UMI Postgraduate Diploma in Business Computing and Management (DBCM)

By | June 27, 2019

Uganda Management Institute (UMI) Postgraduate Diploma in Business Computing and Management (DBCM)


The growing pressure of electronic business/e-commerce/mobile commerce, mobile money, mobile learning, among others require competent managers/officers with a good understanding of business and computing technologies.

The Postgraduate Diploma in business Computing and Management is a Two semester Postgraduate Course.This Programme is designed to develop confident, competent, multi-skilled business professionals capable of deploying technology-based solutions to business problems.

The Postgraduate Diploma is made up of 10 compulsory modules and 4 electives where the participants select 2 to make a total of 12 modules covered in the programme. The course is modularized to enable participants to study at their convenience by either completing the whole course in 2 semesters (1 year) or by completing it in 3 years. Participants who obtain the Postgraduate Diploma with second Class or above may be admitted to the Master of Management studies (MMs) Degree Programme (business Computing and Management option).

Course Objectives

To train and acquire confident, competent and multi-skilled business professionals.

Course Details

Basic Modules

Module 1: Management skills Improvement

Module 2: Quantitative Methods for Decision Making

Module 3: Management Information system

Module 4: Research Methods Core Modules

Module 5: Information systems Analysis Design and Development

Module 6: E-business in a Competitive Environment

Module 7: E-Marketing

Module 8: Electronic Commerce

Module 9: Database Management systems

Module 10: Information security Management Elective Modules

Elective Modules

Module 11: Business Intelligence and Data mining OR Project Planning and Management

Module 12: ICT Policy, Legal and Ethical Issues in ICT OR Enterprise Resource Planning

Entry Requirement

1.A good degree from a recognised University, OR a recognised relevant professional qualification and at least two years of working experience.

With the exception of the Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation, applicants with working experience of one year will be considered for the UMI Week-end Programmes, UMI-Mbarara Branch, UMI-Gulu Branch, UMI-Mbale Branch, and the Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing

2.Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 5 passes and at least two principal passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education(UACE) obtained at the same sitting.

3.If an applicant gained entrance to University through other means original documents to that effect should be presented.

(i) Mature Age Entry certificate, 25 years and above and accredited by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE).

(ii)Diploma Entry obtained at credit/distinction level from a recognised institution.

4.The minimum duration for the Bachelor’s degree should be three years.

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