Department of Management Sciences

Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2 Years

Introduction

A master of business administration (MBA) is a graduate degree that provides theoretical and practical training for business or investment management. An MBA is designed to help graduates gain a better understanding of general business management functions.

Objectives of the Program:

The MBA program aims at developing a student's intellectual ability, executive personality and managerial skills through an appropriate blending of business and general education. The MBA curriculum provides students with a comprehensive management education of globally recognized best practices with flexibility of their adaptation to indigenous entrepreneurial and societal context. Curriculum of the programme ascends from general management education to specialization in diverse business fields. General management skills like oral and written communication, decision-making, leadership, and teamwork developed among the students at the initial level of the programme provides them with a solid foundation for more advanced studies at the elective level during the subsequent stage. Core courses taught integrate information and theories from various disciplines, including communication, economics, financial accounting, quantitative methods, business strategy, marketing, finance, organizational structure and strategic management and prepare the students to think critically about business issues in order to enable them to develop strategic level understanding and demonstrate comprehension of complex theoretical constructs in the major business disciplines and technologies. Objective of the program, thus, is developing the unique leadership qualities among the young students required for successfully managing business functions, an organizational unit or an enterprise. It aims at to develop students into broadly educated business managers and executives who understand the nature of business as a whole, with the tools and techniques applicable to a wide variety of business situations. The program gives the students a chance to bring together all of the theories, skills and tools studied during the program and integrate them into a learning experience that highlights the nature of competition and the kind of strategic maneuvering that must be done in order to succeed. Upon completion of the programme, many graduates go on to become successful entrepreneurs, or to assume leadership positions in SMEs, major local and multinational corporations, in consulting firms, or in government service. In the field, the graduates are expected to be able to integrate human and other organizational resources with continually developing technology, while nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit that has always been one of the key characteristics to successful businesses. They are expected to adapt and apply complex business theories as they build an understanding of evolving organizational realities that require instant, skillful and ethical action as they aim through rapidly changing circumstances. They are also expected to be able to identify key ethical, global, and social issues surrounding business related choices and make decisions that balance corporate values and socially responsible action.

Scope Regarding Market, Social and Employment Perspective of Program:

This program is unique as it prepares the future Business managers of Pakistan for challenging roles throughout the administration domains. Be it Government organizations or private corporate Business Management and administration concerns, you always require a blend of sound management and administration knowledge and savvy business acumen to steer the organizations forward. The role of technocrats in Pakistan is now swiftly changing from mere technical management to providing leadership and vision to Pakistani industry. This course has a proven track record of nearly two decades which speaks of its alumni being currently serving at key decision making positions throughout Pakistan and abroad.

Entry / Admission Requirement of the Program:

1. The candidate must have a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 2.00/4.00 or 55% aggregate marks in B.Sc. /B.E Engineering, B.Sc. Agriculture, L.L.B, M.B.B.S or Master’s Degree in any Discipline (sixteen years of schooling or 4 year education after FSc), recognized by HEC.
2. GAT (Gen) or SS CASE IT MBA Admission Test (passed with minimum 50% marks) required for the admission in the MBA Program.
3. All candidates must complete any other requirement of HEC and SS CASE IT for admission.

Duration of the Program:

1. Minimum: 1.5 years (3 semesters)
2. Maximum: 3.5 years (extendable to 6 month) (Total 4 Years)

Credit Hours Requirement:

Category

Credit Requirement

Core Courses

54

Optional Courses

06

Postgraduate Project

06

Total Hours Required

66

Degree Requirements:

1. Completion of 60 credits hours of course work with minimum 2.5 CGPA and 6 Credits hours of Project.

MBA 2.0 Years Study Plan

 

SEMESTER 1 (YEAR 1)
Code
Course Title
Credit

MKT 4401

Marketing Management

3

ACC 4302

Financial Accounting

3

SAC 4702

Business Communication

3

MGT 4103

Management & Organizational Behavior

3

SAC 4706

Managerial Economics

3

TOTAL

 

15

 

SEMESTER 2 (YEAR 1)
Code
Course Title
Credit

SAC 4703

Quantitative Methods

3

MKT 4402

Consumer Behavior

3

ACC 4303

Management Accounting

3

FIN 4601

Business Finance

3

MGT 4104

Human Resource Management

3

 

 
15

 

SEMESTER 3 (YEAR 2)
Code
Course Title
Credit

FIN 4602

Financial Management

3

MGT 4202

Project Management

3

MGT 4107

Total Quality Management

3

SAC 4704

Business Research Methods

3

SAC 4705

Corporate Law

3

TOTAL

 
15

 

SEMESTER 4 (YEAR 2)
Code
Course Title
Credit

MGT 4201

Operational Management

3

MGT 4105

Strategic Management

3

MGT 4108

Organizational Development

3

 

Elective III/ Project

3

 

Elective IV/ Project

3

TOTAL

 
15

 

SUMMER (YEAR 2)
Code
Course Title
Credit

 

Elective I

3

 

Elective II

3

TOTAL

 

6

 

Elective Courses of the Program: Marketing

Couse Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

MKT 5401

International Marketing

3

MKT 5402

Travel and Tourism Management

3

MKT 5403

Services Marketing

3

MKT 5404

Integrated Marketing Communication

3

MKT 5405

SS CASE ITs in Marketing

3

MKT 5406

Value Chain Marketing

3

MKT 5407

Seminar in Marketing

3

MKT 5408

World Trade Organization

3

MKT 5409

New Product Development

3

MKT 5410

Public Relation Management

3

MKT 5411

Brand Management

3

MKT 5412

Media Design

3

MKT 5413

Promotional and Advertising Management

3

MKT 5414

Retailing

3

MKT 5415

Marketing Research

3

MKT 5416

Industrial Marketing

3

Finance

Couse Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

FIN 5601

Commercial Banking

3

FIN 5602

Multinational Financial Management

3

FIN 5603

Derivatives 

3

FIN 5604

Investment Security Analysis

3

FIN 5605

Portfolio Analysis and Management

3

FIN 5606

Treasury and Funds Management

3

FIN 5607

Management of Financial Institutions & Markets

3

FIN 5608

Entrepreneurial Finance

3

FIN 5609

Financial Risk Management

3

FIN 5610

 Intermediate Accounting

3

FIN 5611

Advance Cost And Management Acct

3

FIN 5612

Equity and Currency Markets

3

FIN 5613

Auditing

3

FIN 5614

Taxation

3

FIN 5615

SME Finance

3

FIN 5616

Micro Credit Finance

3

FIN 5617

Accounting Information System

3

FIN 5618

Financial Modeling

3

FIN 5619

Corporate Financial Strategy

3

FIN 5620

Islamic Finance Theory and Practice

3

Human Resource Management

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

MGT 5101

Career Management & Planning

3

MGT 5102

Organization Design & Skill Development

3

MGT 5103

Human Resource Development

3

MGT 5104

Recruitment and Selection

3

MGT 5105

Union Management, Control Negotiation and Administration

3

MGT 5106

Performance Management

3

MGT 5107

Labor Relations

3

MGT 5108

Change Management

3

MGT 5109

Conflict Management

3

MGT 5110

Training & Management Development

3

MGT 5111

Business Negotiation

3

MGT 5112

Strategic Compensation Management

3

MGT 5113

International HRM

3

MGT 5114

Seminar in HRM

3

MGT 5115

HRIS

3

MGT 5116

Small and Medium Enterprises Management

3

Project Management

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

MGT 5201

Project Evaluation and Control

3

MGT 5202

Project Performance and Quality Assurance

3

MGT 5203

Project Scheduling and Cost

3

MGT 5204

Project Risk Management

3

MGT 5205

Strategic Project Management

3

MGT 5206

Total Quality Management

3

MGT 5207

Technology Management

3

MGT 5208

Productivity Management

3

MGT 5209

Contract Management

3

MGT 5999

Project

3