Faculty & Staff

School of Business and Entrepreneurship


Instructor, Entrepreneurship


M.Sc., Newcastle University (UK)

Fardeen teaches undergraduate courses in many areas of entrepreneurship, organizes social ventures and provides business coaching to women, youths, and small business owners from neighboring communities.

Fardeen is a Fellow of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders and a recipient of Commonwealth Scholarship with broad research interests in understanding how entrepreneurship can be effectively used for eliminating poverty and promoting freedom, prosperity, and equal opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa.


  • ENT 101
  • ENT 201
  • ENT 320
  • ENT 440

  • Entrepreneurship and Development
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Agribusiness Entrepreneurship

  • Maximising your impact: training for development. Cumberland Lodge, London. Forthcoming (Friday 16 March – Sunday 18 March 2018).
  • Multivariate Data Analysis Techniques (2018). Leeds University Business School, Leeds (March, 2018).
  • Positioning your Research for Impact and Interactive Data Visualisation, Northumbria University, Newcastle (December, 2017).
  • Certification on Human Subjects Protection. West African Bioethics Training Program (Online, May, 2016)
  • Enterprise Shed: Making Ideas Happen. Newcastle University. (Online, March to April, 2015)
  • Future Cities (ETHx, FC-01). ETH, Zurich (September to December, 2014)
  • Challenges of World Poverty (14.73x). Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States. (Online, February to May, 2014)

Energy Institute

  • Tomato Jos Adventure: Competition Amidst Growing Pains (2018). Forthcoming in Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies. Vol. 8
  • Fardeen Dodo (2017). Tomato Jos Adventure: Competition amidst Growing Pains. Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies – In Press
  • Fardeen Dodo, Rajasekhara Mouly Potluri, Saratu Gazara (2017). Sustainable Entrepreneurship among Rural Women in Nigeria: An Assessment of Benefits; Journal of Distribution Science, South Korea – In press
  • Fardeen Dodo and Olurotimi Ogundijo (2015). Agricultural Development in Rural Nigeria: A Review of Approaches. African Journal of Sustainable Development (AJSD), Vol. 5, no. 1
  • Ferdinand Che, Fardeen Dodo, Babatunde Ogunleye, Jennifer Che, Rotimi Ogundijo, and Dabo Muhammadou (2014). ICTs as Enablers in the Adaptation of PGS: A Participatory System for Socio-Economic Empowerment of Rural Smallholder Farmers in Adamawa. 20th Americas Conference on Information Systems. Savannah, Georgia. August, 7-9, 2014.
  • Fardeen Dodo (2017) Tracing the Development Outcomes of Entrepreneurship: A Study of Agribusinesses funded through Africa’s Largest Entrepreneurship Competition.  Academy of International Business Conference. 17 – 19th August, 2016. Lagos, Nigeria
  • Fardeen Dodo, Charles Reith and John Leonard (2014). Industrial Ecology as an Approach for Sustainable Development in a West African Rural Economy.  5th Annual Ibadan Sustainable Development Summit, August 25-28, 2014, Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Dodo, F., Leonard, J., and Reith, C. The Grand Alliance: A Framework for Eco-Industrial Resource Management. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference of the Africa Materials Research Society. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. December, 8th to 13th, 2013.
  • Umar, S., Muhammed, H., Nasir, N., and Dodo, F. Analysis of Socioeconomic factors Influencing Saving among Rural Smallhoder Farmers in Gwaram LGA, Jigawa State, Nigeria. Proceedings of Abuja International Conference on Human and Social Sciences. Abuja, Nigeria. November, 25 to 28, 2013




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