Diploma in Tourism Management

Mahanaim Educational Institute

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Nairobi, Kenya

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Next Start Date: 02/09/2019

End Date: 31/10/2020

Application Closing Date: 02/09/2019

Course Description

Course Objectives
Upon completion of the prescribed course of study for Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management the graduate will have acquired knowledge, skills and abilities to be able to:
1. Equip students with strong management and operational skills in hospitality business.
2. Have multi-faceted graduates with multi skilled and entrepreneurship abilities within hospitality and tourism industry.
3. Train professionals who are practically oriented for the industry.
4. Equip students with research and innovativeness for the hospitality industry

Why Study this Course?
In filling the gaps identified in the training of tourism professionals, the Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management programme is designed to recognize that its graduates will:
a) Have strong tourism orientation and management knowledge in order to provide management knowledge, skills and abilities that will:
1. Enhance performance through effective training of key competencies and skills
2. Enable successful performance of manpower systems in hospitality organizations
3. Integrate all hospitality organization systems
4. Strategize service organization of levels and functions System.

b) Exhibit strong ethical principles, good interpersonal communication values and virtues through
1. Appropriate tourism managers codes of conduct
2. Effective and efficient trained team work
3. Excellent work assignment and demonstration
4. Being practically inquisitive and objective in achievements.
c) Have strong analytic and critical thinking, knowledge, skills and abilities to
1. Solve management problems in tourism organizations
2. Apply perspective and prospective tourism and management concepts and information
3. Conceptualize and systemize people, principles, procedures, and data in tourism enterprises
d) Design and implement tourism management solutions that enhance organizational performance
1. Acquiring, processing, designing and storing tourism information
2. Modelling tourism organizational processes, defining and managing them.
3. Helping staff in units, sections and departments to attain their goals in tourism organization.

  • Course Sub-Category Management
  • Course Level Tertiary
  • Qualification Awarded Diploma
  • Awarding Body KNEC
  • CostKSh.
  • Length Of Course 1 Year, 6 Months
  • Class Size
  • Course Location/BranchKasarani

Course Requirements

  • Mean grade of C - (Minus) in KCSE

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Institution Details

Mahanaim Educational Institute(College) is Nairobi-based College offering professional Diploma and Certificate Courses to local and international students. We are an accredited institution by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology. Mahanaim Educational Institute(College) begun as an International Youth Fellowship (IYF) academy in February 2007 after which it was accredited a temporary registration by the Ministry of Education in November 2008. MEI Academy was later established with the sole purpose of preaching the gospel through short term courses like Computer applications, Foreign languages, Tae Kwon Do and Piano among others and became the basis of MEI. When the temporary accreditation expired, Mahanaim applied for a permanent accreditation in 2010 and received it from the Kenyan Government on 2011. Later on 2014, MEI was accredited to offer 19 other courses.


To nurture global leaders with a Godly mindset, who will effect positive change in their communities and the world at large.


The mission of MEI is to be a Christian Institution that teaches students the wisdom of God hence cultivating them to become the global leaders.

In addition to its commitment of nurturing global leaders, the administration and faculties at MEI will achieve these ends through quality instruction, scholarships, spiritual guidance, student development, service to the community and development of talents fit for its goals in higher education and research. We are taking steps with the faith that God is helping us. We believe God will greatly strengthen MEI to become an institute that serves as a world mission centre and a source of leaders in this era of globalization. Students at Mahanaim will experience an academic and spiritual growth that empowers them to create a more peaceful, blessed and beautiful world based on Godly principles.