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A lecturer with over 11 years of experience in different positions at the University of Duhok, academic institutions teaching students from various social and cultural backgrounds, possessing excellent administrative, verbal communication and written skills along with constructive and effective teaching methods that promote a stimulating learning environment. Able to analysis the business and research analysis also to work in a managerial role and also proven skills in project management, organization and research with a background in office administration and organization. Able to provide employers with administrative support and professional communication skills, and sales manager in the retail industry with strengths in customer service, especially on social media marketing sales and negotiations. Proven skills in marketing, advertising, product integration, and promotions. Successful in developing strategies. Currently looking for suitable academic opportunities in universities or colleges of further teaching.

Personal Data

Surname: Karam

Forenames: Asaad Ali Karam

Gender: Male

Marital Status: Married

Date and place of birth: 06/08/1981, Duhok, IRAQ.

Nationality Status: IRAQI


1. Kurdish (Mother tongue)

2. Arabic, very good 

3. English, very good 

4. Turkish, very good 

5. Indian language acceptable  

Address for Correspondence

The College of Administration and Economic, and College of Agriculture,

University of Duhok, Kurdistan Region - IRAQ.


Mobile Phone: 00964 750 4640040

Work History

Jan 2016Present


University of Duhok
Jul 2010Oct 2012

Assistant Lecturer 

University of Duhok
Apr 2005Jun 2008


University of Duhok


Nov 2012Jan 2016


Girne American University North-Cyprus

GPA 3.81

Business Management

Aug 2008Jun 2010


Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University Agra India

Business Administration

Oct 2004Jun 2008


University of Dohuk, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

70 out of 100



2005 -, Dept. of Administration, College of Agriculture, the University of Dohuk, IRAQ.

01-07-2010 Assistant Lecturer, Dept. of  Basic Science, College of  Agriculture, University of Dohuk & College of                     Economic and Administration of Dohuk, Kurdistan Region of IRAQ.

15-02-2016 Lecturer, Dept. of  Basic Science, College of Agriculture, University of Dohuk & College of Economic                     and Administration of Dohuk, Kurdistan Region of IRAQ.

Professional Experience

  1. Teaching undergraduate courses in Principle of Management, Marketing & Computer Application & Teaching undergraduate third level courses on SPSS, Smartpls, and AMOS software for business analysis and research analysis University of Dohuk.
  2. Giving seminars to the college for each semester University of Dohuk.
  3. Assisting students' researches University of Dohuk.

Key Competencies and Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Target setting
  • SPSS
  • AMOS
  • Administrative
  • IT skills
  • Research Analysis
  • SmartPls
  • Teaching 
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Research
  • Marketing Management
  • Planning
  • Quality assurance
  • Training


Direct participation in the development of the Duhok University

  1. The examination of the Committee for Bachelor, Technical Committee and check grades for the announcement of results. Number and date  40/ 09-01-2011 University of Dohuk.
  2. The examination of the Committee for Bachelor, Technical Committee and check grades for the announcement of results. Number and date 909/ 16-05-2012 University of Dohuk.
  3. Chairman of the Technical Committee of conference at Agriculture and Forestry College. Number and date 628/ 05-04-2012 University of Dohuk.

Career History

  • LECTURER - University of Duhok
  • January 2016 present
  • Responsible for carrying out teaching, committee of examination and research duties. Involved in the administration of degree as well as responsible for organizing lectures and supervising seminars and tutorials.
  • Involved in the research and designing of new courses and materials.
  • Involved in the research analysis.
  • Assessing student's course work and material.
  • Involved in the set up of exams and the marking of results.
  • Responsible for the departmental administrative tasks.
  • Providing mentoring, advice and support to students on a personal level.
  • Implementing University research projects and involved in its publication.
  • Carrying out staff appraisals.
  • Actively leading class discussions and encouraging debate.
  • Ability to maintain high standards of achievement, behavior, discipline and punctuality amongst students.
  • The experience of recruitment of staff including interviewing and induction.
  • Managing students by providing guidance and feedback to help them strengthen their skills and knowledge base.
  • Excellent time management skills to ensure targets are met and plans completed efficiently.
  • Involved in devising future plans to remain student-focused.
  • Able to contribute to the intellectual life and debate of an academic organization by conducting research which will enhance its reputation as a research-led teaching institution.
  • Willing to take responsibility for the quality of teaching delivered and to make necessary changes to improve quality and maintain standards.
  • Able to organize conferences and establish contacts with the wider academic community.

Research and Publications

  1. . Dept. Of  business administration:  thesis entitled “an analysis of the role of information system to increase sales and footfalls i the retail out – lets situated in modern malls in Agra, new Delhi, and Gurgaon".
  2. An analysis study of improving brand awareness and its impact on consumer behavior via media in north Cyprus (a case study of fast food restaurants). International Journal of Business and Social Science Vol. 6, No. 1; January 2015. ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) © Center for Promoting Ideas, USA
  3. The relationship between consumer behavior and ülker brand in social media marketing and its impacts on purchase intention in turkey. A thesis submitted to the institute of social and applied sciences Girne American University Cyprus in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree doctor of philosophy in business management.


Publications on the Internet Websits

  1. Published on Jan 04, 2012 Seminar on Individual decision making & problem solving.
  2. Published on Jan 04, 2012 Seminar The Organization in Iraq University of Duhok.
  3. Published on Jan 04, 2012 Seminar on Administration University of Duhok.
  4.  Published on Jan 04, 2012 Seminar on the role of information system to increase sales and footfalls in the retail out-lets in modern malls University of Duhok.
  5. Published on May 24, 2012, Seminar on E-Government University of Duhok.
  6. Published on Apr 19, 2013, Seminar on Strategic HRM University of Duhok.
  7. Published on May 01, 2013, GAU, North Cyprus Case Study: Caterpillar Taking Charge For China Mismanagement.
  8. Published on May 02, 2013 Report on Lenovo.
  9. Published on Nov 06, 2013 Presentation on Peter Drucker.
  10. Published on Nov 07, 2013'strategic Human Resource Management' a Project.
  11.  Published on Dec 10, 2013, Cultural impact on brand a case study on coca cola’s cultural issues in India.

Interesting courses

  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing 
  • Management Information System
  • Project Management
  • Consumer Behavior
  •  International Marketing
  • Mobile Marketing
  • Marketing Research
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Retail Management
  • Sales Management
  • Social and Digital Media Communications
  •  Social Media Marketing
  •  Strategic Management and Business Analysis
  •  Advance Management
  • Human Resource Management 
  •  Research Analysis for Business
  • Statistical Analysis for Research   
  •  SPSS- Smartpls

Training and Development Center UOD

  • Employees Satisfaction 
  • Hierarchy of Organization
  • Statistical Analysis for social science research 
  • Statistical package for social sciences  (SPSS)
  • Personal Motivation


  • PhD Scholarship Secured from Kurdistan region ministry of higher education in Business Management
  • Certificate of thanks and appreciation from the University of Dohuk


  • Knowledge Management
  • Information Technology
  • The Role of Decision-Making
  • Pedagogy
  • Planning for Teaching 
  • Managing and Organizing the Classroom
  • Critical and Creative Thinking 
  • Organizer of the First conference of Agriculture College at University of Duhok   

Current Teaching Area 

Administration and Economic

Business Management Dep.

Year Semester courses 
2015-2016 Fall 
  • Management Information Systems
2016 Spring
  • Organizational Behavior 
  • Marketing Management
  • Research project

College of Agriculture

Ecotourism Dep.

2015-2016 Fall 
  • Consumer Behavior 
  • Statistical package for social sciences  (SPSS)
2016 Spring
  • Recreation Media and Advertising 
  • Recreation Business Management
  • Research Project  


  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Ahmad salih Khalaf
    Dean Assistant for Scientific Affaires and higher Studies College of
    Agricultural, Dohuk University
    E- mail:
    Mobile Phone 00964 750 4996708

  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Hikmat R. Sultan
    Assistant Professor and, Head of Administration Department
    College of Administration & Economic
    University of Duhok
    Mobile: 009647504264246

University of Duhok