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PROFILE PROF. DR. KHAWJA AMJAD SAEED
COLUMN FOR THE RECORD
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY E-COMMERCE AND DEVELOPMENT
 
 

PROF. DR. KHAWJA AMJAD SAEED

 


July 21 - 27, 2003

 

 

 

Prof. Dr. Khawaja Amjad Saeed is a versatile scholar. He holds two Master Degrees in Commerce (M.Com.) from the University of the Punjab (1959) and in Business Administration (MBA) from the American University of Beirut with Charter from the State of New York, USA (1970). He is a Fellow Member of all the six Professional Institutes of Pakistan, i.e. the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (FCA 1966), the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (FCMA 1971), the Institute of Corporate Secretaries of Pakistan (FICS 1974), the Institute of Marketing Management (FIMM 1986), the Institute of Taxation Management (FITM 1988), and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Managers (FICM 1990). Besides holding a Bachelor Degree in Law (LL.B.) from the University of the Punjab (1976), he is holder of Diplomas in Industrial Accountancy from the British Tutorial Institute, London (1964), in Project Analysis Industry and Infrastructure from the United Nations Asian Institute of Economic Development and Planning, Bangkok (1971) and certificate holder in Teaching of Project Analysis from the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank, Washington D.C. (1979). He obtained Degree of Philosophy in Business Administration (Ph.D.) from USA (1981) and contributed doctoral dissertation on "Survey and Analysis of Financial Disclosure in Corporate Sector for Public Use: A Case Study from, Pakistan".

He has been honored with various gold medals and awards at home and abroad. Besides having seven years of field experience in corporate finance, audit, accounting, taxation, and business management, he has 37 years of full time teaching experience at the Master's level in commerce, business administration and economics and has also extensively taught in professional examination courses such as Chartered Accountants, Cost and Management Accountants and Bankers. Several Management Development Programs have been conducted by him at home and abroad. The interface of work and contributions extend to over one hundred countries of the World.

He has authored 30 books in the areas of Income Tax, Auditing, Management, Economy of Pakistan, Corporate Financial Reports, Corporate and Mercantile Laws, Economics, Financial Institutions, Accounting and Higher Accountancy. He has widely travelled to all continents of the World and has contributed over 700 articles in journals of national and international repute. Some of his articles have been abstracted by the Commerce Clearing House Inc., New York, USA. Beside having authored several cases, he has also edited four books on Management Cases (32 Cases), Regional Management Cases (29 Cases), Marketing Cases (30 Cases) and Management Cases An International Edition. His latest contribution is Economy of Pakistan (2003 Edition). He has edited two books on Management Cases and Marketing Cases which have been published by the Excell Books, New Delhi. Various Chapters of books published in USA, Japan, Singapore, India, Switzerland and many other countries have been contributed by him.

 

 

He represented Pakistan on the Finance and the Management Accounting Committee of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) (1988-90) and also presented various papers at national, regional and international levels. IFAC, New York, honored him with an Appreciation Scroll for his services to Accounting on World Wide Basis. He has participated in several Conferences of Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA) and South Asian Federation of Accountants. (SAFA). He was President of SAFA for 1997 and Advisor for 1998. He was President of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (1997-99) and Member, Governing Council of IFAC (1997-2000). He is serving as Member, National Council of ICMAP (2003-2005). He has participated in several International Conferences, contributed papers for the same and has also conducted several research studies including research studies for International Labour Organization (ILO) Geneva, Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Tokyo, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, ICFTU, Brussels, TWARO, Tokyo and other International bodies. During the summer of 1984, he was on Visiting Faculty assignment at the University of Hawaii, USA and also visited twelve top Business Schools of USA. During 1984, he delivered twelve talks in Management Development Programs in major cities of India under the auspices of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. He has presented several papers in International Conferences held in USA, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Iran, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhuttan, China, France, England, Switzerland, UAE, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, India, Argentina, South Africa and several other countries. He served as Consultant to Colombo Plan Secretariat, Sri Lanka in 1996 for developing Strategic Plan for 1996-2000.

He served as Professor and Founder Director of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of the Punjab, Lahore for 23 years. Earlier he taught various courses at honors and masters level in Hailey College of Commerce, Constituent of the University of the Punjab, Lahore for 7 years. He served as Director, Planning and Development in the above University for 20 years. He also served as Dean Faculty of Arts for 4 years (1990-1994) and as Pro Vice-Chancellor for one and half years (1994-1996). He served as President of the Association of Management Development Institutions of South Asia (AMDISA) (1993-96). He is the founder President of the Institute of Marketing Management, the Institute of Taxation Management and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Managers in Pakistan.

He is working as Management Consultant and is teaching in Business Schools. He has served as Dean Executive Programs in Punjab College of Business Administration, Constituent of University of Central Punjab, Lahore (1999-2003). He is adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Management, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia (2000-2003) and Institute of Management Technology, India. He is serving as Principal Hailey College of Banking & Finance, constituent College of the University of the Punjab, Lahore.