Diploma in Business Information Technology (DBIT)

About the programme

The overall aim of Diploma in Business Information Technology (DBIT) programme is to strike a balance between gaining basic management information systems and business administration knowledge and skills in a modern multidisciplinary competitive world. The Digital Age needs a pool of professional who are competent in integrating both business and information technology (IG).

Such skills are highly sort after in most modern business organizations. The programme aims to equip students with the business knowledge and specialized IT skills that drive the digital age. It is also designed to provide the learners with an enriching learning experience with realistic and practical training. The students will be able expected to develop business information systems solution to a practical business problem using modern computer applications and technologies.

Programme objectives

This course is designed to prepare students for work in a digital business. The objectives of this programme are:

  1. To introduce the business functions and related topics in information technology.
  2. To indicate how computers are integrated into business organizations and used to solve business problems.
  3. To develop basic students’ skills in computer applications and information systems management.
  4. To gain basic knowledge on computer hardware and software to better understand the workings of computers.
  5. To learn necessary information technology and computer skills to write programs to solve problems.

Admission Requirements

The program is open to all students with at least a C(plain) in KCSE or equivalent qualifications. In addition the student should have attained at least a grade C- in mathematics and physics or chemistry. Those students, who do not satisfy the requirements, would be required to take bridging course(s) In the course program duration.

Program duration

This course is designed to take Five (5) Trimesters or 15 months inclusive of internship

Mode of study

The Diploma in Business Information Technology (DBIT) is offered on full time and part time modes

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