Faculty of Business Administration

Dean: Prof. Dr. Qaisar Abbas

Short Profile of Dean

Prof. Dr. Qaisar Abbas holds PhD degree in Human Resource Development from Nankai University Tianjin China in May 2000. He performed Post-Doctoral Research at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, UK in September 2007. He also holds M.Sc. and M.Phil in Economics from Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad. He has been Head of Management Sciences Department, CIIT Islamabad from 2003 to 2010. In this capacity, he has made very significant contributions towards the development of a strong Management Sciences program at CIIT. We are pleased to highlight that during his tenure as HOD, the Management Sciences department expanded from 25 students, 6 faculty members and only one degree program, to 1500 students, 80 faculty member – including 14 PhD – and 9 degree programs.

Professor Abbas is a prolific researcher who has produced a consistent stream of research output that includes 11 journal publications in just the last three years. He has to his credit 22 publications in international and national journals, 8 conference proceedings and 7 conference presentations. He was instrumental in launching a new international research journal “South Asian Journal of Global Business Research” published by Emerald publications. He also taught a number of courses at both undergraduate and graduate level. He has been actively involved in organizing a number of workshops and research conferences.

Over the years, he has also assumed various additional responsibilities at CIIT including, Provost, Chief Proctor, Project Director of Infrastructure Development Project CIIT, Member of Campus Selection Committee, Convener Campus Inspection Committee, Convener Board of Studies of Management Sciences, and Member Board of Faculties of Business Administration and Information Sciences. Currently he is working as Dean Faculty of Business Administration, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan.

At present he is making very significant efforts towards establishment of a world class Business School at CIIT Islamabad. The Academic Council has approved the initial proposals prepared by him for setting up the Business School.