27 th April, 2018
The event was held at The Millennium University College (TMUC), Clifton, Karachi. The topic of the
“Contemporary Finance and the need of research to solve specific business Problems”
The session focused on resolving business problems using research and how to bridge the gap between
academia and corporate world.
During the session the participants got rich knowledge about:
- Process and methodologies of scientific research.
- How research can be applied to resolve specific business problems.
- Comprehend academic knowledge in relation to corporate world requirements.
Speaker of the event was Mr. Rakesh Prakash
He completed his post-graduation in Finance (MBA-Finance) and currently pursuing his Ph.D in the field
of Financial Distress. He is serving academia since 2012 and currently Mr. Prakash is working as Head of
Department Faculty of Management Sciences at Iqra University (North Campus) Karachi. He has vast
experience of teaching courses like Corporate Finance, Financial Management Policy, Portfolio
Management and Financial Statement Analysis. He is a keen researcher and has hands on experience of
dealing with primary and secondary data for research purpose using econometric models.