Mohamed Benabid

Professor of Practice

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Mohamed Benabid is a Professor of Practice at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.

He has almost three decades of experience in media landscape. In 1994, he began as a journalist before becoming finance sector editor with a focus and specialization on pension systems, insurance market and social protection system. In 2006, he was appointed Editor-in-chief of l’Economiste.

Mohamed Benabid holds a double PhD in Management Sciences from ISCAE and in Information & Communication Sciences from Université Paris VIII. He is also graduated from journalism school of Strasbourg. He was lecturer in several Master, MBA, DBA courses and Seminars on KM, geopolitics, journalism, media economics, Strategic Management, leadership, Communication, management research methods. He is the co-author of three books (“Africa positive impact, Agir pour un meilleur impact societal”, «Un Chemin Marocain 1999-2019, parcours d’un Royaume en transformation», «Hymne au Management» and published several peer-review papers as well as policy briefs in the field of Management, geopolitics and Media issues.

He is member of the Consultative group on equity, equality of opportunities, and gender approach (Instance de l’Equité, de l’Egalité des Chances et de l’approche genre). He is also Deputy editor-in-chief of the academic journal (indexed on Cairn database) Management & Innovation, Co-founding member of the committee of sages of the Institut marocain d’intelligence stratégique (, member of the Moroccan association of business economists (AMEEN) and of International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR). His academic interests are currently on information management issues, notably in the context of digital transformations.

For the academic year 2022-2023

  • (POL610) Communication Stratégique et Opinions Publiques
  • (POL005E) Fake News et Démocratie
  • (POL609) Communication Politique et New Médias
  • (BEH501) Debate Workshop: Evidence-Based Argumentation and Communication


Mohamed Benabid