Brac University organised a webinar titled 'Developing professional competence: The role of adaptability and integrity' on Saturday.
The university organised the webinar as a part of their 'Toolbox to success' series, said a press release issued by Brac university on Wednesday
Director of Commercial Affairs, Novo Nordisk Bangladesh Md Tanbir Sajib and M. Zulfiquer Hossain, Research Technology Specialist, Advanced Genomics and Cell Models, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany spoke at the webinar which was moderated by Chairman of the department of Pharmacy at Brac Dr Eva Rahman Kabir.
Mr. Sajib and Dr Hossain discussed the role of adaptability, integrity and flexibility in professional development.
The webinar was open to students and professionals from all areas and was live streamed on Facebook from the Department of Pharmacy, Brac University Facebook page, the release said.
The panelists emphasized that the world is changing faster than ever before and so is the nature of the workplace with the emergence of new expectations, needs, and job types.
The panelists also added that to thrive in this rapidly changing professional world, an individual needs to become professionally competent by acquiring certain soft skills.
The experiences shared by the speakers from both academic and industrial perspectives made the webinar more comprehensive and beneficial, especially for the students who are about to embark on the professional field and the young professionals who are preparing themselves for a successful career, the release said