Bachelor of Entrepreneurship - Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

The Bachelor of Entrepreneurship degree program at Jomo Kenyatta University (JKUAT) aims at developing the skills and knowledge necessary to become a successful entrepreneur in the future by imparting the technical know how of how to start / jumpstart a business.

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 Bachelors Degree  3 years  Fulltime Fee: on application

Bachelor of Entrepreneurship - overview

The Bachelor of Entrepreneurship degree program at Jomo Kenyatta University (JKUAT) aims at developing the skills and knowledge necessary to become a successful entrepreneur in the future by imparting the technical know how of how to start / jumpstart a business. Entrepreneurs are people who identify and exploit new business opportunities. They are a vital ingredient in the process of economic growth and a career as an entrepreneur can be both challenging and rewarding.
 
The Entrepreneurship program at JKUAT will focus on identifying, analyzing and evaluating global and local business opportunities; creating new independent business ventures or new ventures within existing firms; developing creativity and understanding innovation; ethical and social responsibilities for entrepreneurs; environment assessment for new ventures; marketing research; financial planning; developing effective business plans to obtain financing; sources of capital; legal issues related to starting and operating a business; valuation; family owned businesses; succession; and opportunities for women and minority entrepreneurs.

Bachelor of Entrepreneurship - objectives

Students who graduate with a Bachelor of Entrepreneurship degree from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT)  will be able to:

  • Be critical thinkers who are capable of identifying business opportunities by using cutting-edge analytical tools and problem-solving skills to start new businesses and implement processes to successfully operate these businesses.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively using both written and oral forms of communication, to develop and evaluate business plans and funding proposals.
  • Use information technology to manage venture projects and schedules, build financial statements, risk evaluation, and forecasting.
  • Apply relevant financial principals to assess start up capital needs, cash flow needed for growth, break-even analysis and pre-and post-funding valuation.
  • Effectively understand and implement a marketing plan for a new venture.
  • Understand ethical issues related to owning a business, and the responsibility to both investors and employees.
  • Apply interpersonal skills to effectively market a product or service, and develop skills needed to effectively lead an organization.
  • Start a successful business.

Bachelor of Entrepreneurship - entry requirements

Bachelor of Entrepreneurship at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) has the following requirements;

  • Be a holder of KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English.
  • Be a holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and one subsidiary pass, and a minimum of a credit pass in Mathematics at KCE,
  • Be a holder of Diploma or professional certificate in a relevant discipline from an institution recognised by the university Senate,
  • Be a holder of any other qualification accepted by the university senate as equivalent to any of the above.

N/B: Middle level entry requirement; (Only JKUAT Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management and Diploma in Human Resource Management holders with credit and above will be eligible to join year II)

Bachelor of Entrepreneurship - course content

Bachelor of Entrepreneurship at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT)  is a 3year course with an industrial attachment in 3rd year.

Bachelor of Entrepreneurship
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