StanChart invests in business education at IBA

Published : 28 May 2024 12:58 AM | Updated : 28 May 2024 04:35 PM

Standard Chartered Bangladesh and the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) of the University of Dhaka recently inaugurated two new facilities – a Conference Centre and a Teacher’s Lounge, along with a fully landscaped garden area. 

These new campus resources, a contribution to the educational institution from Standard Chartered, reflect the Bank's commitment to nurturing the next generation of business leaders, fostering academic excellence in Bangladesh, and supporting faculty and professional development.

The Institute of Business Administration, with its long-standing reputation for producing some of the country's brightest business minds, can utilize the Conference Centre and Teacher’s Lounge to boost the teaching experience for faculty, as well as the academic experience for students. 

Naser Ezaz Bijoy, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Bangladesh, said, “Collaboration between the corporate sector and academic institutions is essential for business education to satisfy the needs of the business world. 

We are delighted to partner with IBA, a recognized centre of excellence in business education which, over the last six decades. "

Prof. Mohammad A. Momen, Director, IBA, Dhaka University, said, “ To harness novel technologies, navigate complicated social dynamics, and preserve our environment in that world, I feel nothing is more important than multidisciplinary thinking. I am thrilled to launch the new Conference Centre and Teachers’ Lounge here at IBA in collaboration with Standard Chartered..”