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The Millennium University College (TMUC) organized an academic symposium in collaboration with the University of Hertfordshire to guide university students on the issue of “Employability or Entrepreneurship, what matters more?” The event was meant to invigorate students to think for themselves and to be able to understand the intricacies of each to be able to make a learned choice.
Such symposiums which are commonly hosted every year by the university involve a high-level exchange of ideas between academicians, business executives, students, and industry experts. Many in attendance were drawn into the debates and shared important insights. Through a panel discussion, academia representatives established an engaging partnership between both institutions. The successful dialogue brought forth a platform for TMUC students to learn about success in a global working environment.
The panel discussion on engendering a positive sustainable approach towards employability & entrepreneurship was moderated by seasoned anchor-person; Faisal Rehman.
Chief among the debate’s objectives was to impart entrepreneurship knowledge and ascertain more inclusive solutions for the building of resilience needed by students to adapt to the global business community.
The symposium kicked off the annual GEW (Global Entrepreneurship Week) observed every November in all TMUC campuses as the Millennial Global Entrepreneurship Week (MGEW). The week-long affair involves various social and academic activities as well as opportunities to connect budding entrepreneurs to potential collaborators, mentors, and even investors.
Dean of Hertfordshire Business School; Professor Damian Ward offered students his perspective on how the economic landscape has changed over time adding that the most important resource of the future are people and knowledge.
Dr. Ather Osama, Founder of the Pakistan Innovation Foundation addressed the attendees with an inspiring keynote on always finding a way forward despite hindrances as well as the importance of faith in one’s passion and the resilience to pursue it.
Other chief guests and speakers included Ambassador Shahid Kamal, Mir Muhammad Ali Khan (CEO AMZ), Mr. Tarek Hamdy (CEO Eighteen), Mr. Zaheer Mehdi (Vice President Engro Corporation) and ACCA Market Head (Business Development) Asad Hameed. CEO of TMUC Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq was also present at the occasion.
The panel discussion on engendering a positive sustainable approach towards employability & entrepreneurship was moderated by seasoned anchor-person; Faisal Rehman. His input and guidance was essential for all participating students to make the most of what the speakers had to say.