Anjum Fayyaz has more than 24 years of teaching, training, research and consulting experience in Pakistan, India and Iran. He joined LUMS in 2009 as Director, Rausing Executive Development Centre (REDC) and is currently serving as an Assistant Professor and the Director, Strategic Sectors Research Centre (SSRC). He is also working as Team Lead for Assessment and Strengthening Program (ASP), a USAID funded project, to build the capacity of public sector officers in the area of Monitoring and Evaluation of projects.
Fayyaz’s specialised areas of teaching include strategic business management, entrepreneurship and innovation and human resource management. He initiated and developed the concept of SME Clusters and Networks Development (CND) in Pakistan while working for United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) for more than nine years from 2001 to 2009. He is a master trainer on UNIDO CND methodology and conducted many trainings and workshops for private and public sectors organisations while also building the capacity of industrial chambers and associations. While working for UNIDO, Fayyaz conducted trainings and executive teaching for the Institute of Quality & Technology Management Department of University of The Punjab. He designed and developed programs on Project Management, Human Resource Management and Marketing Management. He got “Best Teacher Award” on the basis of student evaluation.
Fayyaz has also conducted trainings on Industry – Academia Linkages for the University of Gujrat, Pakistan in addition to his work on Teaching Methodologies for the PhD teachers and students of the Lahore College Women University.
He has also worked as a Member – Provincial Coordination Team Punjab (PCT) & Co-Chair of Thematic Working Groups under One UN in Pakistan. The areas included Agriculture, Rural Development & Poverty Reduction (ARP) and Environment Management to implement One UN project in Punjab in collaboration with other UN agencies working in Punjab through UN Joint Programmes.
Fayyaz is a member of Senior Management Council of Lahore Human Resource Forum (LHRF) – Pakistan with the mission to improve the Networking of HR fraternity, Benchmarking, Sharing Best Practices and Conducting Research in the areas of human resource management and industrial relations.
Anjum Fayyaz is PhD from Copenhagen Business School Denmark in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy. He is an expert on industrial change management with an extensive experience on networking and trust building.