The Department of Business Administration ws established in 1984 with the objective to impart managerial education. In short period of its existence, the department has made tremendous progress towards achieving its ultimate goal of becoming a centre of excellence in business management education and research in Pakistan. The department has assembled outstanding teaching faculty and developed extensive teaching material for the improvement of education in Pakistan. Presently, the department is offering MBA Marketing and Human Resource, MBA (Information Technology), MBA Banking and Finance, Commonwealth of Executive MBA/MPA and BBA programmes. These programmes contribute significantly to the national goal of development of professionally equipped business executives. The university introduced MBA programme in 1986, MBA-IT in 2001 and MBA Banking & Finance in Spring 2005 semester. These are well taken by a large number of people waiting for an opportunity to upgrade their skills and enhance professional qualifications.
The Business Administration Programs of AIOU are designed to achieve the following objectives:
1. To prepare professionally trained leaders for public and private sector organizations and to train managers to cater to the needs of complex and changing business environment.
2. To inculcate future orientation in the managers which encourages continuous learning and habitual receptiveness to new ways of identifying and dealing with opportunities and problems, in the business world.
Future Plans :
Diploma in Human Resource Development
M.Phil and PhD programmes
Academic Facilities :
The students are provided face to face facility who enrolled in BBA,MBA-IT & MBA Banking & Finance.
Those who enrolled in MBA (Marketing, Human Resource Management) are providing tutorials to facilitate the students to discuss their academic problems and also take guidance from the tutors.
The students of ODL (On Distance Learning) also provided face to face workshop where the student attend three days workshop for each course and present their assignments at the end of semester, the purpose of the workshop is to enhance the students ability, skill, attitude and knowledge to prepare them for a better future.
Postal Address :
Department of Business Administration
Allama Iqbal Open University