Masters in Business Administration

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a graduate degree offered by the Department of Business Administration. The degree aims to develop students with strategic level knowledge, inculcate leadership skills, and infuse ethical behavior with global perspectives for contribution to the business world.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Illustrate critical thinking skills in solving complex business problems in a local and global environment

  • Exhibit leadership skills in executing projects in complex business environment

  • Communicate professionally through oral and written means by using appropriate technology.

  • Demonstrate business knowledge through practical assignment by working in a real environment

  • Apply ethical principles and show commitment towards sustainable development goals

JOB MARKET

There is a vast spectrum of jobs for the MBAs across the globe in a number of fields such as accounting, finance, marketing, supply chain and management. MBA degrees generally opens the doors of managerial positions working in the industry.

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Course Type Course Code Course Name
MGT508 Leadership
ECO551 Managerial Economics & Policy (NEW)
BUS741 Quantitative Research Methods
FIN561 Financial Strategy & Policy
BUS711 MBA Project / Industry Project – I
MGT751 Qualitative Research Methods
MGT641 Strategic Management
BUS712 MBA Project / Industry Project – II
Human Resource Management Elective MGT651 Recruitment & Selection
Human Resource Management Elective MGT652 Training & Development
Human Resource Management Elective MGT653 Performance & Comp. Management
Human Resource Management Elective MGT655 Organizational Development
Human Resource Management Elective MGT659 Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management Elective MGT671 Strategic Management
Human Resource Management Elective MGT 441 Entrepreneurship
Human Resource Management Elective HUM112 Personal Development
Marketing Elective MKT651 Channels Management
Marketing Elective MKT652 Service/Direct Marketing
Marketing Elective MKT612 Digital Marketing
Marketing Elective MKT610 Public Relations & Event Management
Marketing Elective MKT653 Advertising & Brand Management
Marketing Elective MKT321 Marketing for Manager
Marketing Elective MKT662 Strategic Marketing
Supply Chain Management Elective SCM604 Logistic Management
Supply Chain Management Elective SCM631 Procurement & Sourcing
Supply Chain Management Elective SCM441 Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management Elective SCM654 Channel Management
Supply Chain Management Elective SCM652 Enterprise Resource Planning
Supply Chain Management Elective SCM 511 Supply Chain Risk Management (New Course)
Supply Chain Management Elective Inventory & Warehouse Management (New Course)
Supply Chain Management Elective Quality Management (New Course)
Supply Chain Management Elective Special Topics in Supply Chain Management (New Course)
Finance Elective FIN651 Security & Portfolio Management
Finance Elective FIN652 Financial Markets & Institutes
Finance Elective FIN654 Analysis of Financial Statements
Finance Elective FIN658 Treasury and Fund Management
Finance Elective FIN658 Treasury and Risk Management
Finance Elective FIN431 Finance for managers
Finance Elective FIN653 Taxation Management
Finance Elective FIN656 Working Capital Management
Finance Elective FIN661 Project Evaluation
Islamic Banking Elective IFN651 Islamic Law of Contract & Takaful
Islamic Banking Elective FIN381 Islamic Banking Applied Finance
Islamic Banking Elective IFN653 Islamic Financial Regulatory Framework and Standards
Islamic Banking Elective IFN654 Islamic Financial Trade Products and Structuring
Accounting Course Elective ACT321 Accounting for Managers (NEW)
Accounting Course Elective ACT531 Cost and Management Accounting (NEW)
Accounting Course Elective FIN666 Advanced Financial Reporting (NEW)

GLOBAL MBA

Iqra University’s Global MBA program provides participants with a high-quality, globally-relevant, graduate-level business education among a cohort of globally-minded peers in Pakistan and multiple international, emerging-economy locations. Students of this program benefit from the expertise, experience and reputation of the program’s faculty and the other globally-focused students in the program. Throughout the program, students have opportunities to build meaningful social and business networks that can open new national and international career opportunities.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

After completing the program, students will be able to:

  • Illustrate critical thinking skills by solving complex business problems in a local and global environment.
  • Exhibit leadership skills in executing projects in a complex business environment.

  • Communicate professionally through oral and written means by using appropriate technology in a global business environment.

  • Demonstrate business knowledge through practical assignments by working in a real environment.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills in managing businesses in a global environment.

  • Apply ethical principles and show commitment towards sustainable development goals.

JOB MARKET

There is a vast spectrum of jobs for the MBAs across the globe in a number of fields such as accounting, finance, marketing, supply chain and management. MBA degrees generally opens the doors of managerial positions working in the industry.

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ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

The Global MBA Accounting and Finance pathway promotes the development of a broad knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and their relevance to business decision-making.
In order to successfully complete the Global MBA, students who have opted for this pathway are required to complete at least four of the following:

  • Taxation management

  • Financial risk Management

  • Financial Strategy and Policy

  • Treasury and Funds Management

  • Security and Portfolio Management

 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION

The Global MBA Entrepreneurship and Innovation pathway promotes an understanding of the innovative methods, techniques and strategies needed to identify and capitalize on entrepreneurial opportunities.
In order to successfully complete the Global MBA, students who have opted for this pathway are required to complete at least four of the following:

  • Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship

  • Entrepreneurial Marketing

  • Entrepreneurial Finance and Private Equity

  • Treasury and Funds Management

  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Business Transformation

 

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

The Global MBA Human Resource Management pathway promotes an understanding of managing people within an organizational context and developing the leadership skills important for being an effective leader.
In order to successfully complete the Global MBA, students who have opted for this pathway are required to complete at least four of the following:

  • Recruitment and Selection

  • Training and Development

  • Organization Development

  • Performance and Compensation Management

  • Strategic Human Resource Management

 

MARKETING

The Global MBA Marketing pathway promotes an understanding of the marketing of products and services in the international business arena and developing skills that are important for being an effective marketer.
The coursework in the MBA Marketing program covers topics such as market research, brand strategy, advertising campaign, competitive positioning, content marketing, creative development and promotion. In order to successfully complete the Global MBA, students who have opted for this pathway are required to complete at least four of the following:

  • Digital Marketing

  • Services Marketing

  • Advertising

  • Brand Management

 

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

The Global MBA Supply Chain Management pathway promotes an understanding of how supply chains can be managed in contemporary business organizations and develop important skills for being an effective supply chain manager.
In order to successfully complete the Global MBA, students who have opted for this pathway are required to complete at least four of the following:

  • Operations Management

  • Services and Direct Marketing

  • Advertising and Brand Management

  • Procurement and Sourcing Strategy

  • Business Process Reengineering

Master of Philosophy

Masters of Philosophy (MPhil) is a post is post graduate degree offered by the Department of Business Administration. The degree aims to produce innovative and quality researchers and subsequent educators, with a focus on practical and applied learning and research. Students are provided with the knowledge, skills and the tool set necessary to become a significant contributor to the Business and Society.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of literature, theory and methods in the field of business

  • Critically evaluate information and ideas from multiple perspectives

  • Produce original research of quality appropriate for publication in high quality peer-reviewed academic journals

  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate the results of the research in a clear and effective manner

  • Demonstrate an understanding and concern for the high ethical standards in business research

JOB MARKET

Candidates having MPhil degrees are considered to be attractive candidates for the employers looking to fill academic positions in tertiary, undergraduate and graduate level academic positions. Furthermore, candidates having MPhil degrees are also preferred in research-driven positions in industry.

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Course Type Course Code Course Name
MGT 741 Quantitative Research Methods
MGT 742 Quantitative Techniques and Analysis
MGT 751 Qualitative Research Methods
MGT 752 Philosophy of Research
MGT 781 Thesis – I
MGT 782 Thesis – II
HRM Specialization HRM 711 Behavior Systems and Management Thought
HRM Specialization HRM 712 Leadership in Organization
HRM Specialization HRM 713 Social Capital: Theory and Application
HRM Specialization HRM 714 Foundations of Strategic Human Resource Management
HRM Specialization HRM 721 Seminar in Strategy Research
HRM Specialization HRM 722 Seminar in Organizational Behavior
Marketing Specialization MKT 711 Marketing Strategy
Marketing Specialization MKT 713 Behavioral Decision Theory in Consumer Behavior
Marketing Specialization MKT 714 Corporate Brand Management
Marketing Specialization MKT 715 Consumer Behavior/Consumer Behavior Models
Marketing Specialization MKT 721 Seminar in Marketing Theory
Finance Specialization FIN 711 Finance Theory
Finance Specialization FIN 713 Empirical Research in Finance
Finance Specialization FIN 721 Seminar in Investment Theory
Finance Specialization FIN 722 Seminar in Corporate Finance
Finance Specialization FIN 723 Seminar in Financial Markets and Institutions