IBA SUKKUR-DETERMINED TO BE WORLD-CLASS BUSINESS SCHOOL
Aug 16 - 22, 2004
Business and IT education are most effective ways that an economy possesses for its sustainable growth. The Institute of Business Administration, Sukkur vitally contributes in economic growth by producing professionals in the field of Business Administration and Information Technology.
The IBA philosophy is driven by the belief of providing quality education through modern teaching styles, based on market- oriented curriculum at an affordable cost. The core competence of IBA Sukkur is its students and high caliber professional faculty which assists not only the students but also the organizations by providing them facility in the field of research and consultancy.
The elegant dream of "Merit, Quality & Excellence in education" not only for the people of interior Sindh but also for whole Pakistan was observed by Mr. Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui, the then commissioner of Sukkur division. Somebody has nicely said, 'Future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.' It was actually the beauty of a dream that came into reality in 1994-95 and is famous today with the name of IBA Sukkur.
At initial stage, IBA was started in the portion of building provided by Public School Sukkur. By the grace of Almighty Allah, within the 5 years, IBA shifted to its own beautiful building in November 2000. One of the most gorgeous building in whole of the Sindh, constructed with special red bricks in the area of 2100 sq feet, standing gracefully at airport road Sukkur. IBA spans a vast area of 18 acres with lush green lawns. It has all modern facilities such as Auditorium, Girls Hostel, Boys Hostel, Faculty Hostel Car Parking, Cafeteria and Director Residence. IBA also provides pick and drop facility to students and staff belonging to Sukkur city and its vicinity.
One of the features of IBA Sukkur is its state-of-the-art computing and Internet services. A house to four computer laboratories, there are over 125 workstations, each being powered by the Intel's Pentium-IV series processors and Windows XP operation system. All the laboratories are interconnected, forming the Institute's Local Area network.
Internally, the IBA Sukkur has a wide and varied pool of computing resources in addition to high speed Internet facility supported by direct downlink of 256kbps via satellite (vast). This facilitates a rapid and accurate download of the information needed by its users. Computer facility remains available from 9:00am to 9:00pm, six days a week. Every student is provided 10 MB storage with exclusive rights, which can be accessed from any of the PC on the LAN.
To quench the thirst of knowledge, IBA provides its students not only computing facilities but a rich library, containing the precious treasure of more than 5000 books related to specified fields of business administration and information technology. To keep the students up-to-date with current economic, political and technological issues, world's top 10 rated journals and periodicals are available in library.
IBA does not believe in conventional teaching methods. It adopts the latest teaching styles and market-oriented curriculum. The students are not only taught through lectures but they are encouraged to participate in presentation, role plays, behavior modeling, group discussions, business games, simulations and research work. These activities give students insight, how theory an practical are put into life. The tradition of inviting professionals to conduct seminars on different current Business & IT issues is a constant feature of IBA Sukkur. The strong relationship between the faculty and students determine the core concept of excellence. The faculty members of IBA work as performance enhancing partners and helping hands to students.
At IBA Sukkur, a relationship has been formed between mission and sprit, form and function, dedication and resources. Its distinctive culture reflects punctuality, regularity, discipline, integrity, creativity and competitiveness.