School of Management Sciences (SMS)

The School of Management Sciences offers a robust academic platform encompassing business, economics, and hospitality management. Through rigorous coursework and practical experiences, students gain a deep understanding of industry dynamics, strategic management principles, and effective leadership strategies. Our comprehensive programs equip graduates with the knowledge, skills, and expertise needed to thrive in today's competitive business landscape.

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“To become a leading School of Management Sciences recognized for its high-quality education and a sense of responsibility in creating social and economic impact through its community open to the exchange of ideas and creativity. ”
Head of the Department

Inspiring excellence,

The Business Programs at BNU are targeted at providing students with a modern blend of a technologically advanced education intertwined with concepts of business and commerce. A parochial view towards functional aspects of a business might not be sufficient to make students competitive in the industry; therefore, we at BNU provide liberal and inclusive education, one that is infused with theoretical and practical aspects, and taught by leading practitioners in the industry so that our graduates are well prepared to take up professional roles in the corporate sector.

Mr. Ijaz Hussain

Head of the Department of Management Sciences

SE PROGRAMS

Empowering Lives Through Diverse Programs of Study

Department of Management Sciences (DMS)

The Department of Management Sciences nurtures future business leaders through theoretical and practical education in business. Our academic programs focus on quality, skill-building, and real-world practice. Students benefit from business simulations, case studies, final year projects on industry issues, internships, generous scholarships, startup incubation, and mentorship programs, supported by experienced academics and practitioners.


Department of Hospitality Management

The Department of Hospitality Management offers a curriculum developed with Hashoo School of Hospitality Management and aligned with international standards set by the Confederation of Hospitality (CTH) UK. Students can earn a four-year bachelor's degree, obtain CTH qualifications, and transfer credits to CTH-affiliated institutions globally.


Department of Economics

At the Department of Economics at Beaconhouse National University, we are dedicated to fostering a deep understanding of economic principles, critical thinking, and analytical skills within the context of a liberal arts education. Our programs empower students to explore the complexities of economic systems, make informed decisions, and contribute to positive societal change as the next generation’s leaders.


FACULTY AND STAFF

Our team,

Dr. Hafiz Pasha

Dr. Hafiz Pasha

Dr. Hafiz Pasha, Head of the Center for Public Policy & Professor Emeritus, is a distinguished economist with extensive experience in academia, public policy, and government advisory roles. He has held prominent positions such as Federal Commerce Minister, Federal Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs, and Deputy Chairman/Federal Minister of the Planning Commission. Dr. Pasha boasts a strong educational background with a PhD from Stanford University and an M.A. from Cambridge University. He is widely recognized for his significant contributions to governance, public finance, poverty alleviation, and social development..

Dr. Akmal Hussain

Dr. Akmal Hussain

Dr. Akmal Hussain is a distinguished economist and academician with expertise in economic policy, development economics, and sustainable development. He has served in various capacities advising governments in Pakistan and contributing to international deliberations on Sustainable Development Goals. Dr. Hussain has a strong educational background with a PhD from the University of Sussex and degrees from the University of Cambridge. He is known for his contributions to policy discussions, research publications, and advocacy for inclusive and sustainable development.

Mr. Ijaz Hussain

Mr. Ijaz Hussain

Mr. Ijaz Hussain is a distinguished academician and professional specializing in Economics, Accounting, and Finance. He holds an Associate membership with the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ACMA) and a master's degree in Economics from Government College University, Lahore. Joining BNU in 2007, Mr. Hussain brings over 30 years of extensive experience in teaching, research, and administration within prestigious academic institutions. Renowned for his contributions to economics education, he has an impressive portfolio of research publications and has demonstrated exceptional academic leadership throughout his career.

Dr. Atif Hassan

Dr. Atif Hassan

Dr. Atif Hassan is a seasoned academician and administrator with a focus on Hospitality Management. He has extensive experience in teaching, research, and administrative roles in reputable academic institutions. Dr. Hassan's educational background includes a PhD in Management and a Post-Doctorate in Business Management, along with certifications and executive education from reputable institutions. He is known for his expertise in hospitality management, strategy, organizational behavior, and human resource management.

Dr. Ali Abbas

Dr. Ali Abbas

Dr. Ali Abbas is a dynamic academician and researcher specializing in Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Higher Education Branding. He has a strong educational background with a PhD from Turiba University Latvia and a master's degree from Satakunta University, Finland. Dr. Abbas has extensive teaching and research experience at national and international institutions and is known for his expertise in marketing strategies, branding, and entrepreneurship studies.

Dr. Muhammad Zafran

Dr. Muhammad Zafran

Dr. Muhammad Zafran is an experienced academician and researcher specializing in Supply Chain Management and Marketing. He has a strong educational background with a PhD from Turiba University Latvia and a master's degree from London Metropolitan University. Dr. Zafran has extensive teaching and research experience at national and international institutions and is known for his expertise in supply chain optimization, marketing strategies, and research publications.

Dr. S. A. Raza

Dr. S. A. Raza

Dr. Syed Ali Raza is a Business Information Systems GRC (Governance Risk and Compliance) strategist with over twenty years of experience, well-versed across the breadth of business systems design, development, implementation, post development reviews, and Business-IT Alignment. He holds a PhD in Electronic Payment Transaction Systems Security from the UK. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Governance Risk and Compliance Professional (GRCP).With a proven track record of completing complex enterprise-wide state-of-the-art projects, further focusing on developing and improving GRC landscape both at technical and processes levels, etc., Dr. Ali Raza has formerly served Citibank Head Office London as Technical Adviser for the EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa) Region. He has also served Deloitte UK on highly prestigious clients, along with his services at Allied Bank Ltd as Head of Information Security & Governance, Head of Project Management, and Head of Technology Compliance, and was on the bank’s eVision Committee primarily responsible for setting technology-driven strategic direction of the bank. He has also served Bank AL Habib as Head of Technology Risk and Head of IT Governance.He was on the faculty at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He is currently serving as a Scholar of Practice at the BNU's School of Management Sciences.

Dr. Jamshed Ali

Dr. Jamshed Ali

Dr. Jamshed holds a PhD in Management Sciences with a specialization in Finance. He has a decade of experience in the development sector and academia. He has worked in planning and development, consulting for the CDLD project, and as an Assistant Professor at the Metropolitan School of Business and Management. His research focuses on climate finance, sustainable development, governance, and innovation. He has published policy papers on carbon pricing and is a reviewer for esteemed journals.

Dr. Ahsan Ahmad

Dr. Ahsan Ahmad

Dr. Ahsan Ahmad is a dedicated academician and financial analyst with expertise in corporate finance, fintech trends and innovations, investment and portfolio optimization, financial management, sustainability reporting, and governance considerations. He holds a PhD from the University of Malaya, the business school accredited by AACSB and ranked among the top 100 universities globally. Dr. Ahmad is known for his teaching, research, consultancy services, and training in financial markets and investment strategies. With his extensive experience, academic achievements, and commitment to fostering financial literacy, Dr. Ahmad continues to be a driving force in the field of finance, bridging the gap between theory and practice and inspiring the next generation of finance professionals.

Ms. Hafsa Tanveer

Ms. Hafsa Tanveer

Ms. Hafsa Tanveer is a dedicated academician and economist specializing in theoretical modeling, development economics, and environmental economics. She has a strong educational background with an MPhil in Economics from Lahore School of Economics. Ms. Tanveer is known for her teaching and research contributions in economics and her interest in addressing socioeconomic challenges through economic analysis and policy recommendations.

Mr. Omar Naeem

Mr. Omar Naeem

Mr. Omar Naeem is an accomplished professional with diverse experience in corporate banking, finance, renewable energy, and academia. He holds prestigious qualifications including the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter and an MBA from Institute of Business Administration. Mr. Naeem is known for his expertise in financial analysis, corporate finance, and business development, along with his contributions to academia through teaching and training programs.

Ms. Sana Iqbal

Ms. Sana Iqbal

Ms. Sana has over 7 years of experience in academia. She has done MS in Management Sciences with major in finance, from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, and completed her BS in Business Administration from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology with silver medal. She has published her research in reputed international journals like Journal of Asian Economics and Global Business Review. Her research is also presented in fourth European Research Conference on Microfinance, held in University of Geneva in June 2015. In addition to that, she has worked as a research fellow on projects under Beaconhouse Center for Policy and Research (BCPR), and as a research associate on project titled “Charter of Economy – Agenda for Economic Reforms in Pakistan” published by Friedrich-Ebert- Stiftung (FES) in 2021. Her research interests include microfinance, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility and sustainable consumption.

Ms. Fatima Malik

Ms. Fatima Malik

Ms. Fatima Malik is a dedicated academician specializing in Economics and Public Policy. She holds strong educational credentials including degrees from Government College University and Beaconhouse National University. Ms. Malik is known for her teaching and research interests in economic development, policy analysis, and social welfare.

Ms. Fatima Khalid

Ms. Fatima Khalid

Ms. Fatima Khalid is a dedicated academician specializing in Management Sciences. She holds an MSc degree from University of Warwick and has contributed to research projects and publications in areas such as business excellence and organizational management. Ms. Khalid is known for her teaching, research, and consultancy services in management sciences.

ALUMINI

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SMS TODAY

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NEWS | All News
Economics Students Clinch FCC Economist of the Year Award

In a remarkable triumph for Beaconhouse National University (BNU), the Economics students clinched the prestigious FCC Economist of the Year Award. The fiercely contested competition, hosted by the Lucas Economics Society at Forman Christian College University (FCCU) in Lahore, witnessed BNU's team emerging victorious, surpassing competitors, including the reigning champions from Government College University, Lahore (GCU). Comprising Hassan Shabbir, Rida Shahid, Ayan Ali Butt, Mahzaib Salman, and Syed Sher Muhammad, BNU's winning team showcased exceptional talent. All members hail from the Economics Department at BNU's School of Management Sciences, exemplifying the university's commitment to nurturing excellence. The Economist of the Year contest, organized by FCCU's Lucas Economics Society, is renowned for its rigorous evaluation and challenging scenarios, testing participants' analytical and decision-making skills. BNU's team not only demonstrated academic prowess but also applied economic principles adeptly to real-world situations, distinguishing themselves among formidable contenders. The victory gains added significance as BNU's team surpassed the defending champions from GCU, Lahore. This accomplishment not only reflects the dedication and diligence of the BNU team but also underscores the university's dedication to fostering excellence in economic education and research.

Business Students Dive into Advertising at BBDO Pakistan

Students specializing in Marketing at Beaconhouse National University's School of Business embarked on an enriching journey to one of Pakistan's premier advertising agencies, BBDO Pakistan. BBDO Pakistan is renowned for its extensive portfolio of national and international brands and its noteworthy Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, which range from campaigns advocating against dowry to endeavors addressing skin burn issues. With a global presence, BBDO Pakistan has set industry standards for excellence. Mr. Farooq Qazi, the Chief Operating Officer at BBDO Pakistan, extended a warm welcome to the students. He provided valuable insights into the intricacies of the advertising process and engaged in an interactive discussion about the critical role of bridging the gap between client and customer understanding in the advertising world. Mr. Qazi encouraged the students to approach their roles with unwavering passion and enthusiasm, emphasizing that these qualities are key to becoming successful advertisers. Moreover, he commended the School of Business (SB) at BNU for its commendable efforts in aligning students' theoretical knowledge with practical exposure. This valuable visit to BBDO Pakistan not only broadened the students' horizons but also deepened their understanding of the dynamic world of advertising. BNU's School of Business is dedicated to providing students with real-world experiences that complement their academic pursuits, and visits like these serve as a testament to the university's commitment to preparing students for successful careers in the business world.

Hospitality Management Students' Exclusive PC Practicum

Hospitality Management students from the Department of Hospitality Management recently underwent their hotel orientation at the Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore. As partners of the Hashoo School of Hospitality Management, these students have the unique opportunity to undertake their practicums at the country's largest five-star property. The orientation was meticulously organized, commencing with an introductory session encompassing all departments of the Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore. Additionally, BNU students had the chance to partake in an informative kitchen tour led by the Quality Assurance Manager. In a gesture of hospitality, Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore hosted a sophisticated ceremony for the Department of Hospitality Management students from Beaconhouse National University. The esteemed faculty members, including Prof. Dr. Atif Hassan, Mr. Ahmad Zafar Hayat, and Ms. Javaria, graced the occasion with their presence. Heads of the various hotel departments provided comprehensive insights into their operational processes and the practical implications of their roles to the students. This hands-on experience proved invaluable to the students, who expressed gratitude for the opportunity to receive training at one of the country's premier hotel establishments.

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