Mr. Anthony Kusi

Staff Grade: 
  •   London School of Economics, Postgraduate Dip – (Rural Development), 1991 – 1992, (London UK)
  • University for National and International Economics, Msc. Economics - 1985 - 1991                (Sofia Bulgaria)
  • Sunyani Secondary School, GCE ‘A’ Level, 1980 – 1982, (Sunyani, Brong Ahafo)

  • Osei Tutu Secondary School, GCE ‘O’ Level, 1975 – 1980, (Akronpong, Ashanti)


Brief Bio: 

Born In (Kumasi) 1961 to Parents Who Were Farmers, Mr.  Kusi Hails from Pankrono, A Suburb of Kumasi. He Had the Elementary Education at Pankrono and Proceeded to Osei Tutu Senior High and to the Then Sunyani Secondary School for GCE O/A Levels Respectively. Got Enrolled at the University for National and World Economics (Karl Marx) in Sofia, Bulgaria. He Is Married With 4 Children.

Research Interests: 

Economics, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management, Small Business Management and Financing, And Family Business. 

Teaching Areas: 

Economics, Entrepreneurship, Management, Organizational Behaviour, Critical Thinking and Logic, Business Communication

Conferences Attended: 
  1. Research Methodology Workshop Organized By The Commonwealth Association Of Polytechnics In Africa (Capa), Kumasi Polytechnic, And Dec.7th 2015.
  2. Workshop On Data Analysis Organised Jointly By The Ieed Center For Entrepreneurship Research In Africa (Cera) And The International Affairs Office –K. Poly And Conducted By Professor Samita Of Sri Lanka
  3. Seminar On Intellectual Property Rights (Technology Transfer, Licensing And Commercialisation Of Technology And Innovation(R &D), Organised By Mest/ Cotvet Project (Crdti), Kumasi Polytechnic, August 2014.
  4. Seminar On Hiv Aids, Its Effects On The Family, And The Educational Sector, And How To Incorporate It In Teaching. Organised By Kumasi Metropolitan Education Unit, Ghana, September 2013.
  5. Seminar On Methods Of Effective Data Analysis, Kumasi Polytechnic, By Professor N. N. Nsowah Nuamah, June 2013.
  6. Writing A Winning Proposal Seminar Organised By Kumasi Polytechnic Management At The Old Rector's Conference Room, 29th -30th Nov, 2012.
  7. Seminar On The Techniques Of Effective Proposal Writing, By Dr. Victor K. Agyemang (Csir Forestry Reserve Institute Of Ghana), Kumasi Polytechnic, March 2012.
  8. Conference On Environmental Disasters In Oil And Gas Exploitation - Lessons From The Gulf Of Mexico, November 11 - 14, 2010. Organised By Tubaf In Collaboration With Daad At Knust, Kumasi, Ghana
  9. First International Conference Of Entrepreneurship Educators, Researchers And Entrepreneurs In Africa (Ceera), Anita Hotel, Kumasi, 28th - 30th November 2011. Organised By Institute Of Entrepreneurship And Enterprise Development (Ieed) Of Kumasi Polytechnic.
  10. Management/Entrepreneurship Training For Micro And Small Businesses, Asunafo North District, Brong Ahafo. Organised And Funded By Rural Enterprise Project, Ghana, September, 2009.
  11. Conference On Managing Africa's Resources Sustainably, March 24 - March 27, 2009.Organised By Tubaf In Collaboration With Daad At Knust, Kumasi, Ghana
  12. Northern Ghana International Conference On Entrepreneurship, Temale.Organised ByDevelopingRural Entrepreneurs Project (Drep) On 24th - 27th February, 2009
  13. Management/Entrepreneurship Training For Micro And Small Businesses, Asunafo North District, Brong Ahafo. Organised And Funded By Rural Enterprise Project, Ghana, September, 2009.
  14. Entrepreneurship Education For National Service Personnel On Idea Generation And Concept Development, Afigya Sekyere District, Agona, Ashanti, Ghana, July 2008.
  15. Stakeholder Workshop On Community Participation In Development Hosted By The Bureau Of Integrated Rural Development (B.I.R.D-Knust) Kumasi.10th- 21st. Feb. 2005.
  16. International Business Development Training Seminar Organised By Eastern Michigan University In Detroit – Michigan Usa March-April, 2002.
  17. Small And Medium Enterprises (Sme's) Development Seminar By The Management Development And Productivity Institute (Mdpi) 9th March, 2000.
  18. Policy Analysis For Rural Development Workshop By The National Development Planning Commission (Ndpc) Accra 4th-10th Nov. 1999.
  19. Project Planning And Management For District Chief Executives By The Management Development And Productivity Institute (Mdpi) In Kumasi 2nd- 5th Feb. 1999.
  20. Management Training For Civic Educators By The Ghana Institute Of Management And Public Administration (Gimpa) At Cocoa College Bunsu E/R 6th-15th June, 1995
  1. Anthony kusi, joseph yensu and kobina eduful aggrey (2016). Capital structure dynamics of listed banks in ghana. International journal of finance and banking research. Vol. 2, no. 5, 2016, pp. 167-177. Doi: 10.11648/j.ijfbr.20160205.12.
  2. William ansah appienti, daniel ofori, augustine owusu damptey and anthony kusi (2016), key determinants of investment in ghana: cointegration and causality analysis. European journal of business, economics and accountancy vol. 4, no. 5, 2016issn 2056-6018/ progressive academic publishing, ukpage
  3. Lydia asare-kyire, william ansah appienti, anthony kusi and abraham osei (2016); an investment analysis of private hostel business in ghana tertiary institutions: a case of knust campus. British journal of education, society & behavioural science 15(1): 1-13, 2016, article no.bjesbs.23891 issn: 2278-0998.
  4. Kusi, a., opata, c. N., & narh, t. J. (2015). Exploring the factors that hinder the growth and survival of small businesses in ghana (a case study of small businesses within kumasi metropolitan area). American journal of industrial and business management, 5, 705–723.
  5. Yensu, j., oppong-peprah, e., dwomo-fokuo, e., boadu, f., & kusi, a. (2015). Financing the expansion of family businesses in ghana : which way to go, debt or equity financing the expansion of family businesses in ghana : which way to go, debt or equity. Journal of investment and management, 4(6), 301–310. Http://
  6. Akomea-bonsu, c., & kusi, a. (2014). Effects of motivation on job performance of local government workers in ghana : a case study of atwima nwabiagya district assembly in the ashanti region effects of motivation on job performance of local government. International journal of management sciences, 2(8), 337–350.
  7. Dwomoh, g., kusi, a., & agyeman, p. (2013). Assessing involuntary turnover and its effect on employees’ performance : evidence from coca cola ghana limited. European journal of business and management, 5(24), 60–67.

     conference papers

Abraham osei, anthony kusi, solomon kwarteng forkuoh, shao yunfei,  “internal innovation push factors and smes growth, a case study of smes in ghana ”, has been accepted by 2016 international conference on strategic management (2016 icsm). The paper was to be collected in 2016 at international conference on strategy management proceedings, to be published by economic management publishing house.


Unpublished works

  1. Exploring the difference between domestic and transnational entrepreneurship
  2. Female entrepreneurs’ access to credit.An investigation of selected female-owned smes in the kumasi metropolis.
  3. Investigation into the decline of students enrollment in entrepreneurship and finance department of kumasi polytechnic