Dr. Simon Kibet Kipchumba

  • Simon Kibet KipchumbaRegistrar Administration & Human Resource
  • Senior Lecturer



June, 2015 Ph.D. Educational Economics and Management Nanjing Agricultural University, China
2007 Masters in Business Administration Egerton University, Kenya
2001 Bachelor of Business Management Moi University, Kenya


Human Resource Management, Management, Strategic Management, Organizational

Behavior, Performance Management, Hr Planning, Talents management, Organizational

Theories, labour economics, Management of higher education, Business Communication,

International Business


April 2018 to date Senior Lecturer, Egerton University
Nov 2013  to March 2018 Lecturer, Egerton University
May 2011-Nov 2013 Assistant Lecturer- Egerton University
Aug 2009 – Apr 2011 Assistant Lecturer – Narok University College
May 2007 – July 2009  Assistant Registrar (Admin & HR) – Kabarak University
Apr 2005 -Apr2007 Senior Administrative Assistant (Admin & HR), Kabarak University
May 2002- March 2005 Administrative Assistant ( Admin & HR), Kabarak University


Academic Administrative Appointments

September, 2017 to Date Appointed as Head of Business Administration Department, Egerton


May, 2017 Appointed Expert Developer/Reviewer in Business Management

Programme for Distance Learning Programme, Egerton University.

April, 2017 Appointed as the Programme Academic Leader for Bachelor of

Business Management, for a period of 3yrs, Egerton University.

March,2017 – Date Appointed as Consultant in Certified Strategic Management and

Leadership, Kenya Institute of Management (KIM).

March,2017 Appointed as a Facilitator for Certification of Human Resource

Practitioners, Kenya Institute of Management (KIM)

Feb,2017 Appointed as a coordinator, Post Graduate Programme, Faculty  of

Commerce, Egerton University

September, 2016 Appointed as a Member and the Chairperson of the Review Panel for

Bachelor of Human Resource Management by Namibia National

Council for Higher Education (NCHE) Secretariat at Namibia

University of Science and Technology, Windhoek.

April 2016 Nominated a reviewer distant learning E-Content Materials for

Management Courses, Egerton University

Nov, 2015 and April 2016 Acting COD, Department of Business Administration, Egerton


Oct, 2015 Appointed Co-ordinator for PhD Programme, Faculty of Commerce,

Egerton University

Dec 2014-April 2014 The development strategy of High-level Agriculture University (Project

number: B-a/2013/01/003). Finance by higher education planning

office of Jiangsu province-China

 July 2012


Member, Faculty of commerce Research team ,Egerton University,

develop a concept paper on solutions to perennial hunger in Kenya; A

business perspective on Economic empowerment for sustainable

development among the Pastoralist community in Turkana

August 2011


Appointed a member of the Credit transfer policy for Faculty of

Commerce Egerton University.

Oct to Dec 2011


Ag. Examination Officer, Department of Business

Administration. Egerton University.

Oct 2009 to April 2010  Co-ordinator Post graduate Programmes, Narok University College


November 2009, appointed a member of the  committee developing Research  Policy, Narok  University College

Seminars and Conferences Participated

14 th Nov,2018 Facilitated Training Workshop on the Role of Hr professionals in

strategy formulation and execution; a partnership between



22nd May ,2017 Workshop on Containing Unrest in Schools in Baringo County at

Kapropita Girls, Ministry of Education, Kenya.

24th -27th  April,2017 Sensitization workshop on Infrastructure grants for Secondary Schools

for 100% Transition at Machakos Girls, Ministry of Eduaction.Kenya.

Nov 5th 2014 Presented a proposal on foreign student life in china and the need to

improve stipend, at the 2014 Chinese government scholarship, PhD

student seminar, Nanjing South East University, China.

19th-23th September, 2014. World Agriculture Prize Award Conference, Nanjing Agricultural

University, China.

July 5th -7th July 2014 Presented a paper on Effect of Student Enrolment on university

Outputs, Is the gap widening? At the Jiangsu annual conference of

Higher Educational economics and Management, Nanjing University,

China. Won First Prize award.

 July 2012


Research funding Proposal writing, Egerton University
April, 2012


Pedagogical skills training for effective teaching, Egerton University.


July 2008


Re-engineering Kabarak University after ,after Charter award ,

Naivasha Morendat Workshop for senior  and middle level Managers,

August, 2008.


Participated in the development of data collection instrument for

Education Management Information System for Higher Education at

Utalii Hotel, Nairobi. The sponsor was the Ministry of Education and

Commission of Higher Education.



Fleet Management Seminar, Organized by Automobile Association of Kenya, Nairobi
 August 2007 Positioning the HR & OD Professionals to address the challenges of  emerging regional and global markets, Kenya Institute of Management
May 2005


Job evaluation and performance management, organized by Kenya Institute of Management.






Joshua K.Ruto and Simon Kipchumba, (2018), Effects of Porters Generic Competetive Strategies on Organizational Performance: A case of non life insurance campanies in Eldoret Town, Kenya. ISSN  2547-24523 VOL 1


Jeffy K. Rono and Simon Kibet Kipchumba, (2017), Influence of recruitment and Selection Practices on Disputes in Public Universities in Kenya. Research Journals in Humana resource Management, ISSN 2347-825X .VOL 5.



Paul Tuitoek, Simon Kipchumba, Joel Koima and Benard Asienyo, (2015), Effect of Board Composition and Structure on Performance of Kenya Football Premium League International Journal of  Innovations and Applied Studies, ISSN 2028-9324 vol No. 20 No 2 May,2017 PP 526-538 http:/www.ijias.issr-journals.org



Paul Tuitoek, Simon Kipchumba, Joel Koima and Benard Asienyo, (2015), Effect of Corporate Reporting and Leadership on Performance of Kenya Football Premium League International Journal of  Innovations and Applied Studies, ISSN 2028-9324 vol No. 20 No 2 May,2017 PP 539-550 http:/www.ijias.issr-journals.org


Viola Tallam and Dr. Simon Kipchumba (2016), Effect of Business-to-Business E-Strategy on the Performance of Commercial Banks in Eldoret,Kenya. The International Journal of Business and Management, ISSN 2321-8916, October Volume 4 Issue 10


Zachary Kisengo and Simon Kipchumba (2015), Impact of Structure Related Firm Characteristics on Performance of Microfinance Institutions in Nakuru,Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research, ISSN 2319-7064, June Volume 5 issue 6, www.ijsr.net


Jane M. Agufana, Dr.Simon Kipchumba and Amos Ayuo, (2015), Effect of Flexibility in work arrangements Programmes on Job Satisfaction of Nurses in Public Hospitals in Nakuru Town. Nakuru County, Kenya. International Journal of Innovative Research and Studies, ISSN 2319-9725, November Vol 14 issue 11, www.ijirs.com


Daniel Nyantika, Simon Kipchumba, Daniel Auka and Benard Asienyo, (2015), Effect of Selected Motivational Factors on the Job Satisfaction of Civil Servants within Government Devolved Functions in Nakuru County. International Journal of  Innovations and Applied Studies, ISSN 2028-9324 vol No. 12 No 1 July 2015 PP 287-299 http:/www.ijias.issr-journals.org



Zhimin Liu, Simon Kibet Kipchumba and LU Liu, (2015), Paths for World Class Universities in Agricultural Science, Higher Education. Springer, ISSN 0018-1560 DOI 10.1007/S10734-015-9891-9



Simon Kibet Kipchumba and Liu Zhimin, (2014), An Assessment on Determinants of Government Public Universities Funding in Kenya, Education Research Journal Vol. 4(7): 79-89, December 2014 Available online at http://www.resjournals.com/ERJ ISSN: 2026 – 6332 ©2014 International Research Journals





John Kariuki Wainaina1, Simon Kipchumba and Henry kombo, (2014). A study on effect of co-worker and student- teacher Relationship on teachers’ organizational commitment in Public Secondary Schools: A Case of Nakuru North District, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research, Vol. 2 No. 2 February 2014 ISSN: 2201-6333 (Print) ISSN: 2201-6740 (Online) www.ijern.com



Lucy Komen Birir, Henry Kombo, Simon Kipchumba (2014). Effect of turnaround strategies on performance of Public corporations in Kenya. Journal: International Journal Of Management & Information Technology, Vol. 10, No 4, ISSN 2278-5612. editorsijmit@gmail.com, www.ijmit.com.



Cheraisi. L, Kipchumba. S. K, Ayuo. A. (2014). A study on the Effect of Motivational Strategies on Organization Performance: A Case Study of Public Universities in Nakuru County, Kenya, Journal: International Journal Of Management & Information Technology, Vol . 10, No 3, ISSN 2278-5612. editorsijmit@gmail.com, www.ijmit.com.


Kipchumba S. K, Liuzhimin and R.K Chelagat (2013). Journal of International Education and Leadership Volume 3 Issue 2 Summer 2013, A Study on the Sources of Resources and Capacity Building in Resource Mobilization: Case of Chartered Universities in Nakuru Town, Kenya. Available online http://www.jielusa.org/ ISSN: 2161-7252.


Liu Zhimin, Kipchumba S. K.  and  Chelagat R. K. (2013), Education Research Journal 3(5); pp. 106- 120, May 2013 A study on the role of strategic policy on resource mobilization and the influencing factors: A case of chartered private universities within Nakuru town, Kenya. Available online at http://www.resjournals.com/ERJ, ISSN: 2026 – 6332 ©2013 International Research Journals


16 Olekulet J.L, Auka, D. and Kipchumba S. K. (2013), Effects of Relational Social Capital on Customer Loyalty, An assessment of commercial Banks in Nakuru Municipality. Kenya.LAP, Lambert Academic Publishing Company. ISBN-978-3-659-34808-2
17 Fwaya, E. O, Kipchumba S. K. (2012) Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) practices and performance of hotels in Kenya. Business and Management Research Journal vol,1(3) pp 72-83:http://www.resjournals.com/RBM
18 Muindi.F, Wangara C.S, Kipchumba S. K. (2012), The effectiveness of Trade Unions Leadership and the factors influencing the leadership effectiveness. African Journal of Business and Management ISBN 978-9966-1570-1-0: http://www.aibuma.org/journal/index.htm
19 Kipchumba, S. K, Chepkuto, S, Magutu P, (2010). Knowledge Management as a source of sustainable competitive advantage, a comparative assessment of Egerton University farms and private farms in Nakuru. Journal of Business Management, ISSN: 2079-410X.


20 Kipchumba, S.K, Njenje D. A, Nyaoga R.B. & Chepkilot, R. (2010) Promoting industrial peace and management within the labour unions through training and development of the union officials, an assessment of Kenya Power and Lightening Company’s Trade Unions. African Journal of Business & Management (ISNN 2074-410X) vol. 1.
21 Nyaoga, R.,  Kipchumba S. K. (2010) An assessment of performance appraisal systems in private Universities in Kenya. Journal of Business Management,  ISSN 2080


1 12th to 14th October 2011, presented a paper on relationship between Firm’s capital structure and Dividend payout: Companies listed in (NSE) at the 1st  Annual Kabarak International conference


2 25th to 26th August 2011, presented a paper on Creating a Learning Organization through Developing a reading culture among Employees at AIBUMA 2011 conference at KICC Nairobi




Completed Projects

Name of Student Thesis / Project Title and University Registered Degree Date of Graduation
Joseph Ruto Analysis of Porters generic model as a tool of leverage organizational performance MBA Dec 2018
Evans Kuree  Strategic formulation and implementation as a means of competitive adavantage MBA December, 2018
Tallam Viola Chepkoech Effect of E-business Strategy on the Performance of Commercial Banks in Eldoret, Kenya MBA December 2016
Linet Cheraisi Effect of Selected Human Capital Strategies on Organizational Performance, Co-supervised by Mr. Amos Ayuo MBA December 2015
Rono Jeffy Kipsang Effects of Human Resource Management Practices on Industrial Disputes in Public Universities in Kenya, Co-supervised by Josephine Rotich MHRM December 2015
Nyantika Daniel Effects of Selected Motivational Factors on Job Satisfaction, Co-supervised by Dr. Daniel Auka MHRM December 2015
Vincent Kipngetich Effects of Service Quality on Organizational Performance in Kenyan Universities, Co-supervised by Dr. Dinah Kipkebut MBA December 2014
Elizabeth Wanjiru Ngigi Effects of Demographic Characteristics and Organizational Climate on Employee Job Satisfaction, Co-supervised by Dr. Dinah Kipkebut MBA June 2014
Komen Lucy Birir Effect of Turnaround Strategies on Performance of Public Corporations in Kenya, Co-supervised by Dr. Henry Kombo MBA December 2014
Zachary Muhindi Kisengo Effects of Firm Characteristics on Performance of The Microfinance Sector in Nakuru, Kenya, Co-supervised by Dr. Henry Kombo MBA December 2014
Winfred Musangi Mulinge Knowledge Management Strategies and Their Contribution To Small and Medium Enterprises Sales Growth, Co-supervised by Prof. Patience Mushenga MBA December 2013



Performance Management, Management of Higher Education, Knowledge Management, Talents Management