Diploma in Business Information Technology (DBIT):

The Diploma in Business Information Technology programme is designed to meet the increasing demand in the work place for IT professionals with a wide knowledge of business management, technical skills and the capacity to offer support in the implementation of IT-based solutions in business.The curriculum goes beyond material currently covered in Diploma, Higher Diploma and Graduate Diploma programmes in the common professional programmes in Kenya today. The course is made up of 21 modules and 60 contact hours carefully developed by IT experts. It focuses on issues surrounding development, implementation and management of Information Systems in competitive business environments.

Why Study DBIT?

  • The curriculum is developed to meet the immediate needs of the Kenyan market, for IT professionals at the middle levels of organisations and those who want to enter the job market at the middle levels
  • DBIT is relevant and well-focused towards the Bachelor of Business Information Technology at Strathmore University and equivalent degree programmes in other Universities
  • Good backup for candidates pursuing non-IT courses who wish to change professions in future
  • Is an added advantage to non-IT professionals who wish to acquire IT skills for their professional work

Goals of the Programme

  • To develop a coherent and broad-based coverage of business information systems and the underlying technology to implement these systems information requirements and develop solutions from model professional and technical perspectives
  • To prepare candidates to apply the principles learnt in the performance of their duties in the workplace
  • To prepare candidates for progression to higher levels of education, notably to degree level

Careers

Candidates are prepared to work as:

  • Database developers and administrators
  • Data Management personnel
  • Systems Support personnel
  • System Analysts and Designers
  • System Developers
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Support personnel
  • Middle level Managers in IT departments
  • IT Trainers

Intake – January (Fulltime classes),
May (Fulltime classes),
September (Evening/ Part-time Classes)

Diploma in Business Management (DBM):

The Diploma in Business Management (DBM) prepares you to work in management, administration, enterprise development, consultancy, and other related fields.

Project Objectives

The curriculum develops your management capabilities by assessing and expanding your management skills. The course focuses on exploring and understanding contemporary management issues and lays emphasis on action, observation analysis and reflection, thereby offering you, the participant, an unique opportunity to apply what you learn to your job.

Program Objectives:

  • The student will be expected to create a business and sustain it throughout the duration of the course.
  • The performance of the business will be graded as part of the course.
  • The businesses can be run individually or as groups, enhancing teamwork.
  • Students will be provided with practical knowledge to develop sound foundations in entrepreneurship.
  • Enable students identify their strength and weaknesses hence make wise investment decisions.
  • To develop students ability to critically evaluate challenges facing their businesses and formulate realistic solutions
  • To help entrepreneurs adapt in a rapidly changing global marketplace.
  • Empower students with applicable knowledge in the local and global business environment.
  • Prepare students for progression to higher levels of study, notably the degree level.

Diploma in Business Creation and Entrepreneurship (DE):

The Diploma in Business Creation and Entrepreneurship prepares individuals to set up, manage and scale up businesses with outstanding professionalism. Special emphasis will be accorded to business sustainability and job creation

Introduction:

This is a highly practical course designed specifically for entrepreneurially oriented individuals to nurture their talents to allow them to broaden their entrepreneurial skills through interactive and a very practical learning eco system within Strathmore Institute. The course puts focus on entrepreneurs who are looking at job creation.

Diploma in International Relations (DIR):

This diploma includes a wide range of academic disciplines, such as political science, economics, sociology, law, security, and related areas all purposed to develop the global citizen and the global society.

Introduction:

The Diploma in International Studies will explore the major global and multicultural perspectives allowing students to gain an understanding of a complex and interconnected world through close study of historical, political, economic, legal, and cultural forces. The diploma in International Studies prepares you for either a career in the international business community, governments, diplomatic corps, as well as private and international non-governmental organizations. It will also assist you in preparing for further graduate study in international studies, international law, political science, development or policy studies.

Program Objectives:

The Diploma in International Relations aims at enabling students to enter into the job market with knowledge, skills, and confidence that would enable them to contribute positive and effective service in the diplomatic and international relations field.

By developing persons and society to play positive roles in the international arena the program works towards the mission of Strathmore to provide all round quality education for ethical and social development and service to the society.

In line with the goals, the programme endeavors to integrate the following competencies in the courses:

 

  • Apply communicative, critical and creative thinking skills necessary to contribute towards positive international relations.
  • Explain the concepts of international studies as applied to theoretical, and practical contexts.
  • Apply effective solutions to international relations problems based on a thorough knowledge and skills relevant to the diplomatic and international arena

Program Objectives:

  • Give students a clear perspective on how to use communication as a tool for effective public relations.
  • Prepare candidates to become outstanding professionals on matters of public policy.
  • Equip students with skills in marketing communications and media strategies across screen, print and online platforms.
  • Give students an in-depth understanding of the political, economic and media contexts in which the industry works both locally and globally.
  • Prepare students for progression to higher levels of study, notably the degree level.
  • To prepare students to use holistically leverage communication to raise societal awareness of critical concerns and become agenda setters and problem-solvers.

Diploma in Journalism and New Media (DJNM):

The diploma in New Media and Journalism will teach candidates how to communicate effectively. In today’s fast-paced economies, the need for good communication skills cannot be overemphasized. The diploma will, therefore, equip students with the skills to package and distribute information to both target audiences and general audiences using multiple platforms.

The diploma will provide theory, tools, and techniques for evaluating, analyzing, managing, repackaging and sharing communication in every arena of professional and personal interaction.

Introduction:

The diploma in New Media and Journalism will critique the students’ societal views and perceptions and compel them to apply objective analysis in all forms of communication practices.

This course bases communication for development as a foreground for critical analysis of the mass media as a tool for society’s contemporary social, political and cultural policies, history of journalism as well as gender equality. The diploma in communication and digital media will prepare students to become practitioners in numerous professional fields, both in public and private sectors, that will include, but are not limited to, production, public relations, social and digital media strategists, corporate communication officers and specialists, marketers, advertisers, copywriters, news reporters, editors and teachers.

It prepares students to become public relation officers, development workers in governmental, non-governmental and international organizations, news reporters and communication specialists.

Diploma in Procurement (DPR):

This diploma prepares you to work in managerial as well as supervisory roles in coordinating the flow of goods and services.

Introduction:

The curriculum develops co-operation between the academic and practical; aspects in the field of logistics and supply.

It encompasses good and services from the point of origin as raw material to the point of consumption as finished goods. It also focuses on the actual transportation of those goods to the individual clients. Candidates are enlightened on the practical management and facilitation of goods and services.

Program Objectives:

  • Teaches candidates how to improve productivity, quality and efficiency of operations involving logistics and supplies.
  • Give students knowledge on overseeing operations such as managing processes for shipping and warehousing.
  • Teaches candidates how to coordinate the logistics of all aspects of the supply chain which consists of the plan or strategy, the source of raw materials and services, manufacturing, delivery and logistics, and the return system for defective or unwanted products.
  • Tech students the practical management of all the processes in the logistics and supply chain process.
  • To prepare students to be able to evaluate procurement and supplies issues and come up with solutions from a professional, practical based, academic and moral perspective.
  • To enhance their analytical capabilities in supplier selection and procurement processes in the supply chain line in Kenya and across the globe.
  • To prepare candidates to be able to design sourcing and purchasing strategies.
  • To develop problem-solving, analytical and decision making skills with the case based methodology and work based learning.
  • Prepare students for progression to higher levels of study, notably the degree level.

DBIT

Diploma in Business Information Technology (DBIT):

The Diploma in Business Information Technology programme is designed to meet the increasing demand in the work place for IT professionals with a wide knowledge of business management, technical skills and the capacity to offer support in the implementation of IT-based solutions in business.The curriculum goes beyond material currently covered in Diploma, Higher Diploma and Graduate Diploma programmes in the common professional programmes in Kenya today. The course is made up of 21 modules and 60 contact hours carefully developed by IT experts. It focuses on issues surrounding development, implementation and management of Information Systems in competitive business environments.

Why Study DBIT?

  • The curriculum is developed to meet the immediate needs of the Kenyan market, for IT professionals at the middle levels of organisations and those who want to enter the job market at the middle levels
  • DBIT is relevant and well-focused towards the Bachelor of Business Information Technology at Strathmore University and equivalent degree programmes in other Universities
  • Good backup for candidates pursuing non-IT courses who wish to change professions in future
  • Is an added advantage to non-IT professionals who wish to acquire IT skills for their professional work

Goals of the Programme

  • To develop a coherent and broad-based coverage of business information systems and the underlying technology to implement these systems information requirements and develop solutions from model professional and technical perspectives
  • To prepare candidates to apply the principles learnt in the performance of their duties in the workplace
  • To prepare candidates for progression to higher levels of education, notably to degree level

Careers

Candidates are prepared to work as:

  • Database developers and administrators
  • Data Management personnel
  • Systems Support personnel
  • System Analysts and Designers
  • System Developers
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Support personnel
  • Middle level Managers in IT departments
  • IT Trainers

Intake – January (Fulltime classes),
May (Fulltime classes),
September (Evening/ Part-time Classes)

DBM

Diploma in Business Management (DBM):

The Diploma in Business Management (DBM) prepares you to work in management, administration, enterprise development, consultancy, and other related fields.

Project Objectives

The curriculum develops your management capabilities by assessing and expanding your management skills. The course focuses on exploring and understanding contemporary management issues and lays emphasis on action, observation analysis and reflection, thereby offering you, the participant, an unique opportunity to apply what you learn to your job.

DE

Program Objectives:

  • The student will be expected to create a business and sustain it throughout the duration of the course.
  • The performance of the business will be graded as part of the course.
  • The businesses can be run individually or as groups, enhancing teamwork.
  • Students will be provided with practical knowledge to develop sound foundations in entrepreneurship.
  • Enable students identify their strength and weaknesses hence make wise investment decisions.
  • To develop students ability to critically evaluate challenges facing their businesses and formulate realistic solutions
  • To help entrepreneurs adapt in a rapidly changing global marketplace.
  • Empower students with applicable knowledge in the local and global business environment.
  • Prepare students for progression to higher levels of study, notably the degree level.

Diploma in Business Creation and Entrepreneurship (DE):

The Diploma in Business Creation and Entrepreneurship prepares individuals to set up, manage and scale up businesses with outstanding professionalism. Special emphasis will be accorded to business sustainability and job creation

Introduction:

This is a highly practical course designed specifically for entrepreneurially oriented individuals to nurture their talents to allow them to broaden their entrepreneurial skills through interactive and a very practical learning eco system within Strathmore Institute. The course puts focus on entrepreneurs who are looking at job creation.

DIR

Diploma in International Relations (DIR):

This diploma includes a wide range of academic disciplines, such as political science, economics, sociology, law, security, and related areas all purposed to develop the global citizen and the global society.

Introduction:

The Diploma in International Studies will explore the major global and multicultural perspectives allowing students to gain an understanding of a complex and interconnected world through close study of historical, political, economic, legal, and cultural forces. The diploma in International Studies prepares you for either a career in the international business community, governments, diplomatic corps, as well as private and international non-governmental organizations. It will also assist you in preparing for further graduate study in international studies, international law, political science, development or policy studies.

Program Objectives:

The Diploma in International Relations aims at enabling students to enter into the job market with knowledge, skills, and confidence that would enable them to contribute positive and effective service in the diplomatic and international relations field.

By developing persons and society to play positive roles in the international arena the program works towards the mission of Strathmore to provide all round quality education for ethical and social development and service to the society.

In line with the goals, the programme endeavors to integrate the following competencies in the courses:

 

  • Apply communicative, critical and creative thinking skills necessary to contribute towards positive international relations.
  • Explain the concepts of international studies as applied to theoretical, and practical contexts.
  • Apply effective solutions to international relations problems based on a thorough knowledge and skills relevant to the diplomatic and international arena
DJNM

Program Objectives:

  • Give students a clear perspective on how to use communication as a tool for effective public relations.
  • Prepare candidates to become outstanding professionals on matters of public policy.
  • Equip students with skills in marketing communications and media strategies across screen, print and online platforms.
  • Give students an in-depth understanding of the political, economic and media contexts in which the industry works both locally and globally.
  • Prepare students for progression to higher levels of study, notably the degree level.
  • To prepare students to use holistically leverage communication to raise societal awareness of critical concerns and become agenda setters and problem-solvers.

Diploma in Journalism and New Media (DJNM):

The diploma in New Media and Journalism will teach candidates how to communicate effectively. In today’s fast-paced economies, the need for good communication skills cannot be overemphasized. The diploma will, therefore, equip students with the skills to package and distribute information to both target audiences and general audiences using multiple platforms.

The diploma will provide theory, tools, and techniques for evaluating, analyzing, managing, repackaging and sharing communication in every arena of professional and personal interaction.

Introduction:

The diploma in New Media and Journalism will critique the students’ societal views and perceptions and compel them to apply objective analysis in all forms of communication practices.

This course bases communication for development as a foreground for critical analysis of the mass media as a tool for society’s contemporary social, political and cultural policies, history of journalism as well as gender equality. The diploma in communication and digital media will prepare students to become practitioners in numerous professional fields, both in public and private sectors, that will include, but are not limited to, production, public relations, social and digital media strategists, corporate communication officers and specialists, marketers, advertisers, copywriters, news reporters, editors and teachers.

It prepares students to become public relation officers, development workers in governmental, non-governmental and international organizations, news reporters and communication specialists.

DPR

Diploma in Procurement (DPR):

This diploma prepares you to work in managerial as well as supervisory roles in coordinating the flow of goods and services.

Introduction:

The curriculum develops co-operation between the academic and practical; aspects in the field of logistics and supply.

It encompasses good and services from the point of origin as raw material to the point of consumption as finished goods. It also focuses on the actual transportation of those goods to the individual clients. Candidates are enlightened on the practical management and facilitation of goods and services.

Program Objectives:

  • Teaches candidates how to improve productivity, quality and efficiency of operations involving logistics and supplies.
  • Give students knowledge on overseeing operations such as managing processes for shipping and warehousing.
  • Teaches candidates how to coordinate the logistics of all aspects of the supply chain which consists of the plan or strategy, the source of raw materials and services, manufacturing, delivery and logistics, and the return system for defective or unwanted products.
  • Tech students the practical management of all the processes in the logistics and supply chain process.
  • To prepare students to be able to evaluate procurement and supplies issues and come up with solutions from a professional, practical based, academic and moral perspective.
  • To enhance their analytical capabilities in supplier selection and procurement processes in the supply chain line in Kenya and across the globe.
  • To prepare candidates to be able to design sourcing and purchasing strategies.
  • To develop problem-solving, analytical and decision making skills with the case based methodology and work based learning.
  • Prepare students for progression to higher levels of study, notably the degree level.

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