BRAC Bank to train women entrepreneurs


BRAC Bank has invited Bangladeshi women entrepreneurs to take part in a first-of-its-kind Women Business Owners’ Training Programme in Bangladesh.

The bank will offer a four-day training to a selected group of women entrepreneurs in collaboration with Babson College, an entrepreneurial powerhouse often ranked as the most prestigious entrepreneurship college in the US, and FMO, a Dutch financial investment firm specializing in financing businesses and projects.

BRAC Bank will host the training programme at its corporate head office at Anik Tower at Tejgaon in Dhaka, said a press release.

Talking about the programme, BRAC Bank’s Head of Women Banking Segment, Mehruba Reza said: “The objective of this training is to facilitate women entrepreneurs in developing and enriching their entrepreneurial skills in order to help them improve their business processes.”

The programme will be conducted by Richard T. Bliss, PhD, Babson College, Professor of Finance and National Academic Director, Professor Patricia G. Greene, Academic Director, Babson College and and 10,000 small businesses.

The women entrepreneurs having two years of business experience with entrepreneurial spirit, enthusiasm and persistence are eligible for applying for the programme.

Upon successful completion of the programme, the participants will receive a formal recognition and achievement certificates to be handed over by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed KCMG, Brac Bank’s Managing Director and CEO Selim R.F. Hussain and senior representatives from FMO and Babson College in the evening of the last day of training.