Ms Benedict Amade

Ms Benedict Amade

Lecturer II

Department of Project Management Technology
Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State.

Email: benedictamade@futo.edu.ng, benedictamade@yahoo.com

 


Academic Qualification

  • 2012 to 2017 –  Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria. PhD (Project Management Technology)
  • 2008 to 2012 – Federal University of Technology Owerri, NigeriaM.Sc (Project Management Technology)
  • 2000 – 2004  –   Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria. B.Tech (Project Management Technology). Second Class Honours Upper Division  21
  • 1997 – 1999  –  College of Agriculture Lafia, Nasarawa State, NATIONAL DIPLOMA (Agricultural Technology), Upper Credit
  • 1999 –  West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE
  • 1987 – 1993 – Govt. Sec. Sch. Goepa’al Shendam, Plateau State, WAEC
  • 1986 – 1986 –  T/R.C.M Primary School, Shendam, Plateau State. First School Leaving Certificate
  • 1980 – 1986 – John’s R.C.M Primary School, Delimi, Jos. Transferred

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 Delivery 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 Amade, Edem 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 Amade, Benedict (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

UNPUBLISHED RESEARCH WORKS

  • Risk Analysis and Management in Construction Projects. (A case study of some on-going Construction Projects at the Federal University of Technology Owerri) (Final year project, 2004)
  • The Effects of Pests and Diseases on Groundnut Production. (A case study of Lafia L.G.A. Nasarawa State) (Unpublished N.D. project 1999)
  • An Evaluation of Partnering Mechanisms on the Procurement of Building Construction Projects Delivery in the FCT (M. Sc Thesis, 2012)
  • Development of Supply Chain Management Framework for Successful Construction Project Delivery in Nigeria (PhD Thesis, 2017)

UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION

  1. A) Lecturer II, Department of Project Management Technology, FUTO (October 1, 2015, to date)
  2. B) Assistant Lecturer, Department of Project Management Technology, FUTO (June 28, 2012, to October 1 2015)
  3. C) Course Adviser, Department of Project Management Technology, FUTO (January 2013 to date)
  4. D) Graduate Assistant, Department of Project Management Technology, FUTO (April 1, 2009, to June 28, 2012)
  5. E) Member, Project Management Technology Programme Review Committee (2011).
  6. F) Member, Project Management Technology Department Board of Studies (April 2009 to date)
  7. G) Member, School of Management Technology Department Board of Studies (April 2009 to date)
  8. H) Member, School of Management Technology PG Board of Studies (March 2018 to date)
  9. I) Member, Project Management Technology Department PG Board of Studies (March 2018 to date)
  10. J) Member & Secretary, Project Management Technology Programme Review Committee (2018).

COURSES TAUGHT AT THE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL

  • PRT504 – Project Risk Management
  • PRT505 – Computer-Based Project Management
  • PRT310 – Project Design & E.I.A.
  • PRT308 – Management Information System
  • PRT506 – Cost Estimation & Tendering
  • MGT403 – Operations Research II
  • MGT316 – Operations Research I
  • PRT503 – Operations Management
  • PRT501 – Management Accounting
  • PRT411 – Strategic Management

COURSES TAUGHT AT THE POSTGRADUATE LEVEL

  • PRT 809 – Computer Application in Project Management (MBA)
  • PRT 711 – Fundamentals of Project Management (PGD)
  • PRT 710 – Computer Principles & Application in Project Management (PGD)

SKILLS        

  • Innovative, self-motivated and result oriented.
  • Computer Literate in MS Windows, MS Word, MS-DOS, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, Internet, Corel Draw, SPSS and AUTO CAD.
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and well developed numerical skills.
  • People management skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Project and Primavera to Plan, Execute and Control Projects.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/MEMBERSHIP

  • A Graduate of Nigeria Institute of Management (GNIM) –  (2006-to date).  Proficiency Certificate in Management. (Membership No: 146634).
  • Member Project Management Institute, Pennsylvania, U.S.  –  (2010 to Date, Member ID: 1850266).

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES ATTENDED

  • 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.

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

  • Member Committee on PMT Departmental Programme Review (2012).
  • Member Committee on African Project and Program Management (Nigeria Edition) (2015).
  • Member Committee on ASUU-Student Relationship (2016-to 2018).
  • Member ASUU-FUTO Expanded EXCO (2015-to date).
  • Member Committee on ASUU-FUTO Examination Task Force (2016-to 2017).
  • Member on Ad-hoc Committee to fish out Outstanding PG Results in PMT and FMT Dept (2016-to 2017).

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

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

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Member and Ex-Financial Secretary, FUTO Alumni Association, Owerri Chapter.
  • Member and Ex-Internal Auditor, FUTO Alumni Association, Owerri Chapter.
  • Member and Ex-Financial Secretary, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Men’s Organisation (CMO) FUTO Chaplaincy.
  • Member Project Committee, FUTO Alumni Association, Owerri Chapter (2018).

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