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KCA UNIVERSITY

Dr. Gladys Bunyasi

Position/Status

Chief Principal KCA Technical College

E-mail Address

bunyasi@kca.ac.ke

Phone

+254726586111

Academic Qualification

  • PhD Entrepreneurship (JKUAT)
  • MBA (KU)
  • B.Ed. (UON)

Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Profile

Dr. Bunyasi serves as the Chief Principal in the newly established KCA Technical College where her roles are to create a vibrant TVET institution with market driven technical courses, seek for partnerships to support in delivering this goal, recruit students and faculty. Above all to offer entrepreneurial training to all students to support the big 4 Agenda.
Before this she was the dean in charge of professional programmes and regionals campuses, and earlier on dean of students.

Her research areas are in supporting entrepreneurship ( SMEs) growth through access to finances, information and innovation, social entrepreneurship, Succession planning in SMEs and role of CBET in entrepreneurship growth. She has supervised Undergraduate and Masters students in finance, accounting and entrepreneurship and published in renowned journals. She has also presented in various professional conferences and seminars as a speaker and a panelist. She has also developed modules for distance learning and participated in curriculum development.

She has served as an external examiner in various colleges and a consultant in training government officers.

Research Interest

  • Succession planning in SMES
  • Intellectual property management in SMEs
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • CBET and entrepreneurial intentions among TVET students

Research Topics

  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Economics
  • Governance

Academic Background

Undergraduate

  • Monetary economics
  • Intellectual property management
  • Development Economics
  • Managerial economics
  • New Venture development
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Auditing
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Development finance
  • Business plan development

Selected Publications( Books, Refereed publications & Non Refereed publications )

1. Bunyasi, G.W., Bwisa, H & Namusonge, G. S. (2014). Effect of Entrepreneurial Finance on the Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises in Kenya: European Journal of Business and Management, 6 (31).

2. Bunyasi, G.W., Bwisa, H & Namusonge, G. S.(2014). Effect of Access to Business Information on the Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises in Kenya: International Journal of Business and Social Science, 5(10).

3. Bunyasi, G.W. (2007). Effect of Dividend policy on the value of market share price for companies listed at the (NSE) – Unpublished MBA Thesis.

Conferences & Chapters

  • Association of Women Accountants of Kenya Conference
  • ACCA Members conference
  • ACCA Tuition providers conference
  • International Finance conference

Research Grants

20m multidisciplinary research grant on – Effect of Genetic makeup on drugs and substance abuse dependence – NRF project

Thesis

Entrepreneurial factors influencing growth of SMEs in Kenya

Dr. Gladys Bunyasi
bunyasi@kca.ac.ke
+254726586111