Projects and Programs

Nov 2006 – Feb 2007 Al - Zamel International Contracting Co., Kuwait
Estabilshing the Strategic Plan Using The Balanced Scorecard Technique


Government of Egypt/USAID Assistance for Trade Reform (ATR) Project # PCE –I – 00 – 98 – 00016 - 00, Task Order 827, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Industry (MOTI). August 2004 – 2006.
Institutional Development Subcontract: Reengineering of the Ministry of Trade and Industry MOTI (after unifying the Forign and Internal Trades under one Ministry) following our model that includes: Strategy, Reorganization, Culture (OD), Systems, Processes and Skills and Jobs

March - June 2004 Government of Egypt/USAID Assistance for Trade Reform (ATR) Project, Ministry of Foreign Trade (MOFT). “Analysis of Management Work Processes: An Improvement of Operational Efficiency for FTPS/TAS”.
Institutional Development Subcontract: Reengineering of the adminstrative processes in Trade Agreement Sector, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Industry (MOFTI)

Egyptian Swiss Development Fund (ESDF) project, “An Integrated Development Project with Emphasis on Sanitation in Villages # 7 & # 8, Abbis Area”, Alexandria Governorate.
2004

Develop a complete design (Establishing Sanitation System, Upgrading Economic Status, Health and Education, Raising Awareness, Institutional Capacity Building, and Community Driven Development) of integrated development project with emphasis on sanitation as a proposal for funding by ESDF, and implemented in Village #7 and #8 in Abbis Area, Alexandria Governorate along with their sub-villages..

Egyptian Swiss Development Fund (ESDF), “Integrated Development with Emphasis on Water and Sanitation”Project, 2003 – Now

A contract with “Egyptian Swiss Development Fund” to conduct Social, Population, Economical, and Environmental Studies for 16 villages in “Itsa” District-Fayoum Governorate and capability assessment of 16 Community Development Associations CDAs/NGOs for building their capacity to take rule in Developing the communities in  Markaz Itsa .More Details.

 Ministry of Housing, Public Utilities, and  Urban Communities, Urban Communities Organization: Updating the Water & Wastewater Master Plan Project. 2001 – Now

The First Axis Cities, Economic, Social, and Population Studies: First field study that elapsed for more than 6 months for 10th of Ramadan, 6th of October, Badr, Al Shrouk, Al- Abour, 15th of May, Al Kahera Al-Gedida, Al Shiekh Zayed, and Alremaiah Square cities .More Details.

Kafr Elshekh Road (Desouk-Damanhour) 2003

A feasibility Study have been made for Kafr Elshekh Road (Desouk-Damanhour), which consist of three sectors More Details

Telecordia Technology / ISCT  Corporation - Telecom Egypt (TE);, “Business Transformation Project” 2002 – Jan 2003

Dr. Ali is seconded to the project in the capacity of  senior management consultant

Responsibilities include:

  1. Prepare and conduct ISDN and VAS Relaunch training program (2520 training hours) for the commercial office reps, and exchange managers.

  2. Give advice and backstop in the services processes reengineering

  3. Assist in the overall relaunch program of TE services

  4. Lead the relaunch program for the Business services (x.25, LL, FR, ISDN Pri)

Telecordia Technology / ISCT  Coroporation - Telecom Egypt (TE); 3rd Mobile License, “Mobile Business Case and Network Design – Market Opportunity Assessment”. 2001 – FEB. 2002

Dr. Ali is seconded to the project in the capacity of  senior management consultant

Responsibilities include:

  • Competition analysis: Value Chain Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Customers Needs Assessment

  • Market Segmentation

  • Market Entry Strategy

Ministry of Interior, Project “Integrated Population Area”, Cairo/ Alex desert high way cross with 26th July Axis at Km 10.5. (2001)

Subcontract with AAW, the main Contractor, Economical Studies and Investment Cost of the project .More Details.

Reengineering The Kuwaitie United Company for Advertising, Publishing and Distribution (Al-Waseet). Kuwait.  2000- to date

ISCT  in association with Projacs International conduct a reengineering project for Al-Waseet company.  The project consists of six phases, namely, the diagnostic study, the strategic planning, the reorgnization, reengineering the main processes, systems development, and human resources development.  The first two stages are consecutive while the other four are simultaneously implemented with the last stage to start at the outset of the project and to finish with the its completion. More Details

Training Needs Assessment for The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources (MOIWR). 2000 – July 2000

USAID Project, Development Training 2 (DT2).  Institute of International Education (IIE).  Preparing the Training Needs Assessment (TNA) for the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources (MOIWR).

 USAID Project; “Management Improvement Program” (TSN 512). 1999 – 2000

USAID Project, Development Training 2 (DT2). AMIDEAST, under a subcontract to the Institute of International Education (IIE).  Dr. Ahmed Ali, the founder and Managing Director of ISCT, in the capacity of senior management consultant, was seconded to AMIDEAST for the Telecom Egypt, Management Improvement Program (TSN 512).

USAID project; “Development of Craft Certification System”.  1998 – DEC. 1999

USAID project “Development of Craft Certification System” the beneficiary is the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI).  The project aims at establishing a Craft Certification System to be utilized as an effective tool to train, qualify, and certify the technical workforce in the industrial community members of the FEI.  Subcontractor to MEAG, the main contractor, with the capacity implementing the project’s four stages:

  1. The needs assessment,

  2. The presentation; selection of the crafts

  3. The development of craft certification manuals, and

  1. The identification of an international certification body.More Details

Mobinil.  1998 – 1999

Dr. Ahmed Ali, in the capacity of senior management consultant, was seconded to the leading and largest telecommunication company in Egypt; Mobinil with the following Responsibilities:

1.      Giving advice and backstops in HRD area.

2.      Design and prepare “customer care” training program company- wide: target groups include; Customer care via telephone, Face-to-face customer care, Help-line customer care, Telemarketing, etc.

3.      Conducting more than 1800 training contact hours so far.

USAID project; “GreenCOM III Egypt” 1998 – SEPT.1999

USAID contract No. PCD-Q-802-93-0069-00, Environmental Education & Communication Project (GreenCOM III Egypt), subcontractor to Chemonics International as a Local Training Specialist. with the following Responsibilities:

  1. Work with the WCU Field Services Team and the Field Worker Training Specialist to design & plan activities for engineers to carry out in the field during the Reinforcement Period.

  2. Assist the WCU Field Service Team to implement the Reinforcement Plan.

  3. Assist the WCU Field Service Team to monitor and evaluate the Reinforcement Plan.More Details

 USAID Project; “GreenCOM III Egypt”.  1998 – SEPT.1999

 USAID contract No. PCE-5839-Q-00-3069-00, Environmental Education & Communication Project (GreenCOM III Egypt), Subcontractor to MEAG, the main contractor, with the capacity of implementing the following:

  1. Leading a team to design and develop the management training program for the district engineers.

  2. Leading a team to design and develop the management training program for the inspectors, and their supervisors.

  3. Design and develop the management-training program for the senior managers in the MOPWWR, Irrigation Authority.

  4. Conducting the program seminars, completing 20,362 training contact hours.

  5. Design and conduct a follow-up program.

 Feasibility studies inside Egypt and in the Gulf Area. 1988 – to date.

1. Economic feasibility study. “Development of Dahab City", South of Sinai Governorate. 1997.

2.  Economic feasibility study for the third and fourth stages of the Industrial City of Tenth of Ramadan. 1996.

3.  Economic feasibility study for “ protection of Ras El-Nakab – Nweaba’a road from flooding danger”. 1993.

4.     Economic feasibility study for “Protection of Nea’ma gulf at Sharm –El–shiek city from flooding danger, and utilization of flooding water in different development aspects”. 1993.

5.   Economic feasibility study “ Establishment of Al-madina El-monoura Industrial City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ministry of Electricity, Department of Industrial Cities. 1992.

6.    Economic feasibility study. “ Upgrading of the hot springs in Gizan Area, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ministry of Municipality affairs. 1992.

7.    Economic feasibility study “Using raw water to irrigate the green areas of the touristic villages along the Northwestern Coast”. 1990.

8.      Economic feasibility proposal “ Establishment of a comprehensive water and wastewater management program in touristic communities (Hurgada, Sahel-hashish, Ras Abu Soma).  Tourism Development Unit, Ministry of Tourism. 1989

 USAID project; “Administration of Justice Support Project (AOJSP)” 1997 – 1998

AMIDEAST, as a senior management consultant for the Administration of Justice Support Project (AOJSP) – USAID project # 263-0243-C-00-5134-00 – to enhance the administrative and management capabilities of the National Center for Judicial Studies (NCJS)

The USAID Project; “Partnership In Development, PID”1996 – 1997

The USAID Project, “Partnership In Development, PID”. Subcontractor to AAW under subcontract # AA-1061-01 to Arthur Anderson LLP. Leading a team work to conduct the technical valuation and evaluation of entities to be privatized for the Egyptian Industries Holding Companies,

Responsibilities included:

  1. Collecting, reviewing, and evaluating available physical and financial data including Field work (e.g. site visits and meetings).

  2. Collection and verification including inspecting the existing fixed assts.

  3. Reviewing existing production and maintenance systems.

  4. Describing the primary process used in production using the Structure Analysis and Design Technique (SADT).

  5. Identifying the raw material, consumables, and spare parts used in the production.

  6. Identifying the company’s method of distribution, the production cycle time, the production constraints, nominal capacity, actual capacity, and performance norms.

  7. Conducting a survey of land, buildings, production, material and utility equipment including the development of the replacement cost and depreciated replacement cost for the company’s assets.

  8. Developing alternative scenarios to privatize the company

USAID Project; Institutional Support Contact (ISC).  1992 – SEPT.1998

Dr. Ahmed Ali, the founder and Managing Director of  ISCT , was Seconded to Team Miser in association of CH2M HILL/OMI as a Senior Management Consultant and Human Resources Development Specialist for Institutional Support Contact (ISC) at Cairo General Organization for Sanitary Drainage (GOSD) – USAID project # 263-92-027.

Responsibilities included:

  1. Member of the Project Management Team (PMT)

  2. Reengineering GOSD selected work processes.

  3. Establishing a management-training program for top and middle management levels with he objectives of developing needed performance improvement and managerial skills within (GOSD).

  4. Establishment of the Cascaded Management Training Program (CMTP) for the second managerial levels (mostly technical people).

  5. Leading counterpart program and management seminars.

  6. Leading the reorganization team to implement the state-of-the-art organization change principles throughout the reorganization process.

  7. Leading the industrial flow monitoring and enforcement task team to revise the existing regulations.

  8. Leading the Strategic Planning process.

Interim Evaluation of Cairo Sewerage II1991 – 1992

Dr. Ahmed Ali, the founder and Managing Director of ISCT , was Seconded to AAW under subcontract to SACG incorporated as public utility specialist for Interim Evaluation of Cairo Sewerage II at Cairo General Organization for Sanitary Drainage (GOSD), USAID Project # 263-0173.

Responsibilities included:

  1. Evaluating the adequacy of budgets and tariffs established by CWO/GOSD and Ministry of Housing and Public Utility for Sanitary Drainage Service.

  2. Determining the economic, environmental, and efficient operations of sludge disposal.

  3. Assessing in the process of the commodity procurement under the project and extent of procurement and source/origin requirement.

 USAID Project; Water and Waste water Institutional Support Project (WWISP) 1989 – 1991.

Dr. Ahmed Ali, the founder and Managing Director of ISCT , was Seconded AAW under subcontract to Boyel Engineering corporation and National Education Corporation (NEC) as an economist for Water and Waste water Institutional Support Project (WWISP) at the National Organization for Potable Water and Sanitary Drainage (NOPWASD); USAID, Project # 263-0176

Responsibilities included:

  1. Establishing of a management Development for Economics Program (MDEP) to develop an economic analysis capability within (NOPWASD.

  2. Assisting in initiating a counterpart program.

  3. Leading Financial Seminars to cover topics such as: Feasibility Study, Financial Planning, and Managerial economics

 


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