University of Nairobi, School of Business

Introduction

The School of Business, University of Nairobi is located in a quiet attractive surburb, twelve kilometers away from Main campus. The School has over 120 academic staff members spread across three teaching departments namely:-Finance and Accounting, Business Administration and Management Science.

The School of Business was established in its present form in 1964, and it produced its first batch of graduates in the Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1967.


Vision

To be a world-class business school providing business education, research and consultancy with an African touch


Mission

To provide leadership in the pursuit of business and management knowledge and applications through relevant and enriching teaching, research, consultancy and partnership with the wider community for the betterment of the Kenyan society.


Core Values

  • Morality and ethics
  • Professionalism and integrity
  • Openness and transparency
  • Creativity and innovativeness
  • Academic freedom and enquiry
  • Service to society


Strategic Priorities

  • Enhanced teaching, research and consultancy capacity
  • Increased level of autonomy
  • Development of a business school
  • Ensure enhanced quality services in all programmes
  • Efficient and effective fees collection
  • Ensure completion of all stalled projects.
  • Stable and enabling environment
  • Availability of sufficient resources
  • Supportive corporate environment

View MSc »

Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovations Management (MSC)

Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

The Master of Science (MSc) in Entrepreneurship & Innovations Management is designed to give business managers and professionals a focused, relevant... [+]

Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovations Management (MSC)

 

Venue: Nairobi CampusesCommencement date: January, May &  September

 

The Master of Science (MSc) in Entrepreneurship & Innovations Management is designed to give business managers and professionals a focused, relevant and utilizable body of knowledge in entrepreneurship and innovation management, suitable for people with an interest in starting and managing innovative ventures either within existing structures or by realizing new economic endeavours. As most corporations today realize that they need to be more innovative and entrepreneurial, the programme is positioned to prepare participants to help meet this challenge.... [-]


Master in Finance (MSC)

Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

The Master of Science (MSc) degree in Finance is designed to assist students enhance their managerial effectiveness within the fields of Finance, Accounting... [+]

Master in Finance (MSC)

Venue: Nairobi CampusesCommencement date: January, May &  September

 

The Master of Science (MSc) degree in Finance is designed to assist students enhance their managerial effectiveness within the fields of Finance, Accounting, Investments, Banking and Insurance.  The programme is practical and career-oriented, while maintaining high standards of rigour and scholarship. It provides new skills, analytical tools and perspectives, which provide a sound basis for financial management, accounting, investments, banking and insurance. Students are to be drawn from the Eastern and Central African region and beyond.

... [-]

Master in Human Resource Management (MSC)

Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

The Master of Science (MSc) degree in Human Resource Management is designed to strengthen the ability of human resource professionals to... [+]

Master in Human Resource Management (MSC)

Venue: Nairobi CampusesCommencement date: January, May &  September

 

The Master of Science (MSc) degree in Human Resource Management is designed to strengthen the ability of human resource professionals to perform this strategic role.  The degree emphasizes the application of the knowledge, competencies, and skills necessary to integrate business and human resource strategies.

Course objectives

Provide the student with knowledge and skill development that permits career advancement to senior and executive roles in human resource management within both private and public sector organizations. Enhance the student’s human resource management professional practice in and across organizational settings. Enable the student to articulate and foster a multi disciplinary approach to human resource management. Enable the student to develop competency in research and consultancy in human resource management. Enable the student to develop capability for pursuit of further studies in human resource management. ... [-]

Master in Marketing (MSC)

Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

Marketing is a highly specialized course which provides students with valuable breadth and depth of marketing science. The government, the industry and... [+]

Master in Marketing (MSC)

Venue: Nairobi CampusesCommencement date: January, May &  September

 

Marketing is a highly specialized course which provides students with valuable breadth and depth of marketing science. The government, the industry and the academia have also expressed keen immense demand for marketing science empowered graduates. These factors, among others, constitute the rationale for adding Msc in Marketing to the package of customer driven programmes offered by the School of Business.

Course specialisations

Global Marketing’ Marketing Research Retail Marketing Brand and Sales Management ... [-]