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Dr. Olajumoke Okoya PhD, FHEA, FCMI, MCIPD

Senior Lecturer

Jummy is an International Consultant and Speaker on Organisational & leadership Development, Wellness & Resilience and positive psychology coaching. She is also a highly experienced Educator, Trainer and Researcher with more than 20years experience. Her experience spans across public, private and UK higher education. She has expertise of uniquely integrating Positive Psychology interventions with HR Tools to achieve flourishing organisation and thriving employees. Her passion is optimal functioning and peak performance of individuals and organisations. She has expertise of setting up staff network to improve Diversity and inclusion and implementing mentoring schemes to develop talent pipelines. She is highly skilled in developing and facilitating in-house programmes, programme validation and bespoke research. As an Equality and Diversity (E&D) expert she leads on developing E&D strategy and develops programmes to improve gender parity, inclusive workplace and the monitoring of E&D data. She is also highly skilled in developing and facilitating in-house programmes, programme validation and bespoke research. She is highly skilled in working closely with Business School to support PG students in developing sustainable student retention and attainment strategy by employing positive education and particularly developing effective coping mechanism for the students to allow them thrive and flourish whilst managing competing demands (studying, working other commitments. As an Equality and Diversity (E&D) expert she leads on developing E&D strategy and develops programmes to improve gender parity, inclusive workplace and monitoring E&D data. Jummy is very passionate about developing female talent pipeline and encouraging more women into leadership positions. Jummy holds a PhD in Human Resource Management and Entrepreneurship, MSc in Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology; she is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a fellow of Chartered Management Institute. She is also a Chartered academic member of CIPD. Her research interrogated the impact of Organisational climate on organisational performance, particularly focusing on how leadership, HR policies and practices and organisational culture shapes organisational climate in High growth SMEs. She has contributed to several international conferences (Dubai, Morocco, Ghana & Northern Ireland) on organisational development and talent management. She is currently a senior lecturer at the University of East London, a visiting lecturer (VL) at many reputable institutions both in the UK (Imperial College Business School) & overseas (University for Foreigners of Perugia Italy). She manages International partnerships in Greece, Malaysia and Germany.

    Interests and Expertise

    • Entrepreneurship
    • Human Resource management
    • Organisational behaviour
    • Training & Development
    • Coaching and mentoring
    • HRD



    Overview

    Current research and publications

    Organisational climate and performance: Case study of Nigerian High growth SMEs.
    Challenges and prospects of HRD: A case study of Nigerian SMEs


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    Research