Professor Justice N Bawole, the Dean of the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), emphasised the crucial importance of fostering innovation and adaptability in the face of uncertainty during the recently held WIWIK Conference. Organised by the WIWIK Foundation, a non-profit organisation, in collaboration with the University of Ghana Business School, the Graduate Students Association of Ghana (GRASAG), and Crescendo Consult, the conference serves as a platform for education, advice, and inspiration for final-year undergraduate students.
Speaking on the theme "Thriving in uncertainty; a conversation on intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship," the Dean indicated that the Business School has its own dedicated innovation and incubation hub. He added that the hub plays a pivotal role as a resource-rich platform, enabling students to access crucial resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities necessary for translating their entrepreneurial visions into tangible reality.
The WIWIK conference which is held annually aims at educating, advising, and inspiring final-year undergraduate students. The conference also had in attendance Capt Rtd. Kofi Amoabeng (President, UT Holdings) also shared his entrepreneurial journey with participants.
The WIWIK conference, an annual event, aims to impart knowledge, guidance, and motivation to its attendees, particularly those in their final year of undergraduate studies. The conference also had in attendance distinguished panelists such as Capt Rtd. Kofi Amoabeng (President, UT Holdings), Dr. Dennis Oteng (CEO, Ravens Consulting Gh), Prof. Carol Javis (Professor in Knowledge Exchange and Innovation, Bristol Business School – UK), Sammy Gyamfi (Politician), Audrey Naa Dei Kotey, Esq, FCCA (Managing Partner, Audrey Grey & Chairperson, ACCA Ghana Network Panel) and Doris Ahiati (CEO, Crescendo Consult).
The event ended with a question-and-answer session.
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