Owen Jakata

owen jakataQualifications

  • Msc Operations Research and Statistics (Nust)
  • MBA (Nust)
  • Bsc (Hons) Operations Research and Statistics (Nust)
  • Bsc Chemistry and Mathematics (UZ)
  • PGDM (Nust)
  • Grad CE (UZ)

Courses Taught

  • Quantitative Analysis for Business I
  • Quantitative Analysis for Business II
  • Management

Research Interests

  • Forecasting, Time Series Analysis


  1. Owen Jakata and Farikayi K Mutasa (2014), An Analysis of Bank Efficiency and Stock Prices using Data Envelopment and Stochastic Frontier Analysis Models, International Journal of Management Sciences. Vol. 3, No. 4, 2014, pp 280-292
  2. Owen Jakata, Patience Hlupo and Cliff Gondo (2015), Random Walk Hypothesis: Evidence from Market Efficiency of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange, International Journal of Science and Research Vol 4 Issue 9 September 2015 pp 1460-1475
  3. Owen Jakata and Philimon Nyamugure (2015), The Effects of Dividend Policy on Share Prices: Empirical Evidence from the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange. International Journal of Science and Research Vol. 4, Issue 10 pp 674-683
  4. Trymore Chingwaru and Owen Jakata (2015), Factors Restraining Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) from Engaging in Export Market: The Case of Manufacturing (SMEs) in Harare, Zimbabwe. International Journal of Science and Research Volume 4 Issue 10, pp 643-647
  5. Trymore Chingwaru and Owen Jakata (2015), An Analysis of the Survival Strategies Adopted in Times of Economic Downturn: The Case of Retrenchees in Bindura, Zimbabwe International Journal of Science and Research, Volume 4 Issue 10 pp 648-651
  6. Katsuro P, Ndlovu V, Jakata O, Negwaiya E, Katsuro T M (2015), The Impact of Career Management on Job Performance: A Case Study of Grain Marketing Board. International Journal of Management Sciences Vol. 6, No. 5, 2015, 218-234

Major Research Projects

  • Currently researching on ARIMA modeling and forecasting of share prices on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange