Mr. Leanard Otwori Juma

Designation: Tutorial Fellow
Email: leanard.juma@dkut.ac.ke

Academic Background

Qualification Institution  Year
 MSc. Tourism Management  Moi University Eldoret  Dec. 2014
 BSc. Tourism Management  Moi University Eldoret  Nov. 1998

Publications

i)        Books and Book Chapters

Juma, O. L., (2016) Nature Interpretation and Visitor Management in Protected Areas; an Analysis of Stakeholder Attitudes. Saarbrucken: Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-659-92978-6

ii)        Papers presented in conferences

  1. Juma, O. l., Kieti, D., & Imbaya, B.O. (2016), Relationship between Nature Interpretation Techniques, Stakeholders’ Attitudes and Visitor Management Outcomes in Kakamega Forest National Reserve, Kenya. Eldoret : Moi University 1st Biennial International Conference 2016 Sept 13th -17th Sept.(Conference Paper)

Scholarships

  • Kenya Wildlife Service for postgraduate studies September 2011- December 2014 – to undertake masters

Research Interests

  • Sustainable tourism and ecotourism, tours and travel, nature and cultural interpretation, Geography of Tourism, Tourism Policy, Strategic Planning & Management, Market Trends and Product Development, Cultural & Heritage Tourism, Sustainable Development and Management, Domestic Tourism Sustainable development. Conservation and tourism.

Other Professional Qualifications

Qualification Institution  Year
 Pedagogy training in “Effective University Teaching  Dedan Kimathi University of Technology  Nov, 2017; April 2018
 Basic guidance and counselling skills  Egerton University/ Kenya Institute of Professional counselling  May 2010
ISO QMS-9001-2008 internal auditor training KEBS-National Quality Institute August 2009
 Post Graduate Diploma in Education  Maseno University, Kenya  2008 – 2009

Areas of Expertise

  • Academic administration; Tourism training and research; Tours and travel operations management; Curriculum development; Tourism product development; Sustainable management of tourism.

Other University Responsibilities

Positions Institution  Duration
 Examination Coordinator for the Institute of  Tourism and Hospitality Management  Dedan Kimathi University of Technology  November 2017

Affiliation/Membership to Professional Bodies

  • Member of Ecotourism Kenya