Instructor's Summary

Dr. Munir Hourani


Dr. Munir Hourani, PhD, MSc, BBA, is a Certified Professional Consultant (CPC) and Project Management Consultant with over 25 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry. His expertise includes Project Management, Contract Management, Financial Management, Planning, Budgeting and Cost Control, Business Consultant, Translator and Portfolio Manager. His area of expertise includes Change Management, Leadership, Business Development, HR Management, HR Skills Training, Effective Negotiation Skills, Strategic Planning, Problem Solving & Decision Making, Negotiation and Time Management.

During his career, Dr. Hourani has worked for major organizations worldwide like     ETN-Holland, M.M. Corporation-Japan, Arabic Council for Science, Medicine & Technology-Jordan, SABIC-Saudi Arabia, QP-QatarEDB-Bahrain, ADNOC-UAE and PADICO-Palestine, whereby he handled business development projects in multi-million dollars. He has also translated/edited more than 30 books in Economics, Business, Politics and Education. The diversified experiences in technical and non-technical environments entitled him to perceive the business needs and align consulting with training work. Further, he delivered many consultation, training, lectures and presentations in business and management to majority of the largest commercial, manufacturing and oil & gas organizations mainly in the Gulf Region. As a renowned speaker, he is a visiting Lecturer/Trainer in Abu Dhabi University, Alhosn University, UAE University, Emirates Institute for Banking and many other consulting and training institutions.

Dr. Hourani has PhD in Business Management & HR Development, Master in International Trade and a Bachelor in Business Administration from the Almeda University, USA. He is a Certified Professional Consultant (CPC) from The Consultants Institute, USA. In addition to that, he possesses several post graduate diplomas in Strategic Management & Business Development Studies. He is a member of several Management and Business bodies like Project Management Institute (PMI), American Management Association (AMA), American Management & Business Administration Institute (AMBAI) and Association for Strategic Planning.