Charles Temitope Jegede

Dr Charles Temitope JEGEDE is a full member of the Chattered Institute of Personnel Management, Nigeria and member of the Institute for Training and Development, U.K. He is currently serving as a member of the national committee on promotion of professional ethics in the Chattered Institute of Personnel Management, Nigeria. Dr C. T. JEGEDE is currently the Head of the Entrepreneurship Promotion Unit of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Development Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He bagged his Ph.D. degree in Entrepreneurship from same university (OAU, Ife) where he teaches entrepreneurship courses and provides counseling services to the university community. He joined the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Development Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 1984 as a management consultant. He also worked in the private sector between 1994 and 2005. He was the former Director of Finance and Human Resources Administration in the Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industries, Lagos and also Human Resources Manager in CanauldMetalBox, a blue chip conglomerate in Ikeja, Lagos. He had undertaken many consultancy assignments in big, medium and small organisations in Nigeria. He had enjoyed ILO and UNIDO fellowships to study Industrial Training and business consultancy in Britain and Japan respectively. His teaching and research interest is in entrepreneurial capital management and development. He has published extensively in local and international journals.

He is an accomplished Entrepreneurial Management and Development professional with strong background in entrepreneurial process, recruitment process, talent hunting and building organizational capacity. He has expertise in helping leaders build stronger and more effective entrepreneurial/product development teams. He is valued for helping teams think strategically and engage in meaningful conversations that allow for new ideas, reflection and inquiry that lead to change continually. He has achieved sustained success by identifying common ground and using consensus building. He is a Resourceful problem-solver with a broad skill base in Human Resources Development, Training and Facilitation. He Designs and delivers interactive, experiential workshops, such as facilitating and developing leadership and entrepreneurial skills. He designs and facilitates meetings and retreats to achieve desired outcomes. He manages training programs for professional development of facilitators and coaches in change management. He is happily married to Professor (Mrs.) Olutoyin Bimpe Jegede.

Full name:                  Charles Temitope JEGEDE

Qualifications:            B.Sc., M.Sc. (Ind. Geog.), Dip.Th; PGDMS, MBA, M.Phil., Ph.D. (Ife); MCIPMN, erp4school Foundation certified

Status:                         Senior Lecturer

Room no:                    103

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Telephone no(s):        +234 (0) 805 341 0975; +234 (0) 803 725 1095

Areas of specialisation: Human Resources Management, Entrepreneurial Capital and

Development Studies

Areas of research interest: Entrepreneurship