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Prof. Charles MAYAKA is a consultant in business management and an Adjunct faculty at Daystar University. He is the faculty coordinator for AMREF Health Africa MDI and MDI-LMA Programs. He holds directorship positions in various organizations including Palmy Enterprises Limited, Kenya Values Trust and Interconsumer Products Limited.
Prof. Mayaka has held various leadership positions since the 90s; to mention a few: Head of Business Administration Department (Kenyatta University), Coordinator Management and Marketing Programs at USIU; Manager for the Case Development Project (sponsored by IFC and Global Business School Network (GBSN)) and Director Centre for Executive and Entrepreneurial Development at the United States International University (USIU).
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Akintola Owolabi holds a First-Class honours degree in Electronic/Electrical Engineering from the University of Ife (now, Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, Nigeria (1980) and Masters Degrees of Business Administration and Philosophy in Management and Accounting from the University of Lagos (1983) and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (2002) both in Nigeria, respectively. He also holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Management and Accounting (2007) from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
Akintola brings over 3 decades of industry, consulting, research and academic experience, to his teaching, research and course design responsibilities at the Lagos Business School, where he teaches across all the executive and higher degree programmes. His areas of concentration include Tax Planning and Management, Corporate Financial Accounting, Strategic Cost and Management Accounting, Business Statistics, Environmental Accounting and Financial Modelling. He researches and consults actively to a wide range of firms in these areas. He has published widely in international and professional journals and presented papers in conferences across the world.
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MBA (Project Management); B.Ed (Mathematics, Business Studies)
Mr Sunguti is Senior Lecturer – Public Financial Management and Project management at the Kenya School of Government – Nairobi Campus from 2008- to date. He is a Trainer, Researcher and Consultant in public financial management, budgeting and budgeting process, PFM Implementation, control and Reporting, public procurement management, Programme Based Budgeting PBB), Training of Trainers (TOT), public policy, strategic planning, Public Project Planning and Management, Leadership and Integrity, Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Risk management, leadership, governance, public sector reforms that are involved with the re-engineering of IFMIS, performance management systems, performance management, performance appraisal systems, public participation, Kenya Vision 2030,Training Needs Assessment, Improvement in Public Service Delivery, County Government Management, business information systems, institutional capacity assessment, market research, development e-Learning systems, ISO Certification documentation and implementation, business innovations, advisory services to national and county government, project proposal writing, fundraising, Management consultancy and research in public sector.
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Professor Sallar is currently the Dean of Students and an Associate Professor at Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) School of Business where he teaches Ethics, Statistics, and Research Methods. He is also the West African Regional Director of Management Development Institute (MDI) for Health Care Organizations which is funded by Johnson & Johnson (which is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly- based manufacturer of health care products), with collaborating partners from GIMPA/Amref Kenya/University of Cape Town/NSM Dakar and GBSN. The MDI is a one-week intensive program designed to enhance the leadership and management skills of program managers and leaders of Sub-Saharan African entities that are devoted to delivering heath care services to underserved populations.
Outside the walls of GIMPA Professor Sallar was the Board Chairman of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra which is the largest referral/teaching hospital in West Africa from 2014 to 2017. He has been invited to be the lead facilitator in Ethics in the Young African Leaders’ Initiative (YALI) program in Ghana and Nigeria. Professor Sallar is also a facilitator in Ethics in the MDI program in Ghana and Kenya and was a participant in the 2017 curriculum review of the program of Health Systems Strengthening held in Nairobi under the auspices of the African Health Leadership Network (AHLN).
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Dr Peter Kithuka is an expert in health systems management with experience spanning over 20 years in health management, training and consulting. He previously served in the Ministry of Health, Kenya as a Health Administrator and worked in various stations including Thika Hospital, Kenya Expanded Programme of Immunization, Coast Provincial General Hospital. He is currently a fulltime lecturer at Kenyatta University, Department of Health Management and Informatics where he teaches health economics, policy and planning, quality management and hospital administration. He has consulted for various organizations including USAID, AMREF Health Africa, Catholic Relief Services, Nigeria, College of Ophthalmologists of East Central and Southern Africa (COESCA), Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA), West Pokot County, Embu County, Norwegian Peoples Aid, Fred Hollows Foundation, Karatina University, St. Pauls University among others. He holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Health Systems Management.
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Dr. Muogboh is a faculty member at Lagos Business School (LBS). He is the Head of Operations Management Department, Lagos Business School. Prior to his LBS faculty appointment, Obinna Muogboh served as the Chief Executive Officer of Jess-NP limited, a Nigerian-based manufacturing firm.
Dr. Muogboh, initially joined LBS faculty in 2003 and served as a faculty member and the pioneer Director of the Doctorate programme. He taught sessions in the area of Operations Management, Project Management and Data Analysis. Prior to joining LBS in 2003, he worked as a researcher at the Automation and Robotics Laboratory, and then the Centre for e-Design and Realisation, University of Pittsburgh, USA.
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Dr. Nzomo Mwita is a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant/Trainer, as well as the Technical Director for KATHIKA - Monitoring & Evaluation Service. He is a Social Scientist with specialty in Monitoring and Evaluation and Health Systems Management. He has experience ranging over 26 years in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Health Systems Management, Training Design and Management, and Primary Healthcare and Community Based Healthcare (PHC/CBHC) Programming. Previously, Dr. Mwita worked as the Global Director for Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Regional Director for MDI in Eastern Africa, Deputy Director for Capacity Building, Training Technical Specialist, Regional Training Coordinator, PHC/CBHC Training Coordinator, Project Manager for Water and Sanitation (WATSAN) project and Programme Sociologist/Trainer, at Amref Health Africa. He also worked as a Training and Development Advisor for MS-Training Centre for Development Cooperation (MS-TCDC) based in Arusha-Tanzania. He founded the 4-week M&E training course in 1999, which has trained over 5,000 people in Africa. He holds a PhD in Public Health/M&E from Kenyatta University in Kenya, MSc. In Community Health and Health Management from University of Heidelberg in Germany, and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Kenyatta University.
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Ms. Margaret Karangatha is the Executive Director of The Lead Consortium Ltd. Over the last 25 years, she has been consulting in Kenya and in many African countries. She is an Executive Coach and mentor, and a Facilitator/ Organizational Development Consultant in disciplines such as Health Care Industry, Publishing, Engineering, Real Estate, Educational Institutions, and Floriculture among others. Her passion to “Grow people for effectiveness, fruitfulness and satisfaction” is the sole motivation that has seen her coaching and training staff at Amref Health Africa, Africa Population And Health Research Centre (APHRC), Kenol Kobil, Abba and Wandu Engineers, Afriscan Kenya Limited among others. She participated in the development of curriculum and training materials for Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) for Africa and is currently part of a Team developing a curriculum and training materials for Surgical Health Sub-sector in Kenya. She specializes in Organizational Planning, Leadership and Human Resource Management and Finance for Finance and Non Finance Managers. She is a Co-Founder and Director of M&D Homes, M&D Bygg and M&D International. She worked as a Management Coordinator for United Bible Societies overseeing work in over 34 Countries in Africa for 15 years. She is an Associate Consultant with AMREF, CORAT and Kenya Institute of Management (KIM). Margaret holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting Option) from the University of Nairobi, a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA, Strategic Management) from United States International University and is a Certified Public Accountant – Kenya (CPAK). She has served in several Boards and is currently the Board Chairman of The Navigators Economic Transformation Facility (EPTF) and the Regional Treasurer of Scripture Union Africa. Margaret spends her free time developing relationships with family and friends, and leaders for the church through the Leadership Development Program (LDP).
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Dr Franklin N. Ngwu is a Senior Lecturer in Strategy, Corporate Governance and Risk Management, Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria. He has a PhD in Law and Economics of Banking Regulation, MSc in Economics and Post-graduate Diploma in Development Economics from University of Manchester, UK. In addition, he also has MSc in Comparative Political Economy from Cardiff University, UK and BSc in Sociology from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.
He has over 15 years experience in teaching, private sector, policy research and consulting both in Nigeria and UK. He has consulted for both local and international organisations and worked in Barclays Bank UK for over five years. He has lectured at Glasgow School of Business and Society, Glasgow Caledonian University; School of Built Environment and Business, University of Salford; Department of Economics and School of Law, University of Manchester, UK.
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Ogechi Adeola teaches Marketing Management at the Lagos Business School (LBS), Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria and currently serves as the Academic Director, LBS Sales & Marketing Academy. Her research interests include financial inclusion, healthcare services marketing, tourism and hospitality marketing, strategic marketing and export marketing strategies in sub-Saharan Africa. She has published academic papers in top scholarly journals. Her co-authored papers won Best Paper Awards at conferences in 2016 and 2017. She is a recipient of the 2017 Paul R Lawrence Fellowship Award sponsored by The Case Research Foundation and the North American Case Research Association (NACRA), USA.
Adeola holds a doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from Manchester Business School, United Kingdom and started her career at Citibank Nigeria, spending approximately 14 years in the financial sector before moving into academia.
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Mr. Prince Boni has over 20 years of experience working in and with the Ghanaian public sector, including years of experience in development planning, health planning, developing health information systems, monitoring and evaluation, research, and data management. He holds a B.Sc. in Development Planning from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and M.Sc. in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has worked in the areas of health policy and planning, health human resource policy formulation and analysis, human resource planning, human resource information systems development, research data management and monitoring and evaluation. He was a part-time lecturer in the Ghana School of Public Health, University of Ghana and is an adjunct lecturer at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration. His work and research are in the areas of information management, recordkeeping and document management and the information systems for development planning.
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Kwami Adanu is a Senior Lecturer in GIMPA Economics where he teaches courses in Business Economics, Economic Environment of Business, Environmental Economics and Management, and Econometrics. Kwami earned a Ph.D in Natural Resource and Agricultural Economics in 2009 from Michigan State University, USA and received a master’s degree in economics from University of Waterloo, Canada in 2001. He graduated from University of Ghana in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Kwami’s area of research includes Applied Macroeconomics and Institutional Analyses, Health Economics, and Environmental Management. His work has been published in journals such as Applied Economics, Computational Economics, Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences, International Review of Law and Economics, and International Journal of Social Economics. Kwami has been teaching on the MDI program since 2015.
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Prof. David Wangombe has lectured accounting and finance both at university and tertiary level for over 20 years. He is a BA (Hons) and MBA graduate of the University of Nairobi, and a PhD, Strathmore University. He is a Professor of accounting at Strathmore University and is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya.
Professor Wangombe has worked with the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) and was involved in the development of a collaborative Master of Research and Public Policy (MRPP) curriculum. Under the PASGR, Professor Wangombe trained and mentored 12 African universities on how to use case methodology in teaching MRPP. He also trained 65 Deans and 25 Vice-Chancellors of Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) which is a member–based consortium of 66 Universities in 26 countries in Africa. He is currently involved in the developing and piloting a curriculum for the Partnership for Pedagogical Leadership in Africa (PEDAL) which seeks to improve faculty teaching skills.
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Dr. Mollent is a seasoned Human Resources for Health professional and trainer in the health sector with over 15 years’ experience. She is the current Team Leader of PeakMoments Global Solutions Ltd. She formerly served as a technical officer for human resources for health at World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health Kenya. She has also served as an independent consultant strengthening the health systems of several African and Pacific countries.
As a trainer, Dr. Mollent has participated the in training of over 3,500 public and private health managers in management, human resources for health management, leadership and governance. In addition to her excellent facilitation skills, she has coached and mentored several health management teams to improve health service delivery.