Professor Kotler’s SESSION WITH BUSINESS STUDENTS, “INSPIRING FUTURE MINDS”

It was indeed a rare occasion that the world renowned Marketing guru, Prof. Philip Kotler shared his valuable time with the academia of Bangladesh. The meeting was held in Mirpur Indoor Stadium in Dhaka today Wednesday, 8 June 2011 at about 11:00 AM. There was a huge crowd composed of students, faculty and management from different universities and organizations who were all excited to see in person the man who has written a number of books being used in the classroom particularly in the discipline of Marketing.  After a brief exposition on the topic about Marketing, Professor Philip Kotler responded to some written questions prepared by the participants. His brilliant ideas have created enthusiasm and valuable information to the participants even it was a brief meeting only.  It was a proud moment for the American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) as the education partner of this session. The Honorable Vice Chancellor, Dr. Carmen Z. Lamagna of the AIUB presented a crest to Professor Kotler in recognition of his exemplary contribution to promoting quality marketing education and providing inspiration to the future leaders. Along with the Vice Chancellor and other faculty members, Dr. Charles Villanueva, Dean, Faculty of Business Administration, Mr. Lutfar Rahman, Director, PR, Mr. Manzur H Khan, Director, OSA, Dr. Ehsanul Huda Chowdhury, BBA Program Director, Mr. Rashed Chowdhury, Head of Marketing and Mr. Ziarat Hossain Khan, Deputy Director, OSA were also present.