Al Fatah Publications was established in 1997 with an aim to cater the need of students, particularly those who are studying in Madrasahs and to build a knowledge based society.
Mohammad Abu Sayed, an Islamic scholar, obtained 1st class in Kamil (M.A) examinations is the founder member of Al Fatah Publications. In fact, Mohammad Abu Sayed has diverse exposure and expertise in the publication arena, produced about 50 books along with some qualified associates.
AFP started its glorious journey with a publication of a single book titled Al Fatah Dakhil suggestions for the Dakhil students. Since the book hit the stand widely, Al Fatah Publications conducted a need analysis for the students of Dakhil and Aleem students. Based on huge demand in a year, Al Fatah Publications developed and published a number of 12 Dakhil guide series and 13 Aleem guide series. These books helped students a lot to prepare lessons and score brilliant result in the public exams. Within a year these guides gained confidence among the students and created further demand of producing Fazil Guide series. Later, Al Fatah Publications developed books for Fazil students and published a number of books entitled Fazil Guide Series. After passing a successful year, Al Fatah Publications published a number of books for Kameel student.
Primarily, Al Fatah Publications had only five staff members. With the passage of time AFP enriched its resource base keeping a lot of professional and qualified teachers of different schools and universities, experts, consultants in AFP’s payroll. At present Al Fatah Publications has about 160 talented, dynamic and professional staff members working relentlessly to cater the need of children, students and adults of different levels.
Al Fatah Publications never compromises with the quality in terms of people and products just for mere profit. Rather it gives utmost emphasis to ensure quality and resourceful educational materials for the sake of spreading and enlightening people of different strata. Al Fatah Publications is marching towards the goal of serving humanity with a firm commitment to present time befitting and essential educational materials together with its strong, solid and qualified workforce.
Our mission is to continually improve our products to surpass the expectations of our readers, valued customers and business partners. We value our people as the driving force behind our success. We are respectful of cultural contexts and make special efforts to ensure that our effort is appropriate for the learner’s and educators.
Our vision is to kindle the light of knowledge and enlighten children, young and adults all over the world and help them flourish to contribute as responsible citizens by providing access to excellent and affordable educational materials and products.
Al Fatah Publications is guided by the following core values:
Accountability: Accountability entails honoring commitments and accepting responsibility for our actions and behavior. We are accountable not only to every individual, organization and partner that we work with but also to our future generation.
Honesty, openness and integrity: We believe in conducting all our business dealings with Honesty, openness and integrity.
Trust and Transparency: Trust is at the core of our all sorts of business dealings. We trust that others will do as they say and trust that we will live up to our commitments. We are transparent in communicating with others by providing information timely and accurately.
Teamwork & Promoting Partnership: We nurture a cooperative team approach to problem solving and project implementation. We consider partnerships with our esteemed clients extremely important for success in any delivery.
Professionalism and Knowledge: We promote professionalism and provide space for knowledge sharing and learning and nourish coworkers to grow further and further.
Integrity: We are honest and open with each other, our customers, stakeholders and partners. We recognize that integrity in all that we do is essential to our long-term success
Respect: We at AFP, understand the value of people to our organization’s success. As such, we trust, respect and value the opinions of all employees, customers, stakeholders and partners. This is critical to teamwork and collaborative efforts. We will work as a team, seamlessly and across departmental lines to achieve our organizational goals.
Fairness: We reward employees on the basis of their performance and contribution to the corporation. We recognize diversity as a key strength. We recognize the unique value of each employee and the varied perspective he or she provides. We foster an inclusive environment that enables each of us to fully participate and contribute.
Social Responsibility: We understand that as a responsible corporate citizen, we have certain responsibilities to perform towards our society. We promote and participate in various social development programs to improve the quality of life of people, especially those who do not have access to education and disadvantaged section of the society. We also promote the spirit of volunteerism and encourage our employees to take active roles in our communities.
Competitiveness: We will be competitive through efficient and reliable operations, high quality learning products and superior customer service. We adopt best practices, seek innovation and share knowledge to excel. We learn from our mistakes, from each other and from the best in our industry.
Quality: We believe that quality is never be an accident and are deeply ingrained in quality processes to ensure that customers receive consistent, excellent quality in all our products and services everywhere in the world.
Profitability: To manage the assets and human workforce, in the most effective and efficient manner, to ensure reasonable return on investment and to maintain adequate liquidity.
Competitiveness: To provide qualified personnel and innovative technology on all projects undertaken, thereby, offering the client competitive price at exceptionally high standards.
Growth: To achieve reasonable and consistent growth and to generate resources for developing the infrastructure and expertise in the organization.
Development: To enrich its publishing capabilities and to continually strive to improve and provide a quality service to our clients, stakeholders and partners.
Organizational Environment: To develop and maintain an organizational environment for initiative, innovation and productivity, and also to ensure a fair deal to the employees with humane approach. To create a safe working environment, that encourages dedicated team spirit resulting in co-operation between staff and clients.
Business Development: To generate adequate profitable business by utilizing the existing resources to the maximum extent and to expand the company/customer/client/ base into neighboring countries.
Diversification: To maximize generation of business in sectors other than publication sector.
Obligation to society: To conduct business in the most ethical manner, and with legal standards and compliances, in order to create a good social environment.
- Our employees are our strength. We value and nurture good working environment.
- We try to ensure an environment for our employees to foster their latent talents.
- It is a growing organization. It has been growing fast than ever before.
- We believe that our staff members can work independently.
- We create an environment so that everyone can participate and give their opinions for achieving our mission of continual improvement.
- We maintain a very good relationship with our partners as well as our stakeholders.
- We prime concern is to focus on children/students. We try to assist them by presenting good aided books to make good result.
- We try to make lessons easy to understand and clear to the children/students.
- We always work hard to develop contents every book suiting the need of children in order prepare them to answer questions in the given exam timing.
- We have very highly qualified and expert writers in our pool. We always encourage experts to be associated with our talent team.
- We constantly revise and update our books and also include new ideas to keep our children/students abreast with the latest update.
- We give efforts to ensure quality of books even in terms of printing, binding and quality paper.
- We have a very strong management team.
- We are very much vibrant in the publication industry for ages.
Key Team Members
At APL, there are different departments including Research and Development (R&D), Sales and Marketing, Finance and Accounts, Production, Distribution, HR and Admin. Combining all departments we focus to attain highest quality in producing educational materials. In addition, R&D department there are seven sections including Quran, Hadith, English, Bangla, Creative, General etc who are solely responsible to bring qualitative changes in our books. Together with their expertise, intellect and professionalism they do their job at the highest level in order to ensure continual improvements in all stages including layout, contents and binding of books. There are about 50 experts in different fields who are working tirelessly in R&D departments to develop and upgrade book. At present there are 181 workforce working at APL as a nucleus family