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


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)

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 re

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