Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

The postgraduate diploma programme is purposely designed to meet the needs of graduates who normally do not have a business/management background and who wish to develop skills in the full range of management discipline.

 
Entry Requirements
The following are the entry requirements to be offered a place in the UPBS Postgraduate Diploma courses.
  • The applicant should have a degree or other qualifications at equivalent level. 
  • The lower level qualification together with proven appropriate experience at the management level may be acceptable.
 
Duration of the Programme
All the Postgraduate Diploma programmes are run on a modular system utilizing case-method of instruction. All programmes are offered on Friday evenings and Saturdays to suit the convenience of the busy young executive. The programme is made up of four modules and lasts for 12 academic months.
 
Postgraduate Diploma Programmes (Core Courses)

MODULE 1

S/N

Course Code

Course Description

Credit Unit

1

UPBS 500

Business and Environment

3

2

UPBS 501

Quantitative Methods for Business *

3

3

UPBS 502

Business Statistics *

3

4

UPBS 503

Managerial Economics

3

 

MODULE 2

S/N

Course Code

Course Description

Credit Unit

1

UPBS 504

Financial Accounting

3

2

UPBS 505

Practice of Marketing

3

3

UPBS 506

Management Theory

3

4

UPBS 507

Financial Management

3

 

MODULE 3

S/N

Course Code

Course Description

Credit Unit

1

UPBS 508

Strategic Management

3

2

 

Elective Courses (Three Courses for each area of specialization and they are listed thus:)

3

* Students with strong quantitative background will take

UPBSM 509         Operations Management

UPBSM 510         ICT Management

 

Specializations/Options

FINANCE AND BANKING

S/N

Course Code

Course Description

Credit Unit

1

UPBSF 550

Investment Analysis

3

2

UPBSF 551

Corporate Finance

3

3

UPBSF 552

Strategic Financial Management

3

 

 

 

 

 

MARKETING

S/N

Course Code

Course Description

Credit Unit

1

UPBSK550

Consumer Behaviour

3

2

UPBSK551

Competitive Marketing Strategy

3

3

UPBSK 552

Industrial and government marketing

3

 

MANAGEMENT

S/N

Course Code

Course Description

Credit Unit

1

UPBSM 550

Comparative Management

3

2

UPBSM 551

Project Management and feasibility studies

3

3

UPBSM 552

Leadership and Business Ethics

3

 

ACCOUNTING

S/N

Course Code

Course Description

Credit Unit

1

UPBSA550

Cost and Management Accounting

3

2

UPBSA 551

Taxation

3

3

UPBSA552

Accounting Information System

3

 

TOURISM & HOTEL MANAGEMENT*

S/N

Course Code

Course Description

Credit Unit

1

UPBSH550

Organization of the Hotel Workplace

2

2

UPBSH 551

Human ResourceMgt in Hotels

2

3

UPBSH 552

Control Systems

2

4

UPBSH 553

Front desk Management

2

5

UPBSH 554

Events Activities Management

2

6

UPBSH 555

Facility Management

2

7

UPBSH 556

Tourism and Hotel Marketing Mgt

2

8

UPBSH 557

Tourism and Hotel Information System

2

 

HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT

S/N

Course Code

Course Description

Credit Unit

1

DHCM 550

Public Health

2

2

DHCM 551

Health Systems

2

3

DHCM 552

Essentials of Health Care Mgt

2

4

DHCM 553

Ambulatory care

2

5

DHCM 554

Case studies in Health Care Mgt

2

 

SECURITY MANAGEMENT

S/N

Course Code

Course Description

Credit Unit

1

UPBSS550

Risk Management

2

2

UPBSS 551

Business Function of Security

2

3

UPBSS 552

Security Administration

2

4

UPBSS 553

Emergency Planning

2

5

UPBSS 554          

Human Factors in Security

2

6

 

 

 

Students to select five (5) courses

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