Diploma 1 In Project Management

Diploma 1 In Project Management (DPM1) is offered as a DIPLOMA I course examined by KNEC. 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

At least C- in KCSE

Duration: 12 Months

Delivery Method: Both Online & Physical

Fee Structure

Course Fee Breakdown

Other Mandatory Course Requirements

The following are mandatory requirements needed upon admission:

  • Photocopy of KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  • Photocopy of National ID Card
  • Photocopy of Birth certificate
  • 6 A4 sized books
  • A minimum 3 ballpoint pens
  • A smart phone is greatly necessary

Course Units/Overview

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Course Description

Diploma Module 1 in Project Management is a course best offered at Uwezo College. This comprehensive one-year program, examinable by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC), sets the foundation for aspiring project managers. Geared towards individuals with a minimum grade of C- in KCSE, this course equips students with essential skills and knowledge to navigate the dynamic field of project management successfully. This grade requirement ensures that participants have the necessary academic readiness to delve into the intricacies of project management.

Course Structure:

Diploma Module 1 is meticulously crafted to provide students with a well-rounded understanding of project management principles. Key components of the curriculum include:

  • Communication Skills: Developing effective communication strategies essential for successful project management.

  • Life Skills: Equipping students with essential life skills to navigate challenges and foster personal development.

  • ICT (Information and Communication Technology): Integrating technology into project management processes for efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Entrepreneurship: Nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset to enhance problem-solving and innovation in project settings.

  • Fundamentals of Project Management: Providing a comprehensive understanding of project management principles, methodologies, and best practices.

  • Financial Accounting: Building financial acumen to manage project budgets, expenditures, and financial reporting.

  • Resource Mobilization: Developing strategies to mobilize and allocate resources effectively for project success.

  • Project Financing: Exploring various avenues for project financing, including budgeting, funding sources, and financial planning.

Skills and Competencies:

Diploma Module 1 in Project Management equips graduates with foundational skills and competencies essential for successful project leadership:

  • Mastering communication techniques crucial for conveying project objectives, progress, and outcomes.

  • Utilizing ICT tools and platforms to enhance project planning, execution, and monitoring.

  • Cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset to approach projects with innovation and adaptability.

  • Understanding financial principles to manage project budgets, funding, and financial reporting.

  • Developing skills to mobilize and allocate resources efficiently to meet project goals.

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 provide a serene learning environment and fully equiped workshops
  • We have qualified, competent and committed lecturers
  • Guaranteed attachment
  • We provide bursaries to the extremely needy students
  • We have free high speed Internet connectivity to our students
  • Affordable fees
  • We have clean and spacious hostels
  • We provide job linkages

Career Opportunities:

Upon completing Diploma Module 1, graduates can explore career opportunities as project assistants, coordinators, or entry-level project managers across various industries. The foundational knowledge and skills acquired pave the way for a successful career in the dynamic and rewarding field of project management. Join Uwezo College and take the first step towards becoming a proficient project management professional.

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What are the requirements for registration/admission as a student?

  1. KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  2. National ID Card or Birth certificate
  3. 2 Passport size photographs
  4. Registration Fee
  5. Student ID Fee
  6. Maintenance Fee
  7. Material Fee(where applicable)
  8. Polo T-Shirt fee
  9. Insurance Fee
  10. Student's handbook fee

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