Business Department

Courses


The Certified Human Resource Management Professionals (CHRP) qualification exists to enhance the competency of HR professionals. The examinations are aimed at assessing the HR body of knowledge, practical skills and required attitudes for effective delivery of human resource management services to stakeholders.

  • Hold Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) II. OR
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management from KNEC or its equivalent. OR
  • Hold a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from a recognized university. OR
  • Hold equivalent qualifications recognized by the Examinations Board.

CHRP Part I -1 Year

 Level 1 (6 Months)

Subject code   Subject Title

  1. CHRP 01 Introduction to Human Resource Management
  2. CHRP 02 Business Communication
  3. CHRP 03 Business Law
  4. CHRP 04 Introduction to Financial Accounting
  5. CHRP 05  Principles and Practice in Management

Level 2 (6 Months) 

  1. CHRP 06 Introduction to Economics
  2. CHRP 07 Office Administrations & Practice
  3. CHRP 08 Organizational Theories and Behavior
  4. CHRP 09 Human Resource Administration
  5. CHRP 10 Management Information Systems

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Have passed Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with an aggregate of C+ and a minimum grade of C in English and mathematics. OR
  • Have equivalent qualifications subject to approval by the Examinations Board. OR
  • Have other relevant qualifications recognized by the Examinations Board.

CHRP PART II – (1 year)

Level 3   (6 months)

  1. CHRP 11 Organization Change and development
  2. CHRP 12 Employee Resourcing
  3. CHRP 13 Learning & Development

Level 4   (6  months)

  1. CHRP 14 Reward Management
  2. CHRP 15 Employee Relations
  3. CHRP 16 Labour Laws

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Hold Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) I. OR
  • Hold a Diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution. OR
  • Hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resource Management from a recognized university. OR
  • Hold equivalent qualifications recognized by the    Examinations Board.

CHRP PART III (6 months)

 Level 5

  1. CHRP 17 Leadership and Corporate Governance
  2. CHRP 18 Strategic Human Resource Management
  3. CHRP 19 Counseling and Coaching

Level 6

  1. CHRP 20 Entrepreneurship and Human Resources Consultancy
  2. CHRP 21 Human Resource Accounting
  3. CHRP 22 Human Resource Research Project

New intakes:

New intakes in the months of January and July every year

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)(http://www.cips.org) is the world’s largest procurement and supply professional organisation.  It is the worldwide centre of excellence in purchasing and supply management issues.  CIPS has a global community of over 100,000 in 150 different countries, including senior business people, high-ranking civil servants and leading academics.  The CIPS is designed to equip learners with knowledge, practical skills and attitudes that will enable them perform supervisory, management and leadership roles as buyers, Supply Chain managers, supervisors, directors, or consultants for organizations.

  • Certificate level. –High school certification – (KCSE/IGCSE/GCE/Diploma )
  • Diploma level- an advanced certificate, other relevant reputable qualification or University degree or 2 yrs. working experience.
  • Exemptions are issued on application to, and at the discretion of the CIPS-UK
  • Certificate in Proc.& Supply operations (5 Compulsory units)
  • Certificate in Proc.& Supply operations(5 Compulsory Units)
  • Diploma in Proc.& Supply (5 Compulsory units)
  • Advanced Diploma in Proc.&Supply(3 comp. & 2opt.) Optional Units
  • Professional Diploma in Proc.& Supply ((3 comp. & 2opt.)

Advance Certificate in Procurement & Supply Operations (5 COMPULSORY UNITS)

  • Procurement and supply environments
  • Procurement and supply operations
  • Procurement and supply workflow
  • Inventory and logistics operations
  • Procurement and supply relationships

Diploma in Procurement & Supply (5 COMPULSORY UNITS)

  • Contexts of procurement and supply
  • Business needs in procurement and supply
  • Sourcing in procurement and supply
  • Negotiating and contracting in procurement and supply
  • Managing contracts and relationships in procurement and supply

Advance Diploma in Procurement & Supply (3 COMPULSORY & 2 OPTIONAL)

Compulsory units

  • Management in procurement and supply
  • Managing risks in supply chains
  • Improving the competitiveness of supply chains

Optional units

  • Category management in procurement and supply
  • Sustainability in supply chains
  • Operations management in supply chains

Professional Diploma in Procurement & Supply

Compulsory units

  • Leadership in procurement and supply
  • Corporate and business strategy
  • Strategic supply chain management

Optional units

  • Supply chain diligence
  • Programme and project management
  • Legal aspects in procurement and supply (UK)

New intakes:

New intakes in the months of January and July every year

Examination Sessions

  1. May session
  2. July session
  3. November session

This course prepares students in the fields of marketing, finance, accounting and human resource management. It is divided into four levels; Certificate, Diploma I, Diploma II and Advanced Diploma levels. The ABE Advanced Diploma is the apex of the business administration and management course.

It provides opportunities for further studies in Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programmes and direct entry to stage two of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Oshwal College is the Accredited institution in Kenya offering The ABE Level 7 Diploma in Business Management giving you the opportunity to fast-track on to an MBA or Master’s degree programme.

ABE has established progression agreements with many universities worldwide, which allow students who have successfully completed the ABE Level 7 Diploma in Business Management to apply for entry onto MBA or Master’s degree programmes at these universities.

It is Internationally recognised postgraduate level qualification, Cost effective, Fast-track onto a Master’s degree programme and Better job opportunities

LEVEL 3: CERTIFICATE in Business Essentials (6 Months)

Entry requirement:

  • No formal qualifications are required
  • Formal school education and
  • Hold qualifications at Level 2
  • Appropriate level of English Language

LEVEL 4: FOUNDATION DIPLOMA in Business Management

Entry requirements:

  1. ABE Level 3 Certificate in Business Essentials
  2. GCE A Levels
  3. BTEC Level 3
  4. An international equivalent of the above
  5. KCSE

LEVEL 4: DIPLOMA in Business Management

Entry requirements:

  • ABE Level 3 Certificate in Business Essentials
  • GCE A Levels
  • BTEC Level 3
  • An international equivalent of the above

LEVEL 5: DIPLOMA in Business Management

Entry requirements:

  • ABE Level 4 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 4
  • HNC or HND Level 4
  • An international equivalent of the above
  • 21 years old and have a minimum of two years’ experience

LEVEL 6: DIPLOMA in Business Management

Entry Requirements

  • ABE Level 5 Diploma
  • BTEC Business Level 5
  • HNC or HND Level 5
  • An international equivalent of the above
  • 21 years old with a minimum of three years’ experience

LEVEL 3: CERTIFICATE in Business Essentials

One mandatory unit

  • Business Essentials

LEVEL 4: FOUNDATION DIPLOMA in Business Management

Programme Duration: 6 Months

COURSE STRUCTURE

Four mandatory units

  • Dynamic Business Environments
  • Enterprising Organisations
  • Employability and Self-development
  • Finance for Managers

 LEVEL 4: DIPLOMA in Business Management

Programme Duration: 6 Months

COURSE STRUCTURE

Four mandatory units

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods
  • Project Management
  • Dynamic & Collaborative Teams

LEVEL 5: DIPLOMA in Business Management

Programme Duration: 6 Months

COURSE STRUCTURE

Four mandatory units

  • Managing Agile Organisations & People
  • Innovation & Business Performance
  • Effective Financial Management
  • International Business Economics & Markets

 Plus two additional optional units

  • Operations Management
  • Analytical Decision-making✓
  • Managing Stakeholder Relationships✓

LEVEL 6: DIPLOMA in Business Management

Programme Duration: 6 Months

COURSE STRUCTURE

Four mandatory units

  • Leading Strategic Change
  • Business Strategy & Decision-making
  • Developing International Markets
  • Business Ethics & Sustainability

Plus two additional optional units

  • Strategic Stakeholder Relationships ✓
  • Corporate Finance✓
  • Advanced Project Management

New intakes:

New intakes in the months of January , July and September every year

This is a Higher National Diploma in Business program that is developed and standardized by the Edexcel company, UK. The main focus of the course is on vocational skills. It is designed to equip a student with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in current and future employment or for progression to an undergraduate degree.

BTEC BUSINESS FOUNDATION DIPLOMA

Entry requirement:

  1. IGCSE O-Levels
  2. KCSE below
  3. Level 2 programme of learning with GCSEs
  4. Appropriate level of English Language

Duration: 1 Year


BTEC BUSINESS HIGHER NATIONAL CERTIFICATE

Entry requirement

  1. 18 years of age with GCE
  2. A-Level or other equivalent qualifications
  3. Level 3 (Business Foundation) or equivalent qualifications
  4. BTEC Business Level 3 Extended Diploma
  5. Mature students with related work experience
  6. Appropriate level of English Language

Duration: 1 Year


BTEC BUSINESS HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA

Entry requirement:

  1. Level 4 (Higher National Diploma)

Duration: 1 Year

 

BTEC FOUNDATION (90 Credits; 9 Units; Duration: 1 Year)

Year 1 Semester 1

  1. The Business Environment
  2. Introduction to Accounting
  3. Management Accounting
  4. Human Resource Management in Business

Year 1 Semester 2

  1. Business Resources
  2. Business Communication
  3. Aspects of Contract and Business Law
  4. Business Project Management
  5. Starting a Small Business

BTEC HIGHER NATIONAL CERTIFICATE (120 Credits, 8 Units; Duration: 1 Year)

Year 1 Semester 1

  1. Business and Business Environment
  2. Managing and Organisation
  3. Management Accounting
  4. Business Law

Year 1 Semester 2

  1. Marketing Essentials
  2. Human Resource Management
  3. Managing a Successful Business Project
  4. Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

BTEC HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (120 Credits; 7 Units; Duration: 1 Year)

Year 2 Semester 3

  1. Research Project 1
  2. Statistics for Management
  3. Organisation Behaviour
  4. Business Strategy

Year 2 Semester 4

  1. Research Project 2
  2. Business Economics
  3. Business Environment
  4. Employability Skills

 

New intakes:

New intakes in the months of January , July and September every year

The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) is the chartered professional body of choice for professionals in the securities and investment industry in the UK and in a growing number of major financial centers globally.

KCSE and its equivalents

Appropriate level of English Language

The CISI course is offered in three modules

Module 1: Course duration: 6 months

The course mainly focuses on the following Areas:

  • The Financial Services Industry
  • The Economic Environment
  • Financial Assets and Markets
  • Equities / Stocks
  • Bonds
  • Derivatives
  • Investment Funds
  • Regulation and Ethics
  • Other Financial Products

Module 2: Course duration: 3 Months

Syllabus areas:

  • Legal and Regulatory Framework
  • Licensing of Capital Market Intermediaries
  • Governance and Controls
  • Conduct of Business
  • Markets and Trading Rules
  • Investment Funds

Module 3

The main syllabus areas in this module are:

  • Technical Specialism
  • Derivatives
  • Wealth management

New intakes:

New intakes in the months of January and July every year