Higher National Diploma in Business - HND Business

Programme Information

What will I study on a BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business ?

The BTEC HND in Business provides a wide-ranging study of the business sector covering various business subject areas ranging from human resources management, finance, accounting, marketing, business law etc including contemporary areas of business. The programme covers a broad range of business principles and applications that may be encountered in modern business.

How am I assessed on the BTEC Higher National Diploma programme ?

Students get to work on real-life scenarios through a variety of case studies. In their assessments, students are required to carry out presentations, write reports and conduct surveys. Other assessments involve keeping log books of work completed, observations of practical tasks, production of visual material and self assessment. This gives students an opportunity to work on their specific subjects throughout the term. All assessments are quality assured through internal verification, and sampled through external verifiers from the UK.

Programme Aims

  •  To develop the individual’s ability and creativity in the business arena through effective use and combination of the knowledge and specialised skills gained in different parts of the programme.
  •  To acquire knowledge of international management and of cultural diversity and to create awareness of issues that affect organisational effectiveness.
  •  To develop managers who can improve organisational performance and bring change within their organisations by using a proactive rather than reactive approach to decision making.


Mandatory Units – all 8 units below MUST be undertakenMandatory Units – all 5 units below MUST be undertaken
1Business and the Business Environment 1Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
2Marketing Essentials 2Financial Accounting
3Human Resource Management 3Business Law
4Management and Operations 4Innovation and Commercialization
5Management Accounting 5 Advanced Management Accounting
6Managing a Successful Business Project 6Financial Management
7Research project 7Digital Marketing
8Organisational Behaviour /td>8Brand Management
Specialized Units – all 3 units MUST be undertaken9Financial Reporting
1Operations and Project Management 10Business Strategy
2Understanding and Leading Change11Statistics for Management
3Global Business Environment 12Strategic Human Resource Management
13Resource and Talent Planning
14Employee Relations

Time table

DaysMorning- SessionsMid- MorningAfternoon- SessionEvening(Part time)
Monday-Friday8.30-10.30am 11.00 -1.00 pm2.00-4.00 pm5.30 - 8.00 pm
Saturday (Part Time)8.30-10.30am 11.00 -1.00 pm--

Course Requirements

  •  HND Candidates should have successfully completed KCSE or GCE(A level) or equivalent or should have related work experience. Credit transfer from prior recognized qualifications will also be considered

  • Fees Structure

    HNC and HND Fees
    Admission Fee: KShs. 10,000/- Once only. (includes use of library and internet)
    Tuition Fee: KShs. 92,000/- per term
    BTEC Registration fee: UK 260 pounds (Once only) and annual exam fee of UK 120 pounds

    Admission Process

    •  Complete the admission form from here

    •  Provide 2 passport size photographs

    •   Admission fee payment of KShs 10,000/- (ten thousand shillings only) by cash deposit direct to the college account or by cheque payment, or by MPESA (PAYBILL)

    •  Submit the application and proof of item 3 above to INtel college.