Description of the Program

A program that offers thought leadership, individual focus and practitioner’s insight. The program is hinged on the backbone of:

  1. Quality knowledge transfer embodied in controlled, small, manageable classes.
  2. Properly managed research writing process that enables students to execute research work and to complete the program without undue delays or frustration.
  3. Well customized distance learning mode that allows local and foreign students the comfort of studying from whichever part of the world.
  4. A sense of flexibility for students wishing to effect changes on modes or centers of study- which include Nairobi, Meru, Kisii, Eldoret and DL.
  5. Collaborative program management, responsive to the individual and group needs of graduate students.
Objectives of the Program

The program seeks to offer participants a thorough grounding in management. This will assist them to develop analytical skills and approaches to management and to find the best solutions using appropriate tools. Specifically the program aims to:

Provide a rigorous and initial grounding in key areas of management.
Enhance self-confidence and the ability to evaluate practical business experience from an academic, practical and critical perspective.
Develop an awareness of the changing local and global business environment.
Provide generalized skills and knowledge for applications in current business practice. Analyze and apply specialized knowledge of a chosen area of focus to a specific business situation.
Instill a professional and ethical problem-solving attitude in the practice of management.

Units Offered

Core units in Masters of Business Administration

  • Graduate Business Research Methodology
  • Corporate and Personal Ethics
  • Accounting for managers
  • Strategic Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Electronic Commerce
  • Marketing management
  • Project Management
  • Business Law for managers
  • Financial management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Management Information System
  • Strategic Management
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
Admission Requirements

2nd class Honours,Upper Division or GPA of 2.7
2nd class Honours Lower Division or GPA of 2.5 with relevant work experience of at least 2 years.

No. of Units for one to graduate 18 Units
Duration of the Program
  • 5 Trimesters or 1 year and 8 months
Mode of Study

Distance Learning

Part Time

Locations where the program is offered
  • Main Campus
  • Nairobi Campus
Next Intake
  • January
  • May
  • September
Fee Structure

Fee Structure- 2015- Masters

Fee Structure- 2017- DL

School or Department which program is offered under

Business School