Dr. Stephen Okyere, a Ghanaian by birth hails patrilineally from Akuapem-Mampong, E/R and matrilineally from Breman Brakwa, C/R. In discovering my talent as a teacher in his early stages of life, He attended Presbyterian Training College (PTC) Akropong-Akuapem to be trained as a Professional Teacher after graduating from Junior and Senior High Schools in 1998, 1994 and 1991 respectively. He then continued to the University of Education Winneba to obtain his first degree, thus Bachelor of Education in Science (B.Ed. Science) in 2005, where he majored in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Afterwards. He then taught for 2 years and proceeded to do a Masters in Business Administration in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (K.N.U.S.T) in 2009. Subsequently he lectured for 2 years in College of Education and 4 years in then Kumasi Polytechnic, and proceeded to Wuhan University of Technology, China for my Doctorate degree, i.e, PhD in Communication and Transportation Engineering and specialized in Logistics Management and Engineering from August 2015- June, 2019.
2015-2019: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree in Communication and Transport Logistics Management and Engineering at School of Transportation, Wuhan University of Technology(WUT), China. (PhD in Logistics Management and specialized in Communication and Transportation Logistics Engineering and Management)
2007-2009 June, Master in Business Administration (MBA) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science &Technology (KNUST)-Kumasi, Ghana.
2000 -2005 July: Bachelor of Science Education (Bed. Science in Physics), University of Education, Winneba (UEW)-Winneba.
1995-1998: ‘A’ 3-Year Post Secondary Teacher Certificate in Mathematics and Technical skills at Presbyterian College of Education (PTC), Akropong E/R with Teacher Registration. No. 4328/98 awarded by University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
- Supply Chain Management
- Transportation & Logistics Engineering
- Sustainable Transport & Urbanization
- Multimodal Transport Systems
- Maritime Transport
- Ports Logistics
July 2019 Internship at Ocean Favor International Pte. Ltd., Dalian and Yingkou Co. Ltd, Ranking 3rd in China and 10th positions in the World ranking position.
2016-2017 Intern and Researcher, Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (Tema &Takoradi ports)
2011: 2014 Lecturer Kumasi Technical University, Procurement & SCM Dept., Ghana
2009-2010: Lecturer St. Monica’s College of Education, Mampong, A/R, Ghana
2009-2010: Attachment UEW-Mampong, Procurement & Store Department, Ghana
2006-2010: Examiner BECE, SSSCE &WASSCE WAEC
2007-2008: Teacher KNUST Senior High School, Kumasi
2005-2007: Teacher St. Monica’s SHS, Mampong- Ashanti
2005-2006: National Service St. Monica’s SHS, Mampong-Ashanti
2004-2005: Internship Teacher Suhum Secondary Technical SHS, Suhum-E/R
1998-2001: Teacher Anum Apapam Roman Catholic JHS, Suhum-E/R
Community Services at Kumasi Technical University
2019-2020 Examination Officer, Department of Procurement and Supply Chain Management
2015 Appointment as Industrial Liaison Coordinator, Kumasi Technical University
2013 Appointment as Department Coordinator for Parallel Program, IDCE, K-Poly, Kumasi
2012 Appointment as Faculty Board Member, School of Business
2012 Industrial Attachment Follow –Up Team Member
2020: Appointed as a Committee member and Secretary on Review of sharing modalities for IDCE teaching claims for lecturers in business school, KsTU.
International Community Services
2018: Appointed as a Guest Speaker at the Career Development Seminar for International Culture Exchange Association, School of International Education, WUT, China on 20th December, 2018.
2010: Appointment as a Field Supervisor for 2010 Population and Housing Census at Asokwa Electoral area Kumasi by Ghana Statistical Service on 4th September,2010.
2010 Member (Level-6 final) of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, CIPS-UK (Membership No. 005144033) 13th September, 2010.
2008: Affiliate Member of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Ghana (CILT), (Membership No. GH090160).
2010-2012: Certificated member of Logistics & Supply Chain Management in Oil and Gas by MDPI, Oil & Gas Industry, Goodwill International Group, MDPI-Ghana.
Workshops and Courses Attended
- 2019 A week Course on Road safety and Traffic management by Africa Centre of Excellence Regional Transport Research and Education Centre, Kumasi (TRECK), KNUST, Ghana in collaboration with Alabama University (USA) at Engineering Centre, Roman Ridge, Accra Ghana
- 2019 5-day Workshop for KsTU Examination Officers at Kumasi, Ghana
- 2014 August: Technology Transfer, Licensing, Commercialization of Technology and Innovation, by Patterns IP Consultancy, Kumasi Ghana
- 2014 28th August-2nd September: 5-day training workshops on Structural Equation Modelling at KNUST School of Business led by Professor Dr. Nathaniel Boso, University of Leeds, UK
- 2012: Seminar on Assessment and Evaluation, Kumasi Polytechnic
- 2012, 23rd July: Research Methodology and Report Writing, Kumasi Polytechnic IDCE, Kumasi
- 2011: Two-week Procurement Course, PPA Accra, Ghana on Public Procurement Acts 2003, Acts 663 and Public Sector Procurement.
- 2010: Training course on Oil & Gas at MDPI, Goodwill International Group, Ghana
- 2000: Seminar on Managing Success Skills by British Council for postgraduate students
- 1999: Human Rights Education Product - By Amnesty International (Ghana Section)
- 1999: Workshop in Library Management and Reading Skills by Ghana Book Trust.
Conferences Attended which presented papers were published
Okyere, S., Yang, J., Monde, A.,Tuo, G., Zhan, B.(2017). Towards a Sustainable Freight Transport System: Development Strategy in Ghana. UK Universities/ KNUST Conference, True Scholar, NSD 2017 held in KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana.
Okyere, S., Yang, J., Monde, A.,Tuo, G., Zhan, B.(2017). Towards a Sustainable Freight Transport System: Development Strategy in Ghana. UK Universities/ KNUST Conference, True Scholar, NSD 2017.
Okyere, S., Yang, J., Monde, A.(2017). Influence of Multimodal Transport Dynamics on Logistics Responsiveness: A Case Study in Ghana. Conference: 14th International Conference on Innovation and Management (ICIM 2017) Location: Univ Wales Trin St David, Swansea, WALES Date: SEP 27-29, 2017, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Innovation and Management, Vols. I & II, pp: 897-904, Published: 2017.
Okyere, S., Yang, J., Aning, K. S., Zhan, B. (2019). Review of Sustainable Multimodal Freight Transportation System in African Developing Countries: Evidence from Ghana. International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa, Vol. 41, 155-174.
Okyere, S., Yang, J., Chlih, S. (2018). Analyzing multimodal transport system effectiveness on improving city logistics management performance: Ghanaian case study. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, Vol.124, 62-62.
Chlih, S.,Yang, J., Okyere, S. (2018). Evaluation of import and export demands in containerized freight transport and logistics management system in Ghana: Application of structural equation modeling. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology Vol. 124, 64-65.
Okyere, S., Jiaqi Yang, J., Monde, A., Tuo, G., Zhan, B. (2018). Multimodal transport system effect on logistics responsive performance: Application of ordinal logistics regression. European Transport/Trasporti Europei, Vol. 68, 4.
Okyere, S., Yang, J., Monde, A. (2017). Influence of Multimodal Transport System Dynamics on Logistics Responsiveness: An Ordinal Logistic Regression Approach. International Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 6, 9-24.
Monde, A., Jiaqi, Yang, J., Okyere, S. (2018). Evaluating the impact of long cargo dwell time on port performance: An evaluation model of Douala International Terminal in Cameroon. Archives of Transport, Vol. 46, 7-20.
Boachie, E., Lichunlin, L., Okyere, S.(2017). Detecting network traffic irregularity with combination of k-means and generalized likelihood ratio. ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, Vol, 45-49, October 22, 2017, Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Telecommunications and Communication Engineering, ICTCE 2017 Compendex
Okyere, S., Yang, J., Zhan, B., Kiflu, T.G. (2018). Towards a Sustainable Freight Transport System: Development Strategy in Ghana. Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Sciences, Vol. 6, 336-343.
Okyere, S., Yang, J., Zhan, B. (2018). Impact of Multimodal Transport Strategy on Promoting Sustainable City Logistics Management: Application of Factor Analysis Technique. ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. 45-49.
Okyere, S., Annan, J., Anning S. K. (2015). Evaluating the effect of lead time on quality service delivery in the banking industry in Kumasi metropolis of Ghana, Journal of Arts and Humanities, Vol. 4, 29-44.
Aning, K.S., Okyere, S., Annan, J. (2013). Demand Chain Management Model; A tool for stakeholder’s Value Creation. International Journal of Business and Social Sciences, Vol. 3, .37-47.
Otchere, F.A., Sarpong, K.O., Okyere, S. (2014). Assessing the Challenges Affecting Solid Waste Management System in the Kumasi Metropolis. Journal of Arts and Humanities (JAH), Vol.3, 50-63.
Tuo, G., Okyere S., Otchere, F.A. (2014). Supply Chain Information System Flexibility and Performance in the Print Industry in Some Selected Printing Press in Kumasi. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 4, 292-301.
Tuo G., Okyere Stephen, & Etse D., (2014). Procurement Personnel in Public Senior High Schools in the Kumasi Metropolis: Their Qualifications and Experience. Research Journal of Commerce and Behavioural Science, Vol.3, 45-51.
Tuo G., Okyere Stephen., Etse, D. (2014). Identifying enablers and inhibitors of Collaborative Procurement in public second-cycle schools: A study of schools in Kumasi Metropolis. Research Journal of Commerce and Behavioral Science, Vol.3, 36-44.
Anin, E. K., Ofori, I., Okyere, S. (2015). Factors affecting job satisfaction of employees in the construction supply chain in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. European journal of business and management, Vol. 7, 72-81.
Anin, E.K., Djan-Yeboah,J., Okyere, S. (2015). Assessing Electronic Waste Disposal Practices as a Function of Reverse Logistics: Evidence from Kumasi Metropolis, Ghana. Archive research journal. Vol. 3, 20-32.