Mr. George Akom, a Senior Assistant Registrar at the Kumasi Campus of Ghana Communication Technology University (GCTU) has been duly elected as the 1st General Secretary of the Akenten Appiah- Menka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development (AAMUSTED) Alumni Association at the Maiden Inaugural Congress of the Association in Kumasi.
Mr. George Akom who acquired his first degree in Bachelor of Education, Information Technology from the Kumasi Campus of the then University of Education, Winneba was a Course Representative, President of Information Technology Students Association (INFOTESS) and a Teaching Assistant in same the University.
He holds a Master of Business Administration in Management Information System from KNUST, a 3 Year Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ from SDA College of Education, Asokore – Koforidua, and other professional certificates in Computer Hardware, Networking, Software Development, Business Development Executive and Social Media Marketing. Mr. George Akom has over 50 newspaper and online publications in the areas of governance, education, e-government and digitalization, and other socio-political topics of national interest. He has also appeared on a number of media platforms, including TV and radio to discuss topical issues for national development.
He has extensive knowledge in the field ICT, e-government and education with over 20 years’ experience in teaching and administration. He has been a Resource Person in a number of workshops, seminars and conferences. He is also a Team Member of National Schools Inspectorate Authority.
At GCTU, Mr. George Akom is a Non- Academic Representative for Board of Convocation, a Member of Ghana Association of University Administrators (GAUA)- GCTU Constitutional Review Committee, and a Secretary of the COVID -19 Management Team for Kumasi Campus. He has held several administrative positions at the Kumasi Campus for the offices of Admissions, University Relations and Marketing, Exams and Records, General Administration and Campus ERP Administrator. He has also served on a number of Ad-hoc Committees as the Secretary.
He is currently the Acting Head of Registrar’s Secretariat of the Kumasi Campus.
We say congratulations to Mr. George Akom for your election as the 1st General Secretary of AAMUSTED Alumni Association.