“My name is Oluyemi Oshinowo. I have a keen interest in providing solutions to critical infrastructures’ technical issues. I have successfully implemented sustainable solutions in construction, manufacturing and telecommunications. I am currently in the healthcare industry as an assistant facilities manager. I am on a journey to implement sustainable development programmes.”
How did you learn about Alison?
I learned about Alison through a Google search. I am a continuous learner and a high performer and I want to hone my skill set. I was searching for an Operations Management course online and I saw Alison was offering free courses and valid credentials. I enrolled for a Diploma in Operations Management. After completing the first course, I registered and have completed over ten courses.
What was your first course on Alison, and why did you choose it?
Diploma in Operations Management. The reason I chose this course was that I was promoted to manager of a facility worth $52 million dollars and I was managing over 22 staff. I needed an online course to help me effectively manage the task before me. Alison came to my rescue.
Have Alison courses helped you get a new job or promotion?
Yes. The Alison courses I have completed are courses like Operations Management, Critical Facility: Critical Infrastructure and Critical Facility: Power Supply Management. These courses have contributed to my core skills and helped me move from one industry to another. I have been able to switch from manufacturing to telecommunications to construction to healthcare.
What’s your favourite way to relax from studying?
Listening to music and meditating.
Where are you working and what are you studying now?
I currently work at Marcelle Ruth Cancer Centre as a facilities manager. I have just completed Critical Facility: Critical Infrastructure and Critical Facility: Power Supply Management.
What’s next for you, in terms of education?
I want to enroll for my MBA at INSEAD.
If you could learn absolutely anything in the world from an Alison course, what would it be?
A Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager course.
What would you say to someone if they asked you about Alison? Would you recommend it and why?
Alison is an online platform for those who want to further their education, while still having time for family and work. I would recommend Alison over and over again. The course I have completed with Alison have allowed me to navigate through various industries.