Certified Secretaries (CS)

Course Overview

Certified Secretaries are expert practitioners in governance, governance audits and compliance, corporate secretarial practice, corporate law, consultancy and business management and administration.

The course ouline is segmented into three major parts with two sections for each. Each section takers six months to complete.

Eligibility Requirements

Entry Qualifications
  • Certification

Career Options

Course Duration

Mode of Study

  • Daily (6.30 am - 8.30 am, 11.30 am – 2.00 pm, 2.30 pm – 5.00pm, 8.30 am - 4.00 pm, 5.30 pm - 8.30 pm)
  • Weekends (Saturday)
  • Online

Intake Periods

  • January
  • July

Course units outline

Section I Section II
  • CS11 Organisational Behaviour
  • CS12 Commercial Law
  • CS13 Business Communication
  • CS21 Economics
  • CS22 Principles of Accounting
  • CS23 Public Finance and Taxation
Section III Section IV
  • CS31 Company Law
  • CS32 Financial Management
  • CS33 Principles and Practice of Management
  • CS41 Corporate Secretarial Practice
  • CS42 Management Information Systems
  • CS43 Law and Procedure of Meetings
Section V Section VI
  • CS51 Human Resource Management
  • CS52 Financial Markets Law
  • CS53 Governance and Ethics
  • CS61 Strategic Management
  • CS62 Public Policy and Administration
  • CS63 Governance and Secretarial Audit

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
  • NB: To qualify for classes and exams, you have to be registered with KASNEB. 

    Once registered, apply online via the Apply Now button and present your printed application letter together with your registration/and excemption letters from KASNEB at the College of Human Resource Management at Hazina Trade Centre, 13th Floor

  • A non-refundable Application fee of Kshs1000/– is applicable before any application can be processed. Deposits are done via a direct deposit into the following bank account. (NB: No Cash payments accepted.)

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

Professional Programmes
Course Category
Modes of Study
Evening, Weekends, Online
Intake Periods
January, July
Course Duration
6 Months
Examination Body
Certified Public Accountants (CPA)