Diploma in Procurement and Logistics Management (DPLM)


In our economy today, procurement and the supply chain in general are of indispensable significance in an attempt to deliver value for money. The demand for professionalism in procurement is increasing at an increasing rate because of the financial loses being experience by the government and the private sector as a result of lack professional officers. This programme will enhance the process of creating a highly skilled and professional workforce that will be competent to effectively and efficiently address the current procurement challenges in our economy. The programme will too address emerging issues of concern particularly public private partnerships and green or sustainable procurement all of which are very important in improving value for money.

General Objectives

The overall objective of the programme is to train and equip students with adequate knowledge, skills and attitudes and professionalism that will enable them to:

  1. Develop a sound understanding of procurement principles and practice and be able to make a significant contribution to the government and other organisation’s

  2. Develop, consolidate and manage logistical processes that ensure quality organizational performance and customer satisfaction.

  3. Gain competencies to meet the work place challenges and demands of the contemporary business world.

  4. Further their academic or professional development where applicable.

  5. Be agents of successful ethical change through planning and implementation of a significant change.


General regulations governing academic programmes of TU shall apply.
In addition, the special regulations governing higher degrees shall govern the programme. The programme shall be by coursework.


This programme targets:
Civil servants, top, middle level and line managers in public sector but also those in private and NGO sectors;


UCE with 5 passes and UACE with 1 principal pass and 2 subsidiary passes
Certificate from a recognized institution


The programme shall be two academic year lasting for tour (4) semesters.


a) Each Course will be assessed on the basis of 100 total marks with proportions as follows:

Coursework: 40
Examination: 60


b) A minimum of two course assignments/tests shall be required per course.

c) Course work shall consist of tests, group assignments and presentations in each semester.

Pass mark

1) The range of final average marks which shall be used to determine the bachelor’s degree progress at the end of each semester will be a grade of 2.0 on all courses examined.

2) A candidate is deemed to have passed the semester if the candidate obtains at least 50% of the marks in each course individually.

3) The range of marks on the academic transcript for the individual courses shall be as follows;



Year 1 Semester I

DPM111 Public Procurement I

DAF111 Financial Accounting1

DBA112 Business Economics

DIT11 Information Technology

DBA113 Principles Management

Semester II

DIT114 Computers & Micro Computer Applications

DBA122 Communication Skills

DAF122 Business Finance

DPM121 Logistics Management

DPM122 Stores and Inventory Mgt

Year II Semester I

DBA211 Taxation

DBA214 Customer Care

DPM211 Public Procurement II

DBA213 Research Methods.

DPM212 International Sourcing

Semester II

DPM223 Cost Accounting

DPM221 Essentials of Negotiation

DPM222 Purchasing Ethics

DBA224 Entrepreneurship

DIT222 E-Commerce

DBA226 Project Proposal