Diploma in Business & ICT – DBICT

Institute of Advanced Technology (IAT)

Institution Details:

Nairobi, Kenya

Course Category:

IT & Networking


Next Start Date: 01/02/2018

End Date: 31/12/2018

Application Closing Date: 01/02/2018

Course Description

The Diploma in Business Information & Communication Technology (DBICT) is a Diploma program developed by the Institute of Advanced Technology (IAT). The program is approved by IAT’s academic board and offered at IAT?s learning Centers.

The Diploma in Business Information & Communication Technology (DBICT) combines the essential aspects of Information & Communication Technology (covering areas such as IT applications, programming, technical support, networking, and web design. etc.) with the key facets of Business fundamentals (covering areas such Business Communication and organization, business accounts, entrepreneurship, business law, etc) with a view to producing diploma holders with technical proficiency and business acumen.

This combination of skills and knowledge will prepare the diploma holders to fit productively in formal or self-employment. Successful students may also join relevant degree courses with exemptions.

DBICT equips you with:

  1. Equip students with skills necessary to use ICT proficiently in day-to-day business.
  2. Equip students with the competence and confidence to evaluate ICT requirements in business and implement effective ICT solutions.
  3. Prepare students for progression to ICT and business degree courses.
  4. Produce competent, confident and well rounded students capable of formal employment in the ICT industry, research Institutions or any other relevant private and public sectors.
  5. Produce competent, confident and well rounded students capable of self employment in the ICT industry & Business


DBICT comprises of 3 semesters:

  • Course Sub-Category Computer Science
  • Course Level Tertiary
  • Qualification Awarded Diploma
  • Awarding Body IAT
  • Cost
  • Length Of Course 11 months
  • Class Size
  • Course Location/BranchThika road, Hurlingham, Buruburu

Course Requirements

  • C- in KCSE with C or above in English and Math or
  • Credit pass in stage 1 (CBICT) or
  • Work experience for a period not less than one year
  • Any other qualification approved by IAT academic board.

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Institution Details

IAT Limited is a Kenyan computer training organization, established in August 1991.We conduct our training business using highly practical and hands-on exercises ensuring that our clients retain the skills learnt. In a span of ten years, IAT has grown to become the leading computer training organization in East & central Africa.

The Institute's 8 Campuses in Nairobi, Mombasa and Nakuru are equipped with modern learning facilities. The use of classroom discussions, private consultations with the course instructors, and visual aids, is geared towards developing a high degree of retention of the core concepts. We also conduct in-house training on request at client premises.

IAT is proud to have been selected by Microsoft Corporation to deliver training in the use of Microsoft products in Kenya. To qualify as a Microsoft Certified Technical Education Centre, the institute has to satisfy stringent criteria relating to facilities, standards of instruction and product knowledge. To this extent, the title Certified Technical Education Centre indicates the achievement of an internationally recognized standard in computer training.  IAT is also an ISO 9001 certified company.

To delight our customers, enhance our stakeholders' social and economic well-being and continuously expand our-market share by aligning our training with industry best-practice benchmarks and providing world class quality education and training through modern and conducive learning environments.

To be recognized as Africa’s center of excellence, role model and authority in education and training.