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Redefining Leadership… one student at a time
A KSBL MBA will develop your leadership potential and equip you with the knowledge and skills required to lead in both Pakistan and the world. The KSBL MBA journey will be a transformative academic experience, expanding your intellect and ability beyond your expectations. You will learn from some of the world’s most accomplished faculty members as they deliver a leading edge curriculum, challenging you in the classroom and tasking you to apply and deliver real-time solutions in the real world.
Our top MBA experience provides you with a global understanding of world markets while tying in local relevance. Tailored to the region through targeted course content, KSBL’s MBA programme ensures that you will be able to apply what you learn at both a global and regional level.
Your classmates, the future business leaders of South Asia and the world, will be amongst the most accomplished, intelligent, and motivated students in Pakistan. You will build lifelong professional and personal relationships with your classmates during the demanding 21 months of the programme.
The KSBL MBA is a full-time 21 month programme consisting of eight, seven-week terms. There is one intake per year and the programme commences in September with a compulsory three-week Foundations term. Students are expected to participate in a six to eight week internship after one year of studies.
KSBL’s MBA academic experience is conducted in a cohort group of approximately 65 students, with all classes shared. Throughout your two years, you will be divided into study group teams and will be working together with your cohort and study group classmates on assignments, cases and projects.
Associate Dean: Dr. Rizwan A. Sheikh
Dr. Rizwan Amin Sheikh is Associate Dean of the Karachi School for Business & Leadership MBA Programme. Prior to joining KSBL, Dr. Sheikh was an Assistant Professor and Director MBA Program at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He is a former Chairman & CEO of Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), Government of the Punjab. He has also served as a Senior Manager at Deloitte Consulting, New York, USA which is a $3.0 billion management consulting firm with 12,000 employees worldwide. Deloitte Consulting is a sister company of Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, which is a $12 billion firm with 120,000 employees worldwide.
Dr. Sheikh has over 21 years of management consulting (Deloitte Consulting, USA), international program / project management, executive training, teaching, ERP implementations, supply chain management, and industry experience. He has served in Program Management Office (PMO) and Executive Steering Committees of Fortune 500 / Multi‐National companies and has advised CEOs, CFOs, CIOs and Board of Directors in implementing large‐scale business transformation solutions, human resource management, change management, business process reengineering, ERP, CRM, IT, and supply chain management projects.
He is also a visiting faculty member at various prestigious institutions in Pakistan and the Middle East including National Defense University (NDU), National Institute of Public Administration, Civil Services Academy (Government of Pakistan), and Etisalat Academy (UAE).
He has managed and led several large‐scale projects and business transformations in various countries including the U.S., U.K., UAE, Denmark, Finland, Mexico, Canada, France, Tanzania, and Pakistan.