Prof. Charles MAYAKA is a consultant in business management and an Adjunct faculty at Daystar University. He is the faculty coordinator for AMREF Health Africa MDI and MDI-LMA Programs. He holds directorship positions in various organizations including Palmy Enterprises Limited, Kenya Values Trust and Interconsumer Products Limited.
Prof. Mayaka has held various leadership positions since the 90s; to mention a few: Head of Business Administration Department (Kenyatta University), Coordinator Management and Marketing Programs at USIU; Manager for the Case Development Project (sponsored by IFC and Global Business School Network (GBSN)) and Director Centre for Executive and Entrepreneurial Development at the United States International University (USIU).
Prof. Mayaka has played the role of Team Leader in various academic and institutional development initiatives including:
- Leadership in International Linkages – Columbia Business School, London Business School, Global Business School Network (GBSN), Shenyang University, UCLA, Goldman Sachs, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Gordon Institute of Business Science among others for USIU.
- Leadership in business case teaching, business case writing and business case mentoring initiatives at USIU.
- Leadership in Business Case Teaching, Case writing and Case mentoring for faculty from 4 Public Universities under contract from Kenyatta University.
- Leadership in developing new programs – Online MBA, Global Executive MBA (Gemba), Executive Diploma in Industrial Relations (IR), Executive and entrepreneurship courses at USIU
Prof. Mayaka is passionate on developmental issues and is involved in designing and implementing Executive Development Programs for entrepreneurs, marketers, managers and leaders to build capacity for value creation and development. He has done numerous consultancies for both private and public sector organizations on marketing, strategic management and organizational development. He has written numerous business case studies on business management and leadership.