Dr Benedict A. Ozurumba

Dr Benedict A. Ozurumba

Reader & HOD, Financial Management Technology Department

B.Sc., MSc., MSc., PhD
Email: hod.fmt@futo.edu.ng


Benedict Ozurumba is an Associate Professor at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). He holds a B.Sc (Hons) in Econs from Abia State University, Uturu, M.Sc (Econs) from Imo State University, Owerri, M.Sc and Ph.D in (Financial Management Technology) from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri.

He has served the University as Coordinator of Postgraduate Programmes (Continuing Education Programmes), Financial Management Technology Department, FUTO, (2008 – 2016), Research Associate, Centre for Research and International Development (CRID), FUTO, Ex-Deputy Director, Center for Entrepreneurial Studies (CES), FUTO, (2016-2017), Ex-Deputy Director, Public Procurement Research Center (PPRC), FUTO, (2017-2018). Currently, he is the Head, Department of Financial Management Technology, and FUTO.

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD., 2008 Financial Management Technology, FUTO, Owerri.
  • M.Sc., 2008 Economics, Imo State University, Owerri.
  • M.Sc., 2004 Financial Management Technology, FUTO, Owerri.
  • B.Sc., 1997 Economics, Abia State University, Uturu.


  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Finance & Control of Nigeria (CIFCN) (2013 to Date)
  • Fellow, International Academy of Business and Behavioural Sciences (FIABBS) USA (2009 to Date)
  • Member, The Nigerian Economic Society (NES) 2008 to date
  • Member, Microfinance Training Service Providers of Nigeria (MTSPN) 2009 to date
  • Member, Internet Economists (INOMICS) 2008 to date

Courses Assigned to Teach

  • Economics 1 (ECN 201),
  • Economics 1 (ECN 202),
  • Forecasting Techniques (FMT 407),
  • Industrial & Financial Management (MGT 310),
  • Macroeconomics Analysis (ECN 403),
  • Financial Systems Architecture (FMT 514),
  • Economic Analysis (MGT 703),
  • Money and Banking (FMT 706),
  • Financial Systems (FMT 803),
  • Financial Markets (FMT 821),
  • Public Finance (FMT 961),
  • Workshop in Computer-based Banking & Finance (MGT 982).

Work Experience

  • Member, SMAT Seminar and Conference Committee 2011
  • Faculty Advisor, Association of Management Students (AMTS) 2011
  • Member, FUTO Senate Committee on Exams 2006 to date


  • Ozurumba, B.A (2005): “The External debt Crises Causes and Consequences”, Debt Burden and Development in Africa; Problems and Prospects (Okere T-I. edit) Assumpta Press, Owerri.
  • Ozurumba, B.A and Chigbu E.E. (2006): “An Assessment of the Impact of External Debt on the Growth of the Nigerian Economy”, Journal of Business and Social Science, Vol 2, Owerri, Department of Marketing, Imo State University Owerri&Avan Publication Owerri.
  • Ozurumba, B.A (2007); “Corporate Collapse and Bank Failures in Nigeria” A case of Collusive Corruption, International Journal of Development and Management Review Vol 1. No.1, Owerri, Development and Management Study Group.
  • Ozurumba, B.A and Idi, R.E. (2008); Energy Crisis in Nigeria; A Case Study of the Niger Delta Region. The Nigerian Journal of Energy and Environmental Economics, Awka, Department of Economics, Nnamdi Azikiwe Univesity Awka.
  • Ozurumba, B.A (2008); “Commercial Bank Credit on Agricultural Development in Nigeria; An Evaluation Issues on Development – A Multidisciplinary International Journal on Sustainable Development, South Africa, International Center for Constructive Research(ICCR)
  • Ozurumba, B.A (2009) “Strategies for Bank Supervision for Effective Bank Management in Nigeria, African Journal of Economics and Financial Research, De-Caritas Center for Studies on Human Development in Africa Port Harcourt.
  • Ozurumba, B.A (2009); Impact of Public Sector Deficit on Private Sector Investment in Nigeria, De- Caritas Journal of Management and Social Science. De- Caritas Center for Studies of Human Development in Africa, Port Harcourt.
  • Ozurumba, B.A &Chigbu E.E (2009) Impact of public Sector Deficits on Economic Development of Nigeria, African Journal Professional Research in Human Development, De- Caritas Center of Studies on Human Development in Africa, Port Harcourt.
  • Ozurumba, B.A &Chigbu E.E (2011) Fiscal Deficits And Inflation In Nigeria: The Causality Approach, Journal of Business and Accounting, USA.