MoU of promise and potential

How EFP and IoBM collaborate

The Employers’ Federation of Pakistan (EFP) and the Institute of Business Management (IoBM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the initiation of “Post Graduate Diploma in Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Management” on Wednesday, August 08, 2018 at the Entrepreneurship and Management Excellence Center (EMEC), IoBM. The signatories were Mr. Majyd Aziz, President, EFP and Mr. Talib Karim, President, IoBM. The ceremony began with recitation from the Holy Quran by Mr. Moinuddin Ali Khan.

During his address, Mr. Majyd Aziz said that EFP was aiming to hold this Post Diploma course at a prestigious professional institution which would also reflect upon the image and credibility of EFP. He said that EFP also has affiliations with other institutes and that they have been informed about the launching of this Post Diploma program at IoBM. He also mentioned about the possibilities of giving scholarships to students of this program.

Mr. Talib Karim complimented the role of Mr. Majyd Aziz in the positive projection of Pakistan, especially business Pakistan, and that the EFP instrumentally strives towards the areas of employment and social policy amid his noble and gentle guidance. He said that among IoBM’s provisions for quality business education is included the important factor of financial assistance and that no meritorious student is deprived of admission due to paucity of funds. He added that programs like Post Graduate Diploma in Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Management are facilitated at the EMEC Conference Room itself which is readily available with all of its state-of-the-art facility on Sunday to accommodate such professional programs.

The objectives of this Post Graduate Diploma are to provide understanding about the basic concept of occupational health and safety and its theoretical background and evolution; to equip the participants with latest knowledge about tools and techniques in occupational safety, health and environment; to provide comprehensive knowledge about the art and science of managing occupational safety, health and environment and ergonomics; to sensitize occupational health, safety and environment (OSHE) practitioners with occupational safety, health and environment issues in high risk industries; to improve basic communication skills, computer application skills, while managing occupational safety, health and environment within organizations and to familiarize the participants with best practices in the area of OSHE within the country and globally.

As such, the EFP, the largest body of employers in Pakistan in the area of employment and social policy and IoBM, Pakistan’s pioneering business school are joining hands through an MoU to introduce an academic program of Post Graduate Diploma and Advance Post Graduate Diploma in occupational health, safety and environment to increase current competencies of existing occupational health, safety and environment personnel and produce future occupational health, safety and environment managers.

Besides the presence of ERP Consultant, Mr. Athar Ali Khan Durrani and IoBM’s Dr. Ejaz Ahmed, Rector; Dr. Syed Irfan Hyder, Dean CBM and CES; Dr. Shahida Wizarat, Dean CESD and Dr. Shahid Amjad, HoD Environment and Energy Management Department, this occasion was largely attended by IoBM HoDs, faculty and management along with the registered students for this program. The distinguished faculty for this post graduate diploma course include Mr. Fasihul Karim Siddiqi, Secretary General, EFP; Dr. Asad Jamal, OSHE Trainer, EFP and Mr. Akhtar Qudus, Trainer, EFP, Mr. Moinuddin Ali Khan, HoD, Supply Chain and Logistics Department, IoBM.

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