Kenya School of Monetary Studies courses and admission requirements

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Below is the list of courses offered by Kenya School of Monetary Studies and admission requirements:

EXECUTIVE CERTIFICATE IN AGRICULTURAL FINANCE (ECAF)

REQUIREMENTS

  1. At least a 1st degree and working in the financial sector and related institutions
  2. Nominated by participating institution

Duration – 2 Modules

EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURAL FINANCE

REQUIREMENTS

  1. At least a 1st degree and working in the financial sector and related institutions
  2. KSMS Executive Certificate in Agricultural finance certificate
  3. Nominated by participating institution

Duration – 3 Modules

EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA IN INVESTMENT BANKING

REQUIREMENTS

  1. At least a 1st degree and working in the financial sector and related institutions
  2. Nominated by participating institution

Duration – 3 Modules

EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND DATA ANALYTICS

REQUIREMENTS

  1. At least a 1st degree and working in the financial sector and related institutions
  2. Strong mathematics and IT background
  3. Nominated by participating institution

EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA IN FINANCIAL MODELLING

REQUIREMENTS

  1. At least a 1st degree and working in the financial sector and related institutions
  2. Nominated by participating institution

Duration – 3 Modules

Diploma in Business Sciences (Business Information Technology)

Course Description
The course is intended to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her perform duties requiring ICT competences to work in the Financial sector and other related sectors. A graduate of this course can work as an employee or as an entrepreneur. To achieve this, units such as entrepreneurship, communication skills, life skills, French, information and communication technology have been included.

Programme Objectives
a) The general objectives of the technical training programmes are to:
b) Operate and maintain an ICT system;
c) Develop and maintain management system;
d) Setup and manage a computer network;
e) Perform system analysis design and develop a business information system;
f) Secure and manage information resources in an organization;
g) Demonstrate an understanding of computer programs using object oriented program languages;
h) Design and maintain organizational website.

REQUIREMENTS

KCSE Overall Mean Grade of C; Mathematics/Business Studies C and English C

ADMISSIONS
January, May & September

Diploma in Business Sciences (Banking and Financial Services)

Course Description

The course is intended to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to perform duties in the banking and financial sector in Kenya and the region. A graduate of this course can work as an employee or as an entrepreneur. To achieve this, units such as entrepreneurship, business communication, life skills, French, information and communication technology have been included.

Programme Objectives

The general objectives of the technical training programmes are to:

  1. Apply lending principles;
  2. Apply monetary and financial systems in the banking sector;
  3. Apply principles of banking in the banking industry;
  4. Analyse financial statements for lending purposes;
  5. Make investment decisions in a banking sector.

REQUIREMENTS

KCSE Overall Mean Grade of C; Mathematics/Business Studies C and English C

Duration – 1 ½ years  (5 semesters)

ADMISSIONS
January, May & September

Diploma in Business Sciences – (Finance)

Course Description

The course is designed to provide students with the practical and applied knowledge and skills required to manage the organizational development function in the workplace. The programme is intended to enable trainees apply learned theories both as salaried or self employed individuals both in Kenya and the region. To achieve this, units such as entrepreneurship, business communication, life skills, French, information and communication technology have been included.

Programme Objectives.

  1. The general objectives of the technical training programmes are to:
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the basics of organization dimensions, concepts, culture and health;
  3. Apply human resource principles;
  4. Apply the principles of management in the organization’s settings;

Demonstrate an understanding of labour laws and labour relations development function in the workplace. The programme is intended to enable trainees apply learned theories both as salaried and self employed individuals both in Kenya and the region. To achieve this, units such as entrepreneurship, business communication, life skills, French, information and communication technology have been included.

REQUIREMENTS

KCSE Overall Mean Grade of C; Mathematics/Business Studies C and English C

Duration – 1 ½ years  (5 semesters)

ADMISSIONS
January, May & September

Diploma in Business Sciences (Banking and Financial Services)

Diploma in Business Sciences (Banking and Financial Services)

Course Description

The course is intended to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to perform duties in the banking and financial sector in Kenya and the region. A graduate of this course can work as an employee or as an entrepreneur. To achieve this, units such as entrepreneurship, business communication, life skills, French, information and communication technology have been included.

Programme Objectives

The general objectives of the technical training programmes are to:

  1. Apply lending principles;
  2. Apply monetary and financial systems in the banking sector;
  3. Apply principles of banking in the banking industry;
  4. Analyse financial statements for lending purposes;
  5. Make investment decisions in a banking sector.

REQUIREMENTS

KCSE Overall Mean Grade of C; Mathematics/Business Studies C and English C

Duration – 1 ½ years  (5 semesters)

ADMISSIONS
January, May & September

Diploma in Business Sciences (Microfinance)

Course Description
The course is intended to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to perform duties in the micro finance sector in Kenya and the region. A graduate of this course can work as an employee or as an entrepreneur. To achieve this, To achieve this, units such as entrepreneurship, business communication, life skills, French and communication technology have been included.

Programme Objectives
a) The general objectives of the technical training programmes are to:
b) Formulate objectives of micro finance institutions;
c) Prepare management and regulatory reports;
d) Demonstrate understanding in microfinance operations;
e) Implement an outreach programme for microfinance institutions;
f) Formulate policies and develop procedures for microfinance institutions.

REQUIREMENTS

KCSE Overall Mean Grade of C; Mathematics/Business Studies C and English C

Duration – 1 ½ years  (5 semesters)

ADMISSIONS
January, May & September

Diploma in Business Sciences (Islamic Financial Services)

Course Description

This course is intended to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitude that will enable him/her perform duties in Islamic financial sector and other related sectors. The Islamic financial services industry is one of the fastest growing industries worldwide. However, there has been slow or no response to the capacity building challenges experienced in the sector. This diploma therefore provides trainees with an in-depth introduction to Islamic finance and related areas. Trainees will be informed on the specialized tenets of Islamic financial services. A graduate of this course can work as an employee or as an entrepreneur. To achieve this, units such as entrepreneurship, business communication, life skills, French, information and communication technology have been included.

Programme Objectives

  1. Develop skills which will be responsive and relevant to the country’s human resources required at the middle level;
  2. Prepare the trainees so that they can enter the world of work with confidence for their salaried employment or self employment.
  3. Impart adequate skills which will enable the trainee to perform middle supervisory functions.

REQUIREMENTS

KCSE Overall Mean Grade of C; Mathematics/Business Studies C and English C

Duration – 1 ½ years  (5 semesters)

ADMISSIONS
January, May & September

Masters in Banking & Finance

REQUIREMENTS

A holder of a degree in Economics or Business related areas from a University recognized by Moi University Senate with at least an second class honors upper division or;

A holder of a degree in Economics or Business related areas from a University recognized by Moi University Senate with at least an second class lower division with two (2) years working experience or;

A holder of any discipline from a University recognized by Moi University Senate with at least second class lower with a Postgraduate Diploma in Economics or Business related areas validated by Moi University Senate.

Duration –  2 years (4 semesters)

ADMISSIONS
MAY & SEPTEMBER

Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management

REQUIREMENTS

Be holders of a degree of Moi University preferably in Economics, Business Management or any other degree in any field, from a university recognized by Moi University Senate, or

Be holders of qualifications considered by Moi University Senate to be equivalent to a University degree.

Duration – 1 ½ years (3 semesters)

ADMISSIONS
MAY & SEPTEMBER

Masters in Financial Economics

REQUIREMENTS
Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree with at least Upper Second Class honours or its equivalent from an institution of higher learning recognised by the JKUAT Senate; or

Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree with Lower Second Class honours provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability and/or three (3) years relevant experience in a relevant field;

A holder of a degree in any discipline from a University  recognized by JKUAT Senate with at least second class lower with a Postgraduate Diploma in Economics or Business related areas validated by JKUAT Senate

Duration – 2 years (4 semesters)

ADMISSIONS
JANUARY & MAY

Masters in Economic Policy and Analysis

REQUIREMENTS
Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree with at least Upper Second Class honours or its equivalent from an institution of higher learning recognised by the JKUAT Senate; or

Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree with Lower Second Class honours provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability and/or three (3) years relevant experience in a relevant field;

A holder of a degree in any discipline from a University  recognized by JKUAT Senate with at least second class lower with a Postgraduate Diploma in Economics or Business related areas validated by JKUAT Senate

Duration – 2 years (4 semesters)

ADMISSIONS
JANUARY & MAY

Masters in Public Policy and Analysis

REQUIREMENTS
Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in any field with at least Upper Second Class honours or its equivalent from an institution of higher learning recognized by the JKUAT Senate; or

Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in any other field with Lower Second Class honours provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability and/or three (3) years’ experience in a relevant field;

A holder of a degree in any discipline from a University  recognized by the Senate with at least second class lower with a Postgraduate Diploma in Economics or Business related areas validated by JKUAT Senate

Duration 2 years (4 semesters)

ADMISSIONS
JANUARY & MAY

Masters in Finance

REQUIREMENTS
Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree with at least Upper Second Class honours or its equivalent from an institution of higher learning recognised by the JKUAT Senate; or

Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree with Lower Second Class honours provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability and/or three (3) years relevant experience in a relevant field;

A holder of a degree in any discipline from a University  recognized by JKUAT Senate with at least second class lower with a Postgraduate Diploma in Economics or Business related areas validated by JKUAT Senate

Duration – 2 years (4 semesters)

ADMISSIONS
JANUARY & MAY

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Sciences

REQUIREMENTS

Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in any field of at least a lower second class or its equivalent from an institution recognized by the JKUAT Senate; or

A holder of a pass degree in any field provided the candidate can show proven evidence of work related experience in the relevant sector for a period of not less than 3 years.

Duration –  1 ½ years (3 semesters)

ADMISSIONS
JANUARY & MAY

Kenya School of Monetary Studies Contacts

Mathare North Road, Off Thika Super Highway (turn off at exit 6) P.O. Box 65041-00618 Nairobi, Kenya

Telephone+254 20 8646000