Cavendish Uganda

Diploma in Business Administration

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This programme covers both the breadth and the inter-disciplinary aspect of business as a whole. It balances conceptual knowledge with an applied curriculum that is also suitable for vast positions in various industries such as Finance, Marketing, Human Resource and others.

This Diploma is a two-year, full time, day, evening and weekend Programmes. It’s appropriate for students who wish to acquire knowledge in business and management. Graduates of the Programme have a formidable capacity to solve complex business problems with enormous creativity and innovation. The blend of the course content exposes the student to an international business outlook from a Ugandan context.

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Course Overview

Career objective

The Diploma of Business Administration (DBA) programme is designed to enable the students to:

  • Acquire knowledge in the nature and structure of the modern business organisation, the nature of enterprise, the role of profit and the critical managerial functions that contribute to the total operation of a business
  • Acquire general knowledge, understanding and skills necessary for the planning and development of an organisation’s human resources (HR); and how they contribute to organisational objectives and requirements
  • Understand the major decisions areas and concepts used in financial accounting and management
  • Internalise the principal concepts, frameworks and techniques of strategic management as a backbone for generating options for strategic business judgment
  • Understand micro and macro-economic principles and theories and apply them to solve complex real life situations.

Programme structure

COURSE CODECOURSE NAME
YEAR ISEMESTER I
DBA112 Microeconomics
DBA113 Business Administration
DBA115 Financial Accounting
DBA116 Basic Statistics
DIT110 Introduction to Information and Communication Technologies
DJC110 Communication Skills and Learning Skills for Employability
YEAR ISEMESTER II
DBA121 Cost Accounting and Budgeting
DBA123 Business Environment
DBA124 Principles of Marketing
DBA125 Business Law
DBA126 Stores and Inventory Management
YEAR IISEMESTER I
DBA211 Managerial Accounting
DBA212 Management Information Systems
DBA213 Entrepreneurship and E-commerce
DBA215 Human Resource Management
DBA216 Procurement Management
DBA217 Industrial Training (Recess Period)
YEAR IISEMESTER II
DBA221 Auditing I
DBA222 Financial Management
DBA223 Taxation
RSC001 Research Methodology

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