PROFILE OF MR. ADU, ISAAC AJIBOLA – MANAGING CONSULTANT, BUKAD CONSULT LIMITED
Adu is currently the Managing Consultant of Bukad Consult Limited and Bukad Business Center. A Banker with over Twenty three years of experience with Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. Adu is an Accredited Management Trainer by Centre for Management Development (CMD), a Member of both Nigerian Institute of Training and Development (NITAD) and Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria (IMCON). He joined the Staff Training Department of Union Bank in May 1994, where he was actively involved in facilitation of learning sessions, Designing and Review of Training Curriculum/Programmes, Employees Training Need Identification, Coordination of training/workshops for senior staff, Plan annual Training and Development programme for all staff in the organization, Design and develop training modules, regular review of course materials, Drawing up an overall Training Plan & Budget, Managing Training Budget with increasing returns and general Staff/Office Administration and Management
He later became the Head, Research and Knowledge Department of Union Bank where he was actively involved in packaging, reviewing and co-coordinating workshops for both middle and senior level management staff. And for over five years, he was the Team Lead on both the “Train the Trainers Workshop” (a course designed for all would-be Trainers) and “Resources Management Course (a course designed for all Branch Managers and Chief Marketing Officers of the bank)”. As a Trainer of Trainers, Adu is indeed an experienced Trainer.
He was at one time the Head Retail Banking, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc Foreshore Towers Branch Lagos, managing retail banking accounts, winning accounts for the branch, giving consumer banking loans to qualified customers and monitoring same to ensure such loans do not go bad at the end of the day. Organising training and re-training for Retail Marketing Officers on regular basis. He retired voluntarily from the service of the Bank on July 4th 2012 into private practice.
Adu holds the following qualifications to his credit, AMT – Accredited Management Trainer by Centre for Management Development, MBF - Masters Degree in Banking and Finance with specialization in Marketing from University of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, ACIB - Associate Chartered Institute of Banker of Nigeria, HND - Higher National Diploma in Business Administration from The Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Ogun State, MITD - Member Nigerian Institute of Training and Development, MNIM - Member Nigerian Institute of Management, ANIMN - Associate National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, MIMC - Member Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria and ACM - Associate Institute of Cost Management. He is currently in the membership committee of Nigerian Institute of Training and Development (NITAD) Lagos state chapter.
He has delivered papers on programmes organized by the following companies; 1) Centre for Management Development (CMD), 2) Nigerian Institute of Training and Development (NITAD), 3) HASAL Institute of Microfinance Studies Academy, Abuja, 4) Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) Lagos state Branch, 5) Ben Ife Adekagun & co, 6) HMJ James Consult Limited, 7) FILBY Consult, 8) Career Anchor Consulting Ltd, 9) Credible Associates, 10) Upward Consulting, 11) SLY Consult, 12) Apex Associates 13) Blue Ocean Strategy Ltd 14) USAID and 15) CladPac Consult Ltd.
He has an excellent skill in the use of PowerPoint for presentations and also trains regularly on the use of PowerPoint for presentation.
He has attended the following training related workshops amongst others; Advanced Management Trainers Workshop organised by CMD, Management Trainers’ Development Workshop (BASIC MANDEV) organised by CMD, Management Training Curriculum Development Workshop organised by CMD, Research Methodology Workshop organized by CMD, Mastering Strategy Programme organised by Lagos Business School, Train the Trainers Workshop organised by Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Designing and Delivering Dynamic Learning Workshop organised by USAID, Training-The-Trainers Workshop organised by Mac-Tay Tack Training, Making Learning User-Friendly organised by Institute of Financial Planning and Strategy Master Class for HR Professionals organised by Learning Resource Associates.
He has equally attended other internal and external courses aimed at developing his innate capability. Adu is a well groomed Trainer in all ramifications.
ADU, ISAAC AJIBOLA – AMT, MBF, ACIB, HND, MITD, MNIM, ANIMN, MIMC, ACM.