Fifty-nine refugee students took part in the just ended DAFI Scholars’ Workshop 2016. Flowers School of Technology and Management in collaboration with UNHCR Ghana and Christian Council of Ghana hosted the two-day workshop in Accra, Ghana. Academic Affiliates from Volda University College, Norway, joined the faculty of Flowers School of Technology and Management in administering the workshop.
Leadership, Democracy and Entrepreneurship
This year’s training programme aimed at assisting individuals in developing and applying interconnected skills in leadership, democracy and entrepreneurship that are necessary for their own personal development and the betterment of their communities at home and abroad.
Team MIB (the cool gentlemen in tie), Flowers’ Interns, pitched three fantastic innovation-driven business ideas on Wednesday 30 December 2015. The first MIB enterprise would kick-start on 15 January 2016, to be followed by the second business idea. The MIB’s presentation was featured as part of reviewing the Annual Work Plan (AWP) for 2016. The AWP also featured introducing the MIB to the Export Car business. These shall function under Flowers Innovation Global. We anticipate a busy 2016. Present at the AWP were Dr. David Ako Odoi, President; Mel Flowers, CFO; and Felix A. Afeti, Director of Business Development.
Mr. Josiah Joekai has been featured as Author of the Month of July, 2015 in the Liberian Literary Magazine.
Author, Educator and Election Administrator
He is an author, educator, election administrator and a highly development-oriented person. He has worked extensively in the public sector in the areas of education, democracy and governance in Liberia over the last ten years. He worked in key institutions in Liberia to include the National Legislature, Ministry of Education and now the National Elections Commission. He is presently the Director of Civic and Voter Education at the National Elections Commission (NEC) of Liberia.
He has authored three books with Flowers Publications – “Essential Elements for Liberia’s Post Conflict Recovery”, “From Refugee to Prominence: A Memoire” and “Emergence of Democratic Governance in Liberia: Challenges and Prospect”. He has also written several other reading materials including published articles, poems and papers he presented at national and international conferences.
Corporate Training: Six Sigma Green Belt
Final Training Day: Friday 24 April 2015
Venue: Tema – Accra, Ghana
What is Six Sigma?
“So what is Six Sigma?” You asked.
“Glad you asked,” Michael Flowers CEng MIMechE
“Six Sigma may be defined as an organized and systematic problem-solving method for strategic system improvement and new product and service development that relies on statistical methods and the scientific method to make significant reductions in customer defined defect rates and/or improvements in key output variables (KOVs).
“This follows that Six Sigma focuses on establishing goals based on customer requirements.