PERSONAL DATA    

Name: Ms. Gloria Mumbua Waita

 

Title/Qualifications: Bsc. Hospitality and Tourism management.

 

Department/Unit/Section: Department of Hospitality Management

 

Contact Address: P O Box 136 – 90100, Machakos. Email: waitagloria@gmail.com;

 

Position: Graduate Assistant.

 

Area of Specialization: Tourism and Environment, Food & Beverage Management, Hospitality & Tourism Human Resource Management.

 

Research Interests: Sustainability Practices in Hospitality & Tourism Industry.

 EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

POST GRADUATE              Mt Kenya University

(2016 – To Date)                     MSc. in Hospitality Management   

UNDERGRADUATE            Kenyatta University

(2011 – 2015)                           Bsc in Hospitality & Tourism Management

                                                  (Second Class Honours, Upper Division)                                                             

COLLEGE                             Kenya Technical Teachers Training College

(2007 – 2008)                          Diploma in technical Education (Food & Beverage Option)

                                                 Pass with Credit                                                                                 

COLLEGE                            National Youth Service – School of Catering

(2002 – 2005)                           Diploma in Food & Beverage management                                                                        1

                                                  Pass with Credit        

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Analysis of contribution of organization Culture on Classified Hotels Performance, Nakuru County

WORK EXPERIENCE

September 2013 – to date:  Working as a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Hospitality Management, Machakos University 

Responsibilities 

  • Lecturing Tourism and Hospitality Courses to Diploma and Certificate Students.
  • Curriculum development and management.
  • Students’ Mentor
  • School Industrial attachment Coordinator. 

July 2010 – to date:  Kenya National Examination Council Examiner.

Responsibilities: 

  • Moderating Food and Beverage Management Practical Exams
  • Marking Food and Beverage practice exams (both service and Production).

October 2010 to December 2012:  Teachers Service Commision – Machakos Technical Training Institute   

Key Responsibilities 

  • Teaching TVET Courses in Food and Beverage.
  • Setting, moderating, invigilating and marking exams.
  • Students’ Mentor
  • Class Teacher

May 2009 – September 2010:  Teacher (BOG – Machakos Technical Training Institute)

  • Teaching Tivet Students in Food and Beverage Courses.
  • Setting, moderating, invigilating and marking exams.
  • Students’ Mentor
  • Class Teacher

 December 2005 to December 2006:  Working as Waitress at Great Rift Valley Lodge, Naivasha.