Faculty of Management Science

Undergraduate

Introduction

The Bachelor’s in Management Sciences, Program will focus 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 enlightening the students with recent developments and discussions about sustainability in a long-term business context with special reference to Pakistan and South Asia.

The unique Program of BS in Management Sciences at Ghulam Ishaq Khan (GIK) Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology would offer students once in a lifetime experience of interdisciplinary study, experiential learning and extraordinary co-curricular activities. 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 personally and professionally to changes in the global economy.

Our Program stands out since it focuses on the integration of courses from the domains of business leadership and sustainability with a technological perspective. The students will excel in making economic, societal, ecological and legal decisions from a managerial perspective once they become a part of local and international markets.

Some noteworthy features of our B.S program are as follows:
  • Extensive contact with instructors
  • Intellectual environment
  • Case Study Methodology
  • Individual attention
  • Executive grooming
Eligibility

Candidates for Admission in BS in Management Sciences Program must meet one of the following criteria:

1. HSSC (Pre-Engg), HSSC (General Science), HSSC (ICS), HSSC (Pre-Medical), HSSC (Humanities) with at least 60% marks.

2. A-Level in three subjects with two D’s or above grades and O-Level in eight subjects for local applicants and in five subjects for those applying from abroad with overall 60% or above equivalence as per IBCC formula.

3. American or Canadian High School Diploma or International Baccalaureate Diploma with overall 60% or above marks, as per IBCC equivalence formula.

Program’s Educational Objectives

The objectives of the Program are as follows:


  • Producing graduates with analytical and critical skills who can research and analyse complex business problems, design feasible alternatives and make efficient and effective decisions by blending theory with practice.
  • Producing professionally competent graduates who can take entrepreneurial initiatives, advance their knowledge and excel in their profession.
  • Producing graduates who understand group dynamics and can play their role as an effective team member.
  • Producing young business experts who understand the importance of ethical and sustainable practices and their responsibility towards corporate social responsibilities in local and global markets.
  • Producing business executives with strong communication and interpersonal skills possessing command on composing and communicating effective business reports and presentations so as to add value to their job performance.
Program Learning Outcomes

Proposed Learning Outcomes for the Program are as follows:

  • Able to utilize analytical and critical skills to research and understand complex business problems and apply data-driven solutions in a highly dynamic business environment.
  • Able to understand the local, regional and international risk factors arising out of cultural values, attitudes and belief systems and integrate them into strategic decision-making process for SMEs and large scale organizations.
  • Able to take advantage of problem-solving, negotiation, and team building skills and in turn reflect high degree of productive leadership
  • Able to identify ethical issues within an organization and recommend solutions in the light of ethical theories.
  • Able to compose and deliver audience-centered presentations and business documents individually and as a team member.
Innovative Features

Our Program stands out, since it effectively blends the academic aspects with experiential learning. Academically, the Program has a business development component and a number of specially designed courses emphasizing the role of technology and environment.  The high-level curricular programing and the experiential learning embedded in the Program are particularly strong and also unique in the context of undergraduate management education in Pakistan. No other Program lays such an importance on innovation, sustainability and entrepreneurship, while simultaneously maintain a quantitative and analytical focus.

Degree Nomenclature

a) The Undergraduate Program in Management Sciences is of 4-years duration, spread over 8 regular semesters, and consisting of 133 credit hours after completing twelve years of higher secondary school certificate or equivalent.

b) The BS (Management Sciences) degree would require successful completion of a minimum of 42 courses (3 or 2 Cr. Hr. each) picked from different streams. It specifies the minimum and maximum range in each category. The course titles are suggestive and not mandatory.

c) Summer Internship: Every student is required to participate in a compulsory internship/training program during the summer of junior year and submit a formal written report.

 Mode of Delivery

 The courses will be delivered in the format normal to all GIK undergraduate courses. That is, typically, courses will be taught in small lecture sections permitting active involvement of students. Many of the courses will require group assignments and group work. In a number of courses, the cases will be used to complement normal teaching by topics. That is, students will be presented with cases in advance of the classes, and these cases will integrate what they have learned both in the course in question and in other courses. Students will come prepared to the class for the discussion of the cases. Alumni and guest speakers will be invited to deliver lectures in-order to augment the elements of relevance and real-life applications. Some courses will provide students with the experience of actively engaging in situations that are simulated to reflect a variety of different work cultures. The simulations will require the students to incorporate theoretical knowledge gained in their current course and from other courses in the Program.

Course Work Requirements

Course Work

Course Work Credit Hours
Compulsory Courses 25
General Courses 27
Discipline Specific Courses 42 – 48
Elective/Specialization Courses 27 – 39
Specialization Requirement 12

Compulsory Courses (25 Cr. Hr)

Compulsory Courses (25 Cr. Hr)

Course Title Course Code Credit Hours

English Language & Communication Skills

HM101

3

Technical Writing

HM102

3

Business Communication

HM203

3

Advance Oral Communication

HM404

3

Islamic Studies/Ethics

HM111

3

Pakistan Studies

HM112

3

Business Mathematics

MS101

3

Business Statistics

MS102

3

Introduction to Computer

CS201

3

General Courses (27 Cr. Hr.)

Course Title Course Code Credit Hours

Sociology

HM121

3

International Relations and Current Affairs

HM222

3

Psychology

HM223

3

Logic

MS312

3

Business Ethics

MS311

3

Pakistan Economy

MS343

3

Environmental Science

MS444

3

History

HM213

3

Anthropology

HM224

3

Discipline Specific Courses (42-48 Cr. Hr)

Course Title Course Code Credit Hours

Introduction to Accounting

MS151

3

Financial Accounting

MS252

3

Business Finance

MS253

3

Financial Management

MS355

3

Principles of Marketing

MS131

3

Marketing Management

MS232

3

Fundamentals of Management

MS121

3

Human Recourse Management

MS122

3

Microeconomics

MS141

3

Macroeconomics

MS242

3

Business Research Methods

MS303

3

International Business

MS223

3

Cost and Management Accounting

MS254

3

Money and Banking

MS356

3

Consumer Behavior

MS333

3

Business Policy

MS324

3

Elective/Specialization Courses (27-39 Cr. Hr)

Course Title Course Code Credit Hours Pre-requisites

Operations and Production Management

MS361

3

None

Organizational Behaviour 

MS325

3

MS121

Management Information System (MIS & DSS)

CS302

3

CS201

Supply Chain Management

MS362

3

None

Technology Management

MS463

3

None

Business Law

MS313

3

None

Financial Econometrics

MS357

3

MS102

Industrial Economy

MS445

3

MS141

Business and Economic Forecasting

MS446

3

MS102

Project Management

MS426

3

MS121

Corporate Finance

MS358

3

MS253

Legal & Taxation Issues

MS359

3

None

Entrepreneurship

MS434

3

MS131

Business Process Design and Analysis

MS435

3

MS131

Corporate Social Responsibility

MS414

3

MS111

Senior Year Project I

MS471

3

MS303

Senior Year Project II

MS472

3

MS471

*15 Credit Hours of Elective Courses will be taught

Specialization Requirement (12 Credit Hours); The Department of Management Sciences offer three different Specialization as following;

1). Accounting and Finance

Course Title

Course Code

Credit. Hours

Accounting Information Systems

AF451

3

Auditing

AF452

3

Investment and Portfolio Management

AF453

3

Financial Risk Management

AF454

3

 

2). Entrepreneurship and Marketing

Course Title

Course Code

Credit. Hours

Business Plan for New Ventures

EM431

3

Digital Marketing

EM432

3

Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation

EM433

3

Services Marketing

EM434

3

 

3.) Supply Chain Management

Course Title

Course Code

Credit. Hours

Planning and Control System

SC461

3

Business logistic Strategy

SC462

3

Sustainability in Supply chain Management

SC463

3

Lean & Six Sigma in Supply Chain Management

SC464

3

Junior Year BS Management Sciences Curricula

Semester wise Breakdown

Semester wise Breakdown Total Requirements For the award of BS in Management Sciences along with the options taken from specializations a student must complete 133 credit hours.

Semester Course Title Course Code Credit Hours Credit Hours

Semester 1

English Language and Communication Skills

HM101

3

None

Islamic Studies/Ethics

HM111

2

None

Sociology

HM121

3

None

Introduction to Accounting

MS151

3

None

Business Mathematics

MS101

3

None

Fundamentals of Management

MS121

3

None

      Semester 2

Course Title

Course Code

CreditHours

Pre-requisite

Technical Writing

HM102

3

HM101

Pakistan Studies

HM112

2

None

Human Resource Management

MS122

3

None

Business Statistics

MS102

3

None

Principles of Marketing

MS131

3

None

Microeconomics

MS141

3

None

      Semester 3

Course Title

Course Code

CreditHours

Pre-requisite

Business Communication

HM203

3

HM 101

International Relations & Current Affairs

HM222

3

None

Introduction to Computer

CS201

3

None

History

HM213

3

None

Financial Accounting

MS252

3

MS151

Macroeconomics

MS242

3

None

      Semester 4

Course Title

Course Code

CreditHours

Pre-requisite

Psychology

HM223

3

None

Business Finance

MS253

3

None

Anthropology

HM224

3

None

Marketing Management

MS232

3

MS131

Cost and Management Accounting

MS254

3

MS151

International Business

MS223

3

MS121

      Semester 5

Course Title

Course Code

CreditHours

Pre-requisite

Pakistan Economy

MS343

3

MS242

Financial Management

MS355

3

MS253

Business Ethics

MS311

3

None

Logic

MS312

3

None

Elective I

MS3XX

3

 

Elective II

MS3XX

3

 

      Semester 6

Course Title

Course Code

CreditHours

Pre-requisite

Money and Banking

MS356

3

None

Consumer Behaviour

MS333

3

MS131

Business Policy

MS324

3

MS121

Business Research Methods

MS303

3

MS102

Elective III

MS3XX

3

 

Elective IV

MS3XX

3

 

      Semester 7

Course Title

Course Code

CreditHours

Pre-requisite

Environmental Sciences

MS444

3

 

Specialization Course I

AF/EM/SC4XX

3

 

Specialization course II

AF/EM/SC4XX

3

 

Elective V

MS4XX

3

 

Research Project I

MS471

3

MS303