Dr. Olajide Ajewole

Dr. Olajide Ajewole is a lecturer in business and management at the Guildhall School of Business and Law.

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Dr. Olajide Ajewole has his bachelor’s degree from the University of Ilorin, Post graduate diploma in human resources management, Master’s in International Business (United Kingdom), PhD in Business Management (United Kingdom). He is a Chartered Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and member of Chartered Institute of Management (United Kingdom). Olajide has over 18 years of professional experience sectors such as – fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), consumer finance, retail, higher education, hospitality and healthcare.

He has over 4 years of teaching experience in higher education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has worked with a number of universities such as University of West London, University of Northumbria, London, Waltham International College and University of Hertfordshire.

His current research areas focus on entrepreneurship, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), digitalisation of SMEs, organisational change and performance within formal and informal institutional contexts.

Some of the modules he has taught include; Project Management, Organisation behaviour and management, Human Resources Management, Digital Technologies in Business, Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Emerging Digital Marketing, Managing Knowledge, Global Strategy, International Business, The Digital landscape, Principles of Marketing, amongst others.

He currently teaches International Project Management Practice, and Strategic Programme, Portfolio and Project Management. Equally, he does postgraduate dissertation supervision.

  • Olajide Ajewole (2021) How Do Formal and Informal Financial Arrangements Influence the Growth and Routines of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises? A Qualitative Investigation of The Manufacturing Sector in Southwest Nigeria.
  • Ajewole, O. and Forbin, B - Exploration of how institutions (formal and informal financial sources) impact the adoption and development of new routines in SMEs (In progress)

Dr. Olajide Ajewole
Lecturer in Strategic Management