The University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) on Thursday, 1st March, 2018, welcomed a new Administrator. The new administrator, Mr. Emmanuel Poku-Sarkodee takes over from Mrs. Stella Dovlo who as part of recent rotation being undertaken by the University of Ghana has been moved to the School of Graduate Studies. This, according to the University management, forms part of efforts to build the capacity of members of the Registrar cadre while delivering efficient and effective administrative and support service to the University community.
The new Administrator, Mr. Emmanuel Poku-Sarkodee, in an interview expressed optimism in the prospects of UGBS since he believes it is a hub of professionals, and as such professionalism will be displayed by faculty, staff and students. With respect to his expectation, he stated emphatically that teamwork is paramount, without which, there will be no progress.
Mr. Poku-Sarkodee also stated that international visibility and networking are key priorities for the Business School, hence UGBS should get to a point where competitors would not only be West-African countries but the whole of the African continent and the world at large. Furthermore, he iterated that UGBS should expand and gain international prominence with specifically tailored programmes.
The Administrator appealed to lecturers to team up with other staff of the school for the effective delivery of quality service to students. He also urged students to be law abiding, follow procedures, exhibit maturity in all their endeavours and be part of the school's systems by playing their roles as students with diligence. Students were also encouraged to join alumni association after their stay in the school has elapsed.
Mr. Emmanuel Poku-Sarkodee attained his first degree in Political Science and Classics from the University of Ghana and proceeded to the Business School where he obtained a Master of Public Administration (Thesis option). He is a member of the International Professional Managers Association, The Chartered Management Consultants, as well as a member of the Chartered Administrators. He has worked in the University of Ghana since February 1999, and has had stints with the Personnel Section (now Human Resource and Organisational Development Directorate), the School of Public Health, the Academic Affairs of the College of Health Sciences and the erstwhile University of Ghana Dental School. UGBS weslcomes and wishes him a warm stay.
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