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Expert in Competitive Intelligence, HR, Business Development, M & A, eBusiness and Strategy

Expert ID: 729353 Nigeria

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Expert is widely experienced in business from components of business development through human resource management to general management, being a Certified Business Development Analyst and Fellow of Institute of Business Development, Nigeria; Chartered Human Resource Practitioner and Associate, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria; Certified Trainer and Member, Nigerian Institute of Training and Development; Chartered Arbitrator and Associate, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Nigeria; Chartered Manager certified by Canadian Institute of Management, Canada; Fellow, Society of Sales and Marketing, UK; Chartered Internal Auditor and Fellow, Institute of Internal Auditors, Nigeria; Chartered Management Auditor and Fellow, Institute of Chartered Management Auditors, Nigeria; Certified Cost Manager and Fellow, Certified Institute of Cost Management, Nigeria; Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants, Nigeria; Certified Management Consultant endorsed by International Council of Management Consulting Institutes; Microsoft Certifications; Member, Institute for the Management of Information Systems, UK; Master Project Manager and Fellow, American Academy of Project Management. He has been instrumental to the development of Competitive Intelligence unit of some organisations, trained Competitive Intelligence Professionals of some organisations including First Bank Plc, Wema Bank Plc etc. He has been involved in various forms of business, market and strategic research for organisations and led teams in conducting due diligence for acquisition of some firms within Africa, Singapore, UAE and China. He has carried out various consulting assignments in firms, including holistic and strategic repositioning that culminated to turnaround and change for growth as well as profitability. He has executed various types of learning and development programmes either as facilitator or director of programme and content development expert for firms including Security and Exchange Commission, Central Bank of Nigeria, National Economic Reconstruction Fund, Statoil, Standard Alliance Life Assurance Limited, and other organisations drawn from aviation, manufacturing, printing, packaging, media, telecommunication, information technology, oil and gas, hospitality, shipping, financial services, dredging, construction and general services. As a Consultant to Consultants, he has successfully championed development of some consulting firms including JK Michaels Consulting, Human Resource Associates, Arnold Richmond Consulting etc. As a Headhunter, he stuck successful placement indicators to targeted key resource people for organisations. As a writer, he had functioned as Editor-in-Chief of Cost Management Journal, the professional journal of Certified Institute of Cost Management and stands as Author of Books. As an IT Professional, he has led teams in providing effective technology advisory service to firms and facilitated development of some eBusiness Portals.

He has been involved in various forms of business, market and strategic research for organisations and led teams in conducting due diligence for acquisition of some firms within Africa, Singapore, UAE and China.

He led a team in conducting business process re-engineering of Karrington, one of the biggest printing firms in Lagos.He led a team in conducting Organisational Audit of Inventmedia, one of the biggest outdoor media firms in Nigeria.He led a team in conducting Human Resource Audit of Multiscreen, a big packaging firm in Nigeria.He led a team in conducting Strategic Intelligence in Gambia for establishment of new oil marketing firm.He led a team in conducting business development analysis for Fortuna.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2003 Degree: Doctor of Management Subject: Management Institution: St. Clements University
Year: 2002 Degree: MBA Subject: General Business Institution: St. Clements University
Year: 1999 Degree: Professional Diploma Subject: Management Institution: Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered)

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2010 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: CEO Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 2008 to 2009 Employer: JK Michaels Title: Partner/ Lead Consultant Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 2005 to 2006 Employer: Rohan Group Title: Chief Operating Officer Department: Responsibilities:

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2002 to 2002 Country / Region: South Africa Summary: He was involved in strategic intelligence analysis for a garment manufacturing firm.
Years: 2004 to 2004 Country / Region: Botswana Summary: He carried out intelligence analysis for establishment of hospitality firm in Gaborone, Botswana.
Years: 2008 to 2008 Country / Region: Singapore Summary: He conducted strategic location analysis for an IT firm in Singapore.
Years: 2008 to 2008 Country / Region: UAE Summary: He conducted Business Portfolio Deployment Analysis for a real estate firm.
Years: 2010 to 2010 Country / Region: China Summary: Conducted due diligence for the Acquisition of a chinese diaper manufacturer, and handled strategic alliance analysis for building a network of chinese manufacturers relationship web for enhancing the business of an african group.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
i. Institute of Management Consultants
ii. Canadian Institute of Management, Canada
iii. Nigerian Institute of Management
iv. Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria
v. Nigerian Institute for Training and Development
vi. American Academy of Financial Management, USA
vii. American Academy of Project Management, USA
viii. Certified Institute of Cost Management of Nigeria
ix. Institute of Internal Auditors of Nigeria
x. Institute of Analytics Professionals
xi. Institute of Chartered Management Auditors
xii. The Institute of Business Development
xiii. Society of Sales and Marketing
xiv. Institute for the Management of Information Systems, UK
xv. International Association of Software Architects, USA
xvi. Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Nigeria
xvii. Negotiation and Conflict Management Group
xviii. Association for Internet Recruiting
Professional Appointments
Director, Refined Shipping; Director of Strategy and Development, Fortuna; Editor-in-Chief, Cost Management Journal, Director of Programmes, The Institute of Business Development etc.
Awards / Recognition
Merit Award for Excellence in Consulting from The Institute of Management Consultants, Nigeria (2007); Best in Fellowship Qualifying Examination (Distinction) at Institute of Internal Auditors, Nigeria (2003); Best Management Student at Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) (1999).
Publications and Patents Summary
He has over 150 publications and 4 books

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars

i. Human Relations in the Workplace
ii. Managing Motivation
iii. Performance Management
iv. Performance Management & KPI
v. Strategy
vi. The Employee-Employer Relationship
vii. Application of IT in Supply Chain Management
viii. eAdministration
ix. Web Portals and Academic Research
x. Benefits of eLearning
xi. eCommerce
xii. eMarketing
xiii. eConsulting Systems
xiv. IT Business Development
xv. Evolution of Intellectual Asset Management
xvi. Strategic Thinking
xvii. Strategic Management and Strategic Planning
xviii. Production Management
xix. Time Management
xx. Professional Ethics
xxi. Evolution of Corporate Governance
xxii. Applying Activity Based Management
xxiii. Enterprise Implementation of Activity Based Cost Management
xxiv. Capacity Management
xxv. Overview of Cost Management Strategies
xxvi. Cost Driver Analysis
xxvii. Public Sector Cost Drivers
xxviii. Cost Management Mindset Development
xxix. Strategic Cost Management
xxx. Multidisciplinary Cost Management
xxxi. Customer-Centricity
xxxii. Customer Relationship Management
xxxiii. Managing Training Services
xxxiv. Training Needs Analysis
xxxv. Decision Making for Long Term Peak Performance
xxxvi. Delegation
xxxvii. Lean Enterprise
xxxviii. Benchmarking
xxxix. Lease Negotiation Strategy
xl. Sales Negotiation
xli. Consulting Contracts
xlii. Labour Negotiation
xliii. Developing and Implementing Alliance Strategy
xliv. Techniques for Negotiation
xlv. Managing Intellectual Capital
xlvi. Service Value Management
xlvii. Presentation Systems
xlviii. Public Speaking Methodology
xlix. Esprit de Corps in Law Enforcement Management
l. Managing Online Business
li. Personal Effectiveness
lii. Developing Global Capabilities
liii. Global Trends in Business Development
liv. Competitive Intelligence
lv. Business Modeling
lvi. Corporate Restructuring & Business Growth
lvii. Overview of Competitive Intelligence
lviii. Competitive Intelligence Architecture
lix. Developing Enterprise-Wide Analytical Capability
lx. Intelligence Analysis & Deliverables
lxi. Environmental Analysis
lxii. Strategic Analysis
lxiii. The Role of Intuition in Intelligence Arts
lxiv. Conducting & Reviewing Due Diligence
lxv. Counterintelligence & Security
lxvi. Evolutionary Analysis
lxvii. Business Framework Analysis
lxviii. Global Consulting Strategy & ADR
lxix. Manpower Planning
lxx. Organizational Entry and Exit Management
lxxi. Business Networking
lxxii. Strategic Performance Management
lxxiii. Overview of Performance Prism
lxxiv. Managing Outsourced Services
lxxv. Business Relationships
lxxvi. Selling Techniques for Services
lxxvii. Sales Presentation Skills
lxxviii. Poise at Workplace
lxxix. The Place of Customer-Centricity in Driving
lxxx. Ethics, Culture and Corporate Governance
lxxxi. Challenges of Corporate Social Responsibility
lxxxii. Overview of Corporate Governance
lxxxiii. Introduction to Problem Analysis
lxxxiv. Managing Decision Under Uncertainties
lxxxv. Overview of Customer Relationship Management
lxxxvi. Customer Relationship Strategy
lxxxvii. Operational, Analytical and Collaborative Customer Relationship Management
lxxxviii. Organisational Strategic Framework and Road Map
lxxxix. Strategic Thinking for Organisational Effectiveness
xc. Leadership Principles and Organisational Culture
xci. Leadership and Innovation
xcii. Communication in Leadership
xciii. Leadership Competencies
xciv. A New Look at Teams
xcv. Practical Steps for Building High Performance Teams
xcvi. Business Case for Succession Planning
xcvii. Balancing Work-Life: Emerging Gender Issues
xcviii. Practical Steps to a Balanced Work-Life
xcix. Generic Computer Fraud
c. Internet Fraud
ci. Fraud in Nigeria
cii. Fraud Prevention
ciii. Strategic Planning
civ. Managing Project Risk
cv. Managing Project Stakeholders
cvi. Managing Project Cost
cvii. Using PERT, GANNT and CPM in Project Management
cviii. Advanced Project Management
Vendor Selection
Wide scale experience in sourcing vendors/suppliers of services either as a one-off service or structured outsourcing service.
Marketing Experience
Very good understanding of many industries including Oil and Gas, Banking, Insurance, Leasing, Construction, Mining, Hospitality, Telecommunication, Information Technology, F&B, Chemical and Plastics, Aviation, Fast Food, Business Services, Merchandise, Retail, Real Estate, Printing, Packaging, Media, Not-for-Profit Services, Manufacturing etc.
Other Relevant Experience
Uncommon expertise in research & data mining.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English He is excellent in speaking, reading and writing the English Language.
French He is able to communicate in the French language at a minimal business level.

Fields of Expertise

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