Dr. Wael Kortam
Dr. Wael Kortam
is a Professor of Marketing and Head of the Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Commerce, Cairo University. He served as the founding dean of the faculty of business and economics, Heliopolis University for sustainable development, Egypt and as a Vice Dean for Postgraduate Studies, Research, and Internationalization, Faculty of Commerce, Cairo University from August 2008 to September 2011. He has also been appointed as the Executive Director of Cairo University International Branch. Born in Cairo, Egypt in 1965, he obtained the degrees of B.Com., 1986 and M.Sc., 1991 in Business Administration, Cairo University and a Ph.D. in Business Administration, the University of Nottingham, England, 1997. He also serves as a Visiting Research Fellow, the University of Nottingham Business School, England,1998-to date and served as a visiting Fulbright Scholar, School of Business & Public Management, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, May-September 2001. He is also an academic member of the British Academy of Marketing.He is a member of the board of trustees of the National Training Academy headed by the President since June 2018 for three years
Dr. Kortam has published a considerable number of research papers in English & Arabic in National and international world-class conferences and academically reviewed journals, focusing on the subject areas of philosophy of marketing science, marketing research methods, management education, management information systems and organizational learning.
Serves as a reviewer at the International Journal of Bank Marketing, International Journal of Higher Education, Marketing Theory, Journal of Consumer Marketing and Marketing Intelligence and Planning and Saudi Management Journal and many national Egyptian journals.
He has also taught a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses on marketing research, sales management, management information systems, feasibility studies, business research methodology, electronic marketing, and general management along with Ph.D. supervision and development of curriculum in British, German, French, American and Egyptian and other Arab Universities.
He is also actively involved in business consultancies and professional marketing and management training since 1988 with special emphasis on marketing studies and research, feasibility studies, organizational development and the analysis and design of management information systems.