Adeola holds a doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from Manchester Business School, an MBA from the same institution and a law degree from University of Nigeria. She attended management and teaching courses at Cranfield School of Management, UK; the Flexcube Centre of Learning, Mumbai, India; Gordon School of Business Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa; Phoenix Educational Institute, Dubai and International Faculty Programme (IFP), IESE, Barcelona, Spain. Additionally, she holds a certificate in Internet Marketing from the University of Cape Town and a certificate of merit from the Institute of Financial Management, Wales. She is a certified Sales and Marketing Manager (American Institute of Management Studies). Her academic interests include sales force management, new product development, digital marketing, branding strategy and customer service leadership.
She has been a guest speaker and discussant at local and international conferences featuring top-rated companies and organisations, including the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) business clinic and the West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC). She has taught in the Women Entrepreneurship & Leadership for Africa (WELA) programme of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), held in Lagos. She served as an expert-in-residence in a business advisory clinic for Goldman Sachs scholars on completion of a Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management (CEM) programme at Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos.
Adeola currently serves as Associate Dean of Business Administration at the California-based University of the People, an accredited online tuition-free institution. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Strategic Management, Nigeria and the National Institute of Marketing.