Faculty Profile

Dr. Muhammad Shehryar Shahid

Assistant Professor

Academic

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.
TitleSemesterCode
Senior Project IFall Semester 2014-151401
EntrepreneurshipFall Semester 2014-151401
Entrepreneurship-Developing and Sustaining a New VentureFall Semester 2014-151401
Senior Project ISpring Semester 2014-151402
Independent StudySpring Semester 2014-151402
EntrepreneurshipSpring Semester 2014-151402
Principles of ManagementSpring Semester 2014-151402
Senior Project IISpring Semester 2014-151402
EntrepreneurshipFall Semester 2015-161501
Entrepreneurship-Developing and Sustaining a New VentureFall Semester 2015-161501
Senior Project in General ManagementFall Semester 2015-161501
Senior Project in General ManagementFall Semester 2015-161501
Independent Study -ISpring Semester 2015-161502
The Informal Economy & Entrepreneurship: Characteristics & PoliciesSpring Semester 2015-161502
Senior Project in Management ScienceSpring Semester 2015-161502
Senior Project in General ManagementSpring Semester 2015-161502
Independent StudySpring Semester 2015-161502
Master's ThesisSummer Semester 2015-161503
EntrepreneurshipFall Semester 2016-171601
Senior Project IIFall Semester 2016-171601
Senior Project in General ManagementFall Semester 2016-171601
Directed Research ProjectSpring Semester 2016-171602
Independent StudySpring Semester 2016-171602
Directed Research ProjectSpring Semester 2016-171602
Senior Project in General ManagementSpring Semester 2016-171602
Independent StudySpring Semester 2016-171602
Entrepreneurship - Tools and TechniquesSpring Semester 2016-171602
New Venture CreationSpring Semester 2016-171602
Master's ThesisSummer Semester 2016-171603
EntrepreneurshipFall Semester 2017-181701
Principles of ManagementFall Semester 2017-181701
  • Past Courses
    TitleSemesterCode
    EntrepreneurshipFall Semester 2013-141301
    Entrepreneurship-Developing and Sustaining a New VentureFall Semester 2013-141301
    Senior Project ISpring Semester 2013-141302
    Independent StudySpring Semester 2013-141302
    EntrepreneurshipSpring Semester 2013-141302
    Business Launch PadSpring Semester 2013-141302