CS Part III Section VI

    Intro One

    Introduction

    This section is intended to equip the candidate with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to have an understanding in Strategic Management, Public Policy and Administration, Governance and Secretarial Audit

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    Strategic management

    A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

    • Explain the concepts of strategy, strategic management and strategic
      management process
    • Analyse an organisation’s environment and its impact on strategic
      decisions
    • Develop and implement a strategic plan
    • Demonstrate an ability for critical and strategic thinking
    • Effectively react to and incorporate emerging issues in strategic
      Management
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    Public Policy and Administration

    A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

    • Discuss the history, scope and environment of public administration
    • Articulate the basic theories and concepts relevant to the field of public
      administration.
    • Apply requisite knowledge to manage public sector organisations
    • Apply relevant skills in policy-making processes in implementation
    • Develop analytical and conceptual skills in critical evaluation of major policy
      issues
    • Apply democratic principles of public participation in decision making.
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    Governance and Secretarial Audit

    A candidate who passes this paper should e able to:

    • Identify the objectives and scope of governance and secretarial audits
    • Design and implement a governance and secretarial audit strategy
    • Prepare and interpret various governance and secretarial audit reports
    • Analyse the various check-lists/work sheets for governance and secretarial
      audits
    • Conduct board evaluations.

    CS Part III Section V

    Intro One

    Introduction

    This section is intended to equip the candidate with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to have an understanding in Human Resource Management, Financial Markets Law, Governance and Ethics

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    Human Resource Management

    A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

    • Develop and execute a human resource plan
    • Appraise staff performance
    • Assess training needs of staff
    • Develop a human resource strategy
    • Address contemporary issues in human resource management
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    Financial Markets Law

    A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

    • Comply with the legal provisions relating to financial markets
    • Comply with the licensing regulations of the securities exchange
    • Comply with the guidelines and rules of the central depository system
    • Identify the offences and penalties relating to trading in securities
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the processes and law of anti money
      laundering
    • Maintain securities registers, accounts and records.
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    Governance and Ethics

    A candidate who passes this paper should e able to:

    • Apply leadership principles in the context of good governance and ethics
    • Explain the tenets and principles of good governance and ethics
    • Describe the role and functions of the board of directors
    • Demonstrate adherence to ethical principles in the organisation
    • Understand the best practices required to be adopted in good governance

    CS Part II Section IV

    Intro One

    Introduction

    This section is intended to equip the candidate with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to advance in Corporate Secretarial Practice, Management Information Systems and Law and Procedure of Meetings

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    Corporate Secretarial Practice

    A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

    • Demonstrate knowledge of the process of registration of various forms of
      organisations
    • Demonstrate knowledge of carrying out corporate secretarial services;
      governance and compliance services and corporate advisory services
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the administration of executor-ships,
      retirement benefits and estates.
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    Management Information Systems

    A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

    • Effectively use ICT facilities in an organisation
    • Apply the knowledge of ICT strategy and its role in facilitating competitive
      advantage in business
    • Use data communication networks, the Internet and e-commerce in optimizing
      business opportunities
    • Implement information systems’ security, controls and social ethical issues
      required in a business environment
    • Implement ICT governance and risk management principles in business
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    Law and Procedure of Meetings

    A candidate who passes this paper should e able to:

    • Demonstrate an understanding of the law and procedure of meetings
    • Plan and manage meetings in various environments including at county
      levels
    • Support the Chairman undertake his/her responsibilities during the
      meeting
    • Relate with various stakeholders during meetings.

    CS Part II Section III

    Intro One

    Introduction

    This section is intended to equip the candidate with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to have an understanding in Company Law, Financial Management, Principles and Practice of Management

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    Company Law

    A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

    • Apply legal principles relating to formation of companies
    • Evaluate the rights and obligations of members and shareholders
    • Comply with the legal principles governing liquidation of corporates and
      restructuring
    • Comply with the legal principles relating to companies incorporated outside
      Kenya
    • Ensure books of account are prepared in compliance with the law
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    Financial Management

    A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

    • Analyse the sources of finance for an organisation and evaluate various
      financing options
    • Evaluate various investment decision scenarios available to an organisation
    • Evaluate the performance of a firm using financial tools
    • Make appropriate capital structure decisions for a firm
    • Value financial assets and firms
    • Make appropriate liquidity and dividend decisions for a firm
    • Evaluate current developments in business financing strategies.
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    Principles and Practice of Management

    A candidate who passes this paper should e able to:

    • Demonstrate understanding of management principles and techniques
    • Apply knowledge of management theories in organisations
    • Demonstrate entrepreneurship skills as part of the management process
    • Apply management competencies in response to emerging trends in
      management.

    CS Part I Section II

    Intro One

    Introduction

    This section is intended to equip the candidate with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to have an understanding in Economics, Principles in Accounting, Public Finance and Taxation

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    Economics

    A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

    • Apply basic mathematical and graphical techniques to analyse economic
      relationships and interpret the results
    • Apply the knowledge of economics in decision making
    • Analyse economic problems and suggest possible policy related recommendations
    • Apply knowledge of economics in international trade and finance
    • Apply economic principles in the development and implementation of policies
      in agriculture and industry
    • Demonstrate an understanding of emerging economic issues.
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    Principles of Accounting

    A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

    • Prepare books of original entry and basic ledger accounts under double entry
      system
    • Prepare basic financial statements of sole traders, partnerships, companies
      and manufacturing entities and not for profit organisations
    • Comply with the regulatory framework in the accounting field
    • Account for assets and liabilities
    • Analyse financial statements by use of ratios and statement of cash flows.
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    Public Finance and Taxation

    A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

    • Comply with the regulatory framework in public financial management (PFM)
    • Compute tax for various entities
    • Manage the budgetary process, public revenue and control public expenditure
      in national and county governments
    • Apply the written tax law in addressing various tax issues
    • Manage non-complex public financial management issues in public entities.

    CS Part I Section I

    Intro One

    Introduction

    This section is intended to equip the candidate with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to have an understanding in Organizational Behavior, Business Law and Business Communication

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    Organizational Behavior

    A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

    • Demonstrate an understanding of organisational behavior concepts
    • Analyse the behavior of individuals and groups in organisations
    • Apply organisational behavior knowledge and skills to real life
      management situations
    • Analyse organisational culture and its effects on organisational behavior
    • Analyse the effect of technology on organisational behavior.
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    Business Law

    A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

    • Demonstrate knowledge of essential elements of the legal system
    • Demonstrate knowledge of legal personality
    • Apply law of contract and tort in various scenarios
    • Apply general principles of business law in practice.
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    Business Communication

    A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

    • Develop strategies for effective communication in an organisation
    • Demonstrate skills in preparing and presenting skills
    • Demonstrate effective communication skills
    • Apply information technology in communication