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Professional Development Centre of NUST is considered one of the most sought after institutions of Pakistan for short term courses in Engineering, IT and Management. PDC has maintained a tradition of excellence since its inception in 2007 as we cherish new standards in designing and delivery of our seminars, short courses and workshops. It is a promise to our participants that “We don’t teach you, we provide you with an environment that makes you learn and discover yourself”.
Human Resource Management
  1. HR for Line Managers
  2. Strategic Human Resource Management
  3. Leadership & Management Controls
  4. HRM Tools & Techniques for Performance Excellence 
  5. Leadership Skills and Team Building through Experiential Learning
  6. Writing Effective Job Descriptions
  7. Creating a Professional Job Evaluation System
  8. Writing clear & concise Policies & Procedures
  9. Conducting Effective Appraisals
  10. Interviewing Skills
  11. Train the Trainer
  12. Team Dynamics


  1. Coaching & Mentoring Skills
  2. Core Competencies & Modeling
  3. Creative Problem Solving & Decision Making
  4. Developing a Crisis Management Strategy
  5. Developing Management Skills
  6. Finance for Non-Finance Managers
  7. Planning & Organizing Skills
  8. IT for Non IT Staff
  9. Dealing with Difficult People – Assertiveness Skills
  10. Developing effective Interpersonal & Communication Skills
  11. Stress Management
  12. Managing Conflict, Self & Time Management
  13. E-mail Etiquette – Presenting Professionally
  14. Professional Business Writing Skills
  15. Report Writing – How to Structure a Report for Maximum Effect
  16. Presentation Skills – Making a Powerful Impact on Audience
  17. Research Methodology
  18. Technical Report Writing
  19. Event and Conference Management
  20. Kaizen Based Lean Management
  21. Procurement and Contract Administration 
  22. Corporate Social Responsibility 
  23. Good Governance at Cross Roads 
  24. Aligning Budgeting and Strategy

Marketing & Sales

  1. Brand Management
  2. Strategic Customer Relationship Management
  3. Social Media Marketing 
  4. Innovation Marketing 
  5. Advance Selling Skills
  6. Essential of Marketing & preparing an Effective Marketing Plan
  7. Improving Sales Skills – Key Elements of Successful Selling
  8. Negotiation Skills – Closing Better Deals
  9. Retail Excellence – Beating the Competition in Sales and Service

Project Management

  1. Effective Project Proposal Writing
  2. Construction Project Management  
  3. PMP of PMI, USA
  4. Project Monitoring and Evaluation
  5. Bidding, Evaluation, Negotiation and Contract Award for Construction Projects
  6. PRIMAVERA P6 Software for Project Management

Quality Management

  1. Six Sigma Quality Breakthrough
  2. Lean Manufacturing
  3. Improving Quality of Service Delivery 
  4. MINITAB-Statistics for Quality Management
  5. Construction of Quality Deployment Function(QDF)

Customer Services 

  1. Customer Service Excellence
  2. Etiquette for Excellent Customer Services – for Front Line Staff
  3. Improving Telephone Calling & Attending Skills – Customer Care

Information Technology 

  1. Emerging Trends, Threats and Solutions for Cyber Security​
  2. Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  3. IT Infrastructure Library
  4. Qualitative Data Analysis with NViVo
  5. Learning How to Develop Android Applications
  6. SPSS - Statistical Software Package for Social Sciences
  7. MINITAB - Statistics for Quality Management

Office Administration & Secretarial Skills

  1. Office Management & Effective Administrative Skills
  2. The Perfect PA – for Senior Administration Staff and PAs


  1. Corporate Restructure
  2. Understanding Corporate Politics
  3. Balanced Score Card for Organizational Performance Management
  4. Compensation and Benefit Management
  5. Leading and Managing Change
  6. How to start your new Business
  7. Workshop on Technology Solutions for  Low Cost Housing
  8. Wind and Solar Energy
  9. Fire Prevention & Emergency Response


  1. Patient Safety Management
  2. Consultation Skills for Health Care Professionals
  3. Quality Assurance in Healthcare


  1. Improving Organizational Productivity Through Systems Thinking
  2. Lean Manufacturing
  3. Workshop on Technology Solutions for  Low Cost Housing
  4. Procurement and Contract Administration Basics
  5. Conflicts and Disputes Resolution in Construction Projects 
  6. Cost Engineering- Estimating & Cost Control of Construction Projects
  7. Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing