The course is designed to equip the trainee with relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable him/her to perform administrative duties as a middle level manager in a firm. The course is packaged in three modules namely:
Diploma in Project Management Module I
Diploma in Project Management Module II
Diploma in Project Management Module III
The course is concerned with the application of project management principles in business performance as well as implementation of procedures and processes related to management of business projects.
Students who acquire a project management diploma usually choose to become project assistant managers/ officers. As a project assistant manager/ officers, you can work in a variety of fields and manage many different types of projects. Some examples include: Information Technology projects, Construction projects, Business implementation projects, Reengineering projects
ACADEMIC PROGRESSION: Bachelors degree in Project Management, Bachelors degree in Commerce (Project Management Option)
Passed relevant craft course in project management OR
Passed KCSE with an average of C- (C MINUS) OR
Equivalent qualifications as determined by KNEC
The course is designed to help a student to:
Recognise the role played by the different departments in a firm.
Use tools of analysis in project decision making in a firm.
Communicate effectively in day to day business management activities.
Apply legal aspects in management of business projects
Demonstrate knowledge of emerging issues in project management.
Recognize self-employment as an alternative to formal employment.
CATS (Internal)…………………………… 30%
Main Exam (External- KNEC)……………. 70%
Industrial Attachment/ Internship of 660 Hours before end of the course.