Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Monday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)) with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries Bangladesh (ICSB) and Daffodil International University (DIU).
DCCI President Shams Mahmud, President of ICSB Muzaffar Ahmed and Acting Vice Chancellor of DIU Professor Dr SM Mahbubul Haque signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations, said a press release.
Shams Mahmud said a strong secretariat and its effective compliance play a vital role in a company helping economic development in the country.
He suggested designing new modules of professional courses jointly by DCCI Business institute and ICSB.
He said the industrial sector of Bangladesh needs huge skilled professionals and universities in our country should focus on providing such skilled workforce.
Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University Dr Md Sabur Khan urged the DBI to conduct research to identify resourceful course modules so that universities can outline such curriculum.
For the development of the economy industry and academia should work hand in hand.
He also urged for ensuring an entrepreneur-friendly curriculum so that after the academic career a student can target to be a new entrepreneur.
President of ICSB Muzaffar Ahmed said research is an important element for economic development. Private sector can play a driving role for the development of research, he said.
An efficient secretariat helps the company to grow financially, he added.