GP Explorer 1.0 ends with Demo Day

Staff Correspondent

1 December, 2020 12:00 AM printer

GP Explorer 1.0 ends with Demo Day

Grameenphone (GP) recently organised Demo Day virtually with the view to ending GP Explorer 1.0 Batch 1 graduates.

 GP Explorer 1.0 allowed Islamic University of Technology (IUT) students to gain insights into how the industry works and design thinking skills.

The graduates of Batch 1 of GP Explorer 1.0 are: Sadat, Rafid, Aseer, Shafi, Zahin, Aftab, Sharara, Afrin, Saad, and Afra.

The students gained numerous skills from the programme such as looking for insights through user research methods and problem statement defining, validating with the users to improve further and others.

The skillsets will assist participants to employ in career in any industry.

Speaking as the keynote speaker, Yasir Azman, CEO Grameenphone said, “We are on the brink of the fourth industrial revolution that will radically alter the way we live, work, and communicate with one another.

"We, Grameenphone are focusing on youth upskilling and employability to cope with the evolving world," he added.

"GP Explorer 1.0 is a small step of the journey we are working on to upskill the youth," he said while congratulating the Batch 1 graduates.

The graduates will receive endorsements, certificates, and recommendation letters from Grameenphone.

The graduates will also get the opportunity to engage with future batches as trainers and forerunners. They will be engaged as researchers for future projects too.

Prof Imran Rahman, Dean, School of Business, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, Dr Khondokar Habibul Kabir, Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Head, Institute of Energy and Environment, Islamic University of Technology, Solaiman Alam, Chief Digital and Strategy Officer, Grameenphone, and Khairul Basher, Head of Communications, Grameenphone, among others, were present on the occasion.