Master's Program in Management Studies in Kenya

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Management Studies

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Management studies can prepare students for a management position in a variety of organizations, including the government. Many programs allow students to specialize in an area of their choosing, such as finance, marketing, economics or accounting.

A country found in East Africa is officially called the Republic of Kenya. Though the education system was colonial and Britain’s, the country today has a 8-4-4 systems of education. 8 years of primary and 4 years for secondary education. The university education takes 4 years. This replaced the 7-4-2-3 system.

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Competition Policy Executive Program

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time 5 days January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

A nation’s competition policy (sometimes called its antitrust policy) is a set of laws and institutions that promote economic efficiency through the protection and encouragement of competitive markets. Kenya has recently entered a new, modern, era in its competition policy history through the passage of the Competition Act (2010) and the establishment of key new institutions for its implementation: the Competition Authority of Kenya and the Competition Tribunal. [+]

A nation’s competition policy (sometimes called its antitrust policy) is a set of laws and institutions that promote economic efficiency through the protection and encouragement of competitive markets. Kenya has recently entered a new, modern, era in its competition policy history through the passage of the Competition Act (2010) and the establishment of key new institutions for its implementation: the Competition Authority of Kenya and the Competition Tribunal. This new law and its associated enforcement authorities will surely change the landscape for competition in Kenya and advance the nation’s progress toward a modern middle-income economy.

For the new competition policy regime to succeed however requires the development of a considerable amount of human capital – people knowledgeable about the law and economics of competition policy who can participate in its implementation, evaluate its effectiveness and contribute to its evolution through the inevitable learning process.... [-]


Public Policy Executive Program

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time 1 week April 2018 Kenya Nairobi

While governments have successfully implemented management improvements over the past decade, many still struggle with the issue of successful policy-making and implementation. [+]

While governments have successfully implemented management improvements over the past decade, many still struggle with the issue of successful policy-making and implementation. Common problems include: rushing to solutions without thorough analysis; elegantly written policy documents without adequate implementation arrangements; lack of integration of policy-making into annual and medium-term budgeting leading to inadequate funding for new policies; lack of imagination in the choice of policy instruments and methods of implementation; formal evaluation processes that have no impact on policy on the ground. This course is designed to enable middle and senior level personnel to schemes that deliver results.... [-]


Master: The Role of Public Policy in Private Sector

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time 4 days January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

With public resources limited and constrained by public debt policies, public-private partnerships (PPPs) can provide an excellent instrument to meet investment needs through private funding. [+]

With public resources limited and constrained by public debt policies, public-private partnerships (PPPs) can provide an excellent instrument to meet investment needs through private funding. Although private financing comes at a cost, PPPs can enable governments to establish infrastructure and services delivery ambitions in an effective and efficient manner, while spreading their spending over longer periods Since PPPs are complex, it is important for all stakeholders, both public and private to acquire skills that will enable them to build credible structures that ensure projects are environmentally responsive, socially sensitive, economically viable as well as politically feasible.

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Masters in Public Policy and Management

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Kenya Nairobi

The Master in Public Policy and Management program is designed to develop the general management skills of results-oriented professionals in the public sector and non-governmental organizations with reasonable career experience. [+]

The Master in Public Policy and Management program is designed to develop the general management skills of results-oriented professionals in the public sector and non-governmental organizations with reasonable career experience. The program lays emphasis on the following key dimensions of applied business practice: critical and strategic thinking, an integrated view of the organization across the various functions, organizational leadership and change management, personal and organizational ethics, and communication. Further emphasis is given to the human person as the subject of economic activity, in the various roles as the leader and the led.

The curriculum provides a broad range of academic courses and practical tools designed to advance the students in managerial careers in Public Policy and Management, Public Finance, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, General Management, Managing People in the public sector, and International aspects of public policy. The program equips those who may wish to advance further academically by taking doctoral studies with the requisite academic rigor to do so. It also aims at imparting practical relevance to the individuals involved in public policy through a variety of methods inherent in the content and methods of the study program.... [-]


Negotiation for Public Policy Executive Course

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

People negotiate daily. As a matter of fact, negotiation happens several times a day. Despite the frequency of negotiations few people know how to negotiate well and achieve the most optimal outcomes. Many people believe that good negotiators are born. However, in reality, anyone can improve their negotiation skills vary considerably through training. [+]

People negotiate daily. As a matter of fact, negotiation happens several times a day. Despite the frequency of negotiations few people know how to negotiate well and achieve the most optimal outcomes. Many people believe that good negotiators are born. However, in reality, anyone can improve their negotiation skills vary considerably through training. At the Center for Public Policy and Competitiveness, we teach a negotiation framework that has proved effective both locally and globally. In the current public policy context leaders often need to manage change and this requires incorporating multiple stakeholders interests which require excellent negotiation skills.

The challenges faced in negotiating with Senators, Governors, Executive Directors and Union staff have one unique technical difficulty- your opponent in one issue may be an ally in the next. Oftentimes public meetings are contentious or participants are deeply divided along issues of resources, values or even identity. Diffusing contentious situations and arriving at a workable solution is both an art and a science that requires a specific set of skills and practice.... [-]


Program for Management Development

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

For any business or company to succeed, it is vital to identify the talent and prowess of seasoned leaders who will propagate efficiency and effectiveness throughout all the organizational systems. PMD is designed to prepare these senior management potentials for a level of greater responsibility. [+]

For any business or company to succeed, it is vital to identify the talent and prowess of seasoned leaders who will propagate efficiency and effectiveness throughout all the organizational systems.

PMD is designed to prepare these senior management potentials for a level of greater responsibility. It is fashioned to equip functional managers with the tools necessary to develop them into multifaceted leaders, hence taking up greater challenges and decisions to attract prosperity within a company.

Impact The PMD will adequately prepare you for a position of greater responsibility by broadening your managerial and strategic perspectives, sharpening your ability to tackle management challenges and developing your people-management skills. You will improve your performance in your current position and increase the possibility of assuming new responsibilities. The program will enable you to develop as well as understand yourself, and your management style. Some International faculty will be available for your personal consultations. Our take-home agenda will keep you on the knowledge platform thereby helping you continue your education. You will become a member of the Strathmore alumni network. Key Focus Areas Provide a forum for discussion which will enable managers to re-assess their views on the current business environment. Broaden participants’ management focus to obtain a more global perspective of business thereby be better prepared for decision-making and analysis. Challenge previously held concepts and assumptions in order to align business practices with the latest trends in economic conditions. Present the latest concepts and ideas for developing corporate strategies that create value for... [-]

Senior Management Leadership Program

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time 8 months January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

This program integrates key management concepts and best practices to develop strategic thinking and leadership skills as well as an integrated view of the business landscape in relations to the market dynamics. It offers a transformational learning experience that prepares the senior executive to assume responsibilities at the highest level as they lead their companies and institutions to achieve a sustainable competitive edge. [+]

This program integrates key management concepts and best practices to develop strategic thinking and leadership skills as well as an integrated view of the business landscape in relations to the market dynamics. It offers a transformational learning experience that prepares the senior executive to assume responsibilities at the highest level as they lead their companies and institutions to achieve a sustainable competitive edge.

Impact

The SMLP benefits not only the company but the individual. SBS programs do not exclude the focus on the person, through various personal learning aspects.

The Impact: to the Company

Implement effective strategies to increase profitability and long-term value. Increase retention of hard-to-fill senior positions, both functional and cross-functional, by preparing participants to take on new responsibilities. Reduce cost of organizational transitions and turnover to allow for a more vigorous success-planning process. ... [-]

Master in Women Directors Leadership Summit

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time Part time January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The Women Directors Leadership Summit is an incisive program that aims at moving the focus from why women should be on boards and C-Suite positions to how they should perform for board excellence and leadership effectiveness. [+]

The Women Directors Leadership Summit is an incisive program that aims at moving the focus from why women should be on boards and C-Suite positions to how they should perform for board excellence and leadership effectiveness.

Several key research reports have cited the impact of competent solid women at board level:

Catalyst, a research group focused on women’s advancement to senior leadership, found that Fortune 500 companies with more women directors, on average, outperformed those with fewer women board members on a broad range of financial indicators. In addition, Catalyst has found a strong correlation between the number of women on boards and in the C-Suite and ROI (Return on Investment) and ROE (Return on Equity) of company returns.... [-]


Advanced Management Master's Program

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time Part time 9 months January 2018 Kenya Nairobi + 1 more

The Advanced Management Program (AMP) is a joint program between Strathmore Business School (SBS), Lagos Business School (LBS) and IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain. AMP helps business leaders develop the professional and personal capabilities required to successfully meet their professional endeavors. [+]

The Advanced Management Program (AMP) is a joint program between Strathmore Business School (SBS), Lagos Business School (LBS) and IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain. AMP helps business leaders develop the professional and personal capabilities required to successfully meet their professional endeavors. The program offers an invaluable opportunity to learn from high-caliber faculty members, interact with a group of senior-level peers and strengthen leadership skills. This program is designed to propel executive lead on the global arena.

Why SBS Advanced Management Program

The AMP East Africa provides an invaluable opportunity to learn from high-caliber faculty members, interact with a group of senior-level peers and strengthen leadership skills. Broadens your vision of business, to accommodate the challenges and opportunities of today’s global business environment while emphasizing the human and ethical roots of management. Helps business leaders develop the professional and personal capabilities required to successfully meet their professional endeavors. Faculty members from 3 top institutions – SBS, LBS, and IESE- guide participants to gain a comprehensive view of business, with the distinct needs of business leaders in Africa kept sharply in focus.... [-]


Master of Educational Planning and Management

Laikipia University
Campus Full time January 2018 Kenya Nyahururu

The School of Education at Laikipia University strives to offer quality teacher education programmes to produce high calibre teachers, trainers and lecturers. [+]

The School of Education at Laikipia University strives to offer quality teacher education programmes to produce high calibre teachers, trainers and lecturers. The School is headed by a Dean who is the Administrative and Academic Head of the School. The School is comprises of two Academic Departments headed by chairpersons as the Academic and Administrative Heads.

The Academic Departments in the school are:

- Curriculum and Education Management. - Psychology, Counselling & Educational Foundation.

The School has the following Centres:

- Educational Communication and Technology Centre - Gender Resource Centre

Academic Programmes

The Programmes being offered include: - Master of Education in Educational Management All students in the School are in the Department of Curriculum and Educational Management because this is where they get their professional skills as teachers and educators for the Education Industry. The Department also offers Educational Administration and Planning course. This therefore makes Curriculum and Education the largest Department in the School.... [-]