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By:Mends Wiafe Akenten <sirmends@yahoo.com>
Date: 4 April 2017

P. O. Box KS 11090

Kumasi Ghana

Phone: 233-20-8141028

E-mail: sirmends@yahoo.com


Skype ID: sirmends73

Career Objective
To pursue a path with an international organization that has human development as the core business

Personal Data
Date of birth: 1973
Gender: Male
Nationality: Ghanaian

[2016 ---..] Diploma in English for Business (online) Shaw College, UK
[2015] TEFL/TESOL ( online) Certificate
[2014 to date] D B U, India Master in Entrepreneurship and Leadership in Strategic Management
[2003-2007] Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi Bachelor of Arts (Economics/Sociology [Second Class Lower]
[1994-1997] Kibi Teacher Training College, Kibi GhanaTeacher’s Cert A Certificate
[1989-1994]St. Oppon Memorial Secondary School, Kokofu Ordinary Level Certificate

Work Experience
[2014-2017] Grace Baptist School, Amakom Kumasi
[2009-2017] Finance Committee Chairperson, St. James Baptist Church, Bantama Kumasi
[2003-2008] Teacher, Faith Senior High School, Tafo Nhyiaeso, Kumasi
[2000-2003] Teacher, Adventist Preparatory, Old Tafo, Kumasi
[1997-2000] Teacher, Akurafu (Sefwi Wiawso)

Research Experience
[2014] The use refrigerants in the Ghanaian Market and the prospect of introducing a new product
[2006] Researched into ‘’Ethnocentrism on the campuses of Ghanaian Universities’’: The impact of ethnocentric activities towards the development of Ghana.
[1995] The contribution of Civil Societies to the Democratic Development in Ghana

Special Attributes And Abilities
Strong Leadership qualities with the ability to set and communicate strategies.
Excellent Oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and reasonably.
Ability to tackle complex problems involving multiple facets and variables in non standardized situations. Ability to assess personal strengths and weaknesses.
Excellent organizational, delegation, analytical and time management skills.
Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
Ability to handle multiple tasks with strict meticulousness
Result oriented and an effective and efficient team player.
Computer Literate

Training and Courses attended
Language and background to teaching and learning, Wesley College of Education, Kumasi (August, 2014)
Lesson Planning and Resources for the language teacher, Wesley College of Education, Kumasi (August, 2013)
Managing the teaching and the learning process, University of Education, Kumasi (March, 2013)
Member of Grace Baptist Teachers’ Development Team (2009/2009)
Teachers’ refresher English Language Course, University of Education, Winneba, Kumasi Campus (Sept. 1999) The course was aimed at non-native speakers who have experience of teaching English and hold English qualification from their own countries (S
Strategic Business Workshop dubbed “from the Lecture Hall to the Corporate World” organized by the Future Leaders Group. (November, 2003)
Stepping Stones Community living course, Baptist Women’s Training and Resources Centre, Ejura (March,2003)
Community Entry technique, Cedep at KNUST (March 1996)

Extracurricular Activities
Chairman Finance Committee, St. James Baptist Church, Kumasi (2010 to date)
Core member, Foundation for Future Leaders International (KNUST)
Member, Friends of the Earth International (An environmental NGO)
Course Prefect International Finance & Economics Students (KNUST, 2005).
Course Prefect Rural Sociology Class (KNUST 2005)
Sports Teacher, Faith Senior High School (2004-2006)
Senior School Prefect, Oppon Memorial Secondary School, Kokofu, (1994)
Senior School Prefect, Boaman L/A Middle School, Boaman, (1989)

Reading, Brainstorming, Music, Sports and Watching People.


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