Elevating HR Expertise

“AdventHR 3.0,” an HR strategy based business case competition hosted by the BUP Human Resource and Leadership Club, was a much-anticipated event spanning from April 2nd to April 26th. Specifically tailored for undergraduate students, the event aimed to equip them with valuable insights and knowledge about human resources. It provided a platform for participants to prepare for future corporate HR challenges and fostered critical thinking skills in designing practical HR policies for organizations.


More than 200 teams from various reputed universities of Bangladesh participated in the first round of “Unleashing HR Brilliance” through the registration process. They demonstrated their knowledge, skills, and critical thinking capabilities on human resources by using their innovative thinking to solve a complex HR-based business case.


After critical judgment by experienced judges, only 24 qualified teams got the chance to participate in the semi-final round “Ignition” on April 20th. In this phase, participants encountered challenging modules aimed at fostering creativity and addressing HR challenges. There, participants were tasked with swiftly presenting solutions to core HR functional problems through poster presentations in front of a panel of respected judges. Additionally, they participated in debate sessions on contemporary HR issues.

Elevating HR Expertise

Elevating HR Expertise

Out of 24 teams, only 8 made it to the top enriching bootcamp session held at Banglalink Digital, where they were privileged to attend an enriching mentorship session at the Banglalink Tiger’s Den, further enhancing their HR acumen. Then, amongst the best of the best, 5 teams—Team Gourgeious, Team Pencil Marketers, Team Phoenix, Team Specifiers, and Team Lost in Darkness—emerged as the top finalists.


In the final round, “Implications Unfold,” finalists were challenged to present modern HR strategy-based solutions to contemporary HR challenges. Their innovative ideas, coupled with insightful feedback from the judges, made it a highly impactful session on the current HR landscape.


The prize distribution ceremony to the winning teams added an extra layer of excitement. After battling against hundreds of teams and showcasing exceptional HR skills, Team “Lost in Darkness” from BUP won the title of champion. Following closely behind, the first runner-up title went to team “Gourgeious” from IBA, Dhaka University, while the second runner-up position was secured by BRAC University’s team “Phoenix”. The champion, first runner-up, second runner-up received prize money of 50,000 taka, 25,000 taka and 15,000 taka, respectively.


The finale left esteemed attendees such as the respective chief guest Brigadier General Md Saadat Hossain, ndc, psc, our esteemed special guest Dr Farid A. Sobhani, Vice President FBHRO & Founding Chairman of Bangladesh Society for Human Resource Management BSHRM, Advisor to the Institute of Personnel Management, Lt. Col. Liana Mamun (Advisor of BUP Human Resource and Leadership Club and Chairman of the Department of Management Studies). There were also present the esteemed judges, moderator, respected faculties, representatives of our precious partners, officials, and organizers.


The event was sponsored by Captains World, PFEC Global- Study Abroad, and North Bengal Agro. And as partners, there were Book Partner- Boi Brikkho, Snacks Partner – IFAD, Logistic Partner -Mini Deco, Media Partner- Somoy TV, Print Media Partner- The Business Standard, Healthcare Partner- Healthport Bangladesh, Print Media Partner- Amader Somoy, Digital Media Partner- The Trendline, Beverage Partner- Al Khidmah, Ice Cream Partner- Igloo, Knowledge partner- Lead Academy, Youth Partner- BYLC, Strategic Partners – FBHRO and Banglalink.

Elevating HR Expertise

Elevating HR Expertise

The tireless efforts of the members of BUP Human Resource and Leadership Club and the proper guidance of Club Moderator Soumya. Guha, Club President Saiara Ibnat Piya and General Secretary Md. Amir Shaium played a major role in the successful conduct of the event. Lastly, the spontaneous participation of all made this event even more vibrant.


BUP Human Resource and Leadership Club is dedicated to spreading knowledge of HR, fostering student interest in solving real-world HR issues and preparing them for future careers. Hence, AdventHR 3.0 will benefit students by enhancing their capabilities to excel in the real world.


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