James N Ndegwa

  • Personal Info

  • Dr. James N Ndegwa
  • Contact & Designation

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Senior Lecturer
  • jndegwa@cuk.ac.ke
  • 8:00AM to 3PM on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Education

  • Level Qualification Institution Year

    Degree

    PhD in Business Administration (Finance)

    Dedan Kimathi University and Kenyatta Univesity

    2014

    Degree

    Master of Business Administration (Finance)

    University of Nairobi

    2003

    Degree

    Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

    Catholic University of Eastern Africa

    1998

    Level Qualification Institution Year

    Professional

    Certified Public Accountants (CPA)-Kenya

    KASNEB

    2008

  • Work Experience

  • Period Institution Position

    April 2018 to July 2020

    Cooperative University of Kenya

    Associate Chairman, Nairobi CBD Campus

    February 2015 to date

    Cooperative University of Kenya

    Lecturer and Senior Lecturer

    March 2014 - January 2015

    Embu University College

    Lecturer

    June 2007 - February 2014

    Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

    Assistant Lecturer

    2004 - May 2007

    Oshwal College

    Assistant Lecturer

    1999 - 2003

    Nairobi City Council

    Accountant III

  • Research Statement

  • General statement on area(s) of research

    Interests in stock market research and generally corporate finance research areas

  • Research Project

  • Title Area(geographic) Funding Body Date

    Readability and understandability of financial statements by members of vulnerable groups in Kenya: a baseline survey and training

    Finance

    ICPAK

    July - December 2021

  • Grants and Projects

  • Project / Programme Title Partner / Agency Dates

    Financial Literacy in East Africa for East Africa Community - EAC / FSDRP 1

    East Africa Community (EAC)

    2015 - 2016

  • Publications

  • Journal Title/Name Date of Publication Volume and Pages Internet Link

    Ease of readability of financial statements of Kenyan listed firms, The Accountant, Magazine of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya

    09/01/2021

    November - December 2020, page 4-7

    https://accountantjournal.com/accountant-journal-november-december-2020-issue/

    Influence of fraud risk management on fraud occurrence in Kenyan Listed companies, International Journal of Finance & Banking Studies (2147-4486) 9(4):2020

    15/01/2021

    Volume 9, Issue No. 4

    https://doi.org/10.20525/ijfbs.v9i4.943

    Influence of Board Characteristics on Financial Distress of Deposit Taking SACCOs in Nairobi County, Kenya, International Journal of Finance & Banking Studies (2147-4486) 9(4):2020

    15/11/2020

    Volume 9, Issue no. 4

    https://doi.org/10.20525/ijfbs.v9i4.948

    Effect of Default on Profitability in Kenyan Listed
    Companies, International Journal of Finance and Banking Studies,

    02/01/2021

    Vol.9, No.4

    https://doi.org/10.20525/ijfbs.v9i4.876

    Performance of Kenyan Listed Companies Pre and Post CEO Dismissal, Retirement and Resignation Events, International Journal of Business and

    28/02/2019

    Vol.14, No.2

    https://doi.org/10.5539/ijbm.v14n2p180

    An Evaluation of Quantitative Audit Materiality of Corporate
    Philanthropy by Kenyan Listed Firms, International Journal of Economics and Finance

    July 2018

    Vol. 10, No.8

    ISSN 1916-971X E-ISSN 1916-9728, https://doi.org/10.5539/ijef.v10n8p84

    Determinants of Apartment Prices within Housing Estates of Nairobi Metropolitan Area, International Journal of Economics and Finance

    May 2018

    Vol. 10, No.6

    https://doi.org/10.5539/ijef.v10n6p104

    Title/Book or Chapter Publication and/or Publisher Editor Date of Publication Page Numbers
    Title Conference Date

    Determinants of financial distress in Kenyan commercial banks

    Graduate Hub Conference

    23rd to 24th November 2020

    Financial performance of commercial banks before and after mergers and acquisitions in Kenya

    4th CUK Annual Conference

    27-28 October 2020

    Extent of Readability of Financial Statements of Kenyan Listed Companies

    2019 African Accountants and Finance Association (AAFA), University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    3rd – 6th September, 2019

    Effect of Marketing Strategies on the Financial Performance of Telecommunication Companies in Kenya

    School of Business Kenyatta University 1st IBRIC conference, Nyali

    20th - 22nd June, 2019

    Chief Executive Officer Attributes and Financial Distress in Commercial Banks

    20th International Academy of African Business and Development (IAABD) Conference, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    8th May – 11th May, 2019

  • Courses Taught

  • Name Description Period
  • Postgraduate Student Supervision

  • Name Institution Qualification Title of Dissertation Period

    Ian Changamu

    Cooperative University of Kenya

    Master of Cooperative Management

    Determinants of Liquidity Risk in Deposit-Taking Savings and Credit Cooperative Organizations in Kenya

    Graduated on 6th Dec. 2019

    Zipporah Wanjiru

    Cooperative University of Kenya

    Master of Cooperative Management

    Determinants of the Level of Bad Debts in Deposit Taking SACCOs in
    Nairobi County

    Graduated on 6th Dec. 2019

    Zachariah Mburu

    Cooperative University of Kenya

    Master of Cooperative Management

    Effect of Financing Structure on Financial
    Performance of SACCOs in Kikuyu Sub-County, Kiambu County,
    Kenya

    Graduated on 6th Dec. 2019

    Kenneth Kiura

    Strathmore University

    Master of Commerce (Finance)

    Employee Productivity as a Determinant of Stock Performance of Kenyan Listed Companies offering ESOPs

    Graduated on 29th June 2019

    Roseanne Ndungu

    Strathmore University

    Master of Commerce (Finance)

    Determinants of Financial Distress of Kenyan Commercial Banks

    Graduated on 29th June 2019

    Gloria Mwende

    Strathmore University

    Master of Commerce (Finance)

    The Effect of Capital Structure and Agency costs on the Firm value of Non-Financial
    Companies Listed on the NSE

    Graduated on 29th June 2019

    Sharon Iposhe

    Strathmore University

    Master of Commerce (Finance)

    Determinants of Subscription Levels during Initial Public Offerings (IPO)
    of East African Listed Firms

    Graduated on 29th June 2019

    Godfrey Jela Kamagungu

    Strathmore University

    Master of Commerce (Finance)

    Signaling as a Determinant of Rights Issue Performance in the NSE

    Graduated on 29th June 2019

    John Mark Ngando

    Cooperative Univetsity of Kenya

    Master of Cooperative Management

    Assessing the effects of marketing strategies and product innovation of dairy cooperative societies in Meru county

    Graduated in December 2020

    Elizabeth Kachumbo

    Strathmore University

    Master of Business Administration

    Determinants of Financial Performance of Commercial Banking Fintechs in Kenya

    graduated in Dec. 2020

    Mary Wangechi

    Strathmore University

    Master of Commerce

    Factors influencing the adoption of voluntary audits for Small and Medium Enterprises in Nairobi County, Kenya

    graduated in Dec. 2020

    Severinah Mwangi

    Strathmore University

    Master of Commerce

    Moderating effect of firm size on the relationship between fraud risk management and fraud occurrence in Kenyan listed companies

    graduated in Dec. 2020

    Omondi Anne Amondi

    Kenyatta University

    MSc. Finance

    Financial leverage and financial performance of
    agricultural co-operative societies in Kiambu county, Kenya

    Graduated in Dec. 2020

    Halldess Nguta

    Kenya Methodist University

    Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (Finance)

    Board characteristics, related party transactions, firm revenue and financial distress of deposit taking savings of credit cooperatives in Nairobi county

    Final corrections

    Susan Jepkorir

    Jomo Kenyatta University

    Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (Finance)

    Determinants of financial distress in deposit taking savings and credit cooperative organizations in Kenya

    Examination

  • Professional Affiliations

  • Organisation Role Period

    Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)

    Member

    2010 to date

    African Accountants and Finance Association

    Member

    2016 to date

  • Other Contributions

  • Other Contributions