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Diploma in Procurement Management (DPM)

Africa International University, Kenya Ranked #569 in Africa


Next enrollment cycle

August 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 1,187

Course Accredited By


  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma

Diploma in Procurement Management is designed to equip the trainee with relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable him or her to perform supply chain management as a middle level manager in an organisation. A graduate of this course will be able to work in a salaried or self-employment. .

One can take full time, evening, Saturday, holiday or Blended e-learning mode of study.

Enrollment Cycles

  • August 2023
  • September 2023
  • December 2023
  • January 2024
  • April 2024
  • May 2024
  • Requirement is C-, C plain or a certificate in related field.

Semester One
DUC 113 computer Systems and Information Technology 3hrs
DPM 111 Communication Skills / BA 214 Business Communication 3hrs
DUC 124 Foundations of Life and Mission 3hrs
DUC 112 Library Research and Information Competency 3hrs
DPM 112 Supply Chain Management and Purchasing Principles 3hrs
DPM 113 Life Skills 3hrs
DPM 114 Entrepreneurship & Business Plan/ EN111 Foundations for Entrepreneurship 3hrs 

Semester Two
DPM 121 Business Statistics /BA 112 Business Statistics / BAF 121 3hrs
DPM 122 Warehousing Operations and Stock Control 3hrs
DPM 123 Principles of Marketing /BA212 Principles and Practices of Marketing 3hrs
DPM 124 Elements of Law 3hrs
DPM 125 Financial Accounting/
FA 112 Financial Accounting 1 3hrs
DPM 126 Purchasing and Supplies Management 3hrs
DPM 127 Operations Management 3hrs

Unit Code Unit Name Hours
DPM 131 Public Procurement and Finance 3hrs
DPM 132 International Purchasing 3hrs
DPM 133 Purchasing and Supply Strategy 3hrs
DPM 134 Research Methods 3hrs
DPM 135 Principles and Practices of Management/
FA111 Principles of Management. 3hrs
DPM 136 Cost Accounting/ BA 225 Cost Accounting  3hrs
DPM 137 Office Organization 3hrs

Semester Two
DPM 211 Trade Project 3hrs

Total Contact hours 72hrs

KES 32000 per semester 

Total fees KES 128000

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