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Lahore University of Management Sciences, Suleman Dawood School of Business

The Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), is a premier business school of Pakistan. The business school was established in 1985 as an initiative of leading businesses of Pakistan to develop high quality managerial talent by offering world-class degree programs in management. The School’s case-based MBA program was launched in 1986 with advisory support of eminent scholars from Harvard, IMD, and University of Western Ontario. 

The school currently offers: undergraduate degrees in Accounting and Finance and Management Sciences; graduate programs include MBA, Executive MBA and PhD Management. LUMS executive education center is a leader in executive education in Pakistan with a strong portfolio of open and custom enrolment programs. A strong history of active and sustained engagement with business, public and private sector organizations is a hallmark and distinctive feature of SDSB. The University has over 12,000 alumni with many holding leadership positions in international and national organizations. 

SDSB is a pioneer in adopting and promoting the use of case method pedagogy and student-centered leaning in Pakistan. More than 800 cases and industry/technical notes have been written by SDSB faculty. Since 2017, Harvard Business Publishing also includes some of these cases on its portal.

The LUMS campus is spread across 110 acres with modern, custom-built facilities, and state-of-the-art IT and other support services to create an ideal learning environment for students, faculty, and staff.

As a center of excellence in business education, the school attracts top quality talent which is screened through merit-based processes to form a select body of students, faculty and staff. The School’s graduates are highly sought by leading national and regional recruiters.


  • Management


  • Private

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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on July 16, 2019.