Who can enroll in this program?

    • woman entrepreneurs with at least a year of business experience – in self-owned or family business (trade license of at least one year old and other documents are necessary to validate )
    • Enrolled in or completed undergraduate studies
    • Passionate about developing entrepreneurship skills and growing your business.

Our Partners


Duration Of The Program


12 weekly sessions and
3-day Trade Fair

Course hours

3 hours per session

Class days


Class Starts

Saturday, November 12

Program details

Highlights of the Program

  • Interactive Lectures and Hands-on Training
  • Case Studies and Group Exercises
  • Experience Sharing and Networking with Entrepreneurs
  • Master Class on Pitch for Funding
  • Mentorship

Course Fees and Venue

  • Course fee each participant: BDT 5,000 ( Actual course fee is BDT 23,000; BRAC Bank sponsors BDT 18,000, and participant pays BDT 5,000)
  • Venue: BRAC University Campus, Mohakhali, Dhaka.

Session 1:

Market and Economic Feasibility Analysis

Session 2:

Team Building and Entrepreneurial Leadership

Session 3:

Design, Develop and Communicate a Business Plan

Session 4:

Marketing and Branding

Session 5:

Record Keeping, Accounting and Taxation

Session 6:

Financial Literacy and Management

Session 7:

Legal Compliance and Ethical Responsibility

Session 8:

Human Resource Management

Session 9:

E-Business and Commerce

Session 10:

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Session 11:

Export Import Management

Session 12:

Master Class – Pitch for Funding and Collaboration

Session 13:

BRAC Bank-BBS, BRACU Three Days Trade Fair


Parveen S. Huda

Managing Director, Consulting & Research Gateway & Adjunct Faculty, BRAC Business School.

Mashahed Hassan Simanta

Author; Consultant, Institute of Training & Management.

Md. Rezwan Al Islam

Head of MarTech, Digital Business Solutions, British American Tobacco&Adjunct Faculty, BRAC Business School.

Md Omar Faruq Khan

National Board of Revenue (NBR) Ministry of Finance, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Deputy Director (Tax) at Central Intelligence Cell (CIC).

Mayesha Tasnim

PhD candidate in Leadership, Ateneo de Manila University & Former Senior Manager, Learning, Leadership & Development, BRAC.

Md. Mahfuzul Haque

CEO, Order (Online Business)& Former Lead Trainer (Entrepreneurship Development) and Consultant with European Union, IOM, ILO, IFC-SEDF, ADB, JICA, Ministry of Industry, Bangladesh, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh, SkillFUL Project, Swisscontact-Bangladesh and so on.

Dr. Md. Abdul Hoque

Professor, BRAC Business School, BRAC University.

Mahreen Mamoon

Graduate Research Assistant and Ph.D. student College of Education, Purdue University, USA. Former Assistant Professor, BRAC Business School, BRAC University

Trainers from BRAC Bank

Khadija Mariam

Head Of Women Entrepreneur Cell, SME Banking Division

Mehruba Reza

Head of Women Banking Segment TARA & Agami-Student Banking Serv.
Products, Retail Banking

S.M. Alomgir Hossain

Head of Small Business,
Central, SME Banking Division

The 'UDDOKTA 101'

  • Lets you acquire practical knowledge from successful entrepreneurs;
  • Connects you to network of innovators, entrepreneurs and business leaders;
  • Helps you to develop in-demand skills from the best trainers in the country;
  • Mentors you through experienced entrepreneurs and academicians;
  • Allows you to showcase your business in an exclusive UDDOKTA 101 Trade Fair;
  • Lets you make a business pitch to judges from BRAC Bank and BRAC University; and
  • Awards you a certificate from BRAC Business School (BBS), BRAC University.


Application and selection process and key dates
(November 2022 to February 2023 term)

  • Step 1: Application submission deadline- 22 October 2022
  • Step 2: Selection interview – 18 to 22 October 2022
  • Step 3: Confirmation via email to selected candidates - 25 October 2022
  • Step 4: Payments of the course fee - by 2 November 2022
  • Step 5: Orientation and Session 1 – 12 November 2022
  • Step 6: End of all 12 sessions – 21 January 2023
  • Step 7: 3 day long Trade Fair – 26 – 28 January 2023
  • Step 8: Graduation Ceremony - 28 January 2023

After successful interview, selection and registration, participants need to provide below-mentioned information before starting the orientation session

  • 1: Photograph of participant
  • 2: Academic documents
  • 3: Number of employees
  • 4: Years of business experiences
  • 5: Facebook page link (optional)
  • 6: Photographs of office/factory/outlets (optional)
  • 7: Business history
  • 8: Photographs of office/factory/outlets (optional)
  • 9: Business volume - sales in quantity, production capacity, growth.