Pakistan deserves leaders from its young generation
in all spheres of life
By Jaan S.
Program Coordinator, BIZTEK
Nov 19 - 25, 2001
"Education is a continuous process, its not an
end result". Today we must inculcate this in our young generation
if they were to compete with the Americans and Britishers and Germans
and so forth, in this global village. This is exactly what we are
imparting at Biztek. After spending thirteen years in the United
States and obtaining a Bachelors in Political Science, pre law from
Michigan State University and an MBA in Finance from Wayne State
Detroit, it took me sometime to find the right place in Pakistan.
Owing to certain diametrically opposed norms and cultures, Karachi
Business Arena was more of a confusion than clarity for me especially
in the field of Customer Service or Client Management. I wanted to
realize my Pakistani mission rather than ever so often hard to achieve
American dream. Michigan State University had cultivated me with
certain ideas that I wanted to unleash. Then it all happened. I found Biztek.
Founded by very able academicians and
professionals, Biztek provides an ideal atmosphere for any one who
wants to be in touch with the current global friends both in terms of
its curriculum and career development.
At Biztek, we have created an environment where
both the "international clients and the external clients get top
quality service and attention". Our student counselors are well
aware of the concerns of students as well as their parents. Rigorous
Girne American University curriculum conducted under strict discipline
reminds one of an American University. Our faculty is selected from a
pool of very able professionals who are well renowned in their
In our Business Studies we emphasize heavily on
case studies. Our students are not only aware of for instance how
Jhonson & Jhonson's Mission Statement was formulated, but also how
effectively it handled the famous "Tylenol Nightmare Crisis"
in the United States.
Pakistan deserves leaders from its young generation
in all spheres of life. Biztek provides the right platform for that.
At Biztek the students are told that whether they decide to join
Biztek or not but we expect them to be responsible citizens of this
great land Pakistan which came into existence on 27th Ramazan.
What Affiliation is?
Being affiliated or associated with something or
someone is of prime importance in everybody's life. The reason being
that, affiliation in a true sense gives person a sense of
self-recognition, self-respect and self-actualization. Whether a
person is a student, employee or business personnel, he is found with
some affiliations of one kind or the other depending on the needs of
his surroundings, his requirements and necessities. Affiliation
basically bridges the gap between two persons or two parties to
achieve mutual or collective goals and objectives and to function in
such a way so as to attain maximum, perfection, professionalism,
precision and completeness.
Keeping this in mind, BIZTEK Management has chosen
to have an affiliation with one of the renowned universities of North
Cyprus, Turkey i.e. Girne American University. The Girne American
University (GAU) Campus is nestled under the splendor of the Besparmak
Mountain range in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). It
lies on a plateau overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Girne American
University is an important international seat of learning. BIZTEK has
a believe that GAU is equipped for the future. Very latest in
educational technology in its Laboratories and Library, Internet,
modern Computer equipment, a Radio Station and Satellite technology.
It was founded in 1985 and has various Faculties. Its faculty members
comprise of 100 full-time and 70 adjunct professors.
GAU is an affiliate and associate member of
American Educational Consortium Comprising: ECIS (European Council of
International Schools), ECBE (European Council for Business
Education), IFBE (International Federation for Business Education),
IAA (International Award Association for young people), IACBE
(International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education). It is
accredited by Higher Education Commission in Turkey (YOK), Ministry of
Education in Turkey, Higher Educational Inspection Committee in TRNC (YODAK),
Ministry of Education in TRNC. The University is continuing to expand
and develop its protocols for mutual cooperation, including joint
projects and exchange of faculty and students with; City University,
Washington, USA; National American University, South Dakota, USA and
According to the contract between the two
institutions BIZTEK's Programs will be the same as are being offered
at GAU. Furthermore, not only the GAU staff will govern the Mid Term
and Final Examinations, but the quizzes will also be analyzed and
administered finally by GAU.
The students after completing their two semesters
from BIZTEK will have an option to have a transfer at GAU, or to any
University of the World. To sum up, affiliation gives people a chance
to have an access to a series of courses offered internationally that
illuminate the values of a world community, diversity, complexity,
tolerance, inter-cultural thinking, collaboration and respect. Further
more affiliation provides:
A sound understanding of todayís developing
An ability to synthesize and analyze new knowledge;
An ability to contribute towards interdisciplinary projects;
An ability for critical but creative thinking;
and to welcome positive competition;