Home|Contact Us|Feedback|

News and Events
Management Change
AGM News
Awards and Recognition
New Branch
New Products and Services
CSR Activities
Business Agreements
EGM News
Rebranding News
Training and Workshop
IDLC Events
Archive
Articles and Interviews
Monthly Business Review
Sign up for Reports and Publications
May 21, 2016
IDLC Finance Limited & Euromoney Learning Solutions jointly organized workshop on "MASTERING PROJECT FINANCE" at Le Meridien, Dhaka on May 21-22, 2016
In order to share the best practices of Project Finance from around the world with local business leaders and banking fraternity, IDLC Finance Limited & Euromoney Learning Solutions jointly organized a workshop on "MASTERING PROJECT FINANCE" at Le Meridien, Dhaka on 21-22 May, 2016.
Bangladesh is embracing a new era of progress and development and also embracing implementation of diverse large infrastructure projects which are wide-ranging in complexities. Thus, understanding of these complications are very essential for the officials of Financial Institutions and Corporate Houses. Considering the significance of project finance as a financing solution, this two day workshop on "MASTERING PROJECT FINANCE" has been organized in order to provide participants a clear understanding on project finance on a comprehensive spectrum.
Mr. Arif Khan, CEO and Managing Director of IDLC Finance Limited inaugurated the workshop. IDLC hosted numerous workshops/seminars in recent years with the purpose of enhancing the capabilities of professionals in the financial market covering various topics in nature. This time, IDLC, to organize an international level training, made joint collaboration with Euromoney Learning Solutions which is a world leading provider of premium public courses especially e-Learning and tailored learning solutions.
Mr. Edward Bodmer, financial consultant from USA, conducted the workshop. He created innovative forward pricing, productivity measurement and investment valuation software for consulting clients throughout the United States. To support this initiative, The Daily Star and Le Meridien were the strategic partner and hospitality partner respectively.
On the workshop Mr. Bodmer covered many issues on valuation analysis of debt and equity, project finance models, alternative types of project finance transaction, analytical failures in project finance, market risk and mitigation tools, covenants in project finance and reserve accounts & modelling theories and practices.
The workshop was followed by an open-ended stakeholders? panel discussion where the panel discussants were Mr. Imran Karim, Group Managing Director of Confidence Group and Mr. AKM Abdullah, Financial Sector Development Specialist of the World Bank. They shared their practical insights of public & private project financing with the participants; and the engagement was very insightful as shared by the participants.
June 1, 2014
IDLC Finance Holds Workshop on Bond Markets in South Asia
IDLC Finance Limited, the largest multi-product Non-Banking Financial Institution in Bangladesh, recently organized a 2 day-long workshop under the title ‘Bond Markets in South Asia: Theory Vs. Market Practice, Regulatory Atmosphere, And Development Potentials’.

Professionals from banks & financial institutions, merchant banks, issue managers, underwriters, Bangladesh, and corporate institutions involved with origination, issue, purchase, and trading of bond participated the work shop, which was conducted by Vinod Kothari, an internationally acclaimed financial consultant from India. Kothari is a Chartered Accountant by qualification, and also an internationally recognized Author, Trainer and Consultant on different specialized financial instruments/subjects.

In addition to Kothari, Arif Khan, Commissioner of Securities & Exchange Commission and Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, DGM & Head of Structured finance, IDLC Finance Limited shared their valuable knowledge and experience with the participants regarding the regulatory, arranger and local market perspective.
This workshop educated the participants about theoretical concept of Bond, understanding of origination process, legal & regulatory framework, development potentials and overall scenario of Bond market.
M. Matiul Islam, Chairman of IIDFC inaugurated the workshop as the chief guest.
September 26, 2013
IDLC Finance Holds Workshop on Anti-Money Laundering & Anti-Terrorism Regulations
IDLC Finance Limited, the largest multi-product Non-Banking Financial Institution in Bangladesh, recently organized a day-long workshop on Anti-Money Laundering & Anti-Terrorism Regulations for its employees.

Branch managers, mid level executives and IDLC’s capital market units participated in the workshop, which was inaugurated by M. Mahfuzur Rahman, Executive Director, Bangladesh Bank. The workshop was conducted by Mohammad Mahbub Alam, Joint Director, Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit and Md. Masud Rana, Deputy Director, Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit, Bangladesh Bank.

The workshop educated the audience regarding the Money Laundering Prevention Act, the Anti Terrorism Act, consequences of non-compliance, provided guidance on how to prevent and detect money laundering and terror financing etc.

Selim R.F. Hussain, CEO & Managing Director of IDLC Finance Limited, said, “IDLC has always been a standard-bearer for statutory compliance in the financial industry and we intend to ensure that this reputation remains untarnished. He also addressed AML compliance framework at IDLC, importance of KYC (Know Your Customer) and KYE (Know Your Employee) etc. M. Mahfuzur Rahman, Executive Director, Bangladesh Bank, congratulated IDLC for taking this initiative and emphasized all out support from the central bank in helping to educate staff in the financial sector in these new concepts.
October 16, 2012
IDLC organizes training Buyer Engagement
IDLC Finance Limited organized a buyer engagement training program on 16th October, 2012. The program was organized by the Buyer Management Team of IDLC’s Supplier Finance department and was held at the Sung Garden Restaurant. Officials of Opsonin Pharma Limited were the chief guests at the event with Dr. Sayem Ahmed (Head of HR, Opsonin Group) and the department heads of the Commercial, Distribution, Finance & Accounts of Opsonin Pharma among those attending. IDLC Finance Limited was represented at the program by Zahid Ibne Hai (GM & Head of SME)
August 11, 2012
IDLC Finance Ltd. organizes a training programme on “Professional Salesmanship of 21st century”
IDLC Finance Ltd. organized a two-day long training programme on “Professional Salesmanship of 21st Century” on two different sessions (July 07-08 & August 10-11, 2012) The training was arranged by Briddhi – Industrial & Marketing Consultants and conducted by Md. Akbar Hassan, CEO & Managing Director of Briddhi. 54 participants of Consumer & SME Division took part in the training.
July 24, 2012
IDLC has joined the Small Business Banking Network (SBBN)
IDLC Finance Ltd. has recently joined the Small Business Banking Network (SBBN), a global initiative of bankers, finance professionals, and experts dedicated to improving access to financial services to small businesses. This membership will make IDLC Finance Ltd. a visible, regional leader in the industry with the following benefits-

--An opportunity to interact with different bankers in different parts of the world.
--Access to worldwide banking practices and international best practices.
--Enhanced knowledge and skills related to your core functions.

SBBN’s web-based community platform will also help to get the following services:

--Access to the knowledge of over 550 peer bankers from 42 financial institutions around the world and industry experts via the discussions board.

--Free downloadable resources such as banking policy guides, case studies, leadership tools, and more via their Knowledge Bank (a digital library).

--Quarterly webinars and events on a variety of topics in banking.

--Pertinent industry information including news and events in small business banking.

IDLC is the first NBFI in Bangladesh to receive the membership. Other notable members of SBBN community are Standard Bank, South Africa; Diamond Trust Bank (Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda); Equity Bank, Kenya; Axis Bank Ltd., India; Union Bank of Colombo Limited, Sri Lanka; First Gulf Bank, UAE; and BRAC Bank Ltd., Bangladesh.
July 21, 2012
IDLC Finance Ltd. organizes a training programme on “Basic Banking Operations”
IDLC Finance Ltd. organized a four-day long training programme on “Basic Banking Operations” on (July 13-14 & 20-21, 2012). The training was arranged by IDLC Finance Ltd. and conducted by a pool of trainers of Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM).A total of 40 participants from different departments of IDLC Finance Ltd. took part in the training sessions.
June 9, 2012
IDLC Finance Ltd. organizes a training programme on “Customer service & Service excellence”
IDLC Finance Ltd organized a two-day long training programme on “Customer Service & Service Excellence” in two different sessions (May 25-26 & June 08-09, 2012). The training was arranged by Briddhi – Industrial & Marketing Consultants and conducted by Md. Akbar Hassan, CEO & Managing Director of Briddhi. A total of 53 participants of Credit Administration Department took part in the training sessions.
May 27, 2012
IDLC Finance Holds Workshop on Anti-Money Laundering & Anti-Terrorism Regulations
IDLC Finance Limited, the largest multi-product Non- Banking Financial Institution in Bangladesh, recently organized a middle-management workshop on Anti-Money Laundering & Anti-Terroism Regulations at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, Dhaka University.

75 executives of different branches and capital market units participated in the workshop, which was conducted by Md. Eskandar Miah, Deputy General Manager, Bangladesh Financial intelligence unit, Bangladesh Bank and Mohammad Mahbub Alam, Deputy Director, Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit, Bangladesh Bank.

The workshop educated the audience regarding the Money Laundering Prevention Act, the Anti Terrorism Act, consequences of non-compliance, provided guidance on how to prevent and detect Money laundering, etc.

Selim R.F. Hussain, CEO & Managing Director of IDLC Finance Limited, said, “IDLC has always been a standard-bearer for statutory compliance in the financial industry and we intend to ensure that this reputation remains untarnished. The other priority is to train and develop our talent pool and this particular program also ensures that objective is being met.”
May 9, 2012
IDLC Securities Holds Investors Awareness Program
IDLC securities Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of IDLC group has recently organized “Investors’ Awareness Program” at Gazipur & Narayangonj.

Md. Saifuddin, Managing Director of IDLC Securities Ltd presided over the program. Saifur Rahman, Executive Director of SEC, discussed on the regulatory framework of capital market. Md. Moniruzzaman, Managing Director of IDLC Investments Ltd, was also present in the program.

The program was aimed at creating awareness among investors relating to the stock market, gaining knowledge on the companies listed with SEC, decision making in connection with the investment and method of selecting right securities based on fundamentals. During the question and answer session investors asked a variety of questions regarding stock market and repayment of margin loans as well as optimal utilization of margin loan.

“These programs of direct interaction between investors and officials will reduce the communication gap to a greater extent and allow investors to make more conscious decision”, said Md. Saifuddin, Managing Director of IDLC Securities Ltd.

Over 500 investors were present in both the programs. IDLC Securities plans to hold a series of similar awareness programs in the months to come.
May 5, 2012
IDLC Finance Ltd. organizes a training programme on “Professional salesmanship of 21st century”
IDLC Finance Ltd. organized a two-day long training programme on “Professional Salesmanship of 21st Century” on May 04-05, 2012. The training was arranged by Briddhi – Industrial & Marketing Consultants and conducted by Md. Akbar Hassan, CEO & Managing Director of Briddhi. 25 participants of Consumer Division took part in the training.
March 26, 2011
Workshop on “Understanding the Business Dynamics of Composite Knit Garments”
A daylong training on “Understanding the Business Dynamics of Composite Knit Garments” took place at the Corporate Head Office of IDLC Finance Limited on March 26, 2011. The training was conducted by Mr. Md. Asadullah Al Mamun, Finance Director of Bengal Hurricane Group. A total of 25 participants were present in the training session from SME-mid and SBF-credit department of IDLC Finance Limited. In this training, we covered various topics regarding the technical, marketing and commercial/banking operations of a Composite Knit factory and also talked about the overall business prospect of this industry in future. The training was aimed at increasing the knowledge base of IDLC Relationship Mangers/Officers, who have joined in the past few months.
February 26, 2011
Workshop on “Anti-Money Laundering & Anti-Terrorism Regulations”
A daylong workshop on “Anti-Money Laundering & Anti-Terrorism Regulations” was organized by Internal Control & Compliance Department (ICC) of IDLC Finance Limited on February 26, 2011. In total 52 attendees participated in the workshop covering all the departments of IDLC. Md. Eskandar Miah (Deputy General Manager Anti-Money Laundering Department Bangladesh Bank), Priyani Malik (Consultant Governance Program World Bank Office, Dhaka), and Choudhury M.A.Q. Sarwar (Head of Legal, Compliance & Assurance, Standard Chartered Bank) were the facilitators of the workshop. Selim R. F. Hussain (CEO & Managing Director, IDLC), H. M. Ziaul Hoque Khan (GM & CFO, IDLC) were present in closing and certificate giving ceremony.
February 5, 2011
Workshop on “Vital skills for the modern managers” in IDLC
A daylong workshop on February 05, 2011 named “Why should anyone follow you? Vital skills for the modern managers” was arranged for the managers of IDLC. Altogether 32 managers from different departments of IDLC Finance joined the workshop. Dr. Upail Mahanama-DBA FSBP MNZIM FMSLIM, international marketing consultant & corporate trainer, Sri Lanka was the facilitator the workshop. The presenter discussed on professionalism & the role of modern manager and the way how to manage the sales operation- the management by objective way. The focused area of discussion was MBO, leadership, teamwork and decision making.
January 27, 2011
IDLC Finance Limited organizes CRO Induction Program
IDLC Finance Limited recently organized a salesmanship induction & Training Program-2011 for its newly recruited Customer Relationship Officer (CRO) under Personal Finance Division (PFD). The training program was held from January 27-28, 2011 at Caritas Development Institute. The resource personnel delivered their presentations on various aspects including Deposits Products & Process Orientation, Loan Products & Process Orientation, Anti Money Laundering & Compliance, Loan Documentation & Customer Services, SME Products & Cross Selling Techniques, Legal Aspects, Comparative Analysis of Competitors’ Products, Basics of Credit Appraisal and Code of Conduct & Ethics. Dr. M Ridhwanul Haq, Faculty of IBA was present in the program and delivered speech on “Selling of Professional Services”. Shaikh Kamruzzaman, Head of PFD; Bilquis Jahan, Head of Human Resource; Mizanur Rahman, Head of Legal Affairs and other senior officials of IDLC Finance Ltd spoke on different sessions.

Selim R. F. Hussain, CEO & Managing Director of IDLC Finance inaugurated the training program. Shaikh Kamruzzaman, Head of PFD and Bilquis Jahan, Head of Human Resource of IDLC delivered the closing speech and distributed the certificates to the participants.
January 1, 2011
Foreign training programmes during 2010 in IDLC
A total of 41 employees of IDLC participated in different foreign training in different countries. 29 employees went to Singapore, India Malaysia and Nepal till December 2010. 12 more employees were sent to Nepal and Singapore at the end the year.