UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Faculty Profile

Dr Waqas Farooq

Assistant Professor

School of Business and Economics

Department of Management

 : [email protected]     : 3378   

BIOGRAPHY

Waqas has teaching and research interests cover Islamic Perspective on Management, Media, Eating Disorders, Management and Organizational Behavior. He has published numerous articles in national and international journals in the fields of Management, Project Management and Media.

 

Specialization

Islamic Management, Muslim Personality, Organizational Behaviour, Strategic Management

 

Areas of Research

Muslim Personality, Personality, Workplace Deviance, Islamic Management, Emotional Labor, Crisis Management, Effects of Media.

 

CURRENT PROJECTS

  • Muslim personality effects on workplace deviance.
  • Muslim personality effects on emotional labor.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Industry:

Manager Marketing: Karl Chemical Works Lahore, Pakistan (2003 – 2010)

Being Manager Marketing, my areas of concentration were customer services and development of relations with clients, in order to generate bulk business for the Karl Chemical Works.

Academic:

Assistant Professor at UMT since 2016

Previous appointments:

Faculty Member, Faculty of Management Sciences, University of Central Punjab, Pakistan.

Adjunct Faculty at IQRA Graduate School, Geomatika University, Malaysia.

Research Assistant at Department of Business Administration, IIUM, Malaysia.

 

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Ethics
  • Principles of Management

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), International Islamic University, Malaysia, 2011-2015.

Master of Science in Management Science (MS). SZABIST, 2008-2010.

Master of Business Administration (MBA), IMS-Lahore 2005-2006.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), IMS-Lahore, 2002-2004.

 

OTHER POSITIONS & AFFILIATIONS

Consultancy Projects:

  • Worked as a consultant in Global Illuminators Sdn Bhd Malaysia, to increase work efficiency.
  • Worked as a consultant in Global Illuminators Sdn Bhd Malaysia, to Organize International Academic Conferences in various countries.
  • Worked as a consultant in Pak Publishing Group to organize an academic conference in Malaysia.
  • Worked as a consultant for International Management Consultants (IMC) Sdn Bhd Malaysia to identify strategic concerns for an organization.
  • As a Management consultant to Business Essentials, Helped in designing and facilitated the two day workshop of MS Project 2010, organized at Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Worked with Lions Club Lahore, Pakistan on different Social Projects.

 

AFFILIATIONS

  • Founding member of World Academy of Islamic Management

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Placed Dean’s Honor Roll for four semesters out of six semesters during BBA.
  • Awarded Certificate of Honor for membership of the Talented Student Society in School.
  • Awarded Certificate of Honor for helping Science Teacher in conducting Practical in School.
  • Awarded “A” grade by Don Bosco High School on the bases of cumulative record regarding academic achievement/co-curricular activities/conduct of behavior.
  • Member of the Runner-up Basket Ball Team competing in Lahore Division basketball 5-A side Basketball tournament

Computer/Statistical Software Skills

  • Eviews
  • NVIVO
  • SPSS
  • Structural Equation Modeling (AMOS)
  • Management Scientist
  • Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP)
  • Micro Soft Project Management 
  • Internet Applications
  • Microsoft Office and MS Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 10

LINKS

LinkedIn: https://pk.linkedin.com/in/waqas-farooq-395059b

 


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