Faculty Profile

Dr. Muhammad Shehryar Shahid

Assistant Professor

Suleman Dawood School of Business

Dr. Muhammad Shehryar Shahid is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Suleman Dawood School of Business at LUMS and is also a leading member of the Entrepreneurship Working Group at the university. Dr. Shahid received his PhD from University of Sheffield in 2011, his MBA from Lahore University of Management Sciences in 2006 and his bachelor's degree from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering and Technology in 2003. Prior to his appointment at LUMS, he served as the Head of Management and Organisation Division and the Director of Centre for Entrepreneurship and SMEs (CESME) at the University of Central Punjab from 2011 to 2013. He has taught courses like Entrepreneurship, Principles of Management, Business Model Development, Lean Launchpad and SME Management at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. He is also an Editorial Board Member of Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship (JSBE) and an Editorial Advisory Board Member of The Lahore Journal of Business (LJB). His research interests lie in the areas of informal entrepreneurship, small business growth and entrepreneurial intentions. 

    • Article
      • Shehryar Shahid, M. (2017). Evaluation the participation of an ethnic minority group in informal employment: a product of exit or exclusion?. Review of Social Economy.
      • Williams, C., Shehryar Shahid, M. & Martinez, A. (2016). Determinants of the level of informality of informal microenterprises. World Development, 84, 312-325.
      • Williams, C. & Shehryar Shahid, M. (2014). Informal entrepreneurship and institutional theory: explaining the varying degrees of (in)formalization of entrepreneurs in Pakistan. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development.
    • Others
      • Shehryar Shahid, M. (2007). Technical Upgradation of the Automotive Industry of Pakistan.
      • Shehryar Shahid, M. (2007). Capacity Building of the Pakistanis Proceeding Abroad for Employment.
    • PaperI
      • Shehryar Shahid, M. (2014). Beyond the formal/informal economy dualism: evaluating the degree of informalization of entrepreneurs in Pakistan. 2nd Annual Business Research Conference, Managing Businesses in Pakistan – Challenges and Opportunities at Lahore School of Economics (LSE), Lahore, Pakistan.
      • Shehryar Shahid, M. (2013). The size and nature of informal entrepreneurship in Pakistan and how to tackle it. Second Research Competitive Grant Conference by PSSP, Lahore, Pakistan.
      • Shehryar Shahid, M. (2013). Evaluating the motives of informal entrepreneurship in Pakistan: exit or exclusion?. XXIXth Conference on Development, Third World Association June 6, 7 & 8, UNIVERSITY PARIS-EST CRETEIL, Paris, France.
      • Shehryar Shahid, M. (2012). Beyond profit motive: employer and employee relations in the informal economy'. Academy of Management (AOM 2012) conference, Boston, United States of America.
Semester Title Code
Fall Semester 2017-18 Directed Research Project 1701
Fall Semester 2017-18 Directed Research Project 1701
Fall Semester 2017-18 Principles of Management 1701
Fall Semester 2017-18 Entrepreneurship 1701
Summer Semester 2016-17 Master's Thesis 1603
Spring Semester 2016-17 New Venture Creation 1602
Spring Semester 2016-17 Entrepreneurship - Tools and Techniques 1602
Spring Semester 2016-17 Independent Study 1602
Spring Semester 2016-17 Senior Project in General Management 1602
Spring Semester 2016-17 Directed Research Project 1602
Spring Semester 2016-17 Independent Study 1602
Spring Semester 2016-17 Directed Research Project 1602
Fall Semester 2016-17 Senior Project in General Management 1601
Fall Semester 2016-17 Senior Project II 1601
Fall Semester 2016-17 Entrepreneurship 1601
Summer Semester 2015-16 Master's Thesis 1503
Spring Semester 2015-16 Independent Study 1502
Spring Semester 2015-16 Senior Project in General Management 1502
Spring Semester 2015-16 Senior Project in Management Science 1502
Spring Semester 2015-16 The Informal Economy & Entrepreneurship: Characteristics & Policies 1502
Spring Semester 2015-16 Independent Study -I 1502
Fall Semester 2015-16 Senior Project in General Management 1501
Fall Semester 2015-16 Senior Project in General Management 1501
Fall Semester 2015-16 Entrepreneurship-Developing and Sustaining a New Venture 1501
Fall Semester 2015-16 Entrepreneurship 1501
Spring Semester 2014-15 Senior Project II 1402
Spring Semester 2014-15 Principles of Management 1402
Spring Semester 2014-15 Entrepreneurship 1402
Spring Semester 2014-15 Independent Study 1402
Spring Semester 2014-15 Senior Project I 1402
Fall Semester 2014-15 Entrepreneurship-Developing and Sustaining a New Venture 1401
Fall Semester 2014-15 Entrepreneurship 1401
Fall Semester 2014-15 Senior Project I 1401
  • Past Courses
    Semester Title Code
    Spring Semester 2013-14 Business Launch Pad 1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14 Entrepreneurship 1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14 Independent Study 1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14 Senior Project I 1302
    Fall Semester 2013-14 Entrepreneurship-Developing and Sustaining a New Venture 1301
    Fall Semester 2013-14 Entrepreneurship 1301