Ali M Ali Abu Swelam , MS.


Work Experience
Community Service


  • Dr. Swelam is a Ph.D holder in Quality Management furnished with long term experience in management of postgraduate business Administration programs since 1996. Dr. Swelam has another track record in healthcare management considering his background as a physician by holding the position of quality assurance officer in a USAID funded family planning project end of 1989. By 1992, Dr. Swelam had been assigned to perform as the coordinator of another USAID funded project in Health Economics for the Ministry of Health.

    Starting from 1996 till the year 2000, Dr. Swelam was involved in a new career when assigned the management of training and educational activities of the UNDP based Operational Unit for Development Assistance "OUDA". Being the manager of this unit, he was responsible for operating the Arab Academy MBA program in Cairo. Later in 2001 till present, Dr. Swelam joined the Arab Academy Graduate School of Business under the capacity of Associate dean for students' affairs and head of the Quality Assurance unit.

    This comprehensive and diversified background in quality management and economic analysis refined his management skills in leading and controlling the work force, and appropriate implementation of diagnostic tools for planning and improving the quality and productivity of workplace.

Courses Added

Courses Added
CourseAcademic yearTerm

HRM924 - Human Resource Management

2011 Fall View All Content
- Lectures Notes - Exams - Course Outline - Problem Sets - tutorials - Lab Material

MNG914 - Contemporary Management

2012 Spring View All Content
- Lectures Notes - Exams - Course Outline - Problem Sets - tutorials - Lab Material

Work Experience

  • Assistant Dean , Jul 2000 - up till now
    Cairo branch
    Arab Academy Graduate School of Business
    Assist the Dean in managing all educational and administrative activities. Also,promoting the degree programs to potential students and providing them with favorable educational enviroment during their study
  • Chief Human Resources, Jan 1998 - Jun 2000
    HR Department
    Operational Unit for Development Assistance
    Managing organizational development through recruitment, assessing training needs as well as performance appraisal. Managing implementation of Araba Academy MBA in Cairo
  • Training & Educational Activities Manager , Feb 1996 - Dec 1997
    Operational Unit for Development Assistance
    Managed training and educational projects such as Arab Academy MBA - Capacity building programs with Ministry of Education, Foreign Affairs & training projects in Bosnia & Moldova
  • Data for Decision Making Project Coordinator, Jan 1993 - Aug 1994
    Department of Olanning
    Ministry of Health
    Managed a Health Economics based project to set health priorities in Egypt through performing studies in Cost Effectiveness Analysis, National Health Accounts, health surveys and Budget Tracking systems under DDM project.
  • Quality Assurance Officer -Private Physicians family Planning Project PPFPP , Oct 1989 - Dec 1992
    Quality Assurance Department
    Junior Medical Doctors Association EJMDA
    Plan, develop, and introduce QA concepts and components to PPFPP member physicians through setting practice guidelines then training and follow up on performance.
  • General Practitioner, Oct 1985 - Jul 1989
    El-Basra medical Directorate
    Ministry of Health-Iraq
    Assigned as acting director of Abu Elkhaseeb Hospital to run all administrative activities in addition to managing curative care services with the medical team.
  • Primary Healthcare Physician, Feb 1983 - Jun 1985
    Rural Medicine Department
    Ministry of Health
    Caring about the preventive and curative care at the Rural health units


  • Ph.D in Quality Management in Educational Quality Management, Arab Academy- Productivity & Quality Management Institute, Mar 2012
  • Master Degree in Public Health in Management of International Health Programs, Harvard University - School of Public Health, Jun 1995
  • Diploma in Management Informaion System in MIS, Sadat Academy for Administrative Sciences, May 1992
  • Bachelor degree in General, Cairo University - Faculty of Medicine, Dec 1981

List of Publications

    • Reich M, Swelam A. (Micheal Reich - professor of Political economy - Harvard School of Public Heath and Ali Swelam of the MOH, "Political Dimensions of the school health insurance program in Egypt" , teaching case. Manuscript,Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, in Egypt: a teaching case. Manuscript, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, , 1994.
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    • Gerald Rosental , "Quality Assurance between Theory and Practice in Family Planning Projects" , PPFPP project , 1992.
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  • American Public Health Assosciation APHA
    Member - since 1995
  • TUV Akademie - Hassen- SudDeutchland
    Member & Certified Supervised Trainer since 1999


  • Contemorary Management
    Human Resources Management
    Quality of Services

Community Service

  • Secretary General - Central Association for Small & Medium Enterprises
    CASME was establised to assist unemployed graduates to start their own businesses by conducting feasibility studies and faciltate funding and promotional opportunites for their products
  • Sustainable Livelihood Project - El Frarfra Oasis - New Valley
    Training the community how to adopt certain behaviors to preserve the environment,save water resources and fight pollution


  • Travelling & reading

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