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Thursday, November 18, 2021

The Business Incubation Center, AWKUM, Organized a One Day Seminar


The Business Incubation Center, Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKUM) in collaboration with Accountability Lab and Asia Foundation organize one day seminar on November 01, 2021 at Business Incubation Center AWKUM on how to make a successful business plan for aspiring entrepreneurs.  The students were given brief presentation on innovation and idea generation. The main purpose of the event was to equip the students on entrepreneurial skills and business concepts.

The total numbers of participants were 30. Among 30 participants, 15 percent were female. The participants were from various departments but the large majority was from the Institute of Business Studies & Leadership.

Mr. Pir Amad Shah was invited as a guest speaker. He is a project coordinator in Dursha (Government funded project). Durshal is KPITB's flagship program for nurturing startup culture in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. 

The session was started with a recitation from the Holy Quran. Mr. Shah Awan (Coordinator, BIC AWKUM) welcomed the guest speaker and aspiring entrepreneurs to the session.  The guest speaker started the session on how to develop a business idea. The students were further briefed on business plan template. The student took keen interest in the session. In the end, question answer session was held. The guest speaker addressed all the questions.

The seminar was followed by an exposure visit to National Incubation Center (NIC) Peshawar on November 05, 2021. The students were briefed regarding the establishment of NICs in the country. Mr. Bilal Farooq Khan, Marketing & Communication Manager – NIC Peshawar delivered a brief presentation on the NIC startup and accelarator program.