Master Of Business Administration Mba, Masters Program.

At University Of Nairobi


Course Type: Masters

Duration: 4 YEARS

Study Method: Fulltime

Fee: Kshs on application

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Overview:

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme of the University of Nairobi seeks to equip participants with skills, techniques and understanding required for successful managerial careers in the public and private sectors of the economy. Our proximity to the vibrant Nairobi metropolis and central location gives us an important competitive edge regionally. Our programme caters to those with prior business training as well as those whose professional backgrounds are in other disciplines. Worldwide, professionals in areas such as engineering and medicine emphasize technical expertise in their undergraduate studies, but in time upward mobility demands knowledge of general management that includes organization structures, marketing, finance, operations, human resources, information systems and other emerging areas.

Course Details:

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme of the University of Nairobi seeks to equip participants with skills, techniques and understanding required for successful managerial careers in the public and private sectors of the economy. Our proximity to the vibrant Nairobi metropolis and central location gives us an important competitive edge regionally. Our programme caters to those with prior business training as well as those whose professional backgrounds are in other disciplines. Worldwide, professionals in areas such as engineering and medicine emphasize technical expertise in their undergraduate studies, but in time upward mobility demands knowledge of general management that includes organization structures, marketing, finance, operations, human resources, information systems and other emerging areas.

Course Entry Requirements:

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


1. A holder of at least an upper second class honors degree or equivalent in non- classified degrees.


2. A holder of lower second class with at least two years of work experience, or a pass degree with at least five years of work experience, and/or having relevant professional qualifications.

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Course Objective

 The objectives of the programme are to:


1.      Equip the student with a knowledge of key generic and specific areas of management;


2.       Enhance self-confidence and the ability of the student to evaluate practical business experience from an academic, practical, and critical perspective,   develop awareness in the student of the changing local and international business environment;


4.      Provide specialized knowledge of the chosen area.


5.      Instill a professional and problem-solving attitude in the practice of management.

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Course Programme

Core Courses


 Business Quantitative Analysis


Business Research Methods


Information Systems


Operations Mgt Practice


Human Resource Management


Management Practice


Financial Accounting


Management Accounting


Financial Management


Marketing Management


Managerial Economics


Strategic Management


5.2 Thematic Areas of Specialization


1. Accounting


2. Finance


3. Human Resource Management


4. Strategic Management


5. International Business Management


6. Marketing


7. Insurance


8. Management Information Systems


9. Operations Management


10. Procurement and Supply Chain Management


5.3 Course outlines for thematic areas of specialization


5.3.1 Accounting


a) Specialization course units


Principles of Auditing Advanced Financial Accounting


Advanced MGt Accounting


Advanced Accounting Seminar


Research Project Completion of Part I


b) Elective course units


Public Sector Accounting


Taxation


International Accounting


Advanced Taxation


Advanced Auditing


 


Finance


a) Specialization course units


Financial Institute & Markets


Financial Economics


Corporate Finance


Financial Seminar


Research Project Completion of Part I


b) Elective course units


Capital Budgeting


Monetary Management


Investment and Portfolio Mgt


Mgt of Financial Institutions


International Financial Mgt


 


 Human Resource Management


a) Specialization course units


Procure. of Human Resources


Human Resource Develop.


Employment Relations


Human Resources Seminar


Research Project Completion of Part I


b) Elective course units


Compensation Public Relations


 


Strategic Management


a) Specialization course units


Global Strategic Management


Advanced Strategic MGt


Mgt of Strategic Change


Strategic Management Seminar Research


Project Completion of Part I


b) Elective course units


Leadership & Organiz. Behavior


Entrepreneurship


Tools/Techniques of Strategic Mgt


Management of Small Business


Business and Society


Organizational Dev. & Change


International Business Management


a) Specialization course units


Managing Across Cultures


International Business


Global Strategic Management


International Business Seminar


Research Project Completion of Part I


b) Elective course units


International Business Environ.


International Econ. and Trade


Global Marketing Strategy


International Financial Markets


Intern’l Managerial Finance


 


Marketing


a) Specialization course units


Consumer Behavior


Marketing Communications


Market.Research & Info. Systems


DMA 606 Marketing Seminar Research


Project Completion of Part I


b) Elective course units


Strategic Marketing


Sales Management


Social Marketing


Marketing of Services Distribution Channels Mgt


International Marketing


Industrial Marketing


 


Insurance


a) Specialization course units


Risks and Insurance


Legal Aspects of Insurance DIN 501 45


Insurance Seminar


Personal Insurance


Research Project Completion of Part I


b) Elective course units


Individual Life Assurance


Group Insurance


Pension Schemes


 


Management Information Systems


a) Specialization course units


Info. Systems Analysis & Design


Information Systems Mgt


Data Management


Mgt Info. Systems Seminar


Research Project Completion of Part I


b) Elective course units


Networks & Internet Techn.


Applications Software Develop.


Decision Support & Business Intelligence Systems


E-Business Strategy


ICT for Development


 


Operations Management


a) Specialization course units


Manufacturing and Service Operations Management


Operations Research for Business


Strategic Quality Management


Operations Mgt Seminar


Research Project Completion of Part I


 


b) Elective course units


Business Statistics


Project Management


Performance Management


Business Forecasting


Innovations and Technology Mgt


Business Analysis & Consulting


Procurement and Supply Chain Management


a) Specialization course units


Procurement and Supply Chain Practice


Strategic Inventory Mgt.


Logistics and Transport. Mgt


Procurement & Supply Chain Management Seminar


Research Project Completion of Part I


 


b) Elective course units


Global Supply Chain Mgt Innovations and Technology Management


Operations Research for Buss Business Statistics


Negotiation and Dispute Resolution