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An employment with 13 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

College of  Administration and Economics,

Dept. Recreation & Ecotourism 

University of Duhok,- IRAQ.

E-mail: [email protected]

Mobile Phone: 00964 750 4640040


Nov 2012Jan 2016


Girne American University 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


Work History

Feb 2016Present

Assistant Professor

University of Duhok
Jul 2010Oct 2012

Assistant Lecturer

University of Duhok
Apr 2005Jun 2008


University of Duhok


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

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

28-01-2016 Assistant Professor, Dept. Recreation & Ecotourism, College of Agriculture, University of Dohuk KRG-IRAQ.

Professional Experience

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

Key Competencies and Skills

  • Business Management
  • HRM
  • SPSS
  • AMOS
  • Administrative
  • IT skills
  • Research Analysis
  • SmartPls
  • Teaching 
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Business Research
  •  Marketing Research
  • Planning
  • Training and Development


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.

Participation in NGO



Agriculture Marketing Module TOT to staff of extension Directorate of agriculture in Duhok


Agriculture Pilot Project North of Iraq TOT

Rwanga Foundation

Environmental Awareness for Zawita Park

Agriculture Extension 

Business and Marketing 


Agriculture Pilot Project North of Iraq

Improving access for IDP, refugees and the population in host communities in education, vocational training and income generation in north Iraq.

Career History

  • Assistant Professor - 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 a student's coursework and material.
  • Involved in the set up of exams and the marking of results.
  • Providing mentoring, advice and support to students on a personal level.
  • Implementing University research projects and involved in its publication.
  • 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.


Consumer Behavior on Social Media Marketing Platforms. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2016-10-14) ISBN-10: 3659952214.

Research and Publications

  1.  An analysis of the role of an information system to increase sales and footfalls in the retail outlets situated in modern malls in Agra, New Delhi, and Gurgaon. Ms.c thesis Dept. Business administration Agra, India.
  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 fulfilment of the requirements for the degree doctor of philosophy in business management - Marketing specialization
  4. An investigation of marketing crisis and outcomes influence on buyer behavior. Business Research Review Volume 2, Issue 1, June 2016 ISSN 2518-6698.

  5. The Relationship between Work Environment into Women’s Career Development and Job Satisfaction in the United Arab Emirates: a Large Scale Sampling.International Journal of Business and Management Invention.Volume 6 Issue 1; January 2017 PP,22-28. ISSN (Online): 2319 – 8028, ISSN (Print): 2319 – 801X.
  6. The Impact of E-Banking Services Quality on Customers Satisfaction Moderated by Customer Trust: Survey on Arab Bank in Amman, Jordan. مجلة جامعة القدس المفتوحة للبحوث الإدارية والاقتصادية,3(9)3).
  7. The Effect of Marketing Strategy Implementation on Organization Performance as a Private Business: Case of Cihan University Duhok Camps KRG-Iraq. International Journal of Business Management and Economic Research(IJBMER), Vol 9(3),2018, 1281-1295.
  8. Karam, A., and Kitana, A., (2018). The Impact of Social Media on Human Resource Management Scope Activities in Al-Futtaim and Al-Etihad group UAE. International Business Research, Vol. 11(12), 2018. 

Publications on Web-sits

  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, Girne American University, 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.

Articles Waiting to be published


The relationship between human resource management practices and performance, productivity, job satisfaction, turnover, and Corporate social responsibility: automotive industrial, Iraq

Serbian Journal of Management

Journal indexed with Scopus 


The Impact of Human Resource Training on Employee Performance through Employees Motivation KRG-Iraq

Revista de Administração de Empresas

Journal indexed with SCCI. Scopus | Elsevier, 


Co-supervised on two master students in Bingol university turkey, social science institution business administration department 2016-2017, full supervising under the title:

  1. The Effect of Leadership Styles on Economic Development Practices in KRG-IRAQ.
  2. The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Growth by Construction Sector in KRG-IRAQ.

Interesting courses

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


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

Current Teaching Area 


College of Administration and Economics - University of Duhok

College of Administration and Economics -Cihan University 

Year Semester courses 

Business Management Dept.

Recreation & Ecotourism Dept.

Horticulture Dept.

Banking & Financial  Dept.




  • Human Resource Management 
  • Statistical Methods for Analysis
  • Strategic Management
  • Agribusiness
  • Recreation Business Management
  • Marketing 
  • Principles of ِِManagement 


  • Psychology and Business
  • Methodology to Social Sciences Research  
  • Non-profit Organisations Management 

  • Management Concepts and Organisational Behavior