Darlington Agholor

Darlington Agholor

Dr Darlington Agholor

A member of the SMSS faculty since February 2016, Dr. Agholor teaches Leadership and Elements of Management.

Prior to joining the SMSS faculty, he had been a co-creator and later Director of a social enterprise, the Institute for Industrial Technology (IIT), which has become a reference institution in the development of middle-level technical manpower for the industrial sector of the economy. He is a member of the IIT governing council. He has over 15 years management experience in the non-profit sector.

Dr. Agholor graduated in Mechanical Engineering, later obtained an MSc in Industrial Engineering, both at the University of Ibadan and then a Doctorate in Industrial Management at the University of Navarre, Spain.

His current research is in mentoring and competency development.

Current publications:

Mentoring future engineers in higher education: a descriptive study using a developed conceptual framework (Accepted for publication in Production journal, 2017)

A mentoring programme based on competency development at a Spanish university: An action research study (under review by the European Journal of Engineering Education)