Research Analyst, PAGE
Aug 9 - 15, 2010
KASBIT Private Limited which is the parent body of KASBIT was established in September 1999 through registration with Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan, Government of Pakistan. It is the first private sector institute of higher education which is registered as a corporate body. Since its inception the institute has achieved many a milestones advocating standard, excellence and quality recognition.
The institute was given ISO-9001 Certification in January-2002, in recognition of its high quality control system. By this virtue the institute became the first ISO-9001 Certified degree awarding institute in private sector in Pakistan.
Since its inception, the management of the institute is highly conscious of attaining high standard and recognition amongst its peers through performance based achievements. With this in view the institute had applied for Charter in the year 2001 which was granted by the Government of Sindh vide Ordinance No. XXII of 2001.
KASBIT became member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB International produces a wide assortment of knowledge service publications and special reports on trends and issues within management education. It also plans to conduct extensive array of professional development programs for the students and professionals. The membership ascertains the current standing of the institute. Kasbit is recognised by Higher Education Commission Government of Pakistan and is chartered by the Government of Sindh.
Academic advising/counseling are an essential element of the educational process. Kasbit requires advisor-student conferences at least once a semester. However, the students are responsible for adhering to institute policies and procedures. Students may also consult faculty, department or program chairs, program coordinators or director. Students are assigned academic advisor/counselor and the names of the advisors/counselors are announced by the departments concerned.
It includes BBA 4 year's program. The program is aimed to provide students core information that offers a broad knowledge of business functions while emphasising their global application. In addition, the graduates would also be required to complete a major area of specialisation in Finance, Marketing Management, MIS, Banking, Hotel Management and Human Resource Management. Students should also complete business internship of 6 to 8 weeks and must obtain satisfactory grade in the compulsory comprehensive exam.
It includes MBA 2 year's program, MS/PHIL and PhD program. Master of Business Administration is one of the most recognised postgraduate qualifications in the business world. It helps students in preparing for a variety of careers in the field of Marketing, Human Resource, Finance and others in both public and private sectors.
KASBIT offers a two year master program which requires completion of seventy two credit hours of course work including six credit hours final project. Students are also required to complete business internship of 6 to 8 weeks and obtain satisfactory grade in the compulsory comprehensive exam. The program consists of four semesters.
For those students who obtained their BBA degree (Four Years Program) the MBA Program is of a shorter duration. Number of courses is exempted and the required course load of a two year MBA program is reduced from seventy two credit hours to a thirty credit hours program, course load to be completed in two regular semesters followed with dissertation of six credit hours in the field of choice. Student must also complete business internship of 6 to 8 weeks and must obtain satisfactory grade in the compulsory comprehensive examination.
MS/MPHIL (TWO YEARS PROGRAM)
The one-year full-time taught master's (MPhil / MS and equivalent) programs require 30 credit hours including 24 credit hours of course work. The course is unique because the whole curriculum is divided into semesters to facilitate knowledge delivery and absorption more effective. Scholars receive an education both in management aspects and in essential areas of business administration such as technology policy, company formation, finance and management, global economics and sustainable development. All feasible efforts are made by KASBIT to provide students an opportunity to develop the work or learning according to student's scholastic interest.
PHD (THREE YEARS PROGRAM)
The PhD curriculum produces scholars and independent researchers. The PhD is a research-oriented degree. All doctoral scholars in the KASBIT are expected to learn how to analyse and synthesise the research literature in a chosen field; how to plan and initiate original research; and how to translate research findings into implications for educational practice. This program is unique, offering an integrated curriculum. The first year of study includes theoretical orientations and content underlying the knowledge base of business management. The second year turns to a more individualised program of study. A curriculum plan is developed by each student and the advisor, focusing on an area of specialisation within the field of management sciences.
Through a dedicated team of professionals in their respective fields and latest technology employed for teaching in imparting of knowledge Kasbit is determined to provide competency based quality education to its students to inculcate in them the ability to utilise their maximum potential so that they can assume leadership roles in their future professions and successfully meet the challenges of the new era of computer and technology.