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Work experience

2009Present

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.

2008Present

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. 

20082009

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.
20072009

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 2008Jul 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 2006Apr 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

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.
2010Present

CPM (Asia Pacific) in Progress

Asia Pacific Marketing Federation
2002Present

Intermediate

D.J Science College

Extra Curricular Activities

  • Arranged Pakistan Day celebrations at the college.
  • Participated in Quiz Competition.
20072009

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
20022006

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

Event Management
Film Making
Regional Language
Regional Language skills include a fair understanding of Sindhi and Punjabi
English Language

References

Muqtadar Qureshi

Jami Moiz

Summary of Skills

I believe in competing with myself and stretching my performance to higher levels. I enjoy positions of responsibility and over the years I have leadership roles in job/education while enriching myself with team building experience.

Besides educational and job activities, I have taken keen interest in Event Management, Film Making and Direction, Script Writing, Free lance writing and now I am exploring avenues of Digital Marketing and blogging.

My strengths include excellent analytical, communication, networking and presentation skills; leadership capabilities with a firm belief in team work; strong moral values and work ethics. Linguistic skills include proficiency in English and Urdu, and a fair understanding of Sindhi and Punjabi; hence can communicate with more than 120 million people in Pakistan.

Professional interests are in the fields of Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain Management. 

Interest

  • Strategic Gaming
  • Digital Marketing
  • E Marketing
  • Music
  • News

Vision

Lead a good organization to greatness with innovative leadership, shared spirit of winning, team work and responsible corporate citizenship.

Objective

Pursue a long term scintillating career in knowledge based work environment that values diversified culture. I would to like to take a global leadership path where I can take this organization to be one of the best organiztions in the region on the core values of integrity, team work and social responsibility. 

Achievements

  • Received HEC Japanese Scholarship for MBA studies at IBA.
  • Selected as Teaching Assistant for Department of Marketing at IBA.
  • Secured first position at Bachelors from Hamdard University.
  • Self-financed education.
  • Won interschool debate competion at District level. 

Professional Memberships

  • Student Coordinator and Member, Supply Chain Association of Pakistan
  • Member, Marketing Association of Paksitan.
  • Member, Consumer Assoication of Pakistan. 
  • Member, Marketing 360

Independent Research Projects

The Fertilizer Industry in Pakistan (In Progress)

Lauch of a Rice Brand at Retail Level

This project done as a team member of IBA Research Team comprising senior faculty members. The reason behind the research was that our client (a major rice exporter) wanted to launch thier brand in Pakistani market. The research focussed on the retail level strategies, competitor analysis, focus group studies, market surveys and product trials.

Ramadan & Eid Marketing (In Progress)

The month of Ramadan not only brings load of religious rewards for the faithful, it opens new avenues of opportuities for the business; most of then earn entire years living in this month alone. Keep checking my marketing strategy blog www.themarketist.blogspot.com