IoBM and Shell Tameer signed an Agreement on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. Under the agreement, Shell Tameer will provide mentorship to start-ups incubated at IoBM’s Shahjehan S. Karim Incubation Center (SSK-IC), facilitate consultancy and training workshops for start-ups, and promote grant challenges and other activities across their social and digital platforms. IoBM will partner with Shell Tameer to conduct on-campus events and share incubating and funding opportunities for Shell Tameer alumni and startups. The signatories were Mr. Talib S. Karim, President IoBM, and Mr. Habib Haider, Head of Corporate Relations, Shell Pakistan
During the event, Mr. Habib shared an overview of Shell Tameer and its contribution over the years to the local economy by the number of businesses it’s supported and youth trained in enterprise development. While addressing the occasion, Mr. Talib Karim shared information about the various initiatives at IoBM including the Shahjehan S. Karim Incubation Center and its vision to empower students to become job creators. Dr. Imran Batada, CTO and Head of CIT, IoBM informed about IoBM’s collaboration in Kamyab Jawan Projects and with the Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Human Resource Research & Development Board (BBSHRRDB).
Representing Shell were Ms. Afshan Pasha, Social Performance Lead; Mr. Imran Azeem, Manager, Training & Development; and Mr. Saifullah Malik, Programme Coordinator & Communications Manager. Representing IoBM were Dr. Shujaat Mubarik, Dean CBM; Dr. Imran Batada; Mr. Nabhan S. Karim, HoD Marketing and Communications, and Dr. Munir Hussain, HoD Entrepreneurship.