Prof. Charles Stephen Tundui
Name of Staff: Charles Stephen Tundui
Profession: Training
Date of Birth: 2nd November 1964
Nationality: Tanzanian
Current Position: Ass. Professor, Consultant and Researcher
Current Employer:

 Mzumbe University

Years with the Employer 30
Contact: Mobile:+255718664215 || +255754933012      
Postal Address:

Faculty of Social Sciences,
Mzumbe University

P.O.Box 5, Mzumbe – Morogoro  Tanzania

  • 1989 to-date: Member of Mzumbe University

  • 2015- to date: Chairperson: Faculty Board –Faculty of Social Sciences- Mzumbe University

  • 2015- to date: Member of Mzumbe University Senate.


  • Economics, Project Planning, Management and Evaluation; and Microfinance.


  • I have supervised over 50 Master degree dissertations
  • Currently, I am supervising four PhD students


  • External Examiner: Institute of Rural Development (IRDP): 1998- 2002
  • External Examiner: Tanzania Institute of Bankers (TIOB): 2004-2006
  • External Examiner: University of Bradford –UK (for programmes offered at Mzumbe University -Dar Es Salaam Campus College): 2015- 2017.
  1. Ph.D (University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa), 2010.
  2. (National Development and Project Planning (Bradford, U.K), 1992.
  3. Advanced Diploma in Economic Planning (IDM- Mzumbe), 1989.
  1. Certificate in Local and Regional Development Planning (UNCRD Nairobi) 1995
  1. Microcredit Access and Growth of Women-owned enterprises in Tanzania. The case of Morogoro and Iringa Regions, 2008.
  2. An Assessment of the Potentials for the Adoption of Integrated Water Resource Management in River basins in Tanzania: The case of Kilombero and Wami-Ruvu Basins, 2005-2006.
  3. Challenges and Opportunities of E-Government in Tanzania: The Case of the Reformed Local Authorities of Mbeya, Arusha and Mwanza City Councils and Kinondoni Municipal Council, 2004.
  4. Child Labour and School Attendance in Tanzania, A case of Iringa and Morogoro Regions, 2004.
  5. Factors Determining Credit Access by Women Entrepreneurs in Tanzania: The Case of Kilimanjaro and Mbeya Regions, 2003.
2014: Preparation of Strategic Plan for Local Government Training Institute-Dodoma
2013: Preparation of Strategic Plan for Tandahimba District Council
2011: Preparation of Strategic Plan for Shinyanga Municipal Council
2010: Preparation of Strategic Plan for Arusha Technical College
2010: Preparation of Strategic Plan for Mkinga District Council
2006: Training on the Operationalisation of the Local Government Capital Development Grant: Local Authorities in Arusha and Mbeya Zones on the Operationalisation of the Local Government Capital Development Grant: Funded by the Local Government Reform Programme.
2005: Facilitating the Preparation of Strategic Plans for Second Phase Reforming Councils in Southern and Lake Zones: Funded by the Local Government Reform Programme.
2005: Training on Project Planning and Management for Food Security and Poverty Alleviation for SADC Countries, held at Mzumbe University in Tanzania.
2004: Training on Project Planning and Management for Food Security and Poverty Alleviation for SADC Countries, held at Mzumbe University in Tanzania. Clients- Various.
2003: Conducting Feasibility Study for Outsourcing of Ilala Municipal Council Revenue Sources (Markets, Flat rate Property tax and Signs and Billboards).
2003: Conducting an End of Project Evaluation for Tanzania Institute of Bankers Project Phase II. Client – DFID.
2002: Preparation of Strategic Plan for the Implementation of Zanzibar Population Policy funded by the Zanzibar Revolutionary Government - Population Unit.
  • Acting Vice-Chancellor, Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor- Academics and Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor- Administration and Finance at Mzumbe University from time to time.
  • Dean: Faculty of Social Sciences: From January 2015 to date
  • Associate Dean: Faculty of Social Sciences: From January 2012 to 2014.
  • Head: Department of Economics:2010-2011
  • Programme Coordinator for Advanced Diploma in Economic Planning and BSc. Economics Programmes: 2000-2007.
  • Class Supervisor for Advanced Diploma in Economic Planning (ADEP I): 1993-1999.
  • Acting Head: Economics Department - from time to time.
Shiganza, C. & Tundui, C. (2019). Determinants of Entrepreneurial Behaviour in The Public Sector in Tanzania: A Case of Water Services Provision (under review by the Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research- Springer).

Tundui, H. & Tundui, C. (2019). Drivers of Business Performance among Women Microcredit Clients in Tanzania (Forthcoming: Accepted for Publication in the International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship- Emerald Insight).

Tundui, H, & Tundui, C. (2019). Mixed Methods Research on Child Labour and Performance of Women-Owned Microcredit Supported Enterprises in Tanzania, SAGE Research Methods Cases Part 2, SAGE Publications Ltd, London. DOI:

Tundui, C. & Tundui, H. (2018). Examining the effect of child labour in the profitability of women owned enterprises: a case of microcredit supported enterprises in Tanzania. Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research, 8:2 DOI 10.1186/s40497-018-0088-4
Raphael, C; Tundui, C.S. & Kato, M P (2018). Influence of individual and organizational factors on performance of academic staff in higher education institutions. International Journal of Indian Psychology, 6(2), 31-43. DOI:10.25215/0602.084
Macha, R. & Tundui, C. (2015). Household determinants of demand for Health Insurance cover:Empirical evidence from rural Tanzania. Journal of Policy and Leadership, Vol.2, Issue No.2, 81-94.
Tundui, C. & Macha, R. (2014). Social Capital and Willingness to Pay for Health Insurance in Tanzania, Journal of Finance and Economics, Volume 2, Issue 4, 50-67.
Tundui, H. & Tundui, C. (2013). An Empirical Analysis of Social Capital and Enterprise Performance in Tanzania: The Case of Women-Owned Businesses, International Journal of Developing Societies, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2013, 50-60.
Tundui, C. & Tundui, H. (2013). Empirical Evidence of the Supply and Demand Side Factors Influencing Poverty Alleviation Effect of Women-Owned Microcredit Supported Enterprises, Journal of Policy and Leadership, Vol.1, Issue No.2, 137-156..
Tundui, C. & Tundui, H. (2013). Microcredit, Micro Enterprising and Repayment Myth: The Case of Micro and Small Women Business Entrepreneurs in Tanzania, American Journal of Business and Management Vol. 2, No. 1, 20-30
Mgonja, B. & Tundui, C. (2012). Institutional Impacts of the Local Government Reform Program on Good Local Governance in Tanzania, International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences Vol. 2, No. 5, pp.206-222.
Tundui, H. & Tundui, C. (2012). Survival and Growth Strategies of Women-Owned Micro and Small Businesses in Tanzania. International Journal of Business and Management, Vol.7, No.8 April, pp. 143-155.
Tundui, C. & Tundui, H. (2012). Who are the Women Microcredit Clients in Tanzania? Africa Affairs Journal, Vol.31/February, pp.189-212.
Tundui, C. & Mgonja, B. E. (2010). Microcredit and Poverty alleviation through the Labour Market: Evidence from Women Microcredit Clients in Tanzania.Global Journal of Human Social Sciences, Vol. 10(2), July/August, pp.69-76.
Tundui, C. & Mbano, S. (2002) The General Principles of Project Planning and Analysis With Illustrative Cases, A Teaching Manual, Mzumbe University.
Tundui, C. (1996). Causes and Problems of Urbanization in Tanzania: A Challenge to Development Planners, Uongozi Journal Vol. 7, Issue 3.
Tundui, C. (1996) Shadow Pricing in Agriculture: A Simulated Case Study on Economic Analysis of Projects, IDM - Mzumbe.
Tundui, C. (1996) Inflation and Exchange Rate Implications on Financial Analysis of Projects: A Simulated Case on Financial Analysis of Projects, IDM- Mzumbe.
Tundui, C. (1995). Decentralization in Tanzania: Challenges and Experiences, A paper presented at the First African Training Course on Local and Regional Development Planning, UNCRD Nairobi 1995.

English Spoken: very good Written: Very good

Kiswahili Spoken: Very good Written: Very good

Word processing and various statistical packages


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