KITALE NATIONAL POLYTECHNIC

Empowering Students through education

BUSINESS STUDIES

Our Vision is To be a department of excellence in management and entrepreneurial training.

Our Mission is To provide quality, relevant management and entrepreneurial training.

Was established in 1986, the department offered mainly basic KASNEB and certificate courses in secretarial studies following a donation by the Swedish Government of typewriters and other training equipment. In 1991, the Kenya Institute of Education developed syllabi for Diploma programmes in Technical Training Institutions.

Presently, the department is offering market driven programmes ranging from certificate, diploma to higher National Diploma. It endeavor’s to equip trainees with knowledge, skills and competence in managing business enterprises and working in the corporate world. The department is further committed to producing graduates who are agents and managers of change and who are alive to the potentials and challenges of a globalized economic environment which enables them to effectively participate and be more relevant to the needs of the 21st century and beyond. In the last two years, business studies department has made a shift to the modular based TVET curriculum which is more flexible and competency based. It is also more aligned to the requirements of the constitution and vision 2030. Currently we are offering a total of Twenty Three (23) Courses and have a student population of Three Hundred (300). We have a teaching staff of 19 lecturers 15 of who are employed by Teachers Service Commission. To enable us serve our clients better, the department is managed in five sections; Accountancy, Management, Supplies Management, Secretarial and Projects & common subjects. Lessons take place in a spacious, modern and ambient Business Centre next to our Ultra-Modern Library where students can access further reading. The department has established collaborative links with local industry who give internship and attachment to our students. In return we provide short business courses tailored to their needs with the aim of harmonizing industry and training needs. For more information contact us at kttibuss@gmail.com

HOD

JANE WAIHENYA

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