Higher National Diploma in Business


Information Sheet

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.

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.

Course Aims

  • To equip students with knowledge, understanding and skills for success in employment in the business industry.

  • To acquire knowledge of international management and of cultural diversity and to create awareness of issues that affect organisational effectiveness.

  • 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 provide an educational foundation for a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

  • 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 8 units below MUST be undertaken
1Business and the Business Environment 12Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
2Marketing Essentials 13Financial Accounting
3Human Resource Management 14Business Law
4Management and Operations 15Innovation and Commercialization
5Management Accounting 16Advanced Management Accounting
6Managing a Successful Business Project 17Financial Management
7Research project 18Managing and Running a Small Business
8Organisational Behaviour 19Brand Management
Specialized Units – all 3 units MUST be undertaken20Financial Reporting
9Operations and Project Management 21Business Strategy
10Understanding and Leading Change22Statistics for Management
11Global Business Environment 23Strategic Human Resource Management
24Resource and Talent Planning
25Employee 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.

The following requirements must also be met:

  • 1. Recognized Higher or Advanced Diploma or equivalent

  • 2. ABE Advanced Diploma in Business

  • 3.The Kenya Institute of Management(KIM) Diploma

  • 4. An EDEXCEL Higher National Diploma in Business or related area;

  • 5.120 credits or equivalent of a recognized undergraduate award in a relevant Business and Management related discipline.

  • Fees Structure

    HNC and HND Fees
    Admission Fee: KShs. 10,000/- Once only. (includes use of library and internet)
    Tuition Fee: KShs. 91,000/- per term
    BTEC Registration fee: UK 245 pounds (Once only) and annual exam fee of UK 100 pounds

    Admission Process

  • 1. Complete the admission form from Our Admissions Link

  • 2. Certified copies of academic credentials AND 2 passport size photos

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

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

  • Intakes

    2017 Intakes
    9 Jan 2017 - Completion 23 Nov 2018
    2 May 2017 - Completion 19 April 2019
    21 Aug 2017 - Completion 9 Aug 2019