Dr Omowunmi (Omo) Adeola-Omole

Job: Programme Lead Business Management / Senior Lecturer in Business Management

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 0 (116) 257 7197

E: omowunmi.adeola-omole@dmu.ac.uk

W: http://dmu.ac.uk/bal


Personal profile

Dr Omo Adeola-Omole is a professional academic practitioner in the economics and business management field with experience of developing and delivering academic and executive programmes, engagement in accreditations and validations, with a strong commitment to student employability and corporate engagement.

Omo is the Programme lead for BA (Hons) Business Management and Senior Lecturer in Business Management at Leicester Castle Business School, School of Leadership, Management and Marketing. Omo had previously worked at the Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University Aberdeen for four years as well as at British Telecoms and Royal Bank of Scotland prior to joining DMU. She is very dedicated to driving innovative approaches through industry alliance to Business education.

Omo strongly advocates the need for business education to integrate critical thinking and ideas generation around information technology, business resilience, entrepreneurship, and innovation. She consistently drives for a globally competitive curriculum by bringing together both academic theory and advanced exposure to real-world business practices to meet the needs of the rapidly changing business environment through her teachings. She has supervised and examined various PhD and DBA students.

Research group affiliations

The Centre for Enterprise and Innovation (CEI)

Publications and outputs

  • Adeola-Omole, O and Rufai, I. (2019)- Contemporary Business Issues, McGrawHill.
  • Adeola-Omole O. (2013). “An empirical investigation of telephony impact on business performance and regional development: evidence from small businesses in Nigeria.” OpenAir@rgu.

Research interests/expertise

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Information technology in small businesses
  • Ethnic entrepreneurship
  • SMEs and Regional Development

Areas of teaching

Business Management/International Business Management, Economics,Entrepreneurship and Dissertations


Ph.D.: Management with Economics
Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University – Aberdeen

PgCert: Research Methods
Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen

Master of Science: Management
Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen

Bachelor of Science
University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Courses taught

Strategic Analysis, Consultancy Project, International Business Environment, Performance, Planning and Decision Making, Business Economics, Managing People, Management Concepts, Contemporary Business Issues, Global Contemporary Business Issues, Introductory Economics, Business Ideas and Opportunities, Business Creation and Growth, Research Methods.

Honours and awards

  • Scottish Overseas Research Students Award (SORSAS) -2010
  • Outstanding Lecturer- Student Led Teaching Awards- 2014


Membership of professional associations and societies

  • Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Open University Professional and Academic Development (OpenPAD)
  • Chartered Management Institute
  • British Academy of Management
  • Nigerian Institute of Management 

Professional licences and certificates

  • Higher Education Academy (HEA)- Senior Fellow
  • Open University Professional and Academic Development (OpenPAD)-Fellow
  • Enhancing Programme Leadership- Advance HE
  • Professional Scrum Master
  • Professional Scrum Product Owner
  • Scrum Foundation Professional Certificate

Conference attendance

  • Adeola-Omole, O. (2018). “The Influence of telephony on Business performance and Regional development in Nigeria” CAREED Conference, Glasgow August 2018.
  • Adeola-Omole O. (2011). “An empirical investigation of telephony impact on business performance” European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Aberdeen Business School, September 2011.
  • Adeola-Omole O. (2010). “The role of telecom as a consequence of liberalisation on businesses” Presented at the Research Student seminar, School of Economics, University of East Anglia. October 2010.

Current research students

Tigan Daspan- 1st Supervisor

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