Korsika Energy Research and Services Ltd is an industrial-skills continuing education provider based in Tema (Community 7). The company is wholly Ghanaian owned and has excellent training facilities at the Ghana Industrial Skills Development Center (GISDC, located within the premises of Tema Technical Institute). KERSL offers technical training (and also provides design solutions) in industrial automation, mechatronics, computer engineering and solar power systems design and installation for the up-skilling of engineers, programmers and technicians employed in Ghana’s industrial sector. KERSL is a COTVET-registered work-place training provider (Reference Number REG13/10/07). KERSL also is a member of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI).
COTVET (Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training). COTVET was set up by an act of Parliament (ACT 718) to formulate national policies on skills development across pre-tertiary and tertiary education in both formal and non-formal sectors of the economy.
KERSL has a pipeline of clients and partners that drive success in executing its core objectives and maintaining market leadership. The institution has trained engineers, programmers and technicians in the manufacturing industry and academic professionals on a “train-the-trainer” basis. Our client base includes Ghana Manganese Limited, Crown Cans, Limited, Promasidor, Anglogold Ashanti Ltd and Caltech Ventures, All Nations University (Koforidua), Ghana Water Company, Accra Technical University, Sunyani Polytechnic, Cape Coast Polytechnic, Ghana Technology University College and University of Mines and Technology. Our strategic partners for an effective and robust training program include both local as well as international partners. They include the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Ghana Regional Appropriate Technology Industrial Service (GRATIS), Scientific Management Techniques [(SMT) – based in USA] and National Instruments [(NI) – based in USA].
KERSL leverages 5 years of experience in industrial, mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering to provide world-class instruction to professionals from industry and academia. The expertise that is leveraged drives change, innovation, quality, discipline, and demand driven training service in Ghana’s industries. Most importantly, it ensures Ghana’s workforce participation in industries is secure to drive sustained and gainful employment for economic benefit. KERSL is a state-of-the-art training facility whose core objective is to provide effective training programmes for the players in the manufacturing sector.
The mission of KERSL is to contribute to Ghana’s industrialization process by providing workplace and continuing education training in manufacturing skills, industrial automation, and to design small scale cottage manufacturing plants to bring added-value to raw materials, thereby improving the standard of living of rural communities.
KERSL’s vision is to be the leading catalyst in moving Ghana into a globally recognized industrialized country.
KERSL management has over ninety man-years of industrial, research and teaching experience. KERSL management consists of the President, Vice President and Director of Finance. The following are brief profiles of members of the management team.
Dr. Kofi Korsah
President of KERSLHe holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, MSc. in Nuclear Engineering and PhD in Nuclear Engineering. He has over 35 years’ experience in instrumentation and control, data acquisition systems, systems integration, sensor research, and development of hardware/software systems for both nuclear and electrical applications. His work experience also includes several years in U.S. government research laboratories and teaching positions at universities in the United States, Ghana, and Liberia.
Dr. John H. Amuasi
Vice President of KERSLHe has a B.Sc. in physics, M.Sc. in Radiation Physics, and PhD in Medical Physics. He has over thirty 35 years’ experience in nuclear medical physics, quality control of nuclear medicine equipment and radioimmunoassay. Dr. Amuasi has worked with the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) since 1974 rising through the ranks to become the Director General of the GAEC and retiring on the position of Chief Research Scientist in January 2006.
Mr. Joe Biney Arthur
Director of FinanceHe has over 24 years experience in Accountancy & Administration. His experience includes work at Regimanuel-Gray Limited as Cost Accountant, The Canadian High Commission as Accountant, Maritime Trading (Shipping) Ghana Ltd as Finance & Admin Manager, and the Australian High Commission as Accountant and Office Manager.