Certificate In Leadership And Governance

Certificate In Leadership And Governance (CLG) is offered as a CRAFT I course examined by Uwezo College. A certificate of completion is issued upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirements

Grade D- and above in KCSE

Duration: 9 Months

Delivery Method: Online

Fee Structure

Course Fee Breakdown

Trimester 1

Registration FeeKES 1,000.00
Examination and Certification FeeKES 4,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 3,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 26,500.00
Total: KES 34,500.00

Trimester 2

Registration Fee-
Examination and Certification Fee-
E-Learning FeeKES 3,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 26,500.00
Total: KES 29,500.00

Other Mandatory Course Requirements

Before registering for the course, please make sure that you read the following and understand:

  • Access to a Computer or Device: You'll need a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone with internet connectivity to access the online course materials.

  • Internet Connection: A stable internet connection is necessary for streaming lectures, downloading materials, and participating in online discussions.

  • Registration Information: Personal details might be required for registration, including your name, email address, contact information, and sometimes proof of identification.

  • Prerequisite Skills or Qualifications: Some courses might have prerequisites, like previous educational qualifications or specific skills. Check the course description for any prerequisites.

  • Basic Computer Skills: Basic computer skills are usually required to navigate the online learning platform, access materials, and submit assignments.

  • Time Commitment: Be aware of the time commitment required for the course, including deadlines for assignments, quizzes, or exams.

  • Language Proficiency: Ensure you are comfortable with the language used in the course materials. Some courses might be offered in languages other than your native language.

  • Software or Tools: Specific software or tools might be needed for certain courses. Check the course requirements for any software or tools needed and ensure you have access to them.

Course Units/Overview

Below is a breakdown of the units trained under this course

Trimester 1
CLG101Leadership Development
CLG102Management Development
CLG103Ethics And Integrity
CLG104Advocacy And Lobbying
CLG105Leadership Strategy
CLG106Transformation Though Leadership
Trimester 2
CLG201Election Management
CLG202The Politician
CLG203Grassroots Campaigns - Tools And Equipment
CLG204Community Organization
CLG205Legislative Affairs
CLG206Business In A Political Age

Course Description

Certificate in Leadership and Governance

Course Description:

Uwezo College presents the Certificate in Leadership and Governance, an intensive 8-month program tailored to cultivate strong leadership skills and ethical governance practices. This course is designed to equip individuals with the essential knowledge and strategies to excel in leadership roles across diverse sectors. This certificate course is ideal for aspiring leaders, individuals seeking career advancement in leadership roles, government officials, community organizers, and those passionate about effecting positive change through ethical governance practices.

Entry Requirements:

Prospective students must have a minimum grade of D- in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) to qualify for admission into this certificate program.

Study Duration: 8 Months

Key Areas of Training:

The curriculum of the Certificate in Leadership and Governance encompasses crucial aspects of effective leadership and governance:

  • Leadership Development
  • Management Development
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Advocacy and Lobbying
  • Leadership Strategy
  • Transformation Through Leadership
  • Election Management
  • The Politician
  • Grassroots Campaign-Tools and Equipment
  • Community Organization
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Business in a Political Age

Program Goals:

The Certificate in Leadership and Governance aims to empower individuals with the requisite leadership skills, ethical principles, and strategic approaches needed to address challenges and drive positive transformation in various spheres of influence. Upon completion, graduates will possess a solid foundation in leadership, governance, and advocacy, enabling them to make meaningful contributions in their respective fields.

Career Opportunities:

Completion of this certificate program opens doors to a multitude of career paths in both public and private sectors. Graduates can explore opportunities in:

  1. Public Administration: Positions in government offices, municipal administration, and public service.

  2. Non-Profit Sector: Leadership roles in non-governmental organizations focusing on advocacy, community development, and policy implementation.

  3. Corporate Sector: Management positions in companies where ethical leadership and strategic governance are vital.

  4. Political Engagement: Opportunities in political campaigns, electoral management, and grassroots organizing.


Course Instructor(s)


Examining Body

Uwezo College


Why Study at Uwezo College

Uwezo College is your ideal choice for quality education and career success. With full licensing from TVET, serving as an examination centre for KNEC and NITA, and being an approved training centre for KASNEB courses, we offer the most comprehensive and accredited education. Our track record of producing top-performing graduates who excel in the job market sets us apart. When you choose Uwezo College, you're making a commitment to your future, ensuring you receive the finest education, expert guidance, and a competitive edge in today's competitive job market. Join us and secure your path to success.

The following are reasons why you should make Uwezo College as the choice for your studies:

  • We are a TVET Technical and Business College fully registered with the Ministry of Education
  • We have a robust e-learnig platform
  • We have qualified, competent and committed lecturers
  • Guaranteed attachment
  • We have free high speed Internet connectivity
  • Affordable fees
  • Recognition by international bodies
  • Resourceful e-libary
  • We have clean and spacious hostels
  • We provide job linkages

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