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Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Management

The program aims to produce graduates with the knowledge and skills to manage the flow of information, products and services from the suppliers, through the intermediaries, to the customers. Students will acquire the ability to apply the concepts, theory and practices of supply chain management in modern-day business enterprises, and appreciate the roles and responsibilities of various sub-functions and entities that are essential to organizational success.

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the theories and practical aspects of business with a special interest in supply chain management.
  • Understand and discuss the technical processes in procurement and manufacturing, and relationships between manufacturers, distributors, retailers and wholesalers.
  • Acquire and apply communication, problem solving and decision making skills to increase business efficiency, especially in the areas of supply chain and logistics.
  • Assume higher levels of responsibility in management as a result of newly acquired/improved knowledge and skills.

Entry requirement – KCSE C- or KCE Division II or Certificate in Business Management
Duration – 18 months (6 terms)
Examining Body – Institute of Commercial Management (ICM)
Fees – 15,000 per term

Diploma in Business Management

The program is aimed at helping those who want to equip themselves with comprehensive management knowledge to deal effectively with the rapidly changing business environment. It offers a unique opportunity for students to enhance their understanding of the ‘whole enterprise’ in its competitive situation.

At the end of this program, students will be able to:

  • Understand how to plan more effectively
  • Solve organizational problems, contribute towards making management decision
  • Apply specific functional management skills to increase the productivity and business efficiency in their areas of responsibility
  • Assume higher levels of responsibility within specific functional management areas as a result of newly acquired or improved skills.

Examining Body:     Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC)
Duration – 3 years (9 terms)
Entry requirement –     KCSE C- or KCE Division II  or Certificate in Business Management

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Examining Body :    Institute of Commercial Management (ICM)
Duration – 18 months (6 terms)
Entry requirement  – KCSE D plain or KCE Division III
Fees – 15,000 per term

Certificate in Food and Beverage Production and Service

This program prepares students on how to properly handle, prepare, and store items such as meats, vegetables, fruits, and dried foods. It also exposes students to regulations behind cleaning and sanitizing kitchens and tools, keeping work surfaces and countertops clean, properly cutting food, and preparing meals.

At the end of this program, students should be able to learn:

  • How to stay safe in a commercial or industrial kitchen
  • The basics of food safety and sanitation
  • Food preparation
  • Food purchasing, storage, and care
  • Cost control operations

Entry requirement – KCSE D plain or KCE Division III
Duration – 2 years (6 terms)
Examining Body: Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC)
Fees – 15,000 per term

Certificate in Hotel and Catering Supervision

The program concentrates on providing students with the additional knowledge, skills and techniques required for the efficient management of hotel & catering operations. Students may choose to continue with their studies and graduate with a Diploma in Hospitality Management.

Students will be able to understand:

  • Hotel & Catering Law
  • Accounting, Purchasing & Cost Control
  • The Human Resource in Hospitality
  • Marketing for Hospitality & Tourism

Entry requirement – KCSE D or KCE Division III.
Duration – 6 months (2 terms)
Examining Body – Institute of Commercial Management (ICM)
Fees – 15,000 per term

Diploma in Food and Beverage Management

This program provides necessary training, knowledge and competencies at supervisory levels in a Food and Beverage division within the hospitality industry. Students in this program spend time in the classroom as well as gain hands-on experience in the college’s kitchen laboratory and training restaurant. An outside internship in a food service establishment is also mandatory.

At the end of this program, students will be able to:

  • Carry responsibility for an operational section within a hotel being within the food and beverage department.
  • Carry out contemporary systems and theories related to the administrative and operational areas in food and beverage.
  • Comply and exhibit sound ethical behavior on the workplace, excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Deal with a number of key operational issues that might occur within a hotel or a catering organization.
  • Deliver economic, efficient, effective and environmentally friendly operational performance.

Entry requirement – KCSE C- or KCE Division II or Certificate in Food and Beverage Production Sales and Service
Duration – 3 years (9 terms)
Examining Body: Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC)
Fees – 18,000 per term

Diploma in Tourism Management

The course is designed to introduce students to core tourism, leisure and hospitality concepts, plus foundation management skills required to successfully manage and develop a tourism and hospitality business, or related leisure and recreation enterprises.

At the end of the program, students will be able to:

  • Develop students’ appreciation of the developments and challenges in business especially the tourism and hospitality industry;
  • Enhance students’ understanding of the roles and significance of various participants within the tourism system and hospitality sector in tourism destinations;
  • Enable students to describe the major tourist market segments and use segmentation to target and meet the wants, needs and expectations of the travelling public;
  • Enhance students’ understanding of business and social responsibilities of major functional departments within tourism and hospitality organizations;
  • Develop a working knowledge of geographical and environmental factors in tourism associated to destination products and learn how to utilize this knowledge when selling the tourism product;
  • Provide students the opportunity to work effectively and constructively in groups for tourism and hospitality projects.

Entry requirement – KCSE C- or KCE Division II or Certificate in Tourism management.
Duration – 3 years (9 terms)
Examining Body: Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC)
Fees – 18,000 per term

Diploma in Tourism and Business Studies

The program is designed to introduce students to core tourism, leisure and hospitality concepts, plus foundation management skills required to successfully manage and develop a tourism and hospitality business, or related leisure and recreation enterprises.

At the end of the program, students will be able to:

  • Develop students’ appreciation of the developments and challenges in business especially the tourism and hospitality industry;
  • Enhance students’ understanding of the roles and significance of various participants within the tourism system and hospitality sector in tourism destinations;
  • Enable students to describe the major tourist market segments and use segmentation to target and meet the wants, needs and expectations of the travelling public;
  • Enhance students’ understanding of business and social responsibilities of major functional departments within tourism and hospitality organizations;
  • Develop a working knowledge of geographical and environmental factors in tourism associated to destination products and learn how to utilize this knowledge when selling the tourism product;
  • Provide students the opportunity to work effectively and constructively in groups for tourism and hospitality projects.

Entry requirement – KCSE D plain or KCE Division III.
Duration – 18 months (6 terms)
Examining Body – Institute of Commercial Management (ICM)
Fees – 18,000 per term

Diploma in Hospitality Management

The program extends from the knowledge obtained at Certificate Level and concentrates on providing students with the additional knowledge, skills and techniques required for the efficient management of hotel & catering operations. Students may choose to continue with their studies and graduate with an Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management. At the end of the program, students will be able to understand:

  • Hotel & Catering Law
  • Accounting, Purchasing & Cost Control
  • The Human Resource in Hospitality
  • Marketing for Hospitality & Tourism
  • Strategic Management in Hospitality
  • Customer Service, organizational behavior & Hospitality Management
  • Economics & Hospitality
  • Environmental Management in the Hospitality Industry

Entry requirement – KCSE D or KCE Division III or Certificate in Hospitality Management.
Duration – 18 months (6 terms)
Examining Body – Institute of Commercial Management (ICM)
Fees – 18,000 per term

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