Certificate in Business Management -KNEC

Course Overview

The intense pressures on businesses today challenge business-as-usual paradigms and in so doing bring into question the relevance of significant areas of business and management theory. In this complex and dynamic environment, industry-based solutions to often unprecedented problems facing the global economy and business activity can be explored and evaluated through a program design that builds on core aspects of management practice.

This course is intended to equip the trainees with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable them to perform clerical duties in an organization. A graduate of this course will be able to work in a salaried field or choose to be self-employed.

To achieve our Institute has included units such as entrepreneurship, communication skills, life skills, information, and communication to prepare our students in the job market fully.

Eligibility Requirements

Entry Qualifications
  • K.C.S.E; D plain (KNEC) Certificate, with at least a D+ in English and Mathematics;
  • Holders of a Certificate examined by KNEC
  • Holder of an Artisan Certificate

Career Options

  • Financial Advisor
  • Risk Managers
  • Loan Officer
  • Investment Banker
  • Banker
  • Financial Analyst
  • Carrer progression to Diploma level

Course Duration

Two Modules each 6 months. Plus 3 months industrial attachment

  • 1 Year

Mode of Study

  • Weekday (6.30 am - 8.30 am, 8.30 am - 4.30 pm, 5.30 pm - 8.30 pm )
  • Weekends - Saturday (8.30 am - 5.00 pm)
  • Online

Intake Periods

  • January
  • June
  • September

Course units outline

  • Fundamentals of Management And Environment
  • Business Calculations and Statistics
  • Commerce
  • Financial Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Management And Environment
  • Business Calculations and Statistics
  • Commerce
  • Financial Accounting

Mode of Application

Documents required when applying for registration (in duplicate):

  • Duly filled Registration and/or Examination forms.
  • Certified copies of certificates
  • Copies of identification document e.g. ID card, Passport, Waiting Slip or Birth Certificate
  • 2 Passport size photograph
  • Legal documents such as Marriage Certificates supporting change of names where applicable

Other Requirements

Non-refundable Application fee of Ksh.500/= 

Payment Details


College of Human Resource Management (CHRM)

Bank Name Branch Branch Code Swift Account Number
Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Biashara street Branch 263 KCBLKENX 1180194667

MPESA​ ( Paybill Number – 522123 ) Follow the steps below to pay

  1. Select Pay Bill from M-Pesa menu
  2. Enter business no. 522123
  3. Enter Account No. 80295K(YourName)- Max 16 Characters
  4. Enter the amount to pay
  5. Enter PIN number
  6. Confirm payment details and submit payment


Application Form

Fee Structure

Course Brochure

Certificate Programmes
Course Category
Certificate Programmes
Modes of Study
Online, Weekday, Weekends
Intake Periods
January, June, September
Course Duration
1 Year
Examination Body
Business & Social Studies