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2017 Prospectus

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION

2. MISSION STATEMENT

3. VISION

4. VALUES

5. COURSES OFFERED

6. STUDY MANUALS

7. GENERAL INFORMATION

8. OUR CONTACT
INTRODUCTION Benchmark Institute of Technology &

Management (BITM) offers a range of business

qualifications which meet the learning needs of

students like you, country wide. These

professional qualifications are designed to meet

the requirements of employers. You may be

either already in employment and wish to

further your career prospects by studying for a

professional qualification, or you are fresh from

secondary school, you may wish to follow the


Welcome to your prospectus from Benchmark
BITM fast-track route to a university degree.
Institute of Technology & Management (BITM) I
Whatever your goals are, Benchmark Institute of
trust that you will find this information useful and
Technology & Management (BITM) is here to
decide to study for any of the various
support you and to help you reach them.
qualifications that we are currently offering.
Early application for admission to all become entrepreneurs immediately after their

programmes is advised. Learners are assisted to studies with us. At Benchmark Institute of

secure apprenticeship. We will facilitate as far as Technology & Management, you will enjoy

possible job shadowing and practical practical learning, face-to-face tuition in full

workplace opportunities for top performing time classes as well as tailor made short courses.

learners. We also operate simulated enterprises

to augment the need for practical exposure Benchmark Institute of Technology and

related to the course of study. Management is a registered tuition provider. Our

registration number is MBRS-1015057 and our tax

Full time business and technical programmes registration number is TPIN: 31193395. The

vary from 3 weeks to 6 months while as short material in this Prospectus is as accurate as

courses vary from 1 day to a maximum of 7 possible at the time of production.

days. Programmes are theoretically assessed by

means of test and assignment. Practical

evaluation is done throughout the course and Anamagowa


Andrew Namagowa
finally learners sit for end of semester
BITM Managing Partner
examinations administered by various

accredited professional boards.

We offer unique courses that are work related to

prepare learners to enter the job market or

Mission Statement
To offer innovative and handful skilled educational
programmes to bring transformation in a generation that
is employable

Vision
Seeking innovation in the provision of quality private
education and training in all spheres of technology
development & management in the country and
abroad

Values
Innovation
Skills development
Professionalism
Competitiveness

SHORT TERM COURSES (ICT) FEE STRUCTURE FOR 2017

NO COURSE DURATION FEES


1 SAGE LINE 50 45 hours MK 30,000.00

2 SPSS DATA BASE 45 hours MK 30,000.00

3 CS PRO 45 hours MK 30,000.00

4 COMPUTER NETWORKING 45 hours MK 40,000.00

5 HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE 45 hours MK 50,000.00

6 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS 45 hours MK 30,000.00

8 ADMINISTRATION AND OFFICE PRACTICE 60 hours MK 30,000.00

LONG TERM COURSES (ACCOUNTANCY & MANAGEMENT) FEE STRUCTURE FOR 2017

FEES PER
NO COURSE BOARD DURATION SEMESTER

1 CERTIFICATE IN FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING ICAM 6 MONTHS MK 50,000.00

2 ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN DIPLOMA ICAM 6 MONTHS MK 60,000.00


3 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 4 ABE 6 MONTHS MK 50,000.00

4 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 5 ABE 6 MONTHS MK 60,000.00

5 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 6 ABE 6 MONTHS MK 75,000.00

6 MARKETING MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 4 ABE 6 MONTHS MK 50,000.00

7 MARKETING MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 5 ABE 6 MONTHS MK 60,000.00

8 MARKETING MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 6 ABE 6 MONTHS MK 75,000.00

9 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DPLOMA LEVEL 4 ABE 6 MONTHS MK 50,000.00

10 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DPLOMA LEVEL 5 ABE 6 MONTHS MK 60,000.00

11 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DPLOMA LEVEL 6 ABE 6 MONTHS MK 75,000.00

12 HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 4 ICM 6 MONTHS MK 50,000.00

13 HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 5 ICM 6 MONTHS MK 60,000.00

14 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 4 ABMA 6 MONTHS MK 50,000.00

15 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 5 ABMA 6 MONTHS MK 60,000.00

16 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 6 ABMA 6 MONTHS MK 75,000.00

17 JOURNALISM AND MEDIA STUDIES DIPLOMA LEVEL 5 ABMA 6 MONTHS MK 60,000.00

18 JOURNALISM AND MEDIA STUDIES DIPLOMA LEVEL 6 ABMA 6 MONTHS MK 75,000.00

EXAMINING BOARDS AND REGISTRATION FEES FOR ACCOUNTANCY & MANAGEMENT COURSES

BOARD REG EXAM


NO COURSE FEES FEES

1 CERTIFICATE IN FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING ICAM MK17,400.00 MK24,400.00

2 ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN DIPLOMA ICAM MK21,500.00 MK29,000.00

3 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 4 ABE GBP 30.00 GBP 30.00


4 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 5 ABE GBP 40.00 GBP 40.00

5 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 6 ABE GBP 40.00 GBP 40.00

6 MARKETING MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 4 ABE GBP 30.00 GBP 30.00

7 MARKETING MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 5 ABE GBP 40.00 GBP 40.00

8 MARKETING MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 6 ABE GBP 30.00 GBP 30.00

9 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DPLOMA LEVEL 4 ABE GBP 30.00 GBP 30.00

10 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DPLOMA LEVEL 5 ABE GBP 40.00 GBP 40.00

11 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DPLOMA LEVEL 6 ABE GBP 40.00 GBP 40.00

12 HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 4 ICM GBP 25.00 GBP 26.00

13 HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 5 ICM GBP 25.00 GBP 26.00

14 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 4 ABMA GBP 30.00 GBP 25.00

15 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 5 ABMA GBP 30.00 GBP 25.00

16 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 6 ABMA GBP 30.00 GBP 25.00

17 JOURNALISM AND MEDIA STUDIES DIPLOMA LEVEL 5 ABMA GBP 30.00 GBP 25.00

18 JOURNALISM AND MEDIA STUDIES DIPLOMA LEVEL 6 ABMA GBP 30.00 GBP 25.00

LONG TERM COURSES (ACCOUNTANCY & MANAGEMENT) PRICE LIST FOR STUDY MATERIALS-2017

FEES PER
NO COURSE BOARD SEMESTER

1 CERTIFICATE IN FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING ICAM Study manual MK 7,000.00

2 ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN DIPLOMA ICAM Study manual MK 8,000.00

3 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 4 ABE Study manual MK 4,500.00


4 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 5 ABE Study manual MK 4,500.00

5 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 6 ABE Study manual MK 4,500.00

6 MARKETING MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 4 ABE Study manual MK 4,500.00

7 MARKETING MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 5 ABE Study manual MK 4,500.00

8 MARKETING MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA LEVEL 6 ABE Study manual MK 4,500.00

9 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DPLOMA LEVEL 4 ABE Study manual MK 4,500.00

10 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DPLOMA LEVEL 5 ABE Study manual MK 4,500.00

GENERAL INFORMATION

Why study business management (ABE)?


ABE offers four levels of qualification starting with

ABEs cost effective business management level 4 Diploma. You can progress to level 5,

qualifications offer a winning combination of level 6 and level 7 on this programme. ABE offer

academic expertise and practical workplace learners the option of specializing in either

skills to ensure you succeed in management or business management or financial

entrepreneurial role. management, depending on their interest and

career aspiration.
Why study human resource management

(ABE)? ABE offers three levels of qualification in human

resource management to improve your

Brilliant human resource management means knowledge and skills. The programme starts with

attracting and retaining the right people. Learn level 4 Diploma in human resource

the principle of this important business discipline management and enables you to progress

with ABEs specialist HR qualifications. through the level 5 Diploma up to the level 6

Diploma.

ICM programmes are designed to address the

personal development and training needs of

those wishing to enter the commercial sector

and to support the continued development

and workplace flexibility of those already in

employment.
The Institute of Commercial Management

(ICM)
ICMs global services include the design,
Established in the early 1970s, the Institute of
development and certification of business
Commercial Management provides academic
education and training programmes for
and vocational qualifications which are well
education providers; the development and
recognized globally.
certification of tailored education and training

programmes for the corporate sector, emerging


In its capacity as a course developer and an
industries and the global workforce and the
examining and certifying Board, the Institute
examination, assessment and certification of
offers a wide range of professional and
students undertaking business, management
vocational awards in Business, Management
and related vocational education programmes.
and related vocational areas.
An acknowledged specialist in the design and second and final years of a wide range of

development of progressive, practical and BA/BSc degrees for ICM Diploma qualifications

multi-functional programmes of study, the (Level 5 Diploma) and Advanced Diploma

Institute works with a range of public and qualifications (Level 6 Diploma). Access to

private sector clients including universities, Masters Programmes also exists for those with

business schools, colleges, training providers, ICM Graduate Diplomas (Level 6) and ICM Post

International Development Agencies, Graduate Diplomas (Level 7). In addition, ICM

government agencies and local authorities. Certificate (Level 4 Diploma) holders may be

ICM provides examinations in more than 200 eligible for entry to year 1 of appropriate

subject areas ranging from accounting and degrees.

finance to tourism and hospitality and from

marketing and advertising to project Subject to status and grades obtained, students

management and examines and certifies holding ICM Diploma qualifications at levels 4, 5,

candidates to an internationally consistent 6 and 7 are accepted onto Undergraduate and

standard. Post Graduate degree programmes offered by

institutions in continents across the globe. Our

The Institute has formal partnership strategic partners have agreed that students

arrangements with universities in the UK and can enter their degree programmes with

overseas. A full list of progression routes from ICM Advanced Standing, provided they possess the

qualifications into Undergraduate and Post right Grade profile and are able to meet other

Graduate courses at UK Universities is available admissions criteria, such as language

from the ICM website. Established articulation competence. The stated grade and points

arrangements provide direct access to the requirements may be subject to local variations.
NOTE THAT THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL K 3,500.00 REGISTRATION FEE. FEES MUST BE DEPOSITED
AT FDH BANK; BENCHMARK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & MANAGEMENT, ACC NUMBER
1560000098409. AN OFFICIAL RECEIPT WILL BE ISSUED UPON PRESENTATION OF A CERTIFIED
BANK DEPOSIT SLIP.

FEES ONCE PAID IS NOT REFUNDABLE PRORATED OR TRANSFERABLE


FEES CAN ONLY BE CARRIED FORWARD TO THE NEXT SEMESTER
ATTENDANCE CARD MUST BE BROUGHT TO CLASS FOR EVERY LESSON
A PENALTY WILL BE CHARGED IF FOUND ATTENDING A CLASS THAT DOES NOT APPEAR ON
YOUR ATTENDANCE CARD

Admission requirements:
In most cases, our courses do not have admission requirements.

Exit level / outcomes:


For courses that are not examined by external examination boards such as ICAM,
ABE, ICM and ABMA, Benchmark Institute of Technology and Management may
provide Certificates of Attendance or Completion, if the participants meet the
specified requirements.

BENCHMARK INSTITUTE OF
TECHNOLOGY & MANAGEMENT
Red Cross Building | Behind F D H Bank | John Chilembwe Highway,
Zomba | Phone: (+265) 882 686 969 / (+265) 992277687
P.O. Box 189 Zomba | Email: info@bitm.edu; andrew@bitm.edu |
Website: www.bitm.edu
COURSES REGISTRATION FORM

DATE:___/___/______ FORM No.:_________________________

A. PERSONAL INFORMATION

Surname;________________________ Other Names;____________________________

Gender;_____________________ Date of Birth (DD/MM/YR)____________________

Marital Status;_____________ Contact Cell No.:___________________________

Email address;_______________________ Employer;__________________________

Res. Location;_________________ Contact Address__________________________

B. GUARDIAN/SPONSOR DETAILS

Name of Guardian/Sponsor;________________________________________________

Email Address;_____________________________ Relationship;________________

Contact Address;_________________________________________________________

C. COURSE APPLIED FOR

Course Name______________________________________________________________

Mode of learning; Weekday_____ Weekend_____ Special


Arrangement__________

D. ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENT

Highest Qualification;___________________________________________________

Prior IT knowledge;___________________Special needs (Specify)____________

E. HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT US

Newspaper_____Radio_____Television______Friend______Other
(Specify)______

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