Cavendish Uganda

Certificate in Business Administration

You might have run a business for years, but now you’re at a point where you need some book knowledge to advance your inner instinct. Spend some time with us and learn the basics of business theory so that you can boost your income and advance your skills.

The Foundation programme is intended for students who have successfully completed the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent but didn’t attain sufficiently high grades to enroll for Diploma or Degree programmes. It’s also intended for students from countries whose secondary school qualifications are not considered equivalent to UACE. The Courses emphasize general principles and application.

Course Overview

Programme structure

FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT
NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
YEAR ISEMESTER ICredit Units
NCBK111 Bookkeeping 4
NCCS112 Basic Communication Skills 3
NCBA113 Fundamentals of Business Administration 5
NCBE114 Introduction to Business Ethics 5
NCBA115 Real life project 1 4
YEAR ISEMESTER IICredit Units
NCBA121 Elements of Purchasing and Supplies Management 5
NCBF122 Elements of Business Finance 5
NCPE123 Principles of Economics 4
NCCA124 Computer Application 4
NCED125 Elements of Entrepreneurship Development 4
NCBA126 Real life project 2 4
YEAR IISEMESTER ICredit Units
NCPM211 Introduction to Public Sector Management 4
NCBL212 Introduction to Business Law 3
NCBAT213 Fundamentals of Production Management 5
NCBA214 Elements of Cost Accounting 4
NCIM215 Introduction to Marketing 3
NCBA216 Real life project 3 4
YEAR IISEMESTER IICredit Units
NCHR221 Elements of Human Resource Management 3
NCET222 Elements of Taxation 4
NCKS223 Basic Kiswahili 3
NCEA224 Elements of Auditing 4
NCBA225 Real life project 4 4
NCBA226 Industrial Training (2 months) 4

Career objective

  • To prepare students for entrance into undergraduate degree/diploma programmes and thereby:
  • Introduce students to the culture of higher education and university life.
  • Provide a structured framework that supports students becoming self-directed learners
  • To provide the opportunity to develop leadership, supervisory skills and team work in order to work effectively in a contemporary, multidisciplinary setting and to begin to make independent decisions with appropriate support
  • To provide each foundation student with a variety of workplace experiences during their Foundation Programme in order to best inform career choice.

Apply today and start your successful career