Profile

First Name: Raymond
Surname: Davies
Position: Teaching Assistant
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 263897
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Duties and Responsibilities

Raymond Davies is a module tutor for a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules. These include:

Project Management

BSM084 Project Fundamentals

BSM080 Research Project

BSM079 Consultancy Project

BSM082 Dissertation

BSM085 Body of Knowledge

Management and other subjects:

BS1281 International Management

BSM517 International Business

BS3916 Managing Projects

BS1203 Management Concepts

BS4200 Thesis

BSM029 International Business Environment

BSM374 Project Planning & Decision Making

BSM658 Strategic Operations and Project Management

BSM2051 MBA Consultancy Project

BSM577 Research Methods

ENM230 Engineering Project Management

Academic Background

2016-present - Robert Gordon University; PhD: ‘A critical analysis into the potential development of integrating sustainability principles within the discipline of project management’.

2016 - RGU - Postgraduate Research Methods Certificate 1

2013 - Glasgow University - Postgraduate Certificate in Economic Development

2008 - RGU - MSc E-Business (with distinction)

2004 - Autocad Engineering

2002 - RGU - BA (Hons) 3D Design

Professional

2016 - HELT

2014 - Project Management PRINCE2 Certification

2014 - CISCO CCNA Networking Qualification

Research Interests

Raymond has a wide range of academic research interests, which include:

  • Sustainability in project management
  • Project planning and scheduling
  • Sustainability & CSR in business
  • Mega-project analysis
  • Entrepreneurship and SME development
  • E-learning enhancement
  • Improvement of pedagogical experiences
  • Project management software
  • Effects of online communities and networks to business processes
  • Alumni engagement and academic networking
  • Online marketing implementation (PPC & SEO)

Raymond is currently undertaking a PhD on the topic of ‘A critical analysis into the potential development of integrating sustainability principles within the discipline of project management’.

Raymond is the editor for the upcoming project portal ‘Inside Sustainability’ (live March 2017). This aims to be an extensive source of educational and industry expertise into sustainability practices around the globe. It will include articles, on-going commentary, video resources and monthly podcasts.  If you have an interest in international sustainable development and would like to contribute articles or be involved, please get in touch at r.j.davies@rgu.ac.uk

Current Research

Raymond is currently undertaking a PhD on the topic of ‘A critical analysis into the potential development of integrating sustainability principles within the discipline of project management’.

Funding

Raymond has been involved in a number of funded projects and some extensive consultancy roles while with Aberdeen Business School. These include:

2016 - 2018 Business Gateway Fife. Public Contract Scotland Funding,

2009 - 2010 Assisted in the Business Skills for Growth, European Union, European Social Fund.

2007 - 2008 Assisted in Business Gateway Aberdeen.

Professional Memberships

Membership of the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA).

Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (AFHEA).

BYU Management Society Scotland.

Project Management Institute (PMI) and active member of the UK Chapter.

Membership of the Association for Project Management (APM).

Membership of the Social Research Association (SRA). 

Membership of the British Computer Society (BCS) the UK industry body for IT professionals and the Chartered Engineering Institution for IT.

External / Professional Roles

Consultancy Projects (By Industry)

Government and Public Sector - The UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, The British Council, The Gordon Highlanders Museum, Cornerstone Charity.

Oil & Gas Engineering - Aberdeen Technical Services, AMEC, Univation, the Aberdeen Energy Centre, EnerMech, Merk Serono Middle East.

Commercial, Retail, Law & Aviation - BA Aberdeen International Airport, Trump International Golf Links, Juridical Law Practice, The Garden Gift Company, Baskin Robbins.

Education - International Chevening Scholarship Programme, The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture, The Faculty of Health and Social Care, Aberdeen.

Publications

Davies, R, J. (2011) Die Kunst des Planens in der Ol- und Gasindustrie (The Art of Planning in the Oil and Gas Industry), Wi-Wi Media, Schwerpunkt, Energie & Nachhaltigkeit.