Dr. Ernest Christian Winful

Dean, International Programmes and Institutional Cooperation

Prof. Ernest Christian Winful (PhD) is a professionally astute Senior lecturer, a Certified Research Fellow (The Institute of Certified Economist of Ghana, since 2014) and a Member of the Institute of Directors, Ghana since 2011. He has 20-plus years of experience in providing comprehensively high-quality teaching and research for Ghana and the world at large.

 He has over 25 published articles and conference presentations to his credit in the areas of Financial Economics and Social Enterprise. He has served on several boards and committees and is currently, a member of a standing committee, Social Enterprise Ghana. He has supervised several student-project works and also developed several academic curricula. He has held different positions at different management levels which have contributed to his vast experience in academia and industry.

 In terms of academic experience, he has held the position of the Dean of the Faculty of Business; Head of Department Accounting and Finance; and Head of Department Procurement and Supply Chain Management. Currently, he is the Dean, of International programs and Institutional Cooperation. In the collaboration with The Hague University of Applied Sciences, he organized Block Chain sensitization seminar and workshop in 2018 and 2019 respectively due to his belief in the fourth industrial revolution as the means to job creation and wealth.

In the area of grants and projects, Winful has won both international and national grants totalling £120,000 and ¢137,218 respectively due to his ability to work with different groups to achieve results. His ambition in life has always been to impact others to become successful and beneficial to their community. God is his helper.

Welcome to Accra Technical University (ATU), Ghana’s foremost technical university with particular focus on hands-on based tuition. Driven by the thirst for knowledge and motivation to be a class leader, the University provides an intellectually stimulating learning environment, outstanding faculty members, top-notch teaching facilities, serene campus to shape the minds and hands of tomorrow’s world leaders whom we nurture.

ATU continues unrelentingly to undertake initiatives to ensure that our graduates are well-equipped with the future skills, knowledge, competencies, and attitude to meet and exceed stakeholders’ expectations in an increasingly globalised world. Thus, our graduates continue to make lasting and meaningful improvements wherever they find themselves.

Led by experienced management with well-established credentials in technical education, ATU engages in a range of research activities which are enhanced by well-developed collaborative initiatives with industry, public and private institutions, and the wider community. Our work focuses on adding value to teaching, learning and research activities via hands-on training.