Meet the Lecturers
Event Management Lecturer
Steve Chukwuemeka John-N is an experienced event professional, strategist, consultant and coach. He also specializes in providing professional management and marketing services that helps businesses and corporate organizations achieve their marketing targets through the plethora of services in event management. He is the creative/executive director of a multifaceted company, X-VIZIONZ MEDIA INTERNATIONAL.
As an event management and theatre arts graduate respectively, STEVE is also an actor, director, writer and a public speaker. He is the founder of Event Management Professionals International (EMPI). He has written several unpublished plays, educational and motivational notes used by many speakers at workshops, seminars, conferences, classrooms, etc.
Program Coordinator/Lecturer, EMCERTPRO
A lecturer of Music Business Management courses including Arts and Event Management, with the Department of Music, University of Port Harcourt. Rivers State, Nigeria. She has the mandate to groom her students to become entrepreneurs in the Music and Event industry.
Anup Gajjar, currently working as an Event Head in India’s Best Golf Resort and Managing Director of Avvento Events, India. He is the co-founder and vice-president of EMPI (Event Management Professionals Internationals). He is Research Scholar in Faculty of Management with Specialisation of Event Management at Sankalchand Patel University, Gujarat. He has done Master of Business Administration with specialization of Marketing. He has done Bachelor of Engineering with specialization of Electronics and Communication. He has organized and managed more than 1000+ plus events including International Events and Government.
OMOLARAENI MARY OLAOSEBIKAN
She is a certified and seasoned Corporate Communications professional, Digital Media Evangelist, and Business Development Specialist with over 10 years’ experience in the Integrated Marketing Communications sphere. She is a tenacious problem solver and an expert in identifying needs, developing and implementing corporate/consumer communication strategies and quality media strategies.
She has valuable experience in managing brands in the FMCG sector and across other relevant business sectors. Her specialties include events management, digital marketing, corporate communications, government liaison activities (community management), project management across a range of brands and organizations. Integrated marketing communication is what has made her a bridge that connects with all these branches.
Omolaraeni has successively managed and still managing some global brands, Microsoft, Intel, Google Nigeria, IBM, Olam, Skye Bank, Guinness Nigeria, Diageo, Unilever, British American Tobacco Nigeria, DELL, SAP, General Electrics, P&G, Etisalat, Coca-Cola, The Chartered Institute Of Bankers Nigeria, European Union, GSK.
She is an alumnus of the prestigious premier University of Ibadan and Metropolitan School of Business and Management, UK. She is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Chartered Institute of Public Relations, UK (CIPR), Advertising Practitioner Council of Nigeria (APCON), The Certified Marketing Communications Institute of Nigeria (CMCIN) and Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK (CIM).
DR. BHAVESH KUMAR PARMAR
Dr. Bhavesh Parmar, is presently working at Faculty of Marketing at Sankalchand Patel University, India. He got his Ph.D in Management from Sardar Patel University (India). He has his M.Phil and M.B.A. from HNGU, Patan (India). He teaches across MBA programs since 2008 in the area of Marketing. He has contributed his research to peer reviewed journals, book chapters, Monographs, National and International Conferences. Teaching, research and consultancy interests are in the area of Marketing, Marketing Research, Celebrity Endorsement & Event Management. He is also a member of the editorial board and the reviewer board of national and international journals.