr. Shirajul Karim Chowdhury, Honorable Dean, Department of Business Administration (DBA) inaugurated the session by giving his valuable speech. Dr. Mohammad Shahidul Islam, Head, DBA also addressed the importance of technical and soft skill development and highlighted the importance of such training and workshops to the development of students for job market.
The chief trainer of the workshop illustrated the significance of the quality assurance of the apparel production process in the competitive world market, he also pointed out the importance of LEAN SIX SIGMA as a key quality assurance and management tools in RMG industry.
The workshop was also graced by Mr. ATM Adnan and Mr. Mallick Rakibul Hassan, Assistant Professors, DBA.There were 36 participants in the workshop. All Participants were awarded a certificate of participation after the session ended. The workshop concluded with a vote of thanks and presenting a Crest of Appreciation to the chief trainer by Dr. Mohammad Shahidul Islam, Head, DBA.