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Enterprise Development Programme (EDP)


The course is a sixteen weeks course that takes place once a week. It is tailored to meet and solve some of the needs and challenges SMEs face. We have qualified facilitators that teach the course.

The course is hands-on participant centered programme.

Through the use of locally developed business case studies, participants are engaged in discussions enabling them to develop problem solving and good decision making skills.

Programme Structure

The course has two stages. Stage one takes eight weeks while stage two takes eight weeks as well.

Stage 1:

  • Developing a competitive strategy for business
  • Developing a competitive business plan
  • Understanding the use and value of financial records
  • Cash flow management
  • The Legal environment for small business
  • Product design and development decisions
  • Understanding taxation for small businesses
  • Business ethics and social responsibilities

Stage 2:

  • Managing Business resources
  • Business Pricing and costing strategies
  • Financial Management
  • Developing a winning marketing strategy for business
  • Making business operations better, faster and cheaper
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Using technology for competitive advantage
  • Emerging Business Opportunities

After each module participants are required to implement key learning and give feedback on their experiences.

The programme also entails business visits where we visit your business together with your classmates. In the business visit activities we help you solve some of the problems your business is facing.


  • January/February
  • May/June
  • September/October


  • Ksh 160,000 per participant (This cost covers SEDC branded bag, writing materials, breakfast and lunch)

Mode of Payment

Via Mpesa:

Pay bill: 400222
Account number: 1059#1003

Via Bank:

Name: Strathmore University
Bank: Standard Chartered Bank (any branch in Kenya)
Account No:.010 204 484 4 000  (Kshs)
Branch: Karen Branch


Name: Strathmore University
Bank: Co-operative Bank of Kenya (any branch in Kenya)
Account No. 01129 1604946 00
Branch: Upper Hill Branch



For more information, write to us on or You can also call +254 (0) 722 376 684 or +254  (0) 726 725 557.

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Key Details

Cost: Kshs. 160, 000


  • January/February
  • May/June
  • September/October


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