Career Development Conference – Press Release
Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) standing committee on Training and Development and TQM in collaboration with Institute of Administrative Sciences and Platform conducted a Career Development Conference on March 1st and 2nd 2013 at Institute of Administrative Sciences and LCCI respectively. The program was hosted by Mr. Rashed Turabi Chief Ex. at M.T. Services. A large number of Industry Professionals and students of IAS attended the conference. Convener LCCI standing committee on
T&D, Mr. Awais Piracha gave the introductory remarks followed by a welcome note by Prof. Dr. Nasira Jabeen, Diretor IAS. The senior vice President of LCCI, Mr. Abuzar Shad was the chief guest for Day 1 of the conference. The guest speakers for the conference included Mr. Shahzad Bukhari – CCO FCG Human Capital Pvt. Ltd & senior consultant at Antal International. He shared the presentation on the Evolution of Association of Career Counselors and Vocational Guides (ACVG), an initiative of ILO and supported by FCG Human Capital. Mr. Najam S. Khan, motivational speaker, talked on “Craft of selling yourself”. A perspective on “Choice of Banking as a Career” was well elaborated by Mr. Ali Rabbani- Senior Vice President, KASB Bank. A Panel discussion on “Employee Retention” was conducted by Mr. Ayub Ghauri – CEO NetSol Technologies. Panelists included Mr. Waqas Manzoor – HEAD OD & T Metro Habib Cash n Carry, Mr. Ahmed Qureshi- CEO Friends Printing Press, Mr. Rehmutullah Javed – Member Advisory Board SEPLAA Foundation.
Prof. Dr. Nasira Jabeen, Diretor IAS, chief guest for day 2 of the conference, addressed the audience highlighting the need of career guidance and development. The guest speakers for the conference included Ms. Uzma Manzar –Chief Ex. Platform. She shared the presentation on “Retaining Employees”. It was a good interactive session that highlighted the factors that employees consider in the working environment. A presentation on Career management and development was made by Mr. Bilal Khan, Chief Operating Officer, Pharmagen Healthcare Limited. A Panel discussion on career guidance was conducted by Mr. Adeel Anwar – Director OD & T Warid Telecom. Panelists included Mr. Sohail Rizvi – Group Head learning and talent development, Allied Bank. Mr. Ahmad Saeed – Director consultancy at Consultation CK, Mr. Ijaz Nisar, Founder & President of Magazine, Manager Today. Towards the end, the honorable guest speakers, panelists and conveners were presented with shields and bouquets by the Director IAS.