PROGRAMMES

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES
Four programmes run by the Business School, include:

A. REGULAR PROFESSIONAL POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) PROGRAMMES
PGD Regular programmes in Business Administration
• PGD (Accountancy): Full time
• PGD (Banking and Finance): Full time
• PGD (Management): Full time
• PGD (Marketing): Full time
Duration : 2 Semesters (12 months)
B. REGULAR PROFESSIONAL MBA PROGRAMMES
• MBA (Accountancy): Full time/Part time
• MBA (Banking and Finance): Full time/Part time
• MBA (Management): Full time/Part time
• MBA (Marketing): Full time/Part time
Duration: Full Time – 4 Semesters (24 months)
Part Time – 5 Semesters (30 months)
C. EXECUTIVE PROFESSIONAL MBA PROGRAMMES

• Human Resource Management
• Public Sector Accounting
• Taxation
• Enterprise Resource Planning
• Hospitality and Tourism Management
• Oil and Gas Marketing
• Logistics and Supply Chain Management
• Marketing Communications
• Risk Management
• ICT and Business Decisions
• Finance
• Ethics and Sustainable Development
• Power and Environmental Resource Management
• Agri-Business
Duration; 4 Semesters (24 months)

D. EXECUTIVE PROFESSIONAL DBA PROGRAMME
Duration: 6 Semesters (36 months)

3.0 CERTIFICATE COURSES AND CONSULTANCIES
The UNN Business School provides research-based consultancies to businesses as well as short-term training to varied staff of organizations. These are executed through the School’s Consultancy Unit.

Short-term Certificate trainings are on –
• Leadership and Change Management
• Credit and Risk Management
• Industry Studies for Bank Lending
• Human Resource Management
• Industrial Relations
• Small Scale Business Management
• Small Scale Business Financing
• Events Management
• Public Sector Accounting and Administration
• Public Administration
• Maritime Management
• Logistics and Supply Chain Management
• Real Estate Finance
• Real Estate Marketing and Management
• Local Government Administration
• Local Government Financing and Management
• Auditing SMEs
• Preparing for Retirement and Managing Retirement Benefits
• Public Finance and Economic Development
• Oil and Gas Taxation
• Hospitality and Tourism Management
• Transport and Logistics Management
• Project Management
• Public Relations
• Oil and Gas Marketing
• Oil and Gas Management
• Agricultural Produce Processing Management
• Agricultural Allied Marketing
• Public Diplomacy and International Relations
• International Business
• Managing Microfinance Banks
• Social Entrepreneurship
• E-Business and Commerce
• Ethics and Sustainable Development
• Power and Environmental Resource Management
• Finance for Non-Finance Managers
• Accounting for Non-Accountants

Note: Specialized courses could be developed on demand as desired by clients.
Duration: 3 – 7 days

4.0 PGD PROFESSIONAL REGULAR PROGRAMMES

For all Professional Regular PGD Programmes, the fee payable is N110,000=00 for the two semester period.

(A) PGD ACCOUNTANCY PROGRAMME

1.1 Philosophy
The philosophy of the Postgraduate Accountancy Diploma programme is to provide remedial professional and academic training in basic courses in Accountancy and to prepare graduates of universities or those with equivalent qualifications in Accountancy to either pursue postgraduate degree programmes in the field of study or prepare them for managerial positions in Accounting practice.

1.2 Objectives
The Postgraduate Diploma (Accountancy) is designed to:
 Provide understanding of the core courses in Accountancy
 Provide knowledge of the basic skills and tools for decision making in the discipline in the private and public sectors.

1.3 Scope
The Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) degree programme in Accountancy consists of course work, and project report. Students will complete relevant courses in addition to project work on a selected topic to be carried out under an approved postgraduate supervisor and submitted by each student as a part of the requirements for the award of the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) degree in Accountancy of the Department of Accountancy.

1.4 Entry Requirements
Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) degree programme in Accountancy must have:

a. Five credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at the ‘O’ level, and
b. Relevant Bachelor’s degrees not lower than third class from recognized Universities, OR
c. Bachelor’s Degree with at least second class lover division in area not related to Business Administration may be considered, OR
d. Higher National Diploma at lower credit level from a recognised institution.
e. Relevant professional qualifications are an added advantage.

1.5 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme in Accountancy shall be by course work and project report.

1.6 Duration
The minimum duration for the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme in Accountancy shall be as follows:

a. Full-time Diploma: Two (2) semesters.
b. Part-time Diploma: Three (3) semesters.

1.7 Employment Opportunities
The programme is designed to enable students acquire both theoretical and practical knowledge/professional in accounting in line with the global practice. There are job opportunities in the society for graduates in Accountancy in both private and public sectors such as government ministries, hospitals, small and medium scale enterprises, educational institution, etc. Graduates can also be self-employed in small and medium scale businesses.

Stress Areas: Codes
Foundation courses 0
Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting 1
Auditing and Economics 2
Taxation 3
Computer Application in Business 4
Public Sector Accounting 5
Quantitative Techniques 6
Introduction to Research 7
Nigeria Economy 8
Project Report 9

Course Listing
PGD Accountancy
FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title (Core Course) Units
ACC 701 Principles of Accounting 2
MAN 701 Principles of Management 2
BAF 721 Principles of Finance 2
ACC 761 Quantitative Techniques 2
ACC 771 Introduction to Research Methodology 2
ACC 723 Auditing Principles and Practice 2
BAF 731 Principles of Micro Economics 2
Total Units 14

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Units
ACC 732 Principles of Taxation 2
BAF 732 Principles of Macro Economics 2
ACC 712 Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting 2
ACC 742 Computer Application in Business 2
ACC 790 Research Project 4

Elective Courses (2 courses are to be chosen from its electives)
ACC 754 Public Sector Accounting 2
ACC 782 Nigerian Economy 2
BAF 726 Business Finance 2
BAF 722 Micro & Small Business Finance 2
Total Units 16
Aggregate Total Unit 30

Course Description
ACC 701 Principles of Accounting (2)
This course is designed to expose students to the principles of the core courses in accounting. The topics include: The basic principles and concepts of accounting in business organizations; Double Entry Bookkeeping, Ledgers and Journals, Trial Balance; Basic theory and practice of cost and management accounting, auditing (internal and external), public sector accounting, financial and taxation; Final Accounts of sole proprietorships, partnerships and registered companies; incomplete records and accounts of non-trading organizations; types of income; underlying assumptions in income reporting, economic and accounting concepts of income.

MAN 701 Principles of Management (2)
Principles of organization; classical organization theory human relations school, informal organization; bureaucracy, politics and administration relations; personnel administration, administrative decision-making, control and accountability ; organization of job design analysis and staffing.

BAF 721 Principles of Finance (2)
This is an introductory course to enable students understand basic concepts in finance. The area covered include: money creation, credit operations and monetary control, savings mobilization, interest rates and lending process, money and capital markets, the foreign exchange markets, financial intermediation processes, sources of capital, short and long term capital, internal and external finance, corporate securities, debt and equity finance, the Nigerian banking system and the Central Bank of Nigeria’s traditional and development roles, bank capitalization and recent developments in Nigeria and global financial systems.

ACC 761 Quantitative Techniques (2)
The nature and objectivity of statistics, frequency distributions, measures of dispersion, essential of probability and statistical distribution, basic sampling techniques, decision theory, index numbers, time series, correlation and regression analysis. Introduction to linear programming, practice in the use of Computer in problem solutions. Nature of quantitative techniques in accounting for business operations, tools of quantitative analysis, optimization techniques, use of model formulation and learning curve, estimation of cost behavior patterns and network models: PERT and CPM.

ACC 771 Introduction to Research Methodology (2)
Students will be exposed to academic research in social sciences, guiding principle of academic enquiry in accountancy and general framework on project reporting, problems of research in developing countries, common errors in research, problem identification, literature review, material and methods, results (Data analysis), discussions, summary, conclusions and recommendations, report writing. Students shall be given assignments and surveys to be conducted using ICT applications & tool example survey money, in order to Create Surveys, Event Planning, Sharing surveys and making use of available templates.

ACC 723 Auditing Principles and Practice (2)
The nature and purpose of an audit, the role of internal and external auditors, reporting responsibilities, appointment dismissal and resignation of auditors. Independence of auditors: relationship of auditors to directors, shareholders and other financial statements users. Audit planning: initial review of accounting system, evaluation of internal control systems and procedures – couching of accounts, verification of assets, sampling technique, flow charting, charting, stock taking procedures, letter of representation. Audit reports: statutory requirements for audit report (Companies Act, 1990), types of audit reports, professional requirements, duties and power under statue and case of independence and ethical considerations.

BAT 731 Principles of Micro Economics (2)
Economic system and organization, demand and supply, individual consumer behavior, the utility and indifference curve approaches. Market classification, the principles of production, the firm and perfect competition, pure monopoly, monopolistic and oligopolistic competitions, pricing and employment or resources.

ACC 732 Principles of Taxation (2)
Basic concepts in taxation: elements of tax, formal and effective incidence of tax, tax shifting, direct and indirect taxes, tax shifting welfare effect of taxation of tax, criteria to be observed in choosing equitable tax, distribution of the burden of taxation. The income tax laws including the income tax management Act 1961, the companies income tax 2007, the petroleum profit tax 1959, the income tax (forces and other persons) (special provision) act 1972 and relevant amendments. Computation of income tax, including computation and treatment of capital allowances and loses, chargeable income and tax payable.

BAF 732 Principles of Micro Economics (2)
The emphasis in this course is on the macro or aggregative aspect of the economy. Topics include National Income Account, the Determination of the level of Aggregate Output, Employment and Prices, the Monetary system, Monetary and Fiscal policies, Economic Growth, and International Monetary Economics.

ACC 712 Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting (2)
Nature, scope and functions of cost management accounting. The principles underlying the preparation and presentation of cost accounts for various types of businesses. The elements of cost. Cost accounting for materials, labour, overheads and equipment. The different meanings of costs, viz: historical, managerial, average etc. costing methods, jobs and process cost accounting, elements of marginal costing and budgetary control, double entry accounts for cost control. Nature and use of accounting ratios, some current problems and issues.

ACC 742 Computer Applications in Business (2)
Introduction to basic programming, data types, constant and variables, statement types, assignment statements, input outcome statements, control statements, introductory lectures on Ms-office, MS – wor, MS –PPt, MS-Access, MS-Excel, Hands on SPSS, Accounting Software.

ACC 754 Public Sector Accounting (2)
Introduction to public sector accounting distribution between public and private sectors, basic accounting for no-for-profit (NFP), classification of NFP, basic characters of governmental accounting. Structures of governmental accounting in Nigeria. The treasury audit department, consolidated revenue fund, capital and development fund, fund accounting system ad n standardized uniforms for transactions. Decision making and planning and control of public fund application of costing methods, budgeting procedures, the use of audit department accounting for local government, educational and health institutions.

ACC 782 Nigerian Economy (2)
The national development plans and their implications for growth and economic development. The ideological conflicts in Economics Planning, Capitalism, Socialism, Mixed Economic, International Trade and Bilateralism Economics Cooperation in West Africa, Major Economic Infrastructures. The Nigerian Capital Money Markets, Economics of Housing and Urban Development, the Indigenization Decree, the problem of Growth and Investment Opportunities in Nigeria, Land Tenure and its impact on Agricultural Development, Manpower Development, Shortages and implications, the Supply/Demand situation in Nigeria.

BAF 726 Business Finance (2)
Federalism and public finance, direct and indirect taxation in Nigeria, operation of federal and state finance fiscal system, public debt policy, role of public corporations and marketing boards, role of central bank, commercial and development banks; the budgeting cycle and public expenditure control, budgeting process.

BAF 722 Micro & Small Business Finance (2)
This course focuses on the nature and operational character of the small business in Nigeria in terms of its socio-economic significance, operational procedures and problems. Topics covered include: The nature of Small Business, Incorporating and starting a small Business in Nigeria, Idea Generation for a small Business, Raising Small Business Finance and the Small Scale Industries Credit Scheme,. Investment Strategies for a Small Business, Production Management, Marketing and Personnel Administration in the Small Business; Ensuring cost-effectiveness and greater productivity, Planning for growth in the Small Business, Succession Crises, Problems and Future of Small Business in Nigeria.

ACC 790 Research Project (4)
Students will be required to present a well researched paper in any relevant topic of their choice, approved by their supervisor and presented as part of the requirements for the award of PGD in Accountancy. The project must make valuable contribution to knowledge in areas of accounting in business world.

(B) PGD BANKING AND FINANCE PROGRAMME

1.1 Philosophy
The philosophy of the Postgraduate Diploma progamme is to provide remedial professional and academic training in basic courses in banking and finance to prepare graduates of universities or those with equivalent qualifications who do not have first degrees in banking and finance to either pursue postgraduate degree programmes in the field of study or prepare them for managerial positions in the Banking and Finance industry and related organizations.

1.2 Objectives
The specific objectives of the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) degree programme in Banking and finance are:
– To provide understanding of the core courses in banking and finance.
– To provide knowledge of the basic skills and tools for decision making in the discipline in the private and public sectors.

1.3 Scope
The postgraduate Diploma (PGD) degree programme in Banking and Finance is divided into two specialization, namely: Banking and Finance. It will consist of course work, and project work. Students will complete relevant courses in their stress area in addition to project work on a selected topic from their chosen area.

1.4 Entry Requirements:
Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) degree programme in Banking and Finance must have:
– Five credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at the “O” level, and
– Minimum of third class division at bachelor’s degree level in Banking and/or Finance,OR in related disciplines. OR
– Higher National Diploma from a recognised institution with a minimum of lower credit.

1.5 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) degree programme in Banking and Finance shall be by course work and project report.

1.6 Duration
The duration for the PGD full-time programme shall be:
Full-time: Two (2) semesters.

1.7 Employment Opportunities
The Postgraduate Diploma programme prepares students to fill middle and senior level management positions in business, commerce, industry, and government. With their education and training, they can set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasizes self-employment.

Stress Areas Code
Foundational Courses 0
Banking 1
Finance 2
Business Environment 3
Risk Management 4
Capital Market Analysis 5
Financial Institutions 6
Marketing of Financial Services 7
Research 8
Project 9

Course Listing:
PGD Banking and Finance

First Semester
Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Units
ACC 701 Principles of Accounting 2
MAN 701 Principles of Management 2
BAF 721 Principles of Finance 2
BAF 761 Quantitative Techniques 2
BAF 781 Research Methodology 2
ACC 732 Auditing Principles and Practice 2
BAF 731 Principles of Micro Economics 2
Total Units 14

Second Semester
Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Units
BAF 716 Money and Banking 2
BAF 722 Micro and Small Business Financing 2
BAF 732 Principles of Macro Economics 2
BAF 744 Investment Analyses and Portfolio Management 2
BAF 762 Financial Institutions and Markets 2
BAF 799 Research Project 4

Electives (One to be chosen)
BAF 726 Business Finance 2
BAF 764 Regulation of Financial Institutions 2
Total Units 16
Grand Total Unit 30

ACC 701 Principles of Accounting
Details as in Accounting programme

MAN 701 Principles of Management
Details as in Management programme

BAF 701 Principles of Finance
The area covered include: money creation, credit operations and monetary control, savings mobilization, interest rates and lending process, money and capital markets, the foreign exchange markets, financial intermediation processes, sources of capital, short and long term capital, internal and external finance, corporate securities, debt and equity finance, the Nigerian banking system and the Central Bank of Nigeria’s traditional and development roles, bank capitalization and recent developments in Nigerian and global financial systems.

BAF 781 Quantitative Techniques for Financial Decisions
It covers descriptive statistics, probability and expectations, discrete and continuous discrete and continuous intervals. Time series analysis, index number with applications in finance, multiple regression, including correlation analysis. It also includes inventory, forecasting, queuing models, analysis of variance, use of computer as a tool, with emphasis on application to finance.

BAF 791 Research Methodology
The course is designed to train students in the skill of scientific information gathering, analysis and interpretation in dealing with problems in finance and related topics. Through reading, assignments and direct experiences students are exposed to the art of problem identification and analysis, data gathering, analysis and report writing. Emphasis will be placed on the approach at every stage. Students shall be given assignments and surveys to be conducted using ICT applications & tool i.e. survey monkey, etc, in order to create surveys, event planning, sharing surveys and making use of available templates.

ACC 723 Auditing Principles and Practice
The role of internal and external audits, reporting responsibilities, appointment, dismissal and resignation of auditors. The concept of true and fair view, independence of auditors. Relationship f auditors to directors, shareholders and other financial statements users. Auditing planning – initial review of accounting system, evaluation of internal control systems and procedures – vouching of accounts, verification of assets, sampling technique, flow charting, stock taking procedures, letter of representation. The audit report – statutory requirements for audit report (companies Act, 1990). Types of audit reports. Professional requirements, duties and power under statue and case, independence and ethical considerations.

BAF 731 Principles of Micro-economics
Details as in Economics programme.

BAF 716 Money and Banking
Brief history of money and banking. Different types of monetary standards in the development of banking, theories of banking, capital adequacy, base money, theories of money, types of banks, various definitions of money, supply and their determinants, demand for money, banking laws and regulations.

BAF 722 Micro and Small Business Financing
The course covers the problem of provision of microcredit and the financial problems of small business in the economy. Topic covered include: sources, acquisition and use of capital by small businesses; financial analysis relating to income, repayment of capital and risk management, leasing and other finance alternatives, the role of small business in the economy, required government assistance, how microcredit can be effectively provided and the provision of finance by credit institutions as well as the non-financial components to ensure finance is productively employed.

BAF 732 Principles of Macro-economics
Details as in Economics programme

BAF 744 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
The study covers portfolio selection as a problem of constrained utility maximization under conditions of uncertainty, discussion of the different markets, along empirical evidence for validity of the theory, activities involved in making selection among alternative financial assets from the viewpoints of individuals and institutional investors; implications of the efficient markets theory for the profitability of alternative investment; validation of financial statements and analysis. The empirical evidence for various models of assets for evaluating portfolio performance is emphasized.

BAF 762 Financial Institutions and Markets
Overview of the financial structure of the economy, bank and non-bank financial institutions, money and capital markets and the stock exchange, other areas covered include: economics and legal aspects of the capital market, analysis of interest rates, cost of capital, prices of securities, risk in securities operations and their implications for investments and performance of the financial operators.

BAF 726 Business Finance
This course covers working capital financial management: accounts, receivables management, inventory management and cash management. It also covers capital budgeting decision and capital structure decisions.

BAF 764 Regulation of Financial Institutions
This course will focus on treatment of fiscal and monetary policy issues; in respect of economic stabilization measures. Regulation of varied financial institutions. Problems and Challenges of regulation. Regulatory institutions in domestic and international economic environment such as CBN, NDIC/FDIC, IMF, etc.

BAF 799 Research Project
Based on extensive research on a topic in the student’s area of specialization. Such must employ verifiable analytical tools and may make significant contributions to knowledge

(C) PGD MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME

1.1 PHILOSOPHY
The philosophy of the Postgraduate Diploma in Management programme is to provide basic and remedial professional and academic training in Management for the purpose of the preparing students for higher studies as well as for managerial positions in the private and public sectors of the economy.

1.2 OBJECTIVES
The objectives of the programme are to:
i. Develop the competency of students in understanding the basic principles and concepts in Management and utilizing them in practice; and
ii. Equip students with basic knowledge and techniques of managerial problem-solving and decision-making relevant to both private and public sector organizations.

1.3 SCOPE
The postgraduate diploma programme consist of course work and a project report. It covers courses in basic aspects of business administration such as accounting, finance, management and marketing as well economics and statistics. It introduces the students to quantitative approach to decision making in business as well as research in business related topics. Students are required to present empirical project report written under the supervision of qualified academic staff of the department.
1.4 ENTRY REQUIRMENTS FOR POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) IN
MANAGEMENT
a. Five credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at the ‘O’ level.
b. Relevant Bachelor’s Degrees not lower than third class from recognized Universities.
c. Bachelor’s Degree with at least second class lower division in areas not related to Business Administration.
d. Higher National Diploma at lower credit level from a recognised institution.
e. Relevant professional qualifications.

1.5 MODE OF STUDY FOR POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) IN MANAGEMENT
a. Course work/Project Report

1.6 DURATION FOR POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) IN MANAGEMENT
Full-time PG Diploma: Two (2) semesters.

1.7 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The programme prepares students for a wide range of opportunities for employment in the private and public sectors and international organizations.

STRESS AREAS
0 Principles
1 Operations Research
2 Research Methods
3 Public Administration
4 Human Resource Management
5 Information and Computer Technology
6 Statistics
7 Project

LIST OF COURSES

FIRST SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Credit Units
ACC 701 Principles of Accounting 2
MAN 701 Principles of Management 2
MKT 701 Fundamentals of Marketing 2
BAF 721 Pr-inciples of Finance 2
MAN 711 Quantitative Techniques 2
MAN 721 Research methodology 2
BAF 731 Principles of Micro Economics 2
Total Units 14

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Credit Units
MAN 732 Introduction to Public Administration 2
BAF 732 Principles of Macro Economics 2
MAN 724 Human Resources Management 2
MAN 725 Computers in Organisation 2
MAN 726 Business Statistics 2
MAN 728 Research Project 4
Total Units 14
Grand Total Units 28

COURSE CONTENTS AND CREDIT UNITS FOR EACH COURSE

ACC 701 Principles of Accounting
This course is designed to expose students to the principles of the core courses in accounting. The topics include: The basic principles and concepts of accounting in business organizations; double entry bookkeeping, ledgers and journals, trial balance; basic theory and practice of cost and management accounting, auditing (internal and external), public sector accounting, financial and taxation; final accounts of sole proprietorships, partnerships and registered companies, incomplete records and accounts of non-trading organizations; types of income underlying assumptions in income reporting; economic and accounting concepts of income.

MAN 701 Principles of Management
Principles of organization; classical organization theory human relations school informal organization; bureaucracy, politics and administration relations; personnel administration, administrative decision-making, control and accountability, organization of job design analysis and staffing.

MKT 701 Fundamentals of Marketing
The course introduces students to the basics of marketing with regards to the meaning and definition of marketing, basic marketing concepts, marketing evolution and practices, buyer behavior and marketing segmentation, introduction to marketing research and introduction to international marketing, among others.

BAF 721 Principles of Finance
This is an introductory course to enable students understand basic concepts in finance. The area covered include: money creation, credit operations and monetary control, savings mobilization, interest rates and lending process, money and capital markets, the foreign exchange markets, financial intermediation processes, sources of capital, short and long term capital, internal and external finance, corporate securities, debt and equity finance, the Nigerian banking system and the Central Bank of Nigeria’s traditional and development roles, bank capitalization and recent developments in Nigeria and global financial systems.

MAN 711 Quantitative Techniques

MAN 712 Research Methodology
 Introduction to Research Methodology
 Research in social sciences
 Research in Physical and Natural Sciences
 Problems of Research in Developing countries
 Common errors in research

 Research in Practice:
a. Problem Identification
b. Literature Review
c. Material and Methods (Methodology)
d. Results (Data Analysis)
e. Discussions
f. Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations
 Report Writing
 Students shall be given assignments and surveys to be conducted using ICT applications & tool i.e. survey money etc, in order to Create Surveys, event planning, sharing surveys and making use of available templates.

BAF 731 Principles of Micro Economics
Economic system and organization, demand and supply, individual consumer behavior, the utility and indifference curve approaches. Market classification, the principles of production, the firm and perfect competition, pure monopoly, monopolistic and oligopolistic competitions, pricing and employment of resources.

MAN 721 Introduction to Public Administration
The emphasis in this course is on the macro, or aggregative aspect of the economy. Topics include National Income Account, the Determination of the level of Aggregate Output, Employment and Prices, the Monetary system. Monetary and Fiscal policies, Economic Growth and International Monetary Economics.

BAF 732 Principles of Macro-Economic
As in Banking and Finance Programme.

MAN 742 Human Resources Management
Topics to be addressed in this course include: nature and scope of HRM; strategies and management practices in manpower planning; staffing; human resource planning; human resource training and development; performance measurement and management, career planning and employee welfare; compensation designs and reward management.

MAN 725 Computers in Organizations
This course explains the why and how of computers, the use of computers in business and other organizations; data transmission, nature, speed and error detection. It also examines systems analysis and design, the programming process; problem definition, flow charting and decision table.

MAN 726 Business Statistics
This course covers basic concepts in descriptive and inferential statistics and their use in empirical research.

MAN 728 Research Project
A research based study and report on an acceptable management problem area approved by the supervisor. The projects must be on topical issues that have national relevance and must be in the area of organizational management. This project work introduces the student to the procedure for conducting empirical research and deepens his knowledge and understanding in the process.

(D) PGD MARKETING PROGRAMMES

1.1 PHILOSOPHY
The PGD programme in Marketing is designed to prepare graduates with some deficiencies to fit adequately into higher Marketing programmes, and also to expose them to business administration and functions that equip them for self employment and to fill middle and senior level managerial positions.

1.2 OBJECTIVES
The objectives of the PGD programme of the Department of Marketing are to:
i. Expose students to fundamental courses in marketing needed for advanced M.Sc in marketing programme.
ii. Teach students the process of investigative science needed to explore theoretical and practical problems in marketing.
iii. Update students with deficient knowledge in the field of marketing and other cognate business courses needed to understand and analyze marketing problems in a professional manner.

1.3 SCOPE
The PGD in Marketing programme requires a minimum of 30 credit units made up as follows:
• Ten core courses (2credits each) 20 units
• Three courses from area of concentration (2 credits each) 6 units
• Research Project 4 units
• Total 30 units

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
The entry requirements for a PGD programme in Marketing are:
(a) Five credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at the O’level.
(b) Relevant Bachelor’s Degree not lower than third class Division in Marketing and related disciplines from a recognized university may be considered, OR
(c) Bachelor’s Degree with at least second class lower division in any unrelated discipline from a recognized university OR
(d) Higher National Diploma at Lower credit level from a recognised institution OR
(e) Relevant professional qualifications

MODE OF STUDY
The mode of study for a PGD in Marketing is by course work and project report.

DURATION
The minimum and maximum duration of a PGD programme in Marketing shall be:
Full-time Diploma: Two (2) semesters.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The Postgraduate Diploma programme prepares students to fill middle and senior level management positions in business, commerce, industry, and government. With their education and training they can set up their own business since the programme also emphasizes self-employment.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
1. Marketing Communications
2. Marketing Management
3. Marketing Research
4. Sales Management
5. Distribution Management
6. International Marketing
7. Consumer Behaviour
8. Product Planning and Development

STRESS AREAS
Foundation Courses 0
Product Planning and Development 1
Marketing Communications 2
Physical Distribution and Supply Chain Management 3
Food and Agricultural Marketing 4
Consumers Behaviour 5
International Marketing 6
Marketing Theory and Management 7
Service Marketing 8
Research/Project 9

COURSE LISTING

FIRST SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title Credit Units
ACC 701 Principles of Accounting 2
BAF 721 Principles of Finance 2
BAF 731 Principles of Micro Economics 2
MAN 701 Principles of Management 2
MAN 711 Quantitative Techniques 2
MKT 701 Fundamentals of Marketing 2
MKT 771 Research Methodology 2
Total Unit 14

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
BAF 732 Principles of Macro Economics 2
MAN 726 Business Statistics 2
MKT 772 Introduction to Marketing Management 2
MKT 792 Research Project 4

ELECTIVE COURSES (3 COURSES AREA TO BE CHOSEN)

MKT 722 Introduction to Sales Management 2
MKT 752 Introduction to Consumer Behaviour 2
MKT 762 Introduction to International Marketing 2
MKT 772 Introduction to Marketing Research 2
MKT 776 Introduction to Strategic Marketing Management 2
Total Units 16
Grand Total Units 30

COURSE DESCRIPTION
MKT 701 Fundamentals of Marketing 2 units
Meaning and Definition of Marketing, Basic Marketing Concepts, Marketing Evolution and Practices, Buyer Behaviour and Marketing Segmentation, Introduction to Marketing Research, Introduction to International Marketing.

MKT 722 Introduction to Sales Management 2 units
Principles of Selling; Sales management; Evolution of Sales Management; Major tasks of Sales Management; Determining Sales Policies and Strategies; Sales Forecasting.

MKT 752 Introduction to Consumer Behaviour 2 units
Introduction to Consumer Behaviour, Attitude and Consumer Behabiour, Consumer Behaviour and Communication, Determinants of Consumer Behaviour, Consumer’s Buying Decision Process, Psychology in Industrial Marketing.

MKT 762 Introduction to International Marketing
Concept of Psychic Distance, International Marketing Policies and Strategies, International Marketing Environment, Globalization and International Marketing, E- Commerce and International Marketing.

MKT 771 Research Methodology 2 units
Introduction to Research Methodology, Research in Social Sciences, Research in Physical and Natural Sciences, Problems of Research in Developing Countries, Common Error in Research, Research in Practice.
a. Problem Identification
b. Literature Review
c. Material and Methods (Methodology)
d. Results (Data Analysis)
e. Discussions
f. Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations
Report Writing: Students shall be given assignments and surveys to be conducted using ICT applications & Tool I-E Survey Monkey etc, in order to create survey, event planning, sharing surveys and making use of available templates.

MKT 772 Introduction to Marketing Management 2 units
Basic principles of management with regard to the marketing function; marketing planning, analysis, implementation and control; designing marketing strategies in relation to the relevant environment; total quality management and the marketing function; management of the marketing – mix elements.

MKT 774 Introduction to Marketing Research 2 units
Application of analytical tools to marketing management problems, including markets, goods/services, channels of distribution for goods and service, promotional campaigns, pricing decisions, scientific process in the conceptualization of marketing problem, collection and analysis of data/information, interpretation and reporting or data/information of marketing problems and/or solve them.

MKT 776 Introduction to Strategic Marketing Management 2 units
Foundation of Strategic Marketing, Strategic Marketing Management Process, opportunity analysis and market targeting, case analysis in marketing management, environment for strategic marketing management decision.

MKT 792 Research Project 4 units
On completion of course work, students would write a project based on a particular area of specialization in Marketing for the fulfilment of the requirements for the programme.

5.0 PROFESSIONAL REGULAR MBA PROGRAMMES

For all professional Regular MBA Programmes, fees payable are as follows:

(a) Full Time (Regular) : N110,000=00 yearly
(b) Part Time: N110,000=00 yearly

(A) MBA REGULAR PROGRAMME IN ACCOUNTANCY

1.1 Philosophy
The MBA programme in Accountancy is designed to produce highly skilled competent and qualified professional managers capable of assuming leadership roles in the public, private and international organizations. MBA students are exposed to the theoretical and practical concepts and tools necessary for effective study and work. They are also given broad orientation that will enable them t function maximally in the application of their knowledge and skills to the business environment and public sector for which they are being prepared. It is designed for graduate and professionals accountants who already have intermediate and highest level of competence respectively in the accounting professional to enable them work harmoniously with professionals from other fields.

1.2 Objectives
The Master’s Degree in Business Administration is aimed at:
i. Providing students with the knowledge and professional skills to enhance their performance as Managers and Accountants and enable them assume broader responsibilities in the rapidly changing environment faced by the private and public sectors.
ii. The provision of knowledge required for understanding practical analytical problems related to management/and administration of public, private and international organizations.
iii. Producing managers who are capable of applying appropriate management principles and techniques of problem solving in the Nigeria environment and the world at large.
iv. To produce socially responsible managers who are mindful of accepted norms and ethics.
v. To produce managers who are equipped with relevant ICT knowledge and skills.
vi. To produce managers with entrepreneurial skills and leadership qualities.
vii. To produce interested individuals with the necessary competencies and skills to function effectively as academics in Business Administration.

1.3 Scope
The MBA programme in Accountancy consists of course work, on-the-job project and project report. Students will complete relevant course in their various stress areas in addition to project work on a selected topic from their area of study to be carried out under the supervision of approved postgraduate supervisor, and submitted by each student as part of the requirements for the award of the Master of Business Administration in Accountancy.

1.4 Entry Requirements
a. First Degree holder in relevant discipline from a recognized university with a minimum of a Second Class Lower Division with CGPA not lower that 2.50 may be admitted.
b. A postgraduate diploma with a CGPA AT 3.00 on a five point scale or 2.50 on a 4 point scale in Accountancy or Banking & Finance from a recognized polytechnic.

1.5 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the programme of Master or Business Administration in Accountancy shall be by course work, seminar, on-the-job project and project report.

1.6 Duration
The duration for MBA Degree Programmes in accountancy shall be:
a. Full-time: Four (4) semesters.
b. Part-Time: Five (5) semesters.

1.7 Employment Opportunities
There are job opportunities of managerial positions in the society for graduates who have undergone a study in MBA programmes in Accountancy in both private and public sector establishments such as government ministries, hospitals, small and medium scale enterprises, and educational institutions. Graduates can also be self-employed as entrepreneurs and can render consultancy services.

Area of Specialization
MBA Accountancy

Stress Areas
Practical Works 0
Management Accounting 1
Financial Accounting 2
Corporate Merger & Governance 3
Graduate Seminar 4
Accounting for Public Sector 5
Business Law 6
Research Method 7
Audit and Taxation 8
Project 9

COURSE LISTING:
MBA Accountancy

FIRST SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Credit Unit
ACC 801 MIS and ICT Management 3
ACC 813 Quantitative Methods for Management 3
BAF 811 Corporate Finance 3
MKT 811 Marketing Management and Strategy 3
ACC 811 Managerial Accounting 3
ACC 871 Research Methodology 3
Total Units 18

SECOND SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title (Core courses) Credit Unit
ACC 862 Business and Company Law 3
ACC 824 Advanced Accounting Theory &
Financial Reporting 3
ACC 882 Advanced Auditing and Assurance 3
ACC 884 Taxation and Public Finance 3
ACC 852 Public Sector Accounting 3
Total Units 15

THIRD SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Credit Unit
ACC 823 Human Resources Accounting 3
ACC 831 Corporate Mergers and Acquisition 3
ACC 821 International Accounting 3
ACC 843 Graduate Seminar 3
BAF 833 Managerial Economics 3
ACC 875 Entrepreneurship 3
Total Unites 18

FOURTH SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Credit Unit
ACC 804 The On-the Job Project 3
ACC 822 Accounting for Derivatives and Financial Instruments 3
ACC 834 Professional Ethics and Corporate Governance 3
ACC 830 Environment of Business 3
ACC 836 Corporate Strategy 3
MAN 874 Organizational Behaviour 3
MAN 803 Introduction to General Management 3
MAN 812 Operational Management 3
MAN 843 Human Resources Management 3
ACC 890 Project Report 6
Total Units 72

DESCRIPTION OF COURSES

ACC 801 MIS and ICT Management (3)
Computer, history, system theory, system design and analysis data network, file structure and file organization. Principles of data design. Data manipulation and administration. Methods of data collection and coding and output. Principle of programme stored instructions and memory and backing store, input and output devices, data communication. Uses of computers in problem solving; its application to the solution of problems at the introductory level in capital budgeting and linear programming. IT application in accounting.

ACC 813 Quantitative Methods for Management (QMM) (3)
Basic elements of decision making under conditions of uncertainty, set theory, probability theory, classical statistics and statistical decision theory; linear programming, Primal and dual simplex algorithm, transportation and network analysis, concept of queuing theory, games, statistical inference and hypothesis testing, time series.

BAF 811 Corporate Finance (3)
The principles and procedures underlying financial statements; financial transactions, alternative accounting statements; tools or analysis or ratios and other qualitative measures; accounting information useful for managerial action; application of information in decision situations. Project Appraisal analysis of investment projects, the impact of risk, tax and inflation, the term structure of interest rates, the cost of capital and target rates of return; capital markets its efficiency, the role of intermediaries, sources of finance, the borrowing decision and company valuation and optimal portfolio allocation; capital structure optical capital structures of firms, mergers and acquisitions and the market for corporate control, market efficiency, the principle of capital structure, gearing and the basics of hedging and international finance.

MKT 811 Marketing Management & Strategy (MMS) (3)
Perspectives and problems of marketing management in a multi-product firm, the concept and application of strategic planning to business units and functional area of marketing, utilization of current marketing strategy models as aids in strategy formulation, decision processes for product planning, pricing, promotion, distribution and competitive strategy.

ACC 811 Managerial Accounting (3)
Framework of modern management accounting. Cost and management accounting fundamentals; terms, principles, objective, techniques and theories, cost analysis and cost concepts; overhead product costing and cost concept absorption and marginal costing, attributable cost, relevant cost, buy to make decision, management audit, critical evaluation of variables analyses profit and cash planning, performance evaluation, motivation and human aspect accounting. Costing and costing systems – traditional vs non-traditional. Allocating costs and revenues – support service costs, fixed costs, joint product costs, bundled product revenues and customer profitability; spoilage and rework. Budgeting and investment decision-making. Cost drivers and cost estimation; standard costs and variance analysis; CVP analysis and accounting for decision-making; target costing, transfer pricing, performance measurement and strategic management accounting process; through-put accounting and the theory of constraints; quantitative applications in cost and management accounting.

ACC 871 Research Methodology (3)
Definition and types of research, problems associated with research in accounting especially in developing countries. Selecting and formulating project topics and titles. Expected contents of project. Literature review; strategies, scope, plagiarism, relevance, conceptual framework etc. citation and referencing. Research methodology, population and sample. Questionnaire design, validation and administration. Statistical measures and scales, parametric and non-parametric statistics, hypothesis testing. Reporting research findings. Application of computer packages.

ACC 862 Business and Company Law (3)
Familiarizes candidates with the legal aspect of business. Law of contracts, agency, hire purchase, carriage of goods, and related laws are examined. The company act and company miscellaneous matter decree are examined in depth.

ACC 824: Advanced Accounting Theory and Corporate Financial Reporting (3)
History and development of accounting theory and corporate reporting practices, accounting postulates and concepts; users of accounting information, income concepts measurement; disclosure requirement for statement of comprehensive income and statement of financial position. Ownership Equities and theories, classification of sources of capital, liquidation distributions, amalgamations and reconstruction, consolidated financial statements, fixed asset valuation, human asset valuation, social responsible accounting, financial, financial reporting and price changes, concepts of depreciation and amortization, valuation of intangibles.

ACC 882 Advanced Auditing and Assurance (3)
Evolution of auditing, procedures with particular reference to internal control systems, internal audit functions; sampling and statistical techniques, auditing standards and guidelines including exposure drafts, post audit review, audit of accounts of solicitors, charitable and other non-trading organizations. The course will explain various models and mechanisms of corporate governance. Recognize the shareholder/stakeholder rights and responsibilities. Elucidate the issues pertaining to the board of directors and management. Expound on the audit committees, analyze the cooperate scandals along with corporate best practices. Summarize the legislations on cooperate governance and responsibility.

ACC 884 Taxation and Public Finance (3)
Tax theory, income tax for individuals, partnership and corporation tax, tax planning control, sales and company tax, value added tax. The Nigerian tax law. Tax planning in multinational context. An examination of government operations audits role in economic activity and distribution. Theory of public goods and its optimal distribution.

ACC 852 Public Sector Accounting (3)
This course covers topics such as; above and below the line items, financial transactions recording in public sector; public accountability and preparation of financial statements, roles of Accountant General, Auditor-General and Public Accounts Committee/National Assembly in the process of public accountability and roles of IPSASB and INTOLSAI. Financial management in the public sector. Budgeting and budgetary control, budgeting processes, systems and role of budgeting. Fund accounting, general and special funds. Fiscal federalism and revenue allocation in Nigeria. Management of the Federation accounts. Revenue mobilization, allocation and fiscal commission, the federation allocation accounts committee, the state joint accounts committee, the public accounts committee etc and the role of other control agencies (the EFCC, ICPC, the Due Process Office etc). Contemporary issues in public sector accounting

ACC 823 Human Resource Accounting (3)
Development of HUMAN Resources Accounting. Role of human resources accounting, uses of HRA in corporate financial reporting. Accounting for HR cost. Concepts and methods of measuring HR costs. Concepts and theory of accounting forHR value. Monetary and Non-monitory measurement methods. Designing and implanting HRA systems. Applications for improving management, training and personnel decisions. Recent advancement and future directions in HRA.

ACC 831 Corporate Merger and Acquisition (3)
This courses provides a concise overview of the merger and acquisition process, including the legal process, federal regulations and due diligence. The purpose of the course is to give the user a solid understanding of how mergers and acquisitions work, reasons why companies decide to merge, synergy values in merger and acquisition, several legal documents that solidify the merger and acquisition process, including a Letter of Intent, and the Merger & Acquisition Agreement.

ACC 821 International Accounting (3)
The course is designed for students interested in accounting and financial control of international operations. It involves preparation, translation and analysis of financial statements for companies that have branches of foreign multinational companies.

ACC 843 MBA Research Seminar (3)
This seminar introduces students to the most recent research in the area of accountancy examining current issues and trends, student have an opportunity to present and discuss their own research and actively engage in the analysis and discussion of the works of others. Each student is expected to make at least one presentation during the course, focusing on the formulation, design, execution and result of his/her research.

BAF 833 Management Economics (ME) (3)
Application of principles from various fields in economics and business to management decision making; pricing mechanism, allocation of resources, profit drivers of the firm, revenue and cost drivers, interaction among the market players, firm’s strategy, understanding market forces, the meaning of competition, pricing and profits, market power good or evil, playing games I competition versus cooperation, playing games II Entry and Exit, Firms versus Markets, Make or buy, auctions and market design, economics of information.

ACC 875 Entrepreneurship (3)
Concept and objectives. Objective is to impact knowledge and skills required to start a business. Analysis of personal efficacy ad self awareness. Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs. Theories of entrepreneurship development. Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities. Sources and availability of resources, finance, technology, manpower appropriate technology, government regulations, national and international regulatory and support environment; marketing plan, policy and strategy; accounting and keeping accounts financial statement, feasibility studies and project evaluation; students’ business plan.

ACC 804 The On-the Job Project (3)
The on-the-job project is a twelve-week programme spent observing a manager in challenging situation and reporting on what students observed and learned.

ACC 822 Accounting for Derivatives and Financial Instruments (3)
It is designed to help you understand how the derivatives market works for hedging interest rate risk and foreign currency risk, and how to account for hedging transactions under U.S. GAAP. Although some derivatives may be highly sophisticated and esoteric instruments, the vast majority of hedgers use plain vanilla contracts in textbook applications to manage their interest rate and foreign exchange rate exposures. The program also discusses the correct journal entries and disclosures relating to derivatives. Using “hands-on” case studies you will determine the correct earnings and OCI allocations, and compile appropriate disclosure amounts relating to ineffective hedge results and reclassification.

ACC 834 Professional Ethics and Corporate Governance (3)
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of corporate governance issues, with a specific emphasis on listed public companies. It will provide a framework for analyzing how different stakeholders, both internally and externally, influence the behavior of key parties within a listed public company. Students participating in this module will develop an understanding of the role that ethics has in business and professional work. Students will be exposed to the skills necessary to critically analyze the impact of ethics in the current business environment.

ACC 830 Environment of Business (3)
The basic objective of the course is to examine the legal, social, political and economic framework which business organization must operate in the Nigerian environment. Because of the pervasive influence of globalization and reduction of distance between nations, there value systems, language etc, international business environments will be explored.
Topic covered include: The concept, scope and nature of the business environment and environmental scanning. Legislations related to business. Ethical theories of business decision, social and cultural issues in business. Theoretical and practical issues of the Nigerian Political economy which dictates the basis of fiscal and monetary policies, macroeconomic management and business practices.

ACC 836 Corporate Strategy (CS) (3)
Conceptual framework and models for the analysis of competitive situations and strategic dilemmas; insight into strategic management; analyses of external competitive environment, industry structure, value chain dynamics, etc.

MAN 874 Organizational Behaviour (3)
Employees’ attitudes and behaviours in organizations. Analysis of how individual, group and organization characteristics influence employee behaviours such as participation and performance. Influence of managerial policies and practices on work attitudes and behaviors.

MAN 803 Introduction to General Management (IGM) (3)
Evolution of Management thought; functions and responsibility of general management, understanding global management, managing through processes, managerial values, managerial decision making, planning, organizing, directing and coordination, problems affecting the character and success of the enterprise, the design and implementation of cooperate strategy.

MAN 812 Operations Management (OM)
Issues in operations strategy, process analysis and the use of data and managerial opinion in making effective propositions to address the questions in the cases. Major economic decision, problems of production and operations management; aggregate production and work-force scheduling; multi-plant allocation of product, large scale project control (CPM and PERT); production and inventory control; demand forecasting; quality control; and short run job shop scheduling; the interaction of production problems with those of other functional areas, queuing theory, dynamic programming, multiple regression and correlation.

MAN 843 Human Resources Management (3)
Topic to be covered should include the scope, nature, methods and principles of organizational human resources management. The course could provide an overview of strategies and management practices in manpower planning techniques, staffing, human resources training and development performances management and system design, compensation designs and reward management, career planning and employee welfare, line and staff functions as well as the relationship between personnel department and other departments. Review of current principles and practices of human resources management in the Nigerian and global context.

ACC 890 Project Report (6)
MBA project is more elaborate than PGD in scope. Students are required to present a well researched paper on any topic of their choice in relevant areas and must be approved by their supervisor and presented as past of the requirements for the award of MBA n Accountancy. The project must make valuable contribution to knowledge in areas of accounting in the business world.

(B) MBA REGULAR PROGRAMME IN BANKING AND FINANCE
1.1 Philosophy
This academic programme is developed on the basic premise that the individual banking/financial manager must be professionally proficient in order to operate in a modern, dynamic and monetized economy. This will equip him to face the challenges and uncertainties in decision making. The programme also aims at cultivating in the individual, the professional work ethics that is required in a production economy.

1.2 Objectives
The specific objectives of the MBA degree programmes in Banking and Finance are:
– To provide understanding of the core courses in banking and finance.
– To provide knowledge of the basic skills and tools for decision making in the discipline in the private and public sectors.

1.3 Scope
The MBA degree programme in Banking and Finance is divided into two main specializations, namely Banking and Finance. It consists of Course work, on-the-job training, graduate seminar and project work. Students will complete relevant courses in their stress area in addition to project work in their area of interest.

1.4 Entry Requirements
Candidates for the MBA degree programme in Banking and Finance may have any of the following:
1. First Degree in Banking and Finance or Economics or related discipline with second class lower division.
2. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) degree with 3.0 GPA on 5 point scale or 2.50 GPA on a 4point scale.

1.5 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the MBA degree programme in Banking and Finance shall be by course work, on-the-job training, graduate seminar and project report.

1.6 Duration
The duration for the MBA full-time programme shall be:
a. Full-time: Four (4) semesters.
b. Part-time: Five (5) semesters.

1.7 Employment Opportunities
The MBA programme prepares students to fill middle and senor level management positions in business, commerce, industry, and government. With their education and training, they can set up their own business since the programme also emphasizes self-employment and consultancy in Banking/Finance, research, etc.

Areas of Specialization
1. Banking
2. Finance

Stress Areas Code
Foundational courses 0
Banking 1
Finance 2
Business Environment 3
Risk Management 4
Capital Market Analysis 5
Financial Institutions 6
Marketing of Financial Services 7
Financial Intermediation 8
Thesis 9

Course Listing
MBA Banking and Finance

First Semester

Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Credit Units
MAN 811 Quantitative Methods for Management 3
BAF 811 Corporate Finance 3
MKT 811 Marketing Management and Strategy 3
MAN 812 Operations Management 3
BAF 871 ICT Management 3
BAF 891 Research Methodology 3
Total Units 18

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Credit Units
BAF 831 Environment of Business 3
BAF 832 The On-the Job Project 3
MAN 852 Business and Company Law 3
MAN 874 Organizational Behaviour 3
Total Units 12

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Credit Units
MAN 803 Introduction to General Management 3
BAF 833 Managerial Economics 3
MAN 843 Human Resource Management 3
MAN 875 Entrepreneurship 3
MAN 884 Corporate Strategy 3
BAF 892 Graduate Seminar 3
Total Units 18

Fourth Semester
Choose any six from these elective courses (project is compulsory, making a total of seven)

Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Credit Units
BAF 810 Banking Lending and Loan Administration 3
BAF 822 Insurance 3
BAF 841 Financial Risk and Management 3
BAF 845 Investment and Project Analysis 3
BAF 866 Management of Financial Institutions 3
BAF 857 Portfolio Theory and Capital Market Analysis 3
BAF 879 Case Problems in Financial Management,
Banking and Financial Institutions 3
BAF 888 International Business Finance 3
BAF 890 Project Report 6
Total Units 30

DESCRIPTION OF COURSES

MAN 811 Quantitative Methods for Management (QMM)
Basic elements of decision making under conditions of uncertainty, set theory; probability theory; classical statistics and statistical decision theory; linear programming,. Primal and dual simplex algorithm, transportation and network analysis, concept of queuing theory, games, statistical inference and hypothesis testing, time series.

BAF 811 Corporate Finance
The principles and procedures underlying financial statements; financial transactions; alternative accounting statements, tools or analysis or ratios and other quantitative measures; accounting information useful for managerial action; application of information in decision situations. Project appraisal, analysis of investment projects, the impact of risk, tax and inflation, the term structure of interest rates, the cost of capital and target rates of returns, capital market and its efficiency, the role of intermediaries, sources of finance, the borrowing decision and company valuation and optimal portfolio allocation; capital structure, optimal capital structure of firms, mergers and acquisitions and the market for corporate control, market efficiency, the principle of capital structure, gearing and the basics of hedging and international finance.

MKT 811 Marketing Management & Strategy (MMS)
Perspectives and problems of marketing management in a multi-product firm, the concept and application of strategic planning to business units and functional areas of marketing, utilization of current marketing strategy, models as aids in strategy formulation, decision processes for product planning, pricing, promotion, distribution and competitive strategy.

MAN 812 Operations Management (OM)
Issues in operations strategy, process analysis and the use of data and managerial opinion in making effective propositions to address the questions in the cases. Major economic decision, problems of production and operations management; aggregate production and work-force scheduling; multi-plant allocation of product; large scale project control (CPM and PERT); production and inventory control, demand forecasting; quality control; and short run job shop scheduling; the interaction of production problems with those of other functional areas, queuing theory, dynamic programming, multiple regression and correlation.

BAF 871 ICT Management (ICM)
Uses of computers in problem solving; its application to the solution of problems at the introductory level of capital budgeting and linear programming.

BAF 891 Research Methodology
The course is designed to improve the ability of students to carry out empirical research and to evaluate published research, topic covered include the nature of scientific research, theory building, and concept definition, hypothesis formulation, sampling methods; nature and sources of data; concept and problems in data collection and sampling; data analytical techniques; analyzing research reports and referencing style; validity and reliability, measurement and scaling methods, criteria for casual inferences, studies and control groups, considerable time will be devoted to report writing include editing foot noting etc.

BAF 831 Environment of Business
The concept, scope and nature of the business environment and environmental scanning, legislations related to business. Ethical theories of business decision, social and cultural issues in business. Theoretical and practical issues of the Nigerian political economy which dictates the basis of fiscal and monetary policies, macroeconomics management and business practices.

ACC 802 The On-the Job Project
The on-the job project is a twelve-week programme spent observing a manager in challenging situation and reporting on what students observed and learned.

MAN 852 Business and Company Law
Familiarize candidates with the legal aspect of business. Law of contracts, agency, hire purchase, carriage of goods, and related laws are examined. The company Act and company and miscellaneous matter decree are examined in depth.

MAN 874 Organizational Behaviour (OB)
Exposure to essential theories and concepts for anglicizing managerial problems, individual and group analysis of cases and experimental exercises, exchange of ideas and experiences in the classroom, intensive field-based project work in groups.

MAN 803 Introduction to General Management (IGM)
Evolution of management thought; functions and responsibility of general management, understanding global management; managing through processes; managerial values, managerial decision making; planning, organizing, directing and coordination, problems affecting the character and success of the enterprise; he design and implementation of corporate strategy.

BAF 833 Managerial Economics (ME)
Application of principles from various field in economics and business to management decision making; price mechanism, allocation of resources, profit drivers of the firm, revenue and cost drivers, interaction among the market players, firms’ strategy, understanding market forces, the meaning of competition, pricing and profits, market power good or evil, playing games I competition versus cooperation, playing games II Entry and Exit, firms versus markets, make or Buy auctions and market design, economics of information.

MAN 843 Human Resources Management
The scope, nature, methods and principles of organizational human resources management. The course will provide an overview of strategies and management practices in manpower planning techniques, staffing, human resources training and development, performances management and system design, compensation designs and reward management, career planning and employee welfare, line and staff functions as well as the relationship between personnel department and other departments. Review of current principles and practices of human resources management in the Nigerian and global context.

MAN 875 Entrepreneurship
The basics associated with innovation and building a new venture or initiative from scratch either inside an existing organization or as a new company startup. The course assumes no prior knowledge of business or entrepreneurship. The broad mission of the course is:
• To develop and understand the entrepreneurial frame of mind that drives innovation (think entrepreneurial)
• To understand the basic skill set required to start or champion something new.
• To estimate self-evaluation for career direction.

MAN 884 Corporate Strategy (CS) (3)
Conceptual framework and models for the analysis of competitive situations and strategic dilemmas; insight into strategic management; analyses of external competitive environment, industry structure, value chain dynamics, etc.

This course explores the ability to think creatively with a business frame of mind . the course focuses on brining new innovations to market. It will instill and appreciation of the characteristics and motivations of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs. The course also addresses the importance of acting as a responsible and ethical individual while pursuing a business opportunity.

BAF 892 Graduate Seminar
This seminar introduces students to the most recent research in the area of accountancy examining current issues and trends, student have an opportunity to present and discuss their own research and actively engage in the analysis and discussion of the works of others. Each student is expected to make at least one presentation during the course, focusing on the formulation, design, execution and result of his/her research.

BAF 810 Bank Lending and Loan Administration
Basic principles of lending and credit administration. Types of credits, collateral analysis for lending. Bank credit organizations, the lending environment and financial statements analysis, loan structuring n commercial banking, corporate banking and consumer banking.

BAF 862 Insurance
Comprehend basic concepts of risk and uncertainty as they relate to the insurance field. The legal, regulatory and market environment of the insurance industry. Recognize and practice critical planning elements related to social security, Medicare, and other governmental benefit programs. Analyze characteristics of the following types of insurance: life, medical, disability income, long term care, property and liability, homeowners, and automobile. Identity appropriate insurance coverage for specific personal situations.

BAF 861 Financial Risk and Management
A broad understanding of derivatives and various investments – including equity, fixed income and alternative investments. Roles in risk management, international insurance and reinsurance. Risk and the management of the firm, the markets. Market mechanisms and efficiency, interest-rate risk, currency risk, equity and commodity price risk. The behavior of asset prices. Risk assessment. Controlling risk, qualifying financial risks, financial methods for measuring risk and qualitative approaches to risk assessment.

BAF 859 Case Problems in Financial Management, Banking and Financial Institutions
Case studies in the areas of financial management, banking and financial institutions.

BAF 888 International Business Finance
The environment in which the international financial manager operates. The risks of doing business overseas and the tools available to minimize those risks. Foreign exchange risks, political risk, working capital management, long-term investments, financing, accounting and control.

BAF 890 Project Report
Based on original empirical and extensive research on a topic in the student’s area of specialization. Such must employ verifiable analytical tools and may make significant contributions to knowledge.

(C) MBA REGULAR PROGRAMME IN MANAGEMENT
1.1 PHILOSOPHY
This professional programme equips leaders in the corporate world to deal with challenges and vagaries of the business world. It will enable candidates to critically analyze business problems using appropriate operations research techniques and creatively arrive at solutions. It gives students a thorough understanding of the components, structure, characteristics and dynamics of the business environment and provides them with effective strategies for managing the environment; to analyze the environment and craft and implement strategies that will ensure the survival and profitability of organizations.

1.2 OBJECTIVE
The major objective of the MBA programme is to help create a pool of capable intellectually sound and highly skilled human capital that will play leadership roles in the corporate world and in the process guarantee and fast-track the nation’s economic development. The achieve this grand objective, the programme aims at the following specific objectives among others:
1. To imbue students with critical skills that are required for meaningful participation in business management and effective leadership roles in other spheres of life such as analytical skills, interpersonal skills, problem solving skills and leadership skills.

2. To help students develop the ability to conduct independent research on any topic or problem.

3. To teach students how to conduct a feasibility analysis for the purpose of determining the viability and profitability of a project and to develop a business proposal based on such analysis.

4. To highlight the importance of environmental alertness and responsiveness in organizational management.

5. To prepare students for effective and successful project management.

6. To enable students to have a better understanding of the process involved in organizations and how to manage them.

1.3 SCOPE
The MBA programme of the department consists of course work (theory), seminar, on-the-training and project report. It covers all the critical aspects of business management as highlighted under objectives and list of courses. The seminar prepares them for their ultimate project report and also teaches them how to make presentations while the on-the-job training enables them to observe managers at work for six weeks and affords them the opportunity to compare theory with practice. The project report further develops their capacity for research work.

1.4 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR MASTERS IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)
Degree in Economics and Business-related courses from a recognized University with a minimum of second class lower division (3.0CGPA on 5 point scale or 2.5 CGPA on 4 point scale) may be admitted or a Postgraduate Diploma with a 3.50CGPA on a 5point scale or 3.00CGPA on a 4 point scale.

1.5 MODE OF STUDY FOR MASTERS IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)
 Course work/Project Report.
 On the job training
 Seminar

1.6 DURATION FOR MASTERS IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)
a. Full-time: Four (4) semesters.
b. Part-Time: Five (5) semesters.

1.7 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The programme prepares students for a wide range of opportunities for employment in the private and public sectors and international organizations.

1.8 AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Human Resources management
Project Management
Entrepreneurship
Production and Operations Management

STRESS AREAS
0 Introduction/on-the-job
1 Operations Research
2 Research Methods
3 Public Administration
4 Human Resource Management
5 Information and Computer Technology
6 Statistics
7 General Management
8 Strategy
9 Project Report

LIST OF COURSES

FIRST SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Credit Units
MAN 855 ICT Management 3
MAN 811 Quantitative Methods for Management 3
BAF 811 Corporate Finance 3
MKT 873 Strategic Marketing Management 3
MAN 812 Operations Management 3
MAN 821 Research Methodology 3

SECOND SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Credit Units
MAN 802 The on-the-job Project 3
BAF 831 Environment of Business 3
MAN 812 Organizational Behaviour 3
MAN 821 Business and Company Law 3

THIRD SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Credit Units
MAN 803 Introduction on General Management 3
MAN 884 Corporate Strategy 3
BAF 833 Managerial Economics 3
MAN 823 Graduate Seminar 3
MAN 843 Human Resources Management 3
MAN 875 Entrepreneurship 3

FOURTH SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Credit Units
MAN 874 Interpersonal Skill Development 3
MAN 878 Leadership and Management 3
MAN 844 Industrial Relations 3
MAN 884 Global Economic Environment 3
MAN 846 Appraisal and Compensation Management 3
MAN 876 Project Management 3
MAN 986 Project 6

COURSE CONTENTS AND CREDIT UNITS FOR EACH COURSE
(COURSE SYNOPSIS OF THE MBA PROGRAMME)

Quantitative Methods for Management (QMM)
Basic elements of decision making under conditions of uncertainty, set theory, probability theory; classical statistics and statistical decision theory; linear programming, primal and dual simplex algorithm, transportation and network analysis, concept of queuing theory, games, statistical inference and hypothesis testing, time series.

Corporate Finance
The principles and procedures underlying financial statements; financial transactions; alternative accounting statements; tools or analysis of ratios and other quantitative measures; accounting information useful for managerial action; application of information in decision situations. Project Appraisal, analysis of investment projects, the impact of risk, tax and inflation, the term structure of interest rates, the cost of capital and target rates of return; capital market and its efficiency, the role of intermediaries, sources of finance, the borrowing decision and company valuation and optimal portfolio allocation; capital structure, optimal capital structure of firms, mergers and acquisitions and the market for corporate control, market efficiency, the principle of capital structure, gearing and the basics of hedging and international finance.

Strategic Marketing Management
Perspectives and problems of marketing management in a multi-product firm, the concept and application of strategic planning to business units and functional areas of marketing, utilization of current marketing strategy, models as aids in strategy formulation, decision processes for product planning, pricing, promotion, distribution and competitive strategy.

Operations Management (OM)
Issues in operations strategy, process analysis and the use of data and managerial opinion in making effective propositions to address the questions in the cases. Major economic decision, problems of production and operations management; aggregate production and work-force scheduling; multi-plant allocation of product; large scale project control (CPM and PERT); production and inventory control; demand forecasting; quality control; and short run job shop scheduling; the interaction of production problems with those of their functional areas, queuing theory, dynamic programming, multiple regression and correlation.

Research Methodology
The course is designed to improve the ability of students to carry out empirical research and to evaluate published research, topic covered include the nature of scientific research, theory building, and concept definition, hypothesis formulation, sampling methods; nature and sources of data; concept and problems in data collection and sampling; data analytical techniques; analyzing research reports and referencing style; validity and reliability, measurement and scaling methods, criteria for casual inferences, studies and control groups, considerable time will be devoted to report writing include editing foot noting etc.

The On-the Job Project
The on-the-job project is a twelve-week programme spent observing a manager in challenging situation and reporting on what students observed and learned.

Environment of Business
The basic objective of the course is to examine the legal, social, political and economic framework which business organization must operate in the Nigerian environment. Because of the pervasive influence of globalization and reduction of distance between nations, there value systems, language, etc. international business environments will be explored.

Topic covered include: The concept, scope and nature of the business environment and environmental scanning, characteristics of the business environment, the concept of environmental scanning, strategies for managing the business environment, complexity theories. Legislation related to business. Ethical theories of business decision, social and cultural issues in business. Theoretical and practical issues of the Nigerian Political economy which dictates the basis of fiscal and monetary policies macroeconomics management and business practices.

Organizational Behaviour (OB)
Exposure to essential theories and concepts for anglicizing managerial problems, individual and group analysis of cases and experimental exercises, exchange of ideas and experiences in the classroom, intensive field-based project work in groups.

Business and Company Law
Familiarize candidates with the legal aspect of business. Law of contracts, agency, hire purchase, carriage of goods, and related laws are examined. The company act and company and miscellaneous matter decree are examined I depth.

Introduction to General Management (IGM)
Evolution of Management thought; Functions and responsibility of general management; Understanding global management; Managing through processes; Managerial values, managerial decision making; planning, organizing, directing and coordination, problems affecting the character and success of the enterprise; the design and implementation of corporate strategy.

Corporate Strategy (CS)
Conceptual framework and models for the analysis of competitive situations and strategic dilemmas; insight into strategic management; analyses of external competitive environment, industry structure, value chain dynamics, etc.

Managerial Economics (ME)
Application of principles from various field in economics and business to management decision making; price mechanism, allocation of resources, profit drivers of the firm, revenue and cost drivers, interaction among the market players, firms’ strategy, understanding market forces, the meaning of competition, pricing and profits, market power good or evil, playing games I competition versus cooperation, playing games II Entry and Exit, firms versus markets, make or Buy auctions and market design, economics of information.

Human Resources Management
Topics to be covered include the scope, nature, methods and principles of organizational human resources management. The course will provide an overview of strategies and management practices in manpower planning techniques, staffing, human resources training and development, performances management and system design, compensation designs and reward management, career planning and employee welfare. Line and staff functions as well as relationship between personnel department and other departments. Review of current principles and practices of human resources management in the Nigerian and global context.

Entrepreneurship
The basics associated with innovation and building a new venture or initiative from scratch either inside an existing organization or as a new company startup. The course assumes no prior knowledge of business or entrepreneurship. The broad mission of the course is:
• To develop and understand the entrepreneurial frame of mind that drives innovation (think entrepreneurial)
• To understand the basic skill set required to start or champion something new.
• To estimate self-evaluation for career direction.

This course explores the ability to think creatively with a business frame of mind . the course focuses on brining new innovations to market. It will instill and appreciation of the characteristics and motivations of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs. The course also addresses the importance of acting as a responsible and ethical individual while pursuing a business opportunity.

Interpersonal Skill Development
The purpose of this course s threefold. First, the course will acquaint candidates with guidelines that will help them create well-crafted academic communication. Second, it will give them the opportunity to practice their communication skills and to receive extensive feedback from their colleagues. You will write and/or revise an article manuscript or conference paper, present a conference paper or job talk, write a manuscript peer review, and engage in various communication exercises. The article and talk, which are the major assignments of the course will be based on material from your own doctoral studies. Third, the course will provide an opportunity for your to learn about professional norms for a range of activities that surround the academic enterprise, including, for example, the scholarly publication process and the job search process.

Leadership & Management
Organizational leadership is the process of influencing other people to achieve organizational goals. This leadership course reviews and builds upon the basic knowledge of leadership provided in an introduction to organizational behavior course by expanding the scope and depth of the student’s knowledge of leadership theories, by providing practice in basic leadership skills, and by developing the student’s self-knowledge of his or her preferred leadership styles. To develop the ability to work with and through others in order to make effective contributions as a member of an organization. The curse emphasizes developing a leadership orientation, understanding critical leadership issues and developing appropriate leadership skills. In this course, the student is also introduced to the basic concepts of management and organizations. Primary emphasis is given to three primary functions: planning, organizing and controlling. Additional topics include organization theory, the global environment, ethics and decision making.

Industrial Relations
This course covers emergence and resolution of industrial conflicts. Topics to be covered include employment Law, Management of employee relations, employee deviance, economies of employment and unemployment, collective bargaining, trade unions, industrial conflict, industrial sabotage, equal employment opportunities, negotiations skills, third party intervention.

Global Economic Environment
This course is designed to appraise students of the nature of globalization and its impact on the economy of individual nations. It is also expected to highlight the interconnectedness of various economies. Specifically, it should cover topics such as 1) Economic environment , 2) Globalization; definitions, nature, history, opportunities, challenges, advantages and advantages, impact on the banking and manufacturing sectors, the way forward, global economic shocks, causes and effects of the recent global economic shock on the various sectors of the Nigerian economy, the lesson learnt, experiences of Mexico and Asian countries 4) The Modus Operandi, roles, benefits and criticisms of international institutions such as IMF, World Bank and WTO, 5) Multinationals and Globalization, 6) Culture and Globalization, 7) Free Trade and the Nigerian economy.–

Appraisal and Compensation Management
The various kinds of systems used by organizations to evaluate and reward employee performance. Job analysis, job evaluation, setting performance standards, giving appraisal feedback, designing incentive systems, administering a salary plan.

Project Management
The Project Management Course is an instructor-led programme that prepares individuals for the rigors or project management. The participants receive the institute’s faculty’s unparalleled expertise and knowledge, combined with practical instruction on the processes, organizational structures and tools to ensure their project work yield the desired business results. An application concept is key and participants enjoy an enthusiastic, interactive environment while sharpening their project management skills and abilities. The programme curriculum educated by involvement and provides participants with immediate skills that will enable them to:
• Review and validate project objectives.
• Establish a multi-functional project team.
• Define the framework by which team members will work together
• Develop the work breakdown structure (WBS) and assign ownership to each task.
• Produce a schedule that can be managed by critical path and float
• Refine estimates and finalize resource requirements
• Develop risk management plans.
• Track, access and communicate project status.
• Manage issues, changes and additional risks.
• Conduct close-out reviews and communicate key learning.

Project
A research based study and report in an acceptable management problem area approved by the supervisor and the postgraduate committee. It expands and consolidates students knowledge of empirical research.

(D) MBA REGULAR PROGRAMME IN MARKETING

1.1 PHILOSOPHY
The MBA in marketing programme has been designed to equip postgraduate students with advanced marketing knowledge and practical approaches for corporate advancement.

1.2 OBJECTIVES
The specific objectives of the programme are:
i. To expose students to fundamental courses in marketing needed for advanced MBA in marketing programme.

ii. To provide students the opportunity of obtaining practical knowledge to solve marketing problems in business.

iii. To update students with knowledge in the field of marketing and other cognate business courses needed to understand and analyze marketing problems.

1.3 SCOPE
The MBA in Marketing programme requires a minimum of 72 credit units made up as follows:
 16 core courses (3 credits each) 48 units
 6 elective courses (3 credits each) 18 units
Each (chosen as area of specialization)
 MBA project of 6 credits 6 units
Total 72 units

1.4 ENTRY REQUIRMENTS
The requirements for admission into the MBA programme in Marketing are as follows:
i. Candidates with any Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university must have a minimum of second class honours lower division, OR
ii. Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma from a recognized university who have passed with a minimum of 3.0 GPA at 5-points scale, or 2.5 GPA at 4-point scale.
iii. Candidates with good quantitative background and some basic knowledge of Economics will have an added advantage.
iv. Holders of HND and/or professional qualification disciplines are eligible for admission provided they possess a Postgraduate Diploma.

1.5 DURATION
The minimum and maximum duration of an MBA programme in Marketing shall be:
(a) Full-time: Four (4) semesters.
(b) Part-time: Five (5) semesters.

1.6 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The MBA programme prepares students to fill middle and senior level management positions in business, commerce, industry and government. With their education and training they can set up their own business since the programme also emphasizes self-employment and consultancy in Marketing Research, Marketing Communications, etc.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
1. Marketing Communications
2. Marketing Management
3. Marketing Research
4. Sales Management
5. Distribution Management
6. International Marketing
7. Consumer Behaviour
8. Project Planning and Development

STRESS AREAS
Foundation Courses 0
Product Planning and Development 1
Marketing Communications 2
Physical Distribution and Supply Chain Management 3
Food and Agricultural Marketing 4
Consumer Behaviour 5
International Marketing 6
Marketing Theory and Management 7
Service Marketing 8
Research/Project 9

COURSE LISTING

FIRST SEMESTER
COURSE Code Course Title Credit Units
BAF 811 Corporate Finance 3
MAN 811 Quantitative Methods for Management 3
MAN 812 Operations Management 3
MKT 821 ICT Management 3
MKT 871 Research Methodology 3
MKT 873 Strategic Marketing Management 3
Total Units 18
¬¬SECOND SEMESTERS

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
BAF 831 Environment of Business 3
MAN 853 Business Law 3
MAN 874 Organizational Behaviour 3
MKT 872 The One-the Job Project 3
Total Units 12

THIRD SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
BAF 833 Managerial Economics 3
MAN 803 Introduction to General Management 3
MAN 843 Human Resource Management 3
MAN 884 Corporate Strategy 3
MAN 875 Entrepreneurship 3
MKT 875 Graduate Seminar 3
Total Units 18

FOURTH SEMESTER
Elective (students are to choose 6 courses)

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
MKT 814 Product Planning and Development 3
MKT 822 Pricing Policies 3
MKT 824 Advertising Management 3
MKT 852 Consumer Behaviour 3
MKT 854 Industrial Marketing 3
MKT 862 International Marketing 3
MKT 874 Marketing Research 3
MKT 876 Marketing Thought 3
MKT 892 Project 6
Total Units 30

DESCRIPTION OF COURSES

MKT 814 Product Planning and Development (PPD) (3 units)
Issues involved in the Development and Introduction of New Products, Management of existing products, Positioning, screening; concept testing and development of new products.

MKT 821 ICT Management (ICM) (3 units)
Uses of computers in Problem Solving, Application of Computers to the Solution of simulations; Pre-Test Market models, Product rollout, Diffusion of innovations, product life cycle and branding strategies.

MKT 822 Pricing Policy (PP) (3 units)
Pricing quality issues, price dealing policies, multi-plant pricing, peak load pricing, franchising, resale price maintenance, competitive bidding, new product pricing, product line pricing, the marketing mix.

MKT 824 Advertising Management (3 units)
Introduction to advertising, advertising and society, marketing tools, role and functions of advertising, advertising planning and positioning: advertising message, advertising budget, advertising reach, pre-placement evaluation, working of advertising, advertising response hierarchy models, problem solving strategies, consumer behaviour, creativity in advertising, copy writing, methods to appreciate a problem, important tools of advertising: online advertising, sales, promotion, publicity, marketing environment, marketing plan, how to be a good client, client-agency relationship, advertising without an agency, newspaper, advertising, other advertising media, utility of various media, continuous tracking, seasonal advertising, components of advertising: criticism on advertising, effect of advertising, creating effective design, worksheets, concept of an advertisement.

MKT 852 Consumer Behaviour (3 units)
Basic factors influencing consumer behaviour, managerial use of consumer decision making models, buyers behaviour modeling from both economics and behavioural sciences, consumer information processing, stochastic brand device models, risk taking and market segmentation.

MKT 854 Industrial Marketing (3 units)
Marketing problems unique to the industrial marketing, management of the sales force, optimal allocation across product lines, customers and sales territories, industrial consumer, pricing advertising in an industrial setting.

MKT 862 International Marketing (3 units)
International strategies, special goals, decision making process across several countries, selection of entry strategies for foreign markets, comparative marketing arrangements, covers factors, which need to be recognized by international marketing managers in analyzing markets covering foreign operations, and in assessing economic, cultural and political aspects of international markets.

MKT 871 Research Methods (3 units)
Nature of scientific research, theory building and concept definition, hypothesis formulation, sampling methods, nature and sources of data, concept and problems in data collection and sampling, data analytical techniques, analyzing research reports and referencing style, validity and reliability, measurement and scaling methods, criteria for casual inferences, studies and control groups , report writing including editing, foot noting.

MKT 872 The On-the Job Project (3 units)
The on-the job project is a twelve-week programme spent observing a manager in challenging situation and reporting on what students observed and learned.

MKT 873 Strategic Marketing Management (3 units)
Perspectives and Problems of marketing management in a multi-product firm, concept of strategic marketing, application of strategic planning to business units and functional areas of marketing, utilization of current marketing strategy, models as aids in strategy formulation, decision processes for product planning, pricing, promotion, distribution and competitive strategy.

MKT 874 Marketing Research (3 units)
Application of scientific methods in the study and analysis of marketing activities, research designs, data collection methods, sampling techniques, data analysis methods, measurement scales, interpretation and presentation of marketing research result.

MKT 876 Marketing Thought (3 units)
Contemporary marketing issues and thoughts as expressed by economist, marketers, educators, consumers and consumer advocates, historical views as well as practical marketing problems of developing countries, factors militating against the development of efficient and effective marketing systems in developing countries and possible solution.

MKT 892 Project (6 units)
On completion of coursework, students would write a project based on a particular area of specialization in Marketing for the fulfillment of the requirements for the program.

6.0 EXECUTIVE PROFESSIONAL MBA PROGRAMMES
(A) EXECUTIVE MBA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
1.1 Philosophy
The Executive Master of Business Administration (Executive MBA) Human Resource Management programme has been developed on the fundamental assumption that the student is entitled to acquire profound theoretical and practical knowledge to enable him/her face the challenges associated with human resource issues in the business environment. The curriculum is designed to give him/her a broad knowledge of business. To this end, emphasis is placed upon professional education of the entire individual and in providing him/her with effective strategies to boost performance in his/her career. To obtain the degree, candidate must complete course work consisting of courses in the areas of accounting, banking and finance, management and marketing. Other very notable areas include organizational case studies, seminars and a project report.

1.2 Objectives
The Executive Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management programme has the following objectives:
• To prepare candidates who will graduate from the programme and be able to carry out human resource management duties and responsibilities in government and industrial establishments, business undertakings, statutory corporations and parastatals.
• To help students acquire leadership skills, human relations, analytical, evaluative, qualitative and communicative skills needed for management of organisations and proper stewardship.
• To expose students to integrative, interdisciplinary and dynamic nature of business and administrative processes.

1.3 Scope
The Executive MBA programme in Human Resource Management cuts across various areas in business and industry. Students will complete relevant courses in business related areas in addition to project work in their areas of interest. The programme is majorly case-study and seminar driven.

1.4 Entry Requirements
Candidates for the Executive MBA programme in Human Resource Management should have the following:
o Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
o Bachelors’ degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in any relevant discipline (Management, Banking and Finance, Accountancy, Marketing, Insurance, Actuarial Science, Philosophy, Engineering, Estate Management, etc.)

1.5 Admission is twice in a year: March/April and September/October.

1.6 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the Executive MBA programme in Human Resource Management shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and project reports.

1.7 Duration
The duration for the Executive MBA programme shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

1.8 Employment Opportunities
The Executive MBA programme in Human Resource Management prepares students to improve professionalism in business practices and entrepreneurship development. The programme equally trains them to fill middle and senior level management positions in business, commerce, industry, and government. With their education and training, they can set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasizes self-employment and consultancy.

1.9 Fee Structure
The fee shall be N2500, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

COURSES
FIRST SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title Unit Loads
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 ICT Appreciations for Decision Making 2
EMB 807 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 809 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 811 Marketing Process and Practice 2
EMB 813 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 815 Research Methodology 2
Total 16

SECOND SEMESTER
EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and
Financial Institutions 2
EMB 824 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing Organisations 2
EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting and
Auditing Firms 2
EMB 828
Total Units 8

THIRD SEMESTER

EHR 831 Seminar on Establishment and Workforce Planning 2
EHR 833 Seminar on Human Resource Training and Development 2
EHR 835 Seminar on Retirement and Pension Administration 2
EHR 837 Seminar on Reward and Compensation Management 2
EHR 839 Seminar on Talent Acquisition and Management 2
Total 10

FOURTH SEMESTER

EHR 890 Project Report 4
TOTAL UNITS 38

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801 Managerial Economics (2 units)
Economics and Decision-Making Process; Understanding the Micro and Macro Environment of Business (specifically the Macroeconomic Variables); Demand and Supply; Types of Market Models; Theory of Games.

EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics (2 units)
Concept of Management; Principles of Strategic Management; Professionalism in Management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making (2 units)
Basics of Computer, Applications of ICT in Business Problem-solving; Computer Software and packages, The Future of Business in an ICT-driven Economy.

EMB 807 Accounting Practice (2 units)
Core Topics in Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Management Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Auditing; Core Topics in Accounting Theory and Corporate Reporting

EMB 809 Issues in Banking and Finance (2 units)
Money and its Relevance to Business and the Economy; Sources of Business Finance; Bank Lending and its Implications for Business; Aspects of Financial Management/Corporate Finance; Monetary and Fiscal Policies

EMB 811 Marketing Process and Practice (2 units)
General Marketing Principles, Marketing Communications Systems; Consumer and Buyer Behaviour Analysis; Professionalism in Marketing Practice; Ethical Issues in Marketing.

EMB 813 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility (2 units)

The Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship; Personal Characteristics of Entrepreneurs; Theories of Entrepreneurship Development; Identification of ideas and Venture Capital Opportunities; Keeping Records; Writing Business Plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – Success and Failure; The Entrepreneur in Micro, Small, Medium and Large-Scale Enterprises.

EMB 815 Research Methodology (2 units)

Application of Scientific Methods in the Study and Analysis of Business Activities; Research Designs; Data Collection Methods; Sampling Techniques; Data Analysis Methods, Measurement Scales; Interpretation and Presentation of Business Research Results; Applications of Research in Business Problem-Solving.

EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business Organisations (2 units)
Cases will focus on guiding business organizations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and
Financial Institutions (2 units)
Cases will focus on guiding banking and financial institutions to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 824 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing Organizations (2 units)

Cases will focus on guiding marketing organizations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting and
Auditing Firms (2 units)
Cases will focus on guiding accounting and auditing firms to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EHR 831 Seminar on Establishment and Workforce Planning (2 units)

This will focus on strategic bases for human resource decisions. Some cores areas include: Definitions, the Landscape of Workforce Planning, Scenario-Modeling and Forecasting, Workforce Analytics, Human Capital Planning, and Human Strategic Workforce Planning in practice.

EHR 833Seminar on Human Resource Training and Development (2 units)

This will focus on key principles relevant to training and development, including the role of training in an organization; adult learning theory, needs assessment, training methodology, organizational support, resources and constraints, evaluation of training, and managing the training function. International training considerations are also addressed

EHR 835 Seminar on Retirement and Pension Administration (2 units)
This will focus on legal constraints; job -analysis and evaluation; performance appraisal; personal based pay; setting and administration pay; structure, incentives, benefits and the compensation of special groups, theory and practice relating to organizations system strategy, design and administration; job evaluation; pay survey structure; pay administration; group incentives and benefits such as pension, children, health care etc.

EHR 837 Seminar on Reward and Compensation Management (2 units)

This will focus on determinants of wage levels, wage structures and individual wages; analysis of the impact of wages on work attitude and performance in organizations. Wages and Salary Administration, Performance Management, and Compensation systems.

EHR 837 Seminar on Talent Acquisition and Management (2 units)
This provides a view of strategic knowledge management with regard to the concepts and practices organizations use to transform individual and group behaviour to constructive outcomes for the employee and the organization. It examines models and approaches of human capital strategy, acquisition, and talent management within a structure on the mindset of human behavior.

EHR 890 Case Project Report (6 units)
Candidate is required to write a case project report on an approved topic which will be defended before the supervisor and any other relevant person or persons appointed by the Co-ordinator of Studies (MBA Programmes) and approved by the Executive Director.

(B) EXECUTIVE MBA IN ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING

1.1 Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (Executive MBA) in Enterprise Resource Planning as a programme has been developed on the fundamental assumption that the student is entitled to acquire profound theoretical, practical knowledge and hands-on experience to enable him/her face the challenges of life, and cope with the problems of the business environment. Basically, the UNN Business School is designed to produce a crop of professional graduates who would drive entrepreneurship development in Nigeria and beyond. The curriculum is designed to give him/her a broad knowledge of business in order to gain a competitive edge over others with the use of softwares to enhance business processes and practices. To this end, emphasis is placed upon professional education of the entire individual and in providing him/her with effective strategies to boost performance in his/her career. To obtain a degree, a candidate must complete course work consisting of courses in the areas of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Management, Marketing and Enterprise Resource Planning. Other notable areas include organizational case studies, seminars, practical navigations and a case project report.

1.2 Objectives
The Executive Master in Business Administration (Executive MBA) – Enterprise Resource Planning has the following objectives:
• To prepare candidates who will be proficient in the configuration, use, and strategic application of ERP software across a wide range of business functions
• To avail students who can apply the knowledge of ERP systems to any software environment or industry.
• To teach students the ins and outs of the ERP software by SAP, one of the top vendors in the market place.
• To prepare candidates who will graduate from the programme and be in position to carry out the duties and responsibilities in government and industrial establishments, business undertakings, statutory corporations and parastatals with the aid of Enterprise Resource Planning software.
• To help students acquire leadership skills, human relations, analytical, evaluative, qualitative and communicative skills needed for management of organisations and proper stewardship.
• To expose students to integrative, interdisciplinary and dynamic nature of business and administrative processes.

1.3 Scope
The Executive MBA programme in Business Administration- Enterprise Resource Planning cuts across various areas in business and industry. Students will complete relevant courses in business related areas and Enterprise Resource Planning modules in addition to project work in their areas of interest. The programme is majorly case-study, seminar driven and incorporates practical hands-on navigations.

1.4 Entry Requirements
Candidates for the Executive MBA programme in Enterprise Resource Planning should have the following:
o Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
o Bachelors’ degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in any relevant discipline (Management, Business Administration, Banking and Finance, Accountancy, Marketing, Insurance, Engineering, etc.)

Admission is twice in a year, March/April and September/October.

1.5 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the Executive MBA programme in Enterprise Resource Planning shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars, practical navigations and case project reports.

1.6 Duration
The duration for the Executive MBA programme shall be four (4) semesters – 18 months

1.7 Employment Opportunities
The Executive MBA programme in Enterprise Resource Planning prepares students to improve professionalism in business practices and entrepreneurship development, with the aid of ERP software. The programme equally trains them to fill middle and senior level management positions in business, commerce, industry, government and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs).With their education and training, they can set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasizes self-employment and consultancy.

1.8 Fee Structure
The fee shall be N250, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

COURSE LISTING
FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Unit Loads
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making 2
EMB 807 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 809 Banking and Finance 2
EMB 811 Marketing Process and Practice 2
EMB 813 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 815 Research Methodology 2
Total 16

SECOND SEMESTER

EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and
Financial Institutions 2
EMB 824 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing Organisations 2
EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting and
Auditing Firms 2
Total 8

THIRD SEMESTER

ERP 831 ERP Fundamentals and Business Processes 2
ERP 833 Accounting in ERP System 2
ERP 835 Human Capital Management in ERP systems 2
ERP837 Sales, Distribution and Supply Chain Management in ERP Systems 2
ERP 839 Business Analytics 2
Total 10

FOURTH SEMESTER

ERP 890 Case Project Report 4

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making (2 units)
Basics of Computer, Applications of ICT in Business Problem-solving; Computer Software and packages, The Future of Business in an ICT-driven Economy

EMB 813 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility (2 units)
The Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship; Personal Characteristics of Entrepreneurs; Theories of Entrepreneurship Development; Identification of ideas and Venture Capital Opportunities; Keeping Records; Writing Business Plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – Success and Failure; The Entrepreneur in Micro, Small, Medium and Large-Scale Enterprises, Issues in Corporate Social Responsibility.

EMB 815 Research Methodology (2 units)
Application of Scientific Methods in the Study and Analysis of Business Activities; Research Designs; Data Collection Methods; Sampling techniques; Data Analysis Methods, Measurement Scales; Interpretation and Presentation of Business Research Results; Applications of Research in Business Problem-Solving of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Management and Marketing

EMB 807 Accounting Practice (2 units)
Core Topics in Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Management Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Auditing; Core Topics in Accounting Theory and Corporate Reporting

EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics (2 units)
Concept of management; principles of management; professionalism in management; ethical issues in business and practice of strategic management

EMB 811 Marketing Process and Practice (2 units)
General Marketing Principles, Marketing Communications Systems; Consumer and Buyer Behaviour Analysis; Professionalism in Marketing Practice; Ethical Issues in Marketing.

EMB 801 Managerial Economics (2 units)
Economics of and in the Decision-Making Process; Understanding the Micro and Macro Environment of Business (specifically the Macroeconomic Variables); Demand and Supply; Types of Market Models; Theory of Games

EMB 809 Banking and Finance (2 units)
Money and its Relevance to Business and the Economy; Sources of Business Finance; Bank Lending and its Implications for Business; Aspects of Financial Management/Corporate Finance; Monetary and Fiscal Policies

EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in
Business Organisations (2 units)
Cases will focus on guiding business organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and
Financial Institutions (2 units)
Cases will focus on guiding banking and financial institutions to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 824 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in
Marketing Organisations (2 units)
Cases will focus on guiding marketing organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting and
Auditing Firms (2 units)
Cases will focus on guiding accounting and auditing firms to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 831 Seminar Presentations in Accounting (2 units)
This will focus on the effective use of accounting and auditing information in business operations.

EMB 833 Seminar Presentations Banking and Finance (2 units)
This will focus on credit requirements for borrowing from banking and financial institutions.

EMB 835 Seminar Presentations in Management (2 units)
This will focus on general management issues for smooth operations of business organisations.

EMB 837 Seminar Presentations in Marketing (2 units)
This will focus on general marketing with more emphasis on purchasing and supply chain management.

ERP 831 ERP Fundamentals and Business Processes (2 units)
The focus of this course will be the following: Understanding of modern information systems and their role in common business processes, Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning, Evolution of ERP systems, ERP technical and functional features, ERP Selection, acquisition and implementation, Benefits and Challenges associated with implementing ERP systems and their impacts on organizations. Business processes including finance, procurement, inventory management, production planning and execution, and sales and distribution, and know how they are integrated into an ERP system.

ERP 833 Accounting in ERP System (2 units)
Basic Accounting Principles and Concepts, general ledger accounts in ERP systems, Accounting Systems and real-time Accounting integrations in ERP, Business processes (sales process, purchase process and the accounting processes in the business environment)and how they impact on accounting in ERP systems, Management of Assets and Liabilities in ERP systems, Budgeting, Reporting and Control in ERP systems.

ERP 835 Human Capital Management in ERP systems (2 units)
This course covers the following: Structures in Human Resources Organization Management, Personnel Administration, Time Management, Reporting and Control Tools, Personnel Development, and Wage Type Structure in ERP.

ERP 837 Sales, Distribution and Supply Chain Management in
ERP Systems (2 units)
Sales and Distribution Organizational units and its contents creation and assigning in ERP, Sales and Distribution process and transactions, reporting and control in ERP, Procurement and supply Organizational units and its contents creation and assigning in ERP, Procure to pay transactions, reporting and control in ERP, Materials Management Organizational units and its contents creation and assigning in ERP, Materials movements, reporting and control in ERP, production, warehouses, logistics and customer relationship management facilities in ERP.

ERP 839 Business Analytics (2 units)
Framework for business analytics in ERP, business analytics and reporting in ERP, development of mathematical models for improved decision making within an organization with ERP systems, structuring problems and logical analyses in organizations with ERP systems, ERP systems models for diverse industries and functional areas, including finance, operations, and markets

ERP 890 Project Report (6 units)
Candidate is required to write a case project report on an approved topic which will be defended before the supervisor and any other person appointed by the Co-ordinator of Studies (MBA Programmes).

(C ) EXECUTIVE MBA IN PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING
4.1 PHILOSOPHY
The Executive MBA in Public Sector Accounting programme is structured under the philosophy that incomes or revenues and expenditures of government are critical to the economy and overall wellbeing of the citizenry and therefore must be accounted for. Government is the major employer of labour. In addition, government is responsible for carrying out extensive infrastructural development of facilities – roads, schools, hospitals etc.The Executive MBA Public Sector Accounting is designed to sharpen the skills of employees in senior management positions in government and public sector establishments. It exposes students to various aspects of accounting in the public sector in line with pronouncements of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) especially in relation to the new Accrual Basis accounting for public sector entities.

1.2 OBJECTIVES
The specific objectives of the programme are;
i. To expose students to both general and specialized courses in Public Sector Accounting,
ii. To provide students the opportunity of obtaining practical experience to solve accounting problems in government and government establishments
iii. To update the student’s knowledge of Public Sector Accounting

1.3 SCOPE
The Executive MBA in Public Sector Accounting covers the core MBA business courses, in addition to a minimum of 36 credit units in the third and fourth semesters covering the special areas made up as follows:
1.4 Entry Requirements
Candidates for the Executive MBA programme in Public Sector Accounting should have the following:
o Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
o Bachelors’ degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in any relevant discipline (Accountancy, Economics, Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Banking and Finance, Marketing, Insurance, Engineering, etc.)
Admission is twice in a year, March/April and September/April.
1.5 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the Executive MBA programme in Public Sector Accounting shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars, practical navigations and case project reports.

1.6 Duration
The duration for the Executive MBA programme shall be four (4) semesters – 18 months

1.7 Employment Opportunities
The Executive MBA programme in Public Sector Accounting trains students to fill middle and senior level management positions in government organisations as well as private sector establishments such as banks. With their education and training, they can set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasizes self-employment and consultancy.

1.8 Fee Structure
The fee is N250, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

COURSE LISTINGS
FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Couse Title Credit Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 General Management 2
EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making 2
EMB 807 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 809 Banking and Finance 2
EMP 811 Public Sector Accounting Practice 2
EMB 813 Entrepreneurship Development 2
EMB 815 Research Methodology 2
TOTAL 16

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in
Business Organisations 2
EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in
Banking and Financial Institution 2
EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in
Marketing Organisations. 2
EMP 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in
Accounting Organisations 2
TOTAL 8

THIRD SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
EMO 831 Seminar Presentations in Logistics and
Operation of Public Sector 2
EMO 832 Seminar Presentations in Sustainability
Public Sector 2
EMO 833 Seminar Presentations in Global Public Sector
Establishment 2
EMO 834 Seminar Presentations in Government
Budgeting 2
EMO 835 Seminar Presentations in Government
Financial Regulations 2
TOTAL 10

FOURTH SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
EMO 849 Project Report 4
TOTAL 4

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801 Managerial Economics (2 Units)
Economics and Decision-Making Process; Understanding the Micro and Macro Environment of Business, (specifically the Macro Economic Variables); Demand and Supply; Types of Market Models and Theory of Games.

EMB 803 General Management (2 Unit)
Concept of management, Principles of Management, Professionalism in Management; Ethical Issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making (2 Units)
Basics of Computer, Applications of ICT in Business Problem-Solving; Computer Software and packages; the Future of Business in an ICT-driven Economy
EMB 807 Accounting Practice (2 Units)
Core Topics in Accounting Practice, Core Topics in Management Accounting Practice, Core Topics in Auditing; Core Topics in Accounting Theory and Corporate Reporting
EMB 809 Banking and Finance (2 Units)
Money and its Relevance to Business and the Economy; Sources of Business Finance; Bank Lending and its Implications for Business; Aspects of Financial Management/Corporate Finance; Monetary and Fiscal Policies
EMB 813 Entrepreneurship Development (2 Units)
The entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship; Personal Characteristics of Entrepreneurs; Theories of Entrepreneurship Development; Identification of Ideas and Venture Capital Opportunities; Keeping Records; Writing Business Plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – Success and Failure: the Entrepreneur in Micro, Small, Medium and Large-Scale Enterprises.
EMB 815 Research Methodology (2 Units)
Application of Scientific Methods in the Study and Analysis of Business Activities; Research Design; Data Collection Methods; Sampling Techniques, Data Analysis Methods; Measurement Scales, Interpretation and Presentation of Business research Results; Applications of Research in Business problem-Solving of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Management and Marketing.
EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business Organisations (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, Managing People and Conflict Resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.
EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and Financial Institutions (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding banking and financial institutions to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.
EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting Offices and Organisations (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding accounting and auditing firms to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.
EMP 811 Public Sector Accounting Process in Practice (2 Units)
General Accounting Principles, Accounting Communications Systems; Human Behavioral Aspects of Accounting; Professionalism in Accounting Practice, Ethical Issues in Accounting
EMP 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Government Establishments (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding Government Establishments to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.
EMP 831 Seminar Presentations in Logistics Operation of Government Establishments (2 Units)
The internal organization of Government Establishment, Budgeting, Deficit Budgeting for Government Establishments, Value for Money Audit in Government Establishments; Introduction to Government Financial Regulations for various public Sector Establishments.
EMP 832 Seminar Presentations in Sustainability Public Sector Accounting (2 Units)
Overview of environmental issues in Public Sector Accounting designed to identify the social and environmental factors associated with the development of Public Sector Establishments, the duplicating roles of this establishments and to make these establishments more result oriented.

EMP 833 Seminar presentations in Global Best Practices of Government Establishment, (2 Units)
Government Membership of International Organisations, the United Nation, African Union and the challenges associated with these organizations.

EMP 834 Seminar presentations in Government Business
Enterprise (2 Units)
Government in Business, Operating of Government Business Enterprises, Budgeting for Government Business Enterprises, Productivity and Efficiency of Government Business Enterprises, the Future of Government Business Enterprises.
EMP 835 Seminar Presentation in Government Financial
Regulations (2 Units)
Features of Government Financial Regulations; Essence of Financial Regulations in Government. Financial Regulations in Relation to Budgeting in Government Establishments; Presentation and Approval of Budget; Budget Defense and Implementation; the Department of Budget and Planning.

EMP 849 Project Report (4 Units)
On completion of the course, students will be required to write a project based the area of specialization which synthesizes a student’s learning that demonstrates their fulfilment of the programme learning outcomes.

(D) EXECUTIVE MBA IN TAXATION
1.1 PHILOSOPHY
The philosophy underlying the EXECUTIVE MBA TAXATION programme is that taxes are important for development and people must be trained on how to identify, generate and account for it. Individuals and organisations liable to pay taxes must comply with taxation laws. For Nigeria, oil has not been a blessing as the discovery of oil has misguidedly led to the abandonment of other natural resources and sources of revenue to the government. Good judgment suggests that Government must look for some more reliable and permanent sources of revenue. Government in 2007 embarked on extensive tax reforms designed to boost revenue from taxes. The Executive MBA Taxation is therefore designed to sharpen the skills of employees in senior management positions in government generally and the various Tax Authorities in particular for more effective performance in order to ensure enhanced tax revenue for the government. It exposes students to various aspects of Tax Administration in line with Laws of the land and with particular emphasis on the Tax Reform Programme of the Government.

1.2 OBJECTIVES
The specific objectives of the programme are;
i. To expose students to both general and specialized courses in Taxation,
ii. To provide students the opportunity of obtaining practical experience to solve accounting problems with emphasis on Taxation.
iii. To update the student’s knowledge of Tax generally and Tax Reforms in particular.

1.3 Entry Requirements
Candidates for the Executive MBA programme in Taxation should have the following qualifications:
• Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry or government.
• Bachelors’ Degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in any relevant discipline (Accountancy, Banking and Finance, Insurance, Marketing, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Management, Economics, etc.)

Admission is twice in a year, March/April and September/October.
1.4. Mode of Study
The mode of study for the Executive MBA programme in Taxation shall be by course work, organizational case studies, seminars and project work reports.

1.5 Duration
The duration for the Executive MBA programme shall be four (4) semesters.
1.6 Employment Opportunities
The Executive MBA programme in Taxation prepares students to improve professionalism in business practices and entrepreneurship development. The programme equally trains them to fill middle and senior management positions in business, commerce, industry, and government. With their education and training, graduates of the MBA programme can set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasizes self-employment and consultancy.
1.7 Fee Structure
The fee is N250,000 per semester for 4 semesters.
1.8 SCOPE
The Executive MBA in Taxation covers the core MBA business courses, in addition to a minimum of 38 credit units in the third and fourth semesters covering the special areas made up as follows:

COURSES
FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Couse Title Credit Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 ICT Appreciations for Decision Making 2
EMB 807 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 809 Banking and Finance 2
EMT 811 Marketing Process and Practice 2
EMB 813 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 815 Research Methodology 2
TOTAL 16

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in
Business Organizations 2
EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in
Banking and Financial Institution 2
EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in
Marketing Organizations. 2
EMP 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in
Accounting Organizations 2
TOTAL 8

THIRD SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
ETX 831 Seminar Presentations on Logistics and
Operation of Tax Administration 2
ETX 833 Seminar Presentations on Sustainability
Taxation 2
ETX 835 Seminar Presentations on Global Tax Practice and
Administration 2
ETX 837 Seminar Presentations on Tax Accounting
Budgeting 2
ETX 839 Seminar Presentations on Tax Laws 2
TOTAL 10

FOURTH SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
ETX 890 Project Report 4
TOTAL UNITS 38

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801 Managerial Economics (2 Units)
Economics and Decision-Making Process; Understanding the Micro and Macro Environment of Business, (specifically the Macro Economic Variables); Demand and Supply; Types of Market Models and Theory of Games.
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics (2 Unit)
Concept of Management, Principles of Management, Professionalism in Management; Ethical Issues in business and practice of strategic management.

EMB 805 ICT Appreciations for Decision Making (2 Units)
Basics of Computer, Applications of ICT in Business Problem-Solving; Computer Software and packages; the Future of Business in an ICT-driven Economy
EMB 807 Accounting Practice (2 Units)
Core Topics in Accounting Practice, Core Topics in Management Accounting Practice, Core Topics in Auditing; Core Topics in Accounting Theory and Corporate Reporting
EMB 809 Issues in Banking and Finance (2 Units)
Money and its Relevance to Business and the Economy; Sources of Business Finance; Bank Lending and its Implications for Business; Aspects of Financial Management/Corporate Finance; Monetary and Fiscal Policies

EMB 811 Marketing Process and Practice (2 units)
General Marketing Principles, Marketing Communications Systems; Consumer and Buyer Behaviour Analysis; Professionalism in Marketing Practice; Ethical Issues in Marketing.

EMB 813 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility (2 Units)
The entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship; Personal Characteristics of Entrepreneurs; Theories of Entrepreneurship Development; Identification of Ideas and Venture Capital Opportunities; Keeping Records; Writing Business Plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – Success and Failure: The entrepreneur in Micro, Small, Medium and Large-Scale Enterprises. Issues in Corporate Social Responsibility

EMB 815 Research Methodology (2 Units)
Application of Scientific Methods in the Study and Analysis of Business Activities; Research Design; Data Collection Methods; Sampling Techniques, Data Analysis Methods; Measurement Scales, Interpretation and Presentation of Business Research Results; Applications of Research in Business Problem-Solving of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Management and Marketing.

EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business Organizations (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding business organizations to higher productivity, Managing People and Conflict Resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and Financial Institutions. (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding banking and financial institutions to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting Offices and Organizations. (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding accounting and auditing firms to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.
EMP 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in the Federal Inland Revenue Service (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding the Federal Inland Revenue Service to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

ETX 831 Seminar Presentations on Logistics Operation of Federal Inland Revenue Service (2 Units)
The internal organization of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Tax Budgeting, Tax Accounting, Problems associated with Tax Administration; Implementing the Tax Reforms
ETX 833 Seminar Presentations on Sustainability Taxation (2 Units)
Overview of environmental issues in Taxation designed to identify the social and environmental factors associated with Tax Administration and measure to resolve dispute between two Tax Authorities or individuals.
ETX 835 Seminar presentations on Global Best Practices of Taxation (2 Units)
Cross Boarder Tax Administration, Taxation of Non-Resident, Double Taxation Reliefs and Cross border Cooperations between Tax Authorities of Countries.

ETX 837 Seminar Presentations on Tax Administration (2 Units)
Structure of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Composition of the Board of the Federal Inland Revenue Service Operating Modalities of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Financial Autonomy of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Productivity and Efficiency of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, the Future of Tax Administration and the Federal Inland Revenue Service

ETX 839Seminar Presentation on Government Financial
Regulations (2 Units)
Features of Government Financial Regulations; Essence of Financial Regulations in Government. Financial Regulations in Relation to Budgeting in Government Establishments; Presentation and Approval of Budget; Budget Defense and Implementation; the Department of Budget and Planning.

ETX 890 Project Report (4 Units)
On completion of the course, students will be required to write a project based the area of specialization which synthesizes a student’s learning that demonstrates their fulfillment of the award of MBA in Taxation.

(E) EXECUTIVE MBA IN OIL AND GAS MARKETING

1.1 PHILOSOPHY
Oil and Gas industry has been key driver of many economies. This programme aims to develop marketing professionals customized for oil and gas marketing. The programme exposes students to various aspects of sales and marketing of petroleum products and allied services.

1.2 OBJECTIVES
The specific objectives of the programme are;
i. To expose students to specialized courses in Oil and Gas marketing
ii. To provide students opportunity of obtaining practical knowledge to solve marketing problems in Oil and Gas industry.
iii. To update students with knowledge in Oil and Gas business.

1.3 SCOPE

The Executive MBA in Oil and Gas Marketing covers the core MBA business courses, in addition to a minimum of 36 credit units in the third and fourth semesters, covering the special areas made up as follows:
1.4 Entry Requirements
Candidates for the Executive MBA programme in Oil and Gas Marketing should have the following:
o Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
o Bachelors’ degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in any relevant discipline (Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Marketing, Management, Accountancy, Economics, Petroleum Economics, Public Relations, etc.)
Admission is twice in a year, March/April and September/October.
1.5 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the Executive MBA programme in Oil and Gas Marketing shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars, practical navigations and case project reports.

1.6 Duration
The duration for the Executive MBA programme shall be four (4) semesters – 18 months

1.7 Employment Opportunities
The Executive MBA programme in Oil and Gas Marketing will expose students to issues related to the marketing of oil and gas products/services at both the domestic and international environment. This will prepare them to assume middle and senior level management positions in the oil and gas industr. With their education and training, they can set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasizes self-employment and consultancy.

1.8 Fee Structure
The fee is N250, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

COURSES
FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Unit Loads
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making 2
EMB 807 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 809 Banking and Finance 2
EMB 811 Marketing Process and Practice 2
EMB 813 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 815 Research Methodology 2
Total 16

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Unit Loads
EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business
Organisations 2
EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and
Financial Institutions 2
EMB 824 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing Organisations 2
EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting and Auditing Firms 2
Total 8

THIRD SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
EMO 831 Seminar Presentations in Logistics and
Operations for Oil and Gas 2
EMO 833 Seminar Presentations in Sustainability
Marketing for Oil and Gas 2
EMO 835 Seminar Presentations in Global Oil and Gas
Industry 2
EMO 837 Seminar Presentations in Sales and Marketing
of Petroleum Products 2
EMO 839 Seminar Presentations in Regulations and HSE
Management 2
Total 10

FOURTH SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Credit Unit
EMO 890 Project Report 4
TOTAL 4

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
EMB 801 Managerial Economics (2 Units)
Economics of and in the Decision-Making Process; Understanding the Micro and Macro Environment of Business (specifically the Macro economic Variables); Demand and Supply; Types of Market Models; Theory of Games

EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics (2 Units)
Concept of management; principles of management; professionalism in management; ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making (2 Units)
Basics of Computer, Applications of ICT in Business Problem-solving; Computer Software and packages, The Future of Business in an ICT-driven Economy

EMB 807 Accounting Practice (2 Units)
Core Topics in Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Management Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Auditing; Core Topics in Accounting Theory and Corporate Reporting

EMB 809 Banking and Finance (2 Units)
Money and its Relevance to Business and the Economy; Sources of Business Finance; Bank Lending and its Implications for Business; Aspects of Financial Management/Corporate Finance; Monetary and Fiscal Policies
EMB 813 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social
Responsibility (2 Units)
The Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship; Personal Characteristics of Entrepreneurs; Theories of Entrepreneurship Development; Identification of ideas and Venture Capital Opportunities; Keeping Records; Writing Business Plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – Success and Failure; The Entrepreneur in Micro, Small, Medium and Large Scale Enterprises

EMB 815 Research Methodology (2 Units)
Application of Scientific Methods in the Study and Analysis of Business Activities; Research Designs; Data Collection Methods; Sampling techniques; Data Analysis Methods, Measurement Scales; Interpretation and Presentation of Business Research Results; Applications of Research in Business Problem-Solving of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Management and Marketing

EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business Organisations (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding business organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and Financial Institutions (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding banking and financial institutions to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 824 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing Organisations (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding marketing organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting and Auditing Firms (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding accounting and auditing firms to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 811 Marketing Process and Practice (2 Units)
General Marketing Principles, Marketing Communications Systems; Consumer and Buyer Behaviour Analysis; Professionalism in Marketing Practice; Ethical Issues in Marketing.

EMO 831 Seminar Presentations in Logistics and Operations for Oil and Gas (2 Units)
The Internal Supply Chain, Capacity Management, Lean Operations and just-in-time, Quality Management, Introduction to the Supply and Value Chain-upstream to downstream, Organizations involved along the supply chain.

EMO 833 Seminar Presentations in Sustainability Marketing for Oil and Gas (2 Units)
Overview of environmental issue in oil and gas designed to identify the social and environmental factors associated with the development of oil and gas products and the rising level of consumption of these products and examine the means of containing these factors and ensure that the future development of these products is sustainable.
EMO 835 Seminar Presentations in Global Oil and Gas Industry (2 Units)
Geopolitical Risks and Opportunities, Environmental and sustainability issues; Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC); Gas Export Countries Forum (GECF); International Energy Agency (IEA); Trends in uses of Energy, world primary energy mix and substitutes for oil and gas Future of Energy; challenges and opportunities forecasts for fossil fuels and the primary energy balance to 2050

EMO 837 Seminar Presentations in Sales and Marketing of Petroleum Products (2 Units)
Market Channels, Refiner-Owned-And-operated Retail Outlets, Franchisers and Distributors, Jobber-Operated Outlets, Independent Dealers, fuel Standards and Specifications, International Oil Company in Fuels Marketing, the Retail Price of Motor Fuels, Zone Pricing, Price elasticity of oil and Gas Products

EMO 835 Seminar Presentations in Oil and Gas Regulations and HSE Management (2 Units)
Acquisition of Petroleum Rights/Applicable Oil and Gas Regulations, including Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) and Nigerian Content Law, HSE Regulations and Management Systems, occupational Health and Safety, Oil Spill, Gas Flaring, Noise, Risk Assessment and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Corporate Social Responsibility

EMO 890 Project Report (4 Units)
Candidate is required to write a case project report on an approved topic which will be defended before the supervisor and any other person appointed by the Co-ordinator of Studies (MBA Programmes).

(F) EXECUTIVE PROGRAMMES MBA LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

1.1 PHILOSOPHY
The MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is designed for those who want to work in Logistics and Supply Chain Management in manufacturing and service organizations. It covers the tools and techniques to evaluate, manage and improve services, operations and supply chain processes.

1.2 OBJECTIVES
The specific objectives of the programme are;
i. To expose students to specialized courses in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
ii. To provide students opportunity of obtaining practical knowledge to solve marketing problems in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
iii. To update students with knowledge in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

1.3 SCOPE
The Executive MBA programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management covers the core MBA business courses, in addition to a minimum of 36 credit units in the third and fourth semesters covering special areas made up as follows;
1.4 Entry Requirements
Candidates for the Executive MBA programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management should have the following:
o Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
o Bachelors’ degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in any relevant discipline (Marketing, Maritime Studies, Management, Economics, Public Relations, Engineering, Mass Communication, etc.)
Admission is twice in a year, March/April and September/October.
1.5 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the Executive MBA programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars, practical navigations and case project reports.

1.6 Duration
The duration for the Executive MBA programme shall be four (4) semesters – 18 months

1.7 Employment Opportunities
The Executive MBA programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management will enable students to develop professional skills in business management. The programme trains them to occupy positions of responsibility in private and public sector organisations, as well as engage in consultancy.

1.8 Fee Structure
The fee shall be N250, 000 per semester for 18 months (4 semesters).

COURSES
FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Unit Loads
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making 2
EMB 807 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 809 Banking and Finance 2
EMB 811 Marketing Process and Practice 2
EMB 813 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 815 Research Methodology 2
Total 16

SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT

EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting
and Auditing Firms 2
EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and
Financial Institutions 2
EMB 824 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in
Marketing Organisations 2
EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business
Organisations 2
Total 8

THIRD SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
EML 831 Seminar Presentations in Logistics and Supply Chain
Management 2
EML 833 Seminar Presentations in Logistics Operations and
Outsourcing Management 2
EML 835 Seminar Presentations in Managing Resilient Supply Chains 2
EML 837 Seminar Presentations in Storage and Warehousing
Techniques and Management 2
EML 839 Seminar Presentations in Supply Chain Strategy
and Sustainability 2
TOTAL 10

FOURTH SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
EML 890 Project Report 4
TOTAL 4

COURSE DESCRIPTION

EMB 801 Managerial Economics (2 Units)
Economics of and in the Decision-Making Process; Understanding the Micro and Macro Environment of Business (specifically the Macro economic Variables); Demand and Supply; Types of Market Models; Theory of Games

EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics (2 Units)
Concept of management; principles of management; professionalism in management; ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making (2 Units)
Basics of Computer, Applications of ICT in Business Problem-solving; Computer Software and packages, The Future of Business in an ICT-driven Economy
EMB 807 Accounting Practice (2 Units)
Core Topics in Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Management Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Auditing; Core Topics in Accounting Theory and Corporate Reporting

EMB 809 Banking and Finance (2 Units)
Money and its Relevance to Business and the Economy; Sources of Business Finance; Bank Lending and its Implications for Business; Aspects of Financial Management/Corporate Finance; Monetary and Fiscal Policies
EMB 813 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility (2 Units)
The Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship; Personal Characteristics of Entrepreneurs; Theories of Entrepreneurship Development; Identification of ideas and Venture Capital Opportunities; Keeping Records; Writing Business Plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – Success and Failure; The Entrepreneur in Micro, Small, Medium and Large Scale Enterprises

EMB 815 Research Methodology (2 Units)
Application of Scientific Methods in the Study and Analysis of Business Activities; Research Designs; Data Collection Methods; Sampling techniques; Data Analysis Methods, Measurement Scales; Interpretation and Presentation of Business Research Results; Applications of Research in Business Problem-Solving of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Management and Marketing

EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business Organisation (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding business organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking in Financial Institutions (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding banking and financial institutions to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 824 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing Organisations (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding marketing organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting and Auditing Firms (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding accounting and auditing firms to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMK 811 Marketing Process and Practice (2 Units)
General Marketing Principles, Marketing Communications Systems; Consumer and Buyer Behaviour Analysis; Professionalism in Marketing Practice; Ethical Issues in Marketing.

EML 831 Seminar Presentations in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (2 Units)
The Total Logistic concept, the Supply Chain concept, value-chain and value Network, Dimensions of Logistics and characteristics of supply chain management.

EML 833 Seminar Presentations in Logistics and Operations Management (2 Units)
This course will examine the relationship of logistics and operations management strategy with overall business strategy, manufacturing strategy make/buy policy, theory and principles of supply chain management, basic planning and control techniques such as forecasting demand, scheduling and sequencing, capacity management, just-in-time, 3 rd party logistics, 3PL contractor selection framework, tender evaluation, new logistics outsourcing business model (4PL), contract management and dispute resolution.

EML 835 Seminar Presentations in Managing Resilient Supply Chain
(2 Units)
The course covers supply chain risks management, vulnerabilities and resilience, introduction to the key concepts, large scale disasters examples and their impact on global supply chains, ripple effects in supply chains, trade-offs in supply chain resilience management e.g. redundancy versus efficiency, centralization versus dispersion.

EML 837 Seminar Presentations in Storage and Warehousing Techniques (2 Units)
The role of warehouse in today’s supply chain, types of warehouse operations and warehouse processes, warehouse IT and automation, warehouse Layout and equipment, warehouse costs and performance measure, the future of warehousing.

EML 839 Seminar Presentations in Supply Chain Strategy and Sustainability (2 Units)
The course intends to provide a sound foundation to the programme by introducing the principle of logistics and supply chain management and the potential impact on a focal firm’s competitive position and its performance; the different types of supplier relationships from arm’s length transaction to joint ventures, nature of collaboration between supply chain members and supplier networks, managing the lead-time gap as measured by the production; demand time ratio.

EML 890 Project Report (4 Units)
Candidate is required to write a case project report on an approved topic which will be defended before the supervisor and any other person appointed by the Co-ordinator of Studies (MBA Programmes).

(G) EXECUTIVE MBA IN MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS
1.1 PHILOSOPHY
The Marketing Communications programme covers the selection and application of the main communication tools available to an organization in pursuit of its marketing objectives. The programme involves both strategic thinking and the development of creative solutions which require a blend of research-based knowledge with the practice of high level creative skills.

1.2 OBJECTIVES
The specific objectives of the programme are;
i. To expose students to specialized knowledge in Marketing Communications
ii. To provide students opportunity of obtaining practical knowledge to solve marketing problems in Marketing Communications.
iii. To update students with knowledge in Marketing Communications.

1.3 SCOPE
The Executive MBA in Marketing Communications covers the core MBA business courses, in addition to a minimum of 36 credit units in the third and fourth semesters covering special areas made up as follows;
1.4 Entry Requirements
Candidates for the Executive MBA programme in Marketing Communications should have the following:
o Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
o Bachelors’ degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in any relevant discipline (Marketing, Mass Communication, Political Science, Public Relations, Insurance, etc.)
Admission is twice in a year, March/April and September/October.
1.5 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the Executive MBA programme in Marketing Communications shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars, practical navigations and case project reports.

1.6 Duration
The duration for the Executive MBA programme shall be four (4) semesters – 18 months

1.7 Employment Opportunities
The Executive MBA programme in Marketing Communications will equip students with the knowledge and skills to successfully promote their organisations’ goods and services for improved customer patronage. The programme trains them to occupy positions of responsibility in private and public sector organisations, as well as engage in consultancy.

1.8 Fee Structure
The fee is N250, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.
FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making 2
EMB 807 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 809 Banking and Finance 2
EMK 811 Marketing Process and Practice 2
EMB 813 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 815 Research Methodology 2
Total 16

SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting
and Auditing firms 2
EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and
Financial Institutions 2
EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business
Organisations 2
EMK 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing
Organisations 2
Total 8

THIRD SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
EMC 831 Seminar Presentations in Communication Theory 2
EMC 832 Seminar Presentations in Corporate Identity,
Reputation and Branding 2
EMC 833 Seminar Presentations in Marketing
Communications: Objectives, Strategies and Planning 2
EMC 834 Seminar Presentations in Contemporary Issues in
Marketing Communication 2
EMC 835 Seminar Presentations in Media Behaviour & Planning 2
TOTAL 10

FOURTH SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
EMC 890 Project Report 4
TOTAL 4

COURSE DESCRIPTION
EMB 801 Managerial Economics (2 Units)
Economics of and in the Decision-Making Process; Understanding the Micro and Macro Environment of Business (specifically the Macro economic Variables); Demand and Supply; Types of Market Models; Theory of Games.

EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics (2 Units)
Concept of management; principles of management; professionalism in management; ethical issues in the practice of management.
EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making (2 Units)
Basics of Computer, Applications of ICT in Business Problem-solving; Computer Software and packages, The Future of Business in an ICT-driven Economy

EMB 807 Accounting Practice (2 Units)
Core Topics in Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Management Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Auditing; Core Topics in Accounting Theory and Corporate Reporting

EMB 809 Banking and Finance (2 Units)
Money and its Relevance to Business and the Economy; Sources of Business Finance; Bank Lending and its Implications for Business; Aspects of Financial Management/Corporate Finance; Monetary and Fiscal Policies
EMB 813 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility (2 Units)
The Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship; Personal Characteristics of Entrepreneurs; Theories of Entrepreneurship Development; Identification of ideas and Venture Capital Opportunities; Keeping Records; Writing Business Plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – Success and Failure; The Entrepreneur in Micro, Small, Medium and Large Scale Enterprises

EMB 815 Research Methodology (2 Units)
Application of Scientific Methods in the Study and Analysis of Business Activities; Research Designs; Data Collection Methods; Sampling techniques; Data Analysis Methods, Measurement Scales; Interpretation and Presentation of Business Research Results; Applications of Research in Business Problem-Solving of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Management and Marketing

EMK 811 Marketing Process and Practice (2 Units)
General Marketing Principles, Marketing Communications Systems; Consumer and Buyer Behaviour Analysis; Professionalism in Marketing Practice; Ethical Issues in Marketing.

EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting and Auditing Firms (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding accounting and auditing firms to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking in Financial Institutions (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding banking and financial institutions to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 824 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing Organisations (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding marketing organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business Organisations (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding business organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMC 831 Seminar Presentations in Communication Theory (2 Units)
Communication process, Linear model of communication influences of the communication process, word-o- mouth communications, Process of Adoption, Process of diffusion, Interactional Approaches of Communications, Network, Relational or Contextual Approaches to Communications
EMC 833 Seminar Presentations in Corporate Identity, Reputation And Branding (2 Units)
Corporate Identity or Corporate Branding, Corporate Communications, Dimensions of Corporate Image, Elements of Corporate Identity, Corporate Reputation, Strategy and Corporate Identity/Image

EMC 835 Seminar Presentations in Marketing Communications: Objectives, Strategies And Planning (2 Units)
Understanding Strategy, Market Segmentations, the 3Ps of Marketing Communications Strategy, Strategic Balance, Internet Strategies, the Marketing Communications Planning Framework (MCPF), A Framework for Integrated Marketing Communications Plans; Role of objectives in Corporate Strategy, Promotional Objectives and Plans, Derivation of Promotion objectives etc.

EMC 837 Seminar Presentations in Contemporary Issues in Marketing Communications (2 Units)
Impact of Internet on the promotional mix, Benefits and pitfalls of Internet Advertising, current thinking in the field of Integrated Marketing Communications, New Ideas and Media Issues, Supplementary/Specialty advertising.

EMC 839 Seminar Presentations in Media Behaviour and Planning (2Units)
Media-Switching Behaviour, Vehicle Selection, Media Planning Concepts, Effect Frequency, Media Usage and Attitudes, Media Source Effects

EMC 890 Project Report (4 Units)
Candidate is required to write a case project report on an approved topic which will be defended before the supervisor and any other person appointed by the Co-ordinator of Studies (MBA Programmes).

(H) EXECUTIVE MBA IN RISK MANAGEMENT
1.1 PHILOSOPHY
The success of organisations depends upon their ability to operate in the face of risks. The growing awareness of these problems means that risk management is now recognised as requiring special skills central to the functioning of organizations. The Executive Master of Business Administration (Executive MBA) programme in Risk Management is designed in conjunction with leading risk professionals, with the aim of meeting the growing demand for professionals who are highly skilled in quantitative and qualitative risk management. Students are trained to acquire core competencies in risk analysis.

1.2 OBJECTIVES
The Executive Master of Business Administration (Executive MBA) programme in Risk Management has the following objectives;
iv. To enhance students understanding of risks for competitive advantage.
v. To build and improve students’ capabilities to respond effectively to low probability, critical, catastrophic risks.
vi. To equip students with the understanding of risk across multiple functions and business units to enable them manage risk cost-effectively on an enterprise-wide basis.
1.3 SCOPE
The Executive MBA programme in Risk Management cuts across various areas in Finance industry. Students will complete relevant courses in business related areas in addition to project work in their areas of interest. The programme is mainly case-study and seminar driven.

1.4 Entry Requirements
Candidates for the Executive MBA programme in Risk Management should have the following:
• Minimum of 3 years working experience in the industry.
• Bachelors’ Degree or Higher National Diploma in any relevant discipline (Banking and Finance, Insurance, Actuarial Science, Economics, Accounting, Statistics, Estate Management, Mathematics, etc.)

Admission is twice in a year, March/April and September/October.

1.5 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the Executive MBA programme in Risk Management shall be by course work, organizational case studies seminars and project work

1.6 Duration
The duration for the Executive MBA programme in Risk Management shall be four (4) semesters.

1.7 Employment Opportunities
The Executive MBA programme in Risk Management prepares students to improve professionalism in Business practices and entrepreneurship development. The programme equally trains them to fill middle and senior level management positions in business, commerce, finance industry and government. With their education and training, they can set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasizes self-employment and consultancy.

1.8 Fee Structure
The fee is =N=250,000.00 per semester for 4 semesters.

COURSES
FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Unit Loads
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management & Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making 2
EMB 807 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 809 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMK 811 Marketing Process and Practice 2
EMB 813 Entrepreneurship & Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 815 Research Methodology 2
Total 16

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Unit Loads
EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business
Organisations 2
EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and
Financial Institutions 2
EMB 824 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing Organisations 2
EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting
and Auditing Firms 2
Total 8

THIRD SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
ERM 831 Seminar Presentations in Enterprise Risk
Management I 2
ERM 833 Seminar Presentations in Enterprise Risk
Management II 2
ERM 835 Seminar Presentations in Credit Risk
Management I 2
ERM 837 Seminar Presentations in Credit Risk
Management II 2
ERM 839 Seminar Presentations in Financial Risk 2
Total 10

FOURTH SEMESTER (students are to choose 6 courses)

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
ERM 890 Project Report 4
TOTAL 38

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
EMB 801 Managerial Economics (2 Units)
Economics of and in the Decision-Making Process; Understanding the Micro and Macro Environment of Business (specifically the Macro Economic Variables); Demand and Supply; Types of Market Models; Theory of Games.

EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics (2 Units)
Concept of Strategic Management; of Strategic; Professionalism in Management; Ethical Issues in Business; and the Practice of Strategic Management.

EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making (2 Units)
Basics of Computer; Applications of ICT in Business Problem-solving; Computer Software and Packages; The Future of Business in an ICT-driven Economy.

EMB 807 Accounting Practice (2 Units)
Core Topics in Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Management Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Auditing; Core Topics in Accounting Theory and Corporate Reporting.

EMB 809 Issues in Banking and Finance (2 Units)
Money and its Relevance to Business and the Economy; Sources of Business Finance; Bank Lending and its Implications for Business; Aspects of Financial Management/Corporate Finance; Monetary and Fiscal Policies.

EMB 813 Entrepreneurship Development and Corporate Social Responsibility (2 Units)
The Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship; Personal Characteristics of Entrepreneurs; Theories of Entrepreneurship Development; Identification of ideas and Venture Capital Opportunities; Keeping Records; Writing Business Plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – Success and Failure; The Entrepreneur in Micro, Small, Medium and Large Scale Enterprises; Issues in Corporate Social Responsibility.

EMB 815 Research Methodology (2 Units)
Application of Scientific Methods in the Study and Analysis of Business Activities; Research Designs; Data Collection Methods; Sampling techniques; Data Analysis Methods, Measurement Scales; Interpretation and Presentation of Business Research Results; Applications of Research in Business Problem-Solving of Accounting; Banking and Finance; Management and Marketing

EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business Organisations (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding business organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and Financial Institutions (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding banking and financial institutions to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting and Auditing Firms (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding accounting and auditing firms to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMK 811 Marketing Process and Practice (2 Units)
General Marketing Principles; Marketing Communications Systems; Consumer and Buyer Behaviour Analysis; Professionalism in Marketing Practice; Ethical Issues in Marketing.

EMK 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing Organisations (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding marketing organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

ERM 831 Seminar Presentations in Enterprise Risk Management I (2 Units)
This will focus on the effective use of banking and financial information in business operations.

ERM 833 Seminar Presentations in Enterprise Risk Management II (2 Units)
This will also focus on the effective use of banking and financial information in business operations.

ERM 835 Seminar Presentations in Credit Risk Management I (2 Units)
This will focus on credit requirements for borrowing from banking and financial institutions.

ERM 837 Seminar Presentations in Credit Risk Management II (2 Units)
This will focus on credit risk analysis carried out by banks and other financial institutions before making lending.

ERM 839 Seminar Presentations in Financial Risk (2 Units)
This will focus on the analysis of various financial risks and how they affect selected organisations.

ERM890 Project Report (4 Units)
On completion of course work, candidate is required to write a case project report on an approved topic which will be defended before the supervisor and any other person appointed by the co-ordinator of studies (MBA Programme).

( H) EXECUTIVE PROGRAMMES MBA IN ICT AND BUSINESS DECISION MAKING

1.1 PHILOSOPHY
The Executive MBA in ICT and Business Decision Making is a programme designed to meet the increasing need for professionals who can respond to the convergence between computers and communication. It is an ideal programme for people from technical and non-technical backgrounds to become future corporate leaders in today’s technology driven industries.

1.2 OBJECTIVES
The Executive Master of Business Administration (Executive MBA) programme in ICT and Business Decision Making has the following objectives;
 To train students to analyse and solve information systems problems in diverse contexts using technical, social, ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives.
 To enhance the capabilities of students to integrate theoretical and technical information systems knowledge which includes a selection of issues in enterprise systems, business process management, project management, systems modelling, database design, communication technologies, and with an understanding of contemporary issues in information systems research.
 To train students to critically apply theoretical and technical information systems knowledge and skills to evaluate complex information systems problems in professional and research contexts.
 To equip students with the skills that will enable them justify and communicate information systems advice and ideas in diverse collaborative contexts involving stakeholders with both IS and non-IS specialist skills.

1.3 SCOPE

The Executive MBA programme in ICT and Business Decision Making cuts across various areas in ICT industry. Students will complete relevant courses in business related areas in addition to project work in their areas of interest. The programme is mainly case-study and seminar driven.

1.4 Entry Requirements
Candidates for the Executive MBA programme in ICT and Business Decision Making should have the following:
• Minimum of 3 years working experience in the industry.
• Bachelors’ Degree or Higher National Diploma in any relevant discipline (Computer Science, Management, Engineering, Banking and Finance, Insurance, Actuarial Science, Economics, Statistics, Marketing, Public Relations, Public Administration, etc.)

Admission is twice in a year, March/April and September/October.

1.5 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the Executive MBA programme in ICT and Business Decision Making shall be by course work, organizational case studies seminars and project work

1.6 Duration
The duration for the Executive MBA programme in Risk Management shall be four (4) semesters.

1.7 Employment Opportunities
The Executive MBA programme in ICT and Business Decision Making prepares students to improve professionalism in Business practices and entrepreneurship development using ICT. The programme will equally train them to fill middle and senior level management positions in business and commerce industry and government organization/s. With their education and training, they can set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasizes self-employment and consultancy.

1.8 Fee Structure
The fee is =N=250,000.00 per semester for 4 semesters.

COURSES
FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management & Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making 2
EMB 807 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 809 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMK 811 Marketing Process and Practice 2
EMB 813 Entrepreneurship & Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 815 Research Methodology 2
Total 16

SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business
Organisations 2
EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and
Financial Institutions 2
EMB 824 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing
Organisations 2
EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting
and Auditing Firms 2
Total 8

THIRD SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
EIB 831 Database Processing and Decision Making for Business
Executives 2
EIB 833 Global ICT Management and Cloud Computing 2
EIB 835 Information Systems Management in Business 2
EIB 837 Seminar on ICT Systems 2
EIB 839 Seminar on Digital Marketing 2
Total 10

FOURTH SEMESTER (students are to choose 6 courses)

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
ERM 890 Project Report 4
TOTAL 38

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
EMB 801 Managerial Economics (2 Units)
Economics of and in the Decision-Making Process; Understanding the Micro and Macro Environment of Business (specifically the Macro Economic Variables); Demand and Supply; Types of Market Models; Theory of Games

EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics (2 Units)
Concept of Strategic management, principles of Strategic management, professionalism in management, ethical issues in Business and the practice of Strategic management.
EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making (2 Units)
Basics of Computer, Applications of ICT in Business Problem-solving, Computer Software and packages, The Future of Business in an ICT-driven Economy.

EMB 807 Accounting Practice (2 Units)
Core Topics in Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Management Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Auditing; Core Topics in Accounting Theory and Corporate Reporting

EMB 809 Issues in Banking and Finance (2 Units)
Money and its Relevance to Business and the Economy; Sources of Business Finance; Bank Lending and its Implications for Business; Aspects of Financial Management/Corporate Finance; Monetary and Fiscal Policies

EMB 813 Entrepreneurship Development and Corporate Social Responsibility (2 Units)
The Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship; Personal Characteristics of Entrepreneurs; Theories of Entrepreneurship Development; Identification of ideas and Venture Capital Opportunities; Keeping Records; Writing Business Plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – Success and Failure; The Entrepreneur in Micro, Small, Medium and Large Scale Enterprises; Issues in Corporate Social Responsibility.

EMB 815 Research Methodology (2 Units)
Application of Scientific Methods in the Study and Analysis of Business Activities; Research Designs; Data Collection Methods; Sampling techniques; Data Analysis Methods, Measurement Scales; Interpretation and Presentation of Business Research Results; Applications of Research in Business Problem-Solving of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Management and Marketing

EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business Organisations (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding business organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and Financial Institutions (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding banking and financial institutions to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting and Auditing Firms (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding accounting and auditing firms to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMK 811 Marketing Process and Practice (2 Units)
General Marketing Principles, Marketing Communications Systems; Consumer and Buyer Behaviour Analysis; Professionalism in Marketing Practice; Ethical Issues in Marketing.

EMK 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing Organisations (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding marketing organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EIB 831 Database Processing and Decision Making for Business Executives (2 Units)
Basic concepts of database environment; data concepts and characteristics; database planning from organisation and management perspectives. Database management system using Microsoft Access. Introduction to systems designs and analysis.

EIB 833 Global ICT Management and Cloud Computing (2 Units)
Basic concepts of information technology and globalization. Cloud computing in the global marketplace. Includes the complexities of information security and privacy, and the importance of data management and retrieval systems. Also includes enterprise solutions, government policies and regulations, and emerging technologies.

EIB 835 Information Systems Management in Business (2 Units)
Information systems resources: hardware, software, people-ware, information services; organization of the information systems function. Decision-making for managerial problem solving and decision making process, computer application for business decision making. Decision making and information systems: the role of information systems in managerial decision making and problem solving.

EIB 837 Seminar on ICT Systems (2 Units)
Management of change, creation and use of websites, Human Resources and Payroll system deployment for business organisation.

EIB 839 Seminar on Digital Marketing (2 Units)
Seminar on varying aspects of digital marketing

ERM890 Project Report (4 Units)
On completion of course work, candidate is required to write a case project report on an approved topic which will be defended before the supervisor and any other person appointed by the co-ordinator of studies (MBA Programme).

(J) EXECUTIVE MBA IN FINANCE

1.1 PHILOSOPHY
Financial concerns are part of nearly every organizational decision, whether the organization is a business firm, non-profit organization or government agency. For that reason, financial executives are of central importance to overall planning and control. Even non-financial executives must know enough finance to effectively oversee financial concerns within their areas of expertise. The Executive MBA in Finance at UNN Business School provides students with the concepts and tools for participating in the financial decision-making process for a variety of businesses and organisations that require special understanding of financial analysis and financial management.

1.2 OBJECTIVES
The Executive Master of Business Administration (Executive MBA) programme in Finance has the following objectives;
vii. To conduct strategic financial analysis using both theoretical and practical applications
viii. To provide students with the analytical skills necessary to make effective business decisions.
ix. To prepare students to become successful professionals in the field of finance and/or add value to existing finance professionals by expanding and updating their core base of technical knowledge, competency and skills.

1.3 SCOPE
The Executive MBA programme in Finance cuts across various areas in Finance industry. Students will complete relevant courses in business related areas in addition to project work in their areas of interest. The programme is mainly case-study and seminar driven.

1.4 Entry Requirements
Candidates for the Executive MBA programme in Finance should have the following:
• Minimum of 3 years working experience in the industry.
• Bachelors’ Degree or Higher National Diploma in any relevant discipline (Banking and Finance, Economics, Accounting, Statistics, Insurance, Actuarial Science, etc.).

Admission is twice in a year, March/April and September/October.

1.5 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the Executive MBA programme in Finance shall be by course work, organizational case studies seminars and project work

1.6 Duration
The duration for the Executive MBA programme in Finance shall be four (4) semesters.

1.7 Employment Opportunities
The Executive MBA programme in Finance prepares students to improve professionalism in Business practices and entrepreneurship development. The programme equally train them to fill middle and senior level management positions in business, commerce, finance industry and government. With their education and training, they can set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasizes self-employment and consultancy.

1.8 Fee Structure
The fee is =N=250,000.00 per semester for 4 semesters.

COURSES
FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Unit Loads
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management & Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making 2
EMB 807 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 809 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMK 811 Marketing Process and Practice 2
EMB 813 Entrepreneurship & Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 815 Research Methodology 2
Total 16

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Unit Loads
EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business
Organisations 2
EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and
Financial Institutions 2
EMB 824 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing Organisations 2
EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting and Auditing Firms 2
Total 8

THIRD SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
EMF 831 Seminar Presentations in Financial Institutions 2
EMF 833 Seminar Presentations in Corporate Finance 2
EMF 835 Seminar Presentations in Public Finance 2
EMF 837 Seminar Presentations in Financial Regulation 2
EMF 839 Seminar Presentations in Finance and
Economic Development 2
Total 10

FOURTH SEMESTER (students are to choose 6 courses)

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
EMF 890 Project Report 4
TOTAL 38

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
EMB 801 Managerial Economics (2 Units)
Economics of and in the Decision-Making Process; Understanding the Micro and Macro Environment of Business (specifically the Macro Economic Variables); Demand and Supply; Types of Market Models; Theory of Games.

EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics (2 Units)
Concept of Strategic Management; Principles of Strategic Management; Professionalism in Management; Ethical Issues in Business; and the Practice of Strategic Management.

EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making (2 Units)
Basics of Computer; Applications of ICT in Business Problem-solving; Computer Software and Packages; The Future of Business in an ICT-driven Economy.

EMB 807 Accounting Practice (2 Units)
Core Topics in Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Management Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Auditing; Core Topics in Accounting Theory and Corporate Reporting.

EMB 809 Issues in Banking and Finance (2 Units)
Money and its Relevance to Business and the Economy; Sources of Business Finance; Bank Lending and its Implications for Business; Aspects of Financial Management/Corporate Finance; Monetary and Fiscal Policies.

EMB 813 Entrepreneurship Development and Corporate Social Responsibility (2 Units)
The Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship; Personal Characteristics of Entrepreneurs; Theories of Entrepreneurship Development; Identification of ideas and Venture Capital Opportunities; Keeping Records; Writing Business Plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – Success and Failure; The Entrepreneur in Micro, Small, Medium and Large Scale Enterprises; Issues in Corporate Social Responsibility.

EMB 815 Research Methodology (2 Units)
Application of Scientific Methods in the Study and Analysis of Business Activities; Research Designs; Data Collection Methods; Sampling techniques; Data Analysis Methods, Measurement Scales; Interpretation and Presentation of Business Research Results; Applications of Research in Business Problem-Solving of Accounting; Banking and Finance; Management and Marketing

EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business Organisations (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding business organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and Financial Institutions (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding banking and financial institutions to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting and Auditing Firms (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding accounting and auditing firms to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMK 811 Marketing Process and Practice (2 Units)
General Marketing Principles; Marketing Communications Systems; Consumer and Buyer Behaviour Analysis; Professionalism in Marketing Practice; Ethical Issues in Marketing.

EMK 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing Organisations (2 Units)
Cases will focus on guiding marketing organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMF 831 Seminar Presentations in Financial Institutions (2 Units)
This will focus on discussion of various issues about financial institutions.

EMF833 Seminar Presentations in Corporate Finance (2 Units)
This will also focus on discussion of various issues on corporate finance.

EMF835 Seminar Presentations in Public Finance (2 Units)
This will focus on discussion of various issues on public finance

EMF837 Seminar Presentations in Financial Regulation (2 Units)
This will focus on discussion of issues on financial regulation.

EMF839 Seminar Presentations in Finance and Economic Development (2 Units)
This will focus on the analysis of various issues on finance and economic development.

EMF890 Project Report (4 Units)
On completion of course work, candidate is required to write a case project report on an approved topic which will be defended before the supervisor and any other person appointed by the co-ordinator of studies (MBA Programme).

(L) EXECUTIVE PROGRAMMES MBA IN AGRI-BUSINESS

1.1 Philosophy
The Executive Master of Business Administration (Executive MBA) as a programme has been developed on the fundamental assumption that agriculture is business, Agricultural ventures must therefore be well managed in order to achieve the desired goals especially in our ever-changing global economy. To obtain a degree, candidate must complete course work comprising courses in the areas of accounting, banking and finance, management and marketing. Other notable areas include organizational case studies, seminars and project report.

1.2 Objectives

The Executive Master of Business Administration in Agri-Business has the following objectives:
 To prepare candidates who will graduate from the programme and be in position to carry out the duties and responsibilities in government and industrial establishments, statutory corporations and parastatals as they relate to the business of agriculture.

 To help students acquire leadership skills, human relations, analytical, evaluative, qualitative and communicative skills needed for management of agribusinesses.

 To expose students to integrative, interdisciplinary and dynamic nature of business and administrative processes especially as they relate to agricultural undertakings.

1.3 Scope
The Executive MBA programme in Agri-Business cuts across various areas in agribusiness and industry. Students will complete relevant courses in agribusiness related areas in addition to project work in their areas of interest. The programme is majorly case-study and seminar driven.

1.4 Entry Requirements
Candidates for the Executive MBA programme in Agri-Business should have the following:
• Minimum of five years working experience in the industry
• Bachelors’ degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in any relevant discipline (Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Economics, Engineering, Banking and Finance, Management, Marketing, Accountancy, Public Relations, etc.)

Admission is twice in a year, March/April and September/October.

1.5 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the Executive MBA programme in Agri-Business shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and project reports.

1.6 Duration
The duration for the Executive MBA programme shall be four (4) semesters – 18 months

1.7 Employment Opportunities
The Executive MBA programme in Agri-Business prepares students to improve professionalism in business practices and entrepreneurship development. The programme equally trains them to fill middle and senior level management positions in business, commerce, industry, and government. With their education and training, they can set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasizes self-employment and consultancy.

1.8 Fee Structure
The fee is ₦250, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

COURSES
FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Unit Loads
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 ICT Appreciations for Decision Making 2
EMB 807 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 809 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 811 Marketing Process and Practice 2
EMB 813 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 815 Research Methodology 2
Total 16

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Unit Loads
EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and Financial Institutions 2
EMB 824 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing Organisations 2
EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting and Auditing Firms 2
Total 8

THIRD SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Unit Loads
EAG 831 Seminar on Agricultural Business Management 2
EAG 833 Seminar on Agricultural Financing 2
EAG 835 Seminar on Agricultural Cooperatives and Warehousing 2
EAG 837 Seminar on Agricultural Marketing and Trading 2
EAG 839 Seminar on Agricultural Value Chain 2
Total 10

FOURTH SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Unit Loads
EAG 890 Project Report 4

TOTAL UNITS 38

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801 Managerial Economics (2 units)
Economics and Descision-Making Process; Understanding the Micro and Macro Environment of Business (specifically the Macro-Economic Variables); Demand and Supply; Types of Market Models; Theory of Games.

EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics (2 units)
Concept of Management; Principles of Management; Professionalism in Management; ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805 ICT Appreciation for Decision Making (2 units)
Basics of Computer, Applications of ICT in Business Problem-solving; Computer Software and packages, The Future of Business in an ICT-driven Economy.

EMB 807 Accounting Practice (2 units)
Core Topics in Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Management Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Auditing; Core Topics in Accounting Theory and Corporate Reporting.

EMB 809 Issues in Banking and Finance (2 units)
Money and its Relevance to Business and the Economy; Sources of Business Finance; Bank Lending and its Implications for Business; Aspects of Financial Management/Corporate Finance; Monetary and Fiscal Policies.

EMB 811 Marketing Process and Practice (2 units)
General Marketing Principles, Marketing Communications Systems; Consumer and Buyer Behaviour Analysis; Professionalism in Marketing Practice, Ethical Issues in Marketing.

EMB 813 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility (2 units)
The Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship; Personal Characteristics of Entrepreneurs; Theories of Entrepreneurship Development; Identification of ideas and Venture Capital Opportunities; Keeping Records; Writing Business Plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – Success and Failure; The Entrepreneur in Micro, Small, Medium and Large-Scale Enterprises.

EMB 815 Research Methodology (2 units)
Application of Scientific Methods in the Study and Analysis of Business Activities; Research Designs; Data Collection Methods; Sampling techniques; Data Analysis Methods, Measurement Scales; Interpretation and Presentation of Business Research Results; Applications of Research in Business Problem-Solving of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Management and Marketing.

EMB 820 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business Organisations (2 units)
Cases will focus on guiding business organizations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 822 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and
Financial Institutions (2 units)
Cases will focus on guiding banking and financial institutions to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 824 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing
Organisations (2 units)
Cases will focus on guiding marketing organizations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EMB 826 Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting
and Auditing Firms (2 units)
Cases will focus on guiding accounting and auditing firms to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

EAG 831 Seminar on Agricultural Business Management (2 units)
The focus of this seminar is on operating techniques and business skills used in the modern food and fiber industry. Others include skills needed to manage small and medium size businesses in agricultural and allied industries.

EAG 833 Seminar on Agricultural Financing (2 units)
The focus of this seminar is on access to finance for agricultural businesses. Different sources of financing – local and international, risk in agricultural financing and their mitigants, e.t.c.

EAG 835 Seminar on Agricultural Co-operatives and Warehousing (2 units)
The focus should be on farmers’ co-operatives, agricultural production co-operatives, supply co-operatives as well as storage and warehousing of agricultural produce e.t.c.

EAG 837 Seminar on Agricultural Marketing and Trading (2 units)
The focus should cover services involved in moving agricultural products from the farm to the consumer. This will involve activities such as planning production, growing and harvesting, grading, packing and packaging, transport, storage, agro and food processing, distributions, advertising and selling, e.t.c.

EAG 839 Seminar on Agricultural Value Chain (2 units)
The focus of this seminar should be on activities and actions that improve a product while linking commodity producers to processors and the market. Various aspects of product value chains will be targeted.

EAG 890 Case Project Report (6 units)
Candidate is required to write a case project report on an approved topic which will be defended before the supervisor and any other persons appointed by the Executive Director.

7.0 EXECUTIVE DBA PROGRAMME

1.1 Philosophy

The Executive Doctor of Business Administration (Executive DBA) programme is designed to create opportunities and challenges for business-oriented candidates to attain the highest level of their potentials in professional practice of business. The programme is aimed at producing highly competent and qualified business administrative doctorates capable of assuming senior leadership roles in public and private sectors of the economy. It will sharpen their professional knowledge from varying perspectives. They are also given broad-based orientation that will enable them to function maximally in application of their knowledge and skills in the business environment for which they are being prepared.

1.2 Objectives
The Executive Doctor of Business Administration (Executive DBA) programme is designed to provide specialised education and training for high level business managers. It requires general familiarity with crucial knowledge of the various segments in the business administration discipline. Candidates may be interested in investigating their peculiar organizational challenges and finding solutions to them. A successful completion of the programme requires an ability to make full and intensive use of relevant concepts, tools and ability to communicate these to other people for the advancement of businesses and organizations.

1.3 Scope
The Executive Doctor of Business Administration (Executive DBA) programme cuts across various areas in business and industry. Students will complete relevant sessions of practical case analysis in business related areas in addition to case thesis writing.

1.4 Entry Requirements
Candidates for the Doctor of Business Administration (Executive DBA) programme should have the following:

o Minimum of 5 (five) years working experience in industry
INCLUDING
o Executive Masters in Business Administration (Executive MBA), or Masters degree in ANY business-related discipline.
OR
o Masters degree in Economics, Public Administration, Political Science, Law, Engineering, Estate Management, Hospital Administration, Health Economics, Public Health.
OR
o Masters degree in any discipline with at least a minimum of 5 (five) years MANAGERIAL experience.

Admission is done twice in a year: March/April and September/October

1.5 Mode of Study
The mode of study for the Executive Doctor of Business Administration (EDBA) programme shall be by organisational case studies, seminar presentations and case thesis reports.

1.6 Duration
The duration for the DBA programme shall be six (6) semesters – 3 years.

Students are, however, expected to be on campus for revision a week before relevant semester examinations.

1.7 Employment Opportunities
The Executive Doctor of Business Administration (Executive DBA) programme prepares students to improve professionalism in business practices and entrepreneurship development. The programme equally trains them to fill senior level management positions in business, commerce, industry, and government. With their education and training, they can set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasizes self-employment and consultancy.

1.8 Fee Structure
The fees is N650, 000 per semester for six (6) semesters – (three years).

COURSES
Course Code Course Title Unit Load

First Semester
EDB 931 Seminar Presentations on Accounting issues 3
EDB 933 Seminar Presentations on Banking and Finance 3

Second Semester
EDB 935 Seminar Presentations on Management related issues 3
EDB 937 Seminar Presentations on Marketing related issues 3

Third Semester
EDB 926 Case Studies and Analysis in Accounting 3
EDB 922 Case Studies and Analysis in Banking and Finance 3

Fourth Semester
EDB 924 Case Studies and Analysis in Marketing 3
EDB 920 Case Studies and Analysis in Management 3

Fifth Semester
EDB 915 Advanced Research Methods in all Business Areas (Accounting,
Banking and Finance, Management and Marketing) 6

Sixth Semester
EDB 990 Case Thesis (in any Business Area of Students’ Interest) 4

TOTAL 34

COURSE DESCRIPTION
EDB 931 Seminar Presentations on Accounting Issues (3units)
Contemporary issues on the effective use of accounting and auditing information in business operations.

EDB 933 Seminar Presentations on Banking and Finance (3units)
Contemporary issues on activities of banks and other financial institutions.

EDB 935 Seminar Presentations in Management related Issues (3units)
Contemporary issues on the smooth operations of business organisations in the 21st century and beyond.

EDB 937 Seminar Presentations in Marketing related Issues (3units)
Contemporary issues on value chain marketing.

EDB 920 Case Studies and Analysis on Management (3units)
Varied cases on general management of business organisations.

EDB 922 Case Studies and Analysis in Banking and Finance (3 units)
Varied cases on activities of banking and financial institutions.

EDB 924 Case Studies and Analysis in Marketing Organisations (3 units)
Varied cases on Strategic Innovation in Globally Diverse Markets

EDB 926 Case Studies and Analysis in Accounting (3 units)
Varied cases on accounting and auditing firms.

EDB 915 Applied Research Methods in all Business Areas (Accounting,
Banking and Finance, Management and Marketing) (3units)
Applied Application of Scientific Methods in the Study and Analysis of Business Activities; Research Designs; Data Collection Methods; Sampling techniques; Data Analysis Methods, Measurement Scales; Interpretation and Presentation of Business Research Results; Applications of Research in Business Problem-Solving of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Management and Marketing

EDB 990 Case Thesis (in any Business Area of Student’s Interest) (6 units)
Candidate is required to write a case thesis on an approved topic. There will be oral defense of the thesis before an external examiner.