ABOUT PROFESSOR ADE OYEDIJO(the late Dean of FMS)
Professor Ade Oyedijo is a Professor of Business Administration and Strategic Management in the Department of Business Administration and currently the Dean of the Faculty of Management Sciences at Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria. Prior to joining LASU in 2003 as a Senior Lecturer, Professor Oyedijo was a Lecturer in the Department of Business Administration at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye from 1987 and was the Head of the Department and pioneer Co-ordinator of the University’s MBA Programme from 1996 to 2002. Professor Oyedijo holds the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Sociology from the University of Lagos and the MBA and Ph.D. degrees in Business Administration from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife with specialization in Business Policy and Strategic Management. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Administration (MCIA), a Fellow the Institute of Strategic Management, Nigeria (FSM), a Fellow of the Institute of Business Strategy (FIBS) and a professional Member of the International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE), USA.
A regular contributor of articles to reputable local and international journals, Professor Oyedijo has attended and presented academic, technical and professional papers at many conferences in different parts of the world such as Zurich (Switzerland), Mexico City, (Mexico), London (United Kingdom), Barcelona (Spain), Sydney (Australia) and Paris (France). He has been teaching Strategic Management and Business Policy as well as Organizational Theory and Behaviour and Small Business and Entrepreneurship to undergraduate and postgraduate students since 1987. Professor Ade Oyedijo is currently teaching in the MBA Executive Programme of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and the MBA and Ph.D. programmes at Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos.
Professor Oyedijo has served as a training and manpower development consultant to several public and private sector organizations in Nigeria including the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) in the Presidency, the Centre for Corporate Planning and Strategic Management (CCPS), the National Assembly Service Commission, Nigeria Port Authority (NPA), WAPCO Cement Plc, Leadway Assurance Ltd, BOC Gases Nigeria Plc and Delta Glass Plc. He has also been involved in some organizational restructuring projects. May his soul rest in peace (Amen)