Bachelor of Business Management (BBMT)
This program aims to equip students with extensive skills necessary to meet contemporary business management demands in companies, non-profit organisations and/or projects. In particular, graduates are capable to apply ethical and legal principles to enterprise decisions.
The Bachelor in Business Management (BBM) is the 3-year flagship program of our school. It has been recognised by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda. BBM-Graduates are exempted from four out of seven level-one courses leading towards the professional Certified Public Accountant (CPA). BBM-students can chose between 4 options of specialisation: Accounting; Finance; Marketing; or Procurement.
The main objective of this program is to produce students with extensive skills necessary to meet contemporary business management demands in a variety of organizational settings. Specifically, graduates of this program will be able to:
Understand how to plan, organize, lead and control an organization
Increase individual knowledge of self, the dynamics of group and team interactions, and their impact upon productivity, efficiency and effectiveness.
Recognize the application of laws and the legal system to the organization environment.
Employ human relations/human resource management skills and abilities in the organization environment
Develop public relations skills and communicate effectively both orally and in writing in organizational setting.
Comprehend basic financial control, financial management, accounting methodologies, ethics and social responsibility and their application to the organization.
Apply strategic management processes to the analysis of the modern organizational operations, identify and forecast trends and make recommendations on possible courses of action
Appreciate the international arena and its role in the operations of modern business organizations.
Understand basic computer applications that are vital in the running of an organization as well as the designing of suitable management information systems (MIS) that are critical for the smooth running of the organizations.
This is an evening and weekend course. The entire study period of study of the degree program shall extend over a period of three academic years. Each academic year consists of two semesters of seventeen weeks each the last two weeks of each semester being devoted to examinations.
Applicants must fulfill the following requirements to join the program:
Sat U.C.E examination (or equivalent) and obtained a certificate in it.
Have at least two principal passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (U.A.C.E) or its equivalent obtained at the same sitting.
Hold a 1st or 2nd class Diploma or its equivalent in a related field from a recognized institution.
Through the University Bridging Program (for foreign students who do not satisfy the above listed requirements). Refer to the MMU Bridging Program
Career Prospects for Graduates
The Business Management program offers a window of opportunity to the a wider world of careers in Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, Sales Management, Property, Real Estate, Community Association Managers, Administrative Services Managers, Finance experts, Banking experts, the list is endless.
This on top of training helps one to become an entrepreneur for self employment.