Objectives of the Programme

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme of the University of Nairobi seeks to equip participants with skills, techniques and understanding required for successful managerial careers in the public and private sectors of the economy.  Participants will be drawn from the Eastern African region and beyond. 

The programme caters for participants who have undergone prior business training as well as those whose professional backgrounds are in other disciplines outside business.  The programme specifically aims to:

a) provide a rigorous and critical grounding in key generic areas of management;

b) enhance self-confidence and the ability to evaluate practical business experience from an academic, practical, and a critical perspective;

c) develop awareness of the changing local and international business environment;

d) provide specialized knowledge of the chosen area; and

e) instill a professional and problem-solving attitude in the practice of management.