Capacity Building

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Academic Programs

Building Capacity In the Financial Sector

For more than 18 years we have served Africa in developing capacity building interventions in its Financial Sector, shaping the future of Finance in Kenya and the region.

We offer long term post-graduate programs in three categories. KSMS collaborates with JKUAT to offer programmes in: download brochure and fee structure

Masters/ Post-graduate Programs

Our curriculums are uniquely programmed to focus on industry needs and they are driven by best practice objectives. The Postgraduate programs are focused on a range of timely topics including Leadership, Strategy, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Business Science, Banking, Financial Management, Financial Economics, Economic Policy and Public Policy Analysis and innovation.

Participants take modules taught in units and supported by simulated trading and case study workshops as well as supervised workplace-based internship programs. Participants are senior and middle-level managers from financial and capital markets institutions as well as public and private sector revenue, finance and accounting officers in the wider Eastern and Southern Africa.

  • Masters of Finance (MF)
  • Masters of Public Policy and    Analysis (MPPA)
  • Masters of Financial Economics (MFE)
  • Masters of Economic   Policy and Analysis (MEPA)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Sciences

In addition KSMS in collaboration with Moi University offers programmes in:



Our Contribution

We foster a stable and well-functioning financial system

Diploma Courses:

These are two year, full time residential program with a focus on real-world practice, in the classroom using the case method, which puts students into the role of decision makers every day, and in the field with student teams developing new products or services for real global business partners and starting their own micro businesses. Our diploma courses are designed to provide students with practical knowledge and applied skills required to manage the organizational development function in the workplace. The programs is intended to enable trainees apply learned theories both salaried and self employed individuals both in Kenya and the region.


Short Term Courses

Our training center delivers short-term and customized training interventions aimed at satisfying knowledge and skills gaps in various professional cadres of the financial sector and banking institutions. The main course focus is in banking, finance, risk management, procurement and supply chain management development. The trainings are delivered in our top tier facilities with the latest financial market labs including giants such as Bloomberg and Oracle. Senior executives expand their global perspective and return to their organizations prepared to lead at a higher level.
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