DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES SEMINAR SERIES

Research competence and researcher with capability to handle the current research problems and topics are needed both by the nation’s leading business schools and by a growing number of corporations. The Department of Management Sciences at the School of business is privileged to host academic experts presenting their latest research on the most relevant topics facing our discipline today.

 

We are pleased to invite you to attend the Department of Management Sciences Seminar Series in the School of Business at The University of Nairobi!

 

The Department of Management Sciences Seminar Series programs prepare students for academic and professional careers as it will allow our postgraduate students to seamlessly collaborate with faculty on scholarly work and publish high quality research papers and books. The seminars are also aimed at creating a learning environment that values critical thinking for our students when conducting leading edge research that will have long-term impact on management practices. Further, this will enable the students advance their knowledge in their areas of specialization in terms of theory, computation, and application.


Our seminar series often accommodates a variety of talks such as research-oriented, Ph.D. student, and practitioner-oriented talks. Topics in the series include, among other, operations management, optimization, logistics and supply chain, healthcare, information and communications technologies.


The audience is primarily composed of faculty and graduate students from the Department of Management Sciences, although other faculty, students and industrial professionals can attend.

The department seminar series' coordinator is Dr. Magutu Obara P.


Seminars are held on Wednesdays twice a month in every semester from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. in School Seminar Room unless otherwise noted.

Below is a full listing of upcoming seminars, and details.

Department of Management Science Seminar Series

MAY – AUGUST 2014

Date

Time

Room

Speaker

Affiliation

Talk Title and Abstract

28/5/2014

2:30pm-3:20pm

SoB Seminar Room

Dr. Njihia

Chair, DMS

PhD Thesis

& Any Other PhD Candidate Ready To Present to the Department

4/6/2014

2:30pm-3:20pm

SoB Seminar Room

Dr. Okwiri

Lecturer, DMS

PhD Thesis

& Any Other PhD Candidate Ready To Present to the Department

18/6/2014

2:30pm-3:20pm

SoB Seminar Room

Dr. Magutu

Lecturer, DMS

PhD Thesis

& Any Other PhD Candidate Ready To Present to the Department

2/7/2014

2:30pm-3:20pm

SoB Seminar Room

Dr. Litondo

Senior Lecturer, DMS

PhD Thesis

& Any Other PhD Candidate Ready To Present to the Department

16/7/2014

2:30pm-3:20pm

SoB Seminar Room

Prof. Wainiana

DMS

PhD Thesis

& Any Other PhD Candidate Ready To Present to the Department

30/7/2014

2:30pm-3:20pm

SoB Seminar Room

Dr. Njihia

Chair, DMS

Process of Writing an Independent Study Paper

& Any Other PhD Candidate Ready To Present to the Department

18/6/2014

2:30pm-3:20pm

SoB Seminar Room

Dr. Okwiri

Lecturer, DMS

Plagiarism and Originality Check

& Any Other PhD Candidate Ready To Present to the Department