Islamabad Campus

MBA

Master of Business Administration

SZABIST offers an MBA degree with specialization in Management, Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management and Supply Chain Management. The MBA Program runs on both day and evening basis.

  1. For students with a 4-years BBA degree, the MBA Program is a 1.5-years program with 36 credits to graduate. Students are also required to complete a 6-week internship.

  2. For students with a 4-years non-BBA / professional degree (MA, M.Com, BS, B.E, MBBS, etc.), the MBA Program is a 2 to 2.5-years program. Twenty two courses (66 credits) and Business Research Project (6 credits) or Thesis (6 credits) are needed to graduate. Students are also required to complete a 6-week internship and clear the SZABIST comprehensive exam.

The Maximum Duration to complete this degree is Four Year

Eligibility:
  • Have bachelor degree with minimum 55% marks / CGPA 2.50 from an HEC recognized university.
  • Attend an entrance test and group discussion / interview at SZABIST

Course Curriculum

(36 credit hours program for students with 4-year BBA degree)

 

FIRST YEAR


FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5103

Advanced Research Methods

2

BA 5104

Strategic Management

3

BA 5xxx

Elective-I

4

BA 5xxx

Elective-II

SPRING SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5203

Strategic Marketing

2

BA 5208

Strategic Finance

3

BA 5xxx

Elective-Ill

4

BA 5xxx

Elective-IV

 


SECOND YEAR


FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5308

International Business

2

BA 5318

Organizational Development and Analysis

3

BA 5319

Research Project (6 credits), or

4

BA 5xxx

Thesis

All courses may not be offered every semester. Alternative courses may be substituted as and when required.


(72 credit hours program for students with a 4-year non-BBA degree)

 

FIRST YEAR


FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5301

Financial Accounting

2

BA 5419

Business Management and Ethics

3

BA 5418

Managerial Communication

4

BA 5305

Statistics and Mathematics for Business

5

BA 5404

Marketing Principles

6

BA 5401

Introduction to Business Finance

SPRING SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5106

Marketing Management

2

BA 5205

Human Resource Management

3

BA 5105

Financial Management

4

BA 5403

Management Information Systems

5

BA 5406

Entrepreneurship

6

BA 5408

Business Economics

 


SECOND YEAR


FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5206

Business Research Methods

2

BA 5104

Strategic Management

3

BA 5208

Strategic Finance

4

BA 5308

International Business

5

BA 1108

Elective-I

6

BA 5xxx

Elective-II

SPRING SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5203

Strategic Marketing

2

BA 5318

Organizational Development and Analysis

3

BA 5xxx

Elective-Ill

4

BA 5xxx

Elective-IV

5

BA 5319

Eesearch Project (6 credits), or

6

BA 5xxx

Thesis

All courses may not be offered every semester. Alternative courses may be substituted as and when required.


(90 credit hours program for students with a 2 to 3-year undergraduate degree)

 

FIRST YEAR


FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5317

English Writing Skills

2

BA 5306

Computer Orientation and Packages

3

BA 5301

Financial Accounting

4

BA 5419

Business Management and Ethics

5

BA 5311

Personal Management

SPRING SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5408

Business Economics

2

BA 5418

Managerial Communication

3

BA 5404

Marketing Principles

4

BA 5305

Statistics and Mathematics for Business

5

BA 5401

Introduction to Business Finance

 


SECOND YEAR


FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5403

Management Information Systems

2

BA 5207

Organizational Behavior

3

BA 5405

Statistical Inference

4

BA 5105

Financial Management

5

BA 5106

Marketing Management

SPRING SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5406

Entrepreneurship

2

BA 5205

Human Resource Management

3

BA 5411

Cost and Management Accounting

4

BA 5xxx

Elective-I

5

BA 5xxx

Elective-II

 


THIRD YEAR


FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5206

Business Research Methods

2

BA 5104

Strategic Management

3

BA 5208

Strategic Finance

4

BA 5308

International Business

5

BA 5xxx

Elective-Ill

SPRING SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5203

Strategic Marketing

2

BA 5318

Organizational Development and Analysis

3

BA 5xxx

Elective-IV

4

BA 5319

Research Project (6 credits) or

5

BA 5xxx

Thesis

All courses may not be offered every semester. Alternative courses may be substituted as and when required.


MBA ELECTIVES


Management

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5111

Business Process Re-engineering

2

BA 5112

Change Management

3

BA 5113

Industrial Management and Labor Relations

4

BA 5114

Leadership and Motivation Techniques

5

BA 5115

Operations Research

6

BA 5212

Petroleum Business Management and Risk Analysis

7

BA 5213

Project Management

8

BA 5214

Supply Chain Management

9

BA 5218

Organizational Strategy and Effectiveness

10

BA 5238

Organization Development

Human Resource Management

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5113

Industrial Management and Labor Relations

2

BA 5114

Leadership and Motivation Techniques

3

BA 5117

Performance Appraisal

4

BA 5118

Compensation Management

5

BA 5128

Leadership Readiness

6

BA 5216

Training and Development

7

BA 5215

Recruitment and Selection

Finance

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5119

Micro Finance

2

BA 5131

Advance Financial Management

3

BA 5132

Analysis of Financial Statements

4

BA 5133

Corporate Finance

5

BA 5134

Derivatives

6

BA 5135

Financial Markets and Institutions

7

BA 5137

International Banking

8

BA 5212

Petroleum Business Management and Risk Analysis

9

BA 5231

Islamic Banking and Finance

10

BA 5232

Portfolio and Investment Management

11

BA 5233

Project Evaluation

12

BA 5234

Security Analysis

13

BA 5235

Treasury and Funds Management

14

BA 5184

Financial Product Regulations

15

BA 5284

Theory and Practice of Lending

16

BA 5279

Working Capital Management

17

BA 5187

Business Analysis and Forecasting

18

BA 5138

Econometrics

Marketing

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5121

Advertising

2

BA 5122

Brand Management

3

BA 5123

Consumer Behavior

4

BA 5124

Customer Relationship Management

5

BA 5125

Ethics in Marketing

6

BA 5126

Export Marketing

7

BA 5127

Global Marketing

8

BA 5129

Services Marketing

9

BA 5221

Marketing Research

10

BA 5223

Marketing of Financial Services

11

BA 5224

Media Planning and Management

12

BA 5225

Personal Selling

13

BA 5226

Pharmaceutical Marketing

14

BA 5227

Sales Management

15

BA 5228

Retail Management

16

BA 5241

e-Commerce

17

BA 5169

Technology Management and Innovation

19

BA 5163

Enterprise Resource Planning

20

BA 5111

Business Process Re-engineering

21

BA 5168

Business Intelligence

22

BA 5268

Data Warehousing and Mining

Supply Chain Management

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

BA 5214

Supply Chain Management

2

BA 5263

Dynamics of Logistics and Distribution

3

BA 5265

Operational Planning in Supply Chain

4

BA 5266

Strategic Procurement in SCM

INTERNSHIP
All MBA students are required to complete a 6-week internship. SZABIST has a separate internship and placement department (EDC) that can help students to find a suitable company for their internship. Completion of the internship is a degree requirement for all MBA programs. Students can produce their current employment record as an alternative to the internship program, provided such employment experience is recognized by SZABIST.

COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION
Students enrolled in the MBA (36 credits) program are not required to take the SZABIST Comprehensive Exam. However, students enrolled in the MBA (72 credits) and MBA (90 credits) programs are required to clear the Comprehensive Exam.

Rules of Comprehensive Exam can be obtained separately from the Examination Department.

Department Info

Department of Management Sciences

Street # 09, Plot # 67
Sector H-8/4, Islamabad, Pakistan

051-4863363-65
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