WGHE Webinar Series
Prof. (Mrs.) Rosemond Boohene is an Associate Professor of Enterprise Development at the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Small Enterprise Development (CESED), University of Cape Coast with more than eighteen years (18) experience. She is currently the Dean of International Education and also served as Head of Department, Management Studies and Vice Dean, School of Business at the University of Cape Coast. Prof. Rosemond Boohene holds a PhD in Entrepreneurship and Small Enterprise Development from the University of New England, Australia, PDipCom and MCom (Accounting) from the University of Otago, New Zealand, BCom (Hons) and Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana and a Diploma in Small Enterprise Development, Galilee College, Israel.
She has presented papers at both local and international conferences and conducted a number of studies on women, entrepreneurship and small enterprise development in Ghana. She was a member of the team, which conducted feasibility studies into the establishment, and use of small citrus processing plants in the Central Region of Ghana for the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and currently the Lead Consultant for the Graduate Enterprise Development Initiative (GEDI) project for the EXIM Bank (Ghana). She has also supported in writing business and strategic plans for numerous small firms and organizations in Ghana.
Prof. Boohene has worked with a team of consultants to develop a university-wide entrepreneurship course, involved in strategically harnessing entrepreneurial potentials of students into viable businesses. She has consulted for international as well as local institutions on business incubator development, academia- industry linkages and capacity building programmes for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
She has over the years also consulted and written proposals for various small firms to secure funding from the Council for Vocational Technical Education (COTVET), Skills Development Fund (SDF). Currently, she is managing a project on Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Economic Development. A collaboration between the School of Business, University of Cape Coast, University of Nairobi and the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, University of Applied Sciences, Germany.
The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA’s) Working Group on Higher Education (WGHE) hosted by the AAU is starting a series of Webinars.
The purpose of these Webinars is to address pertinent issues pertaining to higher education in Africa. The presentations are geared towards achieving the major interventions enshrined in the international and continental agendas such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s), the Continental Education Strategy (CESA 2016-2025), African Union’s Agenda 2063 and the Science Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa (STISA-2024).
The first is slated to come off on August 18th, 2016 on the topic ‘Promoting Entrepreneurship in African Universities‘ at 10:00 GMT | 13:00 EAT | 12:00 South Africa
Speaker – Prof. Rosemond Boohene (Snr Lecturer/ Director, Centre for International Education, University of Cape Coast, Ghana): READ HER BRIEF PROFILE
INFORMATION ON THE WEBINAR PRESENTATION
Date: Thursday, 18th August 2016
Time: 10:00 GMT | 13:00 EAT | 12:00 South Africa (Covert Your Time Zone)
Organizers: This Webinar is organized by the Association for Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) through its Working Group on Higher Education (WGHE), hosted by the Association of African Universities (AAU) and powered by TEDx Accra, Ghana.
Target Audience: The Webinars are open to all – most especially industry players, university scholars, students, youth organizations, academia, young entrepreneurs, small medium enterprises (SMEs), educational policy makers, government officials and others.
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