Dr. Shaukat A. Brah appointed as Dean – KSBLAugust 7th, 2012
Dr. Shaukat Brah has been appointed as Dean of the Karachi School for Business & Leadership (KSBL). Previously, he has served as Dean of the Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan, and as Dean of the College of Business Studies, Al Ghurair University, United Arab Emirates
KSBL- Introducing On-Campus JobsJuly 13th, 2012
‘KSBL – Introducing on-campus jobs’, Acting Dean Dawood N. Ghaznavi’s interview with The News – Us magazine. Dean Ghaznavi was interviewed by Zehra Shigri of the Us magazine, published on 13 July, 2012. In his interview the Dean talks about the innovative on-campus employment programme announced by KSBL for its MBA students. This initiative will enable the MBA students to engage in active and collaborative learning, in addition to earning some money
KSBL: Leading Education – Campus Talks, SynergyzerJuly 10th, 2012
Professor Dawood Ghaznavi: Around 2008, several well-known business and corporate leaders like Mr. Arif Habib, Mr. Muhammad Ali Tabba, Mr. Asad Umar etc. recognized that Karachi, the business and commercial hub of Pakistan, needed a world-class business school equipped with the necessary tools and standards of educational excellence for imparting integral skills and knowledge to Pakistani students so that they are able to tackle various economics and corporate volatilities of the
Dawood N. Ghaznavi, Acting Dean KSBL Chair’s session at FAST- School of ManagementMay 31st, 2012
Mr. Dawood N. Ghaznavi, Acting Dean KSBL, was invited to the FAST Final Year Project Conference 2012 held at FAST City Campus, Karachi. Professor Dr. Manzoor Anwar Khalidi, Head of Department at FAST welcomed Mr. Ghaznavi, who chaired the external examining committee and was alsothe Key Note speaker for the inaugural session. Mr. Ghaznavi expressed his vision of introducing a transformational change through Business Education in Pakistan. He further emphasized on the need of developing ethical leadership through education and assured the positive transformation of nation by doing so.
KSBL conducted MBA Info Session at KarachiMay 29th, 2012
The KSBL team conducted the MBA Information Session on May 12, 2012 at Karachi. Our Acting Dean, Dawood N. Ghaznavi along with the Admission Team conducted an interactive session with the prospective students and parents alike. The attendees had an opportunity to connect with our team and know more about our MBA programme – its distinctive qualities and advantages. It was pleasure to see students along with the parents showing keen interest in the world-class business education being offered by KSBL.
Dawood N. Ghaznavi designated as Acting Dean of Karachi School for Business & LeadershipApril 27th, 2012
Dawood N. Ghaznavi has been designated as the the Acting Dean of the Karachi School for Business & Leadership (KSBL). Over the past two years he has worked with Cambridge University’s Judge Business School to develop a modern MBA curriculum that deploys current lessons from today’s business environment to respond to today’s Pakistani issues. With acknowledged thought leaders as KSBL faculty, this will help develop ethical leadership with entrepreneurial energy and innovative thinking.
KSBL to begin MBA classes in SeptemberMarch 7th, 2012
The Karachi School for Business & Leadership (KSBL) will start classes for Master of Business Administration (MBA) from September this year. Talking to media on Tuesday, Professor Dawood N Ghaznavi, acting Dean of KSBL said admission process has already begun and in the first year some 65 students will be enrolled. The admissions will be granted on the basis of merit and that there will also be a financial aid structure with regard to the admissions.
‘Pakistan needs more top-level business schools’January 2nd, 2012
‘Pakistan needs more top-level business schools’, Dean Robert Wheeler’s interview with The Express Tribune Dean Robert Wheeler was interviewed by Kazim Alam of The Express Tribune. The interview titled “Pakistan needs more top-level business schools’, was published on 02 January, 2012. Dean Wheeler gives an overview of the KSBL MBA and highlights the programme’s special emphasis on ethical leadership. He talks about the curriculum – which has been designed in collaboration with the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, the faculty, admission requirements and the KSBL City Campus. Elaborating on the importance of inculcating entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship amongst the younger leaders of tomorrow, Dean Wheeler states “Besides conventional teaching methods involving lectures and case studies, KSBL will use videoconferencing to let its students attend live lectures from American and British universities. We’re wiring the entire building for videoconferencing so that CEOs from London, Singapore and the US could show up on videoconferencing.
Business School Incorporating ethics and leadership, Dean Robert Wheeler’s interview, US Magazine – The NewsNovember 25th, 2011
Dean Robert Wheeler was interviewed by Zehra Shigri of the US magazine – The News International. The interview titled “Business School Incorporating ethics and leadership” was published on 25 Nov, 2011 in which Dean Wheeler talks about KSBL and what sets the school apart from other Pakistani Universities. He elaborates on the KSBL MBA programme, admission requirements, financial aid, curriculum and faculty, teaching methodologies and states : “Our mission is to produce creative business leaders by providing them with the necessary knowledge and skills to compete in the global market. At the same time, we are also committed to ensure that we create not just capable but also responsible leaders who would help solve many of the issues faced by the country.”
Transforming business education to produce effective leaders; article by Dean Robert Wheeler, Business RecorderAugust 26th, 2011
Leading local business schools are working hard to attract foreign faculty and faculty with doctorates from top international business schools, as well as entering into strategic collaborations with top business schools around the world. This is changing the dynamics of local education drastically and leading to a more enriching educational experience for students. The importance of applied research in Pakistan has also become evident to businesses and to business schools. With the addition of faculty with international doctorates coming to or returning to Pakistan, this research is now possible, in particular in collaboration with faculty from other parts of the world.