Highlights of “Business Innovation Challenge 2022”Organized by CENTIN/Futurizm & HSM, UMT
The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CENTIN) and the Department of Marketing at Dr. Hasan Murad School of Management (HSM)-UMT jointly organized “Business Innovation Challenge 2022” on Friday, 30-12-22 at 2:30 pm. The venue of this event was 1C-17, Central Building, UMT Main Campus, Lahore. Mr. Muhammad Yasir Amjad (Director CENTIN. UMT), Dr. Farrah Arif (Associate Dean HSM&Acting CEO, IKL, UMT), Mr. Zeeshan Ikram (Founder,Manzel Technologies) and Mr. Mughees Ahmad (Unit Head, Allied Bank Ltd) werethe panelists of this challenge.
This competition aimed to promote entrepreneurship and encourage students to start their entrepreneurial journeys. The students of HSM, studying “Entrepreneurship” as a course, participated and presented their business ideas/plans before the jury.There were 18 groups of students who registered their business ideas/plans for the “Business Innovation Challenge 2022”. The top three position holders (Work Cycle, Urban Green, and Bingo Tour) offered incubation at Futurizm where they would beprovided mentorship and assistance in launching their businesses.
The event was concluded with the encouraging remarks by Dr. Farrah Arif and Mr. Muhammad Yasir Amjad. They appreciated all the participants and encouraged them to practically start their entrepreneurial journeys. Mr. Yasir briefly introduced the offerings of Futurizm/CENTIN and welcomed the participants to apply for incubation at Futurizm.
This was a successful and informative event. CENTIN/Futurizm looks forward to organizing more competitions/challenges and giving platforms to students and encouraging them to start their entrepreneurial careers.