The ‘Professional Talk’ is a brainchild of BUTEX Business Club with the motto of bringing well respected and successful professionals to BUTEX campus to share insights on effective leadership, their personal core values, and lessons learned throughout their career, primarily with a number of enthusiastic students from outgoing batches. Since its first inception in 2017, BUTEX Business Club has been organizing this student-led talk show program that creates rich learning experiences for the student that leave lasting impressions long after they leave their grad school to start their new career.
Organized by BUTEX Business Club, “Professional Talk 2018” presented by ACI Chemicals took place on the27th September,2018 at the seminar room, Bangladesh University of Textiles (BUTEX). Last year the show invited guests from denim sectors. An exception to that, this year the show invited professionals from a diversified field of the textile industry.
Shariful Kabir Sharif (General Manager of marketing, Envoy textile Ltd), Rajaul Karim (General Manager of production, Rising Knit Textiles Ltd.) and Rashedul Islam (Product Manager, woven, H&M) were the guest speakers who shared their valuable insights and success stories with the audience.Different questions arose from the audience like-which profession in the job sector in the textile industry one should target- merchandising or production?What can be the possible upcoming challenges in the RMG industry of Bangladesh? Is ‘fast fashion’ a boon or a bane in our country?
All the speakers to their best of knowledge tried to give the most accurate answers possible to the questions asked and hoped that very soon entrepreneurs and small business personnel will come forward to invest more in the R&D sector of Bangladesh for upgrading to value-added textile products.Manzur Rashid, the Business Director of ACI Chemicals Ltd. shared his words of gratitude with the audience present before going deep into the talk show program. He was very much delighted to see the textile enthusiasts to take part in such programs.
The show was inaugurated with a welcome speech by Arif Iqbal, the moderator of BUTEX Business club and assistant professor of Textile Engineering Management Department, BUTEX. The program was greatly hosted by Prof. Dr. Abbas Uddin Shiyak, the technical adviser of the club and assistant professor of Dyes and chemical engineering department, BUTEX. Other partnering organizations of the program were- “BDMorining” as the online media partner and “Textile Focus” as the knowledge partner.