One day workshop on entrepreneurship development and commercialization of research projects was conducted by PIE (Pakistan institute of entrepreneurship) in collaboration with KICS UET Lahore as per the following schedule:
Venue: Conference Room KICS, UET Lahore
Date: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 10:00 am to 5 pm
The main objective of the workshop was to improve industry academia linkage. The training was delivered by Mr Tahir Chaudhry (President & CEO PIE). Training session precisely covered the following topics;
- Entrepreneurship development/Incubation Centre/Commercialization of University Research / Projects, Start-up Companies by Students.
- Role of Quality Enhancement Cell in Industry Linkage.
- How to improve quality of admissions/intake for the University.
- Career Development Centre, Effective Internship & Job Placement.
- Role of Corporate advisory Council.
- Partnership with industry to execute final year project
- Leadership development in students
- Factors important for improvement of University Ranking.
- How to Establish EDC (Executive Development Centre).
More than 25 participants from the faculty of different universities actively participated in the training session.
Mr. Tahir Chaudhry addressed the queries of the participants and enlightened their vision. Participants were deeply motivated and gave a positive feedback on the training session.
In the end, participants were awarded certificates of participation after which the honorable director KICS, Dr. Waqar Mehmood presented souvenir to the guest speaker Mr.Tahir Chaudhry.