MS Business Administration (1.5 Years)

The programme objectives are:
• To develop in students the skill of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation in the context of business decisions.
• To provide students with the knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of the operation of the various
types of business organizations.
• To develop an awareness in the changing and integrated nature of business problems and the ability to explore
and deal with those problems.
• To develop the ability to identify and evaluate the ethical, global, and societal implications of doing business as
an organization.
• To develop in pupils the importance of research orientation and focus on academic research having practical
applications in real life.

The programme objectives are:

  1. To develop in students the skill of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation in the context of business decisions.
  2. To develop in students an awareness of the changing and integrated nature of business problems and the ability to explore and deal with those problems.
  3. To develop in students the ability to identify and evaluate the ethical, global, and societal implications of doing Research.
  4. To develop in students the importance of research orientation and focus on academic research having practical applications in real life.
  5. To develop hands‐on experience with analytical tools and software that are widely applied in Business Research.
  6. To develop in students an ability to communicate the analysis and findings of a research project in an efficient manner to decision makers and policy makers.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs)

No. ATTRIBUTES OUTCOMES
1 Core Business Education An ability to understand and apply theoretical knowledge related to core business subjects at a level expected from graduates with MSBA degree.
2 Research Skills An ability to do research to understand, analyze and contribute in the academic discussions at a level expected from graduates with MSBA degree.
3 Critical Thinking An ability to demonstrate critical thinking approach to research at a level expected from graduates with MSBA degree.
4 Teaching Skills An ability to communicate and disseminate knowledge at higher education level.
Sr. No. Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs) EXAMS QUIZZES HOME ASSIGNMENTS CLASS PARTICIPATION PROJECTS PRESENTATIONS
1 Demonstrate knowledge of core issues, theories, and findings in the field of HRM.
2 Use science-based practices to solve organizational problems in HRM.        
3 Critically assess research in the field of HRM.      
4 Propose a research project that can advance knowledge in the field of HRM.        
5 Use effective oral and writing skills to present their ideas about HRM topics.

First Semester

Code Course Title Theory Lab Credit Hours
 MGT-6091  Advanced Research  Methods  3  0  3
 MGT-6092  Strategic Finance  3  0  3
 MGT-6093  Strategic Marketing  3  0  3
 MGT-6094  Organization Theory &  Design  3  0  3
 Total 12    

Second Semester

CodeCourse Title Theory Lab Credit Hours
 MGT-6095  Project Management  3  0  3
 MGT-6096  Leadership and  Organizational Behavior  3  0  3
   Elective  3  0  3
   Elective  3  0  3
 Total 12    

Third Semester

Code Course Title Theory Lab Credit Hours
 -  Elective-III  3  0  3
 -  Elective-IV  3  0  3
 -   Thesis / Dissertation  6  0  6
 Total  12    
 Total Credit Hours of Program 36    

Institute may shuffle or substitute the sequence of courses during the program.


MGT-6091 Advance Research Methods

This course emphasis is on the research design, instrument development, data collection techniques and methods of evaluation in applied settings. Additionally to business research methodology contents, students also become of familiar with the policy implications of business research outcomes. It is intended to introduce students’ ways of conceptualizing problems, designing research, collecting data, and interpreting those data. It also examines implications and consequences of choices among alternative approaches. On the successful completion of this course students should be able to acquaint with research processes and assumptions and they can introduce alternative methods and logics of inquiry which will make students more discriminating consumers of others’research and promote the development of their research. They will develop research skills which will be required for planning and executing research projects, including; conducting literature review, articulating research questions, justifying a research approach and methodology, designing a study and selecting specific methods and techniques appropriate for answering the questions and conducting data collection, analyzing data and presenting research results. The key topics includes, research methods in management sciences, research problems and how to explore them and how to conduct literature search, research paradigms and approaches-assumptions of positivist, interpretive and critical approach, quantitative research methods, survey based research, statistical modeling techniques, selecting statistical packages tutorials (SPSS etc), qualitative research methods, ethnographic research, cross-paradigm and multi method research, writing the research proposal and structure, from research question to research design- justifying the methodology and writing strategies.

MGT-6092 Strategic Finance

The aim of this course is to examine the theoretical underpinnings of corporate finance and see how they are applied. The material is a continuation of what was taught in the first year Financial Management course. There will be more emphasis on “how corporate financing is really done’. The emphasis of Financial Management course was on skill development while this course emphasis is on theoretical and conceptual understanding of financial management function and its application in real life scenario.

MGT-6093 Strategic Marketing

Strategic Marketing Management is an advance level Marketing course. The aim of the course is to develop a strategic thinking approach tomarketing. It aims to help students understand how companies compete using marketing strategy and its correlates focusing on achieving a competitive advantage for the firm by creating customer value and leveraging the firm’s marketing resources in the most efficient and effective manners. It builds upon the basic concepts of Marketing, which the students have learned in their previous marketing courses and to prepare students to grasp the complex issues of specialized courses like Business policy, etc. In this course students are exposed to a dynamic world of marketing activities using a number of approaches and to enable the students to understand the practical issues that are critical to develop performance orientation. Principles, concepts and analytical tools are taught employing real life examples from both Pakistan’s and international corporate world. This will enable the

MGT-6094 Organization Theory & Design

Business is changing at break-neck speed so managers must be increasingly active in reorganizing their firms to gain a competitive edge. Organizational Theory, Design, and Change continue to provide students with the most up-to-date and contemporary treatment of the way managers attempt to increase organizational effectiveness. Organization theory and design gives us the tools to evaluate and understand how a huge, powerful firm like Lehman Brothers can die and a company like Bank of America can emerge almost overnight as a giant in the industry. It enables us to comprehend how a band like the Rolling Stones, which operates like a highly sophisticated global business organization, can enjoy phenomenal success for nearly half a century, while others with equal or superior talent don’t survive. Organization theory helps us explain what happened in the past, as well as what may happen in the future, so that we can manage organizations more effectively.

MGT-6095 Project Management

Projects have been part of the human scene since civilization started, yet the practice of project management is quite recent. The concepts and tools required to plan, organize, implement, and evaluate a project are equally applicable to such diverse ventures as launching of a space shuttle, developing curriculum in primary education, or organizing a trekking trip to the K-2 base camp. The purpose of this course is to expose students to the real-life issues in project management, and equip them with necessary tools to resolve these issues. Use of quantitative techniques is supplemented by softer skills of leadership and human resource management.

MGT-6096 Leadership and Organizational Behavior

This course is designed to sharpen the ability to diagnose and solve a range of organizational challenges. Through readings, lecturer, cases, and experiential exercises, student will investigate concepts from the social sciences that are useful for understanding the organizational process, and apply these frameworks to particular situations with the view of rendering a given company. Students will also acquire an understanding of frameworks covering leadership, team roles, and group development as well as theories addressing leadership, conflict resolution, and team decision making. Practical knowledge will enable participants to understand the tools, techniques, skills and leadership style required to supervise individuals and manage a team and their performance effectively by giving them appropriate and constructive feedback.

Eligibility Criteria:

A candidate must have 16 Years relevant Business Education BBA-BSTMM-MBA-M.Com or 16-years relevant equivalent degree from HEC recognized University / Institute with minimum 2.00/4.00 CGPA in semester system or 60% in annual system.

Merit Criteria:

 MS Business Administration (1.5 Years)
 BBA (4 Years),BSTMM(4 Years) BBS, M.Com or 16 year equivalent degree  60% weightage
 NTU-GAT (General) Test  30% weightage
 Interview  10% weightage

Note: Non-Business graduates can also apply for admission. However, they will be required to complete 30 to 36 credit hours of deficiency courses as per HEC roadmap for non-business graduates before starting a regular program of MS degree.

SEMESTER-WISE PAYMENT IN PAK RUPEES

Fee Head1st 2nd3rd
Tuition Fee 36000 36000 36000
Admission Fee 20000 - -
Degree Fee - - 5000
Certificate Verification Fee 2000 - -
Processing Fee - 5000 -
University Security 5000 - -
Red Crescent  Donation 100 - -
University Card Fee 300 - -
Library Fee 1000 1000 1000
Examination Fee 3000 3000 3000
Medical Fee 2000 2000 2000
Student Activity Fund 2000 2000 2000
Endowment Fund 1000 1000 1000
Transport Fee* 5000 5000 5000
TOTAL 77400 55000 55000

* There is no Transport Fee for Hostel Resident but they will pay hostel charges