Introduction to Business (offered on-campus)

Date:
Nov 16, 2021 - Jan 06, 2022
Application Deadline:
Oct 28, 2021
Duration:
8 Weeks
Schedule:
Tuesday - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Teaching Mode:
On-campus

Please note, it is mandatory to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to attend on-campus classes. Participants will be required to upload their vaccination certificate at the time of registration.

The purpose of this course is introduce participants to the functions of modern-day business enterprise and how it is run profitably. This course will enable participants to gain basic understanding of what is the world of business is all about, how a business enterprise operates, and which business functions are needed to operate any type of business organization.

In this course participants will be able to explore and understand concepts like business systems and how they operate in free market. Participants will explore areas like environmental scanning, ethics in business, economics in business, management, human resource management, operations management, marketing management, entrepreneurship, finance and accounting management, management information systems, total quality management, global business and e-commerce. Course is specifically designed for participants who have no formal education in the field of business administration.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand basic concept of free enterprise system and other types of economic systems
  • Understand how business ethics apply in business
  • To be able to examine the basic forms of business ownership
  • Gain basic understanding of international business
  • Understand basic functions of management and skills required to manage a business profitably
  • Be able to identify the objectives of key functional areas of running business such as marketing, management, human resource management, production and operation management, quality control, accounting and financial management, management information system, and e-commerce
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Nasir Riaz
MBA with specialization in Marketing, LUMS
25 years of experience in teaching, training and consultancy

Course Fee: PKR 22,000/-

Note: CES may cancel or postpone a course due to insufficient enrolment or unforeseen circumstances. In this case, the university will refund registration/processing fee (if any) but will not be responsible for any other related charges/expenses including cancellation/change charges by airline and travel agencies. 

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