OMAGBITSE BARROW

OMAGBITSE BARROW

Specialty:

Strategy, Innovation and Communication Expert

Professional Education & Accomplishments

  • Balanced Score Card Certification Program (Palladium, USA, 2016) Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (2015)
  • Digital Learning Program– Association for Talent Development (USA 2014)
  • Workplace Coaching Certificate Program – Association for Talent Development (USA, 2010)
  • Strategic Human Resources Masterclass – Corporate Executive Board (USA, 2010)
  • Conference Speaker – Association for Talent Development 2010 Annual Conference
  • Designing Learning Certificate Program – Association for Talent Development (USA, 2008)
  • Change Management Practitioner Certification Program – PROSCI Change Management Learning Center (USA, 2007)
  • Conference Speaker – Harvard Business School, Africa Business Conference 2007
  • Bank Strategy Masterclass – International Development Ireland, 2003
  • Akintola Williams Prize for the Best Qualifying Candidate – Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN, 2000)

Educational Background

  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (2015)
  • Associate, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Lagos, (2000)
  • Accounting (2nd Class Upper Division), University of Lagos (1995-1999)
  • West African Senior School Certificate (SSCE) – 7As, Kings College Lagos (1989-1994)
  • Nazareth Primary School (1983-1988)

Career Summary

  • Prize-winning Chartered Accountant with varied experience in investment banking,   asset   management,   pension   fund administration, strategic human resources and strategic consulting.
  • Entrepreneur with investments in Technology, Publishing, Education, Entertainment, Media, Consulting and Hospitality Services
  • Educator and Trainer with dozens of publications, learning resources and tools.

Key Career Experience and Projects

  • Regional Manager – North, Investment Banking & Trust Company (IBTC) (2003-5). Pioneered the innovative use of Financial Planning Seminars and Publications to drive client acquisition for IBTC Mutual Funds, positioning IBTC as largest mutual fund manager in Nigeria.
  • Pioneer Regional Manager – North, IBTC Pensions (2005-7), implemented IBTC’s innovative Direct Sales Agency Framework positioning IBTC as market leader.
  • Pioneer Head of HR and Organizational Learning IBTC Pensions, created in-house IBTC Pensions Academy.
  • Developed Strategic Leadership Development Programs for Consolidated breweries, Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation, AMCON, SEC, Reckitts Benckiser, Stanbic IBTC, First Bank, Diamond Bank, amongst others.
  • Designed and Implemented Sales & Customer Service Academy Program for all Pension Industry Operators for PENOP (2011-13, 2016)
  • Designed and Implemented Risk Management and Compliance Academy for all Pension Industry Operators for PENOP (2015).
  • Developed and Implemented Strategy, Organizational Development and Strategic Talent Management Interventions for Stanbic IBTC Pensions (2010-2017)
  • Developed and Implemented Business Strategy, Innovation Projects and Process Improvement Projects for Sigma Pensions (2014-2016)
  • Designed and Implemented Customer Service & Sales Academy for Pensions Alliance Limited (2015)
  • Developed and Implemented Business Strategy, Innovation Projects and Process Improvement Projects for Oak Pensions (2015-16)
  • Product Development & Brand Management Projects for Apt Pensions (2016-17)
  • Developed and Implemented Business Strategy, Innovation Projects, Process Improvement, Product Development and Transformation Management for FUG Pensions (2017).
  • Created the PDF Newspaper (www.epapervendor.com) a critically claimed innovation in Nigeria’s newspaper industry

Notable Publications & Innovations

  • “Pension Fund Administration in Nigeria”, Pen & Pages, Abuja 2007
  • Bolstering Employee Performance with Performance Contracting Clinics; Harvard Business Publishing/Palladium (Boston, 2010)
  • “CLICK – A Model for Self-Motivated Learning & Innovation” Association for Talent Development (USA, 2009)
  • My Fun Finance Story Book (Be Better Books, Abuja 2016)
  • My Big Book of Leadership Stories (Be Better Books, Abuja 2016) Sparks – Stories to Spark Creativity in Children (Be Better Books,
  • Abuja 2016)
  • My Social Stories for Children with Autism (Be Better Books, Abuja 2016)
  • Chubu and Chibi’s Autism Adventures (Cartoon TV Series) The To-Do List (Short Movie)
  • Sparks, Be Better, Word Whiz and Fun Finance (Board Games for Families)

Courses By Facilitator

Introduction to Financial Planning

Introduction to Financial Planning

Introduction to Financial PlanningTaught by Omagbitse Barrow FCA Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this course, learners will be able to:• Explain the importance of financial planning, overcome the barriers that they have regarding financial planning; and begin the journey to managing their fin

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