Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Project Management in Kenya

  • Course Name: Diploma in Project Management(Project Management)
  • Major Subject: Project Management
  • Course Category: Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Diploma in Project Management

  •  Kenyatta University , Nairobi  
    Admission requirements

    (i) A holder of KCSE C (plain) or its equivalent or

    (ii) A holder of KCE Division III or its equivalent or

    (iii) A holder of KACE with One Principal and One Subsidiary or

    (iv) A Holder of KCSE C- (minus) with a relevant certificate from a recognized institution.

    Course duration: 2 years

    Course content

    (i) Fundamentals of Financial Management

    (ii) Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

    (iii) Governance and Ethics

    (iv) Fundamentals of Research Methods

    (v) Operations Management

    (vi) Project Quality Management

    (vii) Principles of Monitoring and Evaluation

    (viii) Project Management Methodologies

    (ix) Project Management Consultancy

    (x) Project Risk Management

    (xi) Project Sustainability

    (xii) Industrial Attachment (2 Units) OR BSU 051: Research Project (2 Units)

    (xiii) Principles and Practice of Management

    (xiv) Information and Communication Technology

    (xv) Quantitative Methods

    (xvi) Project Procurement Management

    (xvii) Project Planning and Design

    (i) Tuition Fees : Sh.72,000.00

    (ii) Statutory Fees: Sh.21,500.00

    (iii) Fee per Annum : Sh.93,500.00
  •  East Africa Institute of Certified Studies, Nairobi  
    Course outline

    Module I

    Life Skills
    Information Communication Technology
    ICT Practical
    Fundamentals of Project Management
    Business Plan
    Project Financing
    Resource Mobilization
    Financial Accounting
    Communication Skills
    Occupational Safety & Precautions

    Module II
    Cost Accounting
    Project Quality Management
    Quantitative Techniques
    Project Procurement and Management
    Project Monitoring and Evaluation
    Project Management and Information System

    Module III
    Fundamentals of Strategic Management
    Risk Management in Projects
    Legal Issues in Project Management
    Principles and Practices of Management
    Research Methods
    Trade Project and Proposal Writing
    Operations Management


    Course Duration: 24 months

    Exam Body: KNEC

    Grade:C- and Above.
  •  The Kenya Institute Of Management, Nairobi  
    Admission criteria

    (i) Module I
    - KCSE Mean grade C-; with D+ in English and Maths/Accounting/Business Studies/Economics/Commerce

    - Division II in KCE

    - One Principal Pass at the KACE

    - Completion of KNQA Level 5

    - A certificate of experimental learning issued by KNQA

    - University students

    (ii) Module II
    - A degree from a recognized institution

    (iii) Module III
    - Progression from Module II

    - No direct admission

    (iv) Module IV
    All students are expected to:

    - Write a research project in the area of specialization (6 months)

    - Participate in attachment process (8 - 12 weeks)

    Program duration: 24 months
  •  The Management University of Africa (MUA), Nairobi  
    Admission requirements

    (i) KCSE mean grade C- (Minus) or its equivalent; or,

    (ii) MUA certificate in respective diploma programme or any related area; or,

    (iii) A KNEC/KIM certificate in respective diploma programme or related areas or its equivalent; or,

    (iv) A KNEC/KIM Diploma or its equivalent from a recognized institution of learning in a related area.

    Program duration: Two years (6 semesters) inclusive of three months Industrial Attachment.

    Fees: KES. 40,000 per semester inclusive of administration and examination fees.
  •  Gretsa University, Thika  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE mean Grade of C- (Minus) or
    -KCE Div II,
    -A business related Certificate from Gretsa University program in relevant discipline or any other recognized institution.
    -Any other qualification acceptable to the senate of Gretsa University as equivalent to any of the above.

    Tuition fees: Ksh 25,000
  •  Coast Institute of Technology, Voi  
    Course details:

    -Foundations of project management
    -Resource mobilization
    -Financial accounting
    -Communication skills
    -Project financing

    Project quality management
    Project procurement and management
    Quantitative techniques
    Project mis
    Cost accounting
    Project monitoring and evaluations
  •  Kisumu National Polytechnic, Kisumu  
    Course entry requirements
    - A mean grade of C- (Minus) in KCSE with C- (Minus) in Maths/Physics.
    -KNEC Craft Certificate for Module II

    -January (regular)
    -September- Part Time

    Exam body: KNEC

    Course duration: 9 terms with Attachment
  •  Zetech University, Thika  
    Duration: 4 Trimesters

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -An aggregate grade of C- (C Minus) and above in K.C.S.E
    -D- in either English or Kiswahili
    -D- in either Mathematics /Business Studies/Geography/History/CRE/Computer Studies/Agriculture
  •  The Co-operative University of Kenya, Nairobi  
    Duration: 2 years

    Tuition fees: KShs. 67,100 per year

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE Aggregate grade “C-” (or any other qualification recognized by the University Senate)
  •  Mawego Technical Training Institute, Oyugis  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- and above in KCSE

    Course duration: 3 years

    Exam body: KNEC

    Intake: January

    Mode of study: Modular
  •  Sigalagala National Polytechnic, Kakamega  
    Module I-III

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Exam body: KNEC

    Intake: May/September

    Course duration: 7 terms
  •  Mukurwe-Ini Technical Training Institute., Mukurweini  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- and above in KCSE

    Program duration: 3 years

    Intake: January/May/September

    Exam body: KNEC
  •  Michuki Technical Training Institute, Kangema  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- and above in KCSE

    Mode of study: Modular

    Exam body: KNEC

    Intake: January/May
  •  Eldoret National Polytechnic, Eldoret  
    Course requirements: K.C.S.E MG C-

    Course duration: 9 Terms


    Examination body: KNEC

  •  The Nyeri National Polytechnic, Nyeri  
    Entry requirements: Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

    Course duration: 3 Modules

    Examination body: KNEC

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