Diploma in Business Information Technology (DBIT)

The Diploma in Business Information Technology programme is designed to meet the increasing demand in the workplace for IT professionals with a wide knowledge of business management, technical skills and the capacity to offer support in the implementation of IT-based solutions in business. 

  • DBIT is a University Diploma. The curriculum goes beyond the material currently covered in Diploma, Higher Diploma and Graduate Diploma programmes in the common professional programmes in Kenya today.

  • The course is made up of 20 modules each 60 contact hours carefully developed by IT experts.

  • It focuses on issues surrounding the development, implementation and management of Information Systems in competitive business environments.

- The curriculum is developed to meet the immediate needs of the Kenyan market, for IT professionals at the middle levels of organisations and those who want to enter the job market at the middle levels.

- DBIT is relevant and well-focused towards the Bachelor of Business Information Technology at Strathmore University and equivalent degree programmes in other Universities.

- Good backup for candidates pursuing non-IT courses who wish to change professions in future.

- Is an added advantage to non-IT professionals who wish to acquire IT skills for their professional work.

- To develop a coherent and broad-based coverage of business information systems and the underlying technology to implement these system’s information requirements and develop solutions from model professional and technical perspectives.

- To prepare candidates to apply the principles learnt in the performance of their duties in the workplace.

- To prepare candidates for progression to higher levels of education, notably to degree level.

Candidates are prepared to work as:

1. Database developers and administrators
2. Data Management personnel
3. Systems Support personnel
4. System Analysts and Designers
5. System Developers
6. Network Administrators
7. Network Support personnel
8. Middle-level Managers in IT departments
9. IT Trainers


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