Seminars / Workshops

To increase awareness and understanding of information technology and business-related issues, many short seminars and guest lectures are organized.These seminars and lectures are in tandem with the institute’s policy towards entrepreneurship development and networking.

Seminars are conducted and attended by the leading figures from business and industry, as these invited speaker sessions address various business practices.

Year 2018

Topic Guest Speaker Name, Designation & Organization
Hypothesis Testing Using SPSSMr. Farhan Ahmed Shaikh Faculty Member - Management Sciences & Managing Editor - JSIR MSSE, SZABIST Karachi
Primary Data Analysis Using SPSSMr. Farhan Ahmed Shaikh Faculty Member - Management Sciences & Managing Editor - JSIR MSSE, SZABIST Karachi
Team BuildingMr. Hussain Aftab Changi Trainer & Motivational Speaker
Business Intelligence Tools and TechniquesMr. Kashif Rashid Nagi Assistant professor SZABIST Karachi.
"International Women’s Day" (Everyday Issues that Dis-empower Women) Ms. Shahnaz Wazir Ali President SZABIST
"International Women’s Day" (Everyday Issues that Dis-empower Women)Ms. Iffat Ara Economist
"International Women’s Day" (Everyday Issues that Dis-empower Women)Ms. Nasreen Haque Vice President SZABIST
"International Women’s Day" (Everyday Issues that Dis-empower Women)Ms. Nadia Zaidi SZABIST Faculty
"International Women’s Day" (Everyday Issues that Dis-empower Women)Ms. Komal Joyo SZABIST Student
"International Women’s Day" (Everyday Issues that Dis-empower Women)Ms. Noor ul Huda Shah Chief Guest
KPI of performance AppraisalMr. Ammad Zafar Manager HR, Travel Consultant Reasearch Assistant George Mason University (USA), PhD Scholar (UOK)
Jamapunji Investor Awareness SeminarMr. Tariq Naseem Joint Director Securities and Exchange Connission of Pakistan
Self-ManagementMr. Bilal Ahmed Khiyani Junior Associate Planning Starcom Pakistan
Teamwork, Leadership, Quality & DevelopmentMs. Margareth Carneiro Director, Board of Directors at Project Management Institute Global (U.S)
Teamwork, Leadership, Quality & DevelopmentMs. Rocio De La Cuadra Director Portfolio Management Project Development, PMI
Teamwork, Leadership, Quality & DevelopmentMr. Fahad Ahmed President at PMI Karachi Pakistan Chapter
Teamwork, Leadership, Quality & DevelopmentDr. Akmal Attaullah Director at Institute of Balanced Scorecard, Pakistan
Teamwork, Leadership, Quality & DevelopmentCol ®Rizwan Ahmed Registrar Barrett Hodgson University. Geopolitical Analyst AAj News, PTV News & Express News
Quickbooks – Accounting Software for BusinessesMs. Kanza Sohail Trainer for Executive Education Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi
Seminar on Leadership and Conflict ManagementSyed Mustafa Ali Sr. HR Executive Avari Towers
Seminar on Leadership and Conflict ManagementMs. Nayyara Rehman Head of Communications Works, Qordata.
Portfolio Construction and Analysis Using MS-ExcelMr. Imran Omer Faculty of Management Science SZABIST Karachi
Oracle Primavera P6Mr. Aziz Channa Project Management Professional
Fundamentals of Cash Flow Statement - Comparing procedures under IFRS and GAAPMr. Basharat Babar Afridi Senior Officer in Finance & Accounting Department Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
Financial Statement Analysis through key ratiosMr. Shafique Ahmed Assistant Manager (Accounting Services Department) Talha & Co. Chartered Accountants
Strategic Marketing in digital eraMr. Amir Adnan Designer and Entrepreneur
Strategic Marketing in digital eraMr. Raheel Yousuf Head of Digital Marketing
Strategic Marketing in digital eraMr. Bilal Habib The Partner of Kimberly Clark AC Nielsen UK
Strategic Marketing in digital eraMr. Daniyal Naqvi Head of sales in Daraz
Servant LeadershipMr. Fahad Ahmed President PMI Karachi Pakistan Chapter
Risk Analysis & Governance Issues in Financial ManagementMr. Raza Ali Soomro Credit Risk Analyst - Credit Division Bank Al Habib Limited
Risk Analysis & Governance Issues in Financial ManagementMr. Shafique Ahmed Assistant Manager Accounting Services Department Talha & Co Audit Firm
HRIS: A Critical Review of Potential Benefits & Challenges for Pakistani OrganizationsMr. Junaid Alam Senior Manager HR Operations, Services & Employee Relations-PK IBEX Global
In what ways does Literature add value in any societyMr. Makhdoom Riaz Senior Vice President and Chairman Cultural Committee Pakistan American Cultural Center
Tell Me About YourselfMr. Naveed Ghani Assistant Professor Faculty of Computer Science SZABIST KARACHI
Basics of SPSSMr. Muhammad Ashraf Lecturer, PhD Scholar and Researcher
Six Sigma Implementation in ProjectsDr. Akmal Attaullah, PMP, CSSBB, BSMP Director Institute of Balance Scorecard
Power of Technology in Businesses TodayMr. Ahmer Rasheed CEO at Markematics
Power of Technology in Businesses TodayMr. Jawwad Bhatti VP Head of Customer Services at BMA Capital Management
Power of Technology in Businesses TodayMr. Taha Zafar Burney Senior Manager Digital Marketing at Gets Solution
Educational Reforms in Sindh 2014-2018: An Analysis from the fieldDr. Fouzia Khan Head of Curriculum Wing, School Education and literacy Department.
Educational Reforms in Sindh 2014-2018: An Analysis from the fieldMr. Faisal Uqaili Reform Support Unit.
Educational Reforms in Sindh 2014-2018: An Analysis from the fieldMr. Amir Latif Siddiqui USAID Pakistan Reading Project.
Educational Reforms in Sindh 2014-2018: An Analysis from the fieldDr. Beela Jamil Idara- e- Taleem- o- Aagahi
Educational Reforms in Sindh 2014-2018: An Analysis from the fieldMr. Omair Ahmed NOWPDP
Seminar on CPEC and the Emerging EconomiesDr. Kaiser Bangali Dean, Management Sciences Department SZABIST Karachi
Seminar on CPEC and the Emerging EconomiesDr. Shahid Hasan Siddiqui Economist and Chairman & Chief Executive, Research Institute of Islamic Banking & Finance
Seminar on CPEC and the Emerging EconomiesDr. Athar Ahmed Professor & Head of the Department Business Administration and Director ORIC Greenwich University Karachi
Seminar on Banking Products, Market Size and EfficiencyMufti Syed Zahid Siraj VP & Head of Shari’ah Audit Al Baraka Bank
Seminar on Banking Products, Market Size and EfficiencyMr. Mahid Fahim CFA – Senior Relationship Manager Corporate Banking Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
Seminar on Banking Products, Market Size and EfficiencyMs. Rukhsana Narejo CFA – Head of Treasury Sindh Bank Limited
Servant LeadershipMr. Fahad Ahmed, PMP, PMP, ITVL V3, President Project Management Institute, Karachi RVP, FAYSAL Bank, Karachi
Research Under the Industry LensMr. Sibgatullah Husaini Chief Executive, The Dynamics- Research Consultant
Research Under the Industry LensMr. Saeed Akram Head of Admin and Legal, ASA Pakistan
Research Under the Industry LensMs. Hira Wajahat Head of Programmes and Projects, Stimulus Ltd.
Research Under the Industry LensMr. Asif Ansari Reginal Sales Manager-Karachi PTCL (Etilsalat Group)
Media Marketing - Changing ParadigmsMs. Mawish Moulvi Columnist, at Daily Times
Media Marketing - Changing ParadigmsMr. Farhan Raza Senior Journalist Former Controller News ARY
Media Marketing - Changing ParadigmsMs. Uzma Al Karim Senior Anchor and Producer
Literature Review- Locating and Reporting the Right MaterialDr. Najmonnisa HoD, Education Department SZABIST Karachi
Conducting an Internal and External Audit in Strategic ManagementMr. Absar Kazmi Country Manager General Electric (GE Power)
Marketing Complex ServicesMr. Danial Naqvi Director Commercial and Alliances Daraz @Alibaba Group
Marketing Complex ServicesMr. Wahaj Ahmed Consultant at McKinsey Former Assistant General Manager @Careem

  • "IT in Supply Chain Management"

    Seminar on "IT in Supply Chain Management"

    Speaker: Azad Yaqoob
    IT Manager, Qubee

    Ali Haider
    COO, Asia Health Life Insurance

    Iqbal Haider
    IT Manager, Engro

    Muhammad Jiyad Sheikh
    Senior Packaging Dev. Manager, Unilever Pakistan

    M. Hammad Masood
    Head of Customer Services, Supernet.
    Date & Time: Thursday April 3, 2014  3:00pm to 6:00pm
    Venue:: Auditorium, at 90 Clifton
    Mandatory Attendance:: BEC class BBA IV A,B,C & MIS class BBA VI A

  • "Health Seminar on Diabetes and Hypertension"

    Seminar on "Health Seminar on Diabetes and Hypertension"

    Speaker: Dr. Faryal Tariq
    Dr. Essa's Laboratory and Diagnostic Center, Karachi
    Date & Time: Thursday April 3, 2014  10:00am to 11:00pm
    Venue:: Auditorium, at 90 Clifton
    Mandatory Attendance:: Bio Science Students

  • "Molecular Diagnostics: Current Technologies and Applications"

    SZABIST International Seminar on "Molecular Diagnostics: Current Technologies and Applications"

    Speaker: Dr. Farhan Essa
    Director Operations and Clinical Microbiologist
    Dr. Essa's Laboratory and Diagnostic Center, Karachi

    Dr. Saeed Khan
    Assistant Professor
    Head of Pathology and Molecular Diagnostics
    DOW University of Health Sciences OJHA, Karachi

    Dr. Rubina Ghani
    Associate Professor. Department of Biosciences
    Baqai Medical University
    Head of Molecular Diagnostics
    Dr. Rubina Ghani Molecular Laboratory
    Date & Time: Wednesday February 12, 2014  11:00am to 01:00pm
    Venue:: Auditorium, at 90 Clifton
    Mandatory Attendance:: BS BIO-II, III, IV, and VI Students

  • "HRM Practices and its Impact on SME's Operating in Karachi"

    PhD Progress Seminar on "HRM Practices and its Impact on SME's Operating in Karachi"

    Date & Time: Friday February 7, 2014   5:00pm
    Venue: Room # 104 at 100 CliftonKarachi
    Committee Members:: Dr. Mirza Abrar Baig, Committee Member
    Mr. Muhammad Zaki Rashidi, Committee Member
    Dr. Nadeem Syed, MS PhD Coordinator
    Dr. Amanat Ali Jalbani, Vice President (Academics)
    Mandatory Attendance:: MSMS/PhD Research Methodology & MSMS OD students and open for all students

  • "SZABIST International Seminar on Change & Continuity: Religion & National Identity"

    SZABIST International Seminar on "Change & Continuity: Religion & National Identity"

    Date & Time: Wednesday January 29, 2014
    Venue: SZABIST 100 Campus, Room # 104, Clifton Karachi

  • "Deceased Organ Donation"

    Seminar On "Deceased Organ Donation"

    Date & Time: Wednesday January 22nd, 2014
    Venue: SZABIST Auditorium, 90 Campus, Clifton Karachi
    Organise By: Sustainable Development Research Centre (SDRC)

  • "Waves that have Revolutionized Wireless Communications"

    Seminar On "Waves that have Revolutionized Wireless Communications"

    Speaker: Professor Dr. Bal Virdee
    Head Centre for Communications Technology, London Metropolitan University
    Date & Time: Saturday December 7th, 2013,  at 11:00 am to 01:00 pm
    Venue: Room 104, at 100 Clifton
    Mandatory Attendance:: BS Computing V and VII Semester Students and open for all

  • "History and Law"

    National Conference On "History and Law"

    Date & Time: Saturday December 7th, 2013,  at 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
    Venue: Room # 108 at 154 Clifton Karachi

  • "Nuts and Bolts of Mathematica"

    Seminar On "Nuts and Bolts of Mathematica"

    Organized By: Ms. Dania Majeed
    Lecturer, SZABIST - Karachi
    Date & Time: Thursday December 5th, 2013,  at 11:30 am to 2:30 pm and 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    Venue: Lab 3&4 at 90 Clifton
    Mandatory Attendance:: Calculus Class BBA III F & BBA III B Students

  • "Waves That Have Revolutionized Wireless Communications"

    Seminar On "Waves That Have Revolutionized Wireless Communications"

    Speaker: Mr. Faisal Hassan
    Regional Director, London Metropolitan University
    Date & Time: Saturday December 7th, 2013,  at 11:00 am to 01:00 pm
    Venue: Room 104, at 100 Clifton
    Mandatory Attendance:: BCS/BS & BEME Students

  • "Sindh Ethnomusicology"

    Seminar On "Sindh Ethnomusicology"

    Date & Time: Sunday December 1st, 2013,  at 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Venue: Studio, SZABIST 154 Campus Clifton, Karachi
    Organise By: Sindh Abhyas Academy

  • "Archaeology of Sindh: Tracing Two Million Years"

    Seminar On "Archaeology of Sindh: Tracing Two Million Years"

    Speaker: G.M, Umrani,
    Amer Jaleel, &
    Muneer Chandio
    Date & Time: Tuesday November 26, 2013,  at 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    Venue: Auditorium National Museum of Pakistan, Karachi
    Organise By: Sindh Abhyas Academy

  • Dawn in the Valley of Wisdom "Literature of Sindh: Folk, Classical, & Modern"

    Seminar On Dawn in the Valley of Wisdom "Literature of Sindh: Folk, Classical, & Modern"

    Speaker: G.M, Umrani,
    Amer Jaleel, &
    Muneer Chandio
    Date & Time: Sunday November 24, 2013,  at 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    Venue: Auditorium 90, at SZABIST Clifton Karachi
    organise By: Sindh Abhyas Academy

  • "Praxis and Proficiency in Mixed Methods Research Designs: A Framework for Conceptualizing Integration of Qualitative and Quantitative Data and Analysis"

    PhD Progress Seminar On "Praxis and Proficiency in Mixed Methods Research Designs: A Framework for Conceptualizing Integration of Qualitative and Quantitative Data and Analysis"

    Speaker: Muhammad Zaki Rashidi
    PhD Management Science
    Date & Time: Monday November 18, 2013,  at 5:00 pm
    Venue: In Auditorium, at 90 Clifton Karachi
    Mandatory Attendance: MS/MS/PhD ARMT Section A and Section B

  • "PMP Certifications along with the Path Way in Project Management"

    Seminar On "PMP Certifications along with the Path Way in Project Management"

    Speaker: Mr. Assadullah Chaudary
    Consultant, Mentor and Trainer, CEO of AUC Technology
    Director Special Projects of PMI Karachi Chapter
    Topic: Project Management
    Speaker: Mr. Dilawar Abbas
    Project Manager, Creative Chaos and Head of Small & Medium Business Unit
    Topic: Entrepreneurship, Goal Setting & its Linkage with Project Management
    Speaker: Mr. Nizar Noor Ali
    CEO, Colloid Solutions
    Date & Time: Friday November 1, 2013,  3:00 pm to 6:30 pm
    Venue: Auditorium, at 90 Clifton
    Mandatory Attendance: Recruitment and Selection, SCM and Services Marketing Class BBA Elective , BBA Elective & BBA VII C/D Students

  • "Management Information System and Decision Making in Modern Days"

    Seminar On "Management Information System and Decision Making in Modern Days"

    Speaker: Mr. Ekhlaque Ahmed
    (President at Gear, & Faculty at IoBM and Iqra University)

    Mr. Sumair Ahmed
    (Asst. Director in ISTD at State Bank of Pakistan)

    Mr. Haris Khan
    (Faculty at Iqra University Karachi)

    Mr. Nizar Noorali
    (Adjunct Faculty at SZABIST Karachi)
    Chief Guest: Mr. Faisal Server
    (Asst. Director at State Bank of Pakistan)
    Date & Time: Friday October 25, 2013,  3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    Venue: Auditorium, at 90 Clifton
    Mandatory Attendance: ITB, COP & MIS Class BBA I E and MBA D I B & III B Students

  • "RESEARCH DEGREES AND THEIR REQUIRMENTS"

    Seminar On "RESEARCH DEGREES AND THEIR REQUIRMENTS"

    Speaker: Professor Dr. M. Altaf Mukati
    Dean (Computing & Engineering Sciences), SZABIST Karachi
    Date & Time: Thursday October 3, 2013,  at 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
    Venue: Room 104, at 100 Clifton Karachi
    Mandatory Attendance: All MS & PhD Students

  • “Our Life, Our Sindhu River”

    Seminar On “Our Life, Our Sindhu River”

    Speaker: Mr. A.G.N Abbasi
    Former Chairman Technical Committee on Water Resources

    Mr. Idrees Rajput
    Expert Irrigation system
    Date & Time: Tuesday September 17, 2013,  at 11:30 pm to 2:30pm
    Venue: Room 25, at 90 Clifton Karachi
    Mandatory Attendance: Sindh Studies Class BSSS III B Students

  • India-Pakistan Relations: Bottlenecks and Way Forward

    Seminar On “India-Pakistan Relations: Bottlenecks and Way Forward”

    Speaker: Prof. Dr Savita Panday, JNU, Delhi India
    Beena Sarwar, Editor, Aman ki Asha
    Amin Hashwani, President, Pakistan-India CEOs Business Forum
    Date & Time: Wednesday August 28, 2013,  at 3:00 pm to 4:30pm
    Venue: Room 104, 100 Clifton Karachi

  • “Community Service"

    Seminar On "Community Service"

    Speaker: Mr. Zia Awan
    Madadgar National Helpline Karachi

    Ms. Sabeen Fatima Haque
    Naya Jeevan Karachi

    Mr. Shahid Zaki
    C.E.O - Aman Foundation Karachi

    Mr. Mudassir Habib
    Shaukhat Khannum Memorial Trust Karachi
    Date & Time: Saturday April 27, 2013,  3:00pm to 5:00pm
    Venue: Room 104 at 100 Clifton
    Mandatory Attendance: Community Service II class BSSS II A/B Students

  • “Energy Crisis in Pakistan”, "Energy Efficiency" & "Awareness about Energy Efficient Products"

    Seminar On

    Topics: "Energy Crisis in Pakistan"

    "Energy Efficiency" &

    "Awareness about Energy Efficient Products"
    Speaker: Mr. Raza Mohsin
    Fortune securities

    Prof. Dr. Anjum Khalid
    Senior Professor - NED Karachi

    Mr. Maneesh Singhania
    Nizam Energy
    Date & Time: Wednesday April 17, 2013,  3:00pm to 5:30pm
    Venue: Media Studio, at 154 Clifton
    Mandatory Attendance: Project Management Class BBA VIII A, B, D/E & BEME VI Students

  • “Implementation and Working of an ERP System in an Organization”

    Seminar On

    Topics: "Implementation and Working of an ERP System in an Organization"

    "Achieving Success Against all Odds (Role of Social Media in Marketing" &

    "Role of Information Technology In Today’s World"
    Speaker: Mr. Mohammed Amir Sheikh
    CEO - GEXTON Software House

    Mr. Shahjahan Chaudhry
    CEO Marketing and Advertising - Teamants Social Media

    Mr. Amir Rasheed
    IT Manager - Multinet
    Chief Guest: Dr. Jahangir Piracha
    General Manager HR- Engro Corporation
    Date & Time: Saturday April 13, 2013,  2:30Pm to 6:00pm
    Venue: Auditorium, at 90 Clifton
    Mandatory Attendance: Class BABS V & MBA D II A/B Students

  • “Pakistani Women in a Changing Society”

    Seminar On “Pakistani Women in a Changing Society”

    Speaker: Justice (R) Majida Rizvi
    First Women Judge (High Court)

    Mr. Anis Haroon
    Former Chairperson, (National Commission on the Status of Women)

    Ms. Zubeda Mustafa
    Journalist

    Prof. Dr. Bernadette L.
    Dean- Principal (St. Joseph College for women)

    Ms. Mehnaz Rehman
    Vice President (Aurat Foundation)
    Date & Time: Tuesday April 2, 2013,  11:00 am
    Venue: Auditorium, at 90 Clifton
    Mandatory Attendance: Gender Studies & Public Policy Class BSSS IV A/B & BSSS VIII A/B Students

  • “Developing and Instigating Innovation to Creatively Enhance Operational Efficiency”

    Seminar on “Developing and Instigating Innovation to Creatively Enhance Operational Efficiency”

    Speaker: Mr. Asif Hussain
    General Manager Operations Treasury (HBL- Pakistan)

    Mr. Mehdi Yasir
    Head of Corporate Executive Officer (SIEMENS)

    Mr. Ghulam Murtaza
    Head of Administration & Security (Head of Operations), TCS (Pvt.) Ltd

    Mr. Ali Sabih
    Head of Learning & Organization Development (KASB Bank)

    Mr. Nooruddin Surani
    Chief Operating Officer (Viftech Solutions (Pvt.) Ltd)
    Date & Time: Friday March 29, 2013,  3:00Pm
    Venue: Auditorium, at 90 Clifton
    Mandatory Attendance: Operations Management Class BBA VI A, B, C & F Students