On Sunday 7th January 2018, a Business Scale Up Workshop was conducted at Hotel Mid Town in Yavatmal. This workshop was jointly organized by JIH Yavatmal & Rifah Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Mr. Mirza Afzal Baig, General Secretary of Rifah Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Mr. Salahuddin Ahmad, Chief Operating Officer of Rifah Chamber of Commerce and Industry graced this auspicious occasion with their presence.
The program started at 11:00 am with the recitation of the Holy Quran by Mr. Shahabuddin. Ever since the formation of Rifah Body in Yavatmal, the Rifah body of Yavatmal has been working tirelessly towards the economic upliftment of the business community of Yavatmal, an Introduction of Rifah activities in Yavatmal was then presented by Mr. Nizam Quazi.
Mr. Salahuddin Ahmad, Chief Operating Officer of Rifah Chamber of Commerce and Industry addressed the audience and told them that every business need to have a Mission, Vision and Value. He pointed out that although we do business , we follow the conventional methods. He said we need to move ahead with time so that we can sustain our business and grow day by day. He brought to the notice of the audience that if we fail to implement modern techniques in our business, our business would be soon wiped out. He informed the audience, the purpose of formation of Rifah Chamber of Commerce and Industry and pointed out the various benefits its offers. He encouraged the Business Community of Yavatmal to join in large numbers so that they can benefit from the services which Rifah is providing.
Much awaited speaker of the day Mr. Afzal Baig was then invited to share his views on the various aspects of business. Mr. Baig gave a very motivating speech and told the audience that Islam never discourages to earn money, instead he told a successful businessman would contribute for the welfare of the society. Once he made his point crystal clear that it is good to earn more if your intentions are for the wellbeing of mankind, he then figured out why we fail in business and what corrective measures need to be taken in order to grow our business. He said that the community lacks vision for their business. Unless and until we have a Vision set for our company, we would not be able to grow our business. He further added that if we do not develop a system for our company, we can’t sustain for long. He said we need to develop process so that we can replicate our business model . Setting of process would also help in executing our business in auto mode. He pointed out that our community lacks awareness about basic requirements of doing business. He said we need to understand the importance of upgrading ourselves. He also said in today’s world Business coaching is important to keep oneself upgraded. His Speech was then followed by a very interactive Question and Answer Session, in which he responded to the queries of the audience.
A Session on the topic Inspirational Talk – A Journey to Success was then held, in which Successful Entrepreneurs of Yavatmal shared their experiences with the audience. The program concluded with the Presidential Talk by Mr. Sameer Sahir, in which he expressed his views about the present business condition and the importance of Rifah at this critical period of time.
Special Thanks to all the members of Rifah Yavatmal Body, Mr. Azmatullah Khan, President of JIH Yavatmal and all the volunteers of JIH Yavatmal who worked day and night to make this event a grand success.