A memorandum of understanding was signed between Katalyst and University of Liberal Arts-Bangladesh (ULAB) to introduce major on ‘Business Journalism’. Mr. Rafiqul Islam, Vice Chancellor of ULAB and Mr. James Blewett, General Manager of Katalyst signed the MoU on behalf of ULAB and Katalyst.
This Katalyst-ULAB joint initiative will have five major components: namely curriculum development, faculty development, course materials development, facilities development and program promotions. The major on Business Journalism is expected met the country’s urgent need for competent journalists who are not only limited to business and journalism but also possess a broad knowledge of economic sectors of Bangladesh.
The course is expected to be launched in November 2010 and ULAB will have its first intake in February 2011.