Develop skilled managers in manufacturing, services sector: experts at FBCCI event
Training institutes and master trainers are highly required to develop the skill to fill up the gap in managerial level in the manufacturing and service sector, experts and businessmen said at a discussion today.
The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) virtual programme on "Skills and Managers" to formulate specific recommendations for creating skilled workers and managers for investment, domestic market development, and export diversification.
"Work needs to be done to bring the sector-wise gap. This will add value to the country and abroad in all fields, and productivity will increase," said Jashim Uddin, president of FBCCI.
However, he said structural change in the education system is now the main challenge to provide the necessary skilled workers.
Uddin said it is very important to create skilled managers as well as skilled workers in line with modern technology.
The FBCCI president also emphasized bringing quality trainers from abroad for specific training as per requirement.
Abul Kasem Khan, chairman of Business Initiative Leading Development, also suggested bringing skilled trainers from abroad as per need to build up skilled manpower to fill up the manpower gap at the managerial level.
Golam Moshi, former ambassador of Bangladesh to Saudi Arabia, suggested introducing an incentive for the student of technical education to encourage massive scale.
Mohammad Mahfuzul Hoque, chief executive officer of FBCCI, moderated the programme where Alif Rudaba, member of National Skill Development Authority (NSDA); Monowara Hakim Ali, president, Chittagong Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry; KM Akhtaruzzaman, chairman of Akhtar Group; Shamim Ahmed, president of Bangladesh Plastic Good Manufacturers & Exporters Association (BPGMEA); Prity Chakrabarty, chairman at Universal Medical College and Hospital Ltd; Amim Helaly, vice president of FBCCI; and Md Abu Naser, director of FBCCI, among others addressed.