ICSB Organized Workshop on “Professional Progression in a Digital Era”
— November 24, 2019
Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladeshorganized a workshopon ‘Professional Progression in a Digital Era’ on November 23, 2019 at Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB), TCB Bhaban, 1KawranBazar, Dhaka.
Mr. Muzaffar Ahmed FCMA, FCS, Session Chairman and President of ICSB presided over the workshop, delivered the address of welcome and summed up the session. He focused on the need of the members of ICSB to keep them abreast of the changes taking place in both social and corporate arena and to update their knowledge on the requirement of the changing role of the Corporate secretaries,
Mr. Mahtab Uddin Ahmed FCMA, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of RobiAxiata Limited presented the Keynote Paper. He explained that the digital era has already begun, where technology is an important enabler. He said that new technology will significantly increase productivity as all routine and repetitive jobs, which account for 70-80% of all jobs today, will disappear. In order to leverage the benefits of this emerging technology, mindset and behavior must concomitantly change. Emerging technology, based on Artificial Intelligence, has already put many traditional professions at risk.
Chartered Secretaries must therefore prepare for disruptive changes in technology, by continuously refining their strategic role in governance, compliance and management.
Mr. Md. Selim Reza FCS, Vice President, ICSB and Mr. Md. ShafiqulAlam FCMA, FCA, ACS, Council Member, ICSB were the designated discussant.
During the Question & Answer session, Members of the Institute discussed different aspects of professional progression in a digital era. The keynote speaker answered the questions. A large number of Chartered Secretary Professionals, Qualified Chartered Secretaries participated in the workshop.
At the end of the program Mr. Salim Ahmed FCS, Council Member and Treasurer, ICSB offered a vote of thanks on behalf of ICSB. A Press Release<