LAHORE: Information Technology University (ITU) Lahore’s School of Business and Management has launched Executive MBA in Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (EMBITE).
It is the first programme in Pakistan designed specifically to provide skills and knowledge to those who are interested in starting a new business or those who intend to grow their business.
Prof Dr Umar Saif Adviser to the CM Punjab and Vice Chancellor of ITU, in a message remarked the programme having unique features being targeted at those who were determined to transform Pakistan’s economic landscape in the next 25 years. EMBITE would give new dimension to the higher education in Pakistan, he added.
The programme is designed for maximum flexibility combined with outstanding quality. EMBITE is two-year long modular Executive MBA comprising 72 credit hours, made up of 22 courses (offered as modules) and a project (equivalent to two courses), in accordance with the roadmap laid down by the Higher Education Commission. The candidates having 14 years of education with four years’ work experience or 16 years of education with two years’ work experience will be considered eligible for admission.
Classes are scheduled on the weekends (Saturday & Sunday) from 0900 hrs to 1700 hrs. Candidates accepted in the programme will work in teams of five over the duration of the programme. It will make extensive use of case studies and simulations in its teaching methodology as well as on-line class room contact, especially with foreign faculty. The candidates can fill the online application form by visiting website link: http:/itu.edu.pk/admissions/embite latest by January 31, 2017.—PR
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