1 CURRICULUM VITAE Prof. Jared O. Ongong a Permanent Address: P.O. Box KISUMU, KENYA Current Address: School of Business and Human Resource Development, Rongo University College Box RONGO, KENYA Mobile No or PROFILE AND OBJECTIVE: A highly self-motivated Professor and Researcher in Human Resource Management and Entrepreneurship, with a PhD in Management Science (Entrepreneurship Development). I have over fourteen years of teaching and research experience at University level. Am holding a PhD in Management Science (Entrepreneurship) as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Education. Currently I am an Associate Professor (Human Resource) Rongo University College. I have served as a Tutorial Fellow, Lecturer and Senior Lecturer for the last Sixteen years. During these years, I have successfully supervised over ten Masters and one PhD candidates. I have published eight articles in international referred journals, authored four books and contributed a book chapter. I am also an Associate Member of the Kenya Institute of Management.
2 DATE OF BIRTH: RELIGION: MARITAL STATUS: CHRISTIAN. MARRIED. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: :POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION (P.G.D.E) FACULTY OF EDUCATION KENYATTA UNIVERSITY NAIROBI, KENYA : DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.) IN MANAGEMENT SCIENCE (ENTREPRENEURSHIP) DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE & BUSINESS STUDIES Dr. B.A.M. UNIVERSITY, AURANGABAD, INDIA AND INSTITUTE OF DEVEOPMENT STUDIES (IDS) UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI A VISITING RESEARCH FELLOW AT THE INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (IDS) UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI, KENYA MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (M.B.A) DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE & BUSINESS STUDIES MARATHWADA UNIVERSITY, AURANGABAD-INDIA : BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (Accounting & Auditing) MARATHWADA UNIVERSITY, AURANGABAD, INDIA.
3 WORK EXPERIENCE: Teaching, Research, Consultancy and Student Supervision October 2013 to Date : Associate Professor (Human Resource management and Entrepreneurship), Rongo University College (a constituent of Moi University), School of Business and Human Resource Development. August 2013 to date :External Examiner, School of Business and Economics ( Human Resource Management, University of kabianga, Box Kericho, Kenya May to October 2013: Associate Professor (Human Resource Management and Entrepreneurship) and Dean, School of Business and Economics, Murang a University College, a constituent College of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. Teaching both undergraduate and post graduate students of management and Human Resource Management. Research and Post Graduate student research supervision 2012 Dec. to date : Part time faculty meber (at African Nazarene University) teaching and supervising Students theses in the Faculty of Business and Education, subjects taught: Human Resource and Education, Strategic Management and Education 2013 May to date : Part time faculty member of Mt. Kenya University, teaching and supervising PhD and Masters students in management and Education) : Senior Lecturer (at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology) in Management, Research and Entrepreneurship: Teaching both undergraduate and post graduate students of Business and Education Supervision of PhD and Masters students : Lecturer ( Maseno University)in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Organizational Behaviour and Change Management, Project Planning and Evaluation, Planning Administration and Decision Making, Business Environment, Business Organization, Project Planning and Evaluation, Marketing Management, General Methods of Teaching, Educational Technology, Research Methods, Education and Human Resource Development Curriculum Studies, Introduction to Macro Economics, International Business Management, Business Communication, Introduction to Business Studies, Principles of Management, Introduction to Purchasing and Supplies Management, Special Methods in Business Studies and
4 Tutorial Fellow Economics at both the Departments of Educational Communication Technology &Curriculum Studies, and Economics & Business Studies, Maseno University. Subjects taught- Business Management, Business Education, Economics Education and Entrepreneurship Faculty of Education, Maseno University College, Maseno Part -time Lecturer in Management and Business Studies Department of Educational Communication Technology Kenyatta University, Nairobi Graduate teacher handling Accounting Marketing and management with the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) Mawego Technical Training Institute Teaching practice at Mititi Mixed Secondary School, Oyugis Management Lecturer, Maharishi School of Management, Limuru, an affiliate of Maharishi International University, USA Jan-March: Management Trainee with Bajaj Auto Ltd, India, as part of M.B.A Industrial Attachment. PhD and MASTERS STUDENT SUPPERVISION 1. Doctor of Business Administration Student Name: Ogillo Friedrick( Irish International University) Research Topic: The Bull and Bear Market: A case of Nairobi Stock Exchange Graduated in Masters Students successfully supervised: i. Friedrick Ogillo ( Maseno University)
5 Masters Research Topic: Bicycle Transport and Its Impact on Taxi Transport: A case of Kakamega Town, Kenya. Graduated in December 2005 ii. Gladys Mulimu (Maseno University) Masters Research Topic: Guidance and Counselling at the Secondary School Level: The case of Emuhaya District Graduated in November 2008 iii. Tobial. Okello Mbola (Maseno University) Masters Research Topic: Effects of Sports on Academic Performance among Secondary School Students in Rachuonyo District, Kenya Graduated in November 2010 iv. Sammy Opimbi (Maseno University) Masters Research Topic: Factors Affecting Kiswahili Curriculum Implementation in Public Secondary Schools in Siaya District, Kenya Graduated in November 2011 v. Owili Walter Okuta (Maseno University) Masters Research Topic: Role of Inclusive Education in Enhancing Learning in Inclusive Primary Schools in Rachuonyo District, Kenya Graduated in November 2011 vi. Jaoko Aggrey (Maseno University) Masters Research Topic: Analysis of Factors Influencing Implementation of integrated Business Studies Curriculum in Public Secondary Schools in Siaya, Kenya Graduated in November 2011 vii. Odhiambo Respah Atieno(Maseno University)
6 Masters Research Topic: The Role of Special Units in Promoting Inclusive Education for Learners with Intellectual Challenges in Kisumu East District, Kenya Graduated in November 2011 viii. Awuonda Monica Ayugi (Maseno University) Masters Research Topic: Transitional Planning For Learners with Moderate Mental Disability From Special School to Community in Nyanza Province, Kenya -Graduated in November ix. Nathan Mureithi (Maseno University) Masters Research Topic: Perception of Teachers and Students on the Use of Computers in Teaching/ Learning of Computer Studies Curriculum, in Meru District, Kenya. - Graduated in November Current Supervision i. Two PhD candidates in the School of Business and Economics( Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology) ii. Three Master of Education students ( Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology) iii. Two Master of Special Needs Education students( Maseno University) iv. Twenty Master of Business Administration students ( Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology). THESES EXAMINED 1. The M.A. thesis titled: Demand Elasticities for Low Income Housing Market in Eldoret Municipality By Otieno S. Kefa PG/MA/104/2005 June The M.Ed thesis : Omondi Anolyce Nyanjom PG/MED/046/03, June PhD Thesis: Joseph Osodo: Maseno Uinversity 4 PhD Thesis: Michael Okwara:Maseno University 5 M.A. Project Obare George Odunga:Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology
7 PUBLICATIONS: Internationally referred journals, Books and Book Chapters 1. J.O.Ongong a, Informal Sector Entrepreneurship Development in Kisumu, Nairobi and Mombasa Cities, Maseno Journal of Arts and Science (ISSN: X) Vol. 5 No. 1, Jan J.O. Ongong a, M.O. Okwara, and T.M. Okello, Sports and Secondary School Education in Kenya, Educational Research and Review (ISSN: Vol.I(II) pp , Dec J.O. Ongong a, H. Kerina, Kenyan Informal Sector Income Remitting Behaviour, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, May J.O. Ongong a, Apopo, Motivating Learning at The Secondary School Level in Kenya: The Role of Reference Textbooks in the Classroom, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, May J.O. Ongong a, M.O. Okwara, and K.N. Nyangara, The Use of Integrated Approach in The Teaching of English in Kenya, Educational Research and Review (ISSN: Vol. I(II) Jan.,2011 pp J.O. Ongong a, M.O. Okwara and K.N. Nyangara, Impact of Educational Policy changes on Home Science Education in Secondary Schools in Kenya: , Special Edition of the International Journal of Disaster Management and Risk Reduction(IJDMRR) (ISSN: )) Vol. 3 No. 3,April pp J.O. Ongong a, and E.O. Abeka, Networking in the Kenyan Informal Sector: An attempt to Manage the market failures, African Journal of Business Management, Vol. 5 (28) PP , 16 th Nov J.O. Ongong a & N. Mureithi, Perception of Teachers and Students on The Use of Computers in Teaching/ Learning of Computer Studies Curriculum, International Journal of Professional Practice, Vol.3 May- August Issue, J.O. Ongong a, Social Entrepreneurship Development: The Case of Kenya, Edited, Savera Book Publisher, Lucknow, India, June J.O. Ongong a & Albert Ochieng, Innovation in the Tea Industry: The case of Kericho Tea, Kenya, Global Journal of Management and Business Research( GJMBR) Vol. 13, Issue 1 Version 1.0, January J.O. Ongong a, L. M.Otuori, M. Nyagol and M. Onyango, The Role of Branchless Banking in Peri Urban Centres : Acase study of Bondo Township,Kenya, International Journal of Advanced Research,Vo.1, Issue 10, pages MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL BODIES 1. A Full Member to the Kenya Institute of Management since April Membership No Listed in the Marquis Who s Who in the World VIP NO SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES ATTENDED Feb. 20th-23 rd presented a paper titled Gender and Economic Empowerment: Entrepreneurship as an avenue for women economic empowerment in Kenya, at the Tenth Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship, held at Ahmadabad, India. Feb. 20th-22 nd, 2013.
8 2012 April 12 th - 14 th Presented a talk on Kenyan Social Entrepreneurship at a Trickle out Project Workshop 12 th -14 th April 2012, Organized by Queen s University, Management School, at the British Institute in East African, Nairobi, Kenya Feb th Presented a paper titled Networks, Micro and Small Enterprise (MSE s) and Performance in Kenya at the Ninth Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship, held at Ahmadabad, India. Feb. 16 th -18 th July 24 th 28 th : Was the principal facilitator in Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation training for Action Aid Kenya, Kisumu April :Conducted a baseline survey for Poverty Reduction Strategy Intervention Programmes for the children and women in Need along the beaches of Lake Victoria, for a U.S. Based Research Firm August :Conducted a Monitoring and Appraisal baseline survey of Micro and Small Enterprise activities supported by Saga Bondo NOVEMBER :Presented a paper on socio-economic and cultural copying mechanism in Flood prone areas in Budalangi and Kano plains to the UNDP/WMO workshop titled Strategies For Application of Weather/Climate Information For Sustainable Development 2003 JANUARY :Presented a paper on Motivation and Sustenance of Learner Interest in Business Studies Class. A two day Seminar organized by Arch Bishop Okoth Ojola Girls and Maseno University, Dept. of Educational Communication Tech and C. Studies MAY :Presented a paper on Entrepreneurship Education and Development at a two day Conference in Limuru/Kenya, organized by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) under the theme INSTITUNILIZING DEMOCRACY IN KENYA: Prospects and Challenge APRIL :Attended a three-day workshop on Research Proposal Writing organized by IRPS, Maseno University JUNE :Facilitated a two day HIV/Aids awareness Programme for Action Aids, Kenya through MajorStep Consultants, Kisumu MAY :Participated in a two day seminar in Partnership in Teacher Education Forum: the Role of Secondary Schools Organized by Maseno University NOV :Participated in the Training of Trainers (TOT) Programme Organized by MUC COSD and conducted by Small and Micro Enterprise Development Limited. (SAMED) with support from the Department for International Development (DFID) in collaboration with The British Council DEC :Presented a paper on Business Education for Primary School at a one day department seminar as a follow-up for the Arya project held in July 1998.
9 1995 FEB :Presented a Research Proposal paper entitled Kenyan Entrepreneurship: Gender and Ethnicity at a two day Workshop organized by the institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi. I. CURRENT DUTIES AND RESPOSIBILITIES AT RONGO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE a) School of Business and Human Resource Development Examinations Officer b) Coordinator : Centre for Research, Enterprise Development and Consultancy ( CREDC) c) A School representative to the Open Distance and e-learning Learning (ODel) Directorate II. PAST DUTIES AND RESPOSIBILITIES AT MURANG A UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (May- OCTOBER 2013) 1. Dean, School of Commerce and Economics, Murang a University College. III. DUTIES AND RESPOSIBILITIES ( JARAMOGI OGINGA ODINGA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ( ) 1. Coordinator, Post Graduate Programmes, School of Business and Legal Studies, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology( ) 2. Coordinator, East African Community Integration Institute, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology( ) 3. Member of the Quality Management Systems (QMS) Implementation Committee for The ISO 9001:2008 certification of Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology ( ). IV. DUTIES AND RESPOSIBILITIES ( MASENO UNIVERSITY) 1. Faculty representative to Maseno UNVERSITY SENATE( ) 2. Departmental Representative to the Faculty Strategic Planning Committee, Maseno University( ) 3. Teaching Practice Zone Coordinator, Faculty of Education, Maseno University( )
10 4. Secretary to the Departmental Post Graduate Studies Committee ( ) 5. Chairman Departmental Post Graduate Studies Committee( ) 6. Departmental Examinations Officer( ), Maseno University 7. Acting Head of Department(2003 July) OTHER APPOINTMENTS REFEREES: a) External Examiner to the School of Business and Economics, Kabianga University, Kericho( From August 2013 ) 1. Prof. Pius Odunga School of Business and Economics Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology Box , BONDO P. Box , BONDO KENYA 2. Mr Samuel Oyieke Head, Department of Management and Economics Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology Box , BONDO KENYA 3. Prof. Peter Kisinyo Dean, Agriculture and Biodiversity Rongo University College Box RONGO, KENYA