IBA-OEP INTERACTIVE GUEST SPEAKER SERIES

The course, IBA Online Entrepreneurship program [IBA-OEP] offers participants a chance to enhance entrepreneurial competencies that will facilitate them in identifying, seizing, transforming, and effectively utilizing available resources in building up a successful venture. IBA-OEP has successfully communicated different aspects of entrepreneurial knowledge with the participants which will guide them in developing creativity, executing innovative ideas, and reacting proactively to the changing business environment. More importantly, IBA-OEP has emphasized on the need for taking calculated risks to help participants hone skills and achieve goals.

In order to provide a comprehensive and diverse experience, guest speaker sessions with national and international faculty as well as entrepreneurs have been arranged throughout the course. These sessions have given participants an opportunity to directly interact with experts, allowing participants of the IBA-OEP to improve their problem-solving skills, stimulate critical thinking and achieve growth and success.

Details of live sessions held between July 16 – 26, 2020 are as follows:

DATE

NAME

PROFILE

TOPIC

NO. OF PARTICIPANTS

18-July-2020


Dr. Khurram Sharif

Associate Professor of Marketing, Qatar University, Qatar.

Dr. Khurram Sharif did his MBA from Lancaster University and his PhD (in Business-to-Business Marketing) from Kingston University, United Kingdom. He has taught, trained and consulted in the GCC and the Sub-Continent regions. His experience ranges from Pharmaceutical Sales, Vocational Training and Higher Education.

Business Model Generation.

60

 

 

 

21-July-2020

Value Proposition Design

65

18-July-2020

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Dr. Steven A. Creek

Faculty of Management, Walker College of Business, Appalachian State University, USA.

Dr. Creek has completed his PhD from the Washington State University; MBA and BA from Francis Marion University. He has a vast experience in disciplines of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship. Dr. Creek’s research interests include: Network Position and Firm Strategy, Crowd funding, Poverty Reduction through Entrepreneurship

Poverty Alleviation for developing countries.

85

19-July-2020


Dr. Payal Kumar

Professor & Chair (HR/OB); and Head, Research & International Collaborations at BML Munjal University, India.

Dr. Payal is a prolific author with several papers published in peer review journals. She is also the series editor of the Palgrave Studies in Leadership and Followership, in which she collaborated with volume editors from USA, Austria, Australia and India, to produce a 5-part series that was truly international in nature. The series has reached far and wide, for example the volume on Servant Leadership has been downloaded over 18,700 times.

Social Entrepreneurship.

100

20-July-2020

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Dr. Nyla Ansari

Academic Director PGD (HRM) Student Adviser and Academic Director PGD (HRM) Program, IBA Karachi.

Dr Nyla has a PhD in Women leadership from Grenoble school of Management in France. She is a certified psychotherapist and an integrative counsellor from London, UK. She is a senior full-time teaching faculty (Assistant professor) in the fields of human resources management, organizational psychology for the last 25 years.

On the Road to Self-Discovery.

55

22-July-2020

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Mr. Usman Nazir

Faculty of Management, IBA Karachi.

Mr. Usman Nazir has successfully conducted several prominent workshops for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and CED. Additionally, he has also received funding from the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan to present innovative ideas and research at an international conference.

Business Communication

105

23-July-2020


Dr. Ngoze Moses

Department of Business Administration, Technical University of Mombasa, Kenya.

Dr. Moses L Ngoze does research in Corporate Entrepreneurship/ Industrial Economics. His current project is “Corporate Entrepreneurship, Business Environment and Financial Performance of Manufacturing Firms in Developing Countries.”

Entrepreneurial orientation: specifications of the constructs.

75

24-July-2020


Dr. Farzana Chowdhury

Faculty of Entrepreneurship, Durham University Business School, UK.
Dr. Farzana Chowdhury has completed her Ph.D. from Indiana University in the U.S. and has completed her master’s degree from the Indiana University in Comparative and International Affairs, Non-profit Management, and Public Policy. Dr. Chowdhury’s research areas include entrepreneurship, strategic management, and organizational behavior.

Types and Patterns of Innovation.

70

25-July-20


Mian M. Ateeq Sheikh

Founder and Chief Executive of Shalimar Group of Companies, Pakistan.
Mian Muhammad Ateeq is a Pakistani politician and a member of the Senate of Pakistan. He is a businessman by profession and is the founder and chief executive of the Shalimar Group of Companies

Inspirational entrepreneurial journey of Senator Mian M. Ateeq Sheikh.

110

25-July-2020

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Dr. Nayyer Naseem

Faculty of Marketing, Northeastern State University, USA.
Dr. Nayyer Naseem holds a PhD in Marketing from Wayne State University. He has an experience of more than 14 years in sales, marketing, operations, warehousing, and quality management both in India and the US in the top companies. His research expertise includes consumer behavior, international marketing, marketing strategy, and conceptual modeling using SEM.

Core Competencies and Competitive Advantage.

63

26-July-2020


Mr. Hans Michael Guelich

Director Entrepreneurship and Industry Collaboration at STAMFORD International University Thailand.
Mr. Hans holds a Graduate Degree as an Engineer from the University of Applied Sciences Koblenz/Germany, department of materials engineering, glass, and ceramics. He is currently PhD candidate. Hans’s research interests revolve around attitudes and aspirations of startuppreneurs and the framework conditions for startups. Hans created the concept of structured serendipity in short academic programs and is currently starting the annual research project STARTUP PULSE THAILAND.

Effectual Serendipity

60

26-July-2020


Dr. Saud Taj

Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University of Balochistan, Pakistan

Dr. Saud holds a Ph.D. degree in Strategic and International Human Resource Management from the University of Glasgow. His doctoral research was a qualitative study that investigated the implementation and outcomes of employer branding change programs across 3 foreign multinationals operating in Pakistan.

Management and Leadership Traits for Entrepreneurs.

85

NOTE: A recording of all sessions has also been made accessible for participants who have been unable to attend the live sessions.

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