Dr Gloria Oliomogbe

Lecturer in Project Management

Email: ad9732@coventry.ac.uk

Dr Gloria Oliomogbe is a Lecturer in Project Management in Business and Management at Coventry University London. By investigating the intangible benefits derived from project management deployment, Dr Oliomogbe’s PhD research identified that organisational, human and social capital moderated by digital technology contributed to organisational competitiveness.

As module leader, Dr Oliomogbe is responsible for content and teaching on Project Planning and Budgeting, and Quality and Change Control in Project Environment modules. Her past module leadership or teaching responsibilities include Advanced Project Management; Project Management in the Digital Era; and Project Management Modules. She is adept at contextualising project management so that students can see the varied linkages of projects and organisational competitiveness and find their path.

Dr Oliomogbe was a Major Project Association Grant Recipient in 2013 and recipient of the Coventry University Engineering Prize for overall performance in Engineering Project Management in 2008.


  • PhD Engineering Project Management – University of Leeds, 2017
  • MSc Engineering Project Management – Coventry University, 2008
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering – University of Lagos, 2005

Professional and Industry Memberships

  • Associate Fellow of the HEA
  • Associate - Association for Project Management

Research and Consultancy

Dr Oliomogbe’s principal research interest is understanding the link between how organisations deployment of project management and attaining competitive advantage. This focuses attention on organisational, human and social capital derived from project management which are critical for the project economy in congruence with the fourth and fifth industrial revolution. These project management capabilities reflect the path dependence of organisations, and support the increasing reliance on digital technologies and digital innovation.

Her other research interests include the construct of project value and project management value, as well as socio-technical approaches to business problems with an emphasis on business models and megaprojects.

Publications and Scholarship Activities

  • Brookes, N., Glass, Jacqui., Castro, A., Locatelli, G., & Oliomogbe, G. (2020) Eliminating Modern Slavery from projects. APM Research Fund Series, APM

  • Brookes, N. J., Hickey, R., Littau, P., Locatelli, G. & Oliomogbe, G. O. (2015). Using Multi-case Approaches in Project Management Research: The Megaproject Experience. In: PERSIAN, B. (ed.) Designs, Methods and Practices for Research of Project Management. Surrey, UK: Gower Publishing Limited

  • Oliomogbe, G. O. & Smith, N. J. (2013) Does the Deployment of Project Management itself provides benefits? Both Tangible and Intangible. In: Smith, S. D. & Ahiaga-Dagbui, D. D., eds. 29th Annual ARCOM Conference 2-4 September 2013, Reading. Association of Researchers in Construction Management, 881-891.

  • Oliomogbe, G. O. & Smith, N. J. (2012) Value in Megaprojects. Organisation, Technology and Management, an International Journal, 4, 617.
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