Department of Business Administration

Course Description

National Diploma Business Administration & Management, ND (BAM)
-Mode of study : Full-time/Part-time
-Timetable : Day/Evening-Weekend
-Duration : 4 Semesters (Full Time), 6 Semesters (Part Time)
Entry Requirements: WASC, GCE(O/L), SSCE, NECO, NABTEB or equivalent, with credits in English Language (not Literature in English) and Mathematics and any three subjects from the following: Economics/Commerce, Business Methods, Principles of Accounts,
Literature in English, Geography, Office Practice, Government, Biology/ Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Physics, History/Government, Typewriting, Shorthand.

JAMB Examination Subjects: English, Mathematics, Financial Accounting and Economics / Commerce.

Course Objectives

The National Diploma programme in Business Administration and Management is aimed at producing manpower with sound theoretical and practical knowledge to carry out a number of activities in a business concerned effectively. The graduates should be able to:
•Conduct a simple structured survey on any aspect of business and make appropriate recommendations to the authority;
•Identify management problems at appropriate levels, analyse them and design management strategies to overcome them;
•Interpret and assist in the execution of overall cooperative development policies;
•Carry out inspection and auditing of books and records;
•Carry out evaluation of investment assets for investment purposes and assist in the analysis of investment proposals;
•Interpret basic statistical data; Assist in the preparation of short and long term budget plans;
•Write business reports and carry out various types of business communication effectively;
•Apply principles of accounts to different types of accounting transactions;
•Explain various legal principles and procedures governing the regulations of
companies as contained in Company & Allied Matter Act 1990;
•Apply mathematics and other quantitative techniques in management decision process;
•Conduct product planning surveys for manufacturing organizations; Organize sales and distribution of materials; Carry out market research and similar functions;
•Carry out effective purchasing tasks and sales advertising;
•Explain basic concepts and principles in economics and their applications in mixed economy;
•Use statistical inferences as aids to business planning and control;
•Understand the basic principles of law; apply same to business relationship and transactions;
•Explain various legal principles and procedures governing the business;
•Undertake proper storage and preservation of materials and goods;
•Keep simple records of financial and other transaction in any organization; and
•Buy efficiently and wisely, obtaining the best possible value for every Money spent;
•Undertake proper storage and preservation of materials and goods;
•Speak and write clear, correct and effective functional English;
•Ensure continuity of supply both to the markets or production units.

Course Units

Course Code Course Title CU
BAM 111 Introduction to Business I 3
MTH 131 Business Mathematics I 3
GNS 113 Principles of Law 2
GNS 131 Principles of Economics I 3
ACC 111 Principles of Accounts I 2
MKT 111 Fundamentals of Marketing 2
BAM 116 Elements of Public Administration 3
MKT 115 Principles of Purchasing 2
GNS 111 Citizenship Education I 2
GNS 101 Use of English I 2
Total 22
Course Code Course Title CU
BAM 121 Introduction to Business II 3
MTH 132 Business Mathematics II 3
GNS 122 Principles of Economics II 3
EED 126 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 2
ICT 106 Information Technology & Data Processing I 3
ACC 122 Principles of Accounts II 2
GNS 123 Introduction to Psychology 2
GNS 114 Business Law 2
GNS 112 Citizenship Education II 2
Total 22
Course Code Course Title CU
BAM 211 Principles of Management I 3
STA 231 Business Statistics I 3
BAM 213 Office Management 3
BAM 217 Research Methodology 2
ICT 205 Information Technology & Data Processing II 3
EED 216 Practice of Entrepreneurship 2
ACC 212 Cost Accounting I 3
GNS 201 Use of English II 2
Total 21
Course Code Course Title CU
BAM 221 Principles of Management II 3
STA 232 Business Statistics II 3
BAM 223 Elements of Production Management 3
BAM 224 Elements of Human Capital Management 3
ACC 222 Cost Accounting II 3
OTM 221 People Communication Skills 2
BAM 229 Project 3
Total 20

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