KIU College of Economics and Management

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Kampala International University KIU College of Economics and Management

KIU College of Economics and Management – see the list of courses offered at the college…

Introduction

The College of Economics and Management (CEM) came into existence in March 2012 following KIU’s Senate resolution to create Colleges and Schools as a mechanism of creating an efficient and effective model which would structurally, administratively and pedagogically enhance management of KIU. Such an arrangement was conceived as a way of enhancing both students and staff through decentralized efficient service delivery and decision making.

Objectives of the College

Being cognizant of the University’s Mission and Vision, the College of Economics and Management aims at moulding students into competitive, employable and responsible graduates through meticulous training.

Core Values of the College

  • Professionalism and integrity
  • Transparency
  • Creativity and innovativeness
  • Academic liberty
  • Customer-orientedness

Status of the College

College of Economics and Management consists of two schools (i.e. School of Business and Management and School of Economics). The College manages five departments approved by the Senate of KIU and these are Department of Economics and Statistics, Department of Finance and Accounting, Department of Human Resource and Supplies Management, Department of Leisure and Hospitality Management and the Department of Business Management.

College Management Structure

The College is headed by a Principal and assisted by a Deputy Principal. The five departments are headed by Heads of Department (HoDs) being assisted by two coordinators; the Teaching and Learning Coordinator (TLC) and the Department Examinations Coordinator (DEC).

Department of Economics and Applied Statistics

The Department houses the following programmes:

  • Master of Arts in Economic Planning and Policy
  • Master of Science in Statistics
  • Master of Arts in Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
  • Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  • Bachelor of Economics and Applied Statistics

Department of Human Resource and Supplies Management

The Department houses the following programmes:

  • Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Business Administration (Human Resource Management)
  • Master of Business Administration (Supplies and Procurement)
  • Post graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Supplies and Procurement management
  • Bachelor of Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Supplies and Procurement management
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • National Certificate in Procurement and Logistics Management

Department of Finance and Accounting

The Department houses the following programmes:

  • PhD in Management Science (Finance and Accounting)
  • Master of Business Administration (Finance and Accounting)
  • Master of Business Administration (Finance and Banking)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance and Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance and Banking)

Department of Business Management

The Department houses the following programmes:

  • PhD in Management Science (International Business Management)
  • MBA – Marketing (Master of Business Administration – Marketing)
  • MBA – International Business Management (International Business Management)
  • Bachelor of Business Computing
  • Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Bachelor of International Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing Option)
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • National Certificate in Business Administration

Department of Leisure and Hospitality

The Department houses the following programmes:

  • Masters of Business Administration (Tourism)
  • Bachelor of Tourism and Hotel Management.
  • Diploma in Tourism and Hotel Management.
  • Diploma in Secretarial Studies.
  • National certificate in Secretarial and Office Management.

Practical Training

The Colleges houses programmes like; Tourism and Hotel Management, Business Administration (Accounting option) as well as Secretarial Studies and Office Management, which require Hands-on exposure.

Tourism students get the practical skills in the different components of the tourism industry like tour guiding skills, tour operations management skills acquired through a practicum in different tourist sites in the country and by engaging them with the different tour and travel companies

The students offering Secretarial Studies get hands-on experience in the production of different documents required in today’s office. They also get exposed to different machinery used in offices.

By making Entrepreneurship a compulsory course in the College having different modules embedded in it, all our students in the College through real-life projects acquire practical entrepreneurial skills. Such skills help them to come up with businesses in their fields of study like; opening up restaurants and bars, hotels and guest houses, baking and pastry, tour and travel companies, secretarial bureaus and events management businesses.

Achievements

The College signed a memorandum and understanding with Start hub Africa and Wadhwani Foundation all aimed at driving large-scale job creation through entrepreneurship, innovation and skills development. By so doing, students are being provided through a series of training with the 21st Century employability skills which drive family-supporting wages.

See Also:

Kampala International University KIU College of Education Open Distance and E-Learning

Kampala International University KIU College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Kampala International University KIU School of Law

Kampala International University KIU School of Computing and Information Technology

Kampala International University KIU School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Kampala International University KIU School of Mathematics and Computing

Kampala International University Biomedical Sciences Faculty

Kampala International University School of Allied Health Sciences

Kampala International University School of Nursing Sciences

Kampala International University School of Pharmacy

Kampala International University Institute for Social Research

Kampala International University Centre of Excellence in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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