Daniel M.
Quaye
Title: 
Dr
Role/Position: 
Senior Lecturer
Office Location: 
Room S10
Email: 
danquaye2002@yahoo.com
Biography: 

Dr. Daniel M. Quaye is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana Business School. He lectures in Entrepreneurship, Business Plans & Innovation Management. He has experience in both industry and academia, particularly in enterprise development strategies, business innovation approaches and business planning. His research interest lies in the empirical testing of the factors shaping business growth from an African perspective, innovative initiatives as reflected in new product development, corporate and cognitive processes in decision-making. He is an expert in designing microfinance schemes, including credit delivery; savings mobilisation and capacity building. He was the head of the Enterprise Development Services of the University of Ghana Business School. He has offered input towards shaping entrepreneurship and trade policies in Ghana as well as the Rural Enterprise Scheme. He has led trade delegation sponsored by the Australian government and conducted several international trade assignments. He has served on the academic board of the University of |Ghana, and other private sector companies. He is a Duke Corporate Education consultant. He has advised several CEOs in industry.
He has undertaken consulting work for organizations such as, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) based in Geneva, Turner Ginnivan in Australia, Barclays Bank (South Africa) and the South Sudan Development Agency (SSUDA). In Ghana, Dr Quaye has consulted for various organisations including the Minerals Commission, Provident Insurance, Australian High Commission, Canadian High Commission, British Council, Technoserve (Ghana), International Needs Network and CARE International, among others.
Dr. Quaye has worked in New York, Washington D.C. and East Africa for the New York City Tribune. He has promoted Ghanaian investment overseas, and was the co-organiser and principal speaker at the “Ghana Gold Seminar”, held in Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Quaye owned and managed KQ Designs for several years in Australia. He is the CEO of Business Innovation and Solutions, developers of the “Write Your Own Business Plan” software. Also, he is the founder of Entrepreneurs’ Exchange.
Dr. Quaye holds a PhD from Deakin University in Australia, a Master’s degree from the University of Queensland (Australia), and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Canberra (Australia). Dr. Quaye has presented papers at numerous refereed conferences and published several articles.