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I am a scholar, educator, and practitioner with over 21 years of business IT and project management experience. I provide advisory services and deliver educational and training programmes internationally for undergraduate, postgraduate university levels and executive audiences.
My educational background is in Electrical Engineering (MSc), Computer Science (PhD) and Business Administration (MBA). I also have a range of professional qualifications, notably in project management (classic and Agile), information systems design, facilitation, and teaching and learning in higher education. I am also an Accredited AgilePM Trainer.
At Kingston, I have worked since 2003 delivering teaching in information systems and project management, as well as course leadership and internal staff development activities.
At Kingston, I have designed and taught a broad variety of disciplines, on the undergraduate, postgraduate and executive level, both locally and internationally. The list includes but is not limited to the following:
I currently participate in the Enriching Working Lives Research Hub.
Burke, Declan and Kovela, Serhiy (2017) ITMA - IT Integration in mergers and acquisitions. International Journal of Business and Management, 12(11), pp. 16-40. ISSN (print) 1833-3850
Heaton, Karen Macdonald, Skok, Walter and Kovela, Serhiy (2016) Learning lessons from software implementation projects : an exploratory study. Knowledge and Process Management, 23(4), pp. 293-306. ISSN (print) 1092-4604
Kovela, Serhiy and Skok, Walter (2015) Mergers and acquisitions in banking: a framework for effective IT integration. International Journal of Business and Management, 10(3), pp. 279-294. ISSN (print) 1833-3850
Kovela, Serhiy and Skok, Walter (2012) Mergers and acquisitions in banking: understanding the IT integration perspective. International Journal of Business and Management, 7(18), pp. 69-81. ISSN (print) 1833-3850
Ennals, Richard, Stratton, Les, Moujahid, Noura and Kovela, Serhiy (2009) Global information technology and global citizenship education. AI & Society, 23(1), pp. 61-68. ISSN (print) 0951-5666
Botchkaryov, Alexey, Woznyuk, Oleg and Kovela, Serhiy (2001) Автоматизація розробки корпоративних інформаційних систем: підходи та перспективи розвитку [Automating the design of corporate information systems: approaches and perspectives]. National University Lviv Polytechnic Bulletin, 437, pp. 15-22. ISSN (online) 0321-0499
Dudykevych, Valerij and Kovela, Serhiy (1999) Алгоритм проективання механізму захисту контекстно-залежної інформації в автоматизованих банках даних [Design algorithm for securing context-dependent information in data banks]. Information Security, 1, pp. 24-30.
Kovela, Serhiy (1999) Підтримка цілісності інформації автоматизованих банків даних в умовах паралельної обробки [On preserving the integrity of information in automated data banks with parallel data processing]. Computer Technologies in Printing, 3, pp. 114-118.
Botchkaryov, Alexey and Kovela, Serhiy (2011) A new approach to coordinate multi-agent interaction and decision making. In: Integrated Intellectual Complexes in Robotics 2011; 23 Jun 2011, Kiev, Ukraine.
Botchkaryov, Alexey and Kovela, Serhiy (2008) Concept of multi-agent conditional interplay. In: EUROSIM/UKSim 10th International Conference on Modelling and Simulation; 1-3 Apr 2008, Cambridge, U.K.. ISBN 9781424431922
Botchkaryov, Alexey and Kovela, Serhiy (2007) Modeling the emergent behaviour using the multiagent conditional interplay. In: 19th European Modeling and Simulation Symposium (EMSS 2007): Simulation in Industry; 4-6 Oct 2007, Bergeggi, Italy.
Botchkaryov, Alexey and Kovela, Serhiy (2006) CyberCromlech: A new framework for collective behaviour game experiments. In: 20th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS 2006); 28-31 May 2006, Bonn, Germany.
As a business IT practitioner, consultant and Accredited AgilePM Trainer, I engage in various projects and initiatives, both individually and in partnership with professional organisations, e.g.:
At Kingston, I have lead and managed course programmes both on the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These include: