UMI Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (DBA)

By | February 25, 2022

The Programme is aimed at providing participants with perceptions, knowledge, skills,attitudes and abilities to enable them assume higher levels of management responsibilities. The programme is best suited to benefit those officers who aspire to become Middle and Higher Level Managers of public, private and NGO sectors as well as civil society organisations. The participants will integrate real-life work experience with conceptual and analytical foundations as well as new developments in management disciplines.

The course is comprised of 4 basic, 6 core and 2 electives out of a total 12 modules. It is modularised to enable participants study at their convenience by either completing the whole course in two semesters by completing its modules over a period of three (3)consecutive years. Participants who obtain the postgraduate diploma with at least a second-class award may be admitted to the Master of Management studies (MMs) degree programme (business Management Option).

Course Details


Basic Modules

Module 1:    Management skills Improvement
Module 2:   Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
Module 3:    Management Information systems
Module 4:    Research Methods

 Core Modules

Module 5:     Financial Management and Accounting
Module 6:     Business and Company Law
Module 7:     Business Taxation
Module 8:     Procurement and Contract Management
Module 9:     Operations Management
Module 10:  Marketing Management


Module 11:  Managerial Economics OR Entrepreneurship Development

Module 12:  Project Planning and Management OR strategic business Planning and Management