Senior Lecturer, Project Management Technology Department

Dr Ibeawuchi I. Echeme

Dr Ibeawuchi Ifeanyi Echeme

Senior Lecturer

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

A Brief Biography

Ibeawuchi Ifeanyi Echeme is a lecturer in the department of Project Management Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri. Echeme has a B.Tech, MSc, and PhD in Project Management Technology and have published many articles in reputable international and national reputable journals.  Dr Echeme has published a textbook on Project Time, Cost and Quality Management. He is a Certified Project Director (CPD) and a member of International Project Management Professionals (IPMP).  Dr Echeme has presented papers in conferences and workshops within and outside the country. He can be contacted through; ibeecheme@yahoo.com; Tel +2348032403835.

Qualifications
Courses Assigned
Affiliations
Experience
Research Interest
Publications

Academic Qualification

  • B.Tech in Project Management Technology (Second Class Honours Upper Division) from the Federal University of Technology (FUTO), Owerri in 2002.
  • MSc in Project Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology (FUTO), Owerri in 2009.
  • PhD in Project Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology (FUTO), Owerri in 2015.
  • Certified Project Director (CPD).
 

Courses Assigned to Teach

  • PRT 301 INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY
  • PRT 407 PROJECT PLANNING AND CONTROL
  • PRT 304 MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
  • PRT 310 PROJECT DESIGN AND EIA
  • MGT 503 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
  • MGT 316 OPERATIONS RESEARCH I
  • MGT 447 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Certified Project Director (CPD),
  • Member, International Project Management Professionals (IPMP)

Work Experience

  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Project Management Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri       (October 1, 2018, to date)
  • Coordinator, Center for Continuing Education (C.C.E.), PMT Department (June 2019 to date)
  • Lecturer I, Department of Project Management Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri  (October 1, 2015, to October 1 2018)
  • Lecturer II, Department of Project Management Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri  (October 1, 2012, to October 1, 2015)
  • Assistant Lecturer, Department of Project Management Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri.            (October 1, 2009, to October 1 2012)
  • Course Adviser, Department of Project Management Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri.            (January 2009 to 2013)
  • Graduate Assistant, Department of Project Management Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri.            (April 1, 2005, to July 2009)
 

Research Interest

  • Project Time, Cost and Risk Management
  • Planning and Implementation of Development/Construction Projects and Manufacturing Projects.

Publications:  

  1. Impact of Project Funding on the Implementation of LEEMP Development Project: A Situational Analysis. International Journal of Development and Management Review, Vol.4 No.1, (2009), pp.197.
  2. Project Management Factor Indexes; A Constraint to Project Implementation Success in the Construction Sector of a Developing Economy, European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol.43 No.3,(2010),pp.392-405. www.eurojournals.com
  3. Natural Resources Management: An Option for Sustainable Development in Nigeria, Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business, (2010), Vol.2 No.3, United Kingdom, www.ijcrb.webs.com
  4. Priority Sequencing for Operations Scheduling Decision in Capacity Constrained Multiple Project Management in Construction Industries, Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business,(August Edition,2010, Vol.2 No.4), United Kingdom www.ijcrb.webs.com
  5. A Correlation of Natural Resources Management and the Level of Development in Developing Countries: A Case of Nigeria, Report and Opinion, Vol. 2, Issue 7, Marsland Press, USA, www.sciencepub.net
  6. An Investigation on the Impact of FADAMA II Project Implementation in Imo State, American Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Vol. 1, Issue 3, December 2010, USAwww.scihub.org
  7. Contributions of Projects to the Socioeconomic of an Emerging Nation through Business Organizations, Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business, (March Edition, 2011, Vol.2 No.11), United Kingdom,  www.ijcrb.webs.com
  8. Investigation on the Impact of the Critical Factors Affecting the Accuracy of Project Cost Estimation, Journal of Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, Vol. 35, No. 1;  2011 July-October. 
  9. Effect of Economic Meltdown on Banks’ Funding of Development Projects in Nigeria, Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business,(October Edition,2012, Vol.4 No.6), United Kingdom www.ijcrb.webs.com
  10. Development of Strategies for Effective Project Scope Management: A Study of National Integrated Power Projects (NIPP), European Journal of Academic Essays, 2(2), Euro Essays, Lisbon, Portugal, ISSN: 2183-1904, www.euroessays.org (March 2015 edition, pp.11-20)
  11. Research Design and Sampling in Social Sciences in 21st Century, European Journal of Academic Essays, 2(3), Euro Essays, Lisbon, Portugal, ISSN: 2183-1904, www.euroessays.org (April 2015 edition, pp.37-46)
  12. Product research and development projects for entrepreneurship development in Nigeria, Scientific publication Journal; Report and Opinion, 2015:7(5), Marsland Press, www.sciencepub.net/report New York, USA, (ISSN:1553-9873), July 2015.
  13. Assessment of Supply Chain Management in Nigerian Construction Industry for Effective Project Delivery in Imo State, Nigeria, International Journal of Development and Management Review (INJODEMAR), Volume 11, Number 1, ISSN: 1597-9492, www.ajol.info (June 2016, pp.233-249)
  14. Causes and Effects of Scope Creep of Large-Scale Public Sector Construction Projects, International Journal of Engineering and Technical Research (IJETR), Volume 5, Issue 2, ISSN: 2321-0869, www.erpublication.org (June 2016, pp.165-172)
  15. Analysis of Time and Cost Performance of Construction Projects in Rivers State, Nigeria, Project Management World Journal, Vol. V, Issue VIII, www.pmworldjournal.net, (August 2016, pp. 1-15)

PUBLISHED TEXTBOOK

  1. C.C. Nwachukwu (PhD) and I.I. Echeme (PhD) (2016) “Project Time, Cost and Quality Management”. Gabtony Prints Ltd. Owerri Imo State Nigeria

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