Expert Talk at the International Competitive Intelligence Conference - Live broadcast!Questions posed include: Why does the Competitive Intelligence Community need a dedicated, scientific Journal? How do we continue the process already started? Who is willing to get involved and to what extent? The last academic CI Journal, the Journal of Competitive Intelligence and Management (JCIM) was cancelled in 2008. Since then various attempts have been made to initiate a new journal. This expert talk…See More
"I think there's a false notion driven by self aggrandised myth about specific behavioural disposition that must be in accountants, engineers, internal auditors, software architects, leaders and now competitive intelligence…"
"The issue on the front burner appears to be submerged by self-interests and coordinated polarisation to occupational factionalism. I think it would be wise to point out the importance of education, professionally tailored learning…"
"There are two key solution indicators in the issue. The first relates to competencies for developing a virile competitive intelligence unit in a firm. The second deals with competencies for architecting, exploring and managing change at the…"
"Sometime ago, I spearheaded the CI Masterclass Professional Certificate Programme at Institute of Business Development in Nigeria, while I was on consulting assignment there as Director of Programmes. I think in terms of content and industry…"
Dr Elijah Ezendu is Award-Winning Business Expert & Certified Management Consultant with expertise in Interim Management, Strategy, Competitive Intelligence, Transformation, Restructuring, Turnaround Management, Business Development, Marketing, Project & Cost Management, Leadership, HR, CSR, e-Business & Software Architecture. He had functioned as Founder, Initiative for Sustainable Business Equity; Chairman of Board, Charisma Broadcast Film Academy; Group Chief Operating Officer, Idova Group; CEO, Rubiini (UAE); Special Advisor, RTEAN; Director, MMNA Investments; Chair, Int’l Board of GCC Business Council (UAE); Senior Partner, Shevach Consulting; Chairman (Certification & Training), Coordinator (Board of Fellows), Lead Assessor & Governing Council Member, Institute of Management Consultants, Nigeria; Lead Resource, Centre for Competitive Intelligence Development; Lead Consultant/ Partner, JK Michaels; Turnaround Project Director, Consolidated Business Holdings Limited; Technical Director, Gestalt; Chief Operating Officer, Rohan Group; Executive Director (Various Roles), Fortuna, Gambia & Malta; Chief Advisor/ Partner, D & E; Vice Chairman of Board, Refined Shipping; Director of Programmes & Governing Council Member, Institute of Business Development, Nigeria; Member of TDD Committee, International Association of Software Architects, USA; Member of Strategic Planning and Implementation Committee, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria; Country Manager (Nigeria) & Adjunct Faculty (MBA Programme), Regent Business School, South Africa; Adjunct Faculty (MBA Programme), Ladoke Akintola University of Technology; Editor-in-Chief, Cost Management Journal; Council Member, Institute of Internal Auditors of Nigeria; Member, Board of Directors (Several Organizations). He holds Doctoral Degree in Management, Master of Business Administration and Fellow of Professional Institutes in North America, UK & Nigeria. He is Innovator of Corporate Investment Structure Based on Financials and Intangibles, for valuation highlighting intangible contributions of host communities and ecological environment: A model celebrated globally as remedy for unmitigated depreciation of ecological capital and developmental deprivation of host communities. He had served as Examiner to Professional Institutes and Universities. He had been a member of Guild of Soundtrack Producers of Nigeria. He's an author and extensively featured speaker.
My Interest in Competitive Intelligence is:
Every key area of Competitive Intelligence, from the foundations of analysis, synthesis and intuition through the planks of due diligence and action advisory to developing practitioners, establishment of new intelligence units in organisations and evolving counterintelligence systems.