Certificate in Business Information Technology

Course Overview

The University of Dar es Salaam Computing Centre (UCC) Offers a Certificate course in Business Information Technology (CBIT). This Certificate in is a premium course that puts graduates in high demand as IT plays an increasingly important role in the business world today. This course is especially designed to keep students focused in both IT and business. Up-to date IT skills are integrated with extensive business knowledge to enhance the competiveness in career advancement of graduates. Building on this foundation, the subsequent stages offer modules that prepare students well to excel in the areas of Web services, IT, Business development skills, Basic programming skills, Basics of Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Management principles.


Course Objectives

The course aims to equip students with:

  • Knowledge of accounting, management principles, business planning and development, and entrepreneurial skills
  • A good understanding of the business concepts, strategic opportunities in the variously sector.
  • Effectively use of accounting packages in real life environment
  • The necessary skills for help desk, user support, and hardware troubleshooting functions.


Expected Results

The programme is expected to produce technically trained personnel who are ready to:

  •  Enter ICT employment and flexibly satisfy the needs of employers
  • Effectively use office applications and Business information technology systems
  • Be engaged in self employment
  • Manage simple computerized information systems
  • Join diploma in Business Information Technology related fields


Entry Qualifications

  • Certificate of Secondary Education with at least four (4) passes in non–religious subjects OR
  • National Vocational Training Award Level III (Trade Test Grade I) from any recognized institution OR
  • National Business Examination Certificate Stage I with two (2) passes.