Dr Lihong Zhang

Lecturer in Proj Plan & Control Finance

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Dr Lihong Zhang currently teaches Innovation Management to MSc programmes and Planning and Resource Management to Distance Learning Professional Development programmes. He is the Director of MSc Engineering Programmes for Project Management. His research broadly focuses on Business Model Innovation for Future Engineering Projects – to develop Innovation Capabilities through sustained Project Learning.

Before joining University of Manchester Dr Lihong worked with Liverpool Business School for 13 years and Central South University (in China) for ten years. His industrial experiences include China Construction Corp and National Ministry of Mechanical Engineering.


BEng in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

MEng in Engineering Management

MPhil in Management Studies in International Business Management

PhD in Management Studies in Innovation Management

PG Cert in Teaching and Learning in HE

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Fellowship in HEA

Membership in EUROMA

Membership in APM

Membership in BMC

Areas of expertise

  • H Social Sciences (General) - Project Learning, Business models innovation, Digital transformation, Engineering operations, Sustainable supply Chain

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