ALHOSN University participated in the awards ceremony for the Akoun Initiative Competition held by the Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development (ADCED) on June 10, 2012.
Dr. Candy Chiu, Assistant Professor in Management, and Ahmed Al Suwaidi, President of the Student Council, attended the event where ALHOSN University was thanked by ADCED for its support of the initiative.
"We are encouraging our students to pursue their start-up business plan projects more actively, not only in paper but as genuine future entrepreneurs." said Dr. Chiu.
"The Business Administration Department I belong to has become more active than ever. Special thanks go to Dr. Chiu, who liaised with ADCED on behalf of ALHOSN University. I hope that in the coming years we will have a full-fledged team of students participating in AKOUN because the university boasts bright students who are able to succeed in business," added Ahmed Al Suwaidi, Student Council President.
Akoun is an entrepreneurship awareness campaign designed to inspire and empower the youths of Abu Dhabi to enter the private sector by setting up their own small or medium businesses.