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Diploma in Computerized Secretarial Studies



Diploma in Computerized Secretarial Studies is design prepare students for secretarial employment opportunities, to provide students with good business awareness, decision making and time management skills so as to enable them to hold responsible   secretarial positions, to provide students with sound training in theory and application, to enable them to acquire secretarial competence.

Possible career opportunity: The graduates from the course can be employed as: PROs, Front office managers, Clerks, Receptionists and any Secretarial related opportunities.

Diploma in Computerized Secretarial Studies course examined by KNEC forms an integral course in business sector.

Diploma in Computerized Secretarial Studies 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 business while equipping the student with practical skills that can be applied in the business world at an entry level.

Key Interest Skills required to pursue a career in this field

  • Planning skills
  • Communication skills
  • Numerical abilities
  • Organisational skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team spirit
  • Negotiation skills
  • Digital literacy
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Integrity as a quality

Objectives

Objective of this program is to prepare students to think critically and invent industry -based approaches to accounting. Students get to understand the computerized secretarial studies 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.

Careers Opportunities

  • PROs,
  • Front office managers,
  • Clerks, Receptionists
  • and any Secretarial related opportunities.

Career Progression

After successful completion of Diploma in Computerized Secretarial Studies(KNEC) ,a student can proceed for ,bachelor’s degree,master’s degree and Phd in related field.

Course Duration

This course takes an average of 6 terms (2 years ).

Mode of Study

  • Regular/full time
  • School based programme
  • Distance Learning
  • Weekend Classes
  • Part-time/Evening classes

Qualifications/Admission Requirements

  • KCSE aggregate Grade of C- (minus) & Above,or any equivalent qualifications by KNEC

Examining Body

KNEC

Course Requirements

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.

KNEC Units

2901– DIPLOMA IN SECRETARIAL DUTIES (MODULE I)

102-SHORTHAND (60 WPM)

104-ECONOMICS

106-COMPUTERIZED DOCUMENT PROCESSING 1

107-SECRETERIAL DUTIES

108-ENTREPRENEURSHIP – BUSINESS PLAN

109-INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY 1

110-COMMUNICATION 1

2901– DIPLOMA IN SECRETARIAL DUTIES (MODULE II)

201-COMPUTERIZED DOCUMENT PROCESSING II

202-SHORTHAND II

203-ACCOUNTING

204-COMMUNICATION II

205-INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY II

206-COMMERCIAL & ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

2901– DIPLOMA IN SECRETARIAL DUTIES (MODULE III)

301-COMPUTERIZED DOCUMENT PROCESSING III

302-SHORTHAND III

303-OFFICE ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT

304-INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY III

305-STATISTICS

308-COURSE SPECIALIZATION PROJECT
KNEC UNITS FOR FOR NON-MODULAR

2801– DIPLOMA IN SECRETARIAL STUDIES

301-TYPEWRITING (50 WPM)

302-SHORTHAND (100 WPM)

303-OFFICE ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT

304-BUSINESS ENGLISH

305-PUBLIC AND HUMAN RELATIONS

306-COMMERCIAL & ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

307-COURSE SPECIALISATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECTS

308-WORD PROCESSING

Other Units

  • Communication Skills
  • Computing/ICT

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