Mr Taseer Ahmad

Job: PTL in Strategic Management & Marketing

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH, United Kingdom

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Personal profile

A former industrial manager with background in Aerospace Engineering, Taseer's interest in Lean Management took him on an academic path. His doctoral research surrounds the interaction of urban populations with futuristic technologies from an academic, industrial, and postmodern angle. He brings this mixture of academic and industrial experience together by focusing on organisational behaviour when teaching organisational strategy and management.

Research group affiliations

The Centre for Enterprise and Innovation (CEI)

Research interests/expertise

Lean Management Philosophy

Futurology / Futures Studies

Strategic Management

Operational Management


Digital Marketing

Urban Studies

Applied Psychology

Smart Cities


Communities of Practice

Organisational Ambidexterity

Areas of teaching

Strategic Management

Organisational Behaviour


PhD in Futures Studies & Lean Management Philosophy - De Montfort University, Leicester, England, UK - 2017-2020

Master in International Industrial Project Management (MIIPM) - ICADE Business School, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, Spain - 2015-2016

BSc Engineering Studies (Aerospace Sciences) - University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK - 2011-2015

Courses taught

Global Strategic Management (CORP3501); Critical Analysis of Organisations (CORP3546); Management and Strategy (CORP2463)

Honours and awards

Dean's list, May 2016, Academic Excellence Award in Strategic Management from ICADE Business School, Madrid

Research Grant (€5,000), Mar 2016, Research Grant for Qualifying Employees at Gestamp Automocion, Madrid

Academic Grant ((€10,500), Oct 2015, Tuition Fee Grant for Qualifying Employees at Gestamp Automocion, Madrid

Membership of professional associations and societies


Hudson Institute

Productions and Operational Management Society (POMS)

American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)

Engineers Without Borders (EWB -UK)

Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS)

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)


Future Management and Organisation of Smart Cities in the UK

Role of Aestheticism in Smart City Development

Challenges Faced by Entrepreneurs during the Scale-Up

Phase Misconceptions Surrounding Lean Management Philosophy among SMEs