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1.0      ENTREPRENEURSHIP

1.1      PGD Entrepreneurship

Philosophy

To strengthen and prepare graduates to pursue postgraduate Diploma programme in Entrepreneurship and to prepare the students to meet the challenges posed by the new venture business creation and innovation also to produce graduates that have developed an appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature and are able to apply conceptual models in the programme and social change situations in the Nigerian and international context.

 

Objective

The Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship is designed to:

  1. Provide working knowledge of the basic skills and tools for entrepreneurship.
  2. Provide working knowledge of skills required as change agents in the new venture creation process and development.
  3. Provide working knowledge and skills required to render to micro, small, medium and large enterprises management in business organizations.

 

Graduation Requirements:

A candidate must fulfill the following conditions to be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship:

  • Pass 12 (twelve) core courses of 12 credit units each      4 units
  • Undertake a between one- six-week learning tour           2 units
  • Research Project                                                               4 units
  • Total                                                                                  30 units

Programme Structure

The programme is made up of 12 courses and one long essay. Seven courses are offered during the first semester while five courses and a long essay are offered in the second semester.

 

Outline Programme Proposal (OPP)

First semester

S/N

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

STATUS

1

GST707

The Good study guide (optional for NOUN graduate to register to ENT722 Project finance & budgeting)

2

C

2

ECO711

Principles of Microeconomics (as in economics programme)    

2

C

3

ENT701

Entrepreneurship Development                                                         

2

C

4

ENT702

Nigerian Entrepreneurship Environment

2

C

5

ENT703

Theory of entrepreneurship             

2

C

6

ENT704

Quantitative Methods

2

C

7

ENT705

Introduction to entrepreneurial financing      

2

C

8

ENT709

Start up funding                                                          

2

C

 

 

TOTAL CREDIT UNITS (COMPULSORY)

14

 

 

 

TOTOL CREDITS UNIT

 

 

Second semester

S/N

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

STATUS

1

PAD712

Administrative Theory

2

C

2

FMS731

Research Methodology

2

C

3

ENT726

Business communications skills for entrepreneurs    

2

C

4

ENT722

Entrepreneurial marketing                             

2

C

5

ENT728

Basics Financial literacy

2

C

6

ENT724

Entrepreneurial Learning Tour Experience   

2

C

7

ENT750

Research Project

4

C

 

 

TOTAL CREDIT UNITS (COMPULSORY)

16

C

 

 

TOTOL CREDITS UNIT

 

 

Candidates are expected to pass a minimum of 32 credits units to be qualified for graduation

1.2 COURSE DESCRIPTION

GST707 THE GOOD STUDY GUIDE                 

Getting Started: How to use the book, why read about study skills, getting yourself organized, what is studying all about, reading and note-taking: introduction, reactions to reading, your reading strategy, memory, taking notes, conclusion. Other ways of studying: Introduction, learning in groups, takes and lectures, learning from T.V and Radio broadcasts, other study media. Working with numbers: Getting to know numbers, describing the world, describing the tables, describing with diagrams and graphs, what is good writing? The importance of writing, what does an essay look like, what is a good essay, conclusion. How to write essays: Introduction, the craft of writing, the advantages of treating essay writing as a craft, making your essay flow, making a convincing case, the experience of writing and preparing for examination.

ECO711 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (as in economics programme)

 

ENT 701 ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENTS                                                             

Empirical analysis of Entrepreneurship Concepts and Theories; Analysis of major entrepreneurship theories; Definitions, Roles and Functions/Values of Entrepreneurship, history of Entrepreneurship, role of Entrepreneurship in the National Economy, functions of an Entrepreneur Entrepreneurship and Forms of Business Ownership. Starting a New Business, Buying an Existing Business, New Product Development, Business Growth and the Entrepreneur, Law and its Relevance to Business Operations.Enterprise relationships of DC & NICs and application of developing countries. Enterprise link with employment brainstorming and at least 10 practical vocations.

ENT702 NIGERIAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP ENVIRONMENT                               

This course will describe the general character of the component looks at the environmental variables of the concept of entrepreneurship. It is aimed at identifying the environmental factors that affect entrepreneurial development. Also to be considered are types of environmental factors; and adaptive mechanisms to entrepreneurial environment. note differences in these components and discusses the implications of these differences. It will also explore the notion of functional integration by pinpointing relations between the particular components of the business environment and their implications for corporate strategic management.

 

ENT704 QUANTITATIVE METHODS

Elements of Decision Analysis; Types of Decision Situations; Decision Trees; Operational Research Approach to Decision Analysis: Systems and System Analysis; Modeling in OR, Simulation: Cases for OR Analysis; Mathematical Programming, Transportation Model, Assignment Model, Conflict Analysis and Game Theory; Project Management, other OR Model, Inventory, Replacement, Line Balancing, Routing and Sequencing, and Search.

ENT703 THEORY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The study of entrepreneurship is based on different theories and the contributions made by different theorists to entrepreneurship development. This topic is aimed at exploring these theories from a multidisciplinary perspective and help students to have proper understanding of the different contributions made by these theorists to entrepreneurship development.

ENT705 INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURIAL FINANCING           

This topic examines the element of entrepreneurial financing, focusing on technology-based start-up ventures and new ways of creating value; addresses key questions which challenge all entrepreneurs: how much money can and should be raised, when should it be raised and from whom, what is a reasonable valuation of the company, and how funding, employment contracts and exit decisions should be structured. It also aims at preparing students for these decisions, both as entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.

ENT709 START UP FUNDING 

Objectives

  • Develop a broad range to optimize the use of outside advisors/mentors to coach or mentors and negotiate effective long-time relationship.
  • To identify work skills and attributes that are particularly valuable ways and techniques to  sources of funding
  • Understanding entrepreneurial practices and key issues of business environment
  • To identify start-up pains and gains of growth of businesses

Duration

Start-up funding is a semester programme. An interactive and invitation with founders, producers, innovators, manufacturers, venture capitalist and other professionals throughout the semester and prepare and submit Business Feasibility Study and Business Plan and facilitated by study Course coordinator.

Start-up funding are designed to prepares students/learners to optimize the use of outside advisors/mentors to coach or mentors and negotiate effective long-time relationship with sources of funding, including, but not limited to, venture capital. Students/learners interact with founders, producers, innovators, manufacturers, venture capitalist and other professionals throughout the semester and prepare and submit Business Feasibility Study and Business Plan. The students/leaners only get a chance to experience a visual ways and techniques from whom they choose as their advisors/mentors that helps in motivating them to be efficient enough to achieve their career goals. Experience sharing by business actors in the economy with students/learners during case presentations.

Eligibility

  • All students of PGD. Entrepreneurship

The following applies

  • Students are to interact and invite any founders, producers, innovators, manufacturers, venture capitalist and other professionals in collaboration and recommendation with study Course coordinator or Head of Department once in a semester
  • The mode, time and duration of the presentation will be communicated to students by the course course coordinator. Lecturer in charge or a representative of the Department may also be present for the assessments of student’s presentation.
  • Students can be grouped into a maximum of 5 to work on the report, but the role of each student must be well spelt out in the report. Presentation of reports and results should be forwarded 1 month before the semester’s examination.

Student shall spend 10 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions and answers. After completion of the exercise, students are to send in a soft copy of their report via email to the official email.                                                       

 

BUS712 MANAGEMENT THEORY AND PRACTICE

An advanced treatment of the concept of Management and the Manager; Evolution of the Theory of Management; Scientific Theory of Management; Behavioural Theory of Management; Non-Conventional Management Theory; Theories of Management in Developed Economies. The Classical-Mechanistic Theory of Organisation And Management, Characteristics of Classical Organisations, The Bureaucratic Model of Organisations, The Administrative Approach, The Scientific Management Approach, The Behavioural-Humanistic Theory of Organisation And Management, Characteristics And Elements of Behavioural Theory, The Human Relations Approach, The Human Resources Approach, Modern Theories of Organisation And Management, The System Approach, The Socio-Technical System Approach, The Quantitative  Or Management Science Approach, The Situational Or Task Contingency Approach, Authority And Power In Organisation, The Organizational Environment. Management Planning Process. Managerial Decision Making Process. Organizational Structure and Control. Organizational Conflicts, Politics & Change. Meaning And Objectives of Organisational Change, Approaches to organisational Change, Resistance to Organisational Change Motivation & Leadership. Groups & Teams. Productivity & Innovativeness. The Nature Of Authority And Power, Sources Of Authority And Power, How People Respond to Power, Conflict And Change In Organisation, The Nature And Causes Of Organisational Conflicts, Tools And Strategies of Conflicts, Negative Effects of Organisational Conflicts, Tools and Strategies of Conflict Management,

FMS731 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY                                                                       

The course focuses on the skill of scientific investigation in public administration, information gathering, analysis and interpretation in dealing with social and organization behaviour problems in Nigeria; the art of problem identification and analysis, data gathering, analysis and report writing; the problems and prospects of business research and the relevant methodology of research.

ENT726 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Fundamentals of communication explain the basic things about communication. Forms of communication give various forms of communication in life. Introduction to business communication skills introduces communication as part of business enterprises. Business communication treats business communication as a type of communication. Oral communication discusses English phonetic as a requirement for good communication. Writing process describes writing skills required in the business world. Public speaking explains speech making and its requirements. Interpersonal communication gives how good communication promotes interpersonal relationship in business enterprises.

ENT722 ENTREPRENEURIAL MARKETING                                                                         

Lecturer students to do rigorous, explicit, customer-based marketing analysis, which is most appropriate for new ventures. This topic also discusses ways to implement marketing strategies when resources are very limited. The practical aspect would relate to how to develop and market various forms of business and social organizations.

ENT728 BASICS FINANCIAL LITERACY

This course seeks to deepen student's understanding of the more advanced and complex problems in financial literacy. Emphasis is placed on developing broad conceptual and analytical skills rather than on book-keeping. Topics including problem of depreciation and inventory valuation, treatment of research and development costs, the measurement of goodwill, international accounting topics such as foreign exchange transactions, accounts of foreign branches and subsidiaries and their translations, re-organizations and business combinations (mergers and acquisitions), consolidated accounts and report, price level accounting, etc with copious reference to international accounting standards and best practices.

ENT724 ENTREPRENEURIAL LEARNING TOUR EXPERIENCE                                               Course Objectives

  • Develop a broad range of work skills and attributes that are particularly valuable in a globalized economy.
  • Understanding entrepreneurial practices.
  • Challenge your values, perceptions and assumptions.
  • Gain insight into another culture.

Entrepreneurial learning and tours experience are designed to give you experience that will benefit your career after and during your degree. The tours gives you credit towards your degree and offer a unique opportunity to enrich your learning. The students not only get a chance to experience a visual tour of these industries local or international as decided and agreed upon by all the students but also learn the ways and techniques in which people work over there. The career aspirants also get management advice from the directors and others in-charge of each industry that helps in motivating them to be efficient enough to achieve their career goals.

Duration

Industrial learning and tours is a semester programme. Visits to proposed industries are organized and facilitated by Department/programme Coordinator once in a semester.

Cost: The students bear the Cost

The following applies

  • Students are to visit any industry proposed by the Department and write a report of 2000 words about the industrial activity of the proposed industry. The mode, time and duration of the presentation will be communicated to students by the Department.
  • Students can be grouped into a maximum of 5 to work on the report, but the role of each student must be well spelt out in the report. Visitation, presentation, reports and results should be forwarded 1 month before the semester’s examination.
  • Student shall spend 10 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions and answers. After completion of the exercise, students are to send in a soft copy of their report via email to the official email.

 

ENT 722 Project Finance and Budgeting

Introduction to Project Finance: Meaning of Project, Ingredients and Determinants of a Project, Project Cycle (with Emphasis on the Financial and Economic Feasibility), Projects and Economic Growth and Development, Financing of Project-Objectives of Financial, Analysis, Sources and Uses of Funds, Cash Flow Statements, Financial Cost and Benefits Analysis, Evolving of Financial Plan (Budgeting), Techniques and Tools of Analysis –Financial, Statement and Ratios, Break-Even Analysis, Budgeting Techniques, Working Capital Management, Project Planning and Control, Project Management Tools

 

ENT750 RESEARCH PROJECT 

Developing students' skill in analyzing and writing reports based on an empirical or theoretical study of a specific subject matter or topic in relevant Industrial & Labour Relations; Management models for effective project presentation; Students would present a research-based report of not less than 5,000 words, at the end of the session.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                    LIST OF ACADEMIC STAFF

S/N

NAME OF STAFF

RANK

QUALIFICATION

UNIT

STATUS

1

LAWAL, Kamaldeen A.A  (Dr.)

Senior Lecturer /HOD

Ph.D, Cooperative Entrepreneurship, M.Sc (Coop. Bus. & Mgt), B.Sc (Economics), NCE (Econs/Maths), FCCA, ACPA, ACCA, FCE.Nig, FCE.Gh

Entrepreneurial Studies

Permanent

2.

ISHOLA, Timothy O.(Dr.)

Senior Lecturer

PhD (Bus. Admin), MBA, B. Sc. Bus Admin, TCE, IPMA

Business Administration

Permanent

3

IBRAHIM, Mohammed Gaddafi

Assistant Lecturer

PhD, M.Sc. Mgt Inf.System (2011), B.A Bus. Admin

Business Administration

Permanent

 

Other Associate Lecturers within the Faculty

S/N

NAME OF STAFF

RANK

QUALIFICATION

Unit

STATUS

1.

MANDE, Samaila (Prof.)

Professor

Ph.D. Bus Adm M.Sc. Marketing, MBA Marketing, M.Sc. Mass Comm., PGD Bus. Adm., Diploma

Marketing

Permanent

2.

OSOBA, Samson B. (Asso Prof.)

Associate Professor

Ph.D (2010), MBA (2004), Transport Studies (1998), (1997)

Business Administration

Permanent

3.

ERHINYOJA, Sunday Dedekuma (Dr.)

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D, (2011),  MBA (1985), B. Sc. Economics (1980), General Cert. of Ed.

Administration/ Centre Director, Owrhode Community  Study Centre

Permanent

4.

ATURU-AGHEDO, Caroline  (Dr.) (Mrs.)

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D, MBA (2000), B.Ed (1995)

Administration/Kaduna

Permanent

5.

ATUMA, Okpara (Dr.)

Lecturer I

M.Sc Bus. Admin (2011)

Administration

Permanent

6.

CHUKWUMA, Nnenna N. (Dr.) (Mrs.)

 

Lecturer I

Ph.D Industrial Relations & Personnel Mgt. (2014), M.Sc IRPM (2007), B.Sc Sociology (2005)

Business Administration/P-Harcourt/Uyo

Permanent

7

OLAJIDE-ARISE, Temi O. (Mrs.) Study Leave Nigeria

 Lecturer II

PhD, M.Sc (HRM), B.Sc (Econs), ACIPM

Business Administration

Permanent

8

ABDULLAHI S. Araga (Dr.)

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D, MBA (1994), B. Sc. Bus. Admin. (1982), General Cert. of Ed. (1978)

Banking & Finance

Permanent

3

OBERA, Jeremiah J. O. (Dr.)

Lecturer I

Ph.D. (Accounting & Finance), B.A. Accounting with Finance, M.Sc. Accounting, MBA, ANAN, HND Accounting, OND Accounting

Accounting

Permanent

4

AWA, Kalu I. (Dr.)

 Lecturer II

Ph.D  Banking & Finance, MBA Banking & Finance, B.Sc Bus Admin, ACII, ACIB

Banking & Finance

Permanent

               

 

LIST OF OTHER ACADEMIC STAFF ASSOCIATE LECTURER/FACILITATORS

1

IYIEGBUNIWE, Wilfred (Prof.)

 

Professor

Ph.D. Finance/Economics, M.Sc. Finance, M.Sc. Statistics, MBA Marketing, MBA, B.Sc. Bus. Adm., Diploma in Marketing

Banking & Finance

l

 

2

UGWUANYI, Willy N. J (Prof)

Professor

Ph.D. Agricultural Finance, PGD Management Studies

Banking & Finance

 

 

3

URHOGHIDE, Ruth Osaretin (Dr.) (Mrs.)

Associate Professor

Ph.D. (Accounting), M.Sc. (Accounting), MBA, HND (Accounting), FCA, MAMN

Accounting / Centre Director, Benin

 

 

 

S/N

NAME

QUALIFICATION

INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION

 

1

DR. OKECHUKWU ELIZABETH UZOAMAKA

Ph.D Management                    M.Sc Management MBA Business Administration B.Sc Business Administration

Enugu State University of Science and Technology

 

2

DR.HYGINUS E NWOSU

Ph.D (Business Administration)                  M.Sc (Business Administration)               MBA (Business Administration)                B.Sc (Business Administration)                                                     B.Ed (Education Admin/Econs)

Federal University Ndufu Alike Ebonyi State

 

3

Dr Agha Nancy Chinwe

Ph.D Management                            MBA Business Administration                                                                    PGD Business Administration

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (Senior Lecturer)

 

4

Dr (Mrs) Ezezue Bernadine Oluchukwu

Ph.D (Management)                 M.Sc (Management)                      MBA, PGD (Management)                          B.Ed (English)

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (Senior Lecturer)

 

5

Dr Dim Ethelmary Ogochukwu

Ph.D Business Management (HRM), MBA Bus Admin                         B.Sc Management                            

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (Senior Lecturer)

 

6

Dr Nwekpa Kenneth Chukwuma

Ph.D Management          (Production Mgt)                                                    M.Sc (Project Management Tec.) B.Tech (Project Mgt Technology)

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

 

7

Dr Agu Okoro Agu

Ph.D Management                            M.Sc Management                                    MBA Marketing,  PGDE                                      B.Sc Management

Evangel University Akeze, abakaliki, Ebonyi Sate (Lecturar II)

 

8

Dr (Mrs) Kelvin-Iloafu Nnenna

Ph.D Management                 M.Sc Management                                  MBA Business Administration                 PGD Business Administration                  B.Sc Microbiology

University of Nigeria (Lecturar I)

 

9

Dr Achilike Nicholas Ihentuge

Ph.D Management                                             M.Sc Management                                            MBA Management                                               PGD Management                                                

Federal University Ndufu Alike Ebonyi State (Lecturar II)

 

10

Dr Udu Gabriel Obasi Chidozie

Ph.D Management (Entreprenuership)                   M.Sc Business Management                     B.Sc Business Administration

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (Lecturer II)

 

11

DR. UZOCHUKWU IFEANYCHUKWU SILBA

 Ph.D Management                        M.sc Marketing                               MBA Management                          PGD Bus. Admin/ Mkt/PR            B.Ed (Environmental Edu)

Coal City Business School

 

12

DR. OKOLI AUGUSTINE MARTINS

Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          PGD BANKING & FINANCE           B.AGRIC (ECONOMICS)

Coal City University

 

13

DR. IFEGWU JOHN IFEGWU

Ph.D Management                            M.sc Management                                            MBA Management                                      B.Sc Business  Admin              

 

 

14

DR.  OCHIAKA DENNIS IYIDIOBI

Ph.D Management                             M.sc Development Studies                     M.sc Environmental Mgt /Control                                          MBA Management                                     PGD  Business  Admin / Mgt                           B.Sc   Education Economics

Enugu State Coll. Of Education Techincal      (ESCET)

 

15

DR. IJEOMA  OKORONKWO

Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          B.Sc. (Nursing  Education)

UNN

 

16

DR. EKWOCHI EUCHARIA ADAEZE

Ph.D Management                    M.Sc   Management                                               MBA Management                          B.Sc. Management

ESUT

 

17

DR CHUKWU BENJAMIN IBE

Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          PGD Management                                     B.Sc Ed. (Mathmatics

UNN

 

18

DR. OKAFOR  CHIKODILI NKIRUKA

 Ph.D Management   MBA, B.Sc. Ed Business Education (Accounting)

UNN

 

19

DR. OBI-ANIKE OZIOMA HAPPINESS

 Ph.D Management                            M.sc Management                                                                 B.Sc Business  Admin              

UNN

 

20

DR.OBIJURU EMMANUEL UCHE

Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          B.Sc. Management

 

 

21

DR. MRS OBI ANULIKA VIRGINIA

Ph.D Management                                                   M.Sc Management                          B.Sc. Management

Enugu State College of Education (Techincal)

 

22

DR. EZIEFULE CHINYERE ADA

 Ph.D Management                                                   M.Sc Management                          B.Sc. Management

UNN

 

23

DR. MARIRE MARY IJEOMA

 Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          B.Sc. Management

ESUT ENUGU

 

24

DR. OGBEMUDIA BENEDICT IMHANRENIALENA

Ph.D  Business  Admin                    M.sc  Business  Admin                                                                 B.Sc Business  Admin              

UNN

 

25

DR. IGWE NICHOLAS NGOZITUKWU   

 Ph.D General Managment              MBA( Project Management)                   PGD ( Business  Admin)                                                              B.tech. Food Sci. & Technology             

Godfrey Okoye University Enugu

 

26

DR. NNAMANI EMEKA

Ph.D  Business  Admin                    MBA( Business  Admin )                                                                B.Sc Business  Admin              

ESUT ENUGU

 

27

DR. NOME UJEBE

 Ph.D Business  Admin( MGT) M.A( Human Resource Mgt)                   MBA ( Business  Admin)          PGD (Management  )                     B.Sc (Ed) Accountancy                                                               

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

 

28

DR. IDOKO EDWIN CHUKWUEMEKA

Ph.D (Marketing)                                                                           MBA (Marketing)                                                        PGD (Marketing)                    B.Sc (Marketing)

UNEC

 

29

DR. JAMES OKECHUKWU ABUGU

Ph.D (Marketing)                                                                           MBA (Marketing)                                                                          B.Sc (Marketing)

UNN

 

30

DR. CHUKA UZOMA IFEDIORA

Ph.D (Marketing)                                                                           MBA (Marketing)                                                                          B.Sc (Finance)

UNN

 

31

DR.OBETA CHARLES EZE

Ph.D (Marketing)                                                                           MBA (Marketing)                                                                          M.Sc (Marketing)                                           B. A (Mass Communication)

UNN

 

32

DR Bakere Ibrahim

PhD, MSc Marketing, BSc

Lasu

 

33

DR OLADUNJOYE OLAWALE TAOFIK

MASTER IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Unilag

 

34

ADEOYE ABAYOMI OLAREWAJU

PhD MANAGEMENT

Unilag

 

35

DR BABATUNDE DANIEL

PhD BUS ADMIN

Unilag

 

36

DAWODU ADEYEMI AKINKUNMI MODUPE

PhD INDUSTRIAL RELATION AND PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

Unilag

 

37

DR WAIDI ADENIYI AKINGBADE

PhD BUSINESS ADMIN

Lasu

 

38

DR GENTY RAZAK

PhD MANAGEMENT

Lasu

 

39

DR RAHMON OLAWALE SAKA

PhD BUSINESS ADMIN

Lasu

 

40

DR ADEBIYI SULAIMAN OLANREWAJU

PhD PHILOSOPHY IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Unilag

 

41

EMEJULU AMALA GERALD Dr

PhD BUS ADMIN MBA Cooperative Economics And Management, HND Cooperative Economics And Management

Department of Cooperative Economics & Management, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

 

42

DR  Taiwo O. Abdulahi  Senior lecturer

PhD Cooperative Entreprenurship, M.Sc MBA, BSc

Department of Cooperative Economics & Management, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

                     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Admission Requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship

Candidates seeking admission must possess either Bachelor Degree Certificates or equivalent from institutions recognised by the Senate of   NOUN; or Holders of HND with a minimum of Lower Credit from institutions recognised by NOUN or any other University approved by Senate.

        1. Five (5) credit pass in not more than two sittings in SSCE/NECO/GCE or NABTEB in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Economics Commerce, Business Methods, Accounting, Government, Geography, Chemistry, Biology, and either Physics,
        2. Higher National Diploma LOWER CREDIT) and with not less than one year post qualification experience.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

2.5      MSc Entrepreneurship

Philosophy

The philosophy of the programme is to provide graduates that have developed an appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of the program and are able to apply conceptual models in the programme to the various creativity, innovation and social change situations in the Nigerian and international context and also to prepare the students to meet the challenges posed by the new business venture creation and innovation.

 

Objective

I.          Provide working knowledge of the interdiscplinary basic skills and tools for entrepreneurship.

II.        Provide working knowledge of skills required as change agents in the new venture creation process and development.

III.       Provide working knowledge and skills required to render to micro, small, medium and large enterprises management in business organizations.

 

Course Structure

The programme requires a minimum of 36 credit units made up as follows:

 

  • Twelve core course (2 units each)                                          24 units
  • Three electives (2 units each)                                                 6 units
  • Thesis                                                                                      6 units
  • Total                                                                                        36 units

Core Courses                                                                                     Credit Units

 

Outline Programme Proposal (OPP)

First semester

S/N

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

UNITS     

STATUS

1

GST807

The Good study guide

2

C

2

ENT801

Business planning for entrepreneurship growth                                                        

2

C

3

ENT802

Entrepreneurship theory & behaviour                    

2

C

4

ENT803

Monitoring & supervision  of entrepreneurship development programmes

2

C

5

ENT808

Advanced managing  small enterprises                                                         

2

C

6

FMS825

Research Methodology

2

C

7

ENT893

Entrepreneurship

2

C

8

BUS806

Human Resource Management

2

E

9

ENT805

E-business & Event Management

2

E

10

BUS831

Organizational Behaviour

2

E

 

 

TOTAL CREDIT UNITS (COMPULSORY)

16

 

 

 

TOTOL CREDITS UNIT (ELECTIVE)

4

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS

20

 

 

Second semester

S/N

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

STATUS

1

ENT821

Techniques in Development project Planning for Entrepreneurs                            

2

C

2

ENT822

Social and cultural change Entrepreneurship             

2

C

3

ENT823

Disciplined inquiry in entrepreneurship Learning Tour Experience                                                                 

2

C

4

ENT824

Leadership and management for entrepreneurs           

2

C

5

ENT825

Creativity, innovation and Technology in enterprises

2

C

6

ENT883

Small business Management                                                         

2

C

7

ENT850

Thesis

6

C

8

ENT826

Cooperative entrepreneurship

2

E

9

ENT827

Natural Resource Utilization                                                                                     

2

E

10

ENT829

Edupreneurship

2

E

 

 

TOTAL CREDIT UNITS (COMPULSORY)

16

C

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS UNIT (ELECTIVE)

2

E

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS

18

 

Candidates are expected to pass a minimum of 36 credits units to be qualified for graduation

2.6 COURSE DESCRIPTION

GST807 THE GOOD STUDY GUIDE                                                

Getting Started: How to use the book, why read about study skills, getting yourself organized, what is studying all about, reading and note-taking: introduction, reactions to reading, your reading strategy, memory, taking notes, conclusion. Other ways of studying: Introduction, learning in groups, takes and lectures, learning from T.V and Radio broadcasts, other study media. Working with numbers: Getting to know numbers, describing the world, describing the tables, describing with diagrams and graphs, what is good writing? The importance of writing, what does an essay look like, what is a good essay, conclusion. How to write essays: Introduction, the craft of writing, the advantages of treating essay writing as a craft, making your essay flow, making a convincing case, the experience of writing and preparing for examination

 

ENT801 BUSINESS PLANNING FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP GROWTH                                                      

This course deals with business plan within task groups from the concept to all elements of a professionally written business plan. This topic affords students high interaction with businesses and entrepreneurs to further refine and improve their plans and/or prepare for national business plan competitions. This component also consists in practical evaluation of students dream businesses and career life, exposition on how best to prepare feasibility report and appraisal of projects before investment; and project evaluation techniques: traditional methods such as accounting rate of return (ARP), payback period (PBP), net present value (NPV) internal rate of return (IRR) and profitability index (PI).

ENT802 ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY & BEHAVIOUR                                                 

This Course is aimed at exploring these theories from a multidisciplinary perspective and help students to have proper understanding of the different contributions made by these theorists to entrepreneurship development. The study of entrepreneurship is based on different theories and the contributions made by different theorists to entrepreneurship development. The attempt to stimulate and energies the student to develop a models of understanding theory and application to new venture design driven Entrepreneurship. Top Management adoption process of new and old theory, Usage of appropriate theory choice of acquisition and diffusional process of Theory to establishing profitable ventures but also finding practical and pragmatic solutions to management, operational or strategic problems given the contemporary society characterized with high level of unemployment and scarcity.

ENT803 MONITORING & SUPERVISION OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES.

Concept and nature of monitoring and supervision of entrepreneurship development programme, rationale for evaluation in entrepreneurship, external agencies, planning and utilizing entrepreneurship programme, inspection, qualities of enterprise inspection, guidelines for inspection, entrepreneurship monitoring and supervision strategies, services and appraisal of enterprise finances techniques and self evaluation. Evolution of supervision, principles of supervision, supervision is leadership, application of communication theory to supervision of business practices, supervisory team, how to improve supervisory visits and follow up, workshop, seminar and conferences for measuring enterprise, intrapraneurs and entrepreneurs performance, use of media and other resources, building a community support programme, professional responsibilities of the entrepreneurs for supervising and monitoring programme for the future. Mode of exam Term Papers presentation

 

ENT804 BIOGRAPHICAL STUDIES OF ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKERS AND GIANTS

Students will be made to study the lives and characters of different world class entrepreneurs. This will enable them to know the secret behind their success and why some of them failed. Special attention will be given to indigenous entrepreneurs. Mode of exam Term Papers presentation

 

ENT805 E-BUSINESS & EVENT MANAGEMENT

This course is divided into two parts. Part one on e-buisness and part two on event management. The first part intended to equip students with the broad knowledge of electronic commerce. Topics will cover concept definitions, an overview of internet and mobile telecommunication, importance of e-business, website design, internet advertisements, achieving competitive advantages using E-adverts; online sales, E-payments, ATM, debit and credit cards. Students are expected to be exposed to practical applications. This second part will be on the understanding of event management using project management concept. Topics will cover an overview of what an event is the need for the event, and parties involved. Also to be discussed are the roles of stakeholders such as the sponsor, the team leader, team members and the client/market.

FMS825 RESEARCH METHODS

Advances research works in entrepreneurship including the preparation of research proposal, data collection, the use of information technologies and computer in data processing and model analysis, research paper presentation and comments, preparation of seminar reports and publication of academic journals.

 

ENT896 ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 History of entrepreneurship in Nigeria, role and functions/values of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship tasks, entrepreneurship in national economy, entrepreneurial risks and hazards, sources of information for entrepreneurship development, role of banks and financial institutions in enterprise creation, government agencies contribution in sourcing information, identification of financial institution involved entrepreneurship development, government policy on financing small medium scale enterprise,  support agencies (function of support agencies), role of te following institutions; NEPC, NERF, NDE, DEFRRI RMRDC, IDC in the promotion and development of product selection (evaluation of entrepreneurs idea, idea generation, product selection criteria and  factors associated with it, steps involved in preliminary screening steps in preparation of pre-feasibility study, relevant technology available for selected products, sources of raw materials for selected products, effects of government policy ang regulations on product selection, legal aspects business in products selection, industrial activities (roles of national association of small scale industries NASSI) in entrepreneurship, explanation on the contributions of (NACCIMMA) to the (NACCIMA) to the development of entrepreneurship, support given by Manufacturers Association of Nigeria(MAN) to the small and medium scale industrialists.

 

BUS806 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Nature and scope of Human Resources Management, strategies and Management practices in manpower planning, staffing, human resource training and development, performance measurement and management, career planning and employee welfare, compensation designs and reward management.

 

ENT808    ADVANCED MANAGING SMALL ENTERPRISES                                                         

Scope and nature of Small Business Management:  Business goals; characteristics of small business enterprises; need for small business enterprises.  Basic concepts of management and Management Principles – planning, organizing, staffing, direct, controlling, research and budgeting, and their application to co-operatives and Small Business.  Management of small business – definitions of management and small business, concept of management nature of business decision; marketing strategy and planning – definition of planning, importance of planning forms/kinds of planning and illustrate the flow of planning decision in a small business organisation master plan, role of marketing in small business organisation, definition of strategy marketing and marketing task to an entrepreneur, stages in the procedure of marketing strategy planning. Co-operative Business from social, legal and economic perspectives.  Steps in setting up Co-operative Business.  Motivation, leadership, authority and supervision in co-operative organization.  Functions of management committee; personnel management in co-operatives.  Problems of Co-operative and Small Business Management. Market analysis in selection of market posture, coordination and control of business activities strategy revision and continuity psychological barriers to marketing strategy planning; sources of information – definition internal and external source of information

BUS831 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR

The course is designed to enable students undertake the study of core individual, group and organizational behavioural process in organizational settings. Dimensions of organization structure, organizational design, organizational culture, organization change and development, organization policies and conflicts. Relationship between organization processes and characteristics.

 

ENT821 TECHNIQUES IN DEVELOPMENT PROJECT PLANNING FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Fundamental of development projects, project planning stages, project planning tools, Evaluation and monitoring tools Issues in development project planning, The Scope is divided into three (a) Preparation of Project Report: - (Appraisals) (b) Management of Project (c) Project Evaluation and Analysis. (a) Preparation of Project Report: - (Appraisals) Developing Banking and Assistance, Pre-Investment Studies and Pre feasibility study, Project Appraisal, Financial Liability, Essential Features of PR, Who should prepare the PR, Registered Consultant - (Fees & time Management and retaining a consultant Core area includes (a) Norms for Debt: Equity (b) Norms for promoter's contribution (c) Norms for Application for financial Assistance (d) Norms for list on national enclosure. (b) Management of project scheme - Fixation of cost of project Fixation of cost of project (a) Finalizing cost of project and margin money for working capital (land & sight development, building & Civil Works, allied civil structure, plant & Machinery , fixed assets, escalation and contingencies (b) Technical no how fees (c) interest during construction period (d) margin money for working capital (e) implementation schedule and government consent and certification scheme Fixation of mean of financing of project (Means of financing and assessing cost of capital developing projected financial statement: (Projected Profitability and Cash flow of New & Old projects, Presentation of financial statement, Applying Appraisal criterion for studying the viability of project for housing, purchase lease financing and methodology of project execution), Appraisal for Housing higher purchase list financing and methodology of project execution. case studies.  

 

ENT822 SOCIAL AND CULTURAL CHANGE ENTREPRENEURSHIP                                   This course will explore the dimensions of culture to the practice of entrepreneurship. Attention will be given to the works of theorists and sociologists who have made contributions in this field. A comparison of supply and demand perspectives will be undertaken to appraise how they contribute to the emergence of entrepreneurs in the society with particular reference to the Nigerian society. The innovative concepts, practices and strategies related to social Entrepreneurship. It attempts to instill social entrepreneurial attitude by challenging students current thinking and assumptions about what works and why and how to fix identified needs in the community. The essence is to enable students’ think of ways of creating social ventures and organizations that will address environmental issues, politics, crime, poverty, diseases and violence in the society. also identify and discuss how changes in the experience of people, entity or society impact on their entrepreneurial orientation. The course is designed to enable student’s appreciation their culture and learn from other cultures. Reference will be made to particular experiences that have affected entrepreneurial practices of groups in the Nigerian society.

 

ENT823 DISCIPLINED INQUIRY IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP LEARNING TOUR EXPERIENCE                Course Objectives

  • Develop a broad range of work skills and attributes that are particularly valuable in a globalized economy.
  • Understanding entrepreneurial practices.
  • Challenge your values, perceptions and assumptions.
  • Gain insight into another culture.

Duration

Industrial learning and tours is a semester programme. Visits to proposed industries, trade fair, Business submit local or international that are organized and facilitated by Department/programme Coordinator once in a semester. Learning tours are designed to give you experience that will benefit your career after and during your degree. The tours gives you credit towards your degree and offer a unique opportunity to enrich your learning. The students not only get a chance to experience a visual tour of these industries local or international as decided and agreed upon by all the students but also learn the ways and techniques in which people work over there. The career aspirants also get management advice from the directors and others in-charge of each industry that helps in motivating them to be efficient enough to achieve their career goals.

The following applies

  • Students are to visit any industry proposed by the Department and write a report of 2000 words about the industrial activity of the proposed industry. The mode, time and duration of the presentation will be communicated to students by the Department.
  • Students can be grouped into a maximum of 5 to work on the report, but the role of each student must be well spelt out in the report. Visitation, presentation, reports and results should be forwarded 1 month before the semester’s examination.
  • Student shall spend 10 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions and answers. After completion of the exercise, students are to send in a soft copy of their report via email to the official email.

Students will gain a well- developed understanding of business enterprises and the entrepreneurial and strategies thinking that drives them in a dynamic competitive regional, national and global economy. Students will learn to apply entrepreneurial and strategic management practices (e.g. using case analysis) to organizations of varying sizes. An integral component, futures studies, shall involve an introduction into thinking about the future, the foundation of the field, its methodologies, link to planning, decision – making, strategy and public policy. The relationship between core competences (at the company level) and ‘ key success factors at the industry shall be examined. Mode of exam Term Papers presentation Cost: The leaners/students bear the Cost

 

 

 

ENT824 LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT FOR ENTREPRENEURS                                       

This course exposes students to the leadership question. Topics will include an overview of leadership, theories of leadership, the concept of the servant leader, leaders as change agents and problems of leadership in Nigeria. The concept of management leadership, review of theories and research in leadership, role of leadership in matching together business structure, strategy and behavioural process, Entrepreneurial Leadership and Team Management, Quality Management for SMEs, The course will also cover issues on transparency, accountability, due process and global perspective of good governance, It also covers issues related to good governance. Strategic Entrepreneurship, International comparative studies of management leadership with specific reference to USA, Japan, USSR and China. Leadership roles and organizational effectiveness and productivity.

ENT825 CREATIVITY, INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY IN ENTERPRISES     Every Business students must understand ad take decision concerning the nature of Business and Management dynamics, the course covers I(a) Business creation and innovation (b) Brain storming for New/Old organization (c) Project stimulation into it system and sub-system (d) Employment generation and prqject-cum-revenue multiplier capacity. Top management has to understand and take decisions concerning technology. The attempt to force the student to develop a methodology of understanding technology Design Driven Entrepreneurship. Areas to be covered would include appropriate technology, transfer of technology, criteria for choice of technology, technology buying, borrowing etc.  Il(a) Management stimulation and conversion of discoveries, Inventions and creative into Innovation for management policy and decision (b) The New product Committee, task force (c) Top Management adoption process (d) Usage of appropriate Technology, Technology Transfer process, choice of tech acquisition and diffusional process of Technologies. Establishing profitable ventures but also finding practical and pragmatic solutions to management, operational or strategic problems given the contemporary society characterized with high level of unemployment and scarcity.

 

ENT883 SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT                                                         

Management of small business – definitions of management and small business, concept of management nature of business decision; marketing strategy and planning – definition of planning, importance of planning forms/kinds of planning and illustrate the flow of planning decision in a small business organisation master plan, role of marketing in small business organisation, definition of strategy marketing and marketing task to an entrepreneur, stages in the procedure of marketing strategy planning. Market analysis in selection of market posture, coordination and control of business activities strategy revision and continuity psychological barriers to marketing strategy planning; sources of information – definition internal and external source of information (Federal government and its agencies, state and local government as external sources of information elements of  an information system, advantages and procedures involved in developing records retention programme, uses of some information tools such as manuals, reports and forms, ratio analysis and the limitations of ratio as a tool; budgeting and breakeven analysis – definition, budgeting process problems of budgeting preparation, kinds of budgets and the importance of budgets administration; illustrate how BEP chart is constructed, changes associated with the chart as any of the variables change; nature of pricing – definition price determination, price elasticity and cost price relationships pricing terms, calculation of terms and the use of discount, types of discount; procedures and strategies in product pricing – factors that influence pricing strategies.

ENTMBA883 SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

The Nature of Small business, Advantages and disadvantages of small business, Introduction to Opportunities analysis, Advanced Opportunities analysis, Characteristics for success in small business., The technical plan, The management plan, The Marketing plan, The Financial plan, The Economic plan, Managing manufacturing operations, Managing service based operations, Monitoring performance, Accounting records for small business, Sourcing capital for small business

 

ENT826 COOPERATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Concept of Cooperative, Concept of Entrepreneurship, Meaning of cooperative entrepreneurship, theory and principle of cooperative, theory of entrepreneurship, cooperative and entrepreneurship programmes, Membership and Consumer behaviour, government policies on cooperative and entrepreneurship. The marketing and Price Strategy of food and Agricultural and non-agricultural products for domestic and export markets.

 

ENT827 NATURAL RESOURCE UTILIZATION

Economics of utilizing and conserving land, water and energy resources, Recourses Scarcity Models, Geopolitical Territories and Cultural Heritages. Six Political Zone and State Grouping. Federal Capital Territory and its Resources. South South Cultural Heritage. South West Cultural Heritage. South East Cultural Heritage. North Central Cultural Heritage. North East Cultural Heritage. North West Cultural Heritage. Demand and Supply for Food and Fibre, land resource use, water resource use, energy resource use. Conservation and the environment. Solid Waste Management in Nigeria. Characteristics and Importance of the Agricultural Sector in Nigeria. The Agricultural Sector during Pre and Post-Independence Period. Characteristics and Prospects of the Nigerian Agricultural Sector. Policy Intervention in the Nigerian Agricultural Sector. Characteristics and Importance of the Mining Sector. The Crude Oil Sector. Solid Minerals and Associated Gas Sector. The Challenges and Prospects of the Mining Sector.

 

ENT829 EDUPRENEURSHIP

Entrepreneurship Education and Management Science, information about Entrepreneurship, Enterprise Education and Small Business Management, Entrepreneurship through aggressive Training and Research, in intensive training of top level entrepreneurs, retirees and would - be-retirees in the field of Entrepreneurial management, provision of quality entrepreneurship education by raising its standard as the key to a more productive and sustainable development of Africans through globally acceptable best practices,  brand in provision of entrepreneurship education for sustainable development.  

 

ENT/MBA896  ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENTAND SMALL BUSINESS  MANAGEMENT

nature of Entrepreneurship,  Forms of Business Organization,  The Nature of Small Business, Critical

Success Factors in Entrepreneurship , Identifying business opportunities,  Determining business location and layout , Business Layout, The Technical components of a business plan, The strategic and management components of a business plan. The marketing components of a business plan. The financial components of a business plan. Managing manufacturing based operations, Managing  service based operations. , Raising capital for small business, Accounting records for small business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Admission Requirements for the Master of Science (M. Sc.):

For a candidate to qualify for the Master of Science (M. Sc) Programme in the Department of Entrepreneurial Studies such a candidate must possess:

1. A Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of Second Class (Lower) in Entrepreneurship, and Business Management, Cooperative, Accounting, Banking and Finance, Economics, Insurance, Business, Entrepreneurship, Employment and Human Relations, Management, Marketing, (Human Resource Management) of NOUN or any other University approved by Senate, or

2. A Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of Second Class (Lower) in related discipline (i.e. Tourism & Hospitality Management, Transport Management, Office and Information Management, Actuarial Science, Public Administration, Statistics and Mathematics, Agricultural Economics etc.) of NOUN or any other University approved by Senate.

3. Five (5) credit pass in not more than two sittings in SSCE/NECO/GCE or NABTEB in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Economics Commerce, Business Methods, Accounting, Government, Geography, Chemistry, Biology, and either Physics,

4. (Higher National Diploma LOWER CREDIT) and POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN Entrepreneurship, Management OR Business Administration OR Financial Management with CGPA of 3.00 not less than two years post qualification experience.

5. The Candidate may be required to satisfy the Department at an interview or written examination or both.

 

Duration for the Master of Science (M. Sc.):

Minimum of Two (2) semesters and Maximum of six (6) semesters for

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                     LIST OF ACADEMIC STAFF

S/N

NAME OF STAFF

RANK

QUALIFICATION

UNIT

STATUS

1

LAWAL, Kamaldeen A.A  (Dr.)

Senior Lecturer /HOD

Ph.D, Cooperative Entrepreneurship, M.Sc (Coop. Bus. & Mgt), B.Sc (Economics), NCE (Econs/Maths), FCCA, ACPA, ACCA, FCE.Nig, FCE.Gh

Entrepreneurial Studies

Permanent

2.

ISHOLA, Timothy O.(Dr.)

Senior Lecturer

PhD (Bus. Admin), MBA, B. Sc. Bus Admin, TCE, IPMA

Business Administration

Permanent

3

IBRAHIM, Mohammed Gaddafi

Assistant Lecturer

PhD, M.Sc. Mgt Inf.System (2011), B.A Bus. Admin

Business Administration

Permanent

 

Other Associate Lecturers within the Faculty

S/N

NAME OF STAFF

RANK

QUALIFICATION

Unit

STATUS

1.

MANDE, Samaila (Prof.)

Professor

Ph.D. Bus Adm M.Sc. Marketing, MBA Marketing, M.Sc. Mass Comm., PGD Bus. Adm., Diploma

Marketing

Permanent

2.

OSOBA, Samson B. (Asso Prof.)

Associate Professor

Ph.D (2010), MBA (2004), Transport Studies (1998), (1997)

Business Administration

Permanent

3.

ERHINYOJA, Sunday Dedekuma (Dr.)

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D, (2011),  MBA (1985), B. Sc. Economics (1980), General Cert. of Ed.

Administration/ Centre Director, Owrhode Community  Study Centre

Permanent

4.

ATURU-AGHEDO, Caroline  (Dr.) (Mrs.)

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D, MBA (2000), B.Ed (1995)

Administration/Kaduna

Permanent

5.

ATUMA, Okpara (Dr.)

Lecturer I

M.Sc Bus. Admin (2011)

Administration

Permanent

6.

CHUKWUMA, Nnenna N. (Dr.) (Mrs.)

 

Lecturer I

Ph.D Industrial Relations & Personnel Mgt. (2014), M.Sc IRPM (2007), B.Sc Sociology (2005)

Business Administration/P-Harcourt/Uyo

Permanent

7

OLAJIDE-ARISE, Temi O. (Mrs.) Study Leave Nigeria

 Lecturer II

PhD, M.Sc (HRM), B.Sc (Econs), ACIPM

Business Administration

Permanent

8

ABDULLAHI S. Araga (Dr.)

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D, MBA (1994), B. Sc. Bus. Admin. (1982), General Cert. of Ed. (1978)

Banking & Finance

Permanent

3

OBERA, Jeremiah J. O. (Dr.)

Lecturer I

Ph.D. (Accounting & Finance), B.A. Accounting with Finance, M.Sc. Accounting, MBA, ANAN, HND Accounting, OND Accounting

Accounting

Permanent

4

AWA, Kalu I. (Dr.)

 Lecturer II

Ph.D  Banking & Finance, MBA Banking & Finance, B.Sc Bus Admin, ACII, ACIB

Banking & Finance

Permanent

               

 

LIST OF OTHER ACADEMIC STAFF ASSOCIATE LECTURER/FACILITATORS

1

IYIEGBUNIWE, Wilfred (Prof.)

 

Professor

Ph.D. Finance/Economics, M.Sc. Finance, M.Sc. Statistics, MBA Marketing, MBA, B.Sc. Bus. Adm., Diploma in Marketing

Banking & Finance

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2

UGWUANYI, Willy N. J (Prof)

Professor

Ph.D. Agricultural Finance, PGD Management Studies

Banking & Finance

 

 

3

URHOGHIDE, Ruth Osaretin (Dr.) (Mrs.)

Associate Professor

Ph.D. (Accounting), M.Sc. (Accounting), MBA, HND (Accounting), FCA, MAMN

Accounting / Centre Director, Benin

 

 

 

S/N

NAME

QUALIFICATION

INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION

 

1

DR. OKECHUKWU ELIZABETH UZOAMAKA

Ph.D Management                    M.Sc Management MBA Business Administration B.Sc Business Administration

Enugu State University of Science and Technology

 

2

DR.HYGINUS E NWOSU

Ph.D (Business Administration)                  M.Sc (Business Administration)               MBA (Business Administration)                B.Sc (Business Administration)                                                     B.Ed (Education Admin/Econs)

Federal University Ndufu Alike Ebonyi State

 

3

Dr Agha Nancy Chinwe

Ph.D Management                            MBA Business Administration                                                                    PGD Business Administration

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (Senior Lecturer)

 

4

Dr (Mrs) Ezezue Bernadine Oluchukwu

Ph.D (Management)                 M.Sc (Management)                      MBA, PGD (Management)                          B.Ed (English)

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (Senior Lecturer)

 

5

Dr Dim Ethelmary Ogochukwu

Ph.D Business Management (HRM), MBA Bus Admin                         B.Sc Management                            

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (Senior Lecturer)

 

6

Dr Nwekpa Kenneth Chukwuma

Ph.D Management          (Production Mgt)                                                    M.Sc (Project Management Tec.) B.Tech (Project Mgt Technology)

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

 

7

Dr Agu Okoro Agu

Ph.D Management                            M.Sc Management                                    MBA Marketing,  PGDE                                      B.Sc Management

Evangel University Akeze, abakaliki, Ebonyi Sate (Lecturar II)

 

8

Dr (Mrs) Kelvin-Iloafu Nnenna

Ph.D Management                 M.Sc Management                                  MBA Business Administration                 PGD Business Administration                  B.Sc Microbiology

University of Nigeria (Lecturar I)

 

9

Dr Achilike Nicholas Ihentuge

Ph.D Management                                             M.Sc Management                                            MBA Management                                               PGD Management                                                

Federal University Ndufu Alike Ebonyi State (Lecturar II)

 

10

Dr Udu Gabriel Obasi Chidozie

Ph.D Management (Entreprenuership)                   M.Sc Business Management                     B.Sc Business Administration

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (Lecturer II)

 

11

DR. UZOCHUKWU IFEANYCHUKWU SILBA

 Ph.D Management                        M.sc Marketing                               MBA Management                          PGD Bus. Admin/ Mkt/PR            B.Ed (Environmental Edu)

Coal City Business School

 

12

DR. OKOLI AUGUSTINE MARTINS

Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          PGD BANKING & FINANCE           B.AGRIC (ECONOMICS)

Coal City University

 

13

DR. IFEGWU JOHN IFEGWU

Ph.D Management                            M.sc Management                                            MBA Management                                      B.Sc Business  Admin              

 

 

14

DR.  OCHIAKA DENNIS IYIDIOBI

Ph.D Management                             M.sc Development Studies                     M.sc Environmental Mgt /Control     MBA Management                                     PGD  Business  Admin / Mgt                           B.Sc   Education Economics

Enugu State Coll. Of Education Techincal      (ESCET)

 

15

DR. IJEOMA  OKORONKWO

Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          B.Sc. (Nursing  Education)

UNN

 

16

DR. EKWOCHI EUCHARIA ADAEZE

Ph.D Management                    M.Sc   Management                                               MBA Management                          B.Sc. Management

ESUT

 

17

DR CHUKWU BENJAMIN IBE

Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          PGD Management                                     B.Sc Ed. (Mathmatics

UNN

 

18

DR. OKAFOR  CHIKODILI NKIRUKA

 Ph.D Management   MBA, B.Sc. Ed Business Education (Accounting)

UNN

 

19

DR. OBI-ANIKE OZIOMA HAPPINESS

 Ph.D Management                            M.sc Management                                                                 B.Sc Business  Admin              

UNN

 

20

DR.OBIJURU EMMANUEL UCHE

Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          B.Sc. Management

 

 

21

DR. MRS OBI ANULIKA VIRGINIA

Ph.D Management                                                   M.Sc Management                          B.Sc. Management

Enugu State College of Education (Techincal)

 

22

DR. EZIEFULE CHINYERE ADA

 Ph.D Management                                                   M.Sc Management                          B.Sc. Management

UNN

 

23

DR. MARIRE MARY IJEOMA

 Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          B.Sc. Management

ESUT ENUGU

 

24

DR. OGBEMUDIA BENEDICT IMHANRENIALENA

Ph.D  Business  Admin                    M.sc  Business  Admin                                                                 B.Sc Business  Admin              

UNN

 

25

DR. IGWE NICHOLAS NGOZITUKWU   

 Ph.D General Managment              MBA( Project Management)                   PGD ( Business  Admin)                                                              B.tech. Food Sci. & Technology             

Godfrey Okoye University Enugu

 

26

DR. NNAMANI EMEKA

Ph.D  Business  Admin                    MBA( Business  Admin )                                                                B.Sc Business  Admin              

ESUT ENUGU

 

27

DR. NOME UJEBE

 Ph.D Business  Admin( MGT) M.A( Human Resource Mgt)                   MBA ( Business  Admin)          PGD (Management  )                     B.Sc (Ed) Accountancy                                                               

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

 

28

DR. IDOKO EDWIN CHUKWUEMEKA

Ph.D (Marketing)                                                                           MBA (Marketing)                                                        PGD (Marketing)                    B.Sc (Marketing)

UNEC

 

29

DR. JAMES OKECHUKWU ABUGU

Ph.D (Marketing)                                                                           MBA (Marketing)                                                                          B.Sc (Marketing)

UNN

 

30

DR. CHUKA UZOMA IFEDIORA

Ph.D (Marketing)                                                                           MBA (Marketing)                                                                          B.Sc (Finance)

UNN

 

31

DR.OBETA CHARLES EZE

Ph.D (Marketing)                                                                           MBA (Marketing)                                                                          M.Sc (Marketing)                                           B. A (Mass Communication)

UNN

 

32

DR Bakere Ibrahim

PhD, MSc Marketing, BSc

Lasu

 

33

DR OLADUNJOYE OLAWALE TAOFIK

MASTER IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Unilag

 

34

ADEOYE ABAYOMI OLAREWAJU

PhD MANAGEMENT

Unilag

 

35

DR BABATUNDE DANIEL

PhD BUS ADMIN

Unilag

 

36

DAWODU ADEYEMI AKINKUNMI MODUPE

PhD INDUSTRIAL RELATION AND PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

Unilag

 

37

DR WAIDI ADENIYI AKINGBADE

PhD BUSINESS ADMIN

Lasu

 

38

DR GENTY RAZAK

PhD MANAGEMENT

Lasu

 

39

DR RAHMON OLAWALE SAKA

PhD BUSINESS ADMIN

Lasu

 

40

DR ADEBIYI SULAIMAN OLANREWAJU

PhD PHILOSOPHY IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Unilag

 

41

EMEJULU AMALA GERALD Dr

PhD BUS ADMIN MBA Cooperative Economics And Management, HND Cooperative Economics And Management

Department of Cooperative Economics & Management, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

 

42

DR  Taiwo O. Abdulahi  Senior lecturer

PhD Cooperative Entreprenurship, M.Sc MBA, BSc

Department of Cooperative Economics & Management, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

                     

 

 

 


 

 

MASTER OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP (Professional),    FEBRUARY, 2018

 

 

2.0 COURSE EVALUATION

2.1 Attainment Levels

In the Master of Entrepreneurship (Professional) programme, assessment of students’ achievement should be based on:

  • Examinations
  • Term Papers
  • Oral Presentation and Problem solving exercises
  • Assignments
  • Group Project Works
  • PG Dissertations

 

Continuous Assessment

Continuous Assessment shall be done through essays, tests, term papers, tutorial exercise, quizzes and home works.

 

    1. Scores from continuous assessment shall constitute 30% of the final marks for scores which are primarily theoretical
    2. For courses which are partly term paper presentation and partly theoretical, scores from continuous assessment shall constitute 40% of the final marks
    3. For courses that are entirely term paper presentations, continuous assessment shall be based on a student’s term papers for reports and shall constitute 100% of the final mark.

 

TUTOTIAL AND TERMS PAPERS

  1. Tutorials

There should be one hour of tutorial for every four hours of lecture. Thus a course of one credit unit should comprise 12 hours of lecture and three hours of tutorials.

  1. Term Papers

There would be term paper presentations which shall form part of the graduation requirements.

Internship in Industry

Internship in Industry is recommended for Master of Cooperative studies and Master of Entrepreneurship education. Where possible, it shall consist of a minimum of 12 supervised weeks of training for a minimum of 3 credit units examined as passed or failed option.

 

Entrepreneurial skills Studies

Entrepreneurial Studies shall be integral parts of Master of Entrepreneurship (professional) with the aim of empowering the graduates with skills that will enable them engage in income –yielding ventures to be responsible, enterprising, individuals who will be entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial thinkers and contribute to national economic development and sustainable communities.

External Examiners System

The External Examiners System shall be used in the final year of the graduate programme to assess final year courses and projects, and to certify the overall performance of the graduating students, as well as the quality of facilities and teaching.

Examinations, Grading Procedure and Results

  1. Examination

In addition to continuous assessment final examination shall be given.                                      The total score obtainable for any course continuous asse4ssment and final examinations is 100%. The total final examination scores would be as follow from one course to another, depending on the score of the continuous assessment of a course as explained in section 2

Continuous Assessment                      30                    20                    0

Final Examination                               70                    80                    100

Total                                                    100                  100                  100

Each course shall normally be completed and examined at the end of the semester which it is offered.

A written examination shall be normally last a minimum of one hour for one unit course and a course of two units shall have 3 hours of examination

Pass Mark

 

The minimum pass mark in any course shall be 50%.

Learning Outcomes for Programmes.

Comprehensive knowledge of areas of specialization

Graduates should have a comprehensive knowledge of their areas of specialization, embodying an understanding of the theoretical foundations and quantitative tools of the areas of specialization as well as the ability to apply this knowledge to actual problems.

Problem solving capabilities

Graduates should be able to demonstrate problem solving capacity through lateral, critical, innovative and creative connections among diverse fields of study in analyzing problems.

 

Global perspective

Graduates should have a global perspective, based on an understanding of both the domestic and global environments of the organization

Communication competency

Graduates should be able to communicate effectively in writing and orally in ways appropriate for a variety of objectives and audiences

Ability to Manage Information

Graduates should have an understanding of advances in information technology and be able to effectively integrate the innovations in their decision – making processes.                            

Social Responsibility

Graduates should understand and demonstrate the ethical considerations and environmental ramifications of their decisions

Behavioural Skills

Graduates should understand Customer, Client, members, competitors, stakeholder’s and board of directors behaviour in organizations and society. They should:

  • Have the ability to utilize leadership skills effectively
  • Interact effectively in group situations
  • Manage in culturally diverse environments
  • Help others develop their skills
  • Resolve conflict effectively and
  • Act independently in low feedback environments.

COURSE DELIVERY AND FACILITIES

  1. Course Delivery

The modes of course delivery such as lectures, seminars, group projects, in company training etc having being adequately used in training the students. The panel should assess this and measure the effectiveness and adequacy of the various course delivery modes.

      1. Facilities

Assessment should be made on the degree of availability of facilities such as classrooms, seminar rooms, lecturers’ office accommodation, ICT tools and equipment

      1. Library

The quality, relevance, currency and quantity of books and international academic and scholarly journals available for the programme should be assessed to determine their adequacy or otherwise.

      1. Funding

The adequacy of funds available for the programme should be assessed. How far is the post graduate school able to assist indigent student financially.

 

2.3 Master of Entrepreneurship (Professional)

Philosophy

The philosophy of the programme is to provide graduates that have developed an appreciation of the discipline practise as an entrepreneurs or business owners and are able to apply conceptual models in the programme to the various creativity, innovation and social change situations in the Nigerian and international context and also to prepare the students to meet the challenges posed by the new business venture creation and innovation.

 

Objective

I.          Provide working knowledge of the discipline basic skills and tools for entrepreneurship.

II.        Provide working knowledge of skills required as change agents in the new venture creation process and development.

III.       Provide working knowledge and skills required to render to micro, small, medium and large enterprises management in business organizations.

 

Course Structure

The programme requires a minimum of 36 credit units made up as follows:

 

  • Twelve core course (2 units each)                                          24 units
  • Three electives (2 units each)                                                 6 units
  • Thesis                                                                                      6 units
  • Total                                                                                        36 units

Outline Programme Proposal (OPP)

First semester

S/N

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

STATUS

1

GST807

The Good study guide

2

C

2

ENT801

Business planning for entrepreneurship growth                                                        

2

C

3

ENT802

Entrepreneurship theory & behaviour                    

2

C

4

ENT803

Monitoring & supervision  of entrepreneurship development programmes

2

C

5

ENT804

Biographical studies of Entrepreneurial thinkers and Giants (Term paper presentation)      

2

C

6

FMS825

Research Methodology

2

C

7

ENT896

Entrepreneurship

2

C

8

BUS806

Human Resource Management

2

E

9

ENT805

E-business & Event Management

2

E

10

BUS831

Organizational Behaviour and theory

2

E

 

 

TOTAL CREDIT UNITS (COMPULSORY)

16

 

 

 

TOTOL CREDITS UNIT (ELECTIVE)

4

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS

20

 

 

 

Second semester

S/N

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

STATUS

1

ENT821

Techniques in Development project Planning for Entrepreneurs                            

2

C

2

ENT822

Social and cultural change Entrepreneurship             

2

C

3

ENT823

Disciplined inquiry in entrepreneurship Learning Tour Experience                                                                 

2

C

4

ENT824

Leadership and management for entrepreneurs           

2

C

5

ENT825

Creativity, innovation and Technology in enterprises

2

C

6

ENT883

Small business Management                                                         

2

C

7

ENT850

Thesis

6

C

8

ENT826

Cooperative entrepreneurship

2

E

9

ENT827

Natural Resource Utilization                                                                                     

2

E

10

ENT829

Edupreneurship

2

E

 

 

TOTAL CREDIT UNITS (COMPULSORY)

16

C

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS UNIT (ELECTIVE)

2

E

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS

18

 

Candidates are expected to pass a minimum of 36 credits units to be qualified for graduation

2.4 COURSE DESCRIPTION

GST807 THE GOOD STUDY GUIDE                                                

Getting Started: How to use the book, why read about study skills, getting yourself organized, what is studying all about, reading and note-taking: introduction, reactions to reading, your reading strategy, memory, taking notes, conclusion. Other ways of studying: Introduction, learning in groups, takes and lectures, learning from T.V and Radio broadcasts, other study media. Working with numbers: Getting to know numbers, describing the world, describing the tables, describing with diagrams and graphs, what is good writing? The importance of writing, what does an essay look like, what is a good essay, conclusion. How to write essays: Introduction, the craft of writing, the advantages of treating essay writing as a craft, making your essay flow, making a convincing case, the experience of writing and preparing for examination

 

ENT801 BUSINESS PLANNING FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP GROWTH                                                       

This course deals with business plan within task groups from the concept to all elements of a professionally written business plan. This topic affords students high interaction with businesses and entrepreneurs to further refine and improve their plans and/or prepare for national business plan competitions. This component also consists in practical evaluation of students dream businesses and career life, exposition on how best to prepare feasibility report and appraisal of projects before investment; and project evaluation techniques: traditional methods such as accounting rate of return (ARP), payback period (PBP), net present value (NPV) internal rate of return (IRR) and profitability index (PI).

ENT802 ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY & BEHAVIOUR                                                 

This Course is aimed at exploring these theories from a multidisciplinary perspective and help students to have proper understanding of the different contributions made by these theorists to entrepreneurship development. The study of entrepreneurship is based on different theories and the contributions made by different theorists to entrepreneurship development. The attempt to stimulate and energies the student to develop a models of understanding theory and application to new venture design driven Entrepreneurship. Top Management adoption process of new and old theory, Usage of appropriate theory choice of acquisition and diffusional process of Theory to establishing profitable ventures but also finding practical and pragmatic solutions to management, operational or strategic problems given the contemporary society characterized with high level of unemployment and scarcity.

ENT803 MONITORING & SUPERVISION OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

Concept and nature of monitoring and supervision of entrepreneurship development programme, rationale for evaluation in entrepreneurship, external agencies, planning and utilizing entrepreneurship programme, inspection, qualities of enterprise inspection, guidelines for inspection, entrepreneurship monitoring and supervision strategies, services and appraisal of enterprise finances techniques and self evaluation. Evolution of supervision, principles of supervision, supervision is leadership, application of communication theory to supervision of business practices, supervisory team, how to improve supervisory visits and follow up, workshop, seminar and conferences for measuring enterprise, intrapraneurs and entrepreneurs performance, use of media and other resources, building a community support programme, professional responsibilities of the entrepreneurs for supervising and monitoring programme for the future. Mode of exam Term Papers presentation

 

ENT804 BIOGRAPHICAL STUDIES OF ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKERS AND GIANTS

Students will be made to study the lives and characters of different world class entrepreneurs. This will enable them to know the secret behind their success and why some of them failed. Special attention will be given to indigenous entrepreneurs. Mode of exam Term Papers presentation

 

ENT805 E-BUSINESS & EVENT MANAGEMENT

This course is divided into two parts. Part one on e-buisness and part two on event management. The first part intended to equip students with the broad knowledge of electronic commerce. Topics will cover concept definitions, an overview of internet and mobile telecommunication, importance of e-business, website design, internet advertisements, achieving competitive advantages using E-adverts; online sales, E-payments, ATM, debit and credit cards. Students are expected to be exposed to practical applications. This second part will be on the understanding of event management using project management concept. Topics will cover an overview of what an event is the need for the event, and parties involved. Also to be discussed are the roles of stakeholders such as the sponsor, the team leader, team members and the client/market.

FMS825 RESEARCH METHODS

Advances research works in entrepreneurship including the preparation of research proposal, data collection, the use of information technologies and computer in data processing and model analysis, research paper presentation and comments, preparation of seminar reports and publication of academic journals.

 

ENT896 ENTREPRENEURSHIP

History of entrepreneurship in Nigeria, role and functions/values of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship tasks, entrepreneurship in national economy, entrepreneurial risks and hazards, sources of information for entrepreneurship development, role of banks and financial institutions in enterprise creation, government agencies contribution in sourcing information, identification of financial institution involved entrepreneurship development, government policy on financing small medium scale enterprise,  support agencies (function of support agencies), role of te following institutions; NEPC, NERF, NDE, DEFRRI RMRDC, IDC in the promotion and development of product selection (evaluation of entrepreneurs idea, idea generation, product selection criteria and  factors associated with it, steps involved in preliminary screening steps in preparation of pre-feasibility study, relevant technology available for selected products, sources of raw materials for selected products, effects of government policy ang regulations on product selection, legal aspects business in products selection, industrial activities (roles of national association of small scale industries NASSI) in entrepreneurship, explanation on the contributions of (NACCIMMA) to the (NACCIMA) to the development of entrepreneurship, support given by Manufacturers Association of Nigeria(MAN) to the small and medium scale industrialists.

 

BUS806 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Nature and scope of Human Resources Management, strategies and Management practices in manpower planning, staffing, human resource training and development, performance measurement and management, career planning and employee welfare, compensation designs and reward management.

 

BUS831 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR

The course is designed to enable students undertake the study of core individual, group and organizational behavioural process in organizational settings. Dimensions of organization structure, organizational design, organizational culture, organization change and development, organization policies and conflicts. Relationship between organization processes and characteristics.

 

ENT821 TECHNIQUES IN DEVELOPMENT PROJECT PLANNING FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Fundamental of development projects, project planning stages, project planning tools, Evaluation and monitoring tools Issues in development project planning, The Scope is divided into three (a) Preparation of Project Report: - (Appraisals) (b) Management of Project (c) Project Evaluation and Analysis. (a) Preparation of Project Report: - (Appraisals) Developing Banking and Assistance, Pre-Investment Studies and Pre feasibility study, Project Appraisal, Financial Liability, Essential Features of PR, Who should prepare the PR, Registered Consultant - (Fees & time Management and retaining a consultant Core area includes (a) Norms for Debt: Equity (b) Norms for promoter's contribution (c) Norms for Application for financial Assistance (d) Norms for list on national enclosure. (b) Management of project scheme - Fixation of cost of project Fixation of cost of project (a) Finalizing cost of project and margin money for working capital (land & sight development, building & Civil Works, allied civil structure, plant & Machinery , fixed assets, escalation and contingencies (b) Technical no how fees (c) interest during construction period (d) margin money for working capital (e) implementation schedule and government consent and certification scheme Fixation of mean of financing of project (Means of financing and assessing cost of capital developing projected financial statement: (Projected Profitability and Cash flow of New & Old projects, Presentation of financial statement, Applying Appraisal criterion for studying the viability of project for housing, purchase lease financing and methodology of project execution), Appraisal for Housing higher purchase list financing and methodology of project execution. case studies.  

 

ENT822 SOCIAL AND CULTURAL CHANGE ENTREPRENEURSHIP                                   This course will explore the dimensions of culture to the practice of entrepreneurship. Attention will be given to the works of theorists and sociologists who have made contributions in this field. A comparison of supply and demand perspectives will be undertaken to appraise how they contribute to the emergence of entrepreneurs in the society with particular reference to the Nigerian society. The innovative concepts, practices and strategies related to social Entrepreneurship. It attempts to instill social entrepreneurial attitude by challenging students current thinking and assumptions about what works and why and how to fix identified needs in the community. The essence is to enable students’ think of ways of creating social ventures and organizations that will address environmental issues, politics, crime, poverty, diseases and violence in the society. also identify and discuss how changes in the experience of people, entity or society impact on their entrepreneurial orientation. The course is designed to enable student’s appreciation their culture and learn from other cultures. Reference will be made to particular experiences that have affected entrepreneurial practices of groups in the Nigerian society.

 

ENT823 DISCIPLINED INQUIRY IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP LEARNING TOUR EXPERIENCE                Course Objectives

  • Develop a broad range of work skills and attributes that are particularly valuable in a globalized economy.
  • Understanding entrepreneurial practices.
  • Challenge your values, perceptions and assumptions.
  • Gain insight into another culture.

Duration

Industrial learning and tours is a semester programme. Visits to proposed industries, trade fair, Business submit local or international that are organized and facilitated by Department/programme Coordinator once in a semester. Learning tours are designed to give you experience that will benefit your career after and during your degree. The tours gives you credit towards your degree and offer a unique opportunity to enrich your learning. The students not only get a chance to experience a visual tour of these industries local or international as decided and agreed upon by all the students but also learn the ways and techniques in which people work over there. The career aspirants also get management advice from the directors and others in-charge of each industry that helps in motivating them to be efficient enough to achieve their career goals.

The following applies

  • Students are to visit any industry proposed by the Department and write a report of 2000 words about the industrial activity of the proposed industry. The mode, time and duration of the presentation will be communicated to students by the Department.
  • Students can be grouped into a maximum of 5 to work on the report, but the role of each student must be well spelt out in the report. Visitation, presentation, reports and results should be forwarded 1 month before the semester’s examination.
  • Student shall spend 10 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions and answers. After completion of the exercise, students are to send in a soft copy of their report via email to the official email.

Students will gain a well- developed understanding of business enterprises and the entrepreneurial and strategies thinking that drives them in a dynamic competitive regional, national and global economy. Students will learn to apply entrepreneurial and strategic management practices (e.g. using case analysis) to organizations of varying sizes. An integral component, futures studies, shall involve an introduction into thinking about the future, the foundation of the field, its methodologies, link to planning, decision – making, strategy and public policy. The relationship between core competences (at the company level) and ‘ key success factors at the industry shall be examined. Mode of exam Term Papers presentation Cost: The leaners/students bear the Cost

 

ENT824 LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT FOR ENTREPRENEURS                                       

This course exposes students to the leadership question. Topics will include an overview of leadership, theories of leadership, the concept of the servant leader, leaders as change agents and problems of leadership in Nigeria. The concept of management leadership, review of theories and research in leadership, role of leadership in matching together business structure, strategy and behavioural process, Entrepreneurial Leadership and Team Management, Quality Management for SMEs, The course will also cover issues on transparency, accountability, due process and global perspective of good governance, It also covers issues related to good governance. Strategic Entrepreneurship, International comparative studies of management leadership with specific reference to USA, Japan, USSR and China. Leadership roles and organizational effectiveness and productivity.

ENT825 CREATIVITY, INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY IN ENTERPRISES     Every Business students must understand ad take decision concerning the nature of Business and Management dynamics, the course covers I(a) Business creation and innovation (b) Brain storming for New/Old organization (c) Project stimulation into it system and sub-system (d) Employment generation and prqject-cum-revenue multiplier capacity. Top management has to understand and take decisions concerning technology. The attempt to force the student to develop a methodology of understanding technology Design Driven Entrepreneurship. Areas to be covered would include appropriate technology, transfer of technology, criteria for choice of technology, technology buying, borrowing etc.  Il(a) Management stimulation and conversion of discoveries, Inventions and creative into Innovation for management policy and decision (b) The New product Committee, task force (c) Top Management adoption process (d) Usage of appropriate Technology, Technology Transfer process, choice of tech acquisition and diffusional process of Technologies. Establishing profitable ventures but also finding practical and pragmatic solutions to management, operational or strategic problems given the contemporary society characterized with high level of unemployment and scarcity.

 

ENT883 SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT                                                         

Management of small business – definitions of management and small business, concept of management nature of business decision; marketing strategy and planning – definition of planning, importance of planning forms/kinds of planning and illustrate the flow of planning decision in a small business organisation master plan, role of marketing in small business organisation, definition of strategy marketing and marketing task to an entrepreneur, stages in the procedure of marketing strategy planning. Market analysis in selection of market posture, coordination and control of business activities strategy revision and continuity psychological barriers to marketing strategy planning; sources of information – definition internal and external source of information (Federal government and its agencies, state and local government as external sources of information elements of  an information system, advantages and procedures involved in developing records retention programme, uses of some information tools such as manuals, reports and forms, ratio analysis and the limitations of ratio as a tool; budgeting and breakeven analysis – definition, budgeting process problems of budgeting preparation, kinds of budgets and the importance of budgets administration; illustrate how BEP chart is constructed, changes associated with the chart as any of the variables change; nature of pricing – definition price determination, price elasticity and cost price relationships pricing terms, calculation of terms and the use of discount, types of discount; procedures and strategies in product pricing – factors that influence pricing strategies.

 

ENT826 COOPERATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Concept of Cooperative, Concept of Entrepreneurship, Meaning of cooperative entrepreneurship, theory and principle of cooperative, theory of entrepreneurship, cooperative and entrepreneurship programmes, Membership and Consumer behaviour, government policies on cooperative and entrepreneurship. The marketing and Price Strategy of food and Agricultural and non-agricultural products for domestic and export markets.

 

ENT827 NATURAL RESOURCE UTILIZATION

Economics of utilizing and conserving land, water and energy resources, Recourses Scarcity Models, Geopolitical Territories and Cultural Heritages. Six Political Zone and State Grouping. Federal Capital Territory and its Resources. South South Cultural Heritage. South West Cultural Heritage. South East Cultural Heritage. North Central Cultural Heritage. North East Cultural Heritage. North West Cultural Heritage. Demand and Supply for Food and Fibre, land resource use, water resource use, energy resource use. Conservation and the environment. Solid Waste Management in Nigeria. Characteristics and Importance of the Agricultural Sector in Nigeria. The Agricultural Sector during Pre and Post-Independence Period. Characteristics and Prospects of the Nigerian Agricultural Sector. Policy Intervention in the Nigerian Agricultural Sector. Characteristics and Importance of the Mining Sector. The Crude Oil Sector. Solid Minerals and Associated Gas Sector. The Challenges and Prospects of the Mining Sector.

 

ENT829 EDUPRENEURSHIP

Entrepreneurship Education and Management Science, information about Entrepreneurship, Enterprise Education and Small Business Management, Entrepreneurship through aggressive Training and Research, in intensive training of top level entrepreneurs, retirees and would - be-retirees in the field of Entrepreneurial management, provision of quality entrepreneurship education by raising its standard as the key to a more productive and sustainable development of Africans through globally acceptable best practices,  brand in provision of entrepreneurship education for sustainable development.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIST OF ACADEMIC STAFF

S/N

NAME OF STAFF

RANK

QUALIFICATION

UNIT

STATUS

1

LAWAL, Kamaldeen A.A  (Dr.)

Senior Lecturer /HOD

Ph.D, Cooperative Entrepreneurship, M.Sc (Coop. Bus. & Mgt), B.Sc (Economics), NCE (Econs/Maths), FCCA, ACPA, ACCA, FCE.Nig, FCE.Gh

Entrepreneurial Studies

Permanent

2.

ISHOLA, Timothy O.(Dr.)

Senior Lecturer

PhD (Bus. Admin), MBA, B. Sc. Bus Admin, TCE, IPMA

Business Administration

Permanent

3

IBRAHIM, Mohammed Gaddafi

Assistant Lecturer

PhD, M.Sc. Mgt Inf.System (2011), B.A Bus. Admin

Business Administration

Permanent

 

Other Associate Lecturers within the Faculty

S/N

NAME OF STAFF

RANK

QUALIFICATION

Unit

STATUS

1.

MANDE, Samaila (Prof.)

Professor

Ph.D. Bus Adm M.Sc. Marketing, MBA Marketing, M.Sc. Mass Comm., PGD Bus. Adm., Diploma

Marketing

Permanent

2.

OSOBA, Samson B. (Asso Prof.)

Associate Professor

Ph.D (2010), MBA (2004), Transport Studies (1998), (1997)

Business Administration

Permanent

3.

ERHINYOJA, Sunday Dedekuma (Dr.)

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D, (2011),  MBA (1985), B. Sc. Economics (1980), General Cert. of Ed.

Administration/ Centre Director, Owrhode Community  Study Centre

Permanent

4.

ATURU-AGHEDO, Caroline  (Dr.) (Mrs.)

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D, MBA (2000), B.Ed (1995)

Administration/Kaduna

Permanent

5.

ATUMA, Okpara (Dr.)

Lecturer I

M.Sc Bus. Admin (2011)

Administration

Permanent

6.

CHUKWUMA, Nnenna N. (Dr.) (Mrs.)

 

Lecturer I

Ph.D Industrial Relations & Personnel Mgt. (2014), M.Sc IRPM (2007), B.Sc Sociology (2005)

Business Administration/P-Harcourt/Uyo

Permanent

7

OLAJIDE-ARISE, Temi O. (Mrs.) Study Leave Nigeria

 Lecturer II

PhD, M.Sc (HRM), B.Sc (Econs), ACIPM

Business Administration

Permanent

8

ABDULLAHI S. Araga (Dr.)

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D, MBA (1994), B. Sc. Bus. Admin. (1982), General Cert. of Ed. (1978)

Banking & Finance

Permanent

3

OBERA, Jeremiah J. O. (Dr.)

Lecturer I

Ph.D. (Accounting & Finance), B.A. Accounting with Finance, M.Sc. Accounting, MBA, ANAN, HND Accounting, OND Accounting

Accounting

Permanent

4

AWA, Kalu I. (Dr.)

 Lecturer II

Ph.D  Banking & Finance, MBA Banking & Finance, B.Sc Bus Admin, ACII, ACIB

Banking & Finance

Permanent

               

 

LIST OF OTHER ACADEMIC STAFF ASSOCIATE LECTURER/FACILITATORS

1

IYIEGBUNIWE, Wilfred (Prof.)

 

Professor

Ph.D. Finance/Economics, M.Sc. Finance, M.Sc. Statistics, MBA Marketing, MBA, B.Sc. Bus. Adm., Diploma in Marketing

Banking & Finance

l

 

2

UGWUANYI, Willy N. J (Prof)

Professor

Ph.D. Agricultural Finance, PGD Management Studies

Banking & Finance

 

 

3

URHOGHIDE, Ruth Osaretin (Dr.) (Mrs.)

Associate Professor

Ph.D. (Accounting), M.Sc. (Accounting), MBA, HND (Accounting), FCA, MAMN

Accounting / Centre Director, Benin

 

 

 

S/N

NAME

QUALIFICATION

INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION

 

1

DR. OKECHUKWU ELIZABETH UZOAMAKA

Ph.D Management                    M.Sc Management MBA Business Administration B.Sc Business Administration

Enugu State University of Science and Technology

 

2

DR.HYGINUS E NWOSU

Ph.D (Business Administration)                  M.Sc (Business Administration)               MBA (Business Administration)                B.Sc (Business Administration)                                                     B.Ed (Education Admin/Econs)

Federal University Ndufu Alike Ebonyi State

 

3

Dr Agha Nancy Chinwe

Ph.D Management                            MBA Business Administration                                                                    PGD Business Administration

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (Senior Lecturer)

 

4

Dr (Mrs) Ezezue Bernadine Oluchukwu

Ph.D (Management)                 M.Sc (Management)                      MBA, PGD (Management)                          B.Ed (English)

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (Senior Lecturer)

 

5

Dr Dim Ethelmary Ogochukwu

Ph.D Business Management (HRM), MBA Bus Admin                         B.Sc Management                            

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (Senior Lecturer)

 

6

Dr Nwekpa Kenneth Chukwuma

Ph.D Management          (Production Mgt)                                                    M.Sc (Project Management Tec.) B.Tech (Project Mgt Technology)

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

 

7

Dr Agu Okoro Agu

Ph.D Management                            M.Sc Management                                    MBA Marketing,  PGDE                                      B.Sc Management

Evangel University Akeze, abakaliki, Ebonyi Sate (Lecturar II)

 

8

Dr (Mrs) Kelvin-Iloafu Nnenna

Ph.D Management                 M.Sc Management                                  MBA Business Administration                 PGD Business Administration                  B.Sc Microbiology

University of Nigeria (Lecturar I)

 

9

Dr Achilike Nicholas Ihentuge

Ph.D Management                                             M.Sc Management                                            MBA Management                                               PGD Management                                                

Federal University Ndufu Alike Ebonyi State (Lecturar II)

 

10

Dr Udu Gabriel Obasi Chidozie

Ph.D Management (Entreprenuership)                   M.Sc Business Management                     B.Sc Business Administration

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (Lecturer II)

 

11

DR. UZOCHUKWU IFEANYCHUKWU SILBA

 Ph.D Management                        M.sc Marketing                               MBA Management                          PGD Bus. Admin/ Mkt/PR            B.Ed (Environmental Edu)

Coal City Business School

 

12

DR. OKOLI AUGUSTINE MARTINS

Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          PGD BANKING & FINANCE           B.AGRIC (ECONOMICS)

Coal City University

 

13

DR. IFEGWU JOHN IFEGWU

Ph.D Management                            M.sc Management                                            MBA Management                                      B.Sc Business  Admin              

 

 

14

DR.  OCHIAKA DENNIS IYIDIOBI

Ph.D Management                             M.sc Development Studies                     M.sc Environmental Mgt /Control                                          MBA Management                                     PGD  Business  Admin / Mgt                           B.Sc   Education Economics

Enugu State Coll. Of Education Techincal      (ESCET)

 

15

DR. IJEOMA  OKORONKWO

Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          B.Sc. (Nursing  Education)

UNN

 

16

DR. EKWOCHI EUCHARIA ADAEZE

Ph.D Management                    M.Sc   Management                                               MBA Management                          B.Sc. Management

ESUT

 

17

DR CHUKWU BENJAMIN IBE

Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          PGD Management                                     B.Sc Ed. (Mathmatics

UNN

 

18

DR. OKAFOR  CHIKODILI NKIRUKA

 Ph.D Management   MBA, B.Sc. Ed Business Education (Accounting)

UNN

 

19

DR. OBI-ANIKE OZIOMA HAPPINESS

 Ph.D Management                            M.sc Management                                                                 B.Sc Business  Admin              

UNN

 

20

DR.OBIJURU EMMANUEL UCHE

Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          B.Sc. Management

 

 

21

DR. MRS OBI ANULIKA VIRGINIA

Ph.D Management                                                   M.Sc Management                          B.Sc. Management

Enugu State College of Education (Techincal)

 

22

DR. EZIEFULE CHINYERE ADA

 Ph.D Management                                                   M.Sc Management                          B.Sc. Management

UNN

 

23

DR. MARIRE MARY IJEOMA

 Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          B.Sc. Management

ESUT ENUGU

 

24

DR. OGBEMUDIA BENEDICT IMHANRENIALENA

Ph.D  Business  Admin                    M.sc  Business  Admin                                                                 B.Sc Business  Admin              

UNN

 

25

DR. IGWE NICHOLAS NGOZITUKWU   

 Ph.D General Managment              MBA( Project Management)                   PGD ( Business  Admin)                                                              B.tech. Food Sci. & Technology            

Godfrey Okoye University Enugu

 

26

DR. NNAMANI EMEKA

Ph.D  Business  Admin                    MBA( Business  Admin )                                                                B.Sc Business  Admin              

ESUT ENUGU

 

27

DR. NOME UJEBE

 Ph.D Business  Admin( MGT) M.A( Human Resource Mgt)                   MBA ( Business  Admin)          PGD (Management  )                     B.Sc (Ed) Accountancy                                                            

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

 

28

DR. IDOKO EDWIN CHUKWUEMEKA

Ph.D (Marketing)                                                                           MBA (Marketing)                                                        PGD (Marketing)                    B.Sc (Marketing)

UNEC

 

29

DR. JAMES OKECHUKWU ABUGU

Ph.D (Marketing)                                                                           MBA (Marketing)                                                                          B.Sc (Marketing)

UNN

 

30

DR. CHUKA UZOMA IFEDIORA

Ph.D (Marketing)                                                                           MBA (Marketing)                                                                          B.Sc (Finance)

UNN

 

31

DR.OBETA CHARLES EZE

Ph.D (Marketing)                                                                           MBA (Marketing)                                                                          M.Sc (Marketing)                                           B. A (Mass Communication)

UNN

 

32

DR Bakere Ibrahim

PhD, MSc Marketing, BSc

Lasu

 

33

DR OLADUNJOYE OLAWALE TAOFIK

MASTER IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Unilag

 

34

ADEOYE ABAYOMI OLAREWAJU

PhD MANAGEMENT

Unilag

 

35

DR BABATUNDE DANIEL

PhD BUS ADMIN

Unilag

 

36

DAWODU ADEYEMI AKINKUNMI MODUPE

PhD INDUSTRIAL RELATION AND PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

Unilag

 

37

DR WAIDI ADENIYI AKINGBADE

PhD BUSINESS ADMIN

Lasu

 

38

DR GENTY RAZAK

PhD MANAGEMENT

Lasu

 

39

DR RAHMON OLAWALE SAKA

PhD BUSINESS ADMIN

Lasu

 

40

DR ADEBIYI SULAIMAN OLANREWAJU

PhD PHILOSOPHY IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Unilag

 

41

EMEJULU AMALA GERALD Dr

PhD BUS ADMIN MBA Cooperative Economics And Management, HND Cooperative Economics And Management

Department of Cooperative Economics & Management, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

 

42

DR  Taiwo O. Abdulahi  Senior lecturer

PhD Cooperative Entreprenurship, M.Sc MBA, BSc

Department of Cooperative Economics & Management, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

 

 


 

3.0       PhD Entrepreneurship  

            Philosophy

The philosophy of the PhD programme in Entrepreneurship is to train and equip graduates with the applied concepts, tools, and deepen the spirit of enquiry and responsibility in students or learners, to take on consultant, teaching and research in higher institutions as well as managing responsibilities in public and private sectors of the national and global economies for sustainability and development.

 

Objectives

  • To provide training in Entrepreneurship for those whose future careers lie in teaching, consultant and research at the university and other tertiary institutions
  • To provide graduate critical needs employment and manpower training for national developments.
  • To operate in research in research development environment that would equip graduates to provide quality consultancy services to both local and international clientele

Course Structure

The PhD programme requires a minimum 36 units made up as follows:

  • Eight core courses (2 and 3 units each)                            24 units
  • Thesis                                                                                12 units
  • Total                                                                                  36 units

 

Outline Programme Proposal (OPP)

First semester YEAR ONE

S/N

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

STATUS

1

GST907

The Good study guide

2

C

2

BUS901

Management Thoughts and Philosophy                                                                           

2

C

3

ENT901

Contemporary Issues in Innovation and creativity in new business ventures                 

3

C

4

ENT903

Advanced Quantitative Techniques Analysis                     

2

C

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS

9

 

Electives

S/N

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

STATUS

1

ENT921

Seminar in Nigerian Entrepreneurial environment                                  

2

E

2

ENT922

Seminar in Strategic management and Entrepreneurial

2

E

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

Second Semester YEAR ONE

S/N

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

STATUS

1

ENT931

Advanced Theory of Entrepreneurship

3

C

2

ENT932

Contemporary Issues in Leadership and management for entrepreneurs                        

3

C

3

ENT933

Entrepreneurial learning tour experience       

2

C

4

FMS925

Research Methodology

3

C

 

 

 

10

 

FIRST SEMESTER SECOND YEAR

S/N

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

STATUS

1

ENT923

Disciplined inquiry in entrepreneurship Learning Tour Experience                                                                 

2

E

2

ENT941

PhD Seminar I

3

C

 

 

 

5

 

 

SECOND SEMESTER YEAR TWO

S/N

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

STATUS

1

ENT943

PhD Seminar II

3

C

2

ENT924

Leadership and management for entrepreneurs           

2

E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

PhD Third Year

S/N

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

STATUS

1

ENT950

Thesis

12

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDIT UNITS (COMPULSORY)

 

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS UNIT (ELECTIVE)

 

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS

36

 

  • Note Candidates are expected to pass a minimum of 36 credits units to be qualified for graduation

 

 

 

 

 

3.1 COURSE DESCRIPTION

ENT901 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY IN NEW BUSINESS VENTURES                  

Every Business students must understand ad take decision concerning the nature of Business and Management dynamics, the course covers I(a) Business creation and innovation (b) Brain storming for New/Old organization (c) Project stimulation into it system and sub-system (d) Employment generation and prqject-cum-revenue multiplier capacity. Il(a) Management stimulation and conversion of discoveries, Inventions and creative into Innovation for management policy and decision (b) The New product Committee, task force (c) Top Management adoption process (d) Usage of appropriate Technology, Technology Transfer process, choice of tech acquisition and diffusional process of Technologies.

ENT921 THE NIGERIAN ENTREPRENEURIAL ENVIRONMENT    

This course will describe the general character of the component looks at the environmental variables of the concept of entrepreneurship. It is aimed at identifying the environmental factors that affect entrepreneurial development. Also to be considered are types of environmental factors; and adaptive mechanisms to entrepreneurial environment. note differences in these components and discusses the implications of these differences. It will also explore the notion of functional integration by pinpointing relations between the particular components of the business environment and their implications for corporate strategic management.

BUS       MANAGEMENT THOUGHT AND PHILOSOPHY

The course will have an analysis and discussion of management theories, thoughts and philosophy. Discussions will be on meanings of management philosophy, semantic difficulties in management and a critical look at the evolution of management from the early periods to the scientific management era through the administrative human relations and classical management era to the modern management period. Attention will also be focused on systems and contingency models of management philosophy.

ENT933 ENTREPRENEURIAL LEARNING TOUR EXPERIENCE                         Industrial learning and tours are designed to give you experience that will benefit your career after and during your degree. The tours gives you credit towards your degree and offer a unique opportunity to enrich your learning. The students not only get a chance to experience a visual tour of these industries local or international as decided and agreed upon by all the students but also learn the ways and techniques in which people work over there. The career aspirants also get management advice from the directors and others in-charge of each industry that helps in motivating them to be efficient enough to achieve their career goals.

Objectives

  • Develop a broad range of work skills and attributes that are particularly valuable in a globalized economy.
  • Understanding entrepreneurial practices.
  • Challenge your values, perceptions and assumptions.
  • Gain insight into another culture.

Duration

Industrial learning and tours is a semester programme. Visits to proposed industries are organized and facilitated by Department/programme Coordinator once in a semester.

Cost: The students bear the Cost. The following applies

  • Students are to visit any industry proposed by the Department and write a report of 2000 words about the industrial activity of the proposed industry. The mode, time and duration of the presentation will be communicated to students by the Department.
  • Students can be grouped into a maximum of 5 to work on the report, but the role of each student must be well spelt out in the report. Visitation, presentation, reports and results should be forwarded 1 month before the semester’s examination.
  • Student shall spend 10 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions and answers. After completion of the exercise, students are to send in a soft copy of their report via email to the official email.

 

ENT903 ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES ANALYSIS                      

Formulation of mathematical economic models applied to theories and problems in entrepreneurship. Economic models concerning economic growth under certainty and uncertainty in entrepreneurship business. Equilbrium analysis of agricultural firms and industries. Mathematical analysis of cooperative business problems. Application of linear and non-linear programming to production decisions of agricultural firms and industries. Economics of transportation models. Equilibrium analysis of business firms and industries.

 

ENT932 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT FOR ENTREPRENEURS                 

These are the areas in which student can generate discussion on contemporary issues presentation topic from: 

1.         Identification and choice of cooperative business opportunities.

2.         Business feasibility study.

3.         Starting a small business.

4.         Bankable business proposals.

5.         Entrepreneurship business finance identification and use of Micro-Credit Institution.

6.         Pricing principles and competitive business analysis.

7.         Demand analysis.

8.         Entrepreneurship management problems and financing

9.         Entrepreneurship Cooperative and self employment 

10.       Entrepreneurship Organizing and management problems and prospects

11.       Entrepreneurship and Development –Rural and Urban

12.       Entrepreneurship and industrialization

13.       Cooperatives and Trade union- confiscatory or complementary

14.       Risk identification and risk management in Entrepreneurship 

15.       Ethics and rewards of Entrepreneurship 

16.       Entrepreneurship at Local and State Government

17.       Family business and Succession Planning

18.       Entrepreneurship Organizational Structure, e.t.c

19.       Indigenous versus Imported Entrepreneurship

20.       Entrepreneurship and Inflation in Nigeria

21.       Entrepreneurship for the Rich or the Poor?

22.       Entrepreneurship and various Programmes –Schools e.t.c

23.       Women Entrepreneurship

24.       Business and New Value Creation

25.       Business Growth in Entrepreneurship

26.       Feasibility Study, Business Plan and the Entrepreneur

27.       Planning and Budgeting in Entrepreneurship

28.       Communication and Public Relations

29.       Identification and Evaluation of Business Opportunities

30.       Basic Skills needed for Entrepreneurial Success

31.       Environmental Variables Affecting Entrepreneurship

32.       Career Choice and Entrepreneurship Development

33.       Social Entrepreneur/Entrepreneurship

34.       Marketing and product pricing in Entrepreneurship

35.       Financing New Ventures and Small and Medium Scale Enterprises

36.       Basic Legal Steps in Starting in Business e.t.c

 

FMS/ENT925 ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODS

The objective of this course is to deepen the understanding of the students, of the traditional scientific research methods. Topics to be discussed include Research in Social, Physical and natural sciences, problems of research in developing countries, common  errors in research; types of research; and research in practice, selecting a topic, problem and hypotheses formulation, research design, instruments and data collection data analysis and interpretation, research report, etc. The objective is for students to gain confidence in the applicability and relevance of non–quantitative methods in our research environment, where the tradition of  believing on “objective measurement” is strong . Qualitative research methods open up for us a class of research questions that is not accessible within the “normal” scientific method. That is, as researchers, we can ask new questions if we have a richer repertoire of tools, both the qualitative and the quantitative from which to chose. Topics to be discussed include the basics of qualitative research methods and research approaches. Some qualitative research approaches, such as phenomenography, activity theory and ethnography, data collection methods such as interviews,  field studies and rapid rural appraisal and observations. Evaluating collected data.

ENT923 ADVANCED THEORY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The study of entrepreneurship is based on different theories and the contributions made by different theorists to entrepreneurship development. This topic is aimed at exploring these theories from a multidisciplinary perspective and help students to have proper understanding of the different contributions made by these theorists to entrepreneurship development.

ENT941 PhD Seminar I

ENT943 PhD Seminar II

This seminar introduces students to the most recent research in the area of Entrepreneurship and SMEs and large organizational analysis, examining current issues and trends. Students have an opportunity to present and discuss their own research and activity engage in the analysis and discussion of the work of others. Each student is expected to make at least one presentation during the course, focusing on the formulation, design, execution, and results of his or her research.

 

ENT950 Thesis

 

 

Admission Requirements for the Ph. D):

For a candidate to qualify for the Doctorate Degree (P h D) Programme in the Department of Entrepreneurial Studies such a candidate must possess:

1. Five (5) credit pass in not more than two sittings in SSCE/NECO/GCE or NABTEB in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Economics Commerce, Business Methods, Accounting, Government, Geography, Chemistry, Biology OR Agriculture, and Physics

 

2. (Higher National Diploma LOWER CREDIT) and POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN Entrepreneurship, Management OR Business Administration OR Financial Management with CGPA of 3.00 not less than two years post qualification experience.

3. A Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of Second Class (Lower) in Entrepreneurship, and Business Management, Cooperative, Accounting,

Banking and Finance, Economics, Insurance, Business, Entrepreneurship,

Employment and Human Relations, Management, Marketing, (Human Resource Management AND related discipline (i.e. Tourism & Hospitality Management, Transport Management, Office and Information Management, Actuarial Science, Agricultural Economics etc.) of NOUN or any other University approved by Senate.

 

4. An Academic Master Degree (M.Sc.) with CGPA of 4.00) in Entrepreneurship, and Business, Management, Cooperative, Economics, Employment and Human Relations, Management, Marketing, (Human Resource Management) of  NOUN or any other University approved by Senate.

 

5. The Candidate may be required to satisfy the Department at an interview or

written examination or both.

 

   

                                     LIST OF ACADEMIC STAFF

ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES (COOPERATIVE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP UNIT) LIST OF ACADEMIC STAFF

S/N

NAME OF STAFF

RANK

QUALIFICATION

UNIT

STATUS

1

LAWAL, Kamaldeen A.A  (Dr.)

Senior Lecturer /HOD

Ph.D, Cooperative Entrepreneurship, M.Sc (Coop. Bus. & Mgt), B.Sc (Economics), NCE (Econs/Maths), FCCA, ACPA, ACCA, FCE.Nig, FCE.Gh

Entrepreneurial Studies

Permanent

2.

ISHOLA, Timothy O.(Dr.)

Senior Lecturer

PhD (Bus. Admin), MBA, B. Sc. Bus Admin, TCE, IPMA

Business Administration

Permanent

 

Other of Academic Staff within the Faculty

S/N

NAME OF STAFF

RANK

QUALIFICATION

Unit

STATUS

1.

MANDE, Samaila (Prof.)

Professor

Ph.D. Bus Adm M.Sc. Marketing, MBA Marketing, M.Sc. Mass Comm., PGD Bus. Adm., Diploma

Marketing

Permanent

2.

OSOBA, Samson B. (Asso Prof.)

Associate Professor

Ph.D (2010), MBA (2004), Transport Studies (1998), (1997)

Business Administration

Permanent

3.

ERHINYOJA, Sunday Dedekuma (Dr.)

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D, (2011),  MBA (1985), B. Sc. Economics (1980), General Cert. of Ed. (1976)

Administration/ Centre Director, Owrhode Community  Study Centre

Permanent

4.

ATURU-AGHEDO, Caroline  (Dr.) (Mrs.)

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D, MBA (2000), B.Ed (1995)

Administration/Kaduna

Permanent

8

ABDULLAHI S. Araga (Dr.)

Senior Lecturer/HOD

Ph.D, MBA (1994), B. Sc. Bus. Admin. (1982), General Cert. of Ed. (1978)

Banking & Finance

Permanent

 

                     

 

LIST OF OTHER ACADEMIC STAFF ASSOCIATE LECTURER/FACILITATORS

S/N

NAME

QUALIFICATION

INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION

1

Dr Agha Nancy Chinwe

Ph.D Management                            MBA Business Administration                                                                    PGD Business Administration

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (Senior Lecturer)

2

Dr (Mrs) Ezezue Bernadine Oluchukwu

Ph.D (Management)                 M.Sc (Management)                      MBA, PGD (Management)                          B.Ed (English)

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (Senior Lecturer)

3

Dr Dim Ethelmary Ogochukwu

Ph.D Business Management (HRM), MBA Bus Admin                         B.Sc Management                            

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (Senior Lecturer)

4

Dr Nwekpa Kenneth Chukwuma

Ph.D Management          (Production Mgt)                                                    M.Sc (Project Management Tec.) B.Tech (Project Mgt Technology)

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

5

DR. EKWOCHI EUCHARIA ADAEZE

Ph.D Management                    M.Sc   Management                                               MBA Management                          B.Sc. Management

ESUT

6

DR CHUKWU BENJAMIN IBE

Ph.D Management                                                   MBA Management                          PGD Management                                     B.Sc Ed. (Mathmatics

UNN

7

DR. OKAFOR  CHIKODILI NKIRUKA

 Ph.D Management   MBA, B.Sc. Ed Business Education (Accounting)