Dr. Umar Kakumba

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Associate Professor Umar Kakumba holds a PhD in Public Affairs (University of Pretoria, South Africa), Masters in Public Administration & Management (Makerere University), Diploma in Business Administration (Makerere University) and a BA Social Sciences (Makerere University).

He completed a Post Doctoral Fellowship at Wolfson College, Cambridge, in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Kakumba is an Associate Professor and former Dean of School of Business and Management Sciences, College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAMS),  Makerere University. He served as a Member of the University‚Äôs Senate for eight years. He is involved in several international programmes including a Pan-African Capacity Building Programme by the Development Bank of Southern Africa and the Industrial Development Corporation. He also champions the Cambridge-Africa Partnership for Research Excellence (CAPREx) project and research excellence within Makerere University and further afield. CAPREx is a partnership between the University of Cambridge, Makerere University and the University of Ghana, Legon.