Writtle University College and ARU have merged. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus. See our guide to finding Writtle information on this site.

Dr Arome Obaje

Lecturer in Business management
Faculty of Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
ARU Peterborough

I am an academic and public speaker with considerable experience teaching and public speaking at conferences, convention, seminars and across FE and HE institutions. I have excellent qualification and expert subject knowledge and experience teaching curriculum at undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional levels in most Business and management subject area.

Email: [email protected]




I am a consummate practitioner Lecturer. My teaching style leverages my considerable industry experience in facilitating teaching, learning, supervision, and assessment and in building a learning environment for student’s which challenges thinking, nurtures debate and develop students’ ability to engage in critical debate and rational thinking. I also nurture stimulating learning and working environment that supports fairness and inclusivity based on mutual respects and trust.

My specialist subject area includes Business strategy, Entrepreneurship, International business, and Marketing. I am however confident in other business and management areas.

Spoken Languages
  • Igala
  • Hausa
Research interests

My research interest includes any research covering strategy and strategic planning and its relationship with SME, Culture and Entrepreneurship. Also, research on any of the following subject areas:

  • Strategic management
  • Marketing, Entrepreneurship
  • Ethics and Governance
  • International Business.
  • MSC/MBA International Business Strategy
  • MSC/MBA Global operations management
  • MSc/MBA Postgraduate major project
  • BA (Hons) Digital business and Principle of Marketing
  • The impact of strategic planning on the performance of Small and Medium-sized business in Nigeria; Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK (2020)
  • MBA, Master of Business Administration (Marketing); University of Gloucestershire, UK, (2011)
  • MSc, Computer Science; University of Glamorgan, UK; 2006
  • Level 6 Advanced Diploma; Business Management (Professional); ABE, UK; (2010)
  • PG certificate; Business risk management, Kingsbridge College London, UK (2009)
  • BSc (Hons), Chemistry, University of Calabar (2004)
  • Level 5 Diploma in Education, DipHE (2021)
Recent presentations and conferences

Obaje, A. (2022) Instilling growth mindset in classrooms to encourage student’s commitment to learn and engage. Teaching Excellence Conference: Conference paper: Canterbury Christ Church University. London, UK