For the last four years, IoBM has been rated as one of the top universities in the private sector, both by the Higher Education Commission of the Federal Government and the Provincial Government of Sindh. Eduniversal, during its international conventions of Deans of Business Colleges from over sixty countries, held in 2008 at Paris, France and in 2009 at Cape Town, South Africa awarded IoBM 2 Palms as one of the two best Business Schools in Pakistan. The Institute has been an active member of the International Association of Universities (IAU), International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and is also associated with several other international academic organizations.
IoBM has established linkages and earned credibility with reputed foreign business schools and leading international institutes, associations and organizations pertaining to sharing and contributing ideas and insight in business education and research.
The programs we offer include executive MBA and MBA (Evening) in diverse fields, held on weekends placing special emphasis on the needs of busy executives and those who, having finished one career, wish to go for a new one. IoBM offers programs in Health and Hospital Management, Finance & Risk Management, Industrial Management, Telecommunication Management, Environment & Energy Management, Education Management, Organizational Psychology, Economics and many other disciplines. IoBM faculties excel in their respective fields. They pass on their expertise in research and scholarship to students enabling them to have an enhanced understanding of their respective disciplines.
Students have access to excellent facilities and learning resources as IoBM continually invests in the University's infrastructure: library, gym, sports, computer equipment, Wi-Fi facility, video conferencing, state-of-the-art campus building and subsidized transport facilities. IoBM has earned its reputation through an excellent internship and graduate employment record. The rigorous academic degree courses enable graduates to acquire breadth and depth in their chosen subjects and, therefore, enter a wide range of careers. A large number of its graduates join top business schools in Europe, USA and Canada.
Research is a core competence at IoBM. All members of the IoBM community are actively engaged in disseminating knowledge, pursuing research in a diverse range of themes. The Institute publishes the country's first research quarterly journal, Pakistan Business Review (PBR), which is recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and ECONLIT, Journal of Economic Literature, USA. An annually held HEC financed international conference provides a platform for the presentation of research undertaken at IoBM.
IoBM is now connected with PERN2, a high speed dedicated National Research & Education Network (NREN) for the universities/institutes and other academic sectors of Pakistan.