School Motto: Innovation is the key to success

Turkana University College School of Business and Economics is equipped with qualified lecturers who deliver to the students the required skills relevant to the current job market. The school trains and encourages students to be creative and innovative.

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Preamble

Turkana University College is Kenya’s first public university to be established in the vast Turkana region. The university offers undergraduate and graduates studies, diploma, and certificate programs including in the school of Business and Economics.

 

Structure of the School

S.No. Name Qlfs Specialization Designation
1. Prof. Tom Nyamache PhD Business Finance Dean
2. CPA Jared Okello MBA Accounting Chair of Department
3 CPS Collins Obura MBA Procurement Examinations officer
4. Dr. Henry Ongori PhD Management Lecturer
5. Mr. Darius Bosire MBA Finance Tutorial Fellow
6. Linda Wanjala Diploma School Administrator

 

 

 

 

Programs offered

  1. Master’s in Business Administration(MBA)

In the following areas:

(Accounting, Marketing, Human Resource, Production & Operation Management, Small Business Management, or Strategic Management)

  1. Masters of Arts in Public Administration & Management (MPAM)

In the following areas

(Public Policy and Administration, Local Government Administration, Community Development and NGO Management, Financial Management)

  1. c) Bachelor in Business Management

(Accounting, Marketing, Finance, HRM, Entrepreneurship, Purchasing & Supply Chain Management)

  1. D) Diploma in Business Management

In the following areas:

(Accounting, Marketing, Finance, HRM, Entrepreneurship, Purchasing & Supply Chain Management)

  1. e) Certificate in Business Management

Career opportunities

Learners are expected to land into the careers upon completion of their business programs. They include but not limited to the following:

  1. Business adviser
  2. Business analyst
  3. Business development manager
  4. Chartered management accountant
  5. Corporate investment banker
  6. Data analyst
  7. Data scientist
  8. Forensic accountant
  9. Insurance underwriter
  10. Management consultant
  11. Project manager
  12. Risk manager
  13. Stockbroker
  14. Supply chain manager
  15. Actuarial analyst

Conclusion

Once our learners pursue business degree programs, they prepare one for a career in business, which can apply to any sector or industry. Learners would have to decide on the area they want to work in and aim to get relevant work experience. One can gain experience at university through extracurricular activities, such as club membership or taking a role in a society that will develop team-building, business, and finance skills. They should get a part-time job in an area related to a chosen career that provides commercial skills and/or gives one knowledge in business functions and how organizations operate. This could be acquired through industrial attachment, which orients them into business environments.

Mr. Darius Bosire

Coordinaor

School of Business

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Dr. Henry Ongori

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