Our mission is to educate and nurture talented and motivated men and women – through quality undergraduate, graduate and professional executive education programs – to become successful, creative and innovative professionals and enable them excel in their chosen professions and to lead rewarding lives.
KIMU undertakes the development of a wholesome and well-rounded person that easily fits into civil, business, management and economic communities with effective, focused and visionary contributions. In line with the vision and mission KIM offers education and training that is aimed at reducing poverty through self-reliance, reducing inequality and improvement of human life. This accounts for the reason why KIMU stands for Skills for Competence. We believe that agencies that implement programs that directly or indirectly reduce poverty, need focused training in order to efficiently implement their programs.
At KIMU, we believe that the client is the most valuable person around us. To satisfy our client, KIMU has identified and will continue to introduce education and training programs that are purposively relevant, market driven and customer oriented. At KIMU, we have established and consolidated a unique culture of mutually beneficial exchanges between all our stakeholders namely: the students, staff, the community, the general public and all development agencies both in public and private spheres of life.
Our Core Objectives
In addition to achieving distinctive mastery of the core knowledge and skills in their respective fields, our programs aim to: Provide a unique educational experience that is directed toward developing the whole person Nurture exceptional talents among our students to make them more effective professionals Provide Innovative programs and foster market-led research among staff and students that aim at offering effective solutions to socio-economic problems.
Our Core Values
KIMU is committed to these core values, which guide us in carrying out our mission and realizing our vision:
Excellence – We seek uncompromising standard of excellence, in teaching and, learning, creativity, and research within and across disciplines and in service to our students and our stakeholders.
Engaged learning – We strive to integrate academic reflection with real-life experience from the community, industry to enshrine our students with hands-on market relevant skills and competencies
Commitment – We endeavor to educate the whole person, nurture and challenge students intellectually, socially, spiritually, morally and aesthetically, preparing them assume leadership in their professional, civic and personal lives
Creativity – Our programs are designed to enable students solve real-world; open-handed problems with creativity and risk-taking to obtain solutions that are relevant, practical and sustainable.
Service to Others – We promote a culture of service to and among our students and staff, and the society in general as we work with all our partners to build a caring society.