Faculty Profile

Business Administration Faculty

Alaba Apesin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Business Administration


Ph.D University of Maryland Eastern Shore
M.B.A. Delaware State University
H.N.D. Yaba College of Technology

Areas of Expertise:

Organizational leadership
Student leadership development
Training and Development
Quality and Production Management
Quality, Occupational Health and Safety Auditing

Courses Taught:

Managerial Ethics and Ethical Issues in Business
Analytics in Operations 


My research includes the study of the predictors of student leadership development, the relationship between students’ leadership practices and their learning outcomes, and the effect of faculty leadership behaviors on students’ non-cognitive learning outcomes. My objective is to continue investigating the variables that positively and significantly influence students’ leadership and their readiness for the workplace.

Member of Beta Gamma Sigma
Member of International Leadership Association

Alaba Apesin, assistant professor of business administration, was presented with the Distinguished Research Paper award for her research paper, “Effect of Instructor Transformational Leadership on Student Learning Behavior,” during the Association of Leadership Educators (ALE) Conference in Charleston, SC, on July 11, 2017. The study provides an insight into the relationship between instructors’ transformational leadership behaviors and students’ motivation, positive attitude and participation.
(posted December 2017)

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