Professor Avraham Shtub holds the Stephen and Sharon Seiden Chair in Project Management. He has a B.Sc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (1974), an MBA from Tel Aviv University (1978) and a Ph.D in Management Science and Industrial Engineering from the University of Washington (1982).
His books on Project Management and Operations Management were published in English, Hebrew, Greek and Chinese.
- He is the recipient of the Institute of Industrial Engineering 1995 "Book of the Year Award" for his Book "Project Management: Engineering, Technology and Implementation" (co-authored with Jonathan Bard and Shlomo Globerson), Prentice Hall, 1994.
- He is the recipient of the Production Operations Management Society; Wick Skinner Teaching Innovation Achievements Award for his book: "Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP): The Dynamics of Operations Management".
- He is the recipient of the 2008 Project Management Institute Professional Development Product of the Year Award for the training simulator "Project Team Builder – PTB".
- He is the recipient of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering 2017 "Book of the Year Award" for his Book "Introduction to Industrial Engineering" (co-authored with Yuval Cohen).
- He is the recipient of the 2018 PMI Teaching Excellence Award.
Prof. Shtub was a Department Editor for IIE Transactions he was on the Editorial Boards of the Project Management Journal, The International Journal of Project Management, IIE Transactions and the International Journal of Production Research. He was a faculty member of the department of Industrial Engineering at Tel Aviv University from 1984 to 1998 were he also served as a chairman of the department (1993-1996). He joined the Technion in 1998 and was the Associate Dean and head of the MBA program.
He has been a consultant to industry in the areas of project management, training by simulators and the design of production - operation systems. He was invited to speak at special seminars on Project Management and Operations in Europe, the Far East, North America, South America, Africa and Australia.
Professor Shtub visited and taught at Vanderbilt University, The University of Pennsylvania, Korean Institute of Technology, Bilkent University in Turkey, Otago University in New Zealand, Yale University, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, University of Bergamo in Italy, Politecnico di Milano in Italy and Cornell Tech in NY.
Ackerman, R., Parush, A., Nassar, F., & Shtub, A. (2015). Metacognition and System Usability: Incorporating Metacognitive Research Paradigm into usability testing. Computers in Human Behavior, 54, 101–113.
Iluz, M., Moser, B. and Shtub, A. (2015). Shared Awareness among Project Team Members through Role-based Simulation during Planning—A Comparative Study. Procedia Computer Science, 44, 295–304.
Katz, A., Basis, F. and Shtub, A. (2015). "Using Wizard of Oz Technology for Telemedicine", Health Systems, 4 (3), 224–235.
Tzimerman, A., Herer, Y. T. and Shtub, A. (2015). "Teaching Supply Chain Management to Industrial Engineering Students: Mixed vs. Pure Approaches in Simulation Based Training" International Journal of Engineering Education, 31 (6), 1688–1700.
Tzimerman, A., Herer, Y. T. and Shtub, A. (2016). "Supply Chain Education—the Contribution of Gamification", International Journal of Engineering Education, Special issue on Gamification Ecosystems, 32 (1), 479–490.
Balouka, N., Cohen I., and Shtub, A. (2016). "Extending the Multimode Resource Constrained Project Scheduling Problem by Including Value Considerations", IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 63 (1), 4–15.
Katz, A., Shtub, A., Solomonica, A., Poliakov, A. and Roguin, A. (2016). “Simulator training to minimize ionizing radiation exposure in the catheterization laboratory”, The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging, 33 (3), 303–310.
Katz, A., Tepper, R. and Shtub, A. (2017). “Evaluating the Instructor’s Contribution to a WOZ Simulator in Obstetrics & Gynecology Ultrasound Training”, Journal of Medical Internet Research: JMIR, 3 (1): e8. doi: 10.2196/mededu.6312.
Katz, A., Roguin, A. and Shtub, A. (2017). “Minimizing Ionizing Radiation Exposure in Invasive Cardiology Safety Training for Medical Doctors”, Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, 3 (3).
Strygacz, I., A. Shtub (2018). “Combining Simulation-based Training and Flipped Classroom in Project Management Learning”, Forthcoming, Higher Education Studies, Vol. 8, No. 3.
Shtub, A., J. Bard and S. Globerson, Project Management, Engineering Technology and Implementation, Prentice Hall, 1994. The book received the 1995 IIE Joint Publishers "Book-of-the-Year Award" of the Institute of Industrial Engineers. Translated to Chinese and Greek.
Shtub, A., Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP): The Dynamics of Operations Management, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, March 1999. The book received the Production Operations Management Society; Wick Skinner Teaching Innovation Achievements Award. Translated to Chinese.
Shtub, A.F., J.F. Bard and S. Globerson, Project Management: Processes, Methodologies, and Economics, 2/E, Prentice Hall, October 2004.
Shtub, A., and R. Karni, ERP: The Dynamics of Supply Chain and Process Management, Springer, 2011.
Shtub, A., Project Management Simulation with PTB Project Team Builder, Springer, 2012.
Shtub, A. and Cohen, Y., Introduction to Industrial Engineering (Industrial Innovation Series), 2nd Edition, CRC Press, 2015. The book received the 2017 IISE Joint Publishers "Book-of-the-Year Award" of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers.
Shtub, A. and Rosenwein, M., Project Management: Processes, Methodologies, and Economics, 3rd Edition, Pearson, 2016.
Shtub, A. and Rosenwein, M., Hands-on Project Management: Practice your Skills with Simulation Based Training , World Scientific , 2017.
At the University of Washington
OP MGT 301 Operations Management
QM 201 Statistics
At Washington State University
MGT 340 Production and Operations Management
QMETH 417 Introduction to Simulation
At Tel Aviv University, Department of Industrial Engineering
0571.2102 Methods Engineering
0571.3123 Analysis of Production Systems
0571.4117 Facilities Design
0571.4124 Advanced Topics in Industrial Engineering
0571.4140 Analysis of Operations Control Systems
0571.4123 Project Management Systems
0571.5256 Design of Production Lines
0571.5206 Advanced Project Management
0571.4157 Production Planning and Control Lab.
At Tel Aviv University Business School and other programs
- An undergraduate course in Operations Management.
- A graduate course in Operations Management for executives.
- A course in Operations Management for hospitals.
- A course in Project Management and Control.
At Vanderbilt University
571-1 Operations Planning and Control
579-1 Project Management (graduate level)
- Program and Project Management (undergraduate level).
562-1 Enterprise Resource Planning
At the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
094191 Introduction to Industrial Engineering.
095140 Project Planning and Control
096140 Processes in Project Management
098710 Operations Management
098712 Project Management
098713 Multi-Project Management
Short courses and workshops in other universities
The University of Pennsylvania, Korean Institute of Technology, Bilkent University in Turkey, Otago University in New Zealand, Yale University, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, University of Bergamo in Italy, Politecnico di Milano in Italy and Cornell Tech in NY.
Executive MBA programs (Tel Aviv University, Bar Ilan University and Kellogg program
in SASIN, GIBA, Chulalongkon University, Thailand)
Operations Planning and Control in the ERP Era
At the University of Pennsylvanya Wharton program of Executive Master in Technology Management (EMTM)
Project Management workshop based on the Project Management Trainer Simulator
|Student's Name||Graduation Year||Degree||Abstracts||Research Name|
|Michal Iluz-Mimoni||2017||PhD||Abstracts||Enhancing Performance of Project Teams in a Lean Project Environment Using Simulator Based Training and Planning|
|Avinoam Tzimerman||2015||PhD||Abstracts||Distributed Information Rich Transshipments: Analytical and Simulative Approaches|
|Shy Ravid||2012||PhD||Abstracts||The use of project management tools and techniques and its contribution to team shared understanding and project outcomes|
|Assaf Avrahami||2012||PhD||Abstracts||The Value of Perfect and Imperfect Information in a Multi- Location Inventory System|
|Lior Davidovitch||2009||PhD||Abstracts||Simulation-Based Learning: Design, Methodology and Implementation|
|Mark Eklin||2009||PhD||Abstracts||Cost Estimation in a Finite-Capacity Stochastic Environment|
|Harel Eilat||2007||PhD||Abstracts||Evaluation, Selection and Control of Projects in a Multi-Project R&D Environment|
|Izack Cohen||2004||PhD||Abstracts||Management of Multi-Project Systems in Stochastic Environments|
|Itai Levy||2018||MSc||Abstracts||Intergrating the Simulation-Based Training Approach with Teaching Supply Chain Management|
|Ivan Strygacz||2018||MSc||Abstracts||Combining Simulation-Based Training and Flipped Classroom in Project Management Learning|
|Nehemia Yaron||2016||MSc||Abstracts||Parallel Efforts of New Product development - The Impact of New Information|
|Farida Nassar||2014||MSc||Abstracts||Incorporating Metacognition into Usability Testing|
|Elad Landau||2014||MSc||Abstracts||Joint Stocking and Sourcing in a Multi-Echelon Environment|
|Shlomo Ben-Shabat||2013||MSc||Abstracts||A Simulator for Training in System Engineering|
|Sharon Wissmark||2009||MSc||Abstracts||Improving the Quality of Treatment in the Emergency Department|
|Aric Katz||2008||MSc||Abstracts||A Distributed Simulation for Better Analyzing Hospital's Operations|
|Michael Nir||2005||MSc||Abstracts||A Profit Based Algorithm for Managing a Dynamic, Resource Constrained Multi-Project Environment|
|Nirit Gavish||2004||MSc||Abstracts||Designing the user interface for various interactive platforms: Examination of web browsing in the desktop Pc and cellular phone|
|Dafna Aron )Berman(||2004||MSc||Abstracts||Orientation and Navigation in 3D Interface|
|Ilana Karpovsky||2004||MSc||Abstracts||Relative Evaluation of Infrastructure Projects for Priority Setting|
|Pnina Feldman||2004||MSc||Abstracts||Construction and Evaluation of a Deterministic Model for Cost Estimation of Manufactured Parts Depending on the Dynamic Shop-Floor Load|
|Adi Hod||2004||MSc||Abstracts||Tabular and Graphical Visualization in Enterprise Information Systems|
|Sara Shachor||2003||MSc||Abstracts||Learning and Forgetting in the Computer Industry|
|Yonit Shwarts||2003||MSc||Abstracts||The Effects of Visual Layout Complexity of Web Pages on their Usability|
|Faina Aranovich||2002||MSc||Abstracts||Methodology for Uncertainty-Level Estimation in Project Scheduling Management with the Info-Gap Approach|
|Hagit Wilder-Hamm||2002||MSc||Abstracts||History of Learning Processes in Simulation Based Learning: Application in Engineering Education|
|Irina Gurfinkel||2001||MSc||The Impact of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems on Company Performance in Israel|
|Sary Regev||2001||MSc||Applied Risk Methodology during Project Initialization|
|Moshe Dov||1988||MSc||The Allocation of Mixed Models to Assembly Lines|
Tel Aviv University Students
|Asseo, Ruth||M.Sc./I.E||Learning and Forgetting Curves Analysis and Combination||principal adviser, with S. Globerson|
|Kapeliouk, Adi||M.Sc./M.I.S||A Model for Selecting an MRP Software Package||
principal adviser, with I. Shpigler
|Simon, Moti||M.Sc./I.E.||Determination of Reorder Point in a Constrained Two--Echelon Inventory System, for Maximum Service Levels||principal adviser|
|Grinman, Arie||M.Sc./M.I.S||Multilayer Protocol Development for Project Management and Control||principal adviser, with I.B. Borovich|
|Sterling, Yoel||M.Sc./I.E.||Scheduling PCB's for two machines in flow shop order using Johnson rule and GT Techniques||principal adviser, with O. Maimon|
|Etgar, Ran||M.Sc./IE||Sequencing Mixed - Model Lines to Level Usage and Minimize Line Length|
|Yacouel, Arik||M.Sc./IE||Planning Production of Jobs with Sequence Dependent Setup Times and Due-date Times on Two Types of Machines|
|Lev, Eliran||M.Sc./I.E||Fuzzy Quality Function Deployment|
|Nadir, Ronen||M.Sc./IE||Methods for Testing and Evaluation of a Graphic User Interface (GUI)|
|Versano, Ronen||M.Sc./I.E.||Estimating the Cost of Pipe Bending by Neural Networks|
|Peles, Amir||M.Sc./IE||Monitoring and Event Handling under Time Constraints: Implications for the display and Operations of Queues and Lists||with A. Parush|
|Shavit, Doron||M.Sc./IE||Man Machine Interface in Monitoring and Control Systems that Use Video Information||with A. Parush|