SHU is a new university that has been established with the objective of setting new standards of excellence in Pakistan. Our objective is to create a space in higher education that is in synchrony with the environment of the global marketplace which is in the process of transformation and change.

Our approach in the development of curricula has therefore been to be creative and entrepreneurial towards introducing new ideas aimed towards the personal and intellectual development of our students. This is the reason that our curricula is different from the run-of-the-mill programs being offered by the otjer universities in Pakistan, while at the same time remaining within the bounds of the requirements of the HEC model curricula.

Our curricula not only allow the students the opportunity to experience and develop an understanding of the latest technologies, but also exposes them to applied learning through experiential learning, field visits, and workshops from the very beginning of the program.


The Salim Habib University MBA program aims to be a transformational master’s degree program where the students end up with so much more than a master’s degree. Careers often change, industries disrupt and the world changes itself; with the offerings at MBA program at SHU the students will not only keep pace with that pervasive change, in fact will drive it as wholesome individuals who know their unique place in the global community.

The MBA program at SHU has been designed to be highly competitive, versatile, and pragmatic in its orientation and pedagogical approaches. It caters to the changing dynamics of corporate world both in public and private sector organizations. The program has all the scientifically recognized scaffoldings to instill internationally recognized competencies among students of diverse backgrounds, allowing them to be successful in assorted careers of their choice.

The degree offers a range of competitive higher level curricula on top of solid core courses to give strong foundations to its students. Students will have numerous options to configure the combination of their electives to choose from multiple majors and minors. The value-added feature of the program is its methodological approach to inculcate academic knowledge through industry immersion projects; a feature derived from cutting edge American Universities’ curricula for MBA programs.

Another distinguishing feature of the MBA program at Salim Habib University is the inclusion of a course on Action Research which comprises various tools and methodologies for systematically examining industry problems, and the development of their solutions; and the capstone project which involves the application of this learning to a real industry problem, thus providing the students with experiential basis of practical implications and subtleties of a real world scenario.

Objectives

Our students will inculcate following competencies by their graduation:

  • Appreciate social, legal, and ethical responsibilities as an individual, and as an employee of an organization under the ambit of (CSR) Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Understand management and team dynamics, and to develop leadership skills.
  • Develop a commitment to fostering up-to-date, cutting edge knowledge of business disciplines.
  • Acquire skills for effective employment of technology in organizational setting.
  • Develop personal and professional interest in developing others, and inculcate the belief that every person deserves space and dignity.
  • Understand the forces that shape a particular political, legal and regularity environment, and thus appreciate the impact of one’s decisions on society at large
  • Nurture skills required for meaningful quantitative analysis, and experience based learning
  • Instill effective written, oral, and presentation skills


Degree Offered Entry Requirements Required Percentage
MBA
(Duration 2 Years) (For Non-Business Graduates)
(Duration 1.5 Years) (For Business Graduates)
4 years Bachelor’s Degree or 16 years of education 50% or 2.0 CGPA
BBA leading to MBA (Duration 2 + 1.5 Years) 2 years Bachelor’s degree or 14 years of education 50% or 2.0 CGPA

Internship Opportunities

  • FMCG
  • Banks
  • Brokerage Companies
  • Asset Management Companies
  • Multinationals
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Market Research Firms
  • Media Houses
  • Health and Pharma Companies
  • NGOs
  • Public Sector Enterprises
  • Startups

Career Prospects

The Salim Habib University MBA Program is aimed at being more than a resume enhancement or a means to an end. It is aimed as an experience that will shape the entire career of the students, and prepare them to navigate the economic, social, and other complex changes of the future. The scope of opportunities available for MBA graduates goes beyond the needs of the business enterprises to cover governmental agencies, and non-governmental welfare enterprises which are increasingly becoming cognizant of the enhanced efficacy that a business professional brings to an organization. The following are a few of the areas that define scope of the MBA Program.

  • Entrepreneurial Management
  • Product/Brand Marketing
  • Sales Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Market Analytics/Data Science
  • Advertising
  • Media Management
  • Marketing Research
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations/Production Management
  • Regulatory Affairs Management
  • Real Estate Management
  • Project Management
  • Strategy Consulting
  • Computer and Information Systems Management
  • Technology Management
  • Investment Banking
  • Risk Management
  • Sales, Trading, and Brokerage
  • Private Equity
  • Insurance, Pension Funds
  • Health Care Management
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Governmental Service Management
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Semester-wise Study Plan MBA (1.5 years)
Semester - I
FIN501 Strategic Finance and Investment 3+0
LAN501 Business Analytics (Modeling & Forecasting) 3+0
ELV501 Business Elective – I 3+0
LAN501 Language Elective 3+0
Credit Hours 12
Semester - II
MGT501 Action Research Thesis (Methodology) 3+0
MKT511 Strategic Marketing 3+0
MGT512 Strategic Management in Pakistan’s Context 3+0
ELV512 Business Elective – II 3+0
Credit Hours 12
Semester - III
ELV513 Business Elective – III 3+0
MGT502 Action Research Thesis (Application) 3+0
Credit Hours 6
Semester-wise Study Plan BBA-MBA (2 years)
Semester - I
ACC301 Financial Accounting and Corporate Reporting 3+0
MTH301 Introduction to Business Analytics 3+0
MGT302 Business Management and Leadership 3+0
ENG305 Applied Business Communication 3+0
MKT301 Marketing (Theory & Application) 3+0
Credit Hours 15
Semester - II
MGT303 Organizational Behavior & HR Practices 3+0
LAW301 Legal Environment for Business in Pakistan 3+0
FIN301 Finance for Business Managers 3+0
ACC305 Accounting for Management Decisions 3+0
ECO302 Business Economics 3+0
Credit Hours 15
Semester - III
MGT501 Action Research Thesis (Methodology) 3+0
FIN501 Strategic Finance and Investment 3+0
LAN501 Business Analytics (Modeling & Forecasting) 3+0
ELV501 Business Elective – I 3+0
LAN501 Language Elective 3+0
Credit Hours 15
Semester - IV
MKT511 Strategic Marketing 3+0
MGT512 Strategic Management in Pakistan’s Context 3+0
ELV512 Business Elective – II 3+0
ELV513 Business Elective – III 3+0
MGT502 Action Research Thesis (Application) 3+0
Credit Hours 15
Semester-wise Study Plan BBA-MBA (2+1.5 years)
Semester - I
ACC301 Financial Accounting and Corporate Reporting 3+0
MTH301 Introduction to Business Analytics 3+0
MGT302 Business Management and Leadership 3+0
ENG305 Applied Business Communication 3+0
MKT301 Marketing (Theory & Application) 3+0
Credit Hours 15
Semester - II
MGT303 Organizational Behavior & HR Practices 3+0
LAW301 Legal Environment for Business in Pakistan 3+0
FIN301 Finance for Business Managers 3+0
ACC305 Accounting for Management Decisions 3+0
ECO302 Business Economics 3+0
Credit Hours 15
Semester - III
Application of Quantitative Techniques in Research 3+0
Presentation & Communication Skills 3+0
Supply Chain Management 3+0
Philosophy, Logic, & Critical Thinking 3+0
Introduction to MIS & ERP 3+0
Credit Hours 15
Semester - IV
Entrepreneurship 3+0
Communication Skills for Negotiations 3+0
Marketing Research 3+0
Business Ethics 3+0
Strategic Management 3+0
Credit Hours 15
Summer Semester
Islam & World Religion 3+0
Securities Trading & Applied Finance 3+0
Credit Hours 6
Semester - V
Strategic Finance and Investment 3+0
Business Analytics (Modeling & Forecasting) 3+0
Business Elective – I 3+0
Language Elective 3+0
Credit Hours 12
Semester - VI
Strategic Finance and Investment 3+0
Strategic Marketing 3+0
Strategic Management in Pakistan’s Context 3+0
Business Elective – II 3+0
Credit Hours 12
Semester - VII
Business Elective – III 3+0
Action Research Thesis (Application) 3+0
Credit Hours 6

Faculty Member

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Dr. Nadia Adnan

Associate Professor

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Dr. Shamaila Burney

Assistant Professor

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Syed Babar Ali

Assistant Professor

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Hassaan Ahmed

Assistant Professor

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Kaukab Abid Azhar

Senior Lecturer

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Dr. Imran Arshad

Assistant Professor

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Sheeraz Yar Khan

Assistant Professor

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Mr. Zia Abbasi

Lecturer

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