Executive MBA

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS
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Executive MBA is a 22 months Masters program taught at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS, . The program is offered in online modes with part-time options. To successfully obtain Executive MBA from Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS you are required to complete credit hours. After completion of Executive MBA you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Marketing Manager, Business Manager.

The LUMS Executive MBA (EMBA) offers more than just an education. The programme connects you with the most relevant industry leaders in Pakistan, and gives you the opportunity to learn from faculty members that have revolutionised business practices in the country through their teaching and research. This access to dynamic organisations and leaders that impact the global marketplace is unmatched in the country.

Offered by the Suleman Dawood School of Business – Pakistan’s premier business school, and the first in the country to achieve accreditation by AACSB International, the programme is designed for mid-career executives who do not want to put their careers on hold to earn their degree. Spread over 22 months, with classes held on campus ever alternate Saturday and Sunday, the LUMS EMBA allows you to be part of the most eminent graduate programme in business education in the country.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Executive MBA at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS as pre-requiste for admission in Executive MBA.

Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

Applicants must meet the minimum eligibility criteria in order to be considered for admission to the Executive MBA (EMBA) Programme.

Applicants are selected for admission to the LUMS EMBA Programme based on the following factors:

  • Academic Record;
  • Performance in the Admission Test*;
  • Work Experience;
  • Two Letters of Recommendation;
  • Completed and submitted application form and supporting documents by the stipulated deadline;
  • Application Review; and
  • Interview Performance (if called)

Note: This is the minimum criteria that applicants need to fulfill in order to be eligible to apply. Fulfillment of this criteria does not guarantee admission to LUMS.

Courses Units

You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

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The 22 month degree includes 4 week-long sessions (two week-long sessions in the first year, one after the end of the first year during summers for the Globalisation Module, and the last week-long session at the end of the second year for EMBA Project presentations) and 36 weekends. The regular sessions are held on alternate weekends every month.

The programme is divided into the following modules:

  • Business Fundamentals
  • Managing Operations and People
  • Cost, Value and Innovation Management
  • Law and Entrepreneurship
  • Managing the Future

Summer Orientation Programme (SOP)

The SOP provides essential subject knowledge needed to prepare you for the challenges of competitive coursework and Case Method of teaching. The SOP is not graded but its successful completion is a prerequisite for EMBA. The SOP prepares you for regular EMBA classes by providing the basic framework in the following modules:

  • Business Mathematics
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Introduction to the Case Method

Distance Learning

The Executive MBA participants have to stay connected with the faculty through distance learning while off campus. This connection is facilitated through the Information Systems and Technology (IST) Department at LUMS which centrally supports the Learning Management System (LMS). The LMS allows each participant a dedicated Academic Resource Centre on the web. Participants have access to several e-modules, course related activities and resources. These include course material, discussion boards and online course assessment tools.

Career Opportunities

You can join one of the following careers:

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