Professor Emeritus (LUMS), Ex-Director (Namal), a seasoned executive education trainer with over 35 years of training and consultation experience in the United States and Pakistan.


Dr. Anwar Khurshid is a seasoned educationist with over 35 years of teaching, training and consulting experience to his credit. He has been awarded the title of Professor Emeritus by Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) for his services. Dr. Khurshid has served in the roles of Associate Dean (Suleman Dawood School of Business) and Dean (School of Arts and Sciences) at LUMS and is regarded as one of the founding faculty members of the institution. He is particularly held in high regard for his services as an instructor and Dean for the EMBA courses at LUMS.

Dr. Anwar Khurshid has taught internationally at various institutions. He was a faculty member at the Michigan State University, Saginaw Valley State University, and Lansing Community College in Michigan, USA. He has also been a faculty member of several Executive Programs. He taught executive programs at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), University of Pretoria in South Africa. He also taught at the Barclays Africa Leadership Program (BALP) and Barclays Emerging Leaders Program (BELP) in Dubai, at Sasol Executive Development program (SEDP) in Mumbai, and at Mobile Telephone Network (MTN) Leadership Program in Delhi. His sessions are particularly very interactive and immersive as he believes that an educational experience must be one of collective learning for the student and instructor alike. Besides teaching, he has also designed curricula for many MBA, EMBA and undergraduate programs.

Dr. Anwar Khurshid has also served as the Director for Namal Institute and has been an active figure on the higher education landscape of Pakistan since the last two decades. He was Program Director for a program for Vice Chancellors in Punjab, namely ‘Leadership and Management in Universities – A Program for Vice Chancellors.’ Dr. Khurshid actively participated in task forces on education reforms and the Directorate of Staff Development in the Department of Education in Punjab.

Having published in numerous renowned international journals, Dr. Khurshid has also been a member of the Editorial Board of Case Research Journal (CRJ) of North American Case Research Association (NACRA) for many years. Several of his cases have been published and are available at Harvard Business Publishing Education Catalog.

Dr. Anwar Khurshid possesses twelve years of industry experience at AT&T Bell Laboratories, and Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories, in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He has also completed several consulting assignments with public and private enterprises including CAA, OGDCL, PNRA, Teradata, and Packages. Moreover, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO). He has also served on the Board of National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC).

Dr. Anwar Khurshid earned his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Michigan State University and an  MBA degree from the Ohio State University with honors. He completed his MS in Computer Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo with honors. He graduated with a distinction from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, in BS Electrical Engineering. Besides this, he also completed the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) training for curriculum development and assurance of learning and is a certified ISO 9000 Lead Assessor from New Jersey, USA.


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