Provost’s Biography



Prof. Dan Ofori

Professor Daniel Frimpong Ofori, a Professor of Management at the Department of Organisation and HR Management, is the second Provost of the College of Humanities, University of Ghana. As Provost, Daniel Frimpong Ofori is the academic and administrative head of the College and is responsible for:

  • The management of the College and for driving its growth and development
  • Coordinating the various units of the College
  • Raising funds for the College and
  • Implementing policy decisions affecting the College

Professor Ofori is a Project and Applied Management specialist with considerable teaching, research and consulting experience in Strategy & Corporate Social Responsibility, Project Management, Human Resource Management, and General Management. He has earlier served as the Acting Director of the University of Ghana’s Academic Quality Assurance Unit (AQAU). He also served as the Coordinator of the University of Ghana PhD programmes.

He is a three-time Head of the Department of Organisation and HR Management. As a member of the department, he teaches courses in CSR, Project Management, Project Evaluation, HRM, Strategic Management/Business Strategy and General Management at the postgraduate (Masters & PhD) level.

He has managed and led research, consultancy and governance assignments in the academic, public, NGO, SME and private sectors. He has consulted for a wide range of clients including the Ministry of Trade & Industry; Ministry of Lands, Forestry & Mines; the Ministry of Communications, the World Bank; German Development Organisation (GTZ-GIZ); Netherlands Development Association (SNV); Royal Netherlands Embassy; UNICEF; Reach for Change; and CDD-Ghana. He has also worked as a Project Manager with Dyslexia International; Senior Analyst with Lernout & Hauspie; and Market Analyst with Frost & Sullivan, all in Brussels, Belgium and with the Ministry of Work and Pensions in the UK.

He has numerous conference and workshop presentations both nationally and internationally and has published in Thunderbird International Business Review, Library Review, Corporate Governance, African Journal of Business and Economic Research and Acta Commercii, among others. He serves on boards and committees and as an external examiner nationally and internationally. He is a consultant with the National Accreditation Board (NAB), Ghana, and has served as an advisory Board Member of (USB-ED) the University of Stellenbosch Business School Centre for Business in Society.  

Professor Daniel Frimpong Ofori

Provost, College Of Humanities



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