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Bachelor of Business Management (BBM)

BBM degree is composed of the following specializations:
(a) Accounting
(b) Finance and Banking
(c) Risk and Insurance Management
(d) Marketing
(e) Purchasing and Supplies Management
(f) Human Resource Management
(g) Business Information System
(h) Micro-Enterprise Management
(i) Aviation Management
(j) Maritime Management
(k) Sports Management
Admission Requirements
To be admitted into the programme the candidate must have any of the following:
1. Mean grade of C+ at KCSE level with at least C in Mathematics or Commerce/Accounting and C in English or equivalent qualifications recognized by Senate;

2. Two principal passes in relevant subjects (Economics) and 1 subsidiary pass in Mathematics at ‘A’ level or credit in Mathematic and at least a credit in English at O’level

3. CPA/CPS holders or equivalents from recognized examining bodies or;

4. A two year diploma in a business related discipline from recognized institutions/examining bodies or;

5. HND holder in a business related discipline from recognized institutions or examining bodies.
NB: CPA II, CPS II and Diploma with Credit or distinction enter in second year, while CPA III, CPS III and Higher National Diploma holders enter in third year.

Programme Structure

Year 1

 Semester I

SBE 100 Study and Library Skills
BBM 100 Principles of Accounting I
BBM 101 Introduction to Business
BBM 107 Health Awareness
BBM 105 Business Mathematics I
BBM 102 Introduction to Computer Science
ECO 110 Introduction to Microeconomics

Semester II
SBE 101 Business Communication
BBM 103 Principles of Accounting II
BBM 104 Principles of Management
BBM 109 Business Law
BBM 108 Business Mathematics II
BBM 106 Introduction to Business Information Systems
ECO 111 Introduction to Macroeconomics

Year 2

Semester I
SBE 200 National Development
BBM 200 Introduction to Programming
BBM 201 Financial Accounting
BBM 202 Principles of Marketing
BBM 203 Human Resource Management
BBM 204 Business Mathematics
BBM 211 Intermediate Microeconomics
Semester II
BBM 206 Principles of Finance
BBM 205 Management Information Systems
BBM 209 Financial Accounting II
BBM 210 Introduction to Purchasing and Supplies Management
BBM 208 Entrepreneurship Theory and Concepts
BBM 207 Introduction to Risk & Insurance
BBM 212 Intermediate Macroeconomics

Year 3

Accounting

Semester I
BBM 300 Government Accounting
BBM 302 Cost Accounting
BBM 310 Business Finance
BBM 350 Managerial Statistics
BBM 360 Organizational Theory and Behaviour
BBM 304 Audit & Internal Review
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 355 Operations Research I
BBM 351 Research Methods
BBM 301 Advanced Accounting I
BBM 305 Pension Accounting
BBM 358 Financial Information System
Plus one elective

Finance and Banking

Semester I
BBM 350 Managerial Statistics
BBM 356 Net Work and Design Maintenance
BBM 310 Business Finance
BBM 360 Organizational Theory and Behaviour
Plus one electives
Semester II
BBM 355 Operations Research I
BBM 303 Taxation I
BBM 351 Research Methods
BBM 358 Financial Information Systems
Plus one elective
Additional elective
ECO 323 Public Finance and Fiscal Policy

Risk and Insurance Management

Semester I
BBM 350 Managerial Statistics
BBM 310 Business Finance
BBM 320 Risk and Insurance Management
BBM 321 Life Assurance & Demographic Statistics
BBM 360 Organizational Theory and Behaviour
BBM 325 Pension Management
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 355 Operations Research I
BBM 351 Research Methods
BBM 303 Taxation I
BBM 323 Insurance Law
BBM 322 Crisis Management
Plus one elective

Marketing Specialization

Semester I
BBM 310 Business Finance
BBM 330 Marketing Management
BBM 331 Consumer Behaviour
BBM 350 Managerial Statistics
BBM 360 Organizational Theory and Behaviour
BBM 351 Product Management
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 332 Channel Management
BBM 355 Operations Research I
BBM 351 Research Methods
BBM 303 Taxation I
BBM 333 Sales Management
BBM 337 Marketing of Services
Plus one elective
Additional electives
BBM 334 Marketing Audit and Management
BBM 335 Product Management
BBM 336 Marketing Research
BBM 337 Marketing of Services
BBM 338 Marketing Logistics
BBM 339 Industrial Marketing
BBM 340 Marketing in the not-for-profit-Sector

Purchasing and Supplies Management

Semester I
BBM 350 Managerial Statistics
BBM 345 Purchasing Management
BBM 346 Logistic Systems
BBM 310 Business Finance
BBM 360 Organizational Theory and Behaviour
BBM 330 Marketing Management
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 351 Research Methods
BBM 303 Taxation I
BBM 392 Warehousing Management
BBM 355 Operations Research I
BBM 347 Logistics Management
BBM 348 Supply Chain Management
Plus one elective

Business Information Systems

Semester I
BBM 310 Business Finance
BBM 350 Managerial Statistics
BBM 352 Object Oriented Programming
BBM 353 Business Systems Analysis and Design
BBM 356 Net Work and Design Maintenance
BBM 360 Organisational Theory and Behaviour
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 351 Research methods
BBM 303 Taxation I
BBM 355 Operations Research I
BBM 371 Business Environment
BBM 354 Database Management Systems
BBM 357 Communications Technology
Plus one elective
Additional Electives
BBM 358 Financial Information Systems

Human Resource Management

Semester I
BBM 310 Business Finance
BBM 350 Managerial Statistics
BBM 360 Organisational Theory and Behaviour
BBM 361 Co-operative Management
BBM 362 Labour and Industrial Relations
BBM 355 Health Systems Management
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 355 Operations Research I
BBM 351 Research Methods
BBM 303 Taxation I
BBM 330 Marketing Management
BBM 366 Public Sector Management
BBM 372 Culture and Management
Plus one elective
Additional Electives
BBM 364 Travel and Tourism Management
BBM 365 Health Systems Management
BBM 366 Public Sector Management

Micro–Enterprise Management

Semester I
BBM 350 Managerial Statistics
BBM 360 Organisational Theory and Behaviour
BBM 371 Business Environment
BBM 310 Business Finance
BBM 370 Business Start–up Process
BBM 375 Innovation and Micro–Enterprise Development
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 351 Research Methods
BBM 303 Taxation I
BBM 355 Operations Research I
BBM 372 Culture and Management
BBM 374 Marketing for Small Business
BBM 376 Human Resource Management for Micro Enterprise
Plus one Elective

Aviation Management Option

Semester I
BBM 350 Managerial Statistics
BBM 360 Organisational Theory and Behaviour
BBM 380 Air Transport and Airport Management
BBM 310 Business Finance
BBM 381 Civil Aviation Management
BBM 382 Aviation Law & Regulations
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 351 Research Methods
BBM 303 Taxation I
BBM 355 Operations Research I
BBM 383 Airline Management
BBM 384 Aviation Safety & Security Management
BBM 385 Airfreight Operations
Plus one elective

Maritime Management Option

Semester I
BBM 350 Managerial Statistics
BBM 360 Organisational Theory and Behaviour
BBM 310 Business Finance
BBM 390 Customs & Port Operations
BBM 391 Maritime Management
BBM 392 Warehousing Management
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 351 Research Methods
BBM 303 Taxation I
BBM 355 Operations Research I
BBM 347 Logistics Management
BBM 393 Freight Clearing & Forwarding Management
BBM 394 Shipping Management
BBM 385 Airfreight Operations
Plus one elective

Year 4

Accounting

Semester I
BBM 460 Industrial Report/ Project
BBM 410 Financial Management
BBM 400 Taxation II
BBM 401 Managerial Accounting
BBM 402 Auditing & Assurance Services
BBM 406 Business Values & Ethics
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 403 Advanced Financial Accounting II
BBM 472 Business Policy and Strategy
BBM 447 Production and Operations Management
BBM 450 Practical Accounting Data processing
BBM 412 Company Law
BBM 475 International Business Management
Plus one elective

Finance and Banking

Semester I
BBM 460 Industrial Report/Project
BBM 410 Financial Management
BBM 406 Business Values & Ethics
BBM 411 Performance Management
BBM 416 Real Estate Finance
BBM 413 Financial Economics
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 472 Business Policy and Strategy
BBM 447 Materials and Stores Management
BBM 475 International Business Management
BBM 413 Property Development and Management
BBM 412 Company Law
BBM 415 International Finance
Plus one elective
Additional Elective
BBM 469 Company Law

Risk and Insurance Management

Semester I
BBM 460 Industrial Report/ Project
BBM 406 Business Values & Ethics
BBM 410 Financial Management
BBM 421 Property Insurance
BBM 424 Actuarial Science I
BBM 421 General Claims Management
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 472 Business Policy and Strategy
BBM 447 Production Operation Management
BBM 425 Transport Insurance
BBM 423 Management of Insurance Institutions
BBM 420 Liability Insurance
BBM 475 International Business Management
Plus one Elective
Additional Elective
BBM 469 Company Law

Marketing Specialization

Semester I
BBM 460 Industrial Report/ Project
BBM 410 Financial Management
BBM 406 Business Values & Ethics
BBM 430 Marketing Communications
BBM 431 International Marketing
BBM 433 Relationship Marketing
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 472 Business Policy and Strategy
BBM 475 International Business Management
BBM 447 Production and Operation Management
BBM 434 Advertising & Brand Management
BBM 435 Agribusiness Marketing Systems
BBM 454 Marketing Information Systems
Plus one elective
Additional Electives
BBM 436 Hospitality Marketing
BBM 437 Marketing in Travel and Tourism
BBM 440 Creative Arts Marketing
BBM 441 Cyber-Marketing
BBM 438 Public Relations

Purchasing and Supplies Management

Semester I
BBM 460 Industrial Report/ Project
BBM 410 Financial Management
BBM 445 Logistic Strategy
BBM 446 International Purchasing
BBM 431 International Marketing
BBM 479 Project Management
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 472 Business Policy and Strategy
BBM 447 International Business Management
BBM 472 Business Policy & Strategy
BBM 465 Total Quality Management
BBM 449 Emerging Issues in Purchasing and Supplies
BBM 448 Procurement & Supply Law
Plus one elective

Business Information Systems

Semester I
BBM 460 Industrial Report/Project
BBM 410 Financial Management
BBM 406 Business Values & Ethics
BBM 452 Database Design and Implementation
BBM 456 Electronic Commerce
BBM 455 Software Development
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 472 Business Policy and Strategy
BBM 447 Production and Operations Management
BBM 475 International Business Management
BBM 450 Practical Accounting Data Processing
BBM 453 Distributed Systems
BBM 454 Marketing Information
Plus one elective
Additional Electives
BBM 454 Marketing Information Systems
BBM 457 Operations Research II

Human Resource Management

Semester I
BBM 460 Industrial Report/ Project
BBM 410 Financial Management
BBM 462 Employee Compensation
BBM 463 Quality of Work Life
BBM 476 Labour Law
BBM 406 Business Values & Ethics
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 447 Production and Operations Management
BBM 477 Human Resource Management
BBM 473 Business Counselling & Strategy
BBM 474 Strategies for Small Business
BBM 479 Micro-Enterprise Policy
BBM 475 International Business Management
Plus one elective

Micro–Enterprise Management

Semester I
BBM 460 Industrial Report/ Project
BBM 406 Business Values & Ethics
BBM 410 Financial Management
BBM 470 Financial Management for Micro–Enterprise
BBM 471 Small Business Planning Project
BBM 478 ICT and Small Business
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 472 Business Policy and Strategy
BBM 447 Production and Operations Management
BBM 473 Business Counselling & Consulting
BBM 474 Strategies For Small Business
BBM 479 Micro-Enterprise policy
BBM 475 International Business Management
Plus one elective

Aviation Management Option

Semester I
BBM 460 Industrial Report/ Project
BBM 410 Financial Management
BBM 406 Business Values & Ethics
BBM 480 Quality Management Systems in Aviation
BBM 481 Aviation Information Management Systems
BBM 482 Aviation Supply Chain Management
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 472 Business Policy and Strategy
BBM 447 Production and Operations Management
BBM 475 International Business Management
BBM 483 Crew Resource Management
BBM 484 Air Transport Economics
BBM 485 Aviation Financing
Plus one elective

Maritime Management Option

Semester I
BBM 460 Industrial Report/ Project
BBM 410 Financial Management
BBM 406 Business Values & Ethics
BBM 490 Maritime Information Systems
BBM 491 Cruise Ship Tourism
BBM 492 Maritime Law
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 447 International Business Management
BBM 472 Business Policy &Strategy
BBM 475 International Business Management
BBM 493 Shipping Economics
BBM 494 Maritime Insurance & Risk
BBM 495 Maritime Safety and Security
Plus one elective

Business Administration Option

Semester I
BBM 460 Industrial Report/ Project
BBM 410 Financial Management
BBM 406 Business Values & Ethics
BBM 400 Taxation II
BBM 492 Change Management
BBM 479 Project Management
Plus one elective
Semester II
BBM 472 Business Policy and Strategy
BBM 447 Production and Operations Management
BBM 475 International Business Management
BBM 466 Managerial Economics
BBM 467 Contemporary Issues in Management
BBM 465 Total Quality Management
Plus 1ne elective

 

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