Evans Gyasi


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    Dr Gyasi is an Assistant Professor (Senior Lecturer) in International Business at the School of Strategy and Leadership, Coventry University. He is the Course  Director for the MBA Senior Leaders Apprenticeships Course and teaches on the International Business and Business Analytics courses at Coventry Business School. Dr Gyasi has a proven record of scholarhsip, academic inquiry and research. He teaches and does research at the intersection of international business, business analytics, risk, decision  and operations management. His research focuses on developing and emerging economies such as Africa, Asia and South America. Dr Gyasi has undertaken collaborative  research projects from the University of Warwick,  University of Bradford, De Montford University, University of Kent, University of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and Ciputra Universitas and has been invited to deliver presentations in the UK, Ghana, Canada, Turkey and Indonesia. His research work has been published or forthcoming in leading scholarly journals such as European Management Review,  Journal of International Technology and Information Management, Journal of Business Research, Journal of International Management. He received his Ph.D from the University of Warwick (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accredited). He is a Fellow of Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and  Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom.



    Research Interests

    His reserach examines the nexus of big data,business models, operations and decison making within international businesses in deloping and emerging markets. His interest lie contribution towards theory and practice by informing business decisions, providing insights into the future and solve industrial, societal problems etc. using data. His research scope are in the following areas:

    • International Trade in developing and emerging markets
    • Big Data and business decisions using Quantitative techniques and analysis
    • Business forecasting using Predictive Modelling and analytic techniques-(Ordinary Least Squares, Logistic Regression, Decision Trees, Neural Networks)
    • Business modelling, Operations & cost management using Multi Criteria Decision Modelling (Bayesian, Fuzzy System, AHP, Scenario Planning etc.)
    • Business strategy and analytics using Statistical methods and econometric analysis (SPSS, Advanced Excel etc.)
    • Operational improvement, Business performance optimization

    Dr Gyasi welcomes PhD proposals in the listed above and any other related areas.


    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD Operations Management and Decision Science- The University of Warwick (2016)

    MSc. Petroleum Economics- Coventry University (2012)

    BA (Hons) Economics- Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (2009)

    PGCert Academic Practice in Higher Education (APHE)- Coventry University (2019)

    Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education- The University of Warwick (2015)

    PRINCE2 Practitioner Certified- Coventry University (2011)


    Teaching Responsibilities

    Undergraduate Modules

    108SAM Quantitative Methods for Business

    1004SSL Business Analytics

    6007SSL Management of e-commerce

    351SAM Undergraduate Supervision

    Postgraduate Modules

    7033SSL Business Modelling

    M09SSL   The Postgraduate Dissertation/Consultancy Project

    M109SSL  The Postgraduate Research Project





    Education/Academic qualification

    Operations and Decision Science , Doctorate, University of Warwick

    20 Feb 201224 May 2016

    Award Date: 20 Oct 2016

    External positions

    Chair of Trustees, Stanton Bridge Multi Trust Academy

    15 Dec 2021 → …

    Governor, Stanton Bridge Multi Trust Academy

    1 May 2018 → …

    Governor/Vice Chair, Henley Green Primary School

    1 Dec 2016 → …


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