Uganda Technology and Management University UTAMU Historical Background
UTAMU Historical Background – About:
Ugandan Technology And Management University (UTAMU) is private university that was established by the National Council for Higher Education in March 2013 in accordance with the laws of Uganda and is accredited to run academic programmes at all levels of the education system.
UTAMU is a University that seeks and creates opportunities in technology and management sciences through innovative research, partnerships, students and alumni engagement. it is the only university in Uganda that has successfully infused the teaching and learning processes with appropriate information and communications technologies. UTAMU uses ‘blended learning’ techniques, i.e. an education program that combines online digital media with traditional classroom methods and independent study to implement all its academic programmes at all levels of the education system. All UTAMU academic programmes are fully developed as e-learning programmes. All teaching, learning and assessment are done through the online e-learning platform for both campus and distance students. The academic programmes are designed to be always evolving to meet market needs and the emphasis of each curricula is on critical thinking, creativity problem-solving, communications, collaboration and leadership.
We offer our students a unique and exceptional educational opportunity through a multi-sector approach, quality education and innovative research in emerging fields of technology and management sciences. UTAMU’s performance and reputation can only be as excellent as the contribution of our staff, students, researchers and alumni. I invite you to explore our website -as we fulfil our motto – “For an Open Mind”.
Vision, Mission and Core Functions
To be a global educational institution in Management, Science, Technology and Innovation
To provide global quality Education, Research and Innovation critical to economic and human development
The core functions of UTAMU are student centered teaching and learning, development-oriented research, innovations and business incubation, and community engagement.
UTAMU is mindful of its strategic future plans and the historic perspective of education in a world that emphasizes nurturing scientists, technologists and innovators who can transform and create new knowledge.