|PhD in Business Administration and Management|
The rationale for this PhD proposal is that it seeks to supplement and upgrade Kenya’s higher education manpower needs by developing university teachers with competency in teaching and research. Although individual students may or will opt to do or pursue other interests, this program’s focus is to train university teachers who do research that increases generation of new knowledge that Kenya and the region need in order to be and stay competitive in the global economy. The program also seeks to develop and upgrade leaders and practitioners in organizational leadership and management. With that focus, MKU hopes to attract and be academic and professional home for those individuals who have the necessary personal drive, academic preparation, self discipline and intellectual curiosity to meet and satisfy the challenges of a demanding academic program.
The Program structure
The MKU PhD curriculum is structured into three general phases. The first phase is coursework which consists of mandatory 12 credits followed by 12 credits in the concentration area and 3 elective credits for a total of 27 credits of coursework. The second phase shall involve sitting for written and oral comprehensive examinations, identification, development and presentation of an acceptable and researchable dissertation research proposal. The third phase covers acceptance of the dissertation research proposal followed by data collection, interpretation, analysis, findings and defense of the dissertation.
Areas of concentration
This PhD offers a degree with 6 areas of concentrations. These are:
2. Banking & Finance,
3. Human Resources and Organizational Management,
4. Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management,
6. Strategic & Organizational Leadership and Management
Admission to the PhD program
The successful applicant will have to have both the Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees (academic) in a business-related field from recognized universities
To be offered in Nairobi Campus