The program is meant to address challenges arising from new developments including the achievement of greater efficiency through technology, attainment of process improvement through supply chain management, capturing supply and purchasing function through better management, application of purchasing expertise to non-tradition strategy and also the need to increase the contribution of purchasing and supply function to corporate strategy.
The program is open to those who hold bachelor degree in any discipline with at least an upper second class honors.
A candidate must satisfy the following minimum requirement:
•Be holder of a bachelor degree with at least upper second class honors in any discipline or institution recognized by the university senate or
•Be a holder of bachelor degree with lower second class honors in any discipline provided the candidate can show proven research ability or 3 years relevant work experience or
•Be a holder of bachelor degree at pass level in any discipline at a recognized university and a higher diploma from a relevant field from Kenya examination council or any other institution recognized by the university senate provided the candidate has proven research ability, relevant work experience of five (5) years or
•A holder of higher diploma in relevant field may be admitted provided the candidate pass prerequisite course units.
The masters program is offered in two academic years:
First academic year comprise 12 units plus an industrial attachment of 8 weeks
The second academic year comprise of 6 course units plus a research project.
NB: courses are offered in terms of units each of 42-one hour lecture for four semesters. The candidates are required to register within the first four weeks of the semester.