Dean for Industry Outreach & Business Development, Division of Graduate Studies and Research
Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering
D.P.S., Pace University (accredited by AACSB), Information Technology, Marketing and Management, 1982
P.I.E., Columbia University, Professional Degree (Post-Masters), Industrial and Information Engineering
M.B.A., Baruch College, City University of New York, Management and Marketing
B.A., City College of New York, Economics
Office Location: Mandeville Hall – Office 302
Telephone: (203) 576-4870
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Dr. Selig came to the University of Bridgeport in 2002 into the School of Business. In 2005, he was promoted to the Director of Technology Management Department in the School of Engineering. In 2011, he was instrumental in setting up the CTech IncUBator at UB. In 2012, he was promoted to Associate Dean, Business Development for the Graduate Studies Division, and developed a proposal to offer a Ph.D. in Technology Management that commenced as a degree program in Fall 2014. In 2015, Dr. Selig was promoted to Dean of Industry Outreach.
Dr. Selig has been very active in multiple committees both in the School of Business and the School of Engineering. He has written 5 books and over 50 published articles and/or conference proceedings.
TCMG 595 Business/Technology Capstone
TCMG 505 Global Program and Project Management
TCMG 534 Strategic Sourcing and Outsourcing
TCMG 645 Technology New Venture Creation
Business Strategy, Project Management, Strategic Sourcing and Outsourcing, Entrepreneurship, Technology New Venture Creation, Contemporary Marketing
Selig, G., Implementing IT Governance: A Practical Guide to Global Best Practices in IT Management – 2nd Edition, Van Haren Publishing, Scheduled for 2015 Release.
Selig, Gad, Bullen, Christine and Lefave, Richard, Implementing Strategic Sourcing: A Manager’s Guide to World Class Best Practices for Sourcing and Outsourcing, Van Haren Publishing, 2011, ISBN # 978-8753-611-4.
Chapters in Books:
Selig, G., “The Impact of Threats and Catastrophes on Corporate Governance: How to Minimize Disruption, Mitigate Risks and Manage Business Recovery and Continuity Proactively,” David H. McIntyre and William Hancock, Editors, Business Continuity and Homeland Security, Edward Elgar Publishers, London, England, 2012.
Selig, Gad J., “Critical Success Factors for Winning Entrepreneurs and the Role of an Incubator in Accelerating the Growth of Start-ups and Early Stage Companies,” ASEE Zone 1 Conference, Bridgeport, CT, April 3-5, 2014, IEEE Explore Proceedings, Editor, Kongar, E.
Selig, Gad J., Kongar, Elif, Lewis, Neal and Bach, Christian, “The Proposed Ph.D. in Technology Management at the university of Bridgeport: A Case Study of Why, What and How?” International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2013.
Selig, Gad J., “Critical Success Factors for Winning Entrepreneurs: Do You Have What It Takes to be Become a Bill Gates?” Edith Wheeler Memorial Library Presentation, May 14, 2013.
Selig, Gad J., “Excellence in Program, Project and Portfolio Management: Lessons learned and Critical Success Factors from World Class Case Study Companies,” SNEC PM Annual Conference, Hartford, CT, April 29, 2013.
Selig, Gad J. “Achieving and Measuring IT Value to the Business: Why, What, How Much and How? (Based on Current and Emerging Best Practices and Case Studies), Webinar for Computer Aid (CAI), Inc, March 27, 2013.
Selig, Gad J., “Successful Business/IT Alignment, Execution and Governance Best Practices: Why, What and How?” Webinar for Computer Aid (CAI), Inc, October, 9, 2012.
Selig, Gad J., “New Service Delivery Model Strategy and Implementation: How to Minimize Risk and Maximize Opportunity,” Proceedings of World BPO/ITO Forum, New York Athletic Club, New Your City, June 26-27, 2012.
Selig, Gad J., “An Overview of Current and Emerging Program and Project Management Best Practices and Lessons learned,” Webinar for Citibank, NA, May 15, 2012.
Selig, Gad J., “Implementing a Winning IT Governance Strategy and Program,” Webinar for Computer Aid (CAI), Inc, February 29, 2012.
Selig, Gad J., “Winning Risk Management Strategies in Program and Project Management: Lessons Learned From the Real World,” Westchester PMI Chapter Dinner Meeting Presentation, Westchester, NY, October 11, 2011.
Selig, Gad J., “Implementing Winning Strategic Sourcing and Outsourcing Initiatives Using Project Management Leadership Skills and Disciplines,” Proceedings of Southern New England Chapter of the Project Management Institute – 2011 Annual Conference, Hartford Convention Center, Hartford, CT, April 29, 2011.
Won IBM Best Teacher Award, 2013
Member of the Board of Directors for the New Haven, CT Chapter of the Crossroads Venture Group (CVG – Formerly Connecticut Ventures Group), 2012 – Present
IBM Faculty Excellence Award, 2012. Received the coveted IBM Faculty Award with a colleague. It is a competitive worldwide program intended to foster collaboration between researchers at leading universities worldwide and those in IBM research, development, and services organizations, and to promote courseware and curriculum innovation to stimulate growth in disciplines and geographies that are strategic to IBM. The award has been utilized to develop courses via the Center for Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship and Innovation (CEII) at the University of Bridgeport. The CEII serves the entrepreneurial business, technology, and corporate venturing (intrapreneurship) community as a resource in facilitating the development of new products, services, businesses and practices through innovative education, research, and university/industry/government partnership and collaboration programs.
Co-Chair of the Board of the CTech IncUBator @ University of Bridgeport, 2010 – Present
Member, American Society of Engineering Educators (ASEE), 2008 – Present
Member, International Association of Management of Technology (IAMOT), 2008 – Present
COP Certification – Awarded the “Certified Outsourcing Professional (COP)” certificate by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals, December 2006
Member, International Association of Outsourcing (IAOP) Professionals, 2006 – Present
Elected into Delta Mu Delta, the National Honor Society in Business Administration, June 2004
Certified as a “Project Management Profession (PMP),” by PMI (Project Management Institute) and member of PMI, January 2003 – Present
Member, Society of Information Management (SIM), June 2003 – Present. Mentor a group of CIOs and potential CIOs that meet on a monthly basis and discuss relevant topics for advancement, career development strategies, executive management, and the relationship to IT and other key issues and opportunities.
Assisted with NCIAA Grant, $35,000