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Background Information

Business department was among the first to be established when the college opened its doors to the first students in 1978. It has two sections; Accounting and Management.

The department is mandated to train business studies teachers and to offer manpower training for the business world. The department offers courses that are tailor made to meet current market demands.

Our students are trained by highly qualified lecturers who have attained high levels of academic excellence. Our lecturers utilize modern teaching methods that integrate information and communication technology in education.

Our courses are available in flexible modes of learning to accommodate large number of students. The following modes are available:

  • Regular mode
  • School-based mode (school holidays)
  • Sandwich mode (August & December, April & August, October & November)


 Our graduate teachers are absorbed in technical, industrial and vocational training institutions (TIVET) in Kenya.


“To be a centre of excellence in the provision of teaching skills in business education and manpower for the business world”


“Equip graduates with relevant skills in business education and manpower competencies in relevant business specialities”.


  • To equip trainees with relevant skills, attitudes and values to enable them serve as professional business studies teachers.
  • To produce business education teachers to meet the market demand.
  • To develop specialized business skills in the human resources produced.


Core Values

Transparency & accountability, Honesty & Integrity, teamwork, Professionalism, Innovation and creativity, commitment to duty, Non-discrimination and quality service delivery.

Courses Offered

Programmes Offered through the department and the requirement:






Higher Diploma in Secretarial Management

Diploma in Secretarial, Stage III secretarial Single & group certificates.


11/2Years    (4 Terms)

AUGUST(School Based or Sandwitched)


Diploma in Technical Education: The following option:

  1. Accounting(BEAC)
  2. Business Administration(BEBA)
  3. Co-operative(BECO)
  4. Marketing(BEMKT)
  5. Human Resource Management
  6. Supplies (BESUP)
  7. Secretarial
  8. Sales & Marketing

KNEC Diploma in the respective option

Passed Craft Course(Sales & Marketing)


1 Year

January (Regular)


August (School Based)

Technical Education Programmes (TEP)


  1. Accounting
  2. Business Management
  3. Supply Chain Management
  4. Sales & Marketing


KCSE Mean grade C English and Maths C-


2 Years

May (Regular)


Craft in:

  1. Business Management
  2. Accounting
  3. Supply Chain Management

KCSE Average D Plain. Mathematics & English D-


1 Year

May (Regular)


Future plans:


We intend to launch various Technical Education Programmes (TEP) that are examinable by KNEC with effect from 2010. Suggested courses by the new are TEP Diploma Business Administration & Supplies Management.

We will keep you informed on our website. The above courses can be offered on both regular as well as school based programmes (conducted during school Holidays)


Staff and Responsibilities


  Teaching Staff  

1. Mr.Isaac Gisharu

- Head of Department

2. Mrs. Melioth Njenga

- Deputy Head of Department

3. Mrs. M. Makato

- Section Head Management

4. Ms. I. Munyoki

- Section Head Accounting

5. Mr. Erick Omay

6. Mr. S. Ngigi


7. Mr. Kimani Rucuiya

8. Mrs. Ruth Kinyanjui  











Non-teaching staff


1. Anne Mbanda

- Secretary

2. Heldaa K. Likhagasi

- Messenger




Mr. Isaac Gicharu,

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