PGD BUSINESS INFORMATICS

Coordinator

Kawuma Simon

About PGD Business Informatics

MBI innovatively aligns business needs with information technology to train business leaders in the digital century. It provides a well-balanced composition of business and technology studies necessary to foster business growth and competitive advantage.

Admission Requirements

A degree in Computing, Information Technology/Systems, Informatics, Business Studies, or a degree from other STEM-related fields from a recognized University.

Duration

The PGD BI is a 1-year modular postgraduate programme consisting of 11 courses including a concept paper, which have to be completed in two semesters.

Target Group

Target audiences for PGD BI include among others:

  • Professionals with a degree in business informatics, information technology/systems, computing, business studies/economics, or any other related degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) field.
  • Business, institutional or organizational employees in public, private and NGO sectors who wish to acquire practical and professional skills for business informatics.

Business directors and managers who want to advance their present careers, or acquire new skills to re-direct their careers, or seeking to expand their expertise in dealing with new executive management tasks.

Curriculum Structure

Year 1: Semester 1

Codes Names LH PH CH CU
4 Cores
PGBI 5011 Marketing and Web-enabled Businesses 45 30 60 4
PGBI 5012 Business Informatics Project Planning and Management 45 30 60 4
PGBI 5013 Financial and Managerial Accounting 45 30 60 4
PGBI 5014 Computer Networks 45 30 60 4
1 elective
PGBI 5015 Business Systems Design and Development 45 30 60 4
PGBI 5016 Data Mining for Business Intelligence 45 30 60 4
PGBI 5017 Business Informatics Strategic Management 45 30 60 4
Total Credit Unit 20

Year 1: Semester 2

Codes Names LH PH CH CU
5 Cores
PGBI 5121 Qualitative Research Methods 30 60 60 4
PGBI 5122 Quantitative Research Methods 30 60 60 4
PGBI 5123 Banking and Finance Service Management in informatics 30 60 60 4
PGBI 5124 Business Modeling, Simulation and Data Analysis 30 60 60 4
PGBI 5125 Mentored Research Graduation Project 30 60 60 4
1 Elective
PGBI 5126 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management 30 60 60 4
PGBI 5127 Security Issues in Business Informatics 30 60 60 4
Total Credit Units 24

Key:

LH: Lecture Hours

PH: Practical Hours

CH: Contact Hours

CU: Credit Units

Revenue Description Unit Cost
Application fees                   52,750
Registration fees                 100,000
Tuition fees             3,500,000
Administration fees                 150,000
Examination fees                 200,000
Library fees                 100,000
Laboratory fees                 300,000
Guild/Sports/identity Card                   63,000
Book Bank fees                 200,000
Medical capitation                   50,000
Field supervision                 100,000
Information Technology                   50,000
NCHE                   20,000
Total             4,885,750