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The Rausing Executive Development Centre (REDC) conducted a three-weeklong Executive Development Programme for a group of senior executives from Power Generation Companies (GENCO) and GENCO Holding Company Limited. Divided into three sessions carried out from June 27-July 2, July 4-7, and July18-22, the programme created an immersive learning experience, equipping executives in strategic positions to develop and enhance the skills necessary for progress in today’s competitive world. The programme was directed by Drs. Arif N. Butt and Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, and joined in teaching by Zehra Waheed, Jawad Syed, Anjum Fayyaz, and Muhammad Junaid Ashraf. Participants experienced learning through a mix of interactive case discussions, exercises, simulations, group work and discussions. Instructors emphasised the need to embrace changing corporate realities and develop new skills necessary to sustain the workflow during challenging times.
Sachan (BSc Accounting & Finance 2021) represented Pakistan at the Global Peace Summit 2022. The summit gathers young people from more than 35 countries in Baku to speak about global problems, post-war peace opportunities, personal peace initiatives, and took part in panel discussions. He was the only fully funded delegate from Pakistan. For Sachan, imagining a life beyond the boundaries of his hometown Kunri, in interior Sindh, was never possible. “I was always in self-doubt because I was mocked at school for my darker complexion and for being underweight. My father for the sake of us siblings moved to metropolitan cities for better academic and social opportunities. Standing up for myself and minorities in Pakistan was something that I learned very late in life. As a child, I avoided engaging in conversations related to diversity and inclusivity.”
In the spirit of giving back and honouring their LUMS experience, NED Alumni Association of Houston, Texas, has established a scholarship fund to support the studies of one MBA student at LUMS. This scholarship, set up by the association representing a group of NED graduates based in Houston, will be offered to students who have completed their undergraduate degree from NED University of Engineering and Technology. The criteria is that the student must qualify for an interest-free loan under the LUMS Financial Aid Programme and have received an unconditional offer of admission from the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) at LUMS for enrolment into the MBA programme.