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Faculty Profile

Emmanuel Kojo
Office Location: 
F4 (2nd Floor)
Emmanuel Kojo Sakyi is Professor of Public Administration and Management at the Department of Public Administration and Health Services Management, University of Ghana Business School. He obtained his PhD from the University of Manchester. He is currently the Chairman of the Accreditation Committee of University of Ghana Business School and Academic Consultant/Course/holder for the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at the Euro-Mediterranean University, Slovenia.  Professor Sakyi was the foundation Vice-Chancellor of the Ho Technical University, 2014 to 2018. During his years at Ho Technical University, he introduced significant qualitative institutional and human developments policies/programmes which made the University one of the indispensable Polytechnics which were converted to Technical University in 2016. Professor Sakyi has been involved in higher education development in Ghana for two and half decades.
In a career spanning over 25 years, Sakyi’s teaching, research, and publications have been in the areas of public policy, public administration, public management reforms, public health system decentralization, health policy/analysis, political economy of social development policy implementation and Civil Service and Public Service reforms and their impact on public workers. Sakyi has extensive experience with leading transdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary and international research projects, supervising student theses and examining post-graduate research works.  He has two edited books: Sakyi, E.K., A. Ahenkan and Bawole J.N. (2015) (eds.), Public Administration in Ghana: Selected Contemporary Issues, Accra: Digibooks; University of Ghana and, Sakyi, E.K. & Ahenkan Albert (2014) (eds.), Health Services Management: Readings from Ghana, Accra: Digibooks; University of Ghana. His research articles appeared in: Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education; Public Organization Review; African Sociological Review, OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development; Politics & Policy and African Social Science Review.
Prof Sakyi is also a health systems management and policy research specialist, involved with strategies for effective health policy implementation governance. He is an expert in effective health service delivery at district level and strengthening of national health systems. He has been actively involved in training and capacity building of students, health professionals, decision makers and policy practitioners. He has been involved in developing academic and professional programmes at undergraduate and graduate levels for the Department of Public Administration and Health Services Management at the University of Ghana Business School. He has supervised and graduated nearly a dozen PhDs and scores of MPA/MBA students in Public Administration, Health Policy, and Management for the past decade. He is a regular Chair and member of Ghana’s National Accreditation team to several universities across the country. Prof Sakyi is very active in the activities of the Association of African Universities (AAU) and has supported many of their research works in Ghana. 


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