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Name Akindes
Program and research specialist in Sport Management training and capacity building , Josoor Institute
Doha, Qatar
Bilingual with long international experience in sport (+10 years), teaching (6 years), and IT management(10 years). Designed and implemented sport and development programs advise on sports development policy. Intellectually versatile with a holistic approach to projects design and management. Currently, works as program and research specialist for a sports management training institute.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Private Sector, Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
2014 - present
Program specialist and research coordinator
• Design of Student Handbooks and, academic and training policies
• Manage the day-to-day program operations in partnership with the Delegate Specialist.
• Assist the Project Manager with the development and delivery of course content.
• Coordinate course speakers and organize lecture facilities.
• Monitor the program’s budget and plan expenditures according to budget.
• Prepare program and course schedules
• Management of all internal and external communications relating to the program
• Select and coordinate research projects
• Evaluate and recommend ways to improve the effectiveness of the courses for delegates and students
• Manage Josoor Institute research projects and dissemination

2011 – 2014 Assistant Professor Sports Administration, College of Business/ Technology Coordinator, Center for International Studies

2002 – 2011 Technology Coordinator, College of Health Sciences and Professions
• System administrator
• Computer lab manager
• Desktop support
• Academic technology advisor
• Web design
• Online teaching and Virtual Learning Environment support

2000 - 2002 Graduate Assistant Center of International Studies
Responsible for African Studies program technology

1995-1998 Accountant and Database Operations, S.A. BEMM (Subsidiary), Mons, Belgium. Responsible for networking and computer technology, computerization of operations and internal auditing
• Data operations.
• Accounting and database maintenance
• Computer management

1990- 1995 Assistant Manager, Forcing SPRL (Private Partnership), Mons, Belgium. Managed and maintained office computers and network. Installation of all hardware and software.

Additional Experience
1988-2001 Coaching Staff, Tournai Basketball Summer Camp, Tournai, Belgium. Coach, Youth Camp Ages 5-21 with 100 yearly participants.

1996-1998 Assistant Basketball Coach. Belgacom Quaregnon-Mons. Belgium.
• Men's professional league. Division I
• Head Coach, Junior League

1994-1997 Head Coach, Quaregnon-Mons, Belgium.
• Union Feminin Quaregnon, Women's National Basketball League of Belgium Division II and III

1990- 1991 Scouting Assistant,
• Charleroi, Belgium. ASBL Spirou Basketball Camp. 100 participants.

1980- 1985 Semi-professional Basketball Player, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.

1979- 1985 Captain of the National Basketball Team of Benin. Toured internationally in Africa Europe and Asia. Won several national trophies and awards.
Education:
Ph.D., Ohio University, 2010.
Research area: Sports Administration - Education - Mass Media

Master in Sports Administration, Ohio University, 2001.

Master in International Affairs, Ohio University, 2000.

MA, Université de Mons-Hainaut (Belgium), 1997.
Economics, Business and Social Sciences
Areas of Emphasis: Management

BS, Institut Reine Astrid (Belgium), 1990.
Major: Accounting
Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Doctorate
    Languages:
    English, French
    Nationality:
    Benin , United States
    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gerard-akindes
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