Project Management

DIPLOMA IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Entry Requirements
An individual entering this course should have any of the following minimum requirements:
a) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C-(minus)

Or
b) Certificate in Project Management Level 5
Or

c) Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority
(KNQA)

And/or

d) Any other requirements as may be guided by relevant regulatory body
Program Objectives
The main objectives of this course are to enable students:
1. Develop skills to manage project,
2. Develop skills in monitoring and evaluating development programmes
3. Demonstrate skills of project design and project implementation,
4. Develop critical skills on project risks management,
5. Foster creativity and innovation in project management and financing.
Duration: 2 Years
Career Path: Project Manager

DIPLOMA LEVEL 6 PROJECT MANAGEMENT (19 units)

Project Management Level 6 qualification consists of competencies that an individual must achieve to manage projects. It entails managing project inception phase, project design, project implementation, project risks, project financing, monitoring and evaluating projects, auditing and reviewing projects, managing project environment, project closure, project stakeholders and project scope.

 

BASIC UNITS OF LEARNING

Unit Code Unit Title Duration in Hours Credit factors 
BUS/CU/PM/BC/01/6/A Communication Skills 40 4
BUS/CU/PM/BC/02/6/A Numeracy Skills 60 6
BUS/CU/PM/BC/03/6/A Digital Literacy 60 6
BUS/CU/PM/BC/04/6/A Entrepreneurial Skills 100 10
BUS/CU/PM/BC/05/6/A Employability Skills 80 8
BUS/CU/PM/BC/06/6/A Environmental Literacy 40 4
BUS/CU/PM/BC/07/6/A Occupational Safety And Health Practices 40 4
Total 420 42

 

COMMON UNIT OF LEARNING

Unit Code  Unit title Duration in hours Credit factors
BUS/CU/PM/CC/01/6/A Management of Procurement of Goods, Work And Services 100       10
Total 100 10

 

CORE UNITS OF LEARNING

Unit Code Unit Title Duration in Hours Credit factors 
BUS/CU/PM/CR/01/6/A Project inception 100 10
BUS/CU/PM/CR/04/6/A Project financing 180 18
BUS/CU/PM/CR/02/6/A Project design  150 15
BUS/CU/PM/CR/03/6/A Project implementation 180 18
BUS/CU/PM/CR/05/6/A Project risks 180 18
BUS/CU/PM/CR/06/6/A Project monitoring and evaluation 180 18
BUS/CU/PM/CR/07/6/A Project audit and review 180 18
BUS/CU/PM/CR/08/6/A Project environmental management 180 18
BUS/CU/PM/CR/09/6/A Project closure 100 10
BUS/CU/PM/CR/10/6/A Project stakeholders 80 8
BUS/CU/PM/CR/11/6/A Project scope 90 9
BUS/CU/PM/CR/12/6/A Industrial attachment 480 48
Total  2080 208
GRAND TOTAL 2600 260