Eleven school members from the Pakistan Institute of Trend and Design (PIFD) who participated in a United States Company for Worldwide Improvement (USAID) capability improvement coaching program in 2014 met on the Serena Lodge to debate follow-up actions from their visits to the US, Uk and France.
USAID Mission Director, Gregory Gottlieb and Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan, Federal Minister for Commerce, Authorities of Pakistan attended the debriefing occasion. Mr. Gottlieb, whereas talking to the trainees stated, “I’m assured that these skilled lecturers will return to their lecture rooms and proceed being even higher lecturers. Trend design coaching is necessary, as a result of it provides worth to the textile and gems and jewellery sector in Pakistan. That is what primarily makes native merchandise export worthy and can go a good distance in making Pakistani trend and auxiliary industries thrive.”
The skilled school members mentioned how they might apply the data of many cutting-edge traits and strategies in footwear, jewellery design and clothes and textiles. The skilled lecturers additionally shared with the viewers their plans to switch their new data and abilities to their college students at PIFD. The scholars by way of this data of worldwide requirements and finest practices will increase their probabilities of discovering aggressive positions within the business and sharpen their entrepreneurial abilities.
The coaching supported by USAID, is a part of a complete capability constructing initiative geared toward enhancing Pakistan’s productiveness and export competitiveness in financial sectors with excessive export potential. This classroom coaching may also assist younger graduates from PIFD entry higher incomes and new strategies at par with worldwide requirements. Fifty p.c of the skilled school is ladies.
The USAID coaching for Pakistan Challenge is a USD 33.9 million undertaking that gives capability improvement and coaching to Pakistanis in numerous sectors, together with the financial development and agriculture sector to be able to improve the capability of future Pakistani leaders and professionals and develop the capability of native companions. The undertaking additionally invests in coaching in different areas, equivalent to training, well being, power and resilience and governance. The undertaking goals to coach over 6,000 Pakistanis in these areas by Might 2017.