Professional Development Program (PDP)

Professional Development Program (PDP)

School of Business has a Professional Development Program (PDP) that offers executive development training, workshop, seminar, symposium, etc. in management and business. Business research, consultancy, and publication of a business journal are other activities.

The goal of Professional Development Program (PDP) is to promote professional development of academic and administrative staff of NSU and other institutions through organizing training programs, workshops, seminars and conferences and creating research opportunities. PDP comprises three major complementary components.

Faculty Development Program (FDP)

FDP is designed to develop competent academics committed to preparing students to be outstanding professionals. This program is designed to improve both teaching and research skills of faculty members. Specific programs under FDP include orientation program for new faculty, excellence in teaching program and career advancement program.

Executive Development Program (EDP)

EDP provides business professionals with opportunities to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the challenges of global business world. NSU faculty members as well as external experts act as resource people in this program. Two types of program are offered: standardized program and customized program. Standardized training programs are offered in the areas of Finance, Information and Communication Technology, Marketing, Management, etc. Customized training programs on a wide array of issues are offered upon request.


Among the research projects that IDESS has undertaken are Gender Budget Project, Environment and Natural Resource Accounting, Backward Linkage Activities in Bangladesh's Textile Sector and Sustainable Use of Coastal Wetland.