MASTER IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

PREAMBLE

These regulations are for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme. This degree intends to equip students with advanced managerial skills for decision making in various organizations. The regulations cover the rationale, aim and objectives, learning outcomes, career prospects, entry requirements, modules and their synopsis. The  modules of MBA are Marketing Management, Business Statistics, Accounting for Managers, Advance Human Capital development, Managerial Accounting, Managerial Economics, Strategic Change Management, Advance Organisational Behaviour, Tax Planning, Advance Strategic Management, Global Business Management, Advanced Business Research Methods, Managerial Finance, Advance Project Management and Dissertation. These regulations read in conjunction with the General Academic Regulations for postgraduate degrees hereinafter referred to as the General Regulations.

RATIONALE

The MBA programme designs to prepare students for managerial careers in business and Non-Profit Making Organisation of the economy. The programme is a direct response to the increasing demand for highly qualified Business Administrators, Company Managers and Leaders who are competent.

AIM OF THE PROGRAMME

The aim of the programme is to develop a manager/administrator who has knowledge of different areas of the organisation of work and can manage in a changing socio-economic and technological environment.

Employment Opportunities includes

  • General Managers
  • Business Advisors
  • Managing Directors
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Business Analysts
  • Administrators

Two (2) years full time

Two (2) years part-time.

To be admitted into the MBA programme a candidate must have a relevant first Degree passed with upper second class. These degrees include BCom Business Management; BCom Marketing; BCom Human Resources Management; BCom Public Administration and any other relevant first degrees from recognised higher learning institutions.

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The curriculum for MBA comprises of at least fourteen (14) courses, and a dissertation. The student is expected to accumulate a minimum of three hundred and sixty (360) credit points and maximum of three hundred and seventy-four (380) credits to be considered to have met the requirements of the Master in Business Administration (MBA).

Part 1               = 182 credits

Part 2               = 144 credits

Dissertation     = 48 credits

Total               =374 credits

MBA 501 Marketing Management

This module addresses how to design and implement the best combination of marketing efforts to carry out a firm’s strategy in its target markets. The course aims to equip the participants with knowledge to develop an understanding of how the firm can benefit from creating and delivering value to its customers and related stakeholders. It also focuses on developing students with the skills in applying the analytic perspectives, decision tools, and concepts of marketing. The areas to be covered includes marketing principles; marketing mix, marketing segmentations, marketing strategies, marketing research, marketing models and global marketing,

MBA 502 Business Statistics

The module focuses on developing a manager who can apply statistics in decision-making. The module covers probability theories, probability distribution, Discrete probability, Chi-Squared, Regression and Correlation, Financial Mathematics, Significance Testing, Time series, Indices, and Annova.

MBA 503   Managerial Economics

The module focuses on micro and macro economics. The course intends to develop students who can analyse the economic environment for decision making. It covers principles of managerial economics, pricing mechanism, concept of scarcity, circular flow of income; demand-supply, inflation, fiscal and monetary policies, Unemployment, GDP, National Income, International Trade, Balance of payment,

COURSE TITLE COURSE CODE CREDIT POINTS
PART 1 SEMESTER 1                           
Four compulsory courses    
Marketing Management MBA 501 22
Business Statistics MBA 502 23
Managerial Economic MBA 503 23
Advanced Human Capital Development MBA 504 22
PART 1 SEMESTER 2                           
Four compulsory courses    
Accounting for Managers MBA 505 23
Advance Performance Management MBA 506 23
Strategic Change Management MBA 507 23
Advanced Organisational Behaviour MBA 508 23
Four compulsory courses    
Tax Planning MBA 509 24
Advanced Strategic Management MBA 510 24
Global Business Management MBA511 24
Advanced Business Research Methods MBA 512 24
PART 2 SEMESTER 2    
Two compulsory courses    
Managerial Finance MBA 513 24
Advanced Project Management MBA 514 24
Dissertation MBA 515 48