The School of Business Administration (SBA) is one of the fast growing schools at Nkumba University and a leading provider of business education in Uganda.
The school was set up in 1994 at the very birth of Nkumba University. It offers market driven postgraduate and undergraduate programmes under four key arrangements of day, evening, weekend and distance. Currently the programmes offered include Business Administration (with several areas of specialization), Marketing, Procurement and Logistics Management, Office Management and Secretarial Studies, Taxation Management, Human Resource Management, Records and Information Management, Professional Accounting courses and variety of Computing and Information Technology programmes. Also offered are short-term customer tailored programmes in Business Education.
The school periodically reviews and revises (where appropriate) its programmes to take into account the dynamics of the environment where it operates. Emphasis is put on students’ participation in the learning process and in generation of knowledge.
As a leading school, it always positions itself based on the university’s strategic issues as well as its own mission, vision and strategies.
To produce business graduates who are informed, and can think critically, communicate effectively, act responsibly and ethically in an increasingly challenging business environment through prudent management of academic and professional activities.
To be the leader in business education in the university sector in the Great Lakes Region.
The School’s Administration Structure
The Dean is assisted by Heads of Department to manage the operations of the school. These work as a team the systems approach, to propel the school of greater heights.
Currently, there are five academic departments and one administrative department. The academic departments are:
The Department of Human Resource Management
The Department of Marketing, Procurement and Logistics Management
The Department of Office Management and Secretarial Studies.