Dr. Fahmy has extensive experience as a professor and instructor, has taught Project Management courses at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), University of Calgary, PMI® (Edmonton PMI Chapter). He is presently teaching several Project Management courses at the University of Alberta. Courses include Engineering Project Management, Project Risk Management, and Interpersonal Communication Skills for Project Managers. He also taught Project Construction Management graduate course with the University of Calgary for three years and University of Alberta for one year.
Sami's research interests cover a wide variety of areas including, project delivery systems, risk management, quality management, interpersonal communication skills, construction management, and contract administration
Dr. Fahmy is a Civil Engineer by education and a Project Manager by education and training. Dr. Fahmy is a professional engineer, has more than 40 years of PM practical experience covering a wide range of Project Management and technical areas. He managed hundreds of projects of varying sizes and complexity including traditional delivery design bid build, construction management and design/build projects. Examples of projects covered: Post offices, schools, hospitals, nursing stations, RCMP police stations and subdivision, Shooting ranges, houses and apartment blocks, major commercial kitchen renovations, and Aircraft Hangers.
Sami started his career overseas working with a general contractor/consulting firm for about 7 years. He then joined Public Works and Government Services Canada. He is now retired after 30 years of service with Federal Government. In his long service, he dealt with many clients, each with their specific needs and requirements. In the last 7 years of his services with the Government, he was responsible for the training and development program of about 150 PWGSC Project Managers. In his position as a trainer, he provides workshops and group presentations covering a wide variety of project management subjects as well as one-on-one coaching and Mentoring.
Dr. Fahmy earned his PMP® designation from PMI about 17 years ago. Since then, he has been very active in the delivery of project management training programs including PMP® exam preparation workshops. He also earned the designation of RMP®.