• 29 Nov
  • 2019

International Workshop on Empowering the Youth: Leadership & Entrepreneurship development in the OIC member Countries

International Workshop


Empowering the Youth: Leadership & Entrepreneurship development in the OIC member Countries

Organised by

The Department of

Technical and Vocational Education

Islamic University of Technology (IUT)

 Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Board Bazar, Gazipur-1704, Bangladesh


The Islamic University of Technology (IUT), a subsidiary organ of the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC), was established with the aim of developing human resource, particularly in different branches of science, engineering, technology and technical and vocational education and training. The main objectives of this university include imparting engineering and technical knowledge at various levels, upgrading skills, conducting research and sharing specialized technical knowledge among the member countries of the OIC.

In order to achieve these objectives, IUT offers long regular courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels leading to bachelor’s degree, postgraduate diploma, master’s and doctoral degree in different fields of Engineering, and Technical & Vocational Education. In addition to the long regular courses, the University also organizes skill upgrading and knowledge updating short courses, conferences, workshops at national and international levels every year. Depending on the specific needs and requests of any member country of the OIC, special courses are also arranged at mutually agreed locations and time.

In view of the university’s common objectives, this year, the TVE Department is organizing an International Workshop on Empowering the Youth: Leadership & Entrepreneurship development in the OIC member Countries

In the competitive culture today, youths are confused and lacks in motivation to drive themselves to lead the social, cultural and economic changes of a country. To empower young people and to realize their full potential frequent training programs are warranted. The workshop on Empowering the Youth: Leadership & Entrepreneurship development will enable young people to set goal in life by transforming their minds for positive change and stay committed to achieving the goal and help contribute to grow economically the respected OIC member countries. In order to achieve this aim, the specific objectives of this workshop are to:
1. Provide pathway for the youth to develop leadership skills
2. Help young people develop positive traits as a problem solver to the society
3. Offer hands on to create business and entrepreneurship ideas
The workshop will also help participants in exchanging their experiences, views and collaboration among others and establishing linkage with other institutions in OIC member Countries.

1. The importance of youth empowering
2. Identify the pathways to become a successful leader and entrepreneurs in the society
3. Passion to make a positive change in the community
4. Creating business ideas and startups
5. Problem solver to the society

The Workshop is designed for:

  •  Fresh Graduates of Technical and Vocational Education/ Engineering universities
  •  Young people from any TVET/ engineering industries
  •  Trainers/ Teachers of technical/ vocational teachers training colleges/ institutes
The interested participants should fill in the prescribed Registration Form attached with this Brochure, which is also available at the IUT website and e-mail it with the approval of the respective institution authority to the Workshop Coordinator on or before 10 November 2019.


The medium of instruction is English.


The Workshop will be held in the premises of IUT campus at Board Bazar, Gazipur, Bangladesh. Accommodation (only for limited number of participants) and food & refreshment may be provided at the campus. For foreign participants, transport services between Hazrat Shahajalal International Airport, Dhaka and IUT will be available. Other expenses have to be borne by the participants themselves or their nominating authority.


The participants will have to register for the Workshop on the first day of the Workshop at TVE Department of IUT. The registration fee is BDT 5,000/- for a local participant and US$200/- for an international participant and should be paid in cash at the time of registration.


All enquiries concerning this Workshop should be addressed to:
Md Abdullah Al Mamun, PhD
Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Workshop
Tel +880 2 9291254-59 ext.3329
Fax 880-2-9291260 and

Mr. Hamisi Ramadhan Mubarak
Lecturer & Joint-Coordinator

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