KASNEB: Contacts and Courses Offered by KASNEB in Kenya

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KASNEB: Contacts and Courses Offered by KASNEB in Kenya

With the tough times and crowded job market, many Kenyans are opting for short courses and professional courses.

A primary degree in any field is a prerequisite for various job positions, but the KASNEB short courses and professional courses, you will be able to remain competitive in your area of specialization.

If you are business proffessional seeking to advance your career, you should consider registering with KASNEB to receive quality education, research and innovation empowerment, as well as world class examination and certification.

What is KASNEB?

The Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Board (KASNEB) is a professional examination body responsible for the development of syllabuses, conduction of professional, diploma and technician exams as well as certifying student’s accountancy, credit, finance, governance & management, Information technology and related disciplines.

KASNEB was established as a state corporation under the National Treasury by the Government of Kenya on 24 July 1969.

The establishment and operations of kasneb are governed by the following main Acts:

(a) The Accountants Act, No. 15 of 2008 (which revoked the Accountants Act, Cap 531 of 1977). (b) The Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya Act, Cap 534 of 1988.

(c) The Investment and Financial Analysts Act, No. 13 of 2015.

KASNEB Quality policy statement

KASNEB is committed to providing globally competitive professionals through development of syllabuses, conduct of quality examinations, certification of candidates, promotion of its qualifications nationally and internationally and accreditation of relevant training institutions.

KASNEB aims to continuously improve its Quality Management System by conforming to ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System International Standard and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements in order to meet and exceed the expectations of its customers.

KASNEB dedicates itself annually to review the quality policy and quality objectives.

KASNEB core values and objectives

Integrity

1. Professionalism

2. Customer focus

3. To provide quality examinations.

4. To increase customer satisfaction.

5. To enhance institutional capacity.

6. To enhance financial sustainability.

7. Teamwork

8. Innovativeness

Courses offered by KASNEB

The KASNEB courses examined at the institution are; Certified Public Accountants, Accounting Technician Diploma, ICT courses, Bachelor of Commerce, IMIS Courses, ICT courses, Bridging Certificate in Mathematics, and Business and Management Sciences.

The KASNEB examined courses offered at the Management University of Africa are;

Certified Information Communication Technologists; these are skilled and competent system developers, system administrators, and engineers, and ICT practitioners and consultants.

Certified Securities and Investment Analysts for those who want to get the qualification for investment analysts and Certified Securities, consultants and portfolio management of retirement benefit scheme.

Certified Credit Professionals for skilled and competent managers, consultants, and practitioners.

Kasneb technician courses offered by the institution are:

Investment and Securities Technicians: 

Those who study the coursework as analysts in specialized fields of the administration

Credit Management Technicians:

This equips the workers with skills to work as technicians in financial enterprise and credit management

Information Communication Technology Technicians:

This provides the learners with the technical know-how and skills for system programming, system development, and administration and maintenance.

Accounting Technicians Certificate:

This equips with the learners with the skills to provide central support in taxation, accounting, and auditing.

KASNEB diploma courses

KASNEB Diploma & Professional Courses Certified Public Accountants (C.P.A.)

Certified Credit Professionals (C.C.P)

Certified Information Communication Technologists (C.I.C.T)

Certified Investment Financial Analysts (C.I.F.A)

Accounting Technicians Diploma (A.T.D)

Certified Secretaries (C.S)

Diploma Information Communication Technology (D.C.M)

Diploma in Credit Management (D.C.M)

Two schools provide diploma courses in KASNEB education structure

1. School of Education

Diploma in Social Work The course duration is four semesters.

The requirements for the course are a minimum grade of C- in Kenya Certificate of Primary Education or any other certificate that is awarded by a recognized institution.

2. School of Business and Management Sciences

i. Diploma in Business Management

The course duration is four semesters, and the requirements are a minimum grade of C-in K.C.S.E with a minimum grade of C- in Kiswahili or English and a D+ in either mathematics, Accounting, Commerce, Economics, or Business Studies, a division III O level qualification and any other awarded certificate that is recognized by the university.

ii. Diploma in Human Resource Management

The course duration is four semesters, and the requirements are; A K.C.S.E minimum grade of C- with at least C- in either English or Kiswahili Division III O level qualification Any other awarded certificate that is recognized by the university

iii. Diploma in Project Planning and Management

The course duration is four semesters The requirements to sit for the Diploma in Project Planning and Management is A minimum grade of C-in K.C.S.E with a minimum grade of C- in Kiswahili or English and a D+ in either mathematics, Accounting, Commerce, Economics, or Business Studies Division III O level qualification

iv. Diploma in Credit Management

KASNEB course structure

Level I

Commercial Law Information Communication Technology Entrepreneurship and Communication Fundamentals of Credit Management

Level II

Principles of Management Credit Management Law Governing Credit Practice Business Mathematics and Statistics

Level III

Foundations of Accounting Principles of Public Finance and Taxation Marketing and Customer Relations The practice of Credit Management

This course prepares the learners to transition into the job market as skilled and competent workers who can work as credit controllers and middle-level credit management in non-financial and financial organizations.

Requirements for KASNEB Diploma courses

To apply for the Diploma examinations, you need to provide the following;

1. Diploma Requirements for ATD, DICT, DIS & DCM

2. One must have a mean grade of C- (minus) and above

3. A copy of National Identification Card

4. Birth Certificate or Passport

5. A copy of K.C.S.E result slip or certificate

6. 2 colored passport size photos

7. KASNEB registration fee is Ksh 4,400

KASNEB professional courses

1. KASNEB procurement courses

The Certified Procurement and Supply Professional of Kenya (CPSP-K) examinations are designed to equip the students with practical skills, knowledge, and attitude which will allow them to efficiently perform their duties as consultants, suppliers, buyers, supervisors, and chain managers for organizations.

The modules of Finance leadership, costing and budgeting, and Governance and Project Management makes the course have a comprehensive approach.

The programme has four parts which have benchmarked to the internal curriculum and practice standards.

The professional course in Supply Chain Management divides into four categories;

1. Certified Procurement and Supply Professional PART I

2. Certified Procurement and Supply Professional PART II

3. Certified Procurement and Supply Professional PART III

4. Certified Procurement and Supply Professional PART IV

As indicated above, the course focuses on the application of procurement and supply principals and solving the Supply chain challenges in a dynamic environment.

At the end of the course, the learners will understand the importance of procurement and supply in organizations and execute acquisition in organizations, establish procurement and supply audit framework, efficiently mitigate emerging issues in the Supply Chain Management, and efficiently manage the procurement and supply finance risks and documentation.

The learners will also appreciate the role of the law in Supply Chain Management and apply the same in making significant and crucial decisions in the Supply Chain.

The learners will also acquire important management skill thus be in a position to manage procurement projects and apply research methodology principles, theory, processes, and models in organizational problem-solving practice as Supply Chain consultants or specialists.

Course Structure

Certified Procurement and Supply

PROFESSIONAL PART I

Finance for Procurement Procurement

Planning

Procurement of Goods, Services, and Works

Organizational Environment

Contract Law and Negotiation

Supply Chain Management Information System

Certified Procurement and Supply

PROFESSIONAL PART II

Quantitative Techniques

Acquisition of Consultancy Services

Supply Chain Management for SMEs

Procurement Audit and Risk Management

Category Management

Certified Procurement and Supply

PROFESSIONAL PART III

PL 3.02 International Procurement

PL 3.04 Research in Procurement

PL 3.01 Sustainable Procurement

PL 3.05 Operation Management

PL 3.03 Logistics and Inventory Management

Certified Procurement and Supply

PROFESSIONAL PART IV

 PL 4.04 Project Management

 PL 4.06 Research Project in Procurement and Supply

The exams are conducted twice a year from May to June and From November to December.

The registered students who wish to take the examinations are expected to submit entry forms that have been duly filled and pay the full examination fees before the specified dates.

Late entries are accepted up to one month after the closing date for the standard entries with payment fee for the new-entry which is 50% of the usual examination entry fee.

The exam dates and list of the examination centers are all issued with the exam entry forms.

All relevant information on the examination dates and centers is available on the KASNEB and KISM website.

2. KASNEB accounting courses

KASNEB School of Accountancy is the highest professional accountancy course in Kenya for students who would like to pursue a career as accountants, tax experts, finance managers, financial consultants, credit managers, or auditors.

KASNEB also offers the CPA course that serves as a backbone qualification for those who intend to study Bachelors and Master’s Degree programmes in both local and international universities.

The accounting courses offered by KASNEB are;

A). Accounting Technician Diploma

The course duration is 15 months, and the required entry level is a minimum grade of C- in K.C.S.E

The registered students who would like to take the examination.

The fee is KSh 11,000 for each level.

Course Structure

ATD 1

Introduction to Commercial Law

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Information Communication Technology

Entrepreneurship and Communication

ATD 2

Principles of Management

Fundamentals of Finance

Financial Accounting

Business Mathematics and Statistics

ATD 3

Auditing

Principles of Economics

Principles of Public Finance and Taxation

Fundamentals of Management Accounting

The examinations for the course are administered twice a year, in June and December.

For the June examinations, the registration deadline is 30th November, and for the December examinations, the registration deadline is 30th May.

The deadline for the exam payment is 15th August of the exam year.

B). Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

According to KASNEB, the course is six months for each section, and the entry requirement is a minimum of C+

CPA PART 1

Section 1

Commercial Law

Financial Accounting

Entrepreneurship and Communication

Section 2

Management Accounting

Economics

Public Finance and Taxation

The fee is KSh 12,000 per semester or KSh 2,500 per month

CPA PART 2

Section 3

Company Law

Financial Reporting

Financial Management

Section 4

Management Information

Systems Auditing and Assurance

Quantitative Analysis

The fee for both Section 3 and 4 is KSh 13,000 per semester or KSh 2500 per month

CPA PART 3

Section 5

Advanced Financial Management

Strategy, Governance, and Ethics

Advanced Management Accounting

Section 6

Advanced Financial Reporting

Advanced Public Finance and Taxation

Advanced Auditing and Assurance

The examinations are offered twice a year; in June and December.

The registration deadline for the June exams is 15th February, and the deadline for the December exams is 30th May.

The deadline for exam payment is 15th August each year.

3. KASNEB short course

The KASNEB short courses are the certificate courses.

Certificate in Financial/Accounting Management

The course duration is one year, and the main subject of study in Accounting Management.

The minimum requirements for the course is a K.C.S.E average mean grade of C- with a minimum of a C- in mathematics.

Certified Credit Professionals

The course duration is one year, and the main subject of study is CCP.

The requirements for the course are; K.C.S.E mean grade of C+ and a minimum grade of C+ in Mathematics and English.

Certified Information Communication Technologist (CICT) Course Structure

This is a summary of the complete course structure KASNEB gives students interested in undertaking this diploma.

PART I

SECTION 1

Introduction to Computing

Entrepreneurship and Communication

Computer Applications – Practical

SECTION 2

Principles of Accounting

Operating Systems – Practical

Computer Support and Maintenance

PART II

SECTION 3

Structured Programming

Database Systems

System Analysis and Design

SECTION 4

Object-Oriented Programming

Data Communication and Computer Networks (Practical)

Web design and e-Commerce

PART III

SECTION 5

Software Engineering

Systems Security

Research Methods

Certificate in Computer Forensics

The course duration is 1-month full time and six months part-time.

Institutions offering KASNEB courses

Some Universities, colleges, and institutions have been accredited to offer training in KASNEB course in the country.

Accreditation is the validation process through which the training institutions are evaluated to see that they meet the set standards to offer high-quality education to the learners.

The process is usually voluntary. Therefore, institutions that wish to provide the KASNEB courses are free to go for the validation if they want to.

These are the Colleges offering KASNEB courses that have been accredited by the institution so if you want to join a school for tuition to take the KASNEB exams, you might want to check with this list.

Below is a list of all the institutions in the country that have been accredited to offer various KASNEB professional courses are;

1. Adept College of Professional Studies – Nakuru

2. Adex School of Business Studies – Kakamega

3. Blaise Institute of Business Studies – Nairobi

4. Chuka Institute of Business Studies – Chuka

5. DIMA College – Nairobi

 6. Ekerubo Gietai Technical Training Institute – Nyamira

7. Eldo-Mwangaza Institute of Accountancy and Commercial Studies – Eldoret

8. Embu University College – Embu

9. Institute of Community Development/Centre for Accountancy and Business Management – Nairobi

10. Kenya School of Government – Baringo

11. Kenya Technical Trainers College – Nairobi

12. Kilifi Institute of Business Studies – Kilifi

13. Regional Institute of Professionals and Technologists – Mombasa

14. Riccatti Business College of East Africa – Wote

15. Royalnet Training Institute – Kitale (not registered)

16. South Western Teachers College – Kericho

17. Sterling College – Kitengela

18. Transom Institute of East Africa – Ongata Rongai

19. University of Kigali – Rwanda

20. VLAN College of Business and Technology – Nairobi

21. YMCA – Meru

22. King’s Medical College – Nyeri

23. Lake Naivasha Institute – Naivasha

24. Malava College of Computers Studies – Malava

19. Masinde Muliro University of Science and

25. Technology, Nairobi Campus – Nairobi

26. Miramar International College – Nairobi

27. Multimedia University of Kenya – Nairobi

28. Nairobi Institute of Business Studies – Ongata Rongai Campus

29. Nyeri National Polytechnic – Nyeri

30. Nyeri South Institute of Professional Studies – Othaya

31. Participatory Development Centre – South Sudan

32. Kenya School of Government – Baringo

33. Kenya Technical Trainers College – Nairobi

34. Kilifi Institute of Business Studies – Kilifi

35. King’s Medical College – Nyeri

36. Lake Naivasha Institute – Naivasha

37. Malava College of Computers Studies – Malava

38. The Management University of Africa – Nairobi

39. Marist International University College – Karen

40. Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Main Campus – Kakamega

 41. Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Nairobi Campus – Nairobi

42. Miramar International College – Nairobi

43. Multimedia University of Kenya – Nairobi

 44. Nairobi Institute of Business Studies – Ongata Rongai Campus

 45. Nyeri National Polytechnic – Nyeri

46. Nyeri South Institute of Professional Studies – Othaya

Some of the courses institutions which are awaiting assessment are;

1. University of Kigali – Rwanda

2. Miramar International College – Nairobi

 3. Nyeri National Polytechnic – Nyeri

4. Participatory Development Centre – South Sudan

5. Sterling College – Kitengela

6. Transom Institute of East Africa – Ongata Rongai

7. YMCA – Meru

8. Transom Institute of East Africa – Ongata Rongai

9. Miramar International College – Nairobi

10. Multimedia University of Kenya – Nairobi

11. Nairobi Institute of Business Studies – Ongata Rongai Campus

12. Participatory Development Centre – South Sudan

13. Regional Institute of Professionals and Technologists – Mombasa

14. Sterling College – Kitengela

15. Riccatti Business College of East Africa – Wote

16. Royalnet Training Institute – Kitale (not registered)

17. South Western Teachers College – Kericho

18. VLAN College of Business and Technology – Nairobi

KASNEB contacts, phone number and locations 

KASNEB head office

The head office for KASNEB Kenya which serves as the headquarters of the body is located in Nairobi.

Their offices are found in KASNEB Towers that is off the Hospital Road.

It is located in close proximity with the Kenyatta National Hospital and next to Real Insurance.

KASNEB office contacts and location of the headquarters are provided below.

Postal Address: P.O. Box 41362 00100 Nairobi Kenya

Telephone Numbers: Tel: 020 2712640, 020 2712828 ISDN: 020 4923000

Email: Info@KASNEB.or.ke

From the city center, you can get to KASNEB office by boarding bus number 7c in Kencom stage or use the KASNEB contacts in Nairobi region to ask for directions.

KASNEB huduma centers

Apart from the head office at KASNEB Towers, the body offers services from various Huduma Centers all over the country.

At the centers, there is a dedicated desk that deals with KASNEB

Open from 8:00 am to 5;00 pm.

The KASNEB phone contacts in these centers belong to the representatives sent from the head office.

The huduma KASNEB centers include:

Kibera, Nairobi

This KASNEB Huduma center is also located in the capital city.

Its services target residents of Kibera and surrounding areas.

Mobile contacts: 0701698149 / 0737018536

Email address: awandeto@KASNEB.or.ke

Makadara

The Makadara Huduma Center is also found within Nairobi city.

This is due to the high population of East and Central Africa’s biggest city that keeps growing.

To avoid huge queues and delayed workloads, the city has more than one huduma Center.

Contacts for Makadara Huduma Center are outlined below:

Mobile Numbers: 0701713039 / 0737618421

Email address: mgwaye@KASNEB.or.ke

Meru

Meru is one of the places in Kenya that is far from Nairobi.

The introduction of KASNEB services at the region saved a lot of time and money that would have otherwise been used for travelling to Nairobi to access similar services.

The Meru KASNEB contacts include:

Mobile numbers: 0701699017 / 0737422739

Email address: cndwiga@KASNEB.or.ke

Kisumu

The lakeside city of Kisumu can access KASNEB services at the Huduma Center in the town.

The center serves surrounding towns within the region. Contacts for the Kisumu center are as follows:

Mobile numbers: 0701699026 / 0737492586

Email address: cokomo@KASNEB.or.ke

Nyeri

People from central province no longer have to travel to Nairobi to access KASNEB services.

Nyeri is one of the centers that serve individuals in the central province and its surrounding.

Nyeri center contacts are provided below;

Mobile numbers: 0701698213 / 0737256315

Email address: akimani@KASNEB.or.ke

Nairobi

Residents of Nairobi have benefited from the introduction of another center in the city through the Huduma center office.

This one is located within the central business district and is open beyond the 5:00 pm when other offices close.

Services here are swift and suitable for those individuals who are in a hurry.

The GPO center contacts are as follows:

Mobile contacts: 0701699013 / 0737315992

Email address: cmakutwa@KASNEB.or.ke

Mombasa

Mombasa is yet another city where KASNEB services have been brought close to the inhabitants through the Huduma Centers initiative.

The center offers services to people from the entire coast region.

For those wishing to get in touch with the center their contacts are below.

Mobile numbers: 0701699078 / 0737516847

Email address: ewere@KASNEB.or.ke

Kisii

The Kisii Huduma center joins Kisumu as one of the few in the Nyanza region of Kenya.

The center serves people from Kisii, Nyamira and others from as far as Migori County.

To get in touch with the center one can use one of the contacts below:

Mobile numbers: 0701711465 / 0737543023

Email address: emasese@KASNEB.or.ke

Eldoret

Given its status as the home of champions in Kenya, Eldoret town crown the list of towns with Huduma Centers.

The center is meant to offer KASNEB services to residents of Rift Valley.

The contacts for Eldoret center include:

Mobile numbers: 0701713366 / 0737831524

Email address: trotich@KASNEB.or.ke

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