SCOPE AND OPPORTUNITIES

The Diploma in Business Administration (AD-BA) program is planned for individuals who want to mix business theory, practical knowledge and professional skills in preparation for careers as business leaders. This program indicates a strong professional business education within a broad background and is designed to mix business theory with practical knowledge and professional skills, to prepare tomorrow’s business leaders

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

PEO1: To produce graduates with strong foundation in the areas like Mathematics, Statistics, Economics and functional Management in order to develop managerial qualities. 

PEO2: To produce graduates with the ability to think creatively and critically, analyzing problems quantitatively, and using information technology to solve business issues.

PEO3: To produce graduates with understanding of social and ethical issues that is a concern to the whole business community. 

PEO4: To produce graduates with strong entrepreneurial skills for creating and managing innovations, new business development and identifying high-growth potential entity

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

ZUFESTM Associate degree of Business Administration program prepares students to attain the educational objectives by ensuring that students demonstrate achievement of the following learning outcomes: 

PLO1: Business Management Knowledge: An ability to apply knowledge of Accounting, finance, marketing, supply chain & human resource fundamentals to the solution of complex business situations.

PLO2: Problem Analysis: An ability to identify, formulate, research literature & analyze complex business problems reached substantial conclusions using business management principles

PLO3: Communication: ability to communicate effectively, orally as well as in writing, on complex business activities with the business community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PLO4: Ethics: Ability to identifying ethical and social problems that arise in the business environment and to resolve them.

PLO5: Best Practices: An ability to apply theoretical applications of business administration in the functional areas of business.

PLO6: Team Work: An ability to understand the importance of team work & leadership in order to achieve long and short-term organizational goals.

PLO7: Diversity: An ability to understand the importance of cultural diversity and interpersonal skills especially in the work place.

PLO8: Modern tool Usage: An ability to understand systems & able to use modern software & tools to apply & interpret functional business knowledge.

PLO9: Entrepreneurship: An ability to have entrepreneurial qualities and styles & ability to demonstrate them accordingly.

PLO10: Global Prospect: An ability to identifying business opportunities & challenges of an evolving global environment by identifying & analyzing relevant global factors that influence decision making & develop viable alternatives in an international business.

PLO11: Legal Knowledge: An ability to demonstrate an understanding of the law & its application to business units.

PLO12: Social Responsibility: An ability to understand issues related to CSR involving different stake holders & make effective decisions

THE CREDIT HOUR DISTRIBUTION OF THE COURSES

The Department of Management Technology & Information Science follows NBEAC/HEC guidelines for distribution of credit hours between core and elective courses. Any changes to the curriculum are only made after a thorough deliberation in the board of studies (BOS) meetings, which is also attend by external experts. The program comprises of 70 credit hours.

SCHEME OF STUDY

Associate Degree of Business Administration (AD BA)

SEMESTER 1

S.NOCODETITLECREDITS
1HS-104Functional English 3+0
2MS-103Principle of Management3+0
3CS-101Introduction to Computing2+1
4HS-101/ HS-102Islamic Studies/ 

Ethical Behavior

2+0/

2+0

5NS-117Basic Mathematics & Calculus3+0
6MS-105Introduction to Business3+0
Total17
SEMESTER 2

S.NOCODETITLECREDITS
7MS-102Financial Accounting I3+0
8MS-104Micro Economics3+0
9MS-106Principle of Marketing3+0
10HS-114Communication & Presentation Skills3+0
11HS-103Pakistan Studies2+0
12MS-110Foreign Language3+0
Total17
SEMESTER 3

S.NOCODETITLECREDITS
13MS-108Business Statistics3+0
14MS-201Macro Economics3+0
15MS-309Business Communication3+0
16MS-205Marketing Management3+0
17MS-209Economy of Pakistan 3+0
18MS-207Financial Accounting II3+0
Total18
SEMESTER 4

S.NOCODETITLECREDITS
19MS-202Business Finance3+0
20MS-204Business Law3+0
21MS-203Human Resource Management3+0
22HS-208Logic and critical thinking3+0
23MS-206Statistical Inference3+0
24HS-231Sociology3+0
Total18

LENGTH OF DEGREE PROGRAM

AD-BA (Minimum): 2 years Duration (Maximum): 5 years

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The criteria for students seeking admission to program are as follows: 

  • Intermediate or equivalent examination. 

Note: Candidates who have completed 12 years of education and obtained degrees other than Matriculation (SSC) or Intermediate (HSSC) are required to obtain an equivalence certificate from the Inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC).