Dr. Lukman Raimi

lukman.raimi@ubd.edu.bn

Assistant Professor, UBD School of Business and Economics



                                   

Dr. Lukman Raimi holds a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship & CSR from the Leicester Business School, De Montfort University Leicester, United Kingdom (an accredited AACSB university) with over 13 years of full-time teaching experience. Presently, he is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship in the School of Business and Economics (SBE), Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD). Prior to joining the UBD, he was an Assistant Professor and the Chair of Entrepreneurship at the American University of Nigeria (AUN). Also, he was formerly the Coordinator of the Graduate Program in the School of Business & Entrepreneurship and the Director Centre for Entrepreneurship in AUN.

He is an Entrepreneurship Educator trained at the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI), Ahmedabad, India under the World Bank-Step B Project. He had specialized training in Enterprise Education for Employability (EEE) at the Pan-Atlantic University Nigeria under the British Council’s sponsorship. He was an alumnus of the Cumberland Lodge Residential Mentoring (2014), Windsor, United Kingdom. He attended the 2019 Experiential Classroom XX organised for Entrepreneurship Educators at the University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida, United States.

He had attended/delivered conferences/seminar papers in Turkey, Malaysia, Ghana, Togo, India, Belfast, Leicester, United States. His publications are listed in Scopus, Researchgate, Publons, and Google Scholar. He was honored with the Best Ph.D. Thesis Award for Faculty of Business and Law (2016), De Montfort University, Leicester UK. His paper titled “Corporate social responsibility, waqf system, and zakat system as a faith-based model for poverty reduction”, was awarded Highly Commendable Academic Paper by World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management, and Sustainable Development, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, UK.

EDUCATION

PhD in Entrepreneurship & CSR from De Montfort University, UK (2015)
MSc in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management, University of Lagos, Nigeria (2010)
MSc in Economics, University of Lagos, Nigeria (2010)
BSc in Economics from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria (1997)
PGDE, Business Education, National Open University of Nigeria, (2017)
Certificate, Experiential Teaching, University of Tampa, Florida, USA (2019)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Entrepreneurship: Social Entrepreneurship, Medical Entrepreneurship
De-colonisation of Entrepreneurship Curriculum
Entrepreneurship Innovation and Financial Inclusion
CSR & Sustainability, SDGs
Family Business
Indigenous Entrepreneurship

FUTURE PROJECTS

SPECIAL ISSUE: Circular Economy and Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies: Opportunities and Challenges Guest Editors Lukman Raimi, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei

https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/journal/jeee/circular-economy-and-entrepreneurship-emerging-economies-opportunities-and-challenges


Applications Invited
Call for paper

Call for Chapters: Implications for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development in the Blue Economy

https://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/5442


Applications Invited
Call for chapters
23

Scopus Publications

1258

Google Scholar Citations

18

Google Scholar h-index

28

Google Scholar i10-index

Scopus Publications

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

1. Raimi, L. (2021) Barriers to entrepreneurship education coordinated by the Entrepreneurship Development Centres (EDCs) in Nigeria. In: Chapter 14 Stephen Dobson, Paul Jones, Daniel Agyapong, Gideon Maas (Eds), Enterprising Africa Transformation through Entrepreneurship. Routledge.

2. Siano, A., Raimi, L, Palazzo, M. and Panait, M. C. (2020) Mobile Banking: An Innovative Solution for Increasing Financial Inclusion in Sub-Saharan African Countries. Evidence from Nigeria. Sustainability 2020, 12, 10130; doi:10.3390/su122310130.

3. Raimi, L. (2020) Breaking the Formal Financing Barriers facing Entrepreneurs: Crowdfunding as an Alternative Financing for Enterprise Development in Nigeria in the Digital Era: In: Efosa Idemudia (Ed), Handbook of Research on Social and Organizational Dynamics in the Digital Era, ISBN 280219-114122), IGI Global, USA.

4. Raimi L., Uzodinma I. (2020) Trends in Financing Programmes for the Development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria: A Qualitative Meta-synthesis. In: Moritz A., Block J., Golla S., Werner A. (eds) Contemporary Developments in Entrepreneurial Finance. FGF Studies in Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Springer, Cham.

5. Raimi, L. and Yusuf, H. (2020) A Critical Discourse of Entrepreneurial Innovation and Competitive Advantage in Emerging Economies: The Place of Nigeria Within the Global Innovation Ecosystems. Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Economies, 1–20, DOI: 10.1177/2393957520903625, Sage Publishing, USA/India.

TOP PUBLICATIONS

1. Raimi, L. and Isiaka, A. S. (2021) Regional Review: Africa: CSR in Sub-Saharan Africa: Emerging Trends, Perspectives, and Debates. In: David Crowther and Shahla Seifi (Eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility, Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN 978-3-030-42464-0.

2. Raimi, L. (2020) Re-envisioning Formal and Informal Family Businesses in Nigeria: The Evolution, Opportunities, Succession Model and Sustainability Challenges. In: Andreas Masouras, Georgios Maris and Androniki Kavoura (Eds) Entrepreneurial Development and Innovation in Family Businesses and SMEs, ISBN 280219-114122), IGI Global, USA, ISBN: 9781799836483.

3. Raimi, L. (2020) Entrepreneurship Development Interventions as a Pragmatic Approach to Political and Economic Restructuring in Nigeria. In: Neeta Baporikar (Ed) Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship Development and Opportunities in Circular Economy, IGI Global, USA, ISBN: 9781799851165.

4. Raimi, L. and Aslani, B. (2019) Exploring the Contributions of Informal Ethnic Entrepreneurship to Economic Development in Nigeria. In: Ramadani, V., Dana, L.-P., Ratten, V., Bexheti, A. (Eds) Informal Ethnic Entrepreneurship- Future Research Paradigms for Creating Innovative Business Activity (pp.179-194), Switzerland: Springer Nature.

5. Raimi, L., (2015) Discourse analysis of entrepreneurship definitions & theories: Implication for strengthening academic research. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 26 (3), 368-388. Inderscience Enterprises Ltd., Geneva, Switzerland.

GRANT DETAILS

2020 Student Campus Business, Experiential Field Experience Project of the American University of Nigeria led by Dr. Lukman Raimi as the project leader. ($5,000)
2019 Women Empowerment & Skills Acquisition Project: Project of American University of Nigeria N 10,000,000), funded by Jenkintown Resources Ltd Nigeria with Dr.
Lukman Raimi as the Assistant Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship.
2019 North-East Small Business Seminar and Financial Support Intervention: Project of American University of Nigeria (approximately N2,000,000), funded by Zakat and
Sadaqat Foundation, Lagos.
2019 Student Campus Business, Experiential Field Experience Project of the American University of Nigeria led by Dr. Lukman Raimi as the project leader). ($5,000)
2018 North-East Small Business Seminar and Financial Support Intervention: Project of American University of Nigeria (approximately N2,000,000), funded by Zakat and
Sadaqat Foundation, Lagos.
2018 Student Campus Business, Experiential Field Experience Project of the American University of Nigeria led by Dr. Lukman Raimi as the project leader). ($5,000)
2018 The United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) funded Livelihoods and Market Assessment Report for Borno and Yobe States in North-Eastern Nigeria – A
project of the Atiku Centre for Entrepreneurship & Development, Adamawa Nigeria. Dr Lukman Raimi served as the Reviewer and proofreader of the final report.
2017 Student Campus Business, Experiential Field Experience Project of the American University of Nigeria led by Dr. Lukman Raimi as the project leader). ($5,000)
2018 Student Campus Business, Experiential Field Experience Project of the American University of Nigeria led by Dr. Lukman Raimi as the project leader). ($5,000)
2017 Student Business Plan Competition, Experiential Field Experience Project of the Yaba College of Technology (N5,000, 000)
2017 Entrepreneurship Development Project (EDP), funded by the Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation, Nigeria led by Dr. Lukman Raimi as the project consultant (N30,000,000)
2016 Entrepreneurship Development Project (EDP), funded by the Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation, Nigeria led by Dr. Lukman Raimi as the project consultant (N25,000,000)
2015 Entrepreneurship Development Project (EDP), funded by the Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation, Nigeria led by Dr. Lukman Raimi as the project consultant (N20,000, 000)

Industry, Institute, or Organisation Collaboration

Associate Editor, GUSAU Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, Federal University Gusau – Nigeria 2021
Member, Editorial Board, Indonesian Journal of Sustainability Accounting & Management 2019
Member, Editorial Board of International Journal of Trade and Policy, eSciPub LLC, US 2018
Member, Editorial Board of International Journal of Technology and Investment, US 2018
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, Emerald Publishing, UK, 2018
Member, Editorial Board of International Journal of Service Science and Management, eSciPub LLC. Houston, US 2018
Member Editorial Board, Eastern European Business and Economics Journal, 2015 till date
Member Editorial Board, International Journal of Economic behavior (IJEB), Romania, 2016 till date
Member, Editorial Board, Open Journal of Social Science and Humanities, Nigeria, 2016 till date
Reviewer, Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier B.V. The Netherlands 2019 till date
Reviewer, Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research, Springer Nature 2020
Reviewer, Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy 2019
Reviewer, Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, Fed, University. Gusau, Zamfara 2019
Reviewer, International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, Emerald Publishing, UK, 2020
Reviewer, International Journal of Applied Management Theory and Research 2019
Reviewer, Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier B.V 2018
Reviewer, International Journal of Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility, IGI Publishing, US 2018
Reviewer, Journal of Applied Accounting, Emerald Publishing 2018
Reviewer, International Journal of Social Economics (Emerald Publishing), 2017
Reviewer, Social Responsibility Journal, Emerald Publishing, 2016
Reviewer, Journal of Business Ethics, Springer Journals, 2015
Reviewer, Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, Emeralds Publishers, 2015

EXAMINER TO OTHER UNIVERSITIES
External Examiner, Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), Nobel International Business School, Ghana, West Africa, 2019
External Examiner, Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), Nobel International Business School, Ghana, West Africa, 2020

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & VOLUNTEERING SERVICES
• Chairman (Muslim), Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC), Lagos State 2017
• Deputy Imam, American University of Nigeria’s Mosque 2017-till date
• Deputy President, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs of Nigeria 2016-till date
• Deputy Imam, Muslim Community Yaba College of Technology 2005 - 2017
Founding President, Golden Minaret Investment Club (GMIC), 2007 - 2010

CORPORATE POSITIONS AND BOARD MEMBERSHIP
Member of the Advisory Board, Halal Certification Authority (HCA), Nigeria, 2018 till date
Member, Board of Global Centre for Leadership and Human Development Lagos, 2015 till date
Member, Board of Hajj Mabrur Ventures Limited 2011 till date
Member Board of Trustee, TCIC Business Synergy Ltd 2017
Chairman Board of Trustee, African Association of Entrepreneurs Nigeria (AAEN), 2014 till date
Chairman, Finance & Credit Committee, Hajj Mabrur Ventures Limited 2018 till date
Chairman Board of Trustee, Centre for Global Peace Initiative (CGPI), 2011 till date
Founding Member, Human Concern Foundation International (HCFI), 2011