Punjab University (PU) Hailey College of Banking and Finance (HCBF) will launch a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Management as it has received formal approval from the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan Letter No. 1-68/2022/QAD-NOC/HEC/TUOP/565 dated 23rd August 2022.
In this regard, faculty members and students of the college have congratulated HCBF Principal Prof Dr Mubbsher Munawar Khan for achieving this milestone. Dr Mubbsher Khan has said research was the primary function of every university.
He said it was an academic function which created new knowledge and also attracts projects and grants. He believed that research on timely and important topics attracted attention, which in turn led to greater institutional visibility and reputation.
He added that strength in research helped define a university’s “brand” in the national and international marketplace, impacting everything from student recruitment, faculty retention and attracted new investments.
He said that HCBF students would benefit from studying in an environment rich in research and creativity. He said that HCBF would announce admissions in PhD Business Management program very soon.
Hailey College of Banking and Finance (HCBF) was established in 2003 as the 5th constituent College of the University of Punjab to offer programs in specialized fields of business administration, particularly in much needed areas of Banking, Finance, International trade, Insurance and Risk management.