Prof. (Mrs.) Rosemond Boohene

[Prof. (Mrs.) Rosemond Boohene is an Associate Professor of Enterprise Development at the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Small Enterprise Development (CESED), University of Cape Coast with more than eighteen years (18) experience.

She is also the Dean of International Education and served as Head of Department Management Studies and Vice Dean, School of Business at the University of Cape Coast.

Prof. Rosemond Boohene holds a PhD in Entrepreneurship and Small Enterprise Development from the University of New England, Australia, PDipCom and MCom (Accounting) from the University of Otago, New Zealand, BCom (Hons) and Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana and a Diploma in Small Enterprise Development, Galilee College, Israel.

She has presented papers at both local and international conferences and conducted a number of studies on women, entrepreneurship and small enterprise development in Ghana. She was member of a team, which conducted feasibility studies into the establishment, and use of small citrus processing plants in the Central Region of Ghana for JICA and currently the Lead Consultant for the Graduate Enterprise Development Initiative (GEDI) project for the EXIM Bank (Ghana). She has also supported in writing business and strategic plans for numerous small firms and organizations in Ghana.

Prof. Boohene had worked with a team of consultants to develop a university wide entrepreneurship courses, involved in strategically harnessing entrepreneurial potentials of students into viable businesses. She has consulted for international as well as local institutions on business incubator development, academic industry linkages and capacity building programmes for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises in managing their distressed businesses.

She had over the years also consulted and written proposals for various small firms to secure funding from the Council for Vocational Technical Education (COTVET), Skills Development Fund (SDF). Currently, she is managing a project on Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Economic Development. A collaboration between the School of Business, University of Cape Coast, University of Nairobi and the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, University of Applied Sciences, Germany. She also the team leader on an European Union supported program on creating business opportunities from electronic waste in Ghana. She is a passionate professor of entrepreneurship who seeks to develop international relations that lead to mutual benefit of universities as well as industry.

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