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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Hailey College of Commerce
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Department of English Language & Literature
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Centre for South Asian Studies
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Centre for South Asian Studies
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Centre for South Asian Studies
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Centre for South Asian Studies
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Department Name: Allama Iqbal Campus - University College of Pharmacy

Public Administration is the general field of study for understanding what governments at different levels and their partners and contractors do, how public policies and programs are determined, designed, and implemented, how public funding is generated and public resources allocated among competing priorities. Public administration encompasses how governments and their partners at different levels plan, organize, provide, produce, distribute and assess the roles and responsibilities and the alignment of public services in their efforts to improve societal well-being.

The resulting programs and functions must also keep pace with unprecedented rapid change in an environment now driven by the dynamic forces of globalization, technology, marketization, and eco-sustainability. As a discipline, public administration integrates bodies of knowledge across many fields—intergovernmental relations, organizational theory, political economy, public policy analysis, public management, and constitutional and administrative law—that transcend the conventional and highly functional public administration subfields in public finance, budgeting, human resources, contracting, and program management and evaluation.

Public Administration seeks to enhance governance at all levels—both in international terms, to promote understanding of public policy and management in different states and economies around the globe, and in multi-jurisdictional terms, to promote trust and effective relationships among different stakeholders and partners across the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

Finally, public administration is deeply concerned with ensuring that its practitioners (and researchers) understand and exemplify the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct and lead the movement for organizational social responsibility and sustainable development to protect our environment.

Learning Objectives

To develop student’s ability to critically engage with intersections between state, governance and development
·       To develop student’s familiarity with problems of governance, development and his/her ability to exploit this knowledge and analyse our administrative systems
·       To develop the foundations of core public administration concepts and theories, and the foster the ability to critically appraise and apply them to our context.

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Method & Assessment

  • Presentation/Assignments/Quiz/Class participation will contribute to 30% marks.
  • Project (written & oral) will be 20%. 
  • Examination will be 50%.

Assessment is based on individual presentation of assigned readings, participation in group discussions, written examination and a project submission.                

Course Description:

             To achieve strategic goals and objectives, organizations need to understand what employee behaviors and skills are needed from them to attain their strategic aims. Strategic Human Resource Management course helps participants learn how organizations put in place or align their HR policies and practices with their strategic goals and to achieve the desired organizational performance through their people, the real asset for an organization.      

             This course is taught in an interactive format. To encourage self-learning and participation from students during classes, students are assigned readings for every session to present and discuss their ideas and thoughts through discussion/dialogue. The methods employed for learning by doing are class participation and discussions, case studies, group activities and interaction with practitioners who have first-hand knowledge to illustrate real time strategic HR issues faced by organizations today.


Required Text and Readings 

 I. Nankervis, A., Compton, R. and McCarthy, T.  2002, Strategic Human Resource Management, (Fourth Edition) Nelson, TTP, Australia.

 II. Schuler, S. and Susan E. Jackson, (2001), Strategic Human Resource Management, Blackwell Publishers, Massachusetts, USA.

 III. Robin, Kramar. and Jawad, Syed. (2012), Human Resource Management in a Global Context: A Critical Approach, Palgrave Macmillan, UK.

 IV. Anthony, P., Kacmar, K. and Perrewe, p. (1999), Human Resource Management: A Strategic Approach, (4th Edition) Harcourt College, London.



 


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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Institute of Administrative Sciences

Democracy has three major organs that include legislature, judiciary and the executive. This course is about the executive branch of a democratic government. We will study it in the context of current practices in western countries particularly. We will understand how the executive branch in Pakistan manages the Public affairs in our local context, through an applied approach to learning. Newspaper reading and following talk shows on national channels would be of particular importance. 

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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Institute of Administrative Sciences
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Institute of Administrative Sciences
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Institute of Administrative Sciences
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Institute of Administrative Sciences
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Institute of Administrative Sciences
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Institute of Business Administration
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Institute of Business Administration

The course provides an introduction to econometric techniques used in the analysis of financial data. Students will be introduced to the problems arising when using financial data and by the end of the course they will understand and critically evaluate financial models.


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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Institute of Business Administration
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Department of Information Management
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Department of Information Management
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Department of Information Management
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Department of Economics
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Department of Economics
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Department of Economics
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Institute of Business & Information Technology
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Institute of Business & Information Technology
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Institute of Business & Information Technology
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Institute of Business & Information Technology
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Institute of Business & Information Technology
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Department Name: Quaid-i-Azam Campus - Institute of Applied Psychology
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Teaching Philosophy: In this course I aim at to develop critical and creative thinking skills in students that will facilitate them to learn.

Learning Objectives: The students will be able to understand;

1.      Introduction to origin of life

2.      What is cell

3.      Significance of cell to life

4.      Uniqueness of cell

5.      Types of cell

6.      Components of cells (Organelles especially nucleus)

7.      Cellular Machinery

8.      Relating cells to DNA

9.      What is DNA

10.  DNA and Diversity within cell

 11.  DNA and diversity of life

12.  Genes and Genomes

13.  Mutations and Diversity

14.  Structure and function of DNA and how genome evolve.

Learning Outcomes: The students learned;

1.      How life evolved on the planet

2.      Cell is a single independently replicating and evolving entity

3.      Cell is the building block of life (if cell then life, no cell no life)

4.      Parts of cell, its property of independent replication

5.      Two types of cells i.e. eukaryotes and prokaryotes

6.      Cellular organelles (ribosomes, mitochondria etc.)

7.      Nucleus the central component necessary for replication

8.      Transcription, translation and replication

9.      Cell has nucleus that has DNA and this molecule of DNA has all the information

10.  DNA is the hereditary material, that makes genes

11.  This DNA contributes to the diversity by changing DNA sequences within a cell

12.  The same DNA molecule contributes to diversity of life

13.  Random changes in DNA sequence generate changes that generate mutations that are responsible for variety of life

Syllabus Outline:

Cells and Genomes: The Universal Features of Cells on Earth; The Diversity of Genomes and the Tree of Life Genetic Information in Eucaryotes.

DNA and Chromosomes: The structure and function of DNA; Chromosomal DNA and its packaging in the chromatin fiber; the regulation of chromatin structure; the global structure of a  chromosome; how genome evolve.

Required resources:

  1. Textbook: Alberts, et al., Molecular Biology of the Cell, sixth edition. You should complete the reading assignment before class so that you are familiar with the lecture material.

BOOKS RECOMMENDED

1.      Brooker, R. J. 2005. Genetics: Analysis and Principles. 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill Book Co. Bostan, U.S.A.

2.      Costa, L. G. and Eaton, D. L. 2006. Gene-Environment Interactions; Fundamentals of Ecogenetics, John Wiley and Sons, N.Y.

3.      Dunlap, J. C. and Wu, C-Ting. 2002. Advances in Genetics: Homology Effects, Academic Press Inc., U.S.A.

4.      Gardner, E. J., Simmons, J. and Snustad, D. P. 2004. Principles of Genetics, 3rd edition, John Wiley and Sons, N.Y.

5.      Griffiths, A. J. F., Wessler, S. R., Lewontin, R. C., Gelbart, W. M., Suzuki, D. T. and Miller, J. H. 2005. Introduction to Genetic Analysis, W.H. Freeman and Company, U.S.A.

6.      Hartl, D. L. and Jones, E. W. 2000. Genetic Analysis of Gene and Genomes, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury, U.S.A.

7.      Hartl, D. L. and Jones, E. W. 2002. Essentials of Genetics, 3rd edition. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury, U.S.A.

8.      Hedrick, P.W. 2005. Genetics of Population, Jones and Bartlett Publisher, Sudbury, U.S.A.

9.      Klug, W. S. and Cummings, M. R. 2004. Concepts of Genetics, Prentice Hall, N.J.

10.  Kornberg, A. and Baker, T. A. 2005. DNA Replication, 2nd edition, University Science Books, Sausalito, C.A.

11.  Leland, H., Leroy, H., Michael, G. L., Silver, L., Lee M., Veres, R. C. and Ann. R. 2004. Genetics, McGraw-Hill Science, N.Y.

12.  Primrose, S. B. and Twyman, R. M. 2006. Principles of Gene Manipulation and Genomics, Blackwell Scientific Publications, U.S.A.

13.  Ringo, J. 2004. Fundamental Genetics, Cambridge University Press, N.Y.

14.  Snustad, D. P. and Simmons, M. J. 2006. Principles of Genetics, 4th edition, John Wiley and Sons, N.Y.

15.  Synder, L. and Champness, W. 2004. Molecular Genetics of Bacteria, American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D.C.

16.  Tamarin, R. H. 2002. Principles of Genetics, McGraw-Hill Science, U.S.A.

17.  Trun, N. and Trempy, J. 2004. Fundamental Bacterial Genetics, Blackwell Publishing House, U.S.A.

18.  Uldis, N., Streips, U. N., Ronald, E. and Yasbin, R. E., 2002. Modern Microbial Genetics, John Wiley and Sons, N.Y.

19.  Wilson, J and Hunt ,T.,2008. Molecular Biology of the The Cell .5th Edition. Garland Science. Taylor and Francis Group, LLC. USA

Course Assignments and Assessments: Exams, quizzes, problem solving assignments, group work and short writing assignments will provide the opportunity to enhance your understanding and skills.


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Department Name: Allama Iqbal Campus - College of Information Technology
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