Finance Forum a wing of Career Counseling Centre of United International University (UIU) organised the Intra-varsity financial competency competition branded as “FOCUS 15” in his own campus yesterday.
UIU vice chancellor Professor Dr M Rezwan Khan, presided over the ceremonies, while Md Saifur Rahman Patwary (Azad), deputy managing director, First Security Islamic Bank Limited,
was present as the chief guest. Salah Uddin Ahmed, senior vice president and head of Research and Development Unit, Dhaka Bank Limited and Humaira Sharmeen, managing editor, The Bonikbarta, were present as the special guest on the programme.
FOCUS 15 is an exclusive idea to judge the capabilities of the students in “financial reasoning.” Core concept of this idea is to make the participants of the programme find out the critical financial reasons because of which a company’s financial performance deviates from the expectations. The competition had three phases - a Quiz (first round), a Financial Statement Analysis and Manipulation (second round) and a Financial Case Solving and Presentation (final round).
The top three winners of the competition are Sadman Shoumik Ahmed (champion), Md Tanvir Hossain (first runner-up) and Yeasin Md Esha (second runner-up).
Students of different departments, teachers, officers and the invited guests were present in the programme.