Diploma in Corporate Governance

About Course

<b>Why Diploma in Corporate Governance</b>: Issues of ethics, transparency, and accountability have continued to be a challenge to the effective management of institutions of all types all over the globe leading to the collapse of several institutions. It does not matter the type and nature of the institution. Whether it is in in the public or private sector; not-for-profit or religious. There is strong evidence that the critically missing link in all types of institutions is lack of the implementation of corporate governance best practices, ethical and effective leadership. Diploma in Corporate Governance will play a significant role in the development of the critical and competent corporate governance human resources for faster industrial growth.


Corporate governance Level 6 consists of competencies that an individual must achieve to govern and coordinate corporate entities. It entails:

  • monitoring corporate governance
  • carrying out boards’ function
  • demonstrating strategic direction setting skills
  • demonstrating directors governance duties
  • demonstrating financial analysis and practices
  • demonstrating human resource leadership skill
  • demonstrating corporate social responsibility
  • demonstrating financial risk management
  • demonstrating information communication technology (ICT)
  • statistical research, demonstrating gender mainstreaming and integration practices
  • providing strategic leadership
  • demonstrating emotional intelligence skills and organize board meetings.

Duration: The course is a 2 year course in line with the KNQA requirements. A level 6 qualification.

Assessment:  Assessment is at two levels: internally and externally. Internal assessment is continuous and is conducted by the college.This is monitored by an accredited internal verifier while external assessment is conducted by T.V.E.T/C.D.A.C.C.

Topics for this course

126 Lessons360h

Communication skills?

This unit covers the competencies required in meeting communication needs of clients and colleagues and developing, establishing, maintaining communication pathways and strategies. It also covers competencies for conducting interview, facilitating group discussion and representing the organization in various forums.
Lesson 1 Overview
Lesson 2: Introduction to communication (part 1)
Lesson 3: Introduction to communication (part 2)
Lesson 4: Introduction to communication (part 3)
Lesson 5: Meet communication needs of clients and colleagues ( part 4)
Lesson 6: Introduction to communication (part 5)
Lesson 7: Meet communication needs of clients and colleagues (part 6)
Lesson 8: Meet communication needs of clients and colleagues ( part 7)10:58
Lesson 9:Meet communication needs of clients and colleagues ( part 8)
Lesson 10: Meet communication needs of clients and colleagues ( part 9)
Lesson 11: Meet communication needs of clients and colleagues ( part 10)
Lesson 12: Meet communication needs of clients and colleagues ( part 11 )
communication 1
Lesson 13: Develop communication strategies (part 1)
Lesson 14: Develop communication strategies (part 2)
communication 2
Lesson 15: Establish and maintain communication pathways
Lesson 16: Promote use of communication strategies
Lesson 17: Conduct interview (part 1)
Lesson 18: Conduct interview (part 2)
Lesson 19: presentation (part 1)4:50
Lesson 20: presentation (part 2)

Numeracy skills?

This unit describes the competencies required by a worker in order to apply a wide range of mathematical calculations for work; apply ratios, rates and proportions to solve problems; estimate, measure and calculate measurement for work; Use detailed maps to plan travel routes for work; Use geometry to draw and construct 2D and 3D shapes for work; Collect, organize and interpret statistical data; Use routine formula and algebraic expressions for work and use common functions of a scientific calculator

Entrepreneurial skills?

This unit covers the competencies required to demonstrate understanding of entrepreneurship. It involves demonstrating understanding of an entrepreneur, entrepreneurship and self-employment. It also involves identifying entrepreneurship opportunities, creating entrepreneurial awareness, applying entrepreneurial motivation and developing business innovative strategies.

Employability skills?

This unit covers competencies required to demonstrate employability skills. It involves conducting self-management, demonstrating interpersonal communication, critical safe work habits, leading a workplace team, planning and organizing work, maintaining professional growth and development, demonstrating workplace learning, problem solving skills and managing ethical performance.

Environmental literacy?

This unit describes the competencies required to control environmental hazard, control environmental pollution, comply with workplace sustainable resource use, evaluate current practices in relation to resource usage, identify environmental legislations/conventions for environmental concerns, implement specific environmental programs, monitor activities on environmental protection/programs, analyze resource use and develop resource conservation plans.

Occupational safety and health practices?

This unit describes the competencies required to comply with regulatory and organizational requirements for occupational safety and health.

SEM 1 JAN – MARCH 2022

About the instructor

Traction SGB is registered and duly approved by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) as a training provider for our courses.
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  • KCSE: C-
  • Copy of KCSE results slips
  • A passport size photograph
  • National ID / Passport

Target Audience

  • Practitioner or aspiring Company Secretary
  • Practitioner or aspiring Governance Practitioner
  • Practicing or aspiring Governance and Ethics officer