- Participant, The Educational Administration Conference, Nairobi, August, 1973.
- Participant, Kenya Teacher Education Workshop, Mombasa, November 26 – December 1, 1973.
- Participant, In-Service Training of Educational Administrators and Specialists in Kenya, Nairobi, March, 1974.
- Trainer, Seminar on Methods and Materials for Training Educational Administration in Developing Countries, Nairobi, December 9 – 11, 1985.
- Participant, Workshop on Material Development for Primary Teacher Education, Mosoriot Teachers College, January, 3 – January 21, 1986.
- Participant, Workshop on Material Development for Primary Teacher Education, Machakos Teachers College, August, 3 – August 21, 1986.
- Participant, Workshop on Material Development for Primary Teacher Education, Shanzu Teachers College, Mombasa July 3 – July 24, 1987.
- Participant, Workshop on Material Development for Primary Teacher Education, Mombasa, July 3 – July 23, 1988.
- Participant, KUTERA Training Workshop (an IDRC research scheme), Nyeri, April 20 – April 23, 1988.
- Participant, KUTERA Training Workshop, Meru, November 1 – November 4, 1988.
- Participant, KUTERA Training Workshop Machakos, April 21, 1988.
- Participant, National Human Resources Conference, Nairobi 22nd
and 23rd October, 1993.
- Participant, Sub-Regional Workshop on Institutional Management in Higher Education, Nairobi,14th – 29th March, 1996.
- Participant, Higher Education Management Course, University of
Oxford and University of Warwick, United Kingdom, 4th July – 24th
- Participant, Financial Management of Higher Education Institutions Course sponsored by Harvard University and Galilee College in Israel, 18th January – 28th January, 2000.
- Participant, The National Conference on Higher Education for Human Development in Kenya, Kenyatta University, 17th – 20th April, 2000.
- Participant in Consultancy on Training and Capacity Building for Faculty of Education, University of Hergeisa, Somaliland, 8th June, - 26th June, 2006.
- Karagu, N.M. “A Study of the Procedures of Educational Finance as practiced in Kenya and the United States” M.A. Ed. Thesis, Idaho State University, U.S.A., 1972.
- Karagu, N.M. “School Administration and Discipline” paper presented at the Seminar for Primary School Headteachers and Assistant Education Officers of Thika Municipality, Thika, July, 1986.
- Karagu, N.M. “Organization and Educational Administration” paper presented at the Commonwealth African Regional Training Course, Nairobi, 21st February, 1977.
- Karagu, N.M. “Leadership in Educational Administration”, Paper presented at the Commonwealth African Regional Training Course, Nairobi, 21st February, 1977.
- Karagu, N.M. “Wrote unit Two, “Curriculum in Changing Africa and Unit Three, “Financing Curriculum Implementation”, in Material for Postgraduate Diploma in Curriculum Development, Kenyatta University College, 1983.
- Karagu, N.M. “A Study of Perceptions of Headmasters and Teachers Pertaining to the Role of the Secondary School Headmasters in Kenya”, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Nairobi, 1982.
- Karagu, N.M. Wrote the following scripts for the Educational Media Service, Kenya Institute of Education for the In-Service training programme of primary school teachers in January, 1985:-
i. Definition and Types of Discipline
ii. The Headteacher and School Discipline
iii. The Teachers Service Commission
iv. The National Union of Teachers.
- Karagu, N.M. “Discipline in the Classroom”, The Kenya Teacher No. 37, July, 1985.
- Karagu, N.M. “Administration of the Training Department”, paper presented at the Trainers Workshop of the Kenya Institute of Management, Nairobi, October, 2, 1986.
- Olembo, J.O. Wanga, P.E. and Karagu, N.M., Management in Education. Nairobi: Educational Research and Publications, 1992.
- Karagu, N.M. “The Concept of Strategic Planning”, paper presented at Trainers Workshop on Strategic Planning with Reference to Educational Policy Formulation, “Implementation and Impact at Kenya Education Staff Institute, Nairobi, April 15, 1992.
- Karagu, N.M. “Financial Management: Its Context and Role in attaining Goals”. A paper presented to the Workshop on Institutional Management in Higher Education for Eastern and Southern African Countries, 14th – 29th March, 1996 at Gigiri, Nairobi.
- Karagu, N.M. Introduction to Educational Administration (1998) manuscript accepted in May 1998 for publication as a book by East African Educational Publishers Ltd.
- Karagu, N.M. “Leadership and Management in Financial Issues at the University”. A paper presented at the Senior Staff Management Seminar held at Mombasa, 25th – 29th August, 1999.
- Karagu, N.M. “Financial Management in the Academic Institutions: An Overview”. A paper presented at the Senior Staff Management Seminar held at Mombasa, 22nd – 26th August, 2000.
- Karagu, N.M. “Training and Development Programme”. A paper Presented at the Senior Staff Management Seminar held at Mombasa, 20th –25th August, 2002.
- Alan Maina, Karagu N. M., Lucy Maina, “Adaptations of Environmental Sound Practices of Industrial Parks in Kenya: Lessons from the Magana Industrial Park, Kenya” African Journal of Applied Human Sciences. Vol. 1, No. 2 2013 Issue.
- Mwangi, S. M., Mugenda, O. M., and Karagu, N. M. “Potential for Positive Social Economic Transformation through Rural Industrialization: Evidence from the Magana Industrial Park in Kenya”, International Journal of Education and Research: Vol. 1 No. 8 August, 2013