Dr Faheemul Islam


  • PhD Management & Strategy, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK
  • MBA Marketing, National University of Singapore
  • MBA Finance, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
  • BSc  Engineering (Electronics), University of Engineering & Technology

Trainings, Certifications, Memberships

  • Member The Competitiveness Institute (TCI) based at Harvard University
  • Member American Society of Competitiveness (ASC).
  • Ex Member Planning Commission of Pakistan, Government of Pakistan
  • Member, Board of Governors, Pakistan Institute of Management


  • Adjunct Professor at JAMK University’s School of Business and Services Management, Finland.
  • Professor and Associate Dean of Karachi School of Business and Leadership, an Associate Professor
  • Director of the MBA Program at the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
  • Worked as Member of the Planning Commission worked on a number of national development projects, private sector development, economic sector policies and programs
  • Worked on establishing Centre of Excellence for Journalists, funded by US State Department National study on ‘Developing a Regional Social Investment Exchange Initiative’ for Asian Development Bank
  • Design and feasibility of ‘Supply Chain Management of Health Commodities’ training program for USAID Deliver Project
  • Strategy formulation for Jaffer Agro Services
  • Comprehensive consultancy for development of Research Department at KASHF Microfinance Bank; Area Research Framework for establishing Bank’s branches; New Product development Framework; Research Policy and Procedures Manual
  • Launch and initial management of the National Assessment and Institutional Strengthening Program of USAID for Government of Pakistan and Civil Society Organizations
  • Launch and delivery of Strategic Brand Management Program for Henkel Group Saudi Arabia & Middle East in Dubai
  • Strategic Capacity Building of Telecom Service Providers in Pakistan
  • Comprehensive profiling of Pakistan’s textile and clothing sector – for Asian Development Bank

Area of Expertise

Strategy, International Business & Competitiveness

  • Micro Economics of Competitiveness
  • Competition; Firms, Clusters and National Development
  • Competitiveness Drivers of Industry Clusters and Regions Economies
  • Crafting Competitive Business Strategy
  • Strategic Business Management
  • International Business Management
  • High-Tech Management
  • Blue Ocean Strategy Formulation
  • Aligning Corporate Strategy through Balanced Scorecard

Marketing and Branding

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Strategic Marketing
  • International Marketing
  • Building Sustainable Brand Equity
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Technology Marketing
  • Consultative Selling of Technology Products

Entrepreneurship; Leadership and Organization Development

  • Developing Future Leaders
  • Leadership in Health Organizations
  • Leadership Program for Microfinance Managers
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Organization Development
  • Growing and Developing New Enterprises
  • Management of Social Enterprises