Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC)’s online learning academy, BYLCx, unveiled its revamped digital learning platform and 25 courses in a launch event held at Lakeshore Hotel Yesterday. Tailored for the Bangladeshi youth, BYLCx offers specialized online courses that can help build essential skills required for effective leadership, professional development, and other in-demand 21st century skills.
Speaking at the event, Ejaj Ahmad, Founder and President of BYLC said, “Drawing on our nearly 10 years of teaching leadership, we launched BYLCx to make our courses widely accessible to youth from all corners of Bangladesh and help them prepare for the challenges of the 21st-century workplace.”
Premium users of BYLCx will have access to offline mentoring from BYLC instructors, proctored exams to help students evaluate progress and job placement support through BYLC’s Office of Professional Development. Based on research on market demands and skills required for the future of work, BYLCx plans to launch a series of subsequent courses on innovation and design thinking, entrepreneurship, data science, business analytics, financial management, and digital marketing.
Through a partnership with the Prime Minister’s a2i program, BYLCx has already provided comprehensive leadership training to over 4000 educators and young learners.
Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC), the country's first leadership institute, exists to build connections among youth from diverse backgrounds, equip them with leadership skills, and enable them to have high impact in public, private, and civil sectors. All efforts aim to strengthen prosperity, justice, and inclusiveness in societies worldwide.