DR ESTHER NYAMBURA MUNGAI


POSITION
FACULTY: SOCIAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: CREATIVE ARTS AND TECHNOLOGIES
DEPARTMENT: FASHION AND TEXTILES TECHNOLOGY
CURRENT DESIGNATION: LECTURER
OFFICE EMAIL: esther.mungai@tukenya.ac.ke
OFFICE TELEPHONE: 0722655691
CONSULTATION HOURS: MONDAYS 900HRS-1100HRS; 1600HRS-1700HRS
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EDUCATION
Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)2013
MASTERS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)STRATEGIC MANAGEMENTUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)2006
BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA)0KENYATTA UNIVERSITY (KENYA)1991
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
2015 - PRESENTSENIOR LECTURERTHE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
2013 - 2015LECTURERTHE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
2009 - 2013LECTURERKENYA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (KENYA)
2011 - 2013ADJUNCT LECTURERST. PAUL'S UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
2010 - 2012ADJUNCT LECTURER KENYA METHODIST UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
2009 - 2010ADJUNCT LECTURERJOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE (KENYA)
2007 - 2009LECTURER (KP)KENYA POLYTECHNIC (KENYA)
2007 - 2009ADJUNCT LECTURERCATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN AFRICA (KENYA)
2006 - 2007HEAD OF BUSINESS EDUCATIONST TERESA GIRLS (KENYA)
2002 - 2006HEAD OF ACCOUNTING STATE HOUSE GIRLS (KENYA)
1992 - 2001HEAD COMMERCEHURUMA (KENYA)
CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
Title Area
Ph.D DISSERTATION 'SOCIO -CULTURAL FACTORS INFLUENCING ENTREPREURIAL INTENTIONS OF PUBLIC UNDERGRADUATE;S STUDENTS IN KENYAENTREPRENEURSHIP
'MBA RESEARCH WORK 'COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ENTREPRENURIAL CHARACTERISTICS BETWEEN FUNDED AND NON-FUNDED WOMEN ENTREPREURS IN NAIROBI'STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- BUSINESS STUDIES REVISION BOOK FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS(CO-AUTHOR)
PAPER LINE PUBLISHER, KENYA
- Mungai, E.N and M. Ogot, ‘ Gender Culture and Entrepreneurship in Kenya’: International Business Research, Vol. 5, No. 5 PP, 175-183, 2012. ISSN 1913 - 9012 (Online) ISSN 1913 -9004 (print). http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ibr/article/viewFile/16646/11097
- · Mungai, E.N and M. Ogot, (2012), "Ethnicity, Culture and Entrepreneurship in Kenya" in African Case Book: Synergies in African Business and Management Practices, Mugada, N. (Ed.) Nairobi; AIBUMA publishing. ISBN 978 - 9966 - 1570 - 0-3. Chapter Twenty Five. http://hdl.handle.net/11295/86499
- · Mungai E.N and P. K’Obonyo P (2014). "The moderating effect of entrepreneurship education on the relationship between entrepreneurial perceptions and entrepreneurial intentions". Prim. J. Bus. Admin. Manage. Vol.4(11): pp,1708-1712. 2014. ISSN: 2251-1261 http://www.primejournal.org/BAM/pdf/2014/nov/Esther%20and%20Peter.pdf
- Mungai, E.N, and K'Obonyo,P. (2014). "Effect of entrepreneurial disposition, and entrepreneurial perceptions on entrepreneurial intentions". Prime Journal of Social Science. Vol. 3(12): pp, 932-937, 2014. ISSN: 2315-5051 http://www.primejournal.org/PJSS/pdf/2014/dec/Esther%20and%20Peter.pdf
CURRENT POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISION
Name Project Title Period
David Maina KahandoEffects of Entrepreneurship Education on TVET graduates2014- Present
COURSES TAUGHT
Course Name Brief Description Period
Entrepreneurship Practice and Business Management All levels2013 - TO-DATE
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SOCIETIES
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ANY OTHER EXTRA INFORMATION
Book Chapter

Esther N. Mungai and Madara Ogot: Chapter Twenty four (24) under ‘Entrepreneurship and small business management in the Africa casebook on business and management.’

Book Publication

Mungai Esther, Dorcas Mokaya and Ann Mutua, “Business Studies Revision Book for secondary schools.’  Publisher: Paperline publisher Kenya (2007).

Conferences Presentations and attendance 

1.    Madara Ogot, Esther Mungai "Application of Porters competitive Business Strategies model to micro enterprises: A study of furniture makers in the informal sector in Nairobi, Kenya" presented during the 3rd Africa - international business and management conference (AIBUMA, 2012)

2.  Esther N. Mungai and Madara Ogot. "Gender, culture and entrepreneurship in Kenya" presented during the 15th Annual International Management Conference (AIMC) at Makerere University Kampala, Uganda 17th - 19th November, 2010.

3. Esther N. Mungai and Madara Ogot: "Ethnicity, culture and entrepreneurship in Kenya" presented during the 1st African international Business and Management conference (AIBUMA 2010) on July 2011

4.  Esther Mungai and M. Ogot, “ Effect of University Education in Closing the Gender Gap in Entrepreneurship”. Maseno University Annual Interdisciplinary Conference.  June 30th – July 1st 2014.
Professional / Practice Achievements

1 . Participated in the design, development and implementation of the practical training program to promote and protect the basic human rights of children at State House Girls School.  This was a program of "Global movement for children under the auspices of the United Nations" (2004 - 2005).

2. Participated in Youth Enterprise Facility (YEF), open space workshop. "A partnership between African Commission, the Youth employment Network and the International labour organization to unleash Africa Entrepreneurship (May 2011).

3. Participated in Business mentoring programme; This program was as a result of the consolidated effort of Inoorero University, International labor organization through the Youth Entrepreneurship Facility (YEF); Kenya private sector Alliance (KEPSA), Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) and African Youth trust (AYT) and the Royal Danish Embassy (January 2011)
4.  Co-Improvised a simple and practical procedure for financial planning and accounting for non-financial managers for Refugees Entrepreneurship Training Program (RESP-UNHCR) initiative in Nairobi in 1991-1992

5. Co-developed and delivered a series of well-received workshops on business management and entrepreneurship to corporate and small enterprises groups

Research and Training

1. Conducted trainings and workshops aimed at enhancing business skills both at individual and corporate level.  This has meant designing, developing and delivering series of well - received workshops on business management and entrepreneurship to corporate and small enterprise groups.  Business skills enhancement centre (BUSEC) Nairobi, Kenya.

2. Associate Trainer at Kenya institute of management (KIM).  Charged with the responsibility of designing numerous tailor- made packages for training on various subjects at different levels e.g. Entrepreneurship and practical skills, a program by Kenya private sector Association (KEPSA) in combination with ILO and World Bank, (2011-Present).

3 ILO - Trainer of Trainers (TOT) 
 Involved in co- development and delivery of series of workshops on selected groups for organizations partnering with ILO such as KEPSA, Youth Entrepreneurship facility (YEF) and Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE).2010- Present

Service to the University

1. 2015- Partnerships Coordinator- school of Business and Technology management

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2014-Present: member, Faculty exhibition  committee

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2014-Present: member and pioneer, School Research Colloquium committee 
 
4. 2007-2009: Member, Central Examinations Committee

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2009-Present: Chair and Member, Curriculum Development team
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6. 2010-2013: Secretary, Technology Transfer committee

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2009-Present: Examinations  Committee

8. 
Supervision of Students research work and Business Plans

9..Representing the Institution at conferences and Seminars





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