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:

  1. Develop the competency of students in understanding the basic principles and concepts in Management and utilizing them in practice; and
  2. 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. Course work/Project Report


1.5       DURATION 

Full-time PG Diploma: Two (2) semesters.


1.6 Fee Structure

The fee shall be N110,000 for the one-year period.



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



  • Principles
  • Operations Research
  • Research Methods
  • Public Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information and Computer Technology
  • Statistics
  • Project





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





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





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:
  1. Problem Identification
  2. Literature Review
  3. Material and Methods (Methodology)
  4. Results (Data Analysis)
  5. Discussions
  6. 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.