The International Council for Small Business – Bangladesh (ICSB Bangladesh) is established to provide a community and network support particularly to its members, Social Enterprises, and Small and Medium Enterprises at large, and to enhance their ability to develop and grow through sharing of knowledge and experience, thereby facilitating the growth and development of Social Enterprises, Small and Medium Enterprises in Bangladesh.
ICSB Bangladesh Chapter is committed to a free exchange of ideas between entrepreneurs, business practitioners, business educators, researchers, bankers business financiers, policy makers together other agencies and professionals involved in the development of Social Enterprises and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Entrepreneurship.
The Chapter’s goal is also to gain a better understanding of the local SMEs Social Enterprises, their needs and challenges, their performance and achievement, their values and mindset, and the eco-systems within which they operate.
With this understanding, the Chapter hopes to contribute some useful ideas and effective measures that can help SMEs and Social Enterprises improve their performance, and hence their contribution to the economy.
1. Legislation of laws
SME friendly business environment the proposed ICSB BANGLADESH CHAPTER will advocate with the government to establish SME friendly regulations and legislative framework.
2. Identifying problems
3. Ensuring availability of support services
4. Access to Institutional Finance for SME
5. Access to Technology
6. Developing Human Resources
Syed Ferhat Anwar, Ph.D.
ICSB- Bangladesh: Chief Patron
Ashraf Bin Taj
ICSB- Bangladesh: Secretary General
Dr. Mosaddak Ahmed Chowdhury
ICSB- Bangladesh: President
Professor Md. Muhaimin Arif
ICSB- Bangladesh: Treasurer
Dr. Md. Enamul Haque
ICSB- Bangladesh: Vice President First (Academic)
Sharmin Akhter Rima
ICSB- Bangladesh: Contact Person
Mohammad Shariful Islam
ICSB- Bangladesh: Vice President Second (Industry)