In this section you will find some of my publications. To have access to my full list of publications please contact me and I will be pleased to send it!

My book about Project Management and Knowledge Management:

This book is based on the application of design patterns in Knowledge Management initiatives aimed at the formation of Organizational Intelligence Culture as a differential factor of competitiveness. It is a bridge that unites strategically Project Management and Knowledge Management. Created from best practice standards: PMI’s PMBOK and the “Knowledge Management Practices – Guide”, also known as “CEN Workshop Agreement – CWA 14924 from European Committee for Standardization.

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Title – “Qualification for implementation of the Single System Social Assistance” – This book was developed through a deep research of best practices of management used by social protection centers throughout Brazil. The project was managed by Unicarioca consortium and IBAM Institute. The research and this work was financed by the Inter-American Development Bank.

Authors: Nihad F. Bassis (co-author)


This manual was developed with the purpose of serving as a reference and guidance in the management of the Brazilian Trade Promotion Sector(SECOMs)* and unification of procedures for efficiency gains by the improvement of trade promotion activities and international investments.


  • Nihad F. BASSIS (UNDP – United Nations Senior Consultant)
  • Evandro T. Lepletier (UNDP – United Nations Senior Consultant)
  • Rubens Gama D. FILHO (Minister of Trade and Investment Promotion Department – DPR)
  • Carlos Henrique M. Filho (Head of Division)
  • Lucas N. Beltrami (The SECOM’s network manager)


The Brazilian Trade Promotion Sector (SECOMs) is subordinate to the Trade and Investment Promotion Department (DPR) of the Ministry of External Relations (MRE) of Brazil. SECOM’s main functions are: support Brazilian companies wishing to enter the international market and promote investment opportunities in Brazil.

Technical Guide for the use of the academic process management system led by managers and supervisors in the training of federal police.


  • Nihad F. BASSIS
  • Petra FUNKE


Client: private sector (Automotive Industry)

Dynamics of multinational and transnational organizations in the choice by subsidiaries based structures – A Roadmap View (Author: Nihad Faissal Bassis and Welber Barral)


Client: United Nations (International Organization)

Author: Nihad F. BASSIS (UNDP – United Nations Senior Consultant)


Client: UNESCO (International Organization)


Client:  The Brazilian Federal Police Department (Governmental Organization)

International Technical Cooperation Project – RFP No. 2008/096 – “Strengthening the capacity of the Department of Federal Police – in the fight against organized crime and drug production and trafficking”.


The magazine “Dinâmica Pública” is a renowned Brazilian magazine that publishes articles on management in the Brazilian government and the best management practices in the world. Nihad BASSIS, as a guest writer publishes articles on management, technology and education. Some of the published articles:


Faissal Bassis, N. & Armellini, F. J Evol Econ (2018) 28: 1053.

BASSIS, N.F; ARMELLINI, F. (2016) Complementarities and differences between business ecosystems and systems of innovation, International Schumpeter Society Conference, Montréal, Canada, 27p.


Armellini, F., Beaudry, C., Solar-Pelletier, L., Scremin, L., & Bassis, N. F. (2017). Canadian Innovation Case Studies Based on the Industrial Internet of Things. École Polytechnique Montreal.

Scientific report1

As a volunteer for the progress of knowledge in process management, I actively participated in the translation of the book BPM CBOK® (Business Process Management Common Body of Knowledge) from English to Portuguese. This Guide to the BPM Common Body of Knowledge is a fundamental reference for anyone who practices Business Process Management. The primary purpose of this guide is to provide BPM practitioners with the fundamental Knowledge Areas, skills and competencies that are generally recognized and accepted as common, best practice.

The Guide to the BPM CBOK provides a general overview of each Knowledge Area and discusses the skills and competencies necessary to become proficient in the practice of BPM. It also provides links and references to other sources of information which are part of the broader BPM Common Body of Knowledge. New topics covered:•Strategic Alignment and Business Architecture•Strategy to Execution using the BPM Life Cycle Framework•Leadership, Organizational Design, Project and Change Management•Evolution of iBPMS:•Process Mining and Case Management•Robotic Process Automation•Big Data Analytics•Blockchain•Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning•Internet of Things (IoT)

Comments about the work (Portuguese)

During my work at the Federal Police, division of the Ministry of Justice, I was responsible for the technical review of the project management guide suitable to the context of the organization’s projects and processes.