UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCE UNIMED SHORT COURSE IN MASTER

UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

SHORT COURSE IN MASTER GRANT PROPOSAL WRITING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS

The University of Medical Sciences in Ondo City, Ondo State was
established with the mission to foster excellence in teaching, research and
service delivery in all health sciences disciplines. The purpose of the
University is to do things differently in ways to correct the present
inadequacies that characterize the tertiary educational system in Nigeria. One
of the strategies that the University has identified for achieving its
developmental milestones is high level training and re-training for staff and
students that would re-cultivate the best practices in the University system.
To this end, the University is convening a unique workshop on Master
Grant Proposal Writing and Financial Management for Teaching and Non-Teaching
staff of Universities to engender financial sustainability for Universities.
Although Universities often fret about non-available funds for development, the
proper management of the modicum of funds available is also very critical to
the development aspirations of any tertiary institution. This workshop will
bring together some of the best minds in University education nationally, to
teach contemporary and innovative methods of fund raising and financial
management within the Nigerian tertiary system.
·     
The objectives of the workshop are as follows:
·     
To familiarise participants with modern methods
of funding raising, grant proposal writing and financial management that are
consistent with international best practices;
·     
To show examples of successful fund raising
strategies and financial management practices used by high performing
Universities worldwide;
·     
To bring participants in contact with donor
agencies able to act on the funding needs of Universities; and
·     
To respond to the specific funding and financial
management needs of participating institutions by assisting with refinement of
concept papers and draft proposals.
WHO SHOULD APPLY
Academic and Non-Teaching Staff from tertiary institutions
(Universities, Poly/Monotechnics, Colleges of Education, etc.) and other
interested individuals from the government and non­governmental sectors are
encouraged to attend. We particularly welcome senior officials and
administrators responsible for fund raising and financial management and who
can use the novel ideas obtained at the workshop to improve the funding
situation of their institutions.
COURSE FACULTY
This consists of very senior University administrators and Academics
who have practicable experiences in fund raising and financial management. Some
of these include the following:
1.        
Professor Peter Okebukola — former Executive
Secretary, NUC
2.        
Professor OA Bamiro — former Vice-Chancellor,
University of Ibadan
3.        
Professor Michael O. Faborode — Secretary
General, Committee of Vice-Chancellors.
4.        
Dr Kole Shettima – Country Director, the
Macarthur Foundation
5.        
Professor Richard Anao — former Vice-Chancellor,
University of Benin
6.        
Mr Innocent Chukwuma — Representative, Office of
the Ford Foundation, Lagos
7.        
Dr Mairo Mandara – Country Director, the Bill
and Melinda Gates Foundation
8.        
Professor Val. Aletor — Former Vice-Chancellor,
Elizade University, llaramokin
9.        
Professor Idowu Olayinka, Vice-Chancellor,
University of Ibadan
10.    
Ven Professor Uche C, Isiugo-Abanihe,
Vice-Chancellor, Paul University, Akwa
11.    
Professor Zachariah Debo Adeyewa,
Vice-Chancellor, Redeemer’s University, Ede.
12.    
Professor Ndowa E. S. Lale — Vice-Chancellor,
University of Portharcourt.
13.    
Professor Birn. Akintade — Director, Advancement
and Documentation, UNIMED.
14.    
Professor M. O. Ajisafe – Vice-Chancellor, Afe
Babalola University, Ado Ekiti.
15.    
Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, Secretary-
Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption.
16.    
Dr. Joshua Attah – NUC, Abuja.
17.    
Dr. Mike Egboh-Path 2, Abuja.
18.    
Mrs. J. A. Akeredoiu – Bursar, Obafemi Awolowo
University, lie Ife.
19.    
Mr. Peter Olusola Akindele – Ag. Director,
Internal Audit, FUTA.
20.    
Mr. Sunday O. Adegoke – Auditor General, Ondo
State.
21.    
Mr. Festus O. Fawehinmi, Former Chief
Procurement Officer, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State
22.    
Professor Friday Okonofua, Vice-Chancellor
University of Medical Sciences, Ondo State
WORKSHOP DATES
The workshop dates are August 22-24, 2016. Arrival is August 21, while
Departure is August 25.
ACCOMMODATION
Cheap but decent accommodation is available on a first come, first
served basis.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applications with names of nominees and their current portfolios should
be forwarded to the Deputy Registrar of UNIMED (as shown below).
COURSE FEE:
All applications should be returned with a bank draft for N50,000.00
($300.00) being the workshop fee (excluding accommodation, feeding and other
incidentals) drawn in favour of the “University of Medical Sciences”.
Applications should be submitted by email or hard copies to:
Mr. Adeyinka Adekalu
Deputy Registrar, Academic Affairs,
University of Medical Sciences, Laje Road. Ondo City. Ondo State.
Nigeria. Tel: +234 (0) 803-588-7283, 818-359-2589 Email: aadekalu@unimeds.edu.ng; yinkaadekalu@yahoo.com
Dr. (Mrs) Eunice Funke Oyebade, mni
Registrar

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