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Bachelor of Entrepreneurship program

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Bachelors Degree Program 3 Years

Course Details

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Entrepreneurship degree program at Jomo Kenyatta University (JKUAT) aims at developing the skills and knowledge necessary to become a successful entrepreneur in the future by imparting the technical know how of how to start / jumpstart a business. Entrepreneurs are people who identify and exploit new business opportunities. They are a vital ingredient in the process of economic growth and a career as an entrepreneur can be both challenging and rewarding.
 
The Entrepreneurship program at JKUAT will focus on identifying, analyzing and evaluating global and local business opportunities; creating new independent business ventures or new ventures within existing firms; developing creativity and understanding innovation; ethical and social responsibilities for entrepreneurs; environment assessment for new ventures; marketing research; financial planning; developing effective business plans to obtain financing; sources of capital; legal issues related to starting and operating a business; valuation; family owned businesses; succession; and opportunities for women and minority entrepreneurs.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Bachelor of Entrepreneurship at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) has the following requirements;

  • Be a holder of KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English.
  • Be a holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and one subsidiary pass, and a minimum of a credit pass in Mathematics at KCE,
  • Be a holder of Diploma or professional certificate in a relevant discipline from an institution recognised by the university Senate,
  • Be a holder of any other qualification accepted by the university senate as equivalent to any of the above.

N/B: Middle level entry requirement; (Only JKUAT Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management and Diploma in Human Resource Management holders with credit and above will be eligible to join year II)

Course Objectives

Students who graduate with a Bachelor of Entrepreneurship degree from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT)  will be able to:

  • Be critical thinkers who are capable of identifying business opportunities by using cutting-edge analytical tools and problem-solving skills to start new businesses and implement processes to successfully operate these businesses.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively using both written and oral forms of communication, to develop and evaluate business plans and funding proposals.
  • Use information technology to manage venture projects and schedules, build financial statements, risk evaluation, and forecasting.
  • Apply relevant financial principals to assess start up capital needs, cash flow needed for growth, break-even analysis and pre-and post-funding valuation.
  • Effectively understand and implement a marketing plan for a new venture.
  • Understand ethical issues related to owning a business, and the responsibility to both investors and employees.
  • Apply interpersonal skills to effectively market a product or service, and develop skills needed to effectively lead an organization.
  • Start a successful business.

Course Program

Bachelor of Entrepreneurship at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT)  is a 3year course with an industrial attachment in 3rd year.

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