March 24, 2019: IBA organized two open house sessions - one for undergraduate programs and the other for graduate programs – for prospective students at the IBA, city campus. IBA faculty, staff and around 600 guests attended these sessions. The objective of the session was to provide a unique opportunity for prospective students and their parents to visit IBA and learn more about the Institute.
The acting Executive Director, IBA, Karachi, Dr. Sayeed Ghani in his address welcomed the guests and thanked them for attending the session. He spoke about the values of the Institute including truth, discipline, creativity, tolerance, integrity, merit, humility and team work.
The guests virtually explored IBA through a video, followed by a detailed presentation about the programs being offered at the Institute including their employability and uniqueness. Currently, six undergraduate programs are being offered including BBA, BS Social Sciences and Liberal Arts, BS Accounting and Finance, BS Economics and Mathematics, BS Economics, and BS Computer Science. Moreover, eight graduate programs are offered including MBA, Executive MBA, MS Computer Science, MS Economics, MS Mathematics, MS Islamic Banking and Finance, the newly offered MS Management and MS Journalism.
The session shed light on IBA being more than a Business School; an institute that inculcates skill sets that help in the development of students' personality. The Institute encourages diversity, and one such program that helps in this mission is the National Talent Hunt Program that reaches out to deserving, yet meritorious students across Pakistan.
In the end a question and answer session was held in which Chairpersons, faculty, students and alumni from different departments answered queries related to their programs.