Sola's research interests include local content policy development, entrepreneurship development in Africa, knowledge management, business process improvement and strategic positioning. She has published articles in journals including Business Process Management and International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Sola has conducted EPSRC/IMRC funded research projects in the areas of supply chain positioning, human performance modelling; and British Council/Joint Brookes-Burgundy Small Research Grant on entrepreneurship development in which she collaborates with other academics in in Africa and Europe on Enterprise Partnership for Africa and European-Africa Student Entrepreneurship Initiative. Sola was instrumental in the initiation and delivery of bespoke leadership programmes for senior executives from Nigeria to OBU. Sola was the co-chair of the 1st Africa Enterprise Education Conference 2013.