Department of BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND MARKETING

Prof. Olalekan U. ASIKHIAProf. Olalekan U. ASIKHIA

VISION STATEMENT

To build globally competitive business administration and marketing academics that can

Favourably compare with other scholars in similar field across the globe.

PHILOSOPHY

To broaden the scholastic capacity of students in the discipline thereby enhancing their capacity to undertake rigorous and quality research and also to be able to apply theoretical understanding to practical management issues with a view to solving them which is anchored on the harmonious development of the intellectual, physical, social and spiritual potentials of students; and inculcating in men and women a nobility of character and stability of purpose in our society

OBJECTIVES

The courses and programmes offered by the Department are designed to provide the students

with the variety of skills necessary to succeed within the government, industry and the church, and to train students for entrepreneurship and also for secretarial and office administration in the modern office. The programs are designed to give the students broad background of knowledge of the free enterprise system within a frame of moral and ethical guidelines.

The curriculum assists the students to develop a sound Christian philosophy toward our current economic future. It provides the student with a quality academic program with basic business skills required for initial job placement, entrepreneurship and entrance into postgraduate degree programs in business and marketing. Further objectives of the programmes are as follows:

* To equip the students with essential analytical skills needed for the recognition, definition, and solution of management/marketing problems.

* To develop leadership and interpersonal relation skills in the students.

DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMMES

Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Business Administration, and

Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Marketing.

Admission Requirements

Candidates must have obtained 5 credits at not more than two sittings in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two relevant social science subjects at SSCE or GCE Ordinary Level. A pass in Economics may be considered provided the candidate has a credit pass either in Accounting, Commerce or Business Methods.