The MBA Advantage

The MBA programme is an intense, demanding academic experience, involving two years of full-time study. The programme develops business managers who can provide leadership at any level in an increasingly global economy. The two-year programme is based on a collection of Core and Elective courses which are taught in a case method based style. MBA programme is an experiential learning process which is based on practical application of reflective learning process in an entrepreneurial environment.

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The MBA programme is an intense, demanding academic experience, involving two years of full-time study. The programme develops business managers who can provide leadership at any level in an increasingly global economy. The two-year programme is based on a collection of Core and Elective courses which are taught in a case method based style. MBA programme is an experiential learning process which is based on practical application of reflective learning process in an entrepreneurial environment. 

  • ~ The MBA programme was recently revised on the basis of current international best practices incorporating feedback from alumni, students, and the industry. The new experiential learning model is based on practical application of reflective learning process in an entrepreneurial environment, which augments personal leadership capacity building by bringing industry practitioners to the classroom.
  • ~ The programme has an enriched portfolio of local cases and greater engagement with corporate industries.
  • ~ Around 36% of the MBA class mix comprised of accounting, finance and business majors while 32% students came from an engineering major.

 

The programme is divided into three main exercises:

  • Industry Analysis Exercise (IAE):

    Industry analysis exercise to give students an opportunity to apply concepts and frameworks learnt in various functional courses to real-life situations.

  • MyStartup:

    This is intended to enhance students’ willingness to set out on an entrepreneurial journey. Students will complete four major stages of a start-up venture i.e. conceiving a concept, testing a concept, commercializing a concept and eventually generating operating profits.

  • MBA Consultancy Project (MCP):

    Students will exclusively work on a specific client’s consulting project in small groups, under the supervision of a faculty member from SDSB. Students will be encouraged to work at the company premises whenever practical to obtain relevant exposure and valuable insights. Interim progress will be monitored by the faculty supervisor and senior management of the client. The entire project culminates with a formal presentation to relevant stakeholders and submission of final reports to the faculty supervisor and client.

 

Some Facts: 

  • ~ MBA Student Exchange Partnership established with Sabanci University, Turkey
  • ~ 26% of MBA 2016 graduates secured jobs before graduating in June 2016
  • ~ The MBA class of 2017 received 108 internship offers in more than 30 companies across Pakistan
  • ~ MBA graduates found employment at some of the top fortune 500 companies

 

 

LUMS MBA: A Bird's Eye-View

Program Length

20 months, including 8 weeks’ mandatory summer internship

Year 1: early August – May
Year 2: early September – May

Class Schedule

Weekly Schedule

Monday – Friday

Faculty

2-5 years (recommended)

Average Work Experience

Housing and meals are not included in the tuition.

Housing and Meals

Career & Professional Development

Urban Area of Lahore, Pakistan

Campus Locations

Student Lifestyle

Get involved in extracurricular activities, conferences, sports plus other student-run initiatives and events. Network with potential recruiters and likeminded people.