Diploma in Stores Management

Minimum Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirement to the Diploma in Stores Management is:

1. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 3 passes

2. Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with 1 Principal pass and two subsidiaries obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.

3. Qualifications equivalent to Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) as shall be determined by the National Council in consultation with the Uganda National Examinations Board.

4. A Certificate from a recognized institution of higher learning.

Duration of the Program
The minimum period to complete the Diploma in Stores Management is two years.

Year One Semester One

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DSM 1101 Store keeping I

40

40

60

4

DSM 1102 Business Economics

50

20

60

4

DSM 1103 Financial accounting I

50

50

75

5

DSM 1104 Principles of ICT

45

30

60

4

DSM 1105 Computer Applications I

20

50

45

3

DSM 1106 Stores Management Project I

10

130

75

5

Total

215

320

375

25

Year One Semester Two

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DSM 1201 Store Keeping II

40

40

60

4

DSM 1202 Communication skills

40

40

60

4

DSM 1203 Business Organization and Management

55

10

60

4

DSM 1204 Business Law

50

20

60

4

DSM 1205 Principles of management

50

20

60

4

DSM 1206 Computer Applications II

20

50

45

3

DSM 1207 Stores Management Project II

10

130

75

5

DSM 1208 Fieldwork

10

130

75

5

Total

275

440

495

33

Year Two Semester One

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DSM 2101 Principles of Purchasing and Stores Management

60

30

75

5

DSM 2102 Financial Management

50

50

75

5

DSM 2103 Production Management

50

20

60

4

DSM 2104 Strategic Management

40

40

60

4

DSM 2105 Elements of Taxation

30

30

45

3

DSM 2106 Database Management Systems

30

30

45

3

DSM 2107 Stores Management Project III

10

130

75

5

Total

270

330

435

29

Year Two Semester Two

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DSM 2201 Value-chain Management

30

90

75

5

DSM 2202 Public Procurement

60

30

75

5

DSM 2203 Cost and Management Accounting

45

30

60

4

DSM 2204 Auditing and Business Ethics

50

20

60

4

DSM 2205 Management Information Systems

50

20

60

4

DSM 2206 Stores Management Project IV

10

130

75

5

Total

245

320

405

27

Program Load
To qualify for the award of the Diploma in Stores Management, a candidate must obtain 114 credit units distributed as follows:

Year One Semester One 25
Year One Semester Two 33
Year Two Semester One 29
Year Two Semester Two 27
Total 114