UEW Holds Workshop for Business Owners in Winneba
As part of efforts to bridge the gap between the University and the community, the Procurement Department in collaboration with the Division of Human Resource has held a workshop for all business owners in the Effutu Municipality. The event, which was held on 4th October, 2017 at the JN Aryeetey Auditorium sought to educate the business community on opportunities in the University they could access.
In his welcome address, the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni, who was the Chairman for the program encouraged the business men and women to participate actively in the business activities within the University. Again, he advised them to take everything they learn at the workshop seriously to help in the development of the University and the town as well.
Two Senior Procurement officers, Mr. Fredrick Osei Gaisie, and Mr. Albert Benjamin Yamoah, were the main facilitators of the workshop.
Mr. Frederick Osei Gaisie took participants through the benefits of procurement processes of UEW to business women and the people of Winneba. Touching on the role business men and women had to play in Winneba and the University, he educated them on how their roles would go a long way to help in the development of the University and the Municipality as a whole.
Mr. Albert Benjamin Yamoah also took them through the procurement process and how UEW uses funds from government. He elaborated on the procurement structure and the role of the University Tender Committee in handling money for various activities within UEW. He took the participants through the methods of Procurement, Tender, Evaluation Panel, Mandatory Documents and many more.
Concluding, he urged them to always seek the right path and follow the laid down procedures to enjoy profitable business relations with the University. An open forum was held to receive and discuss contributions and questions.
Present at the workshop were Deputy Finance Officer, Mr. Frank Owusu Boateng, Acting Head, Procurement Department, Madam Mary Dzimey, Principal Procurement Assistant, Mr. Samuel Aidoo, Head of Employee Relations Department, Mrs. Irene Ofosu-Behome, Staff of the Division of Human Resource, Mrs. Karen Okoro and Mr. Isaac Darkoh (Workshop Coordinator)