Sam Baroudi

Dr Sam Baroudi

Senior Lecturer

Adelaide Business School

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Dr Sam Baroudi is well known within industry and academia for his construction and project management expertise. He has academic qualifications within these areas coupled with extensive experience on various building projects across Australia. His professional career culminated in the founding and directing of commercial construction company Baroudi Zoina Pty Ltd. He was an active director of this company for 10 years. Since leaving professional practice Dr Baroudi has devoted his time to the education and research needs of industry. He spent many years as program director and academic at the University of South Australia and during his time there was awarded his Doctor of Project Management. At the University of Adelaide he has previously served as the Head of Discipline (Management) and as the program director for the Bachelor of Project Management program in the Adelaide Business School. He also teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in project management. Dr Baroudi is an active researcher and has published widely on various construction and project management topics. In recent years significant time has been spent on disaster recovery project management. Much of this research has been conducted in collaboration with Associate Professor Randy Rapp from Purdue University a leading research institution in the U.S.A.

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 Principal Supervisor An Investigation into Project Performance Towards Organisational Maturity and Improvement: Precast Concrete Manufacturing Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Sean Thomas O'Gorman
    2019 Principal Supervisor Development of an integrated framework for constructive conflict management in infrastructure public-private partnership projects Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Leah Musenero
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2018 - 2022 Co-Supervisor Post-project Sustainability Analysis Using Complex System Approach: A Case Study in Microfinance (Revolving Loan Fund Project) in Indonesia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Nurchasanah .
    2018 - 2021 Principal Supervisor Necessity of Soft Skills for Project Managers and the Contribution to Project Success Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Richa Gulati
  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2018 - 2021 External Supervisor Sustainable Reuse and Disposal of Demolished Materials Post Disaster Purdue University, Indiana, USA Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Toy Andrews
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2017 - 2017 The Australian Institute of Project Management Australia
    2017 - 2017 The Australian Institute of Building Australia
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Phone: 83130977
  • Email: sam.baroudi@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Nexus 10, floor 9
  • Org Unit: Management

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