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Dr Farooq Mughal

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Farooq Mughal

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Monday to Friday: 09am to 05pm

Research overview

My areas of interest revolve mainly around experiential learning, action learning, management education and knowledge management in higher educational institutions.  

Career Details

Before joining Lancaster University Management School as a full-time PhD student, I was afilliated with the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Pakistan in the capacity of Assistant Professor at their Department of Management Sciences. Besides teaching full time at CIIT, I was also appointed as interim-Incharge of the Center for Policy Studies. I started my academic career as a research associate in 2006 with CIIT. I was then appointed as Lecturer in 2007 where I assumed the role of a full-time faculty member.  


I am a results-driven individual with multifaceted academic and management experiences including: teaching, research, consultancy, programme management, project and event management. During this course of gaining a broad spectrum of experiences, I have been able to develop qualitative and quantitative skills, equipping me with the ability to think analytically and critically self-reflect on various phenomenon pertaining to my field i.e. management learning.

Current Teaching

My current teaching responsibilities include teaching an undergraduate course, entitled 'MNGT 200 Management and Consulting: Practice and Critique' along with Dr. Valerie Stead.

Current Research

I am currently working on methods to employ action learning sets with MBA students to enhance their ability to critically self-reflect on the learning process within business schools of Pakistan.

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2012 - to date: Ph.D. in Management Learning & Leadership, Lancaster University
2009 - 2010: M.A. in Human Resource Development & Consulting, Lancaster University
2004 - 2005: M.B.A in Human Resource Management, Greenwich University
2001 - 2004: B.S. in Information Technology, Greenwich University

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