Exciting and eventful as always, last year at IoBM has been no exception. Following are some examples to give you a glimpse of life at IoBM in general:

Student life at IoBM is not just about presentations, reports, midterms and finals. In fact, there is a whole range of student-organized entertainment and events that take place throughout the year. Students on campus are genuinely interested in cultural vibrancy and a sense of community. In between the busy academic schedule there are seminars, talk shows, guest speakers, fund raiser bake sales, the Event Management class food and fun stalls, CBMUN, Green Day, Drama festival and so much more. One can never get enough of it.

To cater to the individual student’s choice, there are a number of societies for like-minded people such as:

Literary and Public Speaking; Finance; Mathematics; Entrepreneurs; Club IT; CBM Society for Health Managers; Egalitarians- Economics; Youth Enhancement; Enlighten; Industrial Engineering & Management; Dialogue; Marketing; Strategic & Human Resource; Entertainment Plus; Vanguard and the Sports Society; Mentor; SWAT and Music & Arts Society (MARTS). Each society is headed by a faculty advisor who is a senior member of the faculty or management and a team of student office bearers. These societies are diverse in their activities, organizing university-wide forums for students to talk about and debate social, economic, and political issues; organize seminars & workshops where they invite well known personalities from the business, government and corporate world. This provides them with an opportunity to exchange ideas and opinions with market leaders.

Our students participate in various events organized by other universities / institutes locally, as well as, nationally and have won laurels for their Institute. Social care is a regular feature of these societies. Every year in the month of Ramadan donations in cash and kind are collected and, along with the Management’s major contribution, distributed to the needy in various hospitals of the city. Among other regular features is blood donation camps put up from time to time.

Students’ Achievements:

  • IoBM team was Runner-up in HEC Inter-varsity Table Tennis Zone “G” Championship 2015-2016

  • IoBM team was Runner-up in Lays Inter-Regional Futsal Glory Cup Tournament 2016 in Lahore

  • IoBM team Telecare secured 2nd Runner-up position in the Amanclinics Accelerator, 2016

  • IoBM team won 2nd position in HEC All Pakistan Intervarsity (Men) Table Tennis Championship 2016

  • IoBM team won 2nd position at FAST Robotics competition, 2015

  • IoBM team won Battle of the Bands at LUMS Music Festival, 2015

  • IoBM team won 2nd prize at LUMS Leadership Marathon, 2015

  • IoBM team won the 1st prize at Pakistan Tobacco’s “Battle of Minds”, 2015

  • IoBM team won the Unilever Talent Hunt 2014

Recent IoBM Student Events

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Society Name:  Egalitarians

 

Founded in 2005, Egalitarians is one of the most renowned and prestigious student society at Institute of Business Management.The society also publish an annual magazine by the name of Economizer

Media Society

 

Screening of Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s Oscar-winning documentary “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness”, March 21, 2016 Film Festival: A short-film festival was organized by the Media Society over three days – March 10, 11 and 12, 2016.

 

To celebrate its 20-year IoBM organized a musical evening with Abida Perveen on March 5, 2016 at the IoBM convocation area. She mesmerized thousands of attendees with her soulful voice. Amjad Sabri was also present on the occasion and the ceremony ended with his DUA.

CBM Society of Health Managers (CSHM)

 

World Health Workers Week, World Health Day, April 2016

Health Convention, April 2016

CSHM-SWAT Blood Drive, February 2016

IoBM Health Camp –Health First Conference, November 2015

Health and Nutrition Festival Thar, April 2015

 

IQRA wins HEC Table Tennis Championship at IoBM- January 21, 2016

HEC Inter-university Table Tennis Championship Zone G for Boys was held at the IoBM, Karachi  in which 13 universities participated, according to IoBM Public Affairs Section.

Entertainment Plus Society (EPS)

 

Eid Milad un Nabi (SAW): In a world of losing hope and shaking faith, EPS brought Milad to reconstruct and polish the good faith with soothing recitations in praise of Allah and the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H), February, 2016

 

Experia’15 is a national multi-purpose event comprising the areas of gaming, creativity, writing, public speaking, computer science and engineering with an innovative spin to help develop your skills in order to give you a taste of competition.

 

Entrepreneurial Showcase 2015

(Spring 2015)

This Springs’s first event was organized to launch a business idea competition where all the existing fashion entrepreneurs were given opportunity to participate and target their market within the campus. This allowed fashion entrepreneurs of CBM to highlight their products in front of the audience and received an overwhelming response in the end.

Battle of Minds  

 

Winner of Champions Trophy beating 180 Teams

CIMA Global Business Challenge

 

Runner up among the top four universities in the final round in Pakistan and among 300 teams from all over Pakistan in entire competition.

Dialogue Society

 

The Last Moments, October, 2014.

Discovering Spiritual Peace in the Chaos of Materialism, March, 2015

 

IoBM Club of Entrepreneurship organized an entrepreneurial show case to display the products of student entrepreneurs of IoBM.

The Psychology Club 

 

Car Show, April, 2015

"Rajuvenate", December, 2014

Open House'14, October, 2014

Awaami Junction 3 (Theater Play), September, 2014

P@SHA (Pakistan Software Houses Association) Launchpad

 

Won the P@SHA Award for Best Social Innovation Product/Idea, Rs.50,000 cash price beating more than 120 teams from all over Karachi.

Social Welfare And Trust (SWAT)

 

Match Screening, Now or Never Pak VS India, February, 2015

Thar Project'15, February, 2015

Distribution of Sweaters/Walk for Peshawar Victims, December, 2014

SWAT Open House'14 Featuring Noori, October, 2014

Meat Distrubition, October, 2014

Spikes Asia Creative Festival

 

Festival for two consecutive years, IoBM students have received fully funded scholarships to attend the prestigious three day training and workshop event SPIKES Asia in Singapore. More than 4000 applicants from all over Asia apply for this program where only 15 students are selected from Asia.

Experiential Learning Highlights  

Team Members/Name of Participants: IoBM Students Societies