Executive Masters

UNN BUSINESS SCHOOL
UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA

           

 

PROFESSIONAL EXECUTIVE MASTERS PROGRAMMES

 

                                                                                                                 

 ABOUT THE PROFESSIONAL EXECUTIVE MASTERS PROGRAMMES

 

The UNN Business School offers programmes leading to the award of executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) and other Masters degrees with speciality in the following areas:

  • Agri-Business (MBA)
  • Credit and Financial Risk Management (MBA)
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (MBA)
  • Ethics and Sustainable Development (MBA)
  • Events Management (MBA)
  • Finance (MBA)
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management (MBA)
  • Human Resource Management (MBA)
  • ICT and Business Decisions (MBA)
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MBA)
  • Marketing Communications (MBA)
  • Master of Business Leadership (M.BL)
  • Master of Economic Policy Management (M.EPM)
  • Master of Public Leadership (M.PL)
  • Oil and Gas Marketing (MBA)
  • Project Management (MBA)
  • Public Relations (MBA)
  • Public Sector Accounting (MBA)
  • Taxation (MBA)

Duration; 4 semesters (24 months of one contact per month)

 

 

(A) EXECUTIVE MBA IN AGRI-BUSINESS

1.1       Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) Agri-Business programme has been developed on the fundamental assumption that agriculture is business. Thus, agricultural ventures must, therefore, be well managed in order to achieve the desired goals especially in the ever-changing global economy.

1.2       Objectives

The EMBA programme in Agri-Business seeks to:

  • Prepare candidates to carry out the duties and responsibilities in government and industrial establishments, statutory corporations and parastatals as they relate to the business of agriculture.
  • Help students acquire leadership skills, human relations, analytical, evaluative, qualitative and communicative skills needed for management of agribusinesses.
  • Expose students to integrative, interdisciplinary and dynamic nature of business and administrative processes especially as they relate to agricultural undertakings.

1.3       Scope

The EMBA 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.

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the EMBA programme in Agri-Business shall 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: April and October.

 

1.5       Mode of Study

The mode of study for the EMBA 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. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

 

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA 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 emphasises self-employment and consultancy.

 

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee is ₦210, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
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 Units
EAG 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 Units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                     (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

 

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                     (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, 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 fibre 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, etc.

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, etc.

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, etc.

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                                                                                  (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).

 

(B) EXECUTIVE MBA IN CREDIT AND FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT

1.1       Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme in Credit and Financial Risk Management is designed with the aim of meeting the growing demand for creating high quality risk assets and analysing/mitigating financial risks associated with organisations. The success of organisations depends on their ability to operate in the face of risks. Consequently, risk management is now recognised as requiring special skills central to the functioning of organisations.

 

1.2       Objectives

The EMBA programme in Credit and Financial Risk Management seeks to:

  1. Enhance students’ understanding of credit and financial risks for competitive advantage.
  2. Build and improve students’ capabilities to respond effectively to low probability, critical and catastrophic risk occurrence.
  • Equip students with the understanding of credit and financial risk across multiple functions and business units, and enable them manage risk in a cost-effective manner on an enterprise-wide basis.

1.3       Scope

The EMBA programme in Credit and Financial Risk Management cuts across various areas in the financial sector. Students will complete relevant courses in financial sector-related areas in addition to project work in their areas of interest.

 

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the EMBA programme in Credit and Financial Risk Management shall 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: April and October.

 

1.5       Mode of Study

The mode of study for the EMBA programme in Credit and Financial Risk Management shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and project work

1.6       Duration

The duration for the EMBA programme in Credit and Financial Risk Management shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

 

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA programme in Credit and Financial Risk Management prepares students to improve professionalism in the financial services sector. The programme equally trains them to fill middle and senior level management positions in business, commerce, finance and government.

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee is =N=210,000.00 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
ECR 831 Seminar Presentations in Credit Risk

Management I

2
ECR 833 Seminar Presentations in Credit Risk

Management II

2
ECR 835 Seminar Presentations in Financial Risk Management I 2
ECR 837 Seminar Presentations in Financial Risk Management II 2
ECR 839 Seminar Presentations in Enterprise Risk

Management

2
Total Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
ECR 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 Units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                  (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting.

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                     (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                     (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

ECR 831         Seminar Presentations in Credit Risk Management I                           (2 Units)

The focus is on credit requirements for borrowing from banking and financial institutions.

ECR 833         Seminar Presentations in Credit Risk Management II                          (2 Units)

The focus is on credit risk analysis carried out by banks and other financial institutions.

ECR 835         Seminar Presentations in Financial Risk Management I                      (2 Units)

The focus is on the financing requirements of business organisations.

ECR 837         Seminar Presentations in Financial Risk Management II                     (2 Units)

The focus is on the analysis of various financial risks and how they affect selected organisations.

ECR 839         Seminar Presentations in Enterprise Risk Management                       (2 Units)

The focus is on the effective use of banking and financial information in business operations.

ECR 890         Case 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).

 

(C) MASTER OF ECONOMIC POLICY MANAGEMENT (M.EPM)

 

1.1       Philosophy

The Masters in Economic Policy Management (M.EPM) programme provides students with the concepts and tools for initiating, analysing and implementing economic policies for the benefit of organisations and society. It requires special understanding of the workings of the private and public sectors of the economy.

1.2       Objectives

The Master of Economic Policy Management programme seeks to:

  1. Develop highly competent and versatile practitioners through the provision of relevant academic and professional training.
  2. Promote independent thinking for the advancement of policies for sustainable development.
  3. Emphasise the application of appropriate qualitative and quantitative knowledge in decision making.

1.3       Scope

The Master of Economic Policy Management cuts across various areas in the private and public sectors of an economy. Students will complete relevant courses in related areas in addition to project report in their areas of interest.

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the Master of Economic Policy Management shall 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, Agricultural Economics, etc.).

Admission is twice in a year: April and October.

1.5       Mode of Study

The mode of study for the Master of Economic Policy Management shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and project report.

1.6       Duration

The duration for the Master of Economic Policy Management shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The Master of Economic Policy Management prepares students to apply professionalism in decision making. The programme equally trains them to fill middle and senior level management positions in business, commerce, finance and government. With their education and training, they can set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasises self-employment and consultancy.

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee is =N=210,000.00 per semester for 4 semesters.

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EPM 831 Macroeconomics and Trade Policy 2
EPM 833 Development Economics, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Policy 2
EPM 835 Public Sector Economics 2
EPM 837 Econometrics 2
EPM 839 Policy Analysis and Implementation 2
Total Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EPM 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting.

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: 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 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                    (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                     (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for forward contracts, swaps and other derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

EPM 831   Macroeconomics and Trade Policy                                                               (2 Units)

The course exposes students to policies relating to macroeconomics and trade. Topics include:  Theories of economic growth and convergence; Macroeconomics and policy design; Extensive treatment of open economy macroeconomics; Internal and external trade theories; Alternative theories of trade and growth in developing countries; Commercial policy – the free trade doctrine and arguments for restricted trade; Customs union and economic integration; International financial relations – the balance of international payment and the foreign exchange market.

EPM 833 Development Economics, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Policy           (2 Units)

The course exposes students to the rudiments of development, innovation and entrepreneurship. Topics include: Advanced theories of economic growth and development; Impact of industrial, commercial and agricultural policies; Import substitution, export promotion, foreign aid, demonstration effects; Introduction to survey data analysis; Poverty as a multidimensional concept and its correlates; Income distribution and analysis of pro-poor growth; The entrepreneur as a factor of production; The various roles of the entrepreneur in nation building; Government and entrepreneurship development in emerging economies;  Developing entrepreneurial capacity and innovation theories and applications.

EPM 835        Public Sector Economics                                                                           (2 Units)

The course introduces students to the elements of public sector economics. Topics include: The nature of the public sector; Economic rationale for state intervention; First and second fundamental theorems of welfare economics; Assumptions under which markets are efficient; Types of intervention, intervention and social justice; Public goods and preference revelation; Characteristics of public goods, free rider problem, optimal provision of public goods; Theory of public finance: theory of public revenue and expenditure, fiscal federalism, taxation and fiscal policy, public debt, government subsidy.

 

EPM 837        Econometrics                                                                                              (2 Units)

The course introduces students to the application of econometrics to situations and events. Topics include: Introduction to cross-sectional and panel data analysis: panel data models, first difference estimator; Fixed effect and random effects models; Limited dependent variable models: probit, logit, bivariate probit and multinomial logit models; Method of simulated maximum likelihood; Time series econometrics: testing for stationarity, multivariate and single equation cointegration analysis and the estimation of error correction models; Structural breaks; VAR Models; ARIMA and GARCH models; Introduction to macroeconometric model building; Introduction to forecasting and simulations.

EPM 839        Policy Analysis and Implementation                                                       (2 Units)

The course introduces students to the fundamentals and techniques for initiating and analysing policies of varied nature, especially in the areas of economics, finance, and industry. Topics include: Rationale, objects and elements of policies; Techniques of analysis; Policy implementation, monitoring and review, etc.

EPM 890        Case Project Report                                                                                  (4 Units)

On completion of the 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).

(D) EXECUTIVE MBA IN ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING

1.1       Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) in Enterprise Resource Planning as a programme has been developed to equip the student with 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.

1.2       Objectives

The EMBA programme in Enterprise Resource Planning seeks to:

  1. Prepare candidates who will be proficient in the configuration, use, and strategic application of ERP software across a wide range of business functions
  2. Teach students the ins and outs of the ERP software by SAP, one of the top vendors in the market place.
  • Prepare candidates to carry out their duties and responsibilities in government and industrial establishments, business undertakings, statutory corporations and parastatals with the aid of Enterprise Resource Planning software.
  1. Help students acquire leadership skills, human relations, analytical, evaluative, qualitative and communicative skills needed for the management of organisations and proper stewardship.

 

1.3       Scope

The EMBA programme in 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.

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the EMBA programme in Enterprise Resource Planning should have the following:

  • Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
  • 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: April and October.

 

1.5       Mode of Study

The mode of study for the EMBA programme in Enterprise Resource Planning shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars, practical sessions and case project reports.

1.6       Duration

The duration for the EMBA programme in Enterprise Resource Planning shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA 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 emphasises self-employment and consultancy.

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee shall be N210, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
ERP 831 ERP Fundamentals and Business Processes 2
ERP 833 Accounting in ERP System 2
ERP 835 Human Capital Management in ERP systems 2
ERP 837 Sales, Distribution and Supply Chain Management in ERP Systems 2
ERP 839 Business Analytics 2
Total Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
ERP 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 Units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                     (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                     (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity

ERP 831         ERP Fundamentals and Business Processes                                           (2 units)

This course focuses on the integration of business processes into an ERP system. Topics include: 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 organisations.

 

ERP 833         Accounting in ERP System                                                                       (2 units)

The course covers accounting issues in ERP systems. Topics include: Basic accounting principles and concepts and 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 management of human resources under the ERP systems in organisations. Topics include: Structures in human resources organisation 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)

The course acquaints students with the rudiments sales, distribution and supply chain management under the ERP system in organisations. Topics include: Sales and distribution organisational units and its contents creation and assigning in ERP; Sales and distribution process and transactions, reporting and control in ERP; Procurement and supply organisational units and its contents creation and assigning in ERP, Procure to pay transactions, reporting and control in ERP; Materials management organisational 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)

The course is designed to inculcate in students the skills, competencies and techniques for robust business analysis. Topics include: Framework for business analytics in ERP; Business analytics and reporting in ERP; Development of mathematical models for improved decision making within an organisation 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         Case 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).

 

(E)       EXECUTIVE MBA IN ETHICS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

1.1       Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme in Ethics and Sustainable Development introduces students to the fundamentals and practices of ethics for sustainable development in organisations and institutions.

1.2       Objectives

The EMBA programme in Ethics and Sustainable Development seeks to:

  1. Examine the philosophies and paradigms of ethics and their applications for organisational and institutional development.
  2. Provides students with requisite skills in understanding the nature of ethics for sustainable development of organisations and institutions.

 

1.3       Scope

The EMBA programme in Ethics and Sustainable Development cuts across various areas in the private and public sectors. Students will complete relevant courses in related areas in addition to project report in their areas of interest.

 

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the EMBA programme in Ethics and Sustainable Development shall have the following:

  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in the industry.
  • Bachelors’ Degree or Higher National Diploma in any relevant discipline (Management, Marketing, Engineering, Medicine, Banking and Finance, Economics, Accounting, Statistics, Insurance, Agricultural Economics, etc.).

 

Admission is twice in a year: April and October.

 

1.5       Mode of Study

The mode of study for the EMBA programme in Ethics and Sustainable Development shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and project report.

 

1.6       Duration

The duration for the EMBA programme in Ethics and Sustainable Development shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA programme in Ethics and Sustainable Development prepares students to apply professionalism in organisational processes and practices. The programme equally trains them to fill middle and senior level management positions in business, commerce, finance industry and government.

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee is =N=210,000.00 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
ESD 831 Seminar on Philosophies of Ethics 2
ESD 833 Seminar on Theories of Sustainable Development 2
ESD 835 Seminar on Ethical Issues in Business Sustainability 2
ESD 837 Seminar on Corporate and Public Governance 2
ESD 839 Seminar on Ethical Paradigms for Growth and Development 2
Total Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
ESD 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting.

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                     (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                     (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

ESD 831         Seminar on Philosophies of Ethics                                                           (2 units)

This course introduces students to the basic philosophies of ethics. Topics include: Meaning of ethics; Moral philosophy of ethics; Utilitarianism theory; Deontology, social contract, natural law, egoism, etc.

 

ESD 833         Seminar on Theories of Sustainable Development                                 (2 units)

This course exposes students to various theories related to sustainable development from private and public sector perspectives. Topics include: Innovation theories; Competitive advantage theories; Technological change; Economic growth theories; Economic development theories, etc.

 

ESD 835         Seminar on Ethical Issues in Business Sustainability                             (2 units)

This course familiarises students with critical ethical issues that should guide business sustainability. Topics include: Business behaviour; Ethical hospitality behaviour; Social contract and social responsibility; the Customer at the epicentre of business activities; Fairness, trust, caring, confidence, quality and standards in products and services, etc.

 

ESD 837         Seminar on Corporate and Public Governance                                      (2 units)

This course acquaints students with the tenets of good governance in the corporate world as well as the public sector. Topics include: Good governance in corporate organisations (the guiding tenets and contents of corporate governance and their applicability); and Good governance in public sector organisations and institutions, and in government.

 

ESD 839         Seminar on Ethical Paradigms for Growth and Development              (2 units)

This course introduces students to the ethical paradigms that should guide growth and development. Topics include: Ethical issues embedded in Economic growth theories – the Harrod-Domar Growth Theory, the endogenous theories, the exogenous theories, the dependency theories, unequal exchange, Rostow’s Stages of Economic Growth, etc; and the Development theories – unbalanced development model, the balanced development model, etc.

 

ESD 890         Case Project Report                                                                                  (4 units)

Students are 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).

(F)      EXECUTIVE MBA IN EVENTS MANAGEMENT

1.1       Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) in Events Management is designed to give the student a broad knowledge of events planning, execution and post-event analysis. It 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 events management business. To this end, emphasis is placed upon the professional education of the entire individual and in providing him/her with effective strategies to boost performance in his/her career.

1.2       Objectives

The EMBA programme in Events Management seeks to:

  1. Help students acquire managerial and leadership skills, customer service skills, presentation skills, team work, public relationship skills and good communicative skills needed for planning, execution and evaluation of events..
  2. Expose students to integrative, interdisciplinary and dynamic nature of business and managerial processes.
  3. Prepare candidates to successfully, professionally and ethically plan, market and implement different types of events as individuals or as part of a team.

1.3       Scope

The EMBA programme in Events Management cuts across various areas in business and industry. Students will complete relevant courses in related areas in addition to project report in their areas of interest.

 

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the EMBA programme in Events Management shall have the following:

  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in the industry.
  • Bachelors’ Degree or Higher National Diploma in any relevant discipline (Management, Banking and Finance, Accountancy, Marketing, Insurance, Actuarial Science, Philosophy, Engineering, Estate Management, etc.).

 

Admission is twice in a year: April and October.

 

1.5       Mode of Study

The mode of study for the EMBA programme in Events Management shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and project report.

 

1.6       Duration

The duration for the EMBA programme in Events Management shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA programme in Events Management prepares students to apply 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 emphasises self-employment and consultancy.

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee is =N=210,000.00 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EEM 831 Seminar on Events Administration, Co-ordination and Evaluation 2
EEM 833 Seminar on Events Safety and Risks Management 2
EEM 835 Seminar on Events Marketing and Customer Services 2
EEM 837 Seminar on Events Accounting and Finance Management 2
EEM 839 Seminar on Events Professionalism, Ethics and Laws 2
Total Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EEM 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting.

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                     (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                     (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

EEM 831 Seminar on Events Administration, Co-ordination and Evaluation           (2 units)

Students are exposed to the skills and techniques needed for designing, planning and co-ordinating successful events. Additionally, students are made to appreciate the need for post-events evaluation. Topics include: Key principles of events management; Types of events; Events planning; Event resource management; Events team, crew, clients and guests management; Events production process and logistics management; Events protocol; Events design and décor; Contingency planning for events; Events control and evaluation.

 

EEM 833 Seminar on Events Safety and Risks Management                                       (2 units)

Successful events management must necessarily take into cognizance the need for proper assessment of health and safety issues, security threats, as well as proper risk analysis to ensure the safety of all stakeholders. Students are introduced to strategies and techniques useful in evaluating and managing risks for events, as well as ensuring adequate safety for all concerned. Topics include: Description of risks associated with events; Events risk assessment and analysis; Health and safety factors in events; Security threats for events; Meeting, mitigating, differing and eliminating risks in events; Proactive vs. reactive management of events risks.

EEM 835   Seminar on Marketing and Customer Services                                           (2 units)

Students are exposed to the application of tested marketing and customer service strategies to events businesses. Topics include: Overview of events marketing; The need for proper events marketing; Understanding and meeting the needs of clients/audience; Marketing strategies and techniques for events; Application of marketing communications tools and techniques to events management; Media management for events; Application of the internal controllable marketing variables to events planning and execution.

EEM 837 Seminar on Events Accounting and Finance Management                          (2 units)

Students are introduced to the application of core financial/cost accounting techniques, as well as effective financial management strategies to ensure successful events. Topics include: Overview of accounting and finance for events; Need for adequate events accounting; Budgeting and costing of events; Events fund raising and sponsorship; Events financial planning and procurement of goods and services.

EEM 837 Seminar on Events Professionalism, Ethics and Laws                                 (2 units)

Students are exposed to contemporary issues and strategies bordering on ethics, laws and regulations necessary for successful events business operations. Topics include: Creation of a professional events business plan; Building and maintaining essential client/vendor relationships; Events management ethics; Legal and regulatory aspects of events management.

EEM 890        Case Project Report                                                                                  (4 units)

Students are 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).

 

(G)  EXECUTIVE MBA IN FINANCE

1.1       Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) in Finance provides students with the concepts and tools for participating in the financial decision-making process for a variety of businesses and organisations. It requires special understanding of financial analysis and financial management.

1.2       Objectives

The EMBA programme in Finance seeks to:

  1. Conduct strategic financial analysis using both theoretical and practical applications.
  2. Provide students with the analytical skills necessary to make effective business decisions.
  3. Prepare students to become successful professionals in the field of finance and add value to existing finance professionals, by expanding and updating their core base of technical knowledge, competency and skills.

1.3       Scope

The EMBA programme in Finance cuts across various areas in the field of finance. Students will complete relevant courses in related areas in addition to project report in their areas of interest.

 

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the EMBA programme in Finance shall 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, Agricultural Economics, etc.).

 

Admission is twice in a year: April and October.

 

 

1.5       Mode of Study

The mode of study for the EMBA programme in Finance shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and project report.

 

1.6       Duration

The duration for the EMBA programme in Finance shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA programme in Finance prepares students to apply professionalism in business practices. 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 emphasises self-employment and consultancy.

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee is =N=210,000.00 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
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 Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMF 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting.

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                     (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                     (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

EMF 831        Seminar Presentations in Financial Institutions                                     (2 units)

The focus is on various issues about financial institutions.

EMF 833        Seminar Presentations in Corporate Finance                                         (2 units)

The focus is on various issues relating to corporate finance.

EMF 835        Seminar Presentations in Public Finance                                                (2 units)

The focus is on various issues pertaining to public finance.

EMF 837        Seminar Presentations in Financial Regulation                                      (2 units)

The focus is on various issues with respect to financial regulation.

EMF 839        Seminar Presentations in Finance and Economic Development           (2 units)

The focus is on the analysis of various issues in the area of finance and economic development.

EMF890         Case Project Report                                                                                  (4 units)

Students are 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).

 

(H)       EXECUTIVE MBA IN HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

1.1       Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme in Hospitality and Tourism Management is designed to give students a broad knowledge of useful, modern and contemporary managerial skills needed for success in the hospitality and tourism industry. 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.

1.2       Objectives

The EMBA programme in Hospitality and Tourism Management programme seeks to:

  1. Prepare candidates who will successfully, professionally and ethically manage hospitality and tourism businesses.
  2. Help students acquire the necessary skills to articulate, execute and develop successful hospitality and tourism businesses.
  3. Expose students to integrative, interdisciplinary and dynamic nature of business and managerial processes.

 

1.3       Scope

The EMBA programme in Hospitality and Tourism 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.

 

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the EMBA programme in Hospitality and Tourism Management shall have the following:

  • Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in the industry
  • 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.)

 

Admission is twice in a year: April and October

1.5       Mode of Study

The mode of study for the EMBA programme in Hospitality and Tourism Management shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and project reports.

 

1.6       Duration

The duration for the EMBA programme in Hospitality and Tourism Management shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

 

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA programme in      Hospitality and Tourism 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 emphasises self-employment and consultancy.

 

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee shall be N210, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EHT 831 Seminar on Hospitality and Tourism Concepts, Resources and Impacts 2
EHT 833 Seminar on Strategic Management of Hospitality and Tourism Operations 2
EHT 835 Seminar on International Hospitality and Tourism 2
EHT 837 Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Hospitality and Tourism 2
EHT 839 Seminar on Hospitality and Tourism Policy, Planning and Development 2
Total Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EHT 831 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                  (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting.

 

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                     (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                     (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

EHT  831  Seminar on Hospitality and Tourism Concepts, Resources and Impacts (2 units)

Students are exposed to conceptual issues in the hospitality and tourism industry. Topics include: Origin, nature and evolution of hospitality and tourism; Principles and practices of hospitality and tourism; The hospitality and tourism industry and its players; Types and forms of hospitality and tourism services; Socio-cultural, economic and environmental impact of hospitality and tourism; Tourist products and attractions; Influence of natural and other resources on hospitality and tourism.

EHT 833 Seminar on Strategic Management of Hospitality and Tourism                  (2 units)

Students are exposed to the application of tested management techniques to all aspects hospitality and tourism operations. Topics include: Overview of the strategic management process; Need for proper management of hospitality and tourism operations; Hotel and catering management; Travel agency and tour operations management; Managing accommodation and food services; Leisure management; Management of tour packages; Transport management; Destination management; Managing resorts; Itinerary planning and costing; Risk and revenue management for hospitality and tourism; Facilities and security management; Transport management ; Tour guiding and interpretation; Tourism products management.

 

EHT   835       Seminar on International Hospitality and Tourism                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to the main issues surrounding international and tourism operations. Topics include: Evolution of international hospitality and tourism; Motivations for international  tourism; Role of hospitality in international tourism; Features of international hospitality and tourism businesses; Environmental influences on international hospitality and tourism; Technology and international hospitality and tourism; Geography and international tourism; Globalisation and international hospitality and tourism.

EHT 837         Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Hospitality and Tourism             (2 units)

Students are exposed to contemporary issues and trends that impact on successful operations in the hospitality and tourism industry. Topics include: Intercultural communication in hospitality and tourism services; Sustainable contemporary trends in hospitality and tourism development; Customer-driven marketing strategies for hospitality and tourism businesses; Adventure tourism; Medical tourism; Rural tourism; Religious tourism; Eco-tourism; The future of hospitality and tourism businesses.

EHT 839  Seminar on Hospitality and Tourism Policy, Planning and Development  (2 units)           

Students are exposed to issues and strategies bordering on policies, ethics and laws guiding business operations in the hospitality and tourism industry. Topics include: The concept of policy; Policies on tourism and hospitality; Understanding tourism planning; Ethics in hospitality and tourism businesses; Legal environment of hospitality and tourism businesses.

EHT 890                     Case Project Report                                                                      (4 units)

Students are 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).

 

(I)        EXECUTIVE MBA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

1.1       Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme in Human Resource Management 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.  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.

1.2       Objectives

The EMBA programme in Human Resource Management programme seeks to:

  1. 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.
  2. Help students acquire leadership skills, human relations, analytical, evaluative, qualitative and communicative skills needed for management of organisations and proper stewardship.
  3. Expose students to integrative, interdisciplinary and dynamic nature of business and administrative processes.

 

1.3       Scope

The EMBA 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.

 

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the EMBA programme in Human Resource Management shall have the following:

  • Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in the industry
  • 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.)

Admission is twice in a year: April and October

1.5       Mode of Study

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

 

1.6       Duration

The duration for the EMBA programme Human Resource Management shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

 

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA 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.

 

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee shall be N210, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Units
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 Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title (Core Courses) Units
EHR 831 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 Units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                     (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                     (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

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

The course focuses on strategic bases for human resource decisions. Topics include: Definitions; The landscape of workforce planning; Scenario-modelling and forecasting; Workforce analytics; Human capital planning; Human strategic workforce planning in practice.

 

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

The course introduces students to the key principles relevant to training and development. Topics include: Role of training in an organisation; Adult learning theory; Needs assessment; Training methodology; Organisational support; Resources and constraints; Evaluation of training; Managing the training function. International training considerations are also addressed

 

EHR   835      Seminar on Retirement and Pension Administration                            (2 units)

The course provides an understanding of pension plans and the different types of plans; the role of major stakeholders from pensioners to investment advisors as well as the impact and implications for these funds, from the global and regional economic downturn. Detailed information is also provided on modern investment strategies and pension management process with special focus on the investment policy statement and asset allocation.

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

The course develops students ‘understanding of the concepts of rewards and compensation management in an organisation. Topics include: Determinants of wage levels, wage structures and individual wages; Analysis of the impact of wages on work attitude and performance in organisations; Wages and salary administration; Performance management and compensation systems; Group incentives and benefits such as pension, children, health care etc.

 

EHR 839        Seminar on Talent Acquisition and Management                                  (2 units)

The course provides a view of strategic knowledge management. Topics include: Concepts and practices for transforming individual and group behaviour to achieve constructive outcomes for the employee and the organisation; Models and approaches of human capital strategy; Acquisition and talent management within a structure on the mindset of human behaviour.

 

EHR 890                    Case Project Report                                                                      (4 units)

Students are 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).

 

 

(J ) EXECUTIVE MBA IN ICT AND BUSINESS DECISION MAKING

1.1       Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme in ICT and Business Decision Making is 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 EMBA programme in ICT and Business Decision Making seeks to:

  1. Train students to analyse and solve information systems problems in diverse contexts using technical, social, ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives.
  2. Train students to critically apply theoretical and technical information systems knowledge and skills to evaluate complex information systems problems in professional and research contexts.
  • Equip students with the skills that will enable them justify and communicate information systems advice and ideas in diverse collaborative contexts.

 

1.3       Scope

The EMBA programme in ICT and Business Decision Making cuts across various areas in the 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 EMBA 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: April and October.

 

1.5       Mode of Study

The mode of study for the EMBA programme in ICT and Business Decision Making shall be by course work, organisational case studies seminars and project work.

 

1.6       Duration

The duration for the EMBA programme in ICT and Business Decision Making shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA programme in ICT and Business Decision Making prepares students to improve professionalism in business practices and entrepreneurship development using ICT. The programme equally trains them to fill middle and senior level management positions in business and commerce industry and government organisations. With their education and training, they can set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasises self-employment and consultancy.

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee is =N=210,000.00 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
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 Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EIB 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                     (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                     (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

EIB 831 Database Processing and Decision Making for Business Executives             (2 units)

The course is designed to acquaint students with the rudiments of database processing for business decision making. Topics include: 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)

Students are exposed to issues in global ICT management and cloud computing. Topics include: Basic concepts of information technology and globalisation; Cloud computing in the global marketplace; The complexities of information security and privacy; Importance of data management and retrieval systems; Enterprise solutions, government policies and regulations, and emerging technologies.

EIB 835 Information Systems Management in Business                                               (2 units)

The course covers the application of information systems management in business organisations. Topics include: Information systems resources: hardware, software, people-ware, information services; Organisation 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)

The focus is on the management of change, creation and use of websites, human resources and payroll system deployment for business organisations.

EIB 839 Seminar on Digital Marketing                                                                           (2 units)

The focus is on various aspects of digital marketing

 

ERM890         Case Project Report                                                                                  (4 units)

Students are 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).

 

 

(K) EXECUTIVE MBA LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

1.1       Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is designed for those who want to develop careers in the field. It covers the tools and techniques to evaluate, manage and improve services, operations and supply chain processes.

 

1.2       Objectives

The EMBA programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management seeks to:

  1. Expose students to specialised courses in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
  2. Provide students with the opportunity of obtaining practical knowledge to solve marketing problems in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Update students with knowledge in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

 

1.3       Scope

The EMBA programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management cuts across various areas in the financial sector. Students will complete relevant courses in financial sector-related areas in addition to project work in their areas of interest.

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the EMBA programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management shall have the following:

  • Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
  • 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: April and October

1.5       Mode of Study

The EMBA programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and case project reports.

1.6       Duration

The duration for the EMBA programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management shall be four (4) semesters.  This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management prepares students to improve professionalism skills in the logistics and supply chain industry. The programme trains them to occupy positions of responsibility in private and public sector organisations.

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee shall be N210, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
ELS 831 Seminar on Logistics and Supply Chain 2
ELS 833 Seminar on Logistics Operations and Outsourcing Management 2
ELS 835 Seminar on Managing Resilient Supply Chains 2
ELS 837 Seminar on Storage and Warehousing Techniques and Management 2
ELS 839 Seminar on Supply Chain Strategy and Sustainability 2
Total Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
ELS 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                     (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                     (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

ELS 831   Seminar on Logistics and Supply Chain Management                                 (2 units)

The focus is on various aspects of logistics and supply chain management. Topics include: The total logistic concept; The supply chain concept, value-chain and value network; Dimensions of logistics and characteristics of supply chain management.

ELS 833          Seminar on Logistics and Operations Management                               (2 units)

This course examines the relationship of logistics and operations management strategy with overall business strategy. Topics include: Manufacturing strategy and 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; 3rd party logistics, 3PL contractor selection framework, tender evaluation, new logistics outsourcing business model (4PL); Contract management and dispute resolution.

ELS 835          Seminar on 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.

ELS 837          Seminar on Storage and Warehousing Techniques                                (2 units)

The course exposes students to issues the fundamentals of storage and warehouse techniques. Topics include: The role of the 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.

ELS 839  Seminar on Supply Chain Strategy and Sustainability                                 (2 units)

The course focuses on the principles of logistics and supply chain management and the potential impact on a focal firm’s competitive position and performance. Topics include: The different types of supplier relationships: arm’s length transaction, 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.

ELS 890          Case Project Report                                                                                  (4 units)

Students are 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).

 

 

(L) EXECUTIVE MBA IN MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

1.1       Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme in Marketing Communications covers the selection and application of the main communication tools available to an organisation 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 EMBA programme in Marketing Communications seeks to:

  1. Expose students to specialised knowledge in Marketing Communications.
  2. Provide students with the opportunity of obtaining practical knowledge to solve marketing problems in Marketing Communications.
  • Update students with knowledge in Marketing Communications.

 

1.3       Scope

The EMBA programme in Marketing Communications cuts across various areas in business and industry. Students will complete relevant courses in financial sector-related areas in addition to project work in their areas of interest.

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the EMBA programme in Marketing Communications shall have the following:

  • Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
  • 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: April and October.

1.5       Mode of Study

The EMBA programme in Marketing Communications shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and case project reports.

1.6       Duration

The duration for the EMBA programme in Marketing Communications shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA 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 N210, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMC 831 Seminar on Communication Theory 2
EMC 833 Seminar on Corporate Identity, Reputation and Branding 2
EMC 835 Seminar on the Objectives, Strategies and Planning of  Marketing Communications 2
EMC 837 Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Marketing Communication 2
EMC 839 Seminar on Media Behaviour & Planning 2
Total Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMC 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                     (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                     (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

EMC 831   Seminar on Communication Theory                                                            (2 units)

The course introduces students to theories of communication. Topics include: Communication process; Linear model of communication, influences on the communication process; Word-of- mouth communications; Process of adoption and diffusion; Interactional approaches of communications; Network, relational or contextual approaches to communications

EMC 833    Seminar on Corporate Identity, Reputation and Branding                      (2 units)

The focus is on public perception of a corporate organisation. Topics include: 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 on Objectives, Strategies and Planning of Marketing Communications                                                                                                                  (2 units)

The focus is on the rationale and strategy for marketing communications. Topics include: Understanding Strategy; Market segmentations; The 3Ps of marketing communications strategy; Strategic balance; Internet strategies; 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 on Contemporary Issues in Marketing Communications          (2 units)

The course focuses on contemporary issues in marketing communications. Topics include: 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 on Media Behaviour and Planning                                              (2 units)

The course examines issues on media behaviour and planning. Topics include: Media-switching behaviour; Vehicle selection; Media planning concepts; Effect frequency; Media usage and attitudes; Media source effects

EMC 890        Case Project Report                                                                                  (4 units)

Students are 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).

 

 

(M) MASTER OF BUSINESS LEADERSHIP (M.BL)

1.1       Philosophy

The Master of Business Leadership (M.BL) programme is designed to equip students with the requirements for business leadership in the twenty-first century. Tools and techniques to enhance strategic thinking and decision making are the emphasis in this programme.

 

1.2       Objectives

The Master of Business Leadership programme seeks to:

  1. Expose students to specialised knowledge in system thinking for leaders.
  2. Enhance students’ ability to successfully lead a modern day business organisation
  • Provide students with contemporary tools for critical thinking and innovation.

 

1.3       Scope

The Master of Business Leadership programme cuts across various areas in business and industry. Students will complete relevant courses in financial sector-related areas in addition to project work in their areas of interest.

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the Master of Business Leadership programme shall have the following:

  • Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
  • Bachelors’ degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in any relevant discipline (Management, Marketing, Economics, Banking and Finance, Mass Communication, Political Science, Public Relations, Insurance, Engineering, etc.)

Admission is twice in a year: April and October.

1.5       Mode of Study

The Master of Business Leadership programme shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and case project reports.

1.6       Duration

The duration for the Master of Business Leadership programme shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

 

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The Master of Business Leadership programme will equip students with the knowledge and skills to successfully lead their organisations to achieve identified goals. The programme trains them to occupy positions of responsibility in business and industry, as well as engage in consultancy.

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee is N210, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
MBL 831 Seminar on General Introduction to Business Leadership Planning 2
MBL 833 Seminar on Leadership Theories and Strategies 2
MBL 835 Seminar on Leadership Development and Management 2
MBL 837 Seminar on Leading Micro, Small and Medium Scale Businesses 2
MBL 839 Seminar on Leading Large-scale Businesses

and Blue-chips

2
Total Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMC 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                     (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                     (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

MBL 831     Seminar on General Introduction to Business Leadership                       (2 units)

This course provides students with an introductory understanding of foundational business leadership concepts. Topics include: Conceptualising leadership; Leadership in the Twenty-First Century; Contrasting management and leadership; Treat versus process leadership; Assigned versus emergent leadership; Leadership and power; Leadership and coercion; How effective leaders act; The basic habits and practices of successful leaders; The leadership results equation; Recursive leadership – the logic of leadership; The GAS model: Designing practical organisational processes, etc.

 

MBL 833     Seminar on Leadership Theories and Strategies                                       (2 units)

This course equips students with the theoretical and practical foundations in leadership. Topics include:  Trait approach; Skill approach; Behavioural approach; Situational approach; Path-goal theory; Leadership-member exchange theory; Transformational leadership; Servant leadership; Adaptive leadership and psychodynamic approach: Leadership ethics; Gender and leadership; Culture and leadership; Team leadership.

MBL 835      Leadership Development and Management                                              (2 units)

This course provides students with relevant tools for strategic thinking as well as the design of productive processes on leadership development and management. Topics include:  The leader as strategist; The Sigmoid curve – anticipating and preparing for change despite current success; SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) analysis; The fundamentals of business-unit strategy; Strategic resourcing – defining high-value work for service groups; Strategic relationships – analysing your client base;  RAIR Logic – aligning customers, strategy, culture, and leadership; Partnering for success – joint ventures and strategic alliances; Designing productive organisations; Hierarchy – leadership levels in an organisation; Business process reengineering; Open-Book leadership: Developing entrepreneurial thinking; Job Satisfaction – involving workgroups in designing jobs.

MBL 837      Seminar on Leading Micro, Small and Medium Scale Businesses                     (2 units)

This course assists students in developing the critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills required to manage Micro, Small and Medium Scale Businesses. Topics include: Conceptualising Micro, Small and Medium Scale Businesses; Business environment; Human Resource Management; Challenges of Micro, Small and Medium Scale Businesses; Optimising your thinking; Creativity and innovation – the leader’s role; Mind mapping; Brainstorming; Reframing; Problem solving – dealing with intractable problems; Decision making; Dealing with risk ; Total quality leadership

MBL 839     Seminar on Leading Large-Scale Businesses and Blue-Chips                (2 units)

This course equips students with the skills to communicate, lead and influence others in large scale Businesses and Blue- Chips.  Topics  include: Conceptualising large scale Businesses and Blue-Chips; Strategic leadership; Leading innovation;  Leadership conversations; Leadership versatility – matching your role to the situation; Matching your leadership style to the situation; Leadership strategies for delegating work; Principled negotiation – creating long-term, win–win agreements; Support networks – the secret of all successful leaders; Improving team IQ; Team competencies; Leadership and the global business environment; Business risks.

MBL 890        Case Project Report                                                                                  (4 units)

Students are 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).

 

(N) MASTER OF PUBLIC LEADERSHIP (M.PL)

 

1.1       Philosophy

The Master of Public Leadership (MPL) programme is designed to equip students with the requirements for public leadership in the twenty-first century. Tools and techniques to enhance strategic thinking and decision making in the public sector are the emphasis in this programme.

1.2       Objectives

The Master of Public Leadership programme seeks to:

  1. Expose students to specialised knowledge in system thinking for public leadership.
  2. Enhance students’ ability to understand public leadership in shared power settings.
  • Promote ethics and accountability in public leadership.

1.3       Scope

The Master of Public Leadership programme cuts across various areas in the public sector. Students will complete relevant courses in financial sector-related areas in addition to project work in their areas of interest.

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the Master of Public Leadership programme shall have the following:

  • Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
  • Bachelors’ degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in any relevant discipline (Public Administration, Local Government Administration, Management, Marketing, Economics, Banking and Finance, Mass Communication, Political Science, Public Relations, etc.)

Admission is twice in a year: April and October.

1.5       Mode of Study

The Master of Public Leadership programme shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and case project reports.

1.6       Duration

The duration for the Master of Public Leadership programme shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The Master of Public Leadership programme will equip students with the knowledge and skills to successfully promote good governance in the public sector. The programme trains them to occupy positions of responsibility in public sector organisations.

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee is N210, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
MPL 831 Seminar on General Introduction to Public Leadership 2
MPL 833 Seminar on Leadership Theories and Strategies 2
MPL 835 Seminar on Leadership Development and Management 2
MPL 837 Seminar on Leadership and Good Governance in Government 2
MPL 839 Leading Governmental Organisations and Institutions 2
Total Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
MPL 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                     (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                     (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

MPL 831Seminar on General Introduction to Business Leadership                            (2 units)

This course provides students with an introductory understanding of foundational business leadership concepts. Topics include: Conceptualising leadership; Leadership in the Twenty-First Century; Contrasting management and leadership; Treat versus process leadership; Assigned versus emergent leadership; Leadership and power; Leadership and coercion; How effective leaders act; The basic habits and practices of successful leaders; The leadership results equation; Recursive leadership – the logic of leadership; The GAS model: Designing practical organisational processes, etc.

MPL 833    Seminar on Leadership Theories and Strategies                                        (2 units)

This course equips students with the theoretical and practical foundations in leadership. Topics include:  Trait approach; Skill approach; Behavioural approach; Situational approach; Path-goal theory; Leadership-member exchange theory; Transformational leadership; Servant leadership; Adaptive leadership and psychodynamic approach: Leadership ethics; Gender and leadership; Culture and leadership; Team leadership.

MPL 835     Leadership Development and Management                                            (2 units)

This course equips students with core public governance capabilities. Topics include: Leadership and management functions; Corporate governance; Models of governance; Managing governance; Public management and the challenge of change; Radical policy change – the role of leadership, institution, programme design and policy window; Public sector accountability, etc.

MPL 837    Seminar on Leadership and Good Governance in Government               (2 units)

This course educate teaches students how to apply innovation to the public sector. Topics include:  Innovation in the public sector – contexts, concepts and challenges; Inside government – innovation and administrative capacity; Exploring the innovative capacity of intergovernmental network managers – leadership in collaborative networks; Linking capacity and leadership; Issues in good governance.

MPL 839    Seminar on Leading Governmental Organisations and Institutions        (2 units)

This course provides insight into various leadership challenges at different levels of the public sector. Topics include:  Leadership challenges at the federal, state and local government levels – economic development; Financial management and ethic in leadership; Achievements and challenges of military leadership; Restoring ethical consciousness to organisations and the workplace.

MPL 890        Case Project Report                                                                                  (4 units)

Students are 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).

 

 

 

(O) EXECUTIVE MBA IN OIL AND GAS MARKETING

1.1       Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme in Oil and Gas Marketing aims to develop professional marketing personnel specialists for the oil and gas industry. The programme exposes students to various aspects of sales and marketing of petroleum products and allied services.

 

1.2       Objectives

The EMBA programme in Oil and Gas Marketing seeks to:

  1. Expose students to specialised courses in Oil and Gas marketing
  2. Provide students opportunity of obtaining practical knowledge to solve marketing problems in Oil and Gas industry.
  • Update students with knowledge in Oil and Gas business.

 

1.3       Scope

The EMBA in Oil and Gas Marketing cuts across various areas in the petroleum and allied services sector. Students will complete relevant courses in addition to project work in their areas of interest.

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the EMBA programme in Oil and Gas Marketing shall have the following:

  • Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
  • 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: April and 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 and case project reports.

1.6       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.

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA programme in Oil and Gas Marketing exposes 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 industry. 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 N210, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EOM 831 Seminar Presentations in Logistics and Operations for Oil and Gas 2
EOM 833 Seminar Presentations in Sustainability Marketing for Oil and Gas 2
EOM 835 Seminar Presentations in Global Oil and Gas                        Industry 2
EOM 837 Seminar Presentations in Sales and Marketing                        of Petroleum Products 2
EOM 839 Seminar Presentations in Regulations and HSE                        Management 2
Total Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMO 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                     (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                     (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

EOM 831        Seminar on Logistics and Operations for Oil and Gas                          (2 units)

The course discusses the following issues: The Internal supply chain; Capacity management; Lean operations and just-in-time; Quality management; Introduction to the supply and value chain: upstream to downstream; Organisations involved along the supply chain.

 

EOM 833        Seminar on Sustainability Marketing for Oil and Gas                          (2 units)

The course provides an overview of environmental issues 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.

EOM 835        Seminar on the Global Oil and Gas Industry                                         (2 units)

The focus is on issues in the global oil and gas industry. Topics include: Geopolitical risks and opportunities; Environmental and sustainability issues; Organisation 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 on Sales and Marketing of Petroleum Products                     (2 units)

The focus is on the sales and marketing of petroleum products. Topics include: 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 and price elasticity of oil and gas products.

EMO 835        Seminar on Oil and Gas Regulations and HSE Management               (2 units)

The course focuses on regulations and health and safety issues in the oil and gas industry. Topics include: Acquisition of petroleum rights/applicable oil and gas Regulations: 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        Case Project Report                                                                                  (4 units)

Students are 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).

 

 

 

 

(P) EXECUTIVE MBA IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT

 

1.1     Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme in Project Management is designed to equip students with requisite tools needed in the world of project management. Students will develop competencies that enable them maximise resources in executing and delivering projects.

Objectives

The EMBA programme in Project Management seeks to:

  1. Expose students to both general and specialised courses in project management.
  2. Provide students the opportunity of obtaining practical experience to adequately manage project
  • Update the student’s knowledge of project management

1.3       Scope

The EMBA programme in Project Management cuts across various areas in the public sector. Students will complete relevant courses in project management related areas in addition to project work in their areas of interest.

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the EMBA programme in Project Management shall have the following:

  • Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
  • Bachelors’ degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in any relevant discipline (Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Accountancy, Economics, Management, Business Administration, Banking and Finance, Marketing, Insurance, )

Admission is twice in a year: April and April.

1.5       Mode of Study

The mode of study for the EMBA programme in Project Management shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and case project reports.

1.6       Duration

The duration for the EMBA programme in Project Management shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA programme in Project Management trains students to fill middle and senior level management positions in private and public sector organisations. With their education and training, they can set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasises self-employment and consultancy.

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee is N210, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EPM 831 Seminar on Introduction to Project Management 2
EPM 833 Seminar on Project Planning 2
EPM 835 Seminar on Project Scheduling 2
EPM 837 Seminar on Project Execution and Control 2
EPM 839 Seminar on Issues In Project Management 2
Total Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EPM 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                    (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                    (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

EPM 831      Seminar on Introduction to Project Management                                  (2 units)

This course is designed to provide the students with an introductory understanding of project management. The areas of focus include: Defining and conceptualizing project management concepts; Project management system; Project management and ISO 9000; Project management and six sigma; The role of the project manager; How to achieve high performance project management. Current issues in project management.

EPM 833     Seminar on Project Planning                                                             (2 units)

This course is envisioned to help the students master the basic requirements for planning a successful project. Specific areas to be covered include: Defining project planning; Development project strategy; Generation and choosing the correct strategy; Implementation of planning; Developing the work breakdown structure; Estimating time; cost and resource requirements; Clarifying roles and responsibilities ; Gaining commitment for resource providers and developing the project Budget.

EPM 835     Seminar on Project Scheduling                                                                (2 units)

This course is designed to assist students on project scheduling. The areas of interest include: Defining project scheduling; Basics of scheduling; Software capabilities; Resource allocation; managing project communication and risks.

EPM 837        Seminar on Project Execution and Control                                        (2 units)

This course is designed to expose students to techniques of project execution and control. The areas to be covered include: Project control; Measuring progress; The pitfalls of reporting schedule only; Tracking progress using Earned Value Analysis; Responding to deviations; Using graphs and spreadsheets to track progress and forecast trends and conducting project reviews.

EPM 839      Seminar on Issues in Project Management                                    (2 units)

This is designed to equip the students on the current issues and challenges of project management. Focused areas include:  Improving project processes; Managing and facilitating meetings; Closing out the project; Managing multiple projects; Improving your effectiveness; Working with senior managers; Dealing more effectively with people, Trends in project management and Schedule computations.

 

EPM 890                    Case Project Report                                                                     (4 units)

Students are 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).

 

 

 

(Q) EXECUTIVE MBA IN PUBLIC RELATIONS

 

1.1     Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme in Public Relations is designed to enable students acquire profound theoretical and practical knowledge to enable them face the challenges associated with public relations issues in business and governance. To this end, emphasis is placed upon the professional education of the entire individual and in providing him/her with effective strategies to boost performance in his/her career.

1.2     Objectives

The EMBA programme in Public Relations seeks to:

  1. Help students acquire managerial and leadership skills, public and human relations, analytical, evaluative, qualitative and communicative skills needed for management of organisations and proper stewardship.
  2. Expose students to integrative, interdisciplinary and dynamic nature of business and administrative processes.
  1. Prepare candidates to carry out public relations duties and responsibilities in government and industrial establishments, business undertakings, statutory corporations and parastatals.

1.3       Scope

The EMBA programme in Public Relations cuts across various areas in business, government and industry. Students will complete relevant courses in business related areas in addition to project work in their areas of interest.

 

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the EMBA programme in Public Relations shall have the following:

  • Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
  • 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.)

Admission is twice in a year: April and April.

1.5       Mode of Study

The mode of study for the EMBA programme in Public Relations shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and case project reports.

 

1.6       Duration

The duration for the EMBA programme in Public Relations shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA programme in Public Relations 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 emphasises self-employment and consultancy.

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee is N210, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EPR 831 Seminar on Public Relations and Crisis Management 2
EPRA 833 Seminar on Public Relations and the Consumer 2
EPR 835 Seminar on Government, Economics, Politics and Public Relations 2
EPR 837 Seminar on Ethics, Laws and Professionalism in Public Relations 2
EPR 839 Seminar on Special Public Relations Practices 2
Total Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EPR 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                       (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                             (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                    (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                   (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

EPR    831 Seminar on Public Relations and Crisis Management                               (2 units)

Students are exposed to key techniques for effective management of crisis in industry, government and society. Topics include: Definition and description of crisis public relations; Reasons for occurrence of crisis; Key principles of crisis public relations planning and  management; Application of crisis public relations planning and management principles to real-life scenarios.

EPR 833 Seminar on Public Relations and the Consumer                                         (2 units)

Students will be empowered with an understanding of the consumer as well as the techniques for effective consumer relations. Topic include: Definition of consumer public relations; Types of consumer public relations activities; Critical factors that drive successful consumer relations campaign; Relating consumer public relations and other communication disciplines; Benefits of successful consumer relations campaign; Consumerism and public relations; Challenges facing professionals.

 

EPR 835   Seminar on Government, Economics, Politics and Public Relations (2 units)

Students are exposed to contemporary public relations issues in government, economics and politics. Topics include: Role of public relations in government; Maintaining informed citizenry; Arguments for and against democracy;   Analysis of key economic concepts and issues related to public relations practice; Production and employment of public relations career prospects; Public relations as business; Media public relations and the political system; Political communication; Political campaign, organization, management and public relations; Political news management; Governance and public relations.

EPR 837     Seminar on Ethics, Laws and Professionalism in Public Relations     (2 units)

Students are introduced to issues revolving around contemporary public relations practice as well as its legal, regulatory and ethical environment. Topics include: Ethics, law and their role in public relations practice; Regulatory and disciplinary mechanisms in public relations; Importance of ethical practice and professionalism; Applying ethical traditions, theories and decision-making models to public relations practice; Public relations ethical practices in Nigeria; Media and business laws affecting public relations practice.

EPR 839         Seminar on Special Public Relations Practices                                     (2 units)  

Students are exposed to diverse and special areas of public relations practice to prepare them for proper management of public relations situations. Topics include: Management of public relations department/ companies; Public relations policy formulation and formulation; Organizing special events; Media relations; Financial public relations; Corporate public relations; Community relations; Employee relations; Corporate advertising; Public relations in the armed forces; Public relations for non-profit; Public relations practice in Nigeria.

 

EPA 890                     Case Project Report                                                                     (4 Units)

Students are 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).

 

 

 

(R) EXECUTIVE MBA IN PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING

1.1     Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme in 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.

  • Objectives

The EMBA programme in Public Sector Accounting seeks to:

  1. Expose students to both general and specialised courses in Public Sector Accounting.
  2. Provide students the opportunity of obtaining practical experience to solve accounting problems in government and government establishments
  • Update the student’s knowledge of Public Sector Accounting

1.3       Scope

The EMBA programme in Public Sector Accounting cuts across various areas in the public sector. Students will complete relevant courses in public sector-related areas in addition to project work in their areas of interest.

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the EMBA programme in Public Sector Accounting shall have the following:

  • Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
  • 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: April and April.

1.5       Mode of Study

The mode of study for the EMBA programme in Public Sector Accounting shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and case project reports.

1.6       Duration

The duration for the EMBA programme in Public Sector Accounting shall be four (4) semesters. This is a weekend programme of which there shall be one (1) contact per month.

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA 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 emphasises self-employment and consultancy.

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee is N210, 000 per semester for 4 semesters.

 

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EPA 831 Seminar in Logistics Operation of Government Establishments 2
EPA 833 Seminar in Sustainable Public Sector Accounting 2
EPA 835 Seminar in Global Best Practices of Government Establishment 2
EPA 837 Seminar in Government Business Enterprise 2
EPA 839 Seminar in Government Financial Regulations 2
Total Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EPA 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                             (2 units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                    (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                    (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

EPA 831      Seminar on Logistics Operation of Government Establishments            (2 units)

The focus is on the operation of government establishments. Topics include: The internal organisation 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.

EPA 833       Seminar on Sustainable Public Sector Accounting                               (2 units)

The course provides an 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.

EPA 835     Seminar on Global Best Practices of Government Establishment         (2 units)

The course provides a global perspective on the operations of government establishments. Topics include: Government membership of international organisations; the United Nation, African Union and the challenges associated with these organisations.

EPA 837         Seminar on Government Business Enterprise                                     (2 units)

The course looks at 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.

EPA 839      Seminar on Government Financial Regulations                             (2 units)

Topics include: 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 defence and implementation; the Department of Budget and Planning.

EPA 890                     Case Project Report                                                                     (4 units)

Students are 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).

 

 

(S) EXECUTIVE MBA IN TAXATION

1.1       Philosophy

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme in Taxation is 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 EMBA programme in Taxation seeks to:

  1. Expose students to both general and specialised courses in taxation.
  2. Provide students the opportunity of obtaining practical experience to solve accounting problems with emphasis on taxation.
  • Update the student’s knowledge of tax generally, and tax reforms in particular.

1.3       Scope

The EMBA programme in Taxation cuts across various areas in the financial sector. Students will complete relevant courses in financial sector-related areas in addition to project work in their areas of interest.

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the EMBA programme in Taxation shall 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: April and October.

1.5       Mode of Study

The mode of study for the EMBA programme in Taxation shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars and project work report.

 

1.6       Duration

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

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The EMBA 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.

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee is N210,000 per semester for 4 semesters.

COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
Total Units 10

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Research Methodology 2
EMB 826 Leadership in Business Organisations 2
EMB 828 Funds Flow and International Capital Markets 2
Total Units 10

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
ETX 831 Seminar Presentations on Logistics and  Operations of the  Federal Inland Revenue Service 2
ETX 833 Seminar Presentations on Sustainability Taxation 2
ETX 835 Seminar presentations on Global Best Practices of Taxation 2
ETX 837 Seminar Presentations on Tax Administration 2
ETX 839 Seminar Presentation on Government Financial

Regulations

2
Total Units 10

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
ETX 890 Case Project Report 4
Grand Total Units 34

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                                              (2 units)

This course is designed to guide students in the mechanisms of Economics for managerial decision-making. Topics include: 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)

Students are introduced to the rudiments of strategy and ethics in business organisations. Topics include: Concept of management; Principles of strategic management; Professionalism in management; Ethical issues in the practice of management.

EMB 805        Accounting Practice                                                                                   (2 units)

The course exposes students to the core principles of the practice of Accounting. Topics include: Management accounting practice; Auditing principles and processes; Accounting theory and corporate reporting

EMB 807        Issues in Banking and Finance                                                                 (2 units)

Students are introduced to concepts and trends in banking and finance. Topics include: 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 809        Marketing Process and Practice                                                               (2 units)

Students are introduced to critical issues related to the practice of marketing. Topics include: General marketing principles; Marketing communications systems; Consumer and buyer behaviour analysis; Professionalism in marketing practice; Ethical issues in marketing.

EMB 820         ICT Appreciation for Decision-making                                                  (2 units)

Students are introduced to the use of information communication and technology (ICT) concepts for business decision making. Topics include: Basics of computer and applications of ICT in business problem-solving; Computer software and packages; The future of business in an ICT-driven economy.

EMB 822        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility                        (2 units)

This course introduces students to varying facets of entrepreneurship. Topics include: The entrepreneur and entrepreneurship; Personal characteristics of entrepreneurs; Theories of entrepreneurship development; Identification of ideas and venture capital opportunities; Record keeping; Business plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – success and failure; The entrepreneur in micro, small, medium and large-scale enterprises.

EMB 824        Research Methodology                                                                              (2 units)

Students are introduced to the definition and types of research problems associated with the discipline, especially in developing countries. Topics include: 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 826        Leadership in Business Organisations                                                    (2 units)

The course utilises relevant case studies that focus on guiding business organisations to higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution in the functional areas of business organisations. Topics include: Issues on effective leadership skills; Ethics; Emotional intelligence; Creative thinking, etc.

EMB 828        Funds Flow and International Capital Markets                                    (2 units)

The course introduces students to international capital flows and markets.  Topics include: Overview of the international financial system and institutions; International banking and financial markets; International capital markets, notably the Eurobond and global equity markets, and the markets for derivatives; Foreign exchange market, the Eurocurrency and related money markets; Regional financial integration in ECOWAS, and Africa, etc.

ETX 831 Seminar on Logistics and Operations of the FIRS                                        (2 units)

The focus is on logistical issues and operations of the Federal Inland Revenue Service. Topics include: The internal organisation of the Federal Inland Revenue Service; Tax budgeting; Tax accounting; Problems associated with tax administration; Implementing the tax reforms

ETX 833   Seminar on Sustainability Taxation                                                 (2 units)

The course provides an overview of environmental issues in taxation. Topics include: Identifying the social and environmental factors associated with tax administration; Measures to resolve dispute between two tax authorities or individuals.

ETX 835  Seminar on Global Best Practices of Taxation                                                       (2 units)

The course provides a global perspective on tax practices. Topics include: Cross boarder tax administration; Taxation of non-resident; Double taxation reliefs and cross border co-operations between tax authorities of countries.

ETX 837         Seminar on Tax Administration                                                           (2 units)

The course reviews structural issues in tax administration. Topics include: 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 839   Seminar 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 Defence and Implementation; the Department of Budget and Planning.

ETX 890                     Project Report                                                                                (4 units)

Students are 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 Coordinator of Studies (EMBA Programme).