Enase ​Okonedo
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Professor Enase Okonedo, FCA, is currently the Vice-Chancellor of Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos, Nigeria. Prior to this, she was Deputy Vice-Chancellor, and Dean of Lagos Business School (LBS).

Enase Okonedo joined Lagos Business School in 1995 after a stint in the banking and financial services sector. Before she was appointed Dean, she was a full-time faculty member at the school teaching courses in Finance as well as Problem-Solving and Decision-Making; and held several leadership positions at the School.

As Dean, she was instrumental in transforming Lagos Business School into a globally recognized and foremost business school in Africa. Under her governance, the School attained international accreditation from the world’s leading accrediting bodies and was continuously ranked by the Financial Times of London as one of the top providers of Executive Education courses over the past thirteen years, and as the best Custom Executive Education provider in Africa in 2020. Furthermore, LBS Executive MBA is the only African Business School to feature in the 2020 edition ranking of The Economist magazine.

A seasoned educator who has paved the way for women in leadership in various sectors, she is recognised internationally and serves on several boards in the management education sector including the boards of Global Business School Network (GBSN); United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UNPRME); and the Academic Advisory Board of Blatnavik School of Government, University of Oxford. She has also served on the board of Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) and held leadership positions on the boards of AACSB International as Secretary-Treasurer, and the Association of African Business Schools where she was Chairperson.

She also serves on boards in the banking, telecommunications, and power sector and is the President of AIFA Reading Society – a society committed to achieving sustainable education in Africa by promoting and supporting a reading culture; and a member of the Panel of Advisors, Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG).

She is a professor of management and holds a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from International School of Management (ISM), Paris; an MBA from IESE Business School, Barcelona, and a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Benin.

She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN); the Institute of Directors (IOD); the Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria (SCGN) as well as the International Academy of Management (IAM).

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  • Articles

    Okonedo, E., & Ajogwu, F. (2017). Rethinking the Concept of Non-Recourse in Project Finance. Journal of Corporate Governance, 9(1), 1957-1972.

    Okonedo, E., & Aluko, T. (2016). 4 The Role of Accreditation in Overcoming the Challenges of Graduate Management Programs in Africa. Sustainable Management Development in Africa: Building Capabilities to Serve African Organizations, 64.

    Okonedo, E. The Determinants of Stock-Buying Behaviour of the Individual Investor in the Nigerian Equity Market. (2011), ISBN 978-3-659-18589-2. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishers.

    Donwa, P, Okonedo E. & Agbontaen O. (2013), ‘Currency Crisis and Output in Nigeria’, World Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 3. No. 2. March 2013 Issue. Pp. 63 – 82

    Okonedo E. & Agbontaen O. (2012), ‘Currency Crisis and Output in Nigeria’, Fourth Annual American Business Research Conference, New York, NY, USA, June 4-5, 2012.

    Okonedo E. & Agbontaen O. (2011), ‘The Individual Investors’ Buying Behaviour and Gender on the Nigerian Equity Market’, Conference on Finance and Service, International Trade and Economic Development in Africa, Abuja, Nigeria. March 23-25, 2011.

    Donwa, P., Okonedo, E., and Agbontaen, O. (2011), ‘The Dynamics of Entrepreneurial Output and Economic Growth in Nigeria’, 3rd International Conference on Economics, Business and Finance, India. December 28-30, 2011.

    Okonedo E. & Agbontaen O. (2011), ‘The Individual Investors’ Buying Behaviour and Gender on the Nigerian Equity Market’, African Journal of Accounting, Economics, Finance and Banking Research.

    A Study of the Fast Food Industry and the Supply Chain in Nigeria – Enase Okonedo & Professor Albert Alos; UNIDO sponsored research 2004

    Further Issues in the Management of Accounts Receivables – LBS Management Review Vol.5.No.2 2000

    Overview of the ECOWAS and Single Currency: Lessons from the Euro – LBS Management Review Vol.5.No.1 2000

    The Euro: Implications for 3rd World Countries – CIBN Journal 2000

    Receivables and Collection Management in Nigeria – LBS Management Review Vol.4.No.2 1999

  • Cases

    Heleena Farms LBS, 1996

    The Ivy Account, LBS 1997

    The LBS Cafeteria, LBS 1997

    Hill Crest Company, LBS 2000

    Gaslink Company, LBS 2001

  • Books

    Okonedo, E. F. (2011). The Determinants of Stock-Buying Behaviour of the Individual Investor in the Nigerian Equity Market LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing.

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