Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration(Weekend)


The programme is aimed at providing participants with perceptions, knowledge, skills, attitudes and abilities to enable them assume higher levels of management responsibilities. The programme is best suited to benefit those officers who aspire to become middle and higher level managers of public, private and NGO sectors as well as civil society organisations. The participants will integrate real-life work experience with conceptual and analytical foundations as well as new developments in management disciplines.

The course is comprised of 4 basic, 6 core and 2 electives out of a total 12 modules. It is modularised to enable participants study at their convenience by either completing the whole course in two semesters by completing its modules over a period of three (3) consecutive years. Participants who obtain the postgraduate diploma with at least a second-class award may be admitted to the Master of Management Studies (MMS) degree programme (Business Management Option).

 Programme Content:

Basic Modules

Module1:                 Management Skills Improvement

Module 2:                Quantitative Methods for Decision Making

Module 3:                Management Information Systems

Module 4:                Research Methods

 Core Modules

Module 5:               Financial Management and Accounting

Module 6:               Business and Company Law

Module 7:               Business Taxation

Module 8:                Procurement and Contract Management

Module 9:               Operations Management

Module 10:              Marketing Management


Module 11:              Managerial Economics OR Entrepreneurship Development

Module 12:                         Project Planning and Management OR Strategic Business Planning and Management                                          


Participants are assessed through continuous practical exercises, course work and written examination.

 Tuition Fees:         Ug.Shs.2,870,000=

Additional Info

  • Course Code: CODE:FA: 501-19
  • Start Date: Thursday, 01 September 2016
  • End Date: Friday, 29 September 2017
  • School: Business and Management
  • Department: Management
  • Centre: Main Campus