Diploma in Supply Chain Management

Course Description

Three-year course intended to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable them to perform supply chain management as a middle-level manager in an organization

Course Topics


  1. Communication skills
  2. Life skills
  3. Information communication technology
  4. Entrepreneurship
  5. Supply chain management and of purchasing principles
  6. Warehousing and operations of stock control
  7. Economics
  8. Elements of law
  9. Financial accounting
  10. Business finance 
  11. Office organization


  1. Public procurement and finance 
  2. Purchasing management
  3. Supply management
  4. Cost accounting
  5. Principle of practice and marketing
  6. Qualitative techniques
  7. Office administration and management
  8. Business plans


  1. Purchasing and supplies strategy
  2. Operations management
  3. Project and contract management
  4. International purchasing
  5. Managerial accounting
  6. Principles and practices of management
  7. Research methods

Course Requirements

A trainee for this course should have the following minimum entry requirements:

Passed relevant craft course in Supply Chain Management


Passed Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with an average grade of C plain and must have attained a minimum of grade C- in mathematics and English


Equivalent qualification as determined by the Kenya National Examinations Council(KNEC)