Nazarious Rukanyangira

Position: Dean of SBIT


Nazarious Rukanyangira is currently the Dean School of Business Administration at Nkumba University, Entebbe, Uganda having served in other Universities in Various Roles up to the Level of Senior Lecturer and Head of Department.  He is qualified with a PhD in Business Administration (Marketing), Master of Science in Marketing, Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing) and a diploma in business studies.  Nazarious has also been involved in general Business Consultancy and Farming under Nazcon Investment Ltd as founding Chairman/Director. He previously served as Director Sales &Marketing at Guangzhou Dongsong Energy Group Ltd, Head of Sales and Marketing at Uganda Clays Ltd and Country Manager Movit Products Ltd as well as other organisations. He  has been actively involved in organization  management principally in charge of Marketing, Public Relations, Sales, Logistics, Procurement, business development  and general management, since 1996 thus  over 20 years experience in both local and international arena providing strategic leadership through working with Boards, Senior Management as well as Staff to ensure fulfillment of the Business visions and Missions.  This experience enabled him to do formal training and acquire extensive knowledge of the manufacturing operations management of most forms of organisations besides balancing theory with practice.

In the Academic world, Nazarious is currently supervising and marking PhD thesis as well as masters and undergraduate dissertations as an internal and external examiner.  He has also carried out research and published Journal articles in internationally refereed journal in the area of Marketing policy, relationship marketing, Quality of Products and competitiveness.


  • Marketing Management, Policy and Planning
  • Business Ethics
  • Relationship marketing and Product Quality.
  • Entrepreneurship and Organisational Competiveness.
  • Project planning and management.
  • Leadership in organisations.


Journal papers

Papers under Review in Journals


  • Rukanyangira N., Kizito H. N, (2020) Service Quality And Student Retention In Low Cost Private Secondary Schools In Uganda,Kampala,Uganda.
  • Nahabwe E.K., Rukanyangira N.,  (2020) Water Pricing And Customer Satisfaction In Uganda(Ready for Publication)


  • Kwagala O.M, Twinamatsiko D., Rukanyangira N., Namayanja R.,  (2020) Beneficiary factors affecting Recovery of Investment Costs by Rural Electrification Companies in Uganda,Kampala,Uganda (under review )
  • Ssentongo R. J.,Kwagala O. M., Rukanyangira N., Namayanja R.,Kyobe G.,Kaggwa C.,  (2020)Effect of External Financial Auditing on Information Disclosure in Decentralised Governments in Sub Saharan African countries: The Case of a  District Local Government in Uganda, Kampala, Uganda (Under review)
  • Atieno B., Kyobe G.,Kwagala O. M., Rukanyangira N.,(20200 Non-Monetary Rewards and Employee Performance in the Public Sector: Case of the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development – Uganda Kampala, Uganda (Under review)

Books Under review

  • Rukanyangira N, Mijjumbi, J (2020). Marketing Management: Exploring Current Trends and Practices, Kampala, Uganda (Under review)
  • Rukanyangira N., Mbabazi, K., (2021) Entrepreneurship; Success Stories Exposed: Improving Your Entrepreneurial Skills through the Practical Experience of Ssalongo Matthew Rukanyangira an Entrepreneur of All Seasons, Kampala, Uganda (Under review)


  • 2017 /2018– Team leader of Glazed Tiles Manufacture and /or Importation at Uganda Clays Ltd.
  • 2017 –Researcher on conversion from Furnace Oils to Coffee husks at the Kamonkoli Factory of Uganda Clays Ltd.
  • 2016 – Researcher on Developing a Turnaround Strategy for Uganda Clays Ltd
  • 2006 – Researcher on Packaging of Tea in Uganda, funded by Uganda Tea Development Agency Ltd.

PhD Supervision

  • Ramathan Mugalu; – Business Education and Performance of Graduates in the Selected Organisations in Kampala District. In progress

Masters Supervision


  • Wamalwa Richard Martin; – The Service Delivery and Customer Satisfaction in Water Supply Utilities: Completed in 2014
  • Nankya Ritah;-Advertising And Customer Loyalty of Petroleum Products:  Completed in 2015
  • Iremera Matilda;- Customer Relationship Management and Customer Loyalty in the Telecommunication Industry: Completed in 2015
  • Brian Amumpe; – Electronic Banking Adoption and Customer Satisfaction in Commercial Banks in Uganda. Completed in 2016
  • Nyamungu Charity;- Advertising and  Organisational Performance: Completed in 2016
  • Nahabwe Ebenezer Kiremire; – Water Pricing and Customer Satisfaction In Uganda; Completed in 2017
  • Mutsinzi Kali;- Product Quality and Customer Satisfaction in the Bottling Companies In Uganda:  Completed in 2017
  • Ntare Richard;- An Assessment of Brand Equity on Customer Satisfaction in the Telecom Industry in Uganda: Completed in 2019
  • Kizito Henry Nicks;- Service Quality & Student Retention in Low cost Secondary Schools in Uganda. Completed in March 2020
  • Kahunde Ndamira Kellen;- Market Orientation & Customer Satisfaction in Financial Institutions in Uganda Completed in March 2020
  • Nakiddu Irene;-Digital Marketing &Sales Performance in Manufacturing Industry in Uganda Completed in March 2020



External Examination (Masters’ Thesis)

  • Outsourcing And Organisational Performance In Local Governments: A Case Study Of Entebbe Municipal Council.  (Examined in 2020)
  • Performance Management And Staff Performance In Medical Research Organisations: (Examined  in 2020)
  • Training And Perfomance Of Nurses In Refferal Hospitals: (Examined in 2020)
  • Procurement Management Systems And Procurement Effectiveness In Public Aviation Agencies: (Examined in 2020)
  • Motivation And Employee Performance In The Public Sector In Uganda: (Examined in 2020)


  • Relationship between public relations and student recruitment paper presented to  Kabale University governing Council,May,2007
  • Postal Reforms in developing countries: challenges and choices: a paper presented at  the 17th congress of the East African Communication Organisations (EACO)held in Kampala, Uganda on 7th may,2010
  • Higher Education Institutions Contribution to Research & Innovations through Public Private Partnership (PPP) by Nazarious Rukanyangira & Milly Kwagala Oidu has already been submitted to NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR HIGHER EDUCATION (NCHE) for the second annual conference in March, 2020 (Has been postponed due to COVID-19).
  • Opportunities and Challenges of Branding African products and enterprises in Kiswahili:

by Nazarious Rukanyangira, Milly Kwagala Aidu, Saidah Mbooge & Kyobe Godfrey submitted to Dar-es-Salaam University (Has been postponed due to COVID-19).


CONSULTANCIES     with companies listed below  in the Areas of General Management, Entrepreneurship & Business Skills Development, Lecturing, Presentations, Discussions, Training & Teaching, Research, Innovation & New Skills Development,                                          Operations & corporate management, Marketing and/or Sales Management, Communication & Public Relations, Market Research &Intelligence as well as Networking and Media relations


  • Nahastar Services Ltd.
  • Daks Couriers Ltd.
  • Mec Products Ltd.
  • Uganda Tea Development Agency Limited.
  • Dembe Fm Limited.
  • Bayport Financial Services Ltd.
  •  National Insurance Corporation Ltd.
  • Q-Sourcing Ltd.