UAP DBA student secures 2nd runner up position in HR Hulk


Shadman Shoumik Anik, a student of Department of Business Administration (DBA), secured 2nd runner up position in the inter-university HR competency competition titled 'HR Hulk' hosted by United International University on October 31, 2015.

A total of 48 teams, each comprising 3 member, from leading public and private universities, such as, Dhaka University, Jahangirnagar University (IBA and faculty of Business Studies), North South University, East West University, Independent University of Bangladesh, BRAC University, United International University, among others, took part in this competition. Four teams represented DBA in this HR contest.

The contest was divided into four rounds: after the 'buzzer' round, two of the four teams from DBA qualified for the second; subsequently, the teams were split into two, each consisting of 6 contestants. In this phase, they were asked to solve a case; this was a grueling session where a particular contestant had to display his ability to influence and convince others to advance his own arguments. And, in the final round, each of the four successful candidates was required to make a presentation on the case findings. Renowned HR professionals from different corporate houses were present as judges in this competition covered by 'The Daily Star' and 'Prothom Alo' with 'ABC Radio' and 'BSHRM' being the associate partners.

Shadman Shoumik Anik, a BBA student of the 7th semester, UAP stood out, securing the 2nd runner up position in this HR contest. He also received a cheque of Tk. 10,000 as prize money with a certificate and a crest for his outstanding performance.