Dr JUDE EMELIFEONWU
PhD (University of Wales, UK), MA (Keele UK), M.Sc. (University of Lagos), BSc (University of Port Harcourt)
[email protected] Tel: +447827 443040 and +60168517490
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
2009- 2014 University of Wales
Phd Human Resource Management
2003-2004 Keele University
MA Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management
OTHER DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES
2012 Certificate in Diversity and Equality, UK
Senior Lecturer 2015- Till date
Associate Dean Teaching and Learning 2016- Till date
Head Department of Management March 2017- Till date
Ability to teach a diverse group of students effectively and turned around a 30% failure rate in Business Ethics as a module/course to a 100% pass rate for 3 semesters.
Won an award for teaching Fundamentals of Management in the first assignment.
Introduced WhatsApp a social media platform as a learning tool among students which helped reduce the “power distance” syndrome among Asian students and among other things aided in the achievement of the 100% pass rate in “Business Ethics”.
Involved in industry collaboration with companies in Malaysia towards achieving internship and employment position for our students
Involved in the planning and execution of the “3rd International Skills Conference” held in Malaysia in 2017.
Was part of an international team on the work readiness project in Asia and Australia
Gave a public lecture on Knowledge manaegment and Employee voice as tools to increasing performance within the firm during “Curtin Open day”
Achieved 100% score from Business Ethics student during a university wide survey on my teaching abilities
As Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning Faculty of Business, set up “Excellence Award” for students and lecturers.
Worked with a diverse teaching and learning committee members towards implementing university policies.
Organised programmes and events to sensitise new university intakes on the importance of academic integrity and plagiarism.
Involved in the achievement of the accreditation of AACSB status in the Faculty of Business
Managing and allocation of course units to members of a diverse staff.
Harvest Centre Stafford (UK registered Charity No 1149055) 2009-2015
HR Business Partner
Successfully introduced HR systems such as “Work Life Balance” and “Flexible Working” pattern such that absenteesim, labour turnover has being reduce in the charity by 10% and staff retention increased in the last 2 years.
I have strong analytical skills to create both qualitative and quantitative report of financial donations and expenditure to the board of trustees and the charity commission.
Generalist knowledge on HR systems such as job evaluation, job appraisal, maintenance of workers data, grievance proceedure from company to tribunal level.
I have knowledge and trained frontline managers on Data Protection Act and maintenance of worker’s confidential information.
I have good ability to understand current employment laws as well as designed and implement trainning programmes for workers within the charity work on current basic employment legislatures.
I have at various times developed skills matrix and job description which has led to effortless recruitment strategies of workers consequently increasing staff retention and employee engagement
I have developed and established performance management system within the charity such that reward and benefit systems have encouraged staff retention, reduce labour turnover and improved industrial relations within the charity
My analytical skills have made it possible to be nominated by UNISON Birmingham in 2012 to represent it at the behest of a South Africa trade union (NEHAWU) on the state of unionism in South Africa.
I have designed employee voice systems such that information flow between management and employees have increased thus industrial relations issues in the charity have become non-existent.
As the regional secretary, I am saddled with the dissemination of vital information to other coordinators within the region and I also liase with the regional co-ordinator to design and excuete charitable events.
Zinox Technologies Limited 2001-2003
Formulated strategies to boost sales of Zinox IT products and services consequently generated sales in excess of over £500,000.00 every month.
Involved in customer insight analysis with respect to I.T products and services.
Developed and implemented training programmes that enabled workers achieve their monthly sales target.
I developed employee voice systems that enabled increased information flow between management and employees such that labour turnover were reduced as well as absenteeism.
Was involved in the national advisory committee that enabled head office put in place management strategies in recruitment, sales and general management of human capital.
Author/s: Jude Emelifeonwu
Paper title: Critical analysis of employee voice forms and process in a UK energy company”, Conference Proceeding.
Conference / organising society name: British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference in Ashton Business School Birmingham, UK.
Date: September 2012,
Author/s: Jude Emelifeonwu and Samuel Folorunso Adeyinka-Ojo
Paper title: Whatsapp Mobile Messenger as an Innovative Approach in Reducing Power Distance in Teaching and Learning, Conference proceeding. TL Forum (2017). Innovation: Multiple dimensions in teaching and learning. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Teaching Learning Forum, 2-3 February 2017. Perth: Curtin University. http://ctl.curtin.edu.au/events/conferences/tlf/tlf2017/contents-all.html
Conference / organising society name: Teaching and Learning Forum is a series of conferences initiated in 1992, held annually in Perth, Western Australia, by the following TL Forum Partners: Curtin University | Edith Cowan University | Murdoch University | The University of Notre Dame Australia | The University of Western Australia
Date: February 2017.
Author/s: Jude Emelifeonwu and Reimara Valk
Paper title: Employee voice systems in multinational corporations in the mobile telecommunications industry in Nigeria
Conference / organising society name: Centre for International Human Resources Studies, USA, Penn State University
Date: May 2017
Apr 2009/Dec 2014
PhD in human resource management at University of Wales
Sept 2003/Apr 2005
Master of human resources and industrial relations at Keele university
Aug 2015/to date
Senior lecturer and HOD of faculty of business at Curtin university