Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL) - Africa International University | Educartis

2 years
On Campus


Course Overview

The purpose of this graduate course is to enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively lead people in an ever-changing work environment and prepare them for a wide range of leadership positions. Taken on-campus at the Africa International University, this programme allows students to grasp the theoretical concepts and develop the core competencies to become effective leaders with advanced decision making and performance skills. 

Leadership plays an important part in the success of an organisation as it can help maximise efficiency, achieve company goals, and shape a positive work culture, which is why individuals with such strong management skills are highly valued by employers. If you're looking for a position that will allow you to influence and facilitate change and innovation, improve performance throughout your organisation, and motivate others, then this course will allow you to distinguish yourself in the job market through an integrative approach to decision making, ethical management, and leading by change. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate effective practices in management within the workplace. 
  • Develop knowledge of organisations as complex systems in a rapidly changing global economy. 
  • Explore strategies for hiring, developing, evaluating, and retaining high performance of an organisation's human capital. 
  • Align people by communicating, seeking commitment, and building teams. 
  • Motivate and inspire by energising and empowering others and satisfying any unmet needs within the organisation. 

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Certification obtained

Master of Arts in Organisational Leadership 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students well for careers such as: 

  • Human Resource Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Community Leader
  • Non-Profit Administrator 



On Campus, 4 years, January 2020


On Campus, 3 quarters, January 2020


On Campus, 3 years, January 2020


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To apply for this programme, students require either: 

  • An Undergraduate Degree with 1st or 2nd Class Honours (Upper Division) 
  • An Undergraduate Degree with lower division and 2 years working/ministry experience 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must :
  • Download and fill-in an online pre-application form indicating the programme or course of their interest. 
  • Provide a non-refundable application fee of 1,000 KES 

In addition, international students must submit an application for Kenya Pupil's Pass (KPP) accompanied with 11,250 KSH. 

Payment options

At AIU, students are offered the following methods of paying their university fees: 

  1. Payments can be made by banker's cheque, payable to AIU. The university doesn't accept personal cheques.
  2. The university doesn't accept cash payments. Cash should be deposited into any of the following bank accounts and the banking slip immediately presented for issuance of a University receipt to the finance office.
Payments within Kenya

  • Co-operative Bank of Kenya
Account Name: Africa International UniversityBank: Co-Operative Bank of Kenya
Branch: Karen
Account Number: 01128092985900
Coop Swift Code: KCOOKENA

  • CFC Stanbic Bank
Account name: Africa International University.Account Number: 0100000203728
Bank Name: CFC Stanbic Bank
Branch Name: Upper Hill Medical Centre
Swift code: SBICKENX

  • Equity Bank
Account name: Africa International University.Account Number: 1250260743538
Bank Name: Equity Bank
Branch Name: Karen
Swift code: EQBLKENA

  • Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB)
Account name: Africa International University
Account Number: 1140816764
Bank Name: Kenya Commercial Bank
Branch Name: Karen
Swift code: KCBLKENX

M-PESA PAYMENT VIA KCB (For registered students only)
1. Go to M-PESA menu on your phone 2. Select Pay Bill
2. Enter Business number (522123)
3. Enter school code (10044k) and your registration number as one word 4. Enter Amount
5. Enter PIN
6. Press ok to confirm Sending of money

For Foreign Payments in USD
Account name: Africa International University
Account Number: 0100000200136
Bank Name: CFC Stanbic Bank
Branch Name: Upper Hill Medical Centre
Swift code: SBICKENX

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Africa International University over the course of two years and includes a thesis project. The curriculum is as follows:

Year One (2 Semesters) 
  • Leadership: Making Human Strength Productive
  • Organization Theory & Behaviour
  • Strategic Management 
  • Statistical Methods for Business
  • Development and Social Change 
  • Foundations For Life and Mission 
  • Gender Issues and Management 
  • Ethics & Corporate Governance       
  • Integrity and Finance Management 

Year 2 (2 Semesters) 
  • Christian and Professional Ethics 
  • Funding for Non-Profit Making Organizations
  • Research Methods 
  • Conflict Management and Resolution
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Research Proposal 
  • Thesis 
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Where and When


Africa International University - AIU

Dagoretti road , Nairobi, Karen, Kenya


Africa International University - AIU

Dagoretti road , Nairobi, Karen, Kenya

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