UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Faculty Profile

Usman Khalid

Lecturer

School of Business and Economics

Department of Information System

 : [email protected]     : 3356   

Biography (PROFILE DESCRIPTION)

 

Usman aims to develop better industry practices by using process reengineering and Information systems to help achieve optimum efficiency and effectiveness. With Bachelors in Operations Management and Masters in Information Systems, he has gained a unique perspective on how to implement technology in the corporate sector. His experience as a Quality Auditor (ISO 9001:and ISO 14001) has helped him help different companies take steps that are beneficial to the organization as well as the environment. Usman has also helped tailor-make Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) software and Inventory Control Systems (ICS) for companies seeking to enhance their technology platform. His latest venture was with an Australian Firm called Tandou, in which he used a multiple-regression model to help predict fluctuations in water entitlements.

 

Usman is also on the board of Jibraan Khalid Foundation for Life, an NGO which aims to promote education in the rural areas of Pakistan. The organization builds libraries, gives funds teachers and micro-finances a variety of different projects.

 

INTEREST AREAS

 

Information Systems, Enterprise Systems, Knowledge Management System, IT Project Management, Decision Support Systems

Data Mining, Data Warehousing, Decision Support Systems

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Student Tutor at La Trobe University

 

Taught Entrepreneurship for the year 2014.

 

Area In-Charge at Darson Industries Pvt. Ltd.

 

Led a 25 people team including two production area supervisors to design and implement production systems for the purpose of meeting the schedules provided by the Production Planning and Control department. Moreover, had to resolve all production related issues and also did employee evaluation.

 

Process Engineer at Darson Industries Pvt. Ltd.

 

Responsible for re-engineering processes for MRP systems and efficiency. This included being project manager for new projects such as implementation of a new die design, material recycling, water recycling as well as employee training programs.

 

Internal Quality Auditor ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 at Darson Industries Pvt. Ltd.

 

Did regular quality audits to ensure conformance to standards was kept and the best value was provided to the customer.

 

MRP Liaison Officer at Darson Industries Pvt. Ltd.

 

Worked as a liaison between the production department and the MIS department. Ensured the ‘As Is’ approach with limited re-engineering was applied to make ensure the software worked with production.

 

Founding Member JKFL

 

Helped start an organization aimed at raising the living standards of the rural population of Pakistan by focusing on education and micro-financings.

 

 

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

Msc. in Business Information Management and Systems (2013 – 2015)

La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

 

Bsc. (Hons) in Business Administration (2007 – 2011)

Forman Christian College, Lahore

Specialization: Operations Management

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

Academic Excellence Award, MBIMS, La Trobe University, Melbourne,

Best FYP, MBIMS, La Trobe University, Melbourne.

Certificate Of Distinction Core Values, FCCU

Certificate Of Distinction Services Rendered, FCCU

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