IEOM Global Business Management Education (GBME)
IEOM Global Supply Chain and Logistics (GSCL)
Nsukka, Nigeria, April 5-7, 2022
IEOM Society International addresses the issues of Global Business Management Education and Global Supply Chain & Logistics. There are various levels of readiness of engineering graduates from various parts of the world. One of the main themes is how to reduce the readiness gap of business management graduates around the world. The special focus is given to operations management, management science, supply chain management, business analytics, and logistics management. Are the graduates ready to take on the challenges of the current global economy? IEOM Asia Pacific Conference will have a dedicated session for the Global Business Management Education where distinguished speakers will discuss the readiness of business management graduates for workforce around the world. Featured speakers will be from various part of the world to address business management education challenges and opportunities.
Global Business Management Education Topics can be related on:
- operations management
- supply chain management
- logistics management
- project management
- business intelligence and analytics
- risk management
- quality management
- inventory management
- lean management
- management science
- productivity management
Each speaker needs to submit a title of the talk, photo and a short bio. All will be included in the IEOM 2022 Nigeria Conference proceedings. There will be mostly virtual presentation using zoom. If you are interested to be distinguished feature speaker, please contact email@example.com for details.
All speakers need to register for the conference. Please pay your registration fee ONLINE:
Global Business Management Education Chair
- Prof. Vincent A. Onodugo, Dean Faculty of Business Administration, University of Nigeria, Enugu campus Enugu, Nigeria
Global Supply Chain and Logistics Chair
- Ms Sebonkile Thaba, Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Global Supply Chain and Logistics
April 7, Thursday, 8:00 – 9:45 am – Zoom Meeting Room 1
Session Chair: Ms. Sebonkile Thaba, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
8:00 am – 8:20 am (Thursday, April 7)
Dr. Thobile Yvonne Bhila
School of Management
University of Johannesburg
Dr Thobile Yvonne Bhila is a Programme Manager in the School of Management, leading a team of seventy-one lecturers and has over 13 years’ experience in the higher education sector. She has been working as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Johannesburg in her previous employment. She was also previously employed as a University Lecturer in the private and public education institutions. She was awarded the NRF bursary in 2017 and the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment Bursary in 2018 – 2020 when she completed her PhD Degree, she was also awarded the Golden Key Honorary award, as she excelled in her Masters and PhD degree both of which she completed in record time. Has reviewed conference papers in 2018 – 2020.
8:20 am – 8:40 am (Thursday, April 7)
Dr. A. B. M. Abdul Malek
Supply Chain disruption under Covid 19
8:40 am – 9:00 am (Thursday, April 7)
Ilkay Boduroglu, Ph.D.
CEO + Director of R&D
Ilkay Boduroglu is the co-founder of Riskoptima, the home of the portfolio managing robot. Boduroglu’s applied research interests include finding optimal hedge scenarios for SMEs under severe commodity price oscillations. Boduroglu received his PhD degree from Columbia University’s IEOR Dept in 1997. He worked for a successful Silicon Valley startup, Demandtec at the beginning of the millennium and then moved to Bogazici University to become one of the co-founders of B.U. Financial Engineering Executive Program in 2002.
9:00 am – 9:20 am (Thursday, April 7)
Naill AlMomani Ph.D.│ P.E.│ CBCI│ TQC
Professor and Consultant
Dubai Police Academy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
9:20 am – 9:40 am (Thursday, April 7)
Ms Sebonkile Thaba
Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management
University of Johannesburg
Title: Social Economy Value Chain in Agro-processing Sector: The Case of Emerging Argo-processors and Small-Scale Farmers.
She is currently a lecturer at the University of Johannesburg, holding Master of Technology Degree in Operations Management. Ms Thaba serves at the Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management, lecturing 3rd-year students on Purchasing and 4th-year students on Logistics Processes and Practices. Ms Thaba’s research area are enterprise development, Sustainable Supply Chain Management and Cooperatives. She has so far published one book-chapter and 25 peer-reviewed international conferences papers. She has 34 Google Scholar citations with three h-index, and 1 I10- Index. She is awarded Academic Doctorate Advancement Project towards Transformation (ADAPTT) Scholarship, which is the collaboration of University of Florida (USA) and South Africa Higher Education (SA-HE) Network (UJ). Sebonkile received three global prestige’s awards from Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM)-International Society, Best Track Paper Award, Outstanding Service Award and Teaching & Learning Award in Supply Chain Management. She is a Track Chair for Waste Management and Supply Chain Management, Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management. Sebonkile formed part of the diversity and Inclusion panelist from the 2nd African International Conference on Indutrial Engineering and Operations Management in Harare Zimbabwe, December 2021
Ms Thaba currently is working on two projects, on Enterprise Development, which is Sustainable Supply Chain Management on Agricultural Farming Industry and Social Value Chain Economy within Local Community Enterprises. She currently a PhD candidate at University of Johannesburg, with a proposed title: Deconstructing the Social in Sustainable Supply Chain Management for African Farmers
Global Business Management Education
April 7, Thursday, 10:00 – 10:45 am – Zoom Meeting Room 1
Session Chair: Vincent Onodugo, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus
10:00 am – 10:20 am (Thursday, April 7)
Mr. Lawrance Seseni
College of Business and Economics
University of Johannesburg
Mr. Lawrance Seseni is a PhD Operations Management candidate in the Department of Quality and Operations Management, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, at the University of Johannesburg. He is a Lecturer in the Department of Business Management and at the Centre for Entrepreneurship in the College of Business and Economics at the University of Johannesburg. He is currently lecturing Entrepreneurship Studies to undergraduate students. He is also a co-supervisor for honours and master’s students from the College of Business and Economics. He is a board secretary at IBASA YC (Institute of Business Advisors Southern Africa under the Youth Chapter); he is a Director at Translife; he is a Primary Faculty Advisor for Enactus University of Johannesburg; he is a Peer Mentorship Coordinator for first-year students from the Department of Business Management; he is one of the two staff members who formed the Business Clinic at the University of Johannesburg; he is the editor of the departmental newsletter (Department of Business Management, University of Johannesburg); he is a house warden/house parent; and he is a lab manager for Digital Story Telling, a Common Good First project, which is an initiative by the European Union and Erasmus+. This project comprises universities from Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Scotland, Spain and South Africa as well as the global network, the Social Innovation Exchange. He formerly served as the Director of Human Resources and a founding member of Africa Cooperatives Institute of South Africa. He runs a business consulting company and he is also a wellness coach.
His Master’s in Operations Management was on Quality Management on Furniture Manufacturing SMEs (Small Medium Enterprises). His interest in research is multidisciplinary. He focuses on knowledge management in SMMEs, service and product quality and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Artificial Intelligence and Big Data) for SMEs. He published numerous articles at international conferences, which are indexed by Scopus. On numerous accounts, he served as a Session Chair at international conferences; he reviews conference papers to ensure the quality of work published by international conferences and he served as a Track Chair. With his research, he was classified as a distinguished speaker in one of the international conferences held at Bangkok, Thailand. Through academic work, he travelled several countries abroad, such as Detroit and Washington in the United States of America, and Rotherham, Bristol and Oxford in the United Kingdom. He visited Botswana and Zambia through the Africa-by-Bus project, which is an initiative by the University of Johannesburg.
Mr Lawrance Seseni is a Golden Key member, an international society that honours outstanding academic achievement. Lastly, he is currently establishing a travel and accommodation bursary scheme for learners in rural areas.
10:20 am – 10:40 am (Thursday, April 7)
Dr. Bambang Hengky Rainanto, SPi, MM, CSM, CHRP
Head of the Department of Tourism
Institute of Business and Informatics of Kesatuan, Bogor – Indonesia
Green Marketing Mix as a mediator of environmental factors to create Sustainable Industry Performance in the Hotel Industry
Bambang Hengky Rainanto completed his studies at Brawijaya University, IPB University, and UTHM in 1993, 2003 and 2022. Since 2004 he has been a lecturer with a scientific focus on marketing management. In 2019 he was appointed Head of the Department of Tourism.
Apart from being a lecturer, Bambang Hengky Rainanto has been a part of several consultants since 1999. Some of the international institutions that have been clients include: The World Bank (WB), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund (OECF), Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Central Government, Local Government, and Private Enterprises. The highest position during his time as a consultant was as Team Leader for the SPIRIT-Bappenas project which was funded by The World Bank.
Scientific activities at the International Seminar include: being Chairman of the 10th Indonesian Operation Research Association – International Conference in Global Optimization and Its Applications (IORA – ICoGIA) -2021, Keynote speaker at Public Lecture organized by Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) – 2021, Keynote speaker at International Career, International Education Service (IES) – 2021, Keynote speaker at Vocational Studies in the World (Asia & Europe) – 2020, Keynote speaker at Small Medium Enterprise – 2016, Keynote speaker at The Cross-border Joint Research Project on Marketing Transfer of Japanese Corporation to Asia at Hosei Business School, Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan -2014.
10:40 am – 11:00 am (Thursday, April 7)
ID 53 Thinking online assessments to uphold quality and academic integrity-Lessons from Covid-19 Pandemic
Obianuju. E. Okeke-Uzodike, Faculty of Management Sciences, Department of Applied Management, Durban University of Technology, Riverside Campus, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
11:00 am – 11:20 am (Thursday, April 7)
11:20 am – 11:40 am (Thursday, April 7)
Prof. Vincent Onodugo, PhD, FCAI, FIIA, FNIM
Professor of Management
Dean, Faculty of Business Administration
University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus
Vincent Onodugo, is a Professor of Management and the currently the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. He is an alumnus of University of Port-Harcourt, University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Haggai Leadership Institute, Maui, Hawaii, USA. He is an organisation and human development consultant and researcher of over twenty years experience. inter alia, he teaches Research Methodology, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Project Management and Diversity Management. He has over 65 peer reviewed publications in national and international journals. He is a peer reviewer in Cities and Heliyon (published by Elsevier) and Sage Open (published by Sage) journals among others. He is currently the Editor-in Chief of Nigerian Journal of Management Research (NJMR) and a member of the editorial team of Academy of Strategic Management Journal ( ASMJ). He has attended over 100 workshops and conferences and presented over 350 papers in the process. He has conducted research supervised by Institute of Development Studies, Geneva. He has consulted for the World Bank, UNIDO, PATHS, USAID MARKET, SPARC, DFID, USAID, UNICEF, EU, AFRODAD, GLOBIM, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and National Planning Commission. . He is an Associate Research Fellow of African Institute for Applied Economics (now Afriheritage Institution), Enugu and Institute of Development Studies of the University of Nigeria. He is also a fellow of Nigeria Institute of Management, Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria, Fellow of Institute of Industrial Administration and Member, Mandatory Continuous Professional Education Committee (MCPE) of ICAN. He holds a Master’s and Doctorate degrees in the field of Management. He is a certified SAP and Debt Management Consultant.
He is currently working on two key areas: Entrepreneurship Education and employment generation among the youths; and Exploration of the factors responsible for the high mortality of family-owned businesses in Nigeria.
Global Supply Chain and Logistics
April 7, Thursday, 2:30 – 4:00 pm – Zoom Meeting Room 1
Session Chair: Dr. Ratri Parida
2:30 pm – 2:50 pm (Thursday, April 7)
Dr. Ratri Parida
IMT Ghaziabad, India
Visiting Research Fellow
Guildhall School of Business and Law (GSBL)
London Metropolitan University
Topic: Supply Chain Finance: Insights and Research Opportunities
Dr. Ratri Parida is an Associate Professor in the area of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad and also a Visiting Research Fellow at Guildhall School of Business and Law, London Metropolitan University. She was one of the founding faculty members at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Sambalpur. She was associated with premier institutes like International School of Business and Media (ISBM), Pune, National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR), Pune and Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore. She completed PhD from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur. She has 10 years of experience in research and teaching. She acts as ad-hoc reviewer in many international journals and conferences. Her research interest focuses specifically on Operations Management, Industry 4.0, Sustainability, Lean and Six Sigma, Ergonomics and Healthcare Supply Chain. She has publications in peer reviewed international journals and international conferences in India and abroad.
2:50 pm – 3:10 pm (Thursday, April 7)
Abdul Sattar Safaei, PhD
Associate Professor, Sustainable Supply Chain, Founder of Infinite Booster
Babol Noshirvani University of Technology
3:10 pm – 3:30 pm (Thursday, April 7)
Hallen-by Guitemberg Lamarque
Assistant Professor, Infoworld University, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Master in Agribusiness Management Student at Rome Business School
Hallen-by Guitemberg LAMARQUE, Engineer-Agronomist with specialization in Crop Production. Master’s student in Agribusiness Management and Assistant Professor.
Hallen-by G. Lamarque is a young agronomist who works in agriculture, environmental protection, teaching, and business in the agricultural sector in Haiti. In order to obtain his bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science at ‘’Universite Americaine des Sciences Modernes d’Haiti’’ (UNASMOH) in 2016, Hallen-by undertook his end of studies project on the Sorghum sector at Thomazeau (Haiti). After obtaining his diploma, he started to work at Promotion for Development (PROMODEV – Haiti) as Agronomist and Youth Coordinator. While working at PROMODEV- Haiti, he also worked at some development project in soil conservation, environmental protection and agriculture in Haiti. Hallen-by has also participed in some interested training like Entrepreneurship, Sustainable development, Seed in agriculture and Climate change and many others. Since 2018, he is lecturer, Assistant professor and Professor in agriculture and agricultural Entrepreneurship at some universities in Port-au-Prince and also have a little experience to work as Co-Consultant. Hallen-by is member of National Association of Haitian Agro-professionals (ANDAH). Currently, he is doing his Master degree online in Agribusiness management at Rome Business School (Italy) and would like to do his doctorate in Agro-economy in the next years.
3:30 pm – 3:50 pm (Thursday, April 7)
Dr. M S Uppin
Professor and Head
Department, Industrial & Production Engineering
P.D.A.College of Engineering, Kalaburagi
Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Dr. M S Uppin is currently the Professor and Head of Department, Industrial & Production Engineering, P.D.A.College of Engineering, Kalaburagi. Dr. Uppin has about 34 years of experience in teaching and research. He has guided (02) PhD scholars and (06) are working under him. Dr.Uppin has more than 30 publications in journals and conferences. He has reviewed papers for IJPR and a regular reviewer for IEOM Conferences. As Head of Department he shows keen interest in the activities of IEOM student chapter. His areas of research include Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Industry 4.0, Business Communication, Mechatronics and Manufacturing.