Wednesday, 19 June 2019

 Dr. Jesse Maina Kinyua

Name: Dr. Jesse Maina Kinyua
Title/Qualification: Ph.D.
Position: Lecturer
Department: Business & Economics
School:   Business & Economics
Area of Specialization:  Strategic Management
Contact Address: P. O. Box 6 – 60100, Embu

Short Biography 

Holds a PhD in Business Administration (Strategic Management) from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology, Kenya (2013), a Diploma in Theological Education from Presbyterian University of East Africa, Kenya (2011- 2013). He has a Master of Business Administration (MBA-Strategic Management) from University of Nairobi, Kenya (2010), a Diploma in Business Management from Kenya Institute of Management, Kenya (2001), a Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A in Economics) Second Class Honors Upper Division from University of Nairobi, Kenya (1998).

Work History




University of Embu September 2016 - Date Lecturer
School of Business and Economics
Jomo Kenyatta university of Agriculture & Technology September 2012 – September 2016 Part time lecturer  -School of Human Resource Development
Rorid Ltd (Own company) June 2009- September 2012 Consultant, Trainer and Researcher
Kenya Union of Savings and Credit Co-operative Ltd (KUSCCO Ltd) Jan 2004- May 2009 Regional manager Mount Kenya Region
City Park Hospital Feb 1999- Dec 2003  Marketing manager


Research Interests:

Research in the area of  strategic management
Micro and macro economics studies

Research Projects:

1. Kinyua J.M., Iravo M. A. & Namusonge G.S. (2016). Stakeholder Management Strategies and Financial Performance of Deposit Taking SACCOs in Kenya, PhD. Thesis: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
2. Kinyua J.M. & Aosa E (2010). Strategic alliances between JKUAT and middle level colleges in Kenya, Unpublished MBA research project, University of Nairobi.
3. Kinyua J.M. & Muriithi S (2006). An Investigation of the Causes of Poor Performance in Kuscco Education and Training Program. (A Case Study of Kuscco Ltd Mt. Kenya Region). A Project undertaken and submitted to KIM in partial fulfillment of the requirement of a Diploma in Business Management.
4. Kinyua J.M. & Kwasa S.O (1997). Social and Economic Impact of Cost Sharing in Public Universities in Kenya (A case study of University of Nairobi). Unpublished research Project undertaken in partial fulfillment of the requirement of a Degree in B.A Economics, University of Nairobi.