The mission of the Department of Marketing, Logistics and Corporate Strategy is to provide a sound Christian ethical environment for the tertiary level training of high caliber human resource with Christian values and principles for sustainable development and transformation of society. A knowledge-intensive approach to development is the only path for sustained development in Africa in an interwoven and interdependent global economy. Ghanaian Universities have, therefore, been called upon to pay more attention to quality and relevance of higher education to national economic growth and competitiveness. Moreover, the competitive employment market in knowledge-based economies attracts students who can demonstrate knowledge, professional competence and integrity.
The goal of the Department of Marketing, Logistics and Corporate Strategy Programme is to develop morally upright talents who can deploy technology to enhance productivity and business growth. In today’s complex and dynamic environment, the purpose is to develop competent marketing and logistics professionals with integrity who have an integrated business perspective and understand the unique contribution of logistics to organizational competitiveness. The programme, therefore, adopts problem-solving, ethics and faith-based business models that combine contemporary concepts in business with a practical competency-based approach to develop and strengthen students’ knowledge, skills and abilities.
The main objectives of the programme are to:
- Prepare students to develop requisite knowledge, skills, enterprise, and attitudes for academic and professional business practice in the competitive job market.
- Produce high-level professional entrepreneurs, Logistics managers and practitioners with a high sense of integrity and requisite capabilities of innovation, efficiency and productivity for the development of new products and services for the transformation of society.
- Enable students to acquire analytical capabilities, requisite knowledge and skills required to function effectively in the field of Logistics in contemporary organizations and related areas.
- Produce Logistics managers who integrate knowledge with professional ethics and demonstrate moral leadership in mobilising and managing human resources for organisational growth.
- The BSc Purchasing and Supply Chain Management is also affiliated to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
Adequate consultation was made with relevant professional bodies in dealing with the design of the content of the courses and the likely progression in the membership of relevant professional bodiesupon completion. Consultations were also made with technological institutions. This makes our graduates who are already employed gain opportunity for career progression. Graduates looking for jobs are likely to be employed by both public and private institutions in the following capacities:
- Managers and officers in Logistics Departments.
- Consultants in Consultancy and Business Support Service in organizations that offer Procurement, Courier, Transport, Warehousing and Security services.
- Self- employed entrepreneurs in business and social enterprises.
Entry requirements for admission
Admission is open to all who qualify as follows:
- SSSCE credit passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects: three (3) electives plus, three (3) core- English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science. Aggregate score should not exceed 24.
- WASSCE credit passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects: three (3) electives plus, three (3) core- English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science. Aggregate score not exceeding 36.
- GCE ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level holders: Candidates should have two (2) G. C. E. ‘A’ Level passes and five (5) GCE ‘O’ level credits including English Language and Mathematics. Applicants with three (3) A’ Levels passes, plus a pass in General Paper may be considered for level 200.
- Holders of ACCA, CIMA, ICA, ICM, ICSA, CIB and Diplomas (HNDS, DBS, RSA II & III, GBCE, ABCE etc.), in appropriate business courses will be considered. Their entry point will depend on the Certificate presented and the subject combinations.
- Mature applicants must not be less than 25 years at the time of admission. They will be required to write and pass an entrance examination in English Language, Logic and Quantitative Techniques, and also attend a selection interview.
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- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
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