Dr Mohammad Wasim

Senior Lecturer

Digital, Tech, Innovation & Business

Ali has industry experience of five years working in diverse roles. He had the opportunity to work as a product manager for a leading paint manufacturer and then moved into the role of brand management. He also gained experience in the pharmaceutical industry working in operations and adding value as a change manager. He later decided to join academia and has been part of it for the last three years. Ali joined Staffordshire University in 2017. Previously he was studying at Manchester Business School and the University of York where he completed his PhD in Management. Ali is Deputy Award Leader for the Undergraduate Business Management Degree.


Professional memberships and activities

ILM (Tutor Member)

Academic qualifications

Academic Professional Apprenticeship - Teaching Specialist Role (Staffordshire University, 2021)
Postgraduate Certificate in Higher and Professional Education (Staffordshire University, 2020)
PhD Management (The York Management School, 2017)
MBA General Management (Lahore University of Management Sciences, 2010)
B.Sc. Honours Economics (Lahore University of Management Sciences, 2006)


Organisational Change and Development
Public Sector Management and Reform
Human Resource Management

Research interests

  • Public Sector Management and Reforms

  • Organisational Change and Development in the context of Public Sector Organisations and Small and Medium Enterprises

  • Development of Systems and Processes for Public Sector Organisations and Small and Medium Enterprises

  • Implementation potential of MNC’s culture, systems and processes in Public Sector Organisations and Small and Medium Enterprises

  • Human Resource Development and Training

  • Smart and Cost Effective Solutions for Organisations


Resourcing and Talent Management (L7)
Managing people and Organisations (L7 and SLDA)

Change and Transformation (L6 and CMDA)
Strategic Management in Organisation (L6 and CMDA)
Business Ethics (L6)
Applied Business Research (L6)
Global Business Directions (L6)
Learning Knowledge and Performance (L6)
Managing and Coordinating the HR Function (L6)
Sustainable Business (L6)

Advanced Professional Toolkit (L5)
Maximising Business Opportunities (L5)
Building Relationships (L5 - ODMA)
Operational Management (L5 - ODMA)
Leading and Managing People and Resources (L5 - ODMA)
Organisational Design (L5 - CIPD)

An Introduction to HRM (L4)
Human Capital Management (L4)

Understanding Organisations (L3 - CIPD)


  • Presented and discussed PhD research findings with National University of Science and Technology, Punjab Police, National Highway and Motorway Police and Planning Commission Employees (December, 2015: Lahore, Pakistan)
  • Presented PhD research findings at Foundations of Impact: Communicating your Research to Non academic Audiences Workshop (October, 2015: The York Management School, University of York)
  • Presented PhD research findings at Leadership, Management and Motivation in Public Service Organisations Conference (September, 2015: Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University)
  • Presented and submitted draft paper at Inaugural Public Management and Administration Postgraduate Conference (May, 2013: Aston University, Birmingham)
  • Presented and submitted draft paper at Manchester Business School Doctoral Conference (May, 2013: MBS, University of Manchester)
in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021