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January 2020 Intake for Diploma and Professional Courses

Note to our prospective student

Dear prospective student, welcome to our Undergraduate September 2019 intake. Kindly see below the diploma and professional courses on offer this January.
For more information, feel free to contact us on admissions@strathmore.edu

Diploma Programs

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.


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.

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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.

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


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.

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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.


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.

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

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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.

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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. DBIT is a University Diploma. 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 20 modules each 60 contact hours carefully developed by IT experts. It focuses on issues surrounding development, implementation and management of Information Systems in competitive business environments.

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Professional Programs

A course in Accountancy is relevant for you irrespective of the career you later venture into. A basic knowledge of Accountancy in areas such as Engineering, Law, Architecture, Medicine, Dentistry or Building Economics, gives the necessary background to run one’s future business according to sound financial principles.

One may also contemplate a career in Accountancy itself, either in the profession, ie preparing, auditing and interpreting the accounts of clients; acting as their financial advisor, or as a chief-accountant directing the accounting function in an organisation. Whatever your future ambitions might be, the CPA, course is a valuable.

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The ACCA qualification provides you with a sound base on which to build a successful career in accounting and finance. As an ACCA trainee, you will develop a range of skills and knowledge which will enable you to work in any aspect of finance in any country throughout the world, without restriction, creating a world of opportunities for your future.

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The CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation is an internationally respected professional designation conferred by the CFA Institute. The program’s professional conduct requirements demand that both CFA candidates and charter holders adhere to the highest standards of ethical responsibility. Upholding ethical standards are as much part of holding the CFA designation as passing the examinations.

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Today’s complex business and technology environment continues to challenge enterprises seeking to protect and control IT and business systems. In addition, there is an ever-increasing number of government regulations and oversight that require stronger internal control and disclosures. The technical skills, knowledge and practices that ISACA’s Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA®) program promotes and evaluates are the building blocks to meeting these challenges.

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A current profile of CISMs demonstrates the managerial influence and authority achieved by CISMs within their organisations. The CISM certification promotes international practices and provides executive management with assurance that those earning the designation have the required experience and knowledge to provide effective security management services. The CISM job practice also defines a global job description for the information security manager and a method to measure existing staff or compare prospective new hires. Earning the CISM designation distinguishes individuals as qualified information security management professionals with experience and knowledge managing, designing and overseeing an enterprise’s information security. CISM provides the information security professional with an opportunity to build upon existing credentials and provides tangible evidence of career growth. The CISM designation assures employers that their staff have met the current education and experience criteria necessary for successful on-the-job performance. Individuals earning the CISM certification become part of an elite peer network, attaining a one-of-a-kind credential.

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The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the largest and most successful professional marketing community in the world. Professional CIM qualifications are the only marketing qualification programme accepted and respected worldwide and there are now over 50,000 marketers currently registered across the globe.

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Certificate Programs

The Certificate in Computer Applications is a practical course which aims to provide an opportunity for interested candidates to develop Information and Communications Technology (ICT) skills that are becoming essential in every sector of our economy.

It also helps students to make the transition from secondary school to university or college life. The skills required to succeed in university/ college are different from those required in secondary schools and very many students find it difficult to make quick adjustments especially in the instructional methods.

The programme will benefit candidates who are interested in acquiring skills that will enable them adapt in a business setting and also build their full potential as they pursue their education in university/college. Business management courses will also be provided to participants to enhance their understanding of the work environment and the expectation of employers.

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ICDL is the global standard in computer use skills. It is a high-quality, internationally-recognized certification designed, validated and approved by international experts from around the world.

It offers candidates an internationally recognized certification that is supported by governments, computer societies, international organizations and commercial corporations alike.

Interviews are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:00am.
Candidates are required to bring mock results, 2 passport size photographs, a photocopy of the birth certificate or National ID or passport and Kshs 1,200 entrance exam fee.

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Sharpen your mastery of cooking;

  • Breakfast foods
  • Yummy rice and pasta dishes
  • Vegetable & fruit salads
  • Stewed, grilled and barbeque meats
  • Cakes, cookies and desserts
  • Cake decorations
  • Party snacks

The course comes with:

  • Food & Beverage service
  • Tips on Running a business
  • Personality Development Sessions

10 Weeks Certificate Course

Date: January to March 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Day: Monday to Friday

Fees: 35,000

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