Higher National Diploma in Management

At the completion of the program the student will be expected to have,

  •  Gained knowledge of a broad range of relevant business-related academic disciplines
  • Acquired skills related to the following core competencies on:

Collecting, analysing and organising information The capacity to locate, sift and sort information in order to select what is required and to present it in a useful way, and evaluate both the information itself and the sources and methods used to collect it. Communicating ideas and information The capacity to communicate effectively with others using the range of spoken, written, graphic and other non-verbal means of expression. Planning and organising activities The capacity to plan and organise one’s own work activities, including making good use of time and resources, sorting out priorities and monitoring one’s performance. Working with others in teams The capacity to interact effectively with other people both on a one-to-one basis and in groups, including understanding and responding to the needs of a client and working effectively as a member of a team to achieve a shared goal. Solving problems The capacity to apply problem-solving strategies in purposeful ways, both in situations where the problem and the solution are clearly evident and in situations requiring creative thinking and a creative approach to achieve a desired outcome. Using mathematical ideas and techniques The capacity to use mathematical ideas, such as number and space, and techniques such as estimation and approximation, for practical purposes. Using technology The capacity to apply technology, combining the physical and sensory skills needed to operate equipment with the understanding of scientific and technological principles needed to explore and adapt systems.

  •  Acquired specialized knowledge of a key management-related discipline such as human resource management or marketing management
  •  Completed practical experience in the workplace through an in-plant training

Subjects and Credits

Year 1 - Semester 1

Module CodeModule TitleModule TypeCreditsStatus
MAN 1101Writing Business DocumentsCore03GPA
MAN 1102Introduction to ComputingCore03GPA
MAN 1103ManagementCore03GPA
MAN 1104Maintaining Financial RecordsCore03GPA
MAN 1105Applying Statistical Techniques For Business Decision MakingCore03GPA
MAN 1106Fundamentals of Marketing ManagementCore03GPA

Year 1 - Semester 2

Module CodeModule TitleModule TypeCreditsStatus
MAN 1207Making PresentationsCore03GPA
MAN 1208Introduction to Information TechnologyCore03GPA
MAN 1210Cost and Management AccountingCore03GPA
MAN 1209Fundamentals of Human Resource ManagementCore03GPA
MAN 1211Business EconomicsCore03GPA
MAN 1212Business LawCore03GPA

Year 2 - Semester 1

Module CodeModule TitleModule TypeCreditsStatus
MAN 2113Writing Specialized Business DocumentsCore03GPA
MAN 2114Understanding Individual Behavior at WorkCore03GPA
MAN2115Information Technology ApplicationCore03GPA
MAN 2121Employee ResourcingSpecialization / HRM03GPA
MAN 2131Promotional MarketingSpecialization / HRM03GPA
MAN 2122Managing Human Resources Training and DevelopmentSpecialization / HRM03GPA
MAN 2132Marketing ResearchSpecialization / HRM03GPA
MAN 2123Labor LawSpecialization / HRM03GPA
MAN 2133Planning and Conducting Electronic Marketing CommunicationsSpecialization / HRM03GPA

Year 2 - Semester 2

Module CodeModule TitleModule TypeCreditsStatus
MAN 2216Managing Organizational ChangeCore03GPA
MAN 2217Teamwork and Diversity ManagementCore03GPA
MAN 2224Ensuring a Safe WorkplaceSpecialization / HRM03GPA
MAN 2234Merchandising and Logistics ManagementSpecialization / HRM03GPA
MAN 2225Managing Industrial RelationsSpecialization / HRM03GPA
MAN 2235
Implementing and Monitoring Marketing Activities
Specialization / HRM03GPA
MAN 2226Reward ManagementSpecialization / HRM03GPA
MAN 2236Analyzing Consumer Behavior for Specific MarketsSpecialization / HRM03GPA
Optional Core Unit *Optional CoreSpecialization / HRM03GPA

Year 3 - Semester 1

Module CodeModule TitleModule TypeCreditsStatus
MAN 3118Research MethodologyCore03GPA
MAN 3119Managerial EconomicsCore03GPA
MAN 3120Strategic ManagementCore03GPA
MAN3228Contemporary HRM IssuesSpecialization / HRM03GPA
MAN 3237Small Business MarketingSpecialization / HRM03GPA

Year 3 - Semester 2

Module CodeModule TitleModule TypeCreditsStatus
MAN 3221Research ProjectCore03GPA
MAN 3222Total Quality ManagementCore03GPA
MAN 3227Managing International HRM Policy and ProcessesSpecialization / HRM03GPA
MAN 3238Evaluating and Managing International Marketing ProgramsSpecialization / HRM03GPA
Optional Core Unit *Optional CoreSpecialization / HRM03GPA

Elective / Optional Subjects

Electives (Optional Core Modules) Module CodeModule TitleModule TypeCreditsStatus
MAN 4101Managing Workplace Information and Knowledge Management SystemsOptional Core03GPA
MAN 4102Researching International Business OpportunitiesOptional Core03GPA
MAN 4103Managing RiskOptional Core03GPA
MAN 4104LeadershipOptional Core03GPA
MAN 4105Managing a Small BusinessOptional Core03GPA
MAN 4106Project ManagementOptional Core03GPA

Entry Profile

Passes for all three subjects in one sitting at the GCE (A/L) Examination in any stream, with ordinary passes in English & Mathematics at the G. C. E. (O/L) Examination


National Certificate for Accounting Technicians or National Certificate in Business studies (Public Administration/Marketing) conducted by the Department of Technical Education & Training


Ordinary passes in English and Mathematics at the G.C.E (O/L) Examination

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