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Wael Ramadan

Wael Ramadan


Pilon School of Business


Dr. Wael Ramadan is a Professor of Project Management and Strategy at Pilon School of Business. He started his journey at Sheridan College in 2009. Wael is a recipient of the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship in addition to seven other academic scholarships. Wael is a contributing author to the best-selling book: “The Keys To Our Success” in 2019 and author of the book: “The Asset That Money Can’t Buy” in 2013. 

Wael earned his PhD in 2009 from Cleveland State University (US), during which he taught in the MBA program at CSU. His research focused on business strategy and the competitive advantage of (SMEs). Wael finished his MBA in 2002 with Distinction from Maastricht School of Management (The Netherlands), and his Bachelor of Engineering in 1991 from the University College London (England).

Wael has consolidated extensive knowledge and experience in academia. He taught for 17+ years at several business schools in North America, Europe and the Middle East. He supervised tens of research projects and developed and taught 45+ courses in business and management.

Prior to academia, Wael had more than a decade of industrial experience working in several senior executive positions in the manufacturing sector. Wael lead several real estate development projects as well as several World Bank funded projects. As a training consultant Wael designed and delivered thousands of hours of tailored training including the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam.

Wael spoke and delivered presentations at several international conferences and professional institutes’ events around the globe.

Language Skills: English, Arabic, French, Norwegian.

Specialization and Research Interests: Project management, strategic planning, organizational performance and training.


New Book Release (Contributing Author): Ramadan, W. H. et.al. “The Keys To Our Success”, Compiled By: Kathi Soniat & David Barrett. 2019.

Book Release: Ramadan, W. H., “The Asset That Money Can't Buy: The Influence of Organizational Culture on Sustainable Competitive Advantage of SMEs, World-Class Status, and Region”, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN-13: 978-3844313925. January 8,

Ramadan, W. H., “Strategic Alignment: The Art Of Doing The Right Things Right”. PMI Global Conference Presentation, Los Angeles, October 2018.

Ramadan, “The Influence of Organizational Culture on Sustainable Competitive Advantage of Small and Medium Sized Establishments”, Refereed Program of the E-Leader Conference at Budapest, Hungary, http://www.g-casa.com, ISSN 1935-4819, Chinese American Scholars Association, New York, New York, USA, June 2010.

Professional Affiliations /Activities:

  1. Senator, Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. (2019 - Present)
  2. Chairman of the Project Management Institute (PMI) Lakeshore Chapter. (2014 - 2015)
  3. Member of Advisory Board, Project World. (2013 - 2015)
  4. President of the Project Management Institute (PMI) Lakeshore Chapter. (2013 - 2014)
  5. Member of BOD of the Chinese American Scholars Association (CASA). (2010 - Present)
  6. Member of the Project Management Institute, PMI USA. (2001 – Present)
  7. Member of North East Ohio Chapter of PMI. NEOPMI, USA. (2007 – 2010)
  8. Member of Netherlands Chapter of PMI. (2001 – 2002)

Research Interests

  • Project management
  • Business strategy
  • Organizational performance
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