Faculty Profile

Dr. Syed Zahoor Hassan

Professor

Suleman Dawood School of Business

Dr Hassan has over two decades of extensive experience in the higher education sector. At LUMS, Dr Hassan has served in many capacities besides his teaching and research, including Associate Dean, Dean, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Vice chancellor (VC) (2002-8). After completing his second term as VC of LUMS in June 2008, Dr Hassan has returned to his role as a Professor in the SDSB at LUMS. He has been elected as Speaker of the Faculty Council. During his six year tenure as VC, LUMS expanded by a factor of more two in all dimensions (academic programmes, faculty, schools and infrastructure) and formulated its vision to become a broad based research university. Launch of the National Outreach Programme (NOP), through which bright students from the under privileged sections of our society are groomed and developed to join LUMS on full financial support, is a key highlight of Dr Hassan’s term as VC of LUMS. Now almost 20% of students at joining BSc at LUMS are from NOP.

Dr Hassan has many papers, book chapters and cases to his credit. His current research interests include management of technology, innovation and entrepreneurship in the global world. He has been a keen student of how organizations utilize technology and develop processes for transformation. His current research interests include management of technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Global Information Management and Journal of Global Information Technology Management.

Besides consulting for many leading local companies and international organizations, like UNDP and World Bank, he has also served on the boards of organizations like PTCL and NTDC. He has also been an active volunteer in many professional organizations like Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA), Association of Management Development Institutions in Pakistan (AMDIP), Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, USA (IEEE), International Management Development Association (IMDA) and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE). Dr Hassan regularly delivers lectures at various national institutions like National Defence University and National Management University (previously Administrative Staff College). He is actively involved in helping a number of Pakistani and Indian educational institutions improve their systems and processes as a mentor and accreditation peer reviewer.

Currently Dr Hassan is a charter member and Treasurer of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Lahore chapter, Member Board of Directors Systems Limited, Chair of IEEE Lahore section, on the board of AMDISA as a past president of the organization, member of the board of governors of Foundation University, HITEC Education City, and a member of HEC quality assurance and social sciences committees. He also serves as a member of peer-review teams for European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and South Asian Quality System (SAQS) for accreditation of management schools.

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      • Zahoor Hassan, S. (2017). Faysal Bank Limited - Agriculture Financing Strategy, Published. CRC Number 13-101-2017-1, Case Research Center, LUMS.

      • Zaffar, M., Zahoor Hassan, S. & Imtiaz, A. (2017). Maple Leaf Cement Factory--The Journey of Business Transformation, Published. LUMS CRC Number 29-004-2017-1, (pp. 21), Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S., Khan, J. & Ahmad, F. (2017). Potato Value Chain - A Tale of Two Farmers in Okara, Pakistan, Published. CRC Number 13-100-2017-1, Case Research Center, LUMS.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. & Zaffar, M. (2016). Naimat Naturals (B), Under Review. CRC_LUMS.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. & Zaffar, M. (2016). Naimat Naturals (A), Under Review. CRC_LUMS.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. & Jajja, M. (2015). Qadri Group's 100 Years: Reflection and Future Planning, Published. CRC Number 23-066-2015-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. & Jajja, M. (2014). Qadri Group: The Process of Writing the Family Constitution, Published. CRC Number 30-124-2014-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. & Farooq, B. (2012). Telesehat Capitalizing on Telemedicine in Pakistan (A), Published. CRC Number 18-436-2012-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Hassan, S. & Jajja, M. (2012). The Qadri-Group: Innovating in Family Business, Published. CRC Number 30-120-2012-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. & Shaikh, S. (2012). Easy Paisa, Published. CRC Number 18-439-2012-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. & Farooq, B. (2012). Telesehat Capitalizing on Telemedicine in Pakistan (B), Published. CRC Number 18-437-2012-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. (2012). Managing Innovation at RAJBY, Published. CRC Number 03-847-2012-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. & Shakeel, K. (2011). US Denim - Dyeing Capacity Enhancement Dilemma (B), Published. CRC Number 18-438-2011-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. & Shakeel, K. (2011). US Denim - Dyeing Capacity Enhancement Dilemma (A), Published. CRC Number 18-435-2011-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. (2011). Pakistan: Facing the Challenge of Science and Technology Driven Entrepreneurial Takeoff, Published. S. Mian (Eds.), Science and Technology Based Regional Entrepreneurship: Global Experience in Policy and Program Development, (pp. 416-442), Edward Elgar, MA: Boston..

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. (2002). Software Development in Developing Countries: Framework for Analysis of Quality Initiatives, Published. Information Technology Management in Developing Countries, (pp. 309-318), IRM Press.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. (2013). Entrepreneurship and Education – Keys of Life's Symphony. workshop on Role of Eco-system in developing entrepreneurship, Government College University, March 11, 2013, Lahore, Pakistan.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. (2012). What does it take to establish and run entrepreneurial education and training programs?. Conference on Entrepreneurship (CE-2012) December 17-18, 2012, Lahore, Pakistan.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. (2012). Science and Innovation in Pakistan. session on Global Knowledge Collaborations: The Atlas of Islamic World Science and Innovation at the AAAS Annual Meeting Feb. 16-20, 2012, Vancouver, Canada.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S., Jajja, M. & Brah, S. (2012). Product innovation: Does the firm profile matter?. Presented at 43rd Annual Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute. November 17-20, 2012, San Francisco, United States of America.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. (2011). Preparing for a Global Future – Some Insights from Pakistan. The Globalization: Future of Research, London, United Kingdom.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. (2011). Preparing for a Global Future: The Experience of the East. Conference on Globalization: The future of research, November 9, 2011, London, United Kingdom.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. (2011). State of Entrepreneurial Education and Training in Pakistan. Conference on Corporate Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CCIE-2011), December 17, 2011, Karachi, Pakistan.

      • Zahoor Hassan, S. (2007). Role of Organizational Culture in Developing a Research University – Case of LUMS. International Symposium HONET 2007, November 18 – 20, 2007, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.