Dr. Muganda Munir Manini

Name: Dr. Muganda Munir Manini

Contact details:

E-mail: mmanini@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
Universidad Azteca/ Monarch Business School Switzerland [2013-2016]PhD in Finance & Accounting
Presbyterian University of East Africa, Kenya[2010-2012]Master of Business Administration (Finance)
Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology [2005-2009]Bachelor of Business Management (Finance &Banking)
Strathmore University /KASNEB [2011]Certified Public Accountant (K)

Field of Specialization

  • Development Finance

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • 2014-Present Member, Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • 2014-Present Member, American Finance Association( Member #2099591)
  • 2014-Present Member, & International Association for Accounting Education Research
  • 2014-Present Member, Association of Financial Advisers
  • 2013-Present World Economics Association (WEA)
  • 2012-Present Member Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) Research Network
  • 2011-Present Member, MFI Connect

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
2017-PresentKibabii University,Bungoma County, KenyaDean, School of Business and EconomicsCoD, Business Administration & Management
  • Coordinating the teaching and administrative duties in the Department
  • Implementing University policy and regulations within the department
  • Preparing and proposing budget requests, establishing expenditure priorities, and fairly and equitably administering the department budget, subject to the policies established
  • Supervising the attendance, time commitments and work assignments of department faculty and staff
  • Developing and implementing plans for teaching, research and innovation in consultation with department staff
  • Coordinate and manage the examination process within the department
  • Guiding the Department’s Strategic Planning process
  • Developing the department’s academic programs and curriculum development within the mission of the University
2015- PresentKibabii University, Bungoma, KenyaDean, School of Business and EconomicsLecturer
  • To carry out research, teaching and administration within the Department, especially in the area of Financial management
  • To teach at undergraduate and graduate level in areas allocated by the Head of Department and reviewed from time to time by the Head of Department
  • To carry out research and produce publications, or other research outputs, in line with personal objectives agreed in the Staff review process
  • To obtain research funding support
  • To engage with the broader scholarly and professional communities
  • To supervise or assist with supervision of undergraduate, taught graduate (Masters) or research graduate (MPhil/PhD) students
  • To contribute to the development, planning and implementation of a high quality curriculum
  • To assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student progress, achievement and attendance
  • To participate in departmental and faculty seminars aimed at sharing research outcomes and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department
  • To participate in the development, administration and marking of exams and other assessments

Professional Research Interest

  • Asset and liability management;
  • Risk control and capital allocation in banking, insurance companies and pension funds;
  • Asset management;
  • Corporate financial risk governance, Corporate restructuring and financial analysis;
  • Intellectual Capital Reporting
  • Financial derivatives; and
  • Regulation of financial markets.

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (?, €, $, KES)
  • Contribute to national innovation system analysis; perform self- assessment of institutional innovation capacity
  • Organize testing of OERs; train 10 trainers
  • Consult with min. 15 internal stakeholders; develop scoping report for Innovation for Development Hub (IDH)
  • Launch, manage and collaborate with stakeholders in Virtual Knowledge Gateways; consult with min. 20 external stakeholders; conduct feasibility study for IDH
  • Create IDH, procure equipment for IDH, organize student start-up competition; develop alumni mentors database
  • Contribute to internal evaluation; organize feedback collection campaign
  • WP leader, disseminate project results internally and among stakeholders; organize conference for 40 participants
  • Manage the project within its institution; every 6 months provide supporting documents for project technical & financial reports
African Higher Education
Leadership in Advancing Inclusive Innovation for Development / AHEAD

585919-EPP-1-2017-1-RO- EPPKA2-CBHE-JP

Funding Body: European Union



  • Coordinating and directing the research activities based on the project guidelines
  • Key facilitator in community meetings
  • Development of training materials.
  • Organizing training and workshops.
  • Financial management of the project activities as per the work plan and budget
Fostering Inclusive Growth and
youth employability in East
Africa Community Economies.

Funding Body: IDRC


Awaiting feedback

  1. Conceptualizing and developing a proof of concept in an application based on a use case concerning bamboo in Kenya where BCT could be applied;
  2. Coordinating research activities regarding the relevance, applicability and implications of BCT for the agrifood sector;
  3. Facilitating and encourage the growth of the ecosystem of block chain-minded parties in agrifood chains(bamboo); and
  4. supporting and stimulating blockchain as part of the digitalization strategy to improve transparency, efficiency,competitiveness and sustainability of the agrifood sector
Block chain Technology-Based
Mobile Application for Bamboo Value Chain Management in Kenya

Funding Body: Partnering For
Green Growth And Global Goals


Awaiting feedback

  1. Preparing the data collection schedule
  2. Data input and validation
  3. Interpretation and validation of result
  4. Establishing CBMS database.
  5. Work with the research assistants to adapt data collection forms.
  6. Ensuring accuracy and validity of data collected.
  7. Data analysis and interpretation
  8. Supervise one PhD and one master students
Development and
Implementation of a Community Based Multi-Poverty Monitoring System in Mandera County, Kenya

Funding Body: National
Research Fund


Awaiting feedback

2017Main Masters
  • Supervisor on the Research thesis
  • Ensuring proper utilization of the research funds based on the work plan and budget submitted to NRF
  • Guiding the student on the research thesis
Firm Innovation, Capital
Intensity and Financial Competitiveness of Medium Sized Enterprises in Kenya;

Funding Body: National
Research Fund

Student: Veronica Wangare



YearPosition in Consultancy TeamResponsibilities/DutiesConsultancy/Project TitleAmount (?, €, $, KES)
2019Lead Consultant
  1. Development of a Shariah Compliant Credit Policy (SCCP) tailored to fit AFC’s access to finance expansion plans in Northern Kenya.
  2. Capacity building of AFC staff to implement Shariah compliant lending
Development of
Islamic Compliant Credit Policy & Related Guidelines

Commissioned by: The Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC)

$ 137,500
  1. Review of socio-economic condition of the fishing industry in Kilifi County;
  2. Assessment of existing distribution pattern of a particular product
  3. Assessment of institutional framework related to the project implementation;
  4. Undertaking of sensitivity analysis of various factors affecting financial viability of a project.
Feasibility Study For
Development of Fish Port in Kilifi County

Commissioned by: Kilifi County Government

  1. Review existing standardized training material/curricula in order to develop new training material/curricula for youth business
  2. Develop and deliver training material in entrepreneurship, business planning and risk assessment
Consultancy Training
on Business Skills for Bonchari and Suneka programme areas for Youth Volunteers

Commissioned by: County Government of Kisii



Selected Publications 2015-2018: Books and Book Chapters

  1. Munir, M, and Abdillahi, U. (2015). Trust and Executorships Accounting. LAP Lambert
    Academic Publishing. Saarbrücken, Germany. ISBN 978-3659380426
  2. Munir, M.M (2015): The Effect of Intellectual Capital on the Firms’ Performance: A Case of Listed Commercial Banks in Kenya. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. Germany ISBN: 978-3659379826

Book Chapters

  1. Munir, M., and Abdillahi, U.,(2016): “Determinants of International Public Sector Accounting Standards Adoption (IPSAS) in Kenya’s County Governments,” Global Perspectives on Risk Management and Accounting in the Public Sector, IGI Global (ISSN Print: 2327-5677)
  2. Munir, M., and Abdillahi, U.,(2016): “E-Customer Relationship Management and
    Performance of Insurance Companies in Kenya,” “Encyclopedia of E-Commerce
    Development, Implementation, and Management, IGI Global
  3. Abdillahi, U, and Munir, M, (2016): “The Impact of Women Enterprise Fund Programme on Savings and Income in Kenya: A Quasi Experimental Approach,” Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurial Success and its Impact on Regional Development, IGI Global,(ISSN Print:2326-9103)

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals

  1. Wamukota, M., Munir, M., and Alala, B.(2018) Organization Structure and Financial Performance of Savings and Credit Co-Operatives in Western Region, Kenya, International Journal of Multidisciplinary and Current Research, Vol. 6, Issue 11, pp: (1331-1336)ISSN: 2321-3124
  2. Simiyu, E.M., Munir, M., and Singoro, B. (2018). Budget Monitoring and Financial Performance of Public Sugar Firms in Kenya, International Journals Of Academics & Research Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp: (287-292)ISSN: 2617-4138
  3. Mokua, J., Munir, M., and Alala, B.(2018)Risk Maturity Assessment and Audit Quality of Tier One Commercial Banks in Kenya, International Journals Of Academics & Research Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp: (241-247)ISSN: 2617-4138
  4. Wasike, F. Mbithi,S., and Munir, M. (2017) Influence of Management Ownership on Dividend Policy of Commercial Banks in Kenya, International Journal of Management and Commerce Innovations Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp: (286-293)ISSN 2348-7585
  5. Abdillahi, U., & Munir, M. (2017) Private Capital inflow, Financial Development and Economic Growth in Kenya. Journal of Economics and Sustainable development.,Vol.8 No.9 (ISSN Online 2222-2855..ISSN Print 2222-1700)
  6. Abdillahi, U.,& Munir, M. (2017) Impact of Trade Openness on Economic Growth In Kenya. Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, Vol .5 No.6.(ISSN 23480386)
  7. Munir, M., Abdillahi, U., Wanyama, K., and Simiyu,J. (2016): ‘Effect of Business Financing on the Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in Lurambi Sub-County, Kenya’ European Journal of Business Management, Vol (8), No. 2, pp:1-21,(ISSN Print: 2222-1905)
  8. Asena, D., Otiso, K., and Munir, M. (2016): ‘Strategic Implementation Influence on Organizational Performance: Case of Lake Victoria North Water Service Board, Kenya’ European Journal of Business Management, Vol (8), No. 9, pp:176-187,(ISSN Print:2222-1905)
  9. Munir, M., and Abdillahi, U.(2015): ‘Corporate Governance Mechanisms and Financial Performance of Commercial Banks in Kenya’, IOSR Journal of Business and Management, Vol.17, No.3, Oct-Dec 2015, pp:25-40,(ISSN Print: 2319-7668, ISSN Online: 2278-487X)
  10. Otieno, N., Munir, M., Musiega, D., and Masinde, S.(2015): ‘Loan Interest Rate and Performance Of Small And Medium Enterprises in Kenya’ International Journal of Management Research & Review, Vol.5, No.10, pp:712-728, (ISSN Print: 2249-7196)
  11. Kerubo, L., Munir, M., and Musiega, D.(2015): ‘Effect of Credit Risk Management on Loan Portfolio Quality of Tier One Commercial Banks in Kenya ‘International Journal of Business and Management Invention, Vol.4, No.7, pp:46-53,(ISSN Print: 2319 –801X)
  12. Chimaleni, J., Munir, M., and Musiega, D.(2015): ‘Relationship Between Sources Of Business Financing And Financial Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in Lurambi Sub-County, Kenya’‘International Journal of Business and Management Invention, Vol.4, No.7, pp:35-45,(ISSN Print: 2319 – 801X)
  13. Munir, M., Abdillahi, U., and Hardy, L., (2014): ‘Corporate Governance Mechanisms and Internet Financial Reporting In Kenya’, International Journal of Research in Management Sciences, Vol.2, No.4, Oct-Dec 2014, pp:35-51,(ISSN Print: 2347-8780, ISSN Online:2347-5943)