Olawale Adunbi

MBA student Olawale Adunbi

MBA 2022, Nigeria

“Learning is wonderful because it cannot be taken away from you.”

I am an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) with over 10 years’ work experience in accounting firm, banking/finance, oil/gas and telecommunication sectors of the economy. I specialise in project management, fixed asset management, account payable, budgeting, forecasting, financial management, audit, internal control, taxation, financial analysis and reporting. A proactive goal-oriented individual with good interpersonal skills, I am highly motivated and capable of working effectively in a team and with all stakeholders.


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What attracted you to the MBA programme at Kent Business School and why?

The University of Kent is a high ranking university globally. The MBA modules and testimonials from ex-students. My motivation for pursuing an MBA is aligned with all aspects of career growth, including a new function, increased responsibility, value addition to my organisation, and pay.


My goals after completing my MBA programme are to be better able to apply what I’ve learned to actual workplace situations, to have a comprehensive understanding of the business world, to improve my self-control, communication, and problem-solving abilities, and to contribute to my community through CSR projects.


My sincere advice to individuals who want to succeed is to provide opportunities for learning and to be resilient as they advance in their businesses.