A workshop ahead of EconProdigy, the biggest policy making competition at undergraduate level in the country was held on 16th of last month at North South University premises.
Organised by Young Economists’ Forum (YEF) of NSU, the workshop kick-started the competition EconProdigy 4.0, a press release issued in this regard says.
A large number of participating teams from universities all across Dhaka attended the workshop where they were briefed on the case for the first round.
The workshop was attended by guest speakers Joyanta Sen, Assistant Manager, Brand & Corporate Communications, IPDC Finance Ltd and Salman Zahir, Consultant, International Finance Corporation. This year’s theme for the competition is Role of Corporate Social Responsibility in Economic Development.
The goal of the competition is not only to give the young minds a platform to enrich their skill-sets and experiences but also to allow them to generate ideas and policies to solve the issue at hand, according to the press release.
The title sponsor for the event is IPDC Finance Limited and the event is powered by Agora. Among the associate sponsors are Creatick Marketing & Communications, United Group, and Mahmud Group. ATN Bangla is the Broadcast Media Partner with The Daily Star is the English Print Media Partner whereas Daily Ittefaq is the Bangla Print Media Partner. Radio Foorti 88.0 FM is the Radio Partner, Studio Cheesecake the Photography Partner and Dhaka Regency Hotel & Resort the Hospitality Partner.
The Grand Finale of the competition will take place on December 9, 2018.