Work History

Work History
2009 - Present

Teaching Assistant

Institute of Business Administration

Selected as one of the first Teaching Assistant by Department of Marketing, IBA. I assisted Mr. Muqtadar Quraishi for the course "Supply Chian Management". My major responsiblities were:

  • Assisting in preparation of course outline and course material.
  • Grading of quizzes and assignments.
  • Input of grades in CMS portal

In addition to that I arranged two guest speaker sessions for the class at IBA CEE.

2008 - Present

Associate

Agha's

Worked as a faculty and prepared the verbal section for IBA Test Preparation Material Handbook. Assisted the proprieter in Business Development, finding new markets and formulating new strategies. 

2008 - 2009

Grading Assistant

Institute of Business Administration

Selected as Grading Assitant by three departments namely; Department of Economics & Finance, Department of Management, Department of Marketing. Worked with the following faculty members:

  • Dr. Heman D. Lohano, Department of Economics & Finance.
  • Ms. Rizwana Mujeeb, Department of Management.
  • Mr. Jami Moiz, Department of Marketing.

Major job responsiblities included:

  • Grading quizzes, assignments and project evaluation.
  • Facilitating faculty in other administrative tasks.
2007 - 2009

Adjunct Faculty

Newports Institute of Communications and Economics

Taught textile courses to B-Tech and BS classes. Prepared course outlines for 20 textile, management and marketing courses and suggested re-structuring of cirricula to the Director. Served as an advisor to the Director on policy issues and new business development strategies. 

Jun 2008 - Jul 2008

Intern, Displays & Graphics

3M Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd.

Interned for summer 2008, I successfully completed the following projects:

  • Prepared a comprehensive customer data base for various catagories in Displays & Graphics division. It included segmented and verified contacts of more than 1400 current and potential customers for 3M products.
  • Implemented shop merchandizing plan for 3M Privacy Filters on 17 retail outlets in Karachi. The target duration was one week but the activity was completed in four days.
  • Worked with an advertising agency Creative Com to prepare the first ever advertising supplement for Scotch Print Graphics, a 3M brand. The supplement was punlished on September 01, 2008
  • Participated in End User Seminar for Commercial Graphics, sub division of Displays & Graphics to have better understading of the catagory profile, market trends and customer requirements. The seminar covered various 3M solutions and revolutionary architectural psuedo material Dinoc.
Sep 2006 - Apr 2007

Chemist, Research & Development

Lucky Textile Mills

Directly appointed as Chemist owing to extraodinary academic record. During a brief period of seven months acted as a change agent and resolved long standing technical and procedural issues. Major examples are:

  • Worked on the pilot project of E-Control, an environmentally friendly process that reduces process costs and causes less harm to the eco system.
  • Handled the Supply Chain of Caustic Soda, key raw material for a textile wet-processing unit and actively worked to ensure stable supply, better inventory controls and no stock outs.
  • Worked with a cross funtional team to meet standard specifications for a US customer MEDLINE.

Education

Education

Matriculation

B.V.S. Parsi High School

Extra Cirricular Activities

  • Won District South debate competition.
  • Represented BVS at Inter-District debate competition.
  • Participated in National Day Celebrations.
  • Student Assistant at library.
2010 - Present

CPM (Asia Pacific) in Progress

Asia Pacific Marketing Federation
2002 - Present

Intermediate

D.J Science College

Extra Curricular Activities

  • Arranged Pakistan Day celebrations at the college.
  • Participated in Quiz Competition.
2007 - 2009

Master of Business Administration

Institute of Business Administration

KEY PROJECTS

  • Publicity and PR, a presentation on the fall of adverstising and rise of PR and various methods of getting brand recognition through third party endorsements. 
  • Story of Love, a mini case developed over the success story of Nestle Everyday, its initial strategy and response to the upcoming challenges.
  • Losing Virginity, a presentation on Virgin brands and Sir Richard Branson, the success stories and brand failures.
  • Branding Exports, a comprehensive analysis of top five Pakistani export goods and exploring branding opportunities in the international market.
  • Pricing of Ice creams, a marketing project on pricing strategies of Ice cream at retail level. The impact of pricing brackets and the push strategies of different retailers regarding the product catagory.
  • Strategy of RB, a live case developed on Reckitt Benckiser Pakistan for the corporate strategy module.
  • UBL AMEX, a market research project for the lauch of American Express Cards by UBL and uplifting the image of the bank by attracting high end customers.
  • Advertisement Analysis, analysis of Clinic Plus Chulbuli campaign.
  • The PIA Resource, a strategic human resource presentation on PIA.
  • Driving the Islamic Way, a project on Islamic Ijarah and how it differentiates from Conventional Car Financing Schemes and Loans.

Extra Curricular Activities

  • Chief Organizer, Buyolugy Workshop by Martin Lindstrom on March 15, 2009 at IBA.
  • Volunteer, Jugalbandi an International Classical Music Fusion on April 22, 2009 at IBA.
  • Participated in workshop titled "Activity Based Costing" at IBA CEE on March 27, 2009.
  • Participated in MARCON 2009 organized by Marketing Association of Pakistan on January 28-29, 2009.
  • Participated in "Battle of the Minds" organized by Pakistan Tobacco Comany.
  • Member, IBA Alumni Society
  • Contested Elections for Manager Seminar Society
2002 - 2006

Bachelor of Engineering

Hamdard University

Key Projects

  • Comparitive analysis of Reactive vs Pigment Dyes in Open Width Continuous Operations with emphasis on cost and process time reduction.
  • Preparation of Trichromatic Color Triangle using Synazol Dyes
  • Exhibition report on IGATEX 2006.

Extra Cirricular Activites

  • Represented student body for three consecutive years.
  • 3D Machine Drawings

Skills

Skills

Event Management

Film Making

Regional Language

Regional Language skills include a fair understanding of Sindhi and Punjabi

English Language