Diploma in Purchasing & Supply - KIPS Technical College | Educartis

Nairobi
18 months
Diploma
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This eighteen month diploma consists of three modules (six months each) and is designed to prepare students to work within the supply and purchasing departments of firms and public organisations. Taken on-campus at the Kenya Institute of Professional Studies, this KNEC course combines key theoretical concepts with practical experience, and focuses on issues such as e-purchasing, managing contracts, contract renewal and termination. 

Today, organisations are increasingly recognising that their performance and success is largely determined by the effectiveness of their purchasing activities, as well as by the operations of their suppliers. As a result, professionals in this field are taking on more important roles within businesses of all sizes and this career will provide you with many advantages, including a higher-than-average pay, broader responsibilities, and a multitude of advancement opportunities. If you're interested in entering this field, then this diploma will give you the knowledge and skills required to gain a much-needed edge in this highly competitive and fast-growing sector. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Understand the economic, legal, and fiscal environment in which modern businesses operate. 
  • Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the supply, storage, and purchasing functions. 
  • Present and discuss theoretical concepts in this field. 
  • Enhance their oral and written communication skills. 
  • Work effectively within a team, as well as independently. 
Certification obtained

KNEC Diploma in Purchasing and Supply 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This diploma will provide students a stepping stone towards satisfying careers including: 

  • Purchasing Coordinator 
  • Procurement Officer 
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Logistics and Distribution Officer 

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When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must have: 

  • A Minimum KCSE Grade of C - 

How do I apply?

To apply for this programme, students must: 

  • Fill out the online KIPS application form 
  • Provide 3 passport sized photographs 
  • Provide a registration fee 
  • Submit a copy of their National ID/Birth Certificate/Passport

Payment options

Students can pay their school fees via a bank transfer or bankers cheque. Additional fees include: 

  • Student Identity Card (200 KES) 
  • Caution Money (500 KES) 
  • Activity Fee (200 KES per term) 
  • Insurance Fee (500 KES) 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Kenya Institute of Professional Studies. It is divided into 3 modules (6 months each) under the KNEC exam body. 

Where and When

30/06/2019

Kenya Institute of Professional Studies


Tom mboya Street, Opp Afya centre 1st & 2nd Flr, Travin Building 2nd Floor along Mfangano street, Above Ukwala Supermarket, Nairobi, Kenya

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