The University-Industry Linkage &International Programmes

 

The University-Industry Linkage & International Programmes Directorate (U-IL & IP) situated at the Main Campus of Karatina University, was established in August 2018. The major mandate of the Directorate is tapping into the relevant partnership (industry and institutions) opportunities that can benefit both the University and the country at large. The Directorate is focused on engaging the industry partners, both in public and private sectors to collaborate on areas that are of mutual benefit towards the realization of the University’s Strategic Plan and Kenya’s Vision 2030. This is a premier Directorate seeking to influence entrepreneurial partnerships and collaborations in the manufacturing and service sectors in Kenya. 

Training of Mukurue-Ini Wakulima dairy Limited managers and Karatina University staff during training of  Mukurue-Ini Wakulima dairy limited route assistant and milk procurement staff-2018

Engagement with industry and business is vital to Karatina University’s success as an entrepreneurial university. This success is will be achieved by conducting both basic and applied research and pursuing innovations that are relevant to industry, businesses and communities. These initiatives are significant since they address globalization, environmental, and health and social challenges which are critical for KarU’s growth, Kenya’s Vision 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

The Directorate endeavors to transform academia- industry relationship across Kenya based on four pillars namely: Partnerships, Staff Exchange Programme (SEP), Student Award Scheme (SAS), and Resource Mobilization. These pillars further enable the University to focus on its competitive strengths, prioritizing ethics and integrity, pursuing interdisciplinary and utilizing collaboration and existing resources.

 

Using a mix of local relevance with well selected international collaborations and partnerships, the Directorate is transforming the corporate industry in Kenya through the development of short corporate management and leadership courses aimed at transforming firm managers and entrepreneurs. Through such short courses, the Directorate hopes to bring together great innovative minds and professionals from not only Kenya but other African countries, who are leading change in their spheres of influence with the aim of supporting, training and incubating their entrepreneurial ideas into economically viable products. 


 Management 

The University-Industry Linkage & International Programmes Directorate is headed by a Director who is responsible for its day to day running. The Director works closely with a committee that is made up of school university-industry linkage & International Programmes co-coordinators, and reports to the Vice-chancellor.


Vision and Mission of the Directorate 

In line with the University’s Vision and Mission, the Directorate is guided by the following: 

Vision 

To be a leading entrepreneurial directorate of industrial engagements for the University. 

Mission 

To initiate and implement linkages with industries and institutions for socio-economic welfare development. 

Core Values 

The core values of the Directorate are: 

  1. Integrity
  2. Freedom of thought and expression
  3. Innovativeness
  4. Team spirit
  5. Honesty
  6. Accountability
  7. Professionalism  

Prof. Mucai Muchiri, VC Karatina University exchanging MOU Document with Mr. Ronlad Ndegwa MD Savannah Cement Limited-2017


Short Courses offered through University- Industry Linkage Directorate &International Programmes.


  CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGEMENT

Fees per participant: US$ 550 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Any organization that wants to become successful, competitive and to remain successful must care for its customer and deliver excellent service. In today's competitive environment satisfying customers’ needs, wants and expectations is a very important objective of any organization regardless of whether it is for profit or non-profit. Customers drive the way organizations should conduct their businesses. Firms must plan to deliver great service to the ever demanding and more enlightened customers. Poor customer service is very frustrating and cannot be tolerated. Leonard Berry (1995) wrote...” everyone loses when service is poor. Customers lose. Employees lose. Senior managers’ lose. Suppliers lose. Shareholders lose. Communities lose. The country loses. Poor service has no redeeming virtue, nor does mediocre service for that matter. Service excellence is more profitable, more fun, and more conducive to better future serious organization would not like to lose its customers, hence, the need to strategize on improvement of its service delivery through training among others.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Suitable for all level of staff from Directors to Supervisors involved with  customer services, sales and marketing, customers relationship management and other middle to senior managers whose work is closely related to providing customer services.

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

At the end of the course, participant will be able to:

  •  Enable the organization enhance performance through customers service;
  • Provide appreciation of the importance of customers and their expectations;
  • Enable participants develop and maintain customer service driven culture in their
  • organizations;
  • Enable participants identify and implement elements for great service;
  • Enable the organization develop and implement effective complaints management
  • system;
  • Raise awareness of the appropriate attitudes, methods and approaches for handling
  • different types of customers;
  • Assist participants evaluate and improve their interpersonal relationships as well as
  • effective communication.

TOPICS INCLUDE

Introduction to customer care: concept and practice ;good and bad customer care;

making your customers feel special; role of service provider in excellent customer care


 CUSTOMER CARE AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR FRONTLINE STAFF

Fees per participant: US$ 400 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Front-line staff are the face of the organization.They represent the company as they have the opportunity to interact with the customers on a daily basis. Their actions promote or demote the corporate interest. the professional image portrayed by front-line staff depends on the quality of their customer service skill. Organizations need superior front-line customer service skills to compete in today's customer oriented environment. Frontline staff should understand and act on customer wants, needs, and expectations. To effectively do this, they need to apply excellent interpersonal relationship skill to communicate effectively with the customer. Interacting with customers is potentially stressful and requires staff with the right attitude and skills for effective communication and high human contact situations.This course is designed to empower frontline staff create positive impression, through effective communication to customer. Ultimately, the organization’s corporate image is enhanced and positive word of mouth increases goodwill to the organisation.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The course is aimed for all members of staff working on the frontline who deal with customers on a regular basis. These include secretaries, receptionists, cashiers, clerks, administrators and institutional workers who have direct contact with customers and members of the public.

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand importance and concepts of customer care;
  • Demonstrate communication skill required for excellent customer care;
  • Manage transactions with the public with courtesy and professionalism;
  • Cultivate listening skills;
  • Handle and resolve customer complaints;
  • Manage stress that can build up from dealing with difficult customer situations.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Customer care concepts;
  • Customer needs, wants, expectations and perceptions;
  • Building customer loyalty: the role of frontline staff;
  • Corporate image: customer communication skills;
  • Listening skills and non-verbal communication;
  • Behavioral aspects of services and service delivery;
  • Organizational communication channels and tools;
  • Overcoming communication barriers;
  • Stress and time management.

 MANAGING FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS CHALLENGES 

Fees per participant: US$650 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

About 75% of the businesses in the world are family owned. Indeed, any individual household is always desirous of establishing a family business. However, few of these live beyond the first generation. As founder member advance in their age, their entrepreneurial energy moves in the reverse direction, and in their sunset years they are faced with a number of dilemmas. Such dilemmas include deciding on which sibling to pass the family owned business management to, how to manage growth of the business and how to sustain the interest in the business within close family members, or even to pass on the management of the business to professional and independent non -family members. Squabbles in family owned businesses are witnessed in many instances in Kenya. What should entrepreneurs in family owned businesses do to avoid these challenges? This course aims to address these issues.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is designed for business founders, successors, family members working in the family owned business, family shareholders and CEOs of the business. A team of at least two members of the same family business is recommended. A team with more than two members will learn more together and be able to implement action plans more effectively and efficiently.

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

By attending this course, participants will gain knowledge and skills to improve the overall management and success of family businesses in a dynamic environment. This course will help family businesses to identify the specific challenges, develop workable strategies to accomplish their visions, resolve existing conflicts and those that might arise as business grows and build plans for the family’s future.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Managing conflict among family members e.g. sibling rivalry
  • Communication challenges;
  • Strategic/Business planning;
  • Types of Partnerships;
  • Succession planning;
  • Managing growth challenges;
  • Financing of family owned business;
  • Creating an entrepreneurial culture in a family owned business;

 CORPORATE DRIVEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Fees : US$700 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

The value of entrepreneurial activities in an economy is now well established. Virtually all economic endeavours, innovations and commercialization of such innovations came from active entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs. The programme therefore examines in details, the economic and social roles of intrapreneurs, how they strive and seek to create new values in a firm, society, reviewing and analyzing selected case studies of successful and failed entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs in the region shall form the backbone of the training programme.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Individual from a wide range of practicing entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs (top management cadre) in the service and manufacturing sector will benefit from attending and participating in the course. Public officials from a wide range of departments in both national and county governments, parastatal chiefs/CEOs who have responsibilities in the areas of career development, project management and policy formulation and implementation will also benefit in attending this course.

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

  • You will inretact with other entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs facing similar or different
  • challenges/opportunities and gain value-adding networks of entrepreneurial relationships;
  • You will learn to create and to innovate “on-the-go” as you realize that products and services represent solutions to society;
  • You will refine your business mission and vision in the context of dynamic operating scenarios;
  • You will create and grow wealth by integrating organizational learning, with strategic
  • leadership, relational networks and managed growth via effective succession planning.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Searching and researching the market for unmet socio-economic needs;
  • Understanding and creating value chain from the customer’ perspective;
  • Effective enterprise resources management for growth;
  • Understanding and implementing closed innovation from the employee perspective
  • Understanding and implementing open innovation from an intra-firm perspective
  • Marketing and promotion of services and products to differentiated segments;
  • Staying focused on key results areas for maintaining relevance;
  • Managing stakeholder relationships for long term sustainability

 MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC RELATIONS AND CUSTOMER CARE

Fees per participant : US$400 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course is designed to create synergies between both staff in marketing, public relations and other front line operations that tend to impact on organisations relationships with both internal and external customers. For a long time public relations staff was treated as peripheral to the organisational success but this is no longer the case. Customer and public relations today occupy top management’s time and are part of the organisation’s critical success factors. This course is skill based and participants are exposed to many case studies and simulations.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This programme is designed for the personnel who regularly come into contact with the Organisation’s public and internal customers and are in charge of customer care relationship management programmes. These include: PR managers/officers/assistants, protocol officers, press secretaries, information officers, and customer care managers.

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

At the end of the course ,participants will be able to:

  • Communication skills across multiple media platforms including writing,social media and advertising;
  •  Handling and managing customer feedback;
  •  Modern approaches in customer care;
  • Technical skills in public -issue analysis,media relations, advertising, publications.

TOPICS INCLUDE

This programme will examine in detail the principles of PR, the corporate personality and public role of communication in PR,and PR programmes. Emphasis will also be placed on customer care approaches, handling complaints and customer relations,effective communication.


 BUSINESS PROCESS RE-ENGINEERING

Fees : US$ 700 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Business processes are a set of interrelated activities which are used to produce and deliver

goods and services to customers. The efficiency of business processes contributes to a very large extent, to producing high quality goods and services. The opposite is true. In turn ,the higher the quality of goods and services ,the higher the levels of customer satisfaction. Inturn, the higher the customer loyalty levels hence revenues earned by the organisation. Thus efficient business processes makes good business sense.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Senior and Middle managers (Intrapreneurs) in public and private enterprises responsible for policy formulation and implantation,
  • Programme/Project Managers;
  • Economist;
  • Planners;
  • Production managers;
  • Marketing and Sales managers.
  • M & E experts
  • Procurement managers

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

At the end of the course ,participants will be able to:

  • Contextualising BRP in your organisation,
  • Comprehensive methodology for analysing current business processes,
  • Conceptualizing both closed and open innovation.
  • Design and effective implementation of reengineered business processes:
  •  How to monitor and evaluate re-engineered business processes

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • BPR Concept and methodology
  • Efficiency and effectiveness analysis of BPR
  • Creative design thinking;
  • Firm Growth Model Analysis;
  • Closed and Open innovation strategy;
  • Value Chain Analysis
  • Monitoring and evaluation methodologies for re-engineered business processes.

 ADVANCED PUBLIC RELATIONS AND CUSTOMER CARE

Fees per participant : US$500 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

This is an advanced version of the management of public relations and quality customer care programmes. It will be more interactive and will address critical issues in PR and customer care. It will also provide an excellent opportunity to extend and renew experiences of key aspect of public relations and customer care. The programme is very practical and role play will be part of the learning activity. Lectures will be spiced with individual and group exercises and case studies. Real case from participants’ own institutions will be used as a basis for analysis.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Customer care/relations personnel, past participants in the management of PR & customer care programme and customer service management.

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

This programme aims at providing practising public relations and customer care personnel a

valuable and high quality experience in their professional development. It will give practitioners a wider knowledge and understanding of the latest practices and thinking in public relations and customer care. The programme will also expose participants to new ideas and provide them with vital professional stimulation.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Public relations; emerging issues and challenges;
  • Office etiquette ;
  • Emerging issues in customer care;
  • Mounting PR programmes;
  • Communication problems: dimensions and solutions;
  • Service Quality Concept;
  • Customer care as a strategic management tool;
  • Customer relationship management models

 WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP & LEADERSHIP IN KENYA

Fees per participant : US$150 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

The programme is specially designed for women entrepreneurs and is focused on enabling them to identify business opportunities as well as maintain viable and sustainable enterprises. The programme is very practical and role play will be part of the learning activity. Lectures will be spiced with individual and group exercises and case studies. Real case from participants’ own businesses will be used as a basis for analysis.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Women Entrepreneurs, Bank Managers, and SACCO CEOs/Managers.

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

This programme aims at providing practising women entrepreneurs and mangers of various financial institutions a valuable and high quality experience in their entrepreneurship development. It will give practitioners a wider knowledge and understanding of the latest practices and thinking in women entrepreneurship. The programme will also expose participants to new ideas and provide them with vital professional stimulation.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Women Entrepreneurship; emerging issues and challenges;
  • How to identify business opportunities;
  • Mounting programmes targeting women owned businesses;
  • Communication problems: dimensions and solutions;
  • Service Quality Concept;
  • Customer care as a strategic management tool;
  • Customer relationship management models

 STORYTELLING: CREATING YOUR NARRATIVE

Fees per participant : US$100 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Storytelling takes courage and creativity. These attributes will be instilled through practical exercises complimented by feedback from both a masterful storyteller and your peers.  The programme is very practical and role play will be part of the learning activity. Lectures will be spiced with individual and group exercises and case studies.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Motivational speakers, CEOs, marketing and/ or sales personnel, a trainer, a coach, a teacher or any other leader.

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

This programme aims at providing storytelling skills required to significantly enhance the participants personal power and influence.  It will give practitioners a wider knowledge and understanding of the latest practices and thinking in entrepreneurial leadership. The programme will also expose participants to new ideas and provide them with vital professional stimulation.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Public relations; emerging issues and challenges;
  • Office etiquette ;
  • Emerging issues in customer care;
  • Mounting PR programmes;
  • Communication problems: dimensions and solutions;
  • Service Quality Concept;
  • Customer care as a strategic management tool;
  • Customer relationship management models

 


 DESIGN THINKING

Fees per participant : US$200 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

This practical introduction to Design Thinking focuses on how you and your business can use Design Thinking tools to build and drive innovative thinking within our business, future- proofing your way of work in our ever changing economy. The programme is very practical and role play will be part of the learning activity. Lectures will be spiced with individual and group exercises and case studies. Real case from participants’ own institutions will be used as a basis for analysis.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

CEOs, Business Development Managers, Marketing Managers, & Consultants.

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

This programme aims at providing practising public relations and customer care personnel a valuable and high quality experience in their professional development. It will give practitioners a wider knowledge and understanding of the latest practices and thinking in public relations and customer care. The programme will also expose participants to new ideas and provide them with vital professional stimulation.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Public relations; emerging issues and challenges;
  • Office etiquette ;
  • Emerging issues in customer care;
  • Mounting PR programmes;
  • Communication problems: dimensions and solutions;
  • Service Quality Concept;
  • Customer care as a strategic management tool;
  • Customer relationship management models

 


 DIGITAL MARKETING

Fees per participant : US$250 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

What is Digital Marketing, Why Digital Marketing, Growth of Digital Media, Digital vs. Traditional Media, Digital Marketing Channels Overview; Key Performance Indicators, Digital Display Advertising, Affiliate Marketing, Content Marketing; Email Marketing; Social Media Marketing; Mobile Marketing; Creating a Digital Marketing Strategy,

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

H.O.Ds, Business Development Managers, Marketing Managers, & Business owners/Managers.

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

To understand the importance of digital media channels, planning, implementing and monitoring digital marketing. To Review how digital media channels can be coordinated to make them more effective than when used individually. To expose the participant on how to analyze digital communications campaigns.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Introduction to Digital Marketing
  • Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Web Marketing
  • Content Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Strategy and Planning

 


 ENVIRONMENT MARKETING

Fees per participant : US$450 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

With the increase in environmental concerns during the past decade, consumers have become more enlightened on environmental issues greatly contributing to the green marketing. A consensus is growing that environmental degradation issues accompanying industrial development should be addressed together with marketing, thereby contributing to green marketing. Environmental marketing focuses on how you can implement environmental conservation practices in your business operations to create a competitive edge in reaching out green sensitive customers.  

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

CEOs, all head of department, & Consultants.

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

Due to increasing concerns about sustainability and the effects of greenhouse gas emissions organizations (participant) will benefit from the action oriented point of view and can mentor others in the society. Interactive learning that Sparks the imagination and unlocks creativity. The course will also expose participants to new ideas and provide them with dynamic professional inspiration. Promotes a sense of place and connection through community involvement (Corporate Social Responsibility).

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Introduction to Environmental Marketing/ green marketing
  • Environmental marketing practices
  • Green Processes
  • Pricing green products
  • Environmental promotions/Communication
  • Reverse Logistics in Green Distribution
  • Green Packaging
  • Green Branding
  • Green perceived quality

 


EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN A WORK PLACE

Fees per participant : US$ 300 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Emotional Intelligence is the ability to recognize, regulate and effectively communicate our own emotions and of the other people. It is the ability, capacity or skill to perceive, assess and manage the emotions of one’s self and of others. Currently used by many organizations to define a combination of knowledge, skills/abilities, and actions/behaviors to establish a performance framework for success in a specific role.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The course is aimed for all members of staff working in an organization because in one way or another they have to interact with one another if not dealing directly with external customers.

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Serve as a role model for moral and fair behavior. A transparent approach commands esteem and confidence from employees,
  • Increase the use of the skills of empathy and interpersonal relationships,
  • Enhance greater trust and understanding,
  • Cultivate less conflicts and fewer meetings, and
  • Overall increase in team performance.

TOPICS INCLUDE

Emotional Intelligence concepts;

Self-Awareness; (Emotional Self-awareness, reading and recognizing one’s emotions; gut sense

  • Accurate self-assessment, knowing one’s strengths and limitations
  • Self-confidence; sense of self worth

 Self- Regulation / Management;( Keeping disruptive emotions under control

  • Displaying transparency as much as possible
  • Flexibility in adapting changing situations
  • Readiness to act and seize opportunities
  • Seeing the upside in events (optimism

Social Skills (Social Competence) ;( Empathizing with others

  • Organizational awareness
  • Recognizing and meeting client or customer needs
  • Maintaining healthy social relationships

Relationship Management;( Inspirational leadership)

  • Influencing people
  • Developing others
  • Change catalyst
  • Conflict management
  • Building bonds
  • Teamwork and collaboration

Emotional intelligence for effective leadership;

 


INTRODUCTION TO CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Fees per participant: US$ 200 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Learn how corporate governance functions in different organizations. This practical introduction to Corporate Governance focuses on how you and your business can use the insights shared to set up a governance structure for your business factoring both internal and external factors as you shape and develop the guidelines policies and procedures of your organization. The programme is very engaging and role play will be part of the learning activity. Lectures will be spiced with individual and group exercises and case studies. Real cases from participants’ own institutions will be used as a basis for analysis.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

CEOs, Business Development Managers, Marketing Officers, & Business Consultants.

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

This programme aims at providing knowledge and insights on how corporate governance functions in different organizations. Suitable for individuals who wish to develop their knowledge further. Practising leaders managers and brand ambassadors so as to gain valuable and high quality experience in their professional development. It will give practitioners a wider knowledge and understanding of the latest practices and industry insights. The programme will also expose participants to new ideas and provide them with vital professional stimulation for exceptional governance of firms.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  •  Internal Governance
  • External governance and the roles of stakeholders in the governance of a firm. 
  •  Market Forces

 TIME VALUE FOR MONEY 

Fees per participant: US$150 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Understanding the impact time has on financial decisions we make is vital. TMV (Time value for Money) brings to the forefront key attributes to consider before making any financial decisions both as a business and an individual. These attributes will be instilled through practical classroom exercises that can be customized so that the participants get to understand these concepts.  The programme is very practical and role play will be part of the learning activity. Lectures will be spiced with individual and group exercises and case studies.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Entrepreneurs, Financial Advisors, Consultants, Business Managers, Corporate Managers, & Investment Group Members.

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

This course is an introduction to time value of money (TVM) and decision-making to help you understand the basics of finance.This course is applied and problem-based with assignments that are intentionally introductory and simpler to understand and can easily be relatable to day-to-day financial decisions facing businesses and individuals on a daily basis.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Understanding TMV (Time Value for Money)
  • Inflation, Deflation and Market indicators;
  • Present Value of Money;
  • Future Value Annuity
  • Discounting and Compounding

 PERSONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Fees per participant: US$200 to cover tuition, training materials, snacks and lunch only.

COURSE OVERVIEW

The course is structured to enable individuals to learn how to manage money more effectively by learning practical solutions to key investment, credit, insurance and retirement questions.This personal finance course is divided into three modules: investments, credit and budgeting Each module is independent and may be studied on its own, although studying them together provides a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness across modules and the various tradeoffs across them. Throughout the course, we will explore interesting and relevant real world examples so that you can better understand the underlying concepts. We will also relate relevant academic research to the topic on hand and show how the research findings are relevant to your daily financial decisions. This course provides practical, ready-to-use solutions to use in your daily life. All solutions may not be equally important for you given your age and priorities, but they will certainly be relevant to you at some point in your life.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Entrepreneurs, Financial advisors, Business Consultants, Business Development Managers, Corporate Managers, Investment groups.

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

This course is will equip the learners with skills that will be practical and applicable to their day to day lives. They will learn how to manage finances and income, basic stock market and investments, the role of credit and how to judiciously use it, the importance of investment and savings for retirement. This course is applied and problem-based with assignments that are intentionally introductory and simpler to understand and can easily be relatable to day-to-day financial decisions facing businesses and individuals on a daily basis.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Effective Budgeting.
  • Money Mind-set.
  • Visualizing your net worth.
  • Building your Expense tracker
  • Customized balance sheet

Karatina University Contacts

Karatina University Main Campus

Kagochi, Karatina, Nyeri County

P.O. BOX 1957—10101, Karatina, Kenya.

Tel: (+254) 20 2176 713/ Mob: (+254) 729 721 200

eMail: info@karu.ac.ke or admissions@karu.ac.ke

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