About Riverton University
Riverton University (RU) is an institution exclusively established to provide excellent academic degree and diploma programs, conduct research, training and consultancy for organizations and individuals for social and business development; and to provide long term career development. It provides expertise and services through academic training programs, business development plans and social and public policy development and management.In addition, it provides career advice, counseling and guidance to students, employees and management for business growth and management, community development, policy formulation to enhance efficiency, good governance and working relationships.
Further, RU offers national and global need-based training curricula and manuals for academic programs and organizations for their training needs. RU also develops Short-Term tailor-made courses for Companies,Organizations and Individual Businesses to meet their immediate and future business management needs. It is imperative therefore, to understand that RU academic and training programs and consultancy services fit every need of any organization or company that envisages smooth management, growth, development, success and stay competent in a competitive business and social world.
RU’s mission is to provide practical, application-based academic programs and foster a passion for learning, innovation and creative thinking. We will fulfill this mission through:
• Building an Academic Faculty whose research, teaching, and training services influence students, business leaders, policy makers, and other scholars to be innovative, creative and entrepreneurial.
• Performing innovative research on relevant business and socio-political issues.
• Providing quality and affordable business and social education to local and global community.
• Partnering for excellence with the academic and business community in order to offer real world and
industry-based applied courses.
To become a premier business university recognized globally for its excellence, innovation and impact in creation of high level thinking professionals and visionary leadership. RU presents the vision and mission to our many constituencies, clients and gain their support to attain the goals outlined in the University Strategic Plan. The aspiration to be the best and successful leader in practical academics, RU engenders this aspiration in others: faculty, students, organizations, public leaders, management, civil service, business leaders, alumni, partners and friends of RU.
Our vision can only be fulfilled by those who collectively believe in it and support it.
Functions of Riverton University
• To engage in such high quality research, training and consultancy services as may be possible to meeting
the needs of both Malawi and the global community.
• To provide exclusive innovative and creative skillsin the administration of academic programs through
critical thinking and entrepreneurial approach to academic programs, research, training and consultancy
for generation of new knowledge for new developments in business and social work.
• To develop need and application-based and tailor-made training curricula and manuals to practically
enhance and maintain quality performance of students, trainees and clients in order to meet the
contemporary and future business and socio-political challenges.
• To develop and improve students’ career prospects through academic achievements, research, creativity
and critical thinking skills.