DBA, California Miramar University, San Diego USA, 2018 –
MA, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom, 2005-2006
BA, Andrews University, Michigan USA, (West African Campus, Ilishan, Nigeria), 1996-1999
Areas of Interest: Information Technology, Media Management.
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Modern Technology Adoption in Nigeria’s educational sector – A Primary evaluation of the Tertiary institutions.
DBA Relevant Experience: Admissions Officer, Villa Las Palmas Health Centre, El Cajon, CA; 16 years of working experience in the IT industry ranging from Computer programmer to project manager of various scalable IT projects.
Publication: New Media Technology as an Evolutionary or Revolutionary Concept: An Empirical study of the Newness in Citizens Empowerment and Awareness Role and Reception
Special Skills: Adept in Creative writing and public speaking and presentations especially on technology and society related issues.
Contact Email: [email protected]
DBA: California Miramar University, USA, 2017 –
MBA: Xaviers Institute of Business Management Studies, India, 2012 – 2014
BSc; Elect & Computer Engr: Lagos State University, Nigeria, 2003 – 2008
Areas of Interest:
Strategic Management, Systems Administration, Customer Service, Information Technology, Networking, Hardware, Server Management
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area:
The impact of multi-factor authentication technology on the Cybersecurity of online transaction processing systems
DBA Relevant Experience:
State Internal Revenue Service, Nigeria: Technology Engineer 2010 – 2017
Citi Bank Nigeria Limited: Desktop Support Engineer 2008 – 2010
CISCO CERTIFIED NETWORK PROFESSIONAL: Credential ID CSCO12627911
RED HAT CERTIFIED ENGINEER: Credential ID 140-110-057
RED HAT CERTIFIED SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR: Credential ID 140-110-057
CISCO CERTIFIED NETWORK ASSOCIATE ROUTING AND SWITCHING: Credential ID CSCO12627911
ITIL® Foundation: Credential ID Registration number 5058166.20278357
MICROSOFT CERTIFIED SOLUTIONS EXPERT MESSAGING: Credential ID E778-2774
Microsoft certified solutions expert Server Infrastructure: Credential ID : E780-9527
Microsoft Certified Professional: Credential ID E766-0130
B.sc Banking and Finance, University of Calabar, 1998
MBA (Healthcare Management), California Miramar University, 2019
DBA (Strategic management), California Miramar University, 2020 – Date
Areas of Interest: Human Resource Management, Finance and Management Consultancy, Logistics, Training and Development, Investment strategy, and mobile commerce.
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Determinants of Maternal Health Improvement Outcomes in Nigeria’s Rural Areas
DBA Relevant Experience: Over 20 years in Finance and Management Consultancy in the Nigerian financial services sector, Human Resource Professional (GPC Energy and Logistics), and Logistics Management.
Special Skills: Public Speaking, Entrepreneurial Training and Development,
Contact: [email protected], [email protected]
DBA, California Miramar University, USA. 2020 – Till present
MBA, California Miramar University, USA. 2017-2019
B.Sc , University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Nigeria. 2000 -2005
Areas of Interest: Traveling, Business Management , Community Development, Reading, Agri-business, Dancing and listening to music, cooking, hair dressing, gardening.
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Women and Leadership in Nigeria: Factors that Influence Women Career Success.
DBA, California Miramar University 2020-
MBA, California Miramar University, 2018
BSc, Obafemi Awolowo University, 2010
Area of Interest: Financial Analysis, Agricultural Economics, Logistics and E-commerce.
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Strategic framework for Food Security in Nigeria. / Strategic Management
Relevance Experience: Michael Akinseye MBA Finance from California University, has more than ten years of experience in different positions ranging from Finance, Logistics, and Agricultural business. Michael Akinseye is vast in critical thinking and process improvement, and this has earned Him a managerial place with a leading E-commerce company in the United States. The research interest of Michael Akinseye revolves around how there can be food surplus in His country of birth Nigeria
DBA, California Miramar University, USA, 2017 –
MPIA, University of Lagos, Nigeria, 2007 – 2009
B.Sc. Sociology, University of Lagos, Nigeria, 1998 – 2002
Areas of Interest: System and Business Analysis, Business Process Modeling, Project Management, Organizational Design, and effectiveness
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on organization growth.
Relevant experience: I am highly personable and dedicated finance and compliance professional with over ten years of experience in the financial services industry with the ability to scope and execute projects efficiently and provide targeted analytical insights.
DBA, California Miramar University, USA, 2020-
MBA, California Miramar University, USA, 2017 – 2019
Sc, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria, 2000 – 2005
Areas of Interest: Sustainable Development, Information Technology, Entrepreneurship, Startup Organization, and Customer Experience.
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Using Entrepreneurship education as a means of sustainable development in Lagos, Nigeria.
DBA Relevant Experience: Supervising business activities to ensure that the corporate vision is handled and achieved every day. Skilled in performing company operating duties and propelling teams to achieve success. Before furthering my education, I previously led teams ranging in size from 6 to 20 persons, and successfully optimized company budget by 62 percent.
Contact: [email protected]
DBA, California Miramar University, USA, 2018 – Current
MBA, California Miramar University, USA, 2016- 2018
BA, Lebanese French University, Erbil, Iraq, 2007 – 2011
Areas of Interest: International Business, Marketing, Business Economics, Advertising, Operations and supply chain, Business Development, and Sales.
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: FED’s Policy on Financing and Leasing Car Industry in the Middle East / Strategic Management
DBA Relevant Experience: CMU’s Chief Information Officer, Ms. Farnaz Gorjian, MBA in Information Technology from Tehran University, Iran, has more than 14 years of experience in different positions ranging from system/business analyst to project manager in National as well as international projects. She has held managerial positions in high-tech companies where she has acquired the required critical-thinking skills of making quick decisions in difficult situations. She is a qualified expert in Business Process Modeling as well as in Mega Project Management. Her research interests revolve around the role of service-oriented architecture human interaction in the management of large organizations.
My name is Mustafa Aldaaod, In 2011 and after I got my Bachelor I decided to start my own business. I started working at Soto Studio this was my 1st company specialized in media production and advertising agency. I had a great team to work with me. We used to analyze the market and helped formulate entry strategies, plans for expansion, and diversification. Then, I joined CMU in 2017 and I earned my MBA that was a great adventure and experience for me. In the beginning, I used to work for Honda Motors as a sales consultant then the MBA helped me a lot to become an Internet sales manager at Mossy Honda. I used the knowledge I earned from my MBA program. We used to have meetings every week and discuss the issues and how to achieve our goals. I believe the DBA program in Strategic Management and Administration will help me to achieve my goals and It would enable me to channel my quantitative and conceptual skills in analyzing business issues and would open up new avenues in research.
In the near future, I’m very interested to apply for a faculty position and investigate issues concerned with business as it affects organization strategy, structure, and systems.
DBA, California Miramar University, USA, 2019 – Present
MBA, California Miramar University, USA, 2017 – 2018
MPH, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, 2014 – 2016
BSc., Babcock University, Nigeria, 2003 – 2007
Areas of Interest: Health system reform, Healthcare policies, Healthcare financing, Health Promotion and Education, Project Management, and Quality Assurance
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Increasing Enrollment In The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) among the Residents of Nigerian Communities.
DBA Relevant Experience: Project Coordinator at Intertek Pharmaceutical Services. Mr. Michael Aliu has an MBA in Healthcare Management, a Masters of Public Health (MPH), a BSC. In Microbiology, and over ten years of Administrative (8 in health research management), and teaching experience. Mr. Aliu is an enthusiastic, passionate, and well-trained Project Manager, and Clinical Research Professional. He has adequate expertise in health and biotechnological research, project management, monitoring, and evaluation. Adept at recognizing clinical values, adherence to study protocols, GLP, GLCP, and GDP following ALCOA. Abstract data from source documents and uses analytical skills to identify data or patient safety issues.
Contact: [email protected]
DBA, California Miramar University, USA, 2018 – Date
M.Sc. (Finance), University of the West Of England, Bristol, United Kingdom, 2011 – 2013
B.Sc. (Banking & Finance) University Of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria, 2000 – 2004
Areas of Interest: Corporate Finance
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: A study and evaluation of various investment strategies and its contribution to the success of firms
Kanshe Infotech, Houston, TX 2017 – 2018
MSC Software, Newport, CA (2017) Internship
Access Bank Plc 2013 – 2017
Diamond Bank Plc 2006- 2011
Publications: Atitebi, O.A. (2013) Company Analysis & Valuation: Exxon Mobil, PetroChina, British Petroleum & Chevron. (M.Sc.) University of the West of England
Special Skills: Predictive Data Analytics (University Of California, Irvine) (2017) and Project Management (University of California, Irvine) (2017)
DBA Relevant Experience:
DBA, California Miramar University, USA, 2020
MBA, California Miramar University, 2014 – 2016
MBA, Lebanese International University, Beirut, Lebanon, 2012 – 2014
B.A Urban Planning, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran, 2003 – 2008
Areas of Interest: Education, Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, Data Analyze, Strategic Management, Implementation Management, New Design & Improvement, Supply Chain & Logistics
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Strategic Management
DBA Relevant Experience: I’m a Corporate Continuous Improvement Project Manager at Maersk/Performance Team, In my current position, I am responsible for managed multiple projects that include, but are not limited to production/operational process improvement, logistics/supply chain process improvements, salvage processes and implementation, cost savings/reductions, the new facility acquisitions and facility improvements. Conducted process flow analysis, created and introduced hands-on training aid that tackled scheduling bottlenecks. Managed complex, multi-functional warehouse/distribution projects. Projects include new customer onboardings and startups; systems implementations and conversions- Responsible for full-cycle management of projects from inception through delivery. Responsible for executing projects in a timely manner and within budgets. Manages multiple stockholding groups across functions such as operations, finance, IT, engineering, HR, safety, security, and customer. Led and maintained cross-functional groups through project management and internal consulting.
DBA, Strategic Management, California Miramar University, 2021
Ph.D., Public Health, Central University of Nicaragua/Texila American University, South America, 2017
Master of Public Health (MPH), University of Ibadan, Nigeria, 2013
Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNSc), Registered Nurse/Midwife, Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State; 2005
Areas of Interest: Healthcare financing, affordable healthcare for developing countries, Community based health insurance, quality of life studies
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Evidence-Based Healthcare Financing Option for Developing Countries
DBA Relevant Experience: Kemi (for short) currently works with the California State Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and with Coastcare Partners as an Associate Care Manager. Her immense healthcare-related 15-year work experience ranged from serving in the education sector, working closely with both national and international agencies in Nigeria to floating her own organization in Nigeria. This diverse experience has equipped me to critically assess individual, family, and community healthcare problems and to systematically develop evidence-based solutions that will facilitate ultimately their improved quality of life. With her background in the nursing profession and work experience in the healthcare sector both at the local and international scenes with the public and private sectors, she aspires to be a renowned leader in the healthcare sector in her home country (Nigeria).
Publications: She has 13 publications mostly centered on healthcare financing and lifestyle studies. Current ongoing studies – Antecedents of Health-Seeking Behaviour of Nigerians Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic (survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZKD7667 ); Demo-Geographic and Symptomatic Pattern of Death in Kano State Central Areas from January to May 2020
Special Skills: Data Analysis – IBM SPSS (High expertise level) and Excel (Medium), Epi-info and R (Minimal expertise); Grant/Program/Project Management, Grant/Proposal writing
DBA, California Miramar University, USA, Oct 2018 – 2022
MBA, University of Wales, UK . 2014
BA Ed Economics: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. 1994-1999
Area of Interest: Executive leader, and consultant in chosen industry. I seek to enhance business processes in operations management, and strategic management to understand the resources that make organizations successful and gain deep insights into how gender, diversity, and working conditions impact organizational change.
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: A systematic review on the validity of research methodology to study the process of strategic management in the industrial sector.
Relevant Experience: possess over 19 years’ work experience in different industries including Telecommunication, Banking, Media, and Healthcare with 11years spent in the leadership of special projects, portfolio management teams and business development.
My experiences in the corporate world has inculcated professionalism in me, made me appreciate diversity and given me a can-do attitude, as well as equipped me to keep my team productive and proactive in meeting organizational goals.
Key responsibilities and achievements within this period revolves around awards in business development which led to increase in turn over for the centers, retail stores, resource management, planning (budget & activities), project management & execution, service delivery and stakeholder engagement.
DBA, California Miramar University, USA, 2019 –
MBA, The Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences, Amman, Jordan, 2006 – 2008
BSBA, Al Balqa University, Amman, Jordan, 1990 – 1994
Areas of Interest: Financial Management, Stock Market, Investment Management
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Portfolio Management and/or Stock Market Topic Areas
DBA Relevant Experience: Experience of more than 20 years in the field of investment and business management. I currently have three companies running in different fields.
1.) Mary Almadani Est
2.) Arabian roots
Special Skills: How to Create Businesses and Running
B.SC Business Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. 1998,
Master Business Administration , Golden Gate University, CA 2005
Doctor Business Administration, California Miramar University, 2025
Areas of Interest: Persuasive technology, Digital Currencies, Poverty Alleviation
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Development of a conceptual framework of the application of digital currencies to improve the standard of living of people living below the poverty line in Nigeria.
DBA Relevant Experience: I have over 14 years of experience in marketing. My domain areas of expertise are in the marketing automation, operations, systems integration and agile marketing practices for organizational transformation. The positions I’ve held range from business systems analyst to head of channel marketing operations and transformation in fortune 500 companies in the US, where I honed leadership, problem solving, managerial and critical thinking skills. My industry experience includes Fintech, Software, Biotech and insurance industries. My research interests revolve around the application of technologies within the context of marketing for transformation.
Special Skills: Marketing Automation and Operations, systems integration, Management, critical & analytical thinking, problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Human Resources Management and Services, Mut’ah University – powered by Ohio University, Amman, Jordan, 2015 – 2017
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A), Business Administration and Management, General, Mut’ah University, Amman, Jordan 2010 – 2014
Areas of Interest: Development of strategic planning for business organizations, Business Analysis, Human resources management and leadership, marketing, sales, and customer assistant
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: The role of social responsibility in achieving the competitive advantage of business organizations at Jordanian universities.
DBA Relevant Experience: Experience of over three years in the field of sales and customer service in Mobile Phones & Wireless Internet Services at Orange Mobile Company & MetroPCS by T-Mobile.
About Myself: as a DBA Student in CMU’s, my aim is to seek challenging assignments with the opportunity for self and career development. This is accomplished by working on projects in the fields of HRM, strategic management, marketing, and organizational behaviour, with a particular focus on relationships in the workplace. My research avenues include emotions in work, meaning in work, workplace spirituality, transformational and empowering leadership, work engagement, happiness, and job crafting.
DBA, California Miramar University, USA, 2019 –
MBA, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran, 2004 – 2007
BSBA, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran, 2000 – 2004
Areas of Interest: System and Business analysis, Information Technology, Business Process Modeling, Education 4.0, Industry 4.0, Organizational design and effectiveness
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Development of a Strategic ERP Framework for Education 4.0/ Strategic Management
DBA Relevant Experience: CMU’s Chief Information Officer, Ms. Farnaz Gorjian, MBA in Information Technology from Tehran University, Iran, has more than 14 years of experience in different positions ranging from system/business analyst to project manager in National as well as International projects. She has held managerial positions in high-tech companies where she has acquired the required critical-thinking skills of making quick decisions in difficult situations. She is a qualified expert in Business Process Modeling as well as in Mega Project Management. Her research interests revolve around the role of service-oriented architecture human interaction in the management of large organizations.
DBA, California Miramar University, 2016 (In process)
MHA, Masters in Healthcare Administration, Coleman University, San Diego, CA, 2016
Bachelors in Medical Technology, Rajiv Gandhi University, Bangalore, India, 2004
Areas of Interest: International business, Human Resource Management, Change Management, Strategic Development, Healthcare service, Leadership management.
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Adoption of digital health innovation information & Strategic development for the Economic growth.
DBA Relevant Experience: I carry almost ten years of experience in various industries. My significant concentration was in Healthcare. I started my career in clinical study practices as a research assistant in medical tech with a piece of strong knowledge in the department of oncology and cardiovascular. I was very passionate about the business practices and customer relations. Working on Specialties in marketing, Sales, Implementational coordinator for healthcare solutions, Benefit specialist, quality specialists, and business analyst provided me a professional experience to excel in my career.
Special Skills: Management, strategic development, critical & analytical thinking, problem solving skills, interpersonal skills, Communication and public specking skills.
DBA, California Miramar University, 2017 ( In process)
MSSL, Masert of Science in Strategic Leadership, California Miramar University, 2016
MBA, Southern States University, San Diego, California, 2012
BTECH In Hotel Management & Catering technology, Nagpur University, India, 2005
Areas of Interest: Business Management, Human Resource Management, Change Management, Strategic Development, Financial Services, Salesforce Management
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Training and Development of the Workforce Financial Sector highly impacted by Artificial Intelligence.
DBA Relevant Experience: I started my career in the Hotel Industry, worked in the industry for three years in the United Kingdom, Boston, and San Diego. I made a career change after completing my MBA and started working in the Financial Consulting firm for almost five years. As the need for the current decade, I realize another career change is necessary; hence, I moved to the Salesforce Management field. I am currently working as a Salesforce Administrator.
Special Skills: Change management, strategic development, critical & analytical thinking, problem solving skills, negotiation skills
Contact: [email protected]
DBA, California Miramar University, California, USA, 2017
MSc., University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, 2012
BSc., Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria, 2008
Areas of Interest: Business Analysis, Branding and Corporate Transformation, Strategy Implementation, Arts and Culture, Electronic Banking and System.
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Electronic Banking Systems Acceptability across age groups.
DBA Relevant Experience: With Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Sciences, my childhood dream was to become a medical doctor, however, as I grow older, my desires and thirst for the world of business management and administration led me on a path to seek employment in the banking industry. I have through my 8 years working in the banking industry, in two different continents, acquired and developed skills in helping to set people’s finances in order, helping them attain their desired financial position. The banking industry has opened me to a whole new world of business engagement through daily interactions with business owners and leaders granting me the opportunity to listen and understand the challenges they encounter in their career fields.
Special Skills: Portrait Photography,
Contact: [email protected] & [email protected]
DBA, California Miramar University, USA, 2017-
MBA, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria, 2000-2012
B.Sc., University of Ibadan, Nigeria, 2000-2006
Areas of Interest: International Business Entrepreneurship, Global Logistics, Global Supply Chain, Corporate Social Responsibility
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Corporate social responsibility as a driver for societal growth: A study of the Nigerian oil and gas industry.
DBA Relevant Experience: Mr. Oluwasegun Ojeyinka has an MBA in Human Resource Management from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology. He has more than 20 years of experience in supply chain management, organizational change, global logistics, and project management spanning across, manufacturing, distribution, and food processing multinational industries. He has developed critical emotional intelligence skills required to lead change and drive efficiency in multinational organizations. His research focus is on creating awareness about helping the less privileged and giving back to the community. His interest is on the corporate social responsibility of companies to their host community.
DBA (Finance), California Miramar University, USA, 2019 –
MBA (Strategic Planning Concentration), Herriot Watt University, The United Kingdom, 2010 – 2014
BSc. (Geology), University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, 1999 – 2004
Areas of Interest: Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance, Operational Process Improvement, Project Management, and Strategic Planning
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Using The Fundamental Law of Active Portfolio Management to Evaluate the Combined Effects of Portfolio Simulation and Factor Sensitivity Analysis.
DBA Relevant Experience: With almost 13 years of experience in the Nigerian Financial Services Sector, and an MBA (Strategic Planning Concentration), Chika Okam has held different positions in one of the foremost financial institutions in Nigeria, rising to become the Head of Operations in a Consumer Banking Branch in Lagos, Nigeria. He has been a member of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society, Los Angeles (CFALA) from 2019. Chika is also a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and is a current member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), Los Angeles, and Orange County.
DBA, California Miramar University, USA, 2018 – Date
MBA, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 2006 – 2008
University of Ibadan, Ibadan University, Nigeria, 1999 – 2002
Kaduna State Polytechnic, Zaria, Nigeria, 1996 – 1998
ISACA, Certified Information System Auditor (2009)
Areas of Interest: Information Technology Security, System Auditing, Strategic Planning & Implementation, Risk Analysis & Corporate Governance, International Trade & Economics
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Corporate Governance Practices & Companies Failure In Nigeria
DBA Relevant Experience: Managed ICT infrastructure in a number of Mortgage banks in Nigeria for about 8 years before delving into Information System Audit after getting certified as Information system auditor in 2009. Managed a good number of third-party applications and ICT projects in a commercial bank in Nigeria for some years. He is one of the pioneer staff of a commercial bank in Nigeria where the IT infrastructure was set up from scratch.
Masters in Business Administration, California Miramar University, 2019
MILD: International law and Diplomacy: University of Lagos Akoka
Bachelor of Arts- Combined Honors: International Relations and History: Obafemi Awolowo University
Areas of Interest: International Business and Diplomacy
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Resilient assimilation of Generation Z in an emerging virtual workforce
DBA Relevant Experience: Masters in Business Administration from California Miramar University, with over ten years of experience in different positions in multi-national Corporation Airfrance – KLM in Lagos, Nigeria.
International relation lecturer to Bilingual students of the Institute of Bilingual Secretarial Studies Alliance Francaise in Lagos Nigeria.
Special Skills: Ability to multitask and problem-solve in challenging situations.
DBA, California Miramar University, USA , 2020 –
MS, California Miramar University, USA, 2017-2019
BS, University of Lagos, Nigeria, 1998-2004
Areas of Interest: Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Strategic Management
Areas of Interest: Organizational Behavior; Organizational Communication; Knowledge Management; Marketing; Intercultural Studies; Instructional Communication; International Public Relations.
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Organizational Communication; Instructional Communication.
DBA Relevant Experience: 5 years as Adjunct Faculty teaching courses of Oral Communication, Business Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Marketing, Small Group Communication.
Publications: (2015) Cultural differences in teacher immediacy and classroom communication apprehension: an empirical study between Brazil and the United States; (2014) A content analysis of communication strategies: a case study of international public relations in a Brazilian multinational organization; (2013) Reliving the past to achieve social change now: an application of Freire’s pedagogy; (2012) Using Competition Games Online and in Person: The Impact in Student Engagement and Collaborative Learning; (2011) Aging and Entertainment in Brazil: A Marketing Failure? (2010) Conjugating Organizational Knowledge with the Utilization of a Data Warehouse as a Knowledge Management Tool at a Brazilian Public Organization; (2010) Public Relations and Knowledge Management; (2010) The Iberian identity under suspense: a critical reading of The stone raft by José Saramago. (2009) Las variedades de la pronunciación en la enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera.
Special Skills: Translation in Spanish, Portuguese, English
Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering, Dharmshinh Desia University, 2016
Master of Business Administration, California Miramar University, 2018
Areas of Interest: Business Development, Project Management, Global Sourcing & Procurement Time Management, Financial Management, Growth Expansion Strategies, Cross-Functional Collaboration Customer Service/Client Relation
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Hotel price strategy to increases price revenue
DBA Relevant Experience: Worked as a manager in a choice hotel (Rodeway Inn) where work to determine guest concerns, while customer-service and problem-solving skills give them judgment to choose the best course of action. To motivate and guide hotel staff and resolve conflicts, leadership, and managerial abilities. Plus, juggle every aspect of a property’s operation, from schedules to budgets to human resources, so organizational skills.
DBA, California Miramar University, USA 2015-
MBA, University of Phoenix, USA, 2011
BS, University of LaVerne, USA, 2002
AS, Vincennes University, USA, 1998
Areas of Interest: Contract negotiations, Transportation, Human Resources and employee development and Organizational Leadership
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Veteran’s transition experiences into civilian labor force/Strategic Management
DBA Relevant Experience: United States Postal Service Senior Sales Executive, Mr. Gerald P. Porter, and MBA in Business Administration with more than 30 years of government service. Positions held ranging from U.S. Navy enlisted personnel assigned as Drug and Alcohol Counselor, Career Counselor with over 9 million dollars in reenlistment bonuses retaining naval personnel, Engineman, Military Police officer to U.S. Postal maintenance supervisor, contract and sales analysist. I’m qualified in negotiating contracts, pricing, services, as well as maintaining new innovative business methods in retaining business clients.
My research interests revolved around working in the federal government sector for the past few decades and witnessing the tragedy of service members suffering after serving their country.
MBA, University of Potsdam, Germany, 2014 – 2016
B.A., University of Potsdam, Germany, 2007 – 2012
Areas of Interest: Information Technology, FinTech, International Economics, Financial Markets, Stock Exchange, and Currency Exchange Rate Prediction/Forecasting.
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Currency Exchange Rate Forecasting with Neural Networks/Deep Learning for Prediction in Currency Markets.
DBA Relevant Experience: Nancy Radloff, MBA in Information Technology from the University of Potsdam, Germany, has more than 10 years of experience in different positions ranging from Business Development to ERP software consulting as well as Business Advisory. She has held positions in SaaS companies where she has acquired technical and analytical skills including requirements engineering and managing complex IT projects. Her research interests revolve around currency prediction/forecasting in foreign exchange rate markets.
DBA, California Miramar University, USA, 2017 – 2021
MBA, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, Nigeria, 2008 – 2010
HND, Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Nigeria, 1999 – 2001
OND, Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria, 1996 – 1997
Areas of Interest: International Business analysis, Banking and Finance and Business Entrepreneurship.
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Business Entrepreneurship Development focus on Small and Medium Scale in Nigeria.
DBA Relevant Experience: Area Manager with Amazon.com, Mr. Akindare Shomorin, MBA in Finance from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria, has more than 17 years of experience in different positions ranging from branch business manager in the Nigerian banking sector as well as Logistic sector in United State. He had a vest experience in Marketing and sales of various Products and services with one of the Commercial Bank in Nigeria – Keystone Bank Limited in the capacity as a Team Lead for 13 years. The experience which has sufficiently broadened his knowledge of Customer Relationship Management Skills, ability to understand and anticipate market trends amongst others. He is currently holding a managerial positions with Amazon.com United State and in the past year held a managerial position with Keystone bank Ltd, Nigeria where he has acquired the required leadership skills of problem solving and making quick decisions in difficult situations. His research interests revolve around creating impacts in Business Entrepreneurship development in Nigerian economy. His focus is on Small and medium Entrepreneurs.
DBA, California Miramar University, USA. 2017-
MBA, University of Ile-Ife, Nigeria. 2015
M.sc, Ajayi Crowther University, Nigeria. 2010
Areas of Interest: Business communication, Entrepreneurship, Information technology, Supply chain management, Business Analysis, Web-based retail marketing.
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: The statistical analysis of the Relationship between Web-based retail Marketing and Business Sustenance.
Relevant Experience: MBA from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, over seven years of experience in sales and marketing, two years in supply and logistics, one year as administrative assistance, and one year experience in education – all of these at both private and federal parastatals. Attained different managerial positions, worked as a team lead and held a very top sensitive administrative position to relieve a senior staff. I have a robust background in sales, marketing, and human relations with a distinguished history in meeting up and surpassing business targets. I am skilled at thinking outside the box professionally to achieve a cohesive and successful, productive goal. With my keen observation and customer-centric skills, I have led diverse teams to analyze user activity to determine opportunities for growing audiences, process expert knowledge of different communication channels with a balanced approach to volatile situations. I have been part of B2B, and inside sales, strategies communication plans implementations with top-producing sales professional and expert in, ticketing, telecommunications, and oil & gas industry. I have had nothing but triumph in both public relations and sales career over the past ten years. Based on my past experiences, my research will revolve around business expansion and sustainability in this new competitive world.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree, Minghsin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 2014
I love studying Business Management and Finance, especially topics related to Marketing & Sales, Human Resource Management, Financial analysis, Stock markets, and Foreign Exchanges.
My dissertation will focus on studying the educational field because it relates to my future career as a university instructor after graduating. Moreover, I am collaborating with some professionals to research on several topics about students’ activities and hobbies.
Researching and Developing Students’ Soft Skills at Ho Chi Minh City University of Food Industry, Vietnam published on AQN Congress 2016.
Competitive Advantages by Applying Total Quality Management (TQM) in Education Quality: Evidence from HUFI published on AQN Congress 2015.
Computer Skills (Microsoft Office), Financial Analysis Skills, and Business Planning Skills
My name is Anh Tuan Tran, I come from Vietnam. I was a university instructor before I came to the United States. The reasons for me wanted to study DBA in the U.S. are to further my knowledge and skills of my educational background in Business and Finance, as well as to experience living in the world’s biggest economy as I wished when I was young.
I am a funny, friendly, and optimistic person. I love joining in social activities and doing charity activities. My favorite sport is soccer and I am a big fan of Liverpool FC.
Two quotes that I extremely love is: “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration – Thomas Edison.” and “Winners never quit, and quitters never win – Vince Lombardi.”
M.Sc., University of Benin, Nigeria, 1998 -1990
B.Ed (Soc.Sc.), University of Benin, Nigeria, 1985 – 1989
Area of interest: Internation business management, international finance management, organizational design and effectiveness management, human resource management, international marketing, education, and development economics.
Dissertation topic: Determinants of United Kingdom foreign direct investment outflow to Nigeria.
DBA Experience: Dean – Sch. of Arts and Social Sciences, College of Education Agbor; Reader (Associate Professor) – Economics, College of Education Agbor;
Adjunct lecturer – Economics, Delta State University, Abraka; Director – Mainland micro-finance bank. Agbor.
i) Ukah, C. O., and Okwuidegbe, L. F. (2013). Nigerian peoples, culture, and entrepreneurial skills. Benin City. Ayo Mat Publishers.
ii) Ukah, C. O. (2009). Government expenditure management and control within the framework of the Ethiopian economy. African Research Review; An International Multi-disciplinary Journal, 3(1); 206 – 213.
iii) Ukah, C. O. (2009). Economics: Theory and applications. Nigeria. ALCEL.
iv) Ukah, C.O. (2007). An appraisal of the performance of Nigeria’s national rolling plan in the 90s. African Research Review: An International Multi-disciplinary Journal. 1. 14 – 25.
v) Ukah, C. O. (2007). An empirical analysis of the impact of the gradual withdrawal of subsidy on domestic consumption of premium motor spirit (PMS) in Nigeria (1977 – 1999). African Research Review: An International Multi-disciplinary Journal, 1(2). 86 – 104.
vi) Ukah, C. O., Imide, I, O., and Dibie, K. E.(2005). Economic theory: An intermediate course. Nigeria, KRISBEC Publication.
vii) Ukah, C. O. (2005). Fundamentals of applied economics for tertiary institutions. Benin City. Ayo Mat Publishers.
viii) Aniemeke, E. N., and Ukah, C, O. (2002). Foundations of money and banking economics. Nigeria. ALCEL.
ix) Ukah, C. O. (2002). The impact of inflation on Nigeria’s industrial output (1960 – 1997). AJASS. 1(1). 138 – 145.
x) Ukah, C. O. (1997). Economics of production, in Nwoko et al. (ed). Readings in the Arts and Social Sciences CEDAG, 2. 231 – 250.
xi) Ukah, C. O. (1996). Human capital and human capital investment, in Nwoko et al. Readings in the Arts and Social Sciences CEDAG, 1. 178 – 185.
Special skills: Business system and Marketing management, Teaching, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft – PowerPoint, SPSS.
Contact email: [email protected] [email protected]
Dissertation Area : Marketing
I have all most 14 years of experience in business field. I have worked with tourism industry for several years as a business consultant. I have experience working with multinational company in India and UK.
DBA. California Miramar University, USA, 2021 –
MBA, California Miramar University, USA, 2018 – 2020
BBA, Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan, 2011 – 2015
Areas of Interest: Business Model Innovation, New Retail, OMO, Digital Transformation, New Business Development, Startup Business Operation, SME Operation, Family Business Operation.
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: A research on the driving force of business model innovation by small and medium-sized well-established family businesses.
DBA Relevant Experience: Kento Yamamoto has his roots in small and medium-sized established family businesses. His career background includes digital transformation of established businesses, online and offline retail, and over ten years of new business development experience. He started various projects mainly in Japan and developed various sales, marketing, creative, fulfillment, merchandising, etc. Acquired information gathering, processing, and thinking skills in difficult situations to help decision-making and acquired team building and management skills. He has currently joined a family business as a director to gain top management experience and further new business development. His interests are focused on developing small and medium-sized family businesses that are adaptable to the times and keeps them in business.
DBA: Finance as Major, California Miramar University – San Diego CA 2019 – (Currently pursuing)
MBA: Finance as Major: California Miramar University – San Diego CA 2016 – 2017
Bachelor’s Degree in Education with English & Social Studies as Major Osmania University, India. 2013 – 2014
Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce with Accounting Major: Osmania University, India. 2010 – 2013
Areas of Interest: Organizational Change, Mergers & Acquisitions, Sustainability, Optimization, Change Management.
Dissertation Topic/Dissertation Area: Existence and Growth of Small Family Owned Businesses in the United States of America.
DBA Relevant Experience: Six (6) years of experience is accounting & process flow for small family owned businesses.
Special Skills: Ability to adapt to change, communicate effectively with groups of different cultural backgrounds, presentation skills and passionate about change management.
I come from 3 generations of family owned sit-down restaurant business who is trying to exist in the fast-changing food delivery world. After teaching English to elementary level children my passion for finding ways to keep small business alive pushed me to pursue my further education in finance as my major connecting the daily operations with the financial aspect to help the small businesses to stay in business and also be able to become an Educator in future.
Applied Neo-Consumerism in Marketing
DBA Relevant Experience:
Operation manager 2015- 2017 – Edge Brands LLC – Emeryville, CA • Source electronics from China • Oversee both internal and third-party fulfillment centers’ operations • Build, maintain and implement internal computerized inventory system • CRM instance creation, maintenance and management • CRM data extraction and analyze
Quant Marketer 2015- 2017 – OrangeStar Inc. – Emeryville, CA • Build, maintain and analyze various marketing databases • Generate finance projections based on marketing analyze • Media Buy
Chief Marketing Officer 2016-2017 – Nue Brands LLC – Emeryville, CA • Strategize, implement, and oversee the company’s continuity programs’ marketing efforts • Affiliate and affiliate networks relations management
VP- Marketing analytics 2017-2018 – Wellness Water Company – Emeryville, CA • Lead market and brand research, strategic insights and analytics activity to guide organizational decisions. • Turn business issues and opportunities into the right research questions. • Evangelize the benefits of insights-driven decision making across the organization. • Develop plans for internal training and insights sessions designed to empower staff in their daily roles.
Chief Strategist 2018-2019 – Pantera.Solutions – San Francisco, CA • Drive decision-making that creates medium- and long-term improvement for both clients and the firm. • Establish key strategic priorities and translate them into comprehensive strategic plans. • Supervise and adjust the execution of strategic plans. • Facilitate and drive key strategic initiatives through the inception phase. • Translate strategies into actionable and quantitative plans. • Mobilizing and managing teams of individuals charged with executing strategies.