UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Faculty Profile

Ijaz Yusuf

Assistant Professor, Director Centre for Supply Chain Research

School of Business and Economics

Department of Operations and Supply Chain

 : [email protected]     : 3345   

Ijaz Yusuf is presently the Director of Center for Supply Chain Research and Assistant Professor in School of Business and Economics. His interested areas include: Quality, Operations, Supply Chain and System Dynamics. He has been providing consultation and training to industries from the platform of Quality Circle Institute as a Head of institution. He has more than twenty years of industry and teaching experience. He earned Master degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok Thailand and did diploma in Business Management from Lahore University of Management Sciences. He has published 16 papers in national and international conferences and has got best paper award in 2nd Annual Quality Congress Middle East, Dubai, and UAE April 2008. He is an advisory Board Member of CNW Global Trade and  Transport. He is co-author of the book titled Quality Management: A Customer Driven Approach. He has successfully organized two supply chain conferences at Lahore in collaboration with Global Research and Facilitation Council and now he is going to organize a Supply Chain Conference at Milan Conference in Italy in collaboration with CNW Global Trade and Transport.  

INTEREST AREAS

  • Quality control
  • Production management
  • Inventory
  • Forecasting
  • Modelling

CURRENT PROJECTS

  • Designing supply chains for different sectors of Pakistan

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • PACKAGES LTD. LAHORE
    Mechanical Engineer (From : May 1990  to  April  1991)
  • PIDO INTERNATIONAL CO. LTD.  BANGKOK, THAILAND
    Technical Engineer (From: Oct. 1992 to April 1993)
  • PACKAGES LTD. LAHORE
    (From: July 1993 to Jul. 2005)
  • ASIAN FOOD INDUSTRIES 
    Head of Production (From: August 05, 2005 to August 31, 2006)
  • MIAN TYRE & RUBBER CO. LIMITED
    Plant Manager (From September 06, 2006 till August 31 2007)
  • University of Management and Technology
    Assistant Professor (From Oct 01, 2007 till to-date)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Dynamics of Quality Auditing for System Improvement: The case of Pakistani Industries (2nd Annual Quality Congress Middle East, Dubai UAE, April 2008)
  • System Dynamics: An Effective Tool for Organizational Analysis and Prediction (First National Conference on Organizational Analysis and Qualitative Research: Contemporary Practices and Challenges, University of Peshawar June 2008)
  • Role of Integrated Quality Improvement Teams in Supply Chain  Manufacturing published and presented in 3RD Annual Quality Congress held in Dubai (April 2009)
  • Demand Collaboration strategy of Supply Chain Management Improves the Education Quality of a Business School published and presented in 3rd  Annual Quality Congress held in Dubai (April 2009)
  • Systems Thinking Approach for Implementing ISO 14001 In Pakistan: The Industry’s Perspective. Abstract is published in 23rd European Conference on Operational Research, Bonn Germany (July 2009). Could not be presented due to visa issue

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Business Management, Lahore University of Management Sciences (1997-1998)
  • Master of Industrial Engineering & Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand (1991-1992)
  • B.Sc (Mech Eng.), University of Engineering and Technology, (1984-1990)
  • B.Com. Hailey College, Punjab University, Lahore (1982-1983)

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Director, Center for Supply Chain Research, UMT
  • Project Manager, SAQS

OTHER POSITIONS & AFFILIATIONS

  • Honorary Principal Consultant of Quality Circle Institute (QCI) in management and quality areas to different industries.
  • President of Pakistan Chapter of System Dynamics Society Inc.
  • Ex-Technical Editor of Magazine of Quality and Productivity Society of Pakistan.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Best Paper Award in 2nd Annual Quality Congress, Middle East, Dubai, UAE April 2008
  • Master’s Scholarship from Govt. of Australia

 

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