Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rausing Executive Development Centre (REDC)?
REDC is a state-of-the-art learning facility at LUMS where REDC holds its executive programmes.
Where is REDC located?
REDC is located on LUMS campus, Lahore. You can follow the link here for directions to LUMS on Google maps.
How far is LUMS from the Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore?
Depending on traffic, it can take between 15 to 20 minutes to get to LUMS from the Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore.
Is there any pick and drop service available?
There is no pick and drop service available from LUMS at the moment. Participants are expected to make their own arrangements.
Where are executive programmes conducted at LUMS?
Housed within the University Campus is the Rausing Executive Development Centre, a purpose built facility for executive education. REDC open enrolment programmes are also conducted off campus for which the venue is specifically stated as and when a programme is announced. The venue of organisation focused programmes is decided mutually with the client.
How long is the usual programme day?
REDC runs a very rigorous programme. Our typical schedule runs from 09:00 am to 6:00 pm. During the programme, participants break for morning and afternoon tea as well as for lunch around noon. The evenings are often busy with various assignments, projects, presentations and readings.
What is an average programme day like?
On average, you will spend four hours each day in the classroom, although schedules may vary. The rule of thumb is that each class or case study requires two hours' advance preparation time that include individual preparation and group discussion.
What is the usual class size?
The class size varies from programme to programme. The average class size is between 25 - 35 executives.
Do I get any reading material before the start of the programme?
The programme material will be shared with the participants on the first day of the programme. However, depending upon the requirement, the programme may have pre-programme reading material and will be shared with the participants for preparation in advance.
Does REDC offer a certificate after the programme and how do I qualify for the certificate?
Upon the programme completion, a certificate of participation will be issued to all the participants who have fulfilled the requisite attendance requirement of the programme.
What is a dress code for an executive programme?
Participants are expected to wear business casual or formal attire.
Where will I stay and when can I check-in?
The residential participants will stay at Rausing Executive Development Centre at LUMS. The participants may check-in a day before the programme commencement any time after 5:00 pm and check-out a day after the programme conclusion before 12:00pm. For off-campus programmes, the participants will be required to make boarding and lodging arrangements on their own.
What does the residence package include?
The residence package includes full-board accommodation, breakfast, and dinner for the duration of the programme. However, any extra charges such as telephones, extra meals, laundry, etc. will be paid on departure by the participant. Due to our policy, we are unable to accept cash at the reception. Therefore all payments related to REDC are to be made through credit/debit cards or online funds transfer in LUMS account.
If required, can I stay an additional night besides those included in the residence package?
Early check-ins and late check-outs are permitted for an additional fee. Please contact the Marketing Officer/Conference Planner for availability and charges if you need to extend your stay at REDC. Additional charges are applicable.
What are the bedrooms like?
The bedrooms are designed for single accommodation. Each bedroom has attached bathroom, and it is equipped with writing desk, direct dial NWD/ISD telephone and TV with cable facility. Hairdryer and iron are available on request. Bedrooms do not have computers but they include high-speed internet, with wired and wireless access.
Are laundry services available?
Both laundry and dry-cleaning services are available. However, participants may iron their clothes themselves. Iron is available on request. The participants are expected to clear the laundry bills on their departure.
Am I allowed to bring my spouse along to stay at REDC?
You may bring your spouse with you at additional charges. Please contact the Marketing Officer/Conference Planner.
Where will I have my meals?
Buffet meals will be served at the executive dining hall. Please let us know in advance if you have any special dietary requirements.
Can I get dinner if I arrive late, the night before the programme begins?
Packed meal can be arranged for you, if we are notified about your late arrival in advance.
What other facilities would be available during the programme?

On Campus facilities include photocopy, internet, access to the Syed Maratib Ali Shah Sports Complex, the Gad and Birgit Rausing Library, 24/7 Medical centre, eateries and grocery store. Recreation facilities are important for a healthy life and they provide participants the opportunity to relax and interact with other participants outside the class. There are volleyball, tennis, basketball, badminton & squash courts, a cricket/football field, an aquatic center and a jogging track available on-campus.

*Additional charges will be applicable for using sports and gym facilities at LUMS. For further details, please contact conference planner.

When is the payment due?

Payment is due upon receipt of the invoice. The participant/sponsor will be required to make the payment before the programme to ensure the enrolment.

For custom programmes, the payment is the responsibility of the client. All payment related concerns are initially covered as per the terms and conditions of the contract. In case of any questions, please check with the marketing personnel.

How do I pay?
Payment can be made through a crossed cheque or pay order/bank draft made in favour of "Lahore University of Management Sciences" or through IBFT.
Can I pay by Credit Card?
The payment can be made through debit/credit card by visiting using voucher number and access code under the REDC Payments Section. Additional bank charges may apply.
What is included in the programme fee?
The programme fee covers the cost of teaching and teaching material, content and licenses, certificates, lunch, refreshments (two teas and snacks), conference facilities and administration of the programme.
Can I get a discount?
Group discount is available. Please visit for details.
Can I get a refund?

If you are unable to attend a registered course, we will accept a substitute until two working days before the programme. Substitute candidates will be subject to the same selection process as the original one. If you wish to cancel your name from a programme, please notify in writing or on call at least five working days before the programme. In case of late cancellation, the programme fee will be refunded after deducting an application processing fee.

It is possible to transfer the deposited fee to any open enrolment programme within 3 years. Transfers should be notified at least five working days before the programme. In case the participant or sponsoring organisation fails to utilise the funds within 3 years, the deposited fee will be forfeited.