Community Development and Social Work

Course Overview

This program seeks to equip students with knowledge, skills and attitude to enable them to actively participate in development activities. As a core aspect of socio-economic progress, the program trains learners to be effective in community development. Career opportunities include: project Manager, Community Developer specialist etc

DiplomaCertificate

Course outline

Module I
  • Social work theory and practice
  • Introduction to community development
  • Development economics
  • Community based organizations
  • Communication skills
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Community capacity building and employment
  • Information communication technology
  • Life skill
Module II
  • Resource mobilization and fund raising
  • Project management
  • Advocacy and lobbying
  • HIV and Aids and other pandemics
  • Statistics
  • Legal aspects in social development work
  • Resource management
Module III
Part A
  • Social psychology &human development
  • Introduction to counseling psychology
  • Social rehabilitation and reintegration
  • Disaster management
  • Social policy and administration
  • Social research project
Part B
  • Transformation and social marketing
  • Community development methodologies
  • Management of community concerns
  • Community leadership
  • Gender and development
  • Gender and development

Course outline

Module I
  • Social work theory and practice
  • Introduction to community development
  • Development economics
  • Community based organizations
  • Communication skills
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Community capacity building and employment
  • Information communication technology
  • Life skill
Module II
  • Resource mobilization and fund raising
  • Project management
  • Advocacy and lobbying
  • HIV and Aids and other pandemics
  • Statistics
  • Legal aspects in social development work
  • Resource management
RequirementRequirement
Minimum Grade: C - (Minus)
Duration: 2 years
Exam Body:KNEC
Minimum Grade: D+(plus)
Duration: 1 years
Exam Body:KNEC
FeesFees
Ksh. 15500Ksh. 12000