Open Distance and E-learning

 ODEL Director

Ms. Isabella Sile

Director, Open Distance and E-Learning


The Management University of Africa has been offering academic programmes through Open Distance and E-Learning (ODEL) and a blended mode of study since 2013; with the aim of creating wider access to University Education. This blended mode of study caters for professionals from all walks of life and students to study away from the traditional brick and mortar classrooms without interrupting their work and other important schedules.


Worth noting is that ODEL has a population of over 1,000 students and manages 13 centers regionally and 4 centers internationally. MUA recognizes that studying under ODEL mode of study requires self-sacrifice, hardwork and discipline.


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“Distance learning and broadband access to the world wide web of knowledge

 and information is the great equalizer.”                                 Gordon P. Hanson


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Faculty Profiles





 Dr. Washington Okeyo is a PhD degree holder in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship) and is the Vice-Chancellor/CEO of the Management University of Africa (MUA). He is the principal academic and executive officer of the University responsible for the development of academic programmes of the university. He oversees and monitors the administration of the academic programmes and general administration of the University to ensure efficiency and good order of the University. He is a current member of the University’s Governing Council, and Chairperson of the University Senate as well as Chairman of The University Management Board (UMB).

He is formerly the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics and Research) at Management University of Africa. He has also taught at University of Nairobi among others. He has written and published widely in Management and Leadership. He is also the patron of the Editorial Board of International Journal of Management and Leadership Studies. He has taught, done research and published in many peer reviewed journals including European Scientific Journal, Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, International Journal of Business and Social Research, and others and authored books in business, management and development studies.

Dr. Okeyo also worked in the corporate world as General Manager at Kenya Breweries Limited and Managing Director at Southlink Consultants Limited and Project Manager at UNESCO. He was the lead consultant in several projects for UNDP, UNICEF, Oxfam, CHF International, and USAID among others. Dr. Okeyo led research and organizational development projects in several corners of the globe, including serving as the research programme manager for an Africa-wide UNESCO funded research project. He has had study and academic tours in many countries in Africa, Europe, and USA.

He also served in the boards of and is a current full member of Muthaiga Golf Club, Parklands Sports Club, and Nyanza Club. He attended several international conferences and leadership forums including the Leadership and Management Summit, and UNCTAD 14 World Investment Forum both held in Nairobi in 2014. He is a current Full Member of Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) and has assessed performance of many CEOs and a wide cross-section of multi-sectoral businesses and organizations in Kenya under the KIM’s Organizational Performance Index (OPI) and Company of the Year (COYA) initiatives.






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 Dr. John Cheluget holds a PhD in Business Administration, Finance Specialization from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Master of Business Administration, Finance option Degree from the University of Nairobi (UoN) and a Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting option degree University of Nairobi (UoN). He is a qualified certified public accountant (CPA-K). Dr. John Cheluget is a Senior Lecturer at The Management University of Africa (MUA) and the Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) of The Management University of Africa (MUA).





Prof. Kalyan 


Prof.Kalyan K. Sahoo is a Professor, Advisor at the MUA. He is also an advisor (Curriculum Design, Academic Planning) to M.C. University and CK Foundation. After completion of MBA, he worked in various companies like HCL, Canon, UniTek for 6years. He successfully earned his PhD in Management from the Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur and spent 17years teaching and administering as a Professor, Dean, VP (Academics).

In 2003, he shifted his career path from corporate to university and moved to various parts of India, Africa, where he taught Strategic Management, Marketing, SDM, Advanced Strategic Management in various reputed universities and Business Schools Like SOA University (Odisha), Centurion University of Technology and Management (Odisha), BIMHRD (Pune), Kings Business School (Ghana), African University College of Communication (Ghana).

He also earned Gold medal in Master in Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC) from Utkal University of Culture, Odisha. He is a member of CII (India), FICCI (India), AIMA, Ghana Journalism Association, CRD-Lome and many more. He is also a member of Strategic Planning Committee at PUC, Ghana.

His current research, teaching interests include Business strategy, Media & Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Social Media, IR and Competitive advantage. He published three books on “Impact of T&D strategy on Organizational Performance”, “Casebook on Marketing”, and “Introduction to Journalism”. He has also published several research papers in refereed national, international journals and presented papers in local, regional and international conferences.






Save a Dream

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The Development Fund of the Management University of Africa was established in September 2014. The establishment of the fund was informed by the desire to allow access to affordable University Education to students from deprived communities and regions that are graded under the equalization fund as well as support bright and gifted students in Kenya and beyond. Others are persons with physical challenges and other disadvantaged groups particularly women and the youth. Moreover, the conflict prone deprived communities and regions in Kenya and indeed Africa and the World require high calibre human resource skilled in Management, Leadership, Governance and Entrepreneurship for development.

In addition, Resource mobilization, conflict management and Resolution knowledge and skills are also a prerequisite for development. This is much more so important now in Kenya with the recent discovery of natural resources such as water aquifers, oil and gas deposits in Northern Kenya. The purpose of our Fund is to cater for tuition fees as well as upkeep of the beneficiaries while studying at the University. In addition, the fund hopes to establish a Work - Study Programme for continuing students who can no longer afford to pay tuition fees along the way.

 The University and its sponsor offer their programmes on cost recovery basis so as to reach as many Kenyans as possible. This means that revenue generated from academic programmes is not sufficient to provide scholarships, fellowships and bursaries to young bright, talented and needy students as well as meeting other obligations of the University. This state of affairs persuaded the University to establish an Endowment Fund in August 2014.



The objective of the fund is to support bright but needy and talented students from disadvantaged backgrounds in Kenya, Africa and the World to study and redeem their dreams at the Management University of Africa, thus the name ‘Save a Dream’ Scholarship Fund.

The purpose is to:

  1. Pay tuition fees and upkeep for the benefiting students while studying at the Management University of Africa;
  2. Establish a Work - Study Programme for continuing students who can no longer afford to pay tuition fees due to unforeseen circumstances; and
  3. Support renowned international professors, scholars, adjunct faculty and highly regarded business personalities to MUA from around the world to deliver lectures on topical issues.



The fund is structured through the following categories:

  1. Investment Fund – to invest in easily convertible markets to generate quick returns;
  2. “Save a Dream” Scholarship Fund – to pay fees and tuition to the University;
  3. Work-Study Programme Fund – Proceeds paid to the University to off-set outstanding fees/tuition balance; and
  4. Facilitation Fund – to bring in highly regarded and respected Scholars, Professors, Business personalities, Adjunct Faculty, and among others from around the World to speak on topical issues at the University.

The fund is governed by the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Management University of Africa and administered by the University’s Endowment Fund Secretariat.

The fund is structured through the following categories:

The fund is governed by the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Management University of Africa and administered by the University’s Endowment Fund Secretariat.



The fund will prepare and keep proper books of accounts which will be audited annually and a report made to all the stakeholders.



The fund has progressed well since inception. So far twelve (12) students have benefitted as follows:

  • 6 female students of which 4 have benefited through partial scholarship to pursue post graduate programme in Management and leadership and 2 of them undergraduate programmes.
  • 6 gentlemen who have benefited from the fund to pursue Bachelor of Management and leadership

This year(2018), the fund is targeting to raise thirty (30) Million so as to facilitate more underprivileged students realize their dreams at the Management University of Africa.

Every gift counts!



To help raise funds to save a dream, you can make a payment by dialling *483*57*35045# or click Here to donate now.

The Management University of Africa Endowment Fund partners with philanthropic individuals and organizations who believe in service to humanity for humanity. The fund extends a warm invitation to you to get involved by making financial contribution, becoming a partner or facilitator of the fund events  as well as partnering with the fund now and into the future as follows:

  • Corporates , charitable organisations, foundations-may commit to contribute one off or annually to the fund in tandem with their shared prosperity qualities or partner with the fund in resource mobilisation events
  • National and county governments can sponsor disadvantaged students from their areas of jurisdiction by making donor controlled grants to the fund; and
  • Individuals-can commit monthly, half yearly or annual contributions towards the fund or become mentors in MUA mentorship programme. Individuals can also bequeath their wealth/property in memory of or in memorium.



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The Microsoft Dynamics Navision Ethics, Security, Fraud and Forensic Training




Universities, Colleges and SACCOs have realized the benefits of adopting ICT for efficiency in operations and competitive advantage. An information system is an expensive organizational asset that needs to be utilized properly and protected to achieve its intended organizational strategic objectives. Companies have recently adopted enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems which seek to automate all the business operations including finance management, human resource, payroll and procurement. This Automation of business processes has introduced new risks to organizations through transforming the manual internal controls into automated controls. In view of this, there is a need for organizations to deeply understand how the ERP system is structured developed and the interrelationships between different modules available. The network platform on which this ERP interconnects provides opportunity for hackers to intrude the information system. The organizations need to empower the key ERP custodians/user with the necessary information system auditing skills to detect and deter any internal and external threat to the system.

The Microsoft Dynamics Ethics, Security, Fraud and Forensic training will provide these necessary skills and knowledge to users to be able execute their duties effectively and enable the ERP system achieve its intended objectives seamlessly.


Programme Outline

Ø  Understand Microsoft Dynamics Navision Modules

Ø  Dynamics NAV Customization

Ø  System Security in Dynamics Navision

Ø  Network Reconnaissance

Ø  Network Attack Phases

Ø  Exploitation of Vulnerabilities

Ø  To Secure Your Network & Manage Enterprise Risk

Ø  Data Forensic and Analysis

Ø  Data analytics tests Part 1&2


Participant Profile (Universities, Colleges and SACCOs)

Auditors, Accountants, ICT Staff/Managers, Procurement Staff/Officers, HR Staff/Managers.


Key Trainers and Presenters:

The Insigne Consulting Centre, RecFirm Group Ltd and AppKings Solutions Ltd





ICT Manager

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Mobile: +254 722 224 193,




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Procurement Department


  • Vision: To be a premier department in the provision of quality products and services in a timely and accurate manner while creating value for the University and its stakeholders.
  • Mission: The mission of the Procurement Department is to effectively and efficiently procure quality goods and services that add value by meeting customers' needs and expectations, at the lowest cost possible while maintaining unyielding integrity.
  • Core Values: Professionalism in carrying out duties; Integrity in dealing with customers and the general public; Transparency and accountability in all activities; Fair play in dealing with users and suppliers; Promotion of public confidence in the procurement process; and, Promotion of fair competition in procurement process.
  • Procurement Commitment: The procurement Department is committed to vigorously improve its services to users so that they, in turn become more efficient and effective in their delivery of service.
  • Procurement Quality Policy Statement: The Procurement Department is committed to providing its users, suppliers and stakeholders with goods and services that add value by meeting their needs and expectations.
  • Procurement Purpose: The purpose of procurement is to ensure that right quality; available at the right time; at the right place; in the right quantity; at the right price; right specifications subject to the availability of funds.

Role of the Procurement Department

The Procurement Department is committed to serving MUA community with timely and cost effective procurement of goods and services. The department executes the procurement mandate and also provides advisory services on procurement to the University management to ensure total compliance with the University statutes. The Procurement department is headed by the Procurement Officer who reports to the DVC (Finance, Administration and Planning).

The Procurement Department draws its guidelines from the Public Procurement and Disposal Act (2005), Public Procurement and Disposal Regulations (2006), Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) and Kenya Institute of Supply Chain Management (KISM). The Procurement operations are guided by The Management University of Africa Procurement and Disposal Policy.