Communication Skills

Course description

This unit is intended to equip you with the knowledge. skills and attitude to enable you process information and communicate effectively at the work place.

Objectives

At the end of this unit, you should be able to:

1. use communication skills appropriately in the work place.

2. develop necessary skills for effective communication.

3. use of different modes and forms of communication in an organization.

4. apply information communication technology in communication.

5. develop the necessary writing skills for various documents.

6. apply official etiquette, protocol and diplomacy at the work place.

7. cope with emerging issues and trends in communication skills.

Introduction to Law and Governance

Course description

This unit is intended to equip the candidate with the knowledge, skills and attitude that will enable you to apply the principles of law and legal systems in an entity and ensure compliance with basic principles of governance and ethics.

Objectives

A trainee who takes this unit should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of essential elements of the legal system
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of legal personality
  3. Apply law of contract and tort in various scenarios
  4. Apply general principles of business law in practice
  5. Apply fundamental principles of ethics in practice
  6. Comply with fundamental principles of governance

Quantitative Analysis

Course Description

This unit is intended to equip you with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable you use quantitative analysis tools in business operations and decision making.

Objectives

A trainee who takes this unit should be able to:

  1. Use mathematical techniques to solve business problems.
  2. Apply set and probability theories in business decision making.
  3. Apply operation research techniques in decision making.
  4. Apply hypothesis testing in analyzing business situations.
  5. Apply linear programming to solve practical business problems.

Financial Accounting

Course description

This unit is intended to introduce you to the overall purpose of accounting, applicable regulations, the accounting treatment and presentation of basic transactions and preparation and analysis of financial statements.

Objectives

A trainee who takes this unit should be able to:
1. Prepare books of original entry and basic ledger accounts under double entry system.
2. Prepare basic financial statements of sole traders, partnerships, companies, manufacturing entities and not for profit organizations.
3. Comply with the regulatory framework in the accounting field.
4. Demonstrate basic understanding of public sector accounting framework.
5. Analyze financial statements by use of ratios and statement of cash flows.

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Economics

Course description

This unit is intended to equip you with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable you apply the fundamental principles of economics in decision making.

Course Objectives

A trainee who takes this unit should be able to:
1. Apply basic mathematical and graphical techniques to analyze economic relationships and interpret the results.
2. Apply the knowledge of economics in decision making.
3. Analyze economic problems and suggest possible policy related recommendations.
4. Apply knowledge of economics in international trade and finance.
5. Apply economic principles in the development and implementation of policies in agriculture and industry.

Information and Communication Technology


Course Description

This unit is intended to equip you with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable you apply fundamental information and communication technology (ICT) skills in business.

Objectives:

By the end of the unit, you should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in decision making using contemporary information communication technology tools.
  2. Use various application packages to solve business issues.
  3. Use data communication networks, the Internet and e-commerce in optimizing business opportunities.
  4. Apply data security measures and procedures.
  5. Implement information systems legal, ethical and social issues.