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Certificate in Business Information Technology

    Intake Periods
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Modes of Study
  • Full Time
Course Overview

The Certificate in Business Information Technology program prepares candidates to become specialists in the Information Technology needs of modern businesses.  It is designed to meet the increasing demand in the market place for IT professionals with a wide knowledge of business management, technical skills and the capacity to harness and implement IT strategies taking advantage of emerging technologies. The course is structured to focus on issues surrounding the strategic use, development, implementation and management of computer systems.  It includes creating critical awareness of the need to align Information Systems and Information Technology with an organization’s long-term strategy. Courses in humanities and ethics are included to address the need for a wider consideration of issues in business decision-making.  Candidates are prepared to work as System Designers, Information Systems Developers, etc. At the end of this programme students will be able to:

  • Understand the basic concepts of financial and managerial accounting and micro and macro economics.
  • Be able to apply different ICT technologies into real-life business practices.
  • Understand the challenge of managing new technology.
  • Apply core management functions of decision-making, planning, organizing, leading and controlling to realistic organizational situations.
  • Professionally communicate ideas, research and analysis in both oral and written formats.
  • Understand the value and uses of information systems for business operation, management decision- making and strategic advantage.
  • Work in teams for project development/completion and presentation.

Who Can Join

This programme is suited for high school graduates and IT students who would like to build on their problem-solving techniques and acquire transferable skills that one can take into the world of work.

Entry Qualifications

KCSE mean grade D+ (plus) OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate. For actual subject and work experience requirements please contact the enrollment office.

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