Office of Research Innovation and
(Fridays and Saturdays only)
(July 29th - Aug 27th, 2016)

The ORIC at UCP conducted a five week intensive entrepreneurship training programme during weekends, Fridays and Saturdays for graduates who need to develop essential skills, competencies, knowledge and network that can let them realize their business ideas into a corporate reality. The inaugural session of the Certificate in Entrepreneurship took place on 27th July, 2016 at the Conference Hall, where Dr. Bilal Mirza, Director ORIC, highlighted the main features of the programme with Dr. Muhammad Zafarullah, Pro-Rector, UCP, the faculty involved and the participants. Dr. Bilal Mirza stressed on the need of the entrepreneurial ecosystem at the university, for which the certificate shall play a vital role in coming months. Dr. Muhammad Zafarullah, Pro-Rector UCP, in his welcome address congratulated ORIC for their efforts to organize such a successful programme in the first attempt, and emphasized the participants of the programme to bring forward innovative business ideas that the ORIC can facilitate in its incubation.


Main Features

The course was being delivered in a flexible mode (over the weekends) on Friday evenings from 6:30pm – 9:30 pm and on Saturdays from 9:30am – 5:30 pm at UCP premises. Following are the main features of this course.

The course consists of following 5 modules

Modules (one week each)


Following are the organizers of this training program

  1. Dr. Bilal Mirza (Director, ORIC)
  2. Mr. Irfan Siddique (Assistant Professor, UCP Business School)
  3. Ms. Ambreen Khursheed (Training Coordinator)

Following is the list of 15 scholarly trainers from UCP and outside UCP who were involved in conducting entrepreneurship training session.

1 Dr.Bilal Mirza 9 Mr.Adeel Ghaffar
2 Mr.Irfan Siddique 10 Mr.Amjad Ali
3 Dr.Nadeem Dogar 11 Mr.Jawad Tareen
4 Dr.Abdul Waheed 12 Mr.Khurram Hamid
5 Mr.Daniyal Siddiqui 13 Mr.Jawad Qureshi
6 Ms.Shakra Khurshid 14 Mr.Kashif Ali
7 Mr.Aurangzeb Tanvir Soharwardi 15 Mr.Bilal Arshad
8 Mr.Farrukh Iqbal