Dr. John Kandiri
Computing and Information Technology
John M. Kandiri holds a PhD in Information Systems, an M.Sc. (Information systems) and BSc.( Information Sciences - IT major) . He is Microsoft Certified Developer (MCP). His PhD was on Technology Innovation Implementation Effectiveness. In the PhD study data was collected from seven (7) African Universities distributed in six (6) countries. He holds a certificate of Lectureship award from Strathmore University and a Certificate in Applied Research from Steadman (now Synovate Group) Group and also certificate in CASE WRITING. He has been a member of university ICT board, e-learning board and curriculum development team in the department. Among the curriculum have been involved in development was the Microfinance Diploma ( Management of Information Systems module) currently offered by Strathmore University and whose curriculum development was sponsored by SwissContact (An NGO), and also the Strathmore University’s M.Sc. (IT) curriculum. As the departmental chair, have lead in successful review of Computer Science and Bsc. Information Technology curriculum. Also the development of departmental strategic plan. He is a curriculum developer with African Virtual University (AVU). With a team comprised of Francophone and Lusophone speakers, the current task with AVU is to come up with database management systems and advanced database systems training modules.