The Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi welcomed the Accreditation Inspection Committee (AIC) from the National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC) from October 3-5, 2019 to re-accredit the MBA and BBA programs and accredit the BS Accounting and Finance program. The AIC from the National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC) visited the Institute on September 27, 2019, to re-accredit the BS Computer Science program.
The AIC from NBEAC comprised of Professor SDSB, LUMS (Chairman PRT) Dr. Jawad Syed; Dean, NUST Business School Dr. Naukhez Sarwar; Dean, FAST School of Management, FAST NUCES Islamabad Dr. Sadia Nadeem; Dean, Air University, Islamabad Dr. Idrees Khawaja; Executive Vice President, National Bank of Pakistan Dr. Arshad Khan; and Program Director, NBEAC Mr. Ahtesham Ali Raja.
The AIC from NCEAC comprised of Associate Professor, NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Dr. Sharifullah Khan; and Assistant Professor Department of Engineering NUML, Dr. Basit Shahzad.
Executive Director IBA Karachi, Dr. Farrukh Iqbal briefed the AIC from NBEAC about IBA’s strategic direction, program overview, infrastructure and facilities. During the NCEAC visit, Associate Dean Faculty of Computer Science, Dr. Sayeed Ghani, Chair Computer Science, Dr. Shakeel Khoja, Program Director, Computer Science, Dr. Faisal Iradat from IBA, Karachi briefed the team about the IBA’s historical milestones, program overview, infrastructure and facilities.
The meetings were held with faculty members and relevant stakeholders. Classroom visit and campus tour were also held along with inspection of documentation. Classroom visits and campus tours of both campuses were also held, along with engagements with employers and alumni and inspection of documentation.
The visits concluded with an exit meeting; the AIC members and all relevant IBA stakeholders participated in the meeting and engaged in a fruitful discussion about findings and learnings from the visit.