Current Event Analysis – Quality of Education in Primary Schools of Dhaka

The Center for Enterprise and Society published it’s latest edition of the Current Event Analysis Series on October 3, 2016. It is titled “Quality of Education in Primary Schools of Dhaka“. The educational sector constitutes the backbone of any nation with growth aspirations. Although Bangladesh has one of the largest primary education systems in the […]

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CES Current Events Analysis – Recent ATM Scams in Bangladesh

The Center for Enterprise and Society published it’s latest edition of the Current Event Analysis Series on August 18, 2016. It is titled “Recent ATM Scams in Bangladesh“.  From February 2016 onwards, a few significant ATM forgeries have made the headlines. This Current Event Analysis (CEA) piece aggregates a list of recent forgeries, delves into the […]

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Bangladesh and the Culture of Innovation – Part II – Dhaka Tribune

In this article, the Director of CES draws attention on a different aspect in-relation to advancement of our economy and business. It is the Culture of Innovation. Since the common constraints of infrastructure, investments and government aid are lengthy or bureaucratic processes to be fruitful, successful businesses experiment in alternatives. Speaking about startups and incubators, which are popularizing […]

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CES Thought Leadership Article – Understanding Social Enterprises

The Center for Enterprise and Society published a Sector Report  on August 8, 2016. It is titled “Understanding Social Enterprises”.  This thought leadership article (TLA), considers the landscape of the existing research on social enterprises, early forms of social enterprises in Bangladesh, evolution of the sector in the 1980s and 1990s, and intersections between businesses and […]

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7 steps university students need to know to prepare for today’s job market – Dhaka Tribune

The job market. Familiar to all and a walk-in-the-park for none. The Director of CES, Mr. Sajid Amit, upholds the stark reality of the rising income class and the larger young population with the relatively small proportion of the present overall student size of the country. In doing so, he presents 7 practical steps that […]

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Reading in a time of Dubsmash – Dhaka Tribune

Reading is virtue, or so it can be said. This was certainly so for the Director of CES, Mr. Sajid Amit, who wrote an article recently about his younger self growing up as an avid consumer of the product of well-known, classic English writers. The habit was reinforced through English-medium curriculum, whereas he also acknowledged […]

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Why should companies do good? – Dhaka Tribune

Recently an article of the Director of CES, Mr. Sajid Amit, was published by the Dhaka Tribune. The article showcased various “virtues” and  arguments in relation to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practice. The dominant profit-motive of international companies have begun to subside in favor of CSR, with proven monetary and social benefits. The sustainability is emerging […]

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The importance of multi-disciplinary education – Dhaka Tribune

Mr, Sajid Amit recently proposed an interesting limelight on multi-disciplinary education. He shared how education regarding any discipline, can be an amalgamation with Liberal Arts. In the article, he mentioned how his young self did not consider the style of Liberal Arts education as a priority during researching overseas education possibilities, but became so with graduation. The […]

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ULAB-CPD Seminar on National Budget FY16-17 – June 6 2016

On Monday, June 6, the Center for Enterprise and Society (CES) and the Department of Media Studies and Journalism at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), in conjunction with the Center for Policy Dialogue (CPD), arranged for a seminar titled “State of the Bangladesh Economy FY 2015-16 and National Budget FY 2016-17.” The talk […]

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CES Talk Series – Journey of PRAN – June 1 2016

On June 1, the Center for Enterprise and Society (CES) at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) arranged for Mr. Ahsan Khan Chowdhury, Deputy Managing Director, PRAN-RFL Group, to present a talk entitled “The Inspirational Journey of PRAN: From Local to Global.” Mr. Ahsan Khan delivered a highly informative, insightful, and inspirational account of PRAN’s journey […]

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