Nairobi Institute of Business Studies is one of the premium colleges in Kenya offering variety of courses in Entrepreneurship and managerial training. It is a certified institution which has produced thousands of competent staffs working in various fields both in Kenya and abroad.Photo:(courtesy) NIBS college, Used for illustration Purposes only.
NIBS college was founded in 1999 when there was a growing demand for the higher education due to increased enrollment to secondary schools in Kenya. This called for more college institutes and universities to put up more branches countrywide.
It was at this time when Elizabeth Muthoka Wayoike famously known as Lizzie Wayoike devoted her hard earned savings of Ksh 6 million and a added loan of Ksh 4 million to establish NIBS college in Nairobi.
Lizzie came from a humble background in Muranga working as a tutor earning ksh 961 a month and despite this, she has grown to be a role model to young girls, women and the entire society. She has been a resilient, persevering and determined woman in her course of hardwork even when things seemed to go south.Photo:(courtesy) @PM Photography, Lizzie Wayoike
Together with her husband, Lizzie started NIBS college in 1999 with only 2 teachers and 25 students. The college slowly expanded until it began developing branch colleges in various parts of the country including Thika, Ongata Rongai and Ruiru-Kimbo. They currently have over 7000 students in all their cumpuses with over 250 tutors.
Lizzie in the year 2018,expanded his business and established an hotel named as NIBS hotel located in Kilelechwa which serves as a five star hotel and NIBS hospitality hotel where students are also taken for internship programs.
NIBS college currently offers 46 courses including the following courses Hospitality and management, food, beverage production, sales and services, Human Resource Management, Sales and Marketing services. Computing and procurement among others.
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