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Mr. Kassahun Wodajo W/Mariam (PhD),

Business and Development Vice President

Contact Information



To cover half of the institutional budget by 2030 from own enterprises


Using Research based improved technologies, enhancing productivity and self-sustained enterprises as well as increasing the institutional income that can support both teaching-learning and research which can contribute to all rounded support for sustainable development of the country.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The vice president (VP) of business development reports directly to the president, and also works together with the management team towards fostering better business success for the organization.

  •  Entails expanding the university’s business across work environments and sectors by selling professional development experiences.

  • Emphasize on the need for the organization to record positive changes and experience profit growth in its dealing’s Professional development offerings, such as workshops and training, as well as more consultative custom solutions centered on leadership and organizational development.

  • Being curious about how individuals and teams perform at their highest levels and eager to offer solutions to help individuals and teams work more efficiently and effectively.

  • Building business network, as well as improving on university’s relationship with clients through top quality service delivery and enticing service representation.

  • Curious and ready to take calculated risks towards promoting university’s goals and ideals.

  • Make very important business decisions regarding network development and sales approach of the university.

  • Work towards sales and revenue goals as established in partnership with the President.

  • Developing networks and independently identifying and developing relevant resources for sales and business development.

  • Work in line with the operational procedures of the organization towards its revenue generation and sales growth goals

  • Project Finance structuring, working with Legal and Finance teams and Business Process Improvements.

The office of the V/President for Business Development has three major sub-sections structured at a directorate level and each with its own specific duties and responsibilities. These include:

  1. Head, Business and Development Vice President

  2. Income Generation and Enterprise Directorate

  3. Marketing and Advertising Directorate

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Mr.  Jember Belete Engda (MPM)

Head Business and Development Vice President

Contact Information

  • Office phone: +251474524539

  • P.O.Box: 334

  • Email: bjember1988@gmail.com