Lecturer I, Department of Project Management Technology

Dr Benedict Amade

Dr Benedict Amade

Lecturer I

B.Tech., M.Sc., PhD
E-mail: benedictamade@futo.edu.ng

A Brief Biography

Dr Benedict Amade is a Project Manager by Profession. He read and obtained a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) Degree in Project Management Technology. He is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) U.S.A. and will soon become a Chartered Member of Project Managers of Nigeria. He has taught in the Department of Project Management Technology for the past 10 years and currently, he is the Examinations Officer of the Department. His areas of research interest include construction project management, computer-based project management and construction supply chain management. He has authored over 35 scientific publications in international refereed journals and has presented papers in both national and international conferences. He is actively involved in other consultancy works. He can be reached on benedictamade@yahoo.com or benedictamade@futo.edu.ngbenedictamade2@gmail.com,                                   https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Benedict_Amadehttps://futo-ng.academia.edu/AmadeBenedicthttps://www.mendeley.com/profiles/drbenedictamade/https://www.linkedin.com/in/amadebenedict-90105226https://scholar.google.com.my/citations?amadebenedict

Qualifications
Courses Assigned
Awards
Affiliation
Experience
Research Interest
Publications

Academic Qualification

  • PMI, MEMBER PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE, U.S.A.
  • Ph.D., PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT), 2017, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI
  • M.Sc., PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (CONSTRUCTION PROCUREMENT), 2012, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI
  • B.TECH, PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY, SECOND CLASS HONOURS, UPPER DIVISION, 2004, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI
  • NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY FROM THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, LAFIA IN 1999.
  • SSCE, GOVERNMENT DAY SECONDARY SCHOOL, GOEPAAL, SHENDAM, PLATEAU STATE, 1993.

Courses Assigned to Teach at Undergraduate Level

  • PRT 504-Project Risk Management
  • PRT 505-Computer Based Project Management
  • CIE 512-Construction Economics
  • PRT 407-Project Planning & Control
  • PRT 310-Project Design & E.I.A.
  • PRT 308-Management Information System
  • PRT 506-Cost Estimation & Tendering
  • MGT 403-Operations Research II
  • MGT 316- Operations Research I
  • PRT 503-Operations Management
  • PRT 501- Management Accounting
  • PRT 411- Strategic Management

Courses Assigned to Teach at Postgraduate Level

  • PRT 809-Computer Application in Project Management (MBA)
  • PRT 868-Industrial Engineering/Production Management (M.Sc)
  • PMT 708-Manufacturing Technology (PGD)
  • PRT 711-Fundamentals of Project Management (PGD)
  • PRT 710-Computer Principles & Application in Project Management (PGD)
  • PRT 808-Management Information System (M.Sc/MBA)
  • MGT 715-Research Methodology (PGD)

Honour/Award

  • Study Fellowship Award for M.Sc. by FUTO (2007-2010).
  • Study Fellowship Award for P.hD. by FUTO (2013-2017).

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • MEMBER PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE, (PMI) U.S.A.
  • PROBATIONER (MEMBER) NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF QUANTITY SURVEYORS (IN VIEW)
  • MEMBER, CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF PROJECT MANAGERS OF NIGERIA (IN VIEW)

Work Experience

  • Lecturer I, Department of Project Management Technology, FUTO (October 1, 2018, to date)
  • Lecturer II, Department of Project Management Technology, FUTO (October 1, 2015, to October 1, 2018)
  • Examination Officer, Department of Project Management Technology, FUTO  (August 2018 to date)
  • Assistant Lecturer, Department of Project Management Technology, FUTO (June 28, 2012, to October 1 2015)
  • Course Adviser, Department of Project Management Technology, FUTO  (January 2013 to date)
  • Graduate Assistant, Department of Project Management Technology, FUTO  (April 1, 2009, to June 28, 2012)
  • Member, Project Management Technology Programme Review Committee (2011).
  • Member, Project Management Technology Department Board of Studies (April 2009 to date)
  • Member, School of Management Technology Department Board of Studies (April 2009 to date)
  • Member, School of Management Technology PG Board of Studies (March 2018 to date)
  • Member, Project Management Technology Department PG Board of Studies (March 2018 to date)
  • Member & Secretary, Project Management Technology Programme Review Committee (2018).
  • Member & Secretary, ASUU-FUTO Committee on Organizing a Send-forth for Retired Colleagues (2018).
  • Member SMAT Send Forth Committee (2019).
  • PMT Departmental Representative on FUTO Website (2019 to date).
  • Capacity Building Workshop/Training for Key Officers in Ministries, Departments and Agencies Organised by The Bureau Of Public Procurement, Office of the Executive Governor Makurdi, in conjunction with Emilim Consult, Abuja. On Tuesday 17th-Friday 20th June 2008 at the Banquet Hall of Benue Hotels, Makurdi. 

  • Research Methodology Capacity Building Workshop for Lecturers of Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria. Theme: Engineering and Technology. Organized by the Educational Trust Fund at the Hall of Mercy, FUTO on 26th Monday-30th Friday, April 2010

  • Nigeria Internet Group in Conjunction with FUTO: Seminar on the Internet for Jobs Initiative: Building Capacity to create jobs using the Internet. Held at the Hall of Mercy, FUTO, Wednesday 28th April 2010  

  • Workshop on Academic Regulations and Budgeting for Academic Staff held at the Federal University of Technology Owerri on Wednesday 7th September 2011 at the Hall of Mercy

  • International Project Management Day 2011” Excellence in Execution-Developing the discipline in projects”. Being a Seminar organised by the Project Management Institute (PMI) Lagos Chapter at Terra Kulture, Taimiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos on Thursday 3rd November 2011.

  • International Conference on the Theme” Entrepreneurship Development as a Sustainable Basis for The Economic Transformation of Nigeria, organised by The School of Management Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri at The Celestine Onwuliri International Conference Centre, FUTO from Monday 18th – Wednesday 20th February 2013

  • Training on the Use of FUTO-OGR Template in MS-Excel for Academic Staff, organized by the University Computer Centre, FUTO on Wednesday 23rd May 2012

  • Workshop on Teaching Methodology and E-learning for Academic Staff, organised by the Office of the DVC Academic, on Wednesday 12th June 2013 at the Hall of Mercy, FUTO.

  • Workshop on Linux PC Training for Academic Staff, organised by the University Computer Centre, on Wednesday 24th April 2013 at the University Computer Centre, FUTO.

  • Workshop on Eduportal Training for HODs and Class Advisers, organised by the ICT Centre, on Thursday 2nd May 2013 at the ICT Centre, FUTO.

  • 1st SMAT Workshop on Project/Thesis Writing for Academic Staff and Postgraduate Students, organised by the Office of the Dean SMAT, on Monday 22nd to Tuesday 23rd August 2016 at the New SMAT Complex Auditorium, FUTO.

  • A 1-day Training Workshop for Selected Academic Staff in FUTO on the Theme: Access and Utilization of Library E-Resources/Databases. Organised by the Centre for Human Resource Development, FUTO, on Tuesday 6th December 2016 at the CHRD Conference Room, Old SEET Head, FUTO.

  • A 1-day Training Workshop for Selected Academic Staff of SAAT, SEET, SMAT, SMBS, SOBS, SOPS, AND SOHT, FUTO on the Theme: Examination Management Systems. Organised by the Centre for Human Resource Development, FUTO, on Thursday 8th December 2016 at the CHRD Conference Room, Old SEET Head, FUTO.

  • Attended a 1-day Symposium on Neo-liberalization for Academic Staff  Union of Universities (ASUU), Owerri Zone. Organised by the ASUU Centre for Popular Education (CEPED) Symposium held on Thursday 11th May 2017 at the University Auditorium, Nnamdi  Azikiwe University, Awka.

  • Attended a one-month intensive Practical Training Workshop on Statistical Analysis with Modern Application Packages (SPSS and EVIEW). Organised by the FUTO University Computer Centre from June 29th to July 26th, 2017 at the University Computer Centre (UCC) FUTO.

  • Attended a 1-day Workshop on Unraveling The World of Academic Publishing for Junior & Mid-level Academics of Nigerian Universities. Organised by the National Universities Commission in Collaboration with ENAGO held on Friday 15th December 2017 at the University Auditorium, Nnamdi  Azikiwe University, Awka.

  • Attended a 1-day Seminar for the Sensitization /Awareness on the Activities of TETFUND & Guidelines for Accessing the Intervention Funds. Held on Monday 14th May 2018 at the Hall of Excellence, FUTO.

  • Attended a 1-day Workshop on Instructional Methods, Tools and Teaching Techniques for Online Teaching and Learning for Academic Staff Held on Thursday 1st August 2019 at the Department of Physics Auditorium, FUTO.

Research Interest

  • CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
  • COMPUTER-BASED PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Publications:  

  1. Amade, B., Ogbonna, A.C. and Kaduru, C.C. (2012) “Determinants of Successful Project Delivery in Nigeria” International Journal of Management Sciences and Business Research, UK. Volume 6, Issue 1, August 2012. ISSN 2226-8235. Available www.ijmsbr.com
  2. Amade, B. (2012) “An Evaluation of Factors Constraining the Implementation of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Construction Infrastructure Projects in Nigeria”. International Journal of Science and Engineering Investigations. Volume 9, Issue 1, October 2012.pg 106-117. ISSN 2251-8843. Available www.ijsei.com
  3. Amade, B. (2012) “Partnering Mechanisms and The Procurement of Building Construction Projects Delivery” International Journal of Advanced Scientific and Technical Research, Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2012 pg.596-620. ISSN 2249-9954. Available www.rspublication.com/ijst/index.html
  4. Amade, B., Achaka, C.H. and Ubani, E.C. (2013) “An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Scheduling Techniques on the Success of Mechanical Construction Projects ” International Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Development,  Volume 1, Issue 3, January 2013 pg.391-415. ISSN 2249-6149. Available www.rspublication.com/ijeted/ijeted_index.html
  5. Ukwuoma, P.O., Amade, B. and Moghalu, E.I.  (2013) “The Management of Research and Development (R & D) for Commercialization in Nigeria ” International Journal of Advanced Scientific and Technical Research,  Volume 1, Issue 3, January-February, 2013 pg.477-497. ISSN 2249-9954. Available www.rspublication.com/ijst/index.html
  6. Akpan, E.O.P., Amade, B., Okangba, S.E. and Ekweozor, C.O. (2014) “Constructability Practice and Project Deliver Processes in the Nigerian Construction Industry”  Journal of Building Performance Volume 5, Issue 1, 2014 pg 10-21. ISSN:2180-2106, http://spaj.ukm.my/jsb/index.php/jbp/index
  7. Njoku, U., and Amade, B. (2014) “Individual Career Development Planning: A Survey. ” International Journal of Management Sciences and Business Research.Vol.3, Issue 2, Pg 40-58.
  8. Amade, B. and Akpan, E.O.P. (2014) “Project Cost Estimation: Issues and the Possible Solutions”. International Journal of Engineering and Technical Research. (IJETR) Volume-2, Issue-5, May 2014, pg 181-188.
  9. Akpan, E.O.P., Ukwuoma, F.P.O., Amade, B. and Nwoko-Omere, W.C. (2014) “Total Quality Management For Sustainable Development: A Case of The Nigerian Environment”. International Journal of Management Sciences and Business Research.Vol.3, Issue 5, Pg1-17.
  10. Amade, B., Akpan, E.O.P., Ukwuoma, F.P.O., and Alajemba, C.C.  (2014) “Project Cost Contingency in the Nigerian Construction Industry”. International Journal of Research in Management,  Science and Technology. (IJRMST) Volume-2,  No. 2 August 2014, pg 9-21.
  11. Akpan, E.O.P., Amade, B. and Ononuju, C.N. (2014) “Application of Linear Programming to Production Systems Problem: A Critique”. International Journal of Management Sciences and Business Research.Vol.3, Issue 10, Pg92-95.
  12. Ubani, E.C., Amade, B., Okorocha, K.A. and Agwu, F.O. (2015) “Project Risk Management Issues in the Nigerian Construction Industry”. International Journal of Engineering and Technical Research.Vol.3, Issue 1, January 2015. Pg217-232.
  13. Amade, B., Ubani, E.C., Omajeh, E.O-M., and Njoku, U.A.P.  (2015) “Critical Success Factors for Public Sector Construction Project Delivery: A Case of Owerri, Imo State”. International Journal of Research in Management,  Science and Technology. (IJRMST) (E-ISSN: 2321-3264) Volume-3,  No. 1 April 2015, pg 11-21.
  14. Amade, B., Ubani, E.C., Amaeshi, U.F. and Okorocha, K.A. (2015) “Factors for Containing Failure and Abandonment of Public Sector Construction Projects in Nigeria”  Journal of Building Performance Volume 6, Issue 1, 2015 pg 63-76. ISSN:2180-2106, http://spaj.ukm.my/jsb/index.php/jbp/index
  15. James Akale, Benedict AmadeEdem Okon Peter Akpan,  Onyinyechi Okebugwu, and Enoch Oghene-Mairo Omajeh (2015) “Project Management Software Application in the Nigerian Construction Industry”  Serbian Project Management Journal Volume 5, Issue 2, 2015 pg 3-10. ISSN:2217-7256, http://www.spmjournal.rs
  16. Amade, B.  (2016) “Constructability Tools and Techniques in Use in the Nigerian Construction Industry”. PM World Journal Volume 5, Issue 2  pg 1-15.www.pmworldjournal.net
  17. Amade, B., Akpan, E.O.P., Ubani, E.C. and Amaeshi, U.F.  (2016) “Supply Chain Management and Construction Project Delivery: Constraints to its Application”. PM World Journal Volume 5, Issue 5  pg 1-19. www.pmworldjournal.net
  18. Amaeshi, Uzoma Francis, Akujor, Jane C. and AmadeBenedict (2016) “Managing Human Resources and Organizational Change for Effective Information Systems Reengineering in Nigeria”. International Journal of Research in Management,  Science and Technology. (IJRMST) Volume 4,  No. 1 April  2016, pg 12-31.
  19. Adeyemo, A.A. and Amade, B.  (2016) “Corruption and Construction Projects in Nigeria: Manifestations and Solutions”. PM World Journal Volume 5, Issue 10  pg 1-14. www.pmworldjournal.net
  20. Benedict Amade (2016) “Barriers to the Implementation of Supply Chain Management (SCM) in the Delivery of Construction Projects”  Serbian Project Management Journal Volume 6, Issue 1, 2016 pg 37-50. ISSN:2217-7256, http://www.spmjournal.rs
  21. Benedict Amade (2016) “Application of Akpan’s Method in Optimum Resource Usage in Construction Projects: A Multiple Resource Case” Serbian Project Management Journal Volume 6, Issue 1, 2016 pg 71-80. ISSN:2217-7256, http://www.spmjournal.rs
  22. Ogbu, J.M. and Amade, B.  (2017) “A Nexus between Project Management Offices (PMOs) and the Value of Project Management Performance of Public Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria”. PM World Journal Volume 6, Issue 2  pg 1-24. www.pmworldjournal.net
  23. Okore, O.L., Akpan, E.O.P. and Amade, B.  (2017) “An Investigation of the Effects of Cost Overrun Factors on Project Delivery Methods in Nigeria”. PM World Journal Volume 6, Issue 2  pg 1-28. www.pmworldjournal.net
  24. Amade, B., Akpan, E.O.P., Amaeshi, U.F., Okorocha, K.A. and Ogbonna, A.C.  (2017) “Delineating Supply Chain Management (SCM) Features in Construction Project Delivery: The Nigerian Case”. International Journal of Construction Supply Chain Management Volume 7, Number 1  pg 1-20., DOI10.14424/ijcscm701017-01-20.  www.ijcscm..com
  25. Amade, B.  (2017) “Supply Chain Management (SCM): The Extent of its Application and Features in the Successful Delivery of Construction Projects”. International Journal of Sustainable Construction Engineering and Technology Volume 8, Number 1  pg 34-59., http://penerbit.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/IJSCET
  26. Akpan, E.O.P., Amachree, T.T., Ubani, E.C., Okorocha, K.A. and Amade, B. (2017) “A Correlational Study on Inventory Management Strategies for the Improvement of Equipment Manufacturing Firms”. International Journal of Research in Management,  Science and Technology. (IJRMST) Volume 5,  No. 2 August  2017, pg 38-47.
  27. Benedict Amade (2017) “The Impact of Social Media in Achieving Effective Communication in Construction Project Delivery” European Project Management Journal Volume 7, Issue 1, 2017 pg 24-35. ISSN:2560-4961, http://www.spmjournal.rs
  28. Amade, B.,  Akpan, E.O.P., Ukwuoma, F.P.O., Ononuju, C.N. and Okore, O.L. (2018) “A Supply Chain Management (SCM) Framework for Construction Project Delivery in Nigeria: An Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) Approach”. PM World Journal Volume 7, Issue 4  pg 1-26. www.pmworldjournal.net
  29. Ogbonna, A.C, Amade, B., Ononuju, C.N., Nwakanma, I.C., Okwara, I.D. and Erifesi, C.J.  (2018) “Application of Project Management Control Mechanisms in Construction Projects: A Case of PortHarcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria” European Project Management Journal Volume 8, Issue 1, 2018 pg 40-54. ISSN:2560-4961,DOI: 10.18485/epmj.2018.8.1.6
  30. Amade, B.,  Onwuka, S.U., Oguzie, J.O.C., Umoh, E.D., and Uduma, P.N. (2018) “Building Information Modelling and Its Application in Building Construction Projects”. PM World Journal Volume 7, Issue 7  pg 1-21. www.pmworldjournal.net
  31. Ononuju, C. N., Amade, B., Amaeshi, U. F., Adu, E. T. & Iringe-koko, P. K. (2019). The extent of the application of lessons learned in construction projects: The Nigerian Experience. International Academic Journal of Information Sciences and Project Management, Vol 3, Issue 3, pg 45-58
  32. Amade, B.,  Ononuju, C.N., Obodoh, D., and Okorie, C.E. (2019). Barriers to Lean Adoption for Construction Projects. The Pacific Journal of Science & Technology, Volume 20, Number 1 pg 153-166. http://www.akamaiuniversity.us/PJST.htm.
  33. Obodoh, D., Amade, B., Obodoh, C. and Igwe, C. (2019). Assessment of the Effects of Building Collapse Risks on the Stakeholders in the Nigerian Built Environment. Nigerian Journal of Technology, Volume 38, Number 4 pg 822-831. Print ISSN: 0331-8443, Electronic ISSN: 2467-8821,www.nijotech.comhttp://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njt.v38i4.2.
  34. Amade, B., Ononuju, C.N., Obodoh, D. and Okpoebo, W.I. (2019). An Assessment of Project Management Tools and Techniques for Use in Construction Projects. The Quantity Surveyor, 65, Anniversary Edition pg 86-84. Print ISSN: 116-915X@2019 Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, http//:journal.niqs.org.ng.
  35. Amade, B. and Iringe-koko, P. K. (2019) “Factors Constraining the Application of Lessons Learned on Construction Projects in Nigeria” European Project Management Journal Volume 9, Issue 2, 2019 pg 14-25.  http://www.spmjournal.rs ISSN 2560-4961 (online) © 2019 IPMA Serbia doi: 10.18485/epmj.2019.9.2.2
  36. Obodoh, D., Obodoh, C. and Amade, B. (2019) “Assessment of the Effects of Building Collapse Risks on Professionals in the Nigerian Construction Industry” Tropical Built Environment  Journal Volume 7, Number 1, 2019 pg 86-92.  http://www.tbejournal.com 
  37. Amaeshi, U.F. and Amade, B. (2020) “Effects of Workplace Diversity Practices on Civil Construction Projects in Nigeria”. PM World Journal Volume 9, Issue 1  pg 1-35. www.pmworldjournal.net
  38. Adu, E.T., Lamptey-puddicombe, A. D. and Amade, B. (2020). An evaluation of the proportion of the components of the production cost of building projects in the south-south geo-political zone of Nigeria. International  Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Vol 10, Issue 2, pg 326-337.http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.10.02.2020.p9845 www.ijsrp.org

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS WITH PAPERS READ     

  1. Amade, B., Ononuju, C.N., Adu, E.T. and Ogbu, J.M. (2019) “Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Application on Construction Supply Chain Management: Evidence from Nigeria” In Laryea, S. and Essah, E. (Eds) Proc 10th West African Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, 5-7 August 2019, Accra, Ghana, 705-721. DOI:https://doi.org/10.33796/waberconference2019.50
  2. Amade, B., Ononuju, C.N., Ogbu, J.M., Obodoh, D. and Umunnakwe, C.R. (2019) “Critical Success Factors for Electronic Procurement Deployment for Construction Projects: A Structural Equation Modelling Approach” In Nnadi, E., Ajayi, O. and Agu, N. (Eds) (ReCon 4) 4th Research Conference of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, 10-12 September 2019, Enugu, Nigeria.

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