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The Miva Connect Series: Career Opportunities in Business Management

Miva Open University is where education transcends boundaries, and learning becomes a transformative experience.  Are you interested in exploring career opportunities in the field of Business Management? Then join us at the Miva Connect Series featuring Dr. Femi Akinbola, Head of Department, Business Management at Miva Open University, and Mr. Alex Goma, an astute Business Consultant and Former Ag COO Globacom Ltd

The Miva Connect Series is a collection of relevant industry discussions facilitated by Miva Open University. It aims to provide students, prospective students, and the general public with valuable insights into the offerings at Miva Open University and relevant topics that will help participants excel in different endeavours. 

During the webinars, you’ll have the chance to learn about the latest developments in the Miva community, connect with professionals and learn more about the university during our Q & A session. 

If you are looking to start your career in Business Management or looking to advance your existing career, then this session is a must-attend for you. 

Join us to: 

  • learn about the latest trends, essential skills, and career opportunities in Business Management. 
  • engage with our speakers, draw from their wealth of experience, ask questions, seek counsel as it pertains to the field of Business Management, and thrive in this field.
  • experience the Miva Community firsthand, connect with other members, and be a part of our thriving community.

About the Speakers:

Dr. Femi Akinbola has a Ph.D. in Business Administration. As a distinguished scholar with intellectual prowess in Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Family Business, Multinational Corporations, and International Business, he contributes to public and private sector dialogue and commercial policies through advocacy in Africa and around the globe. Femi is the Group Thematic Lead of Business Environment and Regulation for the MSME Community of Practice at the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG). He is the current Head of the Department of Business Management at Miva Open University, Abuja, Nigeria.

Mr. Alex Goma is a seasoned business leader with over 30 years of experience in building People, Customers, and Brands. He has worked with renowned companies such as P&G, British American Tobacco, Guinness, PZ Cussons, and Grand Cereals Limited. Previously, until April 13, 2023, he served as the Ag COO of Globacom Ltd. Before that, he held various roles including MD/CEO of Grand Cereals Ltd, External Affairs and Strategy Director at PZ Cussons Nigeria, Managing Director of PZ Cussons Consumer, Sales Director of Guinness Nigeria, Head of Trade Marketing and Distribution at BAT Nigeria, Country Manager for Senegal, Gambia & Mauritania, District Manager at P&G Ghana, District Manager North & West at P&G Nigeria, Customer Marketing Manager at P&G Nigeria, and Fabric care Customer Marketing Manager at P&G Egypt.

He holds a degree in Biochemistry from the University of Port Harcourt and a Law degree from the University of London. He is a member of the Advisory Board of AMT Digital Nigeria, a Non-Executive Director of Tomato Jos Ltd and KK Leasing Ltd, and a member of the Advisory Board of He is also an Executive in Residence at the Lagos Business School, and a frequent public speaker on Leadership, Commercial Strategy, and Execution. He believes in the potential of Nigeria and Africa and is interested in helping individuals and organisations achieve their true potential. 

At Miva Open University, we believe in providing a transformative experience and this session is no exception. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the best and take the first step toward a successful career in Business Management. Register Now!

Tuesday, November 28
– Tuesday, November 28, 2023
2:00 PM
– 3:00 PM

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