First Day of Lectures, an Opening Ceremony and a Warm Welcome From Our Partners in Sierra Leone

Students waiting for class to star

Our 2019 short course in Freetown, Sierra Leone is officially underway! We’re excited to welcome Charlie Dove-Edwin, George Richards, Mark Horne, Charlotte Wells and Majeks Walker to the team of lectures who will be teaching our second short course with the Institution of Public Administration and Management (IPAM).

Our 2019 courses include an incredible variety of disciplines. Majeks will be delivering a two lecture series titled Corruption in Academia and Its Impacts on Development in an Emerging Economy and The Advatages of a Strong Intellectual Property Regime in Sierra LeoneCharlie is teaching a course titled Finance for Africa, in which he asks students to consider the economic challenges faced by Sierra Leone. Charlotte is facilitating  Public and Political Communication—Speaking to People and Power, a course based on her on-the-ground campaigning experience. George  is offering in a course in criminology, which focuses on white collar crime. Mark’s course titled Am I wrong? Decision Making Processes and Real-World Applications will focus on improving our decision making by using statistical and psychological theory.

Following the Opening Ceremony, the dean of the faculty of business, as well as the head of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), came over to welcome the team.

Majeks Walker with the Dean of the Faculty of Business and Management Dr Ezekiel Lakoh
Students waiting for class to start.
George delivering a lecture
Student textbooks
The Opening Ceremony of the 2019 PROWIBO short course at IPAM
Mark giving the introductory lesson to his course
Charlie W. begins her course at IPAM

Many thanks to the administration of IPAM, as well as Charlie, George, Mark, Charlotte and Majeks for a great start to the program!

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