Purchasing and Supply Management Diploma


Diploma 2 years


The effective management of an organistaions supplies is the responsibility of purchasing and supply managers, who search, select, contract and eventually manage suppliers in order to ensure the supply of materials and services that the firm needs. The importance of supply management has never been greater. In recent years, purchasing has gained considerable importance with firms. As a consequence, firms are in need of adequately trained personnel, and excellent job prospects are emerging for purchasers.


This diploma programme in purchasing and supply management prepares students for a future in purchase and supply management in various organisations.

The course provides learners with:

  • An understanding of the economic, legal and fiscal environments within which all businesses operate
  • A detailed knowledge of the supply, storage and purchasing functions
  • An understanding of the way in which business organisations are structured, managed and administered
  • Numerate and analytical skills for purchasing, stores management and supply decision purposes.

Entry requirements

KCSE C- (minus) and above.

Course content

  • Negotiation
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Stores Management & Stock Control
  • Quantitative Methods For Managers
  • Customer Service
  • International Purchasing & Supply
  • Logistics
  • Operations Chain Management
  • Purchasing Strategies
  • Purchasing & Supply Law

Colleges offering Purchasing and Supply Management Diploma course

Thika College of Excellence
Private College
East Africa Institute of Certified Studies
Private College
Nairobi County
High Seas Training Institute
Private College
Nairobi County

Entry requirements

KCSE C- (minus) and above.

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