Career Development Center organized Seminar on “Managing Your Career”

Career Development Center (CDC) of Daffodil International University organized a seminar titled “Managing Your Career” for fresh graduates on September 26, 2013 (Thursday) at 11.00 am at Sobhanbag Campus. Mr. Md. Hasanuzzaman Begh, HR Business Partner, Eastern Bank Limited conducted a session on Sales of Banking sector of Bangladesh. The seminar was presided over by Professor Rafiqul Islam, Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics, DIU. Prof. Dr. Md. Zakir Hossain, Director of Studies, Ms. Farhana Helal Mehtab, Head, Department of Law, Mr. Syed Maruf Reza, Coordinator of CDCand Mr. Masum Iqbal, Head of BBA Program attended the seminar and participated in this lively interactive discussion.

In the Seminar Eastern Bank Ltd. have also collected 50+ CVs from the student participants and declared to arrange a interview session at 1st week of October. They also announced that any student can send them CV at any times who are interested to start their Career by Sales division. For more info, please contact with Career development Center, DIU.

Motivational Workshop for Creating 2000+ Entrepreneurs” by Mr. Sabirul Islam held at DIU

Daffodil International University (DIU) organized a “Motivational Workshop for Creating 2000+ Entrepreneurs” today on September 23, 2013 at DIU auditorium with the joint collaboration of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) and Junior Chamber International (JCI).


The keynote speaker was Bangladeshi originated British citizen and one of the world’s renowned speakers Mr. Sabirul Islam, a global motivational speaker, an author of the bestselling books, a successful young entrepreneur and the founder of Inspire1Million.

Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, President, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI), Chairman, BoT, Daffodil International University, was present as the chief guest. Prof. Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University and Mr. Mostafizur Rahman Sohel National President, Junior Chamber International, Managing Director, Advanced ERP (BD) Ltd. were present as the Special Guest.

Addressing as the keynote speaker Mr. Sabirul Islam said, Inspiration is the key to all success and every people has a power himself to explore. Self value is very important to become a successful entrepreneur, he added. He urged the students to follow their passion and follow their dream and make them extra ordinary to become success in life.

He also said that he would continue his cooperation for the development of Bangladeshi young entrepreneurs and expressed his gratitude to be present such a program at Daffodil International University for the first time in Bangladesh.

Addressing as the chief guest Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, President, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) said, Bangladesh is a country where lot of peoples have the attitude to become entrepreneur as there is lack of employment opportunity. That’s why Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry has taken to create 2000+ entrepreneur to promote young entrepreneur.

He also said that lots of obstacles and challenges will be coming to become a successful entrepreneur. He urged the participants move to face the challenges themselves.

At the end of the workshop an interactive question and answer session were held where Mr. Sabirul Islam answered the questions of the students.A large number of students, faculty members and high officials were present at the program.

Seminar on “Education for Sustainable Development in Higher Education” held at DIU

Seminar on “Education for Sustainable Development in Higher Education” held at Daffodil International University

Speakers at a seminar said that Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) allows every human being to acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values necessary to shape a sustainable future and it is the important part for overall development of the country as well as throughout the human habitat.

They also emphasized on Education for Sustainable development which requires participatory teaching and learning methods that motivate and empower learners to change their behaviors and take action for sustainable development. Education for Sustainable Development consequently promotes competencies like critical thinking, imagining future scenarios and making decisions in a collaborative way.

As a part of Education for Sustainable Development in Higher Education (ITP-2013) Department of Environmental Science and Disaster Management of Daffodil International University organized the Seminar on “Education for Sustainable Development in Higher Education” to building awareness for a Focus towards competency in sustainable development ideas and initiatives at Daffodil International University under auspices of Swedish International Development Agency –SIDA on Monday 16 September 2013.

Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Honorable Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University was present at the seminar as the Chief Guest. Ms. QI ZHANG, Professor in Environmental Education Centre of East China Normal University attended the workshop as an International Expert on ESD in Higher Education, SIDA and presented the keynote paper. Dr. Aminul Islam, Founder Vice Chancellor and Emeritus Professor of Daffodil International University was present as the Guest of Honor. Mr. K M Hassan Ripon, CBT Expert and SIDA Fellow and Convener of the Seminar presented a paper on ESD in Bangladesh perspective.

Presided over by Professor Dr. M. Mizanur Rahman, Treasurer & Head of the Department of Environmental Science and Disaster Management of Daffodil International University, the seminar was addressed by Prof. Dr. M. Zakir Hossain, Director of Studies, Prof. Dr. S.M. Mahabub Ul Haque Majumder, Dean, FSIT, Prof. Dr. Rafiqul Islam, Dean, FBE, Prof. Dr. M. Golam Rahman, Dean, FHSS, Mr. Syed Mizanur Rahman Raju, Director, Student Affairs of Daffodil International University, Mr. Md. Alamgir, Director, Directorate of Environment, Mr. Mohammad Nuruzzaman, Executive Director, Daffodil Education Network, Mr. Rafiqul Islam Bhuyan, CBT Expert of TAFE, Mr. Afzal Hossain, CBT Expert of TAFE, Mr. Rashed Karim, CBT Expert of ILO.

Seminar on “SUICIDE or MURDER: A Forensic Analysis of Hanging” held today at DIU

Department of Law of Daffodil International University (DIU), organized a Law Seminar, titled “SUICIDE or MURDER: A Forensic Analysis of Hanging” today on June 30, 2013 in the DIU auditorium where Md. Golam Maula Rony, Honorable Member of the Parliament was present as the Chief Guest while Dr Kazi Bazlur Rahman, former IGP was present as the Special Guest.

In the seminar, the resource person Quazi Mahfuzul Hoque Supan, Assistant Professor, Department of Law, University of Dhaka, presented the details about the social crimes, murder & suicide and explained those terms on the basis of forensic analysis.

Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, DIU & President DCCI and Professor Dr M. Lutfar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, DIU were present as the guest of Honor and inspired the law students.. Presided over by Ms. Farhana Helal Mehtab, Head, Department of Law, DIU, the seminar was also addressed by Prof. Dr. Golam Rahman, Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, DIU. Along with the guests & DIU law faculty members, total 400 law students were participated in the seminar which was ended with lively question-answer session.

CSE Department performed the best in DIU Math Olympiad – 2013

Computer Science and Engineering Department performed the best in DIU Math Olympiad – 2013 held on June 19, 2013 at DIU Auditorium organized by Natural Sciences of Daffodil International University. Abdullah Al Mamun, Sharif Ahmed and Md. Yousuf Ali of Computer Science and Engineering Department of Daffodil International University won the first, second and third position respectively in DIU Math Olympiad – 2013.

Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University inaugurated the Math Olympiad as the chief guest early in the morning. Former Head of the department of Mathematics Department of University of Dhaka Prof. Dr. A. F. M. Khodad Khan was present in the closing and award giving ceremony as the chief guest and distributed prizes among the winners. Presided over by Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University, Emeritus Prof. Dr. Aminul Islam was present as the guest of honor while Prof. Dr. S.M. Mahabubul Haque Majumder was present as the special guest. Mr. Md. Jashim Uddin, Convener, DIU Math Olympiad – 2013 delivered the welcome speech.

Addressing as the chief guest Prof. Dr. A. F. M. Khodad Khan said, Math is the queen of all sciences and we should practice math regularly. This Math Olympiad will encourage and inspire the students to be more devoted to solve mathematical problems, he added.

A total of 150 students participated in the Math Olympiad and best 10 problem solvers were awarded. A gala cultural program was performed by the members of DIU Cultural Club.

Daffodil-British Council 2013 Book Reading Competition Final Assessment Test Held at DIU

Its our pleasure to inform you all that the Final Assessment Test of our joint initiative Daffodil-British Council 2013 Book Reading Competition was held on 17 May 2013 at the Daffodil International University (Prince Plaza Campus Level-6 & 7). Total 465 candidates at different age group took part. The candidates were from different schools, College and Universities.

Every students were guided by one guardians and after the exam we took them in Auditorium where we introduced Daffodil Education Network and Daffodil Group as whole in short presentation. Most of the concerns distributed their leaflets among the participated students and visiting guardians.

It may be mention here that the Final Assessment test was also held in Chittagong, Sylhet and Sirajgonj at the same time. A Grand awarding ceremony will be held to award the winners of the contest.

Workshop on “Outcome – Based Education” held at DIU

Daffodil International University organized a 2 day workshop on Outcome – Based Education at DIU Conference room from June 02- 03, 2013. Engr. Dr. Muhammad Harunur Rashid, Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of West Florida, USA, Life Fellow IEEE, Fellow IET and the OBE expert conducted the workshop. Founder Vice Chancellor and Professor Emeritus Dr. Aminul Islam coordinated the workshop. 28 full time faculty members from 12 departments of Daffodil International University participated in the workshop. Through this workshop, the teachers could understand that OBE can be incorporated in our existing syllabus, making it more skill-based and job-oriented.

Outcome Based Education (OBE) is a new concept in the field of education which is being followed in advanced countries in Europe and America. Malaysia has also started OBE in 2005 for Engineering courses and recently for all courses in University education. In OBE, first program objectives are determined based upon of the survey of job market. Then course outcomes are fixed in line with the program objectives. And last, the syllabus is designed in accordance with course outcomes. It lays utmost importance on the skills the students will achieve so that they can start a good career and contribute to society. OBE is totally consistent with our DIU policy to make our graduates employed.

Through this workshop, the teachers could understand that OBE can be incorporated in our existing syllabus, making it more skill-based and job-oriented. The teachers were made aware of principles of OBE and how it works, with theoretical and practical tasks.

As there were representations from all the departments of DIU, so the applicability of OBE to different disciplines was examined.

Seminar on “Applied Research Methods and Research Directions” held at DIU

 

A seminar titled “Applied Research Methods and Research Directions” was held today May 16, 2013 at Conference Room of Daffodil International University. Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University was present in the seminar as the chief guest. Outstanding research scholar Professor Dr Alamgir Hossain from University of Northumbria, UK who is currently visiting Bangladesh presented the keynote paper in the seminar. The seminar was attended by Prof. Dr. M. Golam Maowla Choudhury, Controller of Examinations, Prof. Dr. Syed Akter Hossain, Head, Department of CSE, Prof. Dr. Yousuf M. Islam, Prof. Dr. A.K.M. Fazlul Haque, Department of Natural Sciences and a large number of faculty members and students of different departments attended the seminar.

Addressing the seminar Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman said, University is the top place for conducting Research works and he urged the faculty members to develop creative and innovative ideas and contribute positively in research oriented works and also to help the young in redearch works.

While presenting keynote paper Professor Dr Alamgir Hossain pointed out the scopes and opportunities of research works in home and abroad in different sectors based on the latest developments of ICT.

Department of Software Engineering of Daffodil International University organized a Workshop on “Outsourcing: Earn money online”

Department of Software Engineering of Daffodil International University organized a Workshop on “Outsourcing: Earn money online” held on 21st July 2012 at DIU auditorium. Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University was present as the chief guest where Professor Dr. S. M. Mahbubul Haque Majumder, Dean, FSIT was present as special guest. Mr. Md. Mijanur Rahman, Outsourcing professional, ICT Consultant and Lecturer, Department of SWE was present the keynote speech as speaker. Professor Dr. M. Ismail Jabiullah, Head, Department of Software Engineering, DIU presided over the program.

National Conference on Teaching Learning at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh held at Daffodil International University

Panel of discussant at National Conference on Teaching Learning at Tartiary Level in Bangladesh

The speakers at the conference stressed that universities should determine the attributes that should be acquired by the graduates to thrive in the workplace and to function effectively in society.

Dr. Ranjit Singh Malhi delivering his keynote presentation at Conference on National Conference on teaching learning at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh at Daffodil International University

They also urges the universities to adopt a holistic and integrated approach towards enhancing graduate employability; curriculum-integrated approach, stand alone soft skills methods, student involvement in work-related projects and extra curricular activities, work placements and guidance on getting job. Besides speakers also urged the students to come forward to uphold and develop the soft skills like high self-esteem, resilience, personal presentation, strong work ethic, communication skills, teamwork skills, analytical and problem solving skills and interpersonal skills.

Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chief Patron & Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University handing over crest to Dr. Ranjit Singh Malhi, TQM Consultant-Sdn.Bhd, Malayasia

Daffodil International University (DIU) organized National Conference on Teaching Learning at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh on December 30, 2011 at DIU Auditorium. Presided over by Prof. Dr. Yousuf M. Islam, Conference Chair and Convener, the keynote presentation on “Transforming Higher Education to meet the challenges of 21st century world” was made by Dr. Ranjit Singh Malhi, TQM Consultant-Sdn.Bhd, Malayasia. Professor Dr. Abtar Kaur, Faculty of Education, Open University Malayasia and Professor Dr. Shriram Raghunath, Director, Faculty Training Academy, B.S. Abdur Rahman University, India jointly made a presentation on MIDT.

The panel of discussants were Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Professor Dr. Nurul Islam, Vice Chancellor- Eastern University, Prof. Dr. Abul Hasan, Vice Chancellor- Asian University of Bangladesh, Professor M. Omar Rahman, Vice Chancellor (In-Charge) –Independent University Bangladesh, Professor Dr. Imran Rahman, Vice Chancellor (In-Charge) – University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, Dr. Md. Golam Samdani Fakir, Pro-Vice Chancellor-BRAC University, Professor Dr. Abul Ehsan, Director, Institute of  Education and Research, University of Dhaka. Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chief Patron & Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University were present at the conference and greeted the panel of discussants and paper presenters of the conference. Prof. Dr. Aminul Inslam, Founder Vice Chancellor and Emeritus Professor delivered vote of thanks.

A group of participants with Professor Dr. Abtar Kaur, Faculty of Education, Open University Malayasia and Professor Dr. Shriram Raghunath, Director, Faculty Training Academy, B.S. Abdur Rahman University

A total of 300 teachers and students of different public and private universities of the country participated the day long conference.

For details about the Conference… http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/ctlbd/