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Lahore School of Economics scored highest percentage (86%) in NBEAC-HEC accreditation process. National Business Education Accreditation Council accredited the Lahore School for four years at its twelfth meeting in Islamabad on June 26, 2014. Earlier, NBEAC team visited the Lahore School on May 19-21, May 2014.

Here, Dr Shahid Amjad Chaudhry, the Rector Lahore School of Economics is receiving the accreditation certificate from Dr Mukhtar Ahmad, Chairman HEC and Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad, Chairman NBEAC-HEC.

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/28/2014 12:41:00 PM,

Farewell MBA 2014

Lahore School of Economics bid farewell to its graduating MBA class on June 22, 2014. The traditional evening was marked by captivating performances of Lahore School students at their best.

Students reminisced and cherished their time spent at the Lahore School. They showed videos made by each section, live music performances, ‘titles’ to everyone paying in addition to rich tributes to their teachers. Here are some of the glimpses of the event:

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/25/2014 11:19:00 AM,

Supply Chain Management

Mr. Nadeem Rehmani, Director Operations - METRO Cash & Carry, was invited to the Lahore School of Economics to deliver a lecture on “Supply Chain Management” to the graduating MBA class on June 12, 2014.

METRO group is a $44 billion company which is based in Germany and has managed to achieve this status in only 7 years. Its components include ‘Self-serving Stores’, ‘Consumer Electronic Stores’, ‘Hyperstar’ and ‘Department Stores’. Currently METRO is a part of the 50th largest fortune companies in the world. METRO is the 4th largest FMCG Company in Pakistan after Nestle, PepsiCo and Unilever.
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/25/2014 11:18:00 AM,

Operations Management

Mr. Zeeshan Feroze, Managing Director of Master Textiles currently heading the Processing Section was invited to the Lahore School of Economics to deliver a lecture on “Operations Management” to a class of BBA (Hons) 3rd year on June 11, 2014.

After an overview of the Company, Mr. Feroze talked about how they were following the “Forever Green” strategy where they adhere to different standards such as the Oeko-Tex 100 for Dyes and Chemicals, ISO 9001 for Documentation, ISO 14000 for Environment, SA 8000 for Social Accountability, GOTS for Organic Cotton, Fair Trade Cotton, BIO for Organic and Re-cycled Polyester. His customers included ZARA, NEXT, Original Marine, and Tema. According to Mr. Feroze, Master Textiles is the third largest consumer, third largest exporter of cotton and second largest supporter of cotton with 450 spinning units which are currently under operation.
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/24/2014 11:45:00 AM,

Lahore School Photo Walk

Lahore School Photography Society organized a Photo Walk after two successful workshops on basic and intermediate photography to Lahore Fort and Badshahi Mosque. Total of 27 society members participated in the walk on June 15, 2014. Lahore School Arts Society was also invited to the guided Walk. Students snapped some amazing images during the Walk.
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/20/2014 11:38:00 AM,

Quality Enhancement Cell at the Lahore School of Economics

As a part of strengthening the Quality Assurance process the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has asked all universities in Pakistan including the Lahore School of Economics to self assess its degree programs in order to evaluate their strengths and weaknesses and suggests improvements. In order to fully meet the requirement of this process the Lahore School of Economics reconstituted its Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) on September 26, 2013. The following are the members of the reconstituted QEC:
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/16/2014 01:03:00 PM,

The Lahore Journal of Economics

The Lahore Journal of Economics, Vol. 19 - 1, 2014) has been published. Contents include:

Determinants of School Choice: Evidence from Rural Punjab, Pakistan by Hamna Ahmed and Sahar Amjad Sheikh

The Impact of Exchange Rate Volatility on Trade: A Panel Study on Pakistan’s Trading Partners by Abdul Jalil Khan, Parvez Azim, and Shabib Haider Syed

The Effect of Trade Liberalization on Firm Entry and Exit in Punjab, Pakistan by Marjan Nasir

Can Analysts Really Forecast? Evidence from the Karachi Stock Exchange by Haris Bin Jamil, Aisha Ghazi Aurakzai, and Muhammad Subayyal

Terms-of-Trade Volatility and Inflation in Pakistan by Kiran Ijaz, Muhammad Zakaria, and Bashir A. Fida

The Efficiency of Foreign Exchange Markets in Pakistan: An Empirical Analysis by Rizwana Bashir, Rabia Shakir, Badar Ashfaq, and Atif Hassan

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/16/2014 10:07:00 AM,

Alumni comes ‘home' to play cricket

Alumni from Class of 2006 visited Lahore School to play a cricket match on June 8, 2014. They had great fun getting together at a place from where they all had great memories. A two match series was played by the two teams of MBA: Batch of 2006 ; Section A and Section B. Section A Team made LSE Cricket Ground look no less then Sharjah. The only difference was that the last ball six in both the matches was not hit by Javed Miandad but by our very own alumni.

Following were the participants:
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/13/2014 12:48:00 PM,

We don't hate change, but sometimes change hates us

Sabri Ben-Achour

You would think from our rapidly obsolete laptops and ever updating phones that all new technology spreads at a breakneck pace.

You would be wrong.

“People who’ve studied technology adoption have often been struck by how slow it is,” says Eric Verhoogen, an Associate Professor at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. “The technologies that make the news are the ones that move fast, but many cases -- including basic industrial technology -- have taken a long time to diffuse.”
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/10/2014 09:40:00 AM,

Brand Management and Advertising

“Advertising is not magic, there is science to it”

On Thursday, June 05 2014, Mr. Asad Rizvi, Executive Director - Orient Mccann was invited to the Lahore School to deliver a lecture on “Brand management and Advertising” to the graduating MBA class. The speaker taked about integrated advertising and internal working of advertising agencies, client and agency relationship and ad making process.
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/06/2014 04:24:00 PM,

Lahore School Students on United States Fulbright Scholarships

The Lahore School’s outstanding students and Alumni are awarded with Fulbright Scholarships in United States every year. Below is the list of Lahore School’s graduates currently studying on Fulbright Scholarships in the United States of America.

  1. Mohsina Shah in Williams College, USA [MA in Policy Economics 2013-2015]
  2. Aimen Khalid Butt in Columbia University, USA [Masters in Humanities 2013-2015]
  3. Maryam Khan in Duke University, USA [MA Economics (PhD Track) 2013-2015]
  4. Syed Danyal Ali in Columbia Business School, Columbia University [MS Marketing 2013-2015]
  5. Farah Khalid Khan in New York University, USA [MA in Politics 2012-2014]
  6. Sidra Zia Butt in Northwestern University, USA [Msc. in Brand Management for Social Development 2013-2015]
  7. Furwa Baig in Columbia University, USA [MPA 2013-2015]


posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/06/2014 04:22:00 PM,

Pakistan’s football factories score goal for innovation

Pakistan’s football-making industry is benefitting from a new technology which allows balls to be made more efficiently, thanks to research funded by the International Growth Centre (IGC), based at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

Researchers found a new way to cut the footballs' pentagon panels from sheets of an artificial leather, rexine – the most costly input into football production.
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/03/2014 08:30:00 AM,

Pakistan Economic Survey

Pakistan Economic Survey 2013-14

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/03/2014 07:00:00 AM,

Lahore School student wins William A. Watt Memorial Award in USA

Lahore School student Jawad Nasir, who left to study for one year in the U.S at The University of Georgia last year in June on the Rotary Scholarship (GRSP, was conferred William A. Watt Memorial Award (GRSP Student of the Year). This award is given to one of the 50 scholars who attend the scholarship every year as a reward for promoting the program's ideology of peace and accord among nations. The award this year was shared by two students from Pakistan.

On return after successfully representing both Pakistan and the Lahore School of Economics, Jawad intends to continue his degree at the Lahore School.

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/02/2014 03:05:00 PM,

Managing Business in Pakistan-Challenges and Opportunities

Lahore School of Economics Second Annual Business Research Conference concluded on May 31, 2104. The Conference was held at the Lahore School Main Campus in collaboration with CFA Society Pakistan, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, JCR-VIS, PACRA and MAP. The theme of the Conference was “Managing Business in Pakistan-Challenges and Opportunities."

On May 30, 2014, the Conference was inaugurated by Dr Shahid Amjad Chaudhry, Rector, Lahore School of Economics, who welcomed all the speakers and guests. Dr. Amjad Waheed, CFA (CEO NAFA Funds) delivered the key note address with a special focus on the investment alternatives in Pakistan based on the historical performance and future outlook. Dr. Waheed recommended the use of Modern Portfolio Theory and strategic asset allocation process to investment decisions. According to him, this process is based on a three dimensional view of the risk, return and correlation between asset classes. He asserted that the investors should resort to the Capital Protected Strategy if they aim to protect their return against inflation and earn a decent return and substantiated it with attained results.
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/02/2014 09:07:00 AM,

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