Conference Highlights
The Conference “Emerging Challenges of Business Schools “aims to be a venue for experience sharing, based on the discussions and perspectives of heads of business schools and industry professionals. The strategic level conference will provide a platform for heads of business schools and industry professionals to work together for their mutual interests. The line-up of speakers at the Deans Conference represents unique perspectives and insight from across the globe. Entrepreneurs and Industry professionals will be invited to share their stories from various spheres of life, learn from and inspire each other. The conference will address the many challenges and obstacles business education face today and will propose practical solutions at various levels and in respect to the diversity of the situations in the region. The keynote speakers will share their experiences as how you can most effectively work with your dean, faculty, staff, and other business stakeholders to help drive the achievement of your school's mission and strategic goals.

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Conference Proceedings


27th Monday,2014


Inaugural Session

09:25-9:35  mukhatar

Opening Speech: Prof. Dr Mukhtar Ahmed

Executive Director Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

09:35-9:45  chairmannbeac

Welcome Address: Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad

Chairman National Business Education Accreditation Council

09:45-9:55  hassain

Guest of Honor: Engr. Syed Imtiaz Hussain Gilani

Chairman Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

09:55-10:15  maanoon

Chief Guest: Mr. Mammon Hussian

President of Pakistan

Session 01:  Trends in Management Education: Global & Regional
11:30-11:45  Syed zahoor

Session Chair: Dr Syed Zahoor Hassan

Professor,Lahore University of Management Sciences

Visiting Professor, Stanford University



Keynote Speaker: Dr. Christine Mortimer

Head of Programme for MBA & MA Suites

York St John University, UK

12:15-12:30  naheed

Panelist: Prof. Dr Naheed Zia Khan 

Dean, Dept. of Business Administration

Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi

12:30-12:45  mr zia ul mustafa

Panelist: Mr. Zia Ul Mustafa Awan  

President, ICMAP

Session 02:  Rethinking Business Education in Pakistan: Curriculum, Research & Teaching Methodology
2:30-2:45  talib

Session Chair: Mr Talib Syed Karim 

Rector,Institute of Business Management, Karachi

2:45-3:15  aman

Keynote Speaker: Prof M. Amanuallah Khan 

Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences

Riphah International University, Islamabad

3:15-3:30  naveed

Panelist: Dr.Naveed Akhtar Malik 

Rector,Virtual University, Lahore

3:30-3:45  arshad

Panelist: Dr.Arshad Hassan 

Dean, Management Sciences,Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad

Session 03:  Internationalization: Linkages, Alliances and Accreditation
4:30-4:45  nishat

Session Chair: Dr.Muhammad Nishat 

Vice Chairman,NBEAC

Associate Dean, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi

4:45-5:15  ramakirshna

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Chiravoori. Ramakrishna

Executive Vice President,Association of Management & Development Institutions in South Asia

5:15-5:30  ehsan

Panelist: Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ehsan Malik 

Dean, Institute of Business Administration,  

Punjab University

5:30-5:45  shahid

Panelist: Dr. Shahid Amjad Chaudhry 

Rector,Lahore Schools of Economics 

Dinner: Business Education in Pakistan: Expectations of Stakeholders
7:00-9:00  Ashan Iqbal

Dinner Speech By: Prof. Ahsan Iqbal

Federal Minister/ Deputy Chairman

Planning Commission of Pakistan

28th Monday,2014



Session 04:  Industry Linkages, Entrepreneurship and Business Schools
9:00-9:15 nisar

Session Chair: Dr. Nisar Ahmed Siddique


Institute of Business Administration, Sukkar

9:15-9:45  david

Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Rowland

Dean,Graduate School & Continuing Education,Valparisao Unversity, USA

9:45-10:00  salah

Panelist: Mr. Salahuddin

Executive Director,Management Association of Pakistan

10:00-10:15  shahidq

Panelist: Dr. Shahid Qureshi

Associate Director, Centre of Entrepreneurship & Development,

Institute of Business Administration, Karachi

10:15-10:30  awais e siraj

Panelist: Dr. Awais e Siraj 

Managing Director,Genzee Solution

Session 05:  Role of Faculty in Emerging Paradigms: Training & Development
11:30-11:45  mohsin

Session Chair: Dr. Muhammad Mohsin Khan


Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar

11:45-12:15  shaukat

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Shaukat A. Brah

Dean,Karachi School of Business & Leadership,Karachi

12:15-12:30  rashid

Panelist: Dr. A. Rashid Kausar

Pro Rector,University of Management Technology, Lahore

12:30-12:45  veqar

Panelist: Mr. Veqar ul Islam

President,Touch Point Pvt. Ltd

Session 06: Industry- Academia R&D Linkages: Expectations of Both Stakeholders

Session Chair: Dr. Sadia Nadeem

Head Fast School of Management

FAST NU, Islamabad

2:45-03:15  asad umer

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Asad Umar

Senior Leader and Policy Head,

Pakistan Tehreek i Insaf

03:15-3:30  naukhez

Panelist: Dr. Naukhez Sarwar

Dean,NUST Business School,National University of Science & Technology, Islamabad

03:30-03:45  arif

Panelist: Dr. Arif Nazir Butt

Dean, Suleman Dawood Business School

Lahore University of Management Sciences

03:45-04:00  kamal

Panelist: Dr. Kamal Munir

Professor,Cambridge Judge Business School, UK

Session 07:  Development Strategies and Resource Mobilization
04:00-04:15  nasser

Session Chair: Dr.Nasser Ali Khan 

Vice Chancellor

University of Haripur, Haripur

04:15-04:45  israt

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ishrat Hussain


Institute of Business, Karachi

04:45-05:00  Syed zahoor

Panelist: Dr. Zahoor Hassan Syed

Professor, Lahore University of Management Sciences

Visiting Professor, Stanford University

05:00-05:15  imtiaz

Panelist: Mr. Imtiaz Ali Qureshi

DG(DWE),Capital Administration & Development Division

Governoment of Pakistan

Closing Session


Conference Summary: Dr. Sadia Nadeem

Head Fast School of Management,FAST NU, Islamabad

05:30-05:45  chairmannbeac

Vote of Thanks: Dr. Hasan Sohaib Murad

Chairman, National Business education Accreditation Council

Rector, University of management Technology, Lahore


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