Position: Dean of Students’ Affairs
About Abiola Adeniyi
Mr. Abiola Adeniyi is a member of the International Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professionals, USA (IICFIP) and an academic professional in the sphere of business at the ReCAS. He is the acting Dean of Students and the programmes coordinator for the Department of Business Studies (DBS). He has facilitated in number of training programmes in Ghana and online. Specifically, he has trained officials in the services (Police, Fire Service and Immigration) on professional time management, personal branding and communication across the Upper East Region of Ghana. He has also facilitated training programmes for craftsmen/women in the region on social media marketing and small business management. He initiated a ‘Research Bootcamp’ that sought to train students, academics and researchers on statistical analysis (Excel, SPSS, STATA, E-VIEWS and Smart-PLS) and data management (Mendeley). With his extensive knowledge in business analytics, Abiola contributed to a team of professionals who designed a weekly presentation on entrepreneurship forum for the Business and Career Development Centre (BCDC) for ReCAS.
To the sharpen his professional acumen, Mr Adeniyi has been through series of workshops/webinars. Some of which include: workshops/webinars on computerised accounting training softwares (Ghana); Questioned Document Examination; forensic graphology; Hands on Training in Bivariate Analysis (Institute of Management Studies, India); Research Methodology Workshop (University of Malaysia); Preventive Forensics, National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU); Structural Equation Modelling using AMOS and Smart-PLS.
Academically, He has a B.A in Integrated Business Studies (Accounting) from the University for Development Studies now SD-Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies (SDD-UBIDS). He acquired his M.Phil. in Business Administration (Accounting) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He is currently pursuing his PhD. in Business Management with specialization in forensic accounting from KNUST.
He likes to spend his leisure moments with his family. He enjoys reading and playing table tennis.
As a result of the global menace of fraud, corporate failure and other debilitating business activities, Abiola derives much enthusiasm in research in the areas of: Forensic Accounting; Corporate Governance and Islamic Banking & Economics. Presently, he teaches series of courses including research methods, Academic writing, financial accounting & reporting, financial econometrics and French.
Abiire, M., A., Mbilla S., A., E., Adeniyi, A., Akurigo, A., Berko D. (2020). A Qualitative Analysis of Revenue Mobilisation at Local Government Level in Ghana: Evidence from Bongo District. Research Journal of Finance and Accounting. 11(16), 1-14.
Hamidu, Y., Adom, K., Adeniyi., A., & Hammond, S. (2020). Rebranded Elements and Bank Preference. Asian Journal of Research in Business and Management, 2(2), 120-134.
Mbilla S., A., Atindaana, P., A., Abiire, M., A., Adeniyi, A. Effect of Monetary Policy on Macro Economic Indicators in Ghana. Cogent Economics and finance. Manuscript ID: COGENTECON-2020-0452.
Book Chapter Under Review
Bolaji, M. H. A., Abdul-Kadiri, Y., and Adeniyi, A. The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Crisis in Higher Education in Ghana: Modifying the Contexts, Challenges and Prospects. COVID-19 in Ghana: Communicative Reflections Ghana Rhetoric Group
PAPERS UNDER PREPARATION
- Prospects and Challenges of Artificial Intelligence in the Ghanaian Service Sector.
- Forensic Accounting Education in Ghana: Academics’ and Accounting Professionals’ Diagnostic Perspectives.
- Forensic accounting education in Ghana; An exploratory study from Academics, Accounting Professionals and Students.
- Academics’ View of Forensic Accounting Education in Ghana from the lens of The Health Belief Model.
- Whether to introduce forensic accounting or not; A case studies of two emerging economies, Nigeria & Ghana.
- Africa!!! The cradle of forensic accounting civilisation.
- A Curriculum Design for forensic accounting Education in Ghana.
- The effect of Social factors on Tax Compliance: A SEM Approach
WORKSHOPS/ TRAINING/ SEMINAR
- Workshop for Ghana Forces (Fire, Police and Immigration Service) on Professional Time Management, Product and Personal Branding- December, 2019, Ghana.
- Data analysis workshop with SPSS, Regentropfen College of Applied Sciences-Ghana.
- Workshop for Craftsmen on Customer Care, Personal Branding and Product Branding- December, 2019, Ghana.
- Data Analysis Workshop for postgraduate students, Graduate Student Association of Ghana- GRASAG, August 2018, Ghana.
PARTICIPANT IN THESE WORKSHOPS
- Document Examination- Handwriting and Signature Analysis. SIFS. India, Online, January 2021.
- Advancement in Questioned Document Examination. Forensic Talents. India, Online, October 2020.
- Forensic Psychology: Concepts & Practices. Forensic Talents. India, Online, October 2020.
- Forensic Graphology, Signature: Defining Public Image. SIFS. India, Online, August 2020.
- Preventive Forensics. Gujarati Forensic Sciences University (GFSU). India. Online, August 2020.
- An Overview of Forensic Entomology & it’s Application in Criminal Investigation. Alfa Legal & Forensic Access. India. Online, July 2020.
- The Art and Science of Publishing, The University of Newcastle-Singapore. Online, July 2020
- Structural Equation Modelling using AMOS and Smart-PLS. June, 2020.
- Cyber Security and digital safety during and post COVID-19. Prestige Institute of Management. India. July 2020.
- Corporate Social Responsibility in Changing Times. Prestige Institute of Management. India. July 2020.
- Developing your Research Career: An Editor’s Perspective. Emerald Publish. August, 2020.
- One Week training on Graphology: Signature to Define public image, Sherlock Institute of Forensic Science, India. August, 2020.
- How Can we make Entrepreneurship innovative for a better future? MES College Erumely. India. July 2020.
- Hands on Training in Bivariate Analysis. Institute of Management Studies. India. July 2020.
- How to develop e-content? Distance teaching with IT enabled services, Government Arts College Sikar, Rajasthan. July, 2020. Online.
- Research Methodology Workshop, University of Technology of Malaysia. Online. May 2020.
- Excellence in the implementation of academic programs. Regentropfen College of Applied Sciences, 2019.
- International Students’ Association, Academic training workshop on information retrieval for thesis writing, usage of data analytical tools, Mendeley for referencing, SPSS for data Analysis February, 2018.
- Training on Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS 20.0), April, 2017.
- International Finance Corporation and Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) “The business case for corporate governance” held at Golden Bean Hotel, Kumasi. February, 2016.
- SETRAC: Executive Training Workshop: PASW- Statistical Training Program & Data Management. November, 2011 Wa, Ghana
PUBLIC LECTURES ATTENDED
“Corporate failures in Ghana: The Roles of Auditors and Accountants.” ICAG, 2018. 2018
UDS African leadership lecture, three-day public by Ex-President Hifikepunye Lucas Pohamba on the 4TH edition of the Africa leadership lectures initiated by the University for Development Studies (UDS). April, 2016.