The KNEC supply chain management (SCM) course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles, practices, and skills necessary to effectively manage the various components of the supply chain.

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Objectives of the KNEC SCM Course

The objectives of the KNEC SCM course include:

  1. Ensure students have an understanding of the fundamental concepts, theories, and principles of supply chain management.
  2. Instill knowledge on key components of the supply chain, including procurement, logistics, inventory management, and distribution.
  3. Ensure students understand and apply effective strategies for managing the day-to-day operations of the supply chain.
  4. Ensure students learn techniques for optimizing processes, reducing costs, and improving efficiency within the supply chain.
  5. Instill knowledge and skills that enable students to develop technical skills related to procurement processes, supplier relationship management, and negotiations.
  6. Ensure students gain proficiency in using relevant tools and technologies for supply chain planning and execution.
  7. Enables students to learn how to identify, assess, and mitigate risks within the supply chain, including issues related to procurement, transportation, and demand variability.
  8. Ensure students gain insights into the complexities of managing supply chains on a global scale.

Career Opportunities for the KNEC SCM Course

  1. Supply Chain Officer/Manager
  2. Procurement Officer/Manager

Course Structure

The KNEC SCM course is divided into modules I, II and III. The modules include the following units:

Module 1

  1. Communication Skills
  2. Life Skills
  3. Information Communication Technology (ICT)
  4. Entrepreneurship
  5. Supply Chain Management and Purchasing Principles
  6. Warehousing Operations and Stock Control
  7. Economics
  8. Elements of Law
  9. Financial Accounting
  10. Business Finance
  11. Office Organization

Module II

  1. Public Procurement and Finance
  2. Purchasing Management
  3. Supplies Management
  4. Cost Accounting
  5. Principles and Practice of Marketing
  6. Quantitative Techniques
  7. Office Administration and Management
  8. Business Plan

Module III

  1. Purchasing and Supply Strategy
  2. Operations Management
  3. Project and Contract Management
  4. International Purchasing
  5. Managerial Accounting
  6. Theory and Practice of Management
  7. Research Methods

For enrolment for the KNEC Supply Chain Management KNEC course student need the following qualifications.

  1. KCSE C- (minus) or its equivalent and above
  2. Pass Level 5 of related Course
  3. Other equivalent qualification determined by KNQA


The duration to complete the diploma in SCM KNEC program is 2 years.

RCM Online College Diploma in Supply Chain Management (KNEC) Program

RCM Online College has curated a Supply Chain Management (KNEC) program that enables our students to learn the intricacies of logistics, procurement, inventory management, and more, all tailored to meet industry demands.

RCM Online College has curated a comprehensive curriculum, taught by seasoned professionals, that equips our students with the skills and knowledge to streamline operations and enhance efficiency in the ever-evolving world of supply chain. The tuition fee for this diploma program is Ksh 15,000 per term.  ENROLL TODAY to begin your journey in supply chain management and other related fields.

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