Hani Alshami

Name Hani AlShami
School School of Business 
ProgramBachelor of Business Administration (Honours) – International Business Management
Academic and Professional Designations
  • PhD in Management Science, Lancaster University, UK
  • MSc in Industrial Engineering, Wayne State University, USA
  • Diploma of Postgraduate Studies in International Business Relations, Damascus University, Syria
  • BSc in Economics and Planning, Damascus University, Syria
Professor, International Business Management
Courses Taught
  • BUS3020 - International Business
  • BUS71260 - Business Fundamentals
  • BUS74020 - International Business Planning and Strategy
  • BUS8350 - Global Business Management Capstone
  • OPER74020 - Service Operations Management
  • OPER8340 - Global Supply Chain Management
  • MGMT8260 - Business Analytics and Decision Making
  • MGMT3130 - Sustainable Development for Managers
  • MKT71090 - Marketing
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • International Relations
  • International Business Strategy
  • International Marketing Strategy
  • International Human Resources Management
  • Media and Market Research
  • Data Analytics
  • Organizational Development
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Project Management

Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • Strategy Executive and Educator with more than 18 years of global professional experience leading and managing complex projects in the global market including the US, Europe and Middle East.
  • Specialized in global business transformation, strategy formulation, business processes re-engineering with extensive experience in ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning software) implementation.
  • Led and oversaw number of strategic and transformational initiatives which focused on effectiveness, efficiency, revenue growth and operational waste reduction across a wide range of industries.
  • Subject matter expert in developing and executing market-entry strategies based on market, cultural and regulatory assessment for businesses that are going global.

Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications Publications:
  • "Optimizing Television Programming & Scheduling", Targeting: European Journal of Operational Research: An International Journal (ABS 4), Agreed to be submitted on Q1, 2021.

Conference presentations:

  • "Optimizing Television Programming & Scheduling", 20th Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS), Barcelona, Spain, (Jul 2014).
  • "How to optimize television programmes grid: A case study from the media industry", Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) 29th Annual Conference, Houston, Texas, U.S.A, (May 2018).
Additional Information

Dr. AlShami's goal as an educator is to make a significant impact on the professional career of his students. He is a firm believer that transferring knowledge and real-life experiences to students are equally important as academic research.

As Dr. AlShami's teaching philosophy is continuously evolving, in his opinion, the following points define his teaching philosophy:

  • Delivering theoretical and contextual knowledge and linking theory to practice by providing examples from contemporary business contexts.
  • Promoting student interaction
  • Continuous learning
  • Feedback and respect