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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 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 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.