Building Blocks of Human Resource Management

Aug 19 - 22, 2024
Application Deadline:
Aug 9, 2024
Rausing Executive Development Centre, LUMS

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Building Blocks of Human Resource Management
is a rigorous 4-day programme during which HR professionals develop an understanding of the fundamental and critical building blocks of a performance-driven human resource management system.

This programme enhances your knowledge of the HR function and related processes while building practical and demonstrable skills required to manage HR both at the departmental and organisational level. You get a chance to connect the role of HR processes with performance, results and value creation for organisational success. The programme exposes you to the core tools and techniques which effectively contributes to generating value in you as an HR professional. Working in small groups on HR Project and HR simulation provides hands-on experience to develop performance-driven HR systems and implement best HR practices.


The programme focuses on conceptual and practical aspects of HR function. Through a blended approach using case studies, experiential learning simulations, and HR projects, you will get insights on;

  • Creating value through main HR functions such as job analysis, recruitment and selection, performance management etc.
  • Developing skills and competencies required to lead an effective HR function with an expanded role in the organisation
  • Managing the linkages and consistencies between different HR functions
  • Enhancing HR decision making skills in different situations and contexts and linking them to organisational performance
  • Developing capabilities to implement effective HR systems
  • Modern trends and issues in managing HR


The programme coverage includes: 

  • Role of HR in organisations
  • Job analysis and design
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Performance appraisal systems and processes including feedback
  • Training and development
  • Contemporary topics in HR: Balance scorecard, HRIS, ROI on HR, and managing HR in economic downturn
  • Hands-on experience with HR Simulation to implement best HR Practices


The programme is designed for HR Business Partners, Human Resource executives, people who are looking to move into HR function, Line Managers and Unit Heads who manage their own HR function.


Programme Directors

PhD, Macquarie University, Australia, Academic FCIPD
Research Interests:
Leadership, Teams and Organisational Development; Human Resource Management; Change Management and Strategy; Business Communications; Gender and Diversity in Organisations; Ethics and Human Rights 

Associate Professor
PhD, LUMS University
Research Interests:
Creativity; Motivation; Performance Management Systems; Team Building and Leadership

“This programme gives an in-depth and exhaustive insight into the major areas of HR in a short period of 4 days. All the relevant areas are covered"
Suleman Bashir, Allied Bank Limited

“An amazing programme that enables executives to get a snapshot of all the latest tools and techniques of HR. Amazing environment; fast-paced and immersive. The programme was a roller coaster ride"
Osama Iqbal, ICI Pakistan

"This learning experience has no replacement or competition. It stands out and by far the best educational experience I ever had. The programme helped me develop my HRM skills in just 4 days that can be utilised for years."
Shehryar Jafri, Prime Human Resource Service


Programme Fee PKR 180,000
Residential Fee PKR 75,000

* Programme fee includes tuition cost, reading material, tea and lunch served during the programme. 
* Residential fee and accommodation clause below are not applicable for programme offerings in Karachi.
* Health and Safety of our prestigious participants, faculty, and staff is a top priority for LUMS. Given the current COVID-19 situation, enrolment confirmation will be subject to the submission of a valid immunization certificate with updated booster dose details for COVID-19.

If you wish to avail accommodation at LUMS, there will be an additional fee. It includes accommodation, breakfasts and dinners for the duration of the programme. However, any extra charges such as telephones, extra meals etc should be paid on departure. You may check-in on the evening preceding the start date of the programme and check-out the morning after the programme ends. You are, however, requested to inform us of the time of your arrival and departure.

We offer single bed accommodation at the Rausing Executive Centre. Each bedroom with an attached bathroom is equipped with a mini-fridge, writing desk and direct dial STD/ISD telephone and cable TV. All bedrooms at REC are internet-ready. Please note we do not provide accommodation for drivers accompanying participants.

Applications will be screened with regard to their suitability for each programme. Kindly ensure that your complete online application form reaches the office by the deadline. Incomplete application forms will not be entertained.

*Seat in the programme will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. 


Payment is due upon receipt of the acceptance email/letter along with the invoice. Please ensure that the payment reaches the office BEFORE the start of the programme. Space in the programme may only be ensured after we receive the fee.

Payment can be made directly through:

  • Debit/credit card by visiting You can process the payment by selecting REDC payments from the Payment Type Section and entering a valid voucher number and access code mentioned on the voucher. Additional bank charges may apply. 
  • Cash, Crossed Cheque or Pay Order/Bank Draft made in favor of "Lahore University of Management Sciences" at any United Bank- Limited (UBL) branch against the programme voucher.

Our preferred mode of payment is by debit/credit card and crossed cheque/banker’s draft payable to "Lahore University of Management Sciences". However, the programme fee can also be paid via bank transfer.

If you wish to dispatch the cheque directly to our office, please send it to:

Marketing Manager
Rausing Executive Development Centre
Lahore University of Management Sciences
Sector "U", DHA, Lahore Cantt. Lahore - 54792
Tel: +92-42-35608119-8243

* LUMS is a not-for-profit organisation under the Income Tax Ordinance 2001. Accordingly, the income of LUMS is not tax-deductible/collectable.

If more than two executives from the same organisation participate (up to a group size of 5 participants) in a programme, each additional participant after the first two gets a 20% discount on the programme fee.

If you are unable to attend a registered course, we will accept a substitute until 2 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 5 working days before the programme. In case of late cancellation, the programme fee will be refunded after deducting an application processing fee of PKR 20,000.

It is possible to transfer the deposited fee to any open enrolment programme within 3 years. Transfers should be notified at least 5 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.

Note: REDC may cancel or postpone a programme due to insufficient enrolment or unforeseen circumstances. In this case, the university will refund the registration fee but will not be responsible for any other related charges/expenses including cancellation/change charges by airline and travel agencies.

In case of postponement, the fee may be transferred to the rescheduled offering of that programme or any other programme as an alternative to refund. The University reserves the right to make changes in its programme policies and fees at any time.