Doctorate of Business Administration

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Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia, Spain

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    About Doctorate of Business Administration

    Take your career to the next level whilst maintaining a healthy work-life balance! Earning the coveted doctorate degree program from a reputed university is a dream for many professionals! This requires dedication and commitment to make one of the most significant decisions in life. A doctorate of Business Administration or DBA program is a complete doctoral degree but comes with few contradictions to an academic-oriented Ph.D. degree. Doctorate of Business Administration is available in online or part-time study modes. DBA degree specializes in effectively utilizing key professional experience in pursuing industry implied research.

    Program Highlights

    Doctorate of Business Administration- Structured in two stages

    This is comprised of five modules taught in year 1, contributing to 60 ECTS Credits. The purpose of Year One is to provide a theoretical and practical foundation in research methodology for advanced empirical research within the management field. The later part of year one is to apply knowledge and understanding of research methodology to an actual pilot study and overall thesis proposal and to reflect on own performance as a researcher.

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      Stage 1: Duration 1 year

      The module aims to give students a sense of the variety of issues that the philosophy of education has to deal with as well as the various stances that philosophers of education have taken on those issues. It also introduces students to key debates and traditions in education philosophy as a discipline, as well as how these relate to ongoing globalization and social change issues.

      Learning Outcomes:

      Upon completion of the module, learners will be able to:

      • Demonstrate a critical understanding of some key debates and traditions within the philosophy of education.
      • Evaluate the relative usefulness of various philosophical perspectives on contemporary educational issues.
      • Outline your critical response to issues in education, globalization and social justice, from a philosophical perspective.

      The module aims to encourage students to critically reflect on their values, beliefs, and assumptions to develop practice, as well as the implications of relevant theory and research on their educational practice in various contexts.

      Learning Outcomes:

      Upon completion of the module, students will be able to:

      • Critically explore theories and frameworks relevant to critical reflection and transformative learning in the context of education and related contexts
      • Critically reflect on personal values and beliefs to evaluate practice and personal learning
      • Critically reflect on the implications of reflexivity and transformative learning for future practice and research

      The module aims to provide students with a critical understanding of the globalisation process as well as the ability to critically reflect on the impact of globalisation on education and social justice.

      Learning Outcomes:

      Upon completion of the module, students will be able to:

      • Critically review the concept of globalisation
      • Critically analyse the impact of globalisation on education and social justice in a variety of contexts
      • Deconstruct the relationship between education, globalisation, the nation-state and citizenship

      The module aims to critically review the inter-relationship between education, society and culture across a variety of educational contexts.

      Learning Outcomes:

      Upon completion of the module, students will be able to:

      • Critically analyse the influence of culture, multiculturalism and multilingualism in a local educational context.
      • Critically appraise the issues and debates surrounding social processes and societal factors that influence participation in education.
      • Evaluate how social and cultural factors influence individuals’ life-long learning and future life chances.

      The module aims to provide a critical perspective on various education systems within the context of political, cultural, social, and economic influences. The module also explores pedagogies for empowerment and transformation, as well as the sources and use of power in educational settings.

      Learning Outcomes:

      Upon completion of the module, students will be able to:

      • Critically evaluate different models of educational governance.
      • Analyse power relationships within educational governance and provision.
      • Recognise and reflect upon how educational governance is both influenced by and has an influence on broader social structures and cultural practices.

      The module aims to provide opportunities for education professionals to further their knowledge and understanding of practitioner research approaches in education. It assists in creating a foundation of empirical evidence for the evaluation of theory and practice as well as the use of research methodologies that are appropriate for the nature of the identified area. Furthermore, the module will prepare students to design, plan, and build a research proposal.

      Learning Outcomes:

      Upon completion of the module, students will be able to:

      • Critically analyse the influence of culture, multiculturalism and multilingualism in a local educational context.
      • Critically appraise the issues and debates surrounding social processes and societal factors that influence participation in education.
      • Evaluate how social and cultural factors influence individuals’ life-long learning and future life chances.

      The module aims to provide opportunities for education professionals to expand their knowledge and understanding of research methods in educational contexts. It aids in their professional development by assisting in the completion of a research project in an area of identified interest. It helps in the formation, implementation, and completion of an in-depth research-based investigation of a defined area of interest in the context of professional education.

      Learning Outcomes:

      Upon completion of the module, students will be able to:

      • Manage issues of research ethics and power following educational research ethical guidelines.
      • Critically analyse critical theoretical frameworks, policies and concepts in the literature around a chosen education focus.
      • Apply appropriate methodologies and research methods to an area of professional inquiry.
      • Synthesise data with the existing theoretical and evidence base to inform practice.

      Stage 2: Duration 2 year

      The purpose of 2nd and 3rd years is to conduct full-fledged primary research under the supervision of a guide. The two years are used to produce a detailed thesis meeting the expectations of research required at the doctoral level.

      Program Highlights

      Specialisation options for DBA

      • Role, impact, challenges in sustaining etc.
      • Entrepreneurship Eco Hubs
      • Startups – Growth, impact, financing challenges
      • Incubators & accelerators
      • Social Entrepreneurship
      • Women Entrepreneurs – Challenges and Opportunities
      • Market Research
      • Innovation Culture
      • Business Ideation
      • To understand and conceptualize a ‘research problem’ in contemporary management
      • To analyses how management researchers have conducted significant research projects
      • To evaluate and critically review research at the forefront of the discipline or professional practice of interest.
      • To identify and assess potential areas of research within different management disciplines
      • To demonstrate the ability to devise, plan and conduct an extended piece of independent work (in an ethical manner)
      • To critically assess the chosen topic in the context of the current literature (including existing studies)
      • To critically analyze data to offer a sophisticated interpretation of results/findings, bringing original thinking to bear, in order to draw justified conclusions
      • To synthesize and present research findings in the form of a structured written dissertation.
      • To identify a topic for systematic and critical review, which is at the forefront of research in practice in your professional context
      • To develop an appropriate research question that will allow for secondary material to be critically analyzed effectively, empirical research to be conducted, and for conclusions to draw
      • To demonstrate a deep critical understanding of the appropriate theoretical and empirical sources of information, which is relevant to the topic of a chosen methodology
      • To understand and analyze the principles of reflective practice in both management and research
      • To critically reflect on own competence and development needs as a management researcher
      • To identify the further skills required to successfully grow and develop as a doctoral-level researcher in a management field
      • To identify how any required skills or competencies may be attained and to plan accordingly

      About UCAM

      UCAM Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia is a private university founded in 1996 with a clear mission: to provide students with the knowledge and skills to serve society, to contribute to the further expansion of human knowledge through research and development. It is characterized by offering students an integral education based on the combination of in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge in addition to a value-based education rooted in the principles of Christian humanism. Additionally, UCAM has established more than fifty research groups in close collaboration with enterprises such as Coco-Cola, Danone, Vodafone, and Siemens providing students with the opportunity to contribute academically.

      Why UCAM?

      Assessment Criteria

      • Candidates must have an MBA or Master’s degree or equivalent from recognized institutions.
      • Candidates must have at least three years of work experience at a managerial level.
      • Candidates must have a thorough command of written and spoken English. English level: 6.0 IELTS or equivalent.

      Fees

      1Years

      $7000

      2Years

      $3500

      3Years

      $3500
      20% Loyalty discount for members of MBA alumni of Westford University College.

      iconWhat is a DBA

      The Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) is a blended part-time professional doctoral degree with an international scope and reputation, designed to enhance executive and professional practice through the application of sound theory and rigorous research into real and complex issues in business and management. Part-time DBA program enhances the capability of the learners to develop knowledge theory, their application in business. Key aspect of the program is to develop personal, consultancy and research skills in the context of rigorous and relevant research.

      iconWho should consider a DBA

      Doctorate of Business Administration are driven by a desire to ignite real change in their companies or fields through data-driven decision-making. The online or part-time program will be of particular benefit to experienced C’level executives, senior managers, department heads, consultants, management educators and entrepreneurs. The DBA degree experience challenges the learner to sharpen critical and analytical expertise. You will develop your skills in research to become an expert in your domain with a proven ability to think outside the box.

      iconDBA and PhDs. - Equal but Different

      The Doctorate of Business administration or DBA is an executive-level program designed for working professionals with extensive managerial experience as well as a master’s degree, who are looking to advance further in their career. DBA program has both the rigour and relevance as it contributes to theory, practice and research in business and management. The online or part-time DBA program is a full-fledged Doctoral degree, but contrary to the Ph.D., there is a focus on professional experience. The PhD program is targeted towards those interested in pursuing research-focused careers in academia.

      Faculty Profiles

      Dr. Renaldo De Jager
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      Dr. Renaldo De Jager

      Senior Faculty and Business Development Manager- African Region

      Dr. Renaldo De Jager
      Senior Faculty and Business Develop Dr. Renaldo de Jager earned a Doctorate in Technology and Innovation Management from The Da Vinci Institute. With a total of 2 decades of experience as an international management consultant in a variety of sectors, his knowledge is dispersed throughout many consulting businesses across the world. His main focus is on increasing effectiveness and efficiency, as well as increasing productivity and lowering operational expenses. Dr Renaldo provides students with much more than just theory, thanks to his academic credentials and experience in the field. He contributes significantly to the academic field by examining the application of theories and the benefits of doing so, as well as the outcomes. Renaldo has a life-long learning approach, and in addition to his academic pursuits, he keeps up with current events to be educated about many businesses throughout the world by interfacing with and consulting with a diverse group of clients and influencers.
      Dr Richard Peel
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      Dr Richard Peel

      Senior Faculty and Student Success Manager

      Dr Richard Peel
      Dr. Richard Peel is the Senior Faculty and Student Success Manager at Westford University College. Before joining Westford, he taught at Middlesex University, Wollongong University, and the Higher Colleges of Technology in the United Arab Emirates. Additionally, he has worked in the UK, the Basque Country, Germany, Indonesia, Mexico, and Kuwait. His academic credentials include a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Exeter, an MSc in TESOL from the Aston University, and a B.A. from University of Birmingham. He also holds the RSA/UCLES DELTA and is a Cambridge and IELTS examiner. His research interests include ESL, online learning, leadership, and management.
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      Dr Abraham O.A

      External Supervisor

      Dr Abraham O.A
      Prof. Abraham is a multidisciplinary teacher, journalist, and publisher with over 23 years of experience. He holds a Cert in International Humanitarian Law from the Oxford University Collaborative Centre, an EMBA, an M.Sc (UK), a PhD in Management, a Doctorate in International Education Management, a Ph.D in Law, a Fellow CILG (USA), and a Fellow FKA (UK). He serves as an External Examiner (PhD/Doctorate dissertation) for five institutions and as a peer-reviewer for seven journals/publications, including the Journal of Media Literacy Education (SCOPUS Indexed). He has written various books and articles, including Writing Excellent Articles for Conferences and Journals and Effective Coaching for New Start-Ups. Additionally, he serves on the Athena Global Education Governing Board and is an LLM Module Presenter.
      Abhijit
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      Dr Abhijit Ganguly

      Program Head- DBA

      Dr Abhijit Ganguly
      Dr Abhijit Ganguly is a Chartered Fellow and Chartered Manager of the Chartered Management Institute, UK, Fellow of Higher Education Academy, UK, Certified Professor of the University of Northwest Europe, Netherland, Accredited Management Consultant and International Certified Trainer in Management and Leadership, USA. He comes with a vast experience of more than 25 years of global experience in multiple Industry verticals and Academic including organisational consulting, corporate training, lecturing, guiding, supervising dissertations, providing coaching, and mentoring to Doctoral and MBA, Executive MBA, MA(Management) students at UK Universities for last 15 years. He is based in London and was working as a Dean & Director of Business Developments of British Canadian Institute of Higher Education campus in London and Toronto, Canada before joining Westford University College, UAE as Program Head-DBA. His specialization includes Strategic Management, Leadership, Strategic Marketing, Brand Management, Corporate Governance etc., Additionally, Dr Ganguly is a prolific speaker and researcher who participated and presented papers in various international conferences and published internationally 15 research articles on contemporary issues in Management and Leadership area in various International fully referred journals with high impact factor in Europe and USA.
      Dr Masroor Alam
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      Dr Masroor Alam

      DBA Faculty

      Dr Masroor Alam
      Dr Alarm Masroor has over 18 years of experience, in the Field of, Higher Education, across three countries. Leading up to Westford Alam, he worked as a research and development consultant at Prim Box LLC, Dubai. In addition to his teaching skills, Alam is also an expert in the areas of leadership, development, and quality assurance. He has served at Amity College, teaching business programs as an adjunct prof. He has also collaborated with the MENA College of Management, University of Modern Sciences, Skyline University, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Business Research Methodology, Human Resources Management, Organizational Behaviour, etc. Alam has successfully handled leadership, collaboration, and policymaking in the last six years. He published 9 and delivered 5 academic papers at national and international peer-reviewed and peer-reviewed journals/conferences.
      Dr Lee Croft
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      Dr Lee Croft

      Guest Faculty and Supervisor

      Dr Lee Croft
      Lee is a very experienced academic with over 22 years of experience in the university sector as a Senior Lecturer. He studied for his doctorate at Keele University in the UK. Lee has worked with many international partners during his career in Sri Lanka, Oman, China, and Dubai including Westford University College as a partnership manager. As such, Lee holds a deep understanding of the needs and expectations of experienced professionals undertaking study internationally. His research area is in the broad area of organisational studies around Human Resource Management with a specific interest in Hermeneutics, Identity and Resistance to Change. Lee also holds several External Examiner roles in the UK where he advises partners on the quality assurance process. Before his academic career, he was a design and development engineer in the UK rail sector.
      Dr Liza Gernal
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      Dr Liza Gernal

      Faculty/DBA Coordinator

      Dr Liza Gernal
      Dr Liza has over two decades of experience in small and medium-sized businesses surrounding zero waste management and environmental protection. She holds a PhD in Administration, a major in Human Resources Management, from the Liceo de Cagayan University. She also holds a second PhD in Business Philosophy from Liverpool University, UK. Her professional passion includes teaching Human Resources Management, International Business, Supply Chain Management, Organizational Behaviour, Organizational Growth and Transformation, creativity and Innovation, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and other business-related courses.
      Dr Andrew Hambler
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      Dr Andrew Hambler

      Chief Examination Officer – Westford UCAM DBA Programme

      Dr Andrew Hambler
      Dr Andrew Hambler is a former HR consultant who worked for many years for the financial services firm, PriceWaterhouseCoopers progressing to be a manager. He is also a seasoned academic who has worked as a senior lecturer and associate professor across institutions in the UK, for the past 17 years. Dr Hamblers research interests are focused on religion and law in the workplace, and he completed his PhD in the Law Department at Durham University. Also, Dr Hambler has served as a partnership manager and link tutor at the Westford University College, Sharjah, UAE for several years and has a thorough awareness and understanding of the needs and expectations of experienced professionals pursuing higher education internationally. His expertise spans employment law, employment relations and managing and leading people and organisations and his research focus on labour laws, religion at work, religious discriminations. Additionally, He has several articles, book chapters and a monograph to his credit.
      Dr Colin Rigby
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      Dr Colin Rigby

      Guest Lecturer/ Thesis Supervisor

      Dr Colin Rigby
      Dr Colin Rigby is a Reader and Director of Enterprise at the Keele Business School and has an M.Sc. and M. Phil from Manchester University and a B.Sc. from UMIST in engineering disciplines. Dr Colin has extensive experience in experiential and problem-based learning including production management, consultation, and engineering-based projects across varied sectors. His research interests include creativity as it applies to problem-solving, operations management, new enterprise planning, innovation, and enterprise. Colin has also delivered over 450 projects with students and small businesses applying the rigour of the academy to solve business problems and providing a learning experience for students that develops the skills needed by employers in an increasingly competitive market. Colin also has extensive experience with ethics, especially as it applies to research.
      Dr Genaro V Japos
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      Dr Genaro V Japos

      Adjunct Thesis Supervisor

      Dr Genaro V Japos
      Dr Genaro v Japos is a social science instructor and researcher. He founded two Philippine-based research organizations; The Philippine Association of Institutions for Research in 2007 and the International Association of Multidisciplinary Research in 2011, both of which have a strong membership of 54 and 13 academic institutions, respectively, to this day. Dr Japos is a consultant for a range of organizations around Asia, holding five doctoral degrees in educational planning, business management, instructional systems, human resource management, and organizational management. He has taught as a visiting and an external faculty at the Philippines, Cambodia, and the United Arab Emirates. He also supervises professional and scientific groups, is active in academic writing, and is a regular member of the National Research Council of the Philippines’ Division of Social Sciences.
      Dr June Dennis
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      Dr June Dennis

      Guest Lecturer

      Dr June Dennis
      June is a marketer that has worked in both the corporate and higher education sectors. She was the Dean of Staffordshire Business School before establishing Mountain Top Perspectives in 2020. As a HE consultant, she specializes in collaborative academic collaborations and is passionate about keeping business and marketing curricula up to date and relevant. She also consults and coaches’ business owners and SMEs, and in non-executive roles, she assists in monitoring organizations. June is also Chair of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. She possesses an EdD, an MBA in Strategic Marketing, and a BSc in Industrial Technology and Management. June is also a Chartered Marketer and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Her prior work history includes B2B distribution, fashion manufacturing, retail, and industrial services.
      Rene Y. Paquibut
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      Dr Rene Y. Paquibut

      External Supervisor

      Dr Rene Y. Paquibut
      Rene Y. Paquibut, PhD is an SHRM-Certified Professional with PhDs in Business Management and Education. He has published on Strategic Management, Quality Management, Organizational Development, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Sustainability. His work experience includes nine years in the financial industry and around 17 years in various capacities in academia. He is presently located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Additionally, he has prior engagements in the Sultanate of Oman and the Philippines.

      Early Exit Award – The Master of Philosophy

      Successful students of stage 1 will be awarded the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Management by Universidad Catolica De Murcia, Spain, if the student decides to exit without completing the final research thesis.

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          DBA Candidates

          Hesham
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          Hesham Khalid Alqarawi.

          Project Coordinator

          Hesham Khalid Alqarawi.
          Hesham is a project management specialist with 12 years of management experience across several industries. His vital numerical and administrative project abilities include planning, organizing, and scheduling projects while keeping time management and risk potential in mind to discover solutions to project difficulties. Hesham has exhibited CAD talents in his jobs by developing floor plans, 3D models with interior design elements, and Revit projects using Auto CAD and Revit. Aside from project management abilities, he also possesses health and wellness abilities such as making dietary plans, creating fitness schedules, advising on supplement consumption, and conducting training sessions. Hesham holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration as well as an MBA in Project Management. He has also completed various business, construction, and project management courses.
          Current Workplace: PSTE Group
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          James Phiri

          Operations Manager

          James Phiri
          James Phiri is a certified professional engineer with 14 years of experience in the ferroalloys, consultancy, and steel sectors in process improvement, research and development, plant and process design, and procurement projects. As a production manager, he is responsible for process improvement, HSEC, personnel management, budgeting, and cost management on submerged arc furnaces. James has previously worked with ArcelorMittal, BHP Billiton (Samancor Metalloys), RSV Consulting (K’ENYUKA), and Glencore Alloys (formerly Xstrata Alloys) (ECSA). He holds a B.Eng. Hons in Metallurgical Engineering, Technology Management, and Industrial Engineering from the University of Pretoria. In addition, he has a Master of Business Administration from Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland.
          Current Workplace: Tsheleme Trading
          Tabrez Pasha
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          Tabrez Pasha

          Medical Manager

          Tabrez Pasha
          Tabrez has 17 years of experience in hospital operations and administration, pediatric department, pediatric ICU, and emergency department operations, national pandemic management, oncology operations (in-patient/out-patient/daycare), regional and international clinical accreditation and compliance, national cancer registry management, commissioning multi-speciality hospital and oncology centre, and health information management. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Christ Church University, in addition to a master’s degree in business administration, from Sikkim Manipal University, India. During his work, Tabrez has produced and co-authored multiple medical publications and has undergone a variety of training and certifications in the field.
          Current Workplace: Hamad General Hospital
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          Salija Varma

          General Manager

          Salija Varma
          Salija has over 20 years of experience as a systematic and results-driven professional. Her broad expertise across several functions has perfectly positioned her to favourably affect the firm in terms of operations, customer service, and productivity. Her primary areas of experience include operations excellence and process ownership, customer relationship management and service delivery, sales support, and tender management. Salija holds a Six Sigma-Black Belt certification. Salija earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration from Annamalai University in India, and she is presently pursuing her PhD at UCAM in Spain.
          Current Workplace: Nippon Express – Middle East
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          Ismail Mansoor Ali

          Laboratory Supervisor (Microbiology Department)

          Ismail Mansoor Ali
          Ismail is an expert in microbiological science with over 10 years of experience. His expertise and understanding are in microbiology, soil and bioremediation theory, microfluidics and microbial fuel cell theory, PCR theory, LMIS creation and implementation, gene amplification, electrophoresis, and its application. Ismail has multiple papers published under his name in the international journals of scientific and technological research and applied research and technology. He has completed many certification and training programs related to the area. Ismail received his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Wilson College, Mumbai and his Master of Science in Microbiology from Ramnarian Ruia College, Mumbai.
          Current Workplace: Geochem Middle East
          Mohamed Ali Nasreldeen Ali
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          Mohamed Ali Nasreldeen Ali

          Future Foresight Expert

          Mohamed Ali Nasreldeen Ali
          Mohamed Ali is the author of “LEADERSHIP IN THE TIME OF AMBIGUITY” VUCA and the developer of a patented approach for a decision support system for future foresight. He has 6 years of experience as a data analytics practitioner. He has worked as a leadership development consultant for several government agencies as well as in senior roles in several technology organizations. Mohamed earned a bachelor’s degree in law from Assuit University in Egypt and holds a master’s degree in data analysis and artificial intelligence from the Swiss Business School, Switzerland. Mohamed is also a Dr Marshall Goldsmith qualified assessor trainer in Leadership Training and Behavioural Change, as well as a trained executive coach. He also has various additional qualifications in the field of leadership development.
          Current Workplace: DED Ajman Government
          Aiwerioghene
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          Aiwerioghene Imafidon

          Manager, Logistics and Warehouse (GSSC Planning & Fulfilment)

          Aiwerioghene Imafidon
          Aiwerioghene is a proactive supply chain and logistics specialist with over 15 years of experience. His main area of expertise is in demand planning, generation and forecasting, distribution planning, and inventory planning activities, aimed at effective and efficient inventory management, order management, and fulfilment. He has led and overseen regional operations as well as efficient logistics, storage, transportation, and product distribution to dealers, channel partner sales and service centres. Aiwerioghene has a diploma in accounting in addition to her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration. He is also a qualified MCIPS from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (UK), CSCP from the Association for Supply Chain and Operations Management, and a project manager practitioner from the Project Management Institute.
          Current Workplace: MTN, Nigeria
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          Shahina Parveen

          IT Change and Release Manager

          Shahina Parveen
          Shahina is an IT Service Management specialist with over a decade of experience implementing ITIL best practices at the world’s largest airlines. She has extensive experience with IT processes and understands how change, configuration, and release management ITSM process, and system support business strategy and risk assessment knowledge. Her areas of specialization include business impact analysis, change and configuration management, release management, continuous service improvement, continuity management, procedural documentation, and trend analysis. Shahina earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Madras University, India and an MBA in Information Technology from UCAM, Spain.
          Current Workplace:Emirates NBD
          Jesse Harry Ndambala
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          Jesse Harry Ndambala

          Managing Director

          Jesse Harry Ndambala
          Jesse has over 12 years of experience in Strategy, Management Consulting, Corporate Governance, Government Engagement, Finance, and Transaction Advisory. Banking and finance, international development, agriculture, healthcare, public sector engagements, real estate, logistics, infrastructure, tourism, and hospitality are among his areas of competence. He is the strategic visionary behind organizations’ initiatives, skilled at using the information to optimize company processes and guiding teams on how to achieve goals through capacity growth while improving customer experience. Furthermore, he uses fit-for-purpose abilities, competencies, and strategic planning skills to offer long-term value and nurture organizational objectives.
          Current Workplace: The Bizzell Group, LLC
          William Mosokodising Malatji
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          William Mosokodising Malatji

          Programme Manager Incremental Housing Division - National Housing Finance Corporation

          William Mosokodising Malatji
          William is a seasoned accountant and financial planner. His professional experience includes working with banks, institutional finance, insurance, and infrastructure organizations. He is an expert in budgeting, forecasting, portfolio management, risk management, and credit approvals. In his present position, he is responsible for developing business expansion strategies for Incremental Housing products while taking customer demands and project funds into an account. William holds an MBA from Henley Business School in South Africa, as well as specialized professional degrees in Economics and Financial Strategy.
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          Sascha Römer

          Head of Global Service & After Sales - JUMO Headquarters, Fulda, Hessen, Germany

          Sascha Römer
          Sascha Romer is an expert in the fields of Mechatronics and Robotics. He transitioned from being a field trainer into leading teams that provided technical assistance to clients for field goods. He has worked on vehicle engineering projects to deliver solutions to well-known manufacturers such as Volkswagen, Daimler, BMW, and FTT. Throughout his career, he has worked in Mexico and Germany. In addition to his core technical talents, he contributes to budgeting, cost monitoring, spare part and supplier management, and training course execution. Sascha holds an EMBA from the University of Barcelona as well as a Bachelor’s degree from the Wilhelm-Büchner-Universität in Germany.
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          Chief Operating Officer / Board Member - GMC Greens Medical Centre, Dubai

          Dr. Ramzina thyale
          Dr Ramzina has extensive expertise in healthcare leadership positions in Business Development, Marketing, and Insurance. She specializes in revenue creation and profitability ways for the industry and has outstanding interpersonal skills, marketing, business development, and operations. Her qualifications and expertise have helped her to find and seize market possibilities for business expansion, revenue growth, and profit contribution enhancement. Dr Ramzina earned her MBBS from The Gulf Medical University, UAE, an MBA from the University of Wolverhampton, UK, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management and Leadership from the University of London, UK.
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          Director: Customer & Channels Digital Delivery - du EITS

          Ramla Ibrahim Abdulwahab
          Ramla has extensive expertise in the telecommunications, finance, and aviation sectors. She handles vendor connections, system stability and maintenance, and has competence in financial management at the corporate level. Ramla has worked on IT setup for FlyDubai as well as medical projects for the Emirates Group. Ramla graduated from the University of Sharjah with a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems. She attends Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) workshops and is a Certified Agile Leader and Scrum Master.
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          Rama Abdelwilli

          Executive Admin for HE Chairman Office - Road Traffic Authority, Dubai

          Rama Abdelwilli
          Rama has prior expertise in administrative and secretarial activities. He has established a reputation by providing executive and secretarial assistance to Syrian Economic Projects and HR operations. He has expertise in HR policy creation and execution, recruiting, and HR record keeping, in addition to managing documents and giving communication assistance to managerial roles. Rama has a Bachelor’s degree in Arts from Damascus University as well as professional qualifications in Human Resources and Administration.
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          Information Technology Officer - Dredge Masters Ghana Limited

          Patrick Osei
          Patrick is an IT specialist with experience in networking, hardware support, and IT project management administration. He specializes in Mobile application development, IBM SPSS Data Analysis, and Microsoft Dynamics, in addition to social media and IT Project Management. He holds a Postgraduate Extended Diploma in Business Management and IT from Cambridge International Qualifications and is certified in Information Technology Infrastructure Library from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.
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          Agile Delivery Manager/ Agile Coach - Jaguar Land Rover (Contract)

          Oluwaseyi Arowoiya
          Oluwaseyi Arowoiya is a Certified Professional Scrum Master who oversees the rollout of Agile transformation roadmaps across business divisions. He counsels and assists Scrum teams with Agile transformation, Scrum transition, metrics implementation, and reporting. Project Management, Waterfall & Agile, Strategic Planning, Dependency & Risk Management, Continuous Improvement, Agile Coaching, Product Roadmap & Development, Agile Maturity, and Human Centered Design are some of his areas of expertise. He has coached teams one-on-one, empowering them as well as organizational leaders. He holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of East London, London, and a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.
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          Chief Technical Information Officer - Keed Ghana Limited

          Michael Owusu
          Michael began his career in IT network and database administration before moving on to oversee communication services for some of the world’s largest corporations. He has worked with major Ghanaian telecommunications providers such as AirtelTigo, Vodafone, and MTN, delivering value-added service integration. His skill set includes infrastructure and data centre management, as well as network architecture creation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and auditing. Additionally, he has gained experience as an IT and Computer Science faculty. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, as well as an Executive Degree in Strategy and Innovation from Oxford University. Michael has also completed the American Academy of Financial Management’s Associate Parts 1 – 3.
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          Municipal Manager - Uthukela District Municipality, Ladysmith, Kwa-Zulu Natal

          Martin Sithole
          Martin is a committed public worker who oversees municipal operations in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. He has handled several initiatives, including financial re-engineering and company restructuring for the local population, as well as providing governance and administrative assistance to local development efforts. Martin has a Master of Public Administration from the Management College of Southern Africa, as well as multiple degrees in Public Administration and Business Administration. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Sacred Heart Children’s Home, BSN (SA) Business Development, and the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners.
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          Jala Rayya

          Consultant – Principal - Korn Ferry Group

          Jala Rayya
          Jalal Rayya began his career as a Financial Analyst before moving on to Operations, Human Resources, and Sales. As a Consultant – Principal, he currently applies his broad expertise to advise businesses on HR process efficiency and policies, organizational change management, competence development, leadership and capability development, and reward and talent management. He focuses on the public sector, oil and gas, financial services, and significant family enterprises. Jalal holds an MBA from the American University of Culture and Education, Lebanon, in addition to numerous certifications in Train the Trainer, Leadership, and Sales Acceleration.
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          Mobile Financial Services Commercial Manager - Millicom Tanzania (TIGO)

          Haidari Ally Chamshama
          Haidari Ally is a sales expert with over 15 years of experience in Sales & Distribution, Dealer / Distributor Management, and Corporate / Enterprise Sales to SMEs. His primary industry experience is in Mobile Financial Services and FINTECH for the Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar Island markets. He possesses the ability to offer Customer Service, retail sales management, and project management. He holds a Bachelor of Law from Tumaini University and a Master of International Business from the Dar es Salaam College of Business Education.