KSBL wins CFA Research Challenge Local Finale 2019, consecutively thrice, out of winning for the fourth time

The Karachi School of Business & Leadership (KSBL) MBA students once again brought the Winner’s Trophy from the 11th CFA Research Challenge 2019, organized by the CFA Society Pakistan. The winning team has qualified to the Asia-Pacific Regional Final of CFA Institute Research Challenge, to be held in March, in Sydney Australia.

This year total 11 universities from across Pakistan participated in this exhilarating research challenge, out of which 5 teams with the best research reports were selected for the local final.

Like every year this time around also the KSBL team contested with top business schools. The participating universities for this year included IBA, IoBM, IBA Sukkur, LUMS, SZABIST, Bahria University, COMSATS Lahore, FAST, NUST, PAF KIET, Hamdard University, Greenwich University.

With third consecutive win that also marks a Hatrick, KSBL has yet again emerged as the winner for this year’s CFA Research Challenge. Previously the team has won this trophy in year 2017 as well as 2018, with overall total four wins in its accolades. Moreover the runner-up team IBA won the Best Presenter Award at the event.

The winning team of KSBL’s MBA students included Ovais Shah, Ahmed Asif, Shan Ali, Ramis Khan & Arfa Khan. All students were mentored by the esteemed Dr. Jawaid Ghani (Professor of Strategy and Marketing Research, KSBL) and Ms. Sana Abdullah (Alfalah Investments), under whose supervision students were victorious consecutively, for the third time again this year.

The Global Final for this challenge will be held in April, in New York, USA.