Education and appointments 

  • Doctorate – PhD | Completion –  October 2020 | Area of study: Business strategy/Information Technology offshoring | Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.

  • M. Phil |Area of study: Business strategy/Information Technology offshoring |Completed- Jan 2018 |Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.

  • Master of Business Administration |Completed – Aug 2011| OUSL, Sri Lanka, Partnership program with Vancouver Canada.

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management/ Honours degree | Completed –June 2004 | CIM- United Kingdom.

  • Diploma In Information Technology | Completed- Feb 2002| ACS- Australia

  • PMP, MSP, CMMI |Completed- 2010 |PMP- USA/Progressive Ventures - India

  • ISO2 7001, Software Programming|Completed- 2009, 2003| Virtusa- SL/ Progressive Ventures – India/British Computer Society

  • Faculty – Westford University College - UAE | Aug 2018 – Up-to-date

  • Senior Lecturer – KIC|LSC|TCIB, UK and UAE | Sep 2014- July 2018

  • Senior Lecturer – KIC, Abu Dhabi Knowledge Group, UAE | Sep 2012 – Sep-2014

  • Visitor Lecturer – Westford International, UAE | Sep 2010 – Sep-2012

  • Program Manager – NeST MEA, Dubai Silicon Oasis, UAE | Sep 2010 – Sep-2012

  • Senior Consultant | PM, Virtusa - UK, India and SL | Feb 2007– Aug-2010

Core Competencies 

The evolution of doctoral research has enabled Dr Mohamed Ashmel to refine his core competencies in academia and corporate industries. This includes; Core competencies in Academia;
• Research                                  • University Teaching  

• Writing Research Papers       • Corporate Training     

• Research Supervision             • Curriculum Development      

• Mentoring                               • Career Guidance

 

Core competencies in IT industry; 

• System Analysis                       • Budgeting and Resourcing
• Continuous Improvement       • Root Causes Analysis
• IT Strategy                                 • Project Metrics Utilization
• IT Implementation                   • Process Maturity

• Project Management                • Project Risk Management 

 

Academic Philosophy 

Dr Mohamed Ashmel explored that pursuit of excellence in learning is a passion for him. Thinking is a basic human art and it is the basis to develop the epistemological landscape. He attempts to influence similar inspiration to motivate folks around me and to kindle the inspiration in them.