Doctor Of Philosophy In Business Administration, Doctorate Program.

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Course Type: Doctorate

Duration: 4 YEARS

Study Method: Fulltime

Fee: Kshs on application

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Overview:

The programme provides for a wide variety of specializations in management. To prepare Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) candidates for advanced research, teaching and writing skills in their chosen area of specialization, candidates shall be required to take supporting coursework comprising six course units and lasting at least two semesters. The PhD. programme seeks to orient candidates to the informed and critical application of knowledge to problems and issues concerning management disciplines and professions. The doctoral programme is intended to enhance individuals’ capacity and skills for positions involving teaching, and research, in local and international institutions.

Course Details:

The programme provides for a wide variety of specializations in management. To prepare Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) candidates for advanced research, teaching and writing skills in their chosen area of specialization, candidates shall be required to take supporting coursework comprising six course units and lasting at least two semesters. The PhD. programme seeks to orient candidates to the informed and critical application of knowledge to problems and issues concerning management disciplines and professions. The doctoral programme is intended to enhance individuals’ capacity and skills for positions involving teaching, and research, in local and international institutions.

Course Entry Requirements:

Entry requirements for admission to the University of Nairobi for the above programme are:


1.  A holder of a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree from the University of Nairobi or any other institution recognized by the senate.


2.  A holder of a Masters degree from the University of Nairobi in areas of specialization relevant to the disciplines in the Faculty of Commerce or any other institutions recognized by Senate.

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Course Objective

The objectives of the programme are:


a) To enhance skills in the various areas of specialization;


b) To provide an opportunity to the candidate to carry out and present scholarly work; and


c) To carry out research in the chosen area of study and submit a PhD. thesis.

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Course Programme

Course outline


Statistics for Business Research


Research Methods in Business


Micro and Macro Economic Analysis


5.2 Specialization Courses


Advanced Accounting Theory


Accounting Seminar


Independent conceptual study paper in Accounting & Reporting


Banking


Banking


Seminar in Banking


Independent conceptual study paper in Banking


Finance


Theory of Finance


Seminar in Finance


Independent conceptual study paper in Finance


Global Management


Global Business


Global Business Seminar


Independent conceptual study paper in Global Business Management


 


Human Resources Management


Managing Human Resources


Seminar in Human Resource Management


Independent conceptual study paper in


Human Resource Management


Strategic Information Systems


Strategic Information Systems


Information Systems Seminar


Independent Conceptual Study Paper in


Information Systems


 


Marketing


Marketing Theory


Global Marketing Seminar


Independent Conceptual Study Paper in Marketing


 


Operations Management


Advanced Operations Management


Advanced Operations Mgt. Seminar


Independent conceptual study paper in operations Management


 


Organizational Theory and Behaviour


Organizational Theory and Behaviour


Seminar in Organizational Theory and Behaviour


Independent conceptual study paper in Organizational Theory and Behaviour


 


Strategic Management


Advances in Strategic Management


Strategic Management Seminar


Independent conceptual study paper in


Strategic Management


 


Entrepreneurship and Small business Development


Conceptual and Theoretical Foundations of


Entrepreneurships & Small Business Development.


Seminar in Entrepreneurship and Small Business development


Independent Conceptual Study Paper in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development