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DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION program

University of Nairobi

Doctorate Program 4 YEARS

Course Details

Course 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.

Minimum 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.

Course Objectives

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.

Course Program

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

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