IBA-OEP INTERACTIVE GUEST SPEAKER SERIES: JUNE 29 – JULY 15, 2020

The IBA Online Entrepreneurship Program (OEP) is designed to help and facilitate the participants to be able to identify and follow-up on various opportunities – in the business and non-business context to help them perform better and set & achieve goals the right way. The course aims at ensuring that participants understand, and are armed with effectual skills to help personal and professional growth and develop new leadership abilities. IBA-OEP has successfully invited national and international guest speakers which include successful entrepreneurial stories as well as renowned faculty members from around the globe. The live and interactive guest speaker sessions work towards developing the entrepreneurial mindset to help participants improve their outlook on life, and rewire their cognition – being able to use entrepreneurial reasoning in different life situations and challenges.

Details of live sessions held between June 29 – July 15, 2020 are as follows:

DATE

NAME

PROFILE

TOPIC

NO. OF PARTICIPANTS

5- JULY- 20

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Mr. Ahmed Rauf Essa

Founder of Telemart

Mr. Ahmed Rauf Essa is a business graduate from IoBM. During his education, he founded, and started operating Telemart - at the young age of 23. Telemart is now considered to be the 2nd largest E-commerce company in Pakistan

Entrepreneurial Journey –
The Fulfillment

85

5- JULY- 20

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Mr. Arshad

Founder of Technical Colour

A company providing textile testing solutions to export oriented companies. Mr. Arshad's company represents 8 foreign companies - all of which are market leaders. 

Entrepreneurial Journey –
The Growth

85

11-Jul-20

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Mr. Javed Afzal

Provincial Chief (Punjab) at SMEDA

Mr. Javed has earned more than 20 years of progressive professional experience in SME Development, Project Management, Trade & Investment Promotion, Donors Coordination, Development of International & Local Networking and Linkages while working with different organizations in Pakistan and for a number of Projects with counterpart International Donor Organizations.

Role Of SMEDA In Developing The SME Sector Of Pakistan

76

12-July-20

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Mr. Abdul Rafiq Malik

Founding member and COO at BYKEA.

Mr. Rafiq is the founder and COO at Bykea, Pakistan's biggest system of motorbikes serving transport, logistics and installment administrations. He moved on from the University of Western Ontario in Canada and worked in the Trucking and Logistics Industry for a long time. In 2012 he moved back to Pakistan to set out activities toward TNT Express.

Entrepreneurial Journey –
The Learning

105

12 July 20

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Mr. Salman Tariq Mir

Budding Entrepreneur – Founder and Owner of Maccrons.

Mr. Salman Tariq Mir is a budding entrepreneur backed by high end marketing experience. Mr. Salman is an MBA from IBA, Karachi with an additional Masters in Marketing from UNSW Sydney Australia. He has enjoyed being the Marketing Manager/VP Marketing at Binzagr CoRo (KSA) as well as held the position of Media Planner/Bus Manager at Mindshare. Currently, Mr. Salman has started and is heading a food business with the name of Maccrrons.

Entrepreneurial Journey –
The Motivation

100

12-Jul-20

Khurram SHARIF | Qatar University, Doha | Department of Management ...

Dr. Khurram Sharif

Associate Professor of Marketing, Qatar University

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. He is an International Master Trainer who has worked with a number of international blue chip clients.

Creating Markets - Six Key Questions

80

13-Jul-20

Dr. Nasir Afghan

Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi.

Dr. Nasir Afghan has been working since 2005 with many high reliability and high performance organizations to study systemic failures. Dr Afghan is working with IAEA team of experts to develop leadership development programs for senior and operational levels managers based on systemic thinking. During last 15 years Dr Nasir Afghan has worked with European, Japanese and Asian nuclear energy companies and regulators to improve organization performance and operational sustainability.

Transformational Leadership - Edhi Case Study

68

14-Jul-20

Mr. Munawar Jamal

Marketing Consultant

Mr. Munawar, an MBA graduate from IBA Karachi, has an experience of 10 years in building, designing and curating brands on both sides of the client-agency continuum. His experience in various brand-centric positions has helped me develop a strong sense of business. Recently, he has started advising start-ups in processes optimization and growth.

Entrepreneurial Marketing

55

15-Jul-20

Dr.
Stuart Read

Professor, Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette University

Prof Read's research is focused on effectuation. Derived from practices employed by expert entrepreneurs, effectuation is a set of heuristics that describe how people make decisions and take action in situations of true uncertainty. As uncertainty is pervasive across all aspects of firms, markets and organizations, his work on effectuation applies to, and has been published in a variety of disciplinary areas.

Understanding Entrepreneurial Effectuation

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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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