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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Muhammad Burdbar Khan

Since 1998, Muhammad Burdbar Khan has been training, teaching and administering course modules primarily at undergraduate, postgraduate and professional levels and has been supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research/dissertations as well. This entailed curriculum design and development coupled with the development of new and the review of existing courses, including those delivered online or through distance learning. Burdbar has taught part time and evening students including civil service officers, army commissioned officers and private sector senior officers as well. In addition, since 1993, Burdbar has years of professional general business and managerial experience in multinational corporations where he managed people and had strategic and operational responsibilities related to Marketing, Purchase, Administration, Training and HR. He has also supervised HR departments in different companies while reporting to Chief Executive Officers and thus experienced first hand the strategic business (HR) management and planning processes.  He also planned, organised and evaluated Learning and Development (L & D) interventions at the workplace.  These days, Burdbar is completing his PhD in Management from University of Stirling Management School, Scotland. His PhD area of research is in the role of Business Ethics in Human Resource Management (HRM) and its impact on Stakeholder Enagagement. Burdbar has an MSc in Management of Training & Development from University of Edinburgh, UK. Earlier, he did an MBA in 1992 and also completed a professional certificate in the ‘Train the Trainers’ course. Burdbar is a Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA), UK,  and a Graduate and Academic member (MCIPD) of Chartered Institute for Personnel Development (CIPD), UK.

Department Responsibilities

Burdbar teaches subjects related mainly to Human Resource Management (HRM) and general Management. This includes HRM, Critical HRM: Managing Diversity, Organizational Behaviour and Development, Research Methods, International HRM,  HRM in Global Context and Learning & Talent Development.

Subject Specialism

Human Resource Management (HRM) & General Business Management


  • PhD in Management (in progress) — Stirling Management School, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK.,
  • MSc in the Management of Training and Development — University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.,


Burdbar also had the opportunity to do some consulting assignments in the past. He has remained engaged in his own continuous professional development, and seeks to implement the same for his trainees, students and team as well. Burdbar’s varied qualifications and experience in different countries and industries have enabled him to interact with people of sundry backgrounds and profiles. Moreover, his interaction has been with young international students and also mature, professional students while working in a multinational and multicultural environment. part time and evenings. His research articles have been published in peer reviewed research publications and in newspapers.

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Research Interests

  • Business Ethics

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Critical HRM

  • Human Resource Development

  • Human Resource Management (HRM)

  • Learning and Development

  • Organization Development

  • Organizational Behaviour

  • Training and Development

Research Projects

  • Practical Wisdom and Responsibility in Management Education — DAAD Germany in 2013

Research in the Lincoln Repository

Professional Affiliations

  • Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), UK. — Academic (Chartered) Member
  • Higher Education Academy (HEA), UK — Fellow
  • Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), USA. — Member
  • Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD), USA — Member