CV

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Name           Dr Stanley Ebikinei Eguruze

Address       London SW17

Telephone:   07438320415

Email            seguruze@yahoo.co.uk

 

Career Summary

 

My experience is mainly concentrated in Marketing, with exposure to Administrative or Clerical / Admin and legal. Over 38 years of work experience, with 26 years of management experience, including a high-level position.  Most recent employer  –  American University for Leaders (formerly called American University in London). Most recent Professional Position – Adjunct Associate Professor in Marketing/Supervisor.   I have made significant contributions to marketing education. Over 11 years of Marketing lecturer positions in Nigeria and UK Universities.  Most recent book publication “Tackling Poverty, using Social Marketing Techniques (SMT). Most recent teaching professional training completed –  the Level 4 Certificate in teaching: preparing to teach at the life long learning (PTLLS  3/4, 2011). Before then, I completed – the NCFE Level 3 Award in Assessing Candidates Using Range of Methods (A1 Assessors Award; 3/10/2010). I will be bringing these new insights to make a difference at any new position.

 

 

Educational qualifications

2016 – 2012     PhD  in Marketing; Cardiff Metropolitan University, my research area

was in the area of Social  Marketing Technique (SMT).

2011-2009       MA Youth & Community Studies Brunel University, London

1995- 1996      MA Marketing – University of Greenwich, London

1992- 1995       LLB(Hons) Law – University of East London

1987 – 1988     Diploma Marketing  – Chartered Institute of Marketing  (CIM)

1985 -1986      Advance Diploma in Marketing – Association of Business Executives

(ABE)

1986 – 1987     Senior Diploma in Marketing Strategy  – Management and

Marketing Sales – Associations (MAMSA)

1980 – 1982     Bsc in Marketing –  Andrew Jackson University Louisiana, USA

1973 – 1979    West African School Certificate /GCE ‘0’ Levels

 

Work experience

14 July –  to DATE       Adjunct Professor in Marketing/Supervisor –  London-based American University for Leaders.  Through this position , I have transformed the lives of Masters/PhD supervisees by adopting constructive mentoring/creative ways of supervising, while developing their employability skills and potentials for the future. By using these methodology/language, it changed perceptions of students and increases motivational levels.                                  On-going

 

8 March 2005 – to DATE   Lecturer II  –  Niger Delta University Wilberforce Island; Bayelsa state, Nigeria.                                                                                    On-going                                                                        

 

This was my first University lecturer potion.  My responsibilities included teaching and supervising year levels three and four students.

Teaching roles and responsibilities

Taught  – Business Policy  (I and II ) year 4; Business analysis year 3;Marketing research years 3 and 4; Organizational Development  (OD) year 3; Consumer behaviour, motivation and  year 3; Retailing and wholesaling  year 3; Industrial marketing year 3; Distribution management; Project supervision. Assignment

 

Administrative Roles  and Responsibilities

  • Served as Secretary of the Department of the Business Administration’s Marketing Seminar Committee 2005/6
  • Served as Chair of the Course Department of Business Administration’s Course Development Committee 2006/7
  • Offered strategic assisted (as a Volunteer at the) First Development Round table Conference at the Centre for Niger Delta Studies (CNDS) 8th July 2008
  • Represented the Department of Business Administration to the Faculty of Management Sciences’ Conference Registration 2007
  • Student Advisor/Counsellor for level 1 Marketing Students 2006/7

 

Principal & CEO  London College of Business and Niger Delta Studies (LCBNDS)  (To DATE  – July 2011)  –                                                                                   

Responsibilities – Self-employed entrepreneur/management consultant.  LCBNDS is committed to empowering generations to achieve their personal goals through flexible and quality learning opportunities.                                                                   On-going

 

June 30 2011 – September  2009  Lecturer Pinnacle International College(UK) 

To date – July 2011 Principal & CEO  London College of Business and Niger Delta Studies (LCBNDS)  – Self-employed entrepreneur/management consultant.  LCBNDS is committed to empowering generations to achieve their personal goals through flexible and quality learning opportunities.

 

Lecturer Pinnacle International College(UK)  312 High Rd, Tottenham, London N16:   Tel 0208 885 5577; Fax: 0208 885 5511; Email: enquiries@pinnacleic.com   I was The Head of the Postgraduate Programme        (June 30 2011 – September  2009)

 

Roles and Responsibilities: Lectured the  following courses

ABE postgraduate – Strategic Business Management/Planning; ABE postgraduate – Organization Resources Management; ABE postgraduate Management in Action; ABE postgraduate Leadership and Change Management; ABE advance Diploma  Strategic Management; ABE diploma  marketing principles and communications

ABP Postgraduate diploma in  Strategic Management in Leadership in Health and Social Care; ILEX  level 3 – Criminal law; ILEX level 3  –  Introduction to Law and practice; Legal Theory; ABE  diploma –  Business law;  Supervising projects/assignments.

 

Part time Lecturer –  Imo State University; Bayelsa Study Centre (Yenagoa), Nigeria                                                                        (September  2009 –    May 2005)    

Roles and Responsibilities

Taught the subjects – Business policy; Public finance; Research Methodology

 

Part time Lecturer – Federal Polytechnic at Damaturu, in Yobe State, Bayelsa Study Centre, Yenagoa, Nigeria                                 (September 2009 – May 2005 )

Roles and Responsibilities;  Taught the subject –   Legal Aspects of Marketing

 

Bookworld – Stationery and Business Centre at Greenvilla Road, Biogbolo, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State Nigeria.                                            (March 2006 – Jan 2008)

Roles and Responsibilities

Proprietor (Chief Executive) – responsible for all strategic matters, including overall smooth-running of the business

 

Hon Chairman  –  Yenagoa Chamber of Commerce (YRCCIMA) Bayelsa State in Nigeria                                                                        (September 2009 –  June 2007)

 

Roles and Responsibilities

I was Honorary Business Consultant – a voluntary position

Hon chairman of the Business Development Unit 2006/7

Hon Small & Medium Enterprises Committee   2007/8

Provided strategic advice, technical support and assistance to member organizations

Chaired committee business meetings

Drafted and prepared business (or development) plans

Liaised with relevant authorities and organizations

Part of the Secretary to the Bayelsa State Government’s entourage to the United States’ (Atlanta, Georgia), Sept 2006, as one of the business advisers, representative of YECCIMA.

Provided consultancy services to local authorities, government departments, mainstream university as well as voluntary colleges.

 

Blue Arrow Employment Agency, 42 Tooting High Street, London SW17 ; Several placements. Ms Rebecca Robins                                             (April 2011 – July 2011 )

Roles and Responsibilities

Roehampton University: provided administrative support –  July 16-18

filing documents, search for documents in files, typed in as well as retrieved information data in computer, made/answered telephone, sent/received fax messages, photocopied documents

 

Lambeth College  Vauxhall Centre – worked with client in classroom, provided one-to-one support to the client with disabilities in Motor Cycle Maintenance class, handled, carried equipment  and books, bag, etc for client, did spelling, wrote, read, observed, walked with client, used the library and computer typed/retrieved information data, searched for information in internet/google whilst doing numeracy and literacy assignments with client, etc

Lambeth College Brixton Centre worked with teacher in drama-class as well as yuga class: students with disabilities participated in drama and dance, sensory expressions, drumming,  lunch duties, as well as performed a show at the famous Battersea Arts  Centre (BAC) in Lavender Hill, Wansdworth Council, London SW11

 

Part time tutor   – Woolwich European Business College, at Woolwich, South London                                                (September 2006 – December 2006)

Roles and Responsibilities

Taught – Constitutional Law; Introduction to Law and practice; Legal theory  and practice, and Supervised assignments.

 

Part time   Student Support Worker Assistant (SSA) at Lambert College (Clapham), South London. Temping for Brook Street (Social Work)            

                                                                                             (January 2004 – May 2005)

Roles and Responsibilities

Assisted adult students with learning difficulties (or disabilities)

Assisted with their studies: numeracy, literacy, graphics (eg spelling, reading, writing, drawing, etc) on the course (in the classroom)

Assisted with their outdoor activities such as (visited leisure parks, farm, garden, museum, pub, shopping, etc)

 

London Area Co-ordinator  (South London Region); Supplementary Schools  Support Services (SSS), Brixton, South London      (November  2003 –  March 2004)

 

SSS was a Pilot Project funded by the DfES, aimed at supporting supplementary schools to become more sustainable, independent and influential in their sphere of work. SSS worker with over 100 supplementary schools and supported approximately 4,000 pupils. It provided over £300,000 in funding to supplementary schools operating in London

 

Roles and Responsibilities

Worked with and/or supervised over 70 voluntary projects/schools in South London eg:

 

Facilitated zonal supplementary schools forum made of supplementary schools and other key stakeholders

Provided targeted capacity-building support to supplementary  schools including funding, training and consultancy services

Disseminating information on good practice

Organized and delivered seminars, conferences and other events

Provided advocacy and undertook research  for supplementary schools

Provided consultancy services to local authorities and mainstream schools

On 22 March 2002:  prior to working for SSS (on this post), on behalf of the Ijaw Youths Link Project (my Project where I was Volunteer-Project Manager:  attended

 

The Beyond Saturday School The Future of Supplementary Education Conference:  Organized by SSS; held at the London Voluntary Sector Resource Centre, 365 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA.   My Project – Ijaw Youths Link Project was a member/beneficiary project of SSSS.

 

Then, on 23 February 3003, as SSS staff: February 2003: I organized on behalf of SSS The South London Regional Supplementary Schools Conference: held at The Westminster Abbey, South London. This was attended by over 60 supplementary Schools.

 

Peer Support Worker/(South West London Region)/Community Champion: The Scarman’s Trust                                                                 (January 2000 – June 2000)

 

Roles and Responsibilities

Facilitated regional user-groups forum made of beneficiary voluntary organizations as well as individual community champion award-winners

Provided targeted capacity-building support to beneficiary organizations including funding, training and consultancy services

Disseminating information on good practice

Organized and delivered seminars, conferences and other events

Provided monthly feedback at meetings being held at Scarman Trust HQ on regular basis in the city of London.

 

The position of Peer Support Worker (South West London Region  job contract was that, it was an independent and/or semi- autonomous job portfolio. Which meant that I was actually carrying out my duties on behalf Scarman’s Trust (my job description for Scarman), whilst based at Ijaw Youths Link Project.

 

Scarman’s Trust in partnership with the Ijaw Youths Link Project) jointly covered expenses relating to these activities which had been held at my project office: The Ijaw Youths Link Project (Youth and Community Centre) at 76 Falcon Road, Battersea, London SW11 2LR).  This centre was later re-named The Isaac Boro Centre.

 

As SSS staff, I also organized on behalf of SSS,  The South London Regional Supplementary Schools Conference: held at The Westminster Abbey, South London. This was attended by over 60 supplementary Schools. ( This was held on 23 February 3003, as SSS staff: February 2003)

 

Peer Support Worker/(South West London Region)/Community Champion: The Scarman’s Trust                        (January 2000 – June 2000)

 

Roles and Responsibilities

Facilitated regional user-groups forum made of beneficiary voluntary organizations as well as individual community champion award-winners

Provided targeted capacity-building support to beneficiary organizations including funding, training and consultancy services

Disseminating information on good practice

Organized and delivered seminars, conferences and other events

Provided monthly feedback at meetings being held at Scarman Trust HQ on regular basis in the city of London.

 

The position of Peer Support Worker (South West London Region  job contract was that, it was an independent and/or semi- autonomous job portfolio. Which meant that I was actually carrying out my duties on behalf Scarman’s Trust (my job description for Scarman), whilst based at Ijaw Youths Link Project.

 

Scarman’s Trust in partnership with the Ijaw Youths Link Project) jointly covered expenses relating to these activities which had been held at my project office: The Ijaw Youths Link Project (Youth and Community Centre) at 76 Falcon Road, Battersea, London SW11 2LR).  This centre was later re-named The Isaac Boro Centre.

 

 

Worked as Temporary Residential Social Worker  with Brook Street (Social  Work) Employment Agency (January 1999 – 2003 on and off)

 

Different placement locations

Sent to different placements in Wandsworth Borough Council, including:

Wilna Road (Families Resources Centre) – residential centre families

Burntwood Social Education Centre – day centre for adults with disabilities;

Winstanley Estate Centre – residential centre for young people with challenging behavious;  Other  centers where I worked include,  Clapham Common, Battersea Close, Balham, etc

 

Roles and Responsibilities

One-to-one  support for clients, including observations

Out door activities: attended cinema,  leisure park, etc

Played games indoors: pool, table tennis, shopping, etc

Cleaned/washed up – plates, rooms, toilet activities, etc

Literacy and numeracy support: reading, spelling, writing, etc

Sleep-in shifts, as well as day shifts

Writing of reports on each shift and activity (before handing over)

 

Ijaw Youths Link Project (Youth and Community Centre) as a Volunteer Project-Manager                                                             (November 1991- May 2005)

 

A charitable organization co-founded by me in 1989 and a group of African volunteers (Ijaw Peoples Association (IPA), Ijaw Women’s Association (IWA), as well as young people) in response to growing need the promotion of African culture, languages and history. This is done through provision of regular workshops/classes as well as drop-in centre.  Ijaw Youth Link is run entirely by volunteers who are the most value resources at the Project.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

I was instrumental in the founding process/foundation secretary

Organised day-to-day activities

Reported to the Management committee

Did the registration as charity as well as company ltd by gurantee

Supervised other volunteer staff

Liaised with all relevant bodies: statutory as well as voluntary

Fundraised-successfully from a range of funders: Wandsworth Borough Council, Sir Walter St Johns Charity, Children Fund (National Lottery/Peabody Trust), Capital Radio (Help London Child), Scarman’s Trust, Trust For London, Nationwide Foundation, Wakeham Trust, British Council/EU, etc.

Drafted reports to funders

Drafted all documentations in compliance with quality-control eg constitution, equal opportunities, health and safety policies, recruitment policies, financial policies, children policy, complaint policy/procedure, centre-booking policy, volunteer contract,etc

Prepared annual reports

Organised series of UK-outdoor trips with young people/trustees, Aklowa Village in Bishops Stotford in Herdfordshire, Brighton seaside,  Blackpool seadise resort; Windsor safari resort, Liverpool slave-port Museum,  London Museum, Common wealth  Secretariat, etc

Organized international youth exchange-trips: feasibility study to Amsterdam (Holland) between 1999 – 2001,

Organised  two Commonwealth Youths Exchange  Trips between Nigeria-UK  between 2003 – 2004:  2 weeks exploratory trip (2003) and then  3-weeks full-visit with 7 young people (2004).  Aim was to provide young people born outside African to experience their cultural heritage and vice versa.

 

Joshua & Co Solicitors, Drummant Rd, Peckham, London SE15   as  Legal Assistant

(June – December 1998  June

Roles and Responsibilities

Attended to clients; took instructions from clients and followed  up matters; provided legal advice, drafted letters of representation, opened/closed file, prepared legal aid form, attended court with Solicitor,  attended meetings, outdoor clerking, reporting to solicitor as well as the principal,

 

D.J. Harry & CO Solicitors, Rye Lane, Peckham, London SE15  as Legal Case Worker

Roles and Responsibilities                                                              (January – June 1998) 

Legal advice and representation as above

 

Elmi Wesley & CO Solicitors (formerly Charles Wesley & Co)  at Kings street, Hammersmith W10, as well as Lewisham High Road, London SE    (January 1997 – December 1998)

Roles and Responsibilities

Legal advice and representation, as above

 

Federation of Law Centres, Warren Street, London WC1  as Part time Volunteer Administrative Worker                                                       (January 1997 – June 1997)

Roles and Responsibilities

Opened  daily posts; sorted letters/posts

Contributed towards monthly newsletter’s production

Sent/received letters/documents to &from member organizations

Did lots of photocopying

Sent/received fax messages

Went to the posts/other errands

 

Wandsworth and Merton Law Centre, Lavender Hill, London SW11 as Part time Volunteer Administrative Support Worker for the South West London Area

Roles and Responsibilities                                                                       (1995-1996)

Administrative support as above

 

Association of Combined Youth Clubs (ACYC)  Batter ea Park Road, London SW11 as Development Worker (Part time).                                       (January 1995  December )

Roles  and Responsibilities

Worked with/provided strategic support to over 50 youth groups

Visited  member organizations and reported back to Director

Liaison with member organizations across London

Monitored supervised member organizations’  quality control

Attended meetings and took minutes

 

Wandsworth Management  & Secretarial  Services (WM&SS), later renamed: Wandsworth Management Services (WMS) of which I was the Proprietor

(January 1988 – September 1991 )

Roles and Responsibilities

Self-employment so I was absolutely responsible to my clients as well as other publics: statutory/non-statutory stakeholders

Created markets (demands) for the business services ensuring sustained sales/profitability

Ensured customers are satisfied which sustained repeat purchases

Ensured all social, financial, environmental obligations were met

Ensuring business growth (development)

Developed business plan and  ensured its effective implementation

Reason for closure: was due to persistent burglary to such a small business, so I closed it and left for further studies, which was mistake.

Raised over £100,000 for 30 small-voluntary organizations over 10 yrs

 

Marketing Officer at Talent Research Company in Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria

(December 1983 -February 1985)

 

Mobile International Salesman in Germany, Heidelberg and later in Dusseldorf

(19982-1983)

Roles and Responsibilities

Self employment: so I was responsible to every stakeholders

Travelling between Germany, Greece, Austria, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, and then back to West Germany, at same time studied briefly at Schiller International University (An American University in Heidelberg, West Germany).

 

Mobile Salesman in Greece, Athens                                                       (1980-1982)

Roles and Responsibilities

Self employed: so I was responsible to my clients and other publics

selling assorted personal gift items such as wrist- watches, perfumes (aromas), bids/chains, for ladies as well as for men.

This was done in Athens as well as several Greek cities and Islands. This was while I was studying at the American College of Greece (Deree Pierce College), Down Town Campus, Athens, as well as at University of Laverne, California (campus in Athens-Greece)

 

Rivers State Civil Service Commission, Port Harcourt, Nigeria as Clerical Officer

(January 1979 – October 1980)

Roles and Responsibilities

Clerical officer reporting to a supervisor and head of department

Sorted post as well as filed same in their respective files

Opened/closed files

Recorded in-coming/outgoing mail data

Drafted letters/acknowledged correspondences

Attended department meetings/took minutes

Other Interests

Aside from research and writing books, my other interests include travelling and community development. Most important of all is tackling poverty with special interest in eliminating extreme-poverty in developing countries.

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