Institute Of Business Management

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WHy Choose IoBM?

For the last four years, IoBM has been rated as one of the top universities in the private sector, both by the Higher Education Commission of the Federal Government and the Provincial Government of Sindh. Eduniversal, during its international conventions of Deans of Business Colleges has awarded IoBM 2 Palms as one of the two best Business Schools in Pakistan since 2010. The Institute has been an active member of the International Association of Universities (IAU), International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and is also associated with several other international academic organizations.

IoBM has established linkages and earned credibility with reputed foreign business schools and leading international institutes, associations and organizations pertaining to sharing and contributing ideas and insight in business education and research.

The programs we offer include executive MBA and MBA (Evening) in diverse fields, held on weekends placing special emphasis on the needs of busy executives and those who, having finished one career, wish to go for a new one. IoBM offers programs in Health and Hospital Management, Finance & Risk Management, Industrial Management, Telecommunication Management, Environment & Energy Management, Education Management, Organizational Psychology, Economics and many other disciplines. IoBM faculty excel in their respective fields. They pass on their expertise in research and scholarship to students enabling them to have an enhanced understanding of their respective disciplines.

Students have access to excellent facilities and learning resources as IoBM continually invests in the University’s infrastructure: library, gym, sports, computer equipment, Wi-Fi facility, video conferencing, state-of-the-art campus building and subsidized transport facilities. IoBM has earned its reputation through an excellent internship and graduate employment record. The rigorous academic degree courses enable graduates to acquire breadth and depth in their chosen subjects and, therefore, enter a wide range of careers. A large number of its graduates join top business schools in Europe, USA and Canada.

Research is a core competence at IoBM. All members of the IoBM community are actively engaged in disseminating knowledge, pursuing research in a diverse range of themes. The Institute publishes the research quarterly journal, Pakistan Business Review (PBR), which is recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) as category X, and ECONLIT, Journal of Economic Literature, USA. An annually held HEC financed international conference provides a platform for the presentation of research undertaken at IoBM. Pakistan Journal of Engineering Technology & Science and Journal of Education & Educational Development are also being published. IoBM is now connected with PERN2, a high speed dedicated National Research & Education Network (NREN) for the universities/institutes and other academic sectors of Pakistan.

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Master of Science in Computer Science

Campus Full time 2 years April 2018 Pakistan Karachi

The Master of Science program in Computer Science provides an intensive preparation in the concepts and techniques related to the design, programming and application of computing systems. The program requires students to take a broad spectrum of courses and simultaneously allows for emphasis in the desired areas of specialization. [+]

The Master of Science program in Computer Science provides an intensive preparation in the concepts and techniques related to the design, programming and application of computing systems. The program requires students to take a broad spectrum of courses and simultaneously allows for emphasis in the desired areas of specialization. The program is based on HEC guidelines. The program comprises two year of study over at least 4 semesters. It requires completion of 30 credit hours of course work. Students are required to complete 8 courses and a thesis of 6 credit hours equivalent of 2 courses in order to fulfill their degree requirements. Students must maintain a CGPA of 3.0 for the conferment of the degree Eligibility BS(CS) / MCS / BE in Computer Engineering or are required to make up for the requirement as proposed by the Department Board of Studies. Minimum CGPA of 2.5 on a scale of 4. MS (Computer Science) program consists of two groups of courses: core and elective. Core Courses CSC541 Advanced Research Methodology CSC543 Advanced Computer Architecture CSC545 Decision Theory CSC548 Advanced Analysis of Algorithms Elective Courses CSC45 Data Warehousing CSC561 Advanced Software Engineering CSC562 Object Oriented Software Engineering CSC563 Software Quality Assurance CSC564 Software Requirement Engineering CSC565 Software Testing Strategies CSC571 Advanced Database Management Systems CSC573 Data Mining CSC574 Distributed Systems CSC575 Parallel and Distributed Computing CSC576 Parallel and Distributed Algorithms CSC578 Communication and Information Policy CSC467 Neural Networks CSC582 Pattern Recognition CSC466 Fuzzy Systems CSC591/592 Thesis Course Structure Semester One Advanced... [-]

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Master in Actuarial Science (AS) & Computational Finance (CF)

Campus Full time 2 years April 2018 Pakistan Karachi

The MS (AS & FC) degree program is conformed upon those candidates who have demonstrated high academic performance at BS level programs in the fields of Actuarial Science, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, and Physics and interested to explore actuarial science, risk management, financial mathematics and computing sciences in insurance and finance. The field of computational finance along with actuarial science is/will be in demand nationally and internationally in banks, financial institutions, insurance companies. [+]

The MS (AS & FC) degree program is conformed upon those candidates who have demonstrated high academic performance at BS level programs in the fields of Actuarial Science, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, and Physics and interested to explore actuarial science, risk management, financial mathematics and computing sciences in insurance and finance. The field of computational finance along with actuarial science is/will be in demand nationally and internationally in banks, financial institutions, insurance companies. Eligibility Sixteen years of schooling or 4 year education (130 credit hours) after HSSC/F.A/ F.Sc./Grade 12 equivalent will be required for admission in the MS (AS&CF). The test conducted by IoBM Admission Dept. or some equivalent agency acceptable to HEC (NTS) with a minimum of 50% cumulative score will be required at the time of admission to MS (AS&CF). The test is valid for a period of two years. MS (AS&CF) For the award of MS (AS&CF) candidates will complete 30 credit hours with 24 credit hours of course work along with a minimum of 6 credit hours for thesis. (*1. 6 credit hours may be exempted only for those disciplines where research is not possible) (*2. The HoD may allow students to do course work of 6 credit hours in lieu of 6 credit hours of research work. This exemption can only allowed if students wish to terminate their course work at MS and not pursue PhD.) Course work of 12 credit hours is required to be completed in two semesters and the thesis should... [-]

Master in Business Management

Campus Full time 2 years April 2018 Pakistan Karachi

MS program in Business Management is a research route for PhD in Business Management and is designed for students with 4-year BBA qualification or those meeting the HEC criteria for MS/MPhil in management science i.e. 16 years of education with a degree in a business relevant field with1st division/CGPA 3.0. [+]

MS program in Business Management is a research route for PhD in Business Management and is designed for students with 4-year BBA qualification or those meeting the HEC criteria for MS/MPhil in management science i.e. 16 years of education with a degree in a business relevant field with1st division/CGPA 3.0. Eligibility Candidates with MBA degree satisfying the eligibility criteria. Program Structure MS in Business Management is a 36 credit hours program with 10 courses and one thesis of 6 credit hours. Each of the 10 courses is of 3 credit hours. After successful completion of the course work, the students are required to carry out research study for the thesis under the guidance of a research supervisor assigned by IoBM. In lieu of thesis, students can also opt for two additional courses for the completion of the degree. Course Structure MPM601 Advanced Qualitative Research MPM601 Advanced Quantitative Research MPM603 Survey of Current Research Literature in Management MPM605 Corporate Governance and Strategy MPM607 Seminar in Human Resource Management MPM609 Advanced Corporate Finance MPM611 Advanced Marketing Strategy MPM614 Econometrics Elective Elective I Elective II (Electives may be selected from the specialization areas of Business Management of 700 Series) Thesis (06 credit hours) [-]

Master in Economics

Campus Full time 1 year April 2018 Pakistan Karachi

This program is proposed for students with 16 years of education as well as for in-house BS Economics and Finance students of IoBM and those with equivalent qualifications. The students enrolled will complete one year of coursework for 24 credit hours and six credit hours of thesis writing. [+]

This program is proposed for students with 16 years of education as well as for in-house BS Economics and Finance students of IoBM and those with equivalent qualifications. The students enrolled will complete one year of coursework for 24 credit hours and six credit hours of thesis writing. Required Courses ECO601 Microeconomics ECO602 Macroeconomics ECO603 Econometrics and Research Methods ECO606 Financial Econometrics ECO607 Development Economics ECO608 Theory and Practice of Economic Policy Elective Courses ECO706 Monetary Economics ECO708 Mathematical Economics ECO709 Industrial Economics ECO710 Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring ECO711 Taxation and Business Strategy ECO712 Trade and Globalization Thesis writing (6 credit hours) Course Structure Semester One Microeconomics Macroeconomics Econometrics and Research Methods Semester Two Theory and Practice of Finance Development Economics Financial Econometrics Semester Three Elective I Elective II Thesis Writing (6 credit hours) [-]

Master in Engineering Management

Campus Full time Part time 2 years April 2018 Pakistan Karachi + 1 more

The MS in Engineering Management degree (MEM) can be either an academic or professional master’s degree that bridges the gap between the field of engineering, technology and the field of business by equipping students with the technical expertise and leadership skills required to advance their career in the fastpaced world of technology. [+]

The MS in Engineering Management degree (MEM) can be either an academic or professional master’s degree that bridges the gap between the field of engineering, technology and the field of business by equipping students with the technical expertise and leadership skills required to advance their career in the fastpaced world of technology. Sound decision-making, information management, project management, quality engineering, design engineering, simulation, facility layout, production system and industrial costing management are some of the core issues being dealt as part of their career. MEM graduates can fill this gap. The need for engineering management has been felt at all levels of managers, particularly in the professional management work environment. Also, management is applicable to every aspect of an organization functions and at all levels of top management, middle management and lower management. Basic and specialized knowledge in the field of engineering management is a dire need for every engineer and profitable business. Engineering management entails planning, organizing, allocating resources, and directing and controlling activities that have a technological component. The course has been designed by engineers and business experts with experience at the International level, keeping in view the requirements of the country. This is a weekend program with a minimum load of 6 credit hours (2 courses) and a maximum of 9 credit hours (3 courses) in each of the 3 sessions (Fall, Spring and Summer). A minimum of eight courses (500 Level) of 3 credit hours each with individual research project / thesis of 6 credit hours... [-]

Master in Mathematics and Statistics (Scientific Computing)

Campus Full time 2 years April 2018 Pakistan Karachi

The MS programs in Mathematics & Scientific Computing and in Statistics & Scientific Computing prepare students for careers in research, applications, and teaching. Students choose courses from two areas of concentration for their course work: Mathematics and Computations or Statistics and Computations. [+]

The MS programs in Mathematics & Scientific Computing and in Statistics & Scientific Computing prepare students for careers in research, applications, and teaching. Students choose courses from two areas of concentration for their course work: Mathematics and Computations or Statistics and Computations. Students are required to successfully qualify eight courses (4 compulsory and 4 electives) each of 3 credit hours duration. On successful completion of MS course work students will be allowed to work on a 6 credit hour thesis on a subject of interest and on the availability of the faculty. Students will be required to qualify Final (Comprehensive) Examination, as well as write and defend a thesis. The MS Program takes usually two years to complete and students must pass GRE/NTS exam prior to the completion of the degree. Eligibility 16 Years of education in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics any relevant field. Required Courses MS (Mathematics & Scientific Computations) Compulsory Courses (12 credit hours) MTS614 Mathematical Statistics MTS617 Advanced Numerical Computing MTS615 Dynamical System MTS618 Statistical Modeling and Computing Elective Courses Mathematics Concentration (6 credit hours) MTS610 Calculus of Variation MTS612 Numerical Methods for ODEs and PDEs MTS620 Asymptotic Analysis MTS626 Advance Convex Analysis MTS628 Advance Numerical Optimization MTS630 Advance Mathematical Physics MTS632 Advance Variational Inequalities MTS634 Advance Numerical Linear Algebra MTS636 Advance Hilbert Space MTS640 Symmetry Methods for Differential Equations MTS641 Continuum Mechanics MTS642 Geometric Methods in Mechanics and Physics Computation Concentration (6 credit hours) MTS629 Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition MTS631 Production Quality Software... [-]