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AN OVERVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

INTRODUCTION
 

The Department of Business Administration offers quality education through competence-based teaching methodology, aiming to be the leading provider of technical and current education through practical training. The department is composed of skilled academic staff trained to provide technical education in Business Administration, and collaborates with the community through field work and seminars related to the courses.

The Department of Business Administration offers diverse career options for students, equipping them with skills and knowledge applicable in various industries such as banking, finance, insurance, hospitality, tourism, trade, government, and nonprofits.
 

TRAINING PROGRAMMES OFFERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Department of Business Administration offer training programmes which are Basic Technician Certificate in Business Administration (NTA Level 4), Technician Certificate in Business Administration (NTA Level 5), and Ordinary Diploma in Business Administration (NTA Level 6).
 

1. BASIC TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (NTA LEVEL 4)
 

PURPOSE OF QUALIFICATION:
 

This qualification is intended for a person who will perform routine business administration and sales duties, communicate properly, apply basic computer knowledge in performing business duties, preparing simple reports, recording stores/sales receipts, maintaining records and documents, managing own business and address emerging social economic challenges.
 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Holders of Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with at least four (4) passes in non-religious subjects

DISTRIBUTION OF MODULES IN A SEMISTER FOR NTA LEVEL 4 PROGRAM

Basic Certificate in Business Administration (NTA level 4) has the following modules:

Semester I

BAT04101 - BASIC BUSINESS MATHEMATICS B            

GST04101 - ENGLISH COMMUNICATION SKILLS         

GST04102 - BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS             

GST04103 - LIFE SKILLS

Semester II

BAT04201 - PRINCIPLES OF BOOKKEEPING   

BAT04202 - CUSTOMER CARE SKILLS B            

BAT04203 - COMMERCIAL KNOWLEDGE       

BAT04204 - FIELD PRACTICAL TRAINING       

GST04201 - ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS


2. TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (NTA LEVEL 5)

 

PURPOSE OF QUALIFICATION

 

This qualification is intended for a person who will perform routine and non-routine business duties including assisting in procurement, selling and storage functions, preparing reports, processing and recording business related information, handling customers and assist in human resource and public relations.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Holders of Basic Technician Certificate (NTA Level 4) in Business Administration, Marketing, Accountancy, Finance and Banking, Human Resource Management, Local Government Administration

  • Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) with at least one Principal pass and one Subsidiary in Principle

DISTRIBUTION OF MODULES IN A SEMISTER FOR NTA LEVEL 5 PROGRAM

Technician Certificate in Business Administration (NTA level 5) has the following modules:

Semester I

BAT05101 - BUSINESS MATHEMATICS           

BAT05102 - FUNDAMENTALS OF ACCOUNTING         

BAT05103 - PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING       

BAT05104 - INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY    

GST05101-  BUSINESS COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Semester II

BAT05205 - OFFICE MANAGEMENT

BAT05206 - BASICS OF E-COMMERCE             

BAT05207 - FUNDAMENTALS OF ECONOMICS            

BAT05208 - ELEMENTS OF COMMERCIAL LAW AND ETHICS

BAT05209 - FUNDAMENTALS OF PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY           

BAT05210 - FIELD PRACTICAL

3. ORDINARY DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (NTA LEVEL 6)

PURPOSE OF QUALIFICATION

This qualification is intended for a person who will perform non-routine business administration duties including collect and process data for/on business operations, assist in planning and preparing budgets at sectional or departmental level, supervise business operations and prepare periodic reports.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possession of the National Technical Award (NVA) Level 5 in Business Administration or a related field

DISTRIBUTION OF MODULES IN A SEMISTER FOR NTA LEVEL 6 PROGRAM

Ordinary Diploma in Business Administration (NTA level 6) has the following modules:

Semester I

BAT06101 - BUSINESS LAW 

BAT06102 - PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 

BAT06103 - ELEMENTS OF FINANCE

BAT06104 - PRINCIPLES OF PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT     

Semester II

BAT06206 - ELEMENTS OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT           

BAT06208 - BUSINESS CONTRACT    

BAT06209 - ELEMENTS OF LOGISTICS AND INVENTORY CONTROL      

GST06101 - ACTION RESEARCH         

GST06201 - SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

SHORT COURSES OFFERED BY THE DEPARTMENT

  • Accounting packages (Quick book ,Tally)

  • Customer care skills

  • Leadership and development

  • Project planning and management

  • Monitoring and evaluation

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Marketing and sales management

  • Research methodology

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