An Oil, Gas and Petroleum Management diploma is designed to help students become knowledgeable managers in a position to advise how best a company can move forward in a particular aspect of the business. Unlike an engineering degree in the subject, a management programme will see you learn about topics such as accounting, economics and law within modules on logistics, project management and strategic management.
As the energy sector faces new challenges due to climate change and stiff competition from rival firms, the need for competent and informed management staff is crucial. This in turn results in higher than average starting salaries for professionals the sector.
This petroleum management diploma is a 3 year KNEC course under Business Technical and Vocational Education and Training(BTVET) and is only available at diploma level.
Career opportunities in petroleum management is assistant petroleum depot manager and petroleum supply chain manager.
The minimum Entry Requirements for the Diploma in Petroleum Management course are:
KCSE C Minus;
Any other equivalent qualification as approved by KNEC.