After an intensive One day competition held at PC Peshawar on October 21, 2017, the two Teams of Institute of Business Studies & Leadership (IBL), Abdul Wali Khan University, named WAKA” and “Skill Skoll” have successfully emerged among Top 25 competing teams out of the 55 teams of KP region in “Build a Business Model Workshop”. The “WAKA” is comprised of Naabeel Ahmad, Arsalan Khan, Sunder, Hadia Dost (BBA) and Arsalan (MBA 3.5). The worth proud achievement was the initial selection for “Build a Business Model Workshop” that was the selection of “start up Idea” out of 1800 applicants around Pakistan. The IBL team “WAKA” was prepared by Mr. Shah Hussain Awan (Coordinator BIC) and Ms. Anum Gullaly of IBL. The teams were guided and mentored / facilitated by Dr. Qadar Baloch (Director IBL), Dr. Syed Mohsin Ali Shah (Coordinator IBL), Dr Fahd Sultan (Deputy Director BIC) and Dr. Mohammad Jehangir.
Keeping in view the potential of young students and encouraging environment at AWKUM, the Business Incubation Center in collaboration with IBL AWKUM and Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) has organized various activities such as seminars, workshops, trainings, competitions (indoor & outdoor) for engaging and educating students in setting up their future venture. Dr Qadar Baloch, Director IBL, with the kind approval and guidance of Vice Chancellor, Dr. Khurshid Khan, is planning / executing numerous entrepreneurial activities to sharpen the IBL’s student’s talent and skills. And in near future the IBL, in collaboration with its Business Incubation Centre, has planned a mega event i.e. “IBL Future Invent” comprising series of entrepreneurial activities to be held in the month of November-December 2017. The Mega event would take place at IBL building, Garden Campus AWKUM and expecting many teams representing higher education institution across Pakistan.