An Inception Workshop on Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Leading University (LU) was organized on 18 April 2016 at Leading University Permanent Campus, Ragibnagar, Sylhet. In the discussion and presentation program Professor Dr. Mesbahuddin Ahmed, Head, Quality Assurance Unit, UGC, Quality Assurance Specialist of UGC Professor Dr. M. Abul Kashem and Professor Dr. Sanjoy Kumar Adhikary were present as the Guest of Honor and Keynote Speakers.
Professor Dr. Mesbahuddin Ahmed described the various steps that UGC has undertaken to improve the quality of education in higher education institutions and the steps taken in establishing accreditation standard and promote quality assurance practice in private and public universities of Bangladesh. He also said that it would be a continuous process for the teachers and administration of the university. Professor Dr. M. Abul Kashem denoted to ensure the quality Skill, Knowledge and Attitude should be valued equally and considered one is the supplementary of another not complementary. Professor Dr. Sanjoy Kumar Adhikary included Guidelines for Self Assessment at Program Level in his speech. He also mentioned various phases Self Assessment Committee (SA Committee) and described its processes and discussed how the SA Report would be prepared.
Leading University Honorable Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Md. Qumruzzaman Chowdhury was the Chief Guest in the Program, and the program was presided over by the Director of IQAC of Leading University Mr. Md. Rezaul Karim. Additional Director of IQAC of LU Ar. Rajon Das and LU Registrar Lieutenant Colonel Munir Ahmed Quadery (Retired) delivered the welcome speech to the Guests.
After the workshop the UGC QAU Specialists visited the Gym, Classrooms and Construction work of the 2nd Academic Building of LU Permanent Campus and later on visited the different Laboratories of the City Campus. They expressed their positive remarks after seeing the standard and facilities availed for the students of Leading University and pointed out that one day this University will lead not only in Sylhet but also in Bangladesh.
Professor Dr. Md. Qumruzzaman Chowdhury thanked the Specialists from UGC for spending their valuable times at Leading University and informed that LU already formed the SA Committee and it is working to enhance the quality of the university. Dean Faculty of Business Administration Professor Dr. Tofayel Ahmed, Proctor and Director of MBA / EMBA Program Professor Dr. Bashir Ahmed Bhuiyan, Students’ Welfare Advisor Professor Md. Abul Kalam Chowdhury, all Head of the Departments, Coordinator, Research Specialist, SA Committee Members, Teachers and Officers were also present in the program.