Rima M. Shishakly
  • Rima M. Shishakly

  • Associate Professor
  • Ext: 6895

Dr. Rima Shishakly is an associate professor in Management Information Systems at the College of Business Administration at Ajman University. With over 15 years of experience and several publications in journals and books, she is also head of the Management department at the college. After a degree in Mathematics (statistics) supplemented with a post-graduate diploma in teaching, she completed her MBA at the ULB in Brussels/Belgium and her Ph.D. at the University of Manchester in the UK, specializing in Management Information systems. Her interests lie in - Information Technology in Educational Management, information systems strategy, e-business, and empirical research in educational innovation.

  • PhD University of Manchester- United Kingdom 2005
  • MBA University of Brussels- Belgium 1994
  • High Diploma in Education - University of Damascus- Syria
  • Bachelor degree in Mathematics/ statistics- University of Damascus - Syria
  • Assistant Professors - college of Business Administration -University of Sharjah - UAE 2006-2007
  • Assistant Professor - Ajman University College of Business Administration 2009-now UAE
Teaching Area
  • Information Technology in Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • E-Business
  • Managing Change
  • IS projects Management
  • Computer Applications in Management
  • Strategic Management (MBA)
  • Management of Small Business
  • Human Resources Management (MBA)
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Research Method
  • Production and Operations Management
  • management and educational innovation.
  • Management Information Systems, (MIS)
  • Business value of information technology
  • E-learning
  • information technology in educational management
  • IS strategic planning
Conference Presentation
  • International Conference on Business, Education, Engineering and Science (ICBEES) Research. Addressing Challenges Integrating Discipline and strengthening Collaboration. Dubai, United Arab Emirates (2016). Significance of Learning Management Systems (Moodle) on the Students of Ajman University, United Arab Emirates.
  • International Conference for Business and Economics in University of London Union (ULU) London, UK, 2016. The Challenges Faced Data Integrity between Ministry of Education and Private Schools in United Arab Emirates.
  • International Conference for Business and Economics. Paris- France (2015). An Assessment of the Registration and Enrollment Information System in the Government Schools in the United Arab Emirates.
  • International Conference for Business and Economics in University of London Union. London, UK, (2014). Information Systems for Assessing Students’ Performance in Government Schools in The United Arab Emirates
  • Informing Science and IT Education Conferences, Porto, Portugal, 2013. A Descriptive analytical approach of Information Technology in Educational Management in United Arab Emirates.
  • First International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Science. Dubai, UAE, 2011. Computer Assisted School Administration in the United Arab Emirates.
  • Conference on Information Science and Information Technology Education, Varna, Bulgaria, 2007. Assessment of school information systems utilization in the UAE primary School.
  • IC4E Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on E-Education, E-Business, E Management and E-Learning (2019). Tokyo-Japan
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Member of the International Board of Reviewers of Journal of Informing Science Institute publication/ USA
  • Awards-His Royal Highness Sheikh Said Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Scientific Achievement, Dubai, UAE 2008
  • Awards-His Royal Highness Sheikh Said Bin Rashid Al Maktoum for Scientific Achievement, Dubai-UAE, 1995
  • Award -His Excellency Minister of Labor in United Arab Emirates. The Emirates Professional Career Employees in Private Sector, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2013