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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Programme, which is firmly grounded in business principles, is designed to enable students understand the business world and enhance capacity in informed policy options for effective business management.  In addition, the programme is meant to develop a reputation for imbuing graduates with the confidence, flexibility, intellectual curiosity and resourcefulness.

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the programme are to:

a)      Provide the students with critical insight into areas of business and management ;

b)      Train professionals in business policy analysis and management   for employment in private and public sectors; and

c)      Build competencies for strong business practitioners.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • The Maseno University regulations shall apply.
  • Applicants with any of the following qualifications shall be considered for admission:
  • First Class or Upper Second class honours degree of Maseno University or an accredited University recognized by Maseno University Senate.
  • Lower Second Class honours degree of Maseno University or of a recognized University with a postgraduate qualification (Certificate or Diploma) in a relevant discipline; or evidence of post-graduate research

DURATION

The duration of the programme shall be two academic years.

COURSE CONTENT

FIRST YEAR

SEMESTER 1

CODE                  TITLE                      

MBA 801:        Management Information Systems  

MBA 802:        Managerial Economics                     

MBA 803:        Financial Accounting

MBA 804:        Organizational Behaviour

MBA 805:        Quantitative Methods                      

MBA 806:        Management Principles and Practice          

 

SEMESTER 2

CODE              TITLE

MBA 807:        Research Methods                            

MBA 808:        Strategic Management

MBA 809:        Marketing Management

MBA 810:        Management Accounting

MBA 811:        Financial Management

MBA 812:        Human Resource Management

 

SECOND YEAR

SEMESTER I   

Accounting 

Core Courses:

CODE              TITLE

MBA 817:        Financial Institutions and Markets   

MBA 822:        Security Analysis and Valuation       

MBA 823:        Corporate Finance                

Electives:        (Any ONE)

MBA 816:        Commercial Law                   

MBA 824:        Microenterprise Finance      

MBA 825:        Financial Economics             

MBA 826:        Portfolio Management                     

MBA 827:        International Finance            

MBA 840:        Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management                     

 

Finance

Core Courses:

MBA 817:        Financial Institutions and Markets   

MBA 822:        Security Analysis and Valuation       

MBA 823:        Corporate Finance                

Electives:        (Any one)

MBA 816:        Commercial Law                              

MBA 824:        Microenterprise Finance                  

MBA 825:        Financial Economics             

MBA 826:        Portfolio Management

MBA 827:        International Finance

MBA 840:        Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management                     

 

Marketing

Core Courses:

MBA 828:        Consumer Behavior              

MBA 829:        Marketing Research             

MBA 830:        Marketing Strategy and Policy

Electives         (Any one)

MBA 816:        Commercial Law                              

MBA 831:        Industrial Marketing                         

MBA 832:        Promotional Strategy            

MBA 833:        Sales Management                           

MBA 834:        International Marketing                   

MBA 835:        Marketing of Services                      

MBA 840:        Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management                     

Human Resource Management and Development

Core Courses:

MBA 836:        Industrial Relations                           

MBA 837:        Employee Procurement and Development

MBA 838:        Employee Compensation      

Electives         (Any one)

MBA 816:        Commercial Law                              

MBA 824:        Microenterprise Finance                  

MBA 839:        Organizational Development and Change

MBA 840:        Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management                     

MBA 841:        Public Relations                                                                   

 

Operations Management

Core Courses:

MBA 842:        Production and Operations Management

MBA 843:        Project Management            

MBA 844:        Operations Research

Electives:          (Any one)

MBA 816:        Commercial Law                              

MBA 824:        Microenterprise Finance                  

MBA 840:        Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management                     

MBA 845:        Decision Support Systems                 

MBA 846:        Total Quality Management              

MBA 847:        Inventory Management                    

MBA 848:        Multivariate Methods           

 

Strategic Management

Core Courses

MBA 849:        Advanced Strategic Management    

MBA 850:        Global Strategic Management         

MBA 851:        Management of Strategic Change

Electives         (Any one)

MBA 816:        Commercial Law                              

MBA 840:        Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management                     

MBA 844:        Operations Research

MBA846:         Total Quality Management              

MBA 847:        Inventory Management

 

Second Year  Semester II

MBA 899:          Project

 

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