Background and activities

Bassam Hussein is Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. His research interests include application of gaming simulations, e-learning, project success, and organizational learning. Hussein teaches project and requirements management and has been involved in the design, development, and implementation of a wide range of ’ customized education programs in project management.

In 2009, he was awarded Students Pedagogical award, and in 2013 he was awarded the Best Lecturer award from Program for Continuing Education in Project Management at NTNU. In 2016 he was selected as one of 10 amazing lecturers in Norway by Morgenbladet (https://morgenbladet.no/aktuelt/2016/08/her-er-de-fantastiske-formidlerne)

 

 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

Books

  • Hussein, Bassam. (2020) Let's Really Learn from Projects A Study on Learning in Project-Based Organizations - The Ivar Aasen Project. Fagbokforlaget. 2020. ISBN 9788245034127.
  • Hussein, Bassam. (2018) The Road to Success. Narratives and Insights from Real-life Projects. Fagbokforlaget. 2018. ISBN 9788245024449.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.. (2016) Veien til suksess. Fortellinger og refleksjoner fra reelle prosjektcaser. Fagbokforlaget. 2016. ISBN 978-82-450-2072-4.
  • Hussein, Bassam; Smeds, Riita; Riis, Jens. (2006) Multidisciplinary Research on Simulation Methods and Educational Games in Industrial Management. Proceedings of the 10th international workshop of the IFIP wg5.7 special intrest group on experimental interactive learning in industrial management. June 11-13, 2006 Trondheim Norway. 2006. ISBN 82-7706-224-9.

Part of book/report

  • Hussein, Bassam; Ngereja, Bertha Joseph; Hafseld, Kristin Helene Jørgensen; Mikhridinova, Nargiza. (2020) Insights on Using Project-Based Learning to Create an Authentic Learning Experience of Digitalization Projects. Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE European Technology and Engineering Management Summit (E-TEMS).
  • Ngereja, Bertha Joseph; Hussein, Bassam; Hafseld, Kristin Helene Jørgensen; Wolff, Carsten. (2020) A Retrospective Analysis of the Role of Soft Factors in Digitalization Projects: Based on a Case Study in a Public Health Organization in Trondheim-Norway. Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE European Technology and Engineering Management Summit (E-TEMS).
  • Hussein, Bassam; Wolf, Carsten; Mikhridinova, Nargiza. (2019) Evaluating the Impact of Involving Students in Producing Learning Aids in Project Management. The Animation Project. Proceedings of the 2019 10th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications (IDAACS).
  • Mikhridinova, Nargiza; Wolf, Carsten; Hussein, Bassam. (2019) Data Acquisition Framework For Competence Profiles Selection and Project Staffing. Proceedings of the 2019 10th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications (IDAACS).
  • Ngereja, Bertha; Hussein, Bassam. (2018) THE ROLE OF SOFT FACTORS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF MAINTENANCE REGIMES. Dortmund International Research Conference 2018.
  • Wolf, Carsten; Olaso, Jose Ramon; Bushuyev, Sergey; Sachenko, Anatoliy; Ciutene, Ruta; Hussein, Bassam; Torvatn, Tim Kristian Andreas; Arras, Peter; Reimann, Christian; Dechange, Andre; Toledo, Nerea; Nuseibah, Ala; Mikhieieva, Olga. (2017) Master level education in project management — The EuroMPM model. Proceedings of 2017 IEEE 9th International Conference on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications (IDAACS)..
  • Gutierrez, Claudia; Hussein, Bassam A.. (2015) Insights on the Impact of Conformity and Commitment on Project Performance. Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE 8th International Conference on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications (IDAACS).
  • Hussein, Bassam A.; Ravnå, Ruben. (2015) A Template for Building Adaptable Project Risk Management Games. Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE 8th International Conference on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications (IDAACS).
  • Siddique, Lubna; Hussein, Bassam A.. (2014) Practical insight about choice of methodology in large complex software projects in Norway. Proceedings of the Third IEEE International Conference On Technology Management (ITMC 2014).
  • Siddique, Lubna; Hussein, Bassam A.. (2014) Practical insight about risk management process in agile software projects in Norway. Proceedings of the Third IEEE International Conference On Technology Management (ITMC 2014).
  • Siddique, Lubna; Hussein, Bassam A.. (2014) A Practical Insight about Use of Agile Methodology According to Type of Project. Third International Scientific Conference on Project Management in the Baltic Countries.
  • Siddique, Lubna; Hussein, Bassam A.. (2014) Practical Insight into Estimation Process in Software Projects Using Agile Methods. Third International Scientific Conference on Project Management in the Baltic Countries.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.. (2013) Factors Influencing Project Success Criteria. Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 7th International Conference on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems (IDAACS).
  • Hussein, Bassam A.; Hafseld, Kristin. (2013) Impact of Organizational Factors on Information System Project. Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 7th International Conference on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems (IDAACS).
  • Hussein, Bassam A.; Pigagaite, Giedre; Silva, Pedro P. (2013) Perception of Complexities in Development Projects. Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 7th International Conference on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems (IDAACS).
  • Pigagaite, Giedre; Silva, Pedro P; Hussein, Bassam A.. (2013) Sources of Complexities in New Product and Process Development Projects. Proceedings of IWAMA 2013 - The Third International Workshop of Advanced Manufacturing and Automation.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.. (2012) An Empirical Investigation of Project Complexity from the Perspective of a Project Practitioner. Proceedings of IWAMA 2012 - The Second International Workshop of Advanced Manufacturing and Automation.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.. (2012) Causes of change to project success criteria: a study based on project management practices in Norway. PMI Research and Education Conference 2012.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.. (2011) Quasi-Experimental Method to Identify The Impact of Ambiguity and Urgency on Project Participants in the Early Project Phase. The 6th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.; Ramazany, Saeed; Haji-Kazemi, Sara. (2011) Preliminary Investigation of Project Success Criteria in Norway. The 6th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.. (2010) Exploring key aspects influencing project participants behavior in early phase using in-class gaming simulation. Experimental learning on sustainable management, economics and industrial engineering. Proceedings of the 14th workshop of the special interest group on experimental interactive learning in industrial management of the IFIP working group 5.7.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.. (2009) using simulation games to enhance learning in project risk management. Proceedings of the 40th annual conference of ISAGA: Learn to Game, Game to Learn.
  • Hussein, Bassam. (2007) on using simulation games as a research tool in project management. organizing and learning through gaming and simulation Proceedings of ISAGA 2007.
  • Hussein, Bassam. (2007) simulation games for project management training and research. proceedings from the 11th special intrest group on workshop on experimental interactive learning in industrial management.
  • Hussein, Bassam; Rolstadås, Asbjørn. (2007) PROJECT MANAGEMENT EDUCATION USING E-LEARNING. Universities and the ICT Industry.
  • Hussein, Bassam. (2006) Developing educational games in project management. Multidisciplinary Research on Simulation Methods and Educational Games in Industrial Management. Proceedings of the 10th international workshop of the IFIP wg5.7 special intrest group on experimental interactive learning in industrial management. June 11-13, 2006 Trondheim Norway.
  • Hussein, Bassam; Nyseth, Kjetil. (2005) A method for learning in project management: learning by projects. proceedings of the 9th International Workshop of the Special Interest Group on Experimental Interactive Learning in Industrial Management, June 5-7 2005, Espoo, Finland.

Report/dissertation

  • Hussein, Bassam A.; Anda, Torgeir. (2017) Hva har vi lært av Ivar Aasen-prosjektet? Utfordringer og suksess. 2017.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.; Siddique, Lubna. (2017) Examination of the challenges in agile projects from the suppliers' perspective in Norway´s software industry. Insights and recommendations. 2017. Series of dissertations submitted to the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo. (1882).
  • Hussein, Bassam A.; Fikse, Per. (2014) Optimalisering av Kravprosessen i utviklingsproskjekter. Hovordan balansere disiplin og kreativitet i en norsk SMB. 2014.
  • Hussein, Bassam. (2005) Overview of e-learning. 2005.
  • Haugan, Jens; Hussein, Bassam A; Solbjørg, Ole K.; Andersen, Bjørn. (2002) Pedagogic Approaches for Training and Education (Distance Learning) in the Extended Enterprise. 2002.

Others

  • Hussein, Bassam. (2020) Involving students in the production and dissemination of digital learning resources Bassam Hussein, NTNU. Læringsfestivalen 2020 . NTNU; 2020-05-04 - 2020-05-05.
  • Hussein, Bassam. (2019) Inspirasjonsforedrag / Steinerskolen i Trondheim. Inspirasjonsforedrag / Steinerskolen i Trondheim . Steinerskolen i Trondheim; Pedagogisk avdelingsleder | Skansen VGS. 2019-08-18 - 2019-08-18.
  • Andersen, Elise Rønnevig; Bratberg, Øivind; Hellum, Mari Kjos; Hjelle, Ole Petter; Hussein, Bassam; Lie, Anne Helene Kveim; McNicol, John; Raklev, Are; Selboe, Tone; Skaar, Johannes; Stensaker, Inger G.. (2017) Landets beste forelesere svarer: Slik studerer du mest effektivt. Aftenposten [Avis]. 2017-08-31.
  • Hussein, Bassam. (2016) Gjør forelesningen om til en diger smelteovn". Norge [Avis]. 2016-09-19.
  • Hussein, Bassam. (2016) Hussein kan dokumentere at han er en fantastisk formidler. Han er overbevist om at forelesning er en god måte å undervise på. Det handler om å engasjere, mener han. null [Avis]. 2016-10-12.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.. (2016) 10 fantastiske forelesere. Morgenbladet [Avis]. 2016-09-01.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.. (2016) Hussein kan dokumentere at han er en fantastisk formidler. Adresseavisa [Avis]. 2016-10-12.
  • Zidane, Youcef; Hussein, Bassam A.; Guðmundsson, Jóhann Örn; Ekambaram, Anandasivakumar. (2015) Categorization of Organizational Factors and their Impact on Project Performance. IPMA 29th World Congress - The way to project management in multicultural context . International Project Management Association; Panama City. 2015-09-28 - 2015-09-30.
  • Gutierrez, Claudia; Hussein, Bassam A.. (2014) An extended literature review of organizational factors impacting project management complexity. 28th IPMA WORLD CONGRESS . IPMA; Roterdam. 2014-09-29 - 2014-10-01.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.. (2014) Organizational learning at Det Norske oljeseleskap- a series of lectures in different locations. Trondheim, Stord, Oslo and UK. WORKSHOP /SERIE SEMINARER . DET NORSKE OLJESELSKAP; Trondheim- Oslo, Stord and UK. 2014-02-22 - 2014-06-02.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.. (2014) Simulation game in project management. NTNU, NTNU. 2014.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.. (2014) Video Lectures in Project management. taken during the lectures and in -class assignments of TPK5100 Project planning and control. Posterd on youtube free to download. YOUTUBE, Trondheim. 2014.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.. (2011) Impact of ambiguity. IEEE 6th International Conference on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems (IDAACS), special stream on project management . IEEE; Praha. 2011-09-15 - 2011-09-17.
  • Hussein, Bassam A.. (2010) Exploring key aspects influencing project participants behavior in early phase using in-class gaming simulation. 14th workshop of the special interest group on experimental learning in industrial management. . Politecnico di Milano.; Milano. 2010-06-15 - 2010-06-17.
  • Hussein, Bassam; Rolstadås, Asbjørn. (2002) Hybrid learning in project management : potentials and challenges. PMI Research Conference, 2002 . PMI; Seattle, Washington. 2002-07-14 - 2002-07-17.
  • Hussein, Bassam; Rolstadås, Asbjørn. (2001) Production control education challenges in the 21st century. 'Experimental learning in industrial management: transfer & creation of knowledge' . IFIP WG5.7; Madrid. 2001-07-02 - 2001-07-04.