Faculty of Commerce
The Faculty of Commerce aims to provide quality and relevant business, finance, management and entrepreneurial education to students. Commerce degree programmes prepare students to be captains of commerce and industry capable of contributing to the fast-growing local and global economies through excellent teaching, relevant research and the transfer of knowledge and skills. The Faculty of Commerce was established in 2012 with 4 undergraduate degree programmes and continues to expand the programmes it offers its students. The faculty now trains graduates who are competent in diverse fields of commerce such as: accountancy, banking and finance, marketing, human resources management, business management, logistics and supply chain management and public administration. In addition, the faculty now offers Master of Business Administration degree program. Graduates from the faculty of Commerce are well-positioned to function in the 21st century knowledge society and are equipped to pursue opportunities in industry, non-governmental organizations and the government sector. The Faculty of Commerce embraces Education 5.0. It is moving beyond training graduates who seek employment, to producing creative and innovative entrepreneurs who can create employment and turn our economy around. The faculty seeks to uphold excellence in teaching, research, community engagement, innovation and commercialisation. It works closely with local communities and other strategic partners who add value to our academic programmes and research, thus enhancing the relevance of our degree programmes to industry and society. The Faculty of Commerce is in the process of building its research aptitude and faculty members are actively pursuing research on small and medium scale enterprises, financial inclusion, financial literacy and ethics and corporate governance. In addition, the faculty conducts short courses, seminars and public lectures with leading academics and industry experts.