Tumaini Institute of Management Studies.

Tumaini Institute of Management Studies (TIMS) is a mid-level college offering business and technical related courses. TIMS College is registered with the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (MOHEST) to train in certificates, Diploma and Advanced Diploma programme in Credit Management, (Certified Credit Professional (CCP) and Diploma in credit Management (DCM)), Accountancy (CPA), Business studies, and Information Technology.

TIMS College is a subsidiary of Credit and Debt Management Services Ltd a company that deals with credit consultancy and training.

We offer the following courses:

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Diploma in Credit Management (DCM)

The Diploma in Credit Management graduates are competent and skilled to work as middle level credit managers and credit controllers in both financial and non-financial enterprises.

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Certified Public Accountants (CPA)

Certified Public Accountants are skilled and competent professional accountants, auditors, finance managers, tax consultants and practitioners both in private and public sectors.

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Accounting Technicians Diploma (ATD)

The Accounting Technicians Diploma equips candidates with skills and competencies to work as middle level accountants providing technical support in accounting, auditing and taxation in both the public and private sectors.

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Certificate in Computer Application (Packages)

This is a course that covers PC Fundamentals, Windows & Internet communications, Word processing, Spreadsheets, Database management and Graphical Presentation.

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Certified Credit Profesionals (CCP)

Certified Credit Profesionals are skilled and competent top level managers, practitioners and consultants in th rapidly developing field of credit management.

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Accounting Packages (Quickbooks, sage, pastel)

This course is intended for anyone with an interest to master the basics of setting a business using QuickBooks pro accounting software package. It could lead to a career as a computerized Accountant.


Professional examination

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education(K.C.S.E) examination C+ (C plus) or equivalent qulification.
  • Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least TWO principal passes with acredits in English and Mathematics at Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) level or equivalent qulifications.
  • KASNEB technician, diploma or professional examination certificate or a degree from a recognized university.
  • International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination grade C in 6 papers.
  • Other certificates or diplomas that may be approved by KASNEB.

Diploma examination

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education(K.C.S.E) examination with an aggregated average of at least C- (C minus) or equivalent qulification.
  • International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination grade D.
  • Other technician or diploma examination certificates that may be approved by KASNEB.

Our examinations

Our exams are both internal and external. Our external Exam partners are KASNEB and KNEC. For Fees download the attached Fees Structure. For more information on KASNEB course visit https://kasneb.or.ke/ for registration requirements.

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