Diploma in Business Management

Course Overview

This diploma qualifies you for rewarding positions such as supervisor, department manager, operations analyst, sales manager, and other leadership positions in business. The need exists for capable managers across all industries. Managers play a vital role in a company’s profitability and viability.

The program emphasizes vital management procedures, tasks, and skills to prepare students to handle complicated management and business issues. Students learn to manage resources and oversee staff. These programs provide fundamental management skills applicable in practically every career field.

Eligibility Requirements

Entry Qualifications
  • Holders of a KCSE C- Minus (KNEC) Certificate
  • Holders of related Certificate by KNEC
  • Any other relevant qualification accepted by KNEC or Equivalent to KCSE C- by KNQA

Career Options

Course Duration

The Diploma program is structured into three distinct Modules, with each Module further subdivided into two terms, each spanning a duration of three months, resulting in a total of six months per module. The Business Plan component is encompassed within the first module, while the Research Project will be undertaken during the third module.

  • 18 Months

Mode of Study

  • Evening (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
  • June
  • June
  • September

Course units outline

Module I
Module II
Module III
  • Communication Skills
  • Life Skills
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Accounting
  • Economics
  • Business Law
  • Cost Accounting
  • Principles and Practices and Management
  • Supply and Transport Management
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Commercial and Administrative Law
  • Office Administration and Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Plan
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Organization Theory and Behaviour
  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management
  • Labor and Industrial Relations
  • Research Methods
  • Trade Project

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

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

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  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

Course Brochure

School of Business & Social Studies
Diploma Programmes
Course Category
Diploma Programmes
Modes of Study
Online, Weekday, Weekends
Intake Periods
January, July, June, September
Course Duration
1 Yr 6 Months
Examination Body
Business & Social Studies