Bachelor of Public Management

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Become a professional capable of executing and managing operations in procurement, warehousing, and transportation of goods in a global market and business environment. You will learn to identify components of supply chain such as facilities (warehouses and factories), inventory, transportation, pricing among others, and the tools used to evaluate them.

By the end of the programme you will be able to analyze the design and plan activities of logistics networks which support supply chain operations; and formulate a framework for a viable and sustainable supply chain and identify components of supply chain that will sustain this framework.

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This programme is suited for professionals in the procurement sector who would like to increase their knowledge and obtain credible qualifications. For high school graduates and those seeking a career change, this programme provides multiple opportunities for employment especially since it is estimated that over 1 million new procurement professionals will be needed globally in the next decade.

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KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate.

For actual subject and work experience requirements please contact the enrollment office.

Duration: 3 years (nine trimesters)

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You can take up the role of a

  • inventory analyst,
  • procurement officer and manager,
  • shipping manager,
  • warehouse controller,
  • transport managers,
  • logistics and supply chain manager.
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Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • BPL 1101 Principles of Purchasing and Supply
  • CUU 1003 Communication Skills
  • BAM 1204 Business Law I
  • ACC 1101 Introduction Accounting I
  • MAT 1102 Management Mathematics I
  • CUU 1002 Information Literacy
  • BAM 1102 Principles of Management
  • CUU 1001 Health Awareness
  • BPL 1202 Procurement and Supply Administration
  • BPL 1203 Inventory Management & Material Requirement Planning
  • ACC 1202 Introduction to Accounting II
  • MAT 1203 Management Mathematics II
  • ECO 1201 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • BAM 1205 Development Studies and Ethics
  • MKT 1101 Principles of Marketing
  • ICT 1101 Introduction to Information Systems and application
  • BPL 1304 Supply Chain Management
  • ACC 1305 Cost Accounting 1
  • STA 1305 Introduction to Business Statistics
  • ECO 1302 Introduction to Macroeconomics
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Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • BPL2101 Operations Management in Supply Chains
  • ACC 2102 Cost Accounting 2
  • HRM 1302 Human Resource Management
  • ICT 2104 E-Commerce
  • BPL 2102 Legal Issues in Purchasing and Supplies Management
  • BAM 2201 Total Quality Management
  • BPL 2203 Materials Handling and Storage Management
  • FIN 2102 Business finance
  • BAM 2204 Strategic Management
  • HRM 2101 Organizational Behavior
  • FIN 2101 Insurance and Risk Management
  • BAM 2205 Project Management
  • BPL 2304 Relationship Management in Supply Chains
  • BPL2305 Transportation and Fleet Management
  • BPL 2306 Retail Logistics
  • BPL 2307 Contract Management Principles and Practices
  • CFU 3100 Research methods
  • ENT 2306 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
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Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • BPL3101 Global Logistics Management
  • BPL 3102 E-Procurement
  • BPL 3103 Managing Risks in Supply Chain
  • BPL 3104 Procurement Management in the Public Sector
  • BPL 3105 Strategic Purchasing and Sourcing
  • BAM 2302 International Business Strategy
  • BPL 3206 Freight Clearing and Forwarding
  • BPL 3208 Green procurement
  • CFU 3204 Research Project - 2 units
  • BAM 2301 International Relations
  • BPL 3106 Category Management in Procurement and Supply Chains
  • BPL 3301 Industrial Attachment (16 weeks) – equivalent to six units
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    Intake Periods
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Modes of Study
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Weekend
Course Overview

Become a professional capable of executing and managing operations in procurement, warehousing, and transportation of goods in a global market and business environment. You will learn to identify components of supply chain such as facilities (warehouses and factories), inventory, transportation, pricing among others, and the tools used to evaluate them.

By the end of the programme you will be able to analyze the design and plan activities of logistics networks which support supply chain operations; and formulate a framework for a viable and sustainable supply chain and identify components of supply chain that will sustain this framework.

Who Can Join

This programme is suited for professionals in the procurement sector who would like to increase their knowledge and obtain credible qualifications. For high school graduates and those seeking a career change, this programme provides multiple opportunities for employment especially since it is estimated that over 1 million new procurement professionals will be needed globally in the next decade.

Career Opportunities
1

You can take up the role of a

  • inventory analyst,
  • procurement officer and manager,
  • shipping manager,
  • warehouse controller,
  • transport managers,
  • logistics and supply chain manager.
Entry Qualifications

KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate.

For actual subject and work experience requirements please contact the enrollment office.

Duration: 3 years (nine trimesters)

Curriculum Road Map
Year (1)
Year (2)
Year (3)
Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • BPL 1101 Principles of Purchasing and Supply
  • CUU 1003 Communication Skills
  • BAM 1204 Business Law I
  • ACC 1101 Introduction Accounting I
  • MAT 1102 Management Mathematics I
  • CUU 1002 Information Literacy
  • BAM 1102 Principles of Management
  • CUU 1001 Health Awareness
  • BPL 1202 Procurement and Supply Administration
  • BPL 1203 Inventory Management & Material Requirement Planning
  • ACC 1202 Introduction to Accounting II
  • MAT 1203 Management Mathematics II
  • ECO 1201 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • BAM 1205 Development Studies and Ethics
  • MKT 1101 Principles of Marketing
  • ICT 1101 Introduction to Information Systems and application
  • BPL 1304 Supply Chain Management
  • ACC 1305 Cost Accounting 1
  • STA 1305 Introduction to Business Statistics
  • ECO 1302 Introduction to Macroeconomics