Entrepreneurship Development Program

IBA AMAN CED collaborated with Nestle Pakistan for promotion of entrepreneurship by launching an Entrepreneurship Development Program for the residents of Karachi and suburbs. The certificate program has been developed with a special focus on developing the entrepreneurial and managerial skills of the participants while focusing on changing the mindset of the students from resource driven approach to an opportunity recognition approach.

The program will also expose students to learn business startup and management skills, which will enable them to launch and grow their own businesses. Modules to be taught range from Entrepreneurship, Finance, HR, Supply chain, IT and Agriculture. Students will be mentored at all stages of the program by faculty members of IBA and technical experts from the industry. The program will also benefit the students by providing networking opportunities with business leaders and investors both locally and internationally.[More]

Program Highlights

  • 4-months weekend Certificate in Entrepreneurship Program (Friday evening 5:45-8-30pm and Saturday 9am-12noon)
  • Class room training, field visits and real time business startup activity during the course
  • Networking opportunities with leading entrepreneurs, Business leaders, IBA Alumni, local and international faculty
  • Experiential learning pedagogy using case studies, in class exercises, interactive lectures and simulations.
  • The following modules will be covered 

       -  Entrepreneurship & Innovation
       -  Entrepreneurial Marketing, Accounting and Finance
       -  Legal aspects of Entrepreneurship and Operations Management
       -  IT based opportunities
       -  Agricultural opportunities in Pakistan   

  • During the program the participants will be working on their business model which they have to launch by the end of the program.
  • The program is highly subsidized by IBA CED. Each participant will have to pay Rs. 65,000 for the program which includes cost of training, course material and transport for field visits.
  • Hostel accommodation will only be provided as per availability in the IBA Hostel

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates preferably having a bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates having some technical / professional skill will be preferred
  • Females are Encouraged to apply

Application Procedure

  • Application form is available online on IBA and CED website.
  • Participants from Karachi can deposit Rs. 1000 in any branch of UBL.
  • Account Title: IBA, Karachi
  • Account Number: 1146-00300025
  • Applicants outside Karachi must present a pay order of Rs. 1000 in favor of IBA Karachi from any bank

Interview call is subjected to the provision of deposited receipt number.

Submission of Documents

Kindly bring all your educational certificates along with your updated CV on the interview day.
Following Documents should be submitted to the EDP Program Office along with the bank receipt.

  • CV
  • 4 Photographs
  • CNIC Photocopy
  • Receipt of payment
  • Educational Certificates.
  • All documents must be enclosed in file cover, incomplete file will not be considered


  • IBA reserves the right to reject admission without any notice.
  • For other details Contact Program Office.
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