Department of Business Administration

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMNISTRATION

 

To produce managerial manpower with appropriate knowledge, skills and aptitudeto handlethe evergrowingandchanging business environment.

 

ADMISSIONANDGRADUATIONREQUIREMENT

 

As provided forin thegeneral admission andgraduation requirements

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

(a)      RegimeofSubjectKnowledge

 

The productofthisprogramme shouldhave adequate knowledge ofthe functionalareasof business/managementandbe able tomanage organizations.

 

(b)      Competencies and Skills

 

As provided forin thegeneral Competencies andskills

 

(c)      Behavioural Attitudes

 

As provided forin thegeneral behavioural attitudes

 

2.4.4    ATTAINMENTLEVELS

 

In theAdministration programmes, assessment ofstudents’ achievements should bebased on:

 

  1. i) Examination
  2. ii) Laboratoryreports (Where applicable)

iii)      Planning, conductand reportingofproject work

  1. iv) Oral presentations and problem solvingexercises
  2. v) Assignment
  3. vi) Group project work (where applicable)

vii) Reports ofIndustrial Trainingprogramme (whereapplicable)

viii)  Continuousassessmentshallbedonethroughassignments,tests and practical; exercises. Scores from continuousassessment shall normally constitute40%ofthefinalmarksforcourseswhichare primarilytheoretical.

 

 

RESOURCEREQUIREMENT FORTEACHING AND LEARNING

 

(a)      AcademicandNon-AcademicStaff

 

AsprovidedforinthegeneralresourcerequirementforTeaching and learning

 

  1. b) AcademicandNon-AcademicSpaces

 

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Learning

 

(c)  AcademicandAdministrativeEquipment

 

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Learning

 

(d)      Library andInformationResources

 

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Learning

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

COURSE CODE:ACC 111

COURSE TITLE:INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING

The definition of accounting, history of accounting, accounting and other disciplines, the book keeping process, source documents, subsidiary books and their definition, types of subsidiary books, posting transactions form subsidiary books to the ledger, the accounting equation and application, the double entry principle, the ledger and classification of accounts, application of double entry system, the balancing of ledger accounts. Single column cash book; introduction to the use of trial balance; preparation of simple financial statement of sole trader with limited ajustments; accounting concepts and conventions, two and three column cash books; the imprest system;bank reconciliation; correction of errors; depreciation, methods of depreciation and its treatment in final account of a sole trader; prepayments and accruals and their treatments in the account of a sole trader; provisions and reserves and their treatment in the final accounts of a sole trader; preparation of accounts of sole trader with adjustments.

 

COURSE CODE:ECO111

COURSE TITLE:PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS

Introduction and basic concepts: The Economic Problem, Good Economics and Economic Systems Scarcity, Choice and Opportunity Cost? Types of Economic Systems – Traditional, Command, Market and Mixed. Preferences and Utility: Total and Marginal Utility – pillars for rational decisions? The “Law” of Diminishing Marginal Utility?  Consumer Equilibrium based on the Utility Theory Approach?  Indifference Curve Analysis; Principle of Diminishing Marginal Rate of Substitution? The Budget Line; Demand analysis; Supply Analysis; Equilibrium Price Determination etc; Elasticity Analysis; Making Key Business Decisions: The Framework: Time Horizons for Decision Making ­ The Short Run and The Long Run? Production Analysis; the "Law" of Diminishing Returns? Competitive Markets; the Effect of Entry and Exit? Conditions for Long­Run Equilibrium?  Perfect Competition and Efficiency; Monopoly analysis.

 

COURSE CODE: ECO 112

COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES I

The course is basically designed to provide students with the mathematical skills and concepts that are beneficial in the pursiut of a successful business career and in other allied disciplines. Topics include: Basic mathematical concepts, algebra and symbolic logic; logarithm, exponent and radical; interest rates,discounts and profit planning; fundamental operations in mathematics; data presentation and analysis; inductive and deductive systems: concept of sets, mappings and transformation: introduction to complex numbers: introduction to vectors; matrix and determinants, discrete and continuous variables; Quadratic polynomial and transcended functions to business.

 

COURSE CODE:GST 111

COURSE TITLE: COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH I

The nature and role of language in communication: language skills, lexis and structure: tools for effective writing: logical presentation of papers; phonetics in communication; know word classes; become acquainted with the principles, procedure and problem involved in the acquisition of library materials; know how to locate materials via the catalogue: understanding the function of readers service division; know the importance of serials, research and special collection division. Brief history of libraries, Library and education, University libraries and other types of libraries, Study skills (reference services); Types of library materials, using library resources including e-learning, e-materials; etc, Understanding library catalogues (card, OPAC, etc) and classification, Copyright and its implications, Database resources, Bibliographic citations and referencing. Development of modern ICT, Hardware technology Software technology, Input devices, Storage devices, Output devices, Communication and internet services, Word processing skills (typing, etc).

 

COURSE CODE: GST 112

COURSE TITLE: LOGIC, PHILOSOPHY AND HUMAN EXISTENCE

A brief survey of the main branches of Philosophy Symbolic Logic Special symbols in symbolic Logic-conjunction, negation, affirmation, disjunction, equivalent and conditional statements law of tort. The method of deduction using rules of inference and bi-conditionals qualification theory. Types of discourse, Nature or arguments, Validity and soundness; Techniques for evaluating arguments; Distinction between inductive and deductive inferences; etc. (Illustrations will be taken from familiar texts, Including literature materials, Novels, Law reports and newspaper publications).

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 111

COURSE TITLE:  INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS I

Describe the nature and scope of business; Concept of business and administration; Explain kind of businesses. Types of businesses; Know who a consumer is; Explain different business environment. Discuss various legal issues in business. The role of government in business; Explain the ethics and responsibilities of a business; The character of business from social, legal and economic perspectives; forms of ownership, organization and management; marketing, production finance and accounting functions; government and Business; the social responsibility of Business, problems of Nigerian Business enterprises; government and Business; the social responsibility of Business, problems of Nigerian Business enterprises. Discuss accounting in business, how communication helps in the business. Analyze the roles on business concern; role of insurance in business.

 

COURSE CODE:SOC 111

COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

An introductory analysis and description of basic social structure and dynamics of human society; field of sociology; sociology and other social sciences; methods and techniques: basic concepts and principles of sociology. This is an introductory analysis and description of basic social institutions in the society. It includes: concepts of social institutions; family as an institutional system; religion as an institutional system; education as an institutional system; other institutional systems like economic institutions, political institutions, and institutions of science; what the study of sociology had done for our society; society change; social problems; forms of social structure.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 113

COURSE TITLE: BUSINESS COMUNICATION

The course focuses on proficiency in communication in the business environment. The objective is to stimulate and develop communication skills in the areas of oral, written and non-verbal forms. Topics include communication problems and ways of solving them; channels of communication; language in communication, conducting and attending interviews, giving directions, organizational idea – chairing events, conferences, seminars, fora, retreat, public relations – media relations essentials, media conference, media announcement, broadcast; interviews and mouth organs, audio visual aids, speech writing techniques and business correspondences, preparation of summaries, note taking and making, organizing meetings, writing applications, the art of good writing etc.

 

COURSE CODE: POS 111

COURSE TITLE:ELEMENTS OF GOVERNMENT

Topics covered include: Politics and Political Science; Forms of Government; Political Philosophies and Ideologies, Political Ideas and Ideologies, Political Culture; Political Socialization; Constitutions and The Executive, Designing & Limiting Governments by Constitutions, The Political Executive and Bureaucracy. The Legislature; The Judiciary; Political Parties & Interest Groups and social movements; Elections; Political Change, Politics of Development, Regime Change, Globalization; International Politics.

 

COURSE CODE:GST 111

COURSE TITLE: NIGERIAN PEOPLE AND CULTURE

This course is aimed at exposing the students to the Nigerian setting with such topical issues as the Nigerian geographical settings, the various ethnic groupings, the Nigerian constitution, the federal system of Nigeria, citizenship, cultural affiliations, directive principles of state policy in Nigeria. Study of Nigerian history, culture and arts in pre-colonial times, Nigerian’s perception of his world, Culture areas of Nigeria and their characteristics, Evolution of Nigeria as a political unit, Indigene/settler phenomenon, Concepts of trade, Economic self-reliance, Social justice, Individual and national development, Norms and values, Negative attitudes and conducts (cultism and related vices), Re-orientation of moral Environmental problems.

 

COURSE CODE: GST 112

COURSE TITLE: HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE

Definition of science, relationship between science and philosophy, the scientific methodology, environmental effects of chemical, plastics, textile wastes, etc. chemical and radiochemical hazard, man and his energy resources, science and technology in the society and service of man. Man – his origin and nature, Man and his cosmic environment, Scientific methodology, Science and technology in the society and service of man, Renewable and non-renewable resources such as man and his energy resources, Environmental effects of chemical plastics, Textiles, Wastes and other material, Chemical and radiochemical hazards. Introduction to the various areas of science and technology. Elements of environmental studies.

 

COURSE CODE: GST 114

COURSE TITLE: COMMUNICATION IN FRENCH

General Introduction, the French alphabet and pronunciation, the Family (La Famllle), Directions, Nationality (Nationalite), Numbers and Figures, some of the other ways of using Numbers, Plurality in French (Le plurielenfrencais), what is the time, Airport customs and immigration formalities.

 

COURSE CODE:ECO 122

COURSE TITLE:INTRODUCTION TO QUANTITAVE TECHNIES II 

Differentiation using product rule, quotient rule, integration, matrix methods, simultaneous equation, Grammar’s rule: equilibrium in monopoly, logarithms, geometric interpretation of functions; mathematics of finance; marketing mathematics; elements of geometry, trigonometry and calculus; international business transactions; shares and stock transactions; break-even analysis chart/analysis; profit determination and distribution.

 

COURSE CODE:SOC111

COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

Theories of personality; the measurement of personality; situation determinant of behaviour, psychotic behaviour; conduct disorder; neurotic behaviour; attitude to change; Behavioral differences and diagnostic groups; psychotherapy; influence of culture on behavior; basic psychological processes in learning; motivation, remembering and forgetting.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 314

COURSE TITLE: PRINCIPLES OF INSURANCE

Historical development of insurance; career and institution the scope of insurance the general function of insurance contact and analysis social insurance and pension schemes; group insurance the general principle of insurance insurable interest, utmost good faith, indemnity, subrogation and contribution, approximate cause, insurance and wagering. The insurance markets, insured, brokers and agents. Insurance association and organization, insurance in practice, conceptual clarification of risk and risk management, peril and hazard, premiums renewal, claims and disputes in the practice of insurance; insurance marketing history or insurance legislation in Nigeria.

 

COURSE CODE:BUS 211

COURSE TITLE: PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT I

The course familiarizes students with basic concepts, principles, processes, significance and evaluation of management; functions of the manager, planning: nature and purpose; organization: nature and purpose, span of management, departmentation, line and staff authorithy; service department, staffing and directing, selection of managers, appraisal of managers, management development.

 

 

COURSE CODE: BFN 211:

COURSE TITLE: PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE

Evolution and development of finance; the scope of finance; the role of the finance manager; relationship between finance and other functions in the organization; sources of finance; the role of finance in the economy; carrier opportunities in finance; other financial institutions; forms of business; operating dynamics of financial environment; Goal of the firm and financial management,  Maximization of shareholders’ wealth; Maximization of profits: Financial Statements, The Time Value of Money: Part 1 Simple Approach, The Time Value of Money Part 2 Complex Approach, Interest Rates. The concept of time value of money; application of future value and present value; Annuity (sample Annuity); valuation of securities Equity and Debt; financing in Assets Real and Financial Assets; Cash flows implication in financing projects; cost implication in financing; Decision; Dynamics of Risk and Insurance; Valuation of Stocks and Bonds; Bonds and Bond Valuation; Stocks and Stock Valuation; Risk and Return; Capital Budgeting.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 222

COURSE TITLE: PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

Introduction: marketing definition, concept, evolution, role and importance, the marketing system. The marketing environment, buyer behaviour, market segmentation, market measurement, forecasting and methods.Marketing research, its operations and benefits to organizations. The marketing mix; the product concept, development and life cycle; product classification and marketing strategies, pricing, management of the channels of distribution; promotion: advertising, personal selling, public relations and sales promotion, marketing of professional services, appraising the marketing effort.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 211

COURSE TITLE: PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT II

In-depth look at management functions; some of the topics include directing, motivating, planning, organization, controlling and leadership, nature of directing, motivation, leadership, controlling, the control process, control techniques, recent development in management process. The Nigerian specific envinronment, management problems in Nigeria, challenges of indigenization, transferabilty of management systems (modern trends).

 

COURSE CODE: ACC213

COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO COST ACCOUNTING

Element of cost, classification of cost, costing for labour, material and overhead cost apportionment; job order costing, process costing, accounting for spoilage, waste defective and scrap, by-products and joint products costing, standard costing, cost control using 2-way and 4-way variance analysis, activity costing, marginal versus absorption costing, introduction to budgetary planning control. Accounting for management control: objectives and methods of management accounting; cost accounting systems: general principles of costing; behavioral aspects of costs; element of cost; fixed variable and semi-variable cost; budgets, budgetary control, preparation of master and subsidiary budget including cash forecasting; standard cost-preparation and computation of variances: marginal costing; break-even analysis; sources of finance, discounting techniques and investment appraisal.

 

 

COURSE CODE: BUS326

COURSE TITLE: BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

This objective of the course is to examine the psychological and sociological perspectives of business. It looks at individual and group behavior within this context. It explores personality traits and motivation, work attitude and productivity are examined. It further takes a look at leadership; group communications inter personal relationships, behaviorism and learning theories; it enables students to develop the knowledge and skill needed to modify behavior, science of relationships that improves workers productivity etc. It further discusses the concepts of behaviour, organization, managers, administrators and performance; Individual behavioural processes such as personal systems, self-concept development, interaction styles, Group behavioural processes such as informal structures, norms of work and play, status-based rewards and punishments, leadership, task distribution, and performance appraisal; Theories of organizational behaviour and relevance to Nigeria Behavioural model – building; Exercises in simple models of behaviour observable in Nigerian organizations; Making changes in individuals and groups; Theories of behavioural change; Managing resistance to planned changes; Behaviour modification; Formal work systems; The challenges of informal and emergent work systems; The limitations of policies, laws, regulations, and the general rules of Civil Service procedures in controlling human behavior; Application of Concepts to Nigeria; Designing effective organizations in Nigeria; Empirical data on Supervisory, managerial, and employee behaviour in Nigeria.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 411

COURSE TITLE: MANAGEMENT THEORY AND PRACTICE

Concepts of theory in the physical and social sciences; levels of theory; the features of theory in management; links between management theories and management models; practice or management conduct as a test of good management theory; existing difficulties of developing useful management theories of management e.g. the scientific management movement, the human relations movement; theory X theory Y; the grid approach, participative models; management by objectives, quantitative and behavioral control models.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 312

COURSE TITLE: HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Meaning, Scope and Nature of HRM; Supply and demand characteristics of labour – by type; Organization of the personnel functions; Manpower Planning; Motivation; Leadership styles; Training and Development; Performance appraisal, Disciplinary procedures, Employee welfare. Human Resource Planning; Job Analysis, Recruitment, Selection and Placement; Socializing the New employee; Employee Training and Management Development; Enhancing Job Satisfaction and Motivation, Employee and Management Performance Evaluation; Rewards and Punishments in Organizations; Compensation Administration; Industrial Safety and Health; Collective Bargaining; Research in HRM; HRM in the future

 

COURSE CODE: ECO 317

COURSE TITLE: INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS

Introduction to the theory of trade and international finance incorporating presentation of various theories of international trade, foreign trade protection, economic integration, balance of payments, foreign and capital flows, the uses of international economics in explaining contemporary international relations and diplomacy, International Financial Institutions.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 327

COURSE TITLE: PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL

Elements of production; production and process design and management, facility location and layout; modern tools and machinery of production, standards definition, line balancing, automation, production; scheduling and control, work study, maintenance and tools and equipment, aggregate planning control and material resource planning. Case study: Students will be required to apply different aspect of the course to solve problems and also draw on the knowledge of other related discipline particularly in the management sciences.

 

CURSE CODE: BUS 315

COURSE TITLE: BUSINESS LAW

The Nigerian legal system: sources of Nigerian law: hierarchy of Nigerian courts, commercial arbitration; law of contracts: commercial relation between persons; unfair competition passing off and “trade libel”. Company law: introduction to company law, powers and functions of directors, introduction to taxation laws; negotiable instrument, bills of exchange, insurance, sole of goods, master-servant relations, hire purchase.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 316

COURSE TITLE: BUSINESS REGULATION AND CONTROL

The various fundamental issues in business environment, objectives and development of BRC, difference between BRC and business law: regulatory agencies in (1) Food and Drug (2) Financial system (3) Communication sector and other services (4) Hire purchase (5) Foreign exchange business (6) Overseas contract procedure and (7) Privatization/commercialization in Nigeria.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 325

COURSE TITLE: RESEARCH METHODS

This course aims at introducing students to the various procedures involved in writing good and acceptable project work. 1. Introduction to research – The role of research, research process overview 2. Philosophies and the language of research: theory building – Science and its functions, what is theory? And the meaning of methodology 3. Thinking like a researcher – Understanding Concepts, Constructs, Variables, and Definitions 4. Problems and Hypotheses – Defining the research problem, Formulation of the research hypotheses, the importance of problems and hypotheses; Development of research questions and objectives 5. Research design – Experimental and Nonexperimental research design, Field research, Survey research, Case study, action research etc. 6.Conducting a critical review of the literature; Development of a theoretical and empirical framework 7. Research methodologies (eg. qualitative, quantitative, ethnography); Methods of data collection – Secondary data collection methods, qualitative methods of data collection, and Survey methods of data collection 8. Attitude measurement and scaling – Types of measurement scales; Questionnaire designing – Reliability and Validity 9. Sampling techniques – The nature of sampling, Probability sampling design, Non probability sampling design, Determination of sample size 10. Processing (Research techniques) and analysis of data: use of software in data analysis: STATA, Microfit, SPSS, Eviewsetc; manual methods of data analysis. 11. Ethical issues in conducting research 12. Report generation, report writing (including comprehensive research proposal writing), and APA format – Title page, Abstract, Introduction, Methodology, Results, Discussion, References, and Appendices. This course is to be taught by a consortium of academics contributed from each Department in the Faculty.

 

COURSE CODE: ACC 314

COURSE TITLE: MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

Review of management accounting basics taught in the ACC 213. Responsibility accounting and cost allocation: general ideas of responsibility accounting, the contribution approach to cost allocation. Profit centres (divisional performance appraisal), transfer pricing and decentralisation. Capital budgeting decisions: typical capital budgeting decisions, characteristics of business investments, the concept of present value, the theory of interest computation of present value, discounted cash flows and the time adjusted rate of return, cost of capital. Income taxes and capital budgeting linkages and influences. Influences of quantitative techniques on management accounting: decision theory and uncertainty, linear programming models, inventory planning and control models etc. Case study: Students will be required to apply different aspect of the course to solve problems and also draw on the knowledge of other related discipline particularly in the management sciences.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 312

COURSE TITLE: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Introduction: The concept of International Business, Classical Trade Theory: Introduction, Mercantilism and Nation Building, Free Trade (Theory of Absolute Advantage), Theory of comparative advantage, The Assumptions of classical Trade Theory, Modern Trade Theory: Factor Proportions and Factor Intensity, Offer Curves – Reciprocal Demand and Supply, Dynamic Factors. Changing the Basis of Trade, Terms of Trade Measures, and The Effects of Tariff; International Finance: Balance of Payments Accounting – Credits, Debits, and Current Account, Balance of Payment Accounting – The Financing Accounts, National Income, Prices and Trade Balance, The Foreign Exchange Markets, Relatively Fixed Rate System; The Gold and Gold Exchange standard. International Business Environments;Case study: Students will be required to apply different aspect of the course to solve problems and also draw on the knowledge of other related discipline particularly in the management sciences.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 316

COURSE TITLE: MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Data processing and Management Information Systems (MIS); the organization of MIS including the use of mechanical and electronic accounting machines, flow charting and the principles of systems design and documentation; Managerial uses of the information output as a basis for developing criteria and systems; Information needs of management and design of MIS. Computer and Data Processing – evolution of the Computer and the Computer system Input, output and central processing unit; Hardware and Software, Introduction to common Computer Programming languages used in business (COBOL, FORTRAN, SPSS etc.); Electronic, Data Processing (EDP) methods; batch processing, real-time processing and the management of EDP; Business Systems hierarchical structure of Organizations; the sub-optimization issue; DBMS.

 

COURSE CODE: ENT 311/ENT 321

COURSE TITLE: ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS I/II

The objectives of this course is to assist the students with identifying, planning and successfully, managing a small scale Business. It reviews entrepreneurship in theory and practice, the opportunity, forms of business, staffing, marketing cost, financial planning and management, starting a new Business, innovation, legal responsibility, insurance, and environmental consideration. Course content include: Insurance of goods/personnel, Cash Budgeting, Cash Flow Management, Break-even Analysis, Nature of Financial Management, Investment Principles of Entrepreneurs and Growing your money-investment Options.   

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 412

COURSE TITLE: BUSINESS POLICY I

Concepts of strategy in relation to business corporations and management; Ideas of linkage between organization and their environments as the basis of strategy formulation and implementation; Concepts of policies, decision making, business objectives performance criteria, structure, and managerial behaviours; the major contributions of courses in finance, accounting, insurance, economics, behavioural sciences, and management to business policy and decision-making; Practice in calculating simple financial and economic indices from business data and other accounting information; the strategy framework; examples of basic corporate objectives; analysing a firm’s opportunities and threats, strengths and weaknesses; Selecting strategies and structure; deriving the strategies, policies and structures, of public limited liability companies from their published annual reports; developing the skills of students in crafting clear business objectives, strategies and policies, and presenting structures that are used in implementing chosen strategies.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 413

COURSE TITLE: LABOUR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

The concept of industrial relations; theories of industrial relations and the industrial relations systems; trade unionism and employers’ associations and their characteristics; labour-management relations at the organizational and industry level; industrial relations and labour law in Nigeria; types of unions; internal structures and government of unions; trade union federation; central labor organization and international affiliations; union solidarity and check-off systems; strike and trade dispute settlement and collective bargaining in the public and private sectors of the Nigerian economy; joint consultation: the state and industrial relations; comparative industrial relations; the role of government in industrial relations.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 415

COURSE TITLE: MARKETING MANAGEMENT

Meaning, functions, importance and objectives of purchasing: purchasing cycles; responsibility for purchasing; purchasing and other functions of the firm; vendor rating and material rating; vendor comparison; bidding versus negotiation; methods of materials rating; vendor comparison; bidding versus negotiation; methods of materials handling; manual and mechanical conveyors, trucks pelletisation, pipelines, etc; pre-production planning and production control; production management; methods of inventory/material control FIFO, LIFO, weight average, etc; quality determination; cost of holding stock; Economic Batch Quantity. (EBQ) model.

 

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 416

COURSE TITLE: BUSINESS ETHICS

The rights and obligations of corporate management; concept of corporate good citizenship; corporate fiduciary relationships with employees, owners, creditors and government; conflicts and interest, secrecy and espionage in industry and commerce; fair sales contract, fraud and deception; ethics in pricing for banking services; efficiency and fairness in competition; the social conscience; Business and the social economy; the myth of government intervention; the transcendental margin; social costs and benefits of private enterprises; costs of inefficiencies in government Business; the economics of lobbying.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 315

COURSE TITLE: CORPORATE PLANNING

The concept and theory of planning, Strategic Planning, Environmental study and analysis, Technological Forecasting, Socio-Political forecasting, Industry analysis, planning tasks and techniques, Operational Planning and the resource allocation processes; Organisation for planning, organizational and behavioural planner, Managing and Corporate Planning process.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 417

COURSE TITLE: E-BUSINESS

Topics to cover include: the concept of e-business enterprise; enterprise collaboration systems; managerial challenges of information technology; identity of e-business and e-commerce strategies; business use and value of the internet; application of intranets and extranets; cross-functional e-Business systems; e-Business application architecture; online transaction processing; information system in business; introduction to e-commerce; and scope of e-commerce; electronic payment processes; e-commerce application; business to consumer e-commerce; business to business e-commerce; e-commerce market place; e-business decision support trends etc.

 

COURSE CODE:ACC 424

COURSE TITLE: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 The objective is to make students understand the sources, management and utilization of finance. Topics include meaning and purpose of finance, mathematics of finance, capital budgeting under conditions of certainty risk and uncertainty, cost of capital, risk analysis and management, cash flow forecasting techniques for project evaluation. Other topics include liquidity and working capital management: liquidity, cash and marketable securities; management of account receivables and inventories; Short-term financing; secured loans and term financing. Capital market financing and risk management: long-term financing; lease financing; Fixed-income financing and pension liability; option financing:warrants, convertibles and exchangebles; managing finacial risk. Expansion and restructuring: Mergers and the market for corporate control; corporate and distress restructuring; international financial management. Financing and Dividend Policies: theory of capital structure; making capital structure decisions; dividend policy: theory and practice; financial management of small and medium scale enterprises. Tools for financial analysis and control: financial ratio analysis; financial planning. Case study: Students will be required to apply different aspect of the course to solve problems and also draw on the knowledge of other related discipline particularly in the management sciences

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 430

COURSE TITLE: RESEARCH PROJECT

The Final Year Research Project is a distinctive feature of undergraduate experience. The final year research project presents each student with an opportunity for both personal and academic development. It is probably the longest and most focused piece of research that the student will undertake to complete their degree, and it plays an important part in determining the final award classification. The final year research project is a student-driven learning experience, and it gives students the opportunity to study a topic of their own, choosing in depth and at a point when they enter into the final year. Furthermore the research project guides student’s skill in analyzing and writing reports on an empirical and/or library study of a specific subject matter or topic relevance to the management sciences; students will present a research/empirical based project of not less than 5,000 words at the end of the final year/session. Each student to be allocated to a supervisor to guide and ensure each student complies with Faculty/Department research project writing requirements and guidelines.

 

COURSE CODE:BUS 422

COURSE TITLE: BUSINESS POLICY II

Overview of organic functions of business; Process of corporate planning, budgeting and control; Business performance appraisal; Relating an organization to the changes taking place in its environment; The Concept of Corporate Strategy, Strategy Decision Making, Process of Strategic Management, Overview of Strategic Management, Historical Development of Strategic Management, Strategy Formulation in Management: Hierarchy of Strategic Intent, Environmental Appraisal, Organizational Appraisal, Strategic Analysis and Choice, Ethical Decision Making; Impact of environmental changes on strategies and performance; Problem of matching organizational structure with strategy; Determining the market and marketing strategy of Nigerian firms and products; Recent developments affecting the strategy formulation and implementation processes of firms in Nigeria; Analysis of the role of employee and managerial behaviour in success or failure of strategy implementation; Introduction to Case Studies/Analysis, Methodologies for Case Studies.

 

COURSE CODE:BUS 424

COURSE TITLE: PRODUCTION PLANNING AND CONTROL

Treatment of the principles, models and techniques for the planning, analysis, and design of integrated production control systems. Course topics include: Overview of Production and Operations Strategy; forecasting, inventory management: Inventory Control (Deterministic and Uncertain Demand), Aggregate and production planning; project scheduling; materials requirement planning and Just-In-Time problems with an emphasis on analytical modeling approaches and optimization methods used to obtain their solutions; Supply Chain Management; Operations Scheduling; Recent Advances.

 

COURSE CODE: BUS 423

COURSE TITLE: QUNATITATIVE ANALYSIS 

Elements of decision analysis, types of decision situations, decision trees; operational research approach to decision analysis, systems and system analysis; modelling in operations research, simulation; cases for operations research analysis, mathematical programming; transportation model, assignment model, conflict analysis and game theory, project planning and management, PERT/CPM, other operations research models: inventory, replacement, line balancing, routing and sequencing, and search, calculus for decision making, forecasting-qeueing systems for decision making.

COURSECONTENTS

100 LEVELFIRST SEMESTER

Code

Course Title

Credit Units

Core

 

 

BUS111

Introduction to Business I

3

ECO112

Introduction to Quantitative Techniques I

2

BUS113

Introduction to Statistics I

3

ACC111

Introduction to Accounting I

3

ECO111

Principles of Microeconomics

3

POL111

Introduction to Political Science I

2

GST111

Communication in English I

2

GST112

Logic, Philosophy and Human

2

Existence

 

 

GST113

Nigerian Peoples and Culture

2

 

TotalCredits

21

 

100 LEVEL

 

SECOND SEMESTER

CORE

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT UNITS

BUS 121

Introduction of Business II

3

ECO122

Introduction to Quantitative Techniques II

2

BUS123

Introduction to Statistics  II

2

ACC121

Introduction to Accounting II

3

ECO121

Principles of Macroeconomics

2

POL121

Introduction to Political EconomyII

2

GST 121

Communication in English II

2

GST 122

History and Philosophy of Science

2

GST 123

Use of Library and Information Technology (ICT)

2

 

Total credits

20

 


 

200 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT UNITS

CORE

 

 

BUS211

Principles of Management I

3

BUS 212

Elements of Marketing I

2

BUS 213

Introduction to behavioural Science

2

ECO 211

Microeconomic Theory

2

ECO 212

Mathematics for Economics I

2

ECO 213

Descriptive Statistics

2

ACC 211

Financial Accounting I

3

GST 211

Entrepreneurial Skills I

2

Electives

 

 

POL211

Nigerian Government and Politics

3

SOC 211

History of Social Thought 1

3

 

Total credits

24

 

Compulsory for direct entry students only

GST 111

Communication in English I

2

GST 112

Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence

2

GST 113

Nigerian People and Culture

2

 

Total Credits

30

                       

 

200 LEVEL SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT UNITS

Core

 

 

BUS 221

Principles of Management II

3

BUS 222

Principles of Marketing

3

ECO 221

Macroeconomic Theory

3

ECO 223

Inferential Statistics

2

GST 222

Peace and Conflict Resolution

2

ACC 221

Financial Accounting II

3

Electives

 

 

POL 221

Foundation of Political Economy

3

SOC 221

History of Social Thought II

2

 

Total Credits

21

 

Compulsory for Direct Entry Students Only

 

GST 121

Communication in English II

2

GST 122

Use of Library and information Technology (ICT)

2

GST 123

History and Philosophy of Science

2

Total Credits

 

27

 

300 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT UNIT

BUS 311

Business Finance I

3

BUS 312

Human Resources Management

3

BUS 313

Advertising and Sales Promotion

3

BUS 315

Business Law

2

BUS 314

Principles of Insurance

3

ECO 315

International Economics

2

BUS 316

Management Information System

2

ENT 311

Entrepreneurial Skills I

2

 

Total Credits

20

 

300 LEVELSECOND SEMESTER

Code

Course Title

Credit Unit

BUS 321

Business Finance II

3

ACC 326

Company Law

2

BUS 323

International Business

3

BUS 324

Marketing Management

3

BUS 325

Research Methods

3

BUS 326

Behavioural Science

3

BUS 327

Production Management and Control

2

ENT 329

Entrepreneurial Skills II

2

 

Total Credits

21

 

400 LEVELFIRST SEMESTER

Code

Course Title

Credit Unit

BUS 411

Management Theory and Practice

3

BUS 412

Business Policy I

3

BUS 413

Labour and Industrial Relations

3

ACC 414

Management Accounting

3

BUS 415

Corporate Planning

3

BUS 430

Research Project

6

Total Credits

 

21

400 LEVELSECOND SEMESTER

 

Code

Course Title

Credit Unit

BUS 421

Business Policy    II

3

ACC424

Financial Management

3

BUS 423

Quantitative Analysis

3

BUS 424

E-Business

3

BUS 425

Business Ethics

3

 

Total Credits

15

 

 

Entery Requirement

Departments & Research