Centre for Continuing Education Studies

The Centre for Continuing Education Studies (CES) is committed to extending educational opportunities to diverse learning communities in Pakistan. The Centre’s programmes, crafted and delivered by leading LUMS faculty and highly acclaimed industry experts, cater to the needs and expectations of learners from various backgrounds and age groups. Through a wide array of courses, CES aims to support students, professionals, and non-traditional learners in pursuing their interests, enhancing their skills, and expanding their intellectual horizons. CES’ offerings include:

  • Short Evening Courses
  • Weekend Boot Camps
  • Pre-College Programme
  • Customised Trainings


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participants enrolled in short courses, weekend boot camps and customised training


courses offered

  • 50 distinct evening courses and 11 new offerings such as ‘AI for Marketing Leaders,’ ‘ChatGPT for Professionals,’ and ‘E-commerce course Shopify and Affiliate Marketing’ offered
  • Collaborated with LUMS Learning Institute to offer the Certificate in Health Professions Education, designed for healthcare professionals seeking to refine their teaching and training skills.
  • Online teaching attracted participants from across the globe, including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and the United Arab Emirates
  • Nominations were received from various organizations in our short courses, including Total Parco, Unilever, PepsiCo, Atlas Honda, Systems Ltd, Faysal Bank, Meezan Bank, ABlAMC (Allied Bank Asset Management Company), HBL.
  • Launched Microsoft Power BI for Professionals in Karachi
  • Engagement of LUMS alumni through the 'Teach at CES' initiative enriched CES faculty. Currently, approximately 50% of faculty comprises LUMS alumni, such as Saad Tawab, Nasir Riaz, Yasir Mahmood, Jazib Zahir, and Fahad Tanveer.

Participant Demographics

Age Group Division

Gender Ratio

Diversity by Profession

Popular Courses

  • Professional Communication Skills
  • Graphic Design
  • Fundamentals of Data Analytics
  • Introduction to Digital Marketing
  • Introduction to Management

Pre-College Programmes

LUMS Summer/Winter School

LUMS Summer/Winter School provides high school students with an intellectually stimulating environment to experience the social and academic opportunities a college education has to offer. The programme offers courses from diverse disciplines as well as guidance regarding college applications and preparation.

Young Learners Programme

Young Learners Programme, offered for the first time in 2022, was curated for children between the ages of 9-12 to attend to their creative and academic needs. Courses in this programme range from Debates and Mathematics to Communication Skills.

Number of Enrolments


Summer School (July Session)


Young Learners


Winter School

Geographical Ratio

Summer School

Region/City Participants
International 2%
Lahore 40%
Islamabad/Rawalpindi 15%
Karachi 17%
Other cities 26%

Winter School

City Participants
Islamabad/Rawalpindi 18%
Lahore 53%
Karachi 8%
Other cities 21%

Popular Courses

  • Academic and Research Writing Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Smartphone Photography