Dr Serhiy Kovela


I earned my Masters and PhD degrees from the Lviv Polytechnic National University in 1996 and 2000, respectively, and also an MBA from Kingston in 2010.

From October 1999 till August 2003 I held Senior Lecturer position at Lviv Polytechnic teaching databases, security in computing and software engineering, as well as engaging in a number of IT consultancy projects as a database software developer, researcher and project manager.

Since September 2003 I have been assigned to the Senior Lecturer position at Kingston Business School teaching on a variety of Business and IT disciplines at undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA level:

  • Strategic Project Management
  • Strategic Information Management Systems
  • Management Consultancy
  • Business Performance Management Technology
  • Global Information Technology
  • Database Systems
  • Internet Systems Technologies

I also lead Management Research Project on the MBA programme.

Academic responsibilities

Senior Lecturer


  • PhD
  • MBA
  • CITP
  • FHEA
  • Prince2 Practitioner
  • MSP Practitioner
  • AgilePM Foundation

Teaching and learning


Research Interest(s)

  • IT integration in mergers and acquisitions (FS sector)
  • Project Management
  • Management Consulting Practice
  • Professional Services Automation
  • Design Automation for Computer-Adided Software Engineering
  • Security in Databases

I also lead an informal research group on Knowledge, Process and Project Management


Number of items: 12.


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.

Conference or Workshop Item

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.

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