Dr Kevin Aku Okorocha

Dr Kevin Aku Okorocha, Ph.D., RSV, ESV

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Project Management Technology Department ,
Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)
E-mailokorochakev@yahopo.com

 


Academic and Professional Qualification

  • B.Sc in Estate Management (Second Class Honours Division) from the Imo State University Okigwe in 1987.
  • MBA in Banking and Finance from the Abia State University in 1993.
  • MSc in Economics from the Imo State University, Owerri in 1997.
  • MSc in Project Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology (FUTO), Owerri in 2000.
  • PhD in Project Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology (FUTO), Owerri in 2009.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Associate member, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers
  • Registered Surveyor and Valuer
  • Member, Project Management Professionals.

Working Experience

  • Head Of Department (Project Management Technology, FUTO)  – 2014-2016
  • Member Of University Senate  –  2014-2016
  • Co-Coordinator (School Of Management Technology (SMAT), M.B.A Programme)
  • Member, School Of Management Technology (SMAT), Publication Committee.
  • Class Advisor PMT Students  – 2002/2003.
  • Member, Department Of Project Management Technology, Curriculum Review Committee.

Professional Working Experience

  • Principal Partner, Kevin Okorocha And Coy, Estate Surveyors and Valuers, Owerri.
  • Associate Partner, Kalu Kalu And Partners, Estate Surveyors and Valuers, Owerri.
  • Project Manager, Lemmy Akakem Const. Co. Ltd, Owerri.

Special Areas of Interest

  • Reading
  • Football
  • Community Services

Special Research Areas

  • Infrastructure Development And Financing
  • Human Capacity Building
  • Economic Enhancement.

Publications

  1. O. Nwatarali, N.U. Dim and K.A Okorocha “Determination of Key Performance Indicators (Kpis) Of a Successful Project Cost Estimate in The Nigerian Construction Industry. International Journal of the Association of Cost Engineers. Vol.54 No. 1, 2016.
  2. Dim N.U, A. Okorocha And Okoduwa V.O Project Failure In The Nigerian Construction Industry Cases Of High Way Construction Project Journal Vol. 4. No. 1, 2016.
  3. Ubani E.C, Amade B., A Okorocha, Agwu F.O. “Project Risk Management: Issues in the Nigerian Construction Industry. International Journal Of Engineering And Technical Research (Ijetr) Issn 2321 – 0869, Vol. 3 Issue 1, January 2015
  4. Amaeshi U.F, A. Okorocha, Jane C.A: Effect of Selected Firms in Nigeria. International Journal Of Research In Management, Science And Technology (E-Issn 2321-3264 Vol. 3 No. 4 December 2015).
  5. Amade, E.C. Ubani Amaeshi And K.A. Okorocha “ Factors For Containing Failure And Abandonment Of Public Sector Construction Project In Nigeria. Journal of Building Performance. Issn 2180-2106 Vol. 6 Issues 1 2015.
  6. A. Okorocha “Evaluation Of Funding Options For Local Government Development Project In Imo State. International Journal of Research and Management. Http:Www.Republic.Com/Ijirminnedxhtm. Issues 3. Vol 2 (March 2013). (1-14)
  7. A. Okorocha “Evaluation Of Material Management Strategies In The Nigeria Construction Industry – A Case Of Study Of Related Building Sites Lagos State. International Journal; Of Management Science and Business Research, 2013. http://www.ijmsbr.com Issue 3, Vol. 2. 15-23.
  8. A. Okorocha: Factors Affecting Effective Materials Management in Building Construction Project. A Case of Study of Selected Building Sites In Imo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Management Sciences & Business Research. Issue 4, Vol 2. http://www.ijmsbr.com, 2013. 16-33.
  9. A. Okorocha, Echeme I.I., Onuoha I.J, “Effect of Economic Meltdown On Banks Funding Of Development P0rojects In Nigeria. Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research In Business. Vol. 4, No. 6, 2012. Ijcrb. Weds. Com, 34 – 47.
  10. C. Ubani, K.A. Okorocha, S.C Emeribe. “Analysis Of Factors Influencing Time And Cost Overruns On Construction Projects In South Eastern Nigeria. International Journal of Management Science and Business Research. http://www.ijrubr.com. 48-59.
  11. A. Okorocha, Echeme I.I., Onuoha O.J., “Contributions of Projects to the Socio-Economic Development of An Emerging Economy Through The Business Organization”. Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research In Business. Vol. 2 No. 11 March 2011. Ijerb.Webs.Com. 60 – 72.
  12. A. Okorocha, Enyinna G.C., Nwakonkwo O; Effects of Project Investment on Economic Growth In Nigeria. International Journal of Biotechnology and Allied Science. Http//Www.Ijobas.Com 2010 73-76.
  13. Akujuobi A.B.C, Akujuobi L.E, A. Okorocha, Funding Options and Development Projects In The Nigeria Local Government System. International Journal of Development And Management Review. Vol. 3 No. 1. May 2008 77 – 82
  14. A. Okorocha, Nwanekezie O.F., Iroegbu A.N., “Evaluation of The Structure Of Road Network And Their Capabilities In Umuahia Journal Of Social Sciences And Humanities, Vol. 1, No. 4, 2011. 83 – 90.
  15. Ibeh K.K., A. Okorocha, Ogvonna C.E., “Assessing the Feasibility of Ground Water Development Possibility”. International Journal on Research and Development, Vol 3. No. 8, 2010, 91 – 100.
  16. Nwanekezie, Iroegbu, A. Okorocha, “Sensitivity Analysis – A Technique for Investigating the Impact Of Changes In Project Variables. International Journal of Research and Development, University Of Sierra Leone. 2011. 101 – 113.
  17. A. Okorocha, Nwkonkwo O. Wogu C.L., “Effect of Climate Change on Food Security” Research and Development Network. Vol. 5 No 6, 2010 University Of Calabar, Nigeria. 114 – 120.
  18. A. Okorocha, Nwokonkwo O., “Myths “Research and Development Network Vol. 5, No. 6, University Of Ibadan. 121 – 125.
  19. Iheme C., A. Okorocha, Iroegbu A.N., “Reinvigoration Of The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria And The National Housing Fund To Meet Nigeria’s Housing Need”. IRFI Research and Development Network Vol. 5 No 6. 2010, University Of Ibadan, 126 – 131.
  20. O. Nwanekezie, J.C. Ukwumah, K.A. Okorocha, “The Historical Development of Betterment Charges In Nigeria”. Academic Scholarship Journal; Vol. 2 No. 3, 2010, ESUT Enugu, 132 – 138.
  21. A. Okorocha, O.C. Nwokonkwo; “Implications of Mergers and Acquisition in an Emerging Economy – Nigeria’s Experiences” African Journal Of Social Issues. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2009 139 – 145.
  22. A. Okorocha, Nwokonkwo O.C., Resolving the Economic Consequences of Unemployment In Nigeria”. African Journal of Social Issues. Vol. 1, 2009. 146-156.
  23. F Nwanekezie, M. Alozie, K.A. Okorocha; The Land Use Act and Economic Development in Nigeria”. The Nigeria Academic Forum ( A Multidisciplinary Journal, Vol. 19 No. 3 2010 Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Akwa, 157-163
  24. Alozie, K.A. Okorocha, A.N. Iroegbu: Issues In Land Use Allocation In Nigeria. Journal of Research and Production Vol. 17, No. 2, 2010 Esut, Enugu. 164-170.
  25. A. Okorocha; The Dynamism of Housing Investment Options In A Market Economy- The Nigeria Experience: Alvana Journal Of Social Science Vol. 3, No. 2. 2008. 171-176.
  26. A. Okorocha: The Conceptual Framework Of Building Maintenance In A Developing Economy:. Journal of the National Association of Social Educators of Nigeria. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2000 177-190.
  27. A. Okorocha: Risk and Uncertainty in A Banking Environment – A Case Of Study Of Bank Frauds”. Journal of the National Association of Social Motivators of Nigeria; Vol. 1 No.2, 2000. 191-196.
  28. A. Okorocha; “Climatic Changes And Environmental Impact on Agricultural Properties:. Journal on the Environment; Vol. 4. No 2, 2000, Abia State University Environmental Review. 197-202
  29. Adanma C.E, Edem O.P, Emmanuel C.U, A. Okorocha “Measuring The Contribution Of Conflict Resolution Dexterity Among State- Holders O Effective Software Engineering Projects In Nigeria “, International Journal Of Engineering Trends and Technology (Ijett), Vol.48 No. 8, 2017.
  30. Eberendu O, Adanma C., Akpan E.O.P, Ubani E.C, A. Okorocha “Communication and Feedback Flow; A Strategic Function Of Stakeholder Management For Effective Software Engineering Projects In Nigeria “International Journal Of Engineering Sciences And Management (Ijesm) Vol. 7 No.2, 2017.
  31. Adanma C.E. Edem O.P Akpan, E.C Ubani, A Okorocha” Analysis of Stakeholder Influence: A Perception Of Software Engineering Projects In Nigeria” Management Science And Engineering Vol. 11 No.2 2017.
  32. Text Book- Industrial Economics ISBN: 978-978-50371-5-9.

 

Technical Papers:

  1. Valuation Report On Property Located at 12b Okorie Street,
  2. Valuation Report On Property Located at No. 22 Tara Preye Street, Asaba, Delta State.

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