Purchasing and Supplies Management has been recognised as a separate and important function in most organisations. This function many be handled by a separate department, section or subsection within an organisation for its efficient functioning. Materials procurement and related issues should be done by skilled manpower to avoid delay and ensure efficiency in operations.
Therefore the certificate course aims at creating manpower with knowledge and skills required in efficient purchasing and supplies management for performance improvement in an entrepreneurial manner. A distinct unit on starting and managing a small business has been incorporated into the programme, aimed at preparing the trainees for starting and managing their own businesses in this field.
Career progression:upon completion,a student may proceed to do KASNEB Courses, Diploma,bachelor`s degree,masters and even PHD in the same field or related field.
Entry requirement: KCSE D (plain)
Duration: 6 months per module
Exam body: KNEC
Modules: 2 modules