ORIC- IOBM has been notified by the HEC 

HEC has notified that ORIC of IoBM is established and functional w.e.f December 12, 2017, via letter ref. no. 5(28)/ORIC/R&D/IOBM/2010 dated Dec 12, 2017.

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HEC’s Thematic Research Grant for Projects

The research project of IoBM has been approved under HEC’s Thematic Research Grant for Projects via Award Letter Reference no. 6(05)/ Acad/SS&H/HEC/2018/77). Prof. Dr. Amanat Ali Jalbani is the Principal Investigator and Dr. Nadia Ayub is the Co-Principal Investigator. Prof. Dr. Mehtab S. Karim is the Advisor of this project.  Dr. Samra Javed is the Research Fellow, Muhammad Tariq is Project Coordinator.



ORIC-IoBM Collaborated Workshop with PITAC

ORIC-IoBM in collaboration with Pakistan Industrial Technical Assistance Centre (PITAC), Ministry of Industries and Production, Pakistan organized a One-Day Workshop on: “Project Management for Entrepreneurship: Techniques and Sources”, schedule: Sat, Jan 19, 2019, during 11:00 AM -2:00 PM at EMEC, Institute of Business Management (IoBM). Guest of Honors: Engr. Muhammad Irfan Zaheer, Director General –PITAC, Ministry of Industries and Production & Mr. Muhammad Irfan Jarar, Director –PITAC, Ministry of Industries and Production.
Mr. Talib Karim, President Institute of Business Management (IoBM) emphasized that entrepreneurship is the key word at IoBM and that the Institute is gradually focusing on vocational training. He said that while the availability of funds is the biggest limitation for entrepreneurs, IoBM is pursuing to build its incubation centre where it will first facilitate its own students in setting up their businesses.

See More : https://events.iobm.edu.pk/project-management-for-entrepreneurship/

ORIC-IoBM Collaborated Workshop with SMEDA

ORIC-IoBM organized a Seminar in Collaboration with Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority (SMEDA) on “CPEC Challenges for SMEs” on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at the Entrepreneurship and Management Excellence Center (EMEC), IoBM. Mr. Talib Karim, President IoBM shared with CPEC think-tank to focus on how should our human resource and concerned industries benefit from CPEC as it has good promise and potential for our economy, for our economic corridor and for building highways to benefit SMEs all along. Muhammad Tariq, Coordinator –ORIC organized the workshop.

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ORIC-IoBM workshop with HEC’s Sponsorship

The Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) at the Institute of Business Management (IoBM) with Sponsorship of the HEC organized a two-day workshop on “Qualitative Research Methodology and Data Analysis using NVivo” IoBM. Dr. Rab Nawaz Lodhi, was invited as the resource person. Prof. Dr. Amanat Ali Jalbani, Senior Advisor to President, Acting Dean, CBM, and Director ORIC-IoBM presided over the workshop’s opening ceremony. Muhammad Tariq, Coordinator –ORIC organized the workshop.

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EMEC – IoBM Signs Mou With Avari International Hotels To Support Iobms Upcoming Hospitality Management Programs

On May 21, 2019, Entrepreneurship & Management Excellence Center (EMEC) at IoBM signed an MoU with Avari International Hotels. The ceremony was held at IoBM. The MoU is signed by Mr. Talib Karim, President IoBM & Mr. Dinshaw Avari, Executive Director, Avari International Hotels. Dr. Irfan Hyder, Rector IoBM; Dr. Samra Javed, Head of EMEC; Kamran Bilgrami, Head of Corporate Trainings, EMEC and Faiza Hasan, Coordinator EMEC were also present during the ceremony.

See More : https://www.iobm.edu.pk/emec-iobm-signs-mou-with-avari-international-hotels-to-support-iobms-upcoming-hospitality-management-programs/

EMEC – IoBM Signs Mou With The Accounting And Auditing Organization For Islamic Financial Institutions (Aaoifi)

June 3, 2019 – EMEC – IoBM signs MoU with The Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), Bahrain to support in IoBMs’ upcoming PGD Islamic Banking & Finance with ESAAC . The MoU is signed by Dr. Irfan Hyder, Rector IoBM & Mr. Omar Mustafa Ansari, Secretary General, AAOIFI, Bahrain. President IoBM, Mr. Talib Karim, CEO ESAAC Mufti Ehsan Waquar from Ehsan Shariah Advisors and Consultants (ESAAC) were also present during the ceremony along with IoBM team members and ESAAC team members.

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IoBM singed an MoU with Italian Consulate in Karachi

The Italian Consulate in Karachi signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Business Management (IoBM) on Monday, August 19, 2019 at the President’s Board Room in IoBM. This agreement was signed by Ms. Anna Ruffino, Consul General of Italy and by Mr. Talib S. Karim, President, IoBM. Muhammad Haroon, Cultural Coordinator at the Italian Consulate accompanied the Consul General.
Under this MoU the Italian Consulate in Karachi will continue to provide IoBM funding and facilitation for teaching Italian language and cultural exchange visits to Italy for IoBM students, faculty and management. The Italian Consulate has been providing IoBM with this funding for two years. Mr. Talib Karim said that IoBM students and faculty must travel to Italy under the cultural exchange program. Ms. Anna Ruffino suggested that the Italian Consulate can meet IoBM students enrolled in Italian language course in early September. She said this meeting will update IoBM students about the benefits of learning Italian language along with study and job prospects in Italy.

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ORIC-IoBM Partnered with Institute of Research Promotion, South Asia Triple Helix Association (SATHA) AND University of Karachi in organizing the event titled "Invention to Innovation Summit”

ORIC-IoBM Partnered with Institute of Research Promotion, South Asia Triple Helix Association (SATHA) AND University of Karachi in organizing the event titled "Invention to Innovation Summit”, scheduled on December 19-20, 2018 at Karachi University. This summit is based on the theme of triple helix model, in which the three main pillars of the country i.e. University, Industry and the Government are invited to work in collaboration for the purpose of Innovation, Technology Transfer and Commercialization.

ORIC-IoBM organized the session on  'Intellectual Property Rights" scheduled on  Dec 19 , 2018, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Karachi University.

The Resource Persons for the session are: Ms. Saima Kawal (Astt. Controller, IPO office, Karachi) & Dr. Owais Shaikh (Legal Advisor and HoD, ZABUL).

1st Shahjehan S. Karim Social Entrepreneurship Conference (SSKSEC) – 2018

The First Shahjehan S. Karim Social Entrepreneurship Conference (SSKSEC 2018) is a two-day conference that brings together scholars, researchers, students and practitioners to discuss emerging concepts and explore topics in social enterprise, innovation, sustainability and impact. The conference, the largest academic gathering of its kind in terms of research paper submissions, is dedicated to the ongoing development of theory and research on social entrepreneurship and its impact on global communities

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3rd International Conference on Experiential Learning 2018

The theme of the 3rd International conference on Experiential Learning is “Connecting Classroom Learning with Industry Practices”. The conference supports the 21st century educational philosophy of connecting active learning and participatory experiences with reflection. Promoting a multidisciplinary pedagogical approach, Experiential Learning educators purposefully engage learners in direct experiences outside the traditional classroom, thereby fostering interest and enabling them to acquire skills, knowledge and experience for lifelong learning.

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