Dr. Sadia Hanif

Associate Professor


Ph.D. Management Sciences (HR/Project Management) Foundation University Rawalpindi (2021) 

MS Project Management: COMSATS IIT, Islamabad. (2013) 

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Dr Sadia Hanif is an Assistant Professor Project Management at the Faculty of Management Sciences, Riphah International University, Islamabad Pakistan. She has completed her PhD from Foundation University in 2021, and MS in Project Management from COMSATS University in 2012. Afterwards, had successfully cleared the IPFP test and training sessions by NAHE/HEC and completed her IPFP Fellowship in Rawalpindi Women University in 2023. She joined Riphah in August 2023, and was involved in key administrative activities, besides teaching and research. She is dealing with Coursera as a CAIC coordinator of Faculty of management sciences of all three campuses including Lahore, Islamabad and Malakand, representing dean office to Coursera Project Directorate (CPD). She has also developed an online course for Faculty of Management science title; ‘Project Management Strategies’. 



  1. Hanif, S., Jabeen, M., Nasir, S., & Hussain, N. (October 2023). A Strategic Framework to Design Context-Specific Training Programs to Improve Project Management Performance in Pakistan. Journal of Tianjin University Science and Technology, 56(10), 394-411. doi:10.5281/zenodo.10006013  (X-Category) 
  1. Hanif, S. (2023). Developing Organizational Change Capabilities using ADKAR model of Change: The Efficacy of Context Sensitive Training: Organizational Change using ADKAR Model. Journal of Workplace Behavior, 4(1), 81-93. (Y-Category) 
  1. Khan, A. R., Channa, Z. H., & Hanif, S. (2021). Analysis of Economic Valuation of Women’s Invisible Household Work: Empirical Analysis of Gujrat District. Women (1997-2032), 13. WOMEN/article/view/4426 (Y-category) 
  1. Hanif, S., Ahsan, A., & Wise, G. (2020). Icebergs of expertise-based leadership: The role of expert leaders in public administration. Sustainability, 12(11), 4544.  IF=2.59. 1050/12/11/4544 (W category) 
  1. Razzaq, S., Chaudhary, A. A., & Khan, A. R. (2013). Efficiency analysis of basic health units: a comparison of developed and deprived regions in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Iranian journal of public health, 42(11), 1223. IF (0.5). (X-category) 

Book Chapter 

Chapter 5: ‘Role of SOR Theory in Business Tourism Activities for Effective Knowledge Transfer: Pluralistic Learning Theory for Project Knowledge Transfer. Published in, ‘Accelerating Knowledge Sharing, Creativity, and Innovation Through Business Tourism’, IGI Global Publishers, Available online: https://www.igi- knowledge-transfer/257339 

Paper Presented in International Conferences 

Sadia Razzaq, “Efficiency Measurement of Basic Health Units from Operational and Beneficiary Perspective in Earthquake Hit Areas of Azad Jammu & Kashmir: Devine Economics Conference 14/12/2013, AJKU Muzaffarabad 


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