MCCI ORGANIZES BUSINESS TALK ON "HUMAN CENTRIC BUSINESS INNOVATION AND PROCESS DESIGN"


MCCI ORGANIZES BUSINESS TALK ON "HUMAN CENTRIC BUSINESS INNOVATION AND PROCESS DESIGN"

MCCI Organizes Business Talk on "Human Centric Business Innovation and Process Design"

Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka (MCCI), along with Bangladesh Brand Forum, organized a business talk on "Human Centric Business Innovation and Process Design" at its Gulshan office premises on Friday, 11 October 2019. Dr. Newton Howard, Professor of Neurocomputation, Neurosurgery and Mathematics, University of Oxford and Dr. Amer Farid, Director Market Business, UNICEF Norway delivered their talks at the event.

MCCI President Nihad Kabir emphasized the need to incorporate human centric approach in business processes and designs, especially with the approaching 4th Industrial Revolution. She also urged to be careful in filtering out innovations which are less beneficial for business. She expressed that being  a factor-driven economy, Bangladesh would benefit from gradually becoming an efficiency-driven economy. At the end, she assured of MCCI's wholehearted support for all activities geared towards embracing human centric processes and practices in business.

The main part of the event was two talks by the guests. In his talk on "Human Centric Innovation", Dr. Howard mentioned that the brain was the main capital that any person could have, and how s/he utilized it made all the difference. He also stated that in this age of the Internet,  everyone  literally had equal opportunities to learn. Finally, he emphasized that technological consolidation in the right hands could be very useful.

Dr. Farid's talk was on "Sustainable Innovation and Business". He mentioned that Bangladesh needed to utilize its huge population. He also stated that innovation was vital to the country's growth  and, in particular,  pointed out how agro-tech could benefit from innovation in Bangladesh.

The two talks were followed by a short question-answer session where the speakers responded to the audiences' queries.

Among others, members of Boards of Directors, Managing Directors, senior officials of different organizations, former Presidents' of MCCI, and a group of university students attended the business talk.

 




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