About this programme

The overall aim of the programme is to develop a cadre of dynamic, creative, and highly trained business professionals who have the knowledge and skills necessary to bring about a transformative change in the existing business practices. The program challenges students to develop professional skills, knowledge and networks in close collaboration with their surrounding society while integrating international best business practices that prepare them to convene successful and viable businesses of the future.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Experience a new standard of quality in executive learning
  • Display a strategic mindset and skill set in business engagements
  • Competent critical thinkers and result oriented decision-makers.
  • Recognize their role of responsible stewardship to financial, social and natural capital
  • Bring about a transformative change, continual improvement and innovation in organizations
  • Value and take advantage of the benefits of collaborative learning.

What you’ll learn

In this programme, you will take 7 modules each weighted at 5 Credit Units and write an PGD Project worth 10 Credit Units. You are free to take a minimum of 1 module to a maximum of three modules in a term.  A term is made up of 3 months of study and one week of final module examination. Each student shall spend an additional 3 to 6 months of supervised project writing to fulfill the requirements for the PGD.

Therefore, this study model provides flexibility that enables you to complete the PGD programme in 1 to 2 academic years depending on the pace that suits your schedule and learning goals.

You will study:

Institutional Requirements (Mandatory)

  1. Critical Thinking and Decision Making
  2. Research Methodology

Core PGD Modules (Mandatory)

  1.   Strategic Leadership and Management
  2.   Managing People in Organisation
  3.   Strategic Operations and Procurement Management
  4.   Financial Management
  5.   Contemporary Marketing Strategies and Practices

PGD Project (Mandatory)

Target students

We have designed our PGD programme:

  • For individuals and executives seeking appropriate management and leadership skills
  • For individuals seeking competencies to better position themselves for future advancement and success.
  • For individuals who are looking to change their career direction or consolidate experiences then return and progress in a previous industry or job.
  • For graduates that expect to develop skills and critical thinking in business, management and administration.
  • For those looking to gain the entrepreneurial tools that will enable them to put their own business plan into practice.

Career Prospects

The PGD in Business Administration opens the door for graduates to a wide range of enterprise-focused careers both in their local and international markets. Students will enrol in management and leadership positions in private agencies, consultancies, governments, NGOs and international organizations.  The PGD programme will offer graduates a competitive edge despite the current competitive nature of the employment market.