Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan, Pakistan’s cricketer stars, grew to become the primary two cricketers to hitch Harvard Enterprise Faculty’s govt schooling programme on the Enterprise of Leisure, Media, and Sports activities (BEMS).
Skipper Babar and wicketkeeper-batter Rizwan will take part within the programme from Could 31 to June 3 on the faculty’s campus in Boston, Massachusetts.
They may even interact with numerous communities within the US after the programme until June 13.
Beforehand, this course has additionally been taken by different sportspersons together with footballers Kaka, Edwin van der Sar, Gerard Pique, Oliver Kahn, NFL’s Brandon Marshall, NBA’s Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade and Main League Baseball’s Alex Rodriguez.
“It’s a large honour to symbolize Pakistan on such a prestigious world stage. We’re going to the BEMS programme at Harvard to be taught from the most effective of the most effective on the earth — each by way of college and programme fellows — and on the identical time to share our journey and learnings with everybody. I’m sure that this will probably be an thrilling journey, and I stay up for sharing our studying and experiences with the following superstars of the cricket world,” Rizwan mentioned.
In the meantime, Babar additionally echoed comparable ideas.
“I’m a lifelong learner and I’ve had detailed chats about this programme with Prof. Elberse and [Talha] Rehmani. My inspiration for becoming a member of this world-class programme at Harvard is to attach, discover, hear, be taught, develop, and provides again to the group worldwide. I’m certain there are scores of issues to be taught from the superb athletes and prime enterprise executives from the leisure, media, and sports activities industries who’re coming from corners of the world,” mentioned Babar.
Rehmani, the founder and CEO of sports activities expertise administration firm Saya Company, may even be a part of the programme.
The programme will probably be chaired by Professor Anita Elberse, one of many youngest girls ever to earn tenure on the Harvard Enterprise Faculty.
“I’m delighted to have the ability to welcome Babar Azam and Muhammad Rizwan to the Harvard Enterprise Faculty and to the BEMS program,” mentioned Elberse. “We expect the opposite individuals will profit tremendously from their experiences as world-class athletes with a powerful curiosity within the enterprise world.”