School of Management, IT and Governance

Dr Sonny Ako-Nai

Telephone: 033 260 5996
Campus: Pietermaritzburg
Building & Room: Post Graduate Center G14, Ground floor
Discipline: nformation Systems and Technology



  • Consultant: IT & Business Strategic Alignment
  • Facilitator: Employee Performance Management Policy Implementation
  • Consultant: IT Concepts & Solutions
  • Consultant: Business Processes & Systems Management
  • IT Manager: IT Infrastructure & Operations Manager
Academic Qualifications
  • B.Com
  • Bcom (Hons)
  • MBA
  • Mcom(IR)
  • DBA (Doctor of Business Administration)
  • MBA (Master of Business Administration)
  • BSc. Comp. Sci. & Statistics
  • BSc.Hons. (Comp. Sci.)
  • PGDip. Business Administration
  • CGEIT (Certification in Governance of Enterprise IT)
  • Certified Director (Institute of Directors, South Africa)
Professional Qualifications
  • SafeCity Msunduzi (NPC) member of the Board
  • Member of the Institute of Directors South Africa
  • Member ISACA South Africa
Research Interests
  • Corporate Governance
  • Board Responsibilities & oversight
  • IT Governance & Management
  • IT Strategic alignment with business
  • Disruptive Technologies
  • 4th Industrial Revolution
  • IT Infrastructure & Systems Implementation
  • Technology Adoption
Recent Publications
  • The Potential of Second Life as a Platform for Learning: Student’s Perspective.
  • Information technology governance framework for improving organisational performance.
  • IT Governance implementation Framework for the Board: A Corporate Governance Perspective
  • Executive Information Systems; An identification of factors likely to affect the 5. Executive Users’ acceptance, usage and adoption of the Unilever EIS.