Postgraduate Diploma In Business Computing and Management(Weekend)


The growing pressure of electronic business/e-commerce/mobile commerce, mobile money, mobile learning, among others require competent managers/officers with a good understanding of business and computing technologies. The postgraduate Diploma in Business Computing and Management is a two semester postgraduate course. This programme is designed to develop confident, competent, multi-skilled business professionals capable of deploying technology-based solutions to business problems.

The postgraduate diploma is made up of 10 compulsory modules and 4 electives where the participants select 2 to make a total of 12 modules covered in the programme. The course is modularized to enable participants to study at their convenience by either completing the whole course in 2 semesters (1 year) or by completing it in 3 years. Participants who obtain the Postgraduate Diploma with second class or above may be admitted to the Master of Management Studies (MMS) degree programme (Business Computing and Management option).

 Programme Content

Basic modules

Module 1:                Management Skills Improvement

Module 2:                Quantitative Methods for Decision Making

Module 3:                Management Information System

Module 4:                Research Methods

 Core modules

Module 5:                Information Systems Analysis Design and Development     

Module 6:                E-Business In A Competitive Environment

Module 7:                E-Marketing

Module 8:                Electronic Commerce

Module 9:                Database Management Systems

Module 10:              Information Security Management

 Elective modules

Module 11:              Business Intelligence and Data mining OR Project Planning and Management

Module 12:              ICT Policy, Legal and Ethical issues in ICT   OR Enterprise Resource Planning


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

 Tuition Fees:     Ug Shs 2,870,000=

Additional Info

  • Course Code: CODE:IT 201-26
  • Start Date: Thursday, 01 September 2016
  • End Date: Friday, 29 September 2017
  • School: Distance learning and Information Technology
  • Department: Information Technology
  • Centre: Main Campus