Faculty of Business and Management
In today's highly competitive and rapidly evolving marketplace, maintaining a lead position requires careful crafting and skilled implementation of an enterprise-wide competitive education strategy. Regardless of the challenges in the Business Industry today, the Faculty of Business and Management of the International University of East Africa is deliberately coming into play to produce accomplished graduates in terms of knowledge and skills with ability to recognize opportunities, organize, and implement action plans for professional success. Our programmes provide equip our graduates with the tools to formulate their own professional action plans for sustainable competitive advantage and as a means to address the impending business challenges. The Faculty of Business and Management is one of the FOUR faculties at the International University of East Africa. It offers various programs at postgraduate, undergraduate and diploma levels, at both online and blended modes.
Dr Sylvia Rita Atoko is an Academician, an Administrator and a Training & Research consultant in the area of Human Resource Management. She is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Business and Management at the International University of East Africa, Kampala, Uganda. She also lectures Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour courses at the same university. She has over twenty (20) years working experience in both Administration and Academic fields at various Universities in Eastern and Southern Africa. She has vast experience working with different nationalities and diverse cultural backgrounds in academia. Previously, she worked in different administrative positions at various Universities in Eastern and Southern Africa. She was the Head of Human Resource Management Department, School of Business at the University of Lusaka, Zambia for five years, where she Lectured Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour courses in the same department. She also co-ordinated the PhD programme at the University of Lusaka, Zambia for one year. She worked as Acting Registrar, Assistant Registrar and Lecturer at the Zambia Catholic University for two years. She also worked as an administrative assistant in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (Nairobi, Kenya) for 12 years.
She has a PhD in Human Resource Management from Copperbelt University, Kitwe, Zambia, Master of Business Administration degree (Human Resource Management Option) from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, Bachelor of Commerce degree (Human Resource Management Option) from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management from Institute of Human Resources Management, Nairobi, Kenya, and Diploma in Personnel Management from Institute of Human Resources Management, Nairobi, Kenya.
Dr Sylvia Atoko has participated in international academic conferences and published various research papers in the area of human resource management. She enjoys reading management and motivational books, watching the news, exercising and serving the community through the rotary club and church activities.
The underlying philosophy of the IUEA MBA is to educate managers, administrators, leaders and entrepreneurs in a manner that is fully conscious of the unique challenges of doing business in Africa.
1. Finding business and management solutions that work well within African cultures and systems.
2. Focus on case studies and rigorous research that includes publication quality papers.
3. Emphasis on in-class discussions, writing, presentations and critical thinking.
FBM programmes available. Please note that applicants will need to fulfil the specific entry requirements detailed fully on the Admissions page.
Our vision and mission are consistent with the aspirations of the university as a whole that is; To be the number one choice for Business and Management in East and Central Africa.
To produce world-class, creative, and socially responsible graduates who are global thinking.
To provide and disseminate world-class education to our students that shape organizations and businesses.
To integrate business and technology.
To engage meaningfully with society and develop practical solutions to common problems.
To encourage entrepreneurship and creativity.
To provide education.