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IUBAT Faculties join outdoor academic expedition

International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT) is  holding “Academic Retreat 2014” which is an outstation academic program being  arranged away from capital at Cox’s Bazar. within a fascinating environment of seashore belt.  Academic Retreat 2014 will be marked by wide range of exploration of a selected theme abounds with modalities for developing graduates for 21st century job markets. Attending faculties will be oriented through the program  to continue wide range of efforts for  producing quality graduates befitting  to meet the demands of the current century.

Academic Retreat is an innovative program evolved by IUBAT in line with practices of renowned universities of developed countries. The intellectual exploration in such a remote amazing location  widens human  minds to conceptualize any  important academic pursuit.

Led by Prof. Dr. M Alimullah Miyan, Founder and Vice Chancellor of IUBAT, more than 150 old and new academics, comprising of departmental chairs, directors, coordinators, faculty members of different colleges and departments will be be departing for Coxe’s Bazar this night( Wednesday), April 30.The entourage will be accompanied by some members of the Board of Directors.The academics will be staying  at Coxe’s Bazar for three days for  joining in a spectacular entertaining academic extravaganza.

Elaborate program  has been  drawn in coordination of senior members of faculties headed by Dr M A Jabbar, Chair, Department of Economics  as the convener  of the Academic Retreat Organizing Committee.

Presided by IUBAT Vice Chancellor, Dr Miyan, academics will  have full day  engagement in a  formal session on May 2  at Hotel Seagull, Cox’s Bazarm to  explore a genuine and rational  policy decision cum  action policy  for crafting a comprehensive methodology. The focal point of  the entire exercise  will be  to find out ways and means to producing effective world class  graduates to meet the demands of 21st century job markets.

The participants will have enough scope to apply individual aptitude, brainpower and intellectual acumen to suggest  to reach at a common conscience  in line with the central idea. The e proceedings of the session deal core issues to examine minutely for adopting package of  academic decisions  to strengthen quality assurance in higher studies. Academics will stress on capacity development of students  to ensure better grooming  through  excellent teaching in line with global changes.

IUBAT has adopted this  innovative practices to ensure  producing quality graduates capable of facing the contemporary global challenges at home and abroad. Academic Retreat, being the yearly program  help the faculties to acquire necessary skills to contribute to  quality development efforts in higher education to facilitate socio-economic transformation.



IUBAT has been holding‘Academic Retreat  as a part of faculty orientation for improving teaching skills, ability and capacity to achieve a particular academic objective in line with   mission, vision and objectives of the university for strengthening  manpower development.  The dissemination of advanced knowledge and technology strengthen the overall  grooming process  for producing quality graduates. Adequate skills,  expertise backed by IT proficiency is the backbone  of new professionals of 21 century. IUBAT’s teaching process based on innovative modules and developed methodologies ensure wide range of opportunities to this effect. Effective teaching, training and guidance through  programs like” Academic Retreat”  sharpens  the academic delivery  to achieve the  objectives.

Prof. Dr. M Alimullah Miyan, Founder and Vice Chancellor of IUBAT is expected to deliver highlighting the salient features of  the theme : ” Developing Graduates of 21st Century Market” with wide range of  issues relevant to core objective leading to  adoption of appropriate policy  decision.

The formal session will  be followed by  discussion, cross discussion, group studies, analysis, diagnosis  of the theme.  Academics will be engaged comprehensively to evolve better ways of knowledge generation for excellent  grooming  of students  to make them world citizen.


In addition to that the hallmarks the Academic Retreat 2014  will be: (1) Exploration of core issues relating to quality assurance in line with global changes, (2) Dress and behavior code,(3) Manners and etiquette,(4)Course outlines and instructions,(5) Report writing uploading outline online,(6) Sustainability,(7)Motivation of students to speak in English as first language, (8) Class preparation and delivery,(9) Counseling of students and other  valuable means of knowledge generation.

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