Professor Abdel Ahmed

Job: SL & TNE Tutor

Faculty: Computing, Engineering and Media

School/department: School of Engineering and Sustainable Development

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

T: +44 (0) 116 250 6271



Personal profile

Abdel Moneim has twenty years of combined experience in traditional and nontraditional university teaching, academic training, community development, academic administration, curricula design, organizational change and development, distinguished research and scholarly writing, resulting in Honors, awards and recognition for academic excellence and outstanding achievement. He is the author and coauthor of substantial publication records in published international journals and conference proceedings. In addition, he serves on several international journal editorial boards, and helped in developing and launching database platform in the Middle East. In his previous appointments throughout the world (Middle East and UK), he has been the driving force behind strategic institutional development during the time of profound change in the Higher Education in the Middle East.

He has helped in accomplishing significant growth in student numbers through the development of admission and enrollment management system and strategies, and various new academic programs. Also by setting up of quality assurance system and departments, international partners, seen major improvements in the student experience through the development of academic support center, long life learning, collaborative partnership and developed new streams of income through the development of center of excellence in supply chain management and entrepreneurship.

Abdel Moneim has broad knowledge of the UK, Middle East University Systems, and quality and accreditation systems (AACSB, ABET…), Budget control, faculty development and significant experience of University senior management and a public profile at senior academic level within the sector. Also experienced in practical business through his involvement with business ownership, start up and organizational presidency board members and deanship position.

Abdel Moneim is committed to achieving institutional objectives by applying decentralized management style and team work approach. Tends to promote student centered learning methodologies to achieve maximum student learning. Been involved in all aspects of education, teaching, research, and academic leadership and administrative Affairs.

Research group affiliations

Institute of Engineering Sciences (IES)

Publications and outputs

  • Ahmed A. M. and Naseer Khan (2018) The impact of Communication, Teamwork, SWOT Analysis and Bid Assessment Model for Successful Bidding Decisions: An Empirical Study of Project Decisions in Dubai. 10th International Conference on Business, Economics and Social Sciences, Indonesia and IJABER, Volume 16, Issue 2018. Accepted by Conference Organizer + Journal Publisher, In press.
  • Naseer Khan and Ahmed A. M. (2018) Investment Behavior and Alternatives among Indian Expatriates in Dubai. JAES, Volume XIII, Issue 2(56). H Index 6, Tier 2, Scopus Indexed. EBSCO, CEEOL and RePEc.
  • Ahmed A. M., Ramadan M. Z. and Al Saghbini H. (2015) Sustainable Improvement for United Arab Emirates’ SMEs: A Proposed Approach, International Journal of Customer Relationship Marketing and Management, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp. 25-32.
  • Ahmed A. M. and Al Ameri M. S. BH (2015) Factors Influencing Strategic Change: An Empirical Study of Department of Economic Development at the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, International Journal of Strategic Change Management, Submitted (Under review since November).
  • Roy S., Ahmed A. M., and Abonamah A. (2014) ICT and Economic Growth: Evidence from Twelve MENA Economies, International Journal of Computers and Industrial Engineering (IJCIE), Volume 5, Issue 1.

Research interests/expertise

My research interests focus on Quality Management and Business Excellence in the context of globalization, and in particular, issues on critical success factors, market and competition challenges. An important goal of my research is to contribute to the knowledge set of Management and Business Administration as well as to provide suggestions to organizations on how to design and implement ethical and effective best practices to gain competitive and sustainable advantages. Seeking answers to important, interesting and practice-relevant research questions for advancing the field of Management is the driver behind my passion for research. My research aims at contributing to the field with both theoretical implications and practical applications.

Areas of teaching

Engineering Management, Quality and Business Excellence, Organizational Development, HRM


PhD, MSc, BSc

Courses taught

TThesis Management – writing for success PhD Case Study Research PhD Current Issues in Quality Management PhD Ethical Research Techniques PhD Quality in Healthcare MSc Leadership and Organizational Behavior MBA, EMBA, BBA Talent Management MBA Total Rewards Management MBA Entrepreneurship MBA Human Resource strategy MHRM Leadership and Communication MBA, MHRM Supply Chain Management BBA, MSc Production and Operations Management BBA, MBA