3 Year BA(Hons) in Business

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OVERVIEW

This programme aims to prepare students for the challenges of the modern employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills. Modules in this programme are designed with emphasis on international, contemporary and practical business issues in order to ensure graduates are ready for the job market.

There is a mix of traditional ‘hard core’ academic business master’s modules consisting of Strategy, Finance, Marketing and HRM, which continue to be the foundation for this type of programme. The outcome is a rounded business outlook with insights into corporate governance, environmental concerns, transnational perspectives within a framework of effective and critical reflective practice.

The programme has been designed to draw upon The Institute of Directors Competency Framework which incorporates distinctive areas of knowledge, skills and mind-set traits which contribute to effective performance at a senior level within an organisation.

Admission requirements for students to enrol on the BA (Hons) Business programme can be any of the following:

  • WASSCE Holders: A1-C6 in the following Three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits (A1-C6) in Three Elective Subjects;
  • SSSCE Holders A-D in the following Three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits (A-D);
  • MATURE STUDENTS of 25 years or above in addition to passing an Entrance Examination (English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge);
  • HND Holders with relevant working experience in addition to the Minimum Entry Requirements at WASSCE/SSSCE;
  • Foreign Applicants and all others who have any of the above qualifications or their equivalent from an accredited/recognised institution and assessed by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission.

IMPLEMENTING STRATEGIES

The aim of the module is to examine the various ways in which strategic thinking skills and supporting analytical techniques contribute to the longer-term priorities, performance and direction of an organization which encompasses and identifies the different programme routes.

INTEGRATED COMMUNICATIONS

The module aim is to develop students’ ability to apply effective communication planning and brand management concepts while providing an insight into the contribution to organisational performance made by enhancing sustainable stakeholder relationships and delivering customer value.

FINANCIAL INSIGHTS AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

The aim of the module is to develop students’ ability of gaining financial insights and business intelligence in contributing to sustainable financial wellbeing of an organisation in competitive business environment.

HRM IN CONTEXT

The aim of the module is to enable students to independently explore and develop their skills and knowledge as a HRM practitioner via contemporary and constructive debates, using information and understanding of HRM across the strategic and operational business environment and related management functions. The module also aims to increase credibility in the field of HRM and develop frameworks to support and underpin the evolving nature of work that will integrate with other HR strategies and functions, and support human capital and business performance. The module seeks to develop analytical techniques and judgements based on theoretical models and contextual trends that impact on reward management across strategic business functions.

CREATIVE CHANGE AND INNOVATION

The aim of the module is to provide a critical insight into the essential nature of change, innovation and creativity for organizational survival and growth while encouraging recognition of the organizational tensions and performance fluctuations linked to the generation and application of change and new ideas that are prominent within the route being followed by the student.

EVALUATING RISK AND DECISIONS

The module aim is to examine, assess and critically review the types of risk faced by organisations and the strategies, methods and techniques available to mitigate and manage them while considering approaches to recovery.

RESEARCH METHODS AND DISSERTATION

The aims of the module include:

  • Examining the purpose and methods involved when undertaking academic research to resolve a business/management problem through the design of a research framework and structured proposal which is centred upon a contemporary issue related to selected programme pathway being followed by the individual student;
  • Developing a critical appreciation of the philosophical, practical and ethical concepts of research within the context of the business and management environment of the selected programme route;
  • Gaining knowledge of software packages available to analyse data;
  • Providing guidance and supervision through the dissertation process, in a systematic manner, which leads to independent study, conceptual thinking and problem-solving abilities in order to reach conclusion of relevance to business and management practitioners;
  • Demonstrating the dissertation format and required chapter sequence.

FEES 
Tuition: $5,500 (flexible payment plan)
Application: $60

START DATE : September 2022

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