SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT STUDIES
In the Rwenzori region, MMU’s School of Business and Management Studies (SBMS) is the largest training unit for officers, middle and senior managers of businesses, local governments and non-governmental organizations. Moreover, SBMS is the region’s leading research unit on entrepreneurship and financial behavior, and also provides community service on these topics.
Our team of about 40 academic and administrative staff works tirelessly to produce graduates capable of
Handling business operations, particularly accounting
Performing reliably, professionally and self-driven
Applying standard computer packages
Communicating comprehensively and making ethical choices.
Our team is organized in three departments:
Banking and Microfinance
Our study programs
All our programs are accredited by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE). The Bachelor in Business Management (BBMT) and the Bachelor in Banking and Development Finance (BBDF) are recognized by the Institute for Certified Accountants Uganda (ICPU) that means graduates of BBMT and BBDF are waived 4 (out of 7) level-1-papers of the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) professional course.
We offer undergraduate programs at Certificate level for 1 academic year, Diploma level for 2 years and Bachelor level for 3 years. At postgraduate level, we offer both Postgraduate Diplomas (1 year) and Masters (2 years). for details consult the Directorate of Post graduate Studies and Research.
|SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES|
|Bachelor of Human Resource Management||Degree||3 Years||Day/Weekend|
|Bachelor of Procurement and Supply Chain Management||Day/Weekend|
|Bachelor of Business Administration||Degree||3 Years||Day/Weekend|
|Bachelor of Banking and Development Finance||Degree||3 Years||Day|
|Bachelor of Arts in Economics||Degree||3 Years||Day/Weekend|
|Diploma in Business Management||Diploma||2 Years||Day/Weekend|
|Diploma in Microfinance Management||Diploma||2 Years||Day/Weekend|
|Diploma in Entrepreneurship & Innovations||Diploma||2 Years||Day/Weekend|
|Master of Business Management||Masters||2 Years||Weekend|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management||Post Graduate Diploma||1 Year||Weekend|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management.||Post Graduate Diploma||1 Year||Weekend|
We endeavor to offer first class exposure and state-of-the-art education and to reach out to the communities, we partner with a wide variety of Ugandan and international organizations, among others Deutsche Bank, Rwenzori Forum for Peace and Justice, GIZ’s Agricultural and Rural Finance (AGRUFIN) Program, Pan African Club, Liverpool Hope University, University of Kiel (Germany).
Through research as well as trainings in form of short courses or workshops, SBMS offers unique information and skills to the communities of the Rwenzori region.
The MMU-funded project ‘Entrepreneurship, Education and Financial Behaviour’ has developed an 8 hour training for micro-entrepreneurs, covering financial literacy (based on the FLIR – see below) and record keeping. The project team trained 300 micro-entrepreneurs in Bunyangabu county.
The Financial Literacy project funded by GIZ’s AGRUFIN programme has facilitated the development of a unique training method for financial literacy (the Financial LIteracy Ring -FLIR) through which so far over 100 MMU-students have been trained