Name: James Rugami Maina
Department/Unit/Section: Business Adminstration
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J.R. Maina has core competence in training, project management, marketing, research, strategic planning and business development. He has wide experience in NGOs, media, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), retail, telecommunications and government supplies sectors having previously worked for Kenya National Federation of Agricultural Producers (KENFAP), Telkom Kenya, Uchumi Supermarkets, Kenya Union of Savings and credit Cooperatives (KUSCCO) among others in project management, marketing and business development and consultancy positions. He is also experienced in research and lecturing. He is a trained trainer, highly experienced in adults training and has excellent communication skills.


  • 26th to 28th July, 2017 -Attended a seminar for Wadhwani Foundation Entrepreneurship Model, BSSC, KU



  • Pursuing Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) in Business Administration- U.O.N Nairobi
  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA) – Nairobi, Major: Strategic Management
    Electives: Strategic Marketing, Sales Management, and Project Management.
    Research project: Maina J. (2007), “A survey of strategic planning practices of management consultancy firms in Kenya”, U.O.N (unpublished)
  • B.COM. DEGREE – Business Administration (Marketing) 1989 to 1992, University of Nairobi


Rugami JM, Aosa E (2013). Environmental dynamic capabilities and their effect on competitive advantage and firm performance. Prime Journal of Business Administration and Management 3(11): 1239-1243.

Bridget M., Rugami M., Ngigi D., (2014) Strategic Management Practices and Performance of Small scale Enterprises in Kitui town in Kenya. International journal of Science Commerce and Humanities Volume No 2 No 4. 249-259

2013,Factors affecting rental income tax compliance among landlords in Kilifi municipality in Kenya,Prime Journal of Business Administration and Management (BAM) ISSN: 2251 - 1261. Vol. 3(5), pp. 997-1008,Kevin Kuria, Patrick Ngumi and James Rugami

Professional Association membership
Marketing Society of Kenya