Nigeria Leadership Training Expert

Olukayode Olusunmade
Ilupeju, Nigeria

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Olukayode A. Olusunmade is a leadership development expert with many years of helping organizational leaders effectively achieve results through their team members. He is the Founder/CEO of COPE Leadership Consulting, the Master Licensee of Crestcom International LLC for Nigeria, and has since 2004 trained hundreds of managers and senior executives on leadership, customer service, mentoring, change and performance management, and goal setting, among other skills, applying the unique and functional Crestcom Bullet Proof manager training methodology. Prior to his current role as leadership skills trainer, Kayode trained as an economist and marketing practitioner holding first and second degrees in Economics from the Universities of Ibadan and Lagos respectively, and the professional qualification of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, England. An Alumnus of the Lagos Business School from where he undertook the Advanced Management Program in 1996.
His career took off in 1983 teaching Economic Theory at the Lagos State Polytechnic, and soon after commenced extensive sales, brand, and marketing management experience working in Nigeria for multinational corporations, including Chesebrough-Pond’s, Unilever, and Johnson & Johnson. Olusunmade joined Academy Press Plc. as Marketing Controller in 1992, and between 1997 and 2002 served as the leading printing company’s Executive Director, Corporate Services with strategic responsibilities for Marketing, Finance, and Human Resources and Administration functions.
He is also involved in nonprofit initiative in line with his aspiration to become a change agent on how the Nigerian education system can become a true platform for transformational development. Kayode is passionate about teacher leadership competency. In this regard, he recently authored two educational leadership books. On the family front, he is married to Funmilayo, and they have two children. His hobbies include athletics, football, basketball, and engaging in community volunteering work.

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Contact Info

  • 3b Alice Fatimo Street, Ilupeju. Lagos, Ilupeju, Lagos, Nigeria
  • 234-803-310-6607

“While nature can give a head start to an individual in being a good leader, nurturing through learning is more compelling for great leadership and continued relevance” - Olukayode Olusunmade - “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” -Nelson Mandela

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