Seminars / Workshops / Guest Speaker Sessions

To increase awareness and understanding of information technology and business-related issues, many short seminars and guest lectures are organized.These seminars and lectures are in tandem with the institute’s policy towards entrepreneurship development and networking.

Seminars are conducted and attended by the leading figures from business and industry, as these invited speaker sessions address various business practices.

Seminars / Workshops - Year Fall 2021

Emerging Trends in Project HR Management

Emerging Trends in Project HR Management
Speaker Muhammad Farhan HR Consultants
Day & Date Saturday, 11th December, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Farhat Fatima
Short Summary The resource person is iternationally certified HR Management Specialist and consultant (Profile enclosed). He will provide the students most updated and significant knowledge about identification, planning, management and development of project human resource for result based HR Management and project success. He will talk about HR analytics and how to use the data for result based HR Management.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Introduction to project management practices, differences between academic studies and industrial practices, steps to achieve your goals, planning process, developing strategies, preparing plan B, Project Collaboration tools and close out

Introduction to project management practices, differences between academic studies and industrial practices, steps to achieve your goals, planning process, developing strategies, preparing plan B, Project Collaboration tools and close out.
Speaker FAROOQ HASAN SIKANDER,Chief Executive,Global Aerospace Spares. 40 years of successful experience providing fiscal, strategic and operations leadership in uniquely challenging situations.Presently CEO Global Aerospace Spares, CEO eConnective and associated as an Executive Consultant with Fetchsky Technologies, PW Solutions and KCompute for developing IT initiatives. Have extensive experience in managing business development of Mobile Financial Services, Office Automation Products, Data Center, Self Service Banking, Document Management Systems and Security Solutions. Management experience in IT project development, implementation and technical support. Served in Pakistan Air Force as a fighter pilot with extensive experience on F-16 aircraft and system development.
Day & Date Saturday, 13th November, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Saba Baig
Short Summary A key and often overlooked challenge for project managers is the ability to manage without influence to gain the support of stakeholders and access to resources not directly under their control. Special attention is given to critical success factors required to overcome resistance to change. This critical topic will be discussed in this speaker session, where speaker possess a vast experience of making project management work in his respective organizations. This course guides students through fundamental project management concepts and behavioral skills needed to success-fully launch, lead, and realize benefits from projects in profit and nonprofit organizations.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

How to make Project Management work in your Company

How to make Project Management work in your Company
Speaker Farhat Adil,Director of Business Development, EA Consulting (Pvt) Ltd.He is skilled in procurement, Engineering, Strategic Planning, Project Estimation and Feasibility Studies. He remained VP/Head of NESPAK, Karachi
Day & Date Saturday, 13th November, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Saba Baig
Short Summary A key and often overlooked challenge for project managers is the ability to manage without influence to gain the support of stakeholders and access to resources not directly under their control. Special attention is given to critical success factors required to overcome resistance to change. This critical topic will be discussed in this speaker session, where speaker possess a vast experience of making project management work in his respective organizations. This course guides students through fundamental project management concepts and behavioral skills needed to success-fully launch, lead, and realize benefits from projects in profit and nonprofit organizations.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

A real life project of PSO

A real life project of PSO
Speaker Mr. Kashif Siddiqui,Deputy General Manager – Industrial Consumers (PSO) & Vice President Marketing (PMI – Karachi Chapter)
Day & Date Thursday, November 25, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Syed Zain Shah
Short Summary Discussion will explain how the project

– balanced stakeholders’ competing expectations,

– overcame the technical/resource related challenges,

– managed the legal and regulatory requirements,

– contributed to the economy of Pakistan.
Event Workshop
Semester Fall 2021

LAEDING THROUGH GRATITUDE

LAEDING THROUGH GRATITUDE
Speaker MR. TARIQ AZIZ,GM HR BAHRIA TOWN KARACHI
Day & Date Wednesday,8 December, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) ASIF ALI PIRZADA
Short Summary In this session ” Leading through Gratitude” He will be exploring an extra ordinary powerful tool that Project Manager can use significantly increase team productivity and cohesion, while increasing staff retention.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Tools and Technologies for Digital Transformation Projects in Banking Industry

Tools and Technologies for Digital Transformation Projects in Banking Industry
Speaker Mr. Umair Aziz Head Business Technology at Bank Alfalah Limited
Day & Date Monday, December 13th , 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Aziz Ahmed Channa
Short Summary Implementation of Digital transformation projects using digital technologies to create new — or modify existing — business processes, culture, and customer experiences is one of the most focused areas now a days. The speaker has initiated, planned and managed several Digital Transformation projects in Banking sectors using traditional and Agile tools. Students can learn from strategy to execution of projects in this area.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Project Management in Power/Energy Sector

Project Management in Power/Energy Sector
Speaker Mr. Arif Naqvi GM, BE Energy
Day & Date Friday, December 17, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) M.Kashif Siddiqui
Short Summary Project Management in Power/Energy Sector.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Effective Research Design and Analysis

Effective Research Design and Analysis
Speaker Dr. Abid Malik Assistant Professor, Iqra University
Day & Date Friday, 17th December, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Dr. Kamran Ahmed Soomro
Short Summary It is related to research methods course outline and learning objectives.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Future of Pakistani Industries

Future of Pakistani Industries
Speaker Ismail Suttar CEO HubSalt President (Employers Federations of Pakistan)
Day & Date Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Iqbal Hussain Burcha
Short Summary Mr. Ismail Suttar is the President of Employers Federation of Pakistan. He knows the business dynamics and future perspectives of Pakistan businesses..
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Project Obstacles and Challenges

Project Obstacles and Challenges
Speaker Mr. Tehseen Ahmed Khatri
Day & Date Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Jahanzeb Asim
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

The Journey of Black Gold Projects

The Journey of Black Gold Projects
Speaker Mr. Usman Banuri Chief Engineer at PARCO
Day & Date Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Jahanzeb Asim
Short Summary This session will provide them the insight of Oil and Gas sector’s project. What kind of the estimating Tools and Techniques are required for the project success.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Managing Project Risks through Contracts

Managing Project Risks through Contracts
Speaker M. Faizan Senior Manager Contract & Credit Control, TPS Worldwide
Day & Date Thursday, December 23, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Najeeb Rehman Bhuttk
Short Summary Managing Project Risks through Contracts
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Basics of Software Project Management and Managing Budget Overruns & timelines

Basics of Software Project Management and Managing Budget Overruns & timelines
Speaker Hasnain Rehman Senior Project Manager
Day & Date Thursday, December 23, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Imran Munir
Short Summary The topic is related to the course in a way, it will emphasize on the leading market trends and students will be able to coorelate their learning with the real world.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Projects & Strategy

Projects & Strategy
Speaker Ghazanfar Iqbal Country Head Sales and Food Acquisitions at Careem
Day & Date Friday, December 24, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Iqbal Hussain Burcha
Short Summary Mr. Ghazanfar Iqbal is the Country Head of Sales and Food Acquitions at Careem. During pandemic his leadership skills reflected which enhances Careem Sales by turning threats into opportunities. New projects, products and markets explored successfully. .
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Fintech Journey and Project Management

Fintech Journey and Project Management
Speaker Mr. Arbab Sikander Chief Information Officer, Wemsol Private Ltd / FINTech
Day & Date Friday, December 24, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Majid Khan
Short Summary FinTech IT financial Solutions Water fall and Agile frameworks in FinTech Opportunities in the segment.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Project Management in Govt Sector

Project Management in Govt Sector
Trainer Name Mr. Sanaullah Nawazani Additional Commissioner (HQs.), Federal Board of Revenue, Government of Pakistan, Karachi
Day & Date Saturday, December 26, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Shenila Makhani
Short Summary The speaker will talk about the Project Management in Govet organisations.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Project Management in Not for Profit Organizations

Project Management in Not for Profit Organisations
Trainer Name Zahara Khan Head of Operations at Aga Khan Social Welfare Borad for Pakistan | Anita Borg Change Agent Award Winner 2008 | Past President PMI Karachi Pakistan Chapter
Day & Date Saturday, December 26, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Shenila Makhani
Short Summary The speaker will talk about the Project Management in Not for Profit organisations
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

AGILE based Software Project Scoping & Planning

AGILE based Software Project Scoping & Planning
Trainer Name Raja M. Raheel Khan Senior Project Manager, NATIONAL DATA CONSULTANTS (NDC TECH), PARTNER OF TEMENOS
Day & Date Sunday, December 27, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) M.Kashif Siddiqui
Short Summary Agile management is the application of the principles of Agile software development to various management processes, particularly project management. Following the appearance of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development in 2001, Agile techniques started to spread into other areas of activity
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

IT Project Management

IT Project Management
Trainer Name Mr. Fahad Ahmed Head of Program Management Office (Aga Khan University Hospital) & President (PMI – Karachi Chapter)
Day & Date Thursday, December 30, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Syed Zain Shah
Short Summary Discussion will explain how the project management is performed in IT industry and latest global practices.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Agile Project Management via Trello

Agile Project Management via Trello
Trainer Name Maham Naseem Alavi Incubation Manager – Seller Marketplace, Pakistan
Day & Date Tuesday, January 01, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Tooba Mirza
Short Summary Students may need to learn as many project management tools avaialble in market via IT Tools course. As they are already learning Jira Software scrum tool via this course in detail, an additional learning about the Trello tool will give students an idea about how the Kanban style project management works in Agile. The guest speaker session is totally supportive of IT Tools course learning outcomes
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

The Real World Project Risks and Their Mitigations

The Real World Project Risks and Their Mitigations
Trainer Name Mr. Karim Khawaja Head of Risk HBL Asset Management Company
Day & Date Tuesday, January 01, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Raj Kumara Lohano
Short Summary The session will help students understand the various project risks, which if not very well identified and mitigations arranged at the very onset of the project and during project scoping activities may put the entrire project’s success at risk, which in turn becomes the reason for project failure
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Practices of Research Methods for Professional Excellence

Practices of Research Methods for Professional Excellence
Speaker Prof. Dr. Dur Muhammad Assistant Professor, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
Day & Date Monday, January 03, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Dr. Kamran Ahmed Soomro
Short Summary It is related to research methods course outline and learning objectives.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Scaled Agile and its Impacts on Success factors for projects

Scaled Agile and its Impacts on Success factors for projects
Speaker Maaz Khursheed Senior Project Manager
Day & Date Sataurday, January 08, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Imran Munir
Short Summary This topic will emphasize on the currently one of the most leading methodology of the Project management and students will be able to coorelate their learning with the real world.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Workshop on Agile Methodologies & Values

Workshop on Agile Methodologies & Values
Trainer Name Mr. Saqib Shamim Sr. Director Operations at Folio3 Software Pakistan
Day & Date Sunady, January 19, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Mr. Jahanzeb Asim / Ms. Shenila Makhni
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Effective Leadership and Conflict Management through SDI

Effective Leadership and Conflict Management through SDI
Trainer Name Mr. Fahad Ahmed Head Program Management Office at AKUH
Day & Date Sunady, January 26, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Mr. Jahanzeb Asim
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Workshop on Emerging IT Tools for Project Manager

Workshop on Emerging IT Tools for Project Manager
Trainer Name Mr. Aziz Ahmed Corporate Trainer: PMP Exam Prep, Primavera P6 Professional / EPPM, MSP, and Jira
Day & Date Sunady, December 18 and 26, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Mr. Jahanzeb Asim
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2021

Seminars / Workshops - Year Spring 2021

How to Conduct Project Evaluation: methodologies and practices

How to Conduct Project Evaluation: methodologies and practices
Speaker Mr. Danish Siddiqui,Project Manager at Pakistan Institute of Labour Education & Research
Day & Date 15th week Saturday
Organized By (Faculty) Ms. Farhat Fatima
Short Summary The course provides hands on practices of required documentation, templates and tools to ensure successful completion and achieving desired outcomes of the project.
Event Workshop
Semester Spring 2021

Significance and methodologies of Project Monitoring

Significance and methodologies of Project Monitoring
Speaker Mr. Adeel Ahsan,Program Manager, Muslim Hands
Day & Date Friday, 2nd April, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Ms. Farhat Fatima
Short Summary The course provides hands on practices of required documentation, templates and tools to ensure successful completion and achieving desired outcomes of the project.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Spring 2021

Risk Management Practices International v/s Local & Related problems in implementing Risk Management Requirements. Case Study of Public Private Partnership (PPP) Projects

Risk Management Practices International v/s Local & Related problems in implementing Risk Management Requirements. Case Study of Public Private Partnership (PPP) Projects
Speaker MUJTABA SHAHNEEL,CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER-PSF
Day & Date Sunday, 28th March, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Ms. Saba Baig
Short Summary The purpose of risk management is to identify potential problems before they occur so that risk-handling activities may be planned and invoked as needed across the life of the product or project to mitigate adverse impacts on achieving objectives. With this webinar student will get the overview of how risk managament practices are carried through a project, what major differences are found between international practices verses our local practice and when we implement those practices to our project, what difficulties are faced in its implementation process from an experience person in the field, who has an amazing experience of doing risk managemnet for World Bank, Asian Development Bank and Government of Sindh projects.
Event Webinar
Semester Spring 2021

Design Thinking and practical methodologies

Design Thinking and practical methodologies
Speaker Ms. Maria Akram, Manager Business Transformation
Day & Date Wedmesday, 14th April, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Raj Kumar
Short Summary Innovation and creativity. How creative leadership sparks innovation. These topics will enable the students towards learning new methods and approaches, which will broaded their overall thought process towards practical application of concepts learned in during the course work.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Spring 2021

Project Resource Planning

Project Resource Planning
Speaker Dr, Muhammad Wasif, Assistant Professor
Day & Date Wednesday, 14th April, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Dr. Syed Amir Iqbal
Short Summary A resource is defined as anything or anyone that can be planned or booked in order to complete the task or a project. Depending on the industry, resources can vary. Resource management is an aspect of the project management process that plans, organizes, manages, and measures people’s work. Its purpose is to plan, allocate and schedule the company’s resources as efficiently as possible. This is done in order to maximize each resource’s utilization. Put simply, project resource management is about getting the best use from your organization’s resources. Ensuring that all the components of your projects run smoothly and effectively. Properly implementing resource management techniques into projects can help you use the resources in your organization more effectively and will help improve the health of your overall project portfolio.
Event Workshop
Semester Spring 2021

Stakeholder Management and its importance in project and business analysis

Stakeholder Management and its importance in project and business analysis
Speaker Raja Muhammad Raheel, Senior Project Manager- NDC Tech
Day & Date Thursday, 1th April, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Muhammad Ali
Short Summary The guest speaker will let student know about the Stakeholders Management area and their importance. How important and proper stakeholder management is helpful in projects success and failure.
Event Workshop
Semester Spring 2021

Prerequisites of Getting a Research Paper Published

Prerequisites of Getting a Research Paper Published
Speaker Dr. Gul Afshan, Assistant Professor (Sukkur IBA University)
Day & Date Sunday, 28 March, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Dr. Noman Soomro
Short Summary This workshop will link students to prepare quality research by meeting the core objectives of the course. Besides, enriching the research skills-set of the students and developing their knowledge about the prerequisites of research, this workshop will also highlight the importance of referencing, use of scientific tools and a mechanism to be adopted for converting the research into a research paper.
Event Workshop
Semester Spring 2021

Cost Efficient Supply Chains

Cost Efficient Supply Chains
Speaker Anwar Nizami, Director Contract Logistics
Day & Date Monday, 12 April, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Zulfiqar Ali Shaikh
Short Summary It will identify way and means for Cost Efficient Supply chain. It will help participants to understand how to make Supply Chains Cost Efficient to become Compititive in the Market.
Event Webinar
Semester Spring 2021

Seminars / Workshops - Year 2020

Design Thinking and practical methodologies

Design Thinking and practical methodologies
Speaker Ms. Maria Akram, Manager Business Transformation
Day & Date Wedmesday, 14th April, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Raj Kumar
Short Summary Innovation and creativity. How creative leadership sparks innovation. These topics will enable the students towards learning new methods and approaches, which will broaded their overall thought process towards practical application of concepts learned in during the course work.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Spring 2020

COMPREHENDING REIT AS A NEW PARADIGM

COMPREHENDING REIT AS A NEW PARADIGM
Speaker Muhammad Ejaz, Chief Executive, Arif Habib Dolmen REIT Management Limited.
Day & Date Saturday, 5th December, 2020
Organized By (Faculty) Saba Baig
Short Summary It’s important for project managers to keep an eye on changing trends, as REIT is a new paradigm, which impacts the overall management strategy for the project. Understanding the new trend, it’s benefits and constraints will make them more prepared to face upcoming challenges in the ever-growing world. As the objective of this course is to produce professional project managers capable of making effective and efficient project management decisions. It would enable them to establish scheduling policies and standards for their project environment, evaluating a crashing solution (if needed), recognizing risks in order to assign to project schedule and many more.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2020

Transformation of Project Management towards Digital Project Management: Challenges & Benefits

Transformation of Project Management towards Digital Project Management: Challenges & Benefits
Speaker Dr. M. Wasif Assistant Professor NED, Raja M. Raheel Khan UET/ Sr. Project Manager, NDC TECH
Day & Date Wednesday,16,December,2020
Organized By (Faculty) Dr. Syed Amir Iqbal/Kashif Siddiqui
Short Summary The topic of discussion deals with vast use of latest information technology & gadgets and their application in project management especially in Scope, Time and Cost Management. Espcially use of sensors embeded systems and Wifi technology for time management.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2020

Transformation to of Project Management towards the digital Project Management

Transformation to of Project Management towards the digital Project Management
Speaker Raja M. Raheel Khan, Senior Project Manager – NATIONAL DATA CONSULTANTS TECHNOLOGIES (NDC TECH) PARTNER OF TEMENOS
Day & Date Wednesday, 16th Dec, 2020
Organized By (Faculty) M. Kashif Siddiqui
Short Summary The concept of Industry 4.0 has changed the entire concepts of product design, manufacturing, quality, maintenance and other aspects of the operations management. Adopting the same, traditional project management is also inspired by the Industry 4.0 and adopting the major components of it. Either it is the use of augmented reality and additive manufacturing for the prototyping, Cyber-physical system to validate the scope through the drones, big data analytics for the forecast of project cost and schedule estimates or use of artificial intelligence for the prediction of risks, assumption and their mitigation, all will enhance the projectivity of the project management. Hence it is the immense need of the industry to understand and adopt the different aspects of the Industry 4.0 and transform the traditional project management into the digital or smart project management.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2020

Transformation of Project Management towards the digital Project Management

Transformation of Project Management towards the digital Project Management
Speaker Dr. Muhammad Wasif, PMP Assistant Professor in Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi since July 2007
Day & Date Wednesday, 16th Dec, 2020
Organized By (Faculty) M. Kashif Siddiqui
Short Summary The concept of Industry 4.0 has changed the entire concepts of product design, manufacturing, quality, maintenance and other aspects of the operations management. Adopting the same, traditional project management is also inspired by the Industry 4.0 and adopting the major components of it. Either it is the use of augmented reality and additive manufacturing for the prototyping, Cyber-physical system to validate the scope through the drones, big data analytics for the forecast of project cost and schedule estimates or use of artificial intelligence for the prediction of risks, assumption and their mitigation, all will enhance the projectivity of the project management. Hence it is the immense need of the industry to understand and adopt the different aspects of the Industry 4.0 and transform the traditional project management into the digital or smart project management.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2020

Agile Vs Traditional Project Management

Agile Vs Traditional Project Management
Speaker Atiq Siddiqui PMO Head, GfK Pakistan
Day & Date Monday, December 14, 2020
Organized By (Faculty) M. Kashif Siddiqui / Iqbal Burcha
Short Summary Agile is being applied by almost all the modern and transforming organizations to meet global rapid transitions in business horizons. Project Management Students must be familiar with the modernity of Agile approach and its linkage with businesses as well as the Traditional Project Management. This webinar will get more insights and lucidity and best practices being applied following Agile & Traditional Project Management in Pakistani businesses with global perspectives. This will help students and achieve course objectives.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2020

2020 SCM priorities and challenges Transforming logistics and supply chain to maximize sustained value

2020 SCM priorities and challenges Transforming logistics and supply chain to maximize sustained value
Speaker Mr Zubair A sulemani Executive Director Supply Chain and Logistics (Barret Hodgson), Mr Ahmer j Iqbal Optimum advisory (founder)
Day & Date Thursday, December 31, 2020
Organized By (Faculty) Bushra Tufail
Short Summary In this session we will discuss how logistics becomes the rock solid foundation on which any supply chain stands,with a brief sketch of how modern logistics and supply chains emerged as a result of diversification and specialization of industrial production, globally scattered availability of resources and more demanding consumer markets whic is closely related to business theory course intent.
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2020

Ethics in Finance

Workshop on “Ethics in Finance”
Speaker: Mr. Fahim Ahmed Chief Executive Markets & Futures
Date & Time: Monday, February 24, 2020 from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Venue: Auditorium, at 90 Campus

Photoshop for designing print advertisements


Workshop on “Photoshop for designing print advertisements”
Speaker: Ms. Maira Junejo Lecturer of Management Sciences SZABIST Karachis
Date & Time: Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Venue: CS Lab, at 100 Campus

Writing for Engineers - LATEX


Workshop on “Writing for Engineers – LATEX”
Speaker: Engr. Nasreen Bano Assistant Professor SZABIST Karachi, Engr. Tanzila Younas Assistant Professor SZABIST Karachi
Date & Time: Friday, February 21, 2020 from 3:15 pm to 5:15 pm
Venue: Smart Lab, at 100 Campus

Fulbright Scholarship 2020

Introductory Session On “Fulbright Scholarship 2020”
Speaker: Mr. Faraz Hussain Senior Advisor United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan
Date & Time: Friday, February 21, 2020 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Venue: Auditorium, at 90 Campus

Project Resource Planning

Project Resource Planning
Speaker Dr, Muhammad Wasif, Assistant Professor
Day & Date Wedmesday, 14th April, 2021
Organized By (Faculty) Dr. Syed Amir Iqbal
Short Summary A resource is defined as anything or anyone that can be planned or booked in order to complete the task or a project. Depending on the industry, resources can vary. Resource management is an aspect of the project management process that plans, organizes, manages, and measures people’s work. Its purpose is to plan, allocate and schedule the company’s resources as efficiently as possible. This is done in order to maximize each resource’s utilization. Put simply, project resource management is about getting the best use from your organization’s resources. Ensuring that all the components of your projects run smoothly and effectively. Properly implementing resource management techniques into projects can help you use the resources in your organization more effectively and will help improve the health of your overall project portfolio.
Event Workshop
Semester Spring 2020

Guest Speaker Sessions - Year 2019

Agile Approach for Project Human Resource Management

Agile Approach for Project Human Resource Management
Speaker Mr. Muhammad Farhan Senior HR Business and Projects Consultant TQM Specialist
Day & Date Monday, November 18, 2019
Organized By (Faculty) Ms. Farhat Fatima
Course Name Advance Project Managent
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2019

The Effectiveness of Organizational Structure and Hierarchy In Achieving Organizational Goals

The Effectiveness of Organizational Structure and Hierarchy In Achieving Organizational Goals
Speaker Mr. Muhammad Ashaar Saeed Group Head Human Resources at Ghulam Faruque Group of Companies.
Day & Date Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Organized By (Faculty) Dr. Noman Soomr
Course Name Theories of Management
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2019

Contemporary Strategies for Dealing with Scope Challenges: The Hybrid Approach

Contemporary Strategies for Dealing with Scope Challenges: The Hybrid Approach
Speaker Muhammad Khalid Executive Manager IT (Program Manager, Solution Center Lead, IT Business Partner) Sanofi Pakistan.
Day & Date Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Organized By (Faculty) Ms. Farhat Fatima
Course Name Project Scope
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2019

ROLE OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT WITHIN PROCUREMENT & SUPPLY CHAIN

Proposal Defense
Speaker: Mr. Mudasser Ali Khan Head of Procurements & Contracts BE Energy Ltd (formerly BAKRI Energy Ltd).
Day & Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Organized By (Faculty): Mr. Aziz Channa
Course Name: IT Tools for Project Management
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Proposal Defense

Proposal Defense
Speaker: Dr. Munir Moosa Assistant Professor Sindh Madressatal Islam University. Dr. Nelofer Halai Professor Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED, Karachi, Pakistan.)
Day & Date: Sunday, December 22, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Analyzing the path of entrepreneurs in creating new venture

Analyzing the path of entrepreneurs in creating new venture
Speaker: Mr. Ahsan Jabbar CEO A.J ventures/td>
Day & Date: Saturday, December 21, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Philosophy of Breast Health and Science of Breastfeeding

Philosophy of Breast Health and Science of Breastfeeding
Speaker: Dr. Muhammad Ilyas Khan Specialist/Lactation Consultant, Obs Gynecology Department, AKH. Hamad Medical Corporation, DOHA Qatar
Day & Date: Friday & Saturday, December 20 & 21, 2019
Event: Workshop

Journalism in the age of disinformation and fake news" & "Challenges for media producers and researchers

Journalism in the age of disinformation and fake news” & “Challenges for media producers and researchers
Speaker: Ms. Ramsha Jahangir Journalist at Dawn newspaper, Ms. Afia Salam Journalist, President of Baanhn Beli, Mr. Hasan Zamir General Manager Investments Pakistan GroupM
Day & Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Event: Seminar

Digital Marketing Practices in Pakistan

Digital Marketing Practices in Pakistan
Speaker: Mr. Mizyal Wahid Head of Private Traffic DARAZ
Day & Date: Sunday, December 15, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Stock and Bond Valuation in Theory and Practice

Stock and Bond Valuation in Theory and Practice
Speaker: Mr. Shoaib Rizvi CFA, Associate Consultant Dun and Bradstreet, Mr. Shoaib Kamal Fund Manager MCB AMC
Day & Date: Sunday, December 15, 2019
Event: Seminar

Financial Reporting and Governance Framework in Pakistan

Financial Reporting and Governance Framework in Pakistan
Speaker: Mr. Muhammad Adeel Siddiqui Chief Financial Officer Alliance Investment Management Limited, Ms. Maryam Ali Chief Financial Officer Al Shaheer Foods
Day & Date: Sunday, December 15, 2019
Event: Seminar

SZABIST Research Gala (SRG) 1.0

SZABIST Research Gala (SRG) 1.0
Speaker: Ms. Narjis Khanum Area Sales Manager- Coca Cola, Ms. Hira Wajahat Head, Programmes & Projects- Stimulus, Mr. Afnan Khan Digital Marketing Manager- Oxford Press Ltd. Mr. Nadeem Ahmed Assistant Professor-Mohammad Ali Jinnah University & Entrepreneur, Ms. Nida Malik Human Resource Manager- Symtera Analytics
Day & Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Event: BABS Event

Analytical Discussion on Case Study

Analytical Discussion on Case Study
Speaker: Ms. Ayesha Tariq Sethi CEO Sethi Learning & Company and Member of Global Network for Advancement Management.
Day & Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Event: Workshop

Internal Control and Systems

Internal Control and Systems
Speaker: Mr. Abdul Samad Head of Finance Helium Private Limited.
Day & Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Training Workshop on Biosafety

Training Workshop on Biosafety
Speaker: Mr. Furqan Kabir Manager, Outreach & Research Laboratory Aga Khan University Hospital, Dr. Hammad Afzal Kayani Assistant Professor Program Manager, MPH & MS Biosciences Department of Biosciences SZABIST Karachi
Day & Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Event: Workshop

Money and Capital Markets

Money and Capital Markets
Speaker: Mr. Nadir Saleem Khan Manager HBL
Day & Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Media as a stakeholder in humanitarian crisis

Media as a stakeholder in humanitarian crisis
Speaker: Mr. Ahmed Yusuf Former Journalist, Mr. Yasin Husain Taught ECO Lab and Social Movements as university, Mr. Waseem Solangi Voluntary associated with UN-HABITAT Youth Fund Program
Day & Date: Friday, December 13, 2019
Event: Seminar

Finance and its scope in employment industry

Finance and its scope in employment industry
Speaker: Mr. Shabbir H. Kazmi Manager Corporate Communication Pakistan Merchantile Exchange
Day & Date: Thursday, December
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Project Budgeting and Controls

Project Budgeting and Controls
Speaker: Mr. Muhammad Faizan Senior Manager – Contracts & Credit Control TPS Pakistan Pvt. Ltd
Day & Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Curriculum Changes: Counseling- The Need of Today’s Youth

Curriculum Changes: Counseling- The Need of Today’s Youth
Speaker: Mr. Ali Murtaza Lakhani Mental Health Counsellor, Addiction Therapist, Fitness Consultant Reiki Practioner, Life Coach
Day & Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

An overview of the basics of fermentation process and bioprocess engineering

An overview of the basics of fermentation process and bioprocess engineering
Speaker: Mr. M. Mujtaba Khan Scientific Officer DRIBBS/ DCOB, DUHS
Day & Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Managing references using Mendeley Software

Managing references using Mendeley Software
Speaker: Dr. Saeed Shahbaz Assistant Professor SZABIST
Day & Date: Monday, December 9, 2019
Event: Workshop

HR Transformation

HR Transformation
Speaker: Mr. Abdul Ahad Khan Chief Training Officer for Research and Training Wing, Planning and Development Department Government of Sindh, Mr. Syed Numan Alam Founder and CEO of N Recruitment Consulting
Day & Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Event: Seminar

Analyzing the Financial Statements

Analyzing the Financial Statements
Speaker: Ms. Sandhiya Kumari Treasury Analyst Pak Brunei Investment Co. Ltd
Day & Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Current Role and Future Scope of services in Pakistan

Current Role and Future Scope of services in Pakistan
Speaker: Mr. Muhammad R. Zaidi AVP – Product Manager E-business at bank Alfalah Limited, Mr. Shamail Farhat Digital Lead – Strategist at McDonald’s Pakistan, Mr. Tanzeel A.Rauf Senior brand Marketing Manager The house of Almas Jewelers – Iqra University, Mr. Shaheer Ahmed Co-founder at Tech tree i.o., Mr. Abdullah Akhtar Introducing Digital payments for cashless eco-system/ former head of business of 6 E-Commerce ventures and Food Panda
Day & Date: Friday, December 6, 2019
Event: Seminar

Investing Prospects in Pakistan

Investing Prospects in Pakistan
Speaker: Mr. Yousuf M. Farooq CEO Oqaab Capital
Day & Date: Friday, December 6, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Start-Ups and New Ventures in Pakistan Exploring Technology for Sustainability

Start-Ups and New Ventures in Pakistan Exploring Technology for Sustainability
Speaker: Ms. Sadaf Sajjad Pasha Founder- Fruges Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Syed Akbar Ali Founder- Fruges Pvt. Ltd. Ms. Anusha Fatima Founder- TrashIt Mr. Rahul Rai Founder- TrashIt Mr. Ali Bin Shaheen Founder- Abstract Hub
Day & Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019
Event: Seminar

Emerging trends in Human Capital

Emerging trends in Human Capital
Speaker: Mr. Haris Hussain Head of Talent & Organization Development Ismail Industries
Day & Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

BTL and Non Traditional Advertising

BTL and Non Traditional Advertising
Speaker: Mr. Mohammad Ahmedullah Jung Managing Director Reactivate Pvt. Ltd
Day & Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Investor Awareness and Virtual Trading Seminar

Investor Awareness and Virtual Trading Seminar
Speaker: Mr. Malik Dil Awayz Ahmed CFA- Chief Executive Officer at Darson Securities (Pvt) Limited Mr. Fahad Ahmed Manager Marketing at Darson Securities (Pvt) Limited Mr. Yousuf Saeed Equity Research Analyst at Darson Securities (Pvt) Limited Ms. Ifrah Arshad Team Leader Customer Support at Darson Securities (Pvt) Limited
Day & Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Event: Seminar

Distribution System

Distribution System
Speaker: Mr. Imran Ali Senior Brand Manager Hinocon Consumer Division
Day & Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Historical Perspective of Economic Growth in Pakistan With Empirical Evidence From Solow Growth Model

Historical Perspective of Economic Growth in Pakistan With Empirical Evidence From Solow Growth Model
Speaker: Mr. Yousuf Razzak CEO Jaidad Real Estate
Day & Date: Monday, December 2, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Use of DNA Testing in Criminal Administration of Justice in Pakistan

Use of DNA Testing in Criminal Administration of Justice in Pakistan
Speaker: Mr. Javed Ahmed Qazi Advocate and Legal Counselor Javed Qazi & Co. Law Firm Ms. Sadaf Gul Advocate Javed Qazi & Co. Law Firm
Day & Date: Monday, December 2, 2019
Event: Workshop

Balancing SELF, Table manners & Dining Etiquette

Balancing SELF” “Table manners & Dining Etiquette
Speaker: Mr. Yousuf Ahmed F&B specialist and co-founder of five spice consultancy
Day & Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

How Hub Leather works? A journey from raw material to end users

How Hub Leather works? A journey from raw material to end users
Speaker: Mr. Cavish Farrukh Managing Director Hub Leather (Pvt.) Ltd. Mr. Hassan Zaidi SAP Consultant
Day & Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

Emotional Intelligence in Leadership
Speaker: Mr. Mahmood Qasim Corporate Trainer and Director Professional Partners
Day & Date: Saturday, November 30, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

How Business Analytics is useful in business decision making

How Business Analytics is useful in business decision making
Speaker: Mr. Hussain Aftab Changi Channel Development Executive Royal FrieslandCampina & Adjunct Faculty at IoBM
Day & Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

RISE 1.0- Reinvent, Innovate, Sustainable Entrepreneurship

RISE 1.0- Reinvent, Innovate, Sustainable Entrepreneurship
Speaker: Mr. Sikandar Sultan Chairman, Shan Foods, Mr. Abdul Rauf Chairman, Danytech, Mr. Jahanzeb Chaudhary CEO, Mandi Express
Day & Date: Saturday, November 30, 2019
Event: Seminar

Category Management for Retail

Category Management for Retail
Speaker: Ms. Farwa Zaidi Manager VR Operation goto.com.pk
Day & Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Event: Workshop

Effective Communication in the Business World and how to give successful interviews

Effective Communication in the Business World and how to give successful interviews
Speaker: Mr. Ali Raza Abidi Chief Operating Officer Intellexal Solutions Pvt. Ltd
Day & Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Significance of Corporate Social Responsibility for Sustainable Business

Significance of Corporate Social Responsibility for Sustainable Business
Speaker: Mr. Zulfiqar Shah Development Expert Joint Director Pakistan Institute of Labour Education & Research
Day & Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Event: Seminar

Issues and inequalities in Employment in Pakistan

Issues and inequalities in Employment in Pakistan
Speaker: Mr. Farhan Ahmed Head of External Communications & Public Affairs, Pakistan Standard Charter Bank, Pakistan
Day & Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Event: Seminar

Promoting Socially Responsible Business Environment in Pakistan

Promoting Socially Responsible Business Environment in Pakistan
Speaker: Dr. Riaz Ahmed Shaikh Dean, Faculty of Social Science & Education Department Head of Doctoral Committee, SZABIST
Day & Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Event: Seminar

Generating strategic options after conducting an Internal and External audit

Generating strategic options after conducting an Internal and External audit
Speaker: Ms. Ambreen Ahmed Assistant Professor SZABIST Karachi
Day & Date: Thursday, November 28, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Corporate Banking Products of Islamic Banks in Pakistan and Their Practical Use

Corporate Banking Products of Islamic Banks in Pakistan and Their Practical Use
Speaker: Mr. Najam Bukhari Audit Manager, Audit Department HBL
Day & Date: Thursday, November 28, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Quantitative Data Analysis using SPSS

Quantitative Data Analysis using SPSS
Speaker: Mr Syed Arshan Hussain Assistant Professor SZABIST Karachi
Day & Date: Thursday, November 28, 2019
Event: Workshop

A Practical Introduction to Bank Financing Products in Corporate Financial Management

A Practical Introduction to Bank Financing Products in Corporate Financial Management
Speaker: Mr. Faraz Bandukda CEO Al Hilal Securities
Day & Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Primary Data Analysis using SPSS

Primary Data Analysis using SPSS
Speaker: Dr. Saeed Shahbaz Assistant Professor SZABIST Karachi
Day & Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Event: Workshop

Balancing SELF, Yoga for well-being

Balancing SELF” “Yoga for well-being
Speaker: Mr. Hassan Najam Flexibility Expert Mantaha Studio
Day & Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Legal profession as a Career

Legal profession as a Career
Speaker: Mr. Rana Saifullah Civil Judge & Judicial Magistrate High Court of Sindh Visiting Faculty, Department of Social Sciences SZABIST, Karachi
Day & Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Linking Performance Management to Employee Development

Linking Performance Management to Employee Development
Speaker: Mr. Maira Akhtar Group Head HR Lucky group of companies
Day & Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Nutrigenetics

Nutrigenetics
Speaker: Dr. Shaheena Anwar Assistant Professor Department of Biosciences Barrett Hodgson University
Day & Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Practical insights of Budgeting in large scale manufacturing firms

Practical insights of Budgeting in large scale manufacturing firms
Speaker: Ms. Bushra Iqbal Senior Manager Budgeting and Reporting
Day & Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Why understanding of financial is necessary for fresh graduates

Why understanding of financial is necessary for fresh graduates
Speaker: Ms. Najda Ahsan Treasury Professional Siemens Pakistan
Day & Date: Monday, November 25, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Data Driven Strategy and Managerial Implications

Data Driven Strategy and Managerial Implications
Speaker: Mr. Nauman Lakhani Country Manager Dun & Bradstreet (D&B, the largest data company in the world)
Day & Date: Monday, November 25, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Critical Success Factors of international expansion of businesses

Critical Success Factors of international expansion of businesses
Speaker: Mr. Saood ur Rehman Chairman Limton Group of Companies
Day & Date: Monday, November 25, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Retail Research in Action

Retail Research in Action
Speaker: Mr. Ahmed Saeed Zafar Research Manager AC Nielsen Pakistan
Day & Date: Monday, November 25, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Design Thinking and its Importance

Design Thinking and its Importance
Speaker: Mr. Ali Abbas Alavi Procurement Module Implementation Manager, One Sap Project Engro Corp
Day & Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019
Event: Workshop

Motivations behind Strategic Mergers & Acquisitions: The Success & Failures

Motivations behind Strategic Mergers & Acquisitions: The Success & Failures
Speaker: Mr. Jazib Sohail Strategy Consultant & Entrepreneur
Day & Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Effectiveness of CSR in Strategic Marketing of FMCG companies

Effectiveness of CSR in Strategic Marketing of FMCG companies
Speaker: Ms. Durreshawar Mahmood Policy Advisor, EY
Day & Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Emerging Strategies for Industry-Academia Linkages

Emerging Strategies for Industry-Academia Linkages
Speaker: 1. Mr. Ateeq Ur Rehma CEO COASTALS (Packers & Movers) 2. Mr. Ahraf Jaliawala Corporate Legal & Compliance Officer- Novartis 3. Mr. Sultan Mughal Group General Manager HR at Pakistan Beverage Ltd
Day & Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019
Event: Panel Discussion

Ethics, Laws, Compliance in IT – Challenges and Solutions

Ethics, Laws, Compliance in IT – Challenges and Solutions
Speaker: Mr. Syed Muhammad Zeeshan ul Haq Product Manager TaskQue, Inc
Day & Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Transgender movement in Pakistan

Transgender movement in Pakistan
Speaker: Ms. Kami Chouhdry Transgender Activist
Day & Date: Friday, November 22, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

The Economy of Pakistan, Where we stand & where are we heading?

“The Economy of Pakistan, Where we stand & where are we heading?
Speaker: Dr. Kaiser Bengali Economist Dr. Adil Nakhoda Assistant Professor Institute of Business Administration, Karachi and Mr. Khurram Husain Business Editor – Dawn
Day & Date: Friday, November 22, 2019
Event: Seminar

Effective Communication in the Business World and how to give successful interviews

Effective Communication in the Business World and how to give successful interviews
Speaker: Mr. S M Ali Abidi Chief Operating Officer Intellexal Solutions Pvt. Ltd
Day & Date: Friday, November 22, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Top down Vs. Bottom up approach used in Business analysis and forecasting

Top down Vs. Bottom up approach used in Business analysis and forecasting
Speaker: Mr. Arhum Ghous, CFA Deputy Head Equity Sales JS Global
Day & Date: Friday, November 22, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Costing for Services

Costing for Services
Speaker: Mr. Sumair Saleem CEO Washup
Day & Date: Friday, November 22, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Raising Funds for Startups

Raising Funds for Startups
Speaker: Mr. Sennen Desouza Co-founder and Director Business Development Investors Lounge
Day & Date: Friday, November 22, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

The Effectiveness of Organizational Structure and Hierarchy in Achieving Organizational Goals

The Effectiveness of Organizational Structure and Hierarchy in Achieving Organizational Goals
Speaker: Mr. Muhammad Ashaar Saeed Group Head Human Resources Ghulam Faruque Group of Companies
Day & Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Balancing SELF, Yoga for well-being

Balancing SELF” “Yoga for well-being
Speaker: Mr. Hassan Najam Flexibility expert Mantaha studio
Day & Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Contemporary Strategies for Dealing with Scope Challenges: The Hybrid Approach

Contemporary Strategies for Dealing with Scope Challenges: The Hybrid Approach
Speaker: Mr. Muhammad Khalid Executive Manager IT (Program Manager, Solution Center Lead, IT Business Partner) Sanofi Pakistan
Day & Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Mutation testing and Protein Evolution

Mutation testing and Protein Evolution
Speaker: Dr. Muhammad Sohail Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Karachi and Mr. Muhammad Owais Anwar Medical Technologist, Department of Molecular Pathology, Liaquat National Hospital
Day & Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Event: Workshop

Staffing in Digital Age

Staffing in Digital Age
Speaker: Mr. Usman Abid HR Director Engro Foods
Day & Date: Monday, November 18, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

The Role of HRM in Achieving Organizational Competitive Advantage

The Role of HRM in Achieving Organizational Competitive Advantage
Speaker: Mr. Shuja Ahmed Head of Human Resources Young’s Pvt. Ltd
Day & Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Strategic HRD Research: Past, Present, and Future

Strategic HRD Research: Past, Present, and Future
Speaker: Dr. Riaz Ahmed Mangi Professor College of Business Management, IoBM, Karachi
Day & Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Supply Chain Management in Global Perspective

Supply Chain Management in Global Perspective
Speaker: Mr. Agha Sajjad Noor Head of Supply Chain Management YKK Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd
Day & Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Innovative Project Management

Innovative Project Management
Speaker: Mr. Talha Qasmi Project Manager PMP, BE Electrical, MEM (Energy), Primavera P6 professional
Day & Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Companies Act 2017 and Salient feature of Code of Corporate Governance 2017

Companies Act 2017 and Salient feature of Code of Corporate Governance 2017
Speaker: Mr. Shahryar Siddiq Country Head Legal Citi Bank
Day & Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Migration Narratives

Migration Narratives
Speaker: Mr. Ammar Rehmani Co-founder / Head of content Shanakht Studios
Day & Date: Friday, November 15, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Challenges and Opportunities of Digital Marketing” (Transformation from Traditional Marketing to Digital Marketing)

Challenges and Opportunities of Digital Marketing” (Transformation from Traditional Marketing to Digital Marketing)
Speaker: Ms. Kanwal Masroor Founder Tech, Pakistan. Ms. Mehak Zafar Sangi Business Manager, Omnicom Media. Safeer E Hussain, Director Operations – Digital Eggheads. Mr. Mujtaba Asad Ali Director, Business Development – Digital Eggheads. Ms. Laraib Saleem, PR & Communication Manager-ilaan.com
Day & Date: Friday, November 15, 2019
Event: Seminar

Development of Data Collection Instruments

“Development of Data Collection Instruments
Speaker: Mr. Syed Arshad Hussain Assistant Professor & Research Coordinator Mohammad Ali Jinnah University
Day & Date: Friday, November 15, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Project Time Management in Pakistan - Real Case Studies

Project Time Management in Pakistan – Real Case Studies
Speaker: Mr. Muhammad Tariq Khan Senior Project Manager TPS Pakistan
Day & Date: Friday, November 15, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

The Role of Training in the Development of Employees and Organization

The Role of Training in the Development of Employees and Organization
Speaker: Mr. Umair Lodhi Assistant Department Head Learning and Development Avari Towers and Beach Luxury Hotel
Day & Date: Friday, November 15, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Worth Management

Worth Management
Speaker: Ms. Yumna Executive Training and Engagement Fedex (Gerry’s Group)
Day & Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Event: Workshop

"OTT: The Next Frontier of Media Entertainment

“OTT: The Next Frontier of Media Entertainment
Speaker: Mr. Naeemuddin Syed Group Director Projects Jang Group of Companies
Day & Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Pricing Wars

Pricing Wars
Speaker: Mr. Ebadullah Choudhary Associate Trainer and Faculty at PAF-KIET
Day & Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Information & Management

Information & Management
Speaker: Mr. Sayyid Mansoob Hasan Managing Partner, Mansoob & Co.
Day & Date: Monday, November 11, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Agile Approach for Project Human Resource Management

Agile Approach for Project Human Resource Management
Speaker: Mr. Muhammad Farhan Senior HR Business and Projects Consultant TQM Specialist
Day & Date: Monday, November 11, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Personification of Pharmaceutical Brands’ – The New Age Branding Strategy

Personification of Pharmaceutical Brands’ – The New Age Branding Strategy
Speaker: Mr. Sahib Khan Khokhar Product & Brand Manager Newton Healthcare (Pvt.) Ltd.)
Day & Date: Monday, November 11, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Digital Learning in 21st Century

Digital Learning in 21st Century
Speaker: Mr. Ahad Ayub Vice President Teach the World Foundation
Day & Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Marketing Strategies in the Globalized World

Marketing Strategies in the Globalized World
Speaker: Dr. Qamar Abbas Head of Department Management Sciences Mohammad Ali Jinnah University
Day & Date: Friday, November 8, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Analyzing Case Studies

Analyzing Case Studies
Speaker: Ms. Sharmeen Imtiaz Lari CEO, Head of Learning & Development, Consultant and Facilitator – Raaheb Solutions
Day & Date: Friday, November 8, 2019
Event: Workshop

Advanced Project Quality & Lean Six Sigma

Advanced Project Quality & Lean Six Sigma
Speaker: Iqbal Hussain Burcha Quality Manager, Unilever Pakistan
Day & Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Event: 4th Project Management Symposium

Managing the DANCE| Leading Projects/Programs in Pakistan

Managing the DANCE| Leading Projects/Programs in Pakistan
Speaker: Mr. Azhar Mir Commander Pakistan Navy
Day & Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Event: 4th Project Management Symposium

Project Digital Transformation

Project Digital Transformation
Speaker: Mr. Abdul Qayyum CEO – SISTECH SYSTEMS
Day & Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Event: 4th Project Management Symposium

Project Time Management in Pakistan - Real Case Studies

Project Time Management in Pakistan – Real Case Studies
Speaker: Mr. Muhammad Tariq Khan, Senior Project Manager TPS Pakistan
Day & Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Development of Research Instruments for Data Collection

Development of Research Instruments for Data Collection
Speaker: Mr. Asif Hussain Samo Program Manager, Faculty Sindh Madressatul Islam University, Karachi
Day & Date: Monday, November 4, 2019
Event: Lecture

Marketing Data Analytics

Marketing Data Analytics
Speaker: Mr. Naveed Ilyas Saya (Sr. Director – Global Marketing & Sales at IBEX)
Day & Date: Monday, November 4, 2019
Event: Training Session

Anti-Tobacco Campaign

Anti-Tobacco Campaign
Speaker: Mr. Kashif Mirza, Media Officer, SPARC (Society for the Protection of the Rights of Child)
Day & Date: Tuesday 29th October 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Professional Standards for Educational Leaders: An International Perspective

Professional Standards for Educational Leaders: An International Perspective
Speaker: Head Of Education Department Dr.Najmunisa and Assistant Professor SZABIST, Ms. Sadiya Durrani
Day & Date: Saturday 19th October 2019
Event: Workshop

ZAB Entrepreneurial Summit for Transformation ZEST 1.0

“ZAB Entrepreneurial Summit for Transformation ZEST 1.0
Speaker: Dr. Shahid Qureshi, Director CED, IBA, Ms. Huma Adnan, Fashion Designer and Mr.Nadeem Ghani, CEO & Dean, Nixor College
Day & Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Event: Seminar

Professional Practices and Road to Success

“ZAB Entrepreneurial Summit for Transformation ZEST 1.0
Speaker: Mr. Jawad Kureshi CEO STEM360
Day & Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property Rights
Speaker: Mr. Shaharyar Nishat Company Secretary, Director Legal and Public Relations Hub Power Company Limited (HUBCO)
Day & Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Will AI take over humans? An example from music industry(AI, machine learning, and business analytics)

Will AI take over humans? An example from music industry(AI, machine learning, and business analytics)
Speaker: Dr. Sajid Siraj (Ph.D, University of Manchester, UK), Associate Professor Leeds University, UK
Day & Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Ecommerce Service Industry in Pakistan

Ecommerce Service Industry in Pakistan
Speaker: Ms. Sabika Rizvi Community Manager at Nest.io Mr. Syed Azfar Hussain Program Manager at National Incubation Center Mr. Wahaj Ahmed Strategist at McKinsey
Day & Date: Sunday, October 13, 2019
Event: Seminar

Your Attitude Determines your Altitudes

Your Attitude Determines your Altitudes
Speaker: Ms. Nasreen Shahid, Chairperson, Ilm Ul Nisa Skill Development Center for women
Day & Date: Friday, October 11, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Developing Conceptual Framework

Developing Conceptual Framework
Speaker: Mr. Mubin Amin Lecturer, Business Administration IQRA University
Day & Date: Friday, October 11, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Teacher’s Day

Teacher’s Day
Speaker: Dr. Aqil Burney (IOBM), Madam Surayay Yousifi, Lecturer at (AKU IED), Dr. Akhter Baloch Liyari University, Mr. Hammad Mateen (TAF), Haroon Laghari (STEDA), Professor Dr Kamal Haider (Federal Urdu University), Dr. Rakhshanda Kaukab (SMIU), Dr. Nasreen Hussain (IOBM), Dr Hina Kazmi, CEO, (TAF Foundation)
Day & Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Event: Seminar

Projects Pitfalls & Obstacles

Projects Pitfalls & Obstacles
Speaker: Mr. Iqbal Hussain Burcha, Manager Quality Assurance, Unilever Pakistan Limited
Day & Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Huqooq ul Ibad (Islamic perspective in dealing with people)

Huqooq ul Ibad (Islamic perspective in dealing with people)
Speaker: Mr. Ahmad Musani, Corporate Head , Al Midrar Institute
Day & Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness
Speaker: Dr. Rabab Zehra and Ms. Sibghat Asad, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCH&RC)
Day & Date: Monday, September 30, 2019
Event: Seminar

Fuel for Fitness-Public Health Awareness

Fuel for Fitness-Public Health Awareness
Speaker: Dietician Ms. Sana Azfar and Fitness Trainer-Mr. Aurangzeb
Day & Date: Tuesday 17th Sept 2019
Event: Seminar

Commodity trading in Pakistan

Commodity trading in Pakistan
Speaker: Mr. Shabbir H. Kazmi Manager Corporate Communication Pakistan Merchantile Exchange
Day & Date: Friday, August 2, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Shrinking the Lab

Shrinking the Lab
Speaker: Dr. Muhammad Asim Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Department of Physics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Day & Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Comparative Study of Abrahamic Religions

Comparative Study of Abrahamic Religions
Speaker: Mufti Faisal Khursheed Japanwala Religious Scholar and Ex Faculty Member Iqra University
Day & Date: Monday, July 22, 2019 and Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Positive Mind-set and Negotiation Skills

Positive Mind-set and Negotiation Skills
Speaker: Mr. Zayaan Shah Visiting faculty SZABIST and Iqra Universities
Day & Date: Thursday, July 11, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

How to devise tactical plans from corporate strategy in an organization

How to devise tactical plans from corporate strategy in an organization
Speaker: Mr. Sohaib Hassan Deputy Manager Brands Amreli Steels Limited
Day & Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Operations and Dynamics of an Organization Working in Public Health

Operations and Dynamics of an Organization Working in Public Health
Speaker: Dr. Kamran Iqbal Chief Operating Officer SINA
Day & Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Changing World of Technology & its Applications in Public Health

Changing World of Technology & its Applications in Public Health
Speaker: Mr. Jamal Hashmi Managing Partner Xtrategize Technologies (SRM Solutions)
Day & Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Effects of Chicken Consumption on Human Health and Behavior

Effects of Chicken Consumption on Human Health and Behavior
Speaker: Dr. Saara Muddasir Khan (PhD, MPhil, MBBS) Assistant Professor Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences Chair, Department of Surgery The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Day & Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Academics writing and workshop

Academics writing and workshop
Speaker: Ms. Nida Shabbir Faculty, Social Science SZABIST Karachi
Day & Date: Sunday, May 5, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Report Writing in Monitoring and Evaluation

Report Writing in Monitoring and Evaluation
Speaker: Ms. Azka Anwar Assistant Editor English Oxford university press
Day & Date: Sunday, May 5, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Commercial Banking Products – Fund based & Contingent

Commercial Banking Products – Fund based & Contingent
Speaker: Mr. Zubair Ahsan Unit Head, Credit Risk Bank AL Habib Limited
Day & Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Use of Data in Marketing Management

Use of Data in Marketing Management
Speaker: Mr. Ammar Hassan Head of Marketing OLX Pakistan.
Day & Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Nutrition policy impact on Health construct

Nutrition policy impact on Health construct
Speaker: Dr. Naveed Bhutto Provincial Program Manager Food Fortification Programme Sindh
Day & Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Medical Microbiology Diagnostic Techniques

Medical Microbiology Diagnostic Techniques
Speaker: Mr. Tahseen Nawaz Lecturer Barrett Hodgson University
Day & Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Marketing Practices and Communications

Marketing Practices and Communications
Speaker: Mr. Shayan Ahmed Assistant Manager Corporate Communications Engro Corporation
Day & Date: Monday, April 29, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Vendor Management System at Daraz.pk

Vendor Management System at Daraz.pk
Speaker: Ms. Samia Khan, Head of Global Initiatives

Mr. Waquas Imam, Head of Seller Support

Mr. Israr ul Haq, DFLP – Management

Ms. Aisha Akhai, Regional Head – Daraz University

Mr. Aurangzaib Alamgir, Project Coordinator – Seller Support

Day & Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Systems Thinking & Entrepreneurial Mindset in Pakistan

Systems Thinking & Entrepreneurial Mindset in Pakistan
Speaker: Mr. Azhar Rizvi Author & CEO Cambridge Advisors Network
Day & Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

News Anchoring and Newsroom Dynamics

News Anchoring and Newsroom Dynamics
Speaker: Mr. Rameez Ahmed News Anchor Samaa News
Day & Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

The Power of Effective Presentations

The Power of Effective Presentations
Speaker: Ms. Sameeha Saifee Professional Radio and TV Presenter.
Day & Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Role of Psychology in Biosciences

Role of Psychology in Biosciences
Speaker: Ms. Hina Hameed Clinical Psychologist Institute of Clinical Psychology, University of Karachi
Day & Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Cracking the Math’s for GMAT Exams

Cracking the Math’s for GMAT Exams
Speaker: Mr. Salman Ghaffar. Director, Anees Hussain Institute
Day & Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Usage of Technology in Education and the promotion of Virtual Teaching

Usage of Technology in Education and the promotion of Virtual Teaching
Speaker: Mr. Zeeshan Manzoor Entrepreneur
Day & Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Role of Enzymes in Cancer Genetics

Role of Enzymes in Cancer Genetics
Speaker: Dr. Yasir Raza Assistant Professor Department of Microbiology, University of Karachi
Day & Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Data Analysis and Interpretation

Data Analysis and Interpretation
Speaker: Mr. Adnan Butt Assistant Professor Bahria University
Day & Date: Friday, April 12, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Engineers as Entrepreneur's

Engineers as Entrepreneur’s
Speaker: Mr. Shahryar Mohsin CEO STEM Planet
Day & Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Training & Development” “Performance Monitoring of People

Training & Development” “Performance Monitoring of People
Speaker: Mr. Usman Ibrahim Deputy General Manager Yamaha Motor Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd.
Day & Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Anesthesia and the problems associated with it

Anesthesia and the problems associated with it
Speaker: Dr. Mubashir Hussain Shamim Assistant Anaesthetist Tabba Heart Institute
Day & Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Training for SAP HCM

Training for SAP HCM
Speaker: Mr. Zulfiqar Maqbool Trainer and HR Expert Our Human Capital
Day & Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

How to design an effective Marketing and Promotion Program for B2B and B2C consumers

How to design an effective Marketing and Promotion Program for B2B and B2C consumers
Speaker: Mr. Syed Asad Bukhari Head of Marketing CondexNow Private Limited
Day & Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Applied Econometrics analysis

Applied Econometrics analysis
Speaker: Mr. Mohammad Abdus Salam Joint Director at State Bank of Pakistan (Trainer) at National Institute of Banking and Finance (NIBAF) Visiting Faculty at Institute of Business Administration.
Day & Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Systems Prevailing In Private Schools of Karachi in Terms of Performance Appraisal of Staff: A Comparative Study

Systems Prevailing In Private Schools of Karachi in Terms of Performance Appraisal of Staff: A Comparative Study
Speaker: Ms. Rakia Rizwan Principal Secondary Section of Happy Palace Grammar School, North Eastern Chapter
Day & Date: Monday, April 8, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Change Management for Leaders

Change Management for Leaders
Speaker: Mr. Samiullah Siddiqui Director Finance & IT Oxford University Press
Day & Date: Monday, April 8, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Measurement and Scale Development

Measurement and Scale Development
Speaker: Mr. Asif Hussain Samo Faculty Sindh Madressatul Islam University
Day & Date: Sunday, April 7, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Digital Dashboard

Digital Dashboard
Speaker: Mr. Faraz Ali Integrated Lean 6 Sigma Specialist Mondilives Pakistan
Day & Date: Sunday, April 7, 2019
Event: Workshop

Leadership Development

Leadership Development
Speaker: Mr. Fraz Aslam Head of HR Siemens Pakistan
Day & Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Curriculum Development and Policy making in the Light of 18th Amendment.

Curriculum Development and Policy making in the Light of 18th Amendment.
Speaker: Ms. Hafsa Alvi Idara Taleem-e-Taleem-o-Agahi
Day & Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Effective Management of Human Resource for Project Success

Effective Management of Human Resource for Project Success
Speaker: Mr. Aleem Habib Deputy General Manager Pakistan Institute of Management Karachi.
Day & Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Use of Gamification and Educational Technology in Inclusive Education Setting

Use of Gamification and Educational Technology in Inclusive Education Setting
Speaker: Mr. Muhammad Waqas CEO Wonder Tree.
Day & Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Building Confidence through story-telling

Building Confidence through story-telling
Speaker: Mr. Adnan Arif Story preneur Social preneur and Certified Trainer
Day & Date: Monday, April 1, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Trade operation policies and procedure applicable in Pakistan

Trade operation policies and procedure applicable in Pakistan
Speaker: Mr. Ibrahim Shah Khan Analytics & Business Intelligence K- Electric
Day & Date: Sunday, March 17, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Sharing Experiences on the independent film scene in Karachi and New York

Sharing Experiences on the independent film scene in Karachi and New York
Speaker: Mr. Asad Faruqi SZABIST Media Science Alumni Cinematographer/ Steadicam Operator
Day & Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

The importance of Forensic Audit and Reporting in an Increasingly regulated enviroment

The importance of Forensic Audit and Reporting in an Increasingly regulated enviroment
Speaker: Mr. Sabih Sahto Deputy Director NAB
Day & Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Launching of GPON in PTCL

Launching of GPON in PTCL
Speaker: Mr. Mumtaz Ali Sheikh Senior Manager GPON Head
Day & Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Business Finance

Business Finance
Speaker: Mr. Raheel Head- Shariah Compliance Soneri Bank Ltd.
Day & Date: Sunday, March 10, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Managing Cultural and Innovative Risks in Project

Managing Cultural and Innovative Risks in Project
Speaker: Ms. Yuliya Zhevno, PMP®, MSc, Astana, PMI Kazakhstan Vice President of Administration and Marketing Business Trainer
Day & Date: Sunday, March 10, 2019
Event: GSS (Via Skype)

Risk Management in Programs & Projects-Contemporary Best Practices in Project Management

Risk Management in Programs & Projects-Contemporary Best Practices in Project Management
Speaker: Ms. NURCAN ERDOĞDU – MIS, PMP, Istanbul, Turkey Senior Project and Portfolio Manager Senior Project Manager
Day & Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Event: GSS (Via Skype)

Current Marketing strategies in banking and Comparison of Pakistan and International Banking

Current Marketing strategies in banking and Comparison of Pakistan and International Banking
Speaker: Mr. Manzoor Sheikh Vice President Meezan Bank Limited
Day & Date: Monday, February 18, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

A catalyst to inspire change: New hybrid models and trends' Creative solutions towards Social Policy

A catalyst to inspire change: New hybrid models and trends’ Creative solutions towards Social Policy
Speaker: Mr. Hasan Atif Syed Principal Design Director Gensler, Shanghai
Day & Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Contemporary Environment in Digital Marketing

Contemporary Environment in Digital Marketing
Speaker: Mr. Abdul Sami Qahar Head of Marketing Haleeb Foods
Day & Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Event: Guest Speaker Session

Project Planning, Scheduling & Time Management

Project Planning, Scheduling & Time Management
Speaker Mr. Muhammad Tariq Khan Senior Senior Project Manager TPS Pakistan
Day & Date Thursday, November 14, 2019
Organized By (Faculty) Mr. Kashif Siddiqui
Course Name Project Time Management in Pakistan – Real Case Studies
Event Guest Speaker Session
Semester Fall 2019

Seminars / Workshops - Year 2019

Philosophy of Breast Health and Science of Breastfeeding


Workshop on “Philosophy of Breast Health and Science of Breastfeeding”
Speaker: Dr. Muhammad Ilyas Khan Specialist/Lactation Consultant, Obs Gynecology Department, AKH. Hamad Medical Corporation, DOHA Qatar
Date & Time: Friday & Saturday, December 20 & 21, 2019 from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm (Friday) & 3:15 pm – 6:15 pm (Saturday)
Venue: Room 104, at 100 Campus

Journalism in the age of disinformation and fake news" & "Challenges for media producers and researchers


Seminar on “Journalism in the age of disinformation and fake news” & “Challenges for media producers and researchers
Speaker: Ms. Ramsha Jahangir Journalist at Dawn newspaper, Ms. Afia Salam Journalist, President of Baanhn Beli, Mr. Hasan Zamir General Manager Investments Pakistan GroupM
Date & Time: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Venue: Room 07, at 153 Campus

Stock and Bond Valuation in Theory and Practice

Seminar on “Stock and Bond Valuation in Theory and Practice”
Speaker: Mr. Shoaib Rizvi CFA, Associate Consultant Dun and Bradstreet, Mr. Shoaib Kamal Fund Manager MCB AMC
Date & Time: Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Venue: Auditorium, at 90 Campus

Financial Reporting and Governance Framework in Pakistan

Financial Reporting and Governance Framework in Pakistan
Speaker: Mr. Muhammad Adeel Siddiqui Chief Financial Officer Alliance Investment Management Limited, Ms. Maryam Ali Chief Financial Officer Al Shaheer Foods
Date & Time: Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm
Venue: Auditorium, at 90 Campus

“Analytical Discussion on Case Study”

Workshop on “Analytical Discussion on Case Study”
Speaker: Ms. Ayesha Tariq Sethi CEO Sethi Learning & Company and Member of Global Network for Advancement Management.
Date & Time: Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 3:15 pm
Venue: Room 302, at 100 Campus

Training Workshop on Biosafety

Workshop on “Training Workshop on Biosafety”
Speaker: Mr. Furqan Kabir Manager, Outreach & Research Laboratory Aga Khan University Hospital, Dr. Hammad Afzal Kayani Assistant Professor Program Manager, MPH & MS Biosciences Department of Biosciences SZABIST Karachi
Date & Time: Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Venue: Room 104, at 100 Campus

Media as a stakeholder in humanitarian crisis

Seminar on “Media as a stakeholder in humanitarian crisis”
Speaker: Mr. Ahmed Yusuf Former Journalist, Mr. Yasin Husain Taught ECO Lab and Social Movements as university, Mr. Waseem Solangi Voluntary associated with UN-HABITAT Youth Fund Program
Date & Time: Friday, December 13, 2019 from 3:15pm
Venue: Auditorium, at 90 Campus

Managing references using Mendeley Software

Workshop on “Managing references using Mendeley Software”
Speaker: Dr. Saeed Shahbaz Assistant Professor SZABIST
Date & Time: Monday, December 9, 2019 from 6:30 pm onwards
Venue: Lab 3 Campus 100

HR Transformation

Seminar on “HR Transformation”
Speaker: Mr. Abdul Ahad Khan Chief Training Officer for Research and Training Wing, Planning and Development Department Government of Sindh, Mr. Syed Numan Alam Founder and CEO of N Recruitment Consulting
Date & Time: Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Venue: Auditorium, at 90 Campus

Current Role and Future Scope of services in Pakistan

Seminar on “Current Role and Future Scope of services in Pakistan”
Speaker: Mr. Muhammad R. Zaidi AVP – Product Manager E-business at bank Alfalah Limited, Mr. Shamail Farhat Digital Lead – Strategist at McDonald’s Pakistan, Mr. Tanzeel A.Rauf Senior brand Marketing Manager The house of Almas Jewelers – Iqra University, Mr. Shaheer Ahmed Co-founder at Tech tree i.o., Mr. Abdullah Akhtar Introducing Digital payments for cashless eco-system/ former head of business of 6 E-Commerce ventures and Food Panda
Date & Time: Friday, December 6, 2019 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Venue: Auditorium, at 90 Campus

Start-Ups and New Ventures in Pakistan Exploring Technology for Sustainability

Seminar on “Start-Ups and New Ventures in Pakistan Exploring Technology for Sustainability”
Speaker: Ms. Sadaf Sajjad Pasha Founder- Fruges Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Syed Akbar Ali Founder- Fruges Pvt. Ltd. Ms. Anusha Fatima Founder- TrashIt Mr. Rahul Rai Founder- TrashIt Mr. Ali Bin Shaheen Founder- Abstract Hub
Date & Time: Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Venue: Lab 3, at 100 Campus

RISE 1.0- Reinvent, Innovate, Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Seminar on “RISE 1.0- Reinvent, Innovate, Sustainable Entrepreneurship”
Speaker: Mr. Sikandar Sultan Chairman, Shan Foods, Mr. Abdul Rauf Chairman, Danytech, Mr. Jahanzeb Chaudhary CEO, Mandi Express
Date & Time: Friday, November 29, 2019 from 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Venue: Auditorium, 90 Campus

Investor Awareness and Virtual Trading Seminar

Seminar on “Investor Awareness and Virtual Trading Seminar”
Speaker: Mr. Malik Dil Awayz Ahmed CFA- Chief Executive Officer at Darson Securities (Pvt) Limited Mr. Fahad Ahmed Manager Marketing at Darson Securities (Pvt) Limited Mr. Yousuf Saeed Equity Research Analyst at Darson Securities (Pvt) Limited Ms. Ifrah Arshad Team Leader Customer Support at Darson Securities (Pvt) Limited
Date & Time: Wednesday, December 04, 2019 from 9:30 am to 11:30
Venue: Auditorium, at 90 Campus

Use of DNA Testing in Criminal Administration of Justice in Pakistan

Workshop on “Use of DNA Testing in Criminal Administration of Justice in Pakistan”
Speaker: Mr. Javed Ahmed Qazi Advocate and Legal Counselor Javed Qazi & Co. Law Firm Ms. Sadaf Gul Advocate Javed Qazi & Co. Law Firm
Date & Time: Monday, December 2, 2019 from 8:30 am to 11:30 am
Venue: Room 01, at 153 Campus

Category Management for Retail

Workshop on “Category Management for Retail”
Speaker: Ms. Farwa Zaidi Manager VR Operation goto.com.pk
Date & Time: Friday, November 29, 2019 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Venue: Room 106, at 100 Campus

Quantitative Data Analysis using SPSS

Workshop on “Quantitative Data Analysis using SPSS”
Speaker: Mr Syed Arshan Hussain Assistant Professor SZABIST Karachi
Date & Time: Thursday, November 28, 2019 from 6:30 pm Onwards
Venue: Lab 4 Campus 100

Primary Data Analysis using SPSS

Workshop on “Primary Data Analysis using SPSS”
Speaker: Dr. Saeed Shahbaz Assistant Professor SZABIST Karachi
Date & Time: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Venue: Lab 5 Campus 100

Role of Trade and Macroeconomic trends in Pakistan

Seminar on “Role of Trade and Macroeconomic trends in Pakistan”
Speaker: Mr. Zeeshan Shahid Partner Deloitte Yousuf Adil, Chartered Accountants, Mr. Moazzam Husain Business Strategist Former DG Board of Investment Punjab, Mr. Syed Kalim Hyder Senior Economist -Monetary Policy Department State Bank of Pakistan
Date & Time: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Venue: Auditorium, at 90 Campus

Significance of Corporate Social Responsibility for Sustainable Business

Seminar on “Significance of Corporate Social Responsibility for Sustainable Business”
Speaker: Mr. Zulfiqar Shah Development Expert Joint Director Pakistan Institute of Labour Education & Research
Date: Friday, November 29, 2019

Issues and inequalities in Employment in Pakistan”

Seminar on “Issues and inequalities in Employment in Pakistan””
Speaker: Mr. Farhan Ahmed Head of External Communications & Public Affairs, Pakistan Standard Charter Bank, Pakistan
Date: Friday, November 29, 2019

Promoting Socially Responsible Business Environment in Pakistan

Seminar on”Promoting Socially Responsible Business Environment in Pakistan”
Speaker: Dr. Riaz Ahmed Shaikh Dean, Faculty of Social Science & Education Department Head of Doctoral Committee, SZABIST
Date: Friday, November 29, 2019

Business and Human Rights- A Global Perspective

Seminar on”Business and Human Rights- A Global Perspective”
Date: Friday, November 29, 2019

Design Thinking and its Importance

Workshop on “Design Thinking and its Importance”
Speaker: Mr. Ali Abbas Alavi Procurement Module Implementation Manager, One Sap Project Engro Corp
Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019

Mutation testing and Protein Evolution

Workshop on “Mutation testing and Protein Evolution”
Speaker: Dr. Muhammad Sohail Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Karachi and Mr. Muhammad Owais Anwar Medical Technologist, Department of Molecular Pathology, Liaquat National Hospital
Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The Economy of Pakistan, Where we stand & where are we heading?

Seminar on “The Economy of Pakistan, Where we stand & where are we heading?”
Speaker: Dr. Kaiser Bengali Economist Dr. Adil Nakhoda Assistant Professor Institute of Business Administration, Karachi and Mr. Khurram Husain Business Editor – Dawn
Date: Friday, November 22, 2019

Challenges and Opportunities of Digital Marketing” (Transformation from Traditional Marketing to Digital Marketing)

Seminar on “Challenges and Opportunities of Digital Marketing” (Transformation from Traditional Marketing to Digital Marketing)”
Speaker: Ms. Kanwal Masroor Founder Tech, Pakistan. Ms. Mehak Zafar Sangi Business Manager, Omnicom Media. Safeer E Hussain, Director Operations – Digital Eggheads. Mr. Mujtaba Asad Ali Director, Business Development – Digital Eggheads. Ms. Laraib Saleem, PR & Communication Manager-ilaan.com
Date: Friday, November 15, 2019

Worth Management

Workshop on “Worth Management”
Speaker: Ms. Yumna Executive Training and Engagement Fedex (Gerry’s Group)
Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Celebrating Peter F. Drucker Day: (Pathfinder for Personal and Organizational Development)

Seminar on “Celebrating Peter F. Drucker Day: (Pathfinder for Personal and Organizational Development)”
Speaker: Ms. Nayyara Rahman Corporate Communication Manager Qordata Mr. Farid Zafar CEO Human Capital
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

MS Office and Career Steps

Seminar on “MS Office and Career Steps”
Speaker: Mr. Munawar Hameed Mangalwala Founder of Knowledge Pakistan.com and Adjunct Faculty of Various Business Schools in Karachi. Mr. Imad Butt Country HSE Manager, Mondelez Pakistan. Mr. Muhammad Noman Ayub Head of Training and Development Pak Suzuki Motors. Mr. Yousuf Ikram Head of Credit Risk and Basel, Dubai Islamic Bank.
Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm

ZAB Entrepreneurial Summit for Transformation ZEST 1.0

Seminar on “ZAB Entrepreneurial Summit for Transformation ZEST 1.0”
Speaker: Dr. Shahid Qureshi, Director CED, IBA, Ms. Huma Adnan, Fashion Designer and Mr.Nadeem Ghani, CEO & Dean, Nixor College.
Date: Thursday 17th October, 2019

Teacher’s Day

Seminar on “Teacher’s Day”
Speaker: Dr. Aqil Burney (IOBM), Madam Surayay Yousifi, Lecturer at (AKU IED), Dr. Akhter Baloch Liyari University, Mr. Hammad Mateen (TAF), Haroon Laghari (STEDA), Professor Dr Kamal Haider (Federal Urdu University), Dr. Rakhshanda Kaukab (SMIU), Dr. Nasreen Hussain (IOBM), Dr Hina Kazmi, CEO, (TAF Foundation)
Date: Thursday 10th October, 2019

Comparative Analysis and Evaluation of the Overall Quality of Camel Milk Commercially Available in Karachi, Pakistan

Seminar on “Comparative Analysis and Evaluation of the Overall Quality of Camel Milk Commercially Available in Karachi, Pakistan”
Speaker: Ms. Mariyam Shafiq (MSBIO)
Date: Friday 3rd May, 2019 from 6:30pm Onwards
Venue: Room # 5 at 153 Clifton

Musculoskeletal Disorders among Male Tailors in Clifton Karachi

Seminar on “Musculoskeletal Disorders among Male Tailors in Clifton Karachi”
Speaker: Dr. Anny Dhanwani (MPH)
Date: Friday 3rd May, 2019 from 6:30pm Onwards
Venue: Room # 5 at 153 Clifton

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of Dentists about Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting (ADR) in Karachi, Pakistan

Seminar on “Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of Dentists about Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting (ADR) in Karachi, Pakistan”
Speaker: Mr. Arslan Ahmed Khan (MPH)
Date: Friday 3rd May, 2019 from 6:30pm Onwards
Venue: Room # 5 at 153 Clifton

Framework for Performing Discourse Based Opinion Mining on Roman Urdu Datasets

Seminar on ““Framework for Performing Discourse Based Opinion Mining on Roman Urdu Datasets”
Speaker: Ms. Zareen Sharf
Date: Thursday, 2nd May, 2019 from 5:30pm Onwards
Venue: Room # 7 at 153 Clifton

Sentiment Analysis for Sindhi Text

Seminar on “Sentiment Analysis for Sindhi Text”
Speaker: Mr. Mazhar Ali Dootio
Date: Thursday, 2nd May, 2019 from 5:30pm Onwards
Venue: Room # 7 at 153 Clifton

An Assessment of Magnitude and Correlates of Poverty in Jhang District

Seminar on “An Assessment of Magnitude and Correlates of Poverty in Jhang District”
Speaker: Mr. Muhammad Mehboob Alam
Date: Thursday, 2nd May, 2019 from 4:00pm Onwards
Venue: Room # 05, 153 Clifton

Dynamic Model of Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply

Seminar on “Dynamic Model of Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply”
Speaker: Mr. Syed Kalim Hyder Bukhari
Monetary Policy Department
Senior Joint Director/Economist
Monetary Policy Department
State Bank of Pakistan
Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Venue: Room 02, at 153 Clifton

Business Data Analysis through MS Excel

Seminar on “Business Data Analysis through MS Excel”
Speaker: Mr. Fareed Shaukat Memon
Manager Business Analytics Ibex
Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Venue: Room 208, at 100 Clifton

Business Decision Modling using Microsoft Excel Workshop

Seminar on “Business Decision Modling using Microsoft Excel Workshop”
Speaker: Mr. Ibrahim Shah Khan
Analytics & Business Intelligence K- Electric
Date: Sunday, March 17, 2019

Business Decision Modling using Microsoft Excel Workshop

Seminar on “Business Decision Modling using Microsoft Excel Workshop”
Speaker: Mr. Ibrahim Shah Khan
Analytics & Business Intelligence K- Electric
Date: Sunday, March 17, 2019

Advertising & Technology

Workshop on “Advertising & Technology”
Speaker: Mr. Taha Zafar
Digital Marketing Manager Confidential
Date: Sunday, March 10, 2019

Early Age Marriage" Religious Perspective

Seminar on”Early Age Marriage” Religious Perspective
Speaker: Mr. Ahmed Yusaf Binori
Religious Scholar
Date: Monday, March 4, 2019

Early Age Marriage" Sociological and Legal Perspectives if Child Marriage

Seminar on”Early Age Marriage” Sociological and Legal Perspectives if Child Marriage
Speaker: Ms. Shugufta Hameed Bhatti
Program Director Center for Communication Programs Pakistan
Date: Monday, March 4, 2019

"Early Age Marriage" Child Marriage in Pakistan- A Perspective Introduction

Seminar on “Early Age Marriage” Child Marriage in Pakistan- A Perspective Introduction
Speaker: Mr. Tahir
Advocacy Specialist Center for Communication Programs Pakistan
Date: Monday, March 4, 2019

Photoshop for designing advertisements

Workshop on “Photoshop for designing advertisements”
Speaker: Ms. Maira Junejo
Lecturer, Management Sciences SZABIST Karachi
Date: Sunday, February 24, 2019