PMI Erie Chapter

Muhammad Odeh

VP, Membership & Outreach
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Dr. Muhammad Odeh is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Project Management in the Project and Supply Chain Management Department, Black School of Business at Pennsylvania State University, The Behrend College in Erie, Pennsylvania. Muhammad has 30+ years’ Industry, Professional, Corporate experience in Project Management, Management Consulting, Strategy, Direction, Security, Architecture, Operation Management and Executive Training. Not only is he an Assistant Professor, Muhammad is also an author of 3 Books and Articles:

1.     Transforming Project Management - In the age of the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence.

2.     Navigating the PMP Certification – Project Management Professional Exam Preparation and Review Guide.

3.     Project Management Concepts and Definitions. An explanation of more than 1800 PM concepts with more than 400 examples.

4.     Multiple peer review publications in professional and research journals.


Along with his teaching and writing experience, he has a lengthy list of Academic and Professional Qualifications which are listed below:

·  Doctor of Engineering, Engineering Management, The George Washington University, Washington DC.

·  Master of Science, Computer Science, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY.

·  Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, Missouri State University.

·  Advanced Project Management (SAPM), Stanford University.

·  Business Leadership Certificate, Ashridge Business University, UK.

·  Sustaining High Performance Certificate, IMD, Switzerland.

·  Managing Multifunctional teams in Cross Cultures, EMC University, Belgium

·  Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), ISACA.

·  Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), ISACA

·  Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)

·  Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), DRI.

·  Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI.

·  Master Certificate in Project Management. The George Washington University.

·  Computer Systems Security Professional (CSSP) - Senior Grade, IACSS


Dr. Odeh is married with 2 adult sons and a daughter. He also enjoys reading, fishing and table tennis.