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Dr. Sal Saad

Dr. Sal Saad

Dr. Sal Saad

Visiting Assistant Professor of StrategyManagement and Insurance & Risk Management


Prior to joining the University of Houston-Downtown as a Visiting Assistant Professor, Dr. Saad served as an Adjunct Professor at UHD in 2020 and 2021. His academic research interests include Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Corporate Strategy, and Intelligent automation. After obtaining his B.S. and MBA, he joined various consulting firms, such as Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Grant Thornton, for more than 18 years. During this time, Dr. Saad served public and private corporations, as well as startups and private equity clients in a diverse portfolio of industries. His consulting areas of expertise include business process design and implementation, technology deployment and optimization, performance modeling, forecast and reporting, financial modeling and analysis, standard cost rationalization, decision support/ad-hoc analysis and program/ project management. Additionally, Dr. Saad advised clients in the Merger & Acquisition domain, including buy-side and sell-side financial and commercial due diligence, post-deal integration, carve-out/spin-off transactions, and synergy assessment, validation and tracking.

Degrees Earned

Doctor of Business Administration - University of Dallas
Masters of Business Administration in Accounting & Finance - American University of Science & Technology
Bachelors of Science in Accounting - Amman University

Courses Taught

MBA6202 Strategic Management
MBA6340 Supporting the Business Strategy
MBA6216 Capstone
MGT4302 Business Strategy
MGT4302 International Management
MGT3325 Retail Management

Experience Qualifications

Scaled Agile, Certified SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager
Prosci®, Change Management Practitioner
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Protecting Human Research Participants