Alaa Garad, IIP, CMBE, FLPI, EFQM, B.Com, MQM, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Portsmouth, UK
Deputy Chair, BSI/ISO Technical Committee | (ISO/TC260) Human Capital
Author, the Learning-Driven Organization Model (LDO)
Creator of the Citified Organizational Learning Professional (COLP)
President, the Organizational Learning and Excellence Conference (OLEC)
Award-winning, course creator, dynamic and multi-talented academic and practitioner with extensive expertise in academic programs accreditation, course development, consultancy, executive education, and business development with 24+ years of experience in designing, leading, implementing, and managing projects in various industries/sectors and several countries. Successful in creating, implementing, and refining long-term strategy, focused on collaborative partnerships, performance management, future foresight, and investing in people. Acknowledged for programs and processes developed to improve efficiency, profitability, competitive positioning across all organisational levels.
Areas of expertise include:
Human Resource Development
Strategy Articulation & Deployment
Consultancy and Executive Education
TQM & Business Excellence
Developing Strategic Partnerships
Garad, A. and Gold, J. (2021). The Learning-Driven Business; a Complete Guide for Organizational Learning. Bloomsbury, London, UK.
Almoghaty, F. and Garad, A. (2020). The potential adoption of the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) standards in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Standardization Research – (screened and under review) DOI: 10.4018/IJSR
Kafere, C. and Garad, A. (2020). Assessment of Donor Service Quality At National Blood Service Zimbabwe Using SERVQUAL Instrument, International Journal for Quality Research, Vol. 14, No. 4. https://doi.org/10.24874/IJQR14.04-04
Kennan S. and Garad A. (2020), Competencies of Quality Professionals in the Era of Industry 4.0; A Case Study of Electronics Manufacturer from Malaysia, International Journal of Quality & Reliability (under review)
Garad, A. and Gold, J. (2019), “The learning-driven organization: toward an integrative model for Organizational learning”, Industrial and Commercial Training, Vol. 51 No. 6, pp. 329- 341. https://doi.org/10.1108/ICT-10-2018-0090
Anderson, V. and Garad, A. (2019), “Learning and Development” in Wong et al. (Eds) Human Capital Management Standards: A Complete Guide, Kogan Page, London, UK.
Garad, A. (2019), “Cross-national, cross-sectoral and cross-functional issues” in Wong et al. (Eds), Human Capital Management Standards: A Complete Guide, Kogan Page, London, UK.
Garad, A., and Martis, F., (2017), Investors in People and Business Excellence in the United Arab Emirates; Part 2 from BE to IIP – Case Study, International Journal of HRD Practice, Policy and Research, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 67-79
Garad, A. (2016), Investors in People and Business Excellence in the United Arab Emirates Part 1: Establishing the Link, International Journal of HRD Practice, Policy and Research, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 83-92,
Garad, A. (2015); The Pathway to the Top: Achieving Business Excellence through Organisational Learning (in Arabic), Dar El Ketab Elhadeeth, Cairo, Egypt.
The Learning Driven Organisation Model (Portuguese Subtitles)
The Learning Driven Organization Model: Individual and Team Learning
The LDO Model: Organization Wide Learning
10 Reasons to Join the Certified Organizational Learning Professional | COLP
Dr. Alaa Garad