Program Objectives

Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a two and a half years program aimed at producing business leaders. The program offers nonbusiness graduates a unique opportunity to build a foundation in business studies and subsequently learn graduate level courses not only to avail leading positions in the job market but become enterprising and start a business enterprise or pursue further academic education and go for a prestigious PhD degree. The program is designed in a manner that nurtures the critical analytical skills by presenting a blend of theory with practice. The program enables its candidates to targets indigenous business problems and look for native solutions by considering key economic resources. The program sketches a holistic picture of the business and its environment and transforms a candidate into an executive business personality. It aims at enhancing the intellectual capacity and business wisdom of its candidates by developing the core managerial skills.

Eligibility

Candidates with a 16 years non-business degree (MSc/MA/MBBS/BSc/BE (Engineering)/BSc Agriculture/ LLB/4 years BA/BS program or any other equivalent education as endorsed by HEC)are eligible for this program. Candidates of this program may be subject to fulfillment of some deficiency courses (a maximum of 15 credit hours) before joining the regular program. A candidate having at least 2nd division with 45% or more marks is eligible. For admission to this program qualifying our admission test and interview is compulsory. A candidate scoring less than 40% marks in the test and interview will not be eligible for admission

Degree Requirements

For this MBA Program, a candidate will be required to complete a minimum of 66 credit hours of both undergraduate and graduate course work. Thesis
is optional; a candidate can choose to study two courses of 3 credit hours each or can opt to work on a thesis/project/dissertation of 6 credit hours.

Semester Wise Breakup of Courses

Semester 1

Course Title
Credit Hours
MBA 501
Financial Accounting
3
MBA 531
Principles of Management
3
MBA 551
Principles of Marketing
3
MBA 560
Principles of Economics
3
MBA 540
Business Communication
3

Semester 2

Course Title
Credit Hours
MBA 621
Financial Management
3
MBA 571
Business Law
3
MBA 631
Human Resource Management
3
MBA 691
Business Research Methods
3
MBA 562 Business Statistics 3

Semester 3

Course Title
Credit Hours
MBA 715
Operations Management
3
MBA 716
Contemporary issues in Management
3
MBA 717
Leadership and Change
3
MBA 718
Innovation and entrepreneurship
3

Semester 4

Course Title
Credit Hours
MBA 719
Supply Chain Management
3
MBA 720
Advanced Strategic Management & Globalization
3
MBA
Elective I
3
MBA Elective II
3

Semester 5

Course Title Credit Hours
MBA
Elective-III 3
MBA Elective-IV 3
MBA 794 Thesis / Dissertation / Project (Optional) 2 courses in lieu of Research. 6

List of Electives

Areas of Specialization for MBA

IMSciences offers specializations within the following three areas of Management:

  1. Finance
  2. Marketing
  3. Human Resource Management
  4. Entrepreneurship

Elective Courses Finance

  1. Econometrics
  2. Financial Econometrics
  3. Theory of Finance
  4. International Financial Management
  5. Financial Risk Management
  6. Strategic Management for Financial Managers
  7. Macroeconomics and Financial Markets
  8. Portfolio Theories and Investment Analysis
  9. Managerial Economics
  10. Financial Statement Analysis
  11. Seminar in Finance
  12. Advance Accounting
  13. Audit and Assurance

Marketing

  1. Marketing Research
  2. Consumer Behavior
  3. Strategic Product and Brand Management
  4. Marketing Strategy: Concepts and Practices
  5. Data Analysis for Management Applications
  6. Seminar in Marketing
  7. International Marketing
  8. Internet Marketing
  9. Strategic Marketing Issues in Business
  10. Marketing for Non-profit Organizations

Human Resource Management

  1. Staff Compensation Management
  2. Strategic Planning and HRM Challenges
  3. Organizational Diagnosis and Transformation
  4. Consulting in Human Resource Management
  5. Directed Research in Human Resource Development
  6. Salary and Compensation Management
  7. Case Studies in HRM
  8. Conflict and Negotiation Management
  9. Change Management
  10. International HRM Challenges
  11. Performance Evaluation
  12. Workforce Diversity Management (WDM)
  13. Decision Making Techniques for Managers
  14. Organizational Development
  15. Managerial Leadership

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. Corporate Entrepreneurship
  2. Creativity and Innovation
  3. Human Resource Management for Entrepreneurship
  4. Innovation Management
  5. Social Entrepreneurship
  6. Winning Markets Through Innovation
  7. Effectual Entrepreneurship
  8. Digital Entrepreneurship
  9. Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Entrepreneurship
  10. Entrepreneurial Finance

MBA Contact: Enquiries can be made from the Admissions Office or the office of the Program Coordinator. Tel: (+92-91) 9217451/52 & 5861024/25