CAPITALIZING ON TALENT & MERIT FOR QUALITY EDUCATION

AMANULLAH BASHAR
(feedback@pgeconomist.com)

May 17 - 23, 2010

INTRODUCTION OF DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION:

The Department of Business Administration is in fact one of the most leading department of Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur which is known far & wide for its peaceful, progressive, and highly academic environment. The advanced standards of teaching and learning based on certain practical observations are the few amongst many out standing features of the department. The Department provides attractive chances both for pre-service and in-service applicants for the admission in Graduate / Post Graduate degree programs in the business disciplines.

Department is also offering MBA program of 3 Ω years as per policies of HEC which will be supportive for the students to make their future further bright from academic year 2010-2011. This whole exercise has been possible due to leadership role of the Prof: Dr. Nilofer Shaikh Vice Chancellor of the Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur who has always been kind and providing helping hand for improvement of education and achieving objectives. We hope that we will further improve the academic standard with the team work of the highly qualified faculty members in the interest of the nation. It remains our priority to work shoulder to shoulder with competitive needs of the current market and fulfill the needs of current era.

OBJECTIVES /MISSION

Our mission is to improve the managerial capabilities, so that the students not only know more about business and management courses, but also can work with others to make and utilize their own resources in the best manner by starting their own businesses. These capabilities can be achieved by extending and developing knowledge in business courses, judgment and strategic skill that will enable graduates how to utilize resources in the best manner to serve the interests of the organization and social, economic and industrial development of the country. In this dynamic age of science & technology, and competitive business environment.

MBA Degree offers its holders an edge in competitive job satisfaction, rapid promotion, increased responsibilities, greater personal development and better standard of living. That is why the MBA has great significance all over the world.

DEPARTMENT EXCELS IN MERIT & QUALITY:

Business Administration always claims to achieve the goals through the sure foundations of excellent education and out-matching atmosphere and provides talent in the market, giving grand results.

"Our Mission is merit & quality education on affordable cost in the professional fields, Marketing and Finance by effective configuration of resources & qualified faculty. The Modern Teaching Methodologies, develop strength in faculty, by academic collaboration with Universities & Institutes, take care of supporting staff, create & promote Research environment, provide consultation facilities to industrial organizations, feel community & national responsibility, building national character in the professionals, focus on producing quality Product/ graduates contributing in the economic, industrial & social development".

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW BUILDING, OF DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, SALU KHAIRPUR

The new Building for the Faculty of Commerce & Business Admn: is in construction process just adjacent with existing Department, and do hope that will be more convenient, suitable & congenial for getting professional education in the new designed structure.

Estimated cost of this project is Rs.106.817 (Million), and the Date of start is 15th of January 2009, and stipulated date of completion is 14th January 2011.

The solid proof for the same is crystal clear from the scenario of competition that several students of our department have excelled in different fields/ institutions of our dear homeland, specially following students who have been selected on open merit through out Pakistan and are working in IBA Sukkur.

1. Mr. Mir Mohammad Shah, Head of Business Administration Department
2. Mr. Pervaiz Ahmed Memon
3. Mr. Falahuddin Butt.
4. Mr. Faiz Muhammad Khawaja.

Recently, one of graduate, of this department Miss. Badur Nisa after facing very tough competition among the graduates of IBA, LUMS, Quaid-e-Awam University, SZABIST Karachi and different country wide institutes. She succeeded to beat all of them by getting appointment as permanent faculty member in IBA Sukkur where in she has been awarded scholarship for doing Ph.D abroad also. This competition is evidence of quality education merit and excellence of department of Business Administration.

FACULTY MEMBERS PROCEEDED FOR HIGHER STUDY ABROAD

S.NO.

NAME OF FACULTY MEMBER

DESIGNATION

NAME OF COUNTRY

NAME OF UNIVERSITY

PH.D / M.S

REGISTERED

CONTINUE

YEAR

01 Mr. Irfan Ali Mirani Lecturer Netharland Twente University M.S Leading to Ph.D Registered Continue Aug. 2009
02 Mr. Syed Wajid Hussain Shah Lecturer U.K Swansea University M.S Leading to Ph.D Registered Continue May 2009
03 Miss. Summaiya Syed Lecturer Netharland Twente University M.S Leading to Ph.D Registered Continue Feb. 2009


FACULTY MEMBERS COMPLETED HIGHER STUDIES (MS /M.PHIL /PH.D, DURING THE YEAR 2009.

S.NO.

NAME OF FACULTY MEMBER

DESIGNATION

NAME OF COUNTRY

NAME OF UNIVERSITY

PH.D/ M.S

COMPLETED

YEAR

01 Dr. Chandan Lal Rohra Chairman/
Professor
Pakistan SALU Khairpur Ph.D Completed 2009
02 Mr. Muhammad Imran Abbasi Assistant Prof. France University Aixmarseille M.S Completed 2009
03 Mr. Muhammad Saleh Memon Lecturer Pakistan Iqra University Karachi M.S Completed 2009
04 Mr. Salman Bashir Memon Lecturer Pakistan ZABIST Karachi M.S Completed 2010

CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

One day picnic of BBA & MBA students: One day picnic program for the students of BBA & MBA programs was arranged hiking and mountaineering to refresh the minds of the students. During picnic, local, historical & hilly areas were visited such as Dargah Sultan Badshah, Ubhan Shah & Kotdiji Fort. All the students enjoyed different sports and they also have their lunch which was arranged by Department along with drinks and fruits, Prof: Shah Mohammad Luhrani Dean & Prof. Dr. Chandan Lal Rohra, Chairman himself campaigned along with other faculty members and students on their picnic.

ACHIEVEMENTS AND EFFORTS TO ENHANCE THE EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF STUDENTS

GUEST SPEAKERS

The Department invites Academicians, Scholars, Business Executives and Intellectuals to deliver seminars arranged from time to time to make students acquainted with the views of highly learned persons about the pragmatic information of Marketing, Finance and Management on national and international level. In this connection five lecture programs were arranged with the kind cooperation of competent authority and strenuous efforts and nice supervision of learned Dean Prof. Shah Muhammad Luhrani.

I. It is undoubtedly a proud and privilege that a great scholar, learned and educationalist Prof. Dr. Kawaja Amjad Saeed. Principal Hailey College of Banking & Finance University of Punjab, the author of 32 Books and more than 1000 Articles, spared his precious moments from his tight schedule and delivered a lecture to share the funds of knowledge and experience to the students of Departments in Allama I.I. Qazi Hall. He fetch on

1. "World Exports" Global Regional as Pakistan's performance.

2. "Corporate Governance" Selected Global Experience and Pakistan Madam Vice Chancellor endue the traditional present Sindhi Topi and Ajrak to Prof. Dr. Kawaja Amjad Saeed Principal Hailey College of Banking & Finance University of Punjab

II. Prof. Dr. Madad Ali Shah Professor, Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Sukkur who fetch his lecture on "Customer services and soft skills.

III. Mr. Muneer Ahmed Qureshi Assistant Chief Manager State Bank of Pakistan Sukkur also share his ideas on "Salient Security Features of new Design Currency Notes" issued by State Bank of Pakistan.

On the other side we are also keeping focus to continue departments traditional activates by arranging yearly Flower Exhibition in the Department and as per tradition flower exhibition was held in this year Prof. Dr. Nilofer Shaikh Vice Chancellor was invited as Chief Guest, Chairmen and sectional Heads of different departments teachers were present on this occasion. Vice Chancellor was very much blissful to envision more then hundred type of seasonal as well as permanent flowers. She obliged the efforts that how we are managing the matters of different nature by keeping interest in each and every minor thing under supervision of Dean. To enhance the love toward the work worthy Vice chancellor distributed the cash prizes among Malhies/gardeners working in Department. The lucky gardeners who were awarded the prize were

1. Murad Ali Thebo Department of Business Administration
2. Latif Dino Pahore -Do-
3. Abdul Qayoom Noohani -Do-
4. Banho Khan Department of Commerce

THE SCHOLARSHIP ON THE BASIS OF NEED CUM-MERIT.

Department of Business Administration makes its efforts to solve the financial problems of the students who are puny and fallible to pay their fees; in this connection department has approached to get scholarships from various national & international organizations. To award the scholarship to really needy and meritorious students a committee comprising the following has been constituted for award of scholarship.

1. Prof. Shah Muhammad Luhrani Convener
2. Prof. Dr. Chandan Lal Member
3. Mr. Wahid Bux Mallah Member
4. Mr. Muhammad Saleh Memon Member

In this connection we became successful in getting scholarships from Mr. Shafquat Ali Memon from USA to donate Rs.50,000/= for the needy / deserving students and he has provided the amount on the name of his ancestors.

DEAN, AND CHAIRMAN AWARDING THE CHEQUES OF SCHOLARSHIPS TO DESERVING STUDENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT.

After completion this process our major aim was to pellucid the whole process of distribution. The following amount has been distributed among the deserving and needy students; the names of fortunate students are as under:

1. Mr. Ghulam Abbas BBA IV Rs.10,000
2. Mr. Asif Ali Lakho BBA IV Rs.10,000
3. Mr. Faiz Muhammad Luhrani BBA IV Rs.10,000
4. Mr. Abdul Fatah Shaikh BBA IV Rs.10,000
5. Mr. Imtiaz Hussain Veesar MBA Final Rs.10,000

This is our priority to make it possible that the distribution of cheques among the students should be on pure merit as per decision of committee members.

BHITTAI SCHOLARSHIP

Mrs. Sherood Prince Hassan Ali Khan Owner LU Biscuit Factory Sukkur has awarded full Scholarship annually to following students for competition their BBA/MBA degree under Bhittai Scholarship Schemefor Girls

S.NO NAME CLASS AMOUNT
1. Miss. Farzana Langah MBA (Per) 20,000
2. Miss. Kanwal Kumari BBA (final) Semester VIII 13,000
3. Miss. Umbreen Chacher BBA II 13,000

Provision Of Clean & Cool Drinking Water To The Students Of Department Of Business Administration

In the start of summer season we feel necessity to provide clean & cool drinking water to students and to make it possible we made our sincere efforts to get authority agreed to provide one electric water cooler of large capacity for the students and staff and now they are availing the facility of clean and cool drinking water.

SEMESTER SYSTEM IN TRUE SPIRIT

As per policies of the HEC the semester system has been adopted in the true spirit in Department which is very much effective to impart the education in original spirit. The semester system has created easiness in constant assessment of students in their studies.

According to this system two semesters are conducted in a year which consists on three sessional tests of (45) marks and result of best of two is counted and that is also announced in open class to maintain transparency . To build up the confidence of the students each student is obligated to deliver presentation of (10) marks in the class in front of the Teacher and students. To ensure the regularity and punctuality of the students maximum (5) marks have been reserved for the maintenance of 85% to 100% attendance in the class.