Cavendish Uganda

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGD BA)

Sometimes in life, you have a lot to do and not much time to do it. When your position is time-barred, it helps to find the most effective way to spend it. A Postgraduate Diploma packs massive volumes of practical, hands-on business knowledge that you can apply directly into running your business.

The PGDBA is a precursor to the Masters in Business Administration. It’s a one year Program that aims to develop the skills, competencies and knowledge required by the industry as necessary for successful strategic business management within a global economy.

The programme will improve students’ ability to translate business knowledge into concrete actions suitable for the business environment

Course Overview

Course objectives

  • To  Integrate experience and experiential learning
  • To analyse social, legal and ethical responsibilities of organizations and society of global business practice.
  • To demonstrate ability of employing effective cross cultural communication and commonalities of global environment on business.
  • To develop Strategic and innovative thinking skills to enable effective decision-making and problem solving.
  • To integrate functional business knowledge of marketing, operations, information technology, finance, accounting, statistics and quantitative analysis.

Programme structure

Year 1

Term 1
course code Course Name
MBA 710 Management Theory and Practice
MBA 711 Financial Management
MBA712 Marketing Management
MBA 713 Managing Operations and Projects
MBA 714 Management Research: Presentations and Projects
Term 2
course code Course Name
MBA 720 Human Resource Planning and Development
MBA 721 Strategic Management
MBA 722 Quality and Systems Management
MBA 723 Managing Change in Organisations
RSC 002 Research Methodology
----------- Research Proposal