Portrait of Dr Amgad Badewi

Dr Amgad Badewi

Senior Lecturer in Project and Programme Management

About

Dr Amgad Badewi is a Senior Lecturer in Project and Programme Management at Kent Business School. He has a PhD in Project and Programme Management from Cranfield University, a teaching qualification (PGCHE) from the University of Kent, teaching fellow status from higher education academy and accredited trainer from AXELOS.
In the last decade, he bided, wrote tenders, delivered and designed more than 53 executive courses to international and local clients in the UK, Ireland, Switzerland, USA, Nigeria, Emirates, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt. This included different ministries, authorities, and corporates in these countries.
Amgad is a former director of finance and associate director of professional development at PMI UK Chapter. He led some tracks for the British Academy of Management (BAM). He also serves at the steering committee of the research methodology in BAM. He is the academic judge at APM for the best PhD (Herbert Walton Award) and MSc thesis (Geoffrey Trimble Award).He is a member of the APM Academic Steering Group. He is an international editorial board at the International Journal of Project Management (IJPM).

Research interests

  • Project Management in transformations
  • Institutional Theory and Institutional Logics in projects
  • The role of Project Management Office (PMO) in transformations
  • The role of Project management in improving organisational innovativeness
  • Benefits Management/Benefits Realization Management
  • Programme Management
  • Business Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • The use of Project Management Mentality in Entrepreneurship Success
  • Organisational Ambidexterity
  • Neo- Institutional Theory
  • Governmentality and Governance in change management and organisational agility
  • Agile Project Management

Amgad has been awarded the best PhD thesis from APM and best research from Cranfield University. 

He has secured two research funds from PMI ($100,000 in total) on project benefits management and one research fund from Emirates Government (200,000 AED) to investigate the innovation logics in government projects. 

Amgad has contributed to “Benefits Realization Management: Practice Guide — First Edition” – PMI new guide in Project Management. In addition, he has contributed to 4 books and 16 academic and professional conferences locally and internationally. 

He is currently finishing his new book, “Project Benefits Management: From operations to strategy”. He has over 10 publications in Project benefits management including 2 in International Journal of Project Management. 

He has reviewed several papers in:

  • The International Journal of Project Management
  • International Journal of Human Resources Management
  • International Business Review
  • Journal of Business Research, Technology Forecasting, and Social Change

Teaching

Amgad has lectured and consulted globally and is highly experienced in presenting ideas in a way that bridges different cultural and organisational differences. 

He is an experienced coach, trainer, and module convenor for delivering structured and unstructured, tailored and best-practice based training for senior positions in different places such as Rolls Royce, Airbus, UN, NHS, BT, British Petroleum UK, Ministry of Finance (Saudi Arabia), Ministry of Production (Kuwait), Bank Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), and others.

Supervision

Supervision Topics

  • Benefits Management/Benefits Realisation Management
  • Project Management
  • Programme Management
  • Business Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • The use of Project Management Mentality in Entrepreneurship Success 
  • Organisational Ambidexterity
  • Neo- Institutional Theory
  • Institutional Logics
  • Governmentality and Governance in change management and organisational agility

Professional

Amgad has 12 professional certificates from PMI, APMG, AXELOS, SAP, LCCI and CIMA including PMP, MSP Advanced Practitioner, SAP TERP 10 and ITIL. 

He is an Advanced Practitioner in Managing Successful Programmes in implementing transformation programmes (such as Enterprise Systems, Six Sigma, and TQM).

  • Project Management Professional
  • IT Service Management certified

He is also an active member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting, Project Management Institute, Association for Project Management, and British Academy of Management
He is a member of the reviewing team for developing a new version of Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK)- the official PMP exam material.
He has experience of Project and Programme Management across almost all business sectors. His experience as a project management/benefits management consultant covers many European and Middle Eastern countries. 


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