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Mohamad Hammoud

Contributing Faculty

College of Management and Human Potential

Degree Program Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Dr. Mohamad S. Hammoud has a Ph.D. in Business Administration and a Master Degree in Project Management. He has an extensive knowledge and experience in project and program management. Dr. Hammoud is a project management pioneer and a Project Management Professional since 1998. He created and managed the Project Management Office (PMO) in many organizations and taught and is still teaching doctoral project and program management core courses including project portfolio management where PMO becomes a must. Dr. Hammoud has also an extensive experience in education. He served as the Dean of the School of Business Administration in a private Lebanese university. Today Dr. Hammoud runs his consulting firm, teaches project management doctoral courses, and serves as a chairperson for over 20 doctoral students.

Courses Taught

DDBA 8100 - Doctoral Study Mentoring

DDBA 9000 - Doctoral Study Completion

DDBA 8571 - Seminar on Project Performance and Organizational Effectiveness

DDBA 8572 - Seminar in Project-Base Strategic Leadership


BS, The American University of Beirut

Master Certificate, The George Washington University

Master in Project Management, Keller Graduate School of Devry University

PhD, Northcentral University

Public Service

Volunteer - Beirut, Lebanon

Awards / Honors

Faculty Excellence Award, Walden University, 2019

Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence, Walden University, 2019

Emerald Publishing Literati Awards 2020 - Awards for Excellence., Emerald Publishing, 2021


Hammoud, M. S. (2009). Assessing project success: Comparing integrated change management and change management.

Hammoud, M. S., Smith, R. C. (2016). Does military integrated product team performance predict commercial cost reduction program success?. Journal of Military and Information Science.

Hammoud, M. S., Osborne, S. (2017). Effective employee engagement in the workplace. International Journal of Applied Management and Technology.

Hammoud, M. S., Skaff, W. (2013). Factors to improve employee satisfaction and management performance.

Hammoud, M. S., Hanna, G. (2014). Foreign direct investment in post-conflict countries: The case of Iraq’s oil and electricity sectors. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy.

Hammoud, M. S., Wright, E. (2013). Four simple steps to becoming a better project leader. PM World Journal.

Hammoud, M. S., Christian, U. Y. (2015). Software project management: Software metrics classification decision-making. The International Journal of Information Technology and Business Management.

Hammoud, M. S., Lawrence, N. A. (2017). Strategies to implement the Baldrige criteria for performance excellence. International Journal of Management Excellence.

Hammoud, M. S., Hanna, G. F. (2014). The impact of national cultural distance on foreign direct investment in Iraq.. Global Journal of Management and Business Research: A - Administration and Management.

Hammoud, M. S., Imam, A. H. (2014). The impact of non-technical security management factors on information security management in health informatics. International Journal of Information Technology and Business Management.

Hammoud, M. S., Nash, D. (2014). What corporations do with foresight. European Journal of Futures Research.

Haddad, M. I., Williams, I. A., Hammoud, M. S., Dwyer, R. J. (2020). Strategies for implementing innovation in small and medium-sized enterprises. World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development.

Duru, D. C., Hammoud, M. S. (2021). Identifying effective retention strategies for front-line nurses. . Nursing Management.