Prof. Daniel G. Ngugi
Professor and coordinator of economics at Minot State University (North Dakota, USA)
Professor Daniel Ngugi holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics and a masters in Statistics both from the University of Georgia in the USA. He teaches economics at Minot State University, in Minot, North Dakota, USA, where he is also the coordinator of the program. His scholarly interests are diverse; he conducts research, and has published widely in the areas of managerial and business economics; public finance; environmental economics; learning in higher education; and technology adoption. He has mentored many students both at the undergraduate and graduate level. He loves reading, hiking and sightseeing.
Speech Title: Financial Management of Public Schools: Managers’ Perspective
Dr. Boidurjo Rick Mukhopadhyay
Dr Boidurjo Rick Mukhopadhyay, DSc, PhD, is a Senior Academic and Business Advisor with a background in managing HEIs and triple helix relations in the UK, Europe, China, and Central Asia. His current research and consultancy expertise fall in the areas of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and Global Goals, Gig Economy/ Collaborative Consumption, and Future of Work. Dr Mukhopadhyay also advises startups in EdTech, Renewable Energy, Gig Economy Business Platforms, Food & Beverage, and AI & Media. Since 2011, he has been speaking on SMEs and entrepreneurship, leadership & organisational culture, business ethics – at HEIs, executive courses, international summer schools, and business events.
Speech Title: “Here today, Gone tomorrow'”, Business Strategy and Employee Engagement in the Gig Economy: Lessons from India, China, and Uzbekistan