Diploma in Human Resource Management (DHRM) - Africa International University - AIU | Educartis

2 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This two year Diploma in Human Resource Management is designed to equip the trainee with the relevant knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will enable him/her to manage employees as a middle level HRM within public and private organisations. Taken on-campus at Africa International University, this course includes both a practicum and a research project to ensure that graduates will be able to effectively contribute to an organisation or successfully embark on a career of self-employment. 

Human Resource Management plays an important and strategic role in managing people and the workplace culture and environment. Individuals in this position will deal with issues related to compensation, performance management, as well as organisation development, safety and wellness. A career in this field will provide you with the opportunity to influence innumerable aspects of an organisation, to assist in the development of its employment, and play a crucial part in influencing strategic business decisions. If you love working with people and find satisfaction in helping others, then this on-campus diploma will teach you how to leverage and develop your skills for a much needed edge in this competitive and growing field. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

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

  • Effectively manage and plan key human resource functions within organisations. 
  • Examine current issues, trends, practices and processes in HRM. 
  • Contribute to employee performance management and organisational effectiveness. 
  • Develop effective written and oral communication. 
  • Efficiently problem-solve a number of HR challenges.

Certification obtained

Diploma in Human Resource Management 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This programme will provide students with a stepping stone towards exciting careers including: 

  • HR Officer 
  • HR Coordinator 
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager 
  • HR Specialist 

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When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require either: 

  • KCSE Minimum Mean Grade of C  (Plain) 
  • A Certificate in a Related Field 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must :
  • Download and fill-in an online pre-application form indicating the programme or course of their interest. 
  • Provide a non-refundable application fee of 1,000 KES 

In addition, international students must submit an application for Kenya Pupil's Pass (KPP) accompanied with 11,250 KSH. 

Payment options

At AIU, students are offered the following methods of paying their university fees: 

  1. Payments can be made by banker's cheque, payable to AIU. The university doesn't accept personal cheques.
  2. The university doesn't accept cash payments. Cash should be deposited into any of the following bank accounts and the banking slip immediately presented for issuance of a University receipt to the finance office.
Payments within Kenya

  • Co-operative Bank of Kenya
Account Name: Africa International UniversityBank: Co-Operative Bank of Kenya
Branch: Karen
Account Number: 01128092985900
Coop Swift Code: KCOOKENA

  • CFC Stanbic Bank
Account name: Africa International University.Account Number: 0100000203728
Bank Name: CFC Stanbic Bank
Branch Name: Upper Hill Medical Centre
Swift code: SBICKENX

  • Equity Bank
Account name: Africa International University.Account Number: 1250260743538
Bank Name: Equity Bank
Branch Name: Karen
Swift code: EQBLKENA

  • Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB)
Account name: Africa International University
Account Number: 1140816764
Bank Name: Kenya Commercial Bank
Branch Name: Karen
Swift code: KCBLKENX

M-PESA PAYMENT VIA KCB (For registered students only)
1. Go to M-PESA menu on your phone 2. Select Pay Bill
2. Enter Business number (522123)
3. Enter school code (10044k) and your registration number as one word 4. Enter Amount
5. Enter PIN
6. Press ok to confirm Sending of money

For Foreign Payments in USD
Account name: Africa International University
Account Number: 0100000200136
Bank Name: CFC Stanbic Bank
Branch Name: Upper Hill Medical Centre
Swift code: SBICKENX

Detailed course information

This Diploma in Human Resource Management is taken on-campus at Africa International University over the course of two years. The course outline is as follows:

Year One - Semester One 
  • Computer Systems and Information Technology 
  • Communication Skills/Business Communication 
  • Foundations of Life and Mission 
  • Library Research and Information Competency 
  • Life Skills
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Plan 
  • Fundamentals of HRM 
Year One - Semester Two 
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Law 
  • Principles of Marketing 
  • Employee Relations 
  • Financial Management 
  • Economics
  • Business Statistics 
Year Two - Semester One 
  • Human and Public Relations 
  • Labor Law and Industrial Relations
  • Human Resource Development and Reward Management
  • Principles and Practices of Management 
  • Office Administration and Management
  • Organization Theory and Behaviour
  • Labour Economics

Year Two - Semester Two 
  • Trade Project 
  • Practicum 
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Where and When


Africa International University - AIU

Karen Nairobi - Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya


Africa International University - AIU

Karen Nairobi - Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

Course Provider

Contact Information

Email & Website
  • admissions@africainternational.edu
  • http://www.aiu.ac.ke/
Phone & Location
  • +254715247540
  • +254734958482
  • Karen Nairobi - Kenya