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Higher Diploma in Business Management



Higher Diploma 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.

This is an entry level program that is designed to introduce the student to business management while equipping the student with Business  Management  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 Business Management skills. Students get to understand the business management techniques and market expectations. In addition,they learn how to communicate effectively.

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

  • Human resource managers
  • Business managers

Career Progression

After successful completion of Higher  Diploma in Businiess  Management(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 4 terms (1 and 1/2 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+ (plus) & Above, /Diploma in related field(KNEC)or any equivalent qualifications by KNEC
  • Degree from a recognized university

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

3806– HIGHER DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (MODULE I)

101-BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT & STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

102-MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY & RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

103-INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

104-LEGAL ASPECTS OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

3806– HIGHER DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (MODULE II)

201-HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT & ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

202-OPERATIONS RESEARCH

203-STRATEGIC MARKETING MANAGEMENT

204-MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

207-PROJECT

Other Units

  • Communication Skills
  • Computing/ICT

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