Developing Future Leaders

Mar 15 - 21, 2021
Application Deadline:
Mar 05, 2021
Rausing Executive Development Centre, LUMS

Developing Future Leaders
imparts contemporary knowledge and skills necessary for young managers to become effective in the roles as future leaders of their organisations. The programme provides an opportunity to explore individual strengths, increase understanding of effective leadership and refine strategies for a sustained advantage.

Through a unique blend of case studies & simulation, the programme draws focus on developing greater confidence, creativity, resourcefulness, initiative and solutions-finding and problem-solving capabilities so that high potential executives can operate and perform at a higher strategic level and drive organisational performance.



  • Gain insights into personality characteristics and learn how personality influences effectiveness as a leader and a team member 
  • Identify personal leadership style, assess strengths and weaknesses and become a more effective leader
  • Understand how to influence team dynamics, team performance and how to lead with an impact
  • Understand the essentials of managerial decision making and problem solving
  • Sharpen ability to understand the use of financial indicators to assess and drive organisational performance
  • Learn how to communicate with impact and efficacy


  • Development and cultivation of high-potential middle cadre in your organisation  
  • Participants return from the programme with greater confidence and drive to succeed
  • Enhanced team performance resulting from improved managerial and leadership perspectives
  • Enhanced communication and networking skills translating to increased productivity


The programme is designed for mid-level high potential managers with 3 - 8 years of work experience. It is ideal for:

  • High achievers moving forward in the organisation on the fast track
  • High potentials that are being groomed as functional heads/team leaders
  • Executives who are motivated to invest in reinforcing their leadership potential with a strong foundation of skills and knowledge
  • Mid-level professionals from engineering, consulting, IT and other technical backgrounds who need to evolve their leadership and general management capability


Programme Director
PhD, University of Texas at Arlington
Research Interests:
Productivity; Quality Management; Supply Chain Management; Six Sigma; Project Management; Developing Customer Centric Culture
Co-Programme Director

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 

Additional Faculty

Assistant Professor
PhD, Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark
Research Interests:
Institutional Theory; Private Sector Development; Corporate Social Responsibility; Development Aid Intervention; Family Businesses; SME Clusters and Networks Development

Associate Professor
PhD, University of North Carolina-Charlotte
Research Interests:
Development of Decision Support Systems; Technology and Innovation Diffusion; Social Networks and their Impact on IS Strategy and IS Diffusion; Agent-based Computational Economics; IS Pedagogical Issues and Network Location Models in the Context of Disaster Response and Recovery Systems
Associate Professor
PhD, Monash University
Research Interests:
Islamic Banking & Finance; Financial Instruments used in Islamic Capital Markets

Assistant Professor 
PhD, Management from Loughborough University
Research Interests:
Construction IT, Open Data for Urban Planning, Management Information Systems

                                                                       “Developing Future Leaders is an extensive programme which should be taken for a middle management person by a company to speed up their goals and achievements.

Muhammad Junaid Javaid - IGI General Insurance

“DFL Challenges and changes your mindset. The exceptional faculty at LUMS brings
together an 
innovative style of getting participants to use their  brains to arrive at conclusions
and answer themselves”

Hussain Abid Jafri - Allied Bank Limited


Programme Fee PKR 180,000
Residential Fee PKR 76,000

*Programme fee includes tuition cost, reading material, tea and lunch served during the programme. 

If you wish to avail accommodation at LUMS, there will be 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 attached bathroom is equipped with 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 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.

Our preferred mode of payment is by cheque/banker’s draft payable to Lahore University of Management Sciences. Personal cheques will not be entertained. However, the programme fee can also be paid via bank transfer.

Please send the cheque 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, course fee will be refunded after deducting an application processing fee of PKR 40,000.

It is possible to transfer 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, university will refund 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 alternate to refund. The University reserves the right to make changes in its programme policies and fees at any time.