Certificate in Procurement & Logistics

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The Certificate in Procurement and Logistics curriculum is designed to produce graduates equipped to function in entry-level Certificate positions with a strong foundation for continued career growth. It provides elementary knowledge required for workplace performance in the procurement function in modern organizations. The curriculum has a strong emphasis on practical problem-solving and critical thinking skills needed by Procurement and Logistics professionals.

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To be eligible for admission, the applicant must be a holder of one of the following:

  • KCSE certificate with a minimum of aggregate of C-(minus).
  • EACE/KCE/KACE/EAACE certificate with a minimum of Three (3) credits in any Three subjects at ‘O’ level, One principal at A level.
  • 12th grade certificate with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5.
  • IGCSE certificate with a minimum of four (4) upper level passes.
  • GCE certificate with minimum of four (4) upper level passes at ‘O’ level and ‘A’ level passes of C grade.
  • IB certificate with four (4) upper level passes.
  • Any other qualification(s) that may be approved by the University Senate
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  • KCSE mean grade C-
Duration & Structure Of The Programme

The CPL programme comprises Two (2) Semesters offered in 8 (Eight) months.

  • Courses shall be offered in terms of units, one unit being defined as a series of 35 one-hour lectures. For this purpose, a one-hour lecture is equivalent to a two-hour tutorial or a three-hour practical period, or an equivalent amount of other assigned
    study or practical experience of any combination of these.
  • Based on individual preference a student can register for a maximum of FIVE (5) course units per Semester. The minimum number of units a student can register per Semester is THREE (3) provided that all the required units are covered within a maximum
    of ONE year.
  • Normal duration for the programme shall be 8 months and not more than ONE calendar year.
  • A Student MUST pass the first Semester units before progressing to Semester Two units (trimesters)
Mode of Delivery of The Programme/Course

Physical classes blended with virtual class attendance.

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Self Sponsored Students (SSS)
Trimester I Trimester II
  • BUD 001: Business Mathemetics
  • DCU 001: Communication Skills
  • DPL 101: Principles of Procurement and Logistics
  • DAM 101: Principles of Management
  • DCU 002: Health Awareness
  • CPL 001: Inventory Logistics Management
  • CPL 002: Foundation of Supply Chain Managemnt
  • CCU 001: Business Ethics
  • CPL 003: Fundamentals of Procurement Planning
  • CPL 004: Procurement Records
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    Intake Periods
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Modes of Study
  • Full Time
Course Overview

The Certificate in Procurement and Logistics curriculum is designed to produce graduates equipped to function in entry-level Certificate positions with a strong foundation for continued career growth. It provides elementary knowledge required for workplace performance in the procurement function in modern organizations. The curriculum has a strong emphasis on practical problem-solving and critical thinking skills needed by Procurement and Logistics professionals.

Who Can Join

To be eligible for admission, the applicant must be a holder of one of the following:

  • KCSE certificate with a minimum of aggregate of C-(minus).
  • EACE/KCE/KACE/EAACE certificate with a minimum of Three (3) credits in any Three subjects at ‘O’ level, One principal at A level.
  • 12th grade certificate with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5.
  • IGCSE certificate with a minimum of four (4) upper level passes.
  • GCE certificate with minimum of four (4) upper level passes at ‘O’ level and ‘A’ level passes of C grade.
  • IB certificate with four (4) upper level passes.
  • Any other qualification(s) that may be approved by the University Senate

Entry Qualifications

  • KCSE mean grade C-
Duration & Structure Of The Programme

The CPL programme comprises Two (2) Semesters offered in 8 (Eight) months.

  • Courses shall be offered in terms of units, one unit being defined as a series of 35 one-hour lectures. For this purpose, a one-hour lecture is equivalent to a two-hour tutorial or a three-hour practical period, or an equivalent amount of other assigned
    study or practical experience of any combination of these.
  • Based on individual preference a student can register for a maximum of FIVE (5) course units per Semester. The minimum number of units a student can register per Semester is THREE (3) provided that all the required units are covered within a maximum
    of ONE year.
  • Normal duration for the programme shall be 8 months and not more than ONE calendar year.
  • A Student MUST pass the first Semester units before progressing to Semester Two units (trimesters)
Mode of Delivery of The Programme/Course

Physical classes blended with virtual class attendance.

Curriculum Road Map
Year (1)
Self Sponsored Students (SSS)
Trimester I Trimester II
  • BUD 001: Business Mathemetics
  • DCU 001: Communication Skills
  • DPL 101: Principles of Procurement and Logistics
  • DAM 101: Principles of Management
  • DCU 002: Health Awareness
  • CPL 001: Inventory Logistics Management
  • CPL 002: Foundation of Supply Chain Managemnt
  • CCU 001: Business Ethics
  • CPL 003: Fundamentals of Procurement Planning
  • CPL 004: Procurement Records