Taofeeq Ashiru

Lecturer in Management

Doctor of Business Administration, Capella University, 2016; MBA, University of Toledo, 2011; M.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Lagos, 1992, B.S. Chemical Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, 1988.

Taofeeq, A. Ashiru, DBA, PMP, MCIPS IMBB is a multi-skilled, results-focused professional, innovative leader, and strategic problem solver with over 30 years of experience spanning the energy industry, manufacturing, and academics. With over 20 years of this period spent working in the energy sector (Royal Dutch Shell) covering activities in procurement and logistics, human resources, and project delivery. His broad skills set include:

  • Project management
  • Innovation management
  • Supply chain management
  • Facilitation and interface management
  • Quantitative/qualitative research
  • Business strategy and analysis
  • Concept identification and development
  • Process improvement and optimization
  • Training, and 
  • Coaching/mentoring

He has worked with individuals from diverse cultures in countries such as the United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, Netherlands, France, Nigeria, Gabon, and Cameroon.

His educational background includes:

  • DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) with a specialization in project management from the Capella University
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics from Harvard Business Analytics Program (HBAP)
  • MBA (Executive Master of Business Administration) from the University of Toledo
  • Graduate Diploma in Procurement and Supply from the Institute of Procurement and Supply, United Kingdom
  • M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos
  • B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University

His professional certification includes:

  • Project management professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute,
  • Charted procurement and supply chain professional (MCIPS) from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply,
  • Certified NVivo expert (NVivo is a software for analyzing unstructured and semi-structured data)
  • Black Belt Innovation Management licensed practitioner with Innovation360 (https://licensed.innovation360.com/community/black-belts/)

Taofeeq is currently a business consultant/researcher with ProjectInnovation720 LLC. He helps organizations thrive to the next levels of their transformational journey through a data-driven innovation lifecycle approach. He is also an adjunct professor at Southern New Hampshire University, New England Institute of Business, Cambridge College, Loyola University, New Orleans, all in the U.S, where he impacts the lives of graduate business students through knowledge sharing and research supervision.

You can check his LinkedIn profile for more details linkedin.com/in/taofeeq-a-ashiru-dba-pmp-mcips-imbb-b8889423

Mailing Address: 

Loyola University New Orleans
College of Business
6363 St. Charles Ave., Box 15
New Orleans, LA 70118

Direct Phone: 
504-864-7944
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