Dr. George Asumadu

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Staff Grade: 
Brief Bio: 

Dr. George Asumadu holds a PhD in Economics from Moscow State Academy of Instrument-Making and Informatics and double MBA in Finance/Accounting from American International University Illinois, Chicago and Management from School of Business within the Moscow Friendship University respectively. He has an extensive exposure, having worked in UN Mission in Kosovo as Finance Officer and as an Advisor in Financial Management at the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, Kabul on World Bank Projects.

On the local scene, he was a Compliance Consultant for Ghana AIDS Commission in Brong Ahafo Region and once a Financial Controller at Buiwater International before entering academia. He is immediate past Deputy Director of the School of Graduate Studies, Research and Innovation and Head of Graduate Division at the Kumasi Polytechnic. His research interests are economic analysis, financial management as well as small and medium enterprises development.

Education: 
  • PhD (Economics) from Moscow State Academy of Instrument-Making and Informatics
  • MBA (Finance/Accounting) at American Intercontinental University, Chicago, Illinois USA (Jan 06 – Dec 06).
  • MBA (Management) International School of Business within Peoples’ Friendship University, Moscow, Russia. (1994-1996)
  • MSc. Economics (Economic Theory and Policy-making) in Peoples’ Friendship University, Moscow, Russia. (1994-1996).
  • BSc. Economics from Russian Peoples’ Friendship University, Moscow, Russia. (1990-1994).
Teaching Areas: 

Economics, Financial Management and Project Management

Conferences Attended: 

George Asumadu, Edmund Ayesu and Emmanuel Sefa Owusu, (2013): Can the Expanding Services Sector with Stagnating Industrial Capacity Lead Ghana into Sustainable Growth? 6th Annual Applied Research Conference – Koforidua Polytechnic, 25th to 28th June 2012. Page 30 – 36. Year of Publication 2013.

 

SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS/TRAINING ATTENDED

  1. 2012: Customised Management Development Seminar on the subject: Enterprise Risk Management – The K-Poly Perspective; 15 – 16 September 2012 at the Anita Hotel, Ejisu-Ashanti.
  2. 2012: 3-day Manual Writing Workshop at Abono, Lake Bosomtwi, Ashanti.
  3. 2004: United Nations Institute for Training and Research Programme of Correspondence Instruction in Peacekeeping Operations January – June 2004.
  4. 2004: Management workshop by United Nations International Volunteers; 2nd December – 5th December 2004; Skopje, Macedonia.
  5. 2003: Stress Management Workshop under the auspices of Unites Nations Volunteers in UNMIK, 4th – 8th July at Thessaloniki, Greece.
Publications: 
  1. Thomas Adomah Worae, Godfred M. Aawaar, George Asumadu, and Ishaq Kyei-Brobbey, (2013) Corporate Annual Reports and Accounts and Investor Decisions: Evidence from Ghana. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Vol. 3 Issue III, July 2013, page 176 - 184. Seychelles.
  2. George Asumadu, Edmund Ayesu, Emmanuel Sefa Owusu, and Kwame Owusu Sarpong (2013) Application of Multinomial Logistic to Choice Decisions of Financial Products. Journal of Excellence, Leadership and Stewardship,   Vol. 5 No. 1, November 2013
  3. George Asumadu, Edmund Ayesu and Emmanuel Sefa Owusu, (2013) Estimating Per Capita Premium Expenditure On Life Insurance Services: The Case of Teacher-market Segment of Ghana. Journal of Excellence, Leadership and Stewardship, Vol. 4, No. 1, February, 2013, page 5 -15. Ghana Baptist University College, Kumasi, Ghana.
  4. George Asumadu (2012) Free Zone Concept in Ghana: Its perspectives. Journal of Excellence, Leadership and Stewardship,   Vol. 3 No. 1, April 2012, page 7 – 20. Ghana Baptist University College, Kumasi, Ghana.