Dr. Koffi N’Da is currently the Associate Dean of the School of Business and Social Science (BSS)
Before joining IUGB, he was a faculty member in the Department of Management Information Systems at the E. Philip Saunders College of Business, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York.
Dr. N’Da received his “Baccalauréat C” at the “Lycée Scientifique” of Yamoussoukro. After completing his Bachelor degree in Computer Science at the “Institut National Polytechnique Houphouet Boigny” of Yamoussoukro, he worked for three years as a consultant at the Department of Information Technology, African Development Bank, before proceeding to continue his studies in computer science at Laval University, in Canada. Further studies at Laval led to a Ph.D. in Business Administration with a specialization in Information Systems (IS)/Information Technology (IT).
Dean N’Da has published articles in reputable academic journals and presented papers at conferences considered mainstream in his disciplinary areas. His expertise and areas of research interest include: E-commerce/E-Business; IT adoption and use in developing countries; IT use and adoption by minority-owned businesses and small and medium-sized enterprises; IT and economic development; and IT-based entrepreneurship.
Research Areas of Interest
IT adoption and use in developing countries
IT use and adoption by minority-owned businesses and small and medium-sized enterprises
IT and economic development