With Africa being the fastest growing continent in the world, there has been the need to develop transformative business leaders. Strathmore Business School has been on a mission to develop these leaders. This year, on 30th June 2017, Strathmore University graduation day crowned 85 graduates from the Master in Business Administration class, Master in Business Administration- Healthcare Management and Master in Public Policy and Management.
The Masters’ programs are skillfully designed to assist students develop solutions for Africa which is in line with the Business School’s mission to develop transformative business leaders each year. A strong indicator of the faith and trust executives have placed on building the African dream and the institution’s transformative mission.
Professor Gilbert Kokwaro, Director Institute of Healthcare Management gave his congratulatory speech to his second graduating class of MBA Healthcare Management saying. This year the participants mix comprised health sector executives from both the public (national and county governments) and private sector. This was the first MBA-HCM class to take the international module, and had a very successful trip to India, with plenty of lessons for our emerging markets.”
Speaking about the aspirations and hopes that the institution has of the graduates of this program, Prof. Kokwaro asked the graduates to take the lessons they have learnt and help change the health sector by improving service delivery. “We hope that you transform the health sector by being the change agent towards improved service delivery. This is a vital contribution towards the achievement of universal health coverage, and meeting of the sustainable development goals. But most importantly, we hope you will do this in an ethical and responsible ways, with your sights set on achieving greater good for mankind, concluded Prof. Kokwaro”
Director of Strathmore Institute of Public Policy and Governance, Professor Robert Mudida, expressed similar remarks, congratulating the pioneering class and the evolution of the Masters in Public Policy Program (MPPM) curriculum. “MPPM graduated its second batch of students today. In March this year we introduced the modular version of the MPPM. We have currently applied to membership to Network of Schools of Public Policy Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) and is this way have begun the process for the international accreditation of the MPPM degree. Having completed four years of the degree we will now review the curriculum to reflect the latest developments in public policy and governance. We are also finalizing a double degree option with the University of Northern Illinois one of the top universities in the US. Next year we plan to introduce a PhD in public policy and governance which is currently under development.”
This year’s graduation had a total of 1064 graduates from Doctoral, masters and undergraduate studies.
Strathmore Business School Congratulates Class of 2017.