Skills

Over the years I have gained insights and experience in research and consulting.

Learning is my constant activity.

As a result, I’ve gain competence in several skills including:

Research skills:

  • In-depth qualitative research. Competence in:
    • Documentary analyses
    • Discourse analysis
    • Interviewing – structured and semi-structured
    • Ethnography
    • Systematic observation including participant observation
    • Process tracing and case study strategies
  • Analytical and critical writing both for academic and wider audience through policy briefs, blogs, and Op-ED

Consultancy:

  • Political Economy Analyses
  • Policy Analyses
  • Project/Program Evaluation
  • Facilitation of  Strategic Planning
  • Data – collection, organising , managing and analysing.

Teaching and Training

  • Academic teaching/lecturing – module design, delivery and assessment
  • Training – for staff , middle level managers, youth groups and other specialised groups
  • Workshops and presentations

Book Reviews and academic papers/manuscripts/monographs reviews

  • Competence in reviewing books for academic purpose and for general reflections
  • Manuscripts/papers review (peer reviewing) in following subject areas:
    • African Studies (East Africa region)
    • International Relations Theory
    • Religion and Politics
    • Political Parties

For more specific details on my academic (including publications) and consulting experience, please see attached CV below

 

Kwayu Aikande CV