CHARLES OKEIBUNOR LLB BL IMAP
Charles is a top of the mind trainer on Relational skills and Managing workplace conflicts. He is a member of the Negotiation and Conflict Management Group and belongs to the Association of Professional Negotiators and Mediators. He facilitates both local and international programs and has trained over 2000 staff across 15 different Private and public sector organisations on workplace conflict best practices. He qualified as an internationally accredited mediator from the Dispute Resolution Centre of Bond University, Australia. He has graduate and postgraduate degrees and diplomas in Law, Mediation, Entrepreneurship and Human Rights. His bias for workplace conflicts has earned him invitations to speak at various fora. He has consulted for several organisations and helped them resolve complicated workplace relationship issues. Charles is the CEO of IRMP Consulting. A firm with a primary vision to help Build Organisations to Last, the IRMP Way.
PATRICK CAVANAGH LLB LLM
Patrick is responsible for teaching over 350 programmes on commercial negotiation, mediation and arbitration skills in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, England, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, South Africa, Nigeria and India. Patrick has a long history in the areas of mediation and negotiation and has been involved in over 700 commercial disputes. He is also the former Director of Bond University Legal Negotiation Project, the largest comparative study that examines the negotiation skills of lawyers and has been Principal Negotiator for the world bank in multi-million dollar personal injuries claim.
Bob is an expert in alternative dispute resolution, conflict resolution and peace building. His primary skill areas are capacity building, program design, program implementation, research and training. He holds a Masters Degree in Conflict Resolution from the Carlifornia State University and an LLM in Dispute Resolution from the famed Strauss Institute of Perpperdine University, adjudged the best in the world in Conflict resolution studies.
He has over 20 years cognate experience in the field of training. His areas of specialization and emphasis are Time management, leadership training and development, goal setting, business and leadership communication, creative non fiction writing, writing for business, success motivation, sales and marketing training.
He also teaches and trains high net worth individuals and public functionaries in public speaking, relationship management and aspects of corporate communication and public relations. Ode is the Principal solicitor at Andrew White Solicitors and the Managing Consultants at Ezrahouse – a teaching, training and coaching concern. He has undergraduate and graduate degrees and diplomas in law, theology, philosophy and human resource management. He is an eclectic autodidact who is widely read and deeply reflective and is self taught in many subjects.Apart from several African nations, he has traveled widely in America, Sweden, Norway, across the United Kingdom.
John-Paul is an impact trainer, entrepreneur, SME Business Coach, and founder of Smallstarter Africa. He works with entrepreneurs and investors to start up and grow businesses in Africa. He is also the co-author of ‘101 Ways To Make Money in Africa’, the widely-acclaimed book which reveals several interesting business ideas, market opportunities, and inspiring entrepreneur success stories across Africa. For the latest updates on business and entrepreneurship across Africa, follow Smallstarter on Twitter.