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The Bachelor of Science in Leadership & Management degree prepares candidates to work in the areas of general management, health care management, and management of non profit organisations, public relations, public administration and related fields. It is designed to meet the current need for managers with broad based training and ability to lead change and development in organisations. Benefits of the Programme The Bachelor of Science in Leadership & Management degree programme aims to achieve the following: (a) To enhance studentsâ€™ capability to take a leading role in the processes of contemporary organisational development and change. (b) To enhance the ability to critically evaluate business and management issues and develop solutions from the moral, professional and practical perspectives. (c) To instill a problem-solving attitude and business ethics in the practice of management. (d) To prepare the candidates for progression to higher levels of study.
Careers The course is structured to reflect the changes taking place in organisations today and to provide a firm foundation for the world of work. It also considers the necessary academic subjects and
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consideration of ethical principles and general studies that should influence decision-making in an organisation. The curriculum incorporates courses in information technology to help meet the requirements of todayâ€™s professions and also the projected continued influence of information technology in conducting business. Courses in humanities and ethics are included to address the need for a broader consideration of issues in decisionmaking. Students can choose an area of specialisation in any of the following three areas: Public Administration; Health Care Management and Management of Nonâ€‘profit Organisations.
Target Groups (a) Applicants who would like to posses qualifications in Leadership and Management. (b) The programme is also open to professionals who posses relevant qualifications for admission to a degree programme and are interested in developing a career in leadership and management. (c) School leavers who have attained the minimum qualifications to start a career in business and management.
Education Financing To help you manage your education financing, Strathmore has partnered with Commercial Bank of Africa and the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation to offer low-interest loans to students pursuing degrees and diplomas at the University. Students can also get loans from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
E-Learning Strathmore University is a pioneer in the use of ICT. Our e-learning system enables students to view the coursework material that lecturers have posted, submit their finished assignments, update their calendars, interact and chat with fellow students, participate in various fora and communicate with their lecturer. Students have access to numerous computer laboratories, unlimited Internet, a wide range of software and e-mail. A wireless network enables students with laptops access to the network from various locations around the campus. Library The library complex and reading room are spacious, with an atmosphere that is highly conducive to private study and research. The wide range of material contributes to the university’s excellent academic performance.The library system is available online.
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Requirements A candidate must satisfy any of the following requirements: (a) 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, or (b) 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 and English at KCE. (c) Be a holder of a diploma or professional certificate in a relevant discipline from an institution recognised by the Academic Council of the University, or (d) Be a holder of any other qualification accepted by the Academic Council of the University as equivalent to any of the above. Exemptions and Credit Transfer ILM, DLM, DBM holders are exempted at the the discretion of University Academic Council. They get 1½ years exemptions.
At Strathmore University, we are open to everyone, as felt in our warm family atmosphere and the simplicity and confidence with which we engage one another. We encourage open, lively and responsible interaction based on the respect for the freedom and opinion of others. Our culture and reputation for outstanding excellence has deep roots. We are driven by the desire to enable you recognise the dignity and worth of self and of others and to make that fact propel you to achieve the greatest possible excellence in what you do and to do it for the service of others. Strathmore University is for those seeking to be that peerless professional, revolutionary entrepreneur, inspirational manager or exemplary leader who wants to make an impact and transform our society.
How to reach us The University is located on Ole Sangale Road (off Langata Road) accessible by private means or public transport from the Central Bus Station with signboard 14A â€“ Strathmore. For more details contact: Admissions Office, Strathmore University PO Box 59857-00200 City Square, Nairobi, Kenya Tel (020) 6006155 Mobile 0733 618135, 0722 205428 Fax (020) 6007498 Email firstname.lastname@example.org www.strathmore.edu
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