Bachelor Of Commerce , Bachelors Degree Program.

At University Of Nairobi


Course Type: Bachelors Degree

Duration: 4 YEARS

Study Method: Fulltime

Fee: Kshs on application

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Overview:

The Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) degree programme of the University of Nairobi prepares undergraduate students for careers in business management both in the public and private sectors of the economy. To improve on its utility, the programme has been and will continue to be realigned to be consistent with the changing needs of society. It has developed from a programme of three options into the presently eight distinct options: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Insurance, Human Resources Management, Business Information Systems, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, and Operations Management, each one addressing the unique needs of our society.

Course Details:

The Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) degree programme of the University of Nairobi prepares undergraduate students for careers in business management both in the public and private sectors of the economy. To improve on its utility, the programme has been and will continue to be realigned to be consistent with the changing needs of society. It has developed from a programme of three options into the presently eight distinct options: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Insurance, Human Resources Management, Business Information Systems, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, and Operations Management, each one addressing the unique needs of our society.

Course Entry Requirements:

Entry requirements for admission to the University of Nairobi for the above programme are:


1.      Holder of KCSE certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in Mathematics and English/ Kiswahili or minimum grade of B in bridging course offered in the University of Nairobi with at least a C- in the subject at KCSE.


2.      Holder of KCSE (mean grade C-) plus a Certificate and Diploma from a recognized institution.


3.      Holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and a minimum of a credit pass in Mathematics at KCE.


4.      Holder of a degree from a recognized university.


5.      Holder of a diploma from a University of Nairobi senate recognized institution and a minimum aggregate of C at KCSE or O-level Division III.


6.      Holder of CPA/CPS Part II or equivalent professional qualification with a minimum aggregate of C at KCSE or O-level Division III.

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Course Objective

 Main aims of the courses at the University of Nairobi are:


1.      To introduce students to the general issues and approaches to management.


2.      To enhance self-confidence and ability to critically evaluate management issues from academic and practical perspectives.


3.      To develop awareness of the changing local and international business environments.


4.      To prepare students for advancement in their fields of specialization.


5.      To instill problem-solving attitudes and business ethics in the practice of management.


6.      To inculcate entrepreneurial and self-reliance attitudes and habits in students so that they may be active participants in the creation of new wealth.

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Course Programme

Common Undergraduate Course Units


Communications and Learning Skills


Fundamentals of Dev. & their applications to Kenya


HIV Aids


Level I Course Units


Foundations of Accounting I


Foundations of Accounting II


Introduction to Business


Principles of Management


Introduction to Micro-Economics


Introduction to Macro-Economics


Quantitative Methods for Business


Principles of Operations M.t


Fundamentals of Info. Systems


Level II Course Units


Accounting for Assets


Accounting for Equities


Intro. to Management Accounting


Micro-Economic Theory


Macro-Economic Theory


Organization Theory


Introduction to Finance


Introduction to Risk and Insurance


Risk Management


 Principles of Marketing


Business Statistics I


Fundamentals of Supply Chain Mgt


PART II


Level III


Business Law I


Business Law II


Organizational Behaviour


Financial Institutions and Markets


E-Business


Operations Research for Mgt I


Accounting Option


Advanced Financial Accounting Techniques


Advanced Financial Accounting Practice


Advanced Management Accounting


Corporate Finance


Public Finance


.


Finance Option


Monetary Theory and Practice


Management of Financial Institutions


PART I


International Finance


Corporate Finance


Public Finance


.


Marketing Option


Marketing Strategy and Plans


Consumer Behaviour


International Marketing


Marketing Communications


Marketing of Services


.


Insurance Option


Corporate Finance


Pensions I


Property Insurance I


Introduction to Insurance Law


Assurance of Persons I


Demographic Statistics


Human Resource Management Option


Management of Human Resources


Industrial Relations Management


Human Resource Training


Maintenance of Human Resources


Introduction to Public Relations


Business Information Systems Option


Info. Technology Hardware and System Software


Information Systems Analysis and Design


Business Applications Development


Database Systems


Networks and Telecommunications


Procurement and Supply Chain Management Option


 Supply Chain Management


Inventory Management


Procurement Management


Logistics and Transportation Mgt


Operations Management Practice


Operations Management Option


Operations Management Practice


Operations Systems Design


Supply Chain Management


 Business Statistics II


Operations Research for Mgt II


Additional Level III Electives


Advanced Micro Economic Theory


Advanced Macro Economic Theory


Agricultural Economics


International Business Management


Public Management


Principles of Co-operative Mgt


Knowledge Management & Innovation


Business Statistics II


Operations Research for Mgt II


Inventory Management


Level IV Courses


Strategic Management


Entrepreneurship


Business Research Methods


Accounting Option


Principles of Auditing


Financial Audit Practice & Invest.


Tax Law and Practice


Management Research Paper


Contempo. Issues in Mgt Accounting


Finance Option


Financial Statement Analysis


Financial Mgt in the Public Sector


Invest. Analysis and Portfolio Mgt


Management Research Paper Corporate Financial Policy


 


Marketing Option


Marketing Research


Industrial Marketing


Management Research Paper DMS 411


Sales Management


Channels Management


Insurance Option


Liability Insurance I


Assurance of the Person II


Actuarial Mathematics


Management Research Paper


Liability Insurance II Human Resource Management Option


Compensation Management


Strategic Human Resources Mgt


Management Research Paper Issues in Mgt of Human Resources


Labour Law


Business Information Systems Option


Information Systems Management


Infor.n Systems Security and Audit


Advanced Buss. Applications Dev.


Management Research Paper


Business Analytics & Decision Support


Procurement and Supply Chain Management Option


Contemp.Issues in Supply Chain Mgt


Project Management


Management Research Paper


Quality Management


Negotiation in Procurement and Supply


Operations Management Option


Manufacturing Operations Management


 


Project Management


Service Operations Management DOM 301


Management Research Paper


Quality Management


Additional Level IV Electives


Trust and Executorship Accounting


DAC 407 International Accounting Tax Management


Publics Sector Accounting


Contemporary Issues in Auditing


Contemp. Issues in Financial Account


Small Business Management


Development Economics


Banking Practice


Banking Law


International Economics


Company Law Mercantile Law


Business and Society


Development Finance


Real Estate Finance


Financial Operations of Insurance Companies


Financial Modeling and Forecasting


Bankruptcy and Reorganization


Regulations & Innov. in Financial Mkts


Contemporary Issues in Financial Mgt


Investment Banking


Marketing of Financial Services


Occupational Health and Safety


Performance Management


Motor Insurance


Insurance Markets


Pensions II


Marine Insurance


Reinsurance


Property Insurance II


Advanced Actuarial Science


Insurance Brokerage


Applications of Marketing Research


Agricultural Marketing


Brand Management


Managing Informatics


Materials Management


Non-parametric Statistics


Total Quality Management


Distributed Information Systems


Internet Technologies and Applications


Info. Technology Project Mgt


Advanced Business Statistics


Global Supply Chain Management


Heuristics and Simulation


Business Forecasting


Global Operations Management


Advanced Business Statistics


Business Forecasting


Heuristics and Simulation