Master's Program in Management in Kenya

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Management

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

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.

Masters Program in Management in Kenya

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Master in Agribusiness Management

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time 30  January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

The SBS Masters in Agribusiness Management program aims to produce graduates who will be able to help the global food and agribusiness sectors reinvent themselves. Students will gain the tools to develop innovative solutions to the challenges faced by food and agricultural enterprises, to manage all aspects of agribusiness operation, and to market food products effectively. [+]

Top Masters Programs in Management in Kenya. The SBS Masters in Agribusiness Management program aims to produce graduates who will be able to help the global food and agribusiness sectors reinvent themselves. Students will gain the tools to develop innovative solutions to the challenges faced by food and agricultural enterprises, to manage all aspects of agribusiness operation, and to market food products effectively. The curriculum has been designed in collaboration with the African Network for Agriculture, Agroforestry and Natural Resources Education (ANAFE) and the input of key business leaders in the agribusiness sector to address Africa-wide practices and needs in agriculture education. Graduates of the SBS Master in Agribusiness Management (MAM) will therefore, have both the academic and practical grounding needed to move throughout the agribusiness related industries and sectors at different junctures of their career, and more importantly, have a long skill to respond to the fundamental changes that characterize African Agricultural sector. Program Benefits and Outcomes At the end of the program, the students should be able to: Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the range of modules offered under the Agribusiness Management Program; Apply prevailing legal frameworks in agribusiness and critically assess existing policy and potential new policy. Assess agribusiness systems and structures in terms of their processes and functionalities. Develop high level analytical skills to evaluate core principles of management in the agribusiness setting. Develop advanced management skills appropriate to agribusiness systems. Design an ethics framework for assessing the ethical situation inherent in any set of circumstances in agribusiness management. Describe research protocols and other studies that will provide insight into best practices and the measurement of outcomes of managerial strategies. Develop the ability to progress to higher level of learning e.g. PhD Mode of Delivery The Program will run for 5 Modules over a 30-month period. The total course loading will be eighteen (18) course units plus a dissertation equivalent to four (4) course units. The teaching methodology will comprise case methodology, experiential learning, teamwork and site visits. For Who Practitioners and non-practitioners in both public and private sectors who are keen on acquiring skills and knowledge to contribute to and transform the agribusiness and even non Agribusiness sectors in Africa and beyond. Entry Requirements Holders of First Class or Upper Second Class Honors degrees from recognized universities; or Holders of other related qualifications from recognized universities, considered by the Academic Council as equivalent to a First Class or Upper Second Class degree; or Holders of Lower Second Class degrees plus Post graduate Diplomas or Certificates. Any other criteria that may be approved by the Academic Council. All applicants will also be required to attend and pass an oral interview and a Graduate Entrance Examination (GEE). A valid Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score may be used instead of the GEE. [-]

Masters in Public Policy and Management

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

The Master in Public Policy and Management programme 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 programme 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 programme 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 programme 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 programme. The Master of Public Policy and Management will prepare exceptionally talented students and young professionals for leadership positions in today’s rapidly changing world. Objectives of the program To gain a better academic knowledge and insight into public policy and how they contribute to the common good To try to improve policy processes contents and outcomes. To try to influence or control policy processes and contents in order to ensure desired outcomes. To effectively link public policy and processes with private sector initiatives and to develop a sustainable framework for public private partnerships To prepare exceptionally talented students and young professionals for leadership positions in today’s rapidly changing world To enable public policy professionals around the world to resolve complex ethical dilemmas and to understand the economic context of government, and how economists analyse policy The program provides a unique opportunity for Strathmore University to influence public policy and to become a centre of excellence in research in public policy. Participant Profile The MPPM program is specifically designed for senior Managers and professionals both from the public sector and corporate world with at least 2 years managerial experience. The program offers skill sets that are uniquely tailored to aid Government officers involved in policy formulation, Principal Secretaries, Directors in government parastatals, Cabinet Secretaries and Member of national and county assemblies as they go about their professional duties. Mode of Delivery The mode of delivery to be used in the programme is based on class attendance and in-class participation of the students. Face to face lectures, tutorials, and audio-visual projection will be used. Video-conferencing facilities shall also be deployed. Video-conferencing has been successfully launched at Strathmore Business School where expert faculty from world class Business Schools conducts both lectures and case discussion sessions online from their campuses. There is also moderate use of an e-learning platform already in place. Materials will be in print, CD and DVD formats. In line with the needs of the students as experienced policy makers and practitioners, the primary focus of delivery is participant-centered learning. This type of learning is particularly suitable to this audience in that it has as its core ingredient the combined experience of student participants. Core Units MPM 8101 Theory and Practice of public policy 3 MPM 8102 Public Management 3 MPM 8203 Institutions, Political Change and Public Policy 3 MPM 8106 Human Resource Management 3 MPM 8107 Strategic Management for Public Sector Organisations 3 MPM 8108 Global Economics 3 MPM 8109 Research methods in public policy 3 MPM 8201 Public Finance 3 MPM 8202 Policy Analysis and Evaluation 3 MPM 8104 Quantitative Analysis for Public Policy 3 MPM 8204 International dimensions of Public Policy 3 MPM 8902 Dissertation 12 Leadership Units MPM 8103 Economic governance and management MPM 8105 Theory and Practice of Negotiation MPM 8206 Problems of Political Philosophy MPM 8207 Governance and Ethics Elective Units MPM 8301 Economics, welfare and public goods MPM 8302 Institutions, Political Change and Public Policy MPM 8303 Governance of democratic systems MPM 8304 Development economics MPM 8305 Conflict and Peace Studies MPM 8306 Management of Decentralized Public Funds Timetable - Evening classes Classes run on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm and Saturday mornings from 8:15 am to 1:30 pm. Costs for the evening course Total tuition fee for the two year program (2016/2017) amounts to KShs 850,000. Additional costs include: Text books: Kshs 126,000, International Module: KShs. 400,000; Admin fee: 97,000. Total fees for the course is KShs. 1,473,000. Modular classes Participants attend classes two weeks full time after every quarter. Costs Total tuition fee for the two year program (2016/2017) amounts to KShs 850,000. Additional costs include: Text books: Kshs 126,000, International Module: KShs. 400,000; Admin fee: 97,000; Meals: 150,000. Total fees for the course is KShs. 1,623,000. Dual Degree Strathmore Institute of Public Policy and Governance in collaboration with the Northern Illinois University offers a dual degree arrangement for the MPPM participants. Students will be able to earn two master’s degrees in 3 years instead of four. How this works Students who have done an MPPM from Strathmore will have 50% of their total credits exempted. They will therefore be required to attend classes for 1 year instead of two years to complete their second degree. The same applies to MPA students from NIU. Advantage There is an immense complementarity between these two courses, that’s Master in Public Policy and Management (MPPM) and Masters in Public Administration (MPA). In the MPPM the emphasis is more on the policy aspects, even though public administration elements are covered as well, while in the MPA the emphasis is on Public Administration. By doing a dual degree you get the best of both programs. [-]

Master of Educational Planning and Management

Laikipia University
Campus Full time January 2017 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.... [-]