Entrepreneurship and Human Development

Overview

The departments is mandated to service other departments within the institution with regards to offering academic programs/ teaching entrepreneurship education to the students of the institution.

Our Vision

To become the leading department in training, research and innovation in entrepreneurship.

Nancy Mwashi

Message from Head of Department

The departments is mandated to service other departments within the institution with regards to offering academic programs/ teaching entrepreneurship education to the students of the institution. It also focuses on research in areas of entrepreneurship skills development including research and facilitation of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME’s) development involving the wider community in the region.

Objectives
1. To provide the knowledge, skills and attitude for self-employment – as an alternative career to salaried employment – through entrepreneurship education and training.
2. To develop and implement sector-specific, tailor-made training programs that enhance performance of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME’s) entrepreneurs
3. To enhance performance of MSME’s through training, in collaboration with other partners and stake holders

Target Group
• Polytechnic Trainees
• Potential entrepreneurs – Youth, Women, and the physically challenged
• MSME’s managers and
• Company employees
The department has been very vibrant and imparts skills in collaboration with other departments to provide meaningful and economical engagements to the students and the entire community. Through entrepreneurial mindset, the institution has been able to engage in production of goods and services to the community; the institution bakery is one such unit that is used both for training and provision of goods and services among other departments. This is in line with the vision 2030 guidelines.
We look forward to having an even more dynamic department as we continue to be innovative and remain resilient.

Courses

Code Name Min Requirements Duration Intake Exam Body
CRM 200 Credit Management Level 6 C- (Minus)/Cert. Lev. 5 6 Terms Jan/May/Sept CDACC
CRM 100 Credit Management Level 5 D (Plain) /Cert. Lev. 4 3 Terms Jan/May/Sept CDACC
OFA 200 Office Administration Level 6 C- Minus 6 Terms Jan/May/Sept CDACC
OFA 100 Office Administration Level 5 D Plain 3 Terms Jan/May/Sept CDACC
EPD 300 HD Entrepreneurship Development Relevant KNEC Dip. 6 Terms May/Sept KNEC
SCS 300 HD Secretarial Management Diploma Secretarial 6 Terms May/Sept KNEC
SAM 200 Diploma in Sales and Marketing Mod I, II & III C- (Minus) 7 Terms May/Sept KNEC
EPD 200 Diploma Entrepreneurship Dev. Mod I, II & III C- (Minus) 7 Terms May/Sept KNEC
CPM 200 Diploma Cooperative Mgnt. Mod I, II & III C- (Minus) 7 Terms May/Sept KNEC
SCS 200 Diploma Secretarial Mod I, II & III C- ( Minus) 7 Terms May/Sept KNEC
BAF 200 Diploma Banking and Finance (BTEP) C- (Minus) 9 Terms Jan/May/Sept KNEC
CSC 100 Certificate in Secretarial Mod I & II D Plain 5 Terms May/Sept KNEC
CPM 100 Certificate in Co-operative Management (BTEP) D Plain 5 Terms Jan/May/Sept KNEC
SAM 100 Certificate in Sales and Marketing Mod I & II D Plain 5 Terms May/Sept KNEC
BAF 100 Certificate in Banking Finance (BTEP) D Plain 5 Terms Jan/May/Sept KNEC
CCO 100 Certificate in Clerical Operations Mod. 1& II D Plain 5 Terms May/Sept KNEC
CPA 200 Certified Public Accountant. I (CPA I) C+ (C+ in Math & Eng) 1 Sem/Mod Jan/May/Sept KASNEB
CCP 200 CCP (Certified Credit Professional) C+ (C+ in Math & Eng.) 1 Sem/Mod Jan/May/Sept KASNEB
CPS 200 CPS (Certified Public Secretary ) C+ (C+ in Math & Eng.) 1 Sem/Mod Jan/May/Sept KASNEB
IFA 200 CIFA Certified Investment Financial Analyst) C+ (C+ in Math & Eng.) 1 Sem/Mod Jan/May/Sept KASNEB
ATD 200 Accounting Technician Diploma (ATD) Part I,II , III C-(Minus) 1 Sem/Mod Jan/May/Sept KASNEB
CMT 200 Diploma in Credit Management Mod I, I & III C-(Minus) 1 Sem/Mod Jan/May/Sept KASNEB

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