Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) is among the best colleges to study in Kenya. The Institution offers management consultancy and capacity building services to corporate organizations and other institutions.
Employers prefer employing KIM graduates compared to other institutions.
Below is the list of Diplomas offered for 2019 intake.
1. Diploma Course in Business Management
This course is intended to equip the learner with the hands-on management and leadership skills required in the workplace, enhancing the participant’s academic qualifications and professional experience by covering topics such as project management principles, financial accounting, and foundations of corporate administration.
Graduates for this diploma get a competitive salary, and unique rewards, leading to incredible job satisfaction.
If you’re interested in entering this field, then this course offers a unique opportunity for students to equip themselves with the comprehensive management knowledge needed to deal effectively with the rapidly changing business environment in Kenya and abroad.
2.Diploma in Human Resource Management
This course will enable you to gain an understanding of: –
- Resource planning
- Orientation of employees
- Training and career development
- Performance appraisal and rewards programs
- Development of personnel policies and procedures.
You will also explore the ways that human behavior, laws, labor relations, and diversity issues can intersect and affect a company’s culture and ultimately its progress.
3.Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies
The course is designed to provide the students with how business organizations are structured, managed and administered.
The course will also equip you with analytical skills for purchasing, store management skills, understanding the economic, legal, physical environment within which businesses operates
Knowledge of the supply, storage, and purchasing functions.
4.Diploma in Office Management
You can take this course if you want to learn how to handle customer care duties and the reception area; managing front office records; managing telephone exchange; maintaining good setting at the reception area; handling telephone calls; handling mail, operating a Switchboard and managing inquiries.
5.Diploma In Sales & Marketing
This course is designed to provide trainees with knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will enable them to implement and evaluate marketing strategies to achieve an organization’s goals.
This qualification is ideal for new or aspiring field sales professionals, or students in either secondary or further education with some experience of sales.
The diploma in Sales and Marketing will give you an understanding of the concepts that make up successful market development and sales including areas such as buyer behavior and communication strategies, marketing planning and control, international marketing and strategic marketing.
The course will also equip you with a wide range of management skills applicable in all areas of management.
6.Diploma in Project Management
This course will equip learners with the skills, techniques, and understanding required for successful project management in both the public and private sectors.
The program allows learners to enhance their management skills and gain a professional edge in the job market.
The learner will acquire skills that will enable him/her to collect and analyze data, design projects, and conduct research.
7.Diploma in Archives & Records Management
The diploma will equip the learner with knowledge of record keeping, information management skills, information handling, data storage, retrieval and preservation. All within the context of modern technology.
Archiving is important for information management and gives organization control over their information.
It’s also important for security reasons, especially today when cyber-attacks and data breaches are becoming more frequent.
Careers in this field are ever-growing, challenging, uniquely rewarded and remunerated.
If you’re interested in this sector, this diploma covers the broad principles of archives, record management, and preservation, and demonstrates how these may be practically applied in the workplace.
Requirements for the Kenya Institute of Management Courses (KIM)
Entry requirement/Admission Criteria Course duration Fees
Module I – 6 months Kes. 30,000
– KCSE Mean grade C-; with D+ in English and Maths/Accounting/Business Studies/Economics/Commerce
– Division II in KCE
– One Principal Pass at the KACE
– Completion of KNQA Level 5
– A certificate of experiential learning issued by KNQA
– University students
Module II 6 months Kes. 35,000
-A degree from a recognized institution
– Progression from Module II
Module III 6 months Kes. 35,000
– Progression from Module II
Module IV 6 months Kes. 10,000
-Students are required to write a research paper(6 months)
– Participate in the attachment process( 8 – 12 weeks)
Application form duly completed and attached Certified copies of academic/Professional Certificates, Two passport-size colored photographs and copy of the ID/Passport MUST be approved.