Business Management

Higher Diploma program (KNEC)

Higher Diploma 2 years

About Business Management programme

This Higher National Diploma in Business Management is designed to equip students with a sound understanding of the key management theories, methodologies and practices. The coursework further provides a blend of theoretical and practical aspects of business management.

The programme is designed to equip students with the skills to undertake postgraduate study in the field of management by developing their ability to understand and solve complex problems, while maintaining a holistic approach to managing organisations.

ThisHigher National Diploma in Business and Management is a well-balanced programme which encompasses the nuts and bolts of the major functional aspects of business such as finance, sales and marketing, economics, human resources, operations management, and so forth. At the same time, learners will be able to gain increased exposure to a full breadth of business topics and international issues on an enterprise-wide basis.

Students will learn how to:

  • Develop the core competencies to grow a solid customer base and market a business profitably
  • Access and effectively manage a broad spectrum of sources of finance to sustain a successful business
  • Understand the various factors that influence consumer behaviour as well as the underlying principles which underpin all marketing activities

Objectives of Business Management

The Higher National Diploma in Business Management provides students with advanced knowledge, skills and competencies in the key functional areas of management and business within the commercial environment.

Upon graduating from the programme, the trainee should be able to:

  • Understand the role of management and leadership in organisational success.
  • Employ integrated knowledge to solve complex problems in an organisation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of financial accounting within an organisation.
  • Understand the key management theories used to manage organisations.
  • Engage in self-directed learning.
  • Display an understanding of marketing principles and practices to promote and grow the business.
  • Assess problems in organisations and propose viable solutions.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation and understanding of ethics and accountability.
  • Apply the concepts of economics and data analysis to process information for decision making.

Entry requirements for Business Management

The minimum entry requirements for the Higher National Diploma in Business Management are:

  • Pass in Diploma Level
  • Degree from a recognized university;
  • Any other equivalent qualification as approved by KNEC.

Colleges offering Business Management

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Aims College of Business and Technology (ACBT)
Nairobi County

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African Institute of Research and Development Studies (AIRADS)
Nairobi County

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The Nyeri National Polytechnic
Nyeri County