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Alex Yaw AdomDr. Alex Yaw Adom 

Strategic Planning Coordinator/Lecturer


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Office Hours: 10am-12pm (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays)

Primary Department: School of Business and Leadership





  • PhD (Development Studies) University of South Africa, Pretoria (2015)
  • MBA (Project Management) Management College of Southern Africa (2013)
  • MSc (Development Studies) University of Fort Hare, South Africa (2009)
  • BED (Hon. Psychology) University of Cape Coast, Ghana (2005)


Brief Biography:

Alex Yaw Adom joined Regent University College of Science and Technology (RUCST) in November 2013 as a Lecturer and the Strategic Planning Coordinator having previously worked as the Strategic and Integrated Development Planner for Inkwanca Municipality in South Africa from 2010 to 2013 where he successfully coordinated the drafting and publishing of the 2010-2015 Integrated Development Plan (IDP) for Inkwanca municipality. Mr Alex Yaw Adom has also previously worked as an Economics Educator in Siyaphakama High School, Eastern Cape South Africa from 2007-2010.


Course Teaching/Taught at Regent

  • Economy of Ghana
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Introduction to Management
  • Human Resource Management


Research/Scholarly Interests:

  • Traditional Leadership and Development in Africa
  • Donor Aid and Development in Less Developed Countries
  • The role of the informal economy in Ghana’s development
  • Funding SMMEs in Africa


Memberships of Professional Bodies

  • South African Teachers Union (SATU)
  • South African Local Government Workers Union


Grants and Awards:

  • January 2007: Governor Mbeki Postgraduate Scholarship- for MSc Degree
  • January 2010: University of South Africa Doctorial Scholarship – for PhD Degree


Working Papers:

  1. Traditional Leadership and Social Development in South Africa
  2. The Role of Foreign Donor Aid in Economic Development in Ghana