Presentations by Guest Speakers are arranged on subjects common to all three wings. High officials, eminent scholars, Academics, university professors, renowned specialists and technocrats from home and abroad are invited for delivering lectures. College follows a specific code for introducing the Guest Speakers to the audience and asking questions during open forum. Separate instructions for the same are given in Section 9.
Seminars are planned and conducted on selected modules. Sometimes students plan and conduct the seminar by themselves. When conducted by the college, experts are invited to be present.
An important feature of the course curriculum is the input by overseas experts and training teams. Besides enriching the syllabus, students get an opportunity to interact with the specialists, experts and strategists from abroad. The notable foreign expert teams are:
- Counter Terrorism Team from UK
- Maritime strategist from UK or any other country
- International Committee of Red Cross and Red Crescent Team covers Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC)
- Counter Insurgency Team from Sri Lanka
Visits/DemonstrationsStudents attend a number of demonstrations hosted by field formations of all three services and various establishments. Visits to different business enterprises within the country are also planned as part of management package.
Internal Study TourStudents will go out for a trip to prominent places in the country as part of the internal study tour. Besides breaking the monotony of the syndicate room activities, the tour also provides an insight of the existing socio-political and economic aspects of Bangladesh. Attending the tour is mandatory for all students.
Country Presentations-International DayAs part of social calendar and training curriculum, the College organizes an “International Day” during 3rd or 4th Term of the course. In this day-long event, the overseas student officers and their families organize colourful country-kiosks and event, to showcase the identity, culture, traditions, food etc of their respective countries.
Out of Hours’ Work
The course requires officers to do some out of hours’ work – either in the evenings or at weekends. The exact requirement depends on individual experience and aptitude. It is also linked to time spent on private study. The pressure of work can be alleviated by sensible planning well in advance.