The Union organized a Course on Management and Leadership from 11th to 18th January held in Bhubaneswar, Urissa, India with the assistance from Bloomberg Philanthropies.
A total of 23 participants from Bangladesh and India have participated in the course. 8 participants from Bangladesh including 2 Deputy Secretaries to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Bangladesh and 6 from different NGOs participated in the course.
The course contents were Policy of tobacco control, BI goals and resources, Smoke free policy, Leadership issues, FCTC, The role of The Union India Office in tobacco control, Management and strategic leadership, Problem solving, Conflict solving, Effective planning and goal setting, Project monitoring and evaluation, Team building, Networking, Communication and Facilitation. Nasim Banu, team leader of Smoke free project, YPSA participated in the course.