The 21st Century finance professionals would have to become professional finance data scientists, if they must remain relevant in a very fast, competitive and evolving business world. This was the thrust of a presentation made by the Manager in the Risk Assurance Practice of PricewatershouseCooper Nigeria (PwC), Mr. Tokunbo Oyeneyin, on Wednesday, January 19, 2017, at the 10th Town and Gown seminar series of the Department of Accounting, Covenant University.
The African Engineering Deans Council (AEDC) has expressed its appreciation to Covenant University for accepting to host the Council’s 3rd Engineering Education Summit scheduled to hold in July, 2017.
Three of the four Hult Teams representing Covenant University at the 8th Annual Hult Prize have qualified for the Regional Finals of the game-changing initiative, taking place simultaneously in five major cities of the world on March 3, 2017.
“There are certain things you cannot be in the future, if you do not make adequate preparation and pay the required price. So take responsibility.”
The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has given the Engineering Programmes of Covenant University a clean bill of health a few weeks after a team from the Council made a re-accreditation visitation to the University.
A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) expert, Dr. Lekan Taiwo, has said that Geo-information is a very effective tool for solving national problems due to its cutting-edge technology, which provides analytical and problem-solving tools to desktops.
A Covenant University graduate, Princess Chinyere Offor, has emerged the Best Graduating Student in the Batch 13 Class of the Institute of Petroleum Studies (IPS) of the University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Rivers State.
The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has solicited the support of Covenant University in propagating the development of the Engineering profession.
The request was made when the executive members of the NSE, Ota Branch, paid a courtesy call on the Covenant University Vice-Chancellor, Engr. (Professor) AAA. Atayero in his office at the University campus, Ota, Ogun State.
The Management of Covenant University and representatives of Huawei Technology, Nigeria, have signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see Huawei establish its first telecoms academy in West Africaon Covenant University campus.
Representatives of information solutions provider, Elsevier, were in Covenant University recently to train the University’s faculty, staff and graduate students for more effective research capabilities and information retrieval techniques, which would boost teaching and research output and position the University towards achieving its vision of becoming a world-class university by 2022.