Faculty members are encouraged to organize / conduct seminars and workshops to not only enhance their own knowledge but also to build industry linkages and student engagement.

  Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017
No. of Seminars 2 3 3
No. of Workshops N/A 2 3
  • Seminar on: Why Numbers are Important?
  • Seminar on: Islamic Banking & Finance
  • Seminar on: Risk and Return in Stock Market of Pakistan.
  • Seminar on: ABC of stock Market.
  • Seminar on: Challenges and Opportunities insight in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC),
  • Seminar on: Student Motivation.
  • Seminar on: How to Invest in Stock Market?
  • Seminar on: Mutual Funds
  • Workshop: Financial Management: NPO (USAID)


Seminars & Workshops attended by faculty members are given below:

  Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017
No. of Seminars N/A 4 1
No. of Workshops 6 6 11
  1. Workshop on "Experiential Learning/PBL in BS Social Entrepreneurship Program"
  2. Workshop on “Business Balanced Scorecard: Concepts, Tools & Application”
  3. Workshop on “Blue Ocean Strategy: Concepts, Tools & Application”
  4. Five Rules to Lead By : The Leadership Code By Kate Sweetman
  1. Interactive session with delegation from Iran led by H.E. Dr. Muhammad Kazem Sajjadpour, Deputy Foreign Minister held on August 11, 2016.
  2. Seminar on "Pak-Afghan relations: Countering Misconceptions and Negative Narratives"
  1. The New Frontiers in Higher Education - Incorporating EQ in
  2. Clubs instead of classrooms” by Mr. Salman Siddiqui  at EMEC
  3. Workshop on “Game-Changing Creativity- How do Creative Thinkers Outperform Experts and Experience?”  held on April 24, 2017
  4. "Using Big Data Analytics in Enhancing Quality of Education"
  5. Workshop on Outcome-Based Education



Finance department offered the following number of capstone projects last year:

  Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017
Capstone Projects 4 5 5

These capstone projects were from reputed organization like HBL, CDC, COPHC, JS Bank and industry gave a very positive feedback on these projects.

List of capstone projects undertaken in 2016 to date is given below:

  • Prefeasibility Study on Marble & Granite – Project of COPHC
  • Prefeasibility Study on Denim Garments – Project of COPHC
  • Prefeasibility Study on Composite Unit of Denim – Project of COPHC
  • Prefeasibility Study on Electrical Industry – Project of COPHC
  • Prefeasibility Study on Leather Industry – Project of COPHC
  • Reasons for Low Investor Base in Capital Markets of Pakistan – Project of CDC
  • Risk and Return Analysis of Stocks in Pakistan – Project of CDC
  • Risk and Return Analysis of Bond Market in Pakistan – Project of CDC
  • An Investigation of Customer’s Awareness Level and Customer’s Service Utilization Decision in Banking Industry of Pakistan with major Focus on Islamic Banking – Project of Leading Commercial Bank of Pakistan
  • Internal Audit Practices in Commercial Banks of Pakistan – Project of HBL
  • Ranking of Banks in Pakistan – Project of JS Bank
  • Impact Investment – Project of JS Bank
  • Capstone Project. Market study of Islamic deposit products  for NBP
  • Capstone Project. Market study of Islamic Housing  products for NBP
  • Capstone Project. on impact of CPEC on SME textile Sector for SMEDA
  • Capstone Project on impact of CPEC on Auto Vendor Sector  for SMEDA
  • Capstone Project on Pre-Feasibility study on Production  house of SMEDA


Faculty members are part of associations including………

  • Misbah Iqbal is on board of CSSP – Civil Society Support Program
  • Tazeen Arsalan is on Board of Studies of Accounting department of IBA as external member.
  • Tazeen Arsalan, Peer Reviewer, Pakistan Business Review.
  • Mahmud: Member, National Curriculum Revision Committee, Higher Education Commission, Sector H-9, Islamabad, Pakistan. Approved supervisor by Higher Education Commission, Sector H-9, Islamabad, Pakistan for the M. Phil/PhD programs. Member, Doctoral Board, Shaheed Zulifquar Ali Bhutto Institute of Technology, Karachi, Pakistan. Member, Pakistan Society of Development Economists, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad. Member, Advance Studies and Research Board, Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari Institute of Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Mehboob Moosa, fellow member ICMAP.
  • Shariq Ayubi, Member of the Management Association of Pakistan (MAP), Diplomaed Associate of the Institute of Bankers in Pakistan, Karachi. Was awarded distinction in the subject “Practice of Banking-II” at the Banking Diploma Examinations. External Examiner/Paper Setter for Humanities courses at the NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi. External Examiner/Paper Setter for the Affiliated Colleges, Department of Business Administration, University of Karachi, Karachi. External Examiner/Moderator for the Sukkur Institute of Business Administration (Sukkur-IBA), Sukkur.
  • Samina Riaz, member of Reviewers board of International Journal of Trade, Economics, and Finance (IJTEF). Reviewer of ICFTE (International Conference on Financial Theory and Engineering) series.
  • Samina Riaz, member of Editorial Review Board of the “Journal of Emerging Issues in Economics, Finance and Banking (JEIEFB).
  • Jamal Zubairi, life-member Pakistan Engineering Council.