About the Department

The department of Human Resource, Tourism and Hospitality Management was inaugurated in 2013 to manage and coordinate the teaching of all human resource and project management disciplines in the University and also tourism and hospitality management courses.

20190509_115050Name:Dr.Janet A. Wagude
Position/Designation: Lecturer/Head of Department
Contacts: 072260065/0787600653 wagudejanet1@gmail.com

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Untitled-1Name: Prof. Jared Opiyo Ongong’a
Designation: Associate Professor
Contact:  Phone 0721407530

Email: jaredongonga@yahoo.com, jongonga@ruc.ac.ke

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Patrick KwobaName: Patrick Kwoba Olubulyera

Position/Designation: Lecturer

Phone and Email – 0770154334, pkwoba@rongovarsity.ac.ke

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Dr. OmoloName: Rev.Dr Jonathan W. Omolo

Position: Senior Lecturer

Contacts: ecodss@yahoo.com,jonathanomolo@gmail.com

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Name: Robby Wyckliffe

Designation: Tutorial Fellow

Contacts: robirowa@gmail.com or wrobby@rongovarsity.ac.ke Cell Phone No. 0723515858

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The department offers courses from Certificate to Postgraduate listed hereunder:

Postgraduate courses

Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Human Resource Management

Undergraduate Courses

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management

Bachelor of Science in Project Planning and Management

Bachelor of Tourism Management

Bachelor of Hotel and Hospitality Management

Diploma Courses

Diploma in Human Resource Management

Diploma in Project Planning and Management

Diploma in Tourism Management

Diploma in Hotel and Hospitality Management

Certificate Courses

Certificate in Hotel and Hospitality Management

Certificate in Human Resource Management

Certificate in Tourism Management

Certificate in Project Management

Research and Publications

Lecturers from the department have the following publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences proceedings  to their credit:

Olubulyera, P. K., Rop, J. J., & Wagude, J. (2018). Students’ Choice of Higher Tourism Education at Moi University, Eldoret. 1st Rongo University International Multidisciplinary Research Conference, 5th-9th March, 2018. Rongo, Kenya.

Olubulyera, P. K., Chebus, P.J., & Rop, J. J. (2016, October). Income Dependency and Community’s Attitudes towards Cultural Tourism in Kenya: An Explanatory Approach from Kogelo. International Journal of Research in Management and Social Sciences, 2(1), 67-72.