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List of Courses offered at Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) and Fees Structure

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Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) is among the best colleges to study in Kenya. The institution offers certificates, diploma and KASNEB courses as listed below

Diploma Courses

Professional Diploma In Management And Certifications

For over 60 years, the Institute has been the foremost management trainer in East African region. Every big Kenyan organisation employs a KIM alumni not to mention the thousands that have ventured into entrepreneurship. Research has shown that employers continue to prefer employing KIM graduates compared to other institutions. We are pleased with this great heritage.

The Institute through its KIM School of Management is legally mandated offer Diplomas in Management under Legal Notice No. 375 – The Education Act (CAP. 211) – Ministry of Education.

The KIM Professional Diploma and certifications equip you with hands on management and leadership skills required in the workplace and business. They build onto or into your academic qualifications and professional experience making you not only the choice of every employer but also an employer in your business. Since 1954 many careers and business ventures have been navigated by those who want to be at the top of their game courtesy of KIM qualifications.

The KIM Professional Diploma in Management
The KIM Professional Diploma in Management has specialization options in 8 areas of practice as follows:

Specialization Area Entry Requirement Duration
Project Management KIM Certificate in Management  Or P 1 certificate Or KATC fina lOr CPA 1 /CPS 1 Or KNEC Certificate in a Business related field Or Equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution    Or KCSE mean grade C-, with C- in English and C- in Mathematics/ Accounting/ Commerce/ Economics/ Business Studies 6 Months – 1 Semester
Purchasing &Supplies Management KIM Certificate in Management  Or P 1 certificate Or KATC fina lOr CPA 1 /CPS 1 Or KNEC Certificate in a Business related field Or Equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution    Or KCSE mean grade C-, with C- in English and C- in Mathematics/ Accounting/ Commerce/ Economics/ Business Studies 6 Months – 1 Semester
Archives & Records Management KIM Certificate in Management  Or P 1 certificate Or KATC fina lOr CPA 1 /CPS 1 Or KNEC Certificate in a Business related field Or Equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution    Or KCSE mean grade C-, with C- in English and C- in Mathematics/ Accounting/ Commerce/ Economics/ Business Studies 6 Months – 1 Semester
Office Management KIM Certificate in Management  Or P 1 certificate Or KATC fina lOr CPA 1 /CPS 1 Or KNEC Certificate in a Business related field Or Equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution    Or KCSE mean grade C-, with C- in English and C- in Mathematics/ Accounting/ Commerce/ Economics/ Business Studies 6 Months – 1 Semester
Business Management KIM Certificate in Management  Or P 1 certificate Or KATC fina lOr CPA 1 /CPS 1 Or KNEC Certificate in a Business related field Or Equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution    Or KCSE mean grade C-, with C- in English and C- in Mathematics/ Accounting/ Commerce/ Economics/ Business Studies 6 Months – 1 Semester
Human Resource Management KIM Certificate in Management  Or P 1 certificate Or KATC fina lOr CPA 1 /CPS 1 Or KNEC Certificate in a Business related field Or Equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution    Or KCSE mean grade C-, with C- in English and C- in Mathematics/ Accounting/ Commerce/ Economics/ Business Studies 6 Months – 1 Semester
Marketing Management KIM Certificate in Management  Or P 1 certificate Or KATC fina lOr CPA 1 /CPS 1 Or KNEC Certificate in a Business related field Or Equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution    Or KCSE mean grade C-, with C- in English and C- in Mathematics/ Accounting/ Commerce/ Economics/ Business Studies 6 Months – 1 Semester
Public Relations Management KIM Certificate in Management  Or P 1 certificate Or KATC fina lOr CPA 1 /CPS 1 Or KNEC Certificate in a Business related field Or Equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution    Or KCSE mean grade C-, with C- in English and C- in Mathematics/ Accounting/ Commerce/ Economics/ Business Studies 6 Months – 1 Semester

The KIM Professional Diploma mainly targets three kinds of learners:

  1. The working professional who seeks to enhance his/her management prowess and get a professional edge in the job market
  2. The graduate who seeks to gain management skills as addition to his/her degree specialization
  3. The form 4 leaver who wants to kick-start his/her management career and later advance his/her education

The diploma is structured to in a very deliberate way to give the above learners an entry level down from Bridging to Certificate and then to the Diploma qualification.

 

  Section I I Section II Section II
Duration Six months Six months Six months
Total Fee KSH 29,500 KSH 35,000 KSH 39,000

Registration Procedure:
KIMSOM Application Form duly completed and attached Certified copies of academic/Professional Certificates, Two passport-size coloured photographs and copy of the ID/Passport MUST be approved. Fee payment on admission.

Certificate Courses

The Certificate in Management course is aimed at students who aspire to positions of professional leadership and responsibility. The course approach allows students to later follow specialized study to develop their understanding on management development, role of Human Resources Management in Organizations, Roles of legal Regulatory bodies and overall principles of Purchasing and Marketing. ommunicate effectively through various communication tools in a modern business setting

 Certificate Course Minimum Entry Requirements Duration Total Fees
Computer Application   Five (5) Weeks  KES. 5,000
Business Management Minimum entry requirements are either KCSE mean grade D+

Or O-Level Division III

Or A-Level certificate

Or KATC Intermediate level

Or A Certificate in a Non-Business related field

Or An equivalent qualification from a recognized institution

Pass in single subject bridged, mean grade C-

6 months (each semester 3 months) KES. 19,000
Office Management Minimum entry requirements are either KCSE mean grade D+

Or O-Level Division III

Or A-Level certificate

Or KATC Intermediate level

Or A Certificate in a Non-Business related field

Or An equivalent qualification from a recognized institution

Pass in single subject bridged, mean grade C-

6 months (each semester 3 months) KES. 19,000
Archives & Records Management Minimum entry requirements are either KCSE mean grade D+

Or O-Level Division III

Or A-Level certificate

Or KATC Intermediate level

Or A Certificate in a Non-Business related field

Or An equivalent qualification from a recognized institution

Pass in single subject bridged, mean grade C-

6 months (each semester 3 months) KES. 19,000

 

Certification:

A Transcript and Certificate in Management shall be issued upon successful completion of this level.

Progression: Passing in all the six units will qualify the learner for entry to Diploma in Management Section 1

Professional Certification

To further meet the growing needs of the market, the Institute in 2012 introduced a bouquet of certification courses that are now being offered across its branches across the country. The objective of the certification courses is to develop professionals for enhanced institutional effectiveness and performance.

KIM is delighted to announce its bouquet of certification courses that are now being offered across its 22 branches across the country.

Certification Intended participants Minimum Entry Requirements Duration Investment
 Monitoring and Evaluation  M & E Practitioners, Project  Managers / Officers/Coordinators, strategic team leaders and Heads of Departments

 

Minimum of KIM Diploma or its equivalent plus 3 years’ work experience  Three (3) Months

 

 KES. 62,000
 Quality Management  Quality Assurance Officers/ Managers, Heads of Departments,Customer experience team leaders, operations / process team leaders and business excellence drivers  Minimum of KIM Diploma or its equivalent plus 3 years of work experience.

 

 Three (3) Months  KES. 62,000
 Automation of Records and Information  Registry staff,  Librarians Administrators, Management  and Information System teams, business excellence drivers and operations / process team leaders  1 year work experience  Sixty (60) hours  KES. 52,000
 Environmental Impact Assessment  M & E Practitioners, Project Managers /  officers/Coordinators, strategic team leaders and Heads of Departments

 

 A minimum of Degree in any field plus 2 years of work experience

 

 Three (3) Months

 

 KES. 44,500
 Supervisory Skills Development  Supervisors, Heads of Departments and team leaders.

 

 Minimum of KIM Diploma or its equivalent plus 2 years’ work experience.  Sixty (60) hours

 

 KES. 15,000
 Strategic Management & Leadership  Supervisors, Managers, strategic team leaders, Heads of Departments, team leaders,  and business owners  Minimum of KIM Diploma or its equivalent plus 3 years’ work experience  Three (3) Months  KES. 38,500
 Entrepreneurship  Business owners and those looking for an Employees  “Pre Retirement  Program

 

 A minimum certificate in any discipline from a recognized institution plus 2 years’ work experience  Three (3) Months  KES. 38,500
Knowledge Management Registry staff, Librarians, Administrators, Management Information System teams,business excellence drivers, and operations / process team leaders Minimum of KIM diploma or its equivalent plus 3 years’ work experience Three (3) Months KES. 62,000

The content of the above courses has been well researched and peer reviewed by relevant local and international bodies. The format of the courses entails facilitated sessions, study group discussions, individual assignments, and a final practical project assignment.

The courses have a flexible mode of study to accommodate the needs of the working person.

KASNEB

The KIM School of Management has over the years offered professional training in Management. This has been done through a programme of different Diplomas tailor-made to meet the needs of the industry. The School has now partnered with KASNEB to offer KASNEB CPA program at all our branches countrywide.

The Programs

The program are classified into two basic categories; the Technician and the Professional Examinations and include the following:

Technician Examination

Accounting Technicians Certificate (ATC) – The Accounting Technicians qualification equips candidates with skills and competencies to work as middle level accountants providing technical support in accounting, auditing and taxation.

Professional Examinations

Certified Public Accountants (CPA) – Certified Public Accountants are skilled and competent professional accountants, auditors, finance managers, tax consultants and practitioners.

REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

Technician examinations

A person seeking to be registered as a student for any of the technician examinations must show evidence of being a holder of one of the following minimum qualifications:
(a) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination with an aggregate average of at least grade D+ (D Plus) or equivalent qualifications.
(b) Any other KASNEB technician examination certificate.
(c) Such other certificates or diplomas as may be approved by KASNEB.

Professional examinations

A person seeking to be registered as a student for any of the professional examinations must show evidence of being a holder of one of the following minimum qualifications:
(a) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination with an aggregate average of at least grade C+ (C plus) provided the applicant has obtained a minimum of grade C+ (C plus) in both English and Mathematics or equivalent qualifications.
(b) Kenya Advanced Certificate Education (KACE) with at least TWO principal passes provided that the applicant has credits in Mathematics and English at Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) level of equivalent qualifications.
(c) KASNEB technician or professional examination certificate.
(d) A degree from a recognized university.
(e) Such other certificates or diplomas as may be approved by KASNEB.

REGISTRATION DATES

Applicants intending to take the June Examination must be registered not later than 30th November of the previous year, while those intending to take the December examination must register as students not later than the preceding 31st May. One is registered by filing in the registration form and the student Card form and paying the relevant fees as per the KASNEB fee guidelines
b) Late registration may be accepted up to one month after the normal closing date on payment of late registration fee, which is an additional 50% of the normal registration fee.

EXAMINATION ENTRIES
a) Registered students who wish to take the examination must submit the prescribed entry forms, duly completed together with the appropriate examination fee on or before the specified dates. The closing date for the receipt of the entries for the December examination is the preceding 15 August and for the June Examination is the preceding 15 February.
b) Late entries may be accepted up to one month after the closing date for the normal entries on payment of late entry fee, which is an additional 50% of the normal examination entry fee.
c) Examination dates and lists of examination centers are supplied with the examination entry form. Information on the examination dates and examination centers is also available on the KASNEB website: www.kasneb.or.ke.

K.I.M TUITION FEE
The Tuition fee payable to KIM will be as follows:

*TO BE REGISTERED INTO KIM CLASSES ONE HAS TO FIRST REGISTER WITH KASNEB

PROGRAM MODALITIES

Students may attend any of the following sessions:-

Morning Sessions 8.00 am to 12.00 pm
Afternoon Sessions 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Evening Sessions 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Saturday Sessions 8.00 am to 5.30 pm
Saturday & Sunday  8.00 am to 5.30 pm

SEMESTERS

There are Two semesters in any given year: January to May; July to November

Among the best courses to study at KIM include Monitoring and Evaluation,Environmental Impact Assessment,Strategic Management and Leadership and KASNEB courses.

The fees charged for each course is favourable to anyone intending to join the institution.