Dr Farzana Asad Mir


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Short Bio

Dr Farzana Asad Mir is Assistant Professor of Management in the Faculty of Business and Law and has expertise in the areas of organizational leadership and project management. She is also the Director of BUiD Doctoral Training Centre. Farzana’s research interests are broadly within the field of management, and she is particularly interested in examining the individual and team-level factors that may play a role in improving project and organizational performance. Other areas of interest are knowledge management, accountability mechanisms, governance of socio-technical change and management control systems. Her academic research interests are augmented by more than fifteen years of professional work experience in the areas of quality assurance, organizational leadership, compliance and project management. Her previous work experience as the Head of Quality at BUiD gives her an edge in terms of enhanced understanding of the curriculum development and education management requirements of the UAE Higher Education sector.

Degrees/Professional Qualifications

  1. PhD in Management, Gordon S. Lang School of Business & Economics Department of Management, University of Guelph, Canada
  2. MSc, Project Management (Graduated with Distinction), The British University in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  3. BSc, Electrical Engineering (Graduated with Honors), University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
  4. Project Management Professional (PMP)®
  5. PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®

The British University in Dubai

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Tel: +971 4 279 1400


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