Bachelor of Business Administration Program Offered at Riara University


Riara University (Riara)

Nairobi County

Bachelors Degree 4 Years Fulltime Fee: on application Intake: Ongoing

Bachelors Degree (Accredited by: Riara University)

About Bachelor of Business Administration Bachelors Degree program.

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programme at Riara University is designed to produce innovative graduates, who possess high professional skills, are ethical, creative, entrepreneurial, sensitive and responsive to societal needs and committed to lifelong learning in the fields of finance, accounting and marketing.
Students can pursue any of the following options:

  • BBA Finance option
  • BBA Marketing option
  • BBA Accounting

Objectives of Bachelor of Business Administration

Earning a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Riara University, will advance your knowledge with skills of organizational leadership, managing people and strategic planning. With a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration under your belt, you'll qualify for a variety of business roles right out of University.
Many top business executives will get their start working in office administration or in hospitality, retail, sales or operations management. Executives and administrators work in every industry, from one-person businesses to firms with thousands of employees. If your career objective is being a captain of industry, then a Bachelors of Business Administration from Riara University is your first stepping stone that will help you acheive your dream career.

Entry requirements for Bachelor of Business Administration

Applicants for the Bachelor of Business Administration degree programme must be holders of:

  • KCSE (or equivalent) mean grade of C+ with a grade of C plain in English and Mathematics; or
  • Two principal passes in KACE/EAACE/GCE-ALEVEL with credit passes in Mathematics and English in the KCE or GCE Ordinary Level.

Exemptions will be granted to holders of the following qualifications:

  • Certified Professional Courses such as ACCA, CFA, CPS, CPA, CIM, CIMA (Post graduate level), AKIB and CIPS;
  •  Ordinary and Higher National Diploma Certificates.

Bachelor of Business Administration Course Subjects

BBA Finance Option

  • YEAR 1

    BBA 101
     Introduction to Business
    BFN 101 Principles of Microeconomics
    BFN 103 Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions
    BAC 101 Principles of Financial Accounting I
    RFC 101 Communication and Writing Skills
    RFC 103 Introduction to Computer Applications
    RFC 105 Foundations of African Civilizations

    BFN 102
     Introduction to Risk Management
    BFN 104 Principles of Macro ± Economics
    BAC 102 Principles of Financial Accounting II
    BBA 102 Principles of Management
    RFC 102 HIV-Aids, Drug and Substance Abuse
    RFC 104 Creative and Critical Thinking
    RFC 106 Essential Elements of Africa’s Development

    YEAR 2

    BBA 201 Principles of Human Resource Management
    BBA 203 Principles of Operations Management
    BMK 201 Principles of Marketing
    BFN 201 Principles of Finance
    RFC 201 Introduction to Taxation
    RFC 203 Legal Systems and Social Political Thought
    RFC 201 Ethics, Culture and Development

    BAC 202 Principles of Management Accounting
    BBA 202 Business Law
    BFN 202 Statistics for Decision Making and Analysis
    BBA 204 Principles of Business Information Systems
    BFN 203 Personal Finance
    RFC 305 Community Service
    RFC 202 Governance & Leadership in Africa
    RFC 206 Entrepreneurship & Innovation

    YEAR 3

    BBA 301 Organization Behaviour
    BFN 301 Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments
    BBA 303 Business Communications & Negotiations
    BFN 303 Corporate Finance
    BFN 305 Technical Analysis and Financial Markets Forecasting
    BFN 307 Financial Institutions Management

    In addition students must take one compulsory elective from the following course offerings:
    BBA 305 Global Business Management
    BFN 309 Micro-Finance Institutions & SACCO’s Management
    RFC 301 Dynamics of Change in Africa

    BBA 302 Business Research Methods
    BBA 304 Company Law
    BBA 306 Procurement Management
    BFN 302 Short ± Term Financial Management
    BFN 304 Securities Analysis and Investment Management
    BFN 308 Entrepreneurial Finance & Investment Banking
    BBA 308 Industrial Attachment

    In addition students must take one compulsory elective from the following course offerings:
    BBA 307 Supply Chain and Logistics Management
    BMK 307 Customer Care & Relationship Marketing
    BFN 306 Credit Risk Analysis & Management
    RFC 302 Development Studies

    YEAR 4 

    BBA 401 Business Ethics
    BBA 403 Strategic Management
    BBA 405 Management Research Paper
    BFN 401 Portfolio Construction, Management & Protection
    BFN 403 Financial Services Regulations and Financial Crises
    BFN 405   Real Estate Finance and Investment

    In addition students must take one compulsory elective from the following course offerings:
    BBA 407   Leadership and Decision Making
    BFN 407   Public Finance and Fiscal Policy
    BFN 409   Financial Modelling
    BAC 405   Advanced Strategies in Taxation
    RFC 401 Women and Development in Africa
    BMK 407 Internet Marketing

    BBA 402 Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
    BBA 404 Performance Management
    BBA 406 Small Business Management
    BFN 402 Financial Analysis & Corporate Valuation
    BFN 404 Global Finance
    BFN 406 Cases in Corporate Finance

    In addition students must take one compulsory elective from the following course offerings:
    BMK 408 Social Marketing
    BFN 408 Financial Engineering
    BFN 410 Project Management
    BAC 408 Forensic Auditing & Fraud Examination
    RFC 402 Development & Management of Africa’s Knowledge Systems





About Riara University

The Riara University was born out of a sincere desire to provide a holistic approach to higher education. It is a logical continuation of our commitment, dating back to 1974, to ensure the education and development of the whole child, learner, and person. Ours is a concept that ... read more