Dr. Germain Pichop joined ECU as Assistant Professor of Business Administration in August 2020. He previously worked at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) as Professor and Chair of the Business Department and Co-Director of the Center of Excellence in International Business. He also served as a Socio-economic Fellow and Deputy Coordinator of socio-economics research at the WorldVeg (AVRDC). In addition, he has taught at Oklahoma Christian University and the University of Oklahoma over the years.
Dr. Pichop holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Management (University of Yaoundé, Cameroon), a Master's Degree in International Affairs and International Marketing from the International Relations Institute of Cameroon, and a Post Graduate Diploma Program from the Emeritus Institute of Management in Collaboration with MIT Executive Education and the Columbia Business School Education. Dr. Pichop is also certified Lean-Six Sigma Green Belt.
Dr. Pichop has been a consultant for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Centre for Forestry Research (CIFOR). He is a Past-Chair of the ACBSP Associate Degree Commission, a member of the ACBSP Board of Directors, a former President of the Kappa Beta Delta International Honor Society.
Dr. Pichop is a recipient of the Leadership Recognition Award from Oklahoma State University (2000), the NISOD Teaching Excellence Award (2015), and received the ACBSP Region 6 Award for Excellence in Teaching (2018) and the ACBSP International Award for Excellence in Teaching (2018). He is an ENACTUS Sam M. Walton Free Enterprise Fellow.
Dr. pichop teaches Economics, Finance, Marketing, Analytics, and Strategies.
Dr. Pichop areas of interest include digital transformation of business organizations, blockchain technologies applications, data analytics, value chain analysis, quality management, and digital business strategies.