Dr Ibeawuchi Ifeanyi Echeme

Dr Ibeawuchi Ifeanyi Echeme CPD, MIPMP

Lecturer I
Dept. of Project Management Technology,
Federal University of Technology,
Tel: 08032403835, 08051615708
E-mail: ibeecheme@yahoo.com

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • 2009-2015  – Federal University of Technology, Owerri, (PhD) Project Management Technology.
  • 2006-2009  – Federal University of Technology, Owerri, (M.Sc) Project Management Technology.
  • 1997-2002  –   Federal University of Technology, Owerri, (B. Tech) Project Management Technology.
  • 1993-1996   –  Senior Secondary School Technical, Umuakagu- Nsu. West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate-WASSC
  • 1990-1992  –   Nwaeruru Mbakwe Comprehensive Secondary School Umuihi, – J.S.S.C.
  • 1984-1989   –  Umuihi Community Primary School, Umuihi. (F.S.L.C.)

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION & MEMBERSHIP

  • Member, International Project Management Professionals (MIPMP).
  • December 2014 —— Certified Project Director (CPD)

WORK EXPERIENCE

  1. Federal University of Technology, Owerri – FUTO; Date: 2005 – Till Date;  Rank: Lecturer I; Responsibility: Teaching and Research.
  2. Ihitte Local Government Development Area, Imo State; Date: Sept. 2009 – April 2011; Rank: Project Officer; Responsibility: Planning and Monitoring Development Projects.
  3. U.C.B. Ventures Ltd. Isinweke, (key distribution of NBL); Date: 2002 – 2003; Rank: Sales Officer; Job Description: Supervising of the loading of the Van salesmen, assigning them to different business routes and reconciling their daily sales.

FUTO ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

  • Chairman, SMAT Ad-hoc Committee on Recovery of PG outstanding results –  Oct. 2016- Nov. 2016
  • Class Adviser (PMT Postgraduate students) –  2014 Till date
  • Member, SMAT Committee on Research and Publications –  2012
  • Class adviser (CCE Weekend students)  –   2008-2014
  • Class adviser (Regular students)   –  2007-2012

RESEARCH INTEREST

Project Management Issues (Planning and Implementation of Development/Construction Projects and Manufacturing Projects.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Certified Project Director (CPD),

Member, International Project Management Professionals (IPMP)

 

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

  1. The Institute of Women, Gender and Development Studies, FUTO. Gender and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Issues and Challenges.  Hall of Excellence, FUTO –  22nd– 25th February 2016.
  2. International Project Management Professionals (IPMP).  Project Management: A Vital Tool for Economic Transformation, Quantification of Project Management Skills for Successful Project Delivery in a Transforming Economy: The Concept of PMBoK.  Benin City, Edo State,  – 12th –13th December 2014
  3. The West African Research And Innovation Management Association (WARIMA).  Networking: A key to Advancing Research Management & Innovation. University of Jos, Jos.   –  2nd -7th  March 2014
  4. The West African Research And Innovation Management Association (WARIMA).      Contemporary Issues In Research And Innovation Management In Africa.  CESDEV, University Of Ibadan, Nigeria.  –  15th  -16th  July 2013
  5. School of Management Technology (SMAT), FUTO. Celestine Onwuliri International Conference Centre, FUTO. International conference on Entrepreneurial as a sustainable basis for Economic Transformation in Nigeria.   –  18th – 20th February 2013
  6. International Project Management Professionals (IPMP). Project Management: A Vital Tool for Economic Development.  Comparative Analysis Of Project Management Bodies Of Knowledge: The Need For Standardization. Benin City, Edo State  –  2nd – 4th November 2011
  7.  The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV).  Land Reform as a Tool for National Development Awka, Anambra State.  –   21st – 26th April 2009


PUBLISHED RESEARCH WORKS

  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, USA, www.scihub.org
  7. Contributions of Projects to the Socio-economic 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. 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, 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. 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)
  16. Technological Factors for Improved Productivity of Manufacturing Projects in the South-East Geopolitical Zone of Nigeria, Project Management World Journal, Vol. V, Issue VII, www.pmworldjournal.net, (December 2016, pp. 1-19)
  17. Situational Analysis of Time and Cost Performance of World Bank-assisted Local Empowerment and Environmental Management Project (LEEMP) in Imo State, Nigeria, Project Management World Journal, Vol. VI, Issue III, www.pmworldjournal.net, (March 2017, pp. 1-19)
  18. Critical Factors Hindering Successful Implementation of World Bank-Assisted Local Empowerment and Environmental Management Projects in Imo State, Project Management World Journal, Vol. VI, Issue IX, www.pmworldjournal.net, September 2017, pp. 1-20.
  19. Time and Cost Performance of Oil Well Drilling and Completion Projects in Warri Delta State, Nigeria: A Situational Analysis, Project Management World Journal, Vol. VII, Issue VI, www.pmworldjournal.net, June 2018, pp. 1-19.

 

PUBLISHED TEXTBOOK

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


CONTRIBUTION TO INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AND LEARNING

Reviewer; Science Journal of Business Management, www.sjpub.org/sjbm.html

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  1. Advisor, Education and Economics, Umuowushi Community, Ihitte/Uboma L.G.A, 1st March to 31st December 2018.
  2. Adviser on Education and Economic Matters, Umuowushi Community, Ihitte, 4th February to 31st December 2017.
  3. Speaker at the launching of 50 million naira Education and Skills Acquisition Project, December 29, 2015. Topic Discussed: Umuihi Sure Trust Foundation and Community Development. Organizer: Umuihi Sure Trust Foundation.
  4. Chairman, Akwa Aja Ahuogu Age Grade, Umuihi, Ihitte/ Uboma L.G.A., Imo State, Nigeria. 2010 till date.

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY

Proficient in Primavera Project Planner, Statistical Analytical Software, and Microsoft Office Application: – Ms Office Project, Ms-Word, Ms-Excel, Ms-PowerPoint, Corel Draw, Analytical Software Tools like Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS), Analyze It, e-view, etc.

STRENGTH

An African with Africa Development Culture.  A graduate of Project Management Technology with good managerial knowledge and skills. A dedicated researcher with the ability to teach and impart knowledge, a goal-getter with team spirit, strong oral and writing communication skills in Igbo and English Languages. Mature and self-confident with a good and strong interpersonal relationship. Ability to withstand work stress.

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