Ms. Catherine Kifworo

Tutorial Fellow

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Specialization: Tourism Management

 

Education

Ph.D. Candidate, Moi University, Tourism Management (Ongoing)

MA University of Nairobi,   (2008 -2010)

BSC Tourism Management, Moi University, (1994-1998)

Conferences and Workshops

Maasai Mara University 2nd International conference, Narok- Presented a paper entitled: “The effect of massification of higher education on tourism education, awaiting publication.

The ATLAS Africa 2017 conference, Eldoret –Attended- Conference theme: Africa’s Tourism and Travel Competitiveness: Opportunities and Challenges.

SUS-Tour Project funded by the European Commission 2016- Trained as a trainer of trainers in Community Based Tourism business Innovation through to build the capacity of communities carrying out projects in tourism.

Research Interests

Domestic tourism

MICE tourism

Community-based tourism

Tourism Education

Ms. Elizabeth Wakoli

Tutorial Fellow

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Specialization: Wildlife Management

Education

2010-2013: Masters of Science in Wildlife Management. University of Eldoret

2006- 2009: Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management. Moi University

Research Interest:

  1. Management of natural resources
  2. Ecological monitoring of fauna and flora

Publications:

  1. Wakoli, E., Ipara H., Sitati, N., (2015). Patterns and Causes of Elephant Mortality in Mara Ecosystem, Kenya. Lambert Academic Publishing
  2. Wakoli, E., and Sitati, N., (2012). Analysis of temporal and distribution patterns of elephants attacks on humans and elephant mortality in Transmara District, Kenya. Greener journal of Environmental Management and public Safety. Vol 1, No1, Pp 027-037.

Conferences/Presentations

2013: Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI). National Conference on sustainable Land Management. Sustainable land Management in dry lands of Kenya: towards increasing Land Productivity. 26th-28th November, 2013 Great Rift Lodge, Naivasha. Paper to be presented: “Bee keeping in the Agro-pastoral Maasai community of Transmara District, Kenya: N. Sitati, E. Wakoli, S. Tangus and S. Bett” 

2013: Multi sensor Remote Sensing Technology  for Sustainable Disaster Management and 34th Asian conference on remote sensing- Bridging Sustainable Asia-Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel, Kuta Bali, 20-24th October 2013. Paper presented: Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Elephant Mortality in Narok County, Kenya by E. Wakoli, H. Ipara, N. Sitati and P. Odwori.

2012:  Karatina University College, A constituent of Moi University, International conference on  Natural resource, Conflict and Peace 24th-28th July, 2012.  Presented a paper on “The role of sports in mitigating human-elephant conflict, E. Wakoli, H. Ipara and N. Sitati

2009:  East Africa Environment Network, 19th Annual Conference, Energy, Gender and the Environment. 22nd - 23rd May 2009, AMREF International Training Centre, Nairobi, Kenya. Papers presented: Climate Change May Complicate Human-Elephant Conflict Mitigation in the Mara Ecosystem: N.W. Sitati, D. Syallow and E. Wakoli

 

Ms. Grace Achieng

Tutorial Fellow

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Achievements: 

  • Lecturing
  • Publishing 5 Journals!
  • Acquiring a Masters Degree!
  • Acquiring a Bachelors Degree!
  • Appointed as a chair of the choir in African Inland Church (A.I.C), Fellowship, Eldoret.
  • First AID training from Kenya Red Cross Society.

Publications

  • Auma, Grace Achieng, The Relationship between Continuance Commitment and Work Motivation of Employees in Selected Hotels in Eldoret Town, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. Vol 1 No 1 (2015): African Business and Management Research Journal:
  • Orawo Akech Doreen, Auma Yonah, Kutoto Patrick Lumumba & Auma Achieng Grace, Gender as a Social Construct: Gender Roles in African Traditional Society and its effects on Learning in Schools and Colleges International Journal of Scientific and Educational Studies (IJSES) October 2015 Vol. 1 (1): 51 - 61
  • Auma, Grace Achieng, An Assessment of the Relationship between Normative Commitment and Work Motivation of Employees in Selected Hotels in Eldoret Town, Kenya, African Journal of Education, Science and Technology (AJEST) 2014 Vol. 1, Issue 2
  • Auma Grace Achieng, the effects of sexual harassment on performance of employees working in the hospitality industry, (presented at The Third international interdisciplinary conference- UOE - awaiting publication, 2016)
  • Auma Grace Achieng, Cyprian. M, Doreen O. Yonah.A, The relationship between Affective commitment and work motivation of employees in the hospitality industry. (paper presented, at Atlas Africa, Moi University, awaiting publication, 2017)

Conferences

  • June 2017- Atlas Africa, Moi University- paper presented, The relationship between Affective commitment and work motivation
  • Sept 2016- Third international interdisciplinary conference –University of Eldoret - paper presented, The effects of sexual harrasment on performance of employees working in the hospitality industry
  • June 2017- Maasai Mara reseacrh conference (attendance)
 

Ms. Olive Nyaga

Tutorial Fellow, Tourism Management

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Education:

MSc International Hospitality and tourism management- Sheffield Hallam University-U.K
Bachelor of hotel and hospitality management - Moi
Areas of interest
Revenue management
Food production
Customer relationship management

Mr. Moses Muraya

Ag. Chairperson of the Dept. of Tourism and Hospitality Management

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  • Tutorial fellow: Maasai Mara University. Feb 2015 – Date.

Courses taught: Hotel Economics, Front Office Management, Event Management, Seminars, and Contemporary Issues and Equipment planning and management.

  • Part-time lecturer- Rongo University College. Sep 2014 – Dec 2014

Courses taught: Computer Application in Hospitality, Introduction to Hotel Economics, Tourism Economics, and Service Operations Management.

  • Diploma Lecturer. Moi University. Jan 2012 – Dec 2014.

Courses Taught: Computer application in hospitality, research methods, project work, communication and presentation skills, ICT use in events management, and events budgeting and control, events budgeting and fundraising.

  • Lecturer. African International College, Kenya. Mar 2013 – Mar 2014

Courses taught: ICM; hospitality management, fundamentals of food and beverage management, restaurant management, housekeeping University of Eldoret: consumer behavior, restaurant management, food and beverage management, accommodation, facility management

  • Lecturer. Worldwide Institute of Hospitality Management. Jun 2011 - Sep 2012
    Responsibilities: Head of the discipline, IT manager. Courses Taught: KNEC courses; social studies, property management, front office operations, entrepreneurship, ICT, fundamentals of tourism, management information systems, human resource management
  • ICT Technician. Hotel Horizon and Hotel Comfy and lodge Eldoret. July 2013 – August 201. Networking and Wi-Fi installation, system administrator and maintenance general hardware and software maintenance.  
  • Sarova Mara game camp. Industrial training. May 2010 - Jul 2010
    Hands-on experience in the kitchen department, front office, bar and restaurant, housekeeping, bush dinner, and breakfast.
  • Tsavo Park Hotels Limited: Ngulia Bandas. Industrial Training. May 2009 - Jul 2009
    Gained a hands-on experience in all the departments.

Education

  • Moi University, Masters; Master of Philosophy in Hospitality Management, Sep 2011 - Present
    Submitted final document for marking and awaiting final defense of the thesis.
  • Moi University, Bachelors; BSc. Hotels and Hospitality Management, Oct 2007 - May 2011
    Second class honors (upper division)
  • Utumishi Academy, High School, K.C.S.E, Feb 2002 - Nov 2005
    B+ 72 points
  • Ranges View Academy, Jan 1997 - Nov 2001
    427/500

Additional Skills

Computer proficient - Introduction to computer repairs and maintenance, networking, MSWord, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Scientists).

Personal attributes - A team player with excellent communication skills with good influencing and persuading skills. Critical thinking, attention to details, achievement-driven, pragmatic and innovative.

Publications and conferences

  • Muraya Moses, Korir Jacqueline, & Kimeli John K, EFFECTS OF FRAUD AND FORGERIES ON PERFORMANCE OF HOTELS IN NAIROBI KENYA. International Journal of Research, 2012.
  • Presented a paper at Atlas Conference Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania. “Cybercrime effects on informational security of Kenyan hotels; A Case of Selected Hotels in Nairobi Kenya.” Theme: Tourism and Inclusive Growth in Developing Economies.
  • Presented an academic paper “Fraud and Forgery Effects on Performance of Selected Hotels on Nairobi, Sep 2011” at the 7th annual international conference at Moi University. Theme: Knowledge creation & dissemination for the realization of millennium development goals.