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Department of Management Sciences

No organization is immuned from changes in the world economy. Embracing evolving technologies, leadership models and appreciating the unique ways in which an organization can use all the global resources available to it is one of the ways for companies and individuals to remain successful. The Bachelors in Management Sciences Program focuses on exploring business models from a societal and economic perspective, with particular emphasis on national, regional and international Supply Chain Management systems and innovative entrepreneurial models in order to enable students to become pioneering icons in the corporate world. With so much attention being given to environmental concerns by world leaders and industry giants, another niche of this program will be teaching students recent developments and discussions about sustainability in a long-term business context, especially for South Asia and Pakistan specifically. This unique Program in Management Sciences at the Department of Management Sciences, Ghulam Ishaq Khan (GIK) Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology would offer students a once in a lifetime experience focused on interdisciplinary study, experiential learning and unforgettable co-curricular skills. Combining a solid academic foundation in management with multiple courses in the development of leadership and interpersonal skills in cross cultural contexts will ensure that students become successful in adapting both personally and professionally to changes in the global economy. Our Program stands apart from those offered by other local universities because of the combination of courses focusing on business leadership and sustainability with a technology perspective. The students will excel at making economic, societal, ecological and legal decisions from a managerial perspective once they join the workforce. Aspects of the Program that students will value include:  

·   Extensive contact with lecturer

·   Intellectual environment

·   Case Methodology

·   Individual Attention

·   Executive grooming

The Department of Management Sciences is also unique in the sense that it equips engineering graduates with the management skills needed to deliver engineering leadership in today's multi-disciplinary business environment.

The Department is housed in a newly refurbished building that keeps the corporate culture in mind. Class rooms are well equipped with multimedia projectors, sound system, air-conditioning facility and seating arrangement that suits case study teaching methodology.  

 

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DEPARTMENT NEWS

GIK Institute Research Award 2018

In the recently held awards ceremony the Guest of Honor was the respected Rector of the GIK Institute, at the Faculty Club of GIK Institute Topi, Swabi. Dr. Yousaf Ali Khan of Department of Management Sciences won the GIK Research Award for the year 2018. He availed the third position.

This award is conferred on the faculty members based on rigorous criteria that includes project(s)/research grants completed, published research articles in top journals having impact factor, patent produced, and MS/PhD students produced.

Dr Yousaf has research interests in Quantitative Modeling Practices in Economics and Management, Operational Research, and in Environmental Economics.

Dr. Yousaf is an active researcher and has 40 research publications to his credit, including those published in key conferences and journals of high repute. So far, he has produced 14 MS graduates.

 

GIK Institute Master Students win Best Research Paper Award at FBRC, held at FAST Lahore  

GIK Institute’s Masters of Engineering Management students win the "Best paper award", for a research paper titled "Selection of the sustainable mode of transportation on the basis of environmental, economic and cultural factors: Pakistan a case in point" in the 1st FAST Business Research Conference held at FAST school of management, Lahore on November 14th, 2019. The research study was carried out under the supervision of Dr. Yousaf Ali Khan at the Department of Management science and presented by Masters Students Amin Ullah Khan and Hameem Bin Hameed.

The conference had approximately more than 70 submissions out of which only 40 were invited for the presentation. The paper stood on top against 40 participants from different universities who belonged to the doctoral and faculty level. The research papers were assessed by the panel belonging to both the industry and academia, both at the national and international levels. 

 

Dr. Yousaf Ali, Dr. M. Zahir Iqbal & Dr. Zahid Halim Receive Outstanding Research Awards

Outstanding research papers by GIK Faculty have received recognition from the Higher Education Commission (HEC) under the Outstanding Research Awards program. For the year 2017-18, along with receiving awards for Best Research Paper by the HEC, journal articles by Dr. Yousaf Ali, Dr. Muhammad Zahir Iqbal and Dr. Zahid Halim were published in high Impact Factor (IF) journals, including Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, CARBON and Information Sciences.

Getting a paper published in a renowned journal is an effective way to disseminate research findings that can have a significant impact. The following are details of the Best Research Papers published by the three authors in high Impact Factor journals in 2017-18:

Dr. Yousaf Ali, Assistant Professor (Department of Management Sciences), received the Best Research Award in the Management Science category for his paper entitled ‘Carbon, water and land use accounting: Consumption vs production perspectives’. He got his article published in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews - the topmost journal in sustainable energy with an Impact Factor of 10.556 and ranked Gold by the Journal Quality Ranking System. In his paper, the author analyzed worldwide data from 1995 to 2009 on carbon, water and land footprints. Given two main ways of measuring environmental footprints, the author compared footprints measured using production-based methods with those measured using consumption-based methods. The findings revealed that developed countries have larger footprints than developing countries when examined from a consumption perspective and vice versa when analyzed from a production perspective.

 


MoU between ICMAP and GIK Institute

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) was signed between the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP) and Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology on 18th  December 2015 at Islamabad.


Mr. Ahsan Basir Sheikh, Pro-Rector (A&F), Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Science & Technology and Mr. Kashif Mateen Ansari, President, Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan signed the MoU on behalf of their respective Institutes. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Mr. Bilal Ahmed, Acting Director North Region, ICMA Pakistan and Dr. Muhammad Sabir, Head Department of Management Sciences, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute.


Under this MoU, declared as an RDI Agreement, the Research and Publications (R&P) Committee of ICMAP and the Office of Research, Innovation and Collaboration (ORIC) of GIKI intend to collaborate for a range of RDI efforts. Thus, through this agreement, GIKI and ICMAP have become research partners and will collaborate through joint efforts in areas of mutual interests. The agreement also covers exchange of information, scholastic and development material, and sharing and advancing of ideas.
In addition, the agreement covers mutually decided objectives, assignments, tasks, studies, surveys, feedback and other works related to research, development, innovation and publications within the country and abroad on non-financial terms under “Research Collaborations”. However, mutually decided objectives, assignments, tasks, studies, surveys, feedback and other works related to research, development, innovation and publications within the country and abroad on financial terms shall be called “Joint Projects”.

Participation in International Conference:

Dr Noor Muhammad has attended and presented his research paper titled (Measuring the success and failure of SMEs (service industry) based on PZ&B service quality dimensions in rural areas: evidence from Pakistan) in the 7th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Science Studies (ICISSS) at Oxford University UK from 12th – 15th November 2017 by representing the Department of Management Sciences (Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology). He also chaired one session in the conference.

Furthermore, he visited Said Business School (Oxford University) to involve the Said Business School with the department of management sciences to avail their expertise to our new MBA program. MBA program coordinator in Said Business School showed keen interest to provide their advice and assistant to GIK institute for an MBA program. 

      

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    2020
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  • Sept 28, 2020 Commencement of classes

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