Short Courses Offered at USIU – Africa

Short Courses Offered at USIU – Africa

Short Courses Offered at USIU – Africa : see the list of short courses offered at the school…

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 Chandaria School of Business

  • Global Executive Master of Business Administration (GEMBA)
  • Global Executive Master of Business Administration (Health Leadership and Management)
  • Executive Master of Science in Organizational Development (EMOD)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Doctor of Business Administration(DBA)

Global Executive Master of Business Administration (GEMBA)
The United States International University (USIU) School of Business in partnership with Columbia Business School (USA) is offering the Global Executive Masters of Business Administration (GEMBA) degree program. The mission of (GEMBA) is to meet the needs of high potential executives seeking a world class education focused on globalization, entrepreneurship and applicability.

Global Executive Master of Business Administration (Health Leadership and Management)

This new GeMBA concentration is developed for managers who need professional development and progression in the light of dynamic health organizations. The concentration aims to equip graduates with the art and science of managing and leading health systems in a dynamic environment. Short Courses Offered at USIU – Africa

Executive Master of Science in Organizational Development (EMOD)
The Executive Master of Science in Organizational Development (EMOD) degree program is offered through the Chandaria School of Business. It seeks to equip managers in Africa with cutting-edge leadership and management skills.

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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The mission of the MBA program is to provide a range of knowledge, skills and abilities in Strategic Management, Human Resource Management, Finance, IT, Marketing and Entrepreneurship with an emphasis on practical applications, case studies, simulations and research.

Doctoral Programs

Doctor of Business Administration(DBA)
The mission of DBA is toprovide an opportunity for experienced business professionals to refine and extend their business knowledge and skill at an advanced level.

School of Humanities & Social Sciences

  • Master of Arts in International Relations
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology

Master of Arts in International Relations
At the master’s level, the International Relations program stresses an in-depth knowledge of world affairs and a thorough understanding of the research methods and theory of International Relations. All of the courses within the master’s program offer students a complex and challenging course of study, enhanced by USIU’s international student body and faculty population. This degree program prepares students for careers in the Foreign Service, diplomacy, government posts, international business, international organizations and private or non-governmental organizations. Short Courses Offered at USIU – Africa

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology
The MA in Clinical Psychology program is a practitioner model to promote professional mental health services to individuals, couples, groups, institutions and the society at large. It will provide education and training in professional standards of practice in clinical psychology. Furthermore, international ethical standards are incorporated into the program, to prepare the student for clinical practice in both the public and private domain worldwide.

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
The mission of counseling psychology program is to prepare graduates to function as effective counselors in a wide variety of settings. Performing successfully as counselors requires graduates to integrate theoretical and research based knowledge with therapeutic skills and personal characteristics to form an ethical, professional and caring counselor. The program seeks to prepare graduates for success in clinical, consultative and administrative tasks they will encounter in their practice.

School of Science & Technology

  • Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology
  • Master of Arts in Communication Studies(MACS)

Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology
Vision 2030 places ICT at the core of all developmental challenges. In order to address these challenges, many employers seek highly qualified, competent and skilled graduates in specialist areas, such as IT security, Software development, Business systems management, Mobile technology etc. The proposed program will bridge this gap by providing a progression path to higher degree qualification that gives students exposure to advanced level skills in areas such as Business Information Systems, Software Development, Telecommunications & Mobile Computing and Internet Security & Cybercrime.

Master of Arts in Communication Studies(MACS)

The philosophy of the Master of Arts in Communication Studies program is shaped by the United States International University mission outcomes which include higher order thinking, literacy, preparedness for career, community service and development, leadership and ethics. Our program is designed to equip students with a real-world experience, develop professional skills, foster strategic thinking, and provide graduates with cutting-edge skills to help the organizations they work for communicate effectively with their major stakeholders. The program also strives to upgrade the skills and knowledge of mid-career professionals who are practicing in the field of communication. 

Doctoral Programs

Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D), Clinical Psychology

The Doctorate in Psychology is a practitioner – scholar model designed to meet professional standards of international practice in Clinical Psychology. The degree includes course work, practicum and internship supervised training, and the doctoral dissertation.

Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations

The Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations Program at USIU is both course work intensive, research oriented, and is to be awarded on both full time and part time basis. Upon completing coursework (except dissertation) and passing written comprehensive exams, students will be advanced to candidacy.

SHORT COURSES

Centre for Executive and Entrepreneurial Development (CEED)

  • CEED WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM (CWECP)
  • EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
  • Executive Custom Learning Program
  • Certificate Course in Enterprise Management
  • Business Men Entrepreneur Network (BMEN)
  • DISASTER PREPAREDNESS IN URBAN AREAS
  • FUNDS AND GRANTS MANAGEMENT BY NGOS
  • HOW TO BREAK INTO THE MUSIC BUSINESS
  • CERTIFIED ETHICAL HACKER
  • MANAGING CROSS CULTURAL SKILLS FOR THE WORK PLACE

Short Courses
The Center for Executive and Entrepreneurial Development (CEED) has developed a strategy that ties directly into our nations’ vision of empowering communities by offering the short course series. CEED will offer short courses twice a year- Season 1 and Season 2.

USIU-Africa/CEED Short Course Series (NEW!!)
Offers a variety of short courses that are highly specialized; can be ideally customized for business and industry; aimed at upgrading, refreshing knowledge and skills of mid-career professionals and senior experts. The series are meant for professionals (executives, managers, supervisors, directors, entrepreneurs) – or groups of professionals – with a specific area of interest and a limited amount of time. Some of the short courses are designed to gain credits for your next qualification, while others allow you to have fun learning something new!

The series are continually revised and updated in keeping with the acceleration of knowledge and technology in Kenya’s fast changing economic environment.

Women Entrepreneurs Certificate Program (CWECP) (NEW!!)
Achieve competitive advantages in managing your business, learn methods to grow and expand, as you empower communities and create business support networks. The CWECP mission is to create a robust and growing class of women entrepreneurs, managers and financial leaders through entrepreneurial education and the development of quality businesses. We use highly specialized lecturers, industry experts and trainers who mentor and coach you, all the way through – delivering a transformational and empowering experience!

USIU-Africa/FKE Executive Diploma in Industrial Relations
Post-graduate diploma – a specialized qualification that focuses on theory, law and the practical application of the primary knowledge and skills required for those who work in industrial relations, human resource management and related areas.

Executive Custom Learning Program 
The ECLP is specifically tailor made to fit business and industry. Our approach is one of partnering. We take time to get to know you and your business. We challenge you to think deeply and innovatively about your needs and to collaborate with us in designing a custom learning solution that will have enduring impact at both the individual and organizational levels.

Certificate Course in Enterprise Management
Targets managers of high growth and opportunity seeking, small and medium size enterprises in developing SME owners’ managerial and entrepreneurial skills. An initiative of IFC, other benefits of the program include advisory, network meetings and consultation to participants.

Business Men Entrepreneur Network (BMEN)
Targets opportunity seeking, small and medium size enterprises in developing SME owners’ managerial and entrepreneurial skills. Other benefits include gender sensitivity training, advisory, network meetings and consultation to participants.

Maasai Women Dairy Project
TechnoServe helps Maasai women to transform their lives by improving their business skills in practicing effective dairy farming techniques. This effort is part of the Agribusiness Development Program, the first dairy plant in Kenya owned almost entirely by Maasai women.

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS IN URBAN AREAS
The course is aimed at those with or anticipating disaster management responsibilities who may wish to improve their working knowledge of theory and practice. This training is oriented to requirements for disaster preparedness; in particular planning disaster response needs to ensure that delegates are well equipped. Training packages are “tailor made” to the needs of those offered training, using local geography and resource inventories and based upon local skills and capacities

Target Groups: Disaster Management Workers; Risk & Emergency Management in Public and Private Sectors; Development Officials & Paramedics

FUNDS AND GRANTS MANAGEMENT BY NGOS
The prosperity of any nation is anchored on the active participation of its peoples and communities in economic development. NGOS and CBOs have over the years played a pivotal role. There is however the need to change tact in grants management. This course focuses on fresh concepts, strategies, sharpening practical skills and techniques which enhance your grants management capacity.

Target Group: Grants Managers, Grant Writers, Senior Grant Accountants, Fund Managers

HOW TO BREAK INTO THE MUSIC BUSINESS
The course will take you through the evolution of the music industry, how money is made, protecting your intellectual property and uncover myths of “the record deal,” and explore opportunities enabled by the new digital landscape.

Target Group: Aspiring recording artists and bands, producers, songwriters, composers, journalists who report on the entertainment business, those with career aspirations as artist managers, music publishers or other entrepreneurs.

CERTIFIED ETHICAL HACKER
An internationally recognized professional certification accredited by the EC-Council. USIU-Africa is an Accredited Training Center (ATC).A Certified Ethical Hacker is a respectable information security professional who is the authorized by an organization to test their information systems for weaknesses with the aim of strengthening the security of those systems. CEH is an intense 40-hour hands-on training, covering 20 hands-on modules, by certified trainers

Target Group: Information Security professionals; IT Auditors; IT Managers; System Administrators and Forensic Investigators

MANAGING CROSS CULTURAL SKILLS FOR THE WORK PLACE
Cultural competence results in an ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across cultures, and work with varying cultural beliefs and schedules. . Strategies, skills and techniques for helping people develop cultural competence for effective work performance in the 21st century are explored. Short Courses Offered at USIU – Africa

CEED WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Designed to create a robust and growing class of women entrepreneurs, managers and financial leaders through entrepreneurial education and the development of quality businesses. Participants are assisted in achieving competitive advantages in managing businesses, developing grow and expansion strategies, creating business support networks and empowering communities

Target Group: Women Entrepreneurs

EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Enable effective contribution to the organization by increasing understanding and skills amongst employees to lessen industrial actions. Focuses on theory, law and practical application of skills. Short Courses Offered at USIU – Africa

Target Group: Human Resource Practitioners, Industrial Relations Employees, Chief Executives; Lawyers Representing Clients in Industrial Courts, Young professionals seeking to pursue a career in industrial relations and HR managers.

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