Covenant University Presents 2014 Summer Programme by Visiting Professors from Overseas, Apr 15 2014
Facilitator: Professor Felix Ayadi, Texas Southern University, USA
Synopsis: Workshop to identify common risks in the functional areas of the private and public sectors, such as finance, planning, and marketing.
Target Participants: Decision makers, strategic planners, top management staff
Date: June 2-3, 2014 Fee: N45, 000.
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Electronic SIWES (e-SIWES) portal Help files, Apr 2 2014
Appointment and Promotion Criteria 2013 – 2015, Mar 9 2014
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The Theme of the Conference is “Rising Opportunity for Investors in Africa and the Prospect of an Economic Miracle”.
Confirmed panelists in this two-day conference include: Prof. Jonathan Leape (London School of Economics); Prof. Olu Ajakaiye (African Centre for Shared Dev. Capacity Building); Dr. Sarah Alade (Acting Governor of CBN); Prof. Machiko Nissanke (University of London); Prof. John Ifediora (University of Wisconsin-Platteville, U.S.A.); Dr. Jonathan Aremu (ECOWAS Common Investment Market); Prof. Ade Oyejide (University of Ibadan); Mr A. I. Aig-Imoukhuede (former G.M.D/CEO, Access Bank Plc Nigeria); Mr. Alex Oti (Managing Director, Diamond Bank); Mr. Durosinmi-Etti Kehinde (Group Managing Director/CEO, Skye Bank); Dr Kalu Idika Kalu (Former Minister of Finance); Prof. K. S. Adeyemi (Covenant University, Ota) and Dr. B. Okogu (Director-General, Budget Office Abuja).
This Conference is a novel and unparalleled feat which CovenantUniversity is championing by bringing together renowned professionals, academics, policy makers and industrialists that will create awareness and develop critical mass that is aimed at engendering sustainable development in Africa.
The target audience for the Conference include Board Chairmen, Managing Directors/Chief Executives of Companies/Government Establishments, Directors, General Managers, and those in the policy formulation positions in Companies/Government establishments. The University hereby solicits the participation of your reputable organization to sponsor as many of your staff as possible.
Some expected benefits of participation include:
- A clear understanding of the unfolding investment opportunities in Africa with a prospect for profitable international and national networking opportunities;
- Exposure to new business and investment ideas/opportunities;
- Discussions on policy and pragmatic pathways to African Economic miracles and the cash-in opportunities for Government and Corporate establishments; and
- Exposure to tips on managerial skills, leadership, and profitable corporate governance strategies; among others.
Conference participation fee is N250,000 for participants resident in Nigeria, and US$1,500 for international participants. This fee covers conference kits, tea breaks and group lunch for the conference duration as well as dinner at the end of the conference. The fee excludes accommodation charges. The Covenant University Guest House and other decent hotels around the Conference venue are being booked for this event. Interested participants should indicate intentions as early as possible.
For ease of access to Covenant University, transportation services from the Airport to and from the Conference venue by bus and helicopter services are being arranged at moderate charges for interested participants.
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Covenant University Consultancy Services Vacancies, Feb 21 2014
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Two International Scholars to Visit Covenant University between Monday 24th February - Friday 28th February, 2014, Feb 19 2014
Dr. Edward Santiago Blas an Associate Professor (IT) with IEN Business School, Univerdsidad del Este will be making presentations to Faculty, Staff and Students on Technological Integration Model for Resource Sharing from Monday 24th February – Wednesday 26th February.
Professor Ndubuisi Ekekwe earned a Ph.D (electrical & computer engineering) from the Johns Hopkins University specializing on medical robotics, biomorphics and microelectronics. While in Hopkins, he received multiple fellowships including ERC National Science Foundation and Samstang Fellowships. After graduation, he joined Analog Devices where he created the company’s first wafer-level chip scale package for inertial sensor. A TED Fellow, World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, he patented a special mechanism for controlling medical robots.
Until recently, he was in the faculty of Carnegie Mellon University. Dr Ekekwe founded award-winning First Atlantic Semiconductors and Microelectronics. A regular contributor to Harvard Business Review, his book “Nanotechnology and Microelectronics” received IGI Global 2010 “Book of the Year”. Last year, he founded Milonics Analytics which is developing technologies for bioinformatics, commodity forecasting, cybersecurity and more. Ndubuisi was a bachelor-degree graduate of Federal University of Technology Owerri (Nigeria) and Prof. C.K. Ayo supervised his MBA thesis.
Dr Edward Santiago Blas teaches computer programming information systems courses to undergraduate and graduate students. At the graduate level, courses focus on project management and technology implementation related to business and government. He coordinates the information systems program in which he performs many academic roles, such as guidance and counseling students, revision of curriculum, staff development, as well as mentoring first year students and new faculty members.
In addition, he authored a new Bachelor’s Degree in Network Administration and Co-authored another in Graphic Design. He also actively participates in professional committees within the school and the University. He currently leads the UNE Internationalization Committee, recognized as the most productive committee since its creation. He also evaluates and certifies new faculty prospects in the Interview Committee, through interviews and essays assessment of prospect graduate students. He served as mentor to the Computer Programming Student Association and to graduate students on their thesis preparation.
Happy Birthday Mama!, Feb 5 2014
“Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ...” Philippians 1:6
As you celebrate your birthday today, 5th February 2014; the entire management, faculty, and staff of Covenant University deeply acknowledge God’s faithfulness in your life Ma.
We appreciate all your investments in us as an institution, your support and encouragement, which has made this work easier.
Our prayer is that God will keep you, guard you, strengthen you, and use you more than ever before as a pillar to His work in this great institution.
We pray that all your labours of love to this great institution will bring in great rewards of harvest in this season, and always.
May this New Year, bring you into a new realm of walk with God, as He fulfils the ‘Exceeding Grace’ prophetic agenda in your life!
May you live long to reap the rewards of your service, and may this new year bring you into a higher level of service in His vineyard!
We love and honour you today, and always.
Happy Birthday Ma!
Professor Charles Ayo
For Covenant University community
The main aim of the conference is to assemble psychologists and scholars from diverse disciplines to brainstorm and make recommendations on various wellbeing issues of rural dwellers. Consequently, the Department hereby invites articles from academics, professionals, educationists, researchers and students with particular focus on the following sub-themes:
I. Mental health and rural dwellers
II. Family wellbeing
III. Psychosocial support and rural development
IV. Child trafficking and rural development
V. Psychology, education, rural development
VI. Counseling and psychological services for rural development
VII. Other related sub-themes