Certificate in Business Management enables students to gain a clear understanding of various business disciplines (Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Insurance, Human Resource Management and Management Science). This enables then to relate various functional areas in the organizations and appreciates the need for harmonizing the activities for various departments.
Certificate in Business Management(KNEC) offered at African Institute of Research and Development Studies-AIRADS College.The business department is one of the pillars of any organization. Notably,business is a core unit in any institution,organization or government. This course trained at AIRADS College is comprehensive and taught both theoretically and practically. There are many career opportunities in this field.
Certificate in business management is one of the most marketable course and highly demanded in the industry.
This is an entry level program that is designed to introduce the student to abusiness while equipping the student with practical skills that can be applied in the business world at an entry level.
The program introduces fundamental concepts and practices of business to develop a broad, practical understanding of its context, purpose and underlying functional areas. The course provides students with an appreciation of the theoretical issues currently involved in the study of business and a range of practical skills which will enhance their value to potential employers. The course approach allows students to later follow specialized study to develop their understanding in various Management fields
Key Interest Skills required to pursue a career in this field
- Self drive
- Communication skills
- Numerical abilities
- Organisational skills
- Analytical skills
- Team spirit
- Negotiation skills
- Digital literacy
- Problem-solving skills
- Time Management Skills
- Integrity as a quality
- Strategic thinking
- persuasion skills
- marketing skills
- Decision making skills
- Critical thinking skills
Objective of this program is to prepare students to think critically and invent industry -based approaches to accounting. Students get to understand the accounting techniques and market expectations. In addition,they learn how to communicate effectively.This course is also intended to prepare students for complex .mathematical and financial analysis in the market
Why study this program
This program prepares one to job market at lower level.It also a bridge to the advance level in the field.
- Financial Analysis
- Business consultant
After successful completion of Certificate in BBusiness Management(KNEC) ,a student can proceed for Diploma ,bachelor’s degree,master’s degree and Phd in related field.
This course takes an average of 4 terms (1 and half years ).
Mode of Study
- Regular/full time
- School based programme
- Distance Learning
- Weekend Classes
- Part-time/Evening classes
- KCSE aggregate Grade of D (plain) & Above,or any equivalent qualifications by KNEC
The following requirements must be met for a student to qualify for KNEC exams in this course:
- Must sit for at least 2 cats marked out of 30% ,and an end term exams marked out of 70% each term.
- The candidate will be expected to proceed for industrial attachment as a requirement by KNEC for successful completion of the course.
- A student must attend at least 80% of all the tutorial lectures.
1906 – CRAFT CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (MODULE I)
101-FOUNDAMENTALS OF MANAGEMENT AND ENVIRONMENT
102-BUSINESS CALCULATIONS AND STATISTICS
104-INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY – THEORY
107-ENTREPRENEURSHIP – BUSINESS PLAN
1906 – CRAFT CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (MODULE II)
202-HUMAN AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
206-SALES AND MARKETING
207-COURSE SPECIALIZATION PROJECT
- Communication Skills
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